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November 21, 202311:30 am – 12:45 pm (CDT)

Lasers on Silicon


Doug Dykaar (DifTek Lasers, Inc.)



Mitchell Physics Building

College Station, Texas 77843-4242

About The Speaker

Dr. Doug Dykaar is the founder of DifTek Lasers, Inc. He received the PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester in 1987 in Gerard Mourou's Ultrafast Science group. He was a member of technical staff at AT&T Bell Labs Murray Hill, Research manager at DALSA, and Research Scientist at Thalmic/North. Doug also taught at Conestoga College in their 4-year Bachelor of Engineering Program. At last count, he had over 100 patent applications and 60 publications. His research interests span lasers to superconductivity to materials science to composite electronics.

Event Details

I present a straightforward design, and simulation results, for fabricating III-V lasers on silicon substrates: A linear array of Bragg-spaced Quantum Well Nanorods.

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