ATTENTION! Abstract submission is prolonged until April 23!

International Conference
Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM-2018) 
International Workshop
Modern Nanotechnologies (IWMN-2018)
International Youth Conference
Functional Imaging of Nanomaterials (FIN-2018)
August 26 – 29, 2018
Ural Federal University, Ekaterinburg

Conference scope:

The joint conference will cover a wide range of topics related to modern nanotechnologies and functional imaging of nanostructured materials by various modes of Scanning Probe Microscopy as well as study of ferroics. The Youth Conference will consist of tutorial session and scientific conference on nanoscale phenomena in different functional materials. The contest for the best presentation of the young scientists will be held.

The first announcement

Conference topics:

1. SPM in materials science   2. PFM, MFM, KPFM, SNOM, ESM, SEM, and related techniques
3. Tip-enhanced phenomena   4. Probe lithography and nano-indentation
5. Biocompatible & organic materials   6. Multiferroic phenomena and magnetoelectric coupling
7. Interface and domain engineering   8. Ferroelectrics, piezoelectrics, and ionic conductors
9. 1D and 2D nanostructured materials 10. Theory, modeling, and data processing


Program committee:

Prof. A.V. Ankudinov Saint-Petersburg, Russia Prof. G.M. Mikhailov Chernogolovka, Russia
Prof. A.A. Bukharaev Kazan, Russia Prof. V.L. Mironov Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Prof. V.A. Bykov Zelenograd, Russia Prof. A.A. Saranin Vladivostok, Russia
Prof. S.A. Chizhik Minsk, Belarus Prof. V.Ya. Shur Ekaterinburg, Russia
Prof. A.L. Gruverman Lincoln, USA Dr. V.V. Shvartsman Essen, Germany
Prof. A.L. Kholkin Aveiro, Portugal Dr. A.P. Volodin Leuven, Belgium
Prof. O.V. Kolosov Lancaster, UK Prof. I.V. Yaminsky Moscow, Russia
Prof. A.V. Latyshev Novosibirsk, Russia    


Conference co-chairs:    Prof. Vladimir Shur and Prof. Victor Mironov

Official language:     English

General sponsor:     holding NT-MDT Spectrum Instruments

Important dates:
Start of online registration:        February 01, 2018
Abstract submission deadline:           April 15, 2018
Early-bird registration fee:                 June 10, 2018

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