News for 2018
David Whitlatch received the SSLEEC Staff Citation of Excellence Award for outstanding contributions to the Operation of the MOCVD lab. David also received his 10 years of service recognition pin at the November 8 SSLEEC Conference.
IWN is the International Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors.
November 11-16, 2018.
Thank you very much to all of you who helped to beautify our lab today, and of course also to everyone who contributed in the past.
With the help of DOE funding, researchers at the University of California at Santa Barbara are conducting analyses to determine the mechanisms underlying efficiency loss in light-emitting diodes (LEDs) used in solid-state lighting.
June 14, 2018
University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) in the USA claims the first demonstration of a III-nitride semiconductor vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) with a tunnel junction (TJ) on the p-side using only metal-organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) material growth [SeungGeun Lee et al, Appl. Phys. Express, vol11, p062703, 2018].
Congratulations to our new Drs. Forman and Hwang, Grad Slam alums, with their mentors! #ucsb2018
On June 6, more than 600 people converged on the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort for the South Coast Business &Technology Awards, which c
Today's PhD Dense:
Date: June 8, 2018 in the Engineering II Courtyard
Materials Graduate Students were served ice cream today by its department's professors in Grad Student Appreciation.
How to keep an innovative mind?
Short video clip from April 2015.
The American physicist Shuji Nakamura (Seto, Japan, 1954) Nobel Prize in Physics 2014 for the invention of blue LEDs and his contribution to energy saving, has been named Doctor Honoris Causa by the Menéndez Pelayo International University (UIMP). The inauguration, held on June 22, 2017 in the Royal Hall of the Magdalena Palace, was presided over by the rector César Nombela.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
UCSB Materials Professor Chris Van de Walle and his group have gained new insight in doping of transparent conductors. Optimizing the properties of transparent conductors reduces loss in devices such as solar cells and light-emitting diodes, thus increasing energy efficiency.
Appeared in Semiconductor Today, 28 March 2018
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Congratulations to Brian Carralejo for his 30 years of service at UCSB! Congratulations to Michael Iza for his 15 years of service at UCSB!
14 February 2018
January 25, 2018 at 1:40 am by Stephanie Pernett
The use of L.E.D. lights has revolutionized energy savings, making it possible to reduce fossil fuel use and carbon footprints. Their durability has also enabled the provision of lighting under inhospitable conditions and in places where traditional energy infrastructure is not available.
Breakthroughs in energy and light efficiency are transforming millions of lives in developing countries
by Sophia Fischer
The way we light our homes, our cars and even our crops is changing thanks to the research being done by groups like UC Santa Barbara’s Solid State Lighting & Energy Electronics Center (SSLEEC).
UCSB professor and Nobel laureate Shuji Nakamura is awarded the 2018 Zayed Future Energy Prize