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Book Chapters:

  1. Thermophotovoltaics: An alternative to and potential partner with rectenna energy harvesters. DeMeo, D. F., Licht, A. S., Shemelya, C. M., Downs, C. M., & Vandervelde, T. E. (2013).  In G. Moddel & S. Grover (Eds.), Rectenna Solar Cells (pp. 371–390). Springer New York. doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-3716-1_17

  2. Electrodeposited Copper Oxide and Zinc Oxide Core-Shell Nanowire Photovoltaic Cells, Nanowires - Implementations and Applications, Dante DeMeo, Samuel MacNaughton, Sameer Sonkusale and Thomas Vandervelde (2011) Abbass Hashim (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-318-7, InTech, Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/electrodeposited-copper-oxide-and-zinc-oxide-core-shell-nanowire-photovoltaic-cells

  3. Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetectors, Lan Fu, Tom Vandervelde, and Sanjay Krishna, "VLSI  Microphotonics: Science, Technology and Application" CRC Press, September 22, 2010; ISBN: 9781574447293 

Refereed Publications

  1. "Heterogeneous Metal-Oxide Nanowrire Micro-Sensor Array for Gas Sensing," Dante DeMeo, Sam MacNaughton, Zhilong Wang, Xinjie Zhang, Sameer Sonkusale, Thomas E. Vandervelde, Mater. Res. Express 1 (2014) 025002; Link

  2. "GaSb Thermophotovoltaic Cells Grown on GaAs Substrate Using the Interfacial Misfit Array Method", Dante DeMeo, Corey Shemelya, Chandler Downs, Abigail Licht, Emir Salih Magden, Tom Rotter, Chetan Dhital, Stephen Wilson, Ganesh Balakrishnan, Thomas E. Vandervelde, Journal of Electronic Materials (2014): Volume 43, Issue 4 (2014); http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11664-014-3029-1 Download Link

  3. "2D Metallic Photonic Crystals for Light Trapping and ARC in Thermophotovoltaic Applications", Corey Shemelya, Dante DeMeo, and Thomas Vandervelde, Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 021115 (2014); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4862180

  4. "Stable High Temperature Metamaterial Emitters for Thermphotovoltaic Applications", Corey Shemelya, Dante DeMeo, Xueyuan Wu, Chris Bingham, Willie Padilla, and Thomas Vandervelde, Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 201113 (2014); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4878849

  5. "Progress and Prospects for Thermophotovoltaic Conversion Efficiencies", D. F. DeMeo, A. S. Licht, C. M Shemelya, T. E. Vandervelde, Applied Physics Review (In Preparation)

  6. "Progress in Infrared Photodetectors Since 2000" C. Downs, T.E. Vandervelde, Sensors 2013, 13(4), 5054-5098

  7. "InAs/GaSb Superlattice Infrared Detectors", Robert Rehm, Michael Masur, Johannes Schmitz, Volker Daumer, Jasmin Niemasz, Thomas Vandervelde, Dante DeMeo, Wolfgang Luppold, Matthias Wauro, Andreas Wörl, Frank Rutz, Ralf Scheibner, Johann Ziegler, Martin Walther, Infrared Physics & Technology, 59, 6–11. (2013) doi:10.1016/j.infrared.2012.12.001

  8. "Increased normal incidence photocurrent in quantum dot infrared photodetectors", J. Shao, T. E. Vandervelde, A. Barve, A. Stintz, S. Krishna, Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 241114 (2012); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4764905

  9. "Bridging the Multijunction Solar Cell Band-Gap Chasm Using GaTlP", C. M. Downs and T.E. Vandervelde, Applied Physics Letters (in review)

  10. "Comparison of Photonic-Crystal-Enhanced Thermophotovoltaic Devices With and Without a Resonant Cavity", C.M. Shemelya, T.E. Vandervelde, Journal of Electronic Materials, Volume 41, Number 5, 928-934, DOI: 10.1007/s11664-012-2081-y, (2012)

  11. Illustration of Improved Overall Conversion Efficiencies with 2+1 Split-Junction Photovoltaic Cells”, Magden, E.S.; Downs, C.; Vandervelde, T.E.; J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B. (in preparation)

  12. The Gamma Transformation: A Composition Law for Lorentz Factors”, Magden, E.S.; The Physics Teacher. (in preparation)

  13. Cryogenic thermal simulator for testing low temperature thermophotovoltaic cells. Dante F. DeMeo and Thomas E. Vandervelde, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 29, 031401 (2011)

  14. Enhanced normal incidence photocurrent in quantum dot infrared photodetectors. Jiayi Shao, Thomas E. Vandervelde, Ajit Barve, Woo-Yong Jang, Andreas Stintz, and Sanjay Krishna; J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 29, 03C123 (2011)

  15. Comparison of Quantum Dots-in-a-Well and Quantum Dots-in-a Double-Well Focal Plane Arrays in the Long Wave Infrared, J. Andrews, S. Restaino, S. W. Teare, Y. D. Sharma, W.-Y. Jang, T. E. Vandervelde, J. S. Brown, A. Reisinger, M. Sundaram, S. Krishna, and L. Lester, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices 58, 7, (2011)

  16. Noise, Gain, and Responsivity in Low-Strain Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetectors With up to 80 Dot-in-a-Well Periods, P. Vines, C.H. Tan, J.P.R. David, R.S. Attaluri, T.E. Vandervelde, S. Krishna, Journal of Quantum Electronics, 47, 5, 607 – 613, (2011)

  17. Versatile Spectral Imaging With an Algorithm-Based Spectrometer Using Highly Tuneable Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetectors, P. Vines, C. H. Tan, J. P. R. David, R. S. Attaluri, T. E. Vandervelde, S. Krishna, W.-Y. Jang, and M. M. Hayat, Journal of Quantum Electronics, 47, 2, 190 – 197, (2011)

