Areas of Research
Materials for Electronics & Photonics

Electronic materials provide the basis for the information 
technology that revolutionized the 20th century and continue 
to have immediate and dramatic impacts on the way we live. Technological developments in information storage, processing, and communication are driven by fundamental advances in new materials, structures, and processes down to the nanoscale level.

Research Areas

  • Photonic crystals in non-linear media
  • Nanowire heterostructure photodetectors
  • Self-assembled nano-dielectrics
  • Organic light emitting diodes and photovoltaics
  • Photonic bandgap materials
  • Transparent conducting thin films
  • Nanohole arrays for plasmonics
  • Single-molecule electronics