The 6th International Conference on the Physics of Optical Materials and Devices
The 5th International Workshop of Persistent and Photostimulable Phosphors (IWPPP-5)

Belgrade, Serbia, 29th of August to 2nd of September 2022




Plenary speakers

Andries Meijerink

Andries Meijerink

Utrecht University, Netherlands
TITLE: Non-radiative transitions: our dark foe  …and friend


Liu Xiaogang

Liu Xiaogang

Department of chemistry, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore,
TENTATIVE TITLE: Luminescent nanoparticles: a wonderful toolbox for assistive technologies.


Luis Carlos

Luis Carlos

Physics Department, University of Aveiro,
Campus Universitário de Santiago, Portugal
TITLE: Luminescent thermometers as new toys in the block.
All you need is light.



Setsuhisa Tanabe

Setsuhisa Tanabe

School of Human and Environmental Studies Division of Materials Function,
Kyoto University, Japan
TITLE: Traps for persistence or/and photochromism; can they be AND?


Daniel Jaque

Daniel Jaque

Nanomaterials for Bioimaging Group (nanoBIG),​Universidad Autónoma de Madrid,​ Madrid,​ Spain
TITLE: The future of brain thermometry: the era of nano



Keynote and Invited speakers

Pieter Dorenbos
Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Department of Radiation Science and Technology, section Luminescence Materials, the Netherlands.
TITLE: Bismuth for luminescence and charge carrier storage in inorganic compounds.

Markus Suta
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany.
TITLE: Can we control luminescent thermometers? - From the application to a fundamental understanding of non-radiative rates.

Thomas Jüstel
FH Münster University of Applied Sciences, Steinfurt.
TENTATIVE TITLE: Pr3+ - UV Phosphors and ways to convert them into persistent phosphors for medical applications.

Aleksandra Đurišić
Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Hong Kong.
TITLE: Quasi-2D halide perovskite light emitting materials and devices.

Lukasz Marciniak
Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland.
TITLE: New strategies of enhancing the performance of lanthanide based luminescence thermometers.

Claudia Wickleder
Inorganic Chemistry Department Chemistry/Biology, University of Siegen, Germany.
TITLE: Luminescence of mixed valence materials - essentially unexplored.

Corinne Chaneac
Sorbonne-Univ./CNRS, Laboratoire de chimie de la matière condensée de Paris, France.
TITLE: Optimization of doped spinel oxides and silver sulfide for optical imaging and temperature sensing. Some examples of temperature measurements.

Wei Chen
The University of Texas at Arlington.
TITLE: Persistent Luminescence nanophosphors for Photodynamic activation and Anti-counterfeiting Application.

Philippe Smet
LumiLab, Ghent University, Belgium.
TITLE: Moving persistent phosphors beyond afterglow: a platform for sensing.

Jobic Stephane
Institut des Matériaux de Nantes Jean Rouxel, Nantes, France.
TITLE: Can theoretical calculations meet experiments and explain luminescence properties?

Mikhail Brik
University of Tartu, Estonia.
TITLE: Crystal field and first-principles calculations of optical properties of the Mn4+-doped phosphors.

Hélène Serier-Brault
Université de Nantes, CNRS, Institut des Matériaux Jean Rouxel, Nantes, France.
TITLE: Luminescence thermometry of Eu-Tb mixed metal-organic frameworks: some ways to tune the thermometric performances.

Angel Millán
Departamento de Fisica de la Materia Condensada, Facultad de Ciencias and Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Aragón, CSIC–Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain.
TITLE: A new technology for real-time intracellular temperature imaging and monitoring. Application to local magnetic hyperthermia therapy.

Alessandra Toncelli
Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy.
TITLE: Coming Soon.

Diana Serrano
IRCP - Chimie ParisTech, Paris, France.
TITLE: Oxide nanoparticles for optical quantum platforms.

Yaroslav Zhydachevskyy
Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland.
TITLE: Chemical tuning of Mn4+ photoluminescence in Ga2O3-Al2O3 alloys.

Michal Piasecki
Department of Theoretical Physics at Jan Długosz University in Czestochowa, Poland.
TITLE: Mid-Infrared Luminescent Materials: Overview and Structure−Property Relationship.

Bernhard Walfort
LumiNova AG, Teufen, Switzerland.
TITLE: Fundamental Loading-Curve Characteristics of the Persistent Phosphor SrAl2O4:Eu2+, Dy3+, B3+.

Andrzej Suchocki
Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland.
TITLE: Coming Soon.

Lucas Carvalho Veloso Rodrigues
Laboratório de Materiais Fotônicos, Departamento de Química Fundamental, Instituto de Química - Universidade de São Paulo.
TITLE: Coming Soon.

Aleksandar Ćirić
Centre of Excellence for Photoconversion, Vinča Institute of Nuclear Sciences – National Institute of the Republic of Serbia, University of Belgrade.
TITLE: LumTHools - software for analysis of phosphors' luminescence temperature dependence.

Thomas Thundat
University at Buffalo Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Buffalo, New York, USA.
TITLE: Coming Soon.

Ivana Evans
Department of Chemistry, University of Durham, United Kingdom.
TITLE: Structure-property relationships in Mn5+-activated apatite-type phosphors

Gabriel Lozano
Tenured Scientist, Multifunctional Optical Materials Group , Institute of Materials Science of Seville, Spanish National Research Council.
TITLE: Nanophosphor-based Photonic Materials provide fine control over the emission properties of rare-earth nanocrystals

Farida Selim
Department of Physics & Center for Photochemical Sciences, Bowling Green State University, Ohio.
TITLE: Advanced cryogenic thermally stimulated emission spectroscopy-A new tool for assessing optical materials.

Mathias Wickleder
Justus-Liebig university of Gießen.
TITLE: Coming Soon

Teresa Delgado
Chimie ParisTech - PSL: Ecole nationale superieure de chimie de Paris, France.
TITLE: Persistent luminescence nanoparticles for bimodal bioimaging in the NIR-I / II transparency window.

David Van der Heggen
LumiLab, Department of Solid State Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium.
TITLE: Metastable states in persistent phosphors: A spectroscopic game of hide-and-seek.

Victor Casting
Spanish National Research Council, The Institute of Materials Science of Seville (CSIC-ICMS), Spain.
TITLE: Transparent persistent luminescence films: from design to glowing perspectives.

Amina Bensalah
Laboratoire de Physico-Chimie des Matériaux Luminescents, Université de Lyon, CNRS- Université Lyon 1, 69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, France.
TITLE: Coming Soon



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