Multidisciplinary Engineering Micro-Systems Group
 Mechanical Engineering: University of Colorado at Boulder
 

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Peer-reviewed Journal Publications - Published        

  1. N. T. Eigenfeld, J.M. Gray, J.J. Brown, G.D. Skidmore, S.M. George, and V.M. Bright, “Ultra-thin 3D nano-devices from atomic layer deposition on polyimide,”Advanced Materials, published online 1 Apr. 2014.
  2. J.C. Weber, P.T. Blanchard, A.W. Sanders, A. Imtiaz, T.M. Wallis, K.J. Coakley, K.A. Bertness, P. Kabos, N. Sanford, and V.M. Bright, “Gallium nitride nanowire probe for near-field scanning microwave microscopy,” Applied Physics Letters, published online 15 Jan. 2014, vol. 104, 023113 (2014), 4 pages, DOI: 10.1063/1.4861862.
  3. X. Liu, J.W. Suk, N.G. Boddeti, L. Cantley, L. Wang, J. Gray, H.J. Hall, V.M. Bright, C.T. Rogers, M.L. Dunn, R.S. Ruoff, and J.S. Bunch, “Large arrays and properties of 3-terminal graphene nanoelectromechanical switches,” Advanced Materials, published online 12 Dec. 2013.
  4. J.J Brown, R.A. Hall, P.E. Kladitis, S.M. George, and V.M. Bright, “Molecular layer deposition on carbon nanotubes,” ACS Nano, vol. 7, no. 9, pp. 7812-7823, 2013.
  5. R.D. Niederriter, A.M. Watson, R.N. Zahreddine, C.J. Cogswell, R.H. Cormack, V.M. Bright, and J.T. Gopinath, “Electrowetting lenses for compensating phase and curvature distortion in arrayed laser systems,” Applied Optics, vol. 52, no. 14, pp. 3172-3177, 10 May 2013.
  6. M.D. Brubaker, P.T. Blanchard, J.B. Schlager, A.W. Sanders, A.M. Herrero, A. Roshko, S.M. Duff, T.E. Harvey, V.M. Bright, N.A. Sanford, and K.A. Bertness, “Toward discrete axial p-n junction nanowire light-emitting diodes grown by plasma-assisted molecular beam epitaxy,” J. of Electronic Materials, vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 868-874, 2013.
  7. H.J. Hall, A. Rahafrooz, J.J. Brown, V.M. Bright, and S. Pourkamali, “I-Shaped thermally actuated VHF resonators with submicron components,” Sensors & Actuators A: Phys., vol. A195, pp. 160-166, 2013.
  8. M.D. Brubaker, P.T. Blanchard, J.B. Schlager, A.W. Sanders, A. Roshko, S.M. Duff, J.M. Gray, V.M. Bright, N.A. Sanford, and K.A. Bertness, “On-chip optical interconnects made with gallium nitride nanowires,” Nano Letters, vol. 13, pp. 374-377, 16 Jan. 2013.
  9. R. Lewis, C. Coolidge, P. Schroeder, V.M. Bright, Y.C. Lee, “Fabrication, assembly, and testing of a MEMS-enabled micro gas compressor for a 4:1 pressure ratio,” Sensors & Actuators A: Phys., vol. A190, pp. 84-89, 2013.
  10. C. Oshman, Q. Li, L. Liew, R. Yang, V.M. Bright, and Y.C. Lee, “Flat flexible polymer heat pipes,” J. Micromech. Microeng., 23 (2013) 015001 (6pp).
  11. J.T. Gopinath, V.M. Bright, C.C. Cogswell, R.D. Niederriter, A. Watson, R. Zahreddine, and R.H. Cormack, “Simulation of electrowetting lens and prism arrays for wavefront compensation,” Applied Optics, vol. 51, no. 27, pp. 6618-6623, Sept. 2012.
  12. J.R. Montague, K.A. Bertness, N.A. Sanford, V.M. Bright, and C.T. Rogers, “Temperature-dependent mechanical-resonance frequencies and damping in ensembles of gallium nitride nanowires,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 101, 173101(2012); doi: 10.1063/1.4761946.
  13. A.I. Baca, J.J. Brown, K.A. Bertness, and V.M. Bright, “Controlled dielectrophoretic nanowire self-assembly using atomic layer deposition and suspended microfabricated electrodes,” Nanotechnology, 23 (2012) 245301 (11pp).
  14. J.C. Weber, J.B. Schlager, N.A. Sanford, A. Imtiaz, T.M. Wallis, L.M. Mansfield, K.J. Coakley, K.A. Bertness, P. Kabos, and V.M. Bright, “A near-field scanning microwave microscope for characterization of inhomogeneous photovoltaics,” Review Scientific Instruments, vol. 83, pp. 083702-1 – 083702-7, 2012.
  15. C. Oshman, Q. Li, L. Liew, R. Yang, Y.C. Lee, V.M. Bright, D.J. Sharar, N.R. Jankowski, and B.C. Morgan, “Thermal performance of a flat polymer heat pipe heat spreader under high acceleration,” J. Micromech. Microeng., 22 (2012) 045018 (12pp).
  16. J.J. Brown, D.A. Dikin, R.S. Ruoff, and V.M. Bright, “Interchangeable stage and probe mechanisms for microscale universal mechanical tester,” IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 458-466, April 2012.
  17. M.J. Simon, V.M. Bright, R. Radebaugh, and Y.C. Lee, “An analytical model for a piezoelectric axially driven membrane microcompressor for optimum scaled down design,” Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 134, pp. 011006-1 – 011006-12, Jan. 2012.
  18. W.R. Altman, J. Moreland, S.E. Russek, B.W. Han, V.M. Bright, “Controlled transport of superparamagnetic beads with spin-valves,” Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 99, pp. 143703 – 143703-3, Oct. 2011.
  19. K.D. Cobry, V.M. Bright, A.R. Greenberg, “Integrated electrolytic sensors for monitoring of concentration polarization during nanofiltration,” Sensors&Actuators B:Chem.,vol.160,pp.730-739, 2011.
  20. M.D. Brubaker, I. Levin, A.V. Davydov, D.M. Rourke, N.A. Sanford, V.M. Bright, and K.A. Bertness, “Effect of AlN buffer layer properties on the morphology and polarity of GaN nanowires grown by molecular beam epitaxy,” J. Applied Physics, vol. 110, pp. 053506 - 053506-7, Sep. 2011.
  21. S.W. Hoch, J.R. Montague, V.M. Bright, C.T. Rogers, K.A. Bertness, J.D. Teufel, and K.W. Lehnert, “Non-contact and all electrical method for monitoring the motion of semiconducting nanowires,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 99, pp. 053101 – 053101-3, Aug. 2011.
  22. K.D. Cobry, Z. Yuan, J. Gilron, V.M. Bright, W.B. Krantz, and A.R. Greenberg, “Comprehensive experimental studies of early-stage membrane scaling during nanofiltration,” Desalination, vol. 283, pp. 40-51, 2011.
  23. C. Oshman, Bo Shi, C. Li, R. Yang, Y.C. Lee, G.P. Peterson, and V.M. Bright, “The development of polymer-based flat heat pipes (PFHP),” IEEE/ASME J. of Microelectromech. Systems, vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 410-417, April 2011.
  24. J.E. Trevey, J. Wang, C.M. DeLuca, K.K. Maute, M.L. Dunn, Se-Hee Lee, and V.M. Bright, “Nanostructured silicon electrodes for solid-state 3-D rechargeable lithium batteries,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 167, pp. 139-145, 2011.
  1. J.J. Brown, A.I. Baca, K.A. Bertness, D.A. Dikin, R.S. Ruoff, V.M. Bright, “Tensile measurement of single crystal GaN nanowires on MEMS test stages,” Sens. Actuators A: Phys., vol. 166, pp. 177-186, 2011.
  2. J.R. Montague, M. Dalberth, J.M. Gray, D. Seghete, K.A. Bertness, S.M. George, V.M. Bright, C.T. Rogers, and N.A. Sanford, “Analysis of high-Q, gallium nitride nanowire resonators in response to deposited thin films,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 165, pp. 59-65, 2011.
  3. Ho-Chiao Chuang, E.A. Salim, V. Vuletic, D.Z. Anderson, V.M. Bright, “Multi-layer atom chips for atom tunneling experiments near the chip surface,” Sensors & Actuators A: Physical, vol.165, pp. 101-106, 2011.
  4. B.D. Davidson, D. Seghete, S.M. George, and V.M. Bright, “ALD tungsten NEMS switches and tunneling devices,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 166, pp. 269-276, 2011.
  5. W.R. Altman, J. Moreland, S.E. Russek, V.M. Bright, “Optimization of spin-valve parameters for magnetic bead trapping and manipulation,” J. Magnetism & Magnetic Materials,vol. 322, pp. 3236-3239, Nov. 2010.
  6. T. Helbling, C. Hierold, C. Roman, L. Durrer, M. Mattmann, and V.M. Bright, “Long term investigations of carbon nanotube transistors encapsulated by atomic-layer-deposited Al2O3 for sensor applications,” Nanotechnology, vol. 20, 434010 (10pp), 2009.
  7. Y.J. Chang, J.M. Gray, A. Imtiaz, D. Seghete, T.M. Wallis, S.M. George, P. Kabos, C.T. Rogers, and V.M. Bright, “Micromachined resonators of high Q-factor based on atomic layer deposited alumina,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. A-154, pp. 229-237, 2009.
  8. J.J. Brown, J.W. Suk, G. Singh, A.I. Baca, D.A. Dikin, R.S. Ruoff, and V.M. Bright, “Microsystem for nanofiber electromechanical measurements,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. A-155, pp. 1-7, 2009.
  9. D. Seghete, B.D. Davidson, R.A.P. Hall, Y.J. Chang, V.M. Bright, and S.M. George, “Sacrificial layers for air gaps in NEMS using alucone molecular layer deposition,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. A-155, pp. 8-15, 2009.
  10. A.D. Laws, Y.J. Chang, V.M. Bright, and Y.C. Lee,  “Thermal conduction switch for thermal management of chip scale atomic clocks,” J. of Electronic Packaging, vol. 130, pp. 021011-1 – 021011-6, June 2008.
  11. H.C. Chuang, R. Jiménez-Martínez, S. Braun, D.Z. Anderson, and V.M. Bright, “Tunable external cavity diode laser using a micromachined silicon flexure and a volume holographic reflection grating for applications in atomic optics,” J. of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, MOEMS, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 021010-1 – 021010-13, Apr.-Jun. 2008.
  12. L.L. Liu, O.M. Mukdadi, M.K. Tripp, C.F. Herrmann, J.R. Hertzberg, S.M. George, V.M. Bright, and R. Shandas, “Atomic layer deposition for fabricating capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducers: Initial characterization,” Sensors and Materials, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 015-034, 2008.
  13. H.C. Chuang, D.Z. Anderson, V.M. Bright, “The fabrication of through-wafer interconnects in silicon substrates for ultra-high-vacuum atom-optics cells,” J. Micromech. Microeng., v.18-4, 10 pp., Apr. 2008.
  14. R. Ramadoss, S. Lee, Y.C. Lee, V.M. Bright, K.C. Gupta, “MEMS capacitive series switch fabricated using PCB technology,” Int. J. of RF & Microwave Computer Aided Eng., v.17-4, pp. 387-397, July 2007.
  15. Y.-J. Chang, K.D. Cobry, C.A. Wilson, S.M. George, and V.M. Bright, “Atomic Layer Deposited Films for Micro- and Nano-scale Electro-Mechanical Systems,” ECS Transactions, 3 (15), pp. 207-218, 2007.
  16. Y.-J. Chang, K. Mohseni, V.M. Bright, “Fabrication of tapered SU-8 structure and effect of sidewall angle for a variable focus microlens using EWOD,” Sensors & Actuators A:Physical,136,pp.546-553, 2007.
  17. C.F. Herrmann, F.W. DelRio, D.C. Miller, S.M. George, V.M. Bright, J.L. Ebel, R.E. Strawser, R. Cortez, and K.D. Leedy, “Alternative dielectric films for RF MEMS capacitive switches deposited using atomic layer deposited Al2O3/ZnO alloys,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 135, pp. 262-272, 2007.
  18. R.E. Strawser, K.D. Leedy, R. Cortez, J.L. Ebel, S.R. Dooley, C.F. Herrmann, V.M. Bright, “Influence of metal stress on RF MEMS capacitive switches,” Sensors & Actuators A:Physical, 134, pp. 600-605, 2007.
  19. P.J. Bell, N. Hoivik, R.A. Saravanan, N. Ehsan, V.M. Bright, and Z. Popovic, “Flip-chip assembled air-suspended inductors,” IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 148-154, Feb. 2007.
  20. R. Ramadoss, S. Lee, Y.C. Lee, V.M. Bright, and K.C. Gupta, “RF-MEMS capacitive switches fabricated using printed circuit processing techniques,” IEEE/ASME J. of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 1595-1604, Dec. 2006.
  21. M.K. Tripp, C. Stampfer, D.C. Miller, T. Helbling, C.F. Herrmann, C. Hierold, K. Gall, S. George, and V.M. Bright, “The mechanical properties of atomic layer deposited alumina for use in micro- and nano-electromechanical systems,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 130-131, pp. 419-429, 2006.
  22. Jungen A., C. Stampfer, J. Hoetzel, V.M. Bright, C. Hierold, “Process integration of carbon nanotubes into microelectromechanical systems,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 130-131, pp. 588-594, 2006.
  23. Z.Zhang, V.M. Bright, and A.R. Greenberg, “Use of capacitive microsensors and ultrasonic time-domain reflectometry for in-situ quantification of concentration polarization and membrane fouling in pressure-driven membrane filtration,” Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, vol. 117, pp. 323-331, 2006.
  24. C.R. Stoldt and V.M. Bright, “Ultra-thin film encapsulation processes for micro-electro-mechanical devices and systems,” J. of Physics D: Applied Physics, IOP, vol. 39 (2006) R163-R170. Topical Review Paper. Top 3% IOP downloaded article in 2006.
  25. C. Stampfer, T. Helbling, D. Obergfell, B. Schoberle, M. K. Tripp, A. Jungen, S. Roth, V.M. Bright, C. Hierold, “Fabrication of single-walled carbon nanotube based pressure sensors,” Nano Letters, 6 (2), 233-237, 2006.
  26. H. Ye, O. Nilsen, V.M. Bright, and D.Z. Anderson, “Holographic chemical vapor sensor,” Optics Letters, vol. 30, No. 12, pp. 1467-1469, June 2005.
  27. Y-J. Wang, D. Z. Anderson, V.M. Bright, E. A. Cornell, Q. Diot, T. Kishimoto, M. Prentiss, R. A. Saravanan, S. R. Segal, and S. Wu, “An atom Michelson interferometer on a chip using a Bose-Einstein condensate,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 94 (9): Art. No. 090405 MAR 11 2005.
  28. C.F. Herrmann, F.W. DelRio, V.M. Bright, and S.M. George, “Conformal hydrophobic coatings prepared using atomic layer deposition seed layers and non-chlorinated hydrophobic precursors,” J. of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 15, pp. 984-992, 2005.
  29. R.J. Linderman, O. Nilsen, V.M. Bright, “Electromechanical and fluidic evaluation of the resonant micro fan gas pump and aerosol collector,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 118/1, pp. 162-170, 2005.
  30. S. Du, M. Squires, Y. Imai, L.Czaia, R.A.Saravanan, V.M. Bright, J.Reichel, T.W.Hänsch, D.Z. Anderson, “Atom chip Bose-Einstein condensation in a portable vacuum cell,” Phys. Rev. A, 70, 053606/1-4 (2004).
  31. P.E. Kladitis, V.M. Bright, and J.P. Kharoufeh, “Uncertainty in manufacture and assembly of multiple- joint solder self-assembled microelectromechanical systems (MEMS),” J. of Manufacturing Processes: Special Issue on Multiscale Fabrication/Integration, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 32-50, 2004.
  32. S. Lee, R. Ramadoss, M. Buck, V.M. Bright, K.C. Gupta, Y.C. Lee, “Reliability testing of flexible printed circuit-based RF MEMS capacitance switches,” Microelectronics Reliability, vol. 44, pp. 245-250, 2004.
  33. R.A. Saravanan, L. A. Liew, V.M. Bright and R. Raj, "Integration of ceramics research with the development of a microsystem," J. American Ceramic Society, vol. 86, no. 7, pp. 1217, July 2003.
  34. Li-Anne Liew, V.M. Bright, R. Raj, “A novel micro glow plug fabricated from polymer-derived ceramics: in situ measurement of high-temperature properties and application to ultrahigh-temperature ignition,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 104, pp. 246-262, 2003.
  35. P. Bell, N. Hoivik, V.M. Bright, and Z. Popovic, “A frequency tunable half-wave resonator using a MEMS variable capacitor,” Microelectronics International, vol. 20, no.1, 2003, pp. 21-25.
  36. R.R.A. Syms, E.M. Yeatman, V.M. Bright, G.M. Whitesides, “Surface tension-powered self-assembly of microstructures – the state of the art,” IEEE/ASME J. of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 12, No. 4, Aug. 2003, pp. 1-31.
  37. H. Zhang, A. Laws, K.C. Gupta, Y.C. Lee, and V.M. Bright, “MEMS variable-capacitor phase shifters: Part I – Loaded-Line Phase Shifter,” Int. J. of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, Issue 13(4), pp. 321-337, July 2003.
  38. H. Zhang, A. Laws, K.C. Gupta, Y.C. Lee, and V.M. Bright, “MEMS variable-capacitor phase shifters: Part II – Reflection-Type Phase Shifter,” Int. J. of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, Issue 13(5), pp.415-425, September 2003.
  39. R. Ramadoss, S. Lee, Y.C. Lee, V.M. Bright, and K.C. Gupta, “Fabrication,  assembly, and testing of RF MEMS capacitive switches using flexible printed circuit technology,” IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging, A Special Section on MEMS/NEMS Packaging, vol. 26, No. 3, Aug. 2003, pp. 248-254.
  40. J. Zhang, Y.C. Lee, A. Tuantranont, and V.M. Bright, “Thermal analysis of micromirrors for high-energy applications,” IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging, A Special Section on MEMS/NEMS Packaging, vol. 26, No. 3, Aug. 2003, pp. 310-317.
  41. J. Zhang, Z. Zhang, Y.C. Lee, V.M. Bright, J. Neff, “Design and investigation of multi-level digitally positioned micromirror for open-loop controlled applications,” Sensors and Actuators, Vol. A-103, pp. 271-283, 2003.
  42. Li-A. Liew, R.A. Saravanan, V.M. Bright, M.L. Dunn, J.W. Daily, R. Raj, “Processing and characterization of silicon carbon-nitride ceramics: application of electrical properties towards MEMS thermal actuators,” Sensors and Actuators, Vol. A-103, pp. 171-181, 2003.
  43. N.D. Hoivik, J.W. Elam, R.J. Linderman, V.M. Bright, S.M. George, and Y.C. Lee, “Atomic layer deposited protective coatings for micro-electromechanical systems,” Sensors and Actuators, Vol. A-103, pp. 100-108, 2003.
  44. K. Ishikawa, J. Zhang, A. Tuantranont, V.M. Bright and Y.C. Lee, “An integrated micro-optical system for VCSEL-to-fiber active alignment,” Sensors and Actuators, Vol. A-103, pp. 109-115, 2003.
  45. B. McCarthy, V.M. Bright, and J.A. Neff, “A multi-component solder self-assembled micromirror,” Sensors and Actuators, Vol. A-103, pp. 187-193, 2003.
  46. M.L. Dunn, Y. Zhang, and V.M. Bright, “Deformation and structural stability of layered plate microstructures subjected to thermal loading,” IEEE/ASME J. of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 372-384, Aug. 2002.
  47. A.Tuantranont and V. M. Bright, “Segmented silicon-micromachined microelectromechanical deformable mirrors for adaptive optics,” IEEE J. on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol. 8, no. 1, Jan./Feb. 2002. Invited Paper.
  48. Y. Liu, L.A. Liew, R. Luo, L. An, M.L. Dunn, V.M. Bright, J.W. Daily, and R. Raj, “Application of microforging to SiCN MEMS fabrication,” Sensors and Actuators, Vol. A-95, pp. 143-151, 2002.
  49. L.A.Liew, Y.Liu, R.Luo, T.Cross, L.An, V.M. Bright, M.L. Dunn, J.W.Daily, R. Raj, “Fabrication of SiCN MEMS by photopolymerization of pre-ceramic polymer,” Sensors & Actuators, A-95, pp. 120-134, 2002.
  50. M.A. Michalicek and V.M. Bright, “Flip-chip fabrication of advanced micromirror arrays,” Sensors and Actuators, Vol. A-95, pp. 152-167, 2002.
  51. R.J. Linderman, P.E. Kladitis, V.M. Bright, “Development of the micro rotary fan”, Sensors and Actuators, Vol. A-95, pp. 135-142, 2002.
