Electric and Magnetic Materials (EMM)

Advanced materials with finely tuned electric and magnetic properties are the goal of all materials scientists. More energy efficient electronic devices, better performing hybrid electric vehicles, and smarter data storage devices, are among potential applications for the right material. The prime objective of this symposium is to explore the electrical and magnetic properties of recently developed novel advanced materials and to obtain an understanding of materials used in electrical, electronic, optoelectronic and magnetic applications. This symposium will provide an international forum for the presentation of technological advance and latest research in innovative processing and device applications of functional electric/magnetic materials.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to)
  • Electric Materials: Free electron theory – Band theory – Metals- semiconductors – insulators – resistivity – effects of composition – temperature – discussion on specific materials used as conductors (OFHC Copper, Al alloys, Fe-Si alloys, amorphous metals), Dielectric phenomena – concept of Polarization – frequency and temperature dependence – discussion on specific materials used as dielectrics (ceramics and polymers); dielectric loss – dielectric breakdown – ferroelectricity – pyroelectricity
  • Magnetic Materials: Introduction to dia, para, ferri and ferro magnetism – hard and soft magnetic materials- rare earth alloys, non-rare earth alloys, magnetic oxides, ferrites and garnets, soft magnetic composites – fine particle magnets – applications of hard and soft magnetic materials- electric motor, inductor, generator, electromagnetic wave absorber and actuator, sensor, catalyst etc.
  • Production of Electronic Materials: methods of crystal growth for bulk single crystals; zone melting-refining, leveling; synthesis of epitaxial films by VPE, PVD, MBE and MOCVD techniques – lithography; production of silicon starting materials.
  • Functional Electrical and Magnetic Materials: Principles of photoconductivity – effect of impurities – principles of luminescence-laser principles – He-Ne, injection lasers, LED materials – binary, ternary photoelectronic materials – LCD materials – photo detectors – applications of optoelectronic materials – optical fibers and materials – electro optic modulators – Kerr effect – Pockel’s effect
  • Energy Materials and Applications: Piezoelectric ceramics and polymers, Thermoelectric materials, 2D energy materials, Photovoltaic materials for energy harvesting applications (Piezoelectric/triboelectric/magneto-mechano-electric generators, Thermoelectric modules, Electrochemical devices, Photovoltaic power generators)
Symposium Organizers

Prof. Jaebeom Lee
Department of Chemistry, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, 34134, Republic of Korea
Tel +82-42-821-6553, Fax+ 82-42-821-8896

Dr. Youn-Kyoung Baek
Powder Materials Division,
Korea Institute of Materials Science, Changwon, 51508, Republic of Korea
Tel +82-55-280-3605, Fax+ 82-55-280-3289

Prof. Kwi-Il Park
School of Materials Science and Engineering,
Kyungpook National University, Republic of Korea
Tel +82-2-910-44287, Fax +82-2-910-4320

Related journals
Materials Transactions
ISSN: 1345-9678
eISSN: 1347-5320
SCI (I. F.1.389)