Recent Submissions

  • Geometrically Accurate Infinitesimal-Rotation Spatial Finite Elements 

    Shabana, Ahmed A. (SAGE Publications, 2018-06-04)
    In this paper, a general procedure is used to develop new geometrically accurate infinitesimalrotation finite elements (FE). New spatial beam, plate, and solid elements are developed in terms of constant geometric coefficients ...
  • Acoustofluidic micromixer on lab-on-a-foil devices 

    Lin, Yang; Gao, Can; Gao, Yuan; Wu, Mengren; Yazdi, Alireza Ahmadian; Xu, Jie (Elsevier, 2019-05-15)
    In this paper, off-the-shelf materials polyethylene terephthalate films and double-sided tapes are applied to create lab-on-a-foil microfluidic devices via a cutting plotter. Microstructures termed defended oscillating ...
  • A 3-D Nanoelectrokinetic Model for Predictive Assembly of Nanowire Arrays using Floating Electrode Dielectrophoresis 

    Singh, Sachin K.; Aryaan, Nehal; Shikder, Md Ruhul Amin; Byles, Bryan W.; Pomerantseva, Ekaterina; Subramanian, Arunkumar (IOP Publishing, 2018-11-06)
    Floating electrode dielectrophoresis (FE-DEP) presents a promising avenue for scalable assembly of nanowire (NW) arrays on silicon chips and offers better control in limiting the number of deposited nanowires when compared ...
  • Reconfigurable Dual Band Bidirectional ReflectionAmplifier with Applications in Van Atta Array 

    Farzami, Farhad; Khaledian, Seiran; Smida, Besma; Erricolo, Danilo (IEEE, 2017-05-31)
    We designed a reconfigurable dual band reflection amplifier with operation frequency bands over 1.8 GHz and/or 2.4 GHz. This one-port amplifier boosts the reflected signal over either of these two ...
  • A Full-duplex Bidirectional Amplifier with Low DCPower Consumption Using Tunnel Diodes 

    Khaledian, Seiran; Farzami, Farhad; Erricolo, Danilo; Smida, Besma (IEEE, 2017-10-04)
    A low-power, switchless, full-duplex bidirectionalamplifier operating in the 915 MHz (ISM band) is proposed.It is composed of two identical reflection amplifiers and one90◦,−3dB Branch Line ...
  • On the Nature of the Superspreaders 

    Sankaran, Abhilash; Karakashev, Stoyan, I.; Sett, Soumyadip; Grozev, Nikolay; Yarin, Alexander, L. (Elsevier, 2019-01)
    This is a review article on the basic and the latest achievements on superspreading. The complete and fast spreading of droplets on many surfaces in the nature is a special phenomenon discovered in 1960-ies. Intensive ...
  • Low Power Restricted Boltzmann Machine Using Mixed-Mode Magneto-Tunneling Junctions 

    Nasrin, Shamma; Drobitch, Justine, L.; Bandyopadhyay, Supriyo; Trivedi, Amit Ranjan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-01)
    This letter discusses mixed-mode magneto tunneling junction (m-MTJ)-based restricted Boltzmann machine (RBM). RBMs are unsupervised learning mod- els, suitable for extracting features from high-dimensional data. The m-MTJ ...
  • Microscopic details of asphaltenes aggregation onset during waterflooding 

    Yaseen, Salah; Mansoori, G. Ali (Taylor & Francis, 2019-01-12)
    We report detailed microscopic studies of asphaltenes aggregation onset during waterflooding of petroleum reservoirs. To achieve this objective, a series of simulations are performed on asphaltenic-oil miscibilized with ...
  • Phytoremediation of Heavy Metals and PAHs at Slag Fill Site: Three-Year Field-Scale Investigation 

    Reddy, Krishna, R.; Amaya-Santos, Gema; Yargicoglu, Erin; Cooper, Daniel, E.; Negri, M, Cristina (Taylor & Francis, 2017-04-17)
    Big Marsh is a 121-hectares site, representative of many other sites in the Calumet region (near Chicago, IL, USA), which has been significantly altered by the steel industry and decades of legal and illegal dumping and ...
  • Orthogonal liquid-jet impingement on wettability-patterned impermeable substrates 

    Sen, Uddalok; Chatterjee, Souvick; Crockett, Julie; Ganguly, Ranjan; Yu, Lisha; Megaridis, Constantine, M. (American Physical Society, 2019-01-18)
    Liquid-jet impingement on flat impermeable substrates is important for a multitude of applications ranging from electronic-equipment cooling to fuel atomization and erosion of solid surfaces. On a wettable horizontal ...
  • MACHINE LEARNING FOR CONTINUOUS LIQUID INTERFACE PRODUCTION: PRINTING SPEED MODELLING 

