KEMI6511 Luminescence in solid materials 5 op
Organised by
Person in charge
Mika Lastusaari
Preceding studies
BSc studies in chemistry or physics

Learning outcomes

The student understands the phenomena behind luminescence in inorganic materials and knows how to affect luminescence properties. The student knows how to make luminescence measurements with different setups.


Basics of luminescence, luminescence of lanthanide and d transition metal ions , up-conversion luminescence, persistent luminescence, stimulated luminescence. Laboratory work.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 10 h 0 h
Exercises 2 h 0 h

Lectures and laboratory work

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Study journal / learning diary
  • In English
  • In English

Learning diary and laboratory work


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

the course is given every two years (on odd years) in period IV.

Study materials

Lecture notes

Belongs to following study modules

Kemian laitos
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MDP in Materials Science