  52. R.J. Linderman and V.M. Bright, “Nanometer precision positioning robots utilizing optimized scratch drive actuators,” Sensors and Actuators, vol. A-91, pp. 292-300, 2001.
  53. Tuantranont A., V.M. Bright, J. Zhang, W. Zhang, J.A. Neff, and Y.C. Lee, “Optical beam steering using MEMS-controllable microlens array,” Sensors and Actuators, vol. A-91, pp. 363-372, 2001.
  54. Z. Feng, H. Zhang, K.C. Gupta, W. Zhang, V.M. Bright, Y.C. Lee, “MEMS-based series and shunt variable capacitors for microwave and millimeter-wave frequencies,” Sensors and Actuators, vol. A-91, pp. 256-265, 2001.
  55. L. Liew, W. Zhang, V.M. Bright, L. An, M.L. Dunn, and R. Raj, "Fabrication of SiCN ceramic MEMS using injectable polymer-precursor technique," Sensors and Actuators, vol. A-89, pp. 64-70, 2001.
  56. Tuantranont A., Li-A. Liew, V.M. Bright, W. Zhang, and Y.C. Lee, “Phase-only micromirror array fabricated by standard CMOS process,” Sensors and Actuators, vol. A-89, pp. 124-134, 2001.
  57. D.C. Miller, W. Zhang, V.M. Bright, “Micromachined, flip-chip assembled, actuatable contacts for use in high density interconnection in electronics packaging,” Sensors and Actuators, A-89, pp. 76-87, 2001.
  58. J.T. Butler and V.M. Bright, “An embedded overlay concept for microsystems packaging,” IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging, Special Section on Microsystems Design and Packaging, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 617-622, Nov. 2000.
  59. Li-A. Liew, A. Tuantranont, and V.M. Bright, “Modeling of thermal actuation in a bulk-micromachined CMOS micromirror,” Microelectronics Journal, vol. 31, pp. 791-801, 2000.
  60. K. F. Harsh, B. Su, W. Zhang, V. M. Bright, and Y. C. Lee, “The realization and design considerations of a flip-chip integrated MEMS tunable capacitor,” Sensors and Actuators, vol. A-80, pp. 108-118, 2000.
  61. P.E. Kladitis and V.M. Bright, “Prototype microrobots for micro-positioning and micro-unmanned vehicles,” Sensors and Actuators, vol. A-80, pp. 132-137, 2000.
  62. K.F. Harsh, V.M. Bright, and Y.C. Lee, “Solder self-assembly for three-dimensional microelectromechanical systems,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 77, pp. 237-244, 1999.
  63. M. C. Roggemann, V.M. Bright, B. M. Welsh, W. D. Cowan, and M. Lee, “Micro-electro-mechanical deformable mirrors for aberration control in optical systems”, Optical and Quantum Electronics, vol. 31, pp. 451-468, 1999.
  64. W.D. Cowan, M.K. Lee, B.M. Welsh, V.M. Bright, and M.C. Roggemann, “Surface micromachined segmented mirrors for adaptive optics,” IEEE J. of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Special Issue on Micro-Opto-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MOEMS), vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 90-101, Jan./Feb. 1999.
  65. J. T. Butler, V. M. Bright, and R. J. Saia, “Investigation of MEMS packaging using multichip module foundries,” Sensors and Materials, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 87-104, 1999.
  66. J.T. Butler, V.M. Bright, P.B. Chu, and R.J. Saia, “Adapting multichip module foundries for MEMS packaging,” Int. J. Microcircuits & Electron. Packaging, 21, No-2, pp. 212-218, 1998. INVITED PAPER.
  67. W.D. Cowan, M.K. Lee, B.M. Welsh, V.M. Bright, and M.C. Roggemann, “Optical phase modulation using a refractive lenslet array and microelectromechanical deformable mirror,” Optical Engineering, Vol. 37, No. 12, pp. 3237-3247, Dec. 1998.
  68. J.T. Butler, V.M. Bright, and W.D. Cowan, “Average power control and positioning of polysilicon thermal actuators,” Sensors and Actuators: A. Physical, vol. 72/1, pp. 88-97, 8 Jan. 1999.
  69. J.T. Butler, W.D. Cowan, D.M. Burns, V.M. Bright, and J.R. Reid, “Automated assembly of micro-electro-mechanical systems,” Int. J. of Advanced Manufacturing Systems, vol.1, issue 2, pp. 135-148, 1998.
  70. D.M. Burns and V.M. Bright, “Optical power induced damage to microelectromechanical mirrors,” Sensors and Actuators, vol. A-70, No. 1-2, pp. 6-14, 1 Oct. 1998.
  71. J.T. Butler, V.M. Bright, and J.H. Comtois, “Multichip module packaging of microelectromechanical systems,” Sensors and Actuators, vol. A-70, pp. 15-22, 1998.
  72. J.R. Reid, V.M. Bright, and J.T. Butler, “Automated assembly of flip-up micromirrors,” Sensors and Actuators, vol. A-66, No. 1-3, pp. 292-298, 1 April 1998.
  73. M.K. Lee, W.D. Cowan, B.M. Welsh, V.M. Bright, and M.C. Roggemann, “Aberration-correction results from a segmented microelectromechanical deformable mirror and a refractive lenslet array,” Optics Letters, vol. 23, no. 8, pp. 645-647, April 15, 1998.
  74. J.R. Reid, V.M. Bright, and J.A. Kosinski, “A micromachined vibration isolation system for reducing the vibration sensitivity of surface transverse wave resonators,” IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 528-534, March 1998.
  75. D.M. Burns and V.M. Bright, “Development of microelectromechanical variable blaze gratings,” Sensors and Actuators, vol. A-64, pp. 7-15, 1998.
  76. J.H. Comtois and V.M. Bright, “Applications for surface micromachined polysilicon thermal actuators and arrays,” Sensors and Actuators, vol. A 58, pp. 19-25, 1997.
  77. M.C. Roggemann, V.M. Bright, B.M. Welsh, S.R. Hick, P.C. Roberts, W.D. Cowan, and J.H. Comtois, “Use of micro-electro mechanical deformable mirrors to control aberrations in optical systems: theoretical and experimental results,” Optical Engineering, vol. 36, pp. 1326-1338, May 1997.
  78. V.M. Bright, E.S. Kolesar, and D.M. Sowders, “Reflection characteristics of porous silicon surfaces,” Optical Engineering, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 1088-1093, April 1997.
  79. V.M. Bright, J.H. Comtois, J.R. Reid, and D.E. Sene, “Surface micromachined micro-opto-electro-mechanical systems,” Special Issue of IEICE Trans. Electron.: Micromachine Technology, vol. E80-C, no. 2, pp. 206-213, 2 Feb. 1997. INVITED PAPER.
  80. E.S. Kolesar, V.M. Bright, and D.M. Sowders, “Optical reflectance reduction of textured silicon surfaces coated with an antireflective thin film,” Thin Solid Films, vol. 290-291, pp. 23-29, 1996.  R.F. BUNSHAH BEST PAPER AWARD, 1996 INT. CONF. METALLURGICAL COATINGS & THIN FILMS.
  81. D.E. Sene, V.M. Bright, J.H. Comtois, and J.W. Grantham, “Polysilicon micromechanical gratings for optical modulation,” Sensors and Actuators, vol. A-57, pp. 145-151, 1996.
  82. K.G. Merkel, V.M. Bright, C.L.A. Cerny, F.L. Schuermeyer, J.S. Solomon, R.A. Kaspi, “Beryllium ion implantation in GaAsSb epilayers on InP,” J. of Applied Physics, vol. 79, pp. 699-709, 15 Jan. 1996.
  83. K.G. Merkel, C.L.A. Cerny, V.M. Bright, F.L. Schuermeyer, T. Monahan, R.T. Lareau, R. Kaspi, and A.K. Rai, “Improved p-channel InAlAs/GaAsSb HIGFET using Ti/Pt/Au ohmic contacts to beryllium implanted GaAsSb,” Solid-State Electronics, vol. 39, pp. 179-191, 1996. INVITED REVIEW PAPER.
  84. E.S. Kolesar, V.M. Bright, and D.M. Sowders, “Mid-infrared (2.5≤l≤12.5 mm) optical absorption enhancement of textured silicon surfaces coated with an antireflective thin film,” Thin Solid Films, vol. 270, pp. 10-15, 1995.
  85. K.G. Merkel, V.M. Bright, M.A. Marciniak, C.L.A. Cerny, and M.O. Manasreh, “Temperature dependence of the direct band gap energy and donor-acceptor transition energies in Be-doped GaAsSb lattice matched to InP,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 65, pp. 2442-2444, Nov. 7, 1994.
  86. K.G. Merkel, V.M. Bright, S.N. Schauer, L.M. Casas, “Electrical and structural properties of GeMoW ohmic contact to an In0.5Ga0.5As cap layer on n-type GaAs,” J. Electron. Mats., 23, pp.991-996, Sep. 1994.
  87. K.G. Merkel, V.M. Bright, S.N. Schauer, and J. Barrette, “Thermally stable WTiAu nonalloyed ohmic contacts on In0.5Ga0.5As for GaAs/AlGaAs heterojunction bipolar transistor applications,” Materials Science and Engineering B, Vol. B25, pp. 175-178, July 1994.
  88. K.G. Merkel, V.M. Bright, C.I. Huang, G.J. Trombley, and G.D. Robinson, “Comparison of Al and TiPtAu metallizations on a GaAs MESFET with GeMoW ohmic contacts,” Electron. Letts.,29,pp.1012-1013, 1993.
  89. K.G. Merkel, V.M. Bright, S.N. Schauer, C.I. Huang, G.D. Robinson, “GeMoW refractory ohmic contacts to n-type GaAs with In0.5Ga0.5As cap layer,” Electronics Letters, vol. 29, pp. 480-481, March 4, 1993.
  90. V.M. Bright, Y. Kim, and W.D. Hunt, “Study of surface acoustic waves on the {110} plane of gallium arsenide,” J. of Applied Physics, vol. 71, pp. 597-605, Jan. 15, 1992.
  91. V.M. Bright and W.D. Hunt, “Analysis of Bleustein-Gulyaev wave propagation under thin periodic metal electrodes,” J. of Applied Physics, vol. 70, pp. 594-602, July 15, 1991.
  92. V.M. Bright and W.D. Hunt, “Light diffraction by Bleustein-Gulyaev surface acoustic waves in piezoelectric cubic crystals,” J. of Applied Physics, vol. 68, pp. 1985-1992, Sept. 1, 1990.
  93. V.M. Bright and W.D. Hunt, “Acousto-optic interactions between optical waves and Bleustein-Gulyaev surface acoustic waves in gallium arsenide and other piezoelectric cubic crystals,” J. of Applied Physics, vol. 67, pp. 654-662, January 15, 1990.
  94. V.M. Bright and W.D. Hunt, “Bleustein-Gulyaev waves in gallium arsenide and other piezoelectric cubic crystals,” J. of Applied Physics, vol. 66, pp. 1556-1564, Aug. 15, 1989.

