Innovative COmpound semiconductoR (ICOR) Laboratory

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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RECENT MEETINGS : Aug. 3- 4, 2017
NANOTAM Seminar, Ankara, TURKEY

TALK TITLE: Next Generation Gallium Nitride Microelectronics & Photonics (Aug. 4, 2017)

2017/06/29 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (JOURNAL PAPER):
(IEEE ELECTRON DEV. LETT..) GaN Devices on a 200 mm Si Platform Targeting Heterogeneous Integration full story...

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- Semiconductor Today

2017/06/29 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (JOURNAL PAPER):
(J. APPL. PHYS..) Investigation of electron mobility and saturation velocity limits in gallium nitride using uniaxial dielectric continuum model full story...

2017/05/25 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (JOURNAL PAPER):
(J. PHYS. D: APPL. PHYS.) Simulation of zincblende AlGaN/GaN high electron mobility transistors for normally-off operation full story...

2017/05/23 - PATENT ISSUED:
Group III nitride integration with CMOS technology full story...

2017/05/15 - GROUP NEWS:
Congratulations to our graduates: Josh, Ryan, Estelle, and Taiming. Best of Luck to You All in Your Future Endeavours !

2017/04/28 - GROUP NEWS:
Congratulations to Yifan for being selected as the UIUC MATSCI Earl J. Eckel Scholar.

2017/04/28 - GROUP NEWS:
Congratulations to Hsuan-Ping for being awarded a Graduate College Conference Travel Grant.

2017/04/06 - GROUP NEWS:
Congratulations to Dicky for being selected as one of the 2017 NASA Space Technology Research Fellows. full story...

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- ECE Department

2017/04/01 - GROUP NEWS:
Congratulations to Dennis for being selected as one of the Goldwater Scholars. full story...

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- ECE Department

2017/03/28 - PATENT ISSUED:
Polarization free gallium nitride-based photonic devices on nanopatterned silicon full story...

2017/03/21 - GROUP NEWS:
Congratulations to Dicky and Ryan for being selected as one of the 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellows and Josh for being recognized with an Honorable Mention in the Nationwide Competition. full story...

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- Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory

- ECE Department

- NSF

2017/03/21 - PATENT ISSUED:
Hetero-integration of III-N material on silicon full story...

2017/02/21 - PATENT ISSUED:
Gallium nitride material and device deposition on graphene terminated wafer and method of forming the same full story...

2017/02/07 - PATENT ISSUED:
Group III nitride integration with CMOS technology full story...

2017/02/01 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (CONFERENCE PAPER):
InGaN-based flexible light emitting diodes full story...

2017/02/01 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (CONFERENCE PAPER):
Polarization-free integrated gallium-nitride photonics full story...

2017/01/09 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (JOURNAL PAPER):
(J. PHYS. D: APPL. PHYS.) Investigation of AlGaN/GaN high electron mobility transistor structures on 200-mm silicon (111) substrates employing different buffer layer configurations full story...

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- Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory

- ECE Department

- University of Illinois

- Science Daily

- Eurek Alert

- Compound Semiconductor

- Semiconductor Today

- R&D Magazine

- CompoundSemi

- ElectroIQ

- Physics.org

2016/12/16: BREAKING NEWS:
Prof. Bayram is awarded with a 2017 NSF CAREER Award by National Science Foundation for his project titled "Cubic Phase Green Light Emitting Diodes for Advanced Solid State Lighting". full story... or pdf.

- ECE Department

- Bilkent Alumni News

- NSF

2016/12/16 - GROUP NEWS:
Congratulations to Dennis for being selected as one of the four across our campus selected to represent our University of Illinois in the 2017 National Goldwater Scholar Competition. Best of Luck to Dennis in the Nationwide Competition.

2016/12/01 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (MAGAZINE ARTICLE):
Our magazine article titled "Green LEDs: The case for cubic GaN" is featured in the Compound Semiconductor Magazine 22 (8), 27 (December 2016). full story... or pdf.

2016/11/21 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (JOURNAL PAPER):
(SCIENTIFIC REPORTS) Investigation of AlGaN/GaN high electron mobility transistor structures on 200-mm silicon (111) substrates employing different buffer layer configurations full story...

