Materials & Nanoscience

Luminescent Nanomaterials: Properties, Mechanisms, and Applications (#101)

The focus of this symposium is to provide an international forum to discuss recent developments in the field of luminescent nanomaterials, the development of novel luminescent nanostructured materials, fundamental properties and mechanisms underpinning the luminescence as well as their application in a broad range of applications in photonics and biophotonics. Topics to be covered include (but not limited to): luminescent nanocrystals, plasmonic nanostructures, non-crystalline nanomaterials, and biomimetic or biocompatible nanoscale materials. The applications of these nanomaterials will also be covered and include fluorescent imaging using optical nanolabels, diagnostics, therapeutics, biosensing, telecommunications, photovoltaics, nanomedicine, etc.
All contributions that address recent advances in the field of luminescent nanomaterials, as well as reports on new applications, are particularly encouraged. Session topics will include: (i) Optical properties of colloidal nanoparticles (lanthanide-doped upconverting nanoparticles, quantum dots, carbon based nanostructures, metal nanoparticles, etc.) and 1D nanostructures, (ii) Biomimetic and biocompatible optically active nanomaterials, (iii) Photocurrent generation and photovoltaics using optically active nanoparticles, (iv) Applications of optical nanoparticles in telecommunications, photodetectors, and LEDs, (v) Fluorescent imaging using optical nanolabels (including multiphoton imaging) and nanothermometry, (vi) Luminescent nanoparticles for biosensing, diagnostics and therapeutics, and (vii) Nanobioscience and nanomedicine.
Last update: Dec 28, 2015