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IU Research on Optical Materials, known as SMILES, are Featured at the Materials Research Society Meeting on MRS-TV

November 28, 2022

A short film covering research on the world’s brightest optical materials, SMILES, from Profs. Amar Flood and Krishnan Raghavachari, adjunct faculty Sudhakar Pamidighantam, and collaborator Prof. Bo Laursen at the University of Copenhagen is being featured at the Materials Research Society (MRS) Meeting (Nov 27-Dec 2, 2022).

This team joins a select group of researchers who have been selected to showcase their research on MRS-TV.

Watch the full-length 5-minute version here:

SMILES stands for small-molecule, ionic isolation lattices. They are the worlds brightest fluorescent materials with a lot of promise for use in optical materials. The SMILES team is a university-based and multi-disciplinary group of chemists and data scientists seeking to create knowledge and data-backed methods for creating optical materials by design. They have connections to the start-up, Halophore, Inc. spun out of IU. You can check out more about SMILES, the team, and their project goals here: