17th University Conference on Glass Science Invited Talks
June 26 - June 30, 2005
Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
State College, Pennsylvania


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I. Ion Diffusion in Chalcogenide Glasses: Application in Ionics and Optics
Prof. Michel Ribes, Université Montpellier II (France)
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II. Novel Applications of Hydrogen-Filled Hollow Glass Microspheres
Prof. J. E. Shelby, Alfred University (USA)
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III. Optical and Mechanical Properties of Transparent Glass-Ceramics
Prof. Edgar Dutra Zanotto, Federal University of Sao Carlos (Brazil)
(PDF Slides / Video Presentation)

IV. Nanofabrication In Transparent Materials With A Femtosecond Pulse Laser Prof. Kazuyuki Hirao, Kyoto University (Japan)
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V. Using Ultrafast Lasers to Add New Functionality to Glasses
Prof. Denise M. Krol, University of California, Davis ( USA )
(PDF Slides, Parts 1 & 2 / Video Presentations: Part 1 & Part 2)

VI. Advanced Approaches to Functional Glasses
Dr. Satoru Inoue, National Institute for Materials Science (Japan)
(Video Presentation; Part 1 / Video Part 2 / Video Part 3)

VII. Biofunctionality of Glass by Prof. Alexis G. Clare, Alfred University (USA)
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VIII. Rare-Earth Photoluminescence In Sol-Gel Derived Confined Glass Structures for Photonics
Prof. Rui M. Almeida, Instituto Superior Técnico (Portugal)
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IX. A Solution Approach to High Alkali Content Borate Glasses
Prof. Steve Feller, Coe College (USA)
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X. Oxidation of Silicon: Role of Si/SiO2 Interface in Optical and Electrical Properties
Prof. M. Tomozawa, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (USA)
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XI. Structure and Dynamics of Ion-exchanged Glasses
Dr. E.I. Kamitsos, National Hellenic Research Foundation (Greece)
(Video Presentations: Part 1 & Part 2 / PDF Slides, Parts 1 & 2, not available yet)

XII. Novel Properties of Glass-Metal Nanocomposites
Dr. D. Chakravorty, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (India)
(Video Presentation; Part 1 / Video Part 2 / Video Part 3)

XIII. High Temperature Glass Seals for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Prof. R.K. Brow, University of Missouri-Rolla (USA)
(Video Presentation; no slides available yet for this presentation)

XIV. Incorporation of Water into Glasses and its Influence on the Diffusion of Cations, Including the Creation of Diffusion Barriers
Prof. Rüdiger Dieckmann, Cornell University, (USA)
(Video Presentations: Part 1 & Part 2 / PDF Slides, Parts 1 & 2, not available yet)

XV. Optical Hole Burning Studies in Europium Doped Oxide Glasses
Prof. B. Rami Reddy, Alabama A&M University (USA)
(Video Presentation; Part 1 / Video Part 2 / Video Part 3)

XVI. Preparation Of Thin Films Of Complex Composition By Pulsed Laser Deposition- A Way for Producing New Amorphous Materials Applicable in Optoelectronics, Chemistry and Biology
Prof. Miloslav Frumar, University Pardubice (Czech Republic)
(Video Presentations: Part 1 & Part 2 )

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