  18. “Engineering the Barrier of Quantum Dots-in-a-Well (DWELL) Infrared Photodetectors for High Temperature Operation”; A. V. Barve, Y. D. Sharma, J. Montoya, J. Shao, T. Vandervelde, T. Rotter and S. Krishna; International Journal of High Speed Electronics and Systems Vol. 20, No. 3,pp- 549–555, (2011)

  19. Resonant Tunneling Barriers in quantum Dots-in-a-Well Infrared Photodetectors, Ajit Barve, Jiayi Shao, Yagya D. Sharma, Thomas E. Vandervelde, Krit Sankalp, Sang Jun Lee, Sam Kyu Noh, and Sanjay Krishna, Journal of Quantum Electronics, 46, 7, 1105 (2010)

  20.    Multispectral Quantum Dots-in-a-Well Infrared Detectors Using Plasmon Assisted Cavities, Rajeev V. Shenoi, Jessie Rosenberg, Thomas E. Vandervelde,  Oskar J. Painter, and Sanjay Krishna,  Journal of Quantum Electronics, 46, 7, 1151 (2010) 

  21. Progress and Prospects for Quantum Dots in a Well Infrared Photodetectors, T. E. Vandervelde and S. Krishna, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 10, 3, pp. 1450-1460(11), (2010) (INVITED)

  22. A multispectral and polarization-selective surface-plasmon resonant  midinfrared detector, Jessie Rosenberg,  Rajeev V. Shenoi, Thomas E. Vandervelde, Sanjay Krishna, and Oskar Painter,  App. Phys. Lett., 95, 161101 (2009) 

  23. Reduction in Dark Current Using Resonant Tunneling Barriers in Quantum Dots-in-a-Well Long Wavelength Infrared Photodetector, A Barve, S Shah, J Shao, T.E. Vandervelde, R Shenoi, W Jang, and S Krishna, App. Phys. Lett. 93, 131115 (2008) 

  24. Low-strain InAs/InGaAs/GaAs quantum dots-in-a-well infrared photodetector, R. V. Shenoi, R. S. Attaluri, A. Siroya, J. Shao, Y. D. Sharma, A. Stintz, T. E. Vandervelde, and S. Krishna, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 26 1136 (2008)  

  25. Demonstration of Bias Controlled Algorithmic Tuning of DWELL Quantum-dot Mid-infrared Detectors, W.Y. Jang, M.M. Hayat, J.S. Tyo, R.S. Attaluri, T.E. Vandervelde, Y. Sharma, R. Shenoi, A. Stintz, E.R. Cantwell, S.C. Bender, S.J. Lee, S.K. Noh, and S. Krishna, Journal of Quantum Electronics, 45, 6,(2009) 

  26. Comparison of Long-Wave Infrared Quantum-Dots-in-a-Well and Quantum-Well Focal Plane Arrays, J. R. Andrews,S. R. Restaino, T. E. Vandervelde, J. S. Brown, Y. Sharma, S. Lee, S. W. Teare,  A. Reisinger,M. Sundaram, and S. Krishna,  IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ELECTRON DEVICES, VOL. 56, NO. 3, MARCH (2009) 

  27. Quantum Dots-in-a-Well Focal Plane Arrays , T.E. Vandervelde, M.C. Lenz, E. Varley, A. Barve, J. Shao, R. Shenoi, D.A. Ramirez, W.Y. Jang, Y.D. Sharma, and S. Krishna, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics In Quantum Electronics, 14, 4, July/August 2008, INVITED

  28. Low-Strain InAs/InGaAs/GaAs Quantum Dots-in-a-Well Infrared Photodetector, R. V. Shenoi, R.S. Attaluri, J. Shao, A. Stintz, T. E. Vandervelde, and S. Krishna, J. Vac. Sci. Tech. B, 26(3) PP-1136-1139 May/Jun (2008)

  29. Analysis of the Three-Dimensional Ordering of Epitaxial Ge Quantum Dots using Focused Ion Beam Tomography, A.J. Kubis, T.E. Vandervelde, J.C. Bean, D. Dunn, R. Hull, App. Phys. Lett., 88, 263103 (2006).
    * This article was selected by AIP to also appear in July 11 2006 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science Technology Volume 14(2)

  30. The Effect of Two-Temperature Capping on Germanium/Silicon Quantum Dots and Analysis of Superlattices so Composed, T.E. Vandervelde, K. Sun, J. Merz, A.J. Kubis, R. Hull, and J.C. Bean, J. Appl. Phys, 99, 124301 (2006).
    * This article was selected by AIP to also appear in July 4 2006 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology Volume 14(1)

  31. Systematic studies of SiGe/Si islands nucleated via separate in situ, or ex situ, Ga+ focused ion beam-guided growth techniques, T.E. Vandervelde, S. Atha, T.L. Pernell, R. Hull, and J.C. Bean, J. Vac. Sci. Tech. A, 24(2), March/April, p. 375-381 (2006).
    * This article was selected by AIP to also appear in March 13 2006 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology Volume 13(10)

  32. Conditions for self-assembly of quantum fortresses and analysis of their possible use as quantum cellular automata, T.E. Vandervelde, R. Kalas, P. Kumar, T. Kobayashi, T.L. Pernell, and J.C. Bean, J. Appl. Phys., 97, 043513 (2005).
    * This article was selected by AIP to also appear in February 7 2005 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology Volume 11(5)

  33. Kinetic size selection mechanisms in intrinsic quantum dot molecules, J.L. Gray, N. Singh, T.E. Vandervelde, P. Kumar, T.L. Pernell, D.M. Elzey, R.A. Hull, J.C. Bean and J.A. Floro, Phys. Rev. Lett., 92, 135504 (2004).
    * This article was selected by AIP to also appear in April 12 2004 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology Volume 9(14)

  34. Growth of Quantum Fortress structures in SiGe/Si via combinatorial deposition, T.E. Vandervelde, P. Kumar, T. Kobayashi, J.L. Gray, T.L. Pernell, J.A. Floro, R. Hull, and J.C. Bean, Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol. 83, 25 (2003).
    * This article was selected by AIP to also appear in December 29 2006 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology Volume 8(26)

  35. Precision placement of heteroepitaxial semiconductor quantum dots, R. Hull, J. L. Gray, M. Kammler T. Vandervelde, T. Kobayashi, P. Kumar, T. Pernell, J. C. Bean, J. A. Floro and F. M. Ross, Materials Science and Engineering B, Volume 101, Issues 1-3, 15 August 2003, Pages 1-8.