    He, Haiyang; Yang, Yang; Pan, Yayue (SAGE Publications, 2019-01)
    Continuous Liquid Interface Production (CLIP), a variant of vat photopolymerization additive manufacturing, can achieve build speeds an order of magnitude faster than conventional layer-by-layer stereolithography process. ...
  • Reconfigurable Linear/Circular PolarizationRectangular Waveguide Filtenna 

    Farzami, Farhad; Khaledian, Seiran; Smida, Besma; Erricolo, Danilo (IEEE, 2018-01)
    We introduce a new reconfigurable linear and cir-cular polarization antenna, based on a Rectangular Waveguide(RWG) and a novel reconfigurable polarizer. The polarizerconsists of two orthogonal ...
  • Inherent Self-Interference Cancellation for In-Band Full-Duplex Single-Antenna Systems 

    Khaledian, Seiran; Farzami, Farhad; Smida, Besma; Erricolo, Danilo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-04-11)
    We propose a new analog self-interference cancellation (SIC) technique for in-band full-duplex transmission (IBFD) in single-antenna systems. We use an RF circulator to separate transmitted (Tx) and received (Rx) signals. ...
  • A Parallel Plate Ultra-Wideband Multibeam Microwave Lens Antenna 

    Darvazehban, Amin; Manoochehri, Omid; Salari, Mohammadali; Emadeddin, Ahmad; Erricolo, Danilo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-06-08)
    An ultra-wideband multibeam microwave lens antenna operating from 8 GHz to 18 GHz is proposed. The antenna consists of four excitation ports connected to a parallel plate waveguide filled with a cylindrical dielectric slab, ...
  • Robust Self-Interference Cancellation for Microstrip Antennas by Means of Phase Reconfigurable Coupler 

    Khaledian, Seiran; Farzami, Farhad; Smida, Besma; Erricolo, Danilo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-07-27)
    We propose a robust self-interference cancellation (SIC) technique for microstrip antennas. A microstrip antenna operates as a transmitter located between two identical receiver antennas having orthogonal polarization with ...
  • UWB Double Ridge Waveguide Coupler with Low Loss 

    Manoochehri, Omid; Darvazehban, Amin; Erricolo, Danilo (Wiley, 2017-05-27)
    A new ultra-wide band coupler obtained with two crossed double-ridge waveguides coupled through one aperture is proposed. The main features of the coupler include: operating frequency from 6 GHz to 18 GHz; coupling coefficient ...
  • A dual-polarized biconical antenna for direction finding applications from 2 -18 GHz 

    Manoochehri, Omid; Darvazehban, Amin; Salari, Mohammad Ali; Khaledian, Seiran; Erricolo, Danilo; Smida, Besma (Wiley, 2018-04-24)
    An ultra-wideband dual-polarized structure based on a biconical antenna for direction finding application from 2 GHz to 18 GHz is proposed. In addition to direction finding, the proposed structure may be used for broadband ...
  • Dyadic contrast function for the forward model of diffraction tomography of thin cylindrical objects 

    Negishi, Tadahiro; Picco, Vittorio; Monte, Lorenzo Lo; Erricolo, Danilo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016-10-07)
    A forward model for diffraction tomography is derived for the case of thin cylindrical objects by introducing a dyadic contrast function that takes into account depolarization phenomena, which were not previously addressed. ...
  • Waveguide Dispersion Tailoring by using Embedded Impedance Surfaces 

    He, Yijing; Li, Yue; Zhu, Liang; Bagci, Hakan; Erricolo, Danilo; Chen, Pai-Yen (American Physical Society, 2018-12)
    The capability to tailor the dispersion and the cutoff frequency of waveguides is of importance, as these essential parameters govern the operating frequency range and the waveguide dimension. Here, we propose the concept ...
  • Deflagration-to-Detonation Transition in Pipes: The Analytical Theory 

    Bang, Boo-Hyoung; Ahn, Chan-Sol; Kim, Young-Tae; Lee, Myung-Ho; Kim, Min-Woo; Yarin, Alexander L.; Yoon, Sam S. (Elsevier, 2019-02)
    Herein, we discuss the fundamental aspects of the deflagration-to-detonation transition (DDT) phenomenon in the framework of analytical theory. This semi-empirical approach facilitates prediction of the pressure rise and ...

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