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Photosensitivity and Photomodification


2011 Glass & Optical Materials Division Spring Meeting


This session will cover topics involving light-induced structural modifications in amorphous solids. Optically induced processes can provide the basis for significant modification in structure and associated material properties/processes, including physical, chemical, electrical, and optical behavior. These include but are not limited to femtosecond-laser-writing in silicates, photostructural effects in chalcogenides, photo-reactivity in polymeric glasses, photo-ablation, and others. Topics pertaining to light-matter interactions, whether beneficial and intended such as photo-patterning or detrimental and unintended such as photo-degradation are of interest. Contributions on the experimental and theoretical aspects of these topics are encouraged for this session.


Organizers

Pierre Lucas, University of Arizona, USA

Kathleen Richardson, Clemson University, USA

 


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