Microelectronics International: Volume 28 Issue 3


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Catalyst‐free growth and characterization of ZnO nanoscrewdrivers prepared by thermal evaporation

L.S. Chuah, Z. Hassan, S.S. Tneh, M.A. Ahmad, S.K. Mohd Bakhori, Y. Yusof

The purpose of this paper is to propose a simple physical evaporation route in which catalyst‐free zinc oxide (ZnO) nanoscrewdrivers were deposited on silicon (Si) (111…

Effect of sputtering time on physical and electrical properties of ZrOx thin film on Si

K. Tedi, K.Y. Cheong, Z. Lockman

The purpose of this paper is to report the effect of sputtering time on the electrical and physical properties of ZrOx. ZrOx (measured thickness is ranging from 20.5 to…

Parametric study of efficient thermal dissipation in an LED back light unit

Jin Taek Kim, Cheul Ro Lee, Daesuk Kim, Byung Joon Baek

Thermal management under high heat flux is crucial to developing high‐power light‐emitting diode (LED) applications. The purpose of this paper is to propose an efficient…

Deformations in stretched surface mounted ceramic strips for sensor applications

Walter Gschohsmann, Johann Nicolics, Ephraim Suhir

The purpose of this paper is to present a most accurate analytical model suit for the prediction of the elastic displacements in a ceramic strip for sensing longitudinal…

Polysilicon nanogap structure development using size expansion technique

Uda Hashim, Nazwa Taib, Thikra S. Dhahi, Azizullah Saifullah

Nanobiosensors based on nanogap capacitor are widely used for measuring dielectric properties of DNA, protein and biomolecule. The purpose of this paper is to report on…

Design study for a capacitive ceramic pressure sensor

Marina Santo Zarnik, Darko Belavič, Srečko Maček

The purpose of this paper is to consider a capacitive pressure sensor fabricated using low‐temperature cofired ceramic (LTCC) materials and technology as a candidate for…

Effective optimization of integrated circuits with embedded passive modules by applying semisymbolic LCS AC analysis method

Franciszek Balik

The purpose of this paper is to present a new method of optimization of electronic integrated circuits (IC) with imbedded passive modules (PM). The reported method…

Thick‐film photoimageable and laser‐shaped arms for thermoelectric microgenerators

Piotr Markowski

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the possible application of thick‐film, metal‐based thermocouples to microsystems power supply. The subject of matter was…

Comparison of results from empirical ALT test to CAE simulation for wireless clients

Chien‐Yi Huang, Hui‐Hua Huang

The purpose of this paper is to investigate how to reduce the time and cost required to conduct reliability testing. With increasing competition in the electronics…

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