Session CT 1.3

Cutting Edge New Developments


Resolution, sensitivity, time resolved, fast acquisition, multiple scale.



  • KN: Ilme SCHLICHTING (Max-Planck-Institut für medizinische Forschung, Heidelberg, DE)

  • IL1: Peng CHEN (Cornell University, Ithaca, USA)

  • IL2: Malcom H. LEVITT (University of Southampton, UK)


Sensitivity, selectivity, spectral edition, spatial and temporal resolution are the key elements shared by all characterization techniques. Their enhancement has the potential to turn targets from difficult or impossible to feasible, accessible, or even routine. Localized or time resolved spectroscopy, surface characterization, femto-second dynamics, among others, are examples of ongoing developments which will be discussed in this session.