Publications

Refereed Journal

2019

36. S. M. Curtis, R. P. Tompkins, B. M. Nichols, M. B. Graziano, I. Kierzewski, G. L. Smith, M. S. Leite, and N. Lazarus, “Structural anisotropy in stretchable silicon,” Adv. Electron. Mater., in press.

35. M. J. Kim, M. A. Cruz, S. Ye, A. L. Gray, G. L. Smith, N. Lazarus, C. J. Walker, H. H. Sigmarsson, and B. J. Wiley, “One-step electrodeposition of Cu on conductive 3D printed objects,” Addit. Manuf., vol. 27 (2019) pp. 318-326

34. N. Lazarus, S. S. Bedair and G. L. Smith, “Creating 3D printed magnetic devices with ferrofluid and liquid metals,” Addit. Manuf., vol. 26 (2019) pp. 15-21

2018

33. E. Siman-Tov, V. F. Tseng, S. S. Bedair, and N. Lazarus, “Increasing the range of wireless power transmission to stretchable electronics,” IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 66 (2018) pp. 5021-5030

32. K. L. Dorsey, M. Cao, G. A. Slipher, and N. Lazarus, “Mechanical isolation and temperature compensation in soft elastomers components,” IEEE Sens. J., vol. 18 (2018) pp. 7505-7512

31. N. Lazarus and G. L. Smith, “Laser folding in a roll-to-roll manufacturing process,” Lasers Manuf. Mater. Process., vol. 5 (2018) pp. 237-247

30. I. Mahaboob, J. Marini, K. Hogan, E. Rocco, R. P. Tompkins, N. Lazarus and F. Shahedipour-Sandvik, “Selective area epitaxial growth of stretchable geometry AlGaN-GaN heterostructures,” J. Electronic Materials, vol. 47 (2018) pp. 6625-6634

29. N. Lazarus, S. S. Bedair, and G. L. Smith, “Origami inductors: rapid folding of 3D coils on a laser cutter,” IEEE Electron Device Lett., vol. 39 (2018) pp. 1046-1049

28. V. Tseng, S. S. Bedair and N. Lazarus, “Acoustic power transfer and communication with a wireless sensor embedded within metal,” IEEE Sensors J., vol. 18 (2018) pp. 5550-5558

27. I. Mahaboob, K. Hogan, S. W. Novak, F. Shahedipour-Sandvik, R. P. Tompkins, and N. Lazarus, “Influence of mask material on the electrical properties of selective area epitaxy GaN microstructures,” J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B, vol. 36 (2018) 031203

26. K. Angel, H. H. Tsang, S. S. Bedair, G. L. Smith, and N. Lazarus, “Selective electroplating of 3D printed parts,” Addit. Manuf., vol. 20 (2018) pp. 164-172

25. N. Lazarus, A. A. Wilson, and G. L. Smith, “Contactless laser fabrication and propulsion of freely moving structures,” Extreme Mech. Lett., vol. 20 (2018) pp. 46-50

24. V. Tseng, S. S. Bedair and N. Lazarus, “Phased array focusing for acoustic wireless power transfer,” IEEE Trans. Ultrasonics, Ferroelectric Frequency Control, vol. 65 (2018), pp. 39-49

23. N. Lazarus and S. S. Bedair, “Bubble inductors: pneumatic tuning of a stretchable inductor,” AIP Advances, vol. 8 (2018) 056601

2017

22. R. P. Tompkins, I. Mahaboob, F. Shahedipour-Sandvik, and N. Lazarus, “Electrical properties of AlGaN/GaN HEMTs in stretchable geometries,” Solid State Electronics, vol. 136 (Oct. 2017) pp. 36-42

21. N. Lazarus and G. L. Smith, “Laser forming for complex 3D folding,” Adv. Mater. Technolog., vol. 2, (2017), 1700109

20. J. J. Radice, P. J. Ellsworth, M. A. Romano, N. Lazarus and S. S. Bedair, “On the use of discontinuous nonlinear bistable dynamics to increase the responsiveness of energy harvesting devices,” Mech. Research Comm., Vol. 84 (Sept. 2017) pp. 49-54

19. N. Lazarus, S. S. Bedair and I. M. Kierzewski, “Ultrafine pitch stencil printing of liquid metal alloys,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Vol. 9 (2017) pp. 1178-1182.

18. V. F. Tseng, S. S. Bedair and N. Lazarus, “3D electroplated inductors with thickness variation for improved broadband performance,” J. Micromech. Microeng., Vol. 27 (2017), 015006 (11 pp.)