Peer-reviewed Journal Publications - In Press

  1. Y. Wang, R. Lewis, R. Radebaugh, M.-H. Lin, V.M. Bright, and Y.C. Lee, “A monolithic polyimide micro cryogenic cooler: design, fabrication and test,” accepted to IEEE J. Microelectromechanical Systems, accepted 12 Jan. 2014.

Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings - Published

  1. H.J. Hall, L. Wang, J.S. Bunch, S. Pourkamali, and V.M. Bright, “Optical control and tuning of thermal-piezoresistive self-sustained oscillators,” to appear in Proc. 27th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2014), 26-30 Jan., San Francisco, USA, 2014.
  2. H.J. Hall, D.E. Walker, L. Wang, R.C. Fitch, J.S. Bunch, S. Pourkamali, and V.M. Bright, “Mode selection behavior of VHF thermal-piezoresistive self-sustained oscillators,” Proc. 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers’13), Barcelona, Spain, IEEE Press, pp. 1392-1395, 16-20 June 2013.
  3. J.J. Brown, T.M. Wallis, P. Kabos, K.A. Bertness, N. Sanford, and V.M. Bright, “Radio-frequency and DC electrical characterization on a modular MEMS mechanical test platform for nanomaterials,” Proc. 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers’13), Barcelona, Spain, IEEE Press, pp. 948-951, 16-20 June 2013.
  4. J.J. Brown, M. Muoth, C. Hierold, and V.M. Bright, “Carbon nanotube in situ TEM large strain and chiral angle analysis enabled by modular coupon and MEMS test platform system,” Proc. 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers’13), Barcelona, Spain, IEEE Press, pp. 944-947, 16-20 June 2013.
  5. H.J. Hall, A. Rahafrooz, J.J. Brown, V.M. Bright, and S. Pourkamali, “Thermally actuated I-shaped electromechanical VHF resonators,” Proc. IEEE 25th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, pp. 737-740, 29 Jan. - 2 Feb., Paris, France, 2012.
  6. J.R. Montague, K.A. Bertness, N.A. Sanford, V.M. Bright, and C.T. Rogers, “Capacitive readout technique for studies of dissipation in GaN nanowire mechanical resonators,” Proc. ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, paper number: IMECE2011-65420, 5 pages, Nov. 2011, Denver, CO.
  7. C. Oshman, Q. Li, Li-A. Liew, R. Yang, Y.C. Lee, and V.M. Bright, “Flat polymer heat spreader with high aspect ratio micro hybrid wick operating under adverse gravity,” Proc. ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, paper number: IMECE2011-64264, 6 pages, Nov. 2011, Denver, CO.
  8. H.J. Hall, B.D. Davidson, S.M. George, and V.M. Bright, “ALD enabled nickel MEMS switches for digital logic,” Proc. ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, paper number: IMECE2011-63763, 9 pages, Nov. 2011, Denver, CO.
  9. Q. Li, W. Wang, C. Oshman, B. Latour, C. Li, V.M. Bright, Y.C. Lee, and R. Yang, “Enhanced pool boiling performance on micro-, nano-, and hybrid-structured surfaces,” Proc. ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, paper number: IMECE2011-64921, 8 pages, Nov. 2011, Denver, CO.
  10. W.R. Altman, J. Moreland, S.E. Russek, B.W. Han, and V.M. Bright, “Microfluidic transport and sensing of functionalized superparamagnetic beads with integrated spin-valves,” MicroTAS 2011 - 15th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, pp. 470-472, Seattle, Washington, Oct. 2-6, 2011.
  11. J.J. Brown, A.I. Baca, K.A. Bertness, and V.M. Bright, “ALD for reliable nanowire self-assembly on microfabricated electrodes,” Technologies for Future Micro-Nano Manufacturing Workshop, pp. 21-24, Napa, California, Aug. 8-10, 2011.
  12. B.D. Davidson, S.M. George, and V.M. Bright, “Atomic layer deposition tungsten nano-electro-mechanical transistors,” Proc. 23rd IEEE Int. Conf. on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2010), pp. 424-427, Jan. 24 – 28, 2010, Hong Kong, China.
  13. J. Wang, J. Trevey, Se-Hee Lee, and V.M. Bright, “All-solid-state 3-D rechargeable lithium batteries with silicon rod structured electrode,” Proc. Hilton Head Workshop 2010:
    A Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop
    , pp. 443-446,  6-10 June 2010, Hilton Head Island, SC.
  14. H.C. Chuang, E.A. Salim, V. Vuletic, D.Z. Anderson, and V.M. Bright, “Fabrication and process characterization of atom transistor chips,” Proc. 15th Int. Conf. on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers’09), pp. 1305-1308, Denver, CO, USA, June 21-25, 2009.
  15. C.J. Oshman, B. Shi, C. Li, R.G. Yang, Y.C. Lee, and V.M. Bright, “Fabrication and testing of a flat polymer micro heat pipe,” Proc. 15th Int. Conf. on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers’09), pp. 1999-2002, Denver, CO, USA, June 21-25, 2009.
  16. J.R. Montague, D. Seghete, K.A. Bertness, N.A. Sanford, S.M. George, V.M. Bright, and C.T. Rogers, “High-Q, gallium nitride nanowire-ALD composite mechanical resonators,” Proc. 15th Int. Conf. on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers’09), pp. 1437-1440, Denver, CO, USA, June 21-25, 2009.
  17. B.D. Davidson, Y.J. Chang, D. Seghete, S.M. George, and V.M. Bright, “Atomic layer deposition tungsten NEMS via a novel top-down approach,” Proc. 22nd IEEE Int. Conf. on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2009), pp. 120-123, Jan. 25 – 29, 2009, Sorrento, Italy.
  18. J.J. Brown, A.I. Baca, and V.M. Bright, “Tensile measurement of a single crystal gallium nitride nanowire,” Proc. 22nd IEEE Int. Conf. on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2009), pp. 642-645, Jan. 25 – 29, 2009, Sorrento, Italy.
  19. T. Helbling, L. Durrer, C. Roman, V.M. Bright and C. Hierold, “Zero level packaging and long term stability of carbon nanotube-based transistors in pressure sensors,” Proc. EUROSENSORS XXII, pp. 652-655, Dresden, Germany, Sept. 7-10, 2008. KEYNOTE PAPER.
  20. H.C. (Rick) Chuang, D.Z. Anderson, and V.M. Bright, “Fabrication of atom trapping chips with feedthrough interconnects for applications in atom optics,” Proc. Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop, pp. 212-215, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 1-5, 2008.
  21. J.J. Brown, J.W. Suk, G. Singh, D.A. Dikin, R.S. Ruoff, and V.M. Bright, “Microsystem for electromechanical measurements of carbon nanofiber loading and failure,” Proc. Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop, pp. 182-185, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 1-5, 2008.
  22. D. Seghete, Y.J. Chang, B. Davidson, V.M. Bright, and S.M. George, “Synthesis and characterization of hybrid organic-inorganic thin films via atomic layer deposition for MEMS/NEMS,” Proc. Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop, pp. 244-247, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 1-5, 2008.
  23. Y.J. Chang, K. Cobry, and V.M. Bright, “Atomic layer deposited alumina for micromachined resonators,” Proc. 21st IEEE Int. Conf. on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2008), Jan. 13 – 17, 2008, Tucson, Arizona, USA, pp. 387-390.
  24. H.C. Chuang, R. Jimenez-Martinez, S. Braun, D.Z. Anderson, and V.M. Bright, “A micromachined silicon flexure for tunable external cavity diode laser,” Proc. 2007 ASME Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2007), Nov. 11-15, 2007, Seattle, WA. Paper IMECE2007-41052 (8 pages).
  25. H.C. Chuang, T.K. Hakala, D.Z. Anderson, and V.M. Bright, “Fabrication of feedthrough atom trapping chips for atomic optics,” Proc. 14th Int. Conf. on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers’07), pp. 2059-2062, Lyon, France, June 10-14, 2007.
  26. A.D. Laws, Y.J. Chang, V.M. Bright, and Y.C. Lee, “Thermal conduction switch for thermal management of chip scale atomic clocks,” Proc. 2006 ASME IMECE MEMS Symposium, Chicago, IL, Nov. 5-10, 2006.
  27. A.Laws, Y.J. Chang, V.M. Bright and Y. C. Lee, “Heat switch for low power thermal management of chip scale atomic clocks,” Proc. of the EUROSENSORS XX, Goteborg, Sweden, Sept. 17-20, 2006.
  28. Y.J. Chang, V.M. Bright, E. Schonbrun, K. Mohseni, “A variable focus microlens using EWOD on a tapered SU-8 structure,” Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop, Technical Digest, pp. 256-259, 2006. Hilton Head Island, SC, June 4-8, 2006.
  29. Z. Zhang, V.M. Bright, and A.R. Greenberg, “Development of capacitive microsensors to characterize concentration polarization,” Proc. ICOM2005: Int. Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processes, Aug. 21-26, 2005, Seoul, Korea.
  30. B. McCarthy, V.M. Bright, and M.L. Dunn, “Deformable, electromagnetic, coil actuation for sensor systems,” Proc. IEEE Sensors 2005, Irvine, CA, Oct. 31- Nov. 3, 2005.
  31. M.K. Tripp, C. Stampfer, C.F. Herrmann, C. Hierold, S. George, and V.M. Bright, “Low stress atomic layer deposited alumina for nano electro mechanical systems,” Proc. 13th Int. Conf. on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers’05), Seoul, Korea, June 5-9, 2005, pp. 851-854.
  32. Z. Zhang, V.M. Bright, and A.R. Greenberg, “Use of capacitive microsensors for concentration polarization characterization in pressure-driven crossflow membrane filtration,” Proc. 13th Int. Conf. on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems, Seoul, Korea, June 5-9, 2005, pp. 1836-1839.
  33. R. Ramadoss, S. Lee, Y. C. Lee, V. M. Bright, and K. C. Gupta,Flexible polyimide film based high isolation RF MEMS switches fabricated using printed circuit processing techniques,” 18th IEEE Int. Conf. on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, Jan. 30 – Feb. 3, 2005, Miami Beach, Florida, USA, pp. 179-182.
  34. A.B. Hartman, P. Rice, D.S. Finch, G.D. Skidmore, and V.M. Bright, “Force-deflection characterization of individual carbon nanotubes attached to MEMS devices,” Proc. 17th IEEE Int. Conf. on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, pp. 426-429, Jan. 25-29, 2004, Maastricht, Netherlands.
  35. C.F. Herrmann, F.W. DelRio, V.M. Bright, and S.M. George, “Hydrophobic coatings using atomic layer deposition and non-chlorinated precursors,” Proc. 17th IEEE Int. Conf. on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, pp. 653-656, Jan. 25-29, 2004, Maastricht, Netherlands.
  36. M.K. Tripp, C.F. Herrmann, V.M. Bright, and S.M. George, “Ultra-thin multilayer nanomembranes for short wavelength deformable optics,” Proc. 17th IEEE Int. Conf. on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, pp. 77-80, Jan. 25-29, 2004, Maastricht, Netherlands.
  37. R.J. Linderman, O. Nilsen, and V.M. Bright, “The resonant micro fan gas pump for active breathing microchannels,” Proc. 12th Int. Conf. on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems: Transducers 2003, pp. 1923-1926, Boston, MA.
