Christian Wetzel
Dr. rer. nat.
Professor of Physics,
Applied Physics,
and Astrononmy
Materials Science
and Engineering

Contact info:

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 Eighth Street
Troy, NY 12180

Current News and Work

  • Visit our Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center!

  • Don't miss ICNS-13, this year's highlight event in all Group-III nitrides, 2019-1-1

  • LED goes micro for Apple display, 2018-10-13

  • ARPA-e PNDIODES Gallium Nitride goes vertical to cut the carbon footprint, 2018-10-1

  • Green LEDs avoid polarization trouble on standard Si(001), 2016-1-13

  • Monolithic integration of LED and HEMT on GaN Chip, 2013-6-5

  • Energy@Rensselaer: Zeroing in on the Elusive Green LED, 2011-4-25

  • semiconductor TODAY: Polarized LED from Rensselaer and Kyma raises hope of more efficient displays, 2010-10-22

  • semiconductor TODAY: RPI and Kyma search m-plane GaN for LED wavelength stability, 2010-2-9

  • Presentation at DOE SSL R&D Workshop: Closing the “Green Gap” in LED Materials, 2009-2-3

  • Greenlighting A Greener World, green@rensselaer, 2009-09-02

  • New York Times: Europe's Ban on Old-Style Bulbs Begins, 2009-09-01

  • Current openings: Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2008-01-01

  • Elusive Green Laser is Missing Ingredient for Amazing Displays, The Wall Street Journal, February 13, 2008; Page B1 2008-02-13

  • Basic Research Needs for Solid-State Lighting: Report of the Basic Energy Sciences Workshop on Solid State Lighting, 2007-01-09

  • Office lighting that's bearable? Northeast Public Radio WAMC, 2006-08-31

  • Rensselaer Researchers Aim To Close “Green Gap” in LED Technology, August 23, 2006

  • US research team aims to close "green gap" in LEDs, 23 Aug 2006

  • Future Chips article in RPI Research Quarterly, Summer 2004

  • Demonstration of green LEDs for solid-state lighting


    GaN and Related Alloys - 2000
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    GaN and Related Alloys - 2002
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    Properties, Processing and Applications of Gallium Nitride and Related Semiconductors
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