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Gregory J. Salamo
Department of Physics (University of Arkansas, USA)
Solitons Optical Computing Optical Properties of Nano-Structures Electronic Properties of Nano-Structures Nano-Device Fabrication Lab Ferroelectrics, etc
Zhiming M. Wang
(University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China) (Institute of Semiconductor, Chinese Academy of Science, China)
Compound semiconductors, epitaxial crystal growth, molecular beam epitaxy (MBE), quantum dots, surface, interface, nanostructures, nanoscience and nanotechnology
James S. Harris
Department of Electrical Engineering (Stanford University)
* Molecular Beam Epitaxy * Nanofabrication * Optoelectronics * Non-linear Optics * Single Electron Devices * Quantum Computing
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Arthur C. Gossard
Materials & Electrical & Computer Engineering (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Research involves growth of artificially structured materials by molecular beam epitaxy, including growth of quantum wells, superlattices and nanostructures, and their applications to high performance electrical and optical devices.
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Pierre M. Petroff
Materials Department (University of California, Santa Barbara)
* Self-assembled nanostructures using molecular beam epitaxy. * Self-assembled quantum wires and dots in III-V * compounds semiconductors.
James S. Speck
Materials Department (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Semiconductor research emphasizes relationships between thin film electronic materials growth, microstructure and physical properties. Experimental work focuses on MOCVD or MBE growth of wide bandgap nitrides coupled with structural characterization by transmission and scanning electron microscopy, x-ray diffraction, and atomic force microscopy.
Darrell G. Schlom
Department of Materials Science and Engineering (Penn State University )
Oxide Thin Films Electronic Materials Ferroelectrics Dielectrics Epitaxial Thin Films Molecular-Beam Epitaxy (MBE) Pulsed-Laser Deposition (PLD)
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April Brown
Electrical and Computer Engineering (Duke University)
III-V semiconductor materials and devices Control of nanostructure synthesis via strain and surface chemisry Heterojunction and Surface Engineering for Specific Device Applications and Defect Control GaAs-, InP-, GaSb-, and GaN- based materials Current Device Studies in AlGaAs-InAs High Electron Mobility Transistors, AlGaN UV Emitters, Integrated InP-based Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors
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Rod Beresford
Professor of Engineering (Brown University)
Semiconductor nanostructures, including synthesis, modeling, integration with microelectronics, and applications
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Haeyeon Yang
Nano Science and Engineering (South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, USA)
Fabrication and syntheses of novel nano materials for optoelectronic devices including photovoltaics, light emitting diodes (LEDs) and lasers
Joanna Mirecki Millunchick
Department of Materials Science & Engineering (University of Michigan)
Materials and surface sciences of semiconductor thin film nucleation and epitaxy
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Rachel S. Goldman
Materials Science & Engineering (University of Michigan)
Investigations of structure-property relationships in thin films and heterostructures. Of particular interest are the effects of strain relaxation (dislocations, surface and interface roughness), alloy formation (phase separation, clustering, ordering), and diffusion (and interdiffusion) on electronic and optical properties.
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Theodore Moustakas
Electrical and Computer Engineering (Boston University)
Visible and UV LEDs: UV semiconductor lasers HVPE GaN templates Nitrogen cluster source: A-plane growth of GaN:
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Ya-Hong Xie
Department of Materials Science and Engineering (University of California, Los Angeles)
RF Cross-talk Isolation Self-assembled Quantum Dot Arrays by epitaxy Si Optical Bench
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Christopher Palmstrøm
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (University of Minnesota)
Epitaxial growth processes and heterostructure formation, Properties of thin films
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Charles W. Tu
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (University of California, San Diego)
* Arsenide/phosphide/nitride-based heterostructures and selective-area regrowth on patterned-and-etched substrates to improve device performance * A new class of semiconductors, dilute nitrides, for optoelectronic applications
Yong-Hang Zhang
Electrical Engineering (Arizona State University)
Molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) Optoelectronic devices and their applications
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Seongshik (Sean) Oh
Department of Physics & Astronomy (Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey)
Atomically-controlled Oxide-Metamaterials Nano/micro Oxide Devices
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Diana Huffaker
Electrical Engineering (University of California, Los Angeles)
Directed and self-assembled nanostructure solid-state epitaxy, optoelectronic devices including solar cells and III-V/Si photonics
Pallab Bhattacharya
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (University of Michigan)
