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4th Thermal Probe Workshop

March 30 - March 31


Be part of the thermal probe community and join our 4th workshop, co-organized by SwissLitho and IBM Research Zurich.

This is a great opportunity to network with leading researchers in the field of thermal probes, other scanning probe techniques and nanofabrication in general.


Here’s a list of our confirmed invited speakers:

Jens GobrechtPaul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland
Alex LiddleNIST, USA
Pierre-Olivier Chapuis
CNRS, Lyon, France
Elisa RiedoCUNY Advanced Science Research Center, USA
Saulius Juodkazis
Swinburne University, Australia
Craig PraterAnasys Instruments, USA
Robert KirchnerTU Dresden, Germany
Michael GabiCytosurge, Switzerland

Tentative Schedule

  • Day 1 – Thursday, 30th March 2017
    • Workshop: 9 AM to 5 PM
    • Social Activity: 7 PM to 10 PM
  • Day 2 – Friday, 31 March 2017
    • Workshop: 9 AM to 3 PM

More detailed program to follow soon.

(See the program of the last year’s workshop here)


Registration is now open. Please use our online Registration Form.

Deadline: Friday, 17th March 2017

Abstract Submission

If you would like to contribute to the workshop with a poster or a presentation, please submit the title and a short abstract of your work in our Submission Form.

Deadline: Friday, 3rd March 2017

Acceptance Notification: Friday, 10th March 2017

NanoFrazor Hands-on Trial

Short sessions will be organized during the breaks and the poster sessions to test the capabilities of the NanoFrazor yourself.


  • Standard: 350 CHF
  • Student: 250 CHF

Includes the 2 day workshop, lunches and the social event.

Social event on Thursday, 30th March

A scenic sunset boat cruise on lake Zurich with Fondue Chinoise dinner on board.



Optional side event on Saturday, 1st April

One day skiing and sledging at Engelberg (on own risk and expenses). Trip will be organized by SwissLitho.


For your stay in Zurich, we recommend Ibis Hotel Zurich West or 25hours Hotel Zurich West. Both hotels are just next to the Technopark. Early booking is recommended.


Program Committee:

For more enquiries regarding registration and travel, please contact: Tero Kulmala


March 30
March 31
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SwissLitho AG
Technoparkstrasse 1 Zurich 8005 Switzerland + Google Map