Tuesday 13th March 2018


Sunday 11th March 2018 / Monday 12th March 2018 / Wednesday 14th March 2018 / Thursday 15th March 2018 / Friday 16th March 2018


Session 04 – Novel Structures and Fabrication Techniques
Chairs : N. Koshida, K. Rumpf
09:00-09:40 Cell imaging using spectral and temporal multiplexing of silicon nanocrystals and fluorescent dyes
  Prof. B. A. Korgel, University of Texas Austin, USA - Invited lecture
09:40.10:00 Regenerative electroless etching (reetching) of silicon
  K. W. Kolasinski, West Chester University, USA
10:00-10:20 Novel electrochemical etching system for inline formation of porous silicon in high throughput applications
  B. Straub, RENA Technologies GmbH, Germany
10:20-10:40 Biogenic mesoporous silicon carbide by self-propagating high-temperature synthesis
  J. Riikonen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
10:40-11:00 Recycling of silicon: from industrial waste to biocompatible nanoparticles for nanomedicine
  I. A. Osminkina, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation
11:00-11:20 Coffee break
Session 05 – Energy Storage and Conversion
Chairs : R. R. Koropecki, A. Sa’ar
11:20-11:40 Mesoporous silicon microfilms for lithium-ion battery anodes
  T. Ikonen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
11:40-12:00 Enhanced electrochemical performance of an all-solid state microbattery by electrodeposition of polymer electrolyte into microporous electrodes
  G. D. Salian, Aix-Marseille University, France
12:00-12:20 Photoelectrochemical oxidation of water at TiO2-protected porous silicon
  l. Santinacci, CNRS, Aix-Marseille University, France
12:20-12:40 Phase control in mixed halide organolead perovskites using porous silicon nanotube frameworks
  J. L. Coffer, Texas Christian University, USA
12:40-13:00 Anodic nanoporous SnO2 grown on Cu foils as superior binder-free Na-ion battery anodes
  Z. Li, City University of Hong Kong, China
13:00-14:20 Lunch at Congress Centre
Session 06 – Emerging applications
Chairs : L. de Stefano and H. A. Santos
14:20-15:00 Porous silicon aptasensors for direct protein detection in biological samples
  Prof. E. Segal, Technion, Israel – Invited lecture
15:00-15:20 Tip-enhanced photoinduced electron transfer and ionization on vertical silicon nanowires
  J. M. Wu, Zhejiang University, China
15:20-15:40 Synaptic function emulation with porous silicon memristors
  V. Torres-costa, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
15:40-16:00 Integration of porous silicon film on the rear side of capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducers
  J. Lascaud, GREMAN UMR 7347, France
16:00-16:20 Defect-free, hetero-epitaxy through electrochemical etching of germanium for multijunction solar cells applications
  Y. A. Bioud, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
16:20-17:00 Coffee break 
17:00-17:20 Two-faced porous silicon nanoparticles to facilitate cavitation and ultrasound imaging
  K. Tamarov, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
17:20-17:40 Desorption ionisation on porous silicon for the analysis of breath
  T. Guinan, Monash University, Australia
17:40-18:00 Challenges and opportunities in vertically aligned silicon nanowire array-mediated transfection technology
  S. Aslanoglou, Monash University, Australia
18:00-18:20 Talk of the day voting 

POSTER Session II and Dinner Buffet (at Congress Centre)

Chairs: G. Mula, C. Gergely, C. Chiappini, L. M. Strambini, R. Boukherroub, J. Ferré-Borrull, l. A. Osminkina, V. Agarwal


01 – Electrochemical and Metal-Assisted Chemical Etching (12)

02 – Surface Chemistry and Pore Filling (12)

06 – Medical Applications, Imaging and Therapy (25)

09 – Emerging Applications (07)