60,000 sq ft research facility in UNM's Science & Technology Park

Loading Semiconductor Sample in MOCVD Reactor

Crystal Growth project using Molecular Beam Epitaxy Reactor

Metallic Thin Film Deposition in CHTM Cleanroom

Photolithographic Patterning of Sample in Cleanroom

Testing Infrared Focal Plane Array Fabricated at CHTM

Director Goes Over Research with Student

Semiconductor Device Testing

Experiments conducted in laboratories & cleanroom on site

Testing of Infrared Camera Developed at CHTM

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In the News

Professor Emeritus Petr G. Eliseev

Professor Petr Eliseev receives Lifetime Achievement Award from CHTM
February 3, 2016
Professor Petr Eliseev celebrated his 80th birthday on February 3, 2016, with colleagues, friends, students and family at CHTM. Among other guests, Professor Eliseev's first student was present to enjoy the auspicious occasion and to celebrate his Lifetime Achievement Award. Read More ...

Payman Zarkesh-Ha, PhD

Technology Developed at UNM Reaches Breakthrough for High Speed Networks
January 27, 2016
Local start-up company Dynamic Photonics, Inc., is commercializing a technology developed at the University of New Mexico which could make high-speed, distortion-free, low-cost networks a reality. Professor Majeed Hayat and Associate Professor Payman Zarkesh-Ha, from ECE and CHTM, along with co-inventors Luke Lester, Sanjay Krishna, David Ramirez, and John David collaborated on the project. Read More ...

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First in the Nation: "Smart Lighting" Hospital Room at UNM HSC
January 13, 2016
Installation of the unique combination and integration of computer sensors, lighting controls, and LED lighting system was recently completed. Researchers at the University of New Mexico (UNM) and the Smart Lighting Research Center (ERC) at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) collaborated on the project. Read More ...

Steven R. J. Brueck, PhD

Steven Brueck named NAI Fellow in 2015
January 8, 2016
UNM Distinguished Professors Steven R. J. Brueck and C. Jeffrey Brinker were among 168 distinguished innovators worldwide who were elevated to National Association of Inventors Fellow status in 2015. The STC.UNM Board of Directors nominated them for this honor based on their achievements in developing new technologies. Read More ...

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CHTM's IYL Conference is Top Research Story of 2015 at UNM
January 5, 2016
The University of New Mexico, UNM's Center for High Technology Materials (CHTM) and the Optical Science and Engineering (OSE) program hosted a conference to commemorate the International Year of Light to highlight current and future advancements in the field of Photonics. The State of New Mexico identifies Photonics as one of its four top-priority science and technology areas for economic development. Read More ...

In the Know

OSE Seminar Series - Spring 2016

"Chip-scale Quantum Photonics"
Dr. Paul Davids and Dr. Anne Tauke-Pedretti
Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT) within Sandia and Los Alamos National Labs
Thursday, February 4
11:00 a.m. to Noon
CHTM classroom 101

This is the second in a three-part series on Quantum Communication. Dr. Davids will overview their effort in developing chip-scale quantum photonics using Sandia’s Si Photonics Platform. Dr. Tauke-Pedretti will discuss recent work done at Sandia on quantum sources being developed in the DOE Office of Science Grand Challenge LDRD on micro-systems-enabled quantum key distribution.
• Download the Seminar Flyer pdf

"Implementations of CV and DV Protocols"
Dr. Junji Urayama
Sandia National Laboratories
Thursday, February 11 
11:00 a.m. to Noon
CHTM classroom 101

This is the third in a three-part series on Quantum Communication. Learn about the exciting, multi-disciplinary effort involved in Sandia's efforts to build chip-scale quantum key distribution (QKD) in a working link.
• Download the Seminar Flyer pdf

• Directions and Map to CHTM
• For information: dorisw@chtm.unm.edu
Sponsored by UNM OSE, ECE, P&A, CHTM, IEEE, SPIE & OSA