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Conference Proceedings

  1. M. Wang, F. Lin, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "An X-band reconfigurable bandpass filter using phase change RF switches," IEEE Meeting on Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems (SiRF), Best Poster Award, Austin, TX, January, 2016.

  2. A. Ansari and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Frequency-tunable current-assisted AlGaN/GaN acoustic resonators," IEEE MEMS Conference (MEMS’16), Shanghai, China, pp. 123-126, January, 2016.

  3. M. Jaffari and M. Rais-Zadeh, "A 1550 nm phase change electro-optical shutter," IEEE MEMS Conference (MEMS’16), Shanghai, China, pp. 655-658, January, 2016.

  4. M. Rais-Zadeh, "Gallium nitride electro-acoustic devices and acoustic metamaterials," SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Conference, invited, 2016.

  5. A. Ansari, H. Zhu, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Gallium nitride high-order mode Lamb-wave resonators and delay-lines," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head, SC, June, 2016.

  6. H. Zhu, A. Ansari, and M. Rais-Zadeh , "Lamb wave dispersion in gallium nitride micromechanical resonators," International Symposium on Compound Semiconductors (CSW’16), June, 2016.

  7. M. Rais-Zadeh, A. Peczalski, S. Altunc, Y. Zheng, O.Kegege, H. Shaw, G.Heckler, "Miniaturized Phonon Trap Timing Units for PNT of Cubesats," AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, accepted, 2016.

  8. M. Wang, F. Lin, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Performance measurements and non-linearity modeling of GeTe phase change RF switches with direct and indirect heating schemes," IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS’15), Phoenix, AZ, May, 2015.

  9. F. Lin and M. Rais-Zadeh, "A tunable 0.6 GHz-1.7 GHz bandpass filter with a constant bandwidth using switchable varactor-tuned resonators," IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS’15), Phoenix, AZ, May, 2015.

  10. A. Peczalski and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Temperature compensated fused silica resonators using embedded nickel-refilled trenches," International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers’15), Anchorage, Alaska, pp. 157-160, June, 2015.

  11. R. Tabrizian and M. Rais-Zadeh, "The Effect of charge redistribution on limiting the kt2.Q product of piezoelectrically transduced resonators," International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers’15), Anchorage, Alaska, pp. 981-984, June, 2015.

  12. J.M. Tsai, M. Daneman, B. Boser, D. Horsley, M. Rais-Zadeh, H.Y. Tang, Y. Lu, O. Rozen, A.F. Liu, and F. Assaderaghi, "Versatile CMOS MEMS integrated piezoelectric platform," International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers’15), Anchorage, Alaska, pp. 2248-2251, June, 2015.

  13. A. Ansari, R. Tabrizian, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "A high-Q AlGaN/GaN phonon trap with integrated HEMT read-out," International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers’15), Anchorage, Alaska, pp. 2256-2259, June, 2015.

  14. V. Gokhale, C. Figueroa, J. M. L. Tsai, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Low-noise AlN-on-Si resonant infrared detectors using a commercial foundry MEMS fabrication process," IEEE MEMS Conference (MEMS’15), pp. 73-76, Estoril, Portugal, January, 2015.

  15. Z. Wu and M. Rais-Zadeh, "A temperature-stable MEMS oscillator on an ovenized micro-platform using a PLL-based heater control system," IEEE MEMS Conference (MEMS’15), pp. 793-796, Estoril, Portugal, January, 2015.

  16. F. Davoodi, J. Burdick, M. Rais-Zadeh, and C. Shahabi, "Moball: an intelligent wind-opportunistic mobile sensor to monitor the polar regions," IEEE Sensors, Busan, South Korea, pp. 1-4, November, 2015.

  17. M. Rais-Zadeh, "AlGaN/GaN micromechanical devices and resonant HEMTs," Topical Workshop on Heterostructure Microelectronics (TWHM 2015), August, 2015.

  18. M. Wang, F. Lin, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Comparison and analysis of structures of GeTe based phase change RF switches and modeling for power handling capability," Government Microcircuit Applications and Critical Technology Conference (GOMACTech), St Louis, MO, March, 2015.

  19. A. Ansari and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Gallium nitride bulk acoustic wave resonators with embedded metal- silicon dioxide structures," International Symposium on Compound Semiconductors (CSW), June-July, 2015.

  20. A. Ansari and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Piezoresistive versus piezoelectric transduction of GaN micromechanical resonators," International Symposium on Compound Semiconductors (CSW), June-July, 2015.

  21. F. Davoodi, J. Burdick, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Moball network: A self-powered intelligent network of controllable spherical sensors to explore solar planets and moons," AIAA SPACE 2014 Conference and Exposition, Best Paper Award (Finalist), August, 2014.

  22. V. A. Thakar and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Temperature-compensated piezoelectrically actuated Lamé-mode resonators," IEEE International Conference on Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS’14), San Francisco, CA, pp. 214-217, January, 2014.

