Nuri William Emanetoglu
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
5708 Barrows Hall
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: 207-581-2233
e-mail: nuri AT eece DOT maine DOT edu

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Research @ the RF Photonics Laboratory:
- Novel semiconductor materials and devices
- Optoelectronics & photonics
- Piezoelectric materials, thin films and devices
- Surface acoustic wave devices and thin film resonators
- Sensors, based on both semiconductor & piezoelectric devices

Current opportunities:
- Optoelectronic mixers for CW-AM LADAR (Laser analog of RADAR) applications
- InN quantum well and quantum dot devices: photodetectors, modulators, lasers.

Teaching   :
ECE 462: Introduction to Basic Semiconductor Devices and Associated Circuit Models (Fall'09)
ECE 498:  Optical and Radio Frequency Wireless Communications: Practical Circuits (Spring'09)
ECE 512: Linear Systems Analysis (Spring'07, Spring'09)
ECE 543: Microelectronic Devices I (Fall'07, Fall'09)
ECE 598: Optoelectronic Devices (Spring'08, Spring'10)
ECE 643: Microelectronic Devices II (Fall'07)

Recent Publications
 Voltage tunable surface acoustic wave phase shifter using semiconducting/piezoelectric ZnO dual layers grown on r-Al2O3”, J. Zhu, Y. Chen, G. Saraf, N.W. Emanetoglu, Y. Lu, Appl. Phys. Lett., v.89, 103513, Sept. 2006
“DNA Immobilization and SAW Response in ZnO Nanotips Grown on LiNbO3 Substrates”, Z. Zhang, N. W. Emanetoglu, G. Saraf, Y. Chen, P. Wu, J. Zhong, Y. Lu, J. Chen, O. Mirochnitchenko, M. Inouye, IEEE Trans. Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, vol. 53, no. 4, pp.786-792, April 2006
“Properties of transducers and substrates for high frequency resonators and sensors,” R. H. Wittstruck, N. W. Emanetoglu, Y. Lu, S. Laffey, and A. Ballato, J. Acoust. Soc. Amer., vol. 118, no. 3, pp. 1414-1423, September 2005
“Analysis of SAW properties in ZnO/AlxGa1-xN/c-Al2O3 structures”, Y. Chen, N.W. Emanetoglu, G. Saraf, P. Wu, Y. Lu; A. Parekh, V. Merai, E. Udovich, D. Lu, D.S. Lee, E.A. Armour, M. Pophristic, IEEE Trans. Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, vol. 52, no. 7, pp.1161-9, July 2005
“Al Ohmic Contacts to HCl-Treated MgxZn1−xO”,  H. Sheng, G. Saraf, N.W. Emanetoglu, D.H. Hill, Y. Lu, Journal of Electronic Materials, vol. 34, no. 6, June 2005, pp. 754-757(4)