Smart Sensors

Flexible and Non-Silicon Electronics

2017

Journals

  • Robin Joyce, Minu George, Lokasani Bhanuprakash, Deepak Kumar Panwar, Ravi Raj Bhatia, Soney Varghese & Jamil Akhtar Investigation on the effects of low-temperature anodic bonding and its reliability for MEMS packaging using destructive and non-destructive techniques Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, DOI 10.1007/s10854-017-7908-0 2017
  • Robin Joyce, Deepak Kumar Panwar, Moh. Shakil, Soney Varghese & Jamil Akhtar Single layer thin photoresist soft etch mask for MEMS applications Microsystem Technologies 2017
  • P. Vigneshwara Raja, Jamil Akhtar, C.V.S Rao, Sudhirsinh Vala, Mitul Abhangi, N.V.L. Narasimha Murtya Spectroscopic performance studies of 4H-SiC detectors for fusion alpha- particle diagnostics Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research A, Volume 869, 11 October 2017, Pages 118-127
  • P. Vigneshwara Raja, Jamil Akhtar, Sudhirsinh Vala, Mitul Abhangi, and N. V. L. Narasimha Murty Performance of epitaxial and HPSI 4H-SiC detectors for plasma X-ray imaging systems Accepted in Journal of Instrumentation (IoP journal)

2016

Journals

  • Eshwar Thouti, Ashok K Sharma, and Vamsi K Komarala, “Role of textured silicon surface in plasmonic light trapping for solar cells: the effect of pyramids width and height” IEEE Journal of Photovltaics6 (2016) 1403
  • Eshwar Thouti and Vamsi K Komarala, “Investigation of parasitic absorption and charge carrier recombination losses in plasmonic silicon solar cells using quantum efficiency and impedance spectroscopy” Solar Energy132 (2016) 143.
  • Eshwar Thouti, Sanjai Kumar, and Vamsi K Komarala, “Enhancement of minority carrier lifetimes in n- and p-type silicon wafers using silver nanoparticle layers” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics49 (2016) 015302
  • P. Devanarayanan, V. Manjuladevi, Monika Poonia, R.K.Gupta, Sanjeev K. Gupta, Jamil Akhtar Measurement of optical anisotropy in ultrathin films using surface plasmon resonance Journal of Molecular Structure, 1103 (2016) 281-285
  • Jitendra Singh, Rishabh Shukla, Anita Bagri, Rajendra Dhaka, and Jamil Akhtar Magnetization enhancement due to incorporation of non-magnetic nitrogen content in (Co86Zr16)Nx nano-composite films , AIP Advances 6, 015307 (2016)
  • Bhawani Shankar, Sanjeev K. Gupta, William R. Taube and Jamil Akhtar, High-k Dielectrics Based Field Plate Edge Termination Engineering in 4H-SiC Schottky Diode International Journal of Electronics, Vol.103, No. 12, 2064-2074, 2016
  • Anwar Ulla Khan, Tarikul Islam and Jamil Akhtar, An Oscillator-Based Active Bridge Circuit for Interfacing Capacitive Sensors with Microcontroller Compatibility, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement, Issue – 99, July 2016
  • Robin Joyce, Supriya Yadav, Akash Kumar Sharma, Deepak Kumar Panwar, Ravi Raj Bhatia, Soney Varghese, Jamil Akhtar Pattern transfer of microstructures between deeply etched surface for MEMS applications Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, Vol. 56, pp.373-380, 2016
  • WR Taube, B.K. Yadav, Anil Kumar, “Optoelectronic Simulation and Optimization of Unconstrained Four Terminal Amorphous Silicon/Crystalline Silicon Tandem Solar Cell”, Jl of Computational Electronics, Vol. 15, Issue 1, March 2016, pp 287-294. DOI: 10.1007/s10825-015-0767-0).
  • Cariappa K S, Anil Kumar, “Optical Properties of Graphene Simulated in MATLAB using Scattering Matrices AIP Conf. Proc. 1724, 020015 (2016); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4945135.
  • Mayank Rajput, Rajvinder Kaur, Surajit Das, Anil Kumar, “Fabrication of SWCNT Based Flexible Chemiresistor AIP Conf. Proc. 1724, 020059 (2016); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4945179

2015

Journals

  • Eshwar Thouti, Veeresh Kumar, Piyush K Parashar, G. B. Reddy, Renu Pasricha, and Vamsi K Komarala, “Optical properties of silver nanoparticles integrated graphene oxide thin films on glass and silicon substrates” Plasmonics10 (2015) 1063
  • Kulwant Singh, Sanjeev Kumar, Robin Joyce, Rajesh Saha, Soney Varghese and J. Akhtar Influence of grains and surface roughness in boron and phosphorus implanted LPCVD polycrystalline silicon thin film Microsystem Technologies, Volume 21, Issue 9 (2015), Page 1987-1994
  • Soumen Mandal, Ravi Kumar Arun, Nagahanumaiah, Nripen Chanda, Surajit Das, Pankaj Agarwal, Jamil Akhtar and Prabhash Mishra Silver Nanoparticles in Comparison with ionic liquid and rGO as Gate Dopant for Paper-Pencil- Based Flexible Field-Effect Transistors Journal of Electronic Materials, January 2015, Volume 44, Issue 1, pp 6-12
  • Jitendra Singh, William Ringal Taube, Akhtar Saleem Ansari, Sanjeev Kumar Gupta, Pawan Kumar Kulriya and Jamil Akhtar Exchange bias and anisotropy analysis of nano-composite Co84Zr16N tin films Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials Volume 378, 2015, Pages 164–169
  • Robin Joyce, Kulwant Singh, Soney Varghese, Jamil Akhtar Stress reduction in silicon/oxidized silicon–Pyrex glass anodic bonding for MEMS device packaging: RF switches and pressure sensors Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 2015, 26, 1, 411-423
  • Goutam Mohanty, Bijay Kumar Sahoo, Jamil Akhtar Comparative analysis for reflectivity of graphene based SPR biosensor Journal of Optical and Quantum Electronics; Springer, 47(7):1911-1918 , July 2015
  • Robin Joyce, Kulwant Singh, Soney Varghese, Jamil Akhtar Effective cleaning process and its influence on surface roughness in anodic bonding for semiconductor device packaging Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 31 (2015) 84–93
  • Kulwant Singh, Sony Varghese and Jamil Akhtar Ultra-uniform arrays of micro patterns on large area substrate by employing wet chemical etching Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 31 (2015) 351–35
  • Kulwant Singh, Sony Varghese and Jamil Akhtar Fabrication of electron beam physical vapor deposited polysilicon piezoresistive MEMS pressure sensor Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 223 (2015) 151-158
  • Pradeep K. Rathore, Brishbhan S. Panwar and Jamil Akhtar A Novel CMOS-MEMS Integrated Pressure Sensing Structure Based On Current Mirror Sensing Technique Microelectronics International, Vol. 32, Issue-2, 2015, pp.81-95
  • Goutam Mohanty, Bijay Kumar Sahoo, Jamil Akhtar Sensitivity parameter analysis of graphene based bimetallic surface plasmon resonance biosensor  of Nano Research, vol.34, 2015, pp 17-21
  • Jitendra Singh, Sapana Ranwa, Jamil Akhtar and Mahesh Kumar Growth of residual stress-free ZnO films on SiO2/Si substrate at room temperature for MEMS devices AIP Advances 5, 067140 (2015)
  • Goutam Mohanty, Jamil Akhtar, Bijay Kumar Sahoo Effect of Semiconductor on Sensitivity of a Graphene Based Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensor Plasmonics, 11(1) , August 2015
  • Vibhor Kumar, Shuvam Pawar, A.S. Maan and Jamil Akhtar Diameter dependent thermal sensitivity variation trend in Ni/4H-SiC Schottky diode temperature sensors Vac. Sci. Technol. B, Vol. 33, No. 5, Sept/Oct 2015
  • Vibhor Kumar, Nando Kamiski, Anup Singh Maan and Jamil Akhtar Capacitance Roll-Off and Frequency Dispersion Capacitance-Conductance Phenomena in Field Plate and Guard Ring Edge Terminated Ni/4H-nSiC Schottky Barrier Diodes Physica Status Solidi A: Applications and Materials Science, 1-10 (2015)
  • Bala Sekhar Dasari, William R Taube, Pankaj B Agarwal, Mayank Rajput, Anil Kumar, Jamil. Akhtar, “Room Temperature Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWCNT) Chemiresistive Ammonia Gas Sensor”, Sensors & Transducers, Vol. 190, Issue 7, July 2015, pp 24-30.

2014

Journals

  • Eshwar Thouti, Ashok K Sharma, Sanjay K Sardana, and Vamsi K Komarala, “Internal quantum efficiency analysis of plasmonic textured silicon solar cells: surface plasmon resonance and off-resonance effects” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics47 (2014) 425101
  • Sanjay K Sardana, Venkata S N Chava, Eshwar Thouti, Nikhil Chander, Sanjai Kumar, S R Reddy, and Vamsi K Komarala, “Influence of surface plasmon resonances of silver nanoparticles on optical and electrical properties of textured silicon solar cell” Applied Physics Letters104 (2014) 073903
  • Nikhil Chander, A F Khan, P S Chandasekhar, Eshwar Thouti, Sanjay Kumar Swami, Viresh Dutta and Vamsi K Komarala, “Reduced ultraviolet light induced degradation and enhanced light harvesting using YVO:Eu3+ down- shifting nano-phospor layer in organometal halide perovskite solar cells” Applied Physics Letters105 (2014) 033904
  • Nikhil Chander, A F Khan, Eshwar Thouti, Sanjay K Sardana, P S Chandasekhar, Viresh Dutta and Vamsi K Komarala, “Size and concentration effects of gold nanoparticles on optical and electrical properties of plasmonic dye sensitized solar cells” Solar Energy109 (2014) 11-23
  • Robin Joyce, Kulwant Singh, Himani Sharma, Sony Varghese, J. Akhtar Low cost anodic bonding for MEMS packaging applications Microsystem Technologies, 2014, 20, 6, 1153-1158
  • Kulwant Singh, Robin Joyce, Soney Varghese, J. Akhtar A new method for fast anodic bonding in microsystem technology Microsystem Technologies, 2014, 20, 7, 1345-1349
  • Kulwant Singh, Jamil Akhtar, Soney Varghese Multiwalled carbon nanotube-polyimide nanocomposite for MEMS piezoresistive pressure sensor applications Microsystem Technologies, 2014, 20, 12, 2255-2259
  • T. Islam, A. Khan, J. Akhtar, M. Rahman A Digital Hygrometer for Trace Moisture Measurement IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol.61, No.10, pp. 5599- 5605, Oct. 2014
  • Sanjeev K. Gupta, Bhawani Shankar,William R. Taube, Jitendra Singh, J. Akhtar Capacitance–conductance spectroscopic investigation of interfacial oxide layer in Ni/4H–SiC (0 0 0 1) Schottky diode Physica B: Condensed Matter, Volume 434, 1 February 2014, Pages 44–50
  • Baharul Islam, Saurav Zaman and J. Akhtar High Pressure and Moderate Temperature MEMS based Multi-function sensors IOSR Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Volume 9, Issue 2 Ver. IV (Mar – Apr, 2014), PP 01-06
  • Vibhor Kumar, A.S. Maan, Jamil Akhtar Barrier height inhomogeneities induced anomaly in thermal sensitivity of Ni/4H-SiC Schottky diode temperature sensor  Vac. Sci. Technol. B, Vol. 32, No. 4, Jul/Aug 2014
  • Monika Poonia, V. Manjuladevi, R. K. Gupta, S. K. Gupta, J. Singh, P. B. Agarwal and J. Akhtar Ultrathin films of Single-Walled Carbon nanotubes: A potential methane gas sensor Sci. Adv. Mater. (American Scientific Publishers), Vol. 6, pp. 1-8, 2014,
  • Monika Poonia, RK Gupta, V. Manjuladevi, SK Gupta & J. Akhtar Supramolecular assembly of single-walled carbon nanotubes at the air-solid interface Nanoparticle Research (Springer), 2014, 16:2572 DOI 10.1007/s11051- 014-2572-2
  • Kulwant Singh, Sanjeev Kumar, Robin Joyce, Rajesh Saha, Soney Varghese and J. Akhtar Influence of grains and surface roughness in boron and phosphorus implanted LPCVD polycrystalline silicon thin film Microsystem Technologies, Volume 21, Issue 9 (2015), Page 1987-1994
  • Soumen Mandal, Ravi Kumar Arun, Nagahanumaiah, Nripen Chanda, Surajit Das, Pankaj Agarwal, Jamil Akhtar and Prabhash Mishra Silver Nanoparticles in Comparison with ionic liquid and rGO as Gate Dopant for Paper-Pencil- Based Flexible Field-Effect Transistors Journal of Electronic Materials, January 2015, Volume 44, Issue 1, pp 6-12
  • Jitendra Singh, William Ringal Taube, Akhtar Saleem Ansari, Sanjeev Kumar Gupta, Pawan Kumar Kulriya and Jamil Akhtar Exchange bias and anisotropy analysis of nano-composite Co84Zr16N tin films Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials Volume 378, 2015, Pages 164–169
  • Mittal, A. Kumar, “Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Gas Sensors for Emissions from Fossil Fuel Burning – Review”, Sensors & Actuators B: Chemical, Vol. 203, Nov. 2014, 349-362, DOI:10.1016/j.snb.2014.05.080.

