Invited speakers

Here is the preliminary list of invited speakers for FCSE-2020:

You will also find the biography of each individual speaker and the abstract of their respective presentation shortly.

❯ Gregory Abadias, CNRS-Université de Poitiers, Poitier, France

Conductive transition metal nitrides, a fascinating class of thin film materials: insights into crystal growth, elastic and optical properties

❯ André Anders, Leibniz Institute of Surface Engineering, Leipzig, Germany

The quest for understanding and optimizing plasma-based deposition

❯ Antonin Fejfar, Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

New role of thin films in advanced photovoltaics

❯ Grzegorz Greczynski, Linköping University, Sweden

Paradigm shift in magnetron sputtering: from gas-ion to metal-ion-controlled irradiation of the growing film

❯ Colin Hall, University of South Australia, SA, Australia

Regenerative, robust, and decorative thin films on plastics

❯ Jyh-Wei Lee, Ming Chi University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan

Optimization of transition metal nitride, boronitride and oxynitride coatings grown by reactive high power impulse magnetron sputtering using plasma monitoring and diagnostic techniques

❯ Michel Lequime, Fresnel Institute, Marseille, France

Metamaterials and metasurfaces: Interrogations, challenges and opportunities

❯ David R. McKenzie, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia

Managing energy flows in tall glass cities by built-in next generation photovoltaics

❯ Frédéric Schuster, CEA PTCMP, Saclay, France

High performance coating technologies for extreme environments and low carbon energies

❯ Luc Stafford, Université de Montréal, QC, Canada

Surface engineering of cellulose nanomaterials for packaging and energy applications

❯ Chris H. Stoessel, Eastman Chemical Co., Palo Alto, CA, USA

Surface functionalization with layer-by-layer self-assembly: A versatile coating technology achieves industrial scale

❯ Michael Stueber, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

Overview and recent developments on selected types of magnetron sputtered ceramic coatings for engineering applications