This tutorial introduced the audience to the basics, principles, and applications of two advanced TEM imaging techniques.
- Liang Jin, Direct Electron, LP
- Gang Ren, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
The tutorial presented novel computational analytic methods capable of unlocking the human knowledge that’s been documented and archived in the unstructured text of hundreds of millions of scientific publications to extend scientific discovery beyond human capacity, and ways to automate experimental knowledge generation.
- Rama Vasudevan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
- Ichiro Takeuchi, University of Maryland
- Justin Fessler, IBM Federal Software
This tutorial was broken down into four topics including “Materials for Nanoplasmonics and their Fundamental Properties,” “Spaser as Coherent Generator of Nanoplasmonic Fields and Light,” “Chiral Nanostructures and Metamaterials” and “From Metamaterials to Active Metadevices.”
- Mark Luitzen Brongersma, Stanford University
- Mark Stockman, Georgia State University
The tutorial aimed to give an overview of materials engineering and device optimization for relevant emerging applications, such as phase change memories, non-von Neumann computing, and optoelectronics.
- Huai-Yu Cheng, IBM/Macronix PCRAM Joint Project, Macronix Int. Co., Ltd.
- Abu Sebastian, IBM Research—Zurich
This tutorial was delivered in two parts with several sub-lectures. The two main topics covered were “Fundamentals and Applications of Nanogenerators for Energy Harvesting” and “Piezotronics and Piezo-Phototronics for Adaptive Electronics and Optoelectronics”
- Rusen Yang, University of Minnesota
- Guang Zhu, Chinese Academy of Sciences
- Wenzhuo Wu, Purdue University
- Caofeng Pan, Chinese Academy of Sciences
This tutorial was broken down into two main parts. Part one provided a general introduction to caloric effects and caloric materials. Part two reviewed key principles governing the use of caloric materials in heat engines and heat pumps.
- Mehmet Acet, Universitat Duisburg-Essen
- Andrew Rowe, University of Victoria
This tutorial covered fundamental interfacial electrochemistry, electrolyte materials, to electrode/electrolyte interfaces/interphases related to electrochemical energy storage.
- Kang Xu, Army Research Laboratory
- Nancy J. Dudney, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
- Chunsheng Wang, University of Maryland, College Park
This tutorial was intended for young researchers (students and post-graduates within 3 years of degree completion) 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.
- Thomas Paul Weiss, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA)
- Matthias Maiberg, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
- Michelle Mezher, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
- Jacob Gruber, Drexel University
- Jose J. Chavez, Sandia National Laboratories
- Tao Song, Colorado State University
The tutorial provided an overview of experimental and theoretical techniques for understanding and manipulating thermal transport in nanoscale materials.
- Keivan Esfarjani, University of Virginia
- Richard Wilson, University of California, Riverside