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Researcher: Luke Mawst

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Areas of Expertise
  • Semiconductor lasers
  • Material growth and fabrication issues for III/V compound semiconductor devices
  • Development of semiconductor diode lasers using the metalorganic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) growth process
  • Diode laser development using an aluminum-free material system, InGaAsP/InGaP/GaAs
  • Advantages of the Al-free material system for diode lasers including ease of fabrication for complex index-guided device structures and improved reliability
Web Site Luke Mawst's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
  • 9,244,225 - Fabrication of low-loss, light-waveguiding, orientation-patterned semiconductor structures, issued January 2016.
  • 9,096,948 - Fabrication of low-loss, light-waveguiding, orientation-patterned semiconductor structures, issued August 2015.
  • 9,093,821 - Substrate-emitting transverse magnetic polarized laser employing a metal/semiconductor distributed feedback grating for symmetric-mode operation, issued July 2015.
  • 9,064,774 - Virtual substrates by having thick, highly relaxed metamorphic buffer layer structures by hydride vapor phase epitaxy, issued June 2015.
  • 8,879,595 - Quantum cascade structures on metamorphic buffer layer structures, issued November 2014.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20160025927 - Fabrication of low-loss, light-waveguiding, orientation-patterned semiconductor structures, published January 2016.
  • 20150162724 - Substrate-emitting transverse magnetic polarized laser employing a metal/semiconductor distributed feedback grating for symmetric-mode operation, published June 2015.
  • 20140339505 - Virtual substrates by having thick, highly relaxed metamorphic buffer layer structures by hydride vapor phase epitaxy, published November 2014.
  • 20140037258 - Fabrication of low-loss, light-waveguiding, orientation-patterned semiconductor structures, published February 2014.
  • 20140029634 - Semiconductor microtube lasers, published January 2014.
Recent Publication(s)
  • Quantum cascade laser on silicon. Spott A, Peters J, Davenport ML, Stanton EJ, Merritt CD, et al. Optica. 2016 May;3(5):545. doi: 10.1364/OPTICA.3.000545.

  • Impact of in-situ annealing on dilute-bismide materials and its application to photovoltaics. Kim H, Forghani K, Guan Y, Kim K, Wood AW, et al. Journal of Crystal Growth. 2016 Apr. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2016.04.039.

  • High-power, surface-emitting quantum cascade laser operating in a symmetric grating mode. Boyle C, Sigler C, Kirch J, Lindberg DF, Earles T, et al. Applied Physics Letters. 2016 Mar;108(12):121107. doi: 10.1063/1.4944846.

  • Buried-heterostructure mid-infrared quantum cascade lasers fabricated by non-selective regrowth and chemical polishing. Kuech T, Boyle C, Kirch J, Chang CC, Earles T, et al. Electronics Letters. 2015 Jul;51(14):1098-1100. doi: 10.1049/el.2015.1094.


View Luke Mawst's publications at Google Scholar.
Recent Artistic Works
Collaboration
  • Intraband, LLC
  • MicroLink Devices, LLC
  • Intra-University Collaboration: Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Reed Center for Photonics
  • Lehigh University, Center for Optical Technologies, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Colorado State University, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC
  • Korea Photonics Technology Institute, Photonic-Energy Center
  • Troitsk Institute for Innovation and Fusion Research
Research Tools
Research Facilities
E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-263-1705
Current University UW–Madison
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Title Professor
Other Appointments
Address Line 1 4617 Engineering Hall
Address Line 2 1415 Engineering Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
PhD Ph.D., University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, 1987
Other Degrees
Technologies Available for Licensing Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers with Anti-Resonant Reflecting Optical Waveguides

Vertical-Cavity, Surface-Emitting Semiconductor Laser Arrays

Type II Quantum Well Optoelectronic Devices That Exhibit High Performance in the Mid-Infrared Region

Intersubband Semiconductor Lasers That Operate Reliably at Room Temperature and in the Mid-Infrared

Type II Quantum Well Laser Devices

Narrow Lateral Waveguide Semiconductor Laser

High Efficiency Intersubband Semiconductor Laser

High-Performance Quantum Well Lasers with Strained Quantum Wells and Dilute Nitride Barriers

More Efficient Semiconductor Lasers

High-Power Quantam-Cascade Lasers with Active Photonic Crystal Structure

New Method of Constructing a Quantum Cascade Laser with Improved Device Performance

Steering and Tuning Lasers Formed by Nanoscale Microtubes

Smoother Waveguides for More Efficient Nonlinear Frequency Conversion

Reusable Virtual Substrates for Growing Semiconductor Devices