October 6 - October 11, 2019 in Hiroshima, Japan

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Conference Scope / Topics

ICSFS19 will cover recent advances in controlling and characterizing the physical and chemical properties of films and surfaces, with a particular emphasis on materials for electronic , photonic, spintronic applications, and bio-functionalizations. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Bio-functionalization and sensing
  • 2D materials and graphene
  • Catalysis and surface reactions
  • Organic and inorganic films for active devices
  • Film growth
  • Fuel cells and hydrogen storage
  • Insulator and oxide surfaces and films
  • Magnetism and spintronics
  • Mechanical characterization and tribology
  • Metallic films
  • Novel and emerging methods in thin film characterization
  • Surface theory and models
  • Photonics, plasmonics and magnetoplasmonics
  • Polymer films
  • Self-assembled films
  • Semiconductors and hybrid films
  • Superconducting films, interfaces and surfaces