Working Groups

WG1 Fundamentals

WG1 Leader
Maria Veronica Ganduglia-Pirovano

Institute of Catalysis and Petrochemistry
Spanish Scientific Research Council (CSIC)
Marie Curie 2
28049 Madrid, Spain

WG1 Goals

Elucidating the origins of reducibility and achieving a fundamental understanding of the atomic structure, morphology, electronic and magnetic properties, as well as the reactivity of reducible oxides.

WG1 Members

WG2 Synthesis and Characterisation

WG2 Leader
Sergio Valeri

Istituto Nanoscienze
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
Via G. Campi 213/a
41125 Modena, Italy

WG2 Goals

Exploring the basic physical and chemical mechanisms responsible for the growth of reducible oxide structures and developing optimised innovative methods and protocols for the growth and analysis of these systems.

WG2 Members

WG3 Reactivity

WG3 Leader
Jörg Libuda

Lehrstuhl für Physikalische Chemie II
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Egerlandstraße 3
91058 Erlangen, Germany

WG3 Goals

Controlling the reducibility by rational system and process design based on a deep understanding of the principles governing surface reactivity at the microscopic and atomic scales.

WG3 Members

WG4 Applications

WG4 Leader
Alexander Shluger

Department of Physics and Astronomy
University College London
Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT
United Kingdom

WG4 Goals

Developing visions, concepts and systems for a range of novel applications like non-volatile resistive random access memories, oxide ion conductors in solid oxide fuel cells, photovoltaic energy converters, sensors and batteries.

WG4 Members