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Dante Zakhidov works on identifying strategic growth opportunities in integrated and quantum photonics at Applied Materials in the Office of the CTO. He is completing a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering at Stanford University where he is working to characterize solid state phenomena in two-dimensional materials. He received his B.S. in chemistry from Rice University where he researched and published on carbon nanomaterials.
We are at the beginning of a new technological era for the field of optics. To accelerate the commercialization of Flat Optics, a larger collaborative effort is needed to scale the technology and deliver its full benefits to a wide range of applications.