Birck Nanotechnology Center

2003-2006 SCI Publications with BNC as an author's affiliation

Nanoelectronics and Semiconductor Devices | Nanophotonics and Optics | Bionanotechnology and Nanomedicine | Energy Conversion and Heat Transfer | Nanomaterials, Nanofabrication and Nanomanufacturing | MEMS/NEMS and Micro/Nanofluidics | Nanometrology and Surface Science | Computational Nanotechnology

Nanoelectronics and Semiconductor Devices

Butt, N.Z., Chang, A.M., Raza, H., Bashir, R., Liu, J. and Kwong, D.L. Low-frequency noise statistics for the breakdown characterization of ultrathin gate oxides. Applied Physics Letters, 2006, 88(11), 112901.

Ju, S., Janes, D.B., Lu, G., Facchetti, A. and Marks, T.J. Effects of bias stress on ZnO nanowire field-effect transistors fabricated with organic gate nanodielectrics. Applied Physics Letters, 2006, 89(19), 193506.

Ju, S., Lee, K., Janes, D.B., Dwivedi, R.C., Baffour-Awuah, H., Wilkins, R., Yoon, M.H., Facchetti, A. and Mark, T.J. Proton radiation hardness of single-nanowire transistors using robust organic gate nanodielectrics. Applied Physics Letters, 2006, 89(7), 073510.

Ju, S., Janes, D.B., Lu, G., Facchetti, A. and Marks, T.J. Effects of bias stress on ZnO nanowire field-effect transistors fabricated with organic gate nanodielectrics. Applied Physics Letters, 2006, 89(19), 193506.

Hu, W.D., Chen, X.S., Quan, Z.J., Xia, C.S., Lu, W. and Ye, P.D. Self-heating simulation of GaN-based metal-oxide-semiconductor high-electron-mobility transistors including hot electron and quantum effects. Journal of Applied Physics, 2006, 100(7), 074501.

Kim, H.G., Deb, P. and Sands, T. High-reflectivity Al-Pt nanostructured ohmic contact to p-GaN. IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 2006, 53(10), 2448-2453.

Lin, H.C., Ye, P.D. and Wilk, G.D. Current-transport properties of atomic-layer-depo sited ultrathin Al2O3 on GaAs. Solid-State Electronics, 2006, 50(6), 1012-1015.

Lin, H.C., Ye, P.D., Xuan, Y., Lu, G., Facchetti, A. and Marks, T.J. High-performance GaAs metal-insulator-semiconductor field-effect transistors enabled by self-assembled nanodielectrics. Applied Physics Letters, 2006, 89(14), 142101.

Wu, Y.Q., Ye, P.D., Wilk, G.D. and Yang, B. GaN metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect-transistor with atomic layer deposited Al2O3 as gate dielectric. Materials Science and Engineering B-Solid State Materials for Advanced Technology, 2006, 135(3), 282-284.

Xuan, Y., Lin, H.C., Ye, P.D. and Wilk, G.D. Capacitance-voltage studies on enhancement-mode InGaAs metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor using atomic-layer-deposited Al2O3 gate dielectric. Applied Physics Letters, 2006, 88(26), 263518.

Xuan, Y., Ye, P.D., Lin, H.C. and Wilk, G.D. Minority-carrier characteristics of InGaAs metal-oxide-semiconductor structures using atomic-layer-deposited Al2O3 gate dielectric. Applied Physics Letters, 2006, 89(13), 132103.

Ertekin, E., Greaney, P.A., Chrzan, D.C. and Sands, T.D. Equilibrium limits of coherency in strained nanowire heterostructures. Journal of Applied Physics, 2005, 97(11), 114325.

Lee, S.W. and Bashir, R. Dielectrophoresis and chemically mediated directed self-assembly of micrometer-scale three-terminal metal oxide semiconductor field-effect transistors. Advanced Materials, 2005, 17(22), 2671.

Sui, Y., Tsuji, T. and Cooper, J.A. On-state characteristics of SiC power UMOSFETs on 115-mu m drift layers. IEEE Electron Device Letters, 2005, 26(4), 255-257.

