Combinatorial and high-throughput methods for materials discovery

Alfred Ludwig, Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Discovery of materials is a key challenge in materials science: e.g. new materials for the sustainable production/storage/conversion of energy carriers are necessary to improve existing and to enable future energy systems. Combinatorial synthesis and processing of thin-film materials libraries is combined with high-throughput characterization to enable efficient materials discovery and optimization. The obtained results for up to quinary systems are visualized in the form of composition-processing-structure-function diagrams, interlinking compositional data with structural and functional properties. The talk will cover and discuss examples from intermetallic and oxidic (multi)functional material systems.

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Session M3: Moday, 25 June 2018

Start: 05:15 p.m.
End: 05:30 p.m.