2016

17. N. Lazarus and B. Hanrahan, “Thermotherapy platform based on a highly stretchable wireless heater,” Adv. Mater. Technol., Vol. 1 (Aug. 2016), 1600130 (6 pp)

16. C. Soule and N. Lazarus, “Reconfigurable Braille display with phase change locking, Smart Mater. Struct., Vol. 25 (June 2016), 075040 (7 pp)

15. N. Lazarus and S. S. Bedair, “Improved power transfer to wearable systems through stretchable magnetic composites,” Appl. Phys. A, Vol. 122 (Apr. 2016), 543 (7 pp)

14. N. Lazarus and C. D. Meyer, “Stretchable inductor with liquid magnetic core,” Mat. Res. Express, Vol. 3 (March 2016), 036103

2015

13. N. Lazarus, C. D. Meyer, and W. J. Turner, “A microfluidic wireless power system,” RSC Advances, Vol. 5 (Sept. 2015), pp. 78695-78700

12. I. M. Kierzewski, L. Boteler, S. S. Bedair, C. D. Meyer, B. M. Hanrahan, and N. Lazarus, “Electroplated copper for heterogeneous die integration,” IEEE Trans. on Comp., Packag. Manuf. Technol., Vol. 5, Issue 7 (July 2015), pp. 895-901

11. C. P. Migliaccio and N. Lazarus, “Fabrication of hierarchically structured superhydrophobic PDMS surfaces by Cu and CuO casting,” Appl. Surf. Sci., Vol. 353 (June 2015), pp. 269-274

10. N. Lazarus, C. D. Meyer and S. S. Bedair, “Stretchable inductor design,” IEEE Trans. on Electron Devices, Vol. 62, Issue 7 (July 2015), pp. 2270-2277

9. N. Lazarus, C. D. Meyer, S. S. Bedair, G. A. Slipher, and I. M. Kierzewski, “Magnetic elastomers for stretchable inductors,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Vol. 7, Issue 19 (May 2015), pp. 10080-10084

2014

8. N. Lazarus, C. D. Meyer, S. S. Bedair, H. Nochetto and I. M. Kierzewski, “Multilayer liquid metal stretchable inductors,” Smart Mater. Struct., Vol. 23 (Aug. 2014), 085036 (10 pp)

7. N. Lazarus, C. D. Meyer, and S. S. Bedair, “Fractal inductors,” IEEE Trans. on Magnetics, Vol. 50, Issue 4 (Apr. 2014) 8400708 (8 pp)

2013

6. N. Lazarus, C. D. Meyer, S. S. Bedair, X. Song, L. M. Boteler, and I. M. Kierzewski, “Thick film oxidation of copper in an electroplated MEMS process,” J. Micromech. Microeng., Vol. 23 (June 2013) 065017 (9 pp)

Pre-2013

5. N. Lazarus and G. K. Fedder, “Designing a robust high-speed CMOS-MEMS capacitive humidity sensor,” J. Micromech. Microeng., Vol. 22, Issue 8 (2012), 085021 (7pp)

4. N. Lazarus and G. K. Fedder, “Integrated vertical parallel-plate capacitive humidity sensor,” J. Micromech. Microeng., Vol. 21, Issue 6 (June 2011), 065028 (9pp)

3. N. Garg, A. Mohanty, N. Lazarus, L. Schultz, T. Rozzi, S. Santhanam, L. Weiss, J. Snyder, G. K. Fedder and R. Jin, “Robust gold nanoparticles stabilized by trithiol for applications in chemiresistive sensors,” Nanotechnology, Vol. 21, Issue 40 (Oct. 2010) 405501 (6pp)

2. N. Lazarus, S. S. Bedair, C.-C. Lo, and G. K. Fedder, “CMOS-MEMS capacitive humidity sensor,” J. Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 19, Issue 1 (Feb. 2010), pp. 183-191

1. V. Gruev, A. Ortu, N. Lazarus, J. Van der Spiegel, and N. Engheta, “Fabrication of a dual-tier thin film micropolarization array,” Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 8 (April 2007), pp. 4994-5007

Patents

15. N. S. Lazarus and K. E. Angel, “Selective electroplating of 3D printed parts,” US patent pending (application no. 16/209,147, filed 12/4/2018)

14. N. S. Lazarus and G. L. Smith, “Complex laser folding and fabrication,” US patent pending (application no. 16/059,591, filed 8/9/18)

13. N. S. Lazarus, C. P. Migliaccio and I. M. Kierzewski, “Phase change tunable capacitor,” US patent (patent no. 10,249,440, awarded 4/2/19)

