There is a huge demand for research tools allowing one to "see" and investigate materials and biological samples at a resolution of true nanoscale and to characterize and sense constituents at molecular levels as well to understand biochemical process at nanoscale. Optical techniques such as nanospectroscopy and nanoimaging make this possible. Tools involving enhanced and confined light in optical spectroscopy and imaging have pushed the spatial resolution far beyond the diffraction limits of light and the detection sensitivity to new scales. Continuous improvements open ways to novel applications at the forefront of scientific knowledge.

The purpose of this interdisciplinary conference is to encompass all aspects of enhanced and confined light for nanospectroscopy and nanoimaging, including theory and novel concepts, experimental demonstration of novel concepts, major developmental progress and applications to any field in science, in particular, biological, medical, chemical, and the material sciences.

Papers are solicited in (but not restricted to) the following areas:

Nanospectroscopic and Sensing Techniques Near-field Nanoimaging Techniques Other Nanoscale Optical Spectroscopic/Sensing/Imaging Techniques ;
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Conference OP109

Enhanced Spectroscopies and Nanoimaging 2022

This conference has an open call for papers:
Abstract Due: 9 February 2022
Author Notification: 18 April 2022
Manuscript Due: 27 July 2022
There is a huge demand for research tools allowing one to "see" and investigate materials and biological samples at a resolution of true nanoscale and to characterize and sense constituents at molecular levels as well to understand biochemical process at nanoscale. Optical techniques such as nanospectroscopy and nanoimaging make this possible. Tools involving enhanced and confined light in optical spectroscopy and imaging have pushed the spatial resolution far beyond the diffraction limits of light and the detection sensitivity to new scales. Continuous improvements open ways to novel applications at the forefront of scientific knowledge.

The purpose of this interdisciplinary conference is to encompass all aspects of enhanced and confined light for nanospectroscopy and nanoimaging, including theory and novel concepts, experimental demonstration of novel concepts, major developmental progress and applications to any field in science, in particular, biological, medical, chemical, and the material sciences.

Papers are solicited in (but not restricted to) the following areas:

Nanospectroscopic and Sensing Techniques
  • surface- and particle-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS, PERS)
  • surface-enhanced infrared absorption spectroscopy (SEIRAS)
  • shell-isolated nanoparticle-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SHINERS)
  • stimulated Raman spectroscopy (SRS) at high spatial resolution
  • dielectric-enhanced spectroscopies
  • enhanced spectroscopies for molecular sensing.
Near-field Nanoimaging Techniques
  • near-field scanning optical microscopy (NSOM/SNOM)
  • tip-enhanced Raman scattering (TERS) microscopy
  • tip-enhanced photoluminescence (TE-PL) microscopy
  • tip-enhanced coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (TE-CARS) microscopy.
Other Nanoscale Optical Spectroscopic/Sensing/Imaging Techniques
  • new/unconventional experimental techniques for nanospectroscopy and nanoimaging
  • new/unconventional techniques for molecular detection and sensing
  • growth/fabrication of plasmonic/dielectric materials for nanospectroscopy and nanoimaging
  • growth/fabrication of plasmonic devices for molecular sensing
  • theoretical/simulation studies in related fields of nanospectroscopy
  • other nonlinear optical spectroscopy/microscopy at nanoscale.
Conference Chair
Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Conference Chair
Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (Korea, Republic of), Sungkyunkwan Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Program Committee
Katrin F. Domke
Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung (Germany)
Program Committee
Saitama Univ. (Japan)
Program Committee
AIST (Japan)
Program Committee
Univ. of Technology, Sydney (Australia)
Program Committee
Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Program Committee
City Univ. of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)
Program Committee
Dangyuan Lei
City Univ. of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)
Program Committee
Alfred J. Meixner
Eberhard Karls Univ. Tübingen (Germany)
Program Committee
Yukihiro Ozaki
Kwansei Gakuin Univ. (Japan)
Program Committee
Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County (United States)
Program Committee
Markus B. Raschke
Univ. of Colorado Boulder (United States)
Program Committee
Xiamen Univ. (China)
Program Committee
P. James Schuck
Columbia Univ. (United States)
Program Committee
Zachary D. Schultz
The Ohio State Univ. (United States)
Program Committee
Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Program Committee
Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Program Committee
Siva Umapathy
Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru (India)
Program Committee
Katherine A. Willets
Temple Univ. (United States)
Program Committee
Peking Univ. (China)
Program Committee
Wuhan Univ. (China)
Program Committee
Tokushima Univ. (Japan)
Program Committee
Renato Zenobi
ETH Zurich (Switzerland)