Plenary sessions

First plenary session - Monday, September 3, 2018

Session: 10.30-13.00

Chairpersons: Yury Gogotsi and Joseph T Hupp

Synthesis and properties of two-dimensional carbides and nitrides (MXenes)
Yury Gogotsi
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and A. J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

AIM-ing for single-atom precision for heterogeneous catalysts
Joseph T Hupp
Northwestern University Department of Chemistry Evanston, IL 60208, USA

Applying chemistry to make today’s best tunable millimeter wave dielectric even better
Darrell G. Schlom
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, USA

Ultra-high resolution study by aberration-corrected TEM of pyrochlore BZN supplying information on displacive atom-site disorder
Knut W. Urban1,2, Chun-Lin Jia1,2, and Hong Wang2
PGI-5 and Ernst Ruska Center, Research Center Juelich, Juelich/Germany;
2School of Electronic and Information Engineering and State Key Laboratory for Mechanical Behaviour of Materials, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China

Electric field control of magnetism
Ramamoorthy Ramesh
Department of Physics and Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA


Second plenary session - Monday, September 3, 2018

Session I: 14.30-16.30

Chairpersons: Knut W. Urban and Rolf Erni

Correction of aberrations – past – present – and future perspectives
Harald Rose
Ulm University, Ulm, Germany

Prospects and challenges for high-resolution transmission electron microscopy
Rafal E. Dunin-Borkowski, Lei Jin, András Kovács, Andreas Thust
Ernst Ruska-Centre for Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons and Peter Grünberg Institute, Forschungszentrum Jülich, 52425 Jülich, Germany

High precision STEM studies of spatial strain distribution in nanostructures with correlation to properties
Eva Olsson
Chalmers University of Technology, Eva Olsson Group, Gothenburg, Sweden

Unconventional Imaging by scanning transmission electron microscopy
Rolf Erni, Trond Henninen, Feng Wang, Marta Bon, Debora Keller, Nabeel Ahmad, Marta D. Rossell, Marco Campanini
Electron Microscopy Center, Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, 8600 Dübendorf, Switzerland

1630-1700 Break

Session II: 17.00-19.00

Chairmen: Eva Olsson and Rafal E. Dunin-Borkowski

Growth of wide bandgap semiconducting layers: a transmission electron microscopy study
Bela Pecz
Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science, Centre for Energy Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, MTA EK MFA, 1121 Budapest, Konkoly-Thege M. u. 29-33, Hungary

The role of interface complexions on processing ceramic matrix nanocomposites
Ruth Moshe, Rachel Marder, Wayne D. Kaplan
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Sub 30 meV in a monochromated Themis Z
Anil Yalcin
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Eindhoven, Netherlands

High-resolution 3D crack visualization in multi-component materials and structures during mechanical loading – A novel application of X-ray microscopy
Ehrenfried Zschech, Sven Niese1, Kristina Kutukova, Juergen Gluch
Fraunhofer IKTS Dresden, Germany
1now with AXO Dresden GmbH, Dresden, Germany


Third plenary session - Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Session I: 8.30-10.30

Chairpersons: Vladimir Torchilin and Robert Sinclair

An update on advanced electron microscopy for cancer nanotechnology research
Robert Sinclair1,2, Yitian Zeng1,2, Steven J. Madsen1,2, Ai L. Koh1
1Stanford University, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Stanford, USA
2Stanford University, Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence, Stanford, USA

Recent developments in combination nanopreparations against cancer
Vladimir Torchilin
Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA

The future of medicine: Implantable nanosensors
Thomas J. Webster
Department Chemical Engineering; Northeastern University; USA

Ceramic nanoparticles for advanced biomedical applications: from bone to brain
Vuk Uskoković
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA


Session II: 11.00-13.00

Chairperons: Danilo Suvorov and Paul V. Braun

Solid-state oxygen abstraction from stable oxides for energy storage materials
Mamoru Senna
Keio University, Yokohama, Japan Faculty of Science and Technology, Hiyoshi, Yokohama 223-8522, Japan

High energy density electrodeposited Li and Na-ion battery electrodes
Paul V. Braun
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, USA

(Early actinoid metal)-boron-carbon systems: phase equilibria, crystal structures and physical properties
Peter Rogl1, Raimund Podloucky2, Henri Noel3, Gerald Giester4
Institute of Materials Chemistry & Research, University of Vienna, A-1090 Vienna, Austria;
2Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Vienna, A-1090 Vienna, Austria;
3Laboratoire de Chimie du Solide et Materiaux, UMR-CNRS 6226, Université de Rennes I, F-35042 Rennes, France;
4Institute of Mineralogy and Crystallography, University of Vienna, A-1090 Vienna, Austria

Solid-state synthesis of lead-free (K/Na)0.5Bi0.5TiO3 piezoceramics: peculiarities and their influence on the electrical properties
Danilo Suvorov, Jakob König, Matjaz Spreitzer
Advanced Materials Department, Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia

1300-1430 Break



Fourth plenary session - Tuesday, September 4, 2017

Session I: 14.30-17.00

Chairpersons: Richard W. Siegel and Hamish L Fraser

A unified computational approach for dislocation-based plasticity
Richard LeSar, John Graham, Laurent Capolungo
Iowa State University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Ames, IA, USA;
Ames Laboratory, Ames, IA, USA;
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA

Materials characterization and integrated computational materials engineering: providing solutions for near-net shape manufacturing
Hamish L. Fraser
Center for the Accelerated Maturation of Materials, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA

On the nucleation of planar faults in single crystal Ni-base superalloys
Gunther Eggeler
Bochum University, Ruhr, Germany

Quo vadis quantum matter?!
Davor Pavuna
Complex Matter Laboratory - Institute of Physics, Ecole Polytechique Federale de Lausanne, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

Ultimate atom resolution
Richard W. Siegel
Materials Science and Engineering Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York 12180, USA

1700-1730 Break

Session II: 17.30-20.00

Chairpersons: Toshiaki Makabe and Vikram Jayaram

Probing mechanical behaviour at small length scales: from spatially resolved toughness in Pt-Ni-Al bond coats on superalloys to small scale cantilever creep for residual life assessment
Vikram Jayaram
Indian Institute of Science, Department of Materials Engineering, Bangalore 560012, India

NV centers in diamond: potentials and limitations for quantum metrology
Karoly Holczer1 and Jason Cleveland2
UCLA, Department of Physics & Astronomy 475 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1547, USA;
2SomaLogic Inc. 2945 Wilderness Place Boulder, CO 80301, USA

Metastable-watching for the structure and property of low-temperature plasmas
Toshiaki Makabe
Keio University, Japan

On the origin of high glass forming ability in metallic systems
Emil Babić1, Ramir Ristić2, Ignacio A. Figueroa3, Damir Pajić1, Željko Skoko1, Krešo Zadro1
Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, HR 10000, Croatia;
2Department of Physics, University of Osijek, Osijek, HR 31000, Croatia;
3Institute of Materials Research-UNAM, Universitaria Coyoacan, C. P. 04510 Mexico, Mexico

Fundamental aspects of the use of metal hydrides in hydrogen energy and chemical current sources
Yuriy Solonin, Valentin Dobrovolsky, Olga Ershova, Oleg Khyzhun
Institute for Problems of Materials Sciences National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine

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