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Electrical and Computer Engineering

Four EECS Faculty recognized with College of Engineering Awards

Congratulations to these outstanding faculty members!|Medium Read
ultraviolet team

A smarter way to make ultraviolet light beams

The researchers have optimized an optical resonator to take an infrared signal from relatively cheap telecommunication-compatible lasers and boost it to an ultraviolet beam.|Medium Read
nonlinear optics

Celebrating the birth of a new science

The discovery of nonlinear optics was just one of several Michigan “firsts” that occurred about fifty years ago, and underscores the importance of involving undergrads in research.|Short Read
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Colored solar cells could make display screens more efficient

Professor Jay Guo has developed the reflective photovoltaic color filter device that can convert absorbed light to electricity. |Short Read
heather ferguson

Heather Ferguson awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Heather is studying Optical Sciences here at the University and will continue her research in this field - congratulations!|Short Read
norris, bhattacharya, merlin

New NSF Center for Photonic and Multiscale Nanomaterials

“Advances in photonics depend critically on new materials, and this new center brings together top minds to focus on two of the most exciting new directions in materials for nanophotonics."|Medium Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

New laser could treat acne with telecom technology

The laser could treat acne by targeting the oil-producing sebaceous glands, which are known to be involved in the development of the skin disease.|Short Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Nonlinear Optics at 50: A Symposium

As the birthplace of nonlinear optics, the University of Michigan is proud to host a symposium which will bring together some of the pioneers in the field.|Short Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Student teams earn prizes in EECS 425: Integrated Microsystems Laboratory

In this course, students designed and fabricated a complete integrated microsystem using equipment in the Lurie Nanofabrication Facility.|Medium Read
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Solar power without solar cells: A hidden magnetic effect of light could make it possible

This new technique could make solar power cheaper and, with improved materials, more efficient.|Short Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ted Norris honored with Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award

Norris was praised by students and faculty alike for his abilities as a mentor, researcher, and educator.|Short Read
Hercules Laser

HERCULES laser rivals a synchrotron for short pulse x-ray beams

By using the wiggling motion of electrons in a plasma bubble generated by the ultrashort laser pulse, researchers produced X-rays comparable to that produced in a synchrotron facility.|Short Read