  38. D.Z. Anderson, V.M. Bright, L. Czaia, S. Du, S. Frader-Thompson, B. McCarthy, and M. Squires, “Atom optics on a chip,” Proc.  16th IEEE Int. Conf. on MicroElectroMechanical Systems, 19-23 Jan. 2003, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 210-214.
  39. B. McCarthy, V.M. Bright, J.A. Neff, “A solder self-assembled torsional micromirror array,” Proc. 16th IEEE Int. Conf. on MicroElectroMechanical Systems, 19-23 Jan. 2003, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 215-218.
  40. Li-A. Liew, V.M. Bright, and R. Raj, “A novel micromachined glow plug for ultrahigh temperature ignition applications,” Technical Digest 2002 Solid-State Sensor, Actuator, and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 2-6, 2002, pp. 243-246.
  41. J. Zhang, Y.C. Lee, V.M. Bright, and J. Neff, “Digitally positioned micromirror for open-loop controlled applications,” Proc. 15th IEEE International Conference on MicroElectroMechanical Systems, 20-24 Jan. 2002, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, pp. 536-539.
  42. B. McCarthy, V.M. Bright, and J.A. Neff, “A solder self-assembled large angular displacement torsional electrostatic micromirror,” Proc. 15th IEEE International Conference on MicroElectroMechanical Systems, 20-24 Jan. 2002, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, pp. 499-502.
  43. K. Ishikawa, J. Zhang, A. Tuantranont, V.M. Bright, and Y.C. Lee, “An integrated micro-optical system for laser-to-fiber active alignment,” Proc. 15th IEEE International Conference on MicroElectroMechanical Systems, 20-24 Jan. 2002, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, pp. 491-494.
  44. N. Hoivik, J. Elam, R. Linderman, V.M. Bright, S. George, Y.C. Lee, “Atomic layer deposition of conformal dielectric and protective coatings for released micro-electromechanical devices,” Proc. 15th IEEE Int. Conf. MicroElectroMechanical Systems, 20-24 Jan 2002, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, pp. 455-458.
  45. T. cross, Li-A. Liew, V.M. Bright, M.L. Dunn, J.W. Daily, and R. Raj, “Fabrication process for ultra high aspect ratio polysilazane-derived MEMS,” Proc. 15th IEEE International Conference on MicroElectroMechanical Systems, 20-24 Jan. 2002, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, pp. 172-175.
  46. Li-A. Liew, V.M. Bright, M.L. Dunn, J.W. Daily, and R. Raj, “Development of SiCN ceramic thermal actuators,” Proc. 15th IEEE Int. Conf. on MicroElectroMechanical Systems, 20-24 Jan. 2002, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, pp. 590-593.   
  47. R.J. Linderman, S. Sett, and V.M. Bright, “The resonant micro fan for fluidic transport, mixing and particle filtering,” Proc. 2001 ASME Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 11-16, 2001, New York, NY. Paper IMECE2001/MEMS-23868.
  48. Li-A. Liew, T. Cross, V.M. Bright, R. Raj, “Fabrication of novel polysilazane MEMS structures by microcasting,” Proc. 2001 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 11-16, 2001, New York, NY. Paper IMECE2001/MEMS-23920.
  49. M.A. Michalicek and V.M. Bright, “Flip-chip fabrication of advanced MEMS using a novel latching off-chip hinge mechanism,” Proc. 2001 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 11-16, 2001, New York, NY. Paper IMECE2001/MEMS-23808.
  50. C. Wang, R. Ramadoss, S. Lee, K.C. Gupta, V.M. Bright, and Y.C. Lee, “Flexible circuit-based RF MEMS switches,” Proc. 2001 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 11-16, 2001, New York, NY. Paper IMECE2001/MEMS-23907.
  51. M.A. Michalicek and V.M. Bright, “Flip-Chip Fabrication of Advanced Micromirror Arrays,” Proc. 14th Int. Conf. on Micro Electromechanical Systems, pp. 313-316, Interlaken, Switzerland, Jan 21-25, 2001.
  52. Y. Liu, L.A. Liew, R. Luo, L. An, V.M. Bright, M.L. Dunn, J.W. Daily, and R. Raj, “Fabrication of SiCN MEMS structures using microforged molds,” Proc. 14th Int. Conf. on Micro Electromechanical Systems, pp. 118-121, Interlaken, Switzerland, Jan 21-25, 2001.
  53. L.A. Liew, R. Luo, Y. Liu, W. Zhang, L. An, V.M. Bright, M.L. Dunn, J.W. Daily, and R. Raj, “Fabrication of multi-layered SiCN ceramic MEMS using photo-polymerization of precursor,” Proc. 14th Int. Conf. on Micro Electromechanical Systems, pp. 86-89, Interlaken, Switzerland, Jan 21-25, 2001.
  54. P.E. Kladitis, R.J. Linderman, and V.M. Bright, “Solder self-assembled micro axial flow fan driven by a scratch drive actuator rotary motor,” Proc. 14th IEEE Int. Conf. on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, pp. 598-601, 21-25 Jan. 2001, Interlaken, Switzerland.
  55. M.L. Dunn, Y. Zhang, V.M. Bright,Deformation and stability of gold/polysilicon layered MEMS plate structures subjected to thermal loading,” Mechanical Properties of Structural Films, ASTM STP 1413, C. Muhlstein and S. B. Brown, Eds., Symp. on Mechanical Properties of Structural Films, Nov. 15-16, 2000, Orlando, Fl. American Society for Testing and Materials, West Conshohocken, PA. Published May 2001.
  56. P.E. Kladitis and V.M. Bright, “Novel resistive point heater for MEMS remote solder self-assembly,” Proc. 2000 ASME IMECE MEMS Symposium, MEMS-Vol. 2, pp. 161-167, Orlando, FL, Nov. 5-10, 2000.
  57. M.L. Dunn, Y. Zhang, and V.M. Bright, “Linear and geometrically nonlinear behavior of metal/polysilicon plate microstructures subjected to temperature changes,” Proc. 2000 ASME IMECE MEMS Symposium, MEMS-Vol. 2, pp. 207-213, Orlando, FL, Nov. 5-10, 2000.
  58. Tuantranont A., V.M. Bright, J. Zhang, W. Zhang, J. Neff, and Y. C. Lee, “MEMS-controllable microlens array for beam steering and precision alignment in optical interconnect systems”, Technical Digest 2000 Solid-State Sensor and Actuator Workshop, June 4-8, 2000, Hilton Head Island, SC, pp. 101-104, 2000.
  59. Z. Feng, H. Zhang, W. Zhang, B. Su, K.C. Gupta, V.M. Bright, and Y.C. Lee, “MEMS-based variable capacitor for millimeter-wave applications,” Technical Digest 2000 Solid-State Sensor and Actuator Workshop, June 4-8, 2000, Hilton Head Island, SC, pp. 255-258, 2000.
  60. R.J. Linderman and V.M. Bright, "Optimized scratch drive actuator for tethered nanometer positioning of chip-sized components," Technical Digest 2000 Solid-State Sensor and Actuator Workshop, June 4-8, 2000, Hilton Head Island, SC, pp. 214-217, 2000.
  61. L. An, V. M. Bright, W. Zhang, M. L. Dunn, and R. Raj, “Development of injectable polymer-derived ceramics for high temperature MEMS”, Proc. 13th Annual International IEEE Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2000), pp. 619-623, Jan.23-27, 2000, Miyazaki, Japan.
  62. D. Miller, W. Zhang, V.M. Bright, “Microrelay packaging technology using flip-chip assembly”, Proc. 13th Int. IEEE Conf. on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2000), pp. 265-270, Jan.23-27, 2000, Miyazaki, Japan.
  63. A. Tuantranont, V.M. Bright, L. Liew, W. Zhang, and Y.C. Lee, “Smart phase-only micromirror array fabricated by standard CMOS process”, Proc. 13th Annual International IEEE Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2000), pp. 455-460, Jan.23-27, 2000, Miyazaki, Japan.
  64. M. L. Dunn, Ya. Zhang, J. Roy, P. E. W. Labossiere, and V. M. Bright, “Nonlinear deformation of multilayer MEMS structures,” Proc. 1999 ASME IMECE MEMS Symp., MEMS-Vol. 1, pp. 75-79, Nashville, TN, Nov. 1999.
  65. P.E. Kladitis, K.F. Harsh, V.M. Bright, and Y. C. Lee, “Three-dimensional modeling of solder shape for the design of solder self-assembled micro-electro-mechanical systems,” Proc. 1999 ASME IMECE MEMS Symposium, MEMS-Vol. 1, pp. 11-18, Nashville, TN, Nov. 1999.
  66. P.E. Kladitis, V.M. Bright, K.F. Harsh, and Y.C. Lee  “Prototype microrobots for micro positioning in a manufacturing process and micro unmanned vehicles,” Technical Digest of 12th IEEE International Conference on MicroElectroMechanical Systems – MEMS ’99, pp. 570-575, 17-21 Jan. 1999, Orlando, FL.
  67. K.F. Harsh, W. Zhang, V.M. Bright, Z. Feng, K.C. Gupta and Y.C. Lee,  “Flip-chip assembly for Si-based RF MEMS,” Technical Digest of 12th IEEE International Conference on MicroElectroMechanical Systems – MEMS ’99, pp. 273-278, 17-21 January 1999, Orlando, FL.
  68. J.T. Butler and V.M. Bright, “Electrothermal and fabrication modeling of polysilicon thermal actuators,” Proc.1998 ASME Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, DSC-Vol. 66, pp. 571-576, Anaheim, CA, Nov. 15-20, 1998.
  69. C.K. Ghaddar, J. van Kuijk, J.R. Gilbert, W.D. Cowan, J.T. Butler, and V.M. Bright, “Simulation and design of electro-thermally actuated MEMS devices: The AFIT piston micromirror,” Proc.1998 ASME Intnl. Mech. Eng. Congress and Exposition, DSC-Vol. 66, pp. 293-298, Anaheim, CA, Nov. 15-20, 1998.
  70. D.M. Burns and V.M. Bright, “Micro-electro-mechanical focusing mirror,” Proc. 11th IEEE International Workshop on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, Heidelberg, Germany, 25-29 Jan. 1998, pp. 460-465.
  71. D. M. Burns and V. M. Bright, “Investigation of the maximum optical power rating for a micro-electro-mechanical device,” Digest of Technical Papers, vol. 1, pp. 335-338, 1997 International Conference on Solid-State Sensors and Actuators (Transducers’97), Chicago, IL, June 16-19, 1997.
  72. J.R. Reid, V.M. Bright, and J.H. Comtois, “Automated assembly of flip-up micromirrors,” Digest of Technical Papers, vol. 1, pp. 347-350, 1997 Int. Conf. on Solid-State Sensors and Actuators (Transducers’97), Chicago, IL, June 16-19, 1997.
  73. J. T. Butler, V. M. Bright, and J. H. Comtois, “Advanced multichip module packaging of microelectromechanical systems,” Digest of Technical Papers, vol. 1, pp. 261-264, 1997 International Conference on Solid-State Sensors and Actuators (Transducers’97), Chicago, IL, June 16-19, 1997.
  74. D.M. Burns and V. M. Bright, “Micro-electro-mechanical variable blaze gratings,” Proc. 10th Annual International IEEE Workshop on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, pp. 55-60, 1997.
  75. J.H. Comtois and V.M. Bright, “Surface micromachined polysilicon thermal actuator arrays and applications,” Technical Digest 1996 Solid-State Sensor and Actuator Workshop, pp. 174-177, 2-6 June 1996, Hilton Head Island, SC.
  76. D.E. Sene, J.W. Grantham, V.M. Bright, and J.H. Comtois, “Development and characterization of micro-mechanical gratings for optical modulation,” Proc. 9th Int. IEEE Workshop on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, pp. 222-227, 1996.

Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings - In Press

  1. C.(Rick) Chuang, E.A. Salim, V. Vuletic, D.Z. Anderson, and V.M. Bright, “Fabrication and process characterization of atom transistor chips,” accepted to the 15th Int. Conf. on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers’09), Denver, CO, USA, June 21-25, 2009.
  2. C. Oshman, B. Shi, C. Li, R.G. Yang, Y.C. Lee, and V.M. Bright, “Fabrication and testing of a flat polymer micro heat pipe,” accepted to the 15th Int. Conf. on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers’09), Denver, CO, USA, June 21-25, 2009.
  3. J.R. Montague, D. Seghete, K.A. Bertness, N.A. Sanford, S. George, V.M. Bright, C.T. Rogers, “High-Q, gallium nitride nanowire-ALD composite mechanical resonators,” accepted to the 15th Int. Conf. on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers’09), Denver, CO, USA, June 21-25, 2009.

Papers at Professional Meetings - Published

  1. J.C. Weber, K.A. Bertness, J.B. Schlager, N.A. Sanford, A. Imtiaz, T.M. Wallis, P. Kabos, K.J. Coakley, V.M. Bright, and L.M. Mansfield, “Microwave near-field probes for photovoltaic applications,” PVSC, Best Student Paper Award, 2011.
  2. R. Lewis, Y. Wang, J. Cooper, M. Lin, V.M. Bright, P. Bradley, R. Radebaugh, M. Huber, and Y.C. Lee, “Micro Cryogenic Coolers for IR Imaging,” Infrared Technology and Applications XXXVII, SPIE, vol. 8012-75, 10 pp., 25-29 Apr. 2011, Orlando, FL, USA.
  3. M.J. Simon, C. Deluca, Y.C. Lee, V.M. Bright, P.E. Bradley, and R. Radebaugh, “Development of a piezoelectric microcompressor for a Joule-Thomson Microcryocooler,” 15th Int. Cryocooler Conf., June 9-12, 2008, Long Beach, CA, USA.
  4. Y.-J. Chang, K. Cobry, C. Wilson, S.M. George, and V.M. Bright, “Atomic layer deposited films for micro- and nano-scale electro-mechanical systems,” ECS Transactions – Cancun” Volume 3, “Atomic Layer Deposition Applications 2,” 2007. Invited Paper.
  5. Y.J. Chang, K. Mohseni, V.M. Bright, “A tunable microlens using electrowetting on SU-8,” 2nd International Conference on Transport Phenomena in Micro and Nanodevices, 11-15 June 2006, Barga, Italy.
  6. Laws A., R.Y.J. Chang, V.M. Bright, and Y.C. Lee, “Thermal management for chip-scale atomic clocks,” Proceedings of IPACK2005, ASME InterPACK’05, July 17-22, 2005, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  7. M.K. Tripp, F. Fabreguette, C. F. Herrmann, S.M. George, and V.M. Bright, “Multilayer coating method for X-Ray reflectivity enhancement of polysilicon micro-mirrors at 1.54Å wavelength,” Proc. SPIE: Micromachining Technology for Microoptics and Nanooptics III, vol. 5720, pp. 241-251, 25-27 Jan. 2005, San Jose, CA, USA.
  8. C.F. Herrmann, F.W. DelRio, S.M. George, V.M. Bright, “Properties of atomic layer deposited Al2O3/ZnO dielectric films grown at low-temperature for RF MEMS,” Proc. SPIE: Micromachining and Microfabrication Process Technology X, vol. 5715, pp. 159-166, 26-27 Jan. 2005, San Jose, CA, USA.
  9. S. Du, M. B. Squires, L. Czaia, R. A. Saravanan, Y. Imai, J. Reichel, T. W. Hansch, V. M. Bright, and D. Z. Anderson, “Atom chip Bose-Einstein condensation in a portable vacuum cell,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/QELS 2004), San Francisco, CA, May 16-21, page IPDA1, 2004.
  10. Q. Diot, Y. Wang, D. Z. Anderson, E.A. Cornell, R. A. Saravanan, V. M. Bright, and M. Prentiss, “Optical beamsplitter integrated on a magnetic atom chip,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/QELS 2004), San Francisco, CA, May 16-21, page IME1, 2004.
  11. Y. J. Chang, S. Lee, A. Brannon, A. D. Laws, J. Breitbarth, Z. Popovic, V. M. Bright and Y.C. Lee, “MEMS and packaging for chip-scale atomic clocks,” Proc. IMAPS Conf. and Exhibition on Ceramic Interconnect Technology (IMAPS 2004), pp. 121-126, Denver, CO, Apr. 26-28, 2004.
  12. F.W. DelRio, C.F. Herrmann, N. Hoivik, S.M. George, V.M. Bright, J.L. Ebel, R.E. Strawser, R. Cortez and K.D. Leedy, “Atomic layer deposition of Al2O3/ZnO nano-scale films for gold RF MEMS”, 2004 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest, Fort Worth, Texas, June 2004, pp. 1923-1926.
  13. A.Tuantranont and V.M. Bright, “Micromachined thermal multimorph actuators fabricated by bulk-etched MUMPs process,” Technical Proceedings of the 2004 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show (Nanotech 2004), March 7-11, 2004, Boston, MA, USA, Vol. 1, pp. 347-350.
  14. A.Tuantranont, T. Lomas, and V.M. Bright, “Micromachined piezoresistive tactile sensor array fabricated by bulk-etched MUMPs process,” Technical Proceedings of the 2004 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show (Nanotech 2004), March 7-11, 2004, Boston, MA, USA, Vol. 1, pp. 351-354.
  15. Z.Zhang, V.M. Bright, and A.R. Greenberg, "Use of capacitive microsensors to study concentration polarization and fouling in a flat sheet cross-flow NF membrane module," pages 292-293, 15th Annual Meeting of the North American Membrane Society, June 26-30, 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
  16. L.L. Liu, O.M. Mukdadi, J.R. Hertzberg, H.B. Kim, V.M. Bright, and R.Shandas, “Atomic layer deposition for fabricating capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducers: initial characterization,” Proc. 2004 IEEE Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, April 15-18 2004, Arlington, Virginia. pp. 512-515, 2004.
  17. Li-Anne Liew, V.M. Bright, and R. Raj, “Fabrication of thin film-like SiCN ceramic MEMS from the polymer-precursor route,” 2nd IEEE International Conf. on Sensors, Toronto, Canada, Oct. 22-24, 2003.
  18. P.J. Bell, N. Hoivik, V.M. Bright, and Z. Popovic, “A micromachined flip-chip inductor for use in a micro bias-tee,” Government Microcircuit Applications and Critical Technology Conference (GOMAC), Tampa, FL, March 31-April 3, 2003. http://www.gomactech.net/index.html
  19. S. Pajic, P.J. Bell, N. Hoivik, V.M. Bright, and Z. Popovic, “High-efficiency X-band power amplifiers and spatial combiners with impedance tuners using MEMS inductors and variable capacitors,” Government Microcircuit Applications and Critical Technology Conference (GOMAC), Tampa, FL, March 31-April 3, 2003. http://www.gomactech.net/index.html
  20. N. Hoivik, F. Faheem, H.S. Park, F.H. Fabreguette, K.C. Gupta, V.M. Bright, S.M. George, and Y.C. Lee, “Design, packaging and reliability of foundry-based RF MEMS,” Government Microcircuit Applications and Critical Technology Conference (GOMAC), Tampa, FL, March 31-April 3, 2003.
  21. R. Ramadoss, S. Lee, K.C. Gupta, V.M. Bright, and Y.C. Lee, “Flexible circuit-based RF MEMS,” Government Microcircuit Appl. & Critical Tech. Conf. (GOMAC), Tampa, FL, Mar. 31-April 3, 2003.
  22. Tuantranont A., T. Lomas, and V.M. Bright, “MEMS mirror switch for multi-channel spectrophotometer,” Proc. IPACK03, International Electronic Packaging Technical Conference and Exhibition, July 6-11, 2003, Maui, Hawaii, USA. Paper No. IPACK2003-35329.
  23. N. Hoivik, J. Elam, S. George, K.C. Gupta, V.M. Bright, and Y.C. Lee, “Atomic layer deposition (ALD) technology for reliable RF MEMS,” 2002 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT 2002, 2-7 June 2002, Seattle, WA, 2002 IEEE MTT-S CDROM pp. 1229-1232.
  24. R.A. Saravanan, Li-Anne Liew, V.M. Bright, and R. Raj, “Silicon carbon-nitride ceramics – a high temperature semiconductor material for MEMS applications,” The 35th International Symposium on Microelectronics (IMAPS), 4-6 Sept. 2002, Denver, CO. Best Paper of Session Award.
  25. S. Lee, R. Ramadoss, V.M. Bright, K.C. Gupta, and Y.C. Lee, “Reliability testing of flexible circuit-based RF MEMS switches,” 35th Intnl. Symp. on Microelectronics (IMAPS), 4-6 Sept. 2002, Denver, CO.
  26. P. Bell, N. Hoivik, V.M. Bright, and Z. Popovic, “A frequency tunable half-wave resonator using a MEMS variable capacitor,” 35th Intnl. Symp. on Microelectronics (IMAPS), 4-6 Sept. 2002, Denver, CO.
  27. H. Zhang, V.M. Bright, Y.C. Lee, and K.C. Gupta, “Mechanical and electrical design of a novel RF MEMS switch for cryogenic applications,” 35th Intnl. Symp. on Microelectronics (IMAPS), 4-6 Sept. 2002, Denver, CO. Best Paper of Session Award. Best Student Paper Award.
  28. P.D.D. Schwindt, T. Kishimoto, Y.-Ju Wang, D.Z. Anderson, E.A. Cornell, S.A. Frader-Thompson, and V.M. Bright “Loading ultra cold atoms into an atom waveguide beam splitter,” CLEO/QELS, May 19-24, 2002, Long Beach, CA.
  29. R. Ramadoss, S. Lee, V.M.Bright, Y.C. Lee, and K.C. Gupta, “Polyimide film based RF MEMS capacitive switches,” 2002 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT 2002, 2-7 June 2002, Seattle, WA, 2002 IEEE MTT-S CDROM pp. 1233-1236.
  30. M.A. Michalicek and V.M. Bright, “Flip-chip fabrication of integrated micromirror arrays using a novel latching off-chip hinge mechanism,” Proc. SPIE Intnl. Symp. on Micromachining and Microfabrication – MOEMS and Miniaturized Systems II, SPIE Vol. 4561, pp. 209-220, 22-25 Oct. 2001, San Francisco, CA.
  31. M.A. Michalicek and V.M. Bright, “Development of advanced micromirror arrays by flip-chip assembly,” Proc. SPIE International Symposium on Micromachining and Microfabrication – MOEMS and Miniaturized Systems II, SPIE Vol. 4561, pp. 102-113, 22-25 Oct. 2001, San Francisco, CA.
  32. M.A. Michalicek and V.M. Bright, “Fabrication of five-level, ultra-planar micromirror arrays by flip-chip assembly,” Proc. SPIE International Symposium on Micromachining and Microfabrication – MOEMS and Miniaturized Systems II, SPIE Vol. 4561, pp. 293-304, 22-25 Oct. 2001, San Francisco, CA.
  33. D.C. Miller, M.L. Dunn, and V.M. Bright, “Thermally induced change in deformation of multimorph MEMS structures,” Proc. SPIE Intnl. Symp. on Micromachining and Microfabrication – Reliability, Testing, and Characterization of MEMS/MOEMS, SPIE Vol. 4558, pp. 32-44, 22-25 Oct. 2001, San Francisco, CA.
  34. J. Zhang, A. Tuantranont, V.M. Bright and Y. C. Lee, “Thermal management of micromirror arrays for high-energy applications,” Proc. IPACK2001, Paper No. IPACK2001-15550, The Pacific RIM/ASME Intnl. Electronic Packaging Technical Conference and Exhibition, July 8-13, 2001, Kauai, Hawaii, USA.
  35. J. Zhang, A. Tuantranont, N.Hoivik, W. Zhang, V.M. Bright and Y. C. Lee, “Flip chip transfer MEMS on a transparent substrate for optical applications,” Proc. IPACK2001, Paper No. IPACK2001-15625, Pacific RIM/ASME Intnl. Electronic Packaging Tech. Conf. and Exhibition, July 8-13, 2001, Kauai, Hawaii, USA.
  36. K. F. Harsh, V.M. Bright, Y.C. Lee, “Design optimization of surface micro-machined self-assembled MEMS structures,” Proc. IPACK2001, Paper No. IPACK2001-15866, The Pacific RIM/ASME International Electronic Packaging Technical Conference and Exhibition, July 8-13, 2001, Kauai, Hawaii.
  37. N. Hoivik, Y.C. Lee, and V.M. Bright, “Flip chip variable High-Q MEMS capacitor for RF applications,” Proc. IPACK2001, Paper No. IPACK2001-15545, The Pacific RIM/ASME International Electronic Packaging Technical Conference and Exhibition, July 8-13, 2001, Kauai, Hawaii, USA.
  38. N. Hoivik, M.A. Michalicek, Y.C. Lee, K.C. Gupta, and V.M. Bright, “Digitally controllable variable High-Q MEMS capacitor for RF applications,” 2001 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest, vol. 3, pp. 2115-2118, 20-25 May 2001, Phoenix, Arizona.
  39. L.A. Liew, Y. Liu, R. Luo, L. An, V.M. Bright, M.L. Dunn, J.W. Daily, and R. Raj, “Fabrication of a MEMS SiCN Pressure Sensor Using Photo-Polymerization,” Proc. 47th International Instrumentation Symposium, 6-10 May 2001, Denver, CO.
  40. T. Weyrauch, M.A. Vorontsov, T.G. Bifano, A. Tuantranont, V.M. Bright, J. Karpinsky, and J. Hammer, “Performance evaluation of micromachined mirror arrays for adaptive optics,” Proc. SPIE, Vol. 4124, pp. 32-41, 2000.
  41. Tuantranont A., Li-A. Liew, V.M. Bright, J. Zhang, W. Zhang, and Y.C. Lee, “Bulk-etched surface micromachined and flip-chip integrated micromirror array for infrared applications,” 2000 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS, Kauai, Hawaii, 21-24 Aug. 2000, pp. 71-72.
  42. Li-A. Liew and V.M. Bright, “Disposable CMOS catheter-tip pressure sensor for intracranial pressure measurement,” Proc. 1st Annual International IEEE-EMBS Special Topic Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology, Oct. 12-14, 2000, Lyon, France, pp. 130-135.
  43. K.F. Harsh, V.M. Bright and Y.C. Lee, “Study of micro-scale limits of solder self-assembly for MEMS,” Proc. 50th Electronic Components and Technology Conference, pp.1690-1695, May 21-24, 2000; Las Vegas, Nevada.
  44. K.F. Harsh, P.E. Kladitis, Y. Zhang, M.L. Dunn, V.M. Bright, and Y.C. Lee, “Tolerance study on solder self-assembled optical MEMS,” Proc. 2000 Micro-Opto-Electro-Mechanical Systems Conference – MOEMS 2000, Vol. 4075, pp. 173-184, Glasgow, Scotland, May 22-25, 2000.
  45. Y.C. Lee, V.M. Bright and K.C. Gupta, “Optical and RF MEMS devices for electronics circuits,” Proc. International Conference on High-Density Interconnect and Systems Packaging, Denver, Apr. 25-28, 2000.
  46. K.F. Harsh, P.E. Kladitis, M.A. Michalicek, J. Zhang, W. Zhang, A. Tuantranont, V.M. Bright, and Y. C. Lee, “Solder self-alignment for optical MEMS,” Proc. 12th Annual Meeting IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS’99), 8-11 Nov. 1999, San Francisco, CA. Invited Paper.
  47. M.A. Michalicek, W. Zhang, K.F. Harsh, V.M. Bright, and Y.C. Lee, “Micromirror arrays fabricated by flip-chip assembly,” Proc. SPIE 1999 Symposium on Micromachining and Microfabrication: Miniaturized Systems with Micro-optics and MEMS, Vol. 3878, pp. 68-79, Santa Clara, CA, Sept. 1999. Invited Paper.
