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All abstracts will be submitted to the top 10 division topics. Depending on the topic you select, your abstract will be submitted to related divisions and/or parallel conferences.


1 Nanoscale Devices (NSD) and ICN+T

2 Organic and Inorganic Thin Films and Coatings

3 Surface Science

4 Technology

5 Semiconductor Materials and Devices

6 Materials and Devices for Life Sciences

7 Large Scale Facilities  


Super areas (Topics from above re-occur here, in new grouping)

8 Energy generation, storage and sustainability

9 Emerging devices 

10 Advanced processing


1 Nanoscale Devices (NSD) and ICN+T 

NC -  Nanocharacterization ( SPM / STM / Nanospectroscopy) 

NC 01.  Novel SPM Technology
NC 02.  Non-contact AFM
NC 03.  Nanofabrication / nanomanufacturing
NC 04.  Atomic and molecular manipulation
NC 05.  Nanomechanics / tribology
NC 06.  Spin-polarized STM
NC 07.  Transport on the nanoscale
NC 08.  Nanostructures and -devices
NC 09.  Nano- & micro-electro-mechanical systems (NEMS & MEMS)

NQ - Low dimensional and quantum materials 

NQ 01.  Self-organisation and -assembly
NQ 02.  Material growth, heterostructures
NQ 03.  2D Materials (incl. graphene)
NQ 04.  1D Structures (incl. nanowires, carbon nanotubes)
NQ 05.  Nanomaterials for energy
NQ 06.  Molecular adsorption on surfaces
NQ 07.  Surface electronic structure
NQ 08.  Surface chemistry & catalysis
NQ 09.  Nanomagnetism
NQ10.  Superconductivity with SPM

NB - Nanophotonics, Nanobiophotonics, and Nanobiology 

NB 01.  Near field optics
NB 02.  Nanophotonics, plasmonics
NB 03.  Nano-biological systems
NB 04.  Nano-immune therapy
NB 05.  Bio-inspired nanomaterials


2 Organic and Inorganic Thin Films and Coatings

Thin films 

TF 01.  Advances in modeling thin film growth
TF 02.  Nanostructured and architecturally designed coatings
TF 03.  Challenges in magnetic thin films
TF 04.   Structure formation in multi-component thin films
TF 05.   Carbon based films: diamond
TF 06.   Oxide thin films
TF 07.   Plasma-surface interactions for thin film engineering and plasma polymerized thin films
TF 08.  Thin films and surfaces in biological applications
TF 09.  Advances in deposition techniques and thin film technology: chemical kinetics in reactive deposition and process
TF 10.  Aesthetic thin film coatings (colored, luminescent, etc.)
TF 11.  Porous thin films
TF 12.  Flexible, printed and/or dissolvable thin films, membranes and devices
TF 13.  Atomic layer deposition (ALD), atomic layer etching (ALE)

Surface Engineering

SE 01.  Nanostructured surfaces and coatings; synthesis and characterization
SE 02.  Multifunctional coatings for energy and environment
SE 03.  Innovative pulsed and hybrid techniques for surface engineering;
SE 04   Advanced protective coatings and tribological applications
SE 06.  Nanostructural and morphological evolution: theory, simulations
SE 07.  Surface engineering for biomedical applications 

Organic Materials

OM 01.  Growth and deposition of organic thin films and multilayers
OM 02.  Morphology and structure characterization
OM 03.  Organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays
OM 04.  Polymer and small molecule films for energy harvesting
OM 05.  Emerging concepts and technologies
OM 06.  Spintronics, ferromagnetic and ferroelectric semiconductors
OM 07.  Carrier transport and optical properties
OM 08.  Organic Devices and molecular electronics

Materials for Energy Storage 

ES 01.  Nanostructured materials for Li-ion and Na-ion batteries
ES 02.  Nanostructured materials for supercapacitors
ES 03.  Materials for thin film and 3D batteries
ES 04.  Solid State Batteries: electrode materials and electrolytes
ES 05.  Modeling of energy storage materials
ES 06.  Nanomaterials for beyond lithium and stationary batteries (Li-S, metal-air, redox-flow batteries etc.)
ES 07.  Hydrogen storage materials and fuel cells


