Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Nanostructured materials (including nano – microcrystalline and granular materials, nanoparticles, thin films and multilayers, coatings and low-dimensional materials)
  • Glasses (Oxides and Polymers)
  • Metallic glasses (Bulk, Rapidly Quenched)
  • Quasicrystals
  • Ceramics materials
  • Porous materials (including macro-, meso- and nano-porous metals and oxides prepared by different techniques)
  • Nanomaterials for renewable energy and energy efficiency
  • Atomic and electronic structure
  • Advanced preparation and processing techniques toward amorphous and nanostructured materials
  • Magnetic, transport and optical properties from nanoscale to bulk
  • Mechanical Properties
  • Chemical properties
  • Phase transformations
  • Crystallization processes, clustering and ordering in amorphous materials
  • Applications