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2014

[66] B.-R. Oh, N.-T. Huang, W. Chen, J.H. Seo, P. Chen, T.T. Cornell, T.P. Shanley, J. Fu, and K. Kurabayashi, “Integrated Nanoplasmonic Sensing for Cellular Functional Immunoanalysis Using Human Blood,” ACS Nano, DOI: 10.1021/nn406370u (2014).

[65] N.-T. Huang, H.-L. Zhang, M.-T. Chung, J.H. Seo, and K. Kurabayashi,  “Recent advancements in optofluidics-based single-cell analysis: optical on-chip cellular manipulation, treatment, and property detection,” Lab Chip, vol. 14, pp. 1230-1245 (2014). (a front cover image article, selected as a hot article)

[64] Z. Chu, S. Khondee, X. Duan, H. Li, M.J. Mandella, B.P. Joshi, Q. Zhou, S.R. Owens, K. Kurabayashi, K.R. Oldham, and T.D. Wang, “Vertical Cross-sectional Imaging of Colonic Dysplasia In Vivo With Multi-spectral Dual Axes Confocal Endomicroscopy,” Gastroenterology, vol. 146, pp. 615-617 (2014).

2013

[63] S.J. Kim, S. Paczensny, S. Takayama, and K. Kurabayashi, “Preprogrammed, parallel on-chip immunoassay using system-level capillarity control,” Anal. Chem., 85, 6902-6907 (2013).

[62] A. B. Simon, J.P. Frampton, N.T. Huang, K. Kurabayashi, S. Paczesny, and S. Takayama, “Multiplexed Homogeneous Bead-based Immunoassays Enabled by Aqueous Two-Phase Systems,” submitted.

[61] D. Chen, J.H. Seo, J. Liu, K. Kurabayashi, and X. Fan, “Smart three-dimensional gas chromatography,” Ana.l Chem. 85, 6902-6907 (2013).

[60] D. Paul and K. Kurabayashi,”A physics-based theoretical model of single-stage thermal modulation in comprehensive two-dimensional chromatography,” submitted.

[59] W. Chen, N.T. Huang, X. Li, Z.T.F. Yu, K. Kurabayashi, and J. Fu, “Emerging microfluidic tools for functional cellular immunophenotyping: a new potential paradigm for immune status characterization,” Front. Oncol. 3, 98 (2013).

[58] S.J. Kim, S. Paczensny, S. Takayama, and K. Kurabayashi, “Preprogrammed capillarity to passively control system-level sequential and parallel microfluidic flows,” Lab Chip, 13, 2091-2098 (2013).

[57] S.J. Kim and K. Kurabayashi, “Uniform-temperature, microscale thermal modulator with area-adjusted air-gap isolation for comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography,” Sensors and Actuators B, 181, 518-522 (2013).

[56] J. Liu, J. H. Seo, Y. Li, D. Chen, K. Kurabayashi, and X. Fan, “Smart multi-channel two-dimensional micro-gas chromatography for rapid workplace hazardous volatile organic compounds measurement,” Lab Chip, 13, 818-825 (2013).

[55] W. Chen, N.-T. Huang, B. Oh, R. H.-W. Lam, R. Fan, T. T. Cornell, T. P. Shanley, K. Kurabayashi, and J. Fu, “Surface-micromachined microfiltration membranes for efficient isolation and functional immunophenotyping of subpopulations of immune cells,” Adv. Healthcare Mat., 2, 965-975 (2013). (selected as a front cover image article)

[54] J.H. Seo, J. Liu, X. Fan, and K. Kurabayashi, “Fabry-Pérot cavity sensor-based optofluidic gas chromatography using a microfabricated passive preconcentrator/injector,” Lab Chip, 13, 851-859 (2013).

[53] Z. Qiu, Z. Liu, X. Duan, S. Khondee, B. Joshi, M. J. Mandella, K. Oldham, K. Kurabayashi, and T. D. Wang, “Targeted vertical cross-sectional imaging with handheld near-infrared dual axes confocal fluorescence endomicroscope,” Biomedical Optics Express, 4, 322–330 (2013).

2012

[52] Y. Ganjeh, B. Song, K. Pagadala, K. Kim, S. Sadat, W. Jeong, K. Kurabayashi, E. Meyhofer, P. Reddy, “A platform to Parallelize Planar Surfaces and Control the Spatial Separation between Them with Nanometer Resolution,” Review of Scientific Instruments, 83, 105101 (2012).