    Conference and Non-Refereed Publications:

  36. Toward dynamic metamaterials for monothically integrated multilayer polarization filters, Nicole Pfiester,  Corey Shemelya,  Thomas Rotter,  Ganesh Balakrishnan, Thomas E. Vandervelde, Proc. SPIE 8982, Optical Components and Materials XI, 89820M (March 7, 2014); doi:10.1117/12.2040827.

  37. Extending the operational wavelength of thermophotovoltaic devices via superlattice and barrier engineering, Abigail Licht, Dante DeMeo, J.B. Rodriguez, Thomas E. Vandervelde, Proc. SPIE 8982, Optical Components and Materials XI, 89811I (March 7, 2014); doi:10.1117/12.2040307.

  38. Cutoff Wavelength Optimization for High-Efficiency Split Spectrum Photovoltaics, Chandler Downs, Thomas E. Vandervelde, Proc. SPIE 8982, Optical Components and Materials XI, 89810D (March 7, 2014); doi:10.1117/12.2040242.

  39. Metamaterial Selective Emitters for Photodiodes, Dante DeMeo, Corey Shemelya, Nicole Pfiester, Thomas Vandervelde Proc. SPIE 8982, Optical Components and Materials XI, 89820J (March 7, 2014); doi:10.1117/12.2041013.

  40. Thermophotovoltaic Efficiency Enhancement Through Metamaterial Selective Emitters, Nicole A. Pfiester, Dante F. DeMeo, Corey M. Shemelya, and Thomas E. Vandervelde, EUPVSEC, Paris, France, 2013 Download Link

  41. Simulations Of Indium Arsenide / Gallium Antimonide Superlattice Barrier Based Thermophotovoltaic Cells, Dante DeMeo, Abigail Licht, Corey Shemelya, J.-M. Masur, R. Rehm, M. Walther, Thomas E. Vandervelde, EUPVSEC, Paris, France, 2013 Download Link

  42. Strained Layer Superlattice Unipolar Barrier Diode Thermophotovoltaic Cells, Dante DeMeo, Corey Shemelya, J.-M. Masur, R. Rehm, M. Walther, T. E. Vandervelde, 55th Electronic Materials Conference, June 26, 2013. Notre Dame, Indiana

  43. Metallic Photonic Crystals for TPV Energy Generation Applications, Corey Shemelya, Dante DeMeo, Thomas Vandervelde, 55th Electronic Materials Conference, June 26, 2013. Notre Dame, Indiana

  44. Moving Towards the Dynamic Selective Polarizer: A Duel Metamaterial Polarization Grids, Corey Shemelya, Nicole Pfiester , Ganesh Balakrishnan , Thomas Vandervelde, 55th Electronic Materials Conference, June 26, 2013. Notre Dame, Indiana

  45. Bridging the Gap Towards the Monolithically Integrated Selective Polarizer: A Dynamic Metamaterial Polarization Grid, Corey Shemelya, Nicole Pfiester , Ganesh Balakrishnan , Thomas Vandervelde. American Physics Society, March 18, 2013. Baltimore, Maryland

  46. Recent Progress in Type-II Strained Layer Superlattice Infrared Photodetectors, Chandler Downs, Thomas Vandervelde, SPIE Conference Proceedings 2012

  47. InAs/GaSb Superlattice Infrared Detectors. Robert Rehm, Michael Masur, Johannes Schmitz, Volker Daumer, Jasmin Niemasz, Thomas Vandervelde, Dante DeMeo, Wolfgang Luppold, Matthias Wauro, Andreas Wörl, Frank Rutz, Ralf Scheibner, Johann Ziegler, and Martin Walther. Quantum Structured Infrared Photodetector International Conference Proceedings, June 2012

  48. Metal-oxide coaxial nanowire photovoltaic cells. DeMeo, D. F., MacNaughton, S., Sonkusale, S., Vandervelde, T. E., 2011 International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium (ISDRS) IEEE. doi:10.1109/ISDRS.2011.6135326

  49. Photonic Crystal Resonant Cavity for Thermophotovoltaic Applications. C.M. Shemelya, T.E. Vandervelde, 37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, June 2011

  50. Investigating Thallium Based Materials for Use in Multijunction Photovoltaics. C.M. Downs, T.E. Vandervelde, 37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, June 2011

  51. Simulations of Indium Arsenide Antimonide (InAs0.91Sb0.09) Lattice Matched to GaSb Barrier-Based Thermophotovoltaic Cells.  D.F. DeMeo, T.E. Vandervelde,  37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, June 2011

  52. Simulations of Gallium Antimonide (GaSb) p-B-n Thermophotovoltaic Cells. Dante F. DeMeo and Thomas E. Vandervelde, 2011 MRS Spring Meeting, MRS Proceedings 2011, 1329, DOI: 10.1557/opl.2011.1469, published online by Cambridge University Press

  53. Barrier engineered superlattice and quantum dot detectors for HOT operation. Jiayi Shao, Thomas E. Vandervelde, Ajit Barve, Woo-yong Jang, Andreas Stintz, and Sanjay Krishna Proc. SPIE 7945, 79451V (2011)  

