Developing strategies, methodologies and tools to synthesize photonic materials and provide them with controlled functionalities.


Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities support research in the synthesis of new glasses and glass-ceramics and in the development of specialty optical fibers, hybrid and functional materials.


An interdisciplinary and multicultural team of graduate students, researchers, and technical experts who value collaborative interactions.

International Year of Glass 2022

The International Year of Glass 2022 (IYOG2022) was celebrated at the 89th ACFAS conference held at Université Laval in Quebec City, and brought together artists, architects, glass industries, scientific and academic fields in a multisectoral conference accompanied by an exhibition of glass art.

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Here’s the newest opportunity.

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