The School will bring together top specialists of the EXTMOS consortium, lecturing on topics that in many cases they have themselves pioneered, providing participants a clear view of this rapidly developing field. Topics will cover aspects related to organic electronics ranging from theory (quantum Chemistry calculations, dopant/host interactions at molecular level), predictive mesoscopic multiscale modelling (atomistic and coarse grained), charge transport in doped organic semiconductors. kinetic Monte Carlo procedures, characterization, model validation, processing, device fabrication, circuit design applications and markets. There will be hands-on sessions running the EXTMOS multiscale modelling package. The school is organized within the frame of the International School of Liquid Crystrals (ISCL) at the Ettore Majorana Centre for Scientific Culture. The Majorana Centre is located in the old pre-mediaeval city of Erice where three restored monasteries provide an appropriate setting. These ancient buildings are now named after great Scientists and strong supporters of the Ettore Majorana Centre.
Please remember that you should arrive in Erice on October 1 (preferably not later than 8 p.m. at Palermo airports). The transfer from the airport to Erice and back will be organised by the secretariat of the School using shuttle cars or minivans that will wait for groups of participants (the service is free for participants) at the airport. In order to be able to offer the service we ask participants to send us details (arrival time, flight number etc.) as soon as they are available.
The lectures of the School will finish on the evening of 6 October and the participants that are not attending a following meeting are expected to leave on 7 October.
The lodgings will be provided in rooms of the ancient Erice monasteries and in some hotels in Erice, all in walking distance from the conference site and with free Wi-Fi available. Each room is en-suite with shower and WC. As some accommodations (especially for young students) will be in double rooms we would like to ask if you have any preferences as to the choice of roommate.
Breakfast will be in the dining room of the Centre. Lunch and dinner will be at restaurants which work in connection with the Centre (please notice that drinks are not included). Details and list of restaurants will be given at your arrival.
The flat fee for full board accommodation and the shuttle transportation from and to Palermo or Trapani airport (800 Euro) can be paid in Erice, upon registration, in cash or alternatively by bank transfer into the following account:
Unicredit Private Banking S.p.A. Filiale di Trapani, Italy
Account number: 000600000655
Bank code: ABI: 03223 - CAB: 16400 - CIN: W
IBAN: IT 04 W 03223 16400 000600000655
holder: FEMCCS Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture
Reference: INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF LIQUID CRYSTALS, 24th Course - EXTMOS
If the last method of payment is used, please be sure that your name and INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF LIQUID CRYSTALS, 24th Course - EXTMOS appear on the receipt/copy of the transaction which you will be requested to present upon your arrival in Erice. WE REMIND PARTICIPANTS THAT CREDIT CARDS ARE NOT ACCEPTED AT THE SECRETARIAT OF THE CENTRE.
Erice is a village sited at the top of a small mountain (750 meters above sea level) and there the climate is a bit different from the other parts of Sicily. Even in summer it is not really hot and in the evening it is a bit windy; in October it is expected to be chilly or foggy.
Centre for Scientific Culture "E. Majorana",
Via Guarnotta 26, 91016 Erice (TP) Italy
Phone n. +39+923+869133 http://www.ccsem.infn.it
There are many flights from Rome and Milan to Palermo and Trapani. A shuttle service of the E. Majorana Centre will be available at the airport to drive participants to Erice.
a Via Milan-Rome, you can reach Trapani directly. From Trapani, to reach Erice comfortably, a taxi is suggested.
1) Drive along the highway A1 via Milan-Bologna-Florence-Rome-Naples-Reggio Calabria; then take a ferry-boat from Villa San Giovanni to Messina and drive to Erice (350 km from Messina).
2) Take the ferry-boat either from Genoa or Naples to Palermo, and then drive on to Erice (100 km from Palermo).
University of Mons on
Charge-transport in carbon-based materials: A microscopic view
Jing Li, Gabriele D'Avino, Ivan Duchemin, Xavier Blase,
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut Néel Grenoble (CNRS) on
Electronic and optical properties of organic systems with embedded many-body perturbation theory
Peter Bobbert Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Johannes Gierschner, Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies on
Organic solid state emitters by design
Ahmed Nejim, Silvaco Europe Ltd on
Device level design for the microelectronic industry
Tobias Neumann, Nanomatch Gmbh Karlsruhe on
Performing multiscale OLED simulations using industry-ready software
Yoann Olivier, University of Mons on
Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence: background and challenges in molecular modeling
Frank Ortmann, Technical University Dresden on
First-principles-based theory of doped organic semiconductors
Cedric Rolin, Interuniversitair Micro-Electronica Centrum (IMEC) on
Impacts of conductive doping on performance of organic electronic devices
Guillaume Schweicher, University of Cambridge on
Physics of charge/spin transport and rational design of small molecule organic semiconductors
Alexander Smith, University of Bath on
Simulating organic semiconductors: the challenge of amorphous materials
Ian Thompson, University of Bath on
Modelling charge transport in organic semiconductors at the mesoscale
Patrick Too, FlexEnable Limited Ltd
Wolfgang Wenzel, Karlsruher Institut fur Technologie (KIT) on
Multiscale Modelling and Molecular Design of Organic Semiconductor Materials
G.A.H. Wetzelaer, Paul Blom, Max Planck Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften E.V., Institut für Polymerforschung (MPG) on
Device physics of organic light-emitting diodes and solar cells
Claudio Zannoni, Otello Maria Roscioni, Lara Querciagrossa, Matteo Ricci, University of Bologna on
Atomistic and Coarse-Grained modelling and simulation
Tobias Neumann and Timo Strunk (Nanomatch GmBH) will give hands-on sessions on the Extmos multiscale model
Warning: registration deadline is fixed by 10 of September
The registration fee is 800 € (400 € for non-attending guests), inclusive of the following: full board accommodation (lodging, breakfast at San Rocco Center, lunch and dinner, coffee breaks). School participants are allowed to have lunch and dinner in any of the restaurants in Erice connected to the "E. Majorana" center. A list of permitted restaurants will be provided upon your arrival. Transportation from Palermo or Trapani airport to Erice and back only if arranged previously with the school. Please provide your flight information when contacted back by the school after registration or anyway before your departure. Be aware that in absence of information a shuttle service cannot be arranged and you must provide a transportation by yourself. Taxi ride can be very expensive and not refundable.
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Due to constraints on the number of participants, people from outside the EXTMOS project are kindly requested to send a CV by email to email@example.com