Publications

Publications

 

Journal Papers Published/Accepted

 

[J1]      Ahmed Alfadhel, Armando Arpys Arevalo Carreno, Ian G Foulds, and J. Kosel, "Three-axis Magnetic Field Induction Sensor Realized on Buckled Cantilever Plate," IEEE Transactions on Magnetics - Conferences, pp. Submission:MAGCON-12-11-1619
(In-Press).

[J2]      K. S. Ramadan, T. Nasr, and I. G. Foulds, "Development of an SU-8 MEMS process with two metal electrodes using amorphous silicon as a sacrificial material," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 23, p. 035037, Mar 2013.

[J3]      Y. Fan, H. Li, Y. Yi, and I. Foulds, "PMMA to Polystyrene bonding for polymer based microfluidic systems," Microsystem Technologies, pp. 1-6, 2013/03/29 2013.

[J4]      L. Marnat, A. A. A. Carreno, D. Conchouso, M. G. Martinez, I. G. Foulds, and A. Shamim, "New Movable Plate for Efficient Millimeter Wave Vertical on-Chip Antenna," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 61, pp. 1608-1615, 2013.

[J5]      H. Li, Y. Fan, D. Conchouso, and I. G. Foulds, "CO 2 laser-induced bump formation and growth on polystyrene for multi-depth soft lithography molds," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 22, p. 115037, 2012.

[J6]      E. Rawashdeh, A. Karam, and I. G. Foulds, "Characterization of Kink Actuators as Compared to Traditional Chevron Shaped Bent-Beam Electrothermal Actuators," Micromachines, vol. 3, pp. 542-549, 2012.

[J7]      H. Li, Y. Fan, R. Kodzius, and I. Foulds, "Fabrication of polystyrene microfluidic devices using a pulsed CO2 laser system," Microsystem Technologies, vol. 18, pp. 373-379, 2012.

[J8]      Y. Fan, Y. Liu, H. Li, and I. G. Foulds, "Printed wax masks for 254 nm deep-UV pattering of PMMA-based microfluidics," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 22, p. 027001, 2012.

[J9]      R. Kodzius, K. Xiao, J. Wu, X. Yi, X. Gong, I. G. Foulds, and W. Wen, "Inhibitory effect of common microfluidic materials on PCR outcome," Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2011

[J10]    K. Sakaki, I. G. Foulds, W. Liu, N. Dechev, R. D. Burke, E. J. Park., "RoboSCell: an automated single cell arraying and analysis instrument." Biomed Microdevices. Dec;11(6):1317-30. 2009

[J11]    W. Liu, N. Dechev, I. G. Foulds, R. Burke, A. Parameswaran, and E. J. Park, " A novel permalloy based magnetic single cell micro array." Lab on a chip 9(16):2381-90, 2009 Aug 21.

[J12]    M. Haiducu, M. Rahbar, I. G. Foulds, R. W. Johnstone, D. Sameoto, M. Parameswaran, “Deep-UV patterning of commercial grade PMMA for low cost, large scale microfluidics,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 18, 115029 (7pp), 2008

[J13]    R. W. Johnstone, I. G. Foulds, and M. Parameswaran, “Self-sacrificial Surface-micromachining using Poly(methyl methacrylate),” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol.18 115012 (7pp), 2008.

[J14]    R. W. Johnstone, I. G. Foulds, M. V. Pallapa, and M. Parameswaran, “Isopropanol/water as a developer for poly(dimethylglutarimide)” Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS and MOEMS (JM 3), vol.. 7, 043006 (5pp), 2008.

[J15]    I. G. Foulds, R. W. Johnstone, and M. Parameswaran, "Polydimethylglutarimide (PMGI) as a sacrificial material for SU-8 surface-micromachining," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 18, 075011 (11pp), 2008.

[J16]    I. G. Foulds, R. W. Johnstone, S. H. Tang, M. Hamidi, and A. M. Parameswaran, "Polydimethylglutarimide (PMGI) as a structural material for surface-micromachining," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 18, 045026 (8pp), 2008.

