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Ingrid Wilke
Ingrid Wilke  IGERT

Associate Professor of Physics


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Habilitation, Physics, University of Hamburg, 2002
M.Sc. Higher Education, University of Hamburg (Germany), 2001
Ph.D., Physics, ETH Zuerich (Switzerland), 1993.
Diploma in Physics, University of Wuerzburg (Germany), 1988.
M. Sc., Physics, State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany, USA, 1986.

Career Highlights:

Since 2008: Associate Professor
2002 - 2008: Assistant Professor of Physics (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
1995-2002: Senior Research Associate (C1) at the Universitaet Hamburg (Germany), Institute of Applied Physics
1994-1995: Post-Doc at the University of Tokyo (Japan), Institute of Industrial Science
1993-1994: Post-Doc at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley CA (USA)
1988-1992: Researcher at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zuerich (Switzerland), Institute of Quantum Electronics

Research Interests:

Wilke’s research is Ultrafast and Terahertz Spectroscopy. She develops THz radiation sources and investigates the dielectric properties of materials in the Terahertz frequency range. Another area of research is applications of femtosecond lasers in biology and medicine.

Selected Publications:

1. Ingrid Wilke, Yujie J. Ding, Tatiana V. Shubina, “Optically- and Electrically-Stimulated Terahertz Radiation Emission from Indium Nitride”, Journal of Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves 33, 559 (2012)

 2. Suranjana Sengupta, Ingrid Wilke, Partha S. Dutta, “Femtosecond carrier dynamics in native and high resistivity iron-doped GaxIn1−xAs”, Journal of Applied Physics 107, 033104 (2010).

 3. Suranjana Sengupta, Ingrid Wilke, Partha S. Dutta, “Ultrafast carrier mobilities in high-resistivity iron-doped Ga0.69In0.31As photoconducting antennas”, Applied Physics Letters 95, 211102, (2009).

 4. Ingrid Wilke, R. Ascazubi, H. Lu, W. J. Schaff, “Terahertz emission from silicon and magnesium doped indium nitride”, Applied Physics Letters 93, 221113 (2008).

5.  Ingrid Wilke, “Terahertz Spectroscopy in Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry, edited by R. A. Meyers, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. (2008).

 6. Y. Ko, S. Sengupta, S. Tomasulo, P. Dutta, Ingrid Wilke, “Emission of terahertz-frequency electromagnetic radiation from bulk GaxIn1-xAs crystals”, Physical Review B 78, 035201 (2008).

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