Tuesday, September 4, 2018
4:00 pm
Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall) – Arthur Amos Noyes Laboratory of Chemical Physics

Applied Physics Seminar

Semiconductor Nanowires for Optoelectronics Applications
Chennupati Jagadish, Professor, Electronic Materials Engineering, Research School of Physics and Engineering , Australian National University

Abstract: Semiconductor Nanowires are considered as building blocks for next generation electronics and photonics.  In this talk, I will discuss about growth of Semiconductor Nanowires using Vapor-Lqiuid-Solid (VLS) and Selective Area Epitaxy (SAE) methods and discuss about materials issues related to nanowires.  I will present results on GaAs nanowire lasers, multi-quantum well nanowire lasers, zinc doped GaAs and InP nanowire lasers and nanopositioning of these lasers for flexible electronics applications.  I will also discuss about use of these nanowires for THz detectors, Solar Cells and Neuroscience Applications.

About the speaker: Professor Jagadish is a Distinguished Professor and Head of Semiconductor Optoelectronics and Nanotechnology Group in the Research School of Physics and Engineering, Australian National University.  He has served as Vice-President and Secretary Physical Sciences of the Australian Academy of Science during 2012-2016.  He is currently serving as President of IEEE Photonics Society and President of Australian Materials Research Society.  Prof. Jagadish is an Editor/Associate editor of 6 Journals (EIC-Progress in Quantum Electronics), 3 book series and serves on editorial boards of 20 other journals.  He has published more than 890 research papers (610 journal papers), holds 5 US patents, co-authored a book, co-edited 12 books and edited 12 conference proceedings and 17 special issues of Journals. He has received Australia's highest civilian honor, AC, Companion of the Order of Australia, as part of 2016 Australia day honors from the Governor General of Australia for his contributions to physics and engineering, in particular nanotechnology. He holds honorary appointments in US, Japan, China and India.

**Refreshments will be provided at 3:45pm in the Noyes Lobby.

Contact Jonathan Gross jpgross@caltech.edu at 626-395-5916
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