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Faquir Jain

Professor
Office: ITE 465
Phone: (860) 486-3752
Email: fcj@engr.uconn.edu

 

 

Education:

  • B.S., Physics, Agra University (India), 1962
  • M.S., Physics, Agra University (India), 1963
  • B.S.E.E., Roorkee University (India), 1965
  • M.S.E.E., Indian Institute of Technology, 1968
  • Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1973

Research Interests:
Design and fab of microelectronic/optoelectronic devices and ICs, multiple quantum well light valves/modulators and SLMs, acoustic optic and electro optic modulator structures, blue green semi- conductor lasers, optoelectronically triggered lasers, modeling of MOS gate SiGe MODFETS, transport in quantum wires and dots.

Memberships:

  • Member, Editorial and Advisory Boards, IEEE 2004 Nanotechnology Conference. 
  • Editor, CT Microelectronics and Optoelectronics Consortium (CMOC) Symposium Proceedings, March 17, 2005. 
  • Coordinator, Connecticut Microelectronics and Optoelectronics Consortium.
  • Member, NSF Review Panels:
  • ” Photonics Waveguide ” , September 27, 2004.
  • Si Nanotechnology, January 13-14, 2005.
  • Nanomanufacturing (Nanocoatings), March 24 & 31, 2005.
  • Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education, June 9-10, 2005.
  • Member, IEEE Nanotechnology Advisory Board, representing SMC Society of IEEE.

 

Recent Publications:
Archival Technical Journal Publications:

  • ” Modeling of Nonvolatile Floating Gate Quantum Dot Memory, ” (with E.-S. Hasaneen, E. Heller and R. Bansal), Solid-State Electronics, Vol. 48, pp. 2055-2059, September/October, 2004.
  • “Patterned Heteroepitaxial Processing Applied to ZnSe and ZnS0.02Se0.98 on GaAs (001),” (with X.G. Zhang, A. Rodriguez, P. Li and J.E. Ayers), Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 91, pp. 3912-3917, March 15, 2002.
  • “Simulation of Birefringence and Absorption in InGaAs-GaAs Multiple Quantum Well Acousto-optic Modulators Operating near 980 nm,” (with X.T. Wang), International Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves, Vol. 23, No. 6, pp. 945-965, June 2002.
  • “1.55 mm InGaAs-InP Quantum Wire Optical Modulators: Optimization of Wire Width to Maximize Absorption and Index of Refraction Changes Due to Excitonic Transitions,” (with W. Huang), International Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves, Vol. 22, pp. 1009-1018, July 2001.
  • “Design and Analysis of InGaN-GaN MODFETs for 90 GHz Operations,” (with S.K. Islam), International Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves, Vol. 22, No. 10, pp. 1485-1494, October 2001.
  • “An Analytical Three-Region Two-Dimensional Model for SiGe MOSFETs Operating at Millimeter Wave Frequencies,” (with S.K. Islam and V. Srinivasan), International Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves, Vol. 22, No. 12, pp. 1813-1824, December 2001.
  • “The Photoassisted MOVPE Growth of ZnMgSSe,” (with D.W. Parent, A. Rodriguez and J.E. Ayers), Journal of Crystal Growth, Vol. 224, pp. 212-217, 2001.

Conference Proceedings & Other Publications:

  • ” Photonic Crystal Beam-Splitting Laser Diode, ” (with M. T. Reilly and W. Huang), Proceedings of the SPIE Conference, Orlando, Florida, July, 2004.
  • ” Utilization of DNA Modified CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dots for Bio-Detection Applications, ” (with L. Jeunghoon, S. Kim and F. Papadimitrakopoulos), Proceedings of the Global Homeland Security Conference, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT August 12-13, 2004.
  • ” Photonic Crystal Coupled-Cavity Waveguide for 1.55 um Operation, ” (with J. Zeller), International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves, September, 2004.
  • ” Photonic Crystal Coupled-Cavity Waveguides with Asymmetric-Defect Structure for Narrow Spectral Widths at 1.55 um, ” (with J. Zeller), Proceedings of the SPIE Optoelectronics Conference, January, 2005.
  • ” Asymmetric-Defect Coupled-Cavity Waveguide for 1.55 um Operation, ” (with J. Zeller), Proceedings of the 14th Annual Connecticut Microelectronics and Optoelectronics Consortium, pp. 40-41, Yale University, New Haven, CT, March 17, 2005.
  • ” A Red-Emitting Al0.16Ga0.84As-Al0.45Ga0.55As/GaAs Quantum Well Tandem Laser, ” (with W. Zappone, R. LaComb and E. Heller), Proceedings of the 14th Annual Connecticut Microelectronics and Optoelectronics Consortium, p. 14, Yale University, New Haven, CT, March 17, 2005.
  • ” Scan of Azimuthal Mosaic Spread (SAMS): A New Method for the Characterization of Heteroepitaxial Layers, ” (with B. P. Yarlagadda, A. Rodriguez, P. Li and J. E. Ayers), Proceedings of the 14th Annual Connecticut Microelectronics and Optoelectronics Consortium, pp. 29-29B, Yale University, New Haven, CT, March 17, 2005.
  • ” Synthesis of Sub 10 nm Si/SiOx Nanoparticles by Ball Milling and Controlled Etching Techniques, ” (with R. S. Velamapati, R. F. Li, A. Rodriguez and F. Papadimitrakopoulos), Proceedings of the 14th Annual Connecticut Microelectronics and Optoelectronics Consortium, pp. 42-43, Yale University, New Haven, CT, March 17, 2005.
  • ” Simulation and Performance Optimization of InP/InGaAs HBT, ” (with A. Kannan and L. Bu), Proceedings of the 14th Annual Connecticut Microelectronics and Optoelectronics Consortium, p. 64, Yale University, New Haven, CT, March 17, 2005.
  • ” Low-Power Low-Voltage Integrated Circuit for Implantable Sensor,” (with N. Nguyen, S. K. Islam, M. Zhang and P. Dufilie), Proceedings of the 14th Annual Connecticut Microelectronics and Optoelectronics Consortium, pp. 55-57, Yale University, New Haven, CT, March 17, 2005.
  • ” Germanium on Insulator FETs through Low Temperature Vapor Phase Epitaxy,” (with M. Diaz and A. Rodriguez), Proceedings of the 14th Annual Connecticut Microelectronics and Optoelectronics Consortium, pp. 62-63, Yale University, New Haven, CT, March 17, 2005.
  • “Design of RF CMOS Phase Locked Loop Based Frequency Synthesizers,” (with S. Ali), Proceedings of the VDAT Conference, Bangalore, India, August 16-18, 2001.
  • “Photo-Assisted MOVPE Growth of ZnMgS on (100) Si,” (with A. Rodriguez, J. Shattuck, X. Zhang, P. Li, D. Parent and J. E. Ayers), Material Resource Society Symposium Proceedings, Vol. 692, pp. H11.2.1-H11.2.6, Boston, November 2001.
  • “Diamane Assisted Assembly of CdSe Nanocrystals,” (with J. Lee, M. Mathais and F. Papadimitrakopoulos), Proceedings of the Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Vol. H6.3, pp. H6.3.1-H6.3.5, Boston, November 2001.
  • “Crystalline Assemblies of 2, 5-Dihydroxy-1, 4-Benzoquinone,” (with R. Tipnis, J. Mwaura, T. Phely-Bobin, M. Mathais and F. Papadimitrakopoulos), Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, pp. BB10.60.1-10.60.3, Boston, November 2001.
  • “Integrated InGaAs-InP Quantum Wire Lasers and Stark Effect Modulators for 1.55 mm Applications,” (with W. Huang), Proceedings of SPIE’s Photonics West, pp. 19-25, San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, January 2002.
  • “A Low Power, Low Phase Noise 0.18-um 70-GHz CMOS Resonator Based Voltage Controlled Oscillator,” (with S. Ali), Proceedings of the Eleventh Connecticut Symposium on Microelectronics and Optoelectronics, pp. 015/1-2, Yale University, New Haven, CT, March 13, 2002.
  • “InGaAs-GaAs Multiple Quantum Well Tunable Filter with Collinear Surface Acoustic Wave TE-TM Mode Conversion,” (with X. Wang), Proceedings of the Eleventh Connecticut Symposium on Microelectronics and Optoelectronics, pp. 016/1-2, Yale University, New Haven, CT, March 13, 2002.
  • “Design and Analysis of a Novel Y-Branch Semiconductor Optical Amplifier (SOA),” (with M. Reilly), Proceedings of the Eleventh Connecticut Symposium on Microelectronics and Optoelectronics, pp. P6/1-4, Yale University, New Haven, CT, March 13, 2002.
  • “A 5-GHz Low Power, Low Jitter CMOS Clock Generator,” (with S. Ali), Proceedings of the Eleventh Connecticut Symposium on Microelectronics and Optoelectronics, pp. P5/1-2, Yale University, New Haven, CT, March 13, 2002. 
  • “Fabrication, Characterization and Other Issues of Polyoxides in SiC based MOS Devices,” (with P. Li, A. Rodriguez, B. Prakash, X. Wang, X. Zhang, P.-Y. Chan, T. Zera and J. Ayers), Proceedings of the Eleventh Connecticut Symposium on Microelectronics and Optoelectronics, p. P9/1, Yale University, New Haven, CT, March 13, 2002. 
  • “A Low Jitter 5.3-GHz 0.18-um CMOS PLL Based Frequency Synthesizer,” (with S. Ali), IEEE MTT Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) Symposium, pp. 173-176, June 2-4, 2002.

