The Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty Research and Publications Series is comprised of books and articles published by Marquette University's electrical and computer engineering faculty.

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Submissions from 2014

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Using the k-Means Clustering Algorithm to Classify Features for Choropleth Maps, Mark Polczynski and Michael Polczynski

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Application of Information and Communication Technologies for Historical Research, Michael Polczynski and Mark Polczynski

Applying Data Mining Tools to Archaeological "Big Data", Michael Polczynski and Mark Polczynski

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Stochastic Analysis of Cascading-Failure Dynamics in Power Grids, Mahshid Rahnamay-Naeini, Zhuoyao Wang, Nasir Ghani, Andrea Mammoli, and Majeed M. Hayat

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Towards a Social and Mobile Humanoid Exercise Coach, Darryl Ramgoolam, Elise Russell, and Andrew B. Williams

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Non-Local Model for the Spatial Distribution of Impact Ionization Events in Avalanche Photodiodes, David A. Ramirez, Majeed M. Hayat, Andrew S. Huntington, and George M. Williams

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Evaluation of Upper Extremity Movement Characteristics during Standardized Pediatric Functional Assessment with a Kinect®-based Markerless Motion Analysis System, Jacob R. Rammer, Joseph J. Krzak, Susan A. Riedel, and Gerald F. Harris

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Generalized Approach of Stator Shifting in Interior Permanent-Magnet Machines Equipped with Fractional-Slot Concentrated Windings, Patel B. Reddy, Kum-kang Huh, and Ayman M. EL-Refaie

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Development of On-Line Lecture and Preparation Resources for Electrical Engineering Laboratory Courses, Susan C. Schneider and James E. Richie

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Timoshenko Beam Model for Lateral Vibration of Liquid-Phase Microcantilever-Based Sensors, Joshua A. Schultz, Stephen M. Heinrich, Fabien Josse, Isabelle Dufour, Nicholas J. Nigro, Luke A. Beardslee, and Oliver Brand

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Learning Energy Demand Domain Knowledge via Feature Transformation, Sanzad Siddique and Richard J. Povinelli

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A Multi-Modal Continuous-Systems Model of a Novel High-Q Disk Resonator in a Viscous Liquid, Mohamad S. Sotoudegan, Stephen M. Heinrich, Fabien Josse, Isabelle Dufour, and Oliver Brand

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Contact Resistance Evolution of Highly Cycled, Lightly Loaded Micro-Contacts, Christopher Stilson and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Micro-contact Resistance of Au-Au on Engineered Contact Surfaces using Gray-scale Lithography, Christopher Stilson and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Reliability Evolution of Au-Au, Au-Ru and Au-RuO2 Micro-Contacts, Christopher Stilson and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Fabrication of 3D surface structures using grayscale lithography, Christopher Stilson, Rajan Pal, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Low Current and High Frequency Miniature Switches: Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) Metal Contact Switches, Benjamin Toler, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., and John W. McBride

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Speech Enhancement Using Bayesian Estimators of the Perceptually-Motivated Short-Time Spectral Amplitude (STSA) with Chi Speech Priors, Marek B. Trawicki and Michael T. Johnson

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A Microfluidic Device for Thermal Particle Detection, Ashwin Kumar Vutha, Benyamin Davaji, Chung-Hoon Lee, and Glenn M. Walker

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Physiologically-motivated Feature Extraction for Speaker Identification, Jianglin Wang and Michael T. Johnson

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Reduction of Vibration-Induced Artifacts in Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery, Qi Wang, Matthew Pepin, Aleck Wright, Ralf Dunkel, Tom Atwood, Balu Santhanam, Walter Gerstle, Armin W. Doerry, and Majeed M. Hayat

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Stochastically Resilient Extended Kalman Filtering for Discrete-time Nonlinear Systems with Sensor Failures, Xin Wang and Edwin E. Yaz

