International Materials Institute
for New Functionality in Glass

Optical and Photonics Glasses

Delivered by Dr. Rui Almeida for the International Materials Institute for New Functionality in Glass At Lehigh University Spring 2005

Table of Contents:

Part I: An Introduction to Glass Formation, Structure and Properties
Lecture 1: Introduction to Glass and the Glass Transition presentation slides
Lecture 2: Glass Formation presentation slides
Lecture 3: Kinetic Theory of Glass Formation presentation slides
Lecture 4: Glass Composition and Preparation presentation slides
Lecture 5: Glass Structure I presentation slides
Lecture 6: Glass Structure II presentation slides
Lecture 7: Phase Separation in Glass presentation slides
Lecture 8: Mechanical Behavior of Glass presentation slides
Lecture 9. Fracture Toughness presentation slides
Lecture 10. Viscosity presentation slides
Lecture 11: Thermal Expansion of Glass presentation slides
Part II: Optical Glasses
Lecture 12: Traditional Optical Glasses - Classification & Fabrication
presentation slides
Lecture 13: Absorption, Reflection and Refraction of Light presentation slides
Lecture 14: Glasses and Total Internal Reflection - Refraction of Light in Absorbing
presentation slides
Lecture 15: Polarization, Absorption and Color presentation slides
Lecture 16: Infrared Absorption & Raman Scattering in Glass presentation slides
Lecture 17: Light Scattering in Glass- Introduction presentation slides
Lecture 18: Rayleigh and Mie Scattering, Metal Colloids and Photo-elastic Properties presentation slides
Lecture 19: New Optical Glasses - Fluorides and Chalcogenides presentation slides
Lecture 20: Faburation and Properties of Fluoride and Chalcogenide Glasses presentation slides
Lecture 21: Abnormal Dispersion and Athermal Glasses presentation slides
Part III:
Lecture 22: Gradient Index Glasses presentation slides
Lecture 23: Optical Fibers I - Fabrication presentation slides
Lecture 24: Optical Fibers II - Types of Fibers, Modes & Loss presentation slides
Lecture 25: Optical Fibers III - Fiber Dispersion presentation slides
Lecture 26: Optical Amplification in Fiber Optic Systems and Photonic Crystal Fibers presentation slides
Lecture 27: Integrated Optics presentation slides
Lecture 28: Photochromic and Photosentitive Glasses presentation slides
Lecture 29: Photoinduced Effects in Glass presentation slides
Lecture 30: Acousto-optic and Magneto-Optic Glasses presentation slides
Lecture 31: Rare Earth Doped Glasses I - Fundamental presentation slides
Lecture 32: Rare Earth Doped Glasses II - Quantum Efficiency presentation slides
Lecture 33: RE Doped Glasses III - Photoluminescence Decay Rates and Processes presentation slides
Lecture 34: RE Doped Glasses IV - Erbium Doping presentation slides
Lecture 35: Laser Glasses I - Fundamentals presentation slides
Lecture 36: Laser Glasses II - Fiber and Waveguide Lasers and Amplifiers presentation slides
Lecture 37: Non-Linear Optical Glasses I - Fundamentals presentation slides
Lecture 38: Non-Linear Optical Glasses II - Semiconductor Doped Nano-Glasses presentation slides
Lecture 39: Non-Linear Optical Glasses III - Metal Doped Nano-Glasses presentation slides

Contact Information

Course Support:
Dr. William Heffner (wrh304@lehigh.edu)
Associate Director, IMI-NFG, Lehigh Unversity



This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number DMR-0844014.
Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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