Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science - Applied Physics

Faculty

Harry A. Atwater, Jr.

Harry A. Atwater, Jr.

Howard Hughes Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science; Director, Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982; M.S., 1983; Ph.D., 1987. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 1988-94; Associate Professor, 1994-99; Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science, 1999-2002; Howard Hughes Professor, 2002-. Director of Resnick Sustainability Institute, 2009-15; Director of Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis, 2014-.


Assistant(s) Research Group Matters
Lyann Lau
Watson Laboratory (95)
626-395-3330
llau@caltech.edu

Jonathan Gross
256 Watson Laboratory
(626) 395-5916
jpgross@caltech.edu

Research Group Website

Research Overview

Professor Atwater's research focuses on nanophotonics, plasmonics, quantum photonics, photovoltaics and solar energy conversion.

List of Research Areas

nanophotonics, plasmonics, quantum photonics, photovoltaics and solar energy conversion


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