  54. Quantum dot infrared photodetectors with highly tunable spectral response for an algorithm-based spectrometer,  Peter Vines, Chee Hing Tan, John P. R. David,  Ram S. Attaluri, Thomas E. Vandervelde, Sanjay Krishna, Woo Yong Jang, Majeed M. Hayat, Infrared Technology and Applications XXXVI Conference 7660 - Proceedings of SPIE Volume 7660

  55. Improving the operating temperature of quantum dots in a well detectors, Jiayi Shao, Thomas E. Vandervelde, Woo-yong Jang, Andreas Stintz, and S.Krishna, Quantum Sensing and Nanophotonic Devices VII - Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7608 76081Y-1-7 (Invited Paper) 

  56. “Characterization of multicolor type-II InAs/GaSb strained-layer superlattice photodetectors for use in astronomical observation”; Wong, A. F., Nelson, M. J., Plis, E. A., Skrutskie, M. F., Yao, L.,Vandervelde, T., Kim, H. S., Khoshakhlagh, A., Myers, S. A., and Krishna, S. Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7742 (2010)

  57. Novel Materials for Optical Wireless, C. Downs, C. Shemelya, D. DeMeo, J. Chivers, T.E. Vandervelde, Optical Wireless Applications Workshop Proceedings, State College PA June 2010.

  58. Thermophotovoltaic Enhancement: 2D Photonic Crystals to Increase TPV Efficiencies, C. Shemelya, T.E. Vandervelde, MRS Proceedings 2009, 1208, DOI: 10.1557/PROC-1208-O16-06, published online by Cambridge University Press

  59. Wet chemistry based copper oxide and zinc oxide nanowire photovoltaic cells.  S. MacNaughton, D.F. DeMeo, S. Sonkusale, T.E. Vandervelde, ISDRS Conference Proceedings, December 2009

  60. Multispectral infrared detection using plasmon-assisted cavities, R. V. Shenoi, J. Rosenberg, T. E. Vandervelde, O. J. Painter, and S. Krishna, SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing 2009,   Infrared Technology and Applications XXXV Proc. SPIE Vol. 7298, 729808 (May. 7, 2009) 

  61.  From Photodetectors to Photovoltaics: Novel materials-based approaches to entrenched device problems, T.E. Vandervelde, DARPA MTO Symposium San Jose, CA March 2009  

  62. High Operating Temperature InAs Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetector via Selective Capping Techniques, J. Shao, T.E. Vandervelde, W.Y. Jang, A. Stintz, and S. Krishna, 8th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, 2008.

  63. Multicolor quantum dots-in-a-well focal plane arrays. Thomas E. Vandervelde, Michael C. Lenz, Eric Varley, Ajit Barve, Jiayi Shao, Rajeev Shenoi, David A. Ramirez, Wooyong Jang, Yagya D. Sharma, and Sanjay Krishna Proc. SPIE 6940, 694003 (2008)

  64. Multiple stack quantum dot infrared photodetectors, P. Vines, C. H. Tan, J. P. R. David, R. S. Attaluri, T. E. Vandervelde, and S. Krishna, Proc. SPIE 7113 71130J (2008) 

  65. Low strain Quantum Dots in a Double Well Infrared Detectors, R.Shenoi, J. Hou, Y. Sharma, J. Shao, T.E. Vandervelde, and S. Krishna, Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing and Instrumentation XVI SPIE 7082   SPIE 7082, 708207 (2008) 

  66. Multicolor Quantum Dots-in-a-Well Focal Plane Arrays, T.E. Vandervelde, M.C. Lenz, E. Varley, A. Barve, J. Shao, R. Shenoi, D.A. Ramirez, W.Y. Jang, Y.D. Sharma, and S. Krishna, Infrared Technology and Applications XXXIV Proc. SPIE Vol.(6940) , PP694003 (2008) 

  67. Semiconductor fabrication techniques for producing an ultra-flat reflective slit, T.E. Vandervelde, M. Cabral, J. Wilson, M. Skrutskie, Proc. SPIE 6273, 62731Z (2006) 

  68. Analysis of the Three-Dimensional Relationship of Ge Quantum Dots in a Si Matrix using Focused Ion Beam Tomography, A.J. Kubis, T.E. Vandervelde, J.C. Bean, D.N. Dunn, R. Hull,  Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 818, M14.6.1-M14.6.7 (2004). 

  69.  Systematic studies of SiGe/Si islands nucleated via separate in situ, or ex situ, Ga+ focused ion beam-guided growth techniques, T.E. Vandervelde, S. Atha, T.L. Pernell, R. Hull, and J.C. Bean, Self-Organized Processes in Semiconductor Heteroepitaxy, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 794 (p. 111-116) (2004). 

  70. Strain-induced formation of self-assembled nanostructures grown under kinetically limited conditions in the SiGe/Si epitaxial system, Gray, J.L., Hull, R., Singh, N., Elzey, D.M., Floro, J.A., Kumar, P., Pernell, T.L., Bean, J.C., Vandervelde, T., Design and Nature, vol. 6, pp. 243–246, 2004

  71. Regulated Self-Assembly of Epitaxial Silicon-Germanium Quantum Structures and Their Properties, T.E. Vandervelde, Physics Doctoral Dissertation, UVa Press, 2004. 

  72. A Unique Design for a One-Kelvin External Pumped Cryostat, T.E. Vandervelde, Astronomy Honor’s Thesis, University of Massachusetts Honors Department Press, 1999. 

  73.  A Study of Low-Frequency Phenomena in Vertically Vibrated Granular Materials, T.E. Vandervelde, Physics Honor’s Thesis, UMass Honors Department Press, 1999.

Conference Presentations:

    2013

  1.  Extending the Wavelength of Thermophotovoltaic Devices via Barrier Engineering, Abbey Licht, Dante DeMeo, Jean Baptiste Rodriguez, and Thomas E. Vandervelde, Photonics West 2014.