Active Research Projects:

  • ” Micro-Fuel Cells for Helmet Mounted Displays and Other Portable Applications, ” (PI: F. C. Jain, Co-PIs: F. Papadimitrakopoulos and H. Marcus ), U. S. Army, April 16, 2003-October 15, 2004.
  • ” DNA-Assisted Photonic Crystal Fabrication,” (PI: F. Papadimitrakopoulos (55%), Co-PIs: F. C. Jain, C. V. Kumar and B. Zhang ), Air Force Office of Scientific Research, September 18, 2001-December 14, 2004.
  • ” Processing of Si Integrated Circuits Designed for Artificial Retina,” Oak Ridge National Laboratory, July 12, 2004-December 31, 2004.
  • ” Towards Miniaturized Wireless-Integrated, and Implantable Glucose Sensors, ” (PI: D. Burgess, Co-PIs: F. C. Jain and F. Papadimitrakopoulos), U. S. Army, August 15, 2004-September 14, 2005.
  • ” Reconfigurable Interconnects, 200-500 GHz SiGe and InGaAs-InP Nanochannel FETs, and 1.55 um Quantum Well Laser Modulators on Silicon for Advanced Systems,” (PI: F. C. Jain, Co-PIs: F. Papadimitrakopoulos, J. Ayers, R. Bansal and W. Huang), Office of Naval Research N000140210883, September 1, 2002-September 30, 2005.
  • ” High-Speed Spatial Light Modulator Based Optical Processor for a Real Time Target Recognition and Tracking System,” Office of Naval Research, March 1, 2005-February 28, 2006.
  • ” Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Plan of Study, ” (PI: F. C. Jain, Co-PIs: J. Ayers, F. Papadimitrakopoulos, R. Bansal, B. Sinkovic, G. Sotzing, Q. Kessel and R. Magnusson), National Science Foundation.
  • ” High Resolution Strain Gauge Sensors for High Temperature Operation,” Pratt and Whitney, June 30, 2005.

Professional Activities:

Presentations:

  • ” Site-Specific Self-Assembly to Realize sub-25nm Features using 90nm Lithography: Novel Methodology to Fabricate Quantum Dot Devices, ” DARPA-MTO, January 12, 2005.
  • ” Optimal Image Processing and Pattern Recognition using MQW Spatial Light Modulators, ” Naval Underwater Warfare Center, Newport, Rhode Island, November 23, 2004.
  • ” Design and Fabrication of Sub 25-nm Transistors and Quantum Dot Lasers, ” Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, February 17, 2005.
  • ” Reconfigurable Interconnects, 200-500 GHz SiGe and InGaAs-InP Nanochannel FETs, and 1.55 mm Quantum Well Lasers/Modulators on Silicon for Advanced Systems, ” July 23 and December 14, 2004.
  • ” Site-Specific Self-Assembly to Form Nanopatterns for Sub-20 nm Devices and Circuits, ” Semiconductor Research Corporation, March 25, 2005.
  • ” High-Speed Spatial Light Modulator based Optical Processor for a Real Time Target Recognition and Tracking System, ” Office of Naval Research, December 14, 2004.
  • ” Quantum Dot Based Devices, ” DARPA, October 1, 2004.
  • Gained Access to Cornell Nanofabrication Facility (project started).
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