TOPICS Thin films technology (metals, semiconductors, dielectrics, conductive polymers) and their research methods. Nanotechnologies and nanomaterials, quantum-size structures. Physical-chemical properties of thin films. Thin film compounds for electronic devices, nanoelectronics. Functional crystalline materials: growth, physical properties and applications. Thin films technology for energy saving. Nanomaterials for biomedical application. Innovative methods for teaching. ABSTRACT PREPARATION Conference materials (abstract book) will be published before Conference opening. Abstracts must be written in English and limited up to one page (paper size A4) with figures, tables, photos, and the reference list. All page margins should be 2.5 cm with single-line spacing using MS Word and Times New Roman font (14 pt.). Title of abstract – 16 pt, bold; authors’ names – 14 pt, regular; authors’ affiliations (institution, city, country, e-mail) – 12 pt, italic. When using tables, the caption should be placed above the table with right alignment, in italic. Formulas should be typed in equation editor MS Equation or MathType. All captions in figures, as well as formulas, should be in 14 pt. For download of abstract example please click this link https://kfhtt.pnu.edu.ua/en/icpttfn-xviii/template_en/. From one author, no more than two abstracts will be accepted.