Lighting Solutions Group: Faculty

Steven DenBaars

Lighting Solutions Group Head
Professor, Materials, Electrical and Computer Engineering 

Steven DenBaars is interested electronic materials growth and the fabrication of new semiconductor...
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Umesh Mishra

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Umesh Mishra’s research interests include energy efficient high-speed transistors, optoelectronics, semiconductor device physics and advanced processing and integration techniques...
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Shuji Nakamura

Professor, Materials

Shuji Nakamura's research includes MOCVD (metal-organic chemical vapor deposition), UVPE (ultraviolet photoelectrons), and growth and device fabrication of light-emitters based on the wide bandgap semiconductor gallium nitride (GaN). Nakamura’s work...
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Pierre Petroff

Professor, Materials, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Pierre Petroff 's research is in the field of self-assembled nanostructures using molecular beam epitaxy (MBE). His most recent work focuses...
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Ram Seshadri

Professor, Materials, Chemistry & Biochemistry

Ram Seshadri’s research encompasses a number of areas in the chemistry of inorganic materials, including new ways of preparing materials...
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James Speck

Professor, Materials

James Speck’s research on semiconductors emphasizes relationships between thin film electronic materials growth, microstructure and physical properties. Together with colleagues at the Center for Energy Efficient Materials, Speck researches group III nitrides...
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Chris Van De Walle

Professor, Materials

Chris Van De Walle’s research interests lie in novel electronic materials, including wide-bandgap semiconductors (III-V nitrides, II-VI compounds, and oxides). The group III nitrides...
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Claude Weisbuch

Professor, Materials

Calude Weisbuch’s research activities deal mainly with optics of semiconductors, and physics and applications of low-dimensional structures such as quantum-well and quantum-dot lasers. His research contributions...
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