Home (Principal Investigator, J. E. Garay, Professor, UCSD)

    Welcome to the Advanced Materials Processing and Synthesis (AMPS) Lab. 
  AMPS Lab is a vibrant experimental laboratory at the University of California, San Diego.  Research in AMPS Lab focuses on advanced material processing and synthesis with particular emphasis on designing the micro/nano-structure of materials for property optimization.  AMPS Lab also has in-house capabilities in property measurements and device design allowing seamless interplay between the design of materials and evaluation of material performance in devices. On the fundamental side, current research emphasizes the understanding of the role of the length scale of nano-/ micro-structural features on light, heat and magnetism.  On the applied side, we are developing materials for next generation optical devices, magnetic devices and thermal energy storage.