Refereed Conference Publications

REFEREED CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

  1. A. Ramezany, S. Babu, V. Kumar, J. B. Lee, S. Pourkamali, “Resonant Piezoresistive Amplifiers: towards single element Nano-mechanical RF front ends”, To be presented at IEEE MEMS 2017.
  2. V. Kumar, A. Ramezany, S. Mazrouei, R. Jafari, S. Pourkamali, “A 3-bit digitally operated MEMS rotational accelerometer”, To be presented at IEEE MEMS 2017.
  3. V. Qaradaghi, M. Mahdavi, V. Kumar, S. Pourkamali, “Frequency output mems resonator on membrane pressure sensors”, IEEE Sensors 2016.
  4. A. Ramezany, V. Qaradaghi, V. Kumar, S. Pourkamali, “Frequency Modulated Electrostatically Coupled Resonators for Sensing Applications”, IEEE Sensors 2016.
  5. A. Abbasalipour, M. Mahdavi, V. Kumar, S. Pourkamali, “Nano-Precision Micromachined Frequency Output Profilometer” IEEE Sensors 2016.
  6. M. Mahdavi, A. Abbasalipour, S. Pourkamali, “Resonant Piezoelectric Cantilevers as Nano-precision Displacement Probes”, to be presented at Hilton Head 2016 workshop.
  7. A. Ramezany, M. Mahdavi, and S. Pourkamali, “Nano-Mechanical Tunneling Transistor”, in Press, IEEE NEMS 2016.
  8. M. Mahdavi, A. Ramezany, H. Ravi, and S. Pourkamali, “An Analog Micro-electromechanical XOR”, In Press, IFCS 2016.
  9. V. Qaradaghi, M. Mahdavi, A. Ramezany, and S. Pourkamali, “MEMS Resonant Sensors for Real-Time Thin Film Sheer Stress Monitoring”, In Press, IFCS 2016.
  10. M. Maldonado-Garcia, M. Mahdavi, S. Pourkamali and J. C. Wilson, “Miniaturized Aerosol Impactors with Integrated Piezoelectric Thin Film Resonant Mass Balances”, In Press, IFCS 2016.
  11. V. Kumar, X. Guo, R. Jafari, S. Pourkamali, “Ultra-Low Power Self-Computing Binary Output Digital MEMS Accelerometer”, IEEE MEMS 2016.
  12. V. Kumar, S. Pourkamali, “Lorentz Force MEMS Magnetometer with Frequency Modulated Output”, IEEE MEMS 2016.
  13. M. Maldonado Garcia, J.C. Wilson, S. Pourkamali, “Horizontal Chip-Scale Cascade Impactor with Integrated Resonant Mass Balances”, IEEE MEMS 2016.
  14. M. Maldonado-Garcia, V. Kumar, J.C. Wilson and S. Pourkamali, “Miniaturized two stage aerosol impactor with chip-scale stages for airborne particulate size separation”, IEEE Sensors 2015.
  15. V. Kumar, X. Guo, S. Pourkamali, “A Tunable Digitally Operated MEMS Accelerometer”, IEEE Sensors 2015.
  16. V. Kumar, X. Guo, S. Pourkamali, “Single-Mask Field Emission Based Tunable MEMS Tunneling Accelerometer”, IEEE Nano, 2015.
  17. V. Kumar, E. Mehdizadeh, S. Pourkamali, “Enhanced Parallel Scanning Probe Nanolithography through Electrically Decoupled 2D MEMS Thermal Actuators”, IEEE Nano 2015.
  18. A. Ramezany, M.Mahdavi, A. Moses, S. Pourkamali, “Sail-Shaped Piezoelectric Micro-resonators for high resolution gas flowmetry”, IEEE Transducers 2015.
  19. V. Kumar, M. Mahdavi, X. Guo, E. Mehdizadeh and S. Pourkamali, “Ultra Sensitive Lorentz Force MEMS Magnetometer with Pico-Tesla Limit of Detection”, Award Winner, IEEE MEMS 2015.
  20. M. Mahdavi, A. Ramezany, V. Kumar and S. Pourkamali, “SNR Improvement In Amplitude Modulated Resonant MEMS Sensors Via Thermal-Piezoresistive Internal Amplification”, IEEE MEMS 2015.
