Welcome to the group Semiconductor Components

The group of Semiconductor Components studies the heart of electronics: the semiconductor device. Think of transistors, diodes, solar cells, and sensors. Our investigations range from materials science via microfabrication to device characterization, modeling, and long-term reliability. Focal points of our research are:

Latest news

Science Cafe about chips and transistors

Jurriaan Schmitz, Cas Damen and Dave Blank appeared at the Science Café Enschede in June ... read more

Resistance is NOT futile

When a transistor is made of gallium nitride semiconductor material, things are not what they seem. Marcin Hajlasz has been studying the unconventional ... read more

Two STW research grants

Alexey Kovalgin and Jurriaan Schmitz received two grants from the Dutch Technology Foundation STW out of its HTSM program ... read more


The national newspaper De Volkskrant (by Bard van de Weijer) brought a major background article on the chip of the future on 15 November 2014. ... read more