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Solid-State Lighting: An Opportunity for Nanotechnologists to Address the Energy Challenge

By Timothy D. Sands

Purdue University

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Dr. Sands received his Ph.D. in Materials Science at the University of California, Berkeley in 1984. Following nine years as a Member of Technical Staff and as a research group Director with Bell Communications Research, Inc. (Bellcore) in Red Bank, NJ, Sands joined the faculty at the University of California, Berkeley in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. In 2002, he became the Basil S. Turner Professor of Engineering at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN, with a joint appointment in the Schools of Materials Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering. Sands has published over 200 papers and has been granted 12 patents in the areas of metal/semiconductor contacts, heteroepitaxy, thermo-electric materials, ferroelectric and piezoelectric materials and devices, semiconductor nanostructures, laser processing and heterogeneous integration. His present research efforts are directed toward the development of novel nanocomposite materials for applications in solid-state lighting, direct conversion of heat to electrical power, and thermoelectric refrigeration. In November of 2006, Sands became Director of the Birck Nanotechnology Center in Purdue’s Discovery Park.

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