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PEOPLE:

 

Bernard Casse
  • manages the Metamaterial Devices and Applications (MDA) group at PARC
  • broad experience in program management, technology risk assessment, proposal writing, and technology transition
  • expertise in photonics, electromagnetic theory, optics, and micro-/nanofabrication
  • Ph.D. in Physics from the National University of Singapore

 

Chris Chua
  • semiconductor optical emitters: LEDs and lasers
  • epitaxy, design, and fabrication of nitride-based visible and ultra-violet
  • designed and built world's most densely-packed VCSEL array
  • two best paper awards and 60 patents
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Cornell University; B.S., Physics, B.S. Electrical Engineering, M.I.T.

 

Noble Johnson
  • guided team that has developed laser diodes and light emitting diodes in the visible and UV spectral regions and made major contributions to fundamental understanding of the material and devices
  • over 420 research papers in technical journals and conference proceedings and more than 50 patents
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society and IEEE
  • Ph.D., Princeton University

 

Peter Kiesel
  • nitride based light emitters, ultra sensitive detection systems
  • flow cytometry for biomedical applications
  • over 60 issued and pending patents and 100 publications

 

Joerg Martini
  • flow cytometry techniques for point-of-care applications
  • expertise in multiphoton microscopy, human cartilage implants, nuclear protein export, force spectroscopy
  • Ph.D., physics

 

John Northrup
  • research interests include epitaxial growth, structure of surfaces and interfaces, point defects, extended defects, and transport in organic materials
  • provides insight into organic semiconductors such as pentacene and polythiophene as well as optoelectronic materials such as GaN
  • Ph.D., Physics, U.C. Berkeley
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society, Materials Research Society

 

Thomas Wunderer
  • LEDs based on group III-nitrides
  • 4 patents, 30+ journal publications, 60 conferences
  • VDI sponsorship award
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering