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Current funding and projects

Major national projects

Large projects with several members and subprojects.

Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

Isotopic control for ultimate material properties

Principal investigator: Erik Janzén

Period: 2011-2015

Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

The Swedish graphene initiative

Partner: Rositsa Yakimova

Period: 2011-2016

Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

Bridging the THz gap

Partner: Erik Janzén

Period: 2014-2018

Swedish Foundation for Strategic Reseach

SiC - energibesparande kraftelektronikmaterial

Principal investigator: Erik Janzén

Period: 2012-2015

European projects

Large projects with multiple partners.

European Defence Agency

MANGA: Manufacturable GaN

Partner: Erik Janzén

Period: 2010-2014

European Union Seventh Framework Programme

EUSiC: High Quality European GaN-Wafer on SiC Substrates for Space Applications

Partner: Erik Janzén

Period: 2010-2014

European Union Seventh Framework Programme

NanoRF: Carbon Based Smart Systems For wireless applications

Partner: Rositsa Yakimova

Period: 2011-

European Union EU Graphene Flagship

Epitaxial graphene on SiC

Task leader: Rositsa Yakimova

Period: 2013-2016

European Science Foundation

EPIGRAT: Epitaxial Graphene Transistor

Projekt leader: Erik Janzén

Period: 2010-2014

European Union Seventh Framework Programme

NetFISiC: Training NETwork on Functional Interfaces for SiC

Partner: Rositsa Yakimova

Period: 2011-2015

European Union Seventh Framework Programme

BIOSENSORS-AGRICULT: Development of nanotechnology based biosensors for agruculture

Partner: Rositsa Yakimova, Assistant: Volodymyr Khranovskyy

Period: 2012-2016

Swedish Innovation Agency VINNOVA - VINNMER –  Marie Curie international qualification 

THz ellipsometry and optical Hall effect: important techniques to study graphene and InN

Principal investigator: Vanya Darakchieva

Period: 2012-2015

Swedish Innovation Agency VINNOVA - VINNMER –  Marie Curie international qualification 

Development of AlN semiconductors for applications in energy and environment

Principal investigator: Anelia Kakanakova 

Period: 2011-2014

Other international projects

Projects funded by international sources or companies.

LG Innotek

Development of high-quality silicon carbide

Project leader: Erik Janzén

National Science Foundation, FCT Portugal 

Free-charge carrier properties and doping mechanisms in InN-based materials

Principal investigator : Vanya Darakchieva

Period: 2010-2013

Grants from the Swedish Innovation Agency
Verket för innovations system (VINNOVA)

Individual grants from the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research
Stiftelsen för Strategisk Forskning (SSF)

2014

2012

Individual grants from the Swedish Research Council
Vetenskapsrådet (VR)

2015
  • Growth and Characterisation of SiC on low off-cut angle Substrates, and Improvements of High Purity Substrates for direct us in High Voltage Power Devices (2015-17, Peder Bergman)
  • Cubic Silicon Carbide as Photoelectrode for Hydrogen Generation from Solar-driven Water Splitting (2015-18, Jianwu Sun)
  • Bulk growth of cubic silicon carbide (2015-18, Mikael Syväjärvi)
  • Engineering of graphene based materials with advanced properties (2015-18, Rositsa Yakimova)
 
2014
  • Taming graphene for ultra-high-speed electronics: insights from novel ellipsometry techniques (2014-17, Vanya Darakchieva)
  • Steering AlN as a modern-technology-relevant material  (2014-17, Anelia Kakanakova)

 

2012

  • Nitridbaserade Kvantprickar för Ljusemittering (2012-15, Per-Olof Holtz)
  • Utveckling av Isotopanrikad Kiselkarbid med förbättrad termisk konduktivitet för energitillämpningar (2012-14, Olof Kordina)
  • Utforskning av substrateffekter för funktionaliteten hos grafen (2012-14, Rositza Yakimova)
  • Syntes och funktionalisering av grafen på SiC (2012-14, Chariya Virojanadara)

 

2011

  • Growth of non-polar III-nitrides for solid state lighting (2011-13, Bo Monemar)
  • Structural Defects and Material Properties in SiC Epitaxial Layers (2011-13, Peder Bergman)
  • Doping mechanisms and free-charge carrier properties of advanced semiconductor materials (2011-13, Vanya Darakchieva)
  • Bulk Growth of GaN with Halide Vapor Phase Epitaxy (2011-13, Carl Hemmingsson)

Individual grants from the Swedish Energy Agency
Energimyndigheten

Projects transferred from VR to be funded by the Swedish Energy Agency.

