Fundamental Understanding: Theory and Experiments


  1. Spin-transport and spin orbit effects in oxides
  2. Complexity in transition metal oxides: inhomogeneity, phase separation
  3. Probing oxides at the nanoscale
  4. Electrostatic modulation of the properties of oxides
  5. Larger-scale, mesoscale modelling, effective theories based on ab initio modeling
  6. Topological states and defects, including vortices, skyrmions, and lattice defects
  7. Charge transfer across oxide interfaces
  8. Quantum phase transitions and quantum criticality in transition metal oxides
  9. Magnetic frustration in oxides
  10. 2-dimensional metal oxide nanosheets
  11. Strongly correlated electrons phenomena in oxides


Oxides Growth and Fabrication Methods


  1. Advances in situ/real time monitoring of thin film deposition
  2. Plasma plume diagnostics in PLD
  3. Ferroelectrics and other oxides on Si
  4. Introduction and segregation of nano-inclusions
  5. Large area and/or low temperature growth of oxides
  6. Growth of oxides on flexible substrates
  7. Nanofabrication methods in oxides
  8. 2D oxides
  9. In situ TEM characterisation of operational oxide devices
  10. Atomic scale mapping of electric and magnetic fields in oxides
  11. The role of strain in oxide electronics


Oxides Applications


  1. Oxide-based thermoelectric, electrocaloric and piezoelectric applications
  2. Oxides for photovoltaic applications
  3. Ion conducting oxides
  4. Materials for thin film batteries
  5. Oxide-based memories and memristors
  6. Oxide-based sensors, actuators
  7. Ferroelectric/Piezoelectric oxides
  8. Oxide-based spintronics
  9. Quantum computer from theory to device
  10. Oxides for quantum computation