Recent Submissions

  • Highly transparent, conducting, body-attachable metallized fibers as a flexible and stretchable film 

    Kim, Yong Il; An, Seongpil; Kim, Min-Woo; Jo, Hong-Seok; Kim, Tae-Gun; Swihart, Mark T.; Yarin, Alexander L.; Yoon, Sam S. (Elsevier, 2019-06-25)
    Core–shell-structured silver-electroplated nickel microfibers were fabricated via electrospinning and subsequent electroplating for applications including transparent conductive films (TCFs) and heaters. The fabrication ...
  • Determining the region of origin of blood spatter patterns considering fluid dynamics and statistical uncertainties 

    Attinger, Daniel; Comiskey, Patrick M.; Yarin, Alexander L.; De Brabanter, Kris (Elsevier, 2019-05)
    Trajectory reconstruction in bloodstain pattern analysis is currently performed by assuming that blood drop trajectories are straight along directions provided by stain inspection. Recently, several attempts have been made ...
  • Prediction of the Pantograph/Catenary Wear using Nonlinear Multibody System Dynamic Algorithms 

    Daocharoenporn, Siripong; Mongkolwongrojn, Mongkol; Kulkarni, Shubhankar; Shabana, Ahmed, A. (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2019-01-10)
    n this investigation, computational multibody systems (MBS) algorithms are used to develop detailed railroad vehicle models for the prediction of the wear resulting from the pantograph/catenary dynamic interaction. The ...
  • A New Method for Embedding Predefined Interfaces in Finite Elements 

    Foster, C.D.; Weed, D.A. (Elsevier, 2019-03)
    A new method for embedding predefined interfaces within an arbitrary finite element mesh is proposed and demonstrated. The algorithm for generating these predefined surfaces is detailed and sub- sequently applied to, but ...
  • Programmable Soft Robotics Based on Nano-Textured Thermo-Responsive Actuators 

    Kang, Dong Jin; An, Seongpil; Yarin, Alexander, L.; Anand, Sushant (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2019-01-23)
    Soft robotic systems are increasingly emerging as robust alternatives to conventional robotics. Here, we demonstrate the development of programmable soft actuators based on volume expansion/retraction accompanying liquid-vapor ...
  • Theoretical, numerical, and experimental investigation of smoke dynamics in high-rise buildings 

    Ahn, Chan-Sol; Bang, Boo-Hyoung; Kim, Min-Woo; James, Scott, C.; Yarin, Alexander, L.; Yoon, Sam, S. (Elsevier, 2019-03-07)
    Smoke kills more people than its associated fire and thus predicting smoke spreading inside high-rise buildings is of paramount importance to structural and safety engineers. Here, the velocity, temperature, and concentration ...
  • Geometrically Accurate Infinitesimal-Rotation Spatial Finite Elements 

    Shabana, Ahmed A. (SAGE Publications, 2018-06-04)
    In this paper, a general procedure is used to develop new geometrically accurate infinitesimalrotation finite elements (FE). New spatial beam, plate, and solid elements are developed in terms of constant geometric coefficients ...
  • Acoustofluidic micromixer on lab-on-a-foil devices 

    Lin, Yang; Gao, Can; Gao, Yuan; Wu, Mengren; Yazdi, Alireza Ahmadian; Xu, Jie (Elsevier, 2019-05-15)
    In this paper, off-the-shelf materials polyethylene terephthalate films and double-sided tapes are applied to create lab-on-a-foil microfluidic devices via a cutting plotter. Microstructures termed defended oscillating ...
  • A 3-D Nanoelectrokinetic Model for Predictive Assembly of Nanowire Arrays using Floating Electrode Dielectrophoresis 

    Singh, Sachin K.; Aryaan, Nehal; Shikder, Md Ruhul Amin; Byles, Bryan W.; Pomerantseva, Ekaterina; Subramanian, Arunkumar (IOP Publishing, 2018-11-06)
    Floating electrode dielectrophoresis (FE-DEP) presents a promising avenue for scalable assembly of nanowire (NW) arrays on silicon chips and offers better control in limiting the number of deposited nanowires when compared ...
  • Reconfigurable Dual Band Bidirectional ReflectionAmplifier with Applications in Van Atta Array 

    Farzami, Farhad; Khaledian, Seiran; Smida, Besma; Erricolo, Danilo (IEEE, 2017-05-31)
    We designed a reconfigurable dual band reflection amplifier with operation frequency bands over 1.8 GHz and/or 2.4 GHz. This one-port amplifier boosts the reflected signal over either of these two ...
  • A Full-duplex Bidirectional Amplifier with Low DCPower Consumption Using Tunnel Diodes 

