The University of New Mexico

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2012 Summer Program

 

 

 

Luke Bouma
University of Southern California
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ganesh Balakrishnan
Grad Student Mentor: Pankij Ahirwar
"Growth and Characterization of 2.xµm VECSELs on GaSb"

Daniel Kim
Virginia Polytechnic and State University
Faculty Mentors: Dr. Luke Lester & Dr. Sayan Mukherjee
Grad Student Mentors: Orlando Romero & Nassim Rahimi
"Characterization of Gallium Antimonide Grown on Semi-Insulation Gallium Arsenide"

Drew Morrill
Brown University
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ravi Jain
Grad Student Mentor: Mike Klopfer
"Plasmonic Enhancement of Nonlinear Fluorescence in Quantum Dots"

 

 

 

 Travis Nelson
University of Idaho
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Sanjay Krishna
Postdoc Mentor: Dr. Elena Plis
"Single Pixel Isolation of Type II InAs/GaSb Strained Layer Superlattice Infrared Detectors by Chemical Etching"

Samantha Stephens
Wellesley College
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Marek Osinski
Grad Student Mentor: Brian Akins
"ZnSe:Mn/ZnS High Temerature Nanophosphors with High Quantum Efficiency for White LED Applications"

Jacqueline Sugar
West Chester University
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Marek Osinski
Grad Student Mentor: Nathan Withers
"A Validation of the Cloogenic Assay: A Study of Glioblastoma in Vitro"

 

 

 

 Jay Taylor
Northwest Missouri State University
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Steven Brueck
Grad Student Mentor: Anabil Chaudhuri
"Fabrication of Nanoscale Patterns using Interferometric Lithography"

Nathan Traynor
State University of New York at Geneseo
Faculty Mentors: Dr. Luke Lester & Dr. Sayan Mukherjee
Grad Student Mentors: Orlando Romero, Nassim Rahimi & Andrew Aragon
"Characterization of Ohmic Contacts on n-GaSb and n-GaAs Grown on GaAs"