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Shang-Hua Yang

Shang-Hua Yang receives SPIE Scholarship in Optics & Photonics

Yang's research is focused on designing plasmonic nano-structures to enhance efficiency of conventional photoconductive terahertz emitters.|Short Read
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Robots Building Better Maps: For robots and other mechanical creatures

Nick's primary research involves creating algorithms that decipher what the cameras and lasers are detecting to generate a map. |Short Read
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Thomas Frost awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

He is currently working on semiconductor lasers as part of the research group of Prof. Pallab Bhattacharya.|Short Read
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A new way to cool materials with light

The work advances the scientific understanding of laser cooling technologies currently being pursued to explore the boundary between classical and quantum physics.|Short Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Four EECS Faculty recognized with College of Engineering Awards

Congratulations to these outstanding faculty members!|Medium Read
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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
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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
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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