Solid State Electronics

Faculty in the Solid-State Electronics area undertake research into cutting-edge electronic devices and circuits, with broad application to state-of-the-art technologies. These include high-performance, high-speed, computer and communication networks, "smart" medical devices and alternative energy sources.

Faculty

Current Projects

Many-body interactions in one-dimensional systems ● Mesoscopic phenomena in graphene ● Nanoscale semiconductor rectifiers for terahertz detection ● All-semiconductor memristor devices ●  Domain-Wall Defined Logic ● Epitaxially-formed silicide nanowires for nanoelectronics ● Carbon-based organic electronics ●  Lifetime Reliability of Systems-on-Chip: Unified Modeling and Dynamic Reliability Management ● Cross-Layer Design Methodology for Energy and Reliability of Multicore Systems-on-Chip ●  Nanoscale engineering for high efficiency quantum dot solar cells: enhanced light harvesting and optimized electron hole kinetic ● Adaptive IR Sensing Based on Advanced Nanostructures with Tunable Kinetics ●  Geometric visualization of qubit entanglement  ●  Development of novel devices in emerging III-N semiconductor, and new electronic materials systems  ● Transport, and device physics in semiconductor-heterostructures, and novel electronic materials ● III-N based nano-structured electronic devices with potential applications in energy conversion, energy generation, mixed signal systems ● InN and In-rich InGaN surface passivation by novel Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) technology  ●  Droplet-based Microfluidics  ●

Centers and Laboratories

  • SMALL (Sensors & Micro-Actuators Learning Lab)
  • Analog VLSI Lab
  • High Frequency Electronics Lab