2016/10/10 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (JOURNAL PAPER):
(APPL. PHYS. LETT.) Thermal resistance optimization of GaN/substrate stacks considering thermal boundary resistance and temperature-dependent thermal conductivity full story...

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- Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory

- Compound Semiconductor

2016/09/27 - GROUP NEWS:
Congratulations to Ryan for receiving the Robert C. MacClinchie Scholarship.

2016/08/08 - GROUP NEWS:
Congratulations to Josh for receiving a UIUC College of Engineering Scholarship.

2016/07/28 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (JOURNAL PAPER):
(APPL. PHYS. LETT.) Maximizing cubic phase gallium nitride surface coverage on nano-patterned silicon (100) full story...

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- Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory

- University of Illinois

- EETimes Europe

- Science Daily

- Eurek Alert

- Compound Semiconductor

- Semiconductor Today

- Solid State Lighting

- Science News Line

- Physics.org

2016/07/12 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (JOURNAL PAPER):
(J. APPL. PHYS.) Cathodoluminescence study of luminescence centers in hexagonal and cubic phase GaN hetero-integrated on Si(100) full story...

2016/07/12 - PATENT ISSUED:
Selective gallium nitride regrowth on (100) silicon full story...

2016/07/08: BREAKING NEWS:
Prof. Bayram is elevated to the grade of IEEE Senior member.

2016/06/07 - PATENT ISSUED:
Group III nitride integration with CMOS technology full story...

2016/05/15 - GROUP NEWS:
Congratulations to our graduates: Begum, Kai, and Philip. Best of Luck to You All in Your Future Endeavours !

2016/05/01 - GROUP NEWS:
"YES, WE GaN" - an artwork by our Dicky.

2016/04/15 - GROUP NEWS:
Congratulations to Yifan for being invited to the Summer School "Finding Nano - Nanoscience, Research and Industry in Germany" (from June 13th - July 14th, 2016) at the Technical University of Munich full story...

2016/03/03 - PATENT ISSUED:
Group III nitride integration with CMOS technology full story...

2016/01/26 - PATENT ISSUED:
Engineered base substrates for releasing III-V epitaxy through spalling full story...

2016/01/14: BREAKING NEWS:
Prof. Bayram is awarded with a 2016 AFOSR Young Investigator Award by Air Force Office of Scientific Research.

Announcement by

- AFOSR

- MNTL

- ECE

2016/01/12 - PATENT ISSUED:
Laser-initiated exfoliation of group iii-nitride films and applications for layer transfer and patterning full story...

2016/01/12 - PATENT ISSUED:
Heterogeneous integration of group III nitride on silicon for advanced integrated circuits full story...

2015/09/21 - Link Foundation Interview:
Where are they now? full story...

2015/09/07 - EEWeb Interview:
Featured Engineer full story...

2015/08/24 - PATENT ISSUED:
Selective gallium nitride regrowth on (100) silicon full story...

2015/07/21: INVITED TALK:
Prof. Bayram gave a talk titled "Vertical Thinking in Light Emitting Diodes" at the Nano@Illinois RET Research Seminar.

2015/06/16 - PATENT ISSUED:
Selective gallium nitride regrowth on (100) silicon full story...

2015/06/16 - PATENT ISSUED:
Light emitting diodes with via contact scheme full story...

2015/06/16 - PATENT ISSUED:
Controlled spalling of group III nitrides containing an embedded spall releasing plane full story...

2015/06/09 - PATENT ISSUED:
Heterogeneous integration of group III nitride on silicon for advanced integrated circuits full story...

2015/06/02 - PATENT ISSUED:
Dual phase gallium nitride material formation on (100) silicon full story...

2015/05/07: INVITED TALK:
Prof. Bayram gave a talk titled "Vertical Thinking in Light Emitting Diodes" at the CNST 13th Annual Nanotechnology Workshop.

2015/04/01: INVITED ARTICLE:
Prof. Bayram describes an overview of our group objectives in the 2015 April Issue of the IEEE EDS Newsletter.

