May 07 - 10

Giardini Naxos

Sicily, Italy

Materials, Interfaces, Processes in Industrial and Basic Research Applications

The AIV XXIV Conference was focused on several strategic and fundamental goals of Horizon 2020 program and looking ahead to Horizon Europe, the next EU Research & Innovation program (2021-2027). The Conference was a forum for researchers to present the most recent developments, provide prospects for development, promote competitiveness and innovation in the global economic growth and stimulate collaborative efforts between researchers and industrial world.

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Participating Companies

AIV Partner | Pfeiffer Vacuum
AIV Partner | Microla Optoelectronics Srl
AIV Partner | Cinquepascal S.R.L.
AIV Partner | Nippon-Gases Rivoira S.r.l.
AIV Partner | Lira S.r.l.
AIV Partner | Assing S.p.A.
AIV Partner | Design Gang
AIV Partner | Gambetti Kenologia Srl
AIV Partner | Hiden Analytical
AIV Partner | Allectra
AIV Partner | Evatec
AIV Partner | Agilent Technologies
AIV Partner | Kurt J. Lesker Company
AIV Partner | Kenosistec Srl
AIV Partner | Saes Getters
AIV Partner | MDC Vacuum Products

Under the patronage of

AIV Partner | Politecnico di Torino
AIV Partner | AVS
AIV Partner | Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche


Plenary Lectures

Marco Borra (Stazione Zoologica "Anton Dohrn", Naples, Italy), May 8th 2019
Technologies for exploring and exploiting from the macro to the microscopic resources in marine ecosystems and understanding human interactions

Sabrina Sartori (Department of Technology Systems, University of Oslo, Norway), May 9th 2019
Towards next-generation renewable energy technologies

The conference was organized in six sessions
1 - Micro and Nano Scale Engineered Coatings and Films
2 - Surface Science and Biointerfaces
3 - Nuclear Fusion Technology
4 - Materials and Technologies for Additive Manufacturing
5 - Innovation in Large Vacuum Technology
6 - Renewable Energies and Environment

The conference proceedings abstract can be downloaded below:
Conference proceedings abstract

Call for paper

Call for paper
Original research papers will be considered for publication in Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B (AVS).
The deadline for sending the papers is September 30th 2019

More information:
JVST October 2018
XXIV AIV 2019 - JVST Manuscript Submission Information


Scientific Committee


E. Vassallo
(CNR- Istituto per la Scienza e Tecnologia dei Plasmi ISTP, Milano)


Antonio Terrasi
(Università di Catania)
P. Ossi
(Politecnico di Milano)
S. Dal Bello
(Consorzio RFX, Padova)
F. Fracassi
(Università di Bari)
F. Ghezzi
(Istituto di Fisica del Plasma, CNR – Milano)
A. Tagliaferro
(Politecnico di Torino)
C. F. Pirri
(Politecnico di Torino & IIT, Center for Sustainable Future Tech. @Polito)
M. Rocca
(Università di Genova)
R. Cimino
(INFN - Frascati)
M. Cocuzza
(Ist. dei Materiali per l'Elettronica ed il Magnetismo, CNR-Parma)
G. Mazzitelli
(ENEA Frascati)
F. Di Fonzo
(IIT, Center for Nanoscience and Technology @Polimi)
G. Speranza
(FBK, Trento)
S. Gammino
(Laboratori Nazionali del Sud – LNS/INFN, Catania)
G. Ceccone
P. Michelato
(INFN-LASA Segrate, Milano)
D. Crippa
(LPE, Bollate)
S. Magazù
(Univesità di Messina)

Organizing Committee

L. Scaltrito
(Politecnico di Torino)
E. Maccallini
(Saes Group)
S. Ferrero
(Politecnico di Torino)
A. Lamberti
(Politecnico di Torino)
G. Melis
(Politecnico di Torino)
S. Cerdonio
(Agilent Technologies Italia)
S. De Angelis
(Air Liquide, Catania)

Conference highlights

You can find a collection of photos of the conference at the following link

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline:
August 10th, 2019