Selected Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals                                                                

Invited Conference Proceeding Papers

  • S. Strauf and E. H. Yang, “Graphene Optoelectronics based on Antidot Superlattices,” SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications, Conference, Orlando, FL, April 2011.
  • E. H. Yang, “Engineered Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene for Nanoelectronics and Nanomechanics,” SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications, Conference, Orlando, FL, April 2010.
  • E. H. Yang, “Engineered Nanowires, Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene for Sensors, Actuators and Electronics,” SPIE MEMS-MOEMS, San Francisco, Jan. 2010. [Published in Reliability Special II, Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS (JM3), 9 (04), 041103, 2010]
  • E. H. Yang, S. Strauf, F. Fisher, and D. S. Choi, “Carbon-based Nano Devices for Sensors, Actuators and Electronics,” SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications, Conference 7318 - Proceedings of SPIE Volume 7318, Orlando, FL, April 2009.
  • E. H. Yang, "Microactuators for Wavefront Correction in Space,” SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, Micro and Nanotechnologies for Defense and Security, Proceeding of SPIE, Vol. 6556, Orlando, FL, April 2007.
  • P. Krulevitch, P. Bierden, T. Bifano, E. Carr, C. Dimas, H. Dyson, M. Helmbrecht, P. Kurczynski, R. Muller, S. Olivier, Y. Peter, B. Sadoulet, O. Solgaard, and E. H. Yang, “MOEMS Spatial Light Modulator Development at the Center for Adaptive Optics,” SPIE Photonics West, Micromachining and Microfabrication Conference, San Jose, California, USA, January 2003.
  • J. Mueller, E. H. Yang, A. Green, V. White, I. Chakraborty and R. Reinicke, "Design and Fabrication of MEMS-Based Micropropulsion Devices at JPL", Reliability, Testing, and Characterization of MEMS/MOEMS, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 4558, San Francisco, October (2001), pp. 57-71.
  • T. George, Y. Bae, I. Chakraborty, H. Cherry, C. Evans, F. Eyre, A. Hui, K.King, L.Kim, R.Lawtona, G. Lin, C.Marreseb, J.Mueller, J.Podosek, K.Shcheglov, T.Tang, T.VanZandt, S.Vargo, J.Wellmana, V.White, D.Wiberg and E. H. Yang, "MEMS Technology at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory," SPIE Int’l Symp. Optical Science and Technology, San Diego, July 30 - Aug. 4, 2000.

Keynote and Invited Conference/Workshop Presentations

  • E. H. Yang, “Graphene and CNT Architectures - Fundamentals and Device Applications,” Conference Keynote, ThinFilms2014, 15-18 July 2014, Chongqing, China
  • E. H. Yang, “Engineering Graphene and Carbon Nanotube Architectures for Sensing and Energy Storage Applications,” Conference Keynote, International Conference and Exhibition on Laser, Optics and Photonics, San Antonio, TX, Oct. 7-9, 2013.
  • E. H. Yang, “Tunable Wetting on Conjugated Polymer Surfaces for Microfluidics,” Lab-on-a-Chip World Congress, San Diego, CA, Sept. 12-13, 2013.
  • E. H. Yang, “Graphene-based Nano-Opto-Electro-Mechanical Devices,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Denver, CO, Nov. 2011.
  • E. H. Yang, “Carbon-based Nanotechnology for Sensors, Actuators and Electronics,” Track Plenary, ASME/Pacific Rim Technical Conference and Exhibition on Integration and Packaging of MEMS, NEMS and Electronic Systems (InterPACK ’11), Portland, OR, July, 2011.
  • P. A. Huang and  E. H. Yang, “MEMS-based Warm Gas Thruster System for CubeSat Orbital Maneuver Applications,” SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, Space Exploration Technologies II, Conference 7331 - Proceedings of SPIE Volume 7331, Orlando, FL, April 2009.
  • E. H. Yang, “Microfabricated Actuators for Space Applications,” Track Keynote, ASME/Pacific Rim Technical Conference and Exhibition on Integration and Packaging of MEMS, NEMS and Electronic Systems (InterPACK ’07), Vancouver, Canada, July 8-12, 2007.

