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2013 Workshop on Surface Plasmons, Metamaterials, and Catalysis (Day 3)

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
8:00 AM  to 3:30 PM

BioScience Research Collaborative
Rice University
6100 Main St
Houston, Texas, USA

We invite you to attend the ARO Workshop on Surface Plasmons, Metamaterials, and Catalysis (http://Plasenhcat2013.rice.edu).

The goal of this workshop will be to explore the opportunities for chemical catalysis arising from recent revolutionary advances in the fields of metamaterials and plasmonics. To this end, the workshop will bring together scientists from the disciplines of electrochemistry, catalysis, and plasmonics, which have not traditionally had a common platform.


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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
8:00 Breakfast

Talk Session 5 - Chair: Isabell Thomann
09:00 Talk 19: Mostafa El-Sayed “Some plasmonic applications in nanocatalysis and nano-medicine”

09:30 Talk 20: Katherine Willets "Super-resolution imaging of plasmonic nanostructures"

10:00 Talk 21: Yuebing Zheng "Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy to Probe Photoreaction of Isolated Reactants in Well-Defined Nanoscale Environments"

10:15 Talk 22: Peter Nordlander "Highly Efficient Room Temperature Photodissociation of H on Au"

10:30 Coffee break

11:00 Discussion

12:00 Lunch

Talk Session 6 - Chair: Nicolas Large
14:00 Talk 23: Martin Moskovits "Photochemistry and photovoltaics based on plasmonically-generated hot electrons"

14:30 Talk 24: Maxim Sukharev "Transient spectroscopy of hybrid materials: ultra-fast energy transfer between surface plasmons and molecular aggregates"

14:45 Talk 25: Vladimiro Mujica "Molecular Chiral Effects in Interfacial Electon Transfer"

15:00 Talk 26: Alessandro Alabastri "Molding of plasmonic resonances: a non-linear temperature dependent permittivity model"

15:30 - 15:30 Concluding Remarks / End of Workshop


Workshop Registration Deadline - October 11, 2013 https://cohesion.rice.edu/Services/EventReg/?event=pec


Registration Required



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