2010 MNTL UIUC Symposium Lecture 1 - Milton Feng at 60 : The Metamorphosis of the Transistor into a Laser

By Nick Holonyak, Jr

Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

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Nick Holonyak, Jr. Nick Holonyak, Jr. (born November 3, 1928, in Zeigler, Illinois) invented the first visible LED in 1962 while working as a consulting scientist at a General Electric Company laboratory in Syracuse, New York and has been called "the father of the light-emitting diode". He is a John Bardeen Endowed Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Physics and Professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he has been since 1963.

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  • Nick Holonyak, Jr (2010), "2010 MNTL UIUC Symposium Lecture 1 - Milton Feng at 60 : The Metamorphosis of the Transistor into a Laser," http://nanohub.org/resources/9415.

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Micro and Nanotechnology Lab, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

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Omar N Sobh

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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