Bacteriorhodopsin-Semiconductor Biophotonic Integrated Circuits High Performance Quantum Dot Lasers  and Photonic Circuits on Si CMOS Photonic Crystal Optical Microcavities Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetectors and Imaging Arrays Spin-Based Optoelectronics ZnO Growth by Plasma-Assisted Molecular Beam Epitaxy
William A Doolittle
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Wide bandgap semiconductor materials and devices Dielectric materials growth and characterization Electrical, optical and structural characterization and optimization of Electronic materials and devices Microelectronic device/circuit fabrication Radio frequency power electronic devices
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John Prineas , Physics
John Prineas
Department of Physics and Astronomy University of Iowa
Nonlinear optical materials for slowing, trapping, and switching optical pulses Mid- and long-wave optoelectronics (2-12 microns) and glucose sensing
Kang L. Wang
Electrical Engineering (University of California, Los Angeles)
Nanoelectronics and optoelectronics, MBE and superlattices, micro-wave and millimeter electronics/optoelectronics, and quantum computing
Charles H. Ahn
Department of Applied Physics (Yale University)
Novel materials; molecular beam epitaxy; physics and technology of ferroelectric films, including nanofabrication and “writing” with atomic force microscopy; control of carrier density in superconductors and semiconductors with ferroelectric gates
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Eric I. Altman
Department of Chemical Engineering (Yale University)
Oxygen plasma molecular beam epitaxy system Dynamics of processes at surfaces using scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) and related techniques; structure-reactivity relationships in oxide catalysts; manipulation of surface chemistry through novel routes; the nucleation and growth of thin films
Victor E. Henrich
Applied Physics and of Physics (Yale University)
Oxide MBE Solid surfaces, the interaction of surfaces with absorbed atoms and molecules, interfaces between solids, and the properties of complex oxides
Daniel Wasserman
Department of Physics (University of Massachusetts Lowell)
mid-infrared (mid-IR) emitters, detectors, and photonic devices for applications in Medicine, the Environment, Homeland Defense, and Communications
William D. Goodhue
Department of Physics (University of Massachusetts Lowell) Photonics Center Director
Experimental semiconductor research, materials, fabricatio
Manijeh Razeghi
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, (Northwestern University)
MBE & MOCVD Quantum optoelectronics
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Shuji Nakamura
Materials Department (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA)
Nitride LED (blue laser LD and LED)
The Solid State Lighting and Display Center at UCSB
Dream of the Blue Laser Diode (I actually thought it looked very easy to make blue LEDs)
Jerry D. Tersoff
(IBM Watson Research Center, USA)
Theoretical studies of self-assembly of epitaxial nanostructures
Dieter Bimberg
(Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany)
Quantum Dots & QD laser
Euijoon Yoon
Department of Materials Science and Engineering (Seoul National University, South Korea)
III-V compound semiconductors Nitride QDs (MOCVD)
Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Seoul National University
Alexander Govorov
Department of Physics and Astronomy (Ohio University, USA)
Optics of quantum dots and rings Theoretical studies of photo-thermal effects in nanoparticle assemblies
Ho Nyung Lee
(Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA)
Functional Complex Oxides (PLD)
Christoph Lienau
Institute of Physics (Carl von Ossietzky the University of Oldenburg, Germany)
Ultra fast Nano-Optics
Shu-Shen Li
(Institute of Semiconductor CAS, China)
Theoretical studies of quantum- and nano-structures
Chih-Kang (Ken) Shih
Department of Physics (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Nano Electronic Materials
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Oliver G. Schmidt
(Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Germany)
Self-assembled quantum dots Free-standing nano-objects
Nobuyuki Koguchi
(National Institute for Materials Science, Japan)
Droplet epitaxy

Karl Jacobi
(Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Germany)

High-index GaAs surfaces (MBE &STM)
David J. Smith
Department of Physics ( Arizona State University, USA)
Tunneling Electron Microscopy (TEM)
Yasuhiko Arakawa
(The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Quantum Dot Laser
Xiaoqin Li (Elaine)
Department of Physics (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Ultra fast nonlinear spectroscopy in condensed matter, quantum dynamics and control in nanostructures
Eric Stinaff
Eric Stinaff
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy (Ohio University, USA)
Optical and electronic properties of novel semiconductor materials, nanostructures and nanostructure based devices
Sophia E. Hayes
Department of Chemistry (Washington University in St. Louis, USA)
Laser-Enhanced Solid-State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Roberto Morandotti
(INRS EMT center University of Quebec, Canada)
Discrete optical solitons Ultra fast All-Optical Signal/Pulse Processing Ultra-Wide band (UWB) microwave signal processing
Ultra fast Optical Processing Research Group
George I. Stegeman
College of Optics and Photonics (University of Central Florida, USA)
Nonlinear optics in waveguide structures: solitons in photonic crystals, in semiconductor optical amplifiers, in quasi-phase-matched doubling crystals and in the discrete systems
Soliton group
Arup Neogi
Department of Physics (University of North Texas, USA)
