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Research News and Publicity

2017/11/23 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (CONFERENCE PAPER):
A Novel Thin-film Blue Light Emitting Diode via GaN-on-Graphene Technology full story...

2017/11/23 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (CONFERENCE PAPER):
Cubic Phase Light Emitters Hetero-integrated on Silicon full story...

2017/11/12 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (CONFERENCE PAPER):
Electron momentum relaxation rates via Frohlich interaction with polar-optical-phonons in bulk wurtzite gallium nitride full story...

2017/11/10 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (CONFERENCE PAPER):
Scaling AlGaN/GaN High Electron Mobility Transistor Structures onto 200-mm Silicon (111) Substrates through Novel Buffer Layer Configurations full story...

2017/11/10 - HOT OFF THE PRESS (CONFERENCE PAPER):
Cubic Phase GaN Integrated on CMOS-Compatible Silicon (100) full story...

2017/11/10 - GROUP NEWS:
Congratulations to Josephine for receiving Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) Research Support Grant (RSG).

2017/11/07 - COLLABORATOR NEWS:
Congratulations to Prof. Bayram's PhD Advisor Prof. Manijeh Razeghi and all the 2018 Laureates of The Franklin Institute! full story...

2017/10/16 - GROUP NEWS:
Congratulations to Yifan for receiving an Office of Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Grant.

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

- NASA

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".

- 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...

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 conttribution: ICORLAB papers and news in GaN based LEDs emitting in Ultraviolet, Blue, and Green.

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...

Highlighted by

- 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...

COVER PAGE

2013 Volume 3 No 5 Advanced Energy Materials Cover Article

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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.

2014/02/28: BREAKING NEWS:
Dr. Bayram received an IBM Invention Achievement Award.

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.

Dr. Bayram has been elected to the grade of Senior Member of SPIE by the SPIE Board of Directors and the Membership Committee for achievements in ultraviolet-to-terahertz engineering of III-V semiconductor materials & devices.

SPIE Announcement

Dr. Bayram has been one of few invited to 2nd TUBITAK Workshop for Turkish Scientist Residing Abroad by Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey , to be held in Istanbul on July 4-5, 2013

TUBITAK Event Details

"Ultralight High-Efficiency (specific power of 1995 W/kg) Flexible InGaP/(In)GaAs Tandem Solar Cells on Plastic" is selected as the inside cover article of Advanced Energy Materials.

COVER PAGE

2013 Volume 3 No 5 Advanced Energy Materials Cover Article

High Efficiency (28.7%) Thin Film InGaP/InGaAs/Ge Tandem Solar Cells Enabled By Controlled Spalling Technology full story...

Editor's Choice 2012: Selected as one of "The Best of Papers of 2012" published in Applied Physics Letters, the most cited journal in Applied Physics. This paper, published in 2012, was chosen by the Editor to represent one of the best research across the entire journal. It is available for free download until September 2014. full story...

Highest efficiency (28.7%) thin film solar cells by controlled spalling becomes the 8th Top Most Downloaded Article (among 95223 articles) in Applied Physics Letters -- February 12. full story...

 

Dr. Bayram's work is recognized with "BEST PAPER AWARD" in 11th International Conference on Infrared Optoelectronics: Materials and Devices - chaired by Director Prof. Manijeh Razeghi, Nobel Laureate Prof. Leo Esaki, and Nobel Laureate Prof. Klaus von Klitzing.

Best Paper Award

Mr. Bayram is awarded with the "2010 IEEE Electron Devices Society PhD Fellowship" along with $5,000 honorarium in recognition of his established and emerging contributions to electron devices technologies.

2010 IEEE EDS Top Award Winner Announcement or Web link

Mr. Bayram is awarded with the "2010 Link Foundation Energy Fellowship" for his energy-efficient semiconductor solutions in ultraviolet detection, visible light emitters and near-infrared to terahertz intersubband devices.

Northwestern University EECS Department Anouncement

Link Foundation Announcement or Web link

UV APD improved by m-plane free-standing GaN substrate full story...

SEMICONDUCTOR TODAY (26 MAY 2010)

Mr. Bayram gains IOP Associate Member Grade status.full story...

Mr. Bayram is elected as a Student Affiliate with the International Centre for Diffraction Data based on the recommendation of the ICDD Membership Committee and the approval of the Board of Directors.

Northwestern University EECS Department Anouncement

ICDD Announcement or Web link

Mr. Bayram is awarded with the "2010 IBM PhD Fellowship" for his unique contributions to science and technology, and for his strong potential to develop innovative solutions to society's needs.

Bilkent University News or Web link

Northwestern University EECS Department Anouncement

Northwestern University McCormick Faculty Anouncement

Mr. Bayram is awarded with the "2010 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship" by The International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD) along with $2,500 honorarium in recognition of his interdisciplinary exploration of III-Nitride materials for device applications.

Northwestern University EECS Department Anouncement

ICDD Press Release or Web link

Mr. Bayram is awarded with "2010 Electrochemical Society (ECS) Membership"(by ECS)for his world-recognized scholar works in the field.

 

Mr. Bayram is awarded with "2009 Engineering Student of the Year Award" (by Boeing Company, Boeing Integrated Defence Systems) along with complimentary registration and accommodation costs to attend Annual Airshow in Dubai in recognition of his impact, and potential for impact on current and future aeronautical and space technology.. full story...

 

EvanstonNow Release or Web link

Bilkent University Magazine issue 12 page 43 (2009) or Web link

Award Highlight in Dunya Newspaper, Dec. 02, 2009 pp. 18

Award Highlight in Hurriyet Newspaper (570,000 daily circulation), Nov. 21, 2009 pp. 10

NU Research Newsletter Highlight pp.5 or Web link

Northwestern University EECS Department Anouncement

Northwestern University McCormick Engineering Faculty News Article or Web link

Northwestern University News Article or Web link

Flight International Magazine 24-30 Nov. 2009: "Hail to the Heros" Flight Global Achievement Awards

Boeing Company Press Release or Web link

Flight Global Press Release or Web link

Flight Global Press Release (where are they now) or Web link

Official Boeing Award Letter

III-Nitrides benefit UV detection with small size, high sensitivity, efficiency full story...

LASER FOCUS WORLD 45 (9): 47-51 SEP 2009

Laser Focus World, September 1, 2009

Mr. Bayram's interview with NanoTurkiye (in Turkish) full story...

NanoTurkiye Interview (in Turkish)

Mr. Bayram's research and his international collaborations are highlighted in McCormick Bulletin. full story...

McCormick News Bulletin web link

Mr. Bayram is awarded with "2009 IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship" along with $5,000 Cash Prize, complimentary registration and travel grant of $2,500 to attend Photonics Society 2009 Annual Meeting. full story...

IEEE Photonics Newsletter Highlight pp.14-15 or Web link
NU Research Newsletter Highlight pp.4 or Web link
2009 IEEE Top Award Winner Announcement or Web link

Northwestern University EECS Department Anouncement

Northwestern University McCormick Engineering Faculty News Article or Web link

Northwestern University News Article or Web link

Mr. Bayram is awarded with "2009 SPIE Laser Technology, Engineering, and Applications Scholarship" along with $6,000 Cash Prize. full story...

2009 SPIE Top Award Winner Announcement or Web link

Bilkent University News

Optics.org Newsfeed or Web link

SPIE Press Release or Web link

Northwestern University EECS Department Newsletter

Northwestern University EECS Department Anouncement or Web link

"Novel Green LEDs" project developed by Mr. Bayram received 2009 Dow Sustainability Innovation Award along with $10,000 Cash Prize. full story...

Bilkent University News or Web link

Northwestern University Graduate School News

Northwestern University EECS Department Newsletter

Northwestern University EECS Department Anouncement

Northwestern University McCormick Engineering Faculty News Article or Web link

Northwestern University News Article or Web link

Northwestern Institute for Sustainable Practices Press Release or Web link

Dow Chemical Company Press Release (where are they now) or Web link

Dow Chemical Company Press Release or Web link

2009 Dow Sustainability Innovator Announcement or Web link

2009 Dow Sustainability Challenge or Video - Web link

World's First GaN nanopillar p-i-n photodiodes becomes the 3rd Top Most Downloaded Article (among 80620 articles) in Applied Physics Letters -- December 08. full story...

Top 20 Most Downloaded Articles in Applied Physics Letters - December 2008

ZnO does away with green-LED problem full story...

LASER FOCUS WORLD 44 (11): 32 NOV 2008

Laser Focus World, November 1, 2008

World's First Hybrid Green LED article becomes the 19th Top Most Downloaded Article (among 79348 articles) in Applied Physics Letters -- September 08. full story...

Top 20 Most Downloaded Articles in Applied Physics Letters - September 2008

ZnO/GaN hybrid shows green LED promise full story...

Compoundsemiconductor.net, September 3, 2008

Tiny Avalanche Photodiode Detects Single UV Photons full story...

ScienceDaily, February 1, 2008

Science Centric, January 29, 2008

SPIE Newsroom, January 29, 2008

The Brighter Side of Semiconductors full story...

Semiconductor International, June 1, 2007

The Consummate Collaborator full story...

McCormick by Design, Spring, 2007

Bioterror Defense full story...

Tiny Avalanche Photodiodes Target Bioterrorism Agents full story...

McCormick News, Sep. 29, 2005

ScienceDaily, Sep. 14, 2005