3 Surface Science 

Surface Science 

SS 01.  Surface structures
SS 02.  Metal, alloys and their surfaces
SS 03.  Surface (ultrafast) dynamics
SS 04.  Oxide surfaces and thin/ultrathin oxide films
SS 05.  Adsorption and reaction on surfaces
SS 06.  Liquids and liquid surfaces
SS 07.  Electronic structures of surfaces
SS 08.  Molecules at surfaces
SS 09.  Organic layers
SS 10.  Polymer surfaces
SS 11.  Semiconductors, their surfaces and low dimensional materials
SS 12.  Surface and interface growth
SS 13.  Imaging techniques other than SPM
SS 14.  Catalysis under ideal and real conditions
SS 15.  Electrochemistry on surfaces

Applied Surface Science 

AS 01.  Quantitative Surface and Interface Analysis
AS 02.  Surface Chemistry and Catalysis
AS 03.  Surface Modification
AS 04.  New Approaches and Novel Applications for Surface Analysis
AS 05.  In-situ or Operando Surface/Interface/Nanomaterials Characterization
AS 06.  Oxidation, Corrosion, and Insulating Films Analysis
AS 07.  Polymer, Organic and Biomaterials Characterization
AS 08.  Surface Science in Energy Related Materials
AS 09.  New Instrumentation for Surface and Nano Characterization
AS 10.  Industrial Applications of Surface Analysis
AS 11.  Depth-profiling, Imaging, and Chemical Mapping
AS 12.  Tribology and Adhesion
AS 13.  Catalysis (Photocatalysis, Green-catalysis)
AS 14.  Synchrotron- and FEL based surface analysi
AS 15.  Chemical analytics at the nanoscale 



4 Technology  

Vacuum Science and Technology 

VS 01.  The Quantum System of Units (Quantum-SI)
VS 02.  Vacuum Measurement, Primary Standards
VS 03.  Outgassing, Adsorption, Desorption Phenomena
VS 04.  Mass Spectrometry, Gas Analysis and Primary Leaks
VS 05.  XHV Production and Measurement
VS 06.  Large Vacuum Systems (Accelerators, Fusion, Space Simulation)
VS 07.  Surface Science for Accelerators
VS 08.  Surface Engineering for Vacuum Systems (Laser, Plasma, Tribology)
VS 09.  Vacuum Components for High Radiation Environments
VS 10.  Vacuum Science for Transportation (Hyperloop, Low Earth Orbit)
VS 11.  Vacuum Technology for Food Packaging
VS 12.  Rarefied Gas Dynamics and Gas Dynamics in Small Structures
VS 13.  Pumps, Getters, Components, and Materials Processing
VS 14.  Vacuum Technology History and Education

Plasma Science and Technology 

PS 01.  Plasma applications in nano- and microfabrication
PS 02.  Surface plasma treatment and plasma-enhanced deposition
PS 03.  Plasma diagnostics and modelling
PS 04.  Plasma polymerisation and interaction with polymers. Plasma treatment of textiles.
PS 05.  Plasma for energy, environment and space applications
PS 06.  Laser produced plasmas
PS 07.  Plasma physics and chemistry at liquid-gas interfaces and in solutions
PS 08.  Applications of plasma in agriculture and food industry
PS 09.  Medical and biological applications and decontamination by plasma
PS 10.  Thermonuclear fusion plasmas
PS 11.  Plasma sources for industrial applications 

Nanofabrication and pilot facilities 

NF 01.  Deep UV lithography
NF 02.  Electron-beam lithography
NF 03.  Nano-imprint lithography
NF 04.  Gas handling, gas purity and vacuum systems
NF 05.  Replication of nanostructures for mass production
NF 06.  Epitaxial growth of materials
NF 07.  Cross contamination
NF 08.  Mask materials for plasma processing
NF 09.  In situ transmission electron microscopy
NF 10.  Thin film adhesion, diffusion and crystallinity
NF 11.  User training and qualification
NF 12.  Building and running a nanofabrication facility



5 Semiconductor Materials and Devices

Electronic Materials

EM 01.  Solar Cells (Si-based SCs, DSSC & OPVs, Perovskite, III-V Semiconductor & CIGS, etc.)
EM 02.  Energy harvesting (piezoelectrics, betavoltaics and thermophotovoltaics)
EM 03.  Thermoelectric materials
EM 04.  Si and other group IV semiconductor materials and devices
EM 05.  Wide bandgap materials — growth, processing, characterization, and theory
EM 06.  Metamaterials and materials for THz, plasmonics and polaritons
EM 07.  Enabling technologies- dielectrics for metal oxide semiconductor technologies, epitaxial oxides and multifunctional oxides
EM 08.  Oxide semiconductors: growth, characterization and application
EM 09.  Materials integration—wafer bonding and engineered substrates
EM 10.  Spintronics and ferromagnetic semiconductors
EM 11.  Highly mismatched bismuthides, dilute nitrides and other alloys
EM 12.  Transparent Conductors
EM 13.  Carrier transport and optical properties
EM 14.  Roll-to-roll processing 

