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Robert Nicholas

Robert Nicholas

Optics Ph.D.

Electro-Optical and InfraRed Systems

Email

bobnicholas@knights.ucf.edu

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Locations

CREOL 262

Biography

Bob Nicholas is a Ph.D. student focusing Infrared Search and Track (IRST) systems analysis and design.  Prior to joining CREOL, he worked at Raytheon Vision Systems as a semiconductor process engineer specializing in cooled HgCdTe detector fabrication and characterization.  Bob holds a B.S. in engineering physics, an M.S. in electrical engineering, and a GradCert in college student teaching from the University of Oklahoma.


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Recent Publications

2012
Robert Nicholas, David Diercks and Matthew Kane
"Atom Probe Tomography Study of GaMnN Thin Films"
Physica Status Solidi C , Volume 9, Issue 3-4, Pages 723–726 (March 2012)
2011
Robert W. Nicholas and Matthew H. Kane
"Atomic Distribution of Transition Metals in III-Nitrides"
Proc. SPIE 8123, Eleventh International Conference on Solid State Lighting, 81231L (24 September 2011)
2010
Robert W. Nicholas
"Analysis of transition metal incorporation in GaN thin films"
Thesis (M.S.)--University of Oklahoma, 2010.
2010
Ye Zhu, Binrui Cao, Robert Nicholas, Chuanbin Mao and Matthew Kane
"Atomic Layer Deposition of Al2O3 on Biological Pili Substrate"
ECS Trans. 2010 volume 33, issue 2, 43-48
2010
R. Nicholas and M. Kane
"Embedded Magnetic Nanoparticle-Semiconductor Composites"
Presented at Oklahoma Nanofocus 2010, Midwest City, OK
2010
R. Nicholas and M. Kane
"Atomic Distributions of Transition Metals in Nitride Semiconductors"
Presented at Workshop on Compound Semiconductor Materials and Devices, Newport Beach, CA
2009
Matthew Kane, Robert Nicholas, Ross Losher, Stephen Glenn and Fanghai Zhao
"Low Temperature Buffer Growth for the Development of Vertical Light Emitting Diodes"
Proc. SPIE 7422, Ninth International Conference on Solid State Lighting, 74220M (August 18, 2009)
2009
W. Fenwick, H. Yu, N. Li, R. Nicholas, M. Kane, and I. Ferguson
"Integration Strategies for GaN on ZnO for Solid State Lighting Applications"
Presented at US-Indo Workshop on Ultraviolet Sources for Water Purification and Solid State Lighting, Chennai, India, Jan 2009 (Invited)
2007
M. H. Kane, Y. Zhu, R. Nicholas, S. Gupta, W. Fenwick, I. T Ferguson
"Defects, Clusters, and Interfaces: Towards Understanding Room Temperature Ferromagnetism in the Wide Bandgap Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors"
Presented at ORNL User's Week, Oak Ridge, TN
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Research

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