FLAME International Workshop on Antiferroelectrics

Schloss Rheinfels, 22 – 26 March 2020, St. Goar, Germany


The workshop is organized by a collaborative project at TU Darmstadt, in which electronic-structure-property relationships will be developed and exploited to realize novel lead-free antiferroelectric compounds.

Schloss Rheinfels in St. Goar. Image: Katja Verhoeven

The workshop will take place on 22 – 26 March 2020 in St. Goar at Schloss Rheinfels. We will gather experts in processing, characterization and theory to discuss

  • Materials and applications
  • Bulk and thin films
  • Fundamental properties
  • Structural pecularities
  • Electronic structure and defects
  • and related aspects


Schloss Rheinfels in St. Goar is embedded within the picturesque upper middle rhine valley. The region belongs to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites and is famous for its castles, vineyards and the famous steep slate rock Loreley.