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Photonics in the Marketplace
"Preparing your students for corporate jobs will benefit both them and their prospective employers.  Building business acumen and operational capabilities in technical talent will make them highly marketable candidates for jobs!"

- Carrie Kochek, Director of Human Resources Business Partner at Verizon

Faculty and students work with state-of-the-art, research-grade equipment, which includes the following:

  • Class 1000 cleanroom for nano/micro-fabrication
  • Scanning electron microscope with electron beam lithography capability (FEI Quanta, Nabity systems)
  • Reactive ion etcher (RIE)
  • Plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition system (PECVD)
  • Time-correlated single photon counting system (TCSPC)
  • Near-field scanning optical microscope (NSOM)
  • Multi-line 5 W coherent FreD INNOVA-90 Ar-ion laser
  • Femtosecond amplified fiber laser 1064/532 nm with variable rep rate
  • Time-resolved spectroscopy tools.
  • Microwave lab
  • Near infra-red, photoluminescence and photoluminescence excitation spectroscopic systems   
  • NdYAG lasers with second and third harmonic
  • Triple (UV, Vis, NIR) grating monocromator for PL and Raman-scattering spectroscopy
  • Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectrometer
  • Princeton X-ray analysis system
  • ATOMICA 3000 SIMS/XPS system
  • Superconducting magnet system, equipped for optical and transport measurements
  • Solar simulator
  • Plasma cleaner
  • Spin coater
  • Liquid crystal spatial light modulator