[J17]    R. W. Johnstone, I. G. Foulds, and A. M. Parameswaran, “Deep-UV exposure of poly(methyl methacrylate) at 254 nm using low-pressure mercury vapor lamps,” Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, vol. 26, pp. 682-685, 2008.

[J18]    I. G. Foulds, R. W. Johnstone, S.-H. Tsang, M. Pallapa, and M. Parameswaran, "Exposure and Development of Thick Polydimethylglutarimide Films ", Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS and MOEMS (JM 3), vol. 7, 023003 (8pp), 2008.

[J19]    S. H. Tsang, D. Sameoto, I. G. Foulds, R. W. Johnstone, and M. Parameswaran, "Automated assembly of hingeless 90° out-of-plane microstructures," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 17, pp. 1314-1325, 2007.

[J20]    D. Sameoto, S. H. Tsang, I. G. Foulds, S. W. Lee, and M. Parameswaran, "Control of the out-of-plane curvature in SU-8 compliant microstructures by exposure dose and baking times," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 17, pp. 1093-1098, 2007.

[J21]    R. W. Johnstone, S.-H. Tsang, I. G. Foulds, S.-W. Lee, D. Sameoto, and M. Parameswaran, "Fabrication of an inexpensive cleanroom module for microsystem testing," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 17, pp. N47-N51, 2007.

[J22]    I. G. Foulds and M. Parameswaran, "A planar self-sacrificial multilayer SU-8-based MEMS process utilizing a UV-blocking layer for the creation of freely moving parts," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 16, pp. 2109-2115, 2006.

[J23]    I. G. Foulds, M. T. Trinh, S. Hu, S. W. Liao, R. W. Johnstone, and M. A. Parameswaran, "New design for surface micromachined bistable and multistable switches," Journal of Microlithography, Microfabrication, and Microsystems (JM 3), vol. 2, pp. 255-8, 2003.

[J24]    J. A. Bardwell, I. Foulds, B. Lamontagne, H. Tang, J. B. Webb, P. Marshall, S. J. Rolfe, J. Stapledon, and T. W. MacElwee, "Fabrication of high performance GaN modulation doped field effect transistors," Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A (Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films), vol. 18, pp. 750-3, 2000.

[J25]    J. A. Bardwell, I. G. Foulds, J. B. Webb, H. Tang, J. Fraser, S. Moisa, and S. J. Rolfe, "A simple wet etch for GaN," Journal of Electronic Materials, vol. 28, pp. 24-6, 1999.


Conference Papers


[C1]     Y. Yi, U. Buttner, Y. Fan, and z. G. Foulds, "3-Coil Resonance-based Wireless Power Transfer System for Implantable Electronic," in IEEE MTT-S Wireless Power Transfer Conference (WPTC-2013), May 15-16, Perugia, Italy, 2013 (Presented and In Press).

[C2]     D. Conchouso, A. A. A. Carreno, D. Castro, E. Rawashdeh, A. Zaher, M. Valencia, J. Kosel, and I. G. Foulds, "Simulation of SU-8 Frequency-Driven Scratch Drive Actuators," in 15th International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation, UKSim2013, Cambridge University (Emmanuel College), UK, 2013 (Presented and In Press).

[C3]     A. A. A. Carreno, D. Conchouso, A. Zaher, I. G. Foulds, and J. Kosel, "Simulation of a Low Frequency Z-axis SU-8 Accelerometer in CoventorWare and MEMS+," in 15th International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation, UKSim2013, Cambridge University (Emmanuel College), UK, 2013 (Presented and In Press).

[C4]     Y. Fan, H. Li, D. Conchouso, and I. G. Foulds, "Simulation and Fabrication of Integrated Polystyrene Microlens in Microfluidic Systems," in SPIE Microtechnologies, April 23-26 Grenoble, France, 2013 (Presented and In Press).

