5th European Symposium on nanomechanical testing
in the "Gründer und Service Zentrum Hückelhoven" in Hückelhoven / Germany
organized in collaboration with
07. - 09. September 2004
Prof. George Pharr / University of
Prof. Peter Grau / Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Prof. Mathias Göken / Universität Erlangen
Dr. Steve Bull / University of Newcastle / UK
Dr. Ude Hangen / SURFACE
The symposium covers the theory and practice of determining mechanical properties of materials with small diamond probes in the nanometer range.
A special focus of the symposium will be the indentation phenomena in polymers.
Other Main Topics:
- Theoretical aspects of nanoIndentation testing
- nanoIndentation, nano-Scratch and wear
testing practice and relation to other methods
- Semiconductor Techniques
(Screening / Combinatorial Methods)
- Polymers and Biomaterials
- Quantitative SPM imaging
The symposium will be held in English. One page abstracts have to be submitted by April 16 th , 2004. The acceptance of oral presentations / posters will be announced by May 17 th. Deadline for early registration: June 18 th.
Publications: The Symposiums-Papers will be published together in the Journal “Zeitschrift für Metallkunde”. The papers will be collected during the conference, revised and submitted to the Editor.
Tel.: +49 2433 970 305
Fax.: +49 2433 970 302
The next airports are in Mönchengladbach (25km), Düsseldorf ( 55 km) and Cologne (75km). The railway station next to Hückelhoven is Baal. It is connected to the airports by bus and/or train. The most convenient connection from Baal to the hotel or to the Gründer und Service Zentrum (GSZH) is the cab.