Renata Melamud

                                       

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Journal PUBLICATION

 

First Author

 

“Temperature Compensated High-Stability Silicon Resonators”

R. Melamud, B. Kim, S.A. Chandorkar, M.A. Hopcroft, M. Agarwal, C.M. Jha and T.W. Kenny.

Applied Physics Letters 90 (24), 2007.

 

“SU-8 MEMS Fabry-Perot Pressure Sensor”

G.C. Hill*, R. Melamud*, F.E. Declercq, A.A. Davenport, I.H. Chan, P.G. Hartwell, B.L. Pruitt

Sensors and Actuators A.138 (1), pp. 52-62, 2007. * Shared first authorship.

 

Contributing Author

 

"Scaling of A-f nonlinearities in electrostatically transduced microresonators"

M.Agarwal, H.Mehta,  R.N. Candler, S.A. Chandorkar, B. Kim, M.A. Hopcroft, R.Melamud, G. Bahl, G. Yama2, T. W. Kenny and B. Murmann,  Journal of Applied Physics v.102 (7), 2007.

 

"Using the Temperature Dependence of Resonator Quality Factor as a Thermometer"

M.A. Hopcroft,  B. Kim,  S. Chandorkar,  R. Melamud,  M. Agarwal,  C.M. Jha,  G. Bahl, J.Salvia,  H.Mehta, H.K.Lee, R.N.Candler, T.W.Kenny. Applied Physics Letters 91 (1), 2007.

 

"High precision microresonator-based digital temperature sensor"

C. M. Jha, G. Bahl, R. Melamud, S. A. Chandorkar, M. A. Hopcroft, B. Kim, M. Agarwal, J. Salvia, H. Mehta, and T. W. Kenny. Applied Physics Letters 91 (7), 2007.

 

"Thermal Isolation of Encapsulated MEMS Resonators"

C.M. Jha, M.A. Hopcroft, S.A. Chandorkar, J.Salvia, M.Agarwal,R.N. Candler, R.Melamud, B.Kim, and Thomas W. Kenny, Submitted to JMEMS (2007).

 

"Acceleration sensitivity in beam-type electrostatic microresonators"

M. Agarwal, K.K. Park, S.A. Chandorkar, R.N. Candler, B. Kim, M.A. Hopcroft, R. Melamud, T.W. Kenny, and B. Murmann,  Appl. Phys. Lett (2007).

 

"Optimal drive condition for nonlinearity reduction in electrostatic MEMS resonators"

M. Agarwal, S.A. Chandorkar, R.N. Candler, B. Kim, M.A.  Hopcroft, R. Melamud, C.M. Jha, T.W. Kenny and B. Murmann, Appl. Phys. Lett., 89, (2006)

 

"Long-Term and Accelerated Life Testing of a Novel  Single-Wafer Vacuum Encapsulation for MEMS Resonators"

R.N. Candler, M.A. Hopcroft, B. Kim, W.-T. Park, R. Melamud, M. Agarwal, G. Yama, A. Partridge, M. Lutz, and T.W. Kenny, JMEMS 15, 2006.

 

 

CONFERENCE PUblication

 

First Author

 

"Composite Flexural-Mode Resonator with Controllable Turnover Temperature"

R. Melamud, B. Kim, M.A. Hopcroft,  S.Chandorkar, M.Agarwal, C.M. Jha, and T.W. Kenny, Poster Presentation,  Proceedings 2007 International Conference on MEMS, Kobe, Japan (2007).

 

"Composite Flexural Mode Resonators with Reduced Temperature Coefficient of Frequency"

R Melamud, B. Kim, M.A. Hopcroft, S. Chandorkar, M. Agarwal, C. Jha, S. Bhat, K.K. Park, and T.W. Kenny, Oral Presentation, Proceedings of the 2006 Hilton Head Workshop in Solid State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems, p90 (2006).

