Special Issue "Nanostructured Ceramic and Glass"
A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2019
Dr. Żmojda Jacek
Bialystok University of Technology, Department of Power Engineering, Photonics and Lighting Technology, 45D Wiejska Street, 15–351 Białystok, Poland
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Interests: nanocomposite glasses; noble metal nanoparticles; photonic materials technology; luminescence of lanthanide ions; optical waveguide nanostructures; optical fibers; glass and glass-ceramics
Nanophotonics is now a rapidly growing interdisciplinary field of science, mainly due to the unique properties of optical waveguide nanostructures, obtained as a result of their interaction with photons. The most advanced systems are found in the currently used waveguide nanostructures, characterized by sophisticated optical properties and excellent thermal stability parameters required in modern nanomaterials. Therefore, the construction of such materials requires an interdisciplinary approach to combine fields of materials engineering and photonics.
One of the current directions of research in modern photonics is functional nanomaterials with luminescent and structural properties enabling the construction of new structures to be applied in integrated systems, precise sensors, optical memories, and medical applications. Therefore, particular attention is paid to creating different nanomaterials, such as noble metals nanoparticles, nanocrystals, nanorods, nanoceramics, etc., which can influence the luminescent properties of lanthanide ions and enable one to obtain new functional nanostructures.
This Special Issue of Nanomaterials focuses on fundamental nanostructured materials, nanocomposites glass and ceramics, and their luminescent and structural properties for photonic applications.
Dr. Żmojda Jacek
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- Photonic nanomaterials
- Functionalized structures
- Noble metal nanoparticles
- Nanocomposites glass and glass-ceramics
- Optical and structural properties
- Lanthanides doping