[51] N.-T. Huang, W. Chen, B.-R. Oh, T.T. Cornell, T.P. Shanley, J. Fu, and K. Kurabayashi, “An Integrated Microfluidic Platform for In-situ Cellular Cytokine Secretion,” Lab Chip, 12, 4093-4101 (2012). PDF

[50] Y.-C. Tung, N.-T. Huang, B.-R. Oh, B. Patra, C.-C. Pan, T. Qiu, P.K. Chu, W. Zhang, and K. Kurabayashi, “Optofluidic Detection for Cellular Phenotyping,” Lab Chip, 12, 3552-3565 (2012). (selected as a cover image article) PDF

[49] J.H. Seo, J. Liu, X. Fan., and K. Kurabayashi, ”Effect of Thermal Desorption Kinetics on Vapor Injection Peak Irregularities by a Microscale Gas Chromatography Preconcentrator,” Anal. Chem., 84, 6336–6340 (2012). PDF

[48] Serrano, G., Paul, D., Kim, S.-J., Kurabayashi, K., and Zellers, E.T., “Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatographic Separations with a Microfabricated Thermal Modulator,” Anal. Chem.,84,  6973-6980 (2012).

[47] J.-H. Seo, S.-K. Kim, E.T. Zellers, and K. Kurabayashi, “Microfabricated Passive Vapor Preconcentrator/Injector Designed for Microscale Gas Chromatography,” Lab Chip, 12, 717-724 (2012) (a cover image article: see RSC web). PDF

2011

[46] S. Sadat, Y.J. Chua, W. Lee, Y. Ganjeh, K. Kurabayashi, E. Meyhofer, and P. Reddy, “Room Temperature Picowatt-Resolution Calorimetry,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 99, 043106 (2011). PDF

[45] S.-J. Kim, G. Serrano, K. Kurabayashi, and E.T. Zellers, “Evaluation of Microfabricated Thermal Modulator for Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography,” Anal. Chem. pp. 5556-5562 (2011). PDF

2010

[44] N.-T. Huang, S.C. Truxal, Y.-C. Tung, A.Y. Hsiao, G.D. Luker, S. Takayama, and K. Kurabayashi, “Multiplexed Spectral Signature Detection for Microfluidic Color-Coded Bioparticle Flow,” Anal. Chem., 82, 9506-9512 (2010). PDF

[43] C.T Lin, E. Meyhofer, and K. Kurabayashi, “Predicting the stochastic guiding of kinesin-driven microtubules in microfabricated tracks: A statistical-mechanics-based modeling approach,” Phys. Rev. E., 81, 011919 (2010). PDF

[42] S.-J. Kim, S.M. Reidy, B. Block, K.D. Wise, E.T. Zellers, and K. Kurabayashi, “Microfabricated Thermal Modulator for Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Micro Gas Chromatography: Design, Thermal Modeling, and Preliminary Testing,” Lab Chip, 10, 1647-1654 (2010) (a cover image article). PDF

2009

[41] N.-T. Huang, S.C. Truxal, Y.-C. Tung, A. Hsiao, S. Takayama, and K. Kurabayashi, “High-speed tuning of visible laser wavelength using a nanoimprinted grating optical tunable filter,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 95, 211106 (2009). PDF

[40] C.T. Lin, M.T. Kao, E. Meyhofer, and K. Kurabayashi, “Surface Landing of Microtubule Nanotracks Influenced by Lithographically Patterned Channels,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 95, 103701 (2009). PDF

[39] S.J. Kim, F. Wang, M.A. Burns, and K. Kurabayashi, “Temperature-Programmed Natural Convection for Micromixing and Biochemical Reaction in a Single Microfluidic Chamber,”Anal. Chem., 81, 4510-4516 (2009). PDF

[38] M.M. Shalaby, Z. Wang, L.L.W. Chow, B.D. Jensen, J.L. Volakis, K. Kurabayashi, and K. Saitou, “Robust Design of RF-MEMS Cantilever Switches Using Contact Physics Modeling,” IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics, 56(4), 1012-1021 (2009). PDF

