Conference Topics

1. INNOVATIVE MATERIALS

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

2. TECHNIQUES FOR MATERIALS INVESTIGATION AND 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 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, Si and SiO2 nanoporous membranes. Nanocomposites with tailored anisotropy. Nanocomposites for UV, Vis, IR, and sub-THz applications. Nanophysical models: microscopic 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 sub-THz applications. Nanomaterials in medical and biophysical applications. Carbon nanostructures and devices. Innovative materials in micro and nanoelectronics.