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IVC-20

List of Topics

All abstracts will be submitted to the top 9 division topics. Depending on the topic you select, your abstract will be submitted to related divisions and/or parallel conferences. In addition, abstracts from VASSCCA member societies will be submitted to VASSCAA-8 as well.

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    1. Applied Surface Science (ASS)
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  2. 2
    1. Biointerfaces (BI)
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  3. 3
    1. Electronic Materials and Processing (EMP)
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  4. 4
    1. Nanometer Structures (NS) / ICN+T 2016
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  5. 5
    1. Plasma Science and Technique (PST)
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  6. 6
    1. Surface Engineering (SE)
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  7. 7
    1. Surface Science (SS)
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  8. 8
    1. Thin Films (TF)
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  9. 9
    1. Vacuum Science and Technology (VST)
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  10. 10
    1. 2D Materials and Devices (2DMD)
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  11. 11
    1. Alternative Energy; Fuel Cells, Solar Cells, Battery, Capacitors, Catalysts (AE)
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  12. 12
    1. Advanced Semiconductor and Display Devices (ASDD)
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    1. Plasma Bioscience and Medicine (PBM) / ISPB 2016
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1. Applied Surface Science (ASS)

  • AS 01. Quantitative Surface and Interface Analysis
  • AS 02. Surface Chemistry and Catalysis *(w/ SS)
  • AS 03. Surface Modification
  • AS 04. New Approaches and Novel Applications for Surface Analysis
  • AS 05. In-situ or Operando Surface/Interface/Nanomaterials Characterization
  • AS 06. Oxidation, Corrosion, and Insulating Films Analysis
  • AS 07. Polymer, Organic and Biomaterials Characterization *(w/ BI)
  • AS 08. Surface Science in Energy Related Materials *(w/ EMP, AE)
  • AS 09. New Instrumentation for Surface and Nano Characterization *(w/ SS, NS, ICNT)
  • AS 10. Industrial Applications of Surface Analysis
  • AS 11. Depth-profiling, Imaging, and Chemical Mapping
  • AS 12. Tribology and Adhesion
  • AS 13. Catalysis (Photocatalysis, Green-catalysis) *(w/ AE)


  • 2. Biointerfaces (BI)

  • BI 01. Bio-mass spectrometry
  • BI 02. Nanobio sensor *(w/ NS, ICNT)
  • BI 03. Nanobio materials *(w/ NS, ICNT)
  • BI 04. Nanotoxicity
  • BI 05. Biofouling
  • BI 06. bioAFM *(w/ ASS, NS, ICNT)
  • BI 07. Liquid interfaces *(w/ ASS, SS)
  • BI 08. Plasma medicine/bioplasma *(w/ PST, PBM, ISPB)


  • 3. Electronic Materials and Processing (EMP)

  • EM 01. Solar Cells (Si-based SCs, DSSC & OPVs, Perovskite, III-V Semiconductor & CIGS, etc.) *(w/ AE)
  • EM 02. Battery (Li-ion, Li-polymer, Others) *(w/ AE)
  • EM 03. Fuel Cells (MCFC&PAFC, PEMFC&SOFC, DMFC&DEFC, DCFC) *(w/ AE)
  • EM 04. Capacitors (C-based, Others) *(w/ AE)
  • EM 05. Energy Harvesting (Piezoelectrics, Betavoltaics and Thermophotovoltaics)
  • EM 06. Energy Conversion and Storage Materials – Thermoelectrics
  • EM 07. Si and other group IV semiconductor materials and devices *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 08. Wide Bandgap - Group III-Nitrides—Growth, Processing, Characterization, Theory and Devices *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 09. Wide Bandgap - II-IV-V2 Chalcopyrite Semiconductors *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 10. Wide Bandgap - Silicon Carbide, Oxide Semiconductors —Growth, Processing, Characterization, Theory and Devices
  • EM 11. Terahertz and millimeter wave devices *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 12. Metamaterials and Materials for THz, Plasmonics and Polaritons
  • EM 13. Enabling Technologies- Dielectrics for Metal Oxide Semiconductor Technologies, Epitaxial Oxides and Multifunctional Oxides
  • EM 14. Organic and oxide semiconductors: growth, characterization and application *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 15. Materials Integration—Wafer Bonding and Engineered Substrates
  • EM 16. Spintronics and ferromagnetic semiconductors *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 17. Highly Mismatched Bismuthides, Dilute Nitrides and Other Alloys
  • EM 18. Organic Devices and Molecular Electronics, Flexible, Printed and/or Dissolvable Thin Films or Nanomembranes
  • EM 19. Transparent Conductors
  • EM 20. Carrier transport and optical properties *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 21. Organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 22. Flexible displays *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 23. Moisture barrier films *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 24. Quantum dot displays *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 25. Roll-to-roll processing *(w/ ASDD)


  • 4. Nanometer Structures (NS)