2013

Journals

  • Eshwar Thouti, Nikhil Chander, Viresh Dutta, and Vamsi K Komarala, “Optical Properties of Ag nanoparticle layers deposited on silicon substrates” Journal of Optics15 (2013) 035005
  • Jitendra Singh, Arvind K. Singh, Sanjeev K. Gupta, J. Akhtar Structure and Magnetic Properties Investigation of CoZr and CoZrN Thin Films Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol.464 (2013), pp 83-88
  • Sanjeev K. Gupta, Jitendra Singh, Anbalagan K.,Prateek Kothari, Ravi Raj Bhatia, Pratima Mishra, Manjuladevi V., Raj K. Gupta and J. Akhtar Synthesis, phase to phase deposition and characterization of rutile nanocrystalline titanium dioxide (TiO2) thin films Applied Surface Science, Vol 264 (1), 737-742 (2013)
  • Sujit Nayak, Shilpi Pandey, Himani Sharma, Vibhor Kumar, Ravi Raj Bhatia and J. Akhtar Pattern delineation of deep trench arrays on polished silicon surfaces employing contrast-photoresists lithography Advances in Microelectronic Engineering (AIME) Vol. 1, Issue 2, April 2013
  • Vibhor Kumar, A.S. Maan and J. Akhtar Selective SHI irradiation for mesa type edge termination in semiconductor planar junction IOP Science 2013 J. Phys: Conf Ser. 423 012057
  • Aditya Jain, William R Taube, D. Bala Sekhar, Rajnish Kurchania, A. Kumar, “Modeling & Simulation of AC Dielectrophoresis of SWCNTs”, IEEE Xplore, IEEE Conference Publication 2013, DOI:10.1109/ICANMEET 2013. 6609283, pages 224-226.(Conf. July 24-26, 2013)

2012

Journals

  • Kumar, W.R. Taube, R. Sarvanan, P.B. Agarwal, P. Kothari, D. Kumar, “Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposited (PECVD) Silicon-Rich-Nitride Thin Films For Improving Silicon Solar Cells Efficiency”, International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Technology (IJSET), Volume No.1, Issue No.4 ( 2012) 111-116.
  • Kumar, P.B. Agarwal, S.K. Gupta, A.K. Sharma, D. Kumar, Chandra Shekhar, “Fabrication of low-roughness Au/Ti/ SiO2/Si substrates for Nano-patterning of 16- Mercapto Hexadecanoic Acid (MHA) by dip-pen-nanolithography”, Jl. of Nano- and Electronic Physics Vol. 4, No. 2, 2022, (2012).
  • William R. Taube, Kumar, R. Saravanan, P.B. Agarwal,  P. Kothari,  B.C. Joshi and D. Kumar, “Efficiency enhancement of silicon solar cells with silicon nanocrystals embedded in PECVD silicon nitride matrix”, Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 101 (2012) 32–35.