Welcome to 3CG 2019!

The Collaborative Conference on Crystal Growth will be held from September 9 to 13, 2019 in Milan, Italy

Conference Assistant: Miss Willa Wang (Willa.EMN@outlook.com)

*For 2019 3CG Latest Program, please click here: PROGRAM

To continue its success of last events at Phuket, Thailand (2014), Hong Kong (2015), San Sebastian, Spain (2016) and Berlin, Germany (2017), the next Collaborative Conference on Crystal Growth (3CG 2019) will be held at Ramada Plaza Milano, Milan, Italy from September 9 to 13, 2019. 3CG 2019 is in response to growing interests from additional participants on this conference theme. It’s going to be a unique platform for leading scientists, researchers, scholars and engineers from academia, R&D laboratories and industry around the world to exchange, share and learn the most recent advancement on various aspects related to 3CG. 3CG 2019 will be a few days of intense collaboration, exciting small science, and great social occasions.


  • Crystal engineering
  • Crystal Growth for Optoelectronic Device
  • Crystal Growth for Renewable Energy and Energy Storage
  • Epitaxial thin films and nanostructures
  • Growth of oxide materials and structures
  • Nanomaterials
  • Single crystals
  • General

Invited Speakers

  • Oleksandr Akhmerov, Odessa National University, Ukraine
    Spectral Sensitization of Heterophase Microsystems “CaF2-Core-AgBr-Shell” by Dyes
  • Martin W. Allen, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Growth of tin oxide and gallium oxide thin films and nanostructures by Mist-CVD
  • Miroslav Almáši, P. J. Šafárik University, Slovak Republic
    Crystal Engineering of Metal-Organic Frameworks and Their Applications
  • Marco G. Beghi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
    Deposition and thermomechanical characterization of tungsten oxide coatings
  • Elena Borisenko, Institute of Solid State Physics, RAS, Russia
    Melt Grown Semiconductor Compounds for Laser and Non-Linear Optics
  • Prodyut Ranjan Chakraborty, Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur, India
    Effect of shrinkage induced flow on solid front growth during unidirectional solidification
  • Jianhai Chen, Southern Medical University, China
  • Lun Dai, Peking University, China
    Millimeter-scale single-crystalline semiconducting MoTe2 via solid-to-solid phase transformation
  • Enrico Drioli, University of Calabria, Italy
    Crystal Growth Kinetic on Membrane Assisted Crystallizers
  • Victor V. Dyomin, National Research Tomsk State University, Russia
    Visualization of volumetric defects and dynamic processes in ZnGeP2 single crystals and their characterization by digital IR holography method
  • Claudio Ferrari, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
    Growth and functionalization of silicon or germanium nanowires for ultrasensitive gas detectors
  • Lucian Gheorghe, National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Romania
    Czochralski growth of incongruent melting and highly efficient laser and nonlinear optical crystals
  • Kenneth M. Golden, University of Utah, USA
    How does the polycrystalline microstructure of sea ice affect its electromagnetic and fluid transport properties?
  • Qi Guo, South China Normal University, China
    Nonlinear optics in nanomaterials
  • Qixin Guo, Saga University, Japan
    Epitaxial growth of gallium oxide based wide bandgap semiconductors
  • Nikos Karayiannis, Polytechnic University of Madrid(UPM), Spain
    Simulation of crystal nucleation and growth in model polymer systems in the bulk and under confinement
  • Durairaj Jayalakshmi, Queen Mary’s College, India
    Investigations on growth and characterisation of organic and semiorganic material for nonlinear optical applications
  • Geun Woo Lee, Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science, Korea
    Evidence in molecular level for non-classical nucleation in aqueous solution
  • Yun Hee Lee, Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science, Korea
    Effects of Dynamic Compression on Interface Kinetics of a Growing Ice Crystal
  • Rachid Malek, Mohamed Premier University/National School of Applied Sciences, Morocco
    Monte Carlo Simulation of Heteroepitaxial Growth of Semiconductor Systems with Large Lattice Mismatch
  • John McMurtrie, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    Concentration gradients in crystalline molecular alloys
  • Farid Menaa, California Innovations Corporation, USA
    Crystal Growth and Epitaxy
  • Philipp O. Milovich, National University of Science and Technology (MISIS), Russia
    Transport Properties of Solid Solutions ZrO2-Y2O3 and ZrO2-Gd2O3 in Depends on Phase Composition and Local Crystal Structure
  • Mićo M. Mitrović, University of Belgrade, Serbia
    Coexistence of different growth mechanisms of sodium chlorate and potassium dihydrogen phosphate (KDP) crystals under same experimental conditions
  • Faiza Mokhtari, University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediène, Algeria
    Global modelling of transport phenomena in Single Crystal Growth
  • Faical Mselmi, University of Sfax, Tunisia
    Correlation between experimental spectroscopic study and crystal-field calculations of Co2+ ions in α-ZnAl2S4 spinel
  • Osamu Nureki, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Narihito Okada, Yamaguchi University, Japan
    Crystal growth of AlN
  • Jacopo Parravicini, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    Adaptable technique for in-vacuum growth and synthesis of chalcogenides and kesterites aimed at photovoltaic applications
  • Bertrand Poumellec, University Paris-Saclay, Université Paris Sud – CNRS, France
    Creation and orientation by femtosecond laser irradiation of polar nanocrystals in silica-based glasses
  • Ratiba Sahoui, University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediène, Algeria
    Minerals of high Pressure and Temperature on meteoritical impact craters
  • Feridoun Samavat, Bu-Ali Sina university, Iran
    Growth and optical properties studies of grown single crystals of pure and l-cysteine doped KDP
  • Hiroyuki Serizawa, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Japan
  • Reza Shahbazian-Yassar, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    New Theories in Biomineralization and Crystal Growth
  • Sujata Sharma, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
    Determination of structure of iron-saturated and iron-free forms of C-lobe of lactoferrin
  • Jun Shen, Shenzhen University, China
    Amorphous metals: Formation and crystallization
  • Tolou Shokuhfar, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    In situ Liquid Cell-TEM Studies of Iron-Oxide Biomineralization in Bacteria and Proteins
  • Manvandra Kumar Singh, Indian Institute of Technology, India
    Structural behavior of copper based hybrid composites
  • J. Kalyana Sundar, Periyar University, India
    Single crystal Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs): Functional Luminescent Materials for sensing applications
  • Vitalyi Igorevich Talanin, Zaporozhye Institute of Economics and Information Technologies, Ukraine
    Defect formation during the growth of high pure single crystals
  • Wai Kian Tan, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
    Development of Fe-based negative electrode for Fe-air battery application
  • Paloma Tejedor, ICMM-CSIC, Spain
    Hydrogen assisted selective area growth kinetics of III-V nanowires
  • Teresa Terrazas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
    The crystals in the Cactaceae family
  • Sara Wjihi, Université de Monastir, Tunisia
    Physicochemical assessment of crystal violet adsorption on nanosilica through the infinity multilayer model and sites energy distribution
  • Tingting Yin, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    Towards Understanding and Engineering of Perovskites via High Pressure for Photovoltaic and Photoelectric Applications
  • Lang Zhou, Nanchang University, China
    Formation of dislocation in growth of silicon from melt – observations through molecular dynamics simulations
  • Rongmei Zhu, Yangzhou University, China
    Control over Assembly and Interpenetration of Pd-based Coordination Cages