  21. M. Maldonado Garcia, E. Mehdizadeh, V. Kumar, J.C Wilson and S. Pourkamali, “Chip Scale Aerosol Impactor With Integrated Resonant Mass Balances For Real Time Monitoring of Airborne Particulate Concentrations”,  IEEE MEMS 2015.
  22. H.J. Hall, L. Wang, J.S. Bunch, S. Pourkamali, and V.M. Bright, “Optical control and tuning of thermal-piezoresistive self-sustained oscillators,” IEEE MEMS Conference, 2014.
  23. E. Mehdizadeh and S. Pourkamali, “Integrated MEMS Actuators for Sub-Micron Patterning on Thin Polymer Films,” The 40th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 2014.
  24. E. Mehdizadeh, V. Kumar, and S. Pourkamali, “High-Q Lorentz Force MEMS Magnetometer with Internal Self-Amplification”, IEEE Sensors 2014.
  25. Xiaobo Guo, Emad Mehdizadeh, Varun Kumar, Aliraza Ramezany and Siavash Pourkamali, “An Ultra High-Q Micromechanical In-plane Tuning Fork”, IEEE Sensors 2014.
  26. M. Mahdavi, G. Guerra, H. McCurry, Reza Abolvand, and S. Pourkamali, “Piezoelectric Resonant MEMS Balances with High Liquid Phase Q”, IEEE Sensors 2014.
  27. E. Mehdizadeh, M. Rostami, X. Guo, and S. Pourkamali, “Resonant MEMS for Ultra-High Resolution Force and Displacement Measurements in Liquid,” Hilton Head 2014, Solid-State Sensor, Actuator and Microsystems workshop.
  28. A. Ramezany, M. Mahdavi, X. Guo, and S. Pourkamlai, “Resonant MEMS Piezoresistors for narrow band electronic amplification,” Hilton Head 2014, Solid-State Sensor, Actuator and Microsystems workshop.
  29. E.Mehdizadeh, and S. Pourkamali, “High Throughput Deep Submicron Scanning Probe Lithography using Two DOF MEMS Actuators with Integrated Nano-Tips”- IEEE NEMS-2014.
  30. E.Mehdizadeh, V. Kumar and Siavash Pourkamali, “Characterization of a Nanoparticle Collector with Embedded MEMS-Based Mass Monitors”-IEEE NEMS-2014.
  31. E. Mehdizadeh, A. Hajjam, A. Rahafrooz and S. Pourkamali, “Nano-precision force and displacement measurement using MEMS resonant structures,” IEEE Sensors Conference, 2013.
  32. E. Mehdizadeh, V. Kumar, J. Gonzales, R. Abdolvand, and S. Pourkamali, “A Two-Stage Aerosol Impactor with Embedded MEMS Resonant Mass Balances for Particulate Size Segregation and Mass Concentration Monitoring”, IEEE Sensors Conference, 2013.
  33. E. Mehdizadeh and S. Pourkamali, “Two Degrees-Of-Freedom Thermally Actuated Nano-Positioner with Integrated Nano-Tips For Scanning Probe Nanolithography,” Proceedings of Nanomechanical Sensing Workshop, 2013.
  34. A. Iqbal, J. Chapin, E. Mehdizadeh, B. Purse, and S. Pourkamali, “Resonant response validation of micro-channel encapsulated disk resonators via fluorescent imaging,” International Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology, 2013.
  35. E. Mehdizadeh, J. Chapin, J. Gonzales, R. Abdolvand, B. Purse, and S. Pourkamali, “Response characterization of piezoelectric rotational mode disk Resonant biomolecular Sensors,” International Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology, 2013.
  36. E. Mehdizadeh, J. C. Wilson, A. Hajjam, A. Rahafrooz, and S. Pourkamali, “Aerosol Impactor with Embedded MEMS Resonant Mass Balance for Real-Time Particulate Mass Concentration Monitoring,” International Conference on Solid State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems (Transducers), 2013.
  37. H. J. Hall, D.E. Walker, L. Wang, R.C. Fitch, J.S. Bunch, S. Pourkamali, and V.M. Bright, “Mode Selection Behavior of VHF Thermal-Piezoresistive Self-Sustained Oscillators,” International Conference on Solid State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems (Transducers), 2013.
