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  1. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Fall 2011: Current Status of Coherent Large-Scale InP Photonic Integrated Circuits

    13 Dec 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Frederick A. Kish, Jr.

    The current state-of-the-art for large-scale InP photonic integrated circuits (PICs) is reviewed with a focus on the devicesand technologies that are driving the commercial scaling of these highly integrated devices. Specifically, high-capacitydense wavelength division multiplexed (DWDM)...

  2. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Fall 2011: III-Nitride Power Transistor Switches for Next-Generation Electronics

    21 Jan 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Shyh-Chiang Shen

    Nanoelectronics and Photonics Seminar – MNTL 1000http://stmgroup.beckman.illinois.edu/nano_ep/October 27, 2011 – 12:00-1:00pm"III-Nitride Power Transistor Switches for Next-Generation Electronics"Prof. Shyh-Chiang Shen – School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, GeorgiaInstitute of...

  3. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Fall 2011: Low-Power Switching of Phase-Change Materials with Carbon Nanotube Electrodes

    02 May 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Feng Xiong

    Phase change materials (PCMs) are promising candidates for future data storage and reconfigurable electronics [1]; however high programming currents have so far presented a challenge to realize ultra-low power operation. In this work, we enable control of PCM bits using single-wall carbon...

  4. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Fall 2011: Molecular Structure Transformations and the Kinetics of Carbon Nanomaterial Formation

    21 Jan 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Gyula Eres

    The typical conditions for carbon nanomaterial synthesisinclude extreme temperatures and pressures that occur inplasmas or flames creating highly non-equilibrium initialdistribution of reactive carbon species that during theirrelaxation map out …

  5. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Fall 2011: Stanford's Ovshinsky's Nerve-cell Analogy and the Field of Amorphous and Disordered Materials

    21 Jan 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Lillian Hoddeson

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign the career of Stanford Ovshinsky, the prolific self-educated inventor of energy and information devices, illustrates how making radical crossdisciplinary analogies can lead to pioneering discoveries in science. Based on his earlier work machining tools...

  6. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Fall 2011: Type II Nanorod Heterostructures - From Synthesis, Lattice Strain and Charge Separation to Photovoltaics

    01 May 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Moonsub Shim

    Understanding charge separation processes and developing materials that can efficiently direct photogenerated carriers with nanoscale precision are of fundamental importance in advancing next- generation dean energy technologies. In particular, one-dimensional semiconductors with their inherent...

  7. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Fall 2011: Untangling the Essence of Bulk Heterostructure Organic Solar Cells: Why Complex Need not be Complicated

    10 Nov 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam

    A new class of Macroelectronic devices appropriate for large area flexible electronics, supercapacitors, batteries, and solar cells rely on the biological dictum that 'form defines function' and use structural geometry to compensate for the poor intrinsic transport in materials processed at low...

  8. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Fall 2011: Untangling the Essence of Bulk Heterostructure Organic Solar Cells: Why Complex Need not be Complicated

    31 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam

    A new class of Macroelectronic devices appropriate for large area flexible electronics, supercapacitors, batteries, and solar cells rely on the biological dictum that 'form defines function' and use structural geometry to compensate for the poor intrinsic transport in materials processed at low...

  9. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Spring 2010 - Lecture 1: Hetero-epitaxy of III-V Compounds on Silicon Substrates by MOCVD for Device Applications

    23 Feb 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Kei May Lau

    III-V compounds have established their niches in optoelectronic, high-frequency and high-speed device applications that cannot be matched by Si electronics. However, Si has been and will remain the workhorse inthe semiconductor industry. To further improve the performance and extend the...

  10. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Spring 2010 - Lecture 2: Spin Transistor and Beyond

    23 Feb 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta

    Electronic devices have traditionally been based on controlling the flow of charge. However, electrons carry both charge and "spin", thelatter being responsible for magnetic phenomena. In the last ten years there have been significant advances in our ability to control the spin current in...

  11. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Spring 2010 - Lecture 3: Characterization and Modeling of Transport in Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Films for Device Applications

    23 Feb 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Ashkan Behnam

    Single‐walled carbon nanotube (CNT) films are transparent, conductive, and flexible materials. These films have uniform physical and electronic properties, and can be mass produced in a cost effective manner. Due to these favorable properties, they have been suggested for various applications...

  12. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Spring 2010 - Lecture 4: Materials and Mechanics for Bio-Integrated Electronics

    23 Feb 2011 | | Contributor(s):: John Rogers, Omar N Sobh

  13. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Spring 2010 - Lecture 5: Alignment of Carbon Nanotubes: a Route to Nanoelectronics

    29 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Jianliang Xiao

    Single walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) possess extraordinary electrical properties, with many possible applications in electronics. Dense, horizontally aligned arrays of linearly configured SWNTs represent perhaps the most attractive and scalable way to implement this class of nanomaterial in...

  14. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Spring 2010 - Lecture 6: Honing Scanned Probe Lithography for Atomic-Fidelity Patterning

    12 Apr 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Scott Schmucker

    Single walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) possess extraordinary electrical properties, with many possible applications in electronics. Dense,horizontally aligned arrays of linearly configured SWNTs represent perhaps the most attractive and scalable way to implement this class ofnanomaterial in...

  15. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Spring 2010 - Lecture 7: Can a Semiconductor Operate as a Human Cell ?

    12 Apr 2011 | | Contributor(s):: J. P. Leburton

    The ability to manipulate the enormous information resources contained in DNA molecules for applications in information technology is one of the new great scientific challenges at the cross road of biology, information science, physics and electrical engineering. In this talk, I will briefly...

  16. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Spring 2010 - Lecture 8: Quantum Dot and Nanopore Lasers

    12 Apr 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James J. Coleman

    We describe the growth, processing, and characteristics of self‐assembled andpatterned quantum dot and nanopore lasers that exhibit interesting effects arising from reduction of the active medium to the quantum regime (

  17. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Spring 2011: Analysis and Applications of Coupled Leaky-Mode, Implant-Defined Surface-Emitting Laser Arrays

    21 Jan 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Dominic Siriani

    "Analysis and Applications of Coupled Leaky-Mode, Implant-DefinedSurface-Emitting Laser Arrays," Dominic Siriani – siriani@illinois.eduPh.D. student in Electrical and Computer Engineering with Prof. Kent ChoquetteTwo-dimensional coherent laser arrays are useful for sensing, opticallinks, laser...

  18. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Spring 2011: Development of 90nm InGaAs HEMTs and Benchmarking Logic Performance with Si CMOS

    21 Jan 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Kuang-Yu (Donald) Cheng

    "Development of 90nm InGaAs HEMTs and Benchmarking LogicPerformance with Si CMOS," Donald Cheng —dkcheng@illinois.eduPh.D. student in Electrical and Computer Engineering with Prof. Milton FengWe have developed 90nmInGaAs Channel HEMT processand compared the DC and RFperformance to 90nm Si...

  19. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Spring 2011: High frequency mode-locked diode lasers

    21 Jan 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Ann Catrina Bryce

    Mode-locked laser diodes are compact optical pulse sources which have severaladvantages over other sources including very high repetition frequencies and very shortpulse widths. They are attractive sources for applications such as large-capacity opticaltime-domain multiplexing systems, clock...

  20. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Spring 2011: Improve Presentation Slides with Visual Explanations

    21 Dec 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James P Witte

    The evidence from learning science suggests that adding visuals to the text ofinstructional materials can help students learn better (Mayer 2001). If you are looking fora way to improve the usefulness of your lecture presentation slides, exploring ways toinclude visual explanations might be time...