    Khaledian, Seiran; Farzami, Farhad; Erricolo, Danilo; Smida, Besma (IEEE, 2017-10-04)
    A low-power, switchless, full-duplex bidirectionalamplifier operating in the 915 MHz (ISM band) is proposed.It is composed of two identical reflection amplifiers and one90◦,−3dB Branch Line ...
  • On the Nature of the Superspreaders 

    Sankaran, Abhilash; Karakashev, Stoyan, I.; Sett, Soumyadip; Grozev, Nikolay; Yarin, Alexander, L. (Elsevier, 2019-01)
    This is a review article on the basic and the latest achievements on superspreading. The complete and fast spreading of droplets on many surfaces in the nature is a special phenomenon discovered in 1960-ies. Intensive ...
  • Low Power Restricted Boltzmann Machine Using Mixed-Mode Magneto-Tunneling Junctions 

    Nasrin, Shamma; Drobitch, Justine, L.; Bandyopadhyay, Supriyo; Trivedi, Amit Ranjan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-01)
    This letter discusses mixed-mode magneto tunneling junction (m-MTJ)-based restricted Boltzmann machine (RBM). RBMs are unsupervised learning mod- els, suitable for extracting features from high-dimensional data. The m-MTJ ...
  • Microscopic details of asphaltenes aggregation onset during waterflooding 

    Yaseen, Salah; Mansoori, G. Ali (Taylor & Francis, 2019-01-12)
    We report detailed microscopic studies of asphaltenes aggregation onset during waterflooding of petroleum reservoirs. To achieve this objective, a series of simulations are performed on asphaltenic-oil miscibilized with ...
  • Phytoremediation of Heavy Metals and PAHs at Slag Fill Site: Three-Year Field-Scale Investigation 

    Reddy, Krishna, R.; Amaya-Santos, Gema; Yargicoglu, Erin; Cooper, Daniel, E.; Negri, M, Cristina (Taylor & Francis, 2017-04-17)
    Big Marsh is a 121-hectares site, representative of many other sites in the Calumet region (near Chicago, IL, USA), which has been significantly altered by the steel industry and decades of legal and illegal dumping and ...
  • Orthogonal liquid-jet impingement on wettability-patterned impermeable substrates 

    Sen, Uddalok; Chatterjee, Souvick; Crockett, Julie; Ganguly, Ranjan; Yu, Lisha; Megaridis, Constantine, M. (American Physical Society, 2019-01-18)
    Liquid-jet impingement on flat impermeable substrates is important for a multitude of applications ranging from electronic-equipment cooling to fuel atomization and erosion of solid surfaces. On a wettable horizontal ...
  • MACHINE LEARNING FOR CONTINUOUS LIQUID INTERFACE PRODUCTION: PRINTING SPEED MODELLING 

    He, Haiyang; Yang, Yang; Pan, Yayue (SAGE Publications, 2019-01)
    Continuous Liquid Interface Production (CLIP), a variant of vat photopolymerization additive manufacturing, can achieve build speeds an order of magnitude faster than conventional layer-by-layer stereolithography process. ...
  • Reconfigurable Linear/Circular PolarizationRectangular Waveguide Filtenna 

    Farzami, Farhad; Khaledian, Seiran; Smida, Besma; Erricolo, Danilo (IEEE, 2018-01)
    We introduce a new reconfigurable linear and cir-cular polarization antenna, based on a Rectangular Waveguide(RWG) and a novel reconfigurable polarizer. The polarizerconsists of two orthogonal ...
  • Inherent Self-Interference Cancellation for In-Band Full-Duplex Single-Antenna Systems 

    Khaledian, Seiran; Farzami, Farhad; Smida, Besma; Erricolo, Danilo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-04-11)
    We propose a new analog self-interference cancellation (SIC) technique for in-band full-duplex transmission (IBFD) in single-antenna systems. We use an RF circulator to separate transmitted (Tx) and received (Rx) signals. ...
  • A Parallel Plate Ultra-Wideband Multibeam Microwave Lens Antenna 

    Darvazehban, Amin; Manoochehri, Omid; Salari, Mohammadali; Emadeddin, Ahmad; Erricolo, Danilo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-06-08)
    An ultra-wideband multibeam microwave lens antenna operating from 8 GHz to 18 GHz is proposed. The antenna consists of four excitation ports connected to a parallel plate waveguide filled with a cylindrical dielectric slab, ...

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