3rd Workshop on Nanotube Optics & Nanospectroscopy

June 7-10, 2009

Matsushima, Sendai, Japan

Organizers: Shigeo Maruyama (The University of Tokyo) and Riichiro Saito (Tohoku University)

Sponsored by
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) "International Scientific Meeting in Japan
and 'Carbon Nantobe Nano-Electronics', Specific Area Research, MEXT.

Updated: June 30, 2009

Thank you for your participation to WONTON '09

Click here for Group Photo

Photos during WONTON'09 (password protected)

Download all photos (41 MB, password protected)

Next WONTON '11 is going to be organized by Laurent Cognet at Bordeaux, France in 2011.


Information (pdf) Program Outline (pdf)

Final Program (Invited Talks)

List of Chairperson

Final Poster Program

All posters will be displayed from opening on 7th through lunch time on 10th with poster sessions on 7th and 8th.

The poster size is resommended be A0 size: 841W x 1189H: The panel size is 1200W x 1800H.
It looks like the left picture:

Book of Abstract (online version)
is uploaded on June 7 (Sunday)

High-Resolution Version (8.6 MB)

Portable Version (1.8 MB)


International Symposium on Carbon Nanotube Nanoelectronics (CNTNE2009) will be held at the same location during June 9-12, 2009. WONTON and CNTNE2009 will be jointly programmed on June 9 (afternoon) and June 10. See program of CNTNE2009 (June 9-12)

VENUE: Hotel Matsushima Taikanso

10-76 Inuta Matsushima, Matsushima machi, Miyagi-gun, Miyagi
TEL.: (81) 22-354-2161(rep) FAX: (81) 22-353-3431

Matsushima is located at 350km north from Tokyo.
Access: by JR (Japan Railway)
Tokyo Narita Airport
→ JR Tokyo Station (1 hour by NEX Narita Express)
→ Sendai Station( 2 hours by Tohoku Shinaknsen )
→ Matsushima-kaigan Station (1 hour by JR Senseki line)
→ Hotel Taikansou (12min on foot or taxi)

Important! Registration fee and Hotel Charge

Travel Details in pdf (Final Version by R. Saito)

Tips for travel to Matsushima and other places in Japan

At Workshop Site

The registration desk at the workshop site will be open
from 14:00 to 18:00 on June 7
from 8:00 to 18:00 on June 8
from 8:30 to 16:00 on June 9
from 8:30 to 12:00 on June 10


The Wonton '09 workshop builds on the success of the previous two workshops (Wonton '05 @ Telluride and Wonton '07 @ Ottawa)
Here are some of the topics covered in Wonton '09:

Invited Speakers:

Yoji Achiba (Tokyo Metropolitan Univ.) Tsuneya Ando (Tokyo Inst. Tech.) Gustavo Cancado (Univ. Rochester)
Stephen K Doorn (Los Alamos National Laboratory) Mildred S. Dresselhaus (MIT) Andrea C. Ferrari (Univ. Cambridge)
Marcus Freitag (IBM) Tony F. Heinz (Columbia Univ.) Tobias Hertel (Univ. Wuerzburg)
Yoshikazu Homma (Tokyo Sci. Univ.) Masao Ichida (Konan Univ.) Atac Imamoglu (ETH Zurich)
Ado Jorio (UFMG) Manfred M. Kappes (Univ. Karlsruhe) Hiromichi Kataura (AIST)
Jay Kikkawa (Univ. Pennsylvania) Junichiro Kono (Rice Univ.) Ji Ung Lee (Univ. Albany, SUNY)
Jacques Lefebvre (NRCC) Steven G. Louie (UC Berkeley) Sumit Mazumdar (Univ. Arizona)
Nobutsugu Minami (AIST) Arao Nakamura (Nagoya Univ.) Susumu Saito (Tokyo Inst. Tech.)
Michael S. Strano (MIT) Zi Kang Tang (Hong Kong Univ. Sci. Tech.) Christian Thomsen (Tech. Univ. Berlin)
R. Bruce Weisman (Rice Univ.)


Shigeo Maruyama (The University of Tokyo), Riichiro Saito (Tohoku University)
Kazunari Matsuda (Kyoto University) , Yutaka Ohno (Nagoya University), Junichiro Shiomi (The University of Tokyo)

Important Dates

Registration and Hotel Reservation

Deadline is May 20th (extremely strict).

DOWNLOAD 1st Announcement (pdf)
DOWNLOAD 2nd Announcement (pdf)
DOWNLOAD 3rd Announcement(pdf)

Download Poster version 1

Download Poster Version2

Download Poster Version3
Please submit your 1 page abstract here.
Template is available:

Abstract Submission Page

Deadline is April 20th.
Abstract Submission Page is Closed.

Previous Meetings:

WONTON '05: July 17-20, 2005, Telluride, July USA
Professors T. Hertel and J. Kono

WONTON '07: June 4-7, 2007, Ottawa, Canada
Professors Paul Finnie and Jacques Lefebvre

Contact: wonton [at] photon.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp