Fundamental structure-property, processing, performance relationships of electronic materials. Development of new electroceramics, ferroelectric devices, Induced crystallographic transformations.
Thin film, oxide materials, epitaxial film growth, electronic materials and devices, high-temperature superconductors, laser processing.
Semiconductors, dry etching, rapid thermal processing, ion
beam techniques, high b-field effects on materials, hydrogen in
electronic materials, physics of semi-conductor devices.
Computational materials science, Interfaces in materials, ferroelectrics, complex oxides, polycrystalline and nanocrystalline materials, thermal transport.
Colloid and interfacial chemistry, powder processing, surface
chemical modification, thin films, polymers and ceramics, rapid
Nuclear fuel cycle, radioactive wastes, reactor analysis, engineering application of radioisotopes, robotics, intelligent databases, system analysis.
High-temperature/high-pressure phase transformations,
chemistry of hard materials, chemical tribology of metal cutting,
fluorine regime chemistry.
Organic electronics. Structural, electronic and optical properties of organic electronic materials as well as processing of these materials, exploring their applications in various electronic and optoelectronic devices, including photovoltaics, display, lighting, and circuitry.