[C5]     Huawei Li, Yiqiang Fan, Ying Yi and Ian Foulds, “Surface Tension-Induced High Aspect-Ratio PDMS Micropillars With Concave And Convex Lens Tips,” accepted to 8th Annual IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems (IEEE-NEMS 2013) April 7-10, 2013, Suzhou China. (Presented and In Press)

[C6]     Yiqiang Fan, Huawei Li, Ying Yi and Ian Foulds, “Low-Cost Rapid Prototyping of Flexible Plastic Paper Based Microfluidic Devices,” accepted to 8th Annual IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems (IEEE-NEMS 2013) April 7-10, 2013, Suzhou China. (Presented and In Press)

[C7]     Yiqiang Fan, Huawei Li and Ian Foulds, “Integrated Lenses in Polystyrene Microfluidic Devices,” accepted to 8th Annual IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems (IEEE-NEMS 2013) April 7-10, 2013, Suzhou China. (Presented and In Press)

[C8]     David Castro, Patrick Ingram, Rimantas Kodzius, David Conchouso, Euisik Yoon and Ian G. Foulds, “Characterization of solid uv cross-linked pegda for biological applications.” in IEEE 26th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2013), 2013, pp. 457-460.

[C9]     Huawei Li, Yiqiang Fan, and I. G. Foulds, "One-Step Multi-Depth Polystyrene Molds for PDMS Soft-Lithography Through Laser-Induced Bumping," presented at the 16th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS 2012), Okinawa, Japan, 2012.

[C10]   H. W. Li, Y. Q. Fan, and I. G. Foulds, "Deep-UV-LIGA process using a 254 nm light source," presented at the 6th Asia-Pacific Conference of Transducers and Micro/Nano Technologies (APCOT 2012), Nanjing, China, 2012.

[C11]   Y. Q. Fan, H. W. Li, and I. G. Foulds, "Rapid fabrication of polystyrene microlenses by free surface thermo-compression molding " presented at the 6th Asia-Pacific Conference of Transducers and Micro/Nano Technologies (APCOT 2012), Nanjing, China, 2012.

[C12]   David Castro, David Conchouso, Yiqiang Fan, and I. G. Foulds, "Surface Treatments of Soft Molds for High Aspect Ratio Molding of Poly-PEGDA," presented at the The 16th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS 2012), Okinawa, Japan, 2012.

[C13]   A. A. A. Carreno, D. C. Gonzalez, and I. G. Foulds, "Optimized Cantilever-to-Anchor Configurations of Buckled Cantilever Plate Structures for Transducer Applications," presented at the COMSOL Conference, Milan, Italy, 2012.

[C14]   A. A. A. Carreno, E. Byas, and I. G. Foulds, "UHeater on a Buckled Cantilever Plate for Gas Sensor Applications," presented at the COMSOL Conference, Milan, Italy, 2012.

[C15]   H. W. Li, Y. Q. Fan, and I. G. Foulds, "Rapid and Low-Cost Fabrication of Polystyrene-Based Molds for PDMS Microfluidic Devices Using a CO2 Laser," Advanced Materials Research, vol. 403, pp. 4344-4348, 2012.

[C16]   M. Haiducu, D. Sameoto, I. Foulds, R. W. Johnstone, and A. M. Parameswaran, "Bosch-like method for creating high aspect ratio poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) structures," SPIE Photonics West 2012, San Francisco, California, USA, 2012, Proc. SPIE 8248, pp. 82480G-6.

[C17]   Y. Q. Fan, H. W. Li, and I. G. Foulds, "Fabrication of Microlens and Microlens Array on Polystyrene Using CO2 Laser," Advanced Materials Research, vol. 403, pp. 3350-3353, 2012.

[C18]   K. Ramadan and I. G. Foulds, "Fabrication of SU-8 low frequency electrostatic energy harvester," in International Conference on Energy Aware Computing (ICEAC), Istanbul Turkey, 2011, pp. 1-5.

[C19]   M. Valencia, T. Atallah, D. Castro, D. Conchouso, M. Dosari, R. Hammad, E. Rawashdeh, A. Zaher, J. Kosel, I.G. Foulds, " Development of untethered SU-8 polymer scratch drive microrobots," in IEEE 24th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, (MEMS 2011), 2011.

