The University of New Mexico

An NSF Research Experience for

Undergraduates program in

Nanophotonics

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2013 Academic Year

 

 

 

 Jose Bonilla
Chemical Engineering
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Sang Han
Grad Student Mentor: Swapnadip Ghosh
Final Paper:
"Geometrical Opitmization of Inverted-Nanopyramids in Silicon Substrate for Efficient Light Trapping"
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Rebecka Diaz
Mechanical Engineering
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Majeed Hayat
Grad Student Mentor: Georges El-Huwayek
Final Paper:
"Plasmonically Enhanced Nanopillar Single Photon Avalanche Diodes"

Zackary Dodson
Nuclear Engineering
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Marek Osinski
Grad Student Mentor: Natasha Glazener
Final Paper:
"Utilization of Gadolinium Nanocrystals for Use in Nuclear Non-Proliferation"
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Michael Gallegos
Chemistry
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Daniel Feezell
Grad Student Mentor: Saadat Mishkat Ul Masabih
Final Paper:
"Photoelectrochemical Etching"
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Clark Kadlec
Electrical Engineering
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Sanjay Krishna
Grad Student Mentor: Dr. Zhao-bing Tian
Final Paper:
"Type II GaSb/InAs Starined Layer Superlattice Infrared Detectors"
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Amanda Lokke
Chemical Engineering
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Terefe Haybetes
Grad Student Mentor: Karissa Kiesow
Final Paper:
"Exciton-Plasmon Coupling"
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Kathleen Martin
Chemistry
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Olga Lavrova
Grad Student Mentor: Dr. Tito Busani
Final Paper:
"Characterization and Practical Application of Hybrid Thermoelectric Devices for Solar Energy Harvesting"
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David McKee
Central New Mexico Community College
Advanced Systems Automation & Telecommunications
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Steven Brueck
Grad Student Mentor: Ruichao Zhu
Final Paper:
"Projected Evolution of Semiconductor Nanotechnology"


Ayse Muñiz
Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ganesh Balakrishnan
Grad Student Mentor: Emma Renteria
Final Paper:
"Isolation of GaSb Membranes by Substrate Removal of GaAs for Future Application in Thin-Film Solar Cells"
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