Conference Topics

1. INNOVATIVE MATERIALS

Organic and inorganic nanomaterials and thin films. Semiconductor and metal nanocrystals. Mesoporous materials. Metamaterials. Ceramics. Innovative crystalline materials. Polymer-nanocrystal composites. Liquid crystal-based nanocomposites. Carbon nanomaterials. Nanocrystallites and nanocrystal composites. Disordered and ordered nanoporous thin films.

2. OPTICAL AND QUASIOPTICAL TECHNIQUES FOR MATERIALS CHARACTERIZATION

Chemical characterization. Optical polarimetry and ellipsometry. Mechanical and elastic properties. Electro-, piezo- and magneto-optical properties. Nonlinear optical properties. Spatial anisotropy of induced optical effects. Dielectric spectroscopy. SubTHz and THz spectroscopy. Optical investigations in a visible range. Raman and IR spectroscopy. SEM, TEM, EDX techniques. Structural X-ray characterization. Electron diffraction (SAED, HRTEM).

3. NANOENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND PROCESSES

Synthesis of organic and inorganic nanomaterials. Nanoparticles synthesis. Polymer nanotechnology. Manufacturing of Al2O3, TiO2, Si and SiO2 nanoporous membranes. Crystalline nanocomposites with tailored anisotropy. Nanophysical models: micr oscopic and phenomenological approaches. Nanostructured coatings. Different methods of new materials development: porous matrices, nanocomposites.

4. APPLICATIONS OF INNOVATIVE MATERIALS

Novel innovative materials and its applications. Application for spatial anisotropy of induced optical effects. Nanoconfinement effects. Micro- and Nanofluidics. Numerical simulation methods. Dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA). Nanophysics applications. Nanocomposites for UV, Vis, IR, and THz applications. Nanomaterials in medical and biophysical applications. Carbon nanostructures and devices. Innovative materials in micro and nanoelectronics.