Rare Earth, color print, paperback


This monograph represents a tribute to the late Prof. Karl Gschneidner, well known as “Mr. Rare Earth”.

Rare Earth
A tribute to the late Mr. Rare Earth, Professor Karl Gschneidner
Ed. Sooraj H. Nandyala
Materials Research Foundations Vol. 164
Publication Date 2024, 330 Pages
Print ISBN 978-1-64490-304-9 (release date June 2024)
ePDF ISBN 978-1-64490-305-6
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21741/9781644903056

This monograph represents a tribute to the late Prof. Karl Gschneidner, well known as “Mr. Rare Earth”, distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the Iowa State University, a Senior Metallurgist at the Ames Laboratory, and the Chief Scientist of the Critical Materials Institute. Topics covered include Rare Earth Glass Spectroscopy, Treating Skin Diseases, Prospective Rare Earth Applications, Optical Information Storage, Diagnostic Imaging, Nanoparticles in Glasses, and ZnO Nanomaterials.

Fiber Lasers, Luminescent Pathway, Forensic Applications, Rejuvenating Skin, Health Imaging, FCC Catalyst, Energy Transfer, Rare Earth Phosphors


Table of Contents

Rare Earth Glass Spectroscopy and Fiber Lasers
Brian M. Walsh, Karima Ouannes, Jihong Geng, Farzin Amzajerdian, Shibin Jiang

A Luminescent Pathway for Anti-Counterfeiting of Currency and Forensic Applications
Payal P. Pradhan, D. Haranath

Overview of Treating Skin Diseases and Rejuvenating Skin using Light Sources
Aachal A. Sharma, D. Haranath

Prospective Potential Applications and Emerging Tendencies in Rare Earth Materials
R. Ramakrishna Reddy

Rare-Earth Doped Materials for Optical Information Storage
C.S. Kamal, D. Haranath

Rare Earth Element (REE) Insights for Health and Diagnostic Imaging
R. Ramakrishna Reddy, Anthapu Pranav

Metallic Nanoparticles in the Glasses: Advances and Current Challenges
M. Reza Dousti

Rare Earth Metals Doped ZnO Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Photocatalytic, and Magnetic Properties
D. Ranjith Kumar, Yuvaraj Haldorai, R.T. Rajendra Kumar

The Role of Rare Earths in Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) Catalyst
Aaron Akah

Energy Transfer in Down Conversion Rare Earth Phosphors
Chaogang Lou