Photonic devices 

PD 01.  VCSEL devices
PD 02.  Efficient photonic waveguides
PD 03.  Si photonics
PD 04.  Si laser opportunities
PD 05.  Directly modulated semiconductor lasers
PD 06.  Quantum dot displays
PD 07.  Light-emitting diodes

Electronic Devices 

ED 01.  1D nanowire and CNT devices
ED 02.  2D Electronic Devices
ED 03.  Steep Slope Devices.
ED 04.  Ferroelectric devices
ED 05.  III-V MOS based devices and interfaces
ED 06.  III-Nitride devices
ED 07.  SiC devices
ED 08.  Ga-oxide field effect transistors
ED 09.  Diamond based transistors
ED 10.  Terahertz and millimeter wave devices
ED 11.  Spintronic devices

Emerging Device Applications 

EA 01.  Heterogeneous integration
EA 02.  Thermoelectric devices
EA 03.  Qubits device realization
EA 04.  Neuromorphic Devices
EA 05.  Ga-oxide field effect transistors
EA 06.  Spintronic devices



6 Materials and Devices for Life Sciences  

Bio-Interfaces 

BI 01.  Microscopic & Spectroscopic analysis of biointerfaces
BI 02.  Micro and nanosensing devices
BI 03.  Biomaterials processing
BI 04.  Nanobiomaterials and nanotoxicology
BI 05.  Biofouling
BI 06.  Liquid interfaces
BI 07.  Plasma medicine and alternative applications of plasmas in biology
BI 08.  Biomimetics 

Biomedical devices 

BM 01.  MEMS biomedical devices
BM 02.  Diagnostics,
BM 03.  Micro and nanofluidics
BM 04.  Cytometry
BM05.  Drug delivery
BM 06.  Neuronal stimulation/implants

Nanomedicine 

NM 01.  Nanocarriers for drug delivery
NM 02.  Nanosafety and toxicology / immunotoxicity
NM 03.  Medical imaging
NM 04.  Cell stimulations and cell diagnostic
NM 05   Sensing Tools and diagnostics
NM 06.  Tissue engineering
NM 07.  Biotechnology and nanorobotics
NM 08.  Nanostructured materials
NM 09.  Theranostics

Biosensors  

BS 01.  Theranostics & implantable sensors
BS 02.  Wearable sensors
BS 03.  Paper-based biosensors
BS 04.  New 2-D nanomaterials for biosensors
BS 05.  Cancer and biomarker detection
BS 06.  Single molecule detection
BS 07.  Self-powered biosensors
BS 08.  DNA chips, nucleic acid sensors and aptasensors
BS 09.  Enzyme-based biosensors
BS 10.  Signal transduction technology (including magneto, piezo, optical and direct electrochemical techniques)



7 Large Scale Facilities   

Neutron Facilities and Science 

NE 01.  In-situ neutron studies of materials (including soft matter and biomaterials)

NE 02.  Excitations and dynamic processes
NE 03.  Adsorbates and interfacial structures studied with neutrons
NE 04.  Nanomagnetism and magnetism

NE 05.  Thin films and coatings investigated with neutrons
NE 06.  Neutron optical devices, guides, polarisers, detectors, and moderators.
NE 07.  New neutron instrumentation

NE 08.  Imaging with neutrons

Synchrotron Facilities and Science 

SY 01.  Phase transitions in materials
SY 02.  Energy materials and systems
SY 03.  Magnetic ordering and nanomagnetism
SY 04.  Structural biology
SY 05.  Environmental science
SY 06.  High pressure science and extreme environments
SY 07.  X-ray microscopy, fluorescence and transmission methods
SY 08.  X-ray diffraction and nanodiffraction, coherent methods
SY 09.  Small and wide-angle x-ray scattering
SY 10.  X-ray spectroscopy and nanospectroscopy
SY 11.  Time resolved, ultrafast methods
SY 12.  Beamline instrumentation, vacuum systems
SY 13.  Sample preparation, sample environments
SY 14.  Data analysis, phase retrieval, 3D methods  
SY 15.  In-situ and in-operando studies

