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Invited speakers
25 + 5 min
Oral presentation
​15 + ​5 min

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According to Turkish time (GMT+3)

Time zone: Ankara (GMT+03:00)                

26th September – Monday

  Session 1:  Advanced technologies and methods on luminescence, ESR dosimetry and dating (convenor: Eren Sahiner)
09:00-09:30 Invited Speaker: Bo Li
A Bayesian hierarchical model for optical dating of single grains of quartz
09:30-9:50 Furong Cui Comparison of the pulsed blue and green light stimulation in isolating quartz source signal of rock slice by using time-resolved signature
09:50-10:10 Alicja Chruścińska Dose response of the fast OSL component in quartz for doses above 200 Gy
10:10-10:30 Ting Cheng Bleachability of pIRIR signal from single-grain K-feldspar
10:30-10:50 Questions & Answers
  Session 2:  Applications in earth and planetary sciences (convenor: Shin Toyoda)
10:50-11:20 Invited Speaker: Constantin Athanassas
From electron trapping to exhumation tracking
11:20-11:40 Anoop Ambili The Late Holocene climate variability and their impact on cultural dynamics in the central India
11:40-12:00 Shashank Nitundil Increasing our understanding of Holocene dune activity in the Thar Desert, India using a portable luminescence reader
12:00-12:20 Yashi Sui Pulse chronological sequences and surface processes constrained by luminescence of K-feldspar grains:  message from the central section of Altyn Tagh Fault
12:20-12:40 Questions & Answers
Session 3:  Applications in earth and planetary sciences (convenor: Jintang Qin )
13:30-13:50 Mahadev Rawat Palaeoflood records of ~3000 years from the lower reaches of Kaveri and its adjacent River Basins, Tamilnadu, India
13:50-14:10 Kechang Li Single-grain K-feldspar pIRIR Dating of a thick alluvial sequence on northern piedmont of Chinese Tian Shan
14:10-14:30 Vasiliki Kanavou Is TL thermochronometry using low sensitivity quartz from metamorphic rocks feasible? A pioneer case study from phyllite-quartzite assemblages in southern Greece
14:30-14:50 Mehmet Korhan Erturaç Investigation of past hydrological extremes (HEX) using river flood plain sediments: Sakarya River, NW Türkiye
14:50-15:20 Invited Speaker: James K. Feathers
First People in the Western Hemisphere: The Contribution from Luminescence Dating
15:20-15:40 Questions & Answers
Time zone: Ankara (GMT+03:00)                

27th September – Tuesday

  Session 4: Computational and statistical applications (convenor: Liping Zhou)
08:30-09:00 Invited Speaker: Georgios Polymeris
Computational and statistical analysis using raw luminescence data
09:00-09:20 Miriam Saleh Parameters of multi-level statistical analysis affecting the OSL ages of mortar samples from Northern Italy
09:20-09:40 Magdalena Biernacka The medium OSL component in quartz measured using the thermally modulated OSL method
09:40-10:00 Efstathios Tsoutsoumanos OTOR application in nano-sized luminophores; the impact of nano-crystallite sizes on the Thermoluminescence glow-curve shape, activation energies and kinetic parameters
10:00-10:20 Questions & Answers
  Session 5:  Basic physical processes for luminescence dosimetry and dating (convenor: Georgios Poymeris)
10:20-10:40 Volkan Altunal Effect of oxygen vacancies on luminescence characteristics of BeO Ceramics produced by Sol-Gel synthesis technique
10:40-11:00 Chahra-Zed Benkhelifa Study the kinetics of thermally stimulated luminescence and the TL dose-response of dosimeter based on beryllium oxide BeO
11:00-11:20 Veysi GUCKAN TA-OSL from KMgF3:Eu,Yb,Li dosimeter; comparison with OSL and TL dose responses
11:20-11:40 Monika Devi Post Violet-Infrared Stimulated Luminescence (pVIRSL) Dating using Potassium Feldspars
11:40-12:00 Questions & Answers
Session 6: Basic physical processes for luminescence dosimetry and dating (convenor:  Dileep Koul)
13:30-14:00 Invited Speaker: Paulramasamy Morthekai
Role and nature of Pb in the luminescence emission of feldspars
14:00-14:20 Natalia Pawlak Luminescence centres competition impact on the dose dependence of the OSL signal in quartz
14:20-14:40 Pavlos G. Konstantinidis Correlation between the decays of the NTL signal following isothermal and infrared stimulation in feldspar and apatite samples
14:40-15:00 Caroline Fernandes The effects of heat treatment on the OSL signal in sodium chloride crystals
15:00-15:20 Questions & Answers
Time zone: Ankara (GMT+03:00)                

28th September – Wednesday

  Session 7:  Advances in dose rate determination (convenor: Grzegorz Adamiec)
09:00-09:20 Loic Martin In which extent field conditions may affect the gamma dose rate evaluation using portable gamma spectrometry?
09:20-09:40 Sonia Tatumi Radiometric characterization of Amazonian sediments
09:40-10:00 Amalia Chambon Determination of NaI(Tl) scintillator calibration factors for field application based on MCNP6 modelling
10:00-10:20 Questions & Answers
  Session 8:  Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (convenor: Constantin Athanassas)
10:20-10:50 Invited Speaker:  Mathieu Duval
ESR dating of quartz grains: evaluating the uncertainty associated to ESR measurements at low temperature.
10:50-11:10 Alida Timar-Gabor Luminescence and electron spin resonance (ESR) characterisation of quartz from different lithologies of different ages
11:10-11:30 Zuzanna Kabacińska Dating sediments by EPR using Al-h centre: a comparison between the properties of fine (4-11 µm) and coarse (> 63 µm) quartz grains
11:30-11:50 Yasemin Kavas Investigation of dosimetric properties of natural salt minerals by examining them with TL, ESR techniques
11:50-12:10 Şule Kaya-Keleş Determination of the dosimetric properties of boron nitride by TL/OSL techniques
12:10-12:30 Questions & Answers
Session 9:  Innovative dating and dosimetry approaches & Instrumentation (convenor: Makaiko L. Chithambo)
13:30-14:00 Invited Speaker: Georgina E. King
Working towards a robust thermochronometer based on the ESR of quartz minerals
14:00-14:20 Myungho Kook A luminescence imaging instrument for rapid in-situ assessment of bleaching depth in rocks
14:20-14:40 Madhusmita Panda OSL retrospective dosimetric investigations of SMD capacitors
14:40-15:00 Levent Aksu Development of domestic irradiator in compliance with ISO4037 standard
15:00-15:20 Jalil Pazhuhish Investigation of dosimetric properties and performance test of AL2O3 luminescence dosimeters for diagnostic radiology
15:20-15:50 Questions & Answers

6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating – APLED 2022


Alacam sk. Tu-Ba Is Merkezi
10/5 Cankaya/Ankara/Turkey
+90 312 466 70 00
+90 555 996 77 89


Dr. Eren Şahiner
Ankara University,
Institute of Nuclear Sciences
Luminescence Dating Research Laboratory


Dr. Gaye Çakal
Ankara University,
Institute of Nuclear Sciences


Dr. George S. Polymeris
National Center for
Scientific Research Demokritos

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