Phosphor Global Summit 2014 Heads to San Diego in March

Smithers Apex is pleased to announce that the Phosphor Global Summit 2014 will take place at the Paradise Point Hotel in San Diego, California March 26-28, 2014.

This 12th annual event will happen alongside The Quantum Dots Forum, a half day event exclusively dedicated to the field of quantum dots.

"This year we are truly representing the needs of the entire industry. The program is packed with presentations about LED and OLED perspectives, LED Phosphors: Narrow Red Line Emitters and Optimizing Emission Quality, High Performance Flexible Phosphor Sheets for Lighting & Displays, Near Infrared Emitters, Development of New Crystalline Materials for Luminescence and SHG Applications plus many others," said Barbara Fowler, Conference Director, Smithers Apex." Building on a successful conference in 2013, the phosphor industry is yet again demanding the latest information on scintillators, developments on crystalline materials for luminescence, new findings in solid-state white lighting, and everything in between. Phosphor Global Summit 2014 will provide all of this information and more!"

The 2014 advisory board reflects the blending of industrial and academic research with Dr. Thomas Jüstel, Professor, Dept. Chemical Engineering, University of Applied Sciences Münster and Prof. Dr. Andries Meijerink, University of Utrecht representing academia.

Board members representing industry include Dr. Alok M. Srivastava, Principal Scientist, GE Global Research; Dr. Ingo Koehler, Director, Head of R&D and Technical Marketing, Structuring Solutions - Performance Materials Division, MERCK KGaA; and Seth Coe-Sullivan, Co-founder and CTQ, QD Vision Inc. Joining them are Prof. Dr. Cees Ronda, Research Fellow, Research Group Light Generation, Philips Group Innovation, Research; Dr. Gregg Kottas, Research Scientist, Universal Display Corporation; Dr. Madis Raukas, Research Manager in Materials Science / Solid State Lighting (SSL), Osram Sylvania; and Dr. Oleg Shchekin, Director, Device Architecture, Technology Research and Development, Philips Lumileds.

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