  23. K. Ben Ali, C. Roda Neve, Y. Shim, M. Rais-Zadeh, and J.-P. Raskin, "Non-linear characteristics of passive elements on trap-rich high-resistivity Si substrates," IEEE Meeting on Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems (SiRF), Best Paper Award (2nd place), Newport Beach, CA, pp. 4-6, January, 2014.

  24. M. Wang and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Directly heated four-terminal phase change switches," IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS), Best Paper Award (Honorable Mention), pp. 1-4, June, 2014.

  25. Z. Wu, A. Peczalski, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Low-power ovenization of fused silica resonators for temperature-stable oscillators," IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 1-4, May, 2014.

  26. V. A. Thakar, C. Figueroa, Z. Wu, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "A temperature-stable clock using multiple temperature-compensated micro-resonators," IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 1-4, May, 2014.

  27. F. Lin, M. Wang, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "A miniature distributed Ku-band phase shifter using tunable inductors and MEMS varactors," National Wireless Research Collaboration Symposium, Idaho Falls, Idaho, pp. 11-14, May, 2014.

  28. V. J. Gokhale, P. D. Myers, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Subwavelength plasmonic absorbers for spectrally selective resonant infrared detectors," IEEE Sensors Conference, Valencia, Spain, pp. 982-985, November, 2014.

  29. M. Rais-Zadeh, "Gallium nitride based micromechanical resonators and resonant sensor," China Semiconductor Technology International Conference (CSTIC)-SEMICON China, invited, Shanghai, China, March, 2014.

  30. V. A. Thakar, Z. Wu, C. Figueroa, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "A multi-resonator approach for eliminating the temperature dependence of silicon-based references," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head, SC, pp. 415-418, June, 2014.

  31. A. Ansari and M. Rais-Zadeh, "An 8.7 GHz GaN micromechanical resonator with an integrated AlGaN/GaN HEMT," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop (Hilton Head), Hilton Head, SC, pp. 295-296, June, 2014.

  32. Z. Wu, A. Peczalski, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Device-layer ovenization of fused silica micromechanical resonators for temperature-stable operation," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head, SC, pp. 87-90, June, 2014.

  33. Z. Wu, A. Peczalski, V. A. Thakar, Z. Cao, Y. Yuan, G. He, R. L. Peterson, K. Najafi, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Piezoelectrically transduced high-Q silica micro resonators," IEEE International Conference on Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS’13), Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 122-125, January, 2013.

  34. Y. Shim, G. Hummel, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "RF switches using phase change materials," IEEE International Conference on Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS’13), Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 237-240, January, 2013.

  35. Z. Wu, A. Peczalski, V. Thakar, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "A low phase-noise Pierce oscillator using a piezoelectric-on-silica micromechanical resonator," 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers), Best Poster Award, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 490-493, June, 2013.

  36. V. A. Thakar and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Optimization of tether geometry to achieve low anchor loss in Lamé mode resonators," 2013 Joint European Frequency and Time Forum & International Frequency Control Symposium (EFTF/IFC), Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 129-132, July, 2013.

  37. A. Ansari and M. Rais-Zadeh, "HEMT-Based read-out of a thickness-mode AlGaN/GaN resonator," IEEE Electron Device Meeting (IEDM’13), Washington, DC, pp. 18.3.1-18.3.4, 2013.

  38. V. J. Gokhale and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Thin film infrared absorbers using carbon nanotube composites," Workshop on Nano and Micro Manufacturing, poster presentation, Dearborn, MI, May, 2013.

  39. M. Rais-Zadeh, V. A. Thakar, Z. Wu, and A. Peczalski, "Temperature compensated silicon resonators for space applications," Proc. SPIE 8614, Reliability, Packaging, Testing, and Characterization of MOEMS/MEMS and Nanodevices XII, Invited, San Francisco, CA, February, 2013.

  40. Y. Shim, Z. Wu, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "MEMS tunable bandstop and bandpass filters," USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, Jan, 2013.

  41. Y. Shim, J. Ruan, Z. Wu, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "An integrated RF MEMS tunable filter," IEEE International Conference on Microelectromechanical Systems, Paris, France, pp. 15-18, January-February, 2012.

  42. V. A. Thakar, W. Pan, F. Ayazi, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Monolithic implementation of AlN-on-silicon bandpass filters with a high-Q notch within the passband," IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, Baltimore, MD, pp. 1-5, May, 2012.

  43. A. Ansari, V. Gokhale, J. Roberts, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Monolithic integration of GaN-based micromechanical resonators and HEMTs for timing application," IEEE International Electron Device Meeting (IEDM’12), San Francisco, CA, pp. 15.5.1-15.5.4, December, 2012.

  44. Y. Sui, V. J. Gokhale, O. A. Shenderova, G. E. McGuire, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "A thin-film infrared absorber using CNT/nanodiamond nanocomposite," MRS Proceedings, vol. 1452, San Francisco, CA, April, 2012.

  45. V. J. Gokhale, Y. Sui, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Novel uncooled detector based on gallium nitride micromechanical resonators," Proc. SPIE 8353, Infrared Technology and Applications XXXVIII, vol. 835319, Baltimore, MD, May, 2012.

