Scientific Program

Talks

There will be a welcome reception on Monday evening, 1 October, at 19:00
followed by dinner at 20:00.

 

TUESday, 2 October

9:00
Welcome and Introduction

Chair: Dirk Dietzel

9:20
A molecular modelling perspective on the mechanisms governing tribological interactions across the scales
Daniele Dini / Imperial College London, UK

10:00
Molecular friction mechanisms of boundary films: a coupling of time and space scales
Juliette Cayer-Barrioz / École centrale de Lyon, France

10:40
Coffee break

11:10
Molecular mechanisms involved in shear-induced polymerization and tribochemical etching
Seong H. Kim / Pennsylvania State University, USA

11:50
In-situ modeling of reaction pathways and their kinetics at a sliding solid-solid interface
Wilfred T. Tysoe / University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA

12:30
Lunch

 

Chair: Philippe Vergne

13:50
Analytic understanding and control of dynamical friction
Nicola Manini / University of Milan, Italy

14:30
Nanoscale insight into boundary-film lubrication
Rosa Espinosa-Marzal / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

15:10
Coffee break

15:40
Molecular-scale mechanisms of viscosity modifier function
Ashlie Martini / University of California at Merced, USA

16:20
Do denatured synovial fluid proteins lubricate artificial joints?
Philippa Cann / Imperial College London, UK

17:00
End of talks

 

POSTER SESSION - PART 1

17:30
Presentation and discussion of posters No. 1 to No. 18

19:30
End of poster session

19:30
Dinner

 

WEDNESDAY, 3 October

Chair: Ronen Berkovich

9:00
Pulling single molecular wires and nanoribbons
Ernst Meyer / University of Basel, Switzerland

9:40
Statistics of atomic scale stick-slip friction: A two-dimensional thermally-activated process
Qunyang Li / Tsinghua University, China

10:20
Coffee break

10:50
Tribology of lubricated nanoscale sliding contacts
Nitya Nand Gosvami / Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

11:30
Friction properties of water intercalated 2D materials on hydrophilic substrates
Jeong Young Park, KAIST, South Korea

12:10
Lunch

 

13:50
EXCURSION

17:30
End of excursion

18:30
Dinner

 

POSTER SESSION - PART 2

20:00
Presentation and discussion of posters No. 19 to No. 36

22:00
End of poster session

 

THURSday, 4 October

Chair: Rémy Pawlak

9:00
Polymers on surfaces: Chains, loops, gels, and the Burj Khalifa
Nicholas D. Spencer / ETH Zurich, Switzerland

9:40
Hydration friction in nano-confinement: from bulk via interfacial to dry friction
Roland R. Netz / Free University of Berlin, Germany

10:20
Coffee break

10:50
The lubrication mechanisms of water-based fluids
Nuria Espallargas / Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

11:30
Quantitative tribocorrosion of nanocontacts to steel
Kathryn J. Wahl / US Naval Research Laboratory, USA

12:10
Lunch

 

Chair: Philip Egberts

13:30
Tribochemistry of lubricant materials by ab initio, QM/MM and high throughput approaches
M. Clelia Righi / Modena University, Italy

14:10
Sliding friction in junctions of layered materials
Michael Urbakh, Tel Aviv University, Israel

14:50
Coffee break

15:20
Mechano-chemical decomposition of organic friction modifiers with multiple reactive centres induces superlubricity of ta-C
Michael Moseler / Fraunhofer IWM, Germany

16:00
Mechanisms of antiwear tribofilm growth revealed in situ by single-asperity sliding contacts
Robert W. Carpick / University of Pennslvania, USA

16:40
Final words, farewell

16:50
End of program

19:00
Dinner

Poster

Part 1 - Tuesday, 2 October

 

No. 1:
A model for friction strengthening in layered materials
David Andersson / Norwegian University of Science and Technology

No. 2:
Interfacial bond formation and rupture in lubricated silicon-based nanoscale contacts
Andrea Arcifa / ETH Zurich

No. 3:
Tribology at the nanoscale: AFM based single polymer friction
Bizan N. Balzer / University of Freiburg

No. 4:
Hyaluronan - phospholipid interactions in nanolubrication: molecular dynamics study
Piotr Bełdowski / University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz

No. 5:
Electrical tuning of vibrational modes in transition metal dichalcogenides

Florian Belviso / Czech Technical University in Prague

No. 6:
Investigation of the normal load and contact stiffness effect on kinetic friction in the Prandtl-Tomlinson model

Ronen Berkovich / Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

No. 7:
Molecular kinetics and friction

Johanna Blass / INM - Leibniz Institute for New Materials

No. 8:
Overcoming nanoscale friction barriers in transition metal dichalcogenides
Antonio Cammarata / Czech Technical University in Prague

No. 9:
Single atomic layer removal of silicon via stress/water-associated bond breaking

Lei Chen / Southwest Jiaotong University

No. 10:
Frictional anisotropy of bilayer MoS2 during sliding
Victor E. P. Claerbout / Czech Technical University in Prague

No. 11:
Superlubricity in phospholipid bilayers due to the presence of graphene

Zbigniew Dendzik / University of Silesia in Katowice

No. 12:
Temperature scaling of contact aging rates on amorphous silica surfaces

Dirk Dietzel / University of Giessen

No. 13:
Insights into dynamic sliding contacts gleaned through conductive atomic force microscopy
Philip Egberts / University of Calgary

No. 14:
Why many liquids appear to solidify during squeeze-out – even when they don’t
Hongyu Gao / Saarland University

No. 15:
Molecular dynamics simulation of ion transport in carbon nanotubes and graphene nanopores
Xiang Gao / Tel Aviv University

No. 16:
Coupling of surface deformation to phononic modes in amorphous solids

Jan Grießer / University of Freiburg

No. 17:
CTAB aggregates and their friction with molecular dynamics
Johannes Hörmann / University of Freiburg

No. 18:
Pendulum AFM dissipation peaks and surface oxygen vacancies on SrTiO3
Marcin Kisiel / University of Basel

Part 2 - Wednesday, 3 October

 

No. 19:
Dynamic shear properties of ionic and nonpolar lubricants in nanometer confinement
Günther Krämer / Saarland University

No. 20:
Friction across molecular films of ionic liquid
Romain Lhermerout / University of Oxford

No. 21:
The ultralow nanofriction of hydrogenated fullerene-like carbon film

Zhao Liu / University of Basel

No. 22:
Nanotribology on metallic glasses under electrochemical control

Haoran Ma / INM – Leibniz Institute for New Materials

No. 23:
Static distortions, frictional anisotropy, and negative friction coefficient of superlubric graphite/h-BN heterojunctions

Davide Mandelli / Tel Aviv University

No. 24:
Atomic-scale sliding friction on contaminated surface
Wengen Ouyang / Tel Aviv University

No. 25:
Lifting and sliding experiments of single molecules at low temperature
Rémy Pawlak / University of Basel

No. 26:
Mechanisms of electrotunable friction in friction force microscopy experiments with ionic liquids

Karina Pivnic / Tel Aviv University

No. 27:
Understanding the limiting shear stress phenomenon on confined molecular fluids: a molecular dynamics analysis

Alejandro Porras-Vazquez / University of Lyon

No. 28:
Nanoscale friction of 2D transition metal dichalcogenides

Ales Rapuc / University Of Southampton

No. 29:
Friction anomalies at first-order transition spinodals: the charge density wave material 1T-TaS2
André Schirmeisen / University of Giessen

No. 30:
Friction force microscopy of Fe-Al-O spinel catalyst powder in ethanol
Itai Shahar / Ben Gurion University of the Negev

No. 31:
Structural changes and phase diagram of Ti doped MoS2
Andrea Silva / University of Southampton

No. 32:
The effect of surface properties on hydrogel friction
Rok Simič / ETH Zurich

No. 33:
Thermodynamics of nanoscale friction in the thermal Prandtl-Tomlinson model
Paola Torche / University of Southampton

No. 34:
Atomistic modeling of polymer friction
Robin Vacher / SINTEF MK Tribocorrosion

No. 35:
Conformations and cryo-force spectroscopy of spray-deposited single-strand DNA on gold
J. Guilherme Vilhena / University of Basel

No. 36:
The role of phonons in controlling friction
Niklas Weber / University of Göttingen

No. 37:
Setting boundary-element methods on FIRE
Yunong Zhou / Saarland University

 

 

 

 

 

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