  2. Metamaterial selective emitters for photodiodes, Dante F. DeMeo, Corey Shemelya, Nicole Pfeister Latham, Xueyuan Wu, Chris Bingham, Willie Padilla, and Thomas E. Vandervelde, Photonics West 2014

  3. Cutoff wavelength optimization for high-efficiency split spectrum photovoltaics, Chandler Downs, and Thomas E. Vandervelde, Photonics West 2014

  4. Using dynamic metamaterials for monothically-integrated multilayer polarization filters, Nicole Pfiester, Corey Shemelya, Thomas J. Rotter, Ganesh Balakrishnan, and Thomas E. Vandervelde, Photonics West 2014

  5. Thermophotovoltaic Enhancement: 2D Photonic Crystals to increase TPV Efficiencies, Corey Shemelya, Dante DeMeo, and Thomas E. Vandervelde, MRS Fall Meeting 2013

  6. Metamaterial Selective Emitters for Thermophotovoltaic Applications, Nicole Pfiester, Dante DeMeo, Corey Shemelya, Christopher Bingham, Xueyuan Wu, Willie Padilla, Thomas E. Vandervelde, MRS Fall Meeting 2013

  7. An Indium-Free Antireflective Top Contact for PV and TPV Devices, John Chivers, Thomas E. Vandervelde MRS Fall Meeting 2013

  8. Cutoff Wavelength Optimization for High Efficiency Split Spectrum Photovoltaics, Chandler Downs, Thomas E. Vandervelde MRS Fall Meeting 2013

  9. Dynamic Metamaterials for Monothically Integrated Selective Polarizers, N. Pfiester, C. Shemelya, T. Rotter, G. Balakrishnan, and T. Vandervelde, NAMBE, Banff, Canada 2013

  10.  Metamaterial Selective Emitters for Photodiodes, C. Shemelya, D. Demeo, N.P. Latham, X. Wu, C. Bingham, W. Padilla, T. Vandervelde, NAMBE, Banff, Canada 2013

  11. Exploring the Temperature Limit of Long-Wavelength Thermophotovoltaic Cells, Abigail Licht, D. DeMeo and Thomas E. Vandervelde, 28th EU PVSEC Paris, France (2013)

  12. Increasing Photovoltaic Efficiencies through Metamaterial Selective Emitter Grids, Nicole Pfiester, Corey Shemelya, Dante Demeo, and Thomas E. Vandervelde, 28th EU PVSECParis, France (2013)

  13. Thermophotovoltaic Efficiency Enhancement Through Metamaterial Selective Emitters, Nicole A. Pfiester, Dante F. DeMeo, Corey M. Shemelya, and Thomas E. Vandervelde, EUPVSEC, Paris, France, 2013

  14. Simulations Of Indium Arsenide / Gallium Antimonide Superlattice Barrier Based Thermophotovoltaic Cells, Dante DeMeo, Abigail Licht, Corey Shemelya, J.-M. Masur, R. Rehm, M. Walther, Thomas E. Vandervelde, EUPVSEC, Paris, France, 2013

  15. Strained Layer Superlattice Unipolar Barrier Diode Thermophotovoltaic Cells, D. F. DeMeo, C. M. Shemelya, J.-M. Masur, R. Rehm, M. Walther, T. E. Vandervelde, 55th Electronic Materials Conference, June 26, 2013. Notre Dame, IN

  16. Metallic Photonic Crystals for TPV Energy Generation Application, Corey Shemelya, Dante DeMeo, Thomas Vandervelde, 55th Electronic Materials Conference, June 26, 2013. Notre Dame, IN

  17. Investigation of Interfacial Misfit Array TPV Cells Grown on GaAs and GaSb Substrates, Abigail Licht, Dante DeMeo, Corey Shemelya, and Thomas E. Vandervelde, 55th Electronic Materials Conference, June 26, 2013. Notre Dame, IN

  18. Metaphotonic Thermophotovoltaics, Thomas E Vandervelde, University of Virginia Charles Brown Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Speaker Series 04/19/2013 (Invited Speaker).

  19.  Nano-Engineering the Light-Matter Interface for Enhanced Energy Generation, T.E. Vandervelde, 13th Annual Intelligence Community Research Forum, Washington DC, US Institute of Peace, Spring 2013. (Invited Keynote Speaker).

  20. Simulation and Testing of Type-II Strained-Layer Superlattices for Long Wavelength Thermophotovoltaics, A. Licht, D. DeMeo, and T. E. Vandervelde, APS March Meeting, (2013)

  21. Bridging the Gap Towards the Monolithically Integrated Selective Polarizer: A Dynamic Metamaterial Polarization Grid, Corey Shemelya, Nicole Pfiester, Ganesh Balakrishnan, Thomas E. Vandervelde, APS March Meeting, (2013).

    2012

  22. “The Dynamic Selective Polarizer: Characterization of a Metamaterial Single Polarization Grid,C. Shemelya, (Tufts Univ.); G. Balakrishnan, (Univ. of New Mexico Center for High Technology Materials); T.E. Vandervelde, (Tufts Univ), North American Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy (NAMBE), Atlanta, Georgia, Oct. 16, 2012

  23. “Single-Band Barriers for Increased Long-Wavelength Performance in Photodiodes,” D.F. DeMeo, C.M. Shemelya, (Tufts Univ.) ; J-M. Masur, R. Rehm, M. Walther, (Fraunhofer Institut fur Angewandte Festkurperphysik); T.E. Vandervelde, (Tufts Univ.), North American Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy (NAMBE), Atlanta, Georgia, Oct. 15, 2012

  24. Heterojunction Mid- and Far-Infrared Thermophotovoltiac Photodiodes D. F. DeMeo, T. E. Vandervelde, J.-M. Masur, R. Rehm, M. Walther, 10th World Conference on Thermophotovoltaic Generation of Electricity, Frankfurt, Germany, Sept. 26, 2012