2015/03/13 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (CONFERENCE PAPER):
Vertical thinking in blue light emitting diodes: GaN-on-graphene technology full story...

2015/03/02 - DRAPER PRIZE NEWS (LEDs):
Draper Prize for Engineering Rewards LED Pioneers full story...

Browse through our contributions: ICORLAB papers and news in GaN-based LEDs emitting in the Ultraviolet, Blue, and Green spectra.

2015/02/17: BREAKING NEWS:
Prof . Bayram joined the editorial board of International Journal of Nanomedicine and Nanosurgery.

2015/02/08 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (CONFERENCE PAPER):
Polarization-free GaN emitters in the ultraviolet and visible spectra via heterointegration on CMOS-compatible Si (100) full story...

2015/01/06 - PATENT ISSUED:
Group III nitrides on nanopatterned substrates full story...

2014/12/23 - PATENT ISSUED:
Thin film wafer transfer and structure for electronic devices full story...

2014/10/20: BREAKING NEWS:
Prof. Bayram is awarded with the 2014 Early Career Award by IEEE Electron Devices Society.

Announcement by

- IEEE Electron Devices Society

- ECE Department

2014/10/07 - NOBEL NEWS (GaN-based LEDs):
(GaN-based) Blue LED is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics full story...

Browse through our contributions: ICORLAB papers and news in GaN-based LEDs emitting in the Ultraviolet, Blue, and Green spectra.

2014/09/11 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (JOURNAL PAPER):
(NATURE COMMUNICATIONS) Principle of direct van der Waals epitaxy of single-crystalline films on epitaxial graphene full story...

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- Solid State Technology

- Semiconductor Today

- Electronics Weekly

- EE Times

- IBM Research

- Laser Focus World

- Compound Semiconductor

2014/08/15 - TUBITAK Interview (In Turkish):
Doç. Dr. Can Bayram ile Söylesi full story...

2014/08/15 - MNTL& ECE Interviews:
Bayram's research explores novel photonic & electronic devices full story...

Seven new faculy members join ECE ILLINOIS full story...

2014/07/19 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (JOURNAL PAPER):
(FRONTISPIECE COVER) Cubic Phase GaN on Nano-grooved Si (100) via Maskless Selective Area Epitaxy full story...

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- Advanced Functional Materials

- Compound Semiconductor

- Power Electronics World

- Semiconductor Today

2014/06/04 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (CONFERENCE PAPER):
Advanced flexible electronics: challenges and opportunities full story...

2014/03/01: BREAKING NEWS:
Dr. Bayram is selected for inclusion in Marquis Who's Who in America & Marquis Who's Who in the World from 2015 onwards. full story...

2014/03/01: BREAKING NEWS:
Dr. Bayram joined the editorial board of Recent Patents on Nanotechnology.

2014/02/14: BREAKING NEWS:
Dr. Bayram received Docent (Associate Professor) title in Electrical Engineering from the Turkish Council of Higher Education, along with the privileges and responsibilities.

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ABOUT US

We are: a research group led by Prof. Can Bayram in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). We are located in the Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory (MNTL), also working in the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, Materials Research Laboratory, and Beckmann Institute. Our research is focused on next generation photonic and electronic devices including:

  1. Solid State Lighting
  2. Next Generation Electronics
  3. Flexible Devices for Therapeutic Applications
  4. Heterointegrated Devices for Advanced Applications

Our work includes design/simulation, microfabrication, and characterization of semiconductor devices. On-campus collaborations include Materials Science, Physics, Chemical and Mechanical Engineering, and off-campus they range from Northwestern and Stanford Universities to IBM.

Learning about our work: for a broader introduction, see our research news & publicity. To learn about the technical details, read through our publications.

Joining our team: first learn about our work, then:

UIUC-ECE is ranked one of the top Electrical Engineering Programs.
(4th according to 2018 US News Rankings).

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

VISIBLE LIGHT EMITTING DIODES

ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT EMITTING DIODES

THIN FILM LIGHT EMITTING DIODES

HETEROINTEGRATED DEVICES

THIN FILM TRANSISTORS

HIGH SPECIFIC POWER SOLAR CELLS

QUANTUM DEVICES