Rare-Earth Doping of Advanced Materials for Photonic Applications  -  2011: Volume 1342 (MRS Proceedings)

Rare-Earth Doping of Advanced Materials for Photonic Applications - 2011: Volume 1342 (MRS Proceedings)

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Materials Research Society, 2011-11-28
EAN 9781605113197, ISBN10: 1605113190

Paperback, 132 pages, 23 x 22.6 x 15.6 cm

Symposium V, 'Rare-Earth Doping of Advanced Materials for Photonic Applications', Spring Meeting, Materials Research Society, San Francisco, April 25−29, 2011. It brought together researchers from a number of fields that traditionally do not interact closely with each other and provided the semiconductor, phosphors and device communities with a unique opportunity to discuss fundamental topics of common interest that underlie the emission in rare-earth-doped materials. Such a mix of different research topics, silicon photonics, phosphors, oxides and wide band gap materials including III-nitride semiconductors, to name a few, greatly promotes a healthy and vigorous exchange of ideas. The goal of this symposium was to highlight the status of light emission at infrared and visible wavelengths from rare-earth-doped phosphors as well as semiconductors. Issues of rare-earth-materials applications for green technologies, sustainability and opportunities for development of multifunctional devices utilizing magnetic, electric and pressure stimuli were also addressed.