Conference Sessions & Abstract Submission
Smart Materials 2020 | March 19 & 20, 2020 | Berlin, Germany
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Sessions and Highlights Smart Materials 2020
Track 1: Smart Materials & Structures
- Shape-Memory Alloys and Phase Change Materials
- Electroluminescent and Electrochromic Materials
- Polymer-based Smart Materials
Track 2: Advances Materials & Engineering
- Metallic materials and polymers
- Advanced 2D and 3D materials
- Elastomers and thermoplastic elastomers
- Piezoelectric Materials
- The future of piezoelectricity
- Advances in instrumentation technology
- Smart materials and other advanced materials
- Material properties and applications
- Magnetic materials and electronic materials
- Fundamentals of thermodynamic modelling of materials
Track 3: Advanced Optical Materials
Advanced Optical Materials is an international, interdisciplinary forum for peer-reviewed papers on materials science which focuses on all aspects of light-matter interactions. Advanced Optical Materials was published as a special focus section integrated in Advanced Materials in 2012 and launched as a journal at the start of 2013. Advanced Optical Materials has an Impact Factor of 7.125 (2018 Journal Impact Factor, Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2019)).
The scope of Advanced Optical Materials is dedicated to breakthrough discoveries and fundamental research in photonics, plasmonics, metamaterials, and more. The following is a non-exhaustive list of the topics covered in Advanced Optical Materials:
- Photonic crystals
- Nonlinear optics
- Optical nanostructures
- Optical devices, detectors & sensors
- Opto-acoustic materials
- Optical data storage
- Micro/nano resonators
- Optical waveguides
Track 4 : Metallurgy and Materials Science
Track 5: Bio-materials and Tissue Engineering
Biomaterials fill in as a vital segment of tissue designing. They are intended to give structural System reminiscent of local extracellular framework with a specific end goal to energize cell development and inevitable tissue recovery. Tissue building can possibly accomplish this by joining materials outline and designing with cell treatment. Biomaterials can give physical backings to built tissues and ground-breaking geographical and concoction prompts to manage cells. Biomaterials designing includes combination, preparing, and characterisation of noval materials, including polymers, proteins, glasses, concretes, composites and half and halves. The exemplary worldview depends on a blend of biomaterials platforms, cells, and bioactive particles to arrange tissue development and combination inside the host condition
- Biomedical Applications of Nano-particles
- Biomaterials for Tissue Regeneration
- Soft and Biological Matter
- Surfaces and interfaces of biomaterials
- Bio Device Fabrication
Track 5 : Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology and Sensors
Track 7: The Future of Piezoelectricity
Piezoelectricity is an exciting field of Nanotechnology, and there are already tests being run outside labs to try and harness this form of power. In many places including Japan’s subway, dance floors across the world and football stadiums, engineers have already put in place piezoelectric floors that use the high volume of footfall to decrease their demand for electricity from the grid. With a bit of luck in the years to come, piezoelecticty will become another weapon which we can use to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and to derive the energy we need.
- Piezo-electromechanical smart materials.
- Piezoelectric Actuators in Consumer Electronics
Piezoelectric Materials and Applications
- Uses of Piezoelectric Actuators in Industrial Applications
- Uses of Piezoelectric Sensors in Medical Applications
- Piezoelectric actuators in Ultrasonic Cleaning, Ultrasonic Welding
- Piezo-based applications in industrial equipment
- Piezoelectricity in Other Applications
Track 8: Nanotechnology in Healthcare
Track 9: Carbon Nanomaterials and Nanostructures
Carbon materials contact each part of our everyday life here and there. As to natural difficulties carbon might be the key basic segment, normally mixed into documentations, for example, “carbon cycle” or “carbon impression”. Strangely, not being utilized as “petroleum derivative”, carbon materials additionally impressively add to the field of reasonable vitality. They are focal in most electrochemical vitality related applications, for example they likewise help to produce, store, transport, and spare vitality. Nanostructured carbon is as of now utilized in power modules, regular batteries and super capacitors. Electric twofold layer capacitors (EDLC, additionally called super capacitors) are vitality stockpiling gadgets dependent on the electrical adsorption of particles at the anode/electrolyte interface (non-Faradaic process). Permeable carbons are being utilized generally as terminal materials for super capacitors as a result of their high explicit surface region and moderately great electrical conductivity.
