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Journal Papers

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Millimeter-Wave and Terahertz Microsystem

N. Ghalichechian and K. Sertel, “Permittivity and Loss Characterization of SU-8 Films for mmW and Terahertz Applications,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Letters, vol.14, pp.723, 726, 2015.

V. Sanphuang, N. Ghalichechian, N. Nahar, J. Volakis, “Equivalent Circuit for VO2 Phase Change Material Film in Reconfigurable Frequency Selective Surfaces,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 107, p.253106, 2015.

V. Sanphuang; N. Ghalichechian; N. K. Nahar; J. L. Volakis, "Reconfigurable THz Filters Using Phase-Change Material and Integrated Heater," in IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology , vol. 6, no.4, pp.583-591, 2016.


Antennas and Reconfigurable Systems

E. Yetisir, N. Ghalichechian and J. L. Volakis, "Ultrawideband Array With 70° Scanning Using FSS Superstrate," in IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 64, no. 10, pp. 4256-4265, Oct. 2016.


MEMS Sensors and Actuators

M.I. Beyaz, M. McCarthy, N. Ghalichechian, and R. Ghodssi, “Closed-loop control of a long-range micropositioner using integrated photodiode sensors,” Sensors and Actuators A, vol. 151, pp. 187-194, February 2009.

N. Ghalichechian, A. Modafe, M.I. Beyaz, and R. Ghodssi, “Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of a Rotary Micromotor Supported on Microball Bearings,” IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 17, no 3, pp. 632- 642, June 2008.

N. Ghalichechian, A. Modafe, J. H. Lang, and R. Ghodssi, “Dynamic Characterization of a Linear Electrostatic Micromotor Supported on Microball Bearings,” Sensors and Actuators A, vol. 136 (2), pp. 416-503, May 2007.

A. Modafe, N. Ghalichechian, A. Frey, J. H. Lang, and R. Ghodssi, "Microball-Bearing-Supported Electrostatic Micromachines with Polymer Dielectric Films for Electromechanical Power Conversion," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 16, pp. S182-S190, September 2006.


Novel Microfabrication Processes

A. Modafe, N. Ghalichechian, M. Powers, M. Khbeis, and R. Ghodssi, "Embedded Benzocyclobutene in Silicon (EBiS): An Integrated Fabrication Process for Electrical and Thermal Isolation in MEMS," Microelectronic Engineering, vol. 82, pp. 154, August 2005.

N. Ghalichechian, A. Modafe, R. Ghodssi, P. Lazzeri, R. Micheli, and M. Anderle, "Integration of Benzocyclobutene Polymers and Silicon Micromachined Structures Using Anisotropic Wet Etching," Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology (JVST) B, vol. 22, pp. 2439-2447, September 2004.


Characterization of Novel Materials

A. Modafe, N. Ghalichechian, B. Kleber and R. Ghodssi, "Electrical Characterization of Benzocyclobutene Polymers for Electric Micromachines," IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability, vol.4, pp. 495-508, September 2004.