– Ultra fast and nonlinear optical effects in nitride semiconductors, intra-sub-band device physics, organic- inorganic luminescent hetrostructure and optical sensing and bio-imaging using semiconductor quantum dots
Brian P. Gorman
Department of Materials Science and Engineering (University of North Texas, USA)
– Nanostructured inorganic materials processing and characterization with a thin film emphasis – Characterization of thin films and ceramic interfaces using HRSTEM, TED,FESEM, XRD, and optical techniques – Low temperature processing of nanoscale fuel cells, low-k dielectrics, and optoelectronics using precursor, sol-gel, and colloidal depositions – Interfacial studies, epitaxial growth, texturing, and grain growth in thin films
Maohai Xie
Department of Physics (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
– Surface Science: Molecular Beam Epitaxy, Growth Kinetics, Semiconductor Surface Structures
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Tae-Youl Choi
Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering (University of North Texas, USA)
– Nanostructure characterization/Fabrication of nanowire sensors – Femtosecond laser material processing – Focused ion beam nanofabrication
Department of Physics (University of North Texas, USA)
Eletrical and optical characterization of novel semiconductor materials
Michael Shur– Semiconductor Materials and Devices (nitride)
SiC and Related Materials and Devices by Michael Shur
Shriram Ramanathan Materials Science (Harvad University) – Mechanistic understanding of role of electric fields in initial oxidation kinetics of metals and alloys – Size effects on ion conduction mechanisms in doped-fluorite oxides – Phase transition mechanisms in rutile oxides and their active tuning – Precise measurements of oxygen concentration and migration kinetics at oxide hetero-interfaces
Eugene A. Fitzgerald
Department of Materials Science Engineering (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Materials Science Engineering (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Prof. Fitzgerald’s group’s research activities attack the current limitations of electronic materials, especially limitations created by imperfections in materials such as point, line, and planar defects. Much of the group’s efforts are focused on lattice-mismatched semiconductor systems, in which layers in electronic materials and devices have different lattice parameters.
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Xiang Zhang
Department of Mechanical Engineering (University of California at Berkeley)
Micro-nano scale engineering, novel 3D fabrication technologies in microelectronics and photonics, micro and nano-devices, nano-lithography and nano-instrumentation, rapid prototyping, bio-MEMS, and semiconductor manufacturing.
Jin Kyu Lee
School of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering (Seoul National university)
Organic-inorganic Nanocomposite
Zhong Lin (ZL) Wang
School of Materials Science and Engineering (Georgia Institute of Technology)
1. Nanowires and nanobelts of semiconducting oxide: from materials, to properties and to devices (2000 – present). 2. In-situ nanomeasurements on the mechanical, electrical and field emission properties of nanostructures (1997 – present). 3. Dynamics of shape controlled nanocrystals and nanocrystals self-assembly (1995 – present).
Wonbong Choi
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (Florida International University)
Nanotube/ Nanowire growth Nanoelectronics Field emission Nano Biosensors
Samuel S. Mao
Department of Mechanical Engineering (University of California at Berkeley)
Energy transport, conversion and storage, Nano, micro and meso scale phenomena and devices, Ultrafast laser-material interactions, Materials processing, Nonlinear science.
Lionel C. Kimerling
Department of Materials Science Engineering (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Materials processing and device engineering for the creation of micron and sub-micron scale device elements for vertical integration with circuit systems.
Steven P. DenBaars
Materials & Electrical & Computer Engineering (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Electronic Materials growth and fabrication of new semiconductor devices. MOCVD of III-V compound semiconductor materials and devices (InP, GaN). Special interests include the effect of materials properties on device performance Blue LEDs, Blue Lasers, and High Temperature, High Power Electronic Devices.
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Mark A. Reed
Engineering and Applied Science (Yale University)
Heterojunction and low dimensional device physics; mesoscopic physics; quantum devices; nanotechnology; molecular scale transport; plasmonics; nanoscale biosensors
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Robert J. Schoelkopf
Applied Physics and Physics (Yale University)
Quantum transport, single-electron devices, and charge dynamics in nanostructures. Broadly put, his research is concerned with quantum-effect and single-electron devices
Jung Han
Electrical Engineering (Yale University)
Organo-metallic vapor phase epitaxy (OMVPE) AlGaInN blue and ultraviolet light emitting diodes (LEDs) and laser diodes (LDs) III-Nitride vertical cavity surface emitting lasers and LEDs GaN and AlGaN Quantum Dots through Droplet Epitaxy
Hyatt M. Gibbs
Optical Sciences (The University of Arizona)
Fundamental physics of semiconductor quantum-confined structures; nonlinear optical phenomena; molecular-beam-epitaxial growth of Ga,Al,ln,As heterostructures; vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers; optical instabilities; nonlinear etalons and waveguides; optical nonlinearities.
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