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High performance transistors created on flexible plastic sheets

"Fast Flexible Transistors with a Nanotrench Structure" published in Scientific Reports and featured in EETimesEurekAlert in AAAS, Phys.ORG + 40more than 50 news world wide.

Fast, Stretchy Circuits Could Yield New Wave of Wearable Electronics

"Stretchable Twisted-Pair Transmission Lines for Microwave Frequency Wearable Electronics" is published in Advanced Functional Materials. This work is also highlighted by many news agencies, including UW-Madison news, Tech Times, Gizmag,, Engadget, Science Daily, and many more.

Diamonds Closer to Becoming Ideal Semiconductors

"Thermal diffusion boron doping of single-crystal natural diamond" published in Journal of Applied Physics and featured in AIP News, EurekAlert in AAAS, Phys.ORG

Amorphous Si/SiO2 distributed Bragg Reflectors

Minkyu's Si/SiO2 DBR work is selected as an "EDITOR'S PICKS" article by JVST B

Fastest and Most Flexible Phototransistor

Microwave flexible transistors on CNF
"Flexible Phototransistors Based on Single-Crystalline Silicon Nanomembranes" published in Advanced Optical Materials as a front cover and featured in IEEE Spectrum, UW news, Materials Views, EurekAlert in AAAS , Phys.ORG + more than 50 news world wide.


Microwave Flexible Transistors on CNF

Microwave flexible transistors on CNF
Microwave flexible transistors on CNFMicrowave flexible transistors on CNF

"Microwave flexible transistors on cellulose nanofibrillated fiber substrates" published in Applied Physics Letters and featured in American Institute of Physics, Phys.ORG, CNBC, EETimes, Nanowerk, R&D Magazine, MIT Tech Review, Popular Mechanics

Biodegradable Computer Chips

biodegradable computer chips

coverage on news channel 3 coverage on WSJ
"High-performance green flexible electronics based on biodegradable cellulose nanofibril paper"
is published in Nature Communications.
This work is also featured on the main pages of, College of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, in addition to more than 100 news stories worldwide.

Image (top right): credit to Prof. Vishal Muliya at Christ College, Rajkot, India.

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Compact UV Lasers

"Compact UV lasers could identify substances from a distance" is covered by College of Engineering.

Graphene-based CLEAR Technology

"Graphene-based CLEAR technology for neural imaging and optogenetic applications" is published in NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, and featured in DARPA, IEEE Spectrum,,, wikipedia, UW-Madison, etc.

Fast Flexible Electronics

Fast flexible electronics with strained silicon nanomembrane
" is featured in Nature Scientific Reports(2013).

Silicon Nanomembranes Improve Efficiency of Flexible Electronics