PhD Theses

All the links below lead to PDF versions of the theses.


  1. Peter Michael Garone, "Epitaxial growth and fabrication of MOS-gated Ge x Si 1-x  / Si high hole mobility transistors," (1992). Part 1Part 2
  2. Erwin Josef Prinz, "Base transport and vertical profile engineering in Si/Si1-xGex/Si heterojunction bipolar transistors," (1992). Part 1Part 2
  3. Peter V. Schwartz, "Oxygen incorporation during low-temperature chemical vapor deposition and its effects on the electronic properties of epitaxial Si and Si1-xGex films," (1992). Part 1Part 2
  4. Xiaodong Xiao, "Silicon-germanium alloys for optoelectronic applications," (1993). Part 1Part 2
  5. Zeljka Matutinovic Krstelj, "Base doping effects and design of Si/SiGe/Si heterojunction bipolar transistors," (1994). Part 1Part 2
  6. Cheewee Liu, "Growth and characterization of novel Silicon-based heterostructures and device applications," (1994). Part 1Part 2
  7. Venki Venkataraman, "Physics and applications of Si/Si1-xGex modulation doped structures," (1994). Part 1Part 2
  8. Anthony St. Amour, "Growth and Photoluminescence of Crystalline Si1-xGex / Si and Si1-x-y GexCy/Si," (1996). Part 1Part 2
  9. Chung-chih Wu, "Light-emitting devices based on doped polymer thin films," (1997).  Part 1Part 2Part 3
  10. Louis DeWolf Lanzerotti, "Carbon in Si1-xGex heterojunction bipolar transistors," (1998). Part 1 , Part 2
  11. Chia-Lin Chang, "Properties and Applications of Crystalline Si1-x-yGexCy alloys," (1998). Complete
  12. Kiran Pangal, "Hydrogen-plasma-enhanced crystallization of hydrogenated amorphous silicon films: fundamental mechanisms and applications," (1999). Part 1Part 2Part 3
  13. Min Yang, "Sub-100nm Vertical MOSFET's with Si1-x-yGexCy Source/Drains," (2000). Complete
  14. Malcolm S. Carroll, "The Interaction of Silicon Self-Interstitials and Substitutional Carbon in Silicon Based Heterostructures," (2001). Complete
  15. Min-Hao Michael Lu, "External Coupling in Organic Light-emitting Devices," (2002). Complete
  16. Florian Pschenitzka, "Patterning Techniques for Polymer Light-emitting Devices," (2002). Complete
  17. Pai-Hui Iris Hsu, "Three-Dimensional Electronic Surfaces," (2003). Complete
  18. Lotien Richard Huang, "Microfluidic Devices for Genomic Analysis," (2003). Complete
  19. Xiang-Zheng Bo, "Advanced Silicon-Based Materials and Devices using Chemical Vapor Deposition," (2004). Complete
  20. Eric J. Stewart, "Boron Segregation in Si1-x-yGexCy and Si1-yCy Alloys and Application to P-Channel MOSFETs," (2004). Complete
  21. Haizhou Yin, "Strain Relaxation of SiGe on Compliant BPSG and Its Applications," (2004). Complete
  22. Troy Graves-Abe, "Molecular-scale Organic Electronic Devices for Integrated Nonvolatile Memory Application," (2006). Complete
  23. Ke Long, "Towards Flexible Full-Color Active Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Displays:  Dry Dye Printing for OLED Integration and 280C Amorphous-Silicon Thin-Film Transistors on Clear Plastic Substrates," (2006). Complete
  24. Rebecca Lorenz Peterson, "Stretching Silicon:  A Uniaxial and Biaxial Strain Generation Process and the Resulting Mobility Enhancement in Silicon-on-Insulator MOSFETs, (2006). Part 1Part 2Part 3
  25. David Inglis, "Microfluidic Devices for Cell Separation," (2007). Part 1Part 2
  26. John A. Davis, "Microfluidic Separation of Blood Components through Deterministic Lateral Displacement," (2008). Complete
  27. Kun Yao, "Silicon and Silicon-Germanium Epitaxy For Quantum Dot Device Fabrications Towards An Electron Spin-Based Quantum Computer," (2009). Part 1Part 2
  28. Hongzheng Jin, "Novel Patterning Methods for Full-Color Polymer Light-Emitting Displays," (2009). Part 1Part 2
  29. Keith H. Chung, "Silicon-Based Epitaxy by Chemical Vapor Deposition Using Novel Precursor Neopentasilane," (2010). Part 1Part 2
  30. Bahman Hekmatshoar, "Highly Stable Amorphous Silicon Thin Film Transistors and Integration Approaches for Reliable Organic Light Emitting Diode Displays on Clear Plastic," (2010). Part 1Part 2
  31. Yifei Huang, "Novel Approches to Amorphous Silicon Thin Film Transistors for Large Area Electronics," (2011). Part 1Part 2
  32. Kevin Loutherback, "Microfluidic Devices for High Throughput Cell Sorting and Chemical Treatment," (2011). Complete
  33. Sushobhan Avasthi, "Crystalline-Silicon/Organic Heterojunctions for Solar Photovoltaics," (2011). Part 1Part 2Part 3
  34. Noah T. Jafferis, "The Flying Carpet and Other Tales," (2012). Complete , Supplement
  35. Ting Liu, "Stability of Amorphous Silicon Thin Film Transistors and Circuits," (2013). Part 1Part 2 
  36. Jiun-Yun Li, "Strained Silicon and Silicon-Germanium Quantum Devices by Chemical Vapor Deposition," (2013). Part 1Part 2
  37. Bhadri Visweswaran, "Encapsulation of Organic Light Emitting Diodes," (2014). Part 1Part 2
  38. Amy Wu, "Emergence of Chemotherapy Resistance in Cancer: Microenvironments, Genomics, and Game Theory Approaches," (2015).  Complete
  39. Chiao-Ti Huang, "Electrical and Material Properties of Strained Silicon/Relaxed Silicon Germanium Heterostructures for Single-Electron Quantum Dot Applications," (2015). Part 1  Part 2 
  40. Warren Rieutort-Louis, "Think Big! Thin-Film Electronics For Large-Scale Hybrid Systems," (2015). Part 1  Part 2
  41. Ken Alfred Nagamatsu, "Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaics via Low-Temperature Ti02/Si and PEDOT/Si Heterojunctions," (2015). Part 1  Part 2
  42. Joseph d'Silva, "High-Throughput Microfluidic Capture of Rare Cells from Large Volumes of Blood," (2016). Part 1  Part 2
  43. Josue Sanz-Robinson, "LLAMAS: Large-Area Microphone Arrays and Sensing Systems," (2016). Part 1  Part 2
  44. Yasmin Afsar, "System Building, Two Ways: Development and Application of ZnO TFT Technology in Large-Area Hybrid Sensing Systems," (2017). Complete
  45. Yu Chen, "On-Chip Preparation of Biological Cells Using Microfluidic Arrays," (2017). Complete
  46. Janam Jhaveri, "Interface Recombination in TiO2/Silicon Heterojunctions for Silicon Photovoltaic Applications," (2018). Complete
  47. Alexander Berg, "TiO2 and CuNiO Carrier-Selective Barrier Layers for Silicon and Perovskite Heterojunction Solar Cells," (2019). Complete
  48. Ke-Chih Lin, "Cancer Dynamics under a Chemotherapeutic Stress Gradient Using a Microfluidic in vitro Tumor Environment," (2019). Complete