  46. M. Rais-Zadeh, "Gallium nitride micromechanical resonators for IR detection," Proc. SPIE 8373, Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications IV, invited, vol. 83731M, Baltimore, MD, May, 2012.

  47. V. Thakar, Z. Wu, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "A high ON/OFF ratio MEMS capacitive switch with applications in solar energy harvesting," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head, SC, pp. 385-388, June, 2012.

  48. V. J. Gokhale and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Sensitive uncooled IR detectors using gallium nitride resonators and silicon nitride absorbers," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head, SC, pp. 46-49, June, 2012.

  49. M. Rais-Zadeh, "Design and fabrication considerations in developing high-Q MEMS capacitors and inductors," IEEE 11th Topical Meeting on Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems (SiRF), pp. 161-164, Phoenix, AZ, January, 2011.

  50. Y. Shim, Z. Wu, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "A high-performance temperature-stable continuously tuned MEMS capacitor," IEEE International Conference on Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS), pp. 752-755, Cancun, Mexico, January, 2011.

  51. V. J. Gokhale, J. Roberts, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "High performance bulk mode gallium nitride resonators and filters," International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers), pp. 926-929, Beijing, China, June, 2011.

  52. Z. Wu, Y. Shim, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Miniaturized UWB bandpass filters integrated with notch filters using a silicon-based integrated passive device technology," IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS), Best Paper Award (Finalist), pp.1-4, Baltimore, MD, June, 2011.

  53. A. Ansari, V. J. Gokhale, V. A. Thakar, J. Roberts, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Gallium nitride-on-silicon micromechanical overtone resonators and filters," IEEE Electron Device Meeting (IEDM), pp. 20.3.1-20.3.4, Washington, DC, December, 2011.

  54. Z. Wu, Y. Shim, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Switchable wide tuning range bandstop filters for frequency-agile radios," IEEE International Electron Device Meeting (IEDM), pp. 20.5.1-20.5.4, Washington, DC, December, 2011.

  55. O. A. Shenderova, S. Hens, A. V. Sumant, S. Yu, V. J. Gokhale, M. Rais-Zadeh, and G.E. McGuire, "Detonation nanodiamond in DMSO as seeding slurries for CVD diamond," IV International Conference on Surfaces, Materials and Vacuum, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, September, 2011.

  56. V. J. Gokhale, Y. Shim, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Observation of the acoustoelectric effect in Gallium Nitride micromechanical bulk acoustic filters," IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, pp. 524-529, Newport Beach, CA, June, 2010.

  57. V. J. Gokhale, Y. Shim, V. A. Thakar, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Q amplification in Gallium Nitride thickness mode filters using acoustoelectric effect," Tech. Dig. Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head Island, SC, pp. 475-478, June, 2010.

  58. Y. Shim, R. Tabrizian, F. Ayazi, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Low-loss MEMS band-pass filters with improved out-of-band rejection by exploiting inductive parasitics," IEEE International Electron Device Meeting (IEDM), Baltimore, MD, pp. 1-4, December, 2009.

  59. R. Tabrizian, M. Rais-Zadeh, and F. Ayazi, "Effect of phonon interactions on limiting the f.Q product of micromechanical resonators," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers), Denver, CO, pp. 2131-2134, June, 2009.

  60. M. Rais-Zadeh, A. K. Samarao, P. Monajemi, and F. Ayazi, "Low-voltage large-value tunable capacitors using selfaligned HARPSS," IEEE International Conference on Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS), Tucson, AZ, pp. 319-322, January, 2008.

  61. M. Rais-Zadeh and F. Ayazi, "Small-bandwidth integrated tunable bandpass filters for GSM applications," IEEE International Conference on Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS), Tucson, AZ, pp. 1032-1035, January, 2008.

  62. M. Rais-Zadeh and F. Ayazi, "High-Q tunable silver capacitors for RFIC’s," Topical Meeting on Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems, Best Student Paper Award (Finalist), Long Beach, CA, pp. 169-172, January, 2007.

  63. M. Rais-Zadeh, H. M. Lavasani, and F. Ayazi, "CMOS-compatible encapsulated silver bandpass filters," IEEE Microwave Symposium (IMS), Honolulu, HI, pp. 1301-1304, June, 2007.

  64. M. Rais-Zadeh, P. A. Kohl, and F. Ayazi, "A packaged micromachined switched tunable inductor," IEEE International Conference on Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS), Hyogo, Japan, pp. 799-802, January, 2007.

  65. M. Rais-Zadeh, P. A. Kohl, and F. Ayazi, "High-Q micromachined silver passives and filters," IEEE International Electron Device Meeting (IEDM), San Francisco, CA, pp. 1-4, December, 2006.

  66. M. Raieszadeh, P. Monajemi, S. W. Yoon, J. Laskar, and F. Ayazi, "High-Q integrated inductors on trenched silicon islands," IEEE International Conference on Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS), Miami, FL, pp. 199-202, January-February, 2005.

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