Chemical and Electrochemical Synthesis of Advanced Materials and Nanostructures on Solid Surfaces: Growth Mechanisms, Characterizations and Applications (CESAM)
Symposium co-chairman - Prof. Gary Hodes
Symposium co-chairman - Prof. Patrik Schmuki
Formation of thin films and nanostructures with
unique properties can be achieved on solid surfaces from solutions by
chemical or electrochemical routes. These processes named Chemical
Bath Deposition, Chemical Solution Deposition, Liquid Phase
Impregnation, hydrothermal growth, Electrodeposition, Anodic
Oxidation are based on a common conceptual ground of interfacial
reactions at the solid-solution interface. The materials can be
semiconductors, oxides, metals, hybrids or nanocomposites in the form
of thin films, porous networks, nanorods or nanotubes arrays, grown
directly by self-organization mechanisms or inside templates like
porous membranes. One can assist in recent years to remarkable
development of these synthesis approaches seeking for advanced
applications in electronics, photovoltaics, lasing, sensors,
photocatalysis, magnetism, batteries...
The aim of the symposium is to promote exchanges between researchers in this field for
(i) improving a common understanding of the growth mechanisms involved in the formation processes, from the molecular to the final structure level, involving interfacial chemical or electrochemical reactions, the influence of solution composition including additives, the effect of external parameters like illumination.
(ii) the advanced characterization and optimization of the properties of the films or nanostructures in relation to the formation conditions.
(iii) advanced applications in forefront technologies
(iv) theory and modelling
- Chalcogenide thin films semiconductors by
chemical deposition and electrodeposition
- Oxide nanostructures by chemical and hydrothermal deposition, by electrodeposition or anodic oxidation – possible session on ZnO
-Porous semiconductors by anodic oxidation
-Hybrid inorganic/organic nanostructures
- Metallic layers and nanostructures by electrodeposition and chemical deposition (electroless).
-Self assembled, biomimetic and templated growth mechanisms
-Epitaxial growth from solutions
-Advanced applications like Photovoltaics, Photonics, optoelectronics, magnetics, lighting, sensing, energy storage
Interest, Questions, Suggestions ? Please contact the organizers
The proceedings will be published in Physica Status Solidi.Instructions for manuscript submission:
Laboratory of Electrochemistry and Analytical Chemistry(CNRS-ENSCP-UPMC Paris 6)
Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris, Paris, France.
Department of Materials and Interfaces,Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Department of Materials Science, Institute for Surface Science and Corrosion (LKO), Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen, Germany