Mihir Pendharkar

Mihir Pendharkar

Graduate Student Researcher
Email: 
mihir@ece.ucsb.edu
Office: 
3221F Engineering Sciences Building

Education

  • B.E., Instrumentation Engineering, VIT Pune, India, 2011
  • M.S., Electronics and Photonics, ECE, UC Santa Barbara, 2013

Bio

Mihir joined UCSB in Fall 2011 and started working with the group, in Spring 2012, on low temperature VIS-IR spectroscopy and transmission spectroscopy of various III-V semiconductors. As part of his PhD, he is now working on MBE growth of low dimensional narrow band gap III-V semiconductors (quantum wires and wells). He is also working on in-situ characterization with low temperature Scanning Tunneling Microscopy & Atomic/Magnetic Force Microscopy in a superconducting 3-axis vector magnet environment and in-situ Magneto Optic Kerr Effect measurement. His current work emphasizes on growth of superconductor-semiconductor heterostructures for topological quantum computing.

Research

Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) growth of III-V semiconductor-superconductor heterostructures, low temperature optical spectroscopy, Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, topological quantum computing

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