Sessions and topics

SESSION 1 (Chairs: Dimo Kashchiev and Elias Vlieg):
Fundamentals of Nucleation and Crystal Growth
Theory, modeling, and experiment.   

SESSION 2 (Chairs: Thierry Duffar and Jochen Friedrich):
Bulk Crystal Growth
Crystallization mechanisms, morphology, growth instabilities, crystallography. Growth technologies and process control.

SESSION 3 (Chairs: Knut Deppert and Michal Leszczynski):
Surfaces, Interfaces, Epitaxial Growth, Thin Films
Structure and properties of solid-vapor, solid-liquid and solid-solid interfaces and surface morphology. Physical, chemical, and technological aspects of thin film formation and epitaxial growth.

SESSION 4 (Chairs: Andreas  Danilewsky and Rositsa Yakimova):
Structural Defects and Impurities in Crystalline Materials
Mechanisms of defect formation in crystals, crystalline structure, physical properties, surface and bulk defects.

SESSION 5 (Chairs: Josef Novak and Paola Prete):
Crystal Growth and Characterization of Nanostructures, Low-dimensional and Confined Systems
Nanoparticles, quantum dots, nanowires, nanotubes, and other low dimensional structures. Fabrication by lithography, self-assembly, chemical synthesis, etc.

SESSION 6 (Chairs: Dino Aquilano and Alberta Bonanni):
Crystallization of Inorganic Materials
Growth of advanced  inorganic materials. Crystallization in solid-vapor, solid-liquid and solid-solid systems. Crystalline structure, and physical properties. Mesocrystals and colloidal systems.

SESSION 7 (Chairs: Giuseppe Falini and Stéphane Veesler):
Crystallization in Organic and Biological Systems
Advances in growth of organic, macromolecular and biomolecular crystals. Protein and polymer crystalline materials. Bio-mineralization and bio-inspired crystallization.  

SESSION 8 (Chairs: Heike Lorenz and Kevin Roberts):
Industrial Crystallization, Technologies and Process Control
Crystallization for industrial applications. New equipment and technologies. Food, cosmetic, and pharmaceutical products.

SESSION 9 (Chairs: Raffaella Lo Nigro and Dorota A. Pawlak):
Novel Materials and Structures
New materials and structures with specific or improved properties and/or newly-designed applications. Inorganic and organic hybrid structures.
Applications in areas of energy conversion, storage, magnetics, optoelectronics, quantum computation, nanoelectromechanical systems, and semiconductor electronics.
 

SESSION 10 (Chairs: Christiane Frank-Rotsch and Evgeny Zharikov):
New Methods and Techniques for Crystal Growth
Crystal growth under variety of external fields and extreme conditions – electric fields, magnetic fields, hyper and micro gravity, radiation, vibration, ultrasonic, high pressure, thermal and mechanical stress, etc.


SESSION 11 (Chairs: Florinda da Costa and Ionut Enculescu):
Advances in Observation and Characterization Methods
In-situ monitoring methods and analysis of physical, structural and chemical properties of crystals. Microscopy, spectroscopy, scattering, and other characterization techniques.

 

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