  • Philipp O. Milovich, National University of Science and Technology (MISIS), Russia
    Anisotropy of the Mechanical Properties and Features of the Tetragonal to Monoclinic Transition in Partially Stabilized Zirconia Crystals
  • A. Raja, SSN College of Engineering, India
    Growth difficulties and growth of crack free Eu2+ activated KSr2I5 scintillator single crystal by vertical Bridgman-Stockbarger technique for radiation detection applications
  • V. Sivasubramani, SSN College of Engineering, India
    Synthesis, Growth and Characterization of 2-Amino-5-Nitropyridine 4-Chlorobenzoic Acid (1:1): A New Organic Single Crystal for Third-Order Nonlinear Optical (NLO) Applications
  • Peixiong Zhang, Jinan University, China
    Mid-infrared Er3+ doped PbF2 laser crystals


All participants must pay registration fees according to the following schedule (One presentation per registration):

Registration Dates Fees
Regular (Invited/Oral) June 1- July 20, 2019 US$748 
Regular (Poster) June 1- July 20, 2019 US$548 
Late (Invited/Oral) July 21- August 15, 2019 US$798 
Late (Poster) July 21- August 15, 2019 US$598 
Without Presentation Before August 25, 2019 US$468 
Accompany Person (without Scientific Program) Before September 1, 2019 US$398 
On-Site (Cash Only) September 9- 12, 2019 US$898 

Please Note:

  • The registration fees are refundable less a ten percent (10%) processing charge if notice of cancellation is received 30 days before the meeting;
  • The registration fees are refundable less a twenty percent (20%) processing charge if notice of cancellation is received 15 days before the meeting;
  • Registration fees cannot be refunded if notice of cancellation is received within 15 days before the meeting;
  • On-site registration payments are acceptable in Cash Only.

Attention: All lunch, Dinner, social events tickets are non-transferable and non-transferable and non-changeable. There are separated charges for each activity if you bring any additional member.

Abstract Submission Deadline:

Email notification of contributed presentation acceptance will be provided no later than August 15, 2019. The abstarct template is available here: EMN-Abstract-Template.

Abstracts from invited speakers will be accepted automatically. Please submit it as an email attachment to Willa.EMN@outlook.com

  • Please underline the name of the presenting author.
  • Please limit abstracts to a single page.
  • Select Invited, Oral or Poster presentation preferred as prompted in the template.
  • Indicate preferred workshop where prompted from the options in the list of workshops.
  • Abstracts with figures are encouraged.
  • Abstracts may be submitted ONLY as Microsoft Word files. Please name your file according to the following convention prior to submission: First Name_Last Name_Conference name_ Abstract.doc (e.g. John_Smith_3CG 2019_Abstract.doc).
  • Author preferences will be taken into account, however the final decision on presentation format and session will be made by the Committee and indicated in the acceptance email.

Venue: Ramada Plaza Milano

Address: Via Stamira d’Ancona 27 20127 Milano Italia
Tel: +39 02 288541 — Fax: +39 02 28854250
Email: info@ramadaplazamilano.it
Web: www.ramadaplazamilano.it

The workshop will be held at Ramada Plaza Milano, which will serve as the main accommodation venue for the attendees. We strongly encourage you to live at here, which also serve as the assembly point of our activities.

Room Rate:

  • From September 10 to 12, 2019(3 NIGHTS)
    Double Single Use — € 108,00 with Breakfast included per room per night
    Double Room — € 123,00 with Breakfast included per room per night
    Executive Double Single Use — € 123,00 with Breakfast included per room per night
    Executive Double Room — € 138,00 with Breakfast included per room per night


Please fill the Reservation Form-Milan of the hotel to book and confirm your stays with this discount rate. Please send this form DIRECTLY to the Ramada Plaza Milano by Email to groups@ramadaplazamilano.it, and CC to Conference Assistant. Any doubts please contact us by the telephone number: +39 02 288541.

The Meeting Schedule

On Site Registration Starts: 14:00 PM, September 9, 2019

Scientific Program: September 10/11/12, 2019

One-Day excursion: September 13, 2019