Research in the Microelectromagnetic Device Group

The University of Texas at Austin

For further information contact Professor Dean Neikirk at

last updated: Feb. 4, 1997


Y. Kim, W. Wang, D. P. Neikirk, and I. J. Busch-Vishniac, "Fabrication and characterization of a clover type position sensitive photodetector," IEEE Instrumentation / Measurement Technology Conference, New York City, NY, May 12-14, 1992.

Y. Kim and D. P. Neikirk, "Monolithically integrated optically interrogated pressure microsensor," J. Acoust. Soc. Am., vol. 92, pp. 2353, 1992.

S.-J. Chen, "Magnetic Suspension Driven, Automated, Contact Analytical Prober," 1992, The University of Texas at Austin.

Y. Kim and D. P. Neikirk, "Monolithically integrated optical pressure microsensor," 12th Annual Symposium on Electronic Materials, Processing, and Characterization, Austin, TX, June 7-8, 1993.

K. Sadra, A. Srinivasan, D. P. Neikirk, and B. G. Streetman, "Speed and Efficiency in Multiple p-i-n Photodetectors," IEEE J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 11, pp. 2052-2056, 1993.

Youngmin Kim and Dean P. Neikirk, "Design for Manufacture of Micro Fabry-Perot Cavity-based Sensors," Sensors and Actuators A 50, Jan. 1996, pp. 141-146.

Youngmin Kim and D. P. Neikirk, "Micromachined Fabry-Perot Cavity Pressure Transducer," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 7, Dec. 1995, pp. 1471-1473.

C. Hearn, W. Maddox, Y. Kim, V. Gupta, D. Masser, P. Koeneman, C. S. Chu, I. Busch-Vishniac, D. Neikirk, W. Weldon, and K. Wood, "Smart Mechanical Bearings Using MEMS Technology," ASME Energy and Environment EXPO '95: Tribology Symposium 1995, editro: H. Masudi, Houstin, TX, Jan. 29 - Feb. 1, 1995, pp. 1-10.

J. Han, D. P. Neikirk, M. Clevenger, and J. T. McDevitt, "Fabrication and characterization of a Fabry-Perot based chemical sensor," SPIE Microelectronic Structures and MEMS for Optical Processing II, M. E. Motamedi and W. Bailey, editors, Proc. SPIE 2881, Austin, Texas, USA, 14-15 October, 1996, pp. 171-178.

J. Han and D. P. Neikirk, "Deflection behavior of Fabry-Perot pressure sensors having planar and corrugated membrane," SPIE's Micromachining and Microfabrication '96 Symposium: Micromachined Devices and Components II, R. Roop and K. Chau, Proc. SPIE 2882, Austin, Texas, USA, 14-15 October, 1996, pp. 79-90.

J. J. Lavigne, S. Savoy, M. B. Clevenger, J. E. Ritchie, B. McDoniel, S.-J. Yoo, E. V. Anslyn, o. T. McDevitt, J. B. Shear, and D. Neikirk, "Solution-Based Analysis of Multiple Analytes by a Sensor Array: Toward the Development of an "Electronic Tongue"," JACS, vol. 120, July 1, 1998, pp. 6429-6430.

S. Savoy, J. J. Lavigne, J. S.-J. Yoo, J. Wright, M. Rodriguez, A. Goodey, B. McDoniel, J. T. McDevitt, E. V. Anslyn, J. B. Shear, A. Ellington, and D. P. Neikirk, "Solution-based analysis of multiple analytes by a sensor array: toward the development of an electronic tongue," SPIE Conference on Chemical Microsensors and Applications, SPIE Vol. 3539, Boston, MA, Nov. 4, 1998.


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