Tutorial CP03—Mini X-Ray and Neutron School on In Situ Materials Research
Leading researchers from the U.S. DOE presented lectures on the neutron and x-ray facilities, characteristics of the sources and related
beamlines, principles of scattering and spectroscopy, data processing and modeling, and topics on applications to a variety of scientific subjects.
Tutorial EP12—Plasmonics, Metamaterials and Metasurfaces for Manipulating Light at Nanoscale
The tutorial highlighted strategies that address challenges in plasmonics and metamaterials, spanning novel synthetic
methods, advanced nanostructure characterization, and ultimate integration into diverse areas such as energy conversion, flat optical components and nanoscale optoelectronic devices.
Tutorial ES06—Simulating Electrochemical Systems from First Principles with Quantum-Espresso
session covered Fundamentals of Density-Functional Theory and Quantum Chemistry in Continuum Environments.
Tutorial ES20—Young Scientist Tutorial on Characterization Techniques for Thin-Film Solar Cells
This tutorial was designed for young researchers who are active in the field of thin-film solar cells and wanted to learn the
fundamentals of characterization methods that are being used in research and development of these materials and devices.
Tutorial ES21—Nanogenerators and Piezotronics—Principles, Materials, Devices and Nanosystems
The tutorial included two sections: Nanogenerators—From Sustainable Power Source to Self-Powered Systems
and Piezotronics, Piezo-Photonics and Piezo-Phototronics—From Electrochemical Catalyst to 2D Materials.
Tutorial QN04—Outstanding Challenges in Nanoscale Heat Transport
The tutorial provided an overview of some unresolved theoretical and experimental problems in the field of nanoscale thermal transport.
Tutorial QN07—Quantum Phenomena in Oxide Materials
This tutorial covered various aspects of quantum behavior of oxides. It focused on the transport properties and electronic structures of quantum oxide materials,
and novel imaging techniques and theoretical approaches for characterization of the materials.
Tutorial EP01—Fundamentals of Liquid-Crystalline Semiconductors
This tutorial provided a comprehensive overview of molecular self-assembly and liquid crystallinity
in organic electronics.
Tutorial ES03—Advanced Soft X-Ray Spectroscopy and Cryo-TEM in Studies of Batteries and Electrocatalysts
This tutorial focused on the fundamentals and applications of several advanced characterization techniques
to understand the atomic and electronic structures of energy materials, especially batteries and electrocatalysts.
Tutorial ES13—Data-Driven Design of Sustainable Materials with Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Assessment
This tutorial introduced approaches and tools for quantifying
not only the technological performance impacts of selecting specific materials and processes, but also their economic, environmental, societal and human health impacts.
Tutorial QN02—Defects and Magnetic Properties of Two-Dimensional Materials
This tutorial reviewed the recent developments in the rapidly growing field of defects and magnetic
properties of a broad spectrum of 2D materials through a combination of theoretical and sensitive experimental approaches, and will immensely benefit scientists at all levels.
Tutorial QN05—Building Understanding of Phonon Transport—Calculations and Experiment
This two-part (theoretical and experimental) tutorial dove into topics related to (1) lattice dynamics and phonon thermal
transport calculations and (2) measurements of thermal transport that inform our understanding of underlying phonon behaviors.