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Robust and Resilient State-dependent Control of Continuous-time Nonlinear Systems with General Performance Criteria, Xin Wang, Edwin E. Yaz, and James Long

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Evaluation of the Importance of Time-Frequency Contributions to Speech Intelligibility in Noise, Chengzhu Yu, Kamil K. Wójcicki, Philipos C. Loizou, John H. L. Hansen, and Michael T. Johnson

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FPGA-based Design and Implementation of Direct Torque Control for Induction Machines, Mohammad A. Zare, Rajesh G. Kavasseri, and Cristinel Ababei

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Multi-Objective Tradeoffs in the Design Optimization of a Brushless Permanent-Magnet Machine With Fractional-Slot Concentrated Windings, Peng Zhang, Gennadi Y. Sizov, Muyang Li, Dan M. Ionel, Nabeel Demerdash, Steven J. Stretz, and Alan W. Yeadon

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Isolating the Negative Stiffness Region of a Buckled Si/SiO2 Membrane, Kyle K. Ziegler, Robert A. Lake, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

Submissions from 2013

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Speech Sensorimotor Learning through a Virtual Vocal Tract, Jeffrey J. Berry, Cassandra North, Benjamin Meyers, and Michael T. Johnson

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Forecasting Natural Gas Demand for Electric Power Generation, Ronald H. Brown, George Corliss, and Richard James Povinelli

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Cantilever-based Resonant Gas Sensors with Integrated Recesses for Localized Sensing Layer Deposition, C. Carron, P. Getz, J. J. Su, D. S. Gottfried, Fabien Josse, and Stephen M. Heinrich

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Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) Resistive Heaters as Circuit Protection Devices, Ronald A. Coutu Jr. and Scott A. Ostrow

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Rotor Bar Fault Monitoring Method Based on Analysis of Air-Gap Torques of Induction Motors, Aderiano da Silva, Nabeel Demerdash, and Richard James Povinelli

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Effect of Hydrodynamic Force on Microcantilever Vibrations: Applications to Liquid-Phase Chemical Sensing, I. Dufour, E. Lemaire, B. Caillard, H. Debeda, C. Lucat, Stephen M. Heinrich, Fabien Josse, and O. Brand

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Influence of Fluid-Structure Interaction on Microcantilever Vibrations: Applications to Rheological Fluid Measurement and Chemical Detection, Isabelle Dufour, E. Lemaire, B. Caillard, H. Debeda, C. Lucat, Stephen M. Heinrich, Fabien Josse, and Oliver Brand

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Robust and Resilient Finite-time Bounded Control of Discrete-time Uncertain Nonlinear Systems, Mohammad N. ElBsat and Edwin E. Yaz

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Fractional-Slot Concentrated-Windings: A Paradigm Shift in Electrical Machines, Ayman M. EL-Refaie

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MEMS Cantilever Sensor for Photoacoustic Detection of Terahertz Radiation, Nathan Glauvitz, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., Michael Kistler, Ivan R. Medvedev, and Douglas T. Petkie

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A Novel Batch-Processing Method for Accurate Crystallographic Axis Alignment, Jun Hyun Han, Shankar Radhakrishnan, and Chung-Hoon Lee

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Markerless Analysis of Upper Extremity Kinematics during Standardized Pediatric Functional Assessment with a Low-Cost Motion Analysis System, Gerald F. Harris and Susan A. Riedel

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Diagnosis of Stator Short-circuit Faults in an IPM Synchronous Machine Using a Space-vector Pendulous Oscillation Method, Jiangbiao He, Andrew Strandt, Alia Manarik, Peng Zhang, and Nabeel Demerdash

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Dual-Carrier High-Gain Low-Noise Superlattice Avalanche Photodiodes, Jun Huang, Koushik Banerjee, Siddhartha Ghosh, and Majeed M. Hayat

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Sliding Mode Observer Based Position Self-sensing Control of a Direct-drive PMSG Wind Turbine System Fed by NPC Converters, Nantao Huang, Jiangbiao He, and Nabeel Demerdash

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Articulatory Space Calibration in 3D Electro-Magnetic Articulography, An Ji, Michael T. Johnson, and Jeffrey J. Berry

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Discrimination of Individual Tigers (Panthera tigris) from Long Distance Roars, An Ji, Michael T. Johnson, Edward J. Walsh, JoAnn McGee, and Douglas L. Armstrong

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Application and Losses Analysis of ANPC Converters in Doubly-Fed Induction Generator Wind Energy Conversion System, Xin Jing, Jiangbiao He, and Nabeel Demerdash

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A Frequency Selective Surface Design Fabricated with Tunable RF Meta-Atoms, Derrick Langley, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., and Peter J. Collins

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An Efficient Cost Function for the Optimization of an n-Layered Isotropic Cloaked Cylinder, Jason V. Paul, Peter J. Collins, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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A New Look at Azimuthal Wave Propagation Constants of an n-Layered Dielectric Coated PEC Cylinder, Jason V. Paul, Peter J. Collins, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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An Incremental Update Framework for Efficient Retrieval from Software Libraries for Bug Localization, S. Rao, Henry Medeiros, and Avinash Kak

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Timoshenko Beam Effects in Lateral-mode Microcantilever-based Sensors in Liquids, Joshua A. Schultz, Stephen M. Heinrich, Fabien Josse, Nicholas J. Nigro, Isabelle Dufour, Luke A. Beardslee, and Oliver Brand

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RNN Language Model with Word Clustering and Class-based Output Layer, Yongzhe Shi, Wei-Qiang Zhang, Jia Liu, and Michael T. Johnson

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Automated Multi-Objective Design Optimization of PM AC Machines Using Computationally Efficient FEA and Differential Evolution, Gennadi Y. Sizov, Peng Zhang, Dan M. Ionel, Nabeel Demerdash, and Marius Rosu

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Effect of Design Parameters on the Rotational Response of a Novel Disk Resonator for Liquid-Phase Sensing: Analytical Results, Mohamad S. Sotoudegan, Stephen M. Heinrich, Fabien Josse, Nicholas J. Nigro, I. Dufour, and O. Brand

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Using Micro-Raman Spectroscopy to Assess MEMS Si/SiO2 Membranes Exhibiting Negative Spring Constant Behavior, Lavern A. Starman and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Micro-Contact Performance Characterization of Carbon Nanotube (CNT)-Au Composite Micro-Contacts, Christopher Stilson, Benjamin Toler, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Bayesian Estimation for Tracking of Spiraling Reentry Vehicles, Juan Esteban Tapiero Bernal and Robert H. Bishop

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Unique Fabrication Method for Novel MEMS Micro-contact Structure, Benjamin Toler, Brent L. Danner, Derrick Langley, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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A Review of Micro-Contact Physics for Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) Metal Contact Switches, Benjamin F. Toller, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., and John W. McBride

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Distributed Multichannel Speech Enhancement Based on Perceptually-Motivated Bayesian Estimators of the Spectral Amplitude, Marek B. Trawicki and Michael T. Johnson

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Vocal Source Features for Bilingual Speaker Identification, Jianglin Wang and Michael T. Johnson

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Multi-Gain-Stage InGaAs Avalanche Photodiode with Enhanced Gain and Reduced Excess Noise, George M. Williams, Madison Compton, David A. Ramirez, Majeed M. Hayat, and Andrew S. Huntington

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Discrimination of Photon- and Dark-Initiated Signals in Multiple Gain Stage APD Photoreceivers, George M. Williams, David A. Ramirez, Majeed M. Hayat, and Andrew S. Huntington

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Time Resolved Gain and Excess Noise Properties of InGaAs/InAlAs Avalanche Photodiodes with Cascaded Discrete Gain Layer Multiplication Regions, Georges M. Williams, David A. Ramirez, Majeed M. Hayat, and Andrew S. Huntington

