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Symposium 16

Transparent Ceramics and Luminescent Materials

Solid-state materials, including glass, ceramics, and single crystals, have a wide range of important and emerging applications in the fields of optoelectronics, optics, photonics, defense protection, telecommunication, bioengineering, healthcare, and sustainable energy. The aim of this symposium is to provide a forum to exchange research ideas about state-of-the-art optical and luminescent materials, and their perspectives or emerging applications, such as solid-state lasers, scintillators, windows and domes, armors, solid-state lighting, and emissive displays. The topics will be focused on the fundamental issues to advance our understanding and the utilization of optical and photonic materials and related devices for applications in the fields of sustainable environment, healthcare, and energy.

Proposed sessions
ª Optical spectroscopy of crystalline and amorphous materials
ª Novel optical materials design and their properties
ª Advanced processing of optical materials and devices
ª Optoelectronic and magneto-optical materials
ª Crystalline and amorphous laser and scintillation materials
ª Optical and photonic fiber materials and applications
ª Modeling and theory computation of optical materials
ª Optical materials for the environment, healthcare, and energy
ª Future advanced optical and photonic materials
ª Luminescent materials for solid-state lighting

- Yiquan Wu (Points of Contact), Alfred University, USA, wuy@alfred.edu
- Shiwei Wang (Points of Contact), Shanghai Institute for Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, swwang51@mail.sic.ac.cn
- Akio Ikesue, World-lab Corp, Japan
- Rongjun Xie, Xiamen University, China
- Jianrong Qiu, Zhejiang University, China
- Do Kyung Kim, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
- Hao Wang, Wuhan University of Technology, China
- Mathieu Allix, University of Orleans, France
- Dariusz Hreniak, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
- Junichi Tatami, Yokohama National University, Japan
- Jianqi Qi, Sichuan University, China