  25. “Comparison of TPV Cells Grown on GaAs and GaSb Substrates” Corey Shemelya, Dante DeMeo, Thomas E. Vandervelde, 10th World Conference on Thermophotovoltaic Generation of Electricity, Frankfurt, Germany, Sept. 26, 2012

  26. Design and Characterization of Barrier-Based Thermophotovoltaic Cells,” D. DeMeo, C. Shemelya, J. Chivers, T. Vandervelde. EU PVSEC, Sept. 25, 2012

  27. "Bandgap Engineering for InAs/GaSb Superlattice Detectors for the Long-Wavelength Infrared Spectral Regime" J.-M. Masur, R. Rehm, T. E. Vandervelde, D.F. DeMeo, J. Schmitz, L. Kirste, M. Walther.  International Conference on Infrared Optoelectronics: Materials and Devices (MIOMD-XI) Chicago, IL September 4-8, 2012  **Best Paper Award: 2nd Place**

  28. "Monovalent-barrier Photodiodes for Infrared Photodetection”, Vandervelde, T.E.; SPIE Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments VI conference, San Diego, CA, August 2012. (INVITED)

  29. "Moving towards the Dynamic Selective Polarizer: A Metamaterial Single Polarization Grid”, Shemelya, C.M.; Vandervelde, T.E.; Electronic Materials Conference, State College, PA, June 19-22, 2012.

  30. "Long Wavelength Barrier Based Thermophotovoltaic Cells”, DeMeo, D.F.; Shemelya, C.; Vandervelde, T.E.; Electronic Materials Conference, State College, PA, June 19-22, 2012.

  31. "Micro-Photoluminescence for Optoelectronic Material Characterization”, Magden, E.S.; Minden, V.; Shemelya, C.; Vandervelde, T.E.; APS March Meeting, Boston, MA, 2012.

  32. “Efficiency Analysis and Demonstration of Split-Junction Photovoltaic Solar Cells” Chen, H.; Magden, E.S.; Downs, C.; Vandervelde, T.E.;,APS March Meeting, Boston, MA, 2012.

  33. Design and Characterization of a Microcombustor for Thermophotovoltaic Devices. Abigail Licht, Michael Motola-Barnes, Meth Bandara, Han Chen, and Thomas Vandervelde. APS March Meeting, 2012.

  34. Metamaterial Single Polarization Grid: Moving Towards the Dynamic Selective Polorizer. Corey Shemelya, Dante DeMeo and Thomas Vandervelde, APS March Meeting 2012

  35. Designing long wavelength barrier based thermophotovoltaic cells. D.F. DeMeo, T.E. Vandervelde, APS March Meeting 2012

  36. An Antireflective Top Contact for Optoelectric Devices Using Niobium Doped Titanium Dioxide, John Chivers, Thomas Vandervelde, APS March Meeting 2012

    2011

  37. Metal-oxide coaxial nanowire photovoltaic cells. DeMeo, D. F., MacNaughton, S., Sonkusale, S., Vandervelde, T. E., 2011 International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium (ISDRS)

  38. Increased Thermophotovoltaic Efficiencies Using a Two Dimensional Photonic Crystal Cavity. C.M. Shemelya, T.E. Vandervelde, 53rd Electronic Materials Conference, June 2011, Santa Barbara, CA

  39. Design and Characterization of Barrier-Based Thermophotovoltaic Cells.D.F. DeMeo, T.E. Vandervelde, 37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, June 2011, Seattle, WA

  40. Photonic Crystal Resonant Cavity for Thermophotovoltaic Applications. C.M. Shemelya, T.E. Vandervelde, 37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, June 2011 Seattle, WA

  41. Investigating Thallium Based Materials for Use in Multijunction Photovoltaics. C.M. Downs, T.E. Vandervelde, 37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, June 2011 Seattle, WA

  42. Simulations of Gallium Antimonide (GaSb) p-B-n Thermophotovoltaic Cells. Dante F. DeMeo and Thomas E. Vandervelde, 2011 MRS Spring Meeting 

    2010

  43. Electrochemically Deposited Copper Oxide and Zinc Oxide Nanowire Photovoltaic Cells,S. MacNaughton, D.F. DeMeo, S. Sonkusale, and T.E. Vandervelde, Fall MRS 2010

  44. A Cryogenic Vacuum Chamber for Low Temperature Thermophotovoltaic Testing, D.F. DeMeo, T.E. Vandervelde, AVS57 Albuquerque New Mexico, October 2010
    **Best Poster Award for Student Built Vacuum Systems**

  45. Increasing Thermophotovoltaic Efficiencies, Corey Shemelya, T.E. Vandervelde, 2010 IEEE Conference on Innovative Technologies for an Efficient and Reliable Electricity Supply, Waltham, MA 2010

  46. 3+1 Multijunction Solar Cell Designs for Improved Efficiencies, E.S. Magden, T.E. Vandervelde, 2010 IEEE Conference on Innovative Technologies for an Efficient and Reliable Electricity Supply, Waltham, MA 2010

  47. Band Gap Optimization for Split Junction Solar Cells, Chandler Downs, T.E. Vandervelde, 2010 IEEE Conference on Innovative Technologies for an Efficient and Reliable Electricity Supply, Waltham, MA 2010 

  48. A Cryogenic Vacuum Chamber for Low Temperature Thermophotovoltaic Testing,  D.F. DeMeo, T.E. Vandervelde, 2010 IEEE Conference on Innovative Technologies for an Efficient and Reliable Electricity Supply, Waltham, MA 2010 

  49. Mid-Infrared Thermophotovoltaic Cells, D.F. DeMeo, C. Shemelya, Xianliang Liu, Theodore Schuler-Sandy, Elena Plis, Willie Padilla, Sanjay Krishna, T.E. Vandervelde, TPV-9, Valencia, Spain, September, 2010

  50. "Low Temperature Thermophotovoltaic Cells", D.F. DeMeo, C. Shemelya, Xianliang Liu, Theodore Schuler-Sandy, Elena Plis, Willie Padilla, Sanjay Krishna, T.E. Vandervelde, AEC All Projects Review, Cambridge, MA, June 2010 

  51. Polarization Dependent Absorption in Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetectors, J. Shao, A. Barve, T.E. Vandervelde, W.Y. Jang, A. Stintz, and S. Krishna, 27th North American Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy Breckenridge, CO  2010 

  52. Novel Materials for Optical Wireless, C. Downs, C. Shemelya, D. DeMeo, J. Chivers, T.E. Vandervelde, Optical Wireless Applications Workshop, State College PA June 2010. 

