Collin Barker from Lehigh University at FunGlass

Based on the Funglass Center and Lehigh University agreement, it was a pleasure to host graduate student Collin Barker from the Department of Physics, Lehigh University, USA, whose supervisors are Prof. Jain Himanshu and Prof. Volkmar Dierolf.

Collin spent 1.5 months in the FG centre from October 16th to December 3 preparing doped amorphous microspheres in the system of YAG, Y2Si2O7 and Y2SiO5 by flame synthesis technique and he gave 2 lectures with titles:

  • Femtosecond Laser Interactions in Materials
  • Laser Induced Crystallization of Lithium Niobate in Glass