Chediak, J.A., Luo, Z.S., Seo, J.G., Cheung, N., Lee, L.P. and Sands, T.D. Heterogeneous integration of CdS filters with GaN LEDs for fluorescence detection microsystems. Sensors and Actuators a-Physical, 2004, 111(1), 1-7.

Lee, S.W. and Bashir, R. Dielectrophoresis and electrohydrodynamics-mediated fluidic assembly of silicon resistors. Applied Physics Letters, 2003, 83(18), 3833-3835.

Matin, M., Saha, A. and Cooper, J.A. A self-aligned process for high-voltage, short-channel vertical DMOSFETs in 4H-SiC. IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 2004, 51(10), 1721-1725.

Fiori, G., Iannaccone, G. and Klimeck, G. A three-dimensional simulation study of the performance of carbon nanotube field-effect transistors with doped reservoirs and realistic geometry. IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 2006, 53(8), 1782-1788.

Kumar, S., Blanchet, G.B., Hybertsen, M.S., Murthy, J.Y. and Alam, M.A. Performance of carbon nanotube-dispersed thin-film transistors. Applied Physics Letters, 2006, 89(14).

Muralidharan, B., Ghosh, A.W. and Datta, S. Probing electronic excitations in molecular conduction. Physical Review B, 2006, 73(15).

Salahuddin, S. and Datta, S. Self-consistent simulation of quantum transport and magnetization dynamics in spin-torque based devices. Applied Physics Letters, 2006, 89(15).

Joe, Y.S., Satanin, A.M. and Klimeck, G. Interactions of Fano resonances in the transmission of an Aharonov-Bohm ring with two embedded quantum dots in the presence of a magnetic field. Physical Review B, 2005, 72(11).

Rahman, A., Klimeck, G., Lundstrom, M., Boykin, T.B. and Vagidov, N. Atomistic approach for nanoscale devices at the scaling limit and beyond - Valley splitting in Si. Japanese Journal of Applied Physics Part 1-Regular Papers Brief Communications & Review Papers, 2005, 44(4B), 2187-2190.

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Nanophotonics and Optics

Chettiar, U.K., Kildishev, A.V., Klar, T.A. and Shalaev, V.M. Negative index metamaterial combining magnetic resonators with metal films. Optics Express, 2006, 14(17), 7872-7877.

Noginov, M.A., Zhu, G., Bahoura, M., Adegoke, J., Small, C.E., Ritzo, B.A., Drachev, V.P. and Shalaev, V.M. Enhancement of surface plasmons in an Ag aggregate by optical gain in a dielectric medium. Optics Letters, 2006, 31(20), 3022-3024.

Noginov, M.A., Zhu, G., Bahoura, M., Small, C.E., Davison, C., Adegoke, J., Drachev, V.P., Nyga, P. and Shalaev, V.M. Enhancement of spontaneous and stimulated emission of a rhodamine 6G dye by an Ag aggregate. Physical Review B, 2006, 74(18), 184203.

Drachev, V.P., Cai, W., Chettiar, U., Yuan, H.K., Sarychev, A.K., Kildishev, A.V., Klimeck, G. and Shalaev, V.M. Experimental verification of an optical negative-index material. Laser Physics Letters, 2006, 3(1), 49-55.

Green, J., Boykin, T.B., Farmer, C.D., Garcia, M., Ironside, C.N., Klimeck, G., Lake, R. and Stanley, C.R. Quantum cascade laser gain medium modeling using a second-nearest-neighbor sp(3)s* tight-binding model. Superlattices and Microstructures, 2005, 37(6), 410-424.

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Bionanotechnology and Nanomedicine

Acharya, G., Chang, C.L. and Savran, C. An optical biosensor for rapid and label-free detection of cells. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2006, 128(12), 3862-3863.

Chang, H., Venkatesan, B.M., Iqbal, S.M., Andreadakis, G., Kosari, F., Vasmatzis, G., Peroulis, D. and Bashir, R. DNA counterion current and saturation examined by a MEMS-based solid state nanopore sensor. Biomedical Microdevices, 2006, 8(3), 263-269.