  53. Thermal Harvesting for Low Energy Extended Deployments, T.E. Vandervelde, 10th Annual IC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Colloquium Tysons, VA Spring 2010. (INVITED) 

  54. Enhancing Thermophotovoltaics: 2D photonic crystals to Increase the efficiency of GaSb, C. Shemelya and T.E. Vandervelde APS March Meeting, Portland, OR 2010. 

  55. Investigation of GaTlP for Use in Multijunction Photovoltaics, C. Downs, J. Chivers, and T.E. Vandervelde, APS March Meeting, Portland, OR 2010. 

  56. Simulation and Testing of Type-II Strained Layer Superlattices for Low Temperature Thermophotovoltaic Cells, D.F. DeMeo, C. Shemelya, T.E. Vandervelde, APS March Meeting, Portland, OR 2010 

  57. Titanium-Silicon Dioxide as a Transparent Conducting Oxide and an Anti-Reflection Contact for Photovoltaic Applications, J. Chivers and, T.E. Vandervelde, APS March Meeting, Portland, OR 2010 

    2009

  58. Wet Chemistry Based Copper Oxide and Zinc Oxide Nanowire Photovoltaic Cells, S. MacNaughton, D.F. DeMeo, S. Sonkusale, and T.E. Vandervelde, International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium 2009 (ISDRS), College Park, MD 2009
    **This presentation won best student poster award**

  59. Thermophotovoltaic Enhancement: 2D Photonic Crystals to Increase TPV Efficiencies, C. Shemelya, D. Demeo, T.E. Vandervelde, Fall MRS, Boston, MA 2009. 

  60. Evaluation of GaTlP for Use in Multijunction Photovoltaics, C. Downs, J. Chivers, T.E. Vandervelde, Fall MRS, Boston, MA 2009.

  61. Multi-Spectral Surface-Plasmon Resonant Infrared Detectors, J. Rosenberg, R.V. Shenoi, T.E. Vandervelde, S. Krishna, O. Painter, CLEO/IQEC 2009 Baltimore, MD 

  62. Optoelectronic Materials for High-Efficiency IR Photodetectors and Energy Generation, T.E. Vandervelde, 9th Annual IC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Colloquium Chantilly, VA Spring 2009. (INVITED)

    2008

  63. High Operating Temperature InAs Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetector via Selective Capping Techniques ,  J. Shao, T.E. Vandervelde, W. Jang, A. Stintz, and S. Krishna, 8th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, 2008.  

  64. Low strain Quantum Dots in a Double Well Infrared Detectors, R.Shenoi, J. Hou, Y. Sharma, J. Shao, T.Vandervelde, and S. Krishna, SPIE Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing and Instrumentation Spring 2008

  65. Nanoscale Semiconductor Research for Infrared Sensors, T.E. Vandervelde and S. Krishna, Defense Intelligence Agency 2nd Annual Community Academic Research Summit, College Park, MD 2008. (INVITED) 

  66. Nanoscale Heterojunction Engineering to Grow High-Quality Ge on Si for Multijunction Solar Cells, D. Leonhardt, J. Sheng, T.E. Vandervelde, J. Cederberg, M. Carroll, and S. Han, The Fall 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineering National Student Conference, Philadelphia, PA. 

  67. Optimizing the Growth of Nanoscale InAs Quantum Dots for Higher Operating Temperature Infrared Detector, J. Shao, T.E. Vandervelde, W.Y. Jang, A. Stintz, and S. Krishna, 8th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology 2008. 

  68. Demonstration of Bias Controlled Algorithmic Tuning of DWELL Quantum-dot Mid-infrared Detectors, W.Y Jang, T.E. Vandervelde, R.S. Attaluri, R. Shenoi, Y.D. Sharma, M.M. Hayat, S. Krishna, J.S. Tyo, E.R.  Cantwell, and S. Bender, International Symposium on Spectral Sensing Research 2008, Hoboken, NJ (June 2008).

  69. Nanoscale Heterojunction Engineering and Selective Growth of High-Quality Ge on Si by Molecular Beam Epitaxy, D. Leonhardt, J. Sheng, T.E. Vandervelde, J. Cederberg, M. Carroll, and S. Han, AVS 44th Symposium 2008, Albuquerque, NM. (INVITED)

  70. Ge on Si Engineered Substrates for Multijunction Solar Cells, D. Leonhardt, J. Sheng, T.E. Vandervelde, J. Cederberg, M. Carroll, and S. Han, AVS 44th Symposium 2008, Albuquerque, NM. 

  71. Nanoscale Semiconductor Research for Infrared Sensors, T.E. Vandervelde and S. Krishna, 2008 Intelligence Community Research Forum, Reston, VA. (INVITED) 

  72. Spectral characterization of two novel single-bump two-color quantum dots-in-a-well (DWELL) infrared focal plane arrays, T.E. Vandervelde, Michael C. Lenz II, and Sanjay Krishna, SPIE Defense and Security Conference March 2008 Conference 6940 - Proceedings of SPIE Volume 6940, Orlando FL.

    2007 and older

  73. Investigation of Shape Engineering in InAs Quantum Dots Using Various Capping Materials, T.E. Vandervelde, J. Shao, A. Stintz, and S. Krishna, MRS Fall Meeting 2007, Boston, MA. 

