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Doctoral Thesis: Graphene-based Biochemical Sensing Array: Materials, System Design and Data Processing

Mantian Xue Thesis abstract: Graphene and other two-dimensional materials have garnered significant attention as potential biochemical and chemical sensors due to their unique physical and electrical properties. However,

Tomás Palacios stands for a portrait.
December 14, 2022

Tomás Palacios named new Director of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL)

The Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) will now be helmed by a new director.

Doctoral Thesis: Current-Induced Dynamics of Easy-Plane Antiferromagnets

Pengxiang Zhang Abstract:  Antiferromagnetic memory devices are expected to be very fast, stable, dense and energy-efficient, making them promising for the next generation non-volatile random-access memory. However, in

Doctoral Thesis: GaN Electronics for High-Temperature Applications

Mengyang Yuan Abstract: Gallium nitride is a promising candidate for harsh environment electronics, thanks to its excellent material properties, which have given rise to high performance (room-temperature) transistors

Doctoral Thesis: Microscale Energy Transport in Lead Halide Perovskites

Roberto Brenes Abstract: Energy transport is of paramount importance for the operation and design of semiconductor devices. Lead halide perovskites, an emerging semiconductor for optoelectronic applications, exhibits significant

Doctoral Thesis: Power Electronics Meet Piezoelectrics: Converters, Components, and Miniaturization

Jessica Boles Abstract:As converters and controllers of electrical energy, power electronics are the lifeblood of many exciting emerging technologies in transportation, energy systems, manufacturing, healthcare, information technology, and

Doctoral Thesis: Gate-geometry Dependence of Enhancement-mode p-GaN Gate High Electron Mobility Transistors

Ethan S. Lee Abstract The Enhancement-mode p-GaN Gate High Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMT) which matches the power, voltage, and efficiency of conventional GaN transistors but most importantly features

Doctoral Thesis: Strategies for High-Performance Solid-State Photon Upconversion

Ting-An Lin Abstract: Photon upconversion, a process that combines two low-energy photons into one higher energy photon, has promising applications such as photovoltaics, bio-imaging, and photo-chemistry. Among the

Doctoral Thesis: New Frontiers in Silicon Terahertz Electronics: Wirelessly Powered THz-ID and Secure THz Links

Muhammad Ibrahim Wasiq Khan Abstract:Advances in silicon integrated electronics have enabled many significant systems and applications in the terahertz (THz) band over the last decade. However, ultra-low-power (<25uW)

Doctoral thesis: Multi-dimensional computational imaging from diffraction intensity using deep neural networks

Iksung Kang Abstract: Diffraction of light can be seen everywhere, from the light shining out from curtains to multiple colors reflected from the surface of a CD. This