Free Electron Laser Facilities and Science 

FEL 01.  Chemistry and Materials Physics
FEL 02.  Structural biology
FEL 03.  Nanoscience
FEL 04.  Surface science
FEL 05.  Materials under extreme conditions
FEL 06.  Ultrafast dynamics
FEL 07.  Atoms, molecules clusters
FEL 08.  New concepts and techniques
FEL 09.  Instrument development, vacuum systems
FEL 10.  Sample preparation and environments
FEL 11.  Analysis methods



Super areas (Topics from above re-occur here, in new grouping)


8 Energy generation, storage and sustainability

NQ 05. Nanomaterials for energy
ES 01.  Nanostructured materials for Li-ion and Na-ion batteries
ES 02.  Nanostructured materials for supercapacitors
ES 03.  Materials for thin film and 3D batteries
ES 04.  Solid State Batteries: electrode materials and electrolytes
ES 05.  Modeling of energy storage materials
ES 06.  Nanomaterials for beyond lithium and stationary batteries (Li-S, metal-air, redox-flow batteries etc.)
ES 07.  Hydrogen storage materials and fuel cells
AS 13.  Catalysis (Photocatalysis, Green-catalysis)
PS 05.  Plasma for energy, environment and space applications
PS 10.  Thermonuclear fusion plasmas
EM 01. Solar Cells (Si-based SCs, DSSC & OPVs, Perovskite, III-V Semiconductor & CIGS, etc.)
EM 02.  Energy harvesting (piezoelectrics, betavoltaics and thermophotovoltaics)
EM 03.  Thermoelectric materials
EA 02.  Thermoelectric devices
SY 02.  Energy materials and systems



9 Emerging devices  

Optoelectronic devices

NB 02.  Nanophotonics, plasmonics
OM 03.  Organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays
OM 08.  Organic devices and molecular electronics
PD 01.  VCSEL devices
PD 02.  Efficient photonic waveguides
PD 03.  Si photonics
PD 04.  Si laser opportunities
PD 05.  Directly modulated semiconductor lasers
PD 06.  Quantum dot displays
ED 01.  1D nanowire and CNT devices
ED 02.  2D Electronic Devices
ED 03.  Steep Slope Devices.
ED 04.  Ferroelectric devices
ED 05.  III-V MOS based devices and interfaces
ED 06.  III-Nitride devices
ED 07.  SiC devices
ED 08.  Ga-oxide field effect transistors
ED 09.  Diamond based transistors
ED 10.  Terahertz and millimeter wave devices
ED 11.  Spintronic devices
EA 03.  Qubits device realization
EA 04.  Neuromorphic Devices
EA 05.  Ga-oxide field effect transistors
EA 06.  Spintronic devices
BI 02.  Micro and nanosensing devices
BS 07.  Self-powered biosensors
SY 15.  In-situ and in-operando studies

Sensors and life sciences

NB 02.  Nanophotonics, plasmonics
BI 02.  Micro and nanosensing devices
BM 01.  MEMS biomedical devices
BM 03.  Micro and nanofluidic
BM 06.  Neuronal stimulation/implants
BS 01.  Theranostics & implantable sensors
BS 02.  Wearable sensors
BS 03.  Paper-based biosensors
BS 04.  New 2-D nanomaterials for biosensors
BS 07.  Self-powered biosensors
BS 08.  DNA chips, nucleic acid sensors and aptasensors
BS 09.  Enzyme-based biosensors



10 Advanced processing 

OM 01.  Growth and deposition of organic thin films and multilayers
SE 03.  Innovative pulsed and hybrid techniques for surface engineering;
SE 07.  Surface engineering for biomedical applications
TF 01.  Advances in modeling thin film growth
TF 09.  Advances in deposition techniques and thin film technology: chemical kinetics in reactive deposition and process
TF13.  Atomic layer deposition (ALD), atomic layer etching (ALE)
PS 01.  Plasma applications in nano- and microfabrication
EM 14.  Roll-to-roll processing
NF 01.  Deep UV lithography
NF 02.  Electron-beam lithography
NF 03.  Nano-imprint lithography
SY 15.  In-situ and in-operando studies
BM 06.  Tissue engineering