The PCNSPA Conference 2016 - Photonic Colloidal Nanostructures: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications

St. Petersburg, Russia
27 June 2016 - 1 July 2016


A conference dedicated to colloidal quantum dots, where the latest developments in the fundamental science and applications of these nanomaterials will be presented and discussed by leading scientists.
The PCNSPA Conference 2016 will provide an international forum for physicists, chemists, biologists, material scientists, polymer scientists, chemical engineers and researchers in Photonic colloidal nanostructures to gather and discuss their latest results in one of the most exciting fields of contemporary research, and to develop and extend their international collaborations.
Colloidal quantum dots, tiny semiconductor nanocrystals formed of few hundreds to few thousands of atoms, not only display exceptionally interesting fundamental properties, they also have the potential to revolutionize optical imaging and sensing, lasers, solar cells, light-emitting diodes, nanocrystal-based electronics, bio- and chemo-sensing, theranostics, etc.
The conference will be hosted at the Holiday Inn Moskovskye Vorota hotel, close to the mythical places that make St. Petersburg the cultural capital of Russia – the Hermitage museum, the Mariinsky theatre, and the channels where Dostoevsky's characters used to wander. Furthermore, it will take place during the White Nights, a time of the year immortalized by the same author.