2003 Molecular Conduction Workshop Agenda

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July 9, 1:00 - 5:00PM
Session I: Tutorial Talks • Available Online
1:00 p.m. Electrical Resistance: An Atomistic View
S. Datta (Purdue)
1:00 p.m. Simulating Electronic Conduction Through the NanoHub
S. Goasguen and M. Paulsson (Purdue)
2:40 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. Chemistry of Molecular Monolayers
D. Allara (PSU)
4:00 p.m. Measuring Molecular Conductance: A Review of Experimental Approaches
R. Reifenberger (Purdue)
July 10, 8:00AM - 6:00PM
8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
July 11, 8:30 - 11:15 AM
Session II: Molecular Conduction (Experiments)
Chair: Mark Hybertsen (Columbia)
8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks
9:00 a.m. Overview/Key Challenges
Contact Effects in Molecular Junctions - D. Frisbie (UMN)
Breakjunction - H. Weber (Univ. of Karlsruhe)
Crossed Wire Geometry - J. Kushmerick (NRL)
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Key Accomplishments
C. Zhou (USC)
G. Dholakia (NASA Ames)
J. Hsu (Lucent)
T. Mayer (Penn State)
D. Janes (Purdue)
D. Stewart (HP)
12:15 p.m. Box Lunch
Session III: Molecular Conduction (Theory/Modeling)
Chair: Mark Reed (Yale)
1:00 p.m. Overview/Key Challenges
Interactions at the Surface: Some Limits and Ideas - M. Ratner (NU)
Modeling Issues - N. Lang (IBM)
2:00 p.m. Overview/Key Challenges
M. di Ventra (VT)
Molecular Heterostructures - A. Ghosh (PU)
Session V: Memory/(Theory/Modeling)
Chair: TBA
8:30 a.m. Overview/Key Challenges
M. Hettler (Karlsruhe)
K. Stokbro (MIC Denmark)
A. Bratkovski (HP)
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Overview/Key Challenges
W. Fan (NASA Ames)
C. Gorman (NCSU)
C. Richter (NIST)
R. Kiehl (UMN)
11:15 a.m. Adjournment

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