  38. A. Iqbal, J. Chapin, E. Mehdizadeh, A. Rahafrooz, B. Purse, S. Pourkamali, “Real-Time Bio-Sensing Using Micro-Channel Encapsulated Thermal-Piezoresistive Rotational Mode Disk Resonators,” IEEE Sensors Conference, 2012.
  39. X. Li, A. Rahafrooz, S. Pourkamali, “Fabrication and Characterization of Miniaturized Photo-Electro-Chemical Solar Cells,” IEEE Sensors Conference, 2012.
  40. E. Mehdizadeh, J. Chapin, J. Gonzales, A. Rahafrooz, B. Purse, R. Abdolvand, and S. Pourkamali, “Direct Detection of Biomolecules in Liquid Media Using Piezoelectric Rotational Mode Disk Resonators,” IEEE Sensors Conference, 2012.
  41. A. Hajjam, Y. Guo, K. Dietrich, S. Pourkamali, “MEMS Resonant Human Breath Sensors for Survivor Detection in Disaster Areas,” IEEE Sensors Conference, 2012.
  42. X. Guo, A. Rahafrooz, Y. Yi, and S. Pourkamali, “Self-Sustained Micromechanical Resonant Pressure Sensors,” IEEE Sensors Conference, 2012. Invited for submission as a journal paper to the IEEE sensors special issue.
  43. A. Hajjam, A. Rahafrooz, and S. Pourkamali, “A self-controlled frequency trimming technique for micromechanical resonators,” Hilton Head 2012, solid-state sensor, actuator and Microsystems workshop.
  44. E. Mehdizadeh, J. Gonzales, A. Rahafrooz, R. Abdolvand, and S. Pourkamali, “Piezoelectric rotational mode disk resonators for liquid viscosity monitoring,” Hilton Head 2012, solid-state sensor, actuator and Microsystems workshop.
  45. A. Rahafrooz, and S. Pourkamali, “Zero bias operation of thermal-piezoresistive micromechanical resonators via internal electromechanical mixing,” Hilton Head 2012, solid-state sensor, actuator and Microsystems workshop.
  46. A. Rahafrooz, and S. Pourkamali, “Jitter Characterization of Fully-Micromechanical Thermal-Piezoresistive Oscillators,” IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, 2012.
  47. X. Guo, A. Rahafrooz, Y-B Yi, S. Pourkamali, “Gas Sensing Using Thermally Actuated Dual Plate Resonators and Oscillators,” IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, 2012.
  48. A. Hajjam, A. Rahafrooz, and S. Pourkamali, “Electrostatic frequency tuning and Q-improvement of in-plane dual-plate MEMS resonators,” IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, 2012.
  49. A. Hajjam, A. Rahafrooz, and S. Pourkamali, “Input-output insulation in thermal-piezoresisitive resonant microsctructures using embedded oxide beams,” IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, 2012.
  50. A. Hajjam, A. Rahafrooz, and S. Pourkamali, “Localized thermal oxidation for frequency trimming and temperature compensation of micromechanical resonators,” IEEE MEMS 2012.
  51. H. Hall, A. Rahafrooz, J. Brown, V. Bright, and S. Pourkamali, “Thermally actuated I-shaped electromechanical VHF resonators,” IEEE MEMS 2012.
  52. B. Tousifar, A. Rahafrooz, and S. Pourkamali, “Hydrogen detection using thermally actuated MEMS resonators,” proceedings, IEEE Sensors Conference, 2011.
  53. A. Hajjam, A. Logan, and S. Pourkamali, “Fabrication and characterization of MEMS-based resonant organic gas sniffers,” proceedings, IEEE Sensors Conference, 2011.
  54. B. Tousifar, W. Douglas, and S. Pourkamali, “Developing a Fully Cycled Silicon Cathode-Zinc Electrolyte Based Solar Cell Using Copper Recovery Electrodes,” 37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2011.
  55. B. Tousifar, M. Kvasnika, B. Purse, and S. Pourkamali, “Surface functionalization and monolayer formation on silicon resonant nanobalances,” 2011 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium (IFCS 2011). Nominated for Best Student Paper Award
  56. A. Rahafrooz, and S. Pourkamali, “High Frequency Dual-Mode Thermal-Piezoresistive Oscillators,” 2011 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium (IFCS 2011).
  57. A. Rahafrooz, and S. Pourkamali, “Characterization of Rotational Mode Disk Resonator Quality Factors in Liquid,” 2011 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium (IFCS 2011).
