Ceramic Scintillators


  • Investigation of the densification and consolidation of oxide ceramics
  • Positron annihilation lifetime measurements of sesquioxides and garnets

8th Annual Materials and Optics Research Poster Session

1st Place Undergraduate Poster Competition Certificate

Certificate of 1st place winner for the Undergraduate Poster Competition won by students Cameron L. McPherson and Jaclyn M. Schmitt with the poster “Sintering Temperature Effects on the Densification and Thermoluminescence of YAG, Y2O3 and Lu2O3 Ceramics”. The students were also invited to present their poster during the local ASM Chapter Meeting on April 11, 2013, in Greenville, SC.

Poster Session

Poster Session

Undergraduate students participating in the 8th Annual Materials and Optics Research Poster Session organized by the Clemson chapters of the OSA, MRS and SPIE, March 11th, 2013.


Vacuum furnace for ceramic sintering.Vacuum furnace for ceramic sintering.

Positron annihilation spectroscopy lab at TCU.Positron annihilation spectroscopy lab at TCU (http://personal.tcu.edu/quarles/RESEARCH.HTML).