Publications

2017


X. Xie, and C. Livermore, “Passively self-aligned assembly of compact barrel hinges for high-performance, out-of-plane MEMS actuators”, IEEE MEMS 2017, 30th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, Las Vegas, NV, (2017).

C. Yang, X. Xie, S. Liu, and C. Livermore, "Resealable, ultra-low leak micro valve using liquid surface tension sealing for vacuum applications", Transducers 2017, 19th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, (2017).

 

2016


X. Xie, and C. Livermore, “A pivot-hinged, multilayer SU-8 micro motion amplifier assembled by a self-aligned approach”, IEEE MEMS 2016, 29th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, Shanghai, China, 75-78 (2016)

G. Agarwal, and C. Livermore, “Shape-Selective Assembly of Anisotropic, Deformable Microcomponents Using Bottom-Up Micromanufacturing”, Micromachines, 7, 4, 68 (2016)

C. Yang, S. Liu, X. Xie, and C. Livermore, “Compact, planar, translational piezoelectric bimorph actuator with Archimedes’ spiral actuating tethers”, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 26, 12, 124005 (2016)

T. Liu, A. Chen, A. Dodge, G. Fernandez, J. Miranda, A. Chhabra, M. Karimi, S. Bhatia, R. Lang, and C. Livermore, “Origami-enabled artificial liver tissue”, MicroTAS 2016, The 20th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, Dublin, Ireland (2016)

 

2015


W. Zhu, and C. Livermore, “Passively-switched, non-contact energy harvester for broad operational range and enhanced durability”, PowerMEMS 2015, Boston, MA, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 660 (2015) 012119

T. Liu, and C. Livermore, “A compact architecture for passively-switched energy harvesters”, PowerMEMS 2015, Boston, MA, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 660 (2015) 012090

X. Xie, and C. Livermore, “A high-force, out-of-plane actuator with a MEMS-enabled microscissor motion amplifier”, PowerMEMS 2015, Boston, MA, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 660 (2015) 012026

C. Yang, and C. Livermore, “Out-of-Plane Translational PZT Bimorph Actuator with Archimedes’ Spiral Actuating Tethers”, PowerMEMS 2015, Boston, MA, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 660 (2015) 012028

N. Shaar, G. Barbastathis, and C. Livermore, “Integrated, Folding, Alignment, and Latching for Reconfigurable Origami Microelectromechanical Systems”,Journal of Microelectromechancial Systems,24, 4,1043-1051 (2015)

S. Liu, C. Martin, D. Lashmore, M. Schauer and C. Livermore, “Carbon nanotube torsional springs for regenerative braking systems”, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 25, 10, 104005 (2015)

 

2014


G. Agarwal, A. Servi, and C. Livermore, “Size-selective, biocompatible, manufacturable platform for structuring deformable microsystems,” Lab Chip, 14, 17, 3385–3393 (2014).

S. Liu, C. Martin, D. Lashmore, M. Schauer and C. Livermore, “Regenerative braking systems with torsional springs made of carbon nanotube yarn,” PowerMEMS 2014, Awaji Island, Hyogo, Japan, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 557 (2014) 012060

G. Agarwal, and C. Livermore, “Selectively controlling the 2D organization of mammalian cells: Templated assembly by selective removal (TASR) for medical applications, 40th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conferenceab, 1-2 (2014).

T. Liu, R. Pierre, and C. Livermore, “Passively-switched energy harvester for increased operational range”, Smart Materials and Structures, 23, 9, 095045 (2014)

X. Xie, Y. Zaitsev, L.F. Velásquez-García, S. Teller, and C. Livermore, “Compact, scalable, high-resolution, MEMS-enabled tactile displays”, Hilton Head 2014, 30th Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. 127-130 (2014)

A. Dighe, and C. Livermore, “Single-use MEMS sealing valve with integrated actuation for ultra low-leak vacuum applications”, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 24, 10, 105011 (2014)

F. Hill, T. Havel, D. Lashmore, M. Schauer and C. Livermore, “Storing energy and powering small systems with mechanical springs made of carbon nanotube yarn”, Energy, 76, 318-325 (2014)

X. Xie, Y. Zaitsev, L.F. Velásquez-García, S. Teller, and C. Livermore, “Scalable, MEMS-enabled, vibrational tactile actuators for high resolution tactile displays”, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 24, 12, 125014 (2014)

 

2013


Hill, F.A., T. Havel, A. John Hart, and C. Livermore, “Enhancing the Tensile Properties of Continuous Millimeter-Scale Carbon Nanotube Fibers by Densification,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 5, 7198–7207 (2013).

