Optically Driven, In-Situ Growth of Nanoparticles in Polymer Matrices
Using optical properties of nanocomposites to induce localized thermal decomposition of organometallic molecules around the nanoparticles while exposed to high-energy ultrafast lasers.
Ultrafast Energy Transfer Processes in Organic Layer/Substrate Systems
Investigating the related energy transfer mechanisms in organic layer/substrate systems.
Preparing hybrid diodes and transistors incorporating zinc oxide along with polymers and molecular solids to demonstrate the fastest air-operable pn junction diodes possible.
New Electron-Carrying Organic Semiconductors
Demonstrating air-operable transistors and diodes with organic semiconductors for use in plastic electronic devices and other alternative active circuits.
Organic Electronics for Chemical Sensing
Developing different materials and device schemes for chemical sensing applications.
Tuning Semiconductor Device Properties with Static Charge
Developing methods of imparting static charge to transistors during device fabrication to repurpose transistors with the same materials and dimensions for other functions in circuits.
Solution-Processed Ionically Polarized Oxide Dielectrics for Low-Voltage Transparent Transistors
Investigating the structure of the amorphous form of an ionically conducting compound used in transparent electronic devices using ab initio modeling and algorithms.