  58. A. Hajjam, A. Logan, J. Pandiyan, and S. Pourkamali, “High Frequency Thermal-Piezoresistive MEMS Resonators for Detection of Organic Gases” 2011 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium (IFCS 2011).
  59. G. K. Ho, S. Pourkamali, and F. Ayazi, “Bulk modes in single-crystal silicon” 2011 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium (IFCS 2011).
  60. A. Rahafrooz, S. Pourkamali, “Active self-Q-enhancement in high frequency thermally actuated M/NEMS resonators,” IEEE MEMS conference, 2011.
  61. A. Rahafrooz, S. Pourkamali, “Controlled batch fabrication of crystalline silicon nanobeam-based resonant structures,” IEEE MEMS conference, 2011.
  62. A. Hajjam, A. Rahafrooz, S. Pourkamali, “Temperature compensated single-device electromechanical oscillators,” IEEE MEMS conference, 2011.
  63. A. Hajjam, J. Wilson, A. Rahafrooz, and S.Pourkamali, “Self-sustained micromechanical resonant particlute microbalance/counters,” IEEE MEMS conference, 2011.
  64. A. Rahafrooz, and S. Pourkamali, “Rotational Mode Disk Resonators for High-Q Operation in Liquid,” IEEE Sensors Conference, 2010.
  65. A. Hajjam, A. Rahafrooz, and S. Pourkamali, “Sub-100ppb/ºC Temperature Stability in Thermally Actuated High Frequency Silicon Resonators via Degenerate Phosphorous Doping and Bias Current Optimization,” proceedings, IEEE International Electron Device Meeting (IEDM), 2010.
  66. A. Rahafrooz, and S. Pourkamali, “Fully Micromechanical Piezo-Thermal Oscillators,” IEEE International Electron Device Meeting (IEDM), 2010.
  67. A. Hajjam, J. Pandiyan, A. Rahafrooz, and S. Pourkamali, “MEMS Resonant Sensors for Detection of Gasoline Vapor,” IEEE Sensors Conference, 2010.
  68. A. Hajjam, J. Wilson, A. Rahafrooz, and S. Pourkamali, “Detection and Mass Measurement of Individual Air-Borne Particles Using High Frequency Micromechanical Resonators,” IEEE Sensors Conference, 2010.
  69. A. Rahafrooz, and S. Pourkamali, “Thermo-electro-mechanical modeling of high frequency thermally actuated I2-BAR resonators,” Hilton Head 2010, solid-state sensor, actuator and Microsystems workshop.
  70. B. Tousifar, and S. Pourkamali, “Characterization of a very low-cost silicon cathode-zinc electrolyte solar cell,” IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2010.
  71. B. Harrington, A. Hajjam, J. C. Wilson, S. Pourkamali, R. Abdolvand, “Thin-film piezoelectric-on-silicon particle mass sensors,” IEEE international Frequency Control Symposium (IFCS), 2010.
  72. A. Rahafrooz, A. Hajjam, B. Tousifar, S. Pourkamali, “Thermal actuation, a suitable mechanism for high-frequency electromechanical resonators,” proceedings, IEEE MEMS conference, 2010, pp. 200-203.
  73. A. Hajjam, J. C. Wilson, A. Rahafrooz and S. Pourkamali, “Fabrication and characterization of resonant aerosol particle mass sensors,” proceedings, IEEE MEMS conference, 2010, pp. 863-866.
  74. A. Hajjam, A. Rahafrooz, J. C. Wilson, and S. Pourkamali, “Thermally actuated MEMS resonant sensors for mass measurement of micro/nanoscale aerosol particles,” proceedings, IEEE Sensors Conference, 2009, pp. 707-710.
  75. A. Rahafrooz, A. Hajjam, and S. Pourkamali, “Thermal actuation of high frequency micromechanical resonators,” proceedings, IEEE SOI conference, 2009.
  76. A. Rahafrooz, S. Pourkamali, “Resonant MEMS sensors for detection of aqueous heavy metal ions with sub-ppm resolution,” Proceedings, IEEE Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits Conference, 2008.
  77. S. Pourkamali, and F. Ayazi, “Wafer-Level Encapsulation and Sealing of Electrostatic HARPSS Transducers,” Proceedings, IEEE Sensors, 2007.
