News Archive for ECE - nanosystems, devices and materials

DEI seed grants

May 02, 2017

Energy Initiative Awards Seven New Seed Grants

Total external awards for previous projects have tripled the seed funding investment

Platform based on metal nanostructures that allows the lab to dramatically enhance the radiative properties of emitters and other materials.

May 01, 2017

Trapping Light to Enhance Material Properties

Q&A with Maiken Mikkelsen, Nortel Networks Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and assistant professor of physics

January 26, 2017

Mikkelsen Wins SPIE Early Career Achievement Award

Maiken H. Mikkelsen, the Nortel Networks Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and assistant professor of physics at Duke University, has won the 2017 Early Career Achievement Award from SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. The society recognized Mikkelsen [...]

December 14, 2016

Nanocubes Simplify Printing And Imaging In Color And Infrared

Novel manufacturing technique promises to bring a simplified form of printing and imaging in color and infrared into daily use.

October 05, 2016

Mikkelsen Named Army Research Office Young Investigator

Maiken H. Mikkelsen, the Nortel Networks Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and assistant professor of physics at Duke University, has won two new highly competitive research awards—the Young Investigator Program award from the Army Research Office (ARO) and a $2 million [...]

August 03, 2016

Perpetual “Ice Water”: Stable Solid-Liquid State Revealed in Nanoparticles

Imagine pouring a glass of ice water and having the ice cubes remain unchanged hours later, even under a broiler’s heat or in the very back corner of the freezer. That’s fundamentally the surprising discovery recently made by an international group of researchers led by an electrical engineering [...]

February 24, 2016

Mikkelsen Named 2016 Cottrell Scholar

Maiken H. Mikkelsen, the Nortel Networks Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and assistant professor of physics at Duke University, has been named a 2016 Cottrell Scholar in physics. The Cottrell Scholar program develops outstanding teacher-scholars who are recognized by [...]

February 11, 2016

Building the World’s First Quantum Computer

In a building full of advanced photonics research, the laboratory of Jungsang Kim just might have the most complicated optical setups. After all, not many engineering challenges involve controlling the frequency of a laser to within a millionth of a percent. But building the world’s first quantum [...]

February 10, 2016

The Genetic Codes That Create Optical Computers

Researchers at Duke University can use photons instead of electrons to store data, drastically increasing the storage capacity of the optical analog of Blu-Ray discs. So what are your top 5,000 movies? “That’s the kind of ridiculous thing we can do, but I don’t know how we’re going to use it,” said [...]

January 21, 2016

Four Pratt Faculty Among "Most Highly Cited"

Four Pratt-affiliated faculty members made the cut for Thomson Reuter's "Highly Cited Researchers 2015." They are David Smith and Ingrid Daubechies of the electrical and computer engineering department and Heather Stapleton and Mark Wiesner of the civil and environmental engineering department.

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