Shahab Akhavan, a PhD student in the Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology, has received an IEEE Electron Devices Society PhD Student Fellowship. Every year, the IEEE Electron Devices Society awards these fellowships to three outstanding candidates chosen from around the world on the basis of their demonstration of marked ability to conduct high-quality scientific [...]
Assoc. Prof. Mustafa Özgür Güler of the Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology and UNAM has been selected to serve as an associate editor for the Royal Society of Chemistry’s journal, RSC Advances. RSC Advances is an international, peer-reviewed journal covering all of the chemical sciences, including multidisciplinary and emerging areas.
The research leaded by Prof. Dr. Mehmet Bayındır at UNAM have shown that curling nanowires into the shape called nanosprings increases the absorption of light by 23 %. This can increase the efficiency of solar cells and photodetectors while reducing the size of these devices. The study was published in Applied Optics and quickly became [...]