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Resonant Characteristics of Rectangular Hammerhead Microcantilevers Vibrating Laterally in Viscous Liquid Media, Jinjin Zhang, Fabien Josse, Stephen M. Heinrich, Nicholas J. Nigro, Isabelle Dufour, and Oliver Brand

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Morphing Parametric Modeling and Design Optimization of Spoke and V-type Permanent Magnet Machines by Combined Design of Experiments and Differential Evolution Algorithms, Peng Zhang, Dan M. Ionel, and Nabeel Demerdash

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Calculation of Magnet Losses in Concentrated-Winding Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Machines Using a Computationally Efficient Finite-Element Method, Peng Zhang, Gennadi Y. Sizov, Jiangbiao He, Dan M. Ionel, and Nabeel Demerdash

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Design Optimization of Spoke-type Ferrite Magnet Machines by Combined Design of Experiments and Differential Evolution Algorithms, Peng Zhang, Gennadi Y. Sizov, Dan M. Ionel, and Nabeel Demerdash

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Multi-objective Tradeoffs in the Design Optimization of a Brushless Permanent Magnet Machine with Fractional-slot Concentrated Windings, Peng Zhang, Gennadi Y. Sizov, Muyang Li, Dan M. Ionel, Nabeel Demerdash, Steven J. Stretz, and Alan W. Yeadon

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Exploiting Contextual Information for Prosodic Event Detection Using Auto-Context, Junhong Zhao, Wei-Qiang Zhang, Hua Yang, Michael T. Johnson, Jia Liu, and Shanhong Xia

Submissions from 2012

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Fault-Tolerant Operation of Delta-Connected Scalar- and Vector-Controlled AC Motor Drives, Ahmed Mohamed Sayed Ahmed and Nabeel Demerdash

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Detection of Anti-IgG Using Cantilever-type Resonant Microstructures Vibrating in In-plane Flexural Modes, L. A. Beardslee, S. Aravamudhan, C. Carron, P. Joseph, O. Brand, Stephen M. Heinrich, and Fabien Josse

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Geometrical Considerations for the Design of Liquid-phase Biochemical Sensors Using a Cantilever's Fundamental In-plane Mode, L. A. Beardslee, Fabien Josse, Stephen M. Heinrich, I. Dufour, and O. Brand

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Thermally Actuated Silicon Tuning Fork Resonators for Sensing Applications in Air, L. A. Beardslee, Jacques T. Lehmann, C. Carron, J. J. Su, Fabien Josse, I. Dufour, and O. Brand

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Forecasting Natural Gas Demand: The Role of Physical and Economic Factors, Ronald H. Brown, David E. Clark, George Corliss, Farrokh Nourzad, Thomas F. Quinn, and Catherine Twetten

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The GasDay Project at Marquette University: A Learning Laboratory in a Functioning Business, Ronald H. Brown, Thomas F. Quinn, George Corliss, Jay R. Goldberg, and Mark L. Nagurka

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BareMichael: A minimalistic Bare-metal Framework for the Intel SCC, Dennis Brylow and Michael Ziwisky

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Resonant Characteristics of Rectangular Microcantilevers Vibrating Torsionally in Viscous Liquid Media, Tao Cai, Fabien Josse, Isabelle Dufour, Stephen M. Heinrich, Nicholas J. Nigro, and Oliver Brand

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A Very Robust AlGaN/GaN HEMT Technology to High Forward Gate Bias and Current, Bradley D. Christiansen, Eric R. Heller, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., Ramakrishna Vetury, and Jeffrey B. Shealy

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Characteristics of Laterally Vibrating Resonant Microcantilevers in Viscous Liquid Media, Russell Cox, Fabien Josse, Stephen M. Heinrich, Oliver Brand, and Isabelle Dufour