 

2012



Jung, S., F. Eid, and C. Livermore, “Modeling and Characterizing Initial Component Assembly in Templated Assembly by Selective Removal (TASR),” IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology 11, 152-159 (2012).

Gu, L. and C. Livermore, “Compact passively self-tuning energy harvesting for rotating applications,” Smart Materials and Structures 21, 015002 (9pp), (2012).

St. Pierre, R. and C. Livermore, “Coupled-Motion Harvesting Vs. Plucked Harvesting: Which Performs Better?”, Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Micro and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications, PowerMEMS 2012, Atlanta, GA, 2012, pp. 207-210.

Liu, T. and C. Livermore, “Passively Tuning Harvesting Beam Length To Achieve Very High Harvesting Bandwidth In Rotating Applications”, Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Micro and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications, PowerMEMS 2012, Atlanta, GA, 2012, pp. 492-495.

 

2011



Agarwal, G. and C. Livermore, “Chip-Based Size-Selective Sorting of Biological Cells using High Frequency Acoustic Excitation,” Lab Chip 11, 2204-2211 (2011), DOI: 10.1039/C1LC20050J.

Agarwal, G., A. Servi, F. Eid, and C. Livermore, “Selective Self Assembly of Polymer Structures Using Templated Assembly by Selective Removal,” IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology 10, 617-625 (2011).

Gu, L. and C. Livermore, “Impact-driven, frequency up-converting coupled vibration energy harvesting device for low frequency operation,” Smart Materials and Structures 20, 045004 (2011).

Gu, L. and C. Livermore, “Low Frequency MEMS Piezoelectric Harvesting,” PowerMEMS 2011, Seoul, South Korea, November 2011, pp. 15-18.

Hill, F.A., T.F. Havel, D. Lashmore, M. Schauer, and C. Livermore, “Powering Electric Systems Using Carbon Nanotube Springs,” PowerMEMS 2011, Seoul, South Korea, November 2011, pp. 185-188.


2010



Hill, F.A., T.F. Havel, A.J. Hart and C. Livermore, "Tuning the Tensile Properties of Carbon Nanotube Springs by Densification," Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Micro and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications, PowerMEMS 2010, Leuven, Belgium, December 2010.

Hill, F.A., T.F. Havel, D. Lashmore, M. Schauer and C. Livermore, "Powering Small Systems with Mechanical Springs Made of Carbon Nanotube Yarn," Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Micro and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications, PowerMEMS 2010, Leuven, Belgium, December 2010.

Gu, Lei and C. Livermore, "Pendulum-driven passive self-tuning energy harvester for rotating applications," Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Micro and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications, PowerMEMS 2010, Leuven, Belgium, December 2010.

Gu, Lei and C. Livermore, "Passive self-tuning energy harvester for extracting energy from rotational motion," Applied Physics Letters 97, 2010.

Eid, F., L.F. Velasquez-Garcia and C. Livermore, "Design, fabrication, and demonstration of a MEMS steam generator for ejector pump applications," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering 20, September 2010.

Hill, F.A., T.F. Havel, A.J. Hart and C. Livermore, "Characterizing the failure processes that limit the storage of energy in carbon nanotube springs under tension," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering 20, September 2010.

Agarwal, G., and C. Livermore, "Templated assembly by selective removal for size-selective sorting of biological materials", Proceedings of NEMB2010, ASME 2010 First Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology, Feb. 7-10, 2010, Houston, TX, USA.

2009



Eid, F., L.F. Velasquez-Garcia, and C. Livermore, "Design, Fabrication, and Demonstration of a MEMS Steam Generator for Ejector Pump Applications," Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Micro and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications, Power MEMS 2009, Washington, DC, December 2009.

Hill, F.A., T. Havel, A. John Hart, and C. Livermore, "Characterizing the failure processes that limit the storage of energy in carbon nanotube springs under tension," Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Micro and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications, Power MEMS 2009, Washington, DC, December 2009.

Agarwal, G., A. Servi, F. Eid, and C. Livermore, "Shape-selective Assembly of Deformable Systems using Templated Assembly by Selective Removal," Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience, Snowbird, UT, April 2009.

Hill, F.A., T. Havel, and C. Livermore, "Modeling mechanical energy storage in springs based on carbon nanotubes," Nanotechnology 20, 255704, June 2009.

Hill, F.A., T. Havel, A. John Hart, and C. Livermore, "Storing Elastic Energy in Carbon Nanotubes," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering 19, 094015, August 2009.

Steyn, J.L., S.H. Kendig, R. Khanna, S.D. Umans, J.H. Lang, and C. Livermore, "A Self-Excited MEMS ElectroQuasiStatic Induction Turbine-Generator," Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems 18, 424-432, April 2009.

Shaar, N., G. Barbastathis, and C. Livermore, "Controlled latching of microplates for 3D MEMS assembly", Proceedings of the International Conference and Exhibition on Device Packaging, Scottsdale, AZ, March 2009.

2008



Wilhite, B.A., T.F. Hill, L.F. Velasquez-Garcia, A.H. Epstein, K.F. Jensen, and C. Livermore, "Design of a Silicon-Based Microscale Trickle-Bed System for Singlet-Oxygen Production," American Institute of Chemical Engineers Journal 54, 2441-2455, September 2008.

Eid, F., S. Jung, and C. Livermore, "Templated assembly by selective removal (TASR): Simultaneous, selective assembly and model verification," Nanotechnology 19, 285602 (8 pp.), July 2008.

Hill, T.F., L.F. Velasquez-Garcia, B.A. Wilhite, W.T. Rawlins, S. Lee, S.J. Davis, K.F. Jensen, A.H. Epstein, and C. Livermore, "A MEMS Singlet Oxygen Generator - Part II: Experimental Exploration of the Performance Space", IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems 16, 1492-1505, December 2007.

Velasquez-Garcia, L.F., T.F. Hill, B.A. Wilhite, K.F. Jensen, A.H. Epstein, and C. Livermore, "A MEMS Singlet Oxygen Generator - Part I: Device Fabrication and Proof of Concept Demonstration", IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems 16, 1482-1491, December 2007.

Hill, F.A., T.F. Havel, A. J. Hart, and C. Livermore, "Storing Elastic Energy in Carbon Nanotubes," Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Micro and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications, PowerMEMS 2008, Sendai, Japan, November 2008.

Shaar, N., G. Barbastathis, and C. Livermore, "Cascaded Mechanical Alignment for Assembling 3D MEMS," Proceedings of the 18th IEEE International Conference on Microelectromechanical Systems, Tucson, AZ, January 2008.

2007


Hill, F.A., T.F. Havel, and C. Livermore, "A Portable Power Source Based on MEMS and Carbon Nanotubes," Proceedings of IMECE 2007, Seattle, WA, November 2007.

Velasquez-Garcia, L.F., T.F. Hill, B.A. Wilhite, K.F. Jensen, A.H. Epstein, and C. Livermore, "A MEMS Singlet Oxygen Generator - Part I: Device Fabrication and Proof of Concept Demonstration," IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 16, 1482-1491, December 2007.

Hill, T.F., L.F. Velasquez-Garcia, B.A. Wilhite, W.T. Rawlins, S. Lee, S.J. Davis, K.F. Jensen, A.H. Epstein, and C. Livermore, "A MEMS Singlet Oxygen Generator - Part II: Experimental Exploration of the Performance Space," IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 16, 1492-1505, December 2007.

2005


Jung, S., and C. Livermore, "Achieving Selective Assembly with Template Topography and Ultrasonically Induced Fluid Forces", Nano Letters 5, 2188-94 (2005).

Steyn, J.L., S.H. Kendig, R. Khanna, T.M. Lyszczarz, S.D. Umans, J.U. Yoon, C. Livermore, and J.H. Lang, "Generating Electric Power with a MEMS Electroquasistatic Induction Turbine-Generator," Proceedings of the18th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, pp. 614-617 (2005).

Nagle, S.F., C. Livermore, L.G. Frechette, R. Ghodssi, and J.H. Lang, "An Electric Induction Micromotor", IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems 14, pp. 1127-1143, (2005).

2004


Wilhite, B.A., C. Livermore, Y. Gong, A. Epstein, and K.F. Jensen, "Design of a MEMS-Based Micro-Chemical Oxygen-Iodine Laser (microCOIL) System", IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 40, 1041-1055 (2004).

Livermore, C., A. Forte, T. Lyszczarz, S.D. Umans, A.A. Ayon, and J.H. Lang, "A High-Power MEMS Electric Induction Micromotor," Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems 13, 465-471 (2004).