  48. A.Tuantranont, V.M. Bright, W. Zhang, J. Zhang, and Y.C. Lee, “Self-aligned assembly of microlens arrays with micromirrors,” Proc. SPIE 1999 Symposium on Micromachining and Microfabrication: Miniaturized Systems with Micro-optics and MEMS, Vol. 3878, pp. 90-100, Santa Clara, CA, Sept. 1999.
  49. W. Zhang, K.F. Harsh, M.A. Michalicek, V.M. Bright, and Y.C. Lee, “Flip-chip assembly for RF and optical MEMS,” The ASME International, Intersociety Electronic & Photonic Packaging Conference & Exhibition (InterPACK’99), EEP-Vol. 26-1, Advances in Electronic Packaging, pp. 349-354, ASME, 1999.
  50. Z. Feng, W. Zhang, B.S. Su, K.F. Harsh, K.C. Gupta, V.M. Bright, and Y.C. Lee, "Design and modeling of RF MEMS tunable capacitors using electro-thermal actuators," Digest of 1999 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, pp. 1507-1510, Anaheim, California, June 1999.
  51. J. Zhang, V.M. Bright, and Y.C. Lee, “Thermal interaction between laser and micro-mirrors,” Tech. Digest, OSA: Spatial Light Modulators & Integrated Optoelectronic Arrays, pp.SWC2-1/11–SWC2-3/113, 1999.
  52. Tuantranont A., V.M. Bright, W. Zhang, and Y.C. Lee, “Flip chip integration of lenslet arrays on segmented deformable micromirrors,” Proc. SPIE: Design, Test, and Microfabrication of MEMS/MOEMS, vol. 3680, pp. 668-678, 1999.
  53. Tuantranont A., V.M. Bright, W. Zhang, Y.C. Lee, “Packaging of lenslet array on micromirrors,” Proc. SPIE’s Int. Symp. on Optoelectronics ‘99: Photonics Packaging and Integration, vol. 3631, San Jose, CA, 23-29 Jan. 1999.
  54. J.T. Butler, J.H. Comtois, and V.M. Bright, “Overlay multichip module packaging for high performance MEMS instruments,” Proc. 44th Int. Instrumentation Symp., Reno, Nevada, May 3-7, 1998, pp. 219-228.
  55. W.D. Cowan, M.K. Lee, V.M. Bright, B.M. Welsh, “Evaluation of microfabricated deformable mirror systems,” Proc. SPIE: Adaptive Optical System Technologies, vol. 3353, pp. 790-804, Kona, Hawaii, 20-28 March 1998.
  56. W.D. Cowan, V.M. Bright, M.K. Lee, J.H. Comtois, and M.A. Michalicek,” Design and testing of polysilicon surface-micromachined piston micromirror arrays,” Proc. SPIE: Spatial Light Modulators, vol. 3292, pp. 60-70, 1998.
  57. J.G. Bouchard, V.M. Bright, and D.M. Burns, “Techniques and applications for integrating a semiconductor laser on a micromachined die,” Proc. SPIE: Micro-Optics Integration and Assemblies, vol. 3289, pp. 163-170, 1998.
  58. J.T. Butler, V.M. Bright, P.B. Chu, and R.J. Saia, “Adapting multichip module foundries for MEMS packaging,” Proc. International Conference and Exhibition on Multichip Modules and High Density Packaging - MCM’98, Denver, CO, April 15-17, 1998, pp. 106-111. Best Paper of Session Award. Best Paper of Conference Award.
  59. W.D. Cowan, V.M. Bright, A.A. Elvin, and D.A. Koester, “Modeling of stress-induced curvature in surface-micromachined devices,” Proc. SPIE: Microlithography and Metrology in Micromachining III, vol. 3225, pp. 56-67, 1997. Invited Paper.
  60. J.T. Butler, V.M. Bright, and W.D. Cowan, “SPICE modeling of polysilicon thermal actuators,” Proc. SPIE: Micromachined Devices and Components III, vol. 3224, pp. 284-293, 1997.
  61. J.T. Butler, V.M. Bright, R.J. Saia, and J.H. Comtois, “Extension of high density interconnect multichip module technology for MEMS packaging,” Proc. SPIE: Micromachined Devices and Components III, vol. 3224, pp. 169-177, 1997.
  62. D.M. Burns and V.M. Bright, “Non-linear flexures for stable deflection of an electrostatically actuated micromirror,” Proc. SPIE: Microelectronic Structures and MEMS for Optical Processing III, vol. 3226, pp. 125-136, 1997.
  63. D.M. Burns and V.M. Bright, “Design and performance of a double hot arm polysilicon thermal actuator,” Proc. SPIE: Micromachined Devices and Components III, vol. 3224, pp. 296-306, 1997.
  64. W.D. Cowan, V.M. Bright, and G.C. Dalton “Measuring frequency response of surface-micromachined resonators,”  SPIE: Microlithography and Metrology in Micromachining III, vol. 3225, pp. 32-43, 1997.
  65. W.D. Cowan, V.M. Bright, “Vertical thermal actuators for micro-opto-electro-mechanical systems,” Proc. SPIE: Microelectronic Structures and MEMS for Optical Processing III, vol. 3226, pp. 137-146, 1997.
  66. M.C. Roggemann, V.M. Bright, B.M. Welsh, S.R. Hick, P.C. Roberts, W.D. Cowan, and J.H. Comtois, “Experimental demonstration of using micro-electro-mechanical deformable mirrors to control optical aberrations,” Proc. SPIE: Adaptive Optics and Applications, vol. 3126, pp. 173-184, San Diego, CA, 30 July - 1 Aug., 1997
  67. D.M. Burns, V.M. Bright, S.C. Gustafson, and E.A. Watson, “Optical beam steering using surface micromachined gratings and optical phased arrays,” Proc. SPIE: Optical Scanning Systems, vol. 3131, pp. 99-110, San Diego, CA, 30-31 July, 1997.
  68. J.T. Butler, V.M. Bright, and J.R. Reid, “Scanning and rotating micromirrors using thermal actuators,” Proc. SPIE: Optical Scanning Systems, vol. 3131, pp. 134-144, San Diego, CA, 30-31 July, 1997.
  69. W.D. Cowan and V.M. Bright, “Thermally actuated piston micromirror arrays,” Proc. SPIE: Optical Scanning Systems, vol. 3131, pp. 260-271, San Diego, CA, 30-31 July, 1997.
  70. J.R. Reid, V.M. Bright, and J.A. Kosinski, “A micromachined vibration isolation system for a 1 GHz STW resonator,” 1997 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, Orlando, FL, May 1997, pp. 783-790.
  71. D.M. Burns and V.M. Bright, “Designs to improve polysilicon micromirror surface topology,” Proc. SPIE: Miniaturized Systems with Micro-Optics and Micromechanics II, vol. 3008, pp. 100-110, 1997.
  72. S.C. Gustafson, G.R. Little, D.M. Burns, V.M. Bright, and E.A. Watson, “Micro-actuated mirrors for beam steering,” SPIE: Miniaturized Systems with Micro-Optics and Micromech. II, vol. 3008, pp. 91-99, 1997.
  73. J. R. Reid, V. M. Bright, and J.H. Comtois, “Force measurements of polysilicon thermal micro-actuators,” Proc. SPIE: Micromachined Devices and Components II, vol. 2882, pp. 296-306, 1996.
  74. S.C. Gustafson, G.R. Little, V.M. Bright, J.H. Comtois, and E.A. Watson, “Micromirror arrays for coherent beam steering and phase control,” Proc. SPIE: Microelectronic Structures and MEMS for Optical Processing II, vol. 2881, pp. 65-74, 1996.
  75. C.J. Christensen, V.M. Bright, J.W. Grantham, and J.H. Comtois, “Control of a phase-locked laser diode array using piston micromirrors,” Proc. SPIE: Microelectronic Structures and MEMS for Optical Processing II, vol. 2881, pp. 26-34, 1996.
  76. J. R. Reid, V. M. Bright, and J. H. Comtois, “A surface micromachined rotating micro-mirror normal to the substrate,” Digest IEEE/LEOS 1996 Summer Topical Meeting: Optical MEMS and Their Applications, pp. 39-40, Keystone, CO, 5-9 Aug. 1996.
  77. J.R. Reid, V.M. Bright, and J.H. Comtois, “Arrays of thermal micro-actuators coupled to micro-optical components,” Proc. SPIE: Actuator Technology and Applications, vol. 2865, pp. 74-82, 1996.
  78. J.R. Reid, V.M. Bright, J. Stewart, and J.A. Kosinski, “Reducing the normal acceleration sensitivity of surface transverse wave resonators using micromachined isolation systems,” Proc. 1996 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, pp. 464-472.
  79. E. Kolesar, V.M. Bright, and D. Sowders, “Optical reflectance reduction of textured silicon surfaces coated with an antireflective thin film,” ICMCTF 1996: Optical Thin Films, San Diego, CA, 22-26 Apr. 1996.
  80. V.M. Bright, J.H. Comtois, S.C. Gustafson, and E.A. Watson, “Realizing micro-opto-electro-mechanical devices through a commercial surface-micromachining process,” Proc. SPIE: Miniaturized Systems with Micro-Optics and Micromechanics, vol. 2687, pp. 34-46, 1996. Invited Paper.
  81. G.S. Weaver, V.M. Bright, J.A. Kosinski, “Temperature coefficients of selected material constants of dilithium tetraborate (Li2B4O7),” 1995 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, vol. 1, pp. 645-648.
  82. M.A. Michalicek, D.E. Sene, and V.M. Bright, “Advanced modeling of micromirror devices,” Proc. International Conference on Integrated Micro/Nanotechnology for Space Applications, pp. 214-229, NASA & Aerospace Corp. Publications, 30 Oct. 1995.
  83. C.L.A. Cerny, K.G. Merkel, F.L. Schuermeyer, V.M. Bright, and R. Kaspi, “P-channel, ion implanted, GaAsSb/InAlAs HIGFETs on InP for digital and microwave applications,” Proc. IEEE/Cornell Conference on Advanced Concepts in High Speed Semiconductor Devices and Circuits, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 7-9 Aug. 1995, pp. 253-259.
  84. J.H. Comtois and V.M. Bright, “Design techniques for surface-micromachining MEMS processes,” Proc. SPIE: Micromachining and Microfabrication Process Technology, vol. 2639, pp. 211-222, 1995.
  85. J.H. Comtois, V.M. Bright, and M.W. Phipps, “Thermal microactuators for surface-micromachining processes,” Proc. SPIE: Micromachined Devices and Components, vol. 2642, pp. 10-21, 1995.
  86. J.H. Comtois, V.M. Bright, S.C. Gustafson, M.A. Michalicek, “Implementation of hexagonal micromirror arrays as phase-mostly spatial light modulators,” SPIE: Microelectronic Structures and Microelectromech. Devices for Optical Processing and Multimedia Applications, vol. 2641, pp. 76-87, 1995.
  87. B.C. Read, V.M. Bright, and J.H. Comtois, “Mechanical and optical characterization of thermal microactuators fabricated in a CMOS process,” Proc. SPIE: Micromachined Devices and Components, vol. 2642, pp. 22-32, 1995.
  88. T.J. Jenkins, J.H. Comtois, and V.M. Bright, “Laboratory experiments in silicon micromachining,” Proc. ASEE 1995 Annual Conference, vol. 2, pp. 2451-2459, Anaheim, 1995.
  89. M.A. Michalicek, V.M. Bright, and J.H. Comtois, “Design, fabrication, modeling, and testing of a surface-micromachined micromirror device,” Proc. ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division, DSC-Vol. 57-2, pp. 981-988, 1995.
  90. D.M. Sowders, V.M. Bright, and E.S. Kolesar, “Optical scattering enhanced by silicon micromachined surfaces,” Proc. SPIE: Optical Scattering in the Optics, Semiconductor, and Computer Disk Industries, vol. 2541, pp. 2-13, 1995.
  91. K.G. Merkel, C.L.A. Cerny, R.T. Lareau, V.M. Bright, P.W. Yu, F.L. Schuermeyer, “Rapid thermal annealing effects on the structural integrity of InAlAs/GaAsSb HIGFET epilayers on InP,” Proc. 21st International Symposium on Compound Semiconductors, pp. 727-732, 1995.
  92. T.J. Jenkins, J.H. Comtois, and V.M. Bright, “Bulk etching of silicon for micromachining,” Proc. National Educators' Workshop: Update 94, pp. 41-51, 1994.
  93. J.H. Comtois, T.J. Jenkins, and V.M. Bright, “Micromachining of suspended structures in silicon,” Proc. National Educators' Workshop: Update 94, pp. 53-65, 1994.
  94. T.A. Rhoadarmer, V.M. Bright, B. Welsh, S.C. Gustafson, “Interferometric characterization of the flexure-beam micromirror device,” SPIE: Integrated Optics and Microstructures II, vol. 2291, pp. 13-23, 1994.
  95. D.M. Sowders, V.M. Bright, and E.S. Kolesar, “Optical reflectance characterization of silicon micromachined surfaces,” SPIE: Stray Radiation in Optical Systems III, vol. 2260, pp. 192-203, 1994.
  96. L.L. Picon, E.S. Kolesar, and V.M. Bright, “Low-intensity magnetic field detection with a magnetostrictive fiber optic interferometric sensor,” SPIE: Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors XII, vol. 2292, pp. 14-25, 1994.
  97. J.R. Reid, S.K. Rogers, V.M. Bright, and M. Kabrisky, “The AFIT multiplexed multi-electrode array and implantation package for neural recording and stimulation,” Proc. IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks, vol. IV, pp. 2250-2253, 1994.
  98. V.M. Bright, T.J. Jenkins, and J.A. Fellows, “An accurate physics-based broadband heterojunction bipolar transistor model for SPICE-assisted microwave circuit design,” 1994 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest, vol. 2, pp. 1265-1268, 1994.
  99. V.M. Bright, E.S. Kolesar, and N.T. Hauschild, “Investigation of the sensitivity, selectivity, and reversibility of the chemically-sensitive field-effect transistor (CHEMFET) to detect NO2, C3H9PO3, and BF3,” Proc. IEEE 1994 National Aerospace and Electronics Conference, vol. 1, pp. 342-349, 1994.
  100. J.A. Fellows, V.M. Bright, T.J. Jenkins, “A physics-based heterojunction bipolar transistor model for integrated circuit simulation,” IEEE 1994 National Aerospace & Electron. Conf., vol.1, pp.334-341, 1994.
  101. L.L. Picon, V.M. Bright, E.S. Kolesar, “Detecting low-intensity magnetic fields with a magnetostrictive fiber optic sensor,” IEEE 1994 National Aerospace & Electronics Conference, vol.2, pp.1034-1039, 1994.
  102. T.J. Jenkins and V.M. Bright, “Simulation of materials processing: fantasy or reality?” Proc. National Educators' Workshop: Update 93, pp. 153-167, 1994.
  103. T.J. Jenkins and V.M. Bright, “Simulation of materials processing: fantasy or reality?” Proc. 1994 ASEE Annual Conference, vol. 1, pp. 1362-1370, 1994.
  104. V.M. Bright, Y. Kim, and W.D. Hunt, “Surface acoustic waves on the {110}-cut of gallium arsenide,” Proc. IEEE 1991 Ultrasonics Symposium, pp. 419-424.
  105. V.M. Bright and W.D. Hunt, “Bleustein-Gulyaev wave propagation under periodic metal gratings,” Proc. IEEE 1990 Ultrasonics Symposium, pp.173-178.
  106. V.M. Bright and W.D. Hunt, “Light diffraction by Bleustein-Gulyaev surface acoustic waves in GaAs and other piezoelectric cubic crystals,” Proc. IEEE 1989 Ultrasonics Symposium, pp.515-520.

