Jeffery L. Coffer Ph.D.

Coffer, Jeffery L.
Position Department / Business Unit
Professor and Chair Inorganic and Materials Chemistry
Institution Disciplines
TCU Nanostructures
City State / Provence
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In general, my research interests focus on multifunctional semiconducting nanostructures relevant to biomaterials and nanoscale electronics (and the two are not necessarily mutually exclusive!).


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Postdoctoral, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Important Articles

“Porous Silicon-Based Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering and Other Biomedical Applications,” Coffer, J.; Whitehead, M.A.; Nagesha, D.; Mukherjee, P.; Akkaraju, G.;Totolici, M.;Saffie, R.; Canham, L.. Phys. Stat. Sol (a) , 2005 , 202 , 1451.

“Biorelevant Calcification and Non-Cytotoxic Behavior in Silicon Nanowires ” Nagesha, D.; Whitehead, M.A.; Coffer, J.L., Adv. Mater . 2005 , 17 , 924,

“Fabrication and Optical Properties of Erbium-Doped Germanium Nanowires”, Wu, J.; Coffer, J.L.; Punchaipetch, P.; Wallace, R.M. Adv. Mater ., 2004 ,16, 1444.

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