NanoPol II

Thursday, September 8 th, 2005

Nanomechanical Characterization Workshop

9:00 Opening of the Workshop

Professor Krzysztof Sikorski

(Warsaw University of Technology)

9:05 Mr. Thomas Wyrobek (President of Hysitron, Inc.)

Nanoindentation for Nanotechnology: Strategic Partnership for Materials Science

9:45 Mr. Lance Kuhn (Hysitron, Inc.)

Nanoindentation: A Practical Approach

10:30 Coffee Break

10:50 Dr. Michelle Dickinson (Hysitron, Inc.):

Nanomechanical Testing of Biomaterials

11:30 Lunch provided onsite

13:00 Dr. Xuwen Liu (Nordic Hysitron Laboratory at the Helsinki University of Technology)

Nanoindentation Examination of Carbon-doped Low-k Thin Films on an Si Substrate

13:45 Mr. Lance Kuhn (Hysitron, Inc.)

Sample Testing on the Hysitron Ubi 1 Instrument

15:30 Coffee Break

16:00 Panel Discussion


Dr. Krzysztof Rozniatowski

Mr. Lance Kuhn

Dr. Michelle Dickinson

Dr. Xuwen Liu

17:30 Closing Remarks


Organizing Committee:

Professor Krzysztof Kurzydlowski,

Dr. Krzysztof Rozniatowski

Warsaw University of Technology

Materials Design Division

Thomas Wyrobek, President

Hysitron, Inc.

Minneapolis, USA

Contact & Registration

Participation in the workshop is free of charge and the
number of participants is limited by the size of the teaching laboratory.

The workshop will take place on Thursday, September 8 th, during the E-MRS 2005 Conference:

Please register for the workshop at the Hysitron booth during the E-MRS exhibit or via email

(with 'workshop' in the subject line) to:

The workshop will be held in the Main Building of the Warsaw University of Technology, Room 206,

Plac Politechniki 1, 00-661, Warsaw, Poland.