[C20]   R. Kodzius, X. Yi, X. Gong, K. Xiao, J. Wu, S. H. Li, J. Qin, I. Foulds, and W. Wen, "In search of low cost biological analysis: Wax or acrylic glue bonded paper microfluidic devices " presented at the International Workshop on Innovation and Commercialization of Micro & Nanotechnology, Shenzhen, China, 2011.

[C21]   A. Khosla, B. L. Gray, M. Pallapa, I. G. Foulds, and M. Parameswaran, "Photopatternable Electrical Conductive Ag- SU-8 Nanocomposite for MEMS/MST," ECS Transactions, vol. 33, pp. 313-318 ( See Erratum For Proper Author List ), 2010.

 [C22]  S. H. Tsang, K. Simard, I. G. Foulds, H. Izadi, K. S. Karim and M. Parameswaran, "Thin Film Transistor (TFT) Sensing Elements Fabricated in Surface Micromachined PolymerMEMS for a Differential Calorimetric Flow Sensor," in IEEE 22nd International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, (MEMS 2009), 2009.

[C23]   W. Liu, N. Dechev, S.-W. Lee, I. G. Foulds, A. Parameswaran, R. Burke, and E. J. Park, "Development of a Magnetic Single Cell Micro Array," in 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. Vancouver, Canada, 2008, pp. 3170 - 3173 .

[C24]   M. Haiducu, M. Rahbar, I. Foulds, R. Johnstone, D. Sameoto, and M. Parmeswaran, "Ultra Low-Cost Microfluidics by Deep UV Patterning of Plexiglas®," presented at the Hilton Head Workshop 2008: A Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, 2008.

C25]   I. G. Foulds, R. W. Johnstone, and M. Parameswaran, "SU-8 surface-micromachining process utilizing PMGI as a sacrificial material," in IEEE 20th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, ( MEMS 2007), 2007, pp. 291-294.

[C26]   I. G. Foulds, R. W. Johnstone, M. Hamidi, S. Tsang, and M. Parameswaran, "Polymethylglutarimide as a Structural MEMS Material," in Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, (CCECE 2007), 2007, pp. 300-303.

[C27]   R. W. Johnstone, I. G. Foulds, and M. Parameswaran, "Exposure and Development of Poly (Methyl Methacrylate) Using 254nm Light Source and IPA/Water," in Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, (CCECE 2007), 2007, pp. 1668-1670.

[C28]   S. H. Tsang, D. Sameoto, I. Foulds, A. M. Leung, and M. Parameswaran, "Wirebonder Assembly Of Hingeless 90o Out-Of-Plane Microstructures," in Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, 2006, pp. 344-347.

[C29]   I. G. Foulds, R. W. Johnstone, S.-H. H. Tsang, and M. Parameswaran, "Exposure of Thick Polymethylglutarimide Films for Structural MEMS," ECS Transactions, vol. 3, no. 10, pp. 299-306, 2006.

[C30]   N. Jahedi, I. G. Foulds, and M. Parameswaran, "A novel bistable microelectromechanical mechanism utilizing socket joints," in Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, (CCECE 2005), 2005, pp. 433-436.

[C31]   I. G. Foulds and M. Parameswaran, "Hysteresis spring single digital input bistable mechanism," in Proceedings. 2005 International Conference on MEMS, NANO and Smart Systems, 24-27 July 2005, Banff, Alta., Canada, 2005, pp. 455-458.

[C32]   I. G. Foulds, R. W. Johnstone, and M. Parameswaran, "A pulse width modulation controlled bistable microelectromechanical system," in Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, (CCECE 2005), 2005, pp. 437-440.

[C33]   R.W. Johnstone, M. Sjoerdsma, I. Foulds, and M. Parameswaran, "Advances and Challenges in MEMS," in International Symposium on Smart Materials and Systems 2004., Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, 2004.

[C34]   I. Foulds, M. Trinh, S. Hu, S. Liao, R. Johnstone, and M. Parameswaran, "A surface micromachined bistable switch," in. Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering. (CCECE 2002), 12-15 May 2002, Winnipeg, Man., Canada, 2002, pp. 465-469.