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I am involved in basic and applied research that focuses on engineered electronic materials that can easily be integrated into the existing silicon technology for a wide range of applications.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles50
  • Wheeler, V. D., Nepal, N., Boris, D. R., Walton, S. G., Qadri, S. B., Avila, J. R., ... Eddy, C. R. (2020). (Invited) Ga2O3 Phase Control and Heterojunctions Using Plasma-Enhanced Atomic Layer Epitaxy. ECS Meeting Abstracts. MA2020-02(23), 1654-1654.
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  • Nepal, N., Katzer, D. S., Downey, B. P., Wheeler, V. D., Nyakiti, L. O., Storm, D. F., ... Meyer, D. J. (2020). Heteroepitaxial growth of β-Ga2O3 films on SiC via molecular beam epitaxy. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A. 38(6), 063406-063406.
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  • Wheeler, V. D., Nepal, N., Boris, D. R., Qadri, S. B., Nyakiti, L. O., Lang, A., ... Meyer, D. J. (2020). Phase Control of Crystalline Ga2O3 Films by Plasma-Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition. Chemistry of Materials. 32(3), 1140-1152.
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  • Currie, M., Wheeler, V. D., Downey, B., Nepal, N., Qadri, S. B., Wollmershauser, J. A., Avila, J., & Nyakiti, L. (2019). Asymmetric hysteresis in vanadium dioxide thin films. OPTICAL MATERIALS EXPRESS. 9(9), 3717-3717.
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  • DOMTAU, D. L., SIMIYU, J., AYIETA, E. O., NYAKITI, L. O., MUTHOKA, B., & MWABORA, J. M. (2017). EFFECTS OF TiO2 FILM THICKNESS AND ELECTROLYTE CONCENTRATION ON PHOTOVOLTAIC PERFORMANCE OF DYE-SENSITIZED SOLAR CELL. Surface Review and Letters. 24(05), 1750065-1750065.
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Chapters1
  • Gaskill, D. K., & Nyakiti, L. O. (2012). Formation of Epitaxial Graphene. Graphene Nanoelectronics. 137-165. Springer US.
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Conference Papers23
  • Robinson, Z. R., Jernigan, G. G., Bussmann, K. M., Nyakiti, L. O., Garces, N. Y., Nath, A., ... Eddy, C. R. (2015). Graphene growth on SiC(000-1): optimization of surface preparation and growth conditions. Nanosensing: Materials and Devices. 9552, 95520y.
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  • Hernández, S. C., Wheeler, V. D., Osofsky, M. S., Jernigan, G. G., Nagareddy, V. K., Nath, A., ... Walton, S. G. (2014). Plasma-based chemical modification of epitaxial graphene with oxygen functionalities. SURFACE & COATINGS TECHNOLOGY. 241, 8-12.
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  • Suess, R. J., Cai, X., Jadidi, M. M., Sushkov, A. B., Jenkins, G. S., Yan, J., ... Fuhrer, M. S. (2014). Characterization of Fast Temporal Photoreponse in a Broadband Graphene Photodetector. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics. 2014-January, ftu2b.3.
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  • Hernandez, S. C., Wheeler, V. D., Osofsky, M. S., Nagareddy, V. K., Nyakiti, L. O., Lock, E. H., ... Walton, S. G. (2014). Plasma-Based Chemical Modification of Epitaxial Graphene with Oxygen Functionalities. Proceedings, Annual Technical Conference - Society of Vacuum Coaters. 293-300.
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  • Suess, R. J., Cai, X., Jadidi, M. M., Sushkov, A. B., Jenkins, G. S., Yan, J., ... Fuhrer, M. S. (2014). Characterization of fast temporal photoreponse in a broadband graphene photodetector. 2005 Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics (CLEO), Vols 1-3.
Email
nyakitil@tamu.edu
First Name
Luke
Last Name
Nyakiti