Publications & Presentations

  • “Development of High Gain Silicon Germanium Carbon (SiGeC) Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) Imaging Arrays for Visible Sensing”, Topic # NM12-158 ONR: N68335-19-C-0168, Carlos Augusto, Lynn Forester, FST at WEST 2020 Conference, San Diego CA, March 2-3, 2020.

  • “Development of CMOS-based Arrays with Si-Ge-C Materials”, Topic # NM12-158 ONR: N00014-15-C-5194, Carlos Augusto, Lynn Forester, US Navy FST 2018 Conference, Washington DC, April 9-11, 2018.

  • “Strained Ge: Oscillator Strength vs. Strain and Crystal Orientation”, Carlos Augusto, Lynn Forester, Invited Talk at the 10th International Conference on Silicon Epitaxy and heterostructures” (ICSI-10), UK, 17-May-2017 (

  • “Novel Si-Ge-C Superlattices and their Applications”, C.Augusto, L. Forester, Solid-State Electronics, Vol. 110, August 2015, Pages 1-9, Selected Papers from the 7th IntFoernational SiGe Technology and Device Meeting (ISTDM 2014), DOI:

  • “On the Possibility of SiGeC SuperLattices having a Broken-Gap”, C. J. R. P. Augusto, L. Forester, P. Diniz, 7th IEEE International Conference on Group IV Photonics (GFP), 2010, DOI: 10.1109/GROUP4.2010.5643351.

  • "SiGeC Avalanche Light Emitters Integrated with CMOS", C. J. R. P. Augusto, L. Forester, P. Diniz, 7th IEEE International Conference on Group IV Photonics (GFP), 2010, DOI: 10.1109/GROUP4.2010.5643350.

  • "A New SiGeC Vertical MOSFET: Single-device CMOS (SD-CMOS)", Carlos J. Augusto, Lynn Forester, 2010 MRS Symposium "I- Materials for End-of-Roadmap Scaling of CMOS Devices" (DOI: 10.1557/PROC-1252-I02-10).

  • “CMOS-based Image Sensors with Epitaxial SiGeC SuperLattice layers”, Carlos Augusto, Invited Presentation at the April 23, 2010 Physics Department Colloquium, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Monterey, California.

  • “A New CMOS SiGeC Avalanche Photo-Diode Pixel for IR Sensing”, Carlos Augusto, Lynn Forester, Pedro Diniz, 2009 SPIE - Infrared Technology and Applications XXXV - Paper 7298-111 (DOI: 10.1117/12.818269).

  • "A Novel Sensor Architecture based on a SiGeC Avalanche Photo-Diode Integrated with CMOS", Lynn Forester, Carlos Augusto, Pedro Diniz, 2009 GOMACTech Conference (paper 6-4).

  • “Light Absorption and Emission with New Epitaxial SiGeC Devices Integrated with CMOS”, Lynn Forester and Carlos Augusto, Poster at the 2007 DARPA/MTO Symposium in San Jose.

  • “Design of an Image Sensor Test Chip using the Trusted Foundry Program and the IBM 7HP Process”, Lynn Forester, Carlos Augusto, Pedro Diniz, Invited Presentation at OSD and DARPA Trusted Foundry Circuit Designer’s Meeting (11-SEPT-2008) at IBM in Burlington, VT.

  • “A New CMOS Image Sensor Platform based on SiGeC Avalanche Photo-Diodes for Visible and SWIR Imaging”, Lynn Forester, Carlos Augusto, Pedro Diniz, Poster at the 2009 DARPA/MTO Symposium in San Jose.

  • “A New Silicon-Based Wavelength-Selective Photonic Device”, C. J. R. P. Augusto and L. Forester, 2002 IEEE Si Nanoelectronics Workshop, June 9-10, 2002, Hawaii.


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