Solid State Electronics

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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.


Centers and Laboratories

  • SMALL: Sensors & Micro-Actuators Learning Lab
  • NOMAD: NanOelectronic MAterials & Devices Research Group
  • UB Microwave Lab
  • ANAMAL: Applied Nanoscale Materials Lab
  • Emerging Nanoelectronics Research Group
  • Nanostructure Materisl and Devices Lab
  • Analog/Mixed Signal VLSI Group

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  ●