Microelectronics and Photonics

The Microelectronics and Photonics group develops new materials, fabrication, and device technologies for use in next-generation electronic circuits, solar cells, visual displays, sensors, and optical communications.

Current Research Areas

  • Nanocrystalline semiconductor films for photovoltaics
  • Thin-film transistors
  • Photonic crystals
  • Negative-index materials
  • Organic light-emitting devices (OLEDs)
  • Organic solar cells
  • OLED-based sensors
  • Plasma materials processing
  • Plasmonic devices and sensors
  • Electronic circuits for biological sensing

Faculty in This Group

  • Rana Biswas
  • Sumit Chaudhary (group chair)
  • Vikram Dalal
  • Jaeyoun Kim
  • Santosh Pandey 
  • Joseph Shinar
  • Ruth Shinar
  • Jiming Song
  • Gary Tuttle

Research Centers and Laboratories