• Acoustics in nanotechnology: manipulation, device application and modeling 

      Buchine, Brent Alan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-12-19)
      Advancing the field of nanotechnology to incorporate the unique properties observed at the nanoscale into functional devices has become a major scientific thrust of the 21st century. New fabrication tools and assembly ...
    • Chemical Application of Silicon-Based Resonant Microsensor 

      Byun, Albert Joonsoo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-05-31)
      The detection of volatile organic compounds in liquid is of interest for applications in public health, workplace safety and environmental monitoring. Traditionally, water samples were taken and analyzed in the laboratory ...
    • A microscale chemical sensor platform for environmental monitoring 

      Truax, Stuart (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-08-18)
      The objective of this research is to apply micromachined silicon-based resonant gravimetric sensors to the detection of gas-phase volatile organic compounds (VOCs). This is done in two primary tasks: 1) the optimization ...
    • Optimization of piezoresistive cantilevers for static and dynamic sensing applications 

      Naeli, Kianoush (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-04-03)
      The presented work aims to optimize the performance of piezoresistive cantilevers in cases where the output signal originates either from a static deflection of the cantilever or from the dynamic (resonance) characteristic ...
    • Temperature Compensated MEMS Reference Oscillators with Sub-PPM Instability 

      Tabrizian, Roozbeh (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-04-23)
      Silicon MEMS oscillators provide several advantages over their quartz crystal counterparts including on-chip integration, small form factor and low phase noise resulted from high Q of the microresonator. However, silicon ...