Gupta, A.K., Nair, P.R., Akin, D., Ladisch, M.R., Broyles, S., Alam, M.A. and Bashir, R. Anomalous resonance in a nanomechanical biosensor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2006, 103(36), 13362-13367.

Henne, W.A., Doorneweerd, D.D., Lee, J., Low, P.S. and Savran, C. Detection of folate binding protein with enhanced sensitivity using a functionalized quartz crystal microbalance sensor. Analytical Chemistry, 2006, 78(14), 4880-4884.

Johnson, L., Gupta, A.T.K., Ghafoor, A., Akin, D. and Bashir, R. Characterization of vaccinia virus particles using microscale silicon cantilever resonators and atomic force microscopy. Sensors and Actuators B-Chemical, 2006, 115(1), 189-197.

Szaniszlo, P., Rose, W.A., Wang, N., Reece, L.M., Tsulaia, T.V., Hanania, E.G., Elferink, C.J. and Leary, J.F. Scanning cytometry with a LEAP: Laser-enabled analysis and processing of live cells in situ. Cytometry Part A, 2006, 69A(7), 641-651.

Yang, L.J., Banada, P.P., Chatni, M.R., Lim, K.S., Bhunia, A.K., Ladisch, M. and Bashir, R. A multifunctional micro-fluidic system for dielectrophoretic concentration coupled with immuno-capture of low numbers of Listeria monocytogenes. Lab on a Chip, 2006, 6(7), 896-905.

Iqbal, S.M., Balasundaram, G., Ghosh, S., Bergstrom, D.E. and Bashir, R. Direct current electrical characterization of ds-DNA in nanogap junctions. Applied Physics Letters, 2005, 86(15), 153901.

Yang, L.J., Banada, P.P., Liu, Y.S., Bhunia, A.K. and Bashir, R. Conductivity and pH dual detection of growth profile of healthy and stressed Listeria monocytogenes. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 2005, 92(6), 685-694.

Akin, D., Li, H.B. and Bashir, R. Real-time virus trapping and fluorescent imaging in microfluidic devices. Nano Letters, 2004, 4(2), 257-259.

Chang, W.J., Akin, D., Sedlak, M., Ladisch, M.R. and Bashir, R. Poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) and silicon hybrid biochip for bacterial culture. Biomedical Microdevices, 2003, 5(4), 281-290.

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Energy Conversion and Heat Transfer

Hu, X.J., Padilla, A.A., Xu, J., Fisher, T.S. and Goodson, K.E. 3-omega measurements of vertically oriented carbon nanotubes on silicon. Journal of Heat Transfer-Transactions of the Asme, 2006, 128(11), 1109-1113.

Rawat, V. and Sands, T. Growth of TiN/GaN metal/semiconductor multilayers by reactive pulsed laser deposition. Journal of Applied Physics, 2006, 100(6), 064901.

Robinson, V.S., Show, Y., Swain, G.M., Reifenberger, R.G. and Fisher, T.S. Thermionic emission from surface-terminated nanocrystalline diamond. Diamond and Related Materials, 2006, 15(10), 1601-1608.

Xu, J. and Fisher, T.S. Enhanced thermal contact conductance using carbon nanotube array interfaces. IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies, 2006, 29(2), 261-267.

Xu, J. and Fisher, T.S. Enhancement of thermal interface materials with carbon nanotube arrays. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2006, 49(9-10), 1658-1666.

Bahadur, V., Xu, J., Liu, Y. and Fisher, T.S. Thermal resistance of nanowire-plane interfaces. Journal of Heat Transfer-Transactions of the Asme, 2005, 127(6), 664-668.

Peterson, M.S., Zhang, W., Fisher, T.S. and Garimella, S.V. Low-voltage ionization of air with carbon-based materials. Plasma Sources Science & Technology, 2005, 14(4), 654-660.

