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Atomic Engineering of Quantum Systems in Group III-V Semiconductors for IR Detection and Imaging
Atomic Engineering of Quantum Systems in Group III-V Semiconductors for IR Detection and Imaging
Advanced Systems and Technology (AST) Directorate's Technology Seminar seris - October 7, 2008
Tuesday, 7 October 2008 Professor Razeghi gave a prestigious seminar in the J.D. Hill Conference Center Auditorium covering her Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetector and Focal Plane Array research. ... [read more]
 
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ZnO/GaN hybrid shows green LED promise
ZnO/GaN hybrid shows green LED promise
Compound Semiconductor .Net - September 3, 2008
Hybrid LED structures featuring GaN and ZnO layers could produce higher performance green emitters than existing devices. Northwestern University and French startup Nanovation showed the concept's feasibility by making an LED with peak continuous-wave electroluminescent emission in the order of 2 mlm at 510 nm. These results were published in the in the August 25th issue of Applied Physics Letters. ... [read more]
 
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The Quantum Cascade Laser: A versatile and Powerful Tool
The Quantum Cascade Laser: A versatile and Powerful Tool
Optics and Photonics News - July 30, 2008
Many important applications in the infrared are awaiting the right laser source. Advances in Quantum Cascade Lasers will enable powerful new technologies to become realities. ... [read more]
 
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Nanostructured Sensors
Nanostructured Sensors
SPIE Professional - July 1, 2008
Infrared photon imaging between 3 and 14 μm has important applications in security, defense, astronomy, and a number of other areas. Researchers at the CQD have overcome several challenges in integrating Type II superlattice materials into IR imaging systems. Their innovative work using Nanotechnology to create these structures has resulted in fabrication of the first high-quality IR camera with a 10 μm cutoff wavelength. ... [read more]
 
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Type-II FPA on the Cover
Type-II FPA on the Cover
IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, Vol. 44, No. 5&6 - June 1, 2008
The one of the CQD's most recent publications in the IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics was chosen for the cover of the May-June issue. The cover photo consist of an image of Graduate Student Pierre-Yeves Delaunnay taken with an LWIR Type-2 FPA. ... [read more]
 
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New Superlattice Structure Enables High Performance Infrared Imaging
New Superlattice Structure Enables High Performance Infrared Imaging
McCormick Press Release - May 27, 2008
Scientists at the Center for Quantum Devices (CQD) in the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University have demonstrated for the first time a high-performance infrared imager, based on a Type II superlattice, which looks at wavelengths 20 times longer than visible light. ... [read more]
 
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New Mid-Infrared Lasers Show Doubled Efficiency
New Mid-Infrared Lasers Show Doubled Efficiency
McCormick Press Release - May 19, 2008
Researchers at the Center for Quantum Devices at the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University have recently doubled the efficiency of infrared lasers under the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Efficient Mid-wave Infrared Lasers (EMIL) program. ... [read more]
 
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Type-II semiconductor superlattice photodetectors new alternative to HgCdTe
Type-II semiconductor superlattice photodetectors new alternative to HgCdTe
Laser Focus World - May 15, 2008
In a invited talk at SPIE's Defense + Security Symposium March 17th, Professor Manijeh Razeghi announced that Type-II InAs/GaSb photodetectors may now be an important alternative to existing detectors in the LWIR and VLWIR ranges. ... [read more]
 
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Tiny Avalanche Photodiode Detects Single UV Photons
Tiny Avalanche Photodiode Detects Single UV Photons
McCormick Press Release - January 28, 2008
In a significant breakthrough, researchers at Northwestern University’s Center for Quantum Devices (CQD) have demonstrated visible-blind avalanche photodiodes (APDs) capable of detecting single photons in the ultraviolet region (360-200 nm). ... [read more]
 
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Turning Ideas into Reality
Turning Ideas into Reality
SPIE - January 15, 2008
"Having a mentor to push and challenge you to do things you never imagined possible is worth more than any book." -- Manijeh Razeghi ... [read more]
 

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