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Photonics and Nano Devices

Overview

Photonics and Nano Devices Research at UW EE includes quantum electronics, nanoscale optics, novel photon sources, and optical metamaterials, with applications in quantum science, imaging, biomedical sensing, and other areas. Our faculty work closely with colleagues in the Department of Physics and several faculty hold joint and secondary appointments in Physics. UW EE is the host for the Washington Nanofabrication Facility and a member of the National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI), supporting academic institutions and companies throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond in designing and fabricating nanoscale materials and structures.

Topics

Nanoscale Materials and Structure

Modeling and fabrication of novel nanoscale materials and nanoscale structures and the design and fabrication of novel devices.

Faculty: M.P. AnantramScott T. DunhamRobert B. Darling, Kai-Mei Fu, Lih Lin, Arka Majumdar

Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics

Design and fabrication of integrated photonic, optoelectronic, and quantum devices for applications in computation, communication, sensing, and quantum information.

Faculty: Kai-Mei FuArka MajumdarLih LinScott T. Dunham

Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)

micro-machining, lithography, x-ray and diamond patterning

Faculty: Karl F. BöhringerRobert B. Darling, Lih LinAlex Mamishev,

Sensors and Sensor Systems

Faculty: Robert B. DarlingAlex MamishevMatt Reynolds, Joshua SmithDenise M. Wilson

Latest News

http://www.ee.washington.edu/spotlight/the-2017-research-review-day/

The 2017 Research Review Day

UW EE hosted its first annual Research Review Day. Industry partners joined University of Washington faculty and students to discuss top research in the field of electrical engineering.

http://www.ee.washington.edu/spotlight/dr-joshua-smith-becomes-milton-delia-zeutschel-professor-for-entrepreneurial-excellence/
http://www.ee.washington.edu/spotlight/researchers-develop-wifi-that-connects-to-3d-printed-materials-without-electronics/
http://www.ee.washington.edu/spotlight/uw-launches-institute-for-nano-engineered-systems/

UW launches Institute for Nano-Engineered Systems

The Institute for Nano-Engineered Systems (NanoEs) will pursue impactful advancements in a variety of disciplines — including energy, materials science, computation and medicine. It is housed in a new, multimillion-dollar facility on the UW’s Seattle campus and led by UW EE Professor Karl Böhringer.

http://www.ee.washington.edu/spotlight/professor-smith-discusses-how-the-iot-will-change-our-daily-lives/
http://www.ee.washington.edu/spotlight/researchers-achieve-quantum-dot-solar-cell-world-record/

Researchers achieve quantum dot solar cell world record

A collaboration between researchers at the University of Washington Department of Electrical Engineering and the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory yielded a new world efficiency record for quantum dot solar cells at 13.4 percent.

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