Topics

The following main issues will be developed in invited, oral sessions and posters.

NANOSTRUCTURED MATERIALS

  • Semiconductor
  • Ceramic
  • Metallic
  • Polymeric
  • Composites
  • Biomaterials
  • New materials

NANOSTRUCTURES CLASSES

  • 2D materials
  • Quantum dots, quantum wires and quantum wells
  • Nanotubes and nanorods
  • Graphene layers
  • Nanoparticles and Nanoprecipitates
  • Nanomembranes
  • Nanoporous material
  • Multilayers and superlattices

NANOCHARACTERIZATION OF NANOSTRUCTURES

  • Nanometrology
  • Near Field Microscopy
  • Electron Microscopy (TEM, SEM, HRTEM, and associated techniques)
  • Local spectroscopy
  • Tomography
  • Optical spectroscopy

SYNTHESIS AND SELF-ASSEMBLY

  • Nanopatterning by lithographic techniques, ion-beam, nanoimprint
  • Nanofabrication
  • Nanopore fabrication and Pore filling
  • Substrate functionalization, Co-polymer template, Surface passivation and catalysts
  • Nanomanipulation
  • Nanomanufacturing
  • Epitaxy and vapour deposition

PROPERTIES

  • Electronic and optical
  • Nanomagnetism
  • Size dependent properties
  • Transport
  • Mechanical
  • Structure, microstructure, morphology

APPLICATIONS

  • Novel microelectronic device
  • Nanoelectronics, microelectronics
  • Nanosensors
  • Nanomagnetics
  • Nanocircuits
  • Nanophotonics
  • Molecular devices
  • Nanodevice fabrication technology, characterization, properties and modelling
  • Photonic and photovoltaic devices
  • Chemical and biological sensors
  • Multifunctional spin devices
  • Magnetic random access memories (MRAM)
  • Nano-bio-Medicine
  • Biology
  • Energy and environment

MODELLING

  • Patterning
  • Self-organisation
  • Nucleation and growth
  • Optical, magnetic, thermoelectric, electronic and spintronic properties
  • Elasticity, relaxation processes
  • Defects, impurities, and transport mechanisms