Scopes

  • physics of defects and impurities in semiconductors
  • physics and application of technologically functional defects
  • nanotechnology and materials science for activation of technologically functional defects
  • single-defect phenomena, including single dopants such as P in Si and magnetically active centers such as NV in diamond
  • defect-induced magnetic properties or doped with transition metal elements
  • advances in defect computational methods
  • defects controlling the (opto-)electronic properties of crystalline semiconductors and devices
  • defects in oxide semiconductors
  • defects in organic semiconductors
  • defects in low-dimensional materials
  • topological insulators
  • defects in graphene and graphene-based nanomaterials
  • role of defects in affecting thermal transport in thermoelectric nanomaterials
  • tailoring nanomaterials properties by cluster implant
  • defects in nanodiamonds
  • New developments in deposition methods and characterization tools for defect engineering in inorganic and organic semiconductors and nanomaterials

Materials to be covered include, but are not limited to, group-IV semiconductors and their alloys, III-V and II-VI compound semiconductors, III-nitrides and alloys, organic and magnetic semiconductors.