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Title Micro-transfer printing for visible light communications applications / Katherine Jeanne Rae.
Name Rae, Katherine Jeanne. .
Abstract The work presented in this thesis focuses on the transfer printing of InGaN-based blue emitting light emitting diodes (LEDs) onto various non-native substrates for visible light communications applications. The controlled mechanical integration of photonic structures onto non-native substrates using micro-transfer printing (µTP) techniquesis paving the way to high-performance, heterogeneous and multi-functional integrated photonic devices.
Abstract 2µm-thick 100µm x 100µm LEDs are transfer printed onto these non-native, capability enhancing, substrates using a modified nano-lithography system. Blue-emitting µLEDs in this thin, transfer printable format, were integrated into an array of green-emitting µLEDs to create a dual-colour µLED on a single chip. This chip is then electrically andoptically characterised and demonstrated to examine its potential for data communications applications. The same blue-emitting µLEDs are also integrated with colloidal quantum dot (CQD) colour-converting structures. This yields integrated red, green and orange colour-converting structures all pumped by the blue-emitting transfer printed µLEDs. The µTP technique is finally used to fabricate an integrated optical transceiver device.
Publication date 2017.
Name Dawson, Martin, degree supervisor.
Name Laurand, Nicolas, degree supervisor.
Name University of Strathclyde. Department of Physics.
Thesis note Thesis Ph. D. University of Strathclyde 2017 T14893

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