Further achievement of 2014´s Green Talent Burak Guzelturk

Burak Guzelturk – Green Talent 2014 and firm believer in the advantages of interdisciplinary research – wins Photonics21 Student Innovation Award.

Burak Guzelturk, PhD candidate at Bilkent University in Turkey was awarded for Photonics21 Student Innovation Award for his achievements in photonics research. In his PhD work, Burak has developed all-solution-processed lasers of colloidal semiconductor quantum dots and quantum wells. These novel light sources offer single-material, full-color and highly-efficient laser technology promising for a broad range of applications including lighting, displays, spectroscopy, biomedicine and healthcare.

In his work, Burak demonstrated record-breaking optical gain coefficients in the semiconductor nanocrystals enabling ultra-low lasing thresholds. His achievements highlight that the colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals are highly promising materials for next-generation energy-efficient optoelectronics, especially for lasers.

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