  78. Qishu Qin, Siavash Pourkamali, and Farrokh Ayazi, “Capacitively Coupled VHF Silicon Bulk Acoustic Wave Filters,” proceedings, 2007 International Ultrasonics Symposium, pp1649-1652.
  79. F. Ayazi, S. Pourkamali, G. K. Ho and R. Abdolvand, “High-aspect-ratio SOI vibrating micromechanical resonators and filters,” invited paper, proceedings, International Microwave Symposium, 2006 (IMS’06), pp. 676-679.
  80. K. Sundaresan, G. K. Ho, S. Pourkamali and F. Ayazi, “A low phase noise 100MHz silicon BAW reference oscillator,” proceedings, Custom Integrated Circuit Conference, 2006 (CICC’06).
  81. S. Pourkamali and F. Ayazi, “High frequency low impedance silicon BAR structures,” Proceedings, Hilton Head 2006, solid-state sensor, actuator and Microsystems workshop, pp. 284-287.
  82. G.K. Ho, K. Sundaresan, S. Pourkamali and F. Ayazi, “Temperature compensated IBAR reference oscillators,” proceeding, MEMS’06, pp. 910-913.
  83. S. Pourkamali, G. K. Ho and F. Ayazi, “Vertical Capacitive SiBARs,” proceedings, MEMS’05, pp. 211-214.
  84. G.K. Ho, K. ndaresan, S. Pourkamali and F. Ayazi, “Low impedance, highly tunable, I2-resonators for temperature compensated reference oscillators,” proceedings, MEMS’05, pp. 116-120.
  85. K. Sundaresan, G.K. Ho, S. Pourkamali and F. Ayazi, “A 2-chip micro-electro-mechanical reference oscillator,” proceedings, ISCAS‘05, pp.5461-5464.
  86. B. Vakili, S. Pourkamali, and F. Ayazi, “A 2.5V 14-bit sigma-delta CMOS_SOI capacitive accelerometer,” Digest of technical papers, ISSCC’04, pp. 314-315.
  87. Z. Hao, S. Pourkamali and F. Ayazi, “Longitudinal block resonators for detecting mass variation at single molecule sensitivity,” the 5th Georgia Tech Conf. on Nanoscience and Nanotech., Nov. 2004.
  88. S. Pourkamali and F. Ayazi, “High frequency capacitive micromechanical resonators with reduced motional resistance using the HARPSS technology,” 5th Silicon RF topical meeting 2004, pp. 147-150.
  89. S. Pourkamali and F. Ayazi, “18mm thick high frequency capacitive HARPSS resonators with reduced motional resistance,” proceedings, Hilton Head 2004, solid-state sensor, actuator and Microsystems workshop, pp. 392-393.
  90. B. Vakili, S. Pourkamali and F. Ayazi, “A new input switching scheme for a capacitive micro-g accelerometer,” proceedings, Symposium on VLSI Circuits, 2004, pp. 310 – 313.
  91. S. Pourkamali, and F. Ayazi, “Fully single crystal silicon resonators with deep-submicron dry-etched transducer gaps,” proceedings, MEMS’04, pp. 813-816.
  92. S. Pourkamali, R. Abdolvand, G. K. Ho, and F. Ayazi, “Electrostatically coupled micromechanical beam filters,” proceedings, MEMS’04, pp. 584-587.
  93. B. Vakili, S. Pourkamali, and F. Ayazi, “A high resolution, stictionless, CMOS compatible SOI accelerometer with a low noise, low power, 0.25mm CMOS interface,” proceedings, MEMS’04, pp.572-575.
  94. S. Pourkamali, and F. Ayazi, “SOI-based HF and VHF single-crystal silicon resonators with sub-100nm vertical capacitive gaps,” proceedings, Transducers ’03, 2003, pp.837-840.
  95. S. Pourkamali, R. Abdolvand, and F. Ayazi, “A 600kHz electrically coupled MEMS bandpass filter,” proceedings, MEMS‘03, 2003, pp. 702-705.
  96. S. Y. No, A. Hashimura, S. Pourkamali, F. Ayazi, “Single crystal silicon HARPSS capacitive resonators with submicron gap spacings,” proceedings, Hilton Head 2002, solid-state sensor, actuator and Microsystems workshop, pp. 281-284.