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Dr. Linda Olafsen

Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Ph.D., Physics, Duke University (1997)
M.A., Physics, Duke University (1994)
A.B., Physics, Princeton University (1991)

Teaching:
  • EGR 1301 - Introduction to Engineering
  • ELC 2330 - Electrical Circuit Theory
Research Interests and Opportunities
  • Photonics
  • Optoelectronics
  • Semiconductor lasers
  • Semiconductor heterostructures
  • III-V, antimonide-based materials
  • Graphene
  • Wave function engineering
  • Infrared spectroscopy
  • Chemical sensing
  • Glucose monitoring
  • Beam profiling (spatiotemporal)
  • Negative luminescence
  • Thermal management
  • Transparent contacts
  • Mid-infrared LEDs, lasers, and detectors
  • Mid-infrared device applications
  • Infrared countermeasures
  • Chaotic lasers