 

"Effects of Stress on the Temperature Coefficient of Frequency in Double-Clamped Resonators"

R. Melamud, M. Hopcroft, C. Jha, B. Kim, S. Chandorkar, R. Candler, T.W. Kenny, Oral Presentation, Proceedings Transducers '05, 392-395 (2005).

 

Contributing Author

 

"Non-Isothermal Micromechanical Resonators"

S. A. Chandorkar, H. Mehta, M. Agarwa1, M.A. Hopcroft, C. M. Jha, R.N. Candler, G.Yama, G. Bahl, B. Kim, R. Melamud, K. E. Goodson and T. W. Kenny, Proceedings 2007 International Conference on MEMS, Kobe,  Japan (2007).

 

"Impact of Miniaturization on the Current Handling of MEMS Resonators"

M.Agarwal , H. Mehta, R.N. Candler, S.A. Chandorkar,   B. Kim , M.A. Hopcroft, R. Melamud, G. Bahl, G. Yama,  T.W. Kenny  and B. Murmann,,  Proceedings 2007 International Conference on MEMS, Kobe, Japan (2007).

 

"Advances in MEMS Integration: MEMS First or MEMS Last?"

T.Kenny, M. Lutz, A. Partridge, G. Yama, R.N. Candler, W.T. Park, M. Hopcroft, B. Kim, M. Agarwal, S. Chandorkar, R. Melamud, C. Jha, Proceedings 12th International Micromachine/Nanotech Symposium, Tokyo, Japan Nov,  2006.

 

"Nonlinear Characterization of Electrostatic MEMS Resonators"

M. Agarwal, K.K. Park, R.N. Candler, B. Kim, M.A. Hopcroft, S.A. Chandorkar, C.M. Jha, R. Melamud, T.W. Kenny, and B. Murmann,  2006 Frequency Control Symposium (2006)

 

“Leveraging Standard IC Packaging For MEMS Oscillators”

P. Gupta, E. Radza, W. Chen, R. Sheridan, R. Sheridan, R. Melamud, M. Lutz, A. Partridge, K. Petersen, Open poster at Hilton Head Workshop in Solid State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems, 2006.

 

"Amplitude Noise Induced Phase Noise in Electrostatic MEMS Resonators"

M. Agarwal, K.K. Park, B. Kim, M.A. Hopcroft, S.A. Chandorkar, R.N. Candler, C.M. Jha, R. Melamud, T.W. Kenny and B. Murmann, Proceedings of the 2006 Hilton Head Workshop in Solid State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems, p62 (2006).

 

"Temperature Dependence of Quality Factor in MEMS Resonators"

B. Kim, C.M. Jha, T. White, R.N. Candler, M. Hopcroft, M. Agarwal, K.K. Park, R. Melamud, and T.W. Kenny, Proceedings 2006 International Conference on MEMS, Istanbul, Turkey (2006).

 

"Effects of Mechanical Vibrations and Bias Voltage Noise on Phase Noise of MEMS Resonator-based Oscillators"

M. Agarwal, K.K. Park, M. Hopcroft, S. Chandorkar, R.N. Candler, B. Kim, R. Melamud, G. Yama, B. Murmann, and T.W. Kenny, Proceedings 2006 International Conference on MEMS, Istanbul, Turkey (2006).

 

"Nonlinearity Cancellation in MEMS Resonators for Improved Power Handling"

M. Agarwal, K. Park, R. Candler, M. Hopcroft, C. Jha, R. Melamud, B. Kim, B. Muhrman, and T. Kenny, 2005 International Electron Devices Meeting (2005).

 

"Active Temperature Compensation for Micromachined Resonators"

M. Hopcroft, R. Melamud, R.N. Candler, W-T. Park, B. Kim, G. Yama, A. Partridge, M. Lutz, and T.W. Kenny, Proceedings 2004 Solid State Sensors and Actuators Workshop, 364-367 (2004).

 

invited talks            

 

“Package and Temperature Dependent Frequency Stability”

SiTime, Santa Clara, CA

May 2005