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4.3 GHz Optical Bandwidth Light Emitting Transistor

 

Semiconductor light emitting diodes (LEDs) and lasers using direct gap III-V materials and electron-hole injection and recombination, have over the years led to...

Analog And Digital Applications Coupled Cavity VCSELs

 

Optical communications have become a main method of high-speed data transmission and are at the forefront of pushing the speed barriers for data transmission. As a...

Improved Quantum Well Transistor Laser

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois have improved the performance of a Quantum Well Transistor and Laser. Their invention helps improve the performance of...

Blue-Shifting Of Resonant Dispersive Wave Pulses

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a way to shift a laser beam into a broadband of light with lower wavelengths. This technology enables...

A Touch Mode Capacitance Microvalve with High Speed, Microsecond Switching

 

A bi-directional electrostatic microvalve includes a membrane electrode that is controlled by application of voltage to fixed electrodes disposed on either side of...

Impurity-Induced Method for High-Power Single-Mode Laser

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a method for vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) to provide high-power output with good beam...

Tunable Pillar Bowtie Nanoantennas

 

A University of Illinois research team led by Dr. Kimani Toussaint has developed novel, metal, pillar-bowtie nanoantenna array templates on silicon dioxide pillars...

Magnetic-free Solution for On-chip Optical Communication

 

Dr. Bahl from the University of Illinois has discovered a new method to create non-reciprocal property without using external magnetic field. The method employs...

Magnetic-free Solution for On-chip Optical Communication

 

Dr. Bahl from the University of IL has proposed a new method to broaden the bandwidth of chip-scale optomechanical systems that are used for optical communication...

Efficient Detection of Peroxide-Based Explosives

 

TATP (triacetone triperoxide) has emerged as an explosive of choice for terrorists in recent years, because it is easy to produce, highly explosive, and hard to...

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