Presentations will cover a broad range of topics from basic to applied sciences related to major issues such as energy, environment, biotechnology, electronics and optoelectronics.

The contributions organized in four sections will focus on the following topics:

Section 1 : Dielectric materials for electronics and photonics

  • Dielectric, piezoelectric, pyroelectric, ferroelectric and multiferroic materials
  • Ceramics, thin films, polymers, glasses, composites and nanostructures
  • Impedance spectroscopy to electrochemical and dielectric phenomena
  • Dielectric properties, polarization phenomena and applications
  • Surface and interfacial phenomena
  • Physics of space charge in non-conductive materials
  • Space charge and its effects in dielectrics
  • Advanced characterization
  • Modeling and theory
  • Applications of multiferroics

Section 2 : Applications of insulators

  • High voltage insulation design using computer; based analysis
  • Partial discharges in insulation: detection methods and impact on ageing
  • Monitoring and diagnostic methods for electrical insulation degradation
  • Electrical insulation in high voltage power equipment and cables
  • Ageing, partial discharges and life expectancy of HV insulation
  • Electrical conduction and breakdown in dielectrics liquids
  • Gaseous electrical breakdown and discharges

Section 3 : Dielectric devices for biotechnological and industrial applications

  • Biodielectrics for environmental applications and bioengineering systems
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Tunable microwave devices
  • Electrical energy storage, supercapacitors, electrostatic capacitors, electrolysors, batteries
  • Electrical energy generation, Solid Oxide Fuell Cell
  • Nanodielectrics for Industrial applications
  • Dielectrics for superconducting applications
  • Measurement techniques
  • Electrocaloric materials, Thermoelectrics, Photovoltaics

Section 4 : Emerging materials and devices

  • Metamaterials
  • Nanocomposite dielectric polymers
  • New diagnostic applications for dielectrics
  • New and functional dielectrics for electrical systems
  • Topological insulators
  • Composite materials
  • Other related dielectric phenomena and techniques.
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