- Hierarchical Carbon materials for future energy application
- Advanced materials for energy storage
- Hydrogen adsorption in carbon materials
Track 10: Polymer Science and Polymeric Materials
Material Science has a wider range of applications which includes ceramics, composites and polymer materials. Bonding in ceramics and glasses uses both covalent and ionic-covalent types with SiO2 as a basic building block. Ceramics are as soft as clay or as hard as stone and concrete. Usually, they are crystalline in form. Most glasses contain a metal oxide fused with silica. Applications range from structural elements such as steel-reinforced concrete, to the gorilla glass. Polymers are also an important part of materials science. Polymers are the raw materials which are used to make what we commonly call plastics. Specialty plastics are materials with distinctive characteristics, such as ultra-high strength, electrical conductivity, electro-fluorescence, high thermal stability. Plastics are divided not on the basis of their material but on its properties and applications. The global market for carbon fiber reached $1.8 billion in 2014, and further the market is expected to grow at a five-year CAGR (2015 to 2020) of 11.4%, to reach $3.5 billion in 2020. Carbon fiber reinforced plastic market reached $17.3 billion in 2014, and further the market is expected to grow at a five-year CAGR (2015 to 2020) of 12.3%, to reach $34.2 billion in 2020. The competition in the global carbon fiber and carbon fiber reinforced plastic market is intense within a few large players, such as Toray Toho, Mitsubishi, Hexcel, Formosa, SGL carbon, Cytec, Aksa, Hyosung, Sabic, etc.
Track 11: Carbon Nanomaterials, devices and technologies
Track 12: Nanomedicine and Biomedical Engineering
Track 13: Architecture and Civil Engineering
Track 14: Advances in Manufacturing & Instrumentation Technology
Track 15: Electrical, Optical and Magnetic Materials
A channel is a question or sort of material that permits the stream of an electrical current in at least one bearing. Electrical current is created by the stream of contrarily charged electrons, emphatically charged gaps, and positive or negative particles now and again. This gathering of materials is characterized by its usefulness. Semiconductors, metals, and earthenware production are utilized today to frame profoundly complex frameworks, for example, coordinated electronic circuits, optoelectronic gadgets, and attractive and optical mass stockpiling media. In hint contact, the different materials, with absolutely controlled properties, play out various capacities, including the obtaining, preparing trnsmission, stockpiling, and show of data. Electronic, attractive and optical materials inquire about consolidates the basic standards of strong state physical science and science, of electronic and concoction building, and of materials science
- X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS)
- Optical Nanomaterials for Photonics/Biophotonics
- Engineering Applications of Spectroscopy
- Lasers in Medical and Biology
- Advances in Dielectric Materials and Electronic Devices
Track 16. Spintronics and quantum structures
Track 17: Corrosion, alloys, Mining and Metallurgy
Track 18: Nanorobots, Nanoelectronics and Nano Photonics
Track 19: Nanotechnology for Energy and the Environment
Track 20: Scope of Nanotechnology in Europe
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Guidelines for Abstract Submission
- Abstracts submitted to the conference should be written in English only.
- Abstracts should be submitted as per the template available above.
- Authors can submit their abstracts in Doc, Docx and Pdf format.
- Any act of plagiarism is totally unacceptable.
- Each abstract should be strictly within 1 page in length, contains about 250 words.
- The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract before submission.
- Along with abstract, recent head-shot photograph of good resolution and short biography (up to 100 words) must be included.
- Oral or Poster presentation should be nominated while submitting the abstract.
- The abstract submission can be made via conference website or by emailing the abstract to official conference email address.
- Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits.
- Notification of acceptance or rejection of the Scientific Committee will be given after a week of submission.
- All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference proceedings book and will be distributed to all the conference attendees at the registration desk on the day of the conference.
Guidelines for Oral Speakers
- Keynote presentation: Keynote speakers will be allotted 20~25 minutes to present their results, followed by a 5 minutes discussion period.
- Regular Contributed talks: Authors of contributed talks will be allotted 15~20 minutes to present their results, followed by a 3 minutes discussion period.
- Students Oral talks: Authors of students oral talks will be allotted 12 minutes to present their results, followed by a 3 minute discussion period.
- Speakers should bring their presentations to the conference saved on a USB memory stick.
- It is suggested that you email a copy of your presentation to your personal inbox as a backup. If for some reason the files can’t be accessed from your flash drive, you will be able to download them to the computer from your email.
- Please prepare the presentation in PPT files, PDF is not recommended.
- Please refer to the program page of the official website for your session and presentation information.
- Basic AV setup will be provided: laser pointer, cordless mike, desktop mike, basic sound system.
- Laptops equipped with Windows 10, Office 2010 Pro English (Word, Powerpoint, Excel) and Adobe Reader are provided.
- If your presentation files contain movies, please make sure that they are well formatted and connected to the main files.
- Projectors are equipped with standard VGA connection ports. Mac users should bring their own adapter cord.
- Please re-check this program prior to the conference to confirm if any changes have been made to your session.
Guidelines for Poster Presenters
Presenting a poster provides you with the opportunity to engage with other attendees, share your research, and start conversations that may lead to future collaborations. Your poster enables you to discuss very specific aspects if your work.
- Maximum poster size is 1 meter wide by 1 meter high.
- Push pins for attaching the poster to the board will be provided.
- Poster presenters will be directed to the designated board at the start of the poster session.
- Author must be present to provide details and answer questions during the selected poster session times.
- The poster session schedule, which is developed by the session theme chair, will be emailed to all registrants the week prior to the conference.
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