Symposium Sessions

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Symposium LN01—Materials Science to Empower Quantum Information Technologies (NEW!)
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Symposium LN02—Artificial Intelligence for Materials Development Forum (NEW!)
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Characterization, Modeling and Theory

Symposium CM01—Exploring Nanoscale Physical Properties of Materials via Local Probes
Supported by SPECS-TII, Inc.

Symposium CM02—In Situ TEM Characterization of Dynamic Processes During Materials Synthesis and Processing
Supported by Direct Electron, LP; Gatan, Inc.; and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

Symposium CM03—Investigating Nanostructures with X-Rays—Fundamentals and Applications
Supported by DECTRIS Ltd.

Symposium CM04—In Situ and In Operando Characterization of Materials and Devices by X-Ray and Neutron Diffraction
Supported by International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD)

Symposium CM05—Strain Localization, Avalanches and Intermittent Deformation Mechanisms
Supported by Bruker Nano Surfaces

Symposium CM06—Frontiers in Functional Imaging in Aberration-Corrected Electron Microscopy
Supported by Gatan, Inc.; JEOL USA, Inc.; and Nion Company

Energy Materials and Technologies

Symposium EN01—Solid-Solid Interfaces in Batteries, Energy Storage and Conversion—Diagnostic and Modeling
Supported by Sandia National Laboratories

Symposium EN02—Advances in Perovskite Solar Cell Devices and Applications
Supported by Borun New Material Technology Co., Ltd.; M. Braun Inc.; and TCI America

Symposium EN03—Superconducting Materials—From Basic Science to Applications
Supported by Advanced Conductor Technologies; Research Institute of Superconductor Science and Systems, Kyushu University; Shanghai Creative Superconductor Technologies Co., Ltd.; Siemens AG, Corporate Technology; Supercoil Co., Ltd.; and SuperOx Japan LLC, Sagamihara Incubation Center (SIC-3)

Symposium EN04—Advanced Materials for Carbon Capture and Other Important Gas Separations
Supported by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

Symposium EN05—Field-Responsive Composites for Sustainable Energy

Symposium EN06—Safer and More Energy-Dense Rechargeable Batteries
Supported by Army Research Office

Symposium EN07—Issues, Challenges and Opportunities in Actinide Materials
Supported by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory

Symposium EN08—Low-Cost Tandem Photovoltaic Cells
Supported by MilliporeSigma (Sigma-Aldrich Materials Science)

Symposium EN09—Materials and Systems for Grid Energy Storage—Redox Flow Batteries

Symposium EN10—Thermoelectric Materials, Devices and Applications
Supported by NETZSCH-Gerätebau GmbH and Thermo Fisher Scientific

Symposium EN11—Nanomaterials for the Water and Energy Nexus

Symposium EN12—Hierarchical Materials for Nuclear Waste Management

Symposium EN13—Capacitive Energy Storage—Fundamentals, Materials and Devices
Supported by Applied Energy Materials | ACS Publications and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

Symposium EN14—Materials Science and Device Engineering for Safe and Long-Life Electrochemical Energy Storage
Supported by CH Instruments, Inc.; NeWare Technology (Hong Kong) Ltd.; and Q-CAD

Symposium EN15—Novel Materials Physics of Perovskite Semiconductors

Symposium EN16—Combining Materials, Technologies and Societal Awareness to Harvest Natural and Human-Made Energy Sources 

Symposium EN17—Fundamental Materials Science to Enable the Performance and Safety of Nuclear Technologies

Symposium EN18—Multiscale Designing and Constructing Photocatalytic Materials for Solar Fuels
Supported by Beijing Perfectlight Technology Co. Ltd.

Symposium EN19—Novel Inorganic Semiconductors for Optoelectronics and Solar Energy

Symposium EN20—Deposition, Transformation and Reaction at Functional Interfaces for Electrochemical Energy Systems
Supported by CH Instruments, Inc.; Columbia International Technical Equipment and Supplies, LLC; Furuya Metal Americas, Inc.; Gamry Instruments; and SPECS-TII, Inc.

