We are deeply saddened by the loss of Prof. Dr. Helmuth Möhwald. 


The final PCNSPA 2018 Programme is here.



Invited Speakers


Alexander Eychmüller (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany)

Gels and Aerogels for Electrocatalysis


Alexander Govorov (Ohio University, USA)

Bio-Plasmonics and Bio-Excitonics with Colloidal Nanocrystals: Chirality and Efficient Energy Transfer


Andrey Rogach (City University of Hong Kong, SAR China)

Synthesis, Optical Properties, and Applications of Carbon Dots


Andries Meijerink (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)

Photonic Effects in Lanthanide-Doped Nanocrystals


Anna Rodina (Ioffe Physical Technical Institute, Russia)

Dangling Bond Spins in Colloidal Nanostructures


Brahim Lounis (Université de Bordeaux, France)

Reading the Spectral Fingerprint of Individual Nanocrystals


Bruno Chaudret (Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, France)

InP QDs for Temperature Monitoring in Magnetically Induced Catalysis


Celso de Mello-Donegá (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)

Nanoscale Ion-Exchange: a Versatile Route to Tailored Colloidal Nanostructures


Dmitri Yakovlev (Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany)

Spin-Dependent Phenomena in Colloidal Nanocrystals


Gleb Sukhorukov (Queen Mary University of London, UK)

Optical Properties of Nanoparticles Formed In Situ in Organized Structures


Hedi Mattoussi (Florida State University, USA)

Characterization of the Ligand Structure and Stoichiometry on Colloidal Quantum Dots using NMR Spectroscopy


Helmuth Möhwald (Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Germany)

Using Plasmonic Interactions in Chemistry and Life Sciences


Igor Nabiev (Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, France and National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, Russia)

Advanced Nanotools for Imaging of Solid Tumors and Circulating and Disseminated Cancer Cells


Liberato Manna (Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy)

Halide Perovskites Nanocrystals: Synthesis, Transformations and their Application in Devices


Mikhail Artemyev (Belarusian State University, Belarus)

2D Colloidal Quantum Wells: Control of Physical Properties through Chemistry


Mikhail Vasilevskiy (Universidade do Minho, Portugal)

Influence of Graphene on the Light Absorption and Emission Properties of Neighboring Nanoparticles


Mingyuan Gao (Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

Functional Nanoparticles for Tumor Imaging


Nicholas Kotov (University of Michigan, USA)

Chiral Inorganic Nanostructures


Nikolai Gaponik (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany)

Advanced Surface Design of Nanoparticles


Uri Banin (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

Hybrid Semiconductor-Metal Nanoparticles as Photocatalysts


Ute Resch-Genger (Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und –prüfung, Germany)

Spectroscopic Characterization of Semiconductor and Lanthanide-Based Nanocrystals with Vis and NIR Emission


Yurii Gun'ko (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)

Chiroptically Active Colloidal Nanostructures


Yury Rakovich (Materials Physics Center in San Sebastian (CFM; Spanish National Research Council - University of Basque Country), Spain)

Photoluminescence Properties of Thin-Film Nanohybrid Material Based on Quantum Dots and Gold Nanorods