EPFL OpenSPM 2024 Workshop


Event details

Date 22.04.2024 24.04.2024
Speaker Multiple speakers. 
Category Conferences - Seminars
Event Language English

The OpenSPM 2024 is organized by the EPFL Laboratory for Bio- and Nano-Instrumentation (LBNI). The workshop takes place on the EPFL Campus on three days (April 22-24, 2024) with talks in the mornings and internal discussion sessions in the afternoons. 


Monday April 22, 2024 

BM 5202 or Zoom (https://epfl.zoom.us/j/61640229991) 

  • 9:00-9:15 Welcoming - Georg Fantner
  • 9:15-9:45 Difficulties in Developing Hardware, Software and Firmware for In-Liquid High-Speed Frequency Modulation AFM – Takeshi Fukuma
  • 9:45-10:15 Sample Preparation and Environment Control for AFM: a missing opportunity - Chanmin Su
  • 10:15-10:45 Hacking Optical Storage Drives for SPM development: Opportunities and challenges - Edwin Hwu
  • 11:15-11:45 Improvement of the temporal resolution of high-speed AFM - Noriyuki Kodera (in Zoom)
  • 11:45-12:15 Instrumentational Aspects of AFM under Vacuum and UHV Conditions - Hans J. Hug
Tuesday April 23, 2024 
BM 5202 or Zoom (https://epfl.zoom.us/j/66038982870)
  • 9:00-9:30 Open software and hardware tools for advanced SPM scanning regimes – Petr Klapetek
  • 9:30-10:00 Navigating the OpenSPM project: key challenges and needs in open software development – Marcos Penedo
  • 10:00-10:30 Enhancing SPM Performance Through Modular Software Design and Data-Driven Control – Navid Samari
  • 11:00-11:30 Integration of the Scanning Probe Microscope with the High Performance Computing: reward-driven workflow implementation - Richard (Yu) Liu (in Zoom)
  • 11:30-12:00 Autonomous Microscopy: From Learning Physics and Structure-Property Relationships to Materials Discovery - Sergei V. Kalinin (in Zoom)
Wednesday April 24, 2024
BM 5202 or Zoom (https://epfl.zoom.us/j/62112962166)
  • 9:00-9:30 TopoStats - driving a community effort for shared, improved, modern computational infrastructure in AFM – Alice Pyne
  • 9:30-10:00 Quantitative Electrical Properties of nanostructured materials from DC to GHz frequencies –Georg Gramse
  • 10:00-10:30 Academic and industrial perspectives on SPM hardware development – Jonathan Adams
  • 11:00-11:30 Advancing SPM probe microfabrication through open science – Nahid Hosseini
  • 11:30-12:00 Open hardware collaboration between Weizmann SPM unit and LBNI lab at EPFL - Irit Rosenhek-Goldian

Practical information

  • Informed public
  • Free


  • Marcos Penedo, LBNI & Georg Fantner, LBNI 

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