2008

[37] S.C. Truxal, Y.-C. Tung, and K. Kurabayashi, “High-Speed Deformation Soft Lithographic Nano Grating Patterns for Ultrasensitive Optical Spectroscopy,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 92, 05116 (2008) (also published in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, vol. 17, no. 8, 2008.) PDF

[36] H. Chung, K. Kurabayashi, and S. Das, “Laser micro-machining using near-field optics,” Appl. Surf. Sci., 254, 5105-5110 (2008). PDF

[35] S.C. Truxal, Y.-C., Tung, and K. Kurabayashi, “A Flexible Nanograting Integrated Onto Silicon Micromachines by Soft Lithographic Replica Molding and Assembly,” J. Microelectromechanical Systems.,17, 393-401 (2008). PDF

[34] S.C. Truxal, K. Kurabayashi, and T.-C. Tung, “Design of a MEMS Tunable Polymer Grating for Single Detector Spectroscopy,” Int. J. Optomechatronics, 2, 75-87 (2008). PDF

[33] C.T. Fan, Y.-C. Tung, S. Takayama, E. Meyhofer, and K. Kurabayashi, “Electrically Programmable Surfaces for Reconfigurable Cell Patterning,” Advanced Materials, 20, 1418-1423 (2008). PDF

[32] C.-T. Lin, M.-T. Kao, K. Kurabayashi, and E. Meyhofer, “Self-contained biomolecular motor-driven protein sorting and concentrating in an ultrasensitive microfluidic chip,” Nano Lett., 8, 1041-1046 (2008). PDF

2007

[31] M.J. Martin, R.D. White, R.D., K. Kurabayashi, and I.D. Boyd, “Fabrication of Beam Structures with Micro-Scale Cross-Sections and Meso-Scale Spans,” J. Micromech. and Microeng., 17, 2516-2521 (2007). PDF

[30] Z. Wang, J.L. Volakis, K. Kurabayashi, and K. Saitou, “An efficient preconditioner (LESP) for hybrid matrices arising in RF MEMS switch analysis,” Applied Computational Electromagnetics Soc. J., 22, 327-332 (2007).

[29] L.L.W Chow, K. Saitou, J.L. Volakis, and K. Kurabayashi, “Lifetime Extension of RF MEMS Direct Contact Switches by Ball-Grid-Array (BGA) Dimple Design,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 28, 479-481 (2007). PDF

2006

[28] C.Y. Fan, K. Kurabayashi, and E. Meyhofer, “Protein Pattern Assembly by Actively Controlling a Triblock CopolymerMonolayer,” Nano Lett., 6, 2763-2767 (2006). PDF

[27] L.L.W. Chow, Z. Wang, B.D. Jensen, K. Saitou, J.L. Volakis, and K. Kurabayashi, “Skin-effect Self-heating in Air Suspended RF MEMS Transmission-line Structures,” J. Microelectromechanical Systems, 15, 1622-1631 (2006). PDF

[26] L.L.W Chow, S.A. Schrader, and K. Kurabayashi, “Transition from multiple to single microcontact conduction during hot switching of microelectromechanical switches with ball-shaped dimples,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 89, 133501 (2006) (also published in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, vol. 14, no. 15, 2006). PDF

[25] C.-T Lin, M.-T. Kao, K. Kurabayashi, and E. Meyhofer, “Efficient Designs for Powering Microscale Devices with Nanoscale Biomolecular Motors,” Small, 2, 281-287 (2006). PDF

[24] Z. Wang, B. Jensen, L.L.-W Chow, J. Volakis, K. Saitou, and K. Kurabayashi, “Full-Wave Electromagnetic and Thermal Modeling for Prediction of Heat-Dissipation-Induced RF MEMS Switch Failure,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 16, 157-164 (2006). PDF

2005

[23] B.D. Jensen, L. L.-W Chow, K. Huang, K. Saitou, J.L. Volakis, and K. Kurabayashi, “Effect of Nanoscale Heating on Electrical Transport in RF MEMS Switch Contacts,” J. Microelectromechanical Systems, 14, 935- 946 (2005). PDF

[22] Y.-C. Tung and K. Kurabayashi, “Nanoimprinted Strain-Controlled Elastomeric Gratings for Optical Wavelength Tuning,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 86, 161113 (2005). (a cover image article) (also published in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, vol.11, no. 16, 2005) PDF