Keynote Speakers

  Akio Ikesue, World-Lab Co., Japan
  Tentative Title: Invention of Polycrystalline Optical Ceramics Exceeding High Quality Single Crystal
  Brief Bio: Dr. Ikesue received his Dr. Eng. degrees from Nagaoka University of
Technology. Now he is the president of World-Lab Co. (Nagoya, Japan). He also held the positions of executive scientist at SCHOTT AG, invited professor at Pierre Marie Curie University, Shanghai Institute etc. In 1995, he succeeded in fabricating Nd: YAG laser ceramic for the first time in the world. This resulted in an intensive research and development activities that culminated in new ceramic techniques and widespread applications for the materials that were produced using this advanced ceramic process. His achievements are listed in ACerS(Am. Ceram. Soc.) "Ceramic Innovations". He also developed other important optical ceramics such as sesquioxides lasers, scintillators, isolator and IR-windows etc. He is the recipient of numerous awards including Fulrath Award and fellow from ACerS and Photonic and Quantum Electronics Award, Otto-Schott Research Award and Kato Memorial Award.
  Setsuhisa Tanabe, Kyoto University, Japan
  Tentative Title: Transparent Ceramic Phosphors for Lighting and Photo-storage
  Brief Bio: Setsuhisa Tanabe is a Professor at Graduate School of Human and
Environmental Studies, Kyoto University. He received his PhD at Department of Industrial Chemistry, Kyoto University in 1993. After working as an assistant professor, he became an associate professor in 2001 and was promoted to a full Professor in 2008 in Kyoto University. He is the author of >300 original papers, ~30 book chapters, and ~50 review papers on luminescent glass and ceramic materials for upconversion lasers, optical fiber amplifier, LED phosphors and persistent phosphors. He has served as a plenary, keynote or invited speaker at more than 140 international conferences. He was the Chair of Technical Committee on Photonic Glasses (TC20) of International Commission on Glass, ICG during 2003- 2011 and was a member of its Steering Committee during 2013~2020. He is a main Editor of Journal of Luminescence since 2020 after serving as an Associate Editor during 2014~2020. He is a Fellow of SPIE and ACerS.
  Dingyuan Tang, Shenzhen Technology University, China
  Tentative Title: Fabrication of Ho: Y2O3 Laser ceramics and Demonstration of Over Two-hundred-watt Operation of a 2.1um Ceramic Laser
  Brief Bio: D. Y. Tang is currently a Chair Professor at the Julong College, Shenzhen
Technology University (SZTU), China. He received his Ph.D. degree in Physics from Hanover University, Germany in 1993, and then worked as a scientific employee at the Physikalisch-Technische Budesanstalt (PTB), Germany, as a university Postdoctoral Research Fellow, an Australian Research Council (ARC) Postdoctoral Research Fellow, at the University of Queensland, Australia, and as a Research Fellow in the Optical Fiber Technology Center (OFTC), the University of Sydney, Australia. From 2000 to 2019 he was an Associate Professor at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, and was promoted as a full Professor in 2019. He moved to SZTU in Oct. 2022. From 2017-2022 he was awarded as the world top 1% highly cited researcher in Physics.
  Jianhua Hao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
  Tentative Title: Coupling Ferroelectrics and Piezoelectrics to Luminescent and Optoelectronic Materials
  Brief Bio: Jianhua Hao is a Chair Professor of Materials Physics and Devices in the
Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). He has published 360+ international journal papers. He has received "Natural Science Award by MoE", “TechConnect Global Innovation Award”, “Special Merit Award and Gold Medal of Geneva”, President’s Award in PolyU. He serves as an Associate Editor of InfoMat (IF~24.798) and InfoScience. He is conferred as Hong Kong RGC Senior Research Fellow, Chang Jiang Scholar Chair Professor. He is elected as Fellow of Optica (formerly known as OSA), FRSC, and FInstP. His research interests include metal-ion-doped luminescent materials and devices, functional thin-films and heterostructures (http://ap.polyu.edu.hk/apjhhao/).
  Jian Zhang, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  Tentative Title: Large Size Transparent Ceramics for Extreme Applications
  Brief Bio: Prof. Jian Zhang currently is the director at the Research Centre for
Transparent Ceramics, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, CAS (SICCAS). He received his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from SICCAS in 2005, and then worked as a research associate over there. From 2007 to 2012, he worked as postdoc in University of Leeds in UK and then Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. His current research interests focused on processing science and technology for transparent ceramics, and exploring their optical and photonic applications such as laser gain media, optical windows, transparent armors, scintillators and etc. In the above area, he and his team has published ~220 journal papers, 1 book and delivered ~50 invited/oral presentations for international and domestic conferences. He co-chaired the 7th (Singapore, 2011) and 11th (China, 2015) Laser Ceramics Symposium.
  Ivar Reimanis, Colorado School of Mines, USA
  Tentative Title: Contact Damage in Glasses
  Brief Bio: Ivar Reimanis is the George S. Ansell Professor of Metallurgy and
Department Head in the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. He earned a BS in Materials Science and Engineering at Cornell University in 1984 and a MS in Materials Science and Mineral Engineering at University of California, Berkeley. He earned a PhD in Materials at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1990. Dr. Reimanis spent a year under a Max Planck Institute postdoctoral fellowship in Stuttgart, Germany. He worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory prior to joining Colorado School of Mines. He spent a sabbatical at the University of Western Australia in Perth in 2002 as a Gledden Visiting Senior Fellow and in 2007 was awarded a United States Fulbright award to spend a semester at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore. Dr. Reimanis is a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society, and he has served on ACerS Board of Directors and has volunteered in numerous other activities within ACerS. He is a member of the World Academy of Ceramics. Dr. Reimanis' research is largely in the area of ceramics, with a focus on mechanical behavior. He has also worked extensively in the area of ceramic processing.

