Materials Research at the Nanoscale

October 10, 2018

 Abstract: The theme of this year’s meeting will largely be focused on imaging-enabled nanoscale research on the structure, properties and processing of materials. Invited speakers will describe new tools and methods for atomic-scale structural and chemical characterization of materials, and application of these methods to optimization of processing and properties of materials for a wide range of applications. Results from imaging-based in situ studies of vapor- and liquid-phase processes for synthesis of nanostructured materials and in situ studies of nano- and micro-scale phenomena that can be used to engineer properties of bulk materials will be presented. Development of compact high-brilliance X-ray sources that can provide synchrotron-level materials analyses with laboratory-scale systems will also be discussed. Studies of nanoscale electronic, photonic, mechanical and catalytic properties of materials will be included and discussion of prospects for development of new state-of-the-art tools and methods for imaging-based and x–ray based materials research will be featured.



09-18-2018 3:30 pm

Associate Professor
The James Franck Institute
The Institute for Biophysical Dynamics
University of Chicago
Title of talk to be announced...

10-02-2018 3:30 pm

Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
University of Minnesota
Title of talk to be announced...

10-30-2018 3:30 pm

John C. C. Fan Distinguished Professor
North Carolina State University
Title of talk to be announced...

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