Emergent Properties and Novel Behavior at the Nanoscale

April 19, 2010 – April 27, 2010

Location

JNCASR, Bangalore, India

http://www.jncasr.ac.in/i2cam/

Organizers

Swapan Pati and Umesh Waghmare

Overview

The topics to be covered in the School and Conference:

1. Multi-functionality in hybrid biological- nanostructured materials (DNA electronics, spintronics and generalized charge transfer)

2. Unique electromagnetic response of low dimensional materials (Nanomagnetism and negative magnetization, Multiferroics)

3. Validation of computational nano science by advanced characterization techniques (SERS, Brillouin spectroscopy, various microscopies and lithographies)

4. Theory driven discovery (Pnictide superconductors, novel materials and phenomena)

5. Novel concepts for improved energy harvesting conversion, and storage (Solar energy, thermoelectrics, heat transfer etc)

6. Electro-magnetic and Opto-electronic devices: (Device fabrication to device technologies)