Focus Issue on Advanced Energy, Electronic and Dielectric Materials: Fabrication, Characterization, Properties, and Applications

Call for Papers

The ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology is publishing a special collection of papers being presented at the International Conference on Advanced Materials and Mechanical Characterization (ICAMMC-2021). The meeting takes place December 2-4, 2021 in virtual format. 

ICAMMC 2021 covers a wide range of emerging inter- and multi-disciplinary topics in developing advanced materials and their characterization at multiple length scales, manufacturing, and growth of innovative materials. It is an international forum for sharing knowledge and results in theory, computation, synthesis, fabrication, and characterization of advanced materials in structural, microstructural, small-scale mechanical aspects (not limited to), structure-property correlations, and technological applications. It is a common platform to present and discuss path-breaking research ideas and is expected to be an interface between academia and industry for societal needs. This focus issue centers on the advancements in design/fabrication, characterization and properties of next-generation materials for energy, electronic and dielectric applications.

This virtual issue accepts papers covering the following topics:  

  • Semiconductors; piezo- and triboelectrics; nanogenerators; fuel cells; batteries and supercapacitors; hydrogen generation and storage; organic and inorganic photovoltaics; thermoelectrics; biofuels; electro/photocatalyst for water splitting; materials modelling and simulation for energy and environment.
  • Physics and properties of electronic, magnetic, and optical materials; size effects; micro- and nano-electromechanical systems; organic electronics; optoelectronic materials and devices; sensors; diodes; transistors; MOSFET; nanostructures; nanowires; binary and complex oxides; insulators; metallization; nitride heterostructures; layered materials and compounds and predictions by first-principles calculations.
  • Dielectric properties; polymers; glasses; composites; ceramics; space-charge in non-conductive materials: physics, bio-dielectrics, metamaterials, scale-dependent dielectric properties, pyroelectrics and ferroelectric materials; dielectrics for optical and photonic applications; diagnostic applications; surface and interfacial phenomena; conduction and breakdown in dielectrics; memory devices; applications of dielectrics in superconducting, biomedical and industrial applications; modelling and theory.

This focus issue is open to everyone. Interested authors may submit review, critical review, perspective, methods, and original research articles.

Accepting submissions: October 28, 2021 | Submission deadline: January 26, 2022

(When submitting, indicate that the paper is intended for the Focus Issue on Advanced Energy, Electronic and Dielectric Materials: Fabrication, Characterization, Properties, and Applications.)

Guest Editors

Kiran Mangalampalli, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, India |   
Eswaraiah Varrla, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, India |
S. Yuvaraj, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, India |
Debabrata Sarkar, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, India |               
V. J. Surya, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, India |   

Technical Editor

Peter Mascher, McMaster University, Canada |  

Contributing Technical Editors

Fan Ren, University of Florida, U.S. |
Ajit Khosla, Yamagata University, Japan |


Krishnan Rajeshwar, The University of Texas at Arlington, U.S. |

Articles are published in a standard issue of the journal as they are accepted. If selected at submission, accepted papers are published online in the ECS Digital Library on IOPscience within 24 hours of scheduling for publication. The version of record is published online within approximately 10 days of final acceptance.

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