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MER The Laboratory for Advanced Semiconductor Epitaxy is located in the Microelectronics Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin. We are developing advanced materials and devices for electronics and optoelectronics. We are particularly interested in GaSb-based mid-infrared quantum well lasers, THz sources based on epitaxial metal/semiconductor nanocomposites, new plasmonic materials, low-noise III-V avalanche photodiodes, silicon-based lasers for optical interconnects, and silicon-based III-V TFETs (jointly with Prof. Lee). Our secret weapon in this effort is the molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) crystal growth technique.
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Recent Publications

  • S.J. Maddox, S.D. March, and S.R. Bank, "Broadly Tunable AlInAsSb Digital Alloys Grown on GaSb," submitted, Nov. 2015.
  • H.R. Seren, J. Zhang, G.R. Keiser, S.J. Maddox, X. Zhao, K. Fan, S.R. Bank, X. Zhang, and R.D. Averitt, "Nonlinear terahertz devices utilizing semiconducting plasmonic metamaterials," submitted, Nov. 2015.
  • D.J. Ironside, A.M. Crook, A.M. Skipper, and S.R. Bank, "Optimal Integration of Rare-Earth Monopnictide Nanostructures in III-V for High Optical Quality Applications," submitted to 58th Electronic Materials Conf. (EMC), Newark, DE, June 2016.
  • (Invited) S.R. Bank, S.J. Maddox, S.D. March, W. Sun, M. Ren, and J.C. Campbell, "Advances in IR APD materials research," SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing, Baltimore, MD, Apr. 2016.
  • (Invited) J.C. Campbell, and S.R. Bank, "Recent progress in avalanche photodiodes for sensing in the IR spectrum," SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing, Baltimore, MD, Apr. 2016.

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    Seth Bank

    Seth R. Bank
    Temple Foundation Fellow. No. 5
    Associate Professor
    Email:

    CV: SRB_CV.pdf

    Offices:
    2.606C MER (main office)
    312 ENS (teaching office)

    Mailing address:
    10100 Burnet Road, Bldg. #160
    MER 2.606C, R9900
    Austin, TX 78758