Robinson, V.S., Fisher, T.S., Michel, J.A. and Lukehart, C.M. Work function reduction of graphitic nanofibers by potassium intercalation. Applied Physics Letters, 2005, 87(6), 061501.

Fisher, T.S., Walker, D.G. and Weller, R.A. Analysis and simulation of anode heating due to electron field emission. IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies, 2003, 26(2), 317-323.

Shin, S.H., Fisher, T.S., Walker, D.G., Strauss, A.M., Kang, W.P. and Davidson, J.L. High-temperature electron emission from diamond films. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 2003, 21(1), 587-592.

Walker, D.G., Harris, C.T., Fisher, T.S. and Davidson, J.L. Estimation of parameters in thermal-field emission from diamond. Diamond and Related Materials, 2005, 14(1), 113-120.

Walker, D.G., Zhang, W. and Fisher, T.S. Simulation of field-emitted electron trajectories and transport from carbon nanotubes. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 2004, 22(3), 1101-1107.

Zhang, W., Fisher, T.S. and Garimella, S.V. Simulation of ion generation and breakdown in atmospheric air. Journal of Applied Physics, 2004, 96(11), 6066-6072.

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Nanomaterials, Nanofabrication and Nanomanufacturing

Amama, P.B., Lim, S., Ciuparu, D., Pfefferle, L. and Haller, G.L. Synthesis of highly ordered MCM-41: Engineering of pore size and optimization of silica ratios. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2005, 230, U2228-U2228.

Amama, P.B., Maschmann, M.R., Fisher, T.S. and Sands, T.D. Plasma-enhanced CVD synthesis of single-walled carbon nanotubes using dendrimer-encapsulated iron nanoclusters. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2005, 230, U2040-U2040.

Amama, P.B., Maschmann, M.R., Fisher, T.S. and Sands, T.D. Dendrimer-templated Fe nanoparticles for the growth of single-wall carbon nanotubes by plasma-enhanced CVD. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2006, 110(22), 10636-10644.

Amama, P.B., Ogebule, O., Maschmann, M.R., Sands, T.D. and Fisher, T.S. Dendrimer-assisted low-temperature growth of carbon nanotubes by PECVD. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2006, 231, 20-FUEL.

Amama, P.B., Ogebule, O., Maschmann, M.R., Sands, T.D. and Fisher, T.S. Dendrimer-assisted low-temperature growth of carbon nanotubes by plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition. Chemical Communications, 2006(27), 2899-2901.

Chang, H., Iqbal, S.M., Stach, E.A., King, A.H., Zaluzec, N.J. and Bashir, R. Fabrication and characterization of solid-state nanopores using a field emission scanning electron microscope. Applied Physics Letters, 2006, 88(10), 103109.

Maschmann, M.R., Amama, P.B., Goyal, A., Iqbal, Z. and Fisher, T.S. Freestanding vertically oriented single-walled carbon nanotubes synthesized using microwave plasma-enhanced CVD. Carbon, 2006, 44(13), 2758-2763.

Maschmann, M.R., Franklin, A.D., Amama, P.B., Zakharov, D.N., Stach, E.A., Sands, T.D. and Fisher, T.S. Vertical single- and double-walled carbon nanotubes grown from modified porous anodic alumina templates. Nanotechnology, 2006, 17(15), 3925-3929.

Park, M., Cola, B.A., Siegmund, T., Xu, J., Maschmann, M.R., Fisher, T.S. and Kim, H. Effects of a carbon nanotube layer on electrical contact resistance between copper substrates. Nanotechnology, 2006, 17(9), 2294-2303.

Stankovich, S., Dikin, D.A., Dommett, G.H.B., Kohlhaas, K.M., Zimney, E.J., Stach, E.A., Piner, R.D., Nguyen, S.T. and Ruoff, R.S. Graphene-based composite materials. Nature, 2006, 442(7100), 282-286.

Wei, A. Calixarene-encapsulated nanoparticles: self-assembly into functional nanomaterials. Chemical Communications, 2006(15), 1581-1591.

