Michael Adachi

Assistant Professor, School of Engineering Science


Ph.D., University of Waterloo, 2012
M.A.Sc., Simon Fraser University, 2007
B.A.Sc., Simon Fraser University, 2004
Postdoctoral Fellowship: University of Toronto, 2015

Research interests

  • Nanodevice Fabrication
  • 2D materials and devices
  • Solar Cells

Teaching interests

  • Nanotechnology engineering
  • Microsystems technology
  • Semiconductor device technology


Burnaby Campus, ASB 8843
Group webpage: nanodevice.fas.sfu.ca

Recently taught courses

  • ENSC 495 Introduction to Microelectronic Fabrication (in Spring 2017)

Selected recent publications

  • Fan, F, Voznyy, O, Sabatini, RP, Bicanic, KT, Adachi, MM, McBride, JR, Reid, KR, Park, YS, Li, X, Jain, A, Quintero-Bermudez, R, Saravanapavanantham, M, Liu, M, Korkusinski, M, Hawrylak, P, Klimov, VI, Rosenthal, SJ, Hoogland, S, Sargent, EH, Continuous-Wave Lasing in Colloidal Quantum Dot Solids Enabled by Facet-Selective Epitaxy, Nature 544, 75-79 (2017).
  • Adachi, M.M., Fan, F., Sellan, D.P., Hoogland, S., Voznyy, O., Houtepen, A.J., Parrish, K.D., Kanjanaboos, P., Malen, J.A., Sargent, E.H., Microsecond-sustained lasing from Colloidal Quantum Dot Solids, Nature Communications 6, 8694 (2015).
  • Adachi, M.M., Labelle, A.J., Thon, S.M., Lan, X., Hoogland, S., Sargent, E.H., Broadband solar absorption enhancement via periodic nanostructuring of electrodes, Scientific Reports 3, 2928 (2013).
  • Adachi, M.M., Anantram, M.P., Karim, K.S., Core-shell silicon nanowire solar cells, Scientific Reports 3, 1546 (2013).
  • Adachi, M.M., Karim, K.S., Core-shell homoepitaxial silicon nanowires, Chem. Phys. Lett. 583,
    141-145 (2013).
  • Adachi, M.M., Anantram, M.P., Karim, K.S., Optical Properties of Crystalline-Amorphous Core-
    Shell Silicon Nanowires, Nano Lett. 10 (10), 4093-4098 (2010).