College of Engineering  |  Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science  |  ECE Division

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1301 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI, 48109-2122

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Jerzy KanickiThis is the homepage of Professor Jerzy Kanicki’s “Displays and Detectors” laboratory in the EECS department at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. We are part of the Solid-State Electronics Laboratory within ECE division of the EECS department.

This “Inorganic and Organic Thin-Film Devices and Circuits” research group was established when Dr. Jerzy Kanicki joined the University of Michigan in the fall of 1994 after working for twelve years at the IBM Research Division T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York.

During the first five years this group, in collaboration with the flat panel industries, was doing leading work on the hydrogenated amorphous silicon (a-Si:H) thin-film transistor (TFT) active-matrix liquid crystal displays (AM-LCDs). Both the transmissive and reflective flat panel displays were investigated.

Between 2000 and 2006, this group was doing fundamental and applied research on organic and molecular electronics including organic light-emitting devices (OLEDs) and organic field-effect transistors (OFETs). Solution-processed organic materials are only being considered for these devices. The OLED application to active-matrix light-emitting displays (AM-OLEDs) was actively investigated leading to demonstration of several small engineering prototypes.

Since 2006, in collaboration with the multi-national industries, this group is developing new knowledge in the metal oxide semiconductor devices and circuits for flat panel displays, and imaging hemispherical detection systems.

Today this group still continues to be interested in improving inorganic and organic, and active-matrix arrays technology (including electrical properties and stability, low temperature processing, and new device and circuit structures) for flat panel displays and detectors on flexible plastic substrates. Electronic circuits on flexible substrates are also of interest to this group. In summary, today this group is focusing on interdisciplinary research leading to development of the emerging technologies outside the paradigm of established liquid crystal display and solid-state imager technologies.

Fields of Study:

Research 54   Short Channel Amorphous IGZO TFT Arrays: Electrical Properties, Stability, and Density-of-States
Research 55   Inverted Organic Photodetectors with DMD Top Illumination Transparent Anode
Research 56   Electrochromic Device with Prussian Blue and HPC-based Electrolyte
research 57   Bio-inspired Materials for Electrochemical Devices
research 58   Wafer-scale CMOS Active Pixel Sensor X-ray Detector for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
research 59   Amorphous InSnZnO Thin-Film Transistor Voltage-Mode Active Pixel Sensor Circuits for X-Ray Imagers
research 59   High Mobility dc Sputtered Amorphous In-Sn-Zn-O Thin-Film Transistors
research 59   Complete 3-D Image Simulation Framework for DBT Optimization
research 59   Composition Analysis of Amorphous IGZO TFT under Positive Bias Temperature Stress
research 59   Time of Flight SIMS Analysis of a-IGZO Thin Film Transistors Subjected to Bias Temperature Stress Fabricated on Different Glass Substrates and on Silicon
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