2020 MRS Spring Meeting

Call for Papers

Symposium F.EL03-Emerging Low-Dimensional Chalcogenides for Electronics and Photonics

Traditional chalcogenides have been widely explored in the past with potential applications in photovoltaics, thermoelectrics, multiferroics, photoelectrochemical cells, etc. Despite these broad applications of bulk chalcogenides, emerging chalcogenides with low-dimensional crystal structures (i.e. 1D and 2D) provide exciting materials platform with unique electronic and optical properties. This symposium will focus on the latest research of the emerging low-dimensional chalcogenides, and bring together scientists and researchers from academia, national labs, and industry to discuss the current status and future directions. Abstracts are solicited in the areas of interest that include theory, synthesis, and characterization as well as device applications of emerging low-dimensional chalcogenides in photovoltaics, photoelectrochemical, light-emission diodes (LED),optoelectronics, thermoelectrics, multiferroics, and other electronic and photonic devices.

Topics will include:

  • Emerging 1D and 2D chalcogenides and their physical properties
  • Advanced synthesis of low-dimensional chalcogenides
  • Novel characterization methods to understand physical and chemical properties of chalcogenides
  • Emerging low-dimensional chalcogenides for electronics
  • Emerging low-dimensional chalcogenides for computing and sensing
  • Emerging low-dimensional chalcogenides in energy conversion and storage
  • Emerging low-dimensional chalcogenides for other electronic and photonic applications
  • Surface, interface, and defects in low-dimensional chalcogenides
  • Degradation, passivation and stabilization of low-dimensional chalcogenides
  • Theory-guided discovery of 1D and 2D chalcogenides
  • Modeling and simulation of emerging chalcogenides

Invited Speakers:

  • Sarbajit Banerjee (Texas A&M University, USA)
  • Sage Bauers (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA)
  • Goki Eda (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
  • Rafael Jaramillo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Mercouri Kanatzidis (Northwestern University, USA)
  • Jing Kong (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Xiaoqin Li (University of Texas Austin, USA)
  • Ruth Pachter (Air Force Research Laboratory, USA)
  • Zhifeng Ren (University of Houston, USA)
  • David Scanlon (University College London, United Kingdom)
  • Vladan Stevanovic (Colorado School of Mines, USA)
  • David Tilley (Universität Zurich, Switzerland)
  • Paz Vaqueiro (University of Reading, United Kingdom)
  • Aron Walsh (Imperial College London, United Kingdom)
  • Han Wang (University of Southern California, USA)
  • Matthias Wuttig (RWTH, Aachen University, Germany)
  • Yanfa Yan (University of Toledo, USA)

Symposium Organizers

Qian Zhang
Harbin Institute of Technology (Shenzhen)

Xiaofeng Qian
Texas A and M University
Materials Science and Engineering

Jon Major
University of Liverpool
Department of Physics
United Kingdom

Feng Yan
The University of Alabama
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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