  74. Low Strain InAs/InGaAs/GaAs Quantum Dots-in-a-Well Infrared Photodetector, R.S. Attaluri, J. Shao, R. Shenoi, A. Stintz, T.E. Vandervelde, and S. Krishna, NAMBE 2007, Albuquerque, NM. 

  75. InAs Quantum Dot Shape Engineering via Various Capping Materials, T.E. Vandervelde, J. Shao, A. Stintz, and S. Krishna, NAMBE 2007, Albuquerque, NM. 

  76. Shape Engineering of Self-Assembled InAs/(In, Ga,Al)As Quantum Dots for Infrared Detectors, J. Shao, T.E. Vandervelde, A. Stintz, and S. Krishna, AVS 43rd Symposium 2007, Albuquerque, NM.

  77. Nanoscale Semiconductor Research for Infrared Sensors, T.E. Vandervelde and S. Krishna, 2007 Intelligence Community Research Forum, Reston, VA. (INVITED) 

  78. Semiconductor Fabrication Techniques for Producing an Ultra-Flat Reflective Slit, T.E. Vandervelde, M. Cabral, J. Wilson, M. Skrutskie, SPIE Astronomical Telescopes & Instrumentation, Orlando, FL. 2006 

  79. Quantum dots get together… How to build a computer without transistors, T.E. Vandervelde, Washington and Lee University, June 2004, Lexington, VA. (INVITED) 

  80. The Effect of Two-Temperature Capping on Germanium/Silicon Quantum Dots and 3D Tomographic Analysis of Superlattices so Composed, T.E. Vandervelde, A.J. Kubis, K. Sun, T.L. Pernell, J. Merz, R. Hull, and J.C. Bean, EMC/DRC 2004, NotreDame, IN. 

  81. Nanoscale Control of Epitaxial Quantum Dot Assembly in Ge(Si)/Si Heteroepitaxy, J.L. Gray, M. Kammler, A.J. Kubis, A. Portavoce, T.E. Vandervelde, T.L. Pernell, J.C. Bean and R. Hull, EMC/DRC 2004, NotreDame, IN (INVITED). 

  82. Photoluminescence study of Ge/Si quantum dots, K. Sun, J. Merz, T.E. Vandervelde, A.J. Kubis, T.L. Pernell, R. Hull, and J.C. Bean, EMC/DRC 2004, NotreDame, IN

  83. Analysis of the 3D relationship of Ge quantum dots in a Si matrix using focused ion beam tomography, A.J. Kubis, R. Hull, T.E. Vandervelde, J.C. Bean, and D. Dunn, MRS Spring meeting 2004, San Francisco, CA. 

  84. Systematic studies of SiGe/Si islands nucleated via separate in situ, or ex situ, Ga+ focused ion beam-guided growth techniques, T.E. Vandervelde, S. Atha, T.L. Pernell, R. Hull, and J.C. Bean, MRS Fall Meeting 2003, Boston, MA. 

  85. Possible quantum cellular automata applications in SiGe quantum fortresses, T.E. Vandervelde, P. Kumar, T. Kobayashi, J.L. Gray, T.L. Pernell, R. Hull, and J.C. Bean, 50th Annual AVS meeting 2003, Baltimore MD. 

  86. A systematic study of SiGe quantum fortresses and possible applications to quantum cellular automata, T.E. Vandervelde, P. Kumar, T. Kobayashi, J.L. Gray, T.L. Pernell, R. Hull, and J.C. Bean, EMC/DRC 2003, Salt Lake City, UT.

  87. Strain-induced formation of self-assembled nanostructures grown under kinetically limited conditions in the SiGe/Si epitaxial system, J. L. Gray, R. Hull, N. Singh, D. M. Elzey, J. A. Floro, P. Kumar, T. L. Pernell, J. C. Bean and T.E. Vandervelde, Thirteenth International Conference on Microscopy of Semiconducting Materials, April 2003, Cambridge University.

  88. Quantum Fortresses, T.E. Vandervelde, P. Kumar, T. Kobayashi, J.L. Gray, T. Pernell, J.A. Floro, R. Hull, and J.C. Bean, APS March meeting 2003, Austin, TX. 

  89. Formation of self-assembled quantum structures in SiGe/Si epitaxial films, J.L. Gray, R. Hull, J. C. Bean, P. Kumar, T. Kobayashi, and T. L. Pernell, T.E. Vandervelde and J.A. Floro, Third International Conference on SiGe(C) Epitaxy and Heterostructures 2003, Santa Fe, NM.

  90. Formation of self-assembled quadruplet quantum dot arrays during heteroepitaxial growth in the GeSi/Si (100) systemJ.L. Gray, T.E. Vandervelde, P. Kumar, T. Kobayashi, T. Pernell, J.C. Bean, J.A. Floro, and R. Hull, MRS Fall meeting 2002, Boston, MA. 

  91. Precision placement of heteroepitaxial semiconductor quantum dots, R. Hull, S. Atha, J.L. Gray, M. Kammler, T.E. Vandervelde, J.C. Bean, J.A. Floro, F.M. Ross, X. Luo, and G. Snider, European MRS Meeting 2002, Strasbourg, France. (INVITED) 

  92. New low frequency phenomena in vertically vibrated granular materials, T.E. Vandervelde, P.G. Silva, and H. Cameron, APS 100th Anniversary Mach Meeting 1999, Atlanta, GA. 

  93. S.A.N.D.: Non-linear dynamics in a granular medium, P.G. Silva, T.E. Vandervelde, and B. Scott, Five College Undergraduate Research Symposium 1998, Hampshire College, MA.

  94. Walkers: A novel low frequency granular solitonic structure, T.E. Vandervelde, P.G. Silva, B. Gymrek, and B. Scott, AAPT/APS North East Section meeting 1998, Worcester, MA.