Maschmann, M.R., Amama, P.B., Goyal, A., Iqbal, Z., Gat, R. and Fisher, T.S. Parametric study of synthesis conditions in plasma-enhanced CVD of high-quality single-walled carbon nanotubes. Carbon, 2006, 44(1), 10-18.

Ras, R.H.A., Johnston, C.T. and Schoonheydt, R.A. Chemical instability of octadecylammonium monolayers. Chemical Communications, 2005(32), 4095-4097.

Sato, H., Ono, K., Johnston, C.T. and Yamagishi, A. First-principle study of polytype structures of 1 : 1 dioctahedral phyllosilicates. American Mineralogist, 2004, 89(11-12), 1581-1585.

Sato, H., Ono, K., Johnston, C.T. and Yamagishi, A. First-principles studies on the elastic constants of a 1 : 1 layered kaolinite mineral. American Mineralogist, 2005, 90(11-12), 1824-1826.

Wang, S.L., Johnston, C.T., Bish, D.L., White, J.L. and Hem, S.L. Water-vapor adsorption and surface area measurement of poorly crystalline boehmite. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2003, 260(1), 26-35.

Dera, P., Prewitt, C.T., Japel, S., Bish, D.L. and Johnston, C.T. Pressure-controlled polytypism in hydrous layered materials. American Mineralogist, 2003, 88(10), 1428-1435.

Ras, R.H.A., Nemeth, J., Johnston, C.T., Dekany, I. and Schoonheydt, R.A. Orientation and conformation of octadecyl rhodamine B in hybrid Langmuir-Blodgett monolayers containing clay minerals. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2004, 6(23), 5347-5352.

Ras, R.H.A., Nemeth, J., Johnston, C.T., Dekany, I. and Schoonheydt, R.A. Infrared reflection absorption spectroscopy study of smectite clay monolayers. Thin Solid Films, 2004, 466(1-2), 291-294.

Ras, R.H.A., Nemeth, J., Johnston, C.T., DiMasi, E., Dekany, I. and Schoonheydt, R.A. Hybrid Langmuir-Blodgett monolayers containing clay minerals: effect of clay concentration and surface charge density on the film formation. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2004, 6(16), 4174-4184.

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MEMS/NEMS and Micro/Nanofluidics

Das, S.M., Pucha, H., Koutsonikolas, D., Hu, Y.C. and Peroulis, D. DMesh: Incorporating practical directional antennas in multichannel wireless mesh networks. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 2006, 24(11), 2028-2039.

Jang, J.S. and Wereley, S.T. Effective heights and tangential momentum accommodation coefficients of gaseous slip flows in deep reactive ion etching rectangular microchannels. Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 2006, 16(3), 493-504.

Huang, T.T., Taylor, D.G., Lim, K.S., Sedlak, M., Bashir, R., Mosier, N.S. and Ladisch, M.R. Surface-directed boundary flow in microfluidic channels. Langmuir, 2006, 22(14), 6429-6437.

Lim, K.S., Chang, W.J., Koo, Y.M. and Bashir, R. Reliable fabrication method of transferable micron scale metal pattern for poly(dimethylsiloxane) metallization. Lab on a Chip, 2006, 6(4), 578-580.

Yang, C.L., Bagchi, S. and Chappell, W.J. Topology insensitive location determination using independent estimates through semi-directional antennas. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 2006, 54(11), 3458-3472.

Chappell, W.J. and Gong, X. Wide bandgap composite EBG substrates. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 2003, 51(10), 2744-2750.

Gong, X., Chappell, W.J. and Katehi, L.P.B. Multifunctional substrates for high-frequency applications. IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, 2003, 13(10), 428-430.

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Nanometrology and Surface Science

Basak, S., Raman, A. and Garimella, S.V. Hydrodynamic loading of microcantilevers vibrating in viscous fluids. Journal of Applied Physics, 2006, 99(11), 114906.

Chang, H., Iqbal, S.M., Stach, E.A., King, A.H., Zaluzec, N.J. and Bashir, R. Fabrication and characterization of solid-state nanopores using a field emission scanning electron microscope. Applied Physics Letters, 2006, 88(10), 103109.

