We are very glad to announce that the 23rd annual conference of SILS will take place in Trento between the 8th and the 10th of July, 2015. This event is part of the Italian program in occasion of the International Year of Light and Light based technologies (en.sif.it/activities/iyl2015) under the auspices of the Italian Physical Society. Conference chairpersons will be Giulio Monaco (University of Trento) and Federico Boscherini (University of Bologna and SILS). Program and updated details available here.
The combination of near-field microscopes with unconventional IR and THz sources offers unprecedented opportunities for material characterization, widening the perspectives in a multitude of fields of sciences by confining vibro-electronic information within few tens of nanometers.