Papers at Professional Meetings - In Press

  1. K. Cobry, A. Greenberg, and V.M. Bright, “Comprehensive Experimental Studies of Early-Stage Membrane Scaling During Nanofiltration,” submitted to The North American Membrane Society (NAMS) 2009 Conference, June 20-24, 2009, Charleston, SC, USA.
  2. M.J. Dalberth, E.W. Deguns, J.R. Montague, C.T. Rogers, D. Seghete, S. George, V.M. Bright, K.A. Bertness, and N.A. Sanford, “GaN Nanowire Resonators Used as Testbed for ALD Film Mechanical and Deposition Properties,” submitted to the 9th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition, July 19-22, 2009, Monterey, CA, USA.

Presentations at Professional Meetings

  1. V.M. Bright, “Atomic Layer Deposition for Applications in Nano/MicroElectroMechanical Systems,” University of Maryland Seminar, Depts. Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, March 2013.
  2. M.D. Brubaker, J.B. Schlager, P.T. Blanchard, A.W. Sanders, V.M. Bright, N.A. Sanford, and K.A. Bertness, “Towards Discrete Axial p-n Junction GaN Nanowire LEDs,” 2012 Electronic Materials Conference, Penn. State Univ., PA.
  3. J.R. Montague, K.A. Bertness, N.A. Sanford, V.M. Bright, and C.T. Rogers, “Ensemble Measurements of Temperature Dependence in High-Q GaN Nanowire Mechanical Resonators,” American Physical Society – 2012 Meeting, Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2012, Boston, MA.
  4. V.M. Bright, “Atomic Layer Deposition for N/MEMS Devices and Systems,” MRS Fall 2011, Symposium TT: Microelectromechanical Systems – Materials and Devices V, Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2011, Boston, MA. Invited Talk.
  5. M.D. Brubaker, A.V. Davydov, I. Levin, D.M. Rourke, V.M. Bright, and K.A. Bertness, “Effect of AlN Buffer Layer on the Growth of GaN Nanowires by Plasma Assisted Molecular Beam Epitaxy,” 2011 MRS Spring Meeting, Symposium EE: Semiconductor Nanowires, Apr. 25-29, San Francisco, CA, 2011.
  6. K. Cobry, V.M. Bright, and A. Greenberg, “Integrated Electrolytic Sensors for Monitoring Concentration Polarization During Cross-Flow Nanofiltration,” NAMS 2011, June 4-8, 2011, Las Vegas, NV, USA.
  7. V.M. Bright, “ALD for Nano and Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems,” AVS 57th International Symposium & Exhibition, Oct. 17, 2010, Albuquerque, NM, USA. Invited Talk.
  8. C. Oshman, Bo Shi, A. Abdulagatov, S. George, Chen Li, R. Yang, Y.C. Lee, and V.M. Bright, “Fabrication and testing of an ALD TiO2 coated flat polymer micro heat pipe,” 15th International Heat Pipe Conference, April 25-30, 2010, Clemson, SC, USA.
  9. W.R. Krauser, J. Moreland, S. Russek, and V.M. Bright, “Magnetic switching characteristics of spin-valve designed for bead trapping and manipulation,” 11th Joint MMM-Intermag Conference, Jan. 18-22, 2010, Washington, DC.
  10. M.J. Dalberth, E.W. Deguns, J.R. Montague, C.T. Rogers, D. Seghete, S. George, V.M. Bright, K.A. Bertness, and N.A. Sanford, “GaN Nanowire Resonators Used as Testbed for ALD Film Mechanical and Deposition Properties,” 9th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition, July 19-22, 2009, Monterey, CA, USA.
  11. K. Cobry, A. Greenberg, and V.M. Bright, “Comprehensive Experimental Studies of Early-Stage Membrane Scaling During Nanofiltration,” The North American Membrane Society (NAMS) 2009 Conference, June 20-24, 2009, Charleston, SC, USA.
  12. Y.C. Lee, Bo Shi, C. Oshman, A. Abdulagatov, M. Lee, V. Yang, D-U. Ahn, C-Y. Lin, W. Wang, J-H. Cheng, C. Li, R. Yang, V.M. Bright, S. George, and G.P. Peterson, “Development of Micro/Nano-Enabled Flexible Thermal Ground Plane,” IMAPS, Topical Workshop on MEMS & Associated Microsystems, Paper WP24, Scottsdale, Arizona, 9-12 March 2009.
  13. V.M. Bright and D.Z. Anderson, "Future MEMS/NEMS in Atomic Physics," DARPA/MTO Symposium, March 3, 2009, San Jose, CA. Invited Talk.
  14. J.R. Montague, K.A. Bertness, N.A. Sanford, V.M. Bright, and C.T. Rogers, “Measurement and Properties of Gallium Nitride Nanowire Mechanical Resonators,” American Physical Society - March Meeting 2010, Mar. 15-19, 2010, Portland, OR.
  15. V.M. Bright, “ALD for Nano and Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems,” Invited Talk at the AVS 2010 Conference, Albuquerque, NM, Oct. 20, 2010.
  16. K.A. Bertness, N.A. Sanford, A.V. Davydov, C.T. Rogers, and V.M. Bright, “GaN Nanowires for Photonic/Electronic NEMS,” DARPA Nano MTO Workshop, July 7, 2009, Sun River, Oregon.
  17. M. Brubaker, K. Bertness, P. Blanchard, V.M. Bright, C. Dodson, T. Harvey, L. Mansfield, A. Roshko, A. Sanders, N. Sanford, J. Schlager, “Evidence of Magnesium Enhanced Desorption of Gallium Nitride,” 2009 Electronic Materials Conference, June 24-26, 2009, University Park, Pennsylvania.
  18. W.R. Krauser, S.E. Russek, V.M. Bright, and J. Moreland, “Switching characteristics of magnetic spin-valve traps for magnetic bead manipulation in microfluidics,” 7th Int. Conf. on the Scientific and Clinical Applications of Magnetic Carriers, May 21-24, 2008, Vancouver, Canada, (poster).
  19. E.A. Salim, D.Z. Anderson, H.-C. Chuang, V.M. Bright, A.A. Zozulya, J.F. DeNatale, and R.E. Mihailovich, “Towards Experimental Realization of an Atom Transistor,” American Physical Society, The 39th Annual Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (DAMOP 2008), May 27-31, 2008, State College, Pennsylvania, USA, (poster).
  20. S.M. George, V.M. Bright, and Y.C. Lee, “Fundamental Aspects of Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) and Molecular Layer Deposition (MLD),” DARPA/MTO Workshop on Materials and Technologies for 21st Century MEMS and NEMS, Miami, FL, Jan. 8, 2008.
  21. V.M. Bright and J. Moreland, “Microfluidic Matrix-Addressable Magnetic Sieves and Sorters,” DARPA/MTO Workshop on Analytical MEMS, Minneapolis, MN, June 24, 2008.
  22. J. Moreland, D. Porpora, W. Krauser, and V.M. Bright, “Magnetic Templates for Nanometer Scale Manipulation and Assembly,” MMM2007: The 10th Magnetism & Magnetic Materials Conference, 7-11 Jan., Baltimore, MD, 2007. Invited Talk.
  23. V.M. Bright and S.M. George, “Atomic Layer Deposited Films for Micro- and Nano-scale Electro- Mechanical Systems,” Atomic Layer Deposition Applications II symposium, 210th ECS Meeting, Cancun, Mexico, Oct 29-Nov 3, 2006. Invited Talk.
  24. Y.-J. Chang, V.M. Bright, and K. Mohseni, “Analysis and Numerical Simulation of EWOD of a Droplet for Application in a Variable Focus Microlens,” 59th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Tampa Bay, FL, Nov. 19-21, 2006.
  25. C.Stampfer, T. Helbling, D. Obergfell, B. Schoberle, M.K. Tripp, A. Jungen, S. Roth, V.M. Bright, and C. Hierold, “Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Based Pressure Sensors,” XXth International Winterschool on Electronic Properties of Novel Materials, Molecular Nanostructures, Kirchberg, Austria, 4-11 March 2006.
  26. T. Helbling, C. Stampfer, B. Schoberle, M. Tripp, A. Jungen, C. Herrmann, S. George, V.M. Bright, and C. Hierold, “Fabrication of Pressure Sensor Structure Based on Ultra Thin Al2O3 Membranes and Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes as Active Elements,” EUROSENSORS XIX, Barcelona, Spain, 9/11-14/2005.
  27. V.M. Bright, “Micro Opto-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MOEMS),” Rocky Mountain Section of the Optical Society of America, March Meeting, 24 March 2005, NCAR, Boulder, CO. Invited Talk.
  28. Y.J. Wang, Q. Diot, S. Segal, S. Arunachalam, V.M. Bright, M. Prentiss, E. Cornell, and D. Anderson, “Beamsplitting of a Bose-Einstein Condensate in a Microtrap by a Standing Light Wave,” American Physical Society, The 35th Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (DAMOP 2004), May 25-29, 2004, Tucson, AZ, USA, P1.035. (poster).
  29. D.Z. Anderson, V.M. Bright, E. Cornell, Q. Diot, M. Prentiss, S.R. Segal, Y.-Ju Wang, S. Wu, “BEC Waveguide Michelson Interferometer on a Chip,” Inst. Theoretical Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Quantum Degenerate Gases in Low-Dimensionality Workshop, Cambridge, MA, Oct. 2004. Invited Talk.
  30. R. Ramadoss, S. Lee, K.C. Gupta, V.M. Bright, Y.C. Lee, “RF MEMS Capacitive Switches Based on Flexible Printed Circuit Technology: State-of-the-art,” 2004 National Radio Science Meeting, 1/4-8/2003, Boulder, CO.
  31. Z. Zhang, V.M. Bright, A.R. Greenberg, “Use of Capacitive Microsensors to Study the Change in Concentration Polarization Boundary-Layer Thickness in a Flat Sheet Cross-flow NF Membrane Module,” 14th Annual Meeting of the North American Membrane Society, May 17-21,2003, Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
  32. V.M. Bright, “MEMS Packaging: Current Industry Status,” IMAPS Rocky Mountain Chapter Technical Meeting, Boulder, CO, Feb. 5, 2003.
  33. V.M. Bright, “Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) for Reliable Microsystems,” DARPA/MTO Workshop on Robust RF MEMS Switches, Jan. 13-14, 2003.
  34. V.M. Bright, “Reliability of MEMS,” WIMS ERC, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, March 25, 2003.
  35. V.M. Bright, “Innovative Design, Fabrication, and Packaging for Reliable Microsystems: Overview of MEMS Research Activities at the University of Colorado,” Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH-Z), Sept. 17th, 2003, Zurich, Switzerland.
  36. V.M. Bright, “Addressing MEMS Reliability Through Innovative Fabrication, Integration, and Packaging Techniques,” AVS 49th International Symposium, Denver, CO, Nov. 7, 2002. Invited Talk.
  37. V.M. Bright, “Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems: An Overview,” IEEE EDS Denver Chapt. Mtng., 5/9/01.
  38. V.M. Bright, “Solder-Assembled Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems,” TEX MEMS III Conference, June 7, 2001, Dallas, Texas. Invited Keynote Talk.
  39. H. Ye, O. Nilsen, V.M. Bright, and D.Z. Anderson, “Optical Olfactory Sensor with Holographic Readout,” 8th Topical Meeting on Photorefractive Effects, Materials, and Devices, July 8-12, 2001, Lake Lawn Lodge, Wisconsin, USA.
  40. V.M. Bright, “Introduction to MEMS,” Arapahoe Sertoma Club, CO, Jan. 6, 2000.
  41. V.M. Bright, Y.C. Lee, A. Michalicek, P. Kladitis, and L.-A. Liew, “ Design Synthesis and Analysis of Mechanical Computers,” DARPA Workshop on MEMS for Mechanical Computation and Information Processing, La Jolla, CA, Feb. 22-23, 1999.
  42. Y. C. Lee, V. M. Bright, M. L. Dunn, R. L. Mahajan, L. E. Carlson, W. R. Henderson, D. B. Hooker, M. Picket-May, E. Seymour, D. F. Baldwin, “Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) Experimental Modules to Enhance Distance Learning,” Teaching with Technology Conference, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Co, July 14-16, 1999.
  43. V.M. Bright, “MEMS Sensors and Actuators,” Ball Aerospace & Tech. Corp., 6/19/98, Boulder, CO.
  44. M.L. Dunn, V.M. Bright, and Y.C. Lee, “MEMS and MEMS Packaging for Microinstruments,” Micro-Nanotechnology for Micro-Nanosatellites Workshop, 21-22 April 1998, Albuquerque, NM.
  45. V.M. Bright, “Surface Micromachined Optical Systems,” Rocky Mountain Section Optical Society of America & IEEE Lasers and Electrooptics Society, April Meeting, 16 April 1998, NIST, Boulder, CO. Invited Presentation.
  46. V.M. Bright, “MEMS Research at AFIT,” DoD-Wide MEMS Meeting, Berkeley, CA, 12 Feb. 1997.
  47. V.M. Bright, “Surface Micromachined Optical Systems,” Optical Society of America Annual Meeting: Symposium on Optical MEMS, October 17, 1997, Long Beach, CA. Invited Presentation.
  48. V.M. Bright, “Micro-Electro-Mechanical Sensors and Actuators for Aerospace Applications,” Department of Electrical Engineering, Wright State University, 8 Nov. 1996.
  49. V.M. Bright, “Micromachined Thermal Actuators and Applications,” Micromachining Workshop III, 25-26 Sept. 1996, Anaheim, CA. Invited Presentation.
  50. S.C. Gustafson, G.R. Little, W.A. Bernard, V.M. Bright, J.H. Comtois, and D.M. Burns,  “Micromirrors for Multiplexing in Holographic Data Storage Systems,” Optical Society of America Annual Meeting & Exhibit: Large Scale Digital Holographic Memories, paper MI3, Rochester, NY, 20-25 Oct. 1996.
  51. V.M. Bright, J.H. Comtois, “AFIT MEMS Research,” DoD-Wide MEMS Mtng., Wash. DC, 4/8/1996.
  52. V.M. Bright, “Micro-Electro-Mechanical Sensors and Actuators for Aerospace Applications,” Wright Lab Materials Directorate, WPAFB, 17 Jan. 1996.
  53. V.M. Bright, “MEMS Projects Using Foundries,” MEMS Sensors and Packaging Workshop, GE Corporate Research & Development, Schenectady, NY, 28 Nov. 1995.
  54. C. Christensen, J. Grantham, V.M. Bright, J. Comtois, “Micromirror Array Control of a Phased-Locked Laser Diode Array,” Ohio Section Meeting/American Physical Society, 6-7 Oct. 1995.
  55. V.M. Bright, “Micro-Electro-Mechanical Mirrors,” USAF Avionics Laboratory Information and Navigation Transmission Branch (WL/AAAI), Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, 11 May 95.
  56. E.S. Kolesar, V.M. Bright, and D.M. Sowders, “Mid-infrared Optical Absorption Enhancement of Textured Silicon Surfaces Coated with an Antireflective Thin Film,” International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings &Thin Films, San Diego,CA,Apr. 1995.
  57. V.M. Bright, “MEMS and Electronic Circuits - Is Monolithic Integration Possible?” Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Univ. Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 4 Aug. 1994.
  58. J.R. Reid, S.K. Rogers, V.M. Bright, M. Kabrisky, “A Multiplexed Multi-Electrode Array for Neural Recording and Stimulation,” Pan-Pacific Conf. Brain Electric Topography, Sydney,Australia,2/10-12/1994.
  59. V.M. Bright, “Microsensor Research at the Air Force Institute of Technology,” Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Univ. Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2 Dec. 1993.
  60. V.M. Bright, “GaAs Microelectronic Acoustic Devices,” Wright Lab., WPAFB, Ohio, 16 July 1992.

Books and Book Chapters

  1. J.J. Brown and V.M. Bright, “Thermal Actuators,” pp. 2680-2697, in Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology, B. Bhushan (editor),  Springer-Verlag, 2012.
  2. V.M. Bright, C.R. Stoldt, D.J. Monk, M. Chapman, and A. Salian, "Packaging of Advanced Micro- and Nanosystems", Chapter 4, pp. 93-164, in Advanced Micro & Nanosystems, vol. 1, Enabling Technology for MEMS and Nanodevices;  H. Baltes, O. Brand, G.K. Fedder, C. Hierold, J.G. Korvink, O. Tabata (Eds.), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany, 2004.
  3. C. Bang, V.M. Bright, M. Mignardi, T. Kocian, D.J. Monk, “Assembly and Test for MEMS and Optical MEMS,” Ch. 7 in MEMS & MOEMS Technology and Applications, P. Rai-Choudhury, ed., SPIE, 2000.
  4. V.M. Bright, editor, Optical MEMS, SPIE Press, Vol. MS 153, Feb. 1999.
  5. V.M. Bright, “Surface Micromachined Optical Systems,” Chapter 12, pp. 485-518, Microengineering Aerospace Systems, H. Helvajian, editor, The Aerospace Press, El Segundo, CA., 1999.
  6. W.D. Cowan and V.M. Bright, “Surface Micromachined Deformable Mirrors,” Chapter 8, pp. 249-272, in Adaptive Optics Engineering Handbook, R.K. Tyson, editor, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, NY, 1999.

 

 

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