[21] Y.-C. Tung and K. Kurabayashi, “A Metal-Coated Polymer Micromirror for Strain-Driven High-Speed Multi-AxisOptical Scanning,” IEEE Photonics Tech. Lett., 17, 1193-1195 (2005). PDF

[20] B.D. Jensen, K. Huwang, L.L.-W. Chow, and K. Kurabayashi, “Adhesion Effects on Contact Opening Dynamics in Micromachined Switches,” J. Appl. Phys., 97, 103535 (2005). PDF

[19] Y.-C. Tung and K. Kurabayashi, “A Single-Layer PDMS-on-Silicon Hybrid Micro Actuator with Multi-Axis Out-of-Plane Motion Capabilities: Part I: Modeling and Design,” J. Microelectromechanical Systems., 14, 548- 557 (2005). PDF

[18] Y.-C Tung and K. Kurabayashi, “A Single-Layer PDMS-on-Silicon Hybrid Micro Actuator with Multi-Axis Out-of-Plane Motion Capabilities: Part II: Fabrication and Characterization,” J. Microelectromechanical Systems., 14, 558- 566 (2005). PDF

[17] B.D. Jensen, L.L.W. Chow, K. Huwang, and K. Kurabayashi, “Low-Force Contact Heating and Softening using Micromechanical Switches in Diffusive-Ballistic Electron Transport Transition,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 023507 (2005) (also published in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, vol. 11, no. 2, 2005). PDF

2004

[16] Y.-C. Tung, M. Zhang, C.-T. Lin, K. Kurabayashi, and S.J. Skerlos, “PDMS-based opto-fluidic micro flow cytometer with two-color, multi-angle fluorescence detection capability using PIN photodiodes,” Sensors and Actuators B, 98(2-3), 356-367 (2004). PDF

2003

[15] Z. Wang, J. Volakis, K. Saitou, and K. Kurabayashi, “Comparison of semi-analytical formulations and Gaussian-quadrature rules for quasi-static double-surface potential integrals,” IEEE Antenna and Propagation Magazine, 45(6), 96-102 (2003).

[14] D. Huh, A.H. Tkaczky, J.H. Bahng, Y. Chang, H.-H. Wei, J.B. Grotberg, C.-J. Kim, K. Kurabayashi, and S. Takayama, “Reversible Switching of High-Speed Air-Liquid Two-Phase Flows Using Electrowetting-Assisted Flow-Pattern Change,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 125(48), 14678-14679 (2003). PDF

[13] B.D. Jensen, K. Saitou, J.L. Volakis, and K. Kurabayashi, “Fully Integrated Electrothermal Multi-Domain Modeling of RF MEMS Switches,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, 13(9), 364-366 (2003). PDF

[12] K. Kurabayashi and H. Khalkhali, “Anisotropic Thermal Energy Transport in Polarized Liquid Crystalline (LC) Polymers under Electric Fields,” Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, 7(2), 87-99 (2003). PDF

[11] B.D. Jensen, S. Mutlu, S. Miller, K. Kurabayashi, and J.J. Allen, “Shaped Comb Fingers for Compensation of Mechanical Restoring Force in Tunable Resonators,” J. Microelectromechanical Systems, 12(3), 373-383, (2003). PDF

2002

[10] M. Asheghi, K. Kurabayashi, R. Kasnavi, K.E. and Goodson, “Thermal Conduction in Doped Single-Crystal Silicon Films,” J. Appl. Phys., 91(8), 5079-5088 (2002). PDF

[9] D. Huh, Y.-C. Tung, J.B. Grotberg, S. Skerlos, K. Kurabayashi, and S. Takayama, “Air-Liquid Two-Phase Microfluidic System for Low-Cost, Low-Volume, and Low-Power Micro Flow Cytometer,” Biomedical Microdevices, 4(2), 141-149 (2002). PDF

2001

[8] K. Kurabayashi, “Anisotropic Thermal Properties of Solid Polymers,” Int. J. Thermophysics, 22(1), 277-288 (2001). PDF

[7] U. Srinivasan, A.D. McConnell, M. Asheghi, K. Kurabayashi, and K.E. Goodson, “Temperature Dependent Thermal Conductivity of Undoped Polycrystalline Silicon Layers,” Int. J. Thermophysics, 22(2), 650-616 (2001). PDF

1999

[6] K. Kurabayashi and K.E. Goodson, “Impact of Molecular Orientation on Heat Transport in Linear-Chain Polymer
Thin Films,” J. Appl. Phys, 86, 1925-1931 (1999). PDF