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Characterizing Metal Insulator Transition (MIT) Materials for Use as Micro-Switch Elements, Brent L. Danner and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Characterizing Metal-Insulator-Transition (MIT) Phase Change Materials (PCM) for RF and DC Micro-switching Elements, Brent L. Danner and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Unconventional Uses of Microcantilevers as Chemical Sensors in Gas and Liquid Media, I. Dufour, Fabien Josse, Stephen M. Heinrich, C. Lucat, C. Ayela, F. Ménil, and O. Brand

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Multivariate Temporal Patterns Detection Using Reconstructed Phase Space and Gaussian Mixture Model in Dynamic Data System, Xin Feng and Wenjing Zhang

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A MEMS Photoacoustic Detector of Terahertz Radiation for Chemical Sensing, Nathan Glauvitz, S. Blazevic, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., Michael Kistler, Ivan R. Medvedev, and Douglas T. Petkie

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Etching Silicon Dioxide for CNT Field Emission Device, Nathan Glauvitz, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., Peter J. Collins, and Lavern A. Starman

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A Suspended Nanogap Formed by Field-Induced Atomically Sharp Tips, Jun Hyun Han, Kyung Song, Shankar Radhakrishnan, Sang Ho Oh, and Chung Hoon Lee

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Information Content per Photon Versus Image Fidelity in Three-Dimensional Photon-Counting Integral Imaging, Majeed M. Hayat, Srikanth R. Narravula, Matthew Pepin, and Bahram Javidi

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Multiplication theory for dynamically biased avalanche photodiodes: new limits for gain bandwidth product, Majeed M. Hayat and David A. Ramirez

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Continuous time-varying biasing approach for spectrally tunable infrared detectors, Woo-Yong Jang, Majeed M. Hayat, Payman Zarkesh-Ha, and Sanjay Krishna

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Tracking Articulator Movements Using Orientation Measurements, An Ji, Michael T. Johnson, and Jeffrey J. Berry

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Low-Loss Meta-Atom for Improved Resonance Response, Derrick Langley, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., and Peter J. Collins

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Using Inductance as a Tuning Parameter for RF Meta-atoms, Derrick Langley, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., and Peter J. Collins

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Analysis of the Detection of Organophosphate Pesticides in Aqueous Solutions Using Hydrogen-Bond Acidic Coating on SH-SAW Devices, Arnold Kweku Mensah-Brown, Darlington Mlambo, Fabien Josse PhD, and Susan C. Schneider PhD

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SRRs Embedded with MEMS Cantilevers to Enable Electrostatic Tuning of the Resonant Frequency, E. A. Moore, Derrick Langley, Matthew E. Jussaume, L. A. Rederis, C. A. Lundell, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., Peter J. Collins, and Lavern A. Starman

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Fabrication Process Comparison and Dynamics Evaluation of Electrothermal Actuators for a Prototype MEMS Safe and Arming Devices, Scott A. Ostrow II, Robert A. Lake, J. P. Lombardi III, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., and Lavern A. Starman

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Analyzing Logistic Map Pseudorandom Number Generators for Periodicity Induced by Finite Precision Floating-Point Representation, Kyle Persohn and Richard J. Povinelli

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Performance and Reliability of Non-Markovian Heterogeneous Distributed Computing Systems, Jorge E. Pezoa and Majeed M. Hayat

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New Perspective on Passively Quenched Single Photon Avalanche Diodes: Effect of Feedback on Impact Ionization, David A. Ramirez, Majeed M. Hayat, Graham J. Rees, Xudong Jiang, and Mark A. Itzler

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Noise Impacts from Professional Dog Grooming Forced-Air Dryers, Peter M. Scheifele, Michael T. Johnson, David C. Byrne, John G. Clark, Ashley Vandlik, Laura W. Kretschmer, and Kristine E. Sonstrom

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Ambient Habitat Noise and Vibration at the Georgia Aquarium, Peter M. Scheifele, Michael T. Johnson, Laura W. Kretschmer, John G. Clark, D. Kemper, and G. Potty