Quantum Nanostructures and
Nanofabrication Group

Prof. Karl K. Berggren

Topic: Papers

New Paper: “Designs for a quantum electron microscope”
One of the astounding consequences of quantum mechanics is that it allows the detection of a target using an incident probe, with only a low probability of interaction of the... Read more >>
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New Paper: “Dimensional Tailoring of Hydrothermally Grown Zinc Oxide Nanowire Arrays”
Hydrothermally synthesized ZnO nanowire arrays are critical components in a range of nanostructured semiconductor devices. The device performance is governed by relevant nanowire morphological parameters that cannot be fully controlled... Read more >>
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New Paper: “Free space-coupled superconducting nanowire single photon detectors for infrared optical communications”
This paper describes the construction of a cryostat and an optical system with a free-space coupling efficiency of 56.5% +/- 3.4% to a superconducting nanowire single-photon detector (SNSPD) for infrared quantum communication... Read more >>
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New paper: “Infrared transmissometer to measure the thickness of NbN films” published in Applied Optics
We built a transmissometer to determine the thickness of thin films of NbN that are deposited as the starting material for SNSPDs. The transmissometer measures the transmittance of light through... Read more >>
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Prof. Berggren authors case-study in MIT Innovation Deficit Report
Karl Berggren recently served as a member of MIT's recent committee tasked with studying the nation's "Innovation Deficit." The outcome of the committee was a report in which a number... Read more >>
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