Meetings

Focus Topics

March Meeting 2021

March Meeting Sorting Categories

DMP-led Focus Topics

  • 07.01.01  Topological materials: synthesis, characterization and modeling
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  • 07.01.02  Dirac and Weyl semimetals: materials and modeling
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  • 07.01.03  Topological superconductivity: materials and modeling
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  • 07.01.04  Magnetic topological materials
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  • 08.01.02  Dopants and defects in semiconductors
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  • 08.01.03  Multiferroics, magnetoelectrics, spin-electric coupling, and ferroelectrics
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  • 08.01.04  Organometal halide perovskites: photovoltaics and beyond
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  • 09.01.01  Fe-based Superconductors
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  • 11.01.01:  5d/4d transition metal systems
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  • 12.01.01:  2D Materials: Synthesis, Defects, Structure and Properties
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  • 12.01.02:  2D Materials: Semiconductors
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  • 12.01.03:  Devices from 2D Materials: Function, Fabrication and Characterization
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  • 12.01.04:  2D Materials: Metals, Superconductors, and Correlated Materials
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  • 12.01.05:  Computational Design and Discovery of Novel Materials
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  • 13.01.01:  Nanostructures and Metamaterials
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  • 13.01.02:  Electron, Exciton, and Phonon Transport in Nanostructures
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  • 13.01.03:  Complex Oxide Interfaces and Heterostructures
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  • 13.01.04:  Materials for Quantum Information Science
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  • 14.01.01:  Surface and Interface Science of Organic Molecular Solids, Films, and Nanostructures
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  • 19.01.07:  Tools for Exploring Materials Physics at the Frontier of Time and Length Scales

DMP Co-Sponsored Focus Topics led by other APS Units (submit invited talk nominations through primary sponsoring Unit)


  • 01.01.02 Organic Electronics (DPOLY, FIAP, DMP) [same as 08.01.06]
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  • 01.01.16 Molecular Glasses (DPOLY, DSOFT, DCP, DMP) [same as 02.01.34, 05.01.10]
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  • 01.01.18 Polymers and Soft Solids at Interfaces: Tribology, Wear, Rheology and Interactions (DPOLY, DSOFT, GSNP, DFD, DMP) [same as 02.01.36, 03.01.39, 20.01.13]
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  • 01.01.27 Polymer Crystals and Crystallization (DPOLY, DSOFT, DMP) [same as 02.01.42]
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  • 04.01.08 Biomaterials: Structure, function, design (DBIO, DMP, DSOFT, DPOLY) [same as 02.01.47, 01.01.41]
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  • 08.01.07 Optical Spectroscopic Measurements of 2D Materials (FIAP, DMP, GIMS) [same as 19.01.06]
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  • 10.01.01 Magnetic Nanostructures: Materials and phenomena (GMAG, DMP)
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  • 10.01.02 Emergent Properties of Bulk Complex Oxides (GMAG, DMP, DCOMP) [same as 16.01.32]
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  • 10.01.03 Magnetic Oxide Thin Films and Heterostructures (GMAG, DMP, DCOMP) [same as 16.01.33]
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  • 10.01.04 Chiral Spin Textures and Dynamics, Including Skyrmions (GMAG, DMP)
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  • 10.01.05 Spin transport and Magnetization Dynamics in Metals-Based Systems (GMAG, DMP, FIAP) [same as 22.01.04]
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  • 10.01.06 Spin-Dependent Phenomena in Semiconductors, including 2D Materials and Topological Insulators (GMAG, DMP, FIAP, DCOMP) [same as 08.01.01, 16.01.36]
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  • 10.01.07 Frustrated Magnetism (GMAG, DMP)
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  • 10.01.08 Low-Dimensional and Molecular Magnetism (GMAG, DMP)
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  • 16.01.01 Matter in extreme environments (DCOMP, DMP)
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  • 16.01.02 Building the bridge to exascale: applications and opportunities for materials, chemistry, and biology(DCOMP, DBIO, DCP, DPOLY, DMP, DAMOP) [same as 04.01.33, 05.01.14, 01.01.48, 06.01.08]
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  • 16.01.03 Electrons, phonons, electron-phonon scattering, and phononics (DCOMP, DMP)
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  • 16.01.04 First-principles modeling of excited-state phenomena in materials (DCOMP, DCP, DMP) [same as 05.01.15]
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  • 16.01.05 Machine learning for quantum matter (DCOMP, GDS, DMP) [same as 23.01.02]
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  • 16.01.13 Physics and effects on transport of ion-ion correlation in electrolyte materials (DCOMP, DCP, DMP) [same as 05.01.17]