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What's going on in the Caltech Nanofabrication Group?

Check here for exciting research announcements, upcoming seminars, and available research positions.


Congratulations to Sameer Walavalkar on his successful defense!

Friday, 22 April 2011 17:00

Prof. Scherer at CLEO, May 3, 2011

Nanophotonics: Physics and Tecniques

Baltimore, MD
May 3, 2011

Prof. Scherer will hold a short course on nanophotonic structure physics, design, and fabrication techniques at the 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro Optics.


Friday, 22 April 2011 16:58

Prof. Scherer at SPIE, April 25, 2011

Integrated Microsystems for Molecular Pathology

Orlando, FL
April 25, 2011

Prof. Scherer will be speaking about new molecular pathology techniques enabled by nanotechnology breakthroughs at the SPIE Defense and Security Symposium in Orlando, FL.

Visible and Near-IR photoluminescence from vertically etched silicon quantum dots [1]

Zhenyu LiCongratulations to Zhenyu Li, who has taken an Assistant Professorship at George Washington University.  Prof. Zhenyu's group integrates nanophotonics with microfluidics, creating optofluidic devices for biology and medicine.  In particular, he's interested in single cell analysis for stem cell and cancer research and portable integrated biosensors for point-of-care diagnostics, environmental monitoring, and food safety inspection.

Monday, 10 January 2011 13:22

SURF with the Nanofabrication Group!

Are you an undergraduate interested in doing cutting-edge summer research in nanofabrication?  Apply for a SURF with the nanofabrication group!  Kate Finigan () will be collecting applications before January 20, 2011.  Please have a brief resume and statement of interest prepared.  Completion of APh 9 or prior microfabrication experience strongly recommended.

Wednesday, 22 December 2010 16:16

Sameer Walavalkar at SPIE, January 24, 2011

Controlling Light Emission in Silicon Nanostructures

San Francisco, CA
January 24, 2011

Graduate researcher Sameer Walavalkar will describe controllable, multiply-peaked photoluminescence spectra of top-down silicon quantum dots at SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco, CA


Keystone, CO
January 10, 2011

Prof. Scherer will be speaking at the IEEE Photonics Society's Winter Topical Meeting in Keystone Colorado.



Narita, Japan
January 5, 2011

Prof. Scherer will be speaking on our latest breakthroughs in nanofabrication at the Nanoscale Science and Technology Workshop.


Wednesday, 03 November 2010 16:46

Prof. Scherer at BioNIUM, December 9, 2010

Microsystems for Molecular Pathology

Miami, FL
December 9, 2010

Prof. Scherer will be speaking at the 2nd Annual Retreat for the Biomedical Nanoscience Initiative of the University of Miami on December 9, 2010.


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Administrative and Financial Contact

Kate Finigan
MC 200-36, Caltech
1200 E California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91125

Office:  212 Sloan Annex
Phone:  626.395.4585
Fax: 626.577.8442