The University of New Mexico

An NSF Research Experience for

Undergraduates program in

Nanophotonics

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2013 Summer Program

 

 

 

Rachel Chapla
North Carolina State University
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Terefe Habteyes
Grad Student Mentor: Karissa Kiesow
"Near-field Optical Microscopy Investigation of Optical Interaction at the Nanoscale"
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Jalia Dash
Cornell University
Faculty Mentors: Dr. Marek Osinski
Grad Student Mentor: Nathan Withers
"High-Z Nanoparticles for Improved Radiation Therapy of Pancreatic Cancer Cells"

Eric Frantz
University of Cincinnati
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Sanjay Krishna
Postdoc Mentor: Dr. Elena Plis
"Optimization of Absorption in Mid-Wave Infrared Type-II InAs/GaSb Strained Layer Superlattice (T2SL)"
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Elizabeth Grace
Reed College
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Steven Brueck
Grad Student Mentor: Anabil Chaudhuri
"Fabrication of Nanopatterened Substrates for Cubic GaN Growth"

Melissa Hirsch
John Brown University
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Sang M. Han
Grad Student Mentor: Cameron Harrison
"Nanophotonics Surface Engineering to Enhance Infrared Absorption Using Epitaxially Grown Ge Ring Structures"

Blake Milner
Purdue University
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Majeed Hayat
Grad Student Mentor: Georges El Howayek
"Plasmonically-Enhanced Nanopillar Single Photon Avalanche Diode"
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Rekha Schnepf
Carnegie Mellon University
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Daniel Feezell
Grad Student Mentors: Mohsen Nami and Ashwin Rishinaramangalam
"Development of P-Type Contacts for III-nitride-Based Nanowall Light Emitting Diodes"

Alex Trowbridge
Colorado College
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ganesh Balakrishnan
Grad Student Mentors: Orlando Romero and Nassim Rahimi
"Supression of Surface Defects in III-Sb Epitaxy on GaSb Substrates"