Zhenyun successfully defended his Master’s thesis “Graphene-Aluminum Nitride Nano Plate Resonators” on August 1st. He will receive the Master of Science’s Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering (MSECE) on August 29, 2013. Congratulations!
Schematic illustration in layers view of a contour-extensional mode AlN NEMS resonator, where the top electrode is fabricated using a single-atomic-layer graphene sheet.
We are excited to have many new members on board this year!
From left to right: Sungho (Ryan) Kang, Dr. Cristian Cassella, Vageeswar Rajaram, Zhenyun Qian, Prof. Matteo Rinaldi, Dr. Yu Hui, Gwendolyn Hummel, Guofeng Chen, Dr. Tao Wu.
(Taken on Oct. 27 in Northeastern campus)
M. Rinaldi, C. Zuniga, N. Sinha, M. Taheri, S. M. Khamis, A. T. Johnson, and G. Piazza, “Gravimetric Chemical Sensor Based on the Direct Integration of SWNTs on AlN Contour-Mode MEMS Resonators“, Proceedings of the IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium 2008, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 18-21 May 2008, pg, 443-448.
Zhenyun holding the award certificate with Prof. Rinaldi at Dena’ina Convention Center, Anchorage, AK. June 25, 2015
The paper Z. Qian, Y. Hui, F. Liu, S. Kar and M. Rinaldi, 1.27 GHz Graphene-Aluminum Nitride Nano Plate Resonant Infrared Detector has been honored as a winner of the Outstanding Paper Award at the 18th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers 2015) on June 21-25, 2015 in Anchorage, Alaska, USA.
AlN Nano Plate Resonant Sensor Array and CMOS Electronic Readout
Read the papers for more details:
M. Rinaldi, C. Zuniga, B. Duick, and G. Piazza, “Use of a Single Multiplexed CMOS Oscillator As Direct Frequency Read-Out for an Array of Eight AlN Contour-Mode NEMS Resonant Sensors”, Proceedings of the IEEE Sensors Conference 2010, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, 1-4 November 2010, pg. 2666-2670. Download Here
M. Rinaldi, C. Zuniga and G. Piazza, “ss-DNA Functionalized Array of AlN Contour-Mode NEMS Resonant Sensors with Single CMOS Multiplexed Oscillator for sub-ppb Detection of Volatile Organic Chemicals“, Proceedings of the 24th IEEE Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2011), Cancun, Mexico, 23-27 January 2011, pg. 976-979.
M. Rinaldi, C. Zuniga, and G. Piazza, “5-10 GHz AlN Contour-Mode Nanoelectromechanical Resonators”, Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2009), Sorrento, Italy, 24-28 January 2009, pg. 916-919. Download Here
The paper G. Hummel and M. Rinaldi, Switchable 2-Port Aluminum Nitride MEMS Resonator Using Monolithically Integrated 3.6THz Cut-Off Frequency Phase-Change Switches has been selected as Best Student Paper at the 2015 Joint Conference of the IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium & European Frequency and Time Forum (IFCS 2015) on April 12-16, 2015 in Denver, Colorado, USA.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.northeastern.edu/nemslab/2013/08/defense_passed/
The paper T. Nan*, Y. Hui*, M. Rinaldi and N. X. Sun Self-Biased 215MHz Magnetoelectric NEMS Resonator for Ultra-Sensitive DC Magnetic Field Detection has been accepted for publication in Scientific Reports.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.northeastern.edu/nemslab/2013/05/paper-accepted-in-scientific-reports/
Yu Hui received the College of Engineering Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award in 2013 Graduation Reception & Student Awards Ceremony on May 2nd. Congratulations!
Permanent link to this article: http://www.northeastern.edu/nemslab/2013/05/outstanding-teaching-assistant-award/
The paper Y. Hui, Z. Qian and M. Rinaldi A 2.8 GHz Combined Mode of Vibration Aluminum Nitride MEMS Resonator with High Figure of Merit Exceeding 45 has been selected as finalist of Best Student Paper in 2013 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium – European Frequency and Time Forum (IFCS-EFTF) conference which will be part of the 2013 Joint UFFC, EFTF, and PFM Symposium to be held on July 22-25, 2013 in Prague Conventioon Center, Prague, Czech Republic. Congratulations!
Permanent link to this article: http://www.northeastern.edu/nemslab/2013/04/2013-ieee-uffc-joint-symposia-finalist/
The paper Y. Hui, Z. Qian and M. Rinaldi A 2.8 GHz Combined Mode of Vibration Aluminum Nitride MEMS Resonator with High Figure of Merit Exceeding 45, the paper Y. Hui and M. Rinaldi Aluminum Nitride Nano-Plate Resonant Infrared Sensor with Self-Sustained CMOS Oscillator for Nano-Watts Range Power Detection and the paper Z. Qian, Y. Hui, F. Liu, S. Kar and M. Rinaldi Single Transistor Oscillator Based on a Graphene-Aluminum Nitride Nano Plate Resonator all have been accepted for Oral presentation in 2013 IEEE UFFC joint symposia to be held on July 22-25, 2013 in Prague Conventioon Center, Prague, Czech Republic.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.northeastern.edu/nemslab/2013/04/papers-accepted-for-oral-presentation-in-2013-ieee-uffc-joint-symposia/