The Weiss Group at Vanderbilt University currently engages in research involving photonics, optoelectronics, nanoscience and technology, and optical properties of materials. Current applications include biosensing, optical communication, drug delivery, nanoscale patterning, and pseudocapacitors. More detailed information about group members and current research projects can be found in the People and Research tabs, respectively.
BiosensorsPorous silicon based biosensors. Point of care diagnostics using porous silicon platforms. Photonic crystals for biosensing.
Silicon PhotonicsIntegrated silicon photonic platforms and photonic crystals for optical modulators, signal processing, and nonlinear optics.