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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2013
  • pp: 904–907

Feature issue introduction: optical ceramics

Jas Sanghera, Takunori Taira, and Romain Gaume  »View Author Affiliations

Optical Materials Express, Vol. 3, Issue 6, pp. 904-907 (2013)

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This feature offers 11 papers in the field of optical ceramics, and encompasses advances in optics, materials science, condensed matter, as well as physics and chemistry relevant to the development of new optical materials. Topics covered include material technologies in the field of polycrystalline ceramics, single crystals, and glass ceramics in the form of bulk and microstructured materials along with methods to fabricate the materials and a description of their optical properties pertinent for many applications.

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OCIS Codes
(120.5700) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Reflection
(120.5820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Scattering measurements
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(140.3380) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.1190) Materials : Anisotropic optical materials
(160.4760) Materials : Optical properties
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(290.5930) Scattering : Scintillation
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials
(160.5293) Materials : Photonic bandgap materials
(160.5298) Materials : Photonic crystals
(310.6188) Thin films : Spectral properties

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Original Manuscript: May 24, 2013
Published: May 31, 2013

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Optical Ceramics (2013) Optical Materials Express

Jas Sanghera, Takunori Taira, and Romain Gaume, "Feature issue introduction: optical ceramics," Opt. Mater. Express 3, 904-907 (2013)

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  1. X. Qiao, S. Shimai, Y. Yang, S. Wang, and H. Kamiya, “Spontaneous gelcasting of translucent alumina ceramics,” Opt. Mater. Express (to be published).
  2. Y. Sato, J. Akiyama, and T. Taira, “Orientation control of micro-domains in anisotropic laser ceramics,” Opt. Mater. Express3(6), 829–841 (2013). [CrossRef]
  3. Z. Seeley, N. Cherepy, and S. Payne, “Two-step sintering of Gd0.3Lu1.6Eu0.1O3 transparent ceramic scintillator,” Opt. Mater. Express (to be published).
  4. C. L. Hardin, Y. Kodera, S. A. Basun, D. R. Evans, and J. E. Garay, “Transparent, luminescent terbium doped zirconia: development of optical-structural ceramics with integrated temperature measurement functionalities,” Opt. Mater. Express3(6), 893–903 (2013). [CrossRef]
  5. J. Ueda, T. Shinoda, and S. Tanabe, “Photochromism and near-infrared persistent luminescence in Eu2+-Nd3+-co-doped CaAl2O4 ceramics,” Opt. Mater. Express3(6), 787–793 (2013). [CrossRef]
  6. W. Kim, C. Baker, S. Bowman, C. Florea, G. Villalobos, B. Shaw, B. Sadowski, M. Hunt, I. Aggarwal, and J. Sanghera, “Laser oscillation from Ho3+ doped Lu2O3 ceramics,” Opt. Mater. Express (to be published).
  7. Y. Jia, J. R. Vázquez de Aldana, and F. Chen, “Efficient waveguide lasers in femtosecond laser inscribed double-cladding waveguides of Yb:YAG ceramics,” Opt. Mater. Express3(5), 645–650 (2013). [CrossRef]
  8. H. S. Lee, R. Kubrin, R. Zierold, A. Yu. Petrov, K. Nielsch, G. A. Schneider, and M. Eich, “Photonic properties of titania inverse opal heterostructures,” Opt. Mater. Express (to be published).
  9. C.-H. Ho and C.-C. Pan, “Optical properties of wide-band-gap chalcopyrite CuAl(Se0.5S0.5)2 evaluated by thermoreflectance spectroscopy,” Opt. Mater. Express3(4), 480–488 (2013). [CrossRef]
  10. S. N. Zhang, J. H. Huang, Y. J. Chen, X. H. Gong, Y. F. Lin, Z. D. Luo, and Y. D. Huang, “Site-selective excitation and emission of Eu3+-doped transparent glass ceramic containing Ca5(PO4)3F nanocrystals,” Opt. Mater. Express3(6), 868–874 (2013). [CrossRef]
  11. I. Kamma, M. Mbila, K. E. Steege Gall, and B. R. Reddy, “Spectroscopic characterization of erbium doped glass ceramic,” Opt. Mater. Express3(6), 884–892 (2013). [CrossRef]

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