[5] K. Kurabayashi, M. Asheghi, M. Touzelbaev, and K.E. Goodson, “Measurement of the Thermal Conductivity Anisotropy in Polyimide Films,” J. Microelectromechanical Systems, 8, 180-191 (1999). PDF

[4] Y.S Ju, K. Kurabayashi, and K.E. Goodson, “Measurement of Anisotropic Thermal Conductivity of Thin Dielectric Films using Harmonic Joule Heating,” Thin Solid Films, 339, 160-164 (1999). PDF

1998

[3] K. Kurabayashi and K.E. Goodson, “Precision Measurement and Mapping of Die-Attach Thermal Resistance,” IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology, Part A, 21, 506-514, (1998). PDF

[2] Y.S. Ju, K. Kurabayashi, and K.E. Goodson, “Picosecond Differential Transmission Measurements Using Joule Heating and Optical Thermometry,” Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, 2, 101-110 (1998).

1997

[1] K.E. Goodson, K. Kurabayashi, and R.F.W. Pease, “Improved Heat Sinking for Laser-Diode Arrays using Microchannels in CVD Diamond,” IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology,
Part B: Advanced Packaging, 20, 104-109 (1997). PDF

Manuscript in Refereed Conference and Symposium Proceedings

2012

D. Paul, G. Serrano, E.T. Zellers, and K. Kurabayashi, “Two Dimensional Gas Chromatography Using a MEMS Thermal Modulator,” Proc. the 24rd International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical System, MEMS 2012, Paris, France, January 29-February 2 (2012). PDF

N.-T. Huang, S.C. Truxal, Y.-C. Tung, and K. Kurabayashi, “Multi-spectral Tunable Excitation Fluorescence Microscopy with a Nanoimprinted PDMS-on-Silicon Grating Optical Filter,” Proc. the 24rd International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical System, MEMS 2012, Paris, France, January 29-February 2 (2012). PDF

2011

J.H. Seo, S.K. Kim, E.T. Zellers, and K. Kurabayashi, “Microfabricated Integrated Sampler-Injector (MISI) for Micro Gas Chromatography,” Proc. the 24th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical System, MEMS 2011, Cancun, Mexico, January 23-27 (2011). PDF

Qiu, Z., Liu, Z., Rhee, C.H., Oldham, K., Kurabayashi, K., Wang, T.D., “Vertical cross-sectional imaging by handheld dual-axes confocal microscope, Proc. 2011 SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, January 25-27 (2011).

2010

L.L.W. Chow and K. Kurabayashi, “Understanding and Control of Unstable Contact Resistance in RF MEMS gold-gold direct contact switches,” Proc. the 23rd International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical
System
, MEMS 2010, Hong Kong, pp. 771-774, January 24-28 (2010). PDF

S.-J., Kim, S.M. Reidy, B.P. Block, K.D. Wise, E.T. Zellers, and K. Kurabayashi, “A low power, high-speed miniaturized thermal modulator for comprehensive 2D gas chromatography,” Proc. the 23rd International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical System, MEMS 2010, Hong Kong, pp. 124-127, January 24-28 (2010). PDF

2009

S.C. Truxal, N.T. Huang and K. Kurabayashi, “A Nano Grating Tunable MEMS Optical Filter for High-Speed On-Chip Multispectral Fluorescent Detection,” Proc. the 31st Annual International Conference of IEEE Engineering in
Medicine and Biology Society
, Minneapolis, MN, pp. 6693-6695, September 2-6 (2009). PDF

D.L. Peters K. Kurabayashi, P.Y. Papalambros, and A.G. Ulsoy, “Co-Design of a MEMS Actuator and Its Controller Using Frequency Constraint,” Proc. of the 1st Annual ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference,
Ann Arbor, MI, pp. 423-429 (2009).

2007

C.-T. Lin, E. Meyhofer, and K. Kurabayashi, “Statistical Models for Biomolecular Shuttles Gliding in Microfabricated Open Channels,” Proc. the 11th International Symposium on Micro Total Analysis Systems
(micro-TAS)
, Paris, France, pp. 1012-1015, October 7-11 (2007).

