Materials Theory and Principles

Kenneth Burch Boston College USA
Evidence for High Temperature Majorana Fermions

Norikazu Tomita Yamagata University Japan
Metal-insulator transition induced by quantum-lattice fluctuations beyond the adiabatic approximation

Ursula Uhde Ruhr-University Bochum Germany
Local investigation of non-thermal melting

Shuichi Murakami Tokyo Institute of Technology Japan
Topological electrides

Ruth Pachter Air Force Research Laboratory USA
Atomic-Level Characterization of 2D Optical and Electronic Nanostructures by Theoretical Analysis

Young-Han Shin University of Ulsan South Korea
First-principles study on engineering functional properties of layered materials

Peng Fang Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences China
Piezoelectrets: Principle, Properties and Applications

Anter El-Azab Purdue University USA
Statistical mechanics and thermodynamics of crystal dislocations

S. A. Nikitov Kotel’nikov Institute of Radioengineering and Electronics, Russian Academy of Sciences Russia
Magnonics- from GHz to Thz

Ming Yu University of Louisville USA
Anisotropic and Nonlinear Mechanical Properties in Two-dimensional Nanomaterials

Gil Shalev Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Israel
Light trapping beyond the Yablonovitch limit with silicon surface arrays of subwavelength light funnels

Kyungsun Moon Yonsei University South Korea
Theory of Graphene-based Plasmonic Switch

Cong Wang Beihang University China
Baromagnetic effect and lattice – spin coupling in antiperovskite Mn3XN(C) compounds

Wei Pan Sandia National Laboratories USA
Dirac semimetals

G. P. Das Jointly with Department of Physics and School of Nano Science & Technology India
First-principles Design of 2D materials for Energy Harnessing Applications

Wolfgang Schulz RWTH Aachen University Germany
Digitization by model reduction for Agile Laser Processing

Izumi Hase National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology  Japan
Flat-Band in Pyrochlore Oxides: A First-Principles Study

Yong Yang Institute of Solid State Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences China
γ-Ta2O5: A New Phase of Ta2O5 Predicted from First-principles

Rana Biswas Iowa State University USA
Novel optical and electronic phenomena in nanoplasmonic arrays

Karina Morgenstern Ruhr-University Bochum Germany
Local investigation of non-thermal melting

Hong Li Northwestern Polytechnical University China
Flow softening behavior and mechanism of TiAl alloy during isothermal compression