Welcome to the website of the Surface Plasmons and Plasmonics Workshop 2015 (SPP2015)!

SPP2015 Workshop Abstract Book available in PDF for download.

SPP2015 Workshop group picture added in the Photogallery.


The scope of the workshop is to achieve a stronger interaction between the surface science community dealing with surface plasmons and surface electronic excitations and the scientific community dealing with the development of plasmonics based devices.

The workshop is financed by the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) under the project “Hochschuldialoge mit Süd-Europa”. This financial support enables us to cover all additional organization costs and to run the workshop without asking for a registration fee.

It will be hosted at the Hotel Regina Elena in Santa Margherita Ligure, a beautiful town 40 km east of Genoa, easily reachable by IC trains both from the international airports of Genoa or from the one of Pisa, which are served also by several low cost flight companies.

The programme is organized in 8 keynote talks and 24 oral talks, all of which will be by invitation only. The other participants will have the possibility to illustrate their scientific results in a poster session, which will be held on Monday June 8th 2015.
Moreover, a round table is scheduled on Tuesday June 9th 2015, in which we will think about possible actions helping the merging and cross fertilization of our communities.

DAAD is particularly committed to support young scientists.
Therefore, it offers support for 18 bursaries for Nachwuchswissenschaftler, defined as either PhD students or postdocs having concluded their PhD study not later than 6 years before the workshop and with an age limit of 35 years.
These are available upon application to the organizers (see the registration page in this website).

Looking forward to seeing you in Santa Margherita Ligure.

Prof. Herbert Pfnür
Prof. Mario Agostino Rocca

Workshop Chairs