Second Announcement

March 9 - March 16, 2019

Hotel Sonnalp - Kirchberg in Tirol - Austria

Program committee

Time and Location

The XXXIIIrd winterschool will be conducted from March 9 to March 16, 2019 at the Hotel Sonnalp in Kirchberg in Tirol, Austria. All participants of the winterschool will be accommodated in the hotel or in nearby hotels/private houses. Dinner will be served for all participants at the hotel. The Hotel Sonnalp is a modern, Tyrolean style building with a very cosy atmosphere, a big lecture room and several special installations like indoor swimming pool, sauna, solarium, etc. for your recreation.


The winterschool will provide a platform for reviewing and discussing new developments in the field of electronic properties of molecular nanostructures and their applications.

The scope of the winterschool covers experimental and theoretical work in the following fields:

  • materials science of graphene, nanographene, and carbon nanotubes
  • ovel two-dimensional materials
  • optics, electronics, growth, and selection of carbon nanotubes and graphene
  • theory of novel materials
  • applications of novel materials
  • nanostructure spintronics
  • topological materials
  • plasmonic nanostructures
  • single-molecule experiments

Invited speakers

Invited lectures will be scheduled in the morning from 8:30 to 12:00 and in the evening after 18:30. The afternoon will be used for mini workshops or private discussions.


If you would like to apply for participation in the upcoming winterschool, please create an account at:

After creating your account, to apply for participation, you will need to choose your preferred accommodation and submit an abstract until January 8, 2019.

Early submission of application is recommended. The number of participants will be strictly limited. Applicants submitting a contribution will be considered with preference. Applicants will be notified about acceptance by January 22, 2019.

Abstracts and contributed papers

Contributed papers covering the research topics of the winterschool will be scheduled as posters. Invited research lectures are scheduled for 30 minutes, including 10 minutes for discussion.

Conference Publication

The research discussed in Kirchberg will be published in a special issue of physica status solidi and other journals by Wiley-VCH. All participants are strongly encouraged to submit a contribution to this issue. Details will be announced at the meeting.



Kirchberg in Tirol can easily be reached by train or by car. It is situated on the main railway line from Vienna to Innsbruck and quite close to the Autobahn Munich - Innsbruck. The closest international airports are Munich (170 km), Salzburg (80 km) and Innsbruck (90 km).