Prospects for White Light-emitting Diodes based on (In,Ga)N Nanorod Arrays
Timothy D. Sands
School of Materials Engineering
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Purdue University, US
Timothy D. Sands is the Basil S. Turner Professor of Engineering at the School of Materials Engineering and School of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Purdue University. His accomplishments include more than 200 refereed publications and eleven U.S. patents in the areas of nanofabrication, thin-film processing, heterogeneous integration and novel energy conversion and information storage devices. Specific topics include: photovoltaic materials; transmission electron microscopy; ion implantation in semiconductors; metal/semiconductor reactions; shallow ohmic contacts to III-V semiconductors; thermally stable ohmic and Schottky contacts; metal/III-V semiconductor epitaxy; electronic and optical properties of metallic quantum wells; magnetic thin films and devices; superconducting, ferroelectric and piezoelectric metal-oxide epitaxial heterostructures; quantum-structured thermoelectric materials; information storage technology trends; materials issues in micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS); pulsed laser processing of thin films; solid-state lighting; and nanosystems integration.