S.C. Truxal, Y.-C. Tung, and K. Kurabayashi, “A PDMS-on-Silicon Deformable Grating for Spectral Differentiation of Mixed Wavelength Signals,” Proc. Transducers’ 07, vol. 1, pp. 1087-1090, Lyon, France, June 10-14 (2007).

S. Schrader, S.C. Turxal, and K. Kurabayashi, “Mechanically Tunable Photonic Crystal,” Proc. ISOT 2007 International Symposium on Optomechatronic Technologies, Lausanne, Switzerland, vol. 6717, No. C7170, October 8-10 (2007).

S.C. Truxal, Y.-C. Tung, and K. Kurabayashi, “MEMS Tunable Polymer Grating for Advantageous Spectroscopic Measurements,” Proc. ISOT 2007 International Symposium on Optomechatronic Technologies,
Lausanne, Switzerland, vol. 6715, No. 67150F, October 8-10 (2007).

2006

Y.-C. Tung and K. Kurabayashi, “A Single-Layer Multiple Degree-of-Freedom PDMS-on-Silicon Dynamic Focus Micro-lens,” Proc. the 19h IEEE Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, Istanbul, Turkey,
pp. 838-841, Jan. 22 – 26 (2006).

2005

L.L.-W. Chow, Z. Wang, B.D. Jensen, K. Saitou, J.L. Volakis, and K. Kurabayashi, “Skin Effect Aggregated Heating in RF MEMS Suspended Structures,” Proc. 2005 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, Long Beach,
CA, pp. 2143-2146, June 11-17 (2005).

Y.-C., Tung, S.C. Truxal, and K. Kurabayashi, “Multi-Scale Soft-Lithographic Lift-Off and Grafting (MS-SLLOG) Process for Active Polymer Nanophotonic Device Fabrication,” Proceedings of SPIE International Symposium on Optomechatronic Technologies (ISOT), Sapporo, Japan, vol. 6050, No. 605002, December 5-7 (2005)

Y.-C. Tung and K. Kurabayashi, “A Nanoimprinted Strain-Induced Reconfigurable Polymer Micro-Optical Grating,” Proc. 18h IEEE Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, Miami Beach, FL, pp. 243-246, Jan. 30 – Feb.3 (2005).

2004

Y.-C. Tung, and K. Kurabayashi, “Multi-axis single-layer PDMS-on-silicon micro optical reflector,” Proc. SPIE Optomechatronic Micro/Nano Components, Devices, and Systems (Y. Katagiri Ed.), vol. 5604, pp. 126-135, , 2004. (Best Student Paper Award)

A. Frost, C.-T. Lin, E. Meyhofer, and K. Kurabayashi, “Electrically Tunable, Reprogrammable Protein Patterning Using Fluorocarbon Polymer-Coated Electrode Patterns,” Proc. the 8th International Symposium on Micro Total Analysis Systems (micro-TAS), Malmo, Sweden, pp. 112-114, Sept. 26-30 (2004).

Z. Wang, B. Jensen, L. Chow, J. Volakis, K. Saitou, and K. Kurabayashi, “A preconditioner for hybrid matrices arising in RF MEMS switch analysis,” Proc. 2004 IEEE Antenna and Propagation Society International Symposium,
Monterey, CA, Ontario, vol. 3, pp2847-2850, June 20-25 (2004).

B.D. Jensen, K. Huwang, L. Chow, K. Saitou, J.L. Volakis, and K. Kurabayashi, “Asperity Heating for Repair of Metal Contact RF MEMS Switches,” Proc. IEEE International Microwave Symposium, MTT-S, Fort Worth, Texas,
pp. 1939-1942, June 6-11, (2004).

H. Khalkhali and K. Kurabayashi, “Micromachined thermosyphon for on-chip cooling of high-power INPHBT circuits,” Proc. ITHERM 2004, Las Vegas, NV, vol. 2, pp. 736-737, June 1-4 (2004).

B.D. Jensen, L.W. Chow, R.F. Webbink, K. Saitou, J.L. Volakis, and K. Kurabayashi, “Force Dependence of RF MEMS Switch Contact Heating,” Proc .the 17th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical
Systems
, Maastricht, The Netherlands, pp. 137-140, Jan. 25-29 (2004).

2003

B.D. Jensen, Z. Wang, L. Chow, K. Saitou, K. Kurabayashi, and J.L. Volakis, “Integrated electrothermal modeling of RF MEMS switches for improved power handling capability,” Proc. 2003 IEEE Topical Conference on Wireless Communication Technology, Honolulu, HI, pp. 10-11, October 15-17 (2003).

