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Steve J. Pearton

Steve J. Pearton

Distinguished Professor
Alumni Chair, Materials, University of Florida

Phone: (352) 846-1086

Fax: (352) 846-1182

Department of Materials Science and Engineering ,University of Florida,
P.O. Box 116400, Gainesville, Florida 32611-6400



Ph.D. Physics, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia,1983
Member of Technical Staff AT&T Bell Laboratories 1984-1994

Research Interests:

Electronic devices, sensors, processing of semiconductors(especially GaN, GaAs, InP and related alloys), ion implantation, hydrogen in solids, plasma etching, contacts to semiconductors, spinrelated phenomena in semiconductors, thermal processing of electronic materials, device physics and electrical characterization.

Fellow ECS 1996, Fellow IEEE 2000, Fellow AVS 2001.Frequently listed among the world’s mostcited scientists in the physical sciences. Electronics Division award ECS, 2005 Over 1000 papers in refereed journals, over 190 invited talks at international conferences, coauthored 10 books on semiconductor materials and devices, 34 book chapters, 10 patents, 800 presentations at conferences.