Symposium EN21—Next-Generation Solid-State Super Ion Conductors

Electronic and Photonic Materials

Symposium EP01—Materials for Beyond the Roadmap Devices in Logic, Memory and Power

Symposium EP02—Excitonic Materials—Physics, Characterization and Devices
Supported by Organic Electronics | Elsevier and MilliporeSigma (Sigma-Aldrich Materials Science)

Symposium EP03—Materials and Processes for Nonlinear Optics and Nonlinear Photonics

Symposium EP04—Reliability and Materials Issues of Semiconductor Optical and Electron Devices and Materials

Symposium EP05—Emerging Light-Emitting Materials and Devices—Halide Perovskite and Low-Dimensional Nanoscale Emitters
Supported by Hamamatsu Corporation and MilliporeSigma (Sigma-Aldrich Materials Science)

Symposium EP06—Materials, Devices and Systems for Machine Learning and Neuromorphic Computing

Symposium EP07—Phase-Change Materials and Their Applications—Memories, Photonics, Displays and Non-von Neumann Computing

Symposium EP08—Advanced Polymer Semiconductors—Key Properties and High-Performance Electronics


Symposium MA01—Advanced Materials for Analog and Digital Functional Printing
Supported by FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc. and Politronica Inkjet Printing S.r.l.

Symposium MA02—Organic Electronics—Processing, Microstructure and Multifunctioning
Supported by MilliporeSigma (Sigma-Aldrich Materials Science)

Symposium MA03—Directed Matter—Atom-by-Atom Assembly with Electron Beams and Scanning Probes

Symposium MA04—Advances in Additive Manufacturing—Materials, Processes and Devices

Symposium MA05—Dynamic Materials and Textiles for Next-Generation Clothing
Supported by Heraeus Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG


Symposium NM01—Nanomaterials and Devices by Cluster Beam Deposition
Supported by MANTIS-SIGMA

Symposium NM02—Active Colloids with Order
Supported by Beam Engineering for Advanced Measurements Co.

Symposium NM03—Rational Designed Hierarchical Nanostructures for Photocatalytic Systems

Symposium NM04—Porous Materials and Nanocomposites for Catalysis
Supported by Micromeritics Instruments

Symposium NM05—Colloidal Nanoparticles—From Synthesis to Applications
Supported by Angstrom Thin Film Technologies LLC; General Motors; Henan University; and MilliporeSigma (Sigma-Aldrich Materials Science)

Symposium NM06—Nanodiamonds—Synthesis, Characterization, Surface Chemistry and Applications
Supported by CEA, France; Daicel Corporation; NanoCarbon Research Institute Co., Ltd.; and SP3 Diamond Technologies

Symposium NM07—Nanoscale Magnetic Structures and Materials
Supported by Beijing Zhong Ke San Huan Hi-Tech Co., Ltd; Earth-Panda Advance Magnetic Material Co., LTDHandbook of Magnetic Materials | ElsevierIBM T. J. Watson Research Center; J.A. Woollam Company, Inc.; Lake Shore Cryotronics, Inc.; MTI Corporation; Quantum Design, Inc.; and Western Digital

Symposium NM08—Graphene Oxide Liquid Crystals and 2D Soft Material Systems

Symposium NM09—Novel Approaches and Material Platforms for Plasmonics and Metamaterials
Supported by U.S. Department of Energy–Office of Basic Energy Sciences

Symposium NM10—Nano-Metallic Materials by Design

Symposium NM11—Deformable Atomically Thin Materials—Mechanics, Materials and Devices

Symposium NM12—Transitioning Quantum Dots from Benchtop to Industry
Supported by UbiQD, Inc.

Symposium NM13—Functionalization of Topological Materials
Supported by Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin Staff Unit Communication

Soft Materials and Biomaterials

Symposium SM01—Soft Materials, Sensors, Electronics, Displays and Actuators—Functional Components for Soft Machines and Robots
Supported by Army Research Office

Symposium SM02—Immune Modulatory Materials—From Design to Translational Applications
Supported by Drexel University and Integra LifeSciences

Symposium SM03—Engineered Functional Biointerfaces—From Electronics and Nanomaterials to Biocircuits and Bionanomaterials

Symposium SM04—Understanding and Controlling the Structure and Function of Biomolecules at Material Interfaces
Supported by Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Symposium SM05—Biomaterials for Tissue Interface Regeneration

Symposium SM06—The Future of Neuroengineering—Relevant In Vivo Technology

Symposium SM07—Functional (Bio)polymers in Energy and Environment Applications

Symposium SM08—Smart Hydrogels and Living Materials
Supported by MilliporeSigma (Sigma-Aldrich Materials Science)