A-1: Ferroelectrics and Related Materials

  • Theory and Modeling(1)/First Principle Calculation/Electronic Structures
  • Theory and Modeling(2)/Phenomenological Theories/Phase Field Simulations
  • Critical Phenomena/Soft modes/Phase Transitions
  • Domain/Surface/Interfacial Phenomena
  • Fundamentals of Multiferroics
  • Incommensurate and Modulated Structures

A-2: Novel Processing and Characterization Techniques

  • Static & Dynamical Structure
  • Characterization by Quantum Beam
  • Electron or Scanning Probe Microscopes
  • Inelastic Light Scattering and Terahertz Spectroscopy
  • Electrical & Electromechanical Characterizations
  • Other Novel Characterization Methods
  • Raw Materials, Shaping/Sintering Processes
  • Thick and Thin Films
  • Nanocrystals and Nanocomposites
  • Microwave/Plasma-Assisted Processes
  • Low Temperature and Environment-Friendly Processing
  • Polymers, Liquid and Plastic Crystals, and Composites

A-3: Functional Ceramic Materials and Applications

  • Ionic Conductive and Semiconductive Oxides
  • Varistors, Thermistors, and Sensors
  • Microwave, Magnetic and Photonic Ceramics
  • Thin and Thick films of Electronic Ceramics
  • Ceramics for Energy and Environment
  • Functional Ceramics for Bio-Applications

A-4: Processing and Applications of Thin Films

  • Thin Film Growth and Characterization
  • Novel Ferroelectric/Piezoelectric Thin Films(Organic, MoS2, Interfacial Polarization etc.)
  • Nanowires, Nanotubes, Nanocubes, Superlattices and Ultrathin Films
  • Energy harvesting, Piezoelectric, IR and Terahertz and Sensors(MEMS devices)
  • Memories and Capacitors (Neuromorphic Chip, Negative Capacitance and Battery)
  • Energy Applications of Thin Films
  • Biomedical Applications of Thin Films

A-5: Dielectric Applications

  • Multilayered Ceramic Capacitors (MLCCs)
  • High Temperature/High Power Capacitors
  • Energy Storage Capacitors
  • Dielectrics for High Frequency Applications
  • Thin Film Capacitors

A-6: Piezoelectric Applications

  • Bulk Acoustic devices (BAW & FBAR)
  • SAW devices
  • MEMS devices
  • Piezoelectric actuators & sensors
  • Piezoelectric Energy harvesters
  • Piezoelectric polymers & their applications

A-7: Quantum Technology

  • Quantum states of matters
  • Quantum phenomena in materials
  • Quantum bits and photonics
  • Quantum devices and sensors
  • Quantum computing
  • Quantum communications
  • Other emerging quantum technologies

A-8: Sensor and Actuator

  • Sensor Material, Processing and Fabrication
  • Physical Sensor
  • Chemical and Biochemical Sensor
  • Actuators and Sensor Power System
  • Wearable Sensor and Implantable Sensor
  • Emerging material and technology for future sensor

A-9: Future Energy Materials

  • Solar PV materials
  • Battery materials
  • Supercapacitor materials
  • Fuel cells materials
  • Thermal storage materials
  • Catalyst
  • Energy harvesting materials
  • Emerging materials for future energy technology

A-10: Computation and Modeling

  • First Principle Calculation/Electronic Structures
  • Computational Methods for Materials Characterization
  • Domain/Surface/Interfacial Phenomena
  • Phenomenological Theories/Phase Field Simulations/Phase Transitions
  • Fundamentals of Ferroelectrics, Multiferroics, and Related Materials

A-11: Advanced Materials or Related Materials

  • Nanostructured Materials and their applications
  • Artificial Photosynthesis Materials
  • Geopolymer Materials
  • Carbon-based Materials
  • Porous Materials
  • Functional Materials
  • Polymers and Composites

S-1: International Collaboration on Materials Technology supported by AUN/SEED-Net, JICA

  • A session for focused discussion on research progress of the international partners participated in the collaborative education program (CEP) supported by AUN/SEED-Net, JICA
  • Research topics include, but not limited to advanced materials, functional ceramic materials and applications, energy materials, sensors, processing and applications of thin films, novel processing and characterization techniques, etc.