  • Research on III-nitride based quantum structures with semipolar surfaces for advanced light emitting diodes (2015-18, Plamen Paskov)
  • Development of isotope pure silicon carbide and gallium nitride for energy applications (2015-18, Olof Kordina)
  • Developement of non-polar GaN substrates (2014-2017, Carl Hemmingsson)
  • Cubic SiC as new solar celland light emitting material (2014-2017, Mikael Syväjärvi)  
  • Chloride-based growth of SiC (2011-2013, Erik Janzen)
  • Defects and doping in III-nitrides (2010-2014, Nguyen Tien Son)

Other national projects

Projects funded by national companies or research funding organisations

  • ÅForsk: Elaboration of new two-dimensional oxide material (2014-2017, Volodymyr Khranovskyy)
  • ÅForsk: Terahertz Ellipsometer: the core of a new Terahertz Materials Preparation and Analysis Center (2013-2014, Vanya Darakchieva)
  • CTF: Efficient Blue/UV Light Emitters Based on Nitride Quantum Dots (2013-15, Per Olof Holtz
  • CTF: Detectors for measurement of the photon statistics in the light emission from modern semiconductor materials (2013-14, Fredrik Karlsson)
  • CTF: Equipment for measurement of the photon statistics in the light emission from modern semiconductor materials (2012-13, Fredrik Karlsson

Previous funding and projects

Previous projects which has been important for the development of the division

Major national projects

  • SiC Material för Energy Efficient Powerelectronics (VR Ramanslag, 2009-12, Erik Janzén)
  • Nano-X (SSF, 2006-12, Per-Olof Holtz)
  • III-nitrider for UV och HF-applications (SSF, 2008-2011, Erik Janzen)
  • Siceps (SSF)
  • SiCMat (SSF)

European projects

Other international projects

Personal projects funded by the Swedish Research Council 

  • ZnO Nano Structures for Energy Saving Light Emitters. (2010-12, Per-Olof Holtz)
  • Nonpolar III-nitride quantum structures foe advanced ligth emitting devices (2010-2012, Plamen Paskov)
  • Boron Nitride: the fascinating new wide band gap semiconductor (2010-12, Anne Henry )
  • Flourescent Silicon Carbide for white light emitting diodes (2010-12, Mikael Syväjärvi)
  • Substrate mediated synthesis of wide band gap nanostructures (2009-11, Rositza Yakimova)
  • Spectroscopy on Wide Bandgap Quantum Wires and Dots (2009-2011, Per-Olof Holtz)
  • Dopants in isotope-enriched SiC (2009-11, Erik Janzen)
  • Deep-UV light emission: growth of high-Al content AlGaN alloys and AlN (2009-11, Anelia Kakanakova)

Personal projects funded by the Swedish Energy Agency Energimyndigheten

  • On-axis (2010-12, Anne Henry)
  • Substrates of cubic SiC for more efficient white LEDs (2009-2011, Mikael Syväjärvi)

Other national projects

  • FFi : SiC-based drives (2010-12, Peder Bergman)
  • Åforsk : Aluminium nitride substrates for energy saving LED lighting (Rositza Yakimova, 2009-2011) 
  • Åforsk: Graphene - the new transistor material (Rositza Yakimova 2010-2012)
  • Åforsk : A new white LED for general lighting ( Mikael Syväjärvi 2009-2012)
  • Åforsk: Cubic SiC for power and optoelectronic application (Mikael Syväjärvi 2010-2012)
  • Åforsk : Termisk förångningssystem för framställning av metallhalvledarkontakter ( Franziska Beyer 2010 ) 


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