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Dec 11, 2014

Stacking two-dimensional materials may lower cost of semiconductor devices

A team of researchers led by NC State University has found that stacking materials that are only one atom thick can create semiconductor junctions that transfer charge efficiently, regardless of whether the crystalline structure of the materials is mismatched – lowering the manufacturing cost for a wide variety of semiconductor devices such as solar cells, lasers and LEDs. 

Mar 14, 2014

Surface characteristics influence cellular growth on semiconductor material

Changing the texture and surface characteristics of a semiconductor material at the nanoscale can influence the way that neural cells grow on the material. 

May 22, 2013

New technique may open up an era of atomic-scale semiconductor devices

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for creating high-quality semiconductor thin films at the atomic scale. 

Nov 9, 2012

Video tribute honors Baliga, winner of the NC Award for Science

The NC Department of Cultural Resources has produced a video tribute to Dr. B. Jayant Baliga, the 2012 winner of the NC Award for Science. Baliga is Distinguished University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and founding director of the Power Semiconductor Research Center at North Carolina State University. 

Mar 25, 2010

Former MSE professor to deliver inaugural lecture in new series at NC State

A former North Carolina State University engineering professor whose semiconductor research has received international recognition will kick off a lecture series named in his honor by delivering the first annual Robert F. Davis Distinguished Lecture on April 14.