The paper S. Kang, Z. Qian, V. Rajaram, S D Calisgan and M. Rinaldi “Chip-scale MEMS-CMOS Multispectral Infrared Chemical Sensor”, has been honored as a winner of the Outstanding Paper Award at the 32nd IEEE …
Our project “Battery-less Infrared Sensor Tags for Reliable Occupancy Sensing (BISTROS)” has been selected for the Resilience Solutions Grant Award in Northeastern’s GapFund360 program sponsored by the Global Resilience Institute. GapFund360 is a new funding program …
Ryan Sungho Kang successfully defended his MS Thesis entitled “Ultra-narrowband Metamaterial Absorbers for Multispectral Infrared Microsystems” on Dec 6th 2018. Congratulations and good luck with the continuation of the PhD program!
We were awarded the grant “Global Grand Challenge” by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop miniaturized, maintenance-free zero-power chemical sensors for pest and disease monitoring. “Manual surveillance is time-consuming and requires prior knowledge of …
Our recent work Z. Qian, S. Kang, V. Rajaram, C. Cassella, N. E. McGruer, and M. Rinaldi, “Zero-power infrared digitizers based on plasmonically enhanced micromechanical photoswitches” is featured in the cover of Nature Nanotechnology (October …
Our paper Z. Qian, S. Kang, V. Rajaram, C. Cassella, N. E. McGruer, and M. Rinaldi, “Zero Power Infrared Digitizers Based on Plasmonically-enhanced Micromechanical Photoswitches”, has been accepted for publication in Nature Nanotechnology!
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The following 4 papers have been accepted for presentation at the 2017 Napa Microsystems Workshop to be held on August 21-23, 2017 in Napa, California, USA.
- S. Kang, V. Rajaram, Z. Qian, N. McGruer and M. Rinaldi, “Zero-Power Multispectral Infrared Digitizer Based on Optically Actuated Micromechanical Switch”;
- Y. Yu, D. Sounas, C. Cassella, Z. Qian, A. Kord, A. Alu and M. Rinaldi, “Microelectromechanical Resonant Circulator (MIRC) Based on Modulating MEMS Resonators Using RF Switches”;
- G. Chen, C. Cassella, T. Wu, Z. Qian, and M. Rinaldi, “Aluminum Nitride Cross-Sectional Lamé-Mode Resonators with Figure-of-Merit >134 and Frequency Tunability of 70 MHz/µm”;
- T. Wu, G. Chen, M. Assylbekova and N. McGruer, “Nonlinear Switching Behavior of Folded AlN Resoswitches”.
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Zhenyun Qian successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation “Micro and Nano Electromechanical Systems for
Near-Zero Power Infrared Detection” on April 21, 2017. He will stay in our group as a Post-Doctoral Researcher starting in May.
From left to right in the photo taken after the defense: Dr. Zhenyun Qian, Prof. Matteo Rinaldi, Prof. Swastik Kar,
Prof. Nick McGruer, and Prof. Yongming Liu.
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The paper Z. Qian, V. Rajaram, S. Kang and M. Rinaldi, “NEMS Infrared Detectors based on High Quality Factor 50 nm Thick AlN Nano-Plate Resonators”, has been accepted for oral presentation at the 2017 European Frequency and Time Forum & International Frequency Control Symposium (IFCS-EFTF 2017), to be held on July 9 – July 13, 2017 in Besancon, France. The paper has also been selected as a finalist for the Student Paper Competition.
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The following 4 papers have been accepted for presentation at the 19th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers 2017) to be held on June 18-22, 2017 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
- S. Kang, Z. Qian, V. Rajaram, A. Alù, and M. Rinaldi, “Ultra Narrowband Infrared Absorbers for Omni-Directional and Polarization Insensitive Multi-Spectral Sensing Microsystems”;
- V. Rajaram, Z. Qian, S. Kang, C. Cassella, N. McGruer and M. Rinaldi, “Microelectromechanical Detector of Infrared Spectral Signatures with Near-Zero Standby Power Consumption”;
- C. Cassella, G. Chen, T. Wu, Z. Qian, and M. Rinaldi, “Low Impedance Arrays of Coupled Cross-Sectional Lamé Mode Resonators with High Figure of Merit in Excess of 100”;
- T. Wu, G. Chen, Z. Qian, W. Zhu, M. Rinaldi, and N. McGruer, “A Microelectromechanical AlN Resoswitch for RF Receiver Application”.
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