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Meeting Materials Science & Technology 2018
Symposium International Symposium on Defects, Transport and Related Phenomena
Organizer(s) Tatsuya Kawada, Tohoku University
Manfred Martin, RWTH Aachen University
Sangtae Kim, University of California, Davis
William Chueh, Stanford University
Scope Following the precedent set through past annual meetings of the American Ceramic Society, this symposium focuses on defects, transport and related phenomena in crystalline, nanocrystalline and amorphous ceramics (but not traditional glasses). The symposium covers the topic of "Defects, Transport and Related Phenomena" in a holistic sense. The materials to be covered will include ionic, electronic and mixed conductors for SOFCs, batteries, sensors, electrochromics, transparent conductors, and magnetic, magnetoresistive, ferroelectric, dielectric, superconducting and other ceramic materials. Contributions related to the high-resolution microanalysis of defect structures are also very welcome as well as such related to the computer modeling of defect energetics.
Session topics include but are not limited to:
- Structure, including point and other defects in crystalline ceramic and amorphous ceramic solids, different types of in-situ and spectroscopic studies (NMR, EPR, etc.), thermodynamics, modeling and energy calculations.
- Transport, including crystalline and non-traditional amorphous ceramic materials, diffusion, conduction, experimental work, modeling and computational work.
- Relaxation phenomena, including ionic, electronic, impedance spectroscopy, NMR (dynamics), experimental work, modeling, and calculations.
- Other defect-related phenomena, such as creep, solid-state reactions, optical properties, magnetic properties.
Abstracts Due 04/05/2018
Proceedings Plan Undecided

A Comparison of the Wafer Curvature and X-ray Diffractometry Determined Mechanical Properties, Defect Chemistry, and Electrochemical Performance of Praseodymium Doped Ceria Thin Films
Application of Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy to Measure Room Temperature Transport Characteristics of Oxygen Ion Conductors
Cathodic Reaction in SOFC and PCFC Investigated by Using Patterned Thin Film Model Electrode
Crystallinity and Microstructure Effects on Oxygen Surface Exchange Kinetics of Mixed Conducting Oxides
Density Functional Theory Modeling of the Cation Diffusion in Bulk Zirconia and in La1-xSrxMnO (x=0.0-0.25) for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Developments of New Lithium Ion Conductors and Their Application to All-solid-state Batteries
Diffusion of Cation Impurities through Ceria Grain Boundaries
Electron Localization Enhances Cation Diffusion in Doped Zirconia and Ceria
Enhanced Photocatalytic Activities of Strontium Titanate by Oxygen Nonstoichiometry
Equivalent Circuit Analysis of Impedance Response and Potential Distribution in Multiple Carrier Electrolytes
Grain Boundary Hydrogen Transports in Nanocrystalline Metal Nitride Thin Films
Linear Diffusion Model for Determination of the Height of the Potential Barrier at Grain Boundaries of Ion-conducting Oxides
Measurement of Thermal Conductivity in GaN Thin Films and Interface Resistance between GaN and Its Substrate
Melting Mechanisms of Alkali Metasilicate Crystals: The Role of Point Defects
Oxygen Point Defect Formation and Migration in Ruddlesden-Popper Phases
Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Ceria: Doping Matters
Phase Equilibria and Defect Chemistry of Cu2ZnSnS4
Polaron Size and Shape Effects on Oxygen Vacancy Interactions in Lanthanum Strontium Ferrite
Solid-state NMR Study on Hydration Mechanism in Perovskite-type Protonic Conductors
Solid State Ionics Approach towards Artificial Intelligence
Structurally Driven Magnetic Disorder in Entropy Stabilized Oxides
Study of the Modes of Adsorption and Electronic Structure of p-aminobenzoic Acid over (001) SrTiO3 Crystal Surface
Thermodynamic Analysis of Oxygen Vacancy Formation in Perovskite Type Oxides for Solar Thermochemical Cycles

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