    ※ Same as the International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology 2016 (ICN+T 2016)


  • NS 01. Novel SPM Technology *(w/ ICNT)
  • NS 02. Non-contact Force Microscopy *(w/ ICNT)
  • NS 03. Nearfield Optics, Nanophotonics, Plasmonics *(w/ ICNT)
  • NS 04. Nano-fabrication *(w/ ICNT)
  • NS 05. Atomic and Molecular Manipulation *(w/ SS, ICNT)
  • NS 06. Self-organization & Self-assembly *(w/ ICNT)
  • NS 07. Molecular adsoprtion on Surface *(w/ SS, ICNT)
  • NS 08. Nanomehanics, tribology *(w/ ICNT)
  • NS 09. Nano Adhesion *(w/ ICNT)
  • NS 10. Metal, Semiconductor *(w/ SS, ICNT)
  • NS 11. Surface Electronic Structure *(w/ SS, ICNT)
  • NS 12. Surface Chemistry & Catalysis *(w/ SS, ICNT)
  • NS 13. Material Growth, Heterostructures *(w/ ICNT)
  • NS 14. 2D Materials including graphene *(w/ ASDD, 2DMD, ICNT)
  • NS 15. 1D structures including nanowires and carbon nanotube *(w/ ICNT)
  • NS 16. Cluster & Nanoparticles *(w/ ICNT)
  • NS 17. Nanomagnetic Properties *(w/ ICNT)
  • NS 18. SpinPolarized STM *(w/ ICNT)
  • NS 19. Superconductivity with SPM *(w/ ICNT)
  • NS 20. Transport in Nano *(w/ EMP, ICNT)
  • NS 21. Nanomaterials for Energy *(w/ SS, ICNT)
  • NS 22. Nano-biological Systems *(w/ BI, ICNT)
  • NS 23. Nano-biosensor/Fluid *(w/ BI, ICNT)
  • NS 24. Nanostructures, nanomanufacturing and devices *(w/ ASDD, ICNT)
  • NS 25. Quantum dot materials *(w/ ASDD)


  • 5. Plasma Science and Technique (PST)

  • PS 01. Plasma diagnostics and sensors *(w/ PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 02. Plasmas for energy, environment and space
  • PS 03. Plasmas for microelectronics and nanotechnology
  • PS 04. Plasma sources for plasma bioscience and medicines *(w/ PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 05. Fundamentals of nonthermal atmospheric pressure plasmas *(w/ PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 06. Advanced plasma sources, microplasmas and EUV lighting sources
  • PS 07. Surface engineering and multifunctional coatings (PVD, PECVD, soft materials, polymers)
  • PS 08. Laser produced plasmas
  • PS 09. Plasma chemistry of liquid-gas interface *(w/ PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 10. Plasma aided manufacturing
  • PS 11. Dusty plasmas
  • PS 12. Plasma for gas reforming
  • PS 13. Plasma polymerization
  • PS 14. Plasma medical treatments and pharmaceutical applications *(w/ PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 15. Plasma-cell and plasma-tissue interactions, biological reactions *(w/ PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 16. Plasma sterilization and decontamination *(w/ PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 17. Plasma agricultural and food applications *(w/ PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 18. Plasma biochemical and biomolecular engineering *(w/ PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 19. Plasma-surface functionalizations for biomedical materials and films *(w/ PBM, ISPB)


  • 6. Surface Engineering (SE)

  • SE 01. Nanostructured surfaces and coatings; engineered multilayers
  • SE 02. Multifunctionality through surface engineering
  • SE 03. Innovative surface engineering processes – pulsed, hybrid techniques
  • SE 04. Advanced protective coatings and tribological applications
  • SE 06. Nanoscale view on thin film microstructure and morphology evolution: theory, simulations *(w/ TF)
  • SE 07. Surface engineering for biomedical applications *(w/ BI)


  • 7. Surface Science (SS)

  • SS 01. Surface structures
  • SS 02. Metal, alloys and their surfaces
  • SS 03. Surface structure and dynamics
  • SS 04. Oxide surfaces and thin/ultrathin oxide films
  • SS 05. Adsorption and reaction on surfaces
  • SS 06. Liquids and liquid surfaces *(w/ BI, ASS)
  • SS 07. Electronic structures of surfaces
  • SS 08. Molecules at surfaces
  • SS 09. Organic layers
  • SS 10. Polymer surfaces
  • SS 11. Semiconductors, their surfaces and Semiconductors low dimensional materials *(w/ EMP)
  • SS 12. Surface and interface growth
  • SS 13. Imaging techniques other than SPM
  • SS 14. Catalysis under ideal and real conditions
  • SS 15. Electrochemistry on surfaces


  • 8. Thin Films (TF)

