June 6th 2012

8h30-9h00 Introduction

9h00-9h30 C.P. Kaushik –Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai

Vitreous matrices for immobilisation of radioactive waste

9h30-10h00 O. Pinet / S. Peuget –Laboratory Study and Development of Matrix Conditioning, CEA Marcoule

Academic research for french industrial vitrification

10h00-10h30 D. Neuville –Institute of Earth Physics of Paris, Paris

Silicate glasses and melts: From volcanic activities to industrial processes


10h30-11h00 Coffee break


11h00-11h30 X. Zhang –Chemical Sciences of Rennes, Rennes I

Chalcogenide glasses and glass ceramics for infrared applications

11h30-12h00 S. Kumar Bhadra –Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, Kolkata

Supercontinuum generation in photonic crystal fiber and hollow core fiber for sensing applications

12h00-12h30 J.-L. Auguste –XLIM Research Institute, Limoges

Original glasses for optical fibres - Application to sources and sensors domain


12h30-13h30 Lunch


13h30-14h00 A. Srinivasan –Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

Glass and glass ceramics with magnetic phase

14h00-14h30 L. Cormier –Institute of Mineralogy and Physics of Condensed Media, Paris VI

Structural environment around transition elements and nucleation mechanisms in oxide glasses

14h30-15h00 G.P. Kothiyal –Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai

Some activities on functional glass, glass-ceramics in BARC

15h00-15h30 F.O. Méar –Catalysis and Solid State Chemistry Unit, Lille I

Overview of research activities / Glass and glass-ceramics for advanced applications


15h30-16h00 Coffee Break


16h00-16h30 A. Pradel –Charles Gerhardt Institute, Montpellier II

Chalcogenide and glasses

16h30-17h00 A. Khanna –Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

Studies of melt history effects in borate, silicate and tellurite glasses

17h00-17h30 A. Faivre –Charles Coulomb Laboratory Montpellier II

L2C Materials team: recent glass research


June 7th 2012

9h00-9h30 C. Massobrio –Institute of Physics and Chemistry of Materials of Strasbourg, Strasbourg

Bonding and structure in chalcogenides via first-principles atomic scale modelling

9h30-10h00 P. Thomas –Science of Ceramic Processes and Surface Treatments, Limoges

Synthesis, structure and non-linear optical properties of Tellurium oxide -based glasses and glass-ceramics

10h00-10h30 J.-P. Lecompte –Science of Ceramic Processes and Surface Treatments, Limoges

Overview of research activities on glasses


10h30-11h00 Coffee break


11h00-11h30 C.K. Jayasankar –Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

Development of Ln3+-doped glasses and nano-glass ceramics for photonic and optical sensor applications

11h30-12h00 B. Dussardier –Laboratory of Physics of Condensed Matter, Nice

Speciality optical fibres at the University of Nice

12h00-12h30 D. De Ligny –Laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Luminescent Materials, Lyon I

Vibrational properties of glasses at extreme conditions


12h30-13h30 Lunch


13h30-14h00 A.R. Kulkarni –Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai

Ion dynamics in glasses through ac conductivity studies

14h00-14h30 M. Bouazaoui –Laboratory of Laser Physics, Atoms and Molecules, Lille I

Overview of research activities on glasses

14h30-15h00 F. Smektala –Carnot Bourgogne Institute, Dijon

Microstructured optical fibers from non-linear glasses for infrared broadband fibered laser

15h00-15h30 G.K. Dey –Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai

Focus on metallic glasses


15h30-16h00 Coffee break


16h00-16h30 C. Mercier –Materials and Processes Laboratory, Valenciennes

Synthesis and characterization of bioglasses

16h30-17h00 S. Murugavel –Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

New trends in bioactive glasses: The importance of mesostructure

17h00-17h30 B. Hehlen –Charles Coulomb Laboratory, Montpellier II

Elasticity, Vibrations, and Damage Mechanisms at Nanoscale in Oxide Glasses

17h30-18h00 U. Ramamurty –Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Deformation and fracture studies in metallic glasses. Nanoindentation studies on other glasses


June 8th 2012


8h30-10h30 Round table – Interaction session


10h30-11h00 Coffee break


11h00-12h00 Conclusions



12h00-13h00 Lunch


13h00-18h00 Visit of Glass Factory: ARC International