Piezoelectric microsensors for in-situ machine monitoring
Epitaxial GaAs layer grown on Ge (100) substrate by MOCVD
Packaged white LED operating at
40mA forward current with luminous efficiency of 20lm/W
Research is focused on materials design and growth of three clusters of materials for various applications.
Ferroic materials - Ferroelectric and ferromagnetic materials, including lead-free ferroelectric and piezoelectric materials, for sensors, actuators, and energy transducers.
Metal oxides and alloys - Functional metal-oxides (e.g., transparent conducting oxides), metal-oxides catalysts, photo upper-conversion materials, as well as thermal barriers and hard coatings.
Semiconductor materials - Growth and processing of III-N and III-V semiconductor thin films, nanostructures for application in various electronic adn opto-electronic devices such as energy efficient white LEDs; novel inorganic semiconductors for PV application; nanoelectronic materials for nano-CMOS.
Applications: Materials for green energy technology such as energy harvesting and storage, solar energy conversion and energy efficiency.