National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network

National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network

Serving Nanoscale Science, Engineering & Technology

Brian Thibeault


University of California at Santa Barbara

Project Scientist

Brian Thibeault has over 20 years of experience in semiconductor device and processing research.  He spent 6 years working in GaAs and related materials systems while a graduate student at UCSB, with a primary focus on design, growth, processing, and characterization of vertical cavity lasers.  Brian then helped to start Witech, LLC and spent 5 years working on growth, design, fabrication and testing of GaN-based HEMTs and LEDs.  For the last 12 years, he has been the primary process scientist for the UCSB Nanofabrication facility and has worked extensively on many materials and devices in support of a variety of research projects at the facility.  Brian has co-authored over 140 combined journal papers, conference papers, and patents over his career.

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