Rana Biswas
Adjunct Associate Professor - Iowa State University
Physicist - Ames Laboratory - USDOE



PERSONAL HISTORY

B. Sc. 1976, Bombay University; M. Sc. 1978, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay; M. S. 1982, Ph. D. 1984, Cornell University; 1984-86 Postdoctoral Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ; 1986-88, Consultant, Exxon Research; Ames Laboratory/Iowa State University, 1986-present.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Molecular dynamics and electronic structure calculations of semiconductor and nanoscale materials. Structure and light-induced properties of amorphous silicon materials, for photovoltaic applications. Simulations of growth processes. Photonic band structure calculations and design of photonic band gap crystals. Novel applications of photonic band gap materials including antennas and millimeter wave devices.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS


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