The central subject of the symposium is fundamental science of finite-size effects and control of material properties at the nanometer scale.

ISSPIC XVII deals with :

  • Atomic and molecular clusters
  • Nanoparticles/nanocrystals/nanostructures
  • Supported, embedded and ligated clusters and nanoparticles
  • Cluster and nanoparticle assemblies
  • Other nanometer-scale systems

Discussing :

  • Structure and thermodynamics
  • Electronic structure and quantum effects
  • Spectroscopy and dynamics
  • Reactivity and catalysis
  • Electron correlation: magnetism and superconductivity
  • Optical properties and plasmonics
  • Carbon-based nanomaterials
  • Biotechnological and medical applications: imaging and sensors
  • Environmental studies
  • Device-oriented topics
  • Energy-related topics