Crittenden, S., Raman, A. and Reifenberger, R. Probing attractive forces at the nanoscale using higher-harmonic dynamic force microscopy. Physical Review B, 2005, 72(23), 235422.

Gabasch, H., Unterberger, W., Hayek, K., Klotzer, B., Kleimenov, E., Teschner, D., Zafeiratos, S., Havecker, M., Knop-Gericke, A., Schlogl, R., Han, J.Y., Ribeiro, F.H., Aszalos-Kiss, B., Curtin, T. and Zemlyanov, D. In situ XPS study of Pd(111) oxidation at elevated pressure, Part 2: Palladium oxidation in the 10(-1) mbar range. Surface Science, 2006, 600(15), 2980-2989.

Hornung, A., Zemlyanov, D., Muhler, M. and Ertl, G. The catalytic reduction of NO by H-2 on Ru(0001): Observation of NHads species. Surface Science, 2006, 600(2), 370-379.

Hu, S.Q. and Raman, A. Chaos in atomic force microscopy. Physical Review Letters, 2006, 96(3), 036107.

Moreno-Moreno, M., Raman, A., Gomez-Herrero, J. and Reifenberger, R. Parametric resonance based scanning probe microscopy. Applied Physics Letters, 2006, 88(19), 193108.

Qin, Y. and Reifenberger, R. Measuring the interaction force between a tip and a substrate using a quartz tuning fork under ambient conditions. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2006, 6(11), 3455-3459.

Spletzer, M., Raman, A., Wu, A.Q., Xu, X.F. and Reifenberger, R. Ultrasensitive mass sensing using mode localization in coupled microcantilevers. Applied Physics Letters, 2006, 88(25), 254102.

Zemlyanov, D., Aszalos-Kiss, B., Kleimenov, E., Teschner, D., Zafeiratos, S., Havecker, M., Knop-Gericke, A., Schlogl, R., Gabasch, H., Unterberger, W., Hayek, K. and Koltzer, B. In situ XPS study of Pd(111) oxidation. Part 1: 2D oxide formation in 10(-3) mbar O-2. Surface Science, 2006, 600(5), 983-994.

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Computational Nanotechnology

Boykin, T.B., Kharche, N. and Klimeck, G. Allowed wavevectors under the application of incommensurate periodic boundary conditions. European Journal of Physics, 2006, 27(1), 5-10.

Luisier, M., Schenk, A., Fichtner, W. and Klimeck, G. Atomistic simulation of nanowires in the sp(3)d(5)s(*) tight-binding formalism: From boundary conditions to strain calculations. Physical Review B, 2006, 74(20).

Boykin, T.B. and Klimeck, G. The discretized Schrodinger equation for the finite square well and its relationship to solid-state physics. European Journal of Physics, 2005, 26(5), 865-881.

Boykin, T.B. and Klimeck, G. Practical application of zone-folding concepts in tight-binding calculations. Physical Review B, 2005, 71(11).

Boykin, T.B. and Klimeck, G. The discretized Schrodinger equation and simple models for semiconductor quantum wells. European Journal of Physics, 2004, 25(4), 503-514.

Boykin, T.B., Klimeck, G., Friesen, M., Coppersmith, S.N., von Allmen, P., Oyafuso, F. and Lee, S. Valley splitting in low-density quantum-confined heterostructures studied using tight-binding models. Physical Review B, 2004, 70(16).

Lazarenkova, O.L., von Allmen, P., Oyafuso, F., Lee, S. and Klimeck, G. Effect of anharmonicity of the strain energy on band offsets in semiconductor nanostructures. Applied Physics Letters, 2004, 85(18), 4193-4195.

Lazarenkova, O.L., von Allmen, P., Oyafuso, F., Lee, S. and Klimeck, G. An atomistic model for the simulation of acoustic phonons, strain distribution, and Gruneisen coefficients in zinc-blende semiconductors. Superlattices and Microstructures, 2003, 34(3-6), 553-556.

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