Peer Reviewed Conference Proceeding Papers

  • W. Xu, X. Li, A. Palumbo, C.-H. Choi, and E. H. Yang, “Bi-Directional Switching of Microdroplet Adhesion on Doped Polypyrrole Microstructures,” Hilton Head Workshop 2014: A Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 8-12, 2014
  • W. Xu, Y. Tien, H. Bisaria, P. Ahn, Y.-T. Tsai, C.-H. Choi, and E. H. Yang, “Transportation of a Liquid Droplet at Untrl-Low Voltages by Tunable Wetting on Conjugated Polymer Electrodes,” IEEE Int. Conf. Solid-State Sensors and Actuators (Transducers '13), Spain, June 2013.
  • Y.-T. Tsai, C.-H. Choi, E. H. Yang, “Water Droplet Manipulation by Tunable Wetting on Smart Polymer at Ultra-Low Voltages,” The 16th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS 2012), Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 2012
  • R. Leeladhar, W. Xu, Y-T. Tsai, E. H. Yang, and C-H. Choi, “Nanofluid Droplet Evaporation on Superhydrophobic Surfaces,” MicroTAS, Cheju, Korea,  Nov 2009.
  • O. Sul, C. Tsai, N. Gao, and E. H. Yang, “Preprogrammed Self-Arrangement of Multiple Individual Nano-Objects on a Substrate,” MicroTAS, Cheju, Korea, Nov 2009.
  • R. Toda and E. H. Yang, “Zero-Power Latching, Large-stroke, High-precision Linear Microactuator for Lightweight Structures in Space,” IEEE Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, January 2006.
  • Y. Hishinuma and E. H. Yang, “Large Aperture Deformable Mirror with a Transferred Single-Crystal Silicon Membrane Actuated Using Large-Stroke PZT Unimorph Actuators,” IEEE Int. Conf. Solid-State Sensors and Actuators (Transducers '05), Seoul, Korea, June 2005.
  • Y. Hishinuma and E. H. Yang, “Single-Crystal Silicon Continuous Membrane Deformable Mirror with PZT Unimorph Microactuator Arrays,” Solid State Sensor, Actuator and Microsystems Workshop (Hilton Head 2004), Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, June 6-10, 2004. 
  • C. Lee and E. H. Yang, “Piezoelectric Liquid-Compatible Microvalve for Integrated Micropropulsion,” Solid State Sensor, Actuator and Microsystems Workshop (Hilton Head 2004), Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, June 6-10, 2004. 
  • C. Lee, E. H. Yang, N.V. Myung, and T. George, “A Nanochannel Fabrication Technology without Nanolithography,” MicroTAS, Lake Tahoe, CA, USA, Oct. 5-9, 2003.
  • S. N. Gullapalli, E. H. Yang and S. –S. Lih, “New Technologies for the Actuation and Control of Large Aperture Lightweight Optical Quality Mirrors,” IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana, USA, 2003. 
  • E. H. Yang, C. Lee and J. Mueller, “Normally-Closed, Leak-Tight Piezoelectric Microvalve with Ultra-High Pressure Upstream Flow Control for Integrated Micropropulsion,” IEEE International Conference on Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS ’03) Conference, Kyoto, Japan, Jan. 2003, pp. 80-83.
  • E. H. Yang and D. V. Wiberg, "A New Wafer-Level Membrane Transfer Technique for MEMS Deformable Mirrors," IEEE International Conference on Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS ’01) Conference, Interlaken, Switzerland, Jan. 2000, pp. 80-83.
  • E. H. Yang and H. Fujita, "Fabrication and Characterization of U-shaped Beams for the Determination of the Modification of Young's Modulus after Joule Heating of Polysilicon Microstructures," IEEE Int. Conf. Solid-State Sensors and Actuators (Transducers '97), Chicago, USA, June 1997, pp. 603-606.
  • Y. Fukuta, D. Collard, T. Akiyama, E. H. Yang and H. Fujita," Microactuated Self-Assembling of 3D Polysilicon Structures with Reshaping Technology," IEEE International Conference on Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS '97), Nagoya, Japan, Jan. 1997, pp. 477-481.
  • E. H. Yang and S. S. Yang, "A New Technique for Quantitative Determination of the Stress Profile along the Depth of p+ Silicon Films," IEEE Int. Conf. Solid-State Sensors and Actuators, (Transducers ’95), Stockholm, Sweden, June 1995, pp. 68-71.