Violet Qu
 
 
 
Ph.D. Candidate
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Stanford University
Advisor: Prof. Thomas W. Kenny
Micro Structures and Sensors Lab
 
    •    Thin film stress relaxation
    •    Ultra sensitive MEMS strain sensor
  1. Silicon fatigue
  2. MEMS resonators
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Current Research
Education
    •    Ph.D. Candidate, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University (2006-present)
    •    M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University (2006)
    •    B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University (2005)
Previous Research
    •    coming soon
 
Publications
 
1.     Y. Q. Qu, R. Melamud, and T. W. Kenny, "Using encapsulated MEMS resonators to measure evolution in thin        film stress," The 15th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (TRANSDUCERS ʼ09), Denver, USA, pp.1138-41, 2009.
2.     Y. Q. Qu, R. Melamud, S. Chandorkar, H. K. Lee, and T. W. Kenny, "Stress relaxation study of sputtered thin films at near room temperature using an ultra-sensitive strain gauge," Proc. 23rd IEEE MEMS 2010, Hong Kong, 2010, pp. 548 - 551.
3.     S. Yoneoka, Y. Q. Qu, S. Wang, M. W. Messana, A. B. Graham, J. Salvia, B. Kim, R. Melamud, G. Bahl, and   T. W. Kenny, "High-cyclic fatigue experiments of single crystal silicon in an oxgen-free environment," Proc. 23rd IEEE MEMS 2010, Hong Kong, 2010, pp. 224-227.
4.     S. Wang, S. Chandorkar, J. Salvia, R. Melamud, Y. Q. Qu, H. K. Lee, and T. W. Kenny, "Nonlinearity of hermetically encapsulated high-Q double balanced breathe-mode ring resonator," Proc. 23rd IEEE MEMS 2010, Hong Kong, 2010, pp. 715-718.
5.     H. K. Lee, S. Yoneoka, G. Bahl, J. Salvia, Y. Q. Qu, R. Melamud, S. Chandorkar, B. Kim, M. A. Hopcroft, and T. W. Kenny, "A novel characterization method for temperature compensation of composite resonators," Proc. 23rd IEEE MEMS 2010, Hong Kong, 2010, pp. 743-746.
6.     H. K. Lee, J. Salvia, G. Bahl, R. Melamud, S. Yoneoka, Y. Q. Qu, S. Chandorkar, M. A. Hopcroft, B. Kim, and T. W. Kenny, "Influence of the temperature dependent A-f effect on the design and performace of MEMS oscillators," Proc. 23rd IEEE MEMS 2010, Hong Kong, 2010, pp. 699-702.
7.     J. Salvia, R. Melamud, S. Chandorkar, H.K. Lee, Y.Q. Qu, S.F. Lord, B. Murmann, T.W. Kenny, "Phase Lock Loop Based Temperature Compensation for MEMS Oscillators," Proc. 22nd IEEE MEMS 2009, Sorrento, Italy, Jan. 25-29, 2009.
8.     S. R. Hostler, Y. Q. Qu, M. T. Demko, A. R. Abramson, X. Qiu, and C. Burda, “Thermoelectric properties of pressed bismuth nanoparticles,” Superlattices and Microstructures, vol. 43, pp. 195-207, 2008.
Contact Information
Violet Qu
MERL 238
418 Panama Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
 
Email: violetqu AT stanford DOT edu