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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: Inverse Design of Random Emitters in Nanophotonics

Wenjie Yao Abstract: Incoherent light from random emitters, such as thermal radiation, are very common in nature. However, modeling such random emitters may be challenging, as it naively

Doctoral Thesis: Techniques for Deployed Quantum Networks with Solid-State Defect Centers

Eric A. Bersin Abstract: The past decade has seen tremendous progress towards the development of quantum networks, wherein quantum states are transmitted over long distances for applications in

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

June 23, 2022

Collin Stultz named co-director and MIT lead of the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology

MIT professor will leverage his research into machine learning and computer science, as well as his role as a practicing cardiologist, toward educating clinician-scientists and engineers.

June 21, 2022

Robotic lightning bugs take flight

Inspired by fireflies, researchers create insect-scale robots that can emit light when they fly, which enables motion tracking and communication.

Doctoral Thesis: Techniques for Reducing Beam-Induced Damage in Electron Microscopy

Navid Abedzadeh Abstract: Imaging biomolecules in their natural state at an atomic scale resolution is crucial to the understanding of such molecules. Under the banner of Quantum Electron

Doctoral Thesis: On-Chip Planar Lens Architectures for Optical Beam Steering

Josue J. Lopez Abstract: Free-space optical beam steering is an important technological capability because of its applications in optical communication links and sensing such as light detection and

Doctoral Thesis: Resonant Spatial Light Modulation: Optical Programming and Sensing at the Fundamental Limit

Chris Panuski Abstract: Why can’t we make Star Wars’ Princess Leia hologram? Despite similar requirements for applications ranging from brain imaging to quantum control, the fast, efficient, and