James J. Coleman

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor Emeritus
2260 Micro and Nanotechnology Lab
208 N. Wright Street
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 333-2555

Primary Research Area

  • Microelectronics and Photonics - Quantum Electronics

Education

PhD Electrical Engineering University of Illinois October 1975

For more information

The Semiconductor Laser Laboratory

Research Interests

Semiconductor lasers, optoelectronics, epitaxial growth, quantum dots, and nanostructures

Research Areas

Semiconductor lasers and photonic devices

Chapters in Books

I. Adesida and J. J. Coleman, "Optoelectronic devices," Handbook of Photonic 2nd Edition, M Gupta, ed. CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, 2006

Other Publications

  • J.J. Coleman and S D Roh, "Current biased dual DBR grating semiconductor laser," US Patent 7,339,968
  • J.J. Coleman and M.S. Zediker, "Flared and tapered rib waveguide semiconductor laser and method for making same," Canadian Patent 2,459,313
  • J.J. Coleman and S D Roh, "Current biased dual DBR grating semiconductor laser," US Patent 6,728,290

Journal Editorships

IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Guest Editor (with A C Bryce and C Jagadish) Special issue on optoelectronic materials and processing (Vol. 14, no. 4, 2008)

Honors

David Sarnoff Award, IEEE (2008)

Teaching Honors

2007 Teachers Ranked as Excellent (Spring)

Research Honors

David Sarnoff Award, IEEE (2008)

Public Service Honors

Cecil N. Coleman Award, University of Illinois Division of Public Safety (2006)