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Nanostructured and Advanced Materials for Applications in Sensor, Optoelectronic and Photovoltaic Technology

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Nanostructured and Advanced Materials for Applications in Sensors, Optoelectronic and Photovoltaic Technology Sozopol, Bulgaria 6–17 September 2004

  • A. Vaseashta
  • D. Dimova-Malinovska
  • J. M. Marshall

Part of the NATO Science Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry book series (NAII, volume 204)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Invited Papers

    1. Renata Reisfeld
      Pages 77-100
    2. Doriana Dimova-Malinovska
      Pages 101-114
    3. H. Hofmeister
      Pages 131-138
    4. J. -C. Pivin
      Pages 155-188
    5. A. G. Nassiopoulou
      Pages 189-204
    6. Thierry Gacoin
      Pages 229-239
    7. Stanislaw M. Pietruszko
      Pages 241-250
    8. D. Perniu, M. Nanu, R. Van De Krol, J. Schoonman
      Pages 251-258
  3. Seminar Papers

    1. A. J. Flewitt, S. K. Kulkarni, M. A. T. Izmajlowicz, N. A. Morrison, W. I. Milne
      Pages 287-292
    2. W. Fuhs
      Pages 293-298
    3. Aldo A. Ponce, Al Smetana, Savka Stoeva, Kenneth J. Klabunde, Christopher M. Sorensen
      Pages 309-316
  4. Selected Contributed Papers

    1. A. Berger, W. -G. Drost, S. Hopfe, M. Steen, H. Hofmeister
      Pages 323-326
    2. L. Dózsa, G. Molnár, A. L. Tóth, E. Horváth, Z. Osváth, N. Vouroutzis et al.
      Pages 331-334
    3. A. Sugunan, H. C. Warad, C. Thanachayanont, J. Dutta, H. Hofmann
      Pages 335-338
    4. M. W. Haimbodi, S. M. Marsillac, W. N. Shafarman, R. W. Birkmire
      Pages 343-346
    5. I. Jozwik, J. M. Olchowik, J. Kraiem, A. Fave
      Pages 347-350
    6. I. Stamatin, A. Morozan, L. Stamatin, A. Dumitru
      Pages 355-358
    7. V. V. Pokropivny, A. V. Pokropivny, A. Vaseashta
      Pages 367-370
    8. R. Jarimavičiūtė-Žvalionienė, S. Tamulevičius, M. Andrulevičius, R. Tomašiūnas, V. Grigaliūnas, Š. Meškinis
      Pages 371-374
    9. T. Saraidarov, R. Reisfeld
      Pages 375-378
    10. M. Sendova, M. Sendova-Vassileva, J. C. Pivin
      Pages 379-382
    11. M. Sendova-Vassileva, J. C. Pivin, A. Podhorodecki, O. Angelov, D. Dimova-Malinovska
      Pages 383-386
    12. A. A. Woodworth, C. Y. Peng, C. D. Stinespring, K. Meehan
      Pages 387-390
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 403-425

About these proceedings

Introduction

The principal aim of this NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI) "Nanostructured and Advanced Materials for Applications in Sensor, Optoelectronic and Photovoltaic Technology" was to present a contemporary overview of the field of nanostructured and advanced electronic materials. Nanotechnology is an emerging scientific field receiving significant worldwide attention. On a nanometer scale, materials or structures may possess new and unique physical properties. Some of these are now known to the scientific community, but there may well be many properties not yet known to us, rendering it as a fascinating area of research and a suitable subject for a NATO ASI. Yet another aspect of the field is the possibility for creating meta-stable phases with unconventional properties and the ultra-miniaturization of current devices, sensors, and machines. Such nanotechnological and related advanced materials have an extremely wide range of potential applications, viz. nanoscale electronics, sensors, optoelectronics, photonics, nano-biological systems, na- medicine, energy storage systems, etc. This is a wide-ranging subject area and therefore requires the formation of multi-disciplinary teams of physicists, chemists, materials scientists, engineers, molecular biologists, pharmacologists, and others to work together on the synthesis and processing of materials and structures, the understanding of their physical properties, the design and fabrication of devices, etc. Hence, in formulating our ASI, we adopted an int- disciplinary approach, bringing together recognised experts in the various fields while retaining a level of treatment accessible to those active in specific individual areas of research and development.

Keywords

Gold Photovoltaics biotechnology crystal electron microscopy liquid microscopy modeling nanoparticle nanotechnology optoelectronics polymer solar cell spectroscopy thin film

Editors and affiliations

  • A. Vaseashta
    • 1
  • D. Dimova-Malinovska
    • 2
  • J. M. Marshall
    • 3
  1. 1.Nanomaterials Processing & Characterization LaboratoriesMarshall UniversityHuntingtonUSA
  2. 2.Central Laboratory for Solar Energy & New Energy MaterialsBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria
  3. 3.University of WalesSwanseaUK

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