T.S. Kim, H.K. Nanjundaswamy, C.-T. Lin, S. Lakamper, L.J. Cheng, D. Hoff, E.F. Hasselbrink, L.J. Guo, K. Kurabayashi, A.J. Hunt, and E. Meyhofer, Biomolecular Motors as Novel Prime Movers for Micro-TAS: Microfabrication and Materials Issues,” Proc. the 7th International Symposium on Micro Total Analysis Systems
(micro-TAS)
, vol. 1, pp. 33-36, Squaw Valley, CA, Oct. 5-9 (2003).

A.H. Tkaczyk, D. Huh, J.H. Bahng, Y. Chang, H.H. WSei, K. Kurabayashi, J.B. Grotberg, C.J. Kim, and S. Takayama, “Fluidic Switching of High-Speed Air-Liquid Two-Phase Flows Using Electrowetting-on-Dielectric,” Proc. the 7th International Symposium on Micro Total Analysis Systems (micro-TAS), Squaw Valley, CA, vol. 1, pp. 461-464, Oct. 5-9 (2003).

Z. Wang, B. Jensen, J. Volakis, K. Saitou, and K. Kurabayashi, “Analysis of RF-MEMS switches using finite element-boundary integration with moment method,” Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Antenna and Propagation Society, vol. 2, pp. 173-176, June 22-27 (2003).

B.D. Jensen, K. Saitou, J.L. Volakis, and K. Kurabayashi, “Impact of Skin Effect on Thermal behavior of RF MEMS Switches,” Proc. 6th ASME-JSME Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, Kohala Coast,
Hawaii, March 16-20 (2003).

2002

Y.-C. Tung, C.-T. Lin, K. Kurabayashi, and S.J. Skerlos, “High Fidelity and Low Cost Detection of Mulit-Color Fluorescence from Biological Cells in a Micro Integrated Flow Cytometer (MIFC) with Disposable Observation Cell,” Proc. the 6th International Symposium on Micro Total Analysis Systems (micro-TAS), Nara, Japan, Nov., 3-7 (2002).

J.L. Bull, A.J. Hunt, E.F. Hasselbrink, L.J. Guo, K. Kurabayashi, and E. Meyhofer, “A computational model of a novel biomolecular microfluidics pump,” Proc. the 24th Annual Conference of the IEEE Biomedical Engineering
Society, Joint EMBS/BMES Conference
, Houston, TX, vol. 3, pp. 1826-1827, October 23-26 (2002).

W.Y. Liu, S. Mohammadi, L.P.B. Katehi, H. Khalkhali, and K. Kurabayashi, “Polymer micro-heat-pipe for InP/InGaAs technologies,” Proc. The 10th International Symposium on Electron Devices for Microwave
and Optoelectronic Applications
, Univ. Manchester Inst. Sci. & Technol., Manchester, England, pp. 143 – 148, Nov. 18-19 (2002).

2001

D. Huh, Y.-C. Tung, J.B. Grotberg, S. Skerlos, K. Kurabayashi, and S. Takayama, “Air-Liquid Two-Phase Microfluidic System for Low-Cost, Low-Volume, and Low-Power Micro Flow Cytometer,” Proc. the 5th International Symposium on Micro Total Analysis Systems (micro-TAS), pp. 468 – 470, Monterey, CA, October 21-25 (2001).

M. Parkinson, B.D. Jensen, and K. Kurabayashi, “Force/Displacement Multiplication Micromechanism for MEMS,” Proc. the ASME Design Automation Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, Sept. 10-12
(2001).

M. Martin, K. Kurabayashi, and I.D. Boyd, “Measurement of Lift and Drag on MEMS Scale Airfoils in Slip Flow,” Proc. the ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 29 – June 1 (2001).

Patents

1.B.D. Jensen, M. Farina, and K. Kurabayashi, “High-Performance Fully-Compliant Micro-Mechanisms for Force/Displacement Amplification,” U.S. Patent #6,748,818, June 2004.

2.K. Kurabayashi, Y.-C. Tung, C.-T. Lin, S. Takayama, and S.J. Skelos, “Flow Cytometers and Detection System of Lesser Size,” U.S. Patent #7,105,366, September 2006.

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