Anne Itsuno, graduate student in the Electrical Engineering program,
received a prestigious NSF Graduate
Research Fellowship for her research in infrared photodetector devices.
Itsuno works with
Prof. Jamie Phillips.
When asked about her research, Itsuno responded, "My research is focused on
II-VI compound HgCdTe-based infrared photodetector devices with applications
in thermal imaging and detection. I am involved in both device modeling and
experimental work. Previously, I worked on a dopant diffusion study
applicable to higher operating temperature (HOT) infrared detectors and
modeled long wavelength infrared and mid-wavelength infrared HgCdTe
detectors to compare performance metrics between conventional double layer
planar heterostructure (DLPH) and HOT devices."
"I am currently focused on simulating very long wavelength infrared (VLWIR)
detectors with potential space applications. I plan to be involved with
developing optimal optical structures to enhance VLWIR device performance."
The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in
NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines
who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in the U.S.
Posted: April 16, 2010 by
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