Invited Speakers

  Tohru Suzuki, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan
  Tentative Title: Microstructure Control in Transparent Ceramics by Colloidal Processing
  Maria Luisa Saladino, University of Palermo, Italy
  Tentative Title: Luminescent Multi-component Formulations for Anti-counterfeiting Systems
  Haneul Kim, Korea Institute of Materials Science, Korea
  Tentative Title: Improved Optical Properties and Laser Performance of Nd:Y2O3 Ceramics2
  Georges Humbert, CNRS, University of Limoges, France
  Tentative Title: Glass-ceramic Optical Fibers Doped with Metal Transition Ions for unconventional Light Emissions
  Morita Koji, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan
  Tentative Title: Fabrication of High Strength IR Transparent Ceramics Using Spark-plasma-sintering (SPS) Technique
  Jiang Li, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  Tentative Title: Fabrication and Properties Optimization of Garnet Scintillation Ceramics
  You-Fu Zhou, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese
                          Academy of Sciences, China
  Tentative Title: YAG based Ceramics as Color Converter for High-power LEDs
  Jianqiang Li, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China
  Tentative Title: Ce3+:Lu3Al5O12-Al2O3Optical Nanoceramic Scintillators Elaborated via a Low-temperature Glass Crystallization Route
  Ying Shi, Shanghai University, China
  Tentative Title: Investigation of Micro-nano Mechanical Properties of AlON Transparent Ceramics
  Xiao Wu, Fuzhou University, China
  Tentative Title: Optical Multifunctional Properties of Potassium-sodium Niobate Bbased Transparent Ceramics via Pressureless Sintering
  Xiaodong Li, Northeastern University, China
  Tentative Title: Understanding of some Phenomena in Vacuum-sintered ZrO2-doped Lu2O3 Transparent Ceramics
  Yongcheng Zhang, Qingdao University, China
  Tentative Title: Properties and Applications of Transparent Lead based Relaxor Ferroelectric Ceramics
  Dariusz Hreniak, Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research, Polish Academy
                                of Sciences, Poland
  Tentative Title: Impact of Synthesis Parameters and Co-doping with Rare Earth Ions on the Microstructural and Spectroscopic Properties of Polycrystalline Y3Al2Ga3O12 Garnets
  Mathieu Allix, University of Orleans, France
  Tentative Title: Highly Non Stoichiometric Garnet Materials with Modified Optical Properties
  Hao Wang, Wuhan University of Technology, China
  Tentative Title: Theoretical and Experimental Studies on Composition-dependent Structure and Properties of AlON Transparent Ceramics
  Jianqi Qi, Sichuan University, China
  Tentative Title: RE2M2O7 Transparent Ceramics: Properties and Applications
  Shifeng Zhou, South China University of Technology, China
  Tentative Title: Glass-ceramics for Detection Applications
  Shuxing Li, Xiamen University, China
  Tentative Title: New Insights into Discovery, Quenching Mechanism and Applications of Phosphors
  Mikhail Brik, University of Tartu, Estonia
  Tentative Title: Computational Materials Science and Optical Materials
  Dengfeng Peng, Shenzhen University, China
  Tentative Title: Mechanouminescent Properties and Applications of Novel Doped Semiconductor Matrixes
  Yibo Chen, Guangzhou University, China
  Tentative Title: Manipulation of Energy Transfer and Luminescence Performance in Mn2+ Doped Metal Halide Micro-nanocrystals
  Jiguang LI, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan
  Tentative Title: Enginnering of Layered Rare-earth Hydroxide for Low-temperature Sintering of Oxysulfide Ceramics and Photoluminescence.
  Shengquan Yu, Sichuan Research Center of New Materials, China
  Tentative Title: Microstructure Control of Y2O3-MgO Transparent Ceramics
  Junichi Tatami, Yokohama National University, Japan
  Tentative Title: Transparency and Luminescence of Rare-earth Doped α-SiAlON Ceramics
  Yingchun Shan, Dalian Maritime University, China  
  Tentative Title: Fast Fabrication of Highly Transparent Alon Ceramics by Using Multiple Component Sintering Additive
  Rémy Boulesteix, University of Limoges, France  
  Tentative Title: Microstructure Control in Transparent Ceramics by Various Sintering Techniques
  Bo Zhou, South China University of Technology, China   
  Tentative Title: Smart Control of Upconversion toward Frontier Applications