  • TF 01. Advances in modeling thin film growth
  • TF 02. Nanostructured and architecturally designed coatings, smart surfaces
  • TF 03. Challenges in magnetic thin films
  • TF 04. Structure formation in multi-component thin films
  • TF 05. Carbon based films: diamond, DLC, organic polymers
  • TF 06. Energetic particle and solid interaction
  • TF 07. Oxide thin films *(w/ ASS)
  • TF 08. Thin films in environmental applications (energy harvesting, saving and storage) *(w/ EMP, AE)
  • TF 09. Plasma-surface interactions for thin film engineering *(w/ PST)
  • TF 10. Plasma polymerized thin films *(w/ PST)
  • TF 11. Protective coatings in severe environments
  • TF 12. Thin films and surfaces in biological applications *(w/ BI)
  • TF 13. Advances in deposition techniques
  • TF 14. Chemical kinetics in reactive deposition and process
  • TF 15. Aesthetic thin film coatings (colored coatings, luminescent coatings, and etc)
  • TF 16. Chemical analytics at the nanoscale
  • TF 17. Porous thin films
  • TF 18. Emerging thin film technology


  • 9. Vacuum Science and Technology (VST)

  • VS 01. Vacuum Measurement and Primary Standards
  • VS 02. Mass Spectrometry, Gas Analysis and Primary Leaks
  • VS 03. Rarefied Gas Dynamics and Simulations
  • VS 04. Outgassing, Adsorption, Desorption Phenomena
  • VS 05. Surface Science for Accelerator Photocathode Lifetimes
  • VS 06. Gas Mems-Gas Dynamics in Small Structures
  • VS 07. XHV Production and Measurement
  • VS 08. Pumps, Getters, Components, and Materials Processing
  • VS 09. Large Vacuum Systems and Space Simulation
  • VS 10. Surface Engineering for Vacuum Systems (Plasma, Magnetron, Tribology)
  • VS 11. Vacuum Techniques for Food Packaging
  • VS 12. Vacuum Technology History and Education


  • 10. 2D Materials and Devices (2DMD)

  • NS 14. 2D Materials including graphene *(w/ ASDD, 2DMD, ICNT)




  • 11. Alternative Energy; Fuel Cells, Solar Cells, Battery, Capacitors, Catalysts (AE)

  • AS 08. Surface Science in Energy Related Materials *(w/ EMP, AE)
  • AS 13. Catalysis (Photocatalysis, Green-catalysis) *(w/ AE)
  • EM 01. Solar Cells (Si-based SCs, DSSC & OPVs, Perovskite, III-V Semiconductor & CIGS, etc.) *(w/ AE)
  • EM 02. Battery (Li-ion, Li-polymer, Others) *(w/ AE)
  • EM 03. Fuel Cells (MCFC&PAFC, PEMFC&SOFC, DMFC&DEFC, DCFC) *(w/ AE)
  • EM 04. Capacitors (C-based, Others) *(w/ AE)
  • TF 08. Thin films in environmental applications (energy harvesting, saving and storage) *(w/ EMP, AE)


  • 12. Advanced Semiconductor and Display Devices (ASDD)

  • EM 07. Si and other group IV semiconductor materials and devices *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 08. Wide Bandgap - Group III-Nitrides—Growth, Processing, Characterization, Theory and Devices *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 09. Wide Bandgap - II-IV-V2 Chalcopyrite Semiconductors *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 11. Terahertz and millimeter wave devices *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 14. Organic and oxide semiconductors: growth, characterization and application *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 16. Spintronics and ferromagnetic semiconductors *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 20. Carrier transport and optical properties *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 21. Organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 22. Flexible displays *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 23. Moisture barrier films *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 24. Quantum dot displays *(w/ ASDD)
  • EM 25. Roll-to-roll processing *(w/ ASDD)
  • NS 14. 2D Materials including graphene *(w/ ASDD, 2DMD, ICNT)
  • NS 24. Nanostructures, nanomanufacturing and devices *(w/ ASDD, ICNT)
  • NS 25. Quantum dot materials *(w/ ASDD)


  • 13. Plasma Bioscience and Medicine (PBM)

    ※ Same as the International Symposium of Plasma Biosciences 2016 (ISPB 2016)


  • BI 08. Plasma medicine/bioplasma *(w/ PST, PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 01. Plasma diagnostics and sensors *(w/ PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 04. Plasma sources for plasma bioscience and medicines *(w/ PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 05. Fundamentals of nonthermal atmospheric pressure plasmas *(w/ PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 09. Plasma chemistry of liquid-gas interface *(w/ PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 14. Plasma medical treatments and pharmaceutical applications *(w/ PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 15. Plasma-cell and plasma-tissue interactions, biological reactions *(w/ PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 16. Plasma sterilization and decontamination *(w/ PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 17. Plasma agricultural and food applications *(w/ PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 18. Plasma biochemical and biomolecular engineering *(w/ PBM, ISPB)
  • PS 19. Plasma-surface functionalizations for biomedical materials and films *(w/ PBM, ISPB)