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International Summer School “Advanced Materials for Chromogenic Device Applications” and “Thin Films: Synthesis and Characterization”

 

Dates:  2-5 June 2024

Location:  ISSP UL, Kengaraga st. 8, Riga, Latvia, 2. floor – Conference Hall

 

Agenda:

Monday, 3 June

9:00- 9:30 Registration and welcome coffee
9:30 – 9:50 Introduction J. Purans
9:50 – 10:50 Advances in Solar Energy Materials: Self-adaptive chromogenics, transparent conducting materials and advanced wettability L. Österlund
10:50 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:00 Chromogenic properties of smart materials: from powders to thin films A. Rougier
12:00 – 13.00 Lunch break
13:00 – 14:00 Introduction to thin film characterization techniques E. Butanovs
14:00 – 15:30 Magnetron deposition of thin films / Room 218/216 M. Zubkins
15:30 – 17:00 Conductivity measurements / Room 218 M. Zubkins

 

Tuesday, 4 June

 8:45 – 9:00 Welcome coffee
 9:00 – 10:00 Thermodynamics and Overview of thin films growth techniques M. Toprak
10:00 – 11:00 MOCVD Growth of Nitrides: Opportunities and Challenges A. Kumar
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 12:15 Lecture on Physical vapour deposition (PVD) method:
Magnetron Sputtering
M. Zubkins
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch break
13:15 – 14:45 X-ray diffraction (XRD) / Room 530/318A L. Ignatane
14:45 – 16:00 X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) / Room 530/513 A. Sarakovskis

 

Wednesday, 5 June

 8:45 – 9:00 Welcome coffee
 9:00 – 10:00 Photochromic coatings: research and applications S. Karazhanov
10:00 – 11:00 EXAFS characterization of thin films J. Purans
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 12:15 Cleanroom and laboratory tour B. Polyakov
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch break
13:15 – 14.45 Optical characterization methods: spectroscopic ellipsometry / Room 530/505 J. Butikova
14.45 – 16.00 Optical transmission spectroscopy / Room 530/505 M. Kemere
16.00 – 16.15 Final remarks J. Purans

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