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December 2007

  • Scientists make single-photon sources brighter
    PhysOrg.com - Evergreen,VA,USA
    A research team at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), headed by Prof. Dirk Bouwmeester (Physics), Prof. Pierre Petroff (Materials and ECE) and Prof. Larry Coldren (ECE), has created a robust micron-sized semiconductor device that can emit single photons on demand at a rate of 31 million photons per second (31 MHz) into an optical fiber, five times better than previously possible.
  • SSLEC's 1st Annual Review and Kick-off
    Wednesday, December 5, 2007
    Engineering Science Building (ESB), Conference Room 1001

October 2007

  • 10/24/2007 Nitrides Seminar speaker, Dr. Nanishi from Ritsumeikan University, Japan. From left to right: Makoto Saito, Steve DenBaars, Yasushi Nanishi and Fumio Orito. Makoto Saito, Steve DenBaars, Yasushi Nanishi and Fumio Orito
  • Recognition of Brian Carralejo and Dan Cohen's 20 years of service to UCSB. Photo was taken at the 10/24/2007 Nitrides Seminar.20 years of service to UCSB
  • Shuji Nakamura has been announced as a highlighted speaker at the Key Conference, March 2-4, 2008 in Key West, Florida. For more information visit here .
  • Congratulations to Al Gore for receiving the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. The photo below was taken during the 2007 Santa Barbara Film Festival with Professor Steve DenBaars.
Professor Steve DenBaars and Al Gore

September 2007

August 2007

  • Efficient Semipolar Blue LEDs Created on Freestanding Substrate
    Photonics Spectra, August 2007
    Blue LEDs with high quantum efficiency and significantly reduced polarization-related internal electric fields have been successfully fabricated on freestanding semipolar substrates by researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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March 2007

  • National Geographic News: Bright, White Future for "Green" LEDs, Scientist Says (article)
    Materials scientist Steve DenBaars directs a research center at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), that focuses on energy-efficient lighting and display technologies like LEDs.

 February 2007

 

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