12. N. S. Lazarus and C. D. Meyer, “Deformable inductor having a liquid magnetic core,” US patent pending (application no. 15/209,115, filed 7/13/16)

11. N. S. Lazarus, C. D. Meyer and I. M. Kierzewski, “Deformable inductive devices having a magnetic core formed of an elastomer with magnetic particles therein along with a deformable electrode,” US patent (patent no. 10,304,604, awarded 5/28/19)

10. N. S. Lazarus and C. P. Migliaccio, “Self cooling stretchable electrical circuit having a conduit forming an electrical component and containing electrically conductive liquid,” US patent (patent no. 10,104,805, awarded 10/16/18)

9. N. S. Lazarus and S. S. Bedair, “Power converter utilizing a transmission line,” US patent (patent no. 9,948,182, awarded 4/17/2018)

8. N. S. Lazarus and S. S. Bedair, “DC-DC power converter,” US patent (patent no. 10,038,376, awarded 7/31/18)

7. C. P. Migliaccio and N. S. Lazarus, “Improved heat transfer by condensate drop excitation,” US patent pending (application no. 14/583,830, filed 12/29/14)

6. C. D. Meyer and N. S. Lazarus, “MEMS tunable inductor,” US patent (patent no. 9,583,250, awarded 2/28/17)

5. N. S. Lazarus, C. D. Meyer, and S. S. Bedair, “Electrically insulating elements and electrically conductive elements formed from elements having different oxidation behaviors,” US patent (patent no. 9,439,295, awarded 9/6/16)

4. G. K. Fedder and N. S. Lazarus, “Method of fabricating a capacitive environment sensor,” US patent (patent no. 8,852,983, awarded 10/7/14)

3. G. K. Fedder and N. S. Lazarus, “Methods, apparatuses, and system for micromechanical gas chemical sensing capacitor,” US patent (patent no. 8.471,304, awarded 6/25/13)

2. N. S. Lazarus, G. K. Fedder, S. S. Bedair and C.-C. Lo, “Methods, apparatuses and systems for micromechanical gas chemical sensing,” US patent (patent no. 8,410,562, awarded 4/2/2013)

1. G. K. Fedder and N. S. Lazarus, “Differential preconcentrator-based chemical sensor stabilization,” US patent (patent no. 8,268,630, awarded 9/18/2012)

Book Chapters

1. N. Lazarus, R. Jin and G. K. Fedder, “The use of coated gold nanoparticles in high-performance chemical sensors,” chapter in Nanosensors for Chemical and Biological Applications (ed: Kevin Honeychurch), Woodhead Publishing, Feb. 2014 (invited)

Conference Proceedings/Publications

30. R. P. Tompkins, S. M. Curtis, I. Mahaboob, F. Shahedipour-Sandvik, N. Lazarus, “Fabrication of stretchable AlGaN/GaN high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs),” EMC 2018 (Lecture)

29. I. Mahaboob, K. Hogan, E. Rocco, R. P. Tompkins, N. Lazarus F. Shahedipour-Sandvik, “Influence of mask material in controlling the electrical properties of selective area epitaxially grown AlGaN-GaN microstructures,” EMC 2018 (Lecture)

28. G. L. Smith, N. Lazarus, S. McCormick, “Laser folded antenna,” IMWS-AMP 2018 (Lecture)

27. S. Hawalsi, H. Tsang, N. Lazarus, G. Smith, E. Forsythe, “Improving conductivity of 3D printed conductive pastes for RF and high performance electronics,” IMWS-AMP 2018 (Lecture)

26. K. L. Dorsey, M. Cao, N. Lazarus, “Mechanical isolation structures for soft elastomer components,” IEEE Sensors 2017 (Poster)

25. I. M. Kierzewski, C. Jia, B. Hanrahan, S. Bedair, J. Ho, L. Hu, N. Lazarus, “Ferroelectret behavior in de-lignified wood,” ISE 2017 (Poster)

24. N. Lazarus, S. S. Bedair, “Bubble inductors: pneumatic tuning of a stretchable inductor,” MMM 2017 (Lecture)

23. N. Lazarus, “Magnetic composites for stretchable wireless power systems,” MS&T 2017 (Invited)

22. N. Lazarus, “Creating a stretchable power system,” IEEE EDS Baltimore Colloquium on Flexible and Wearable Electronics, Oct. 2017 (Invited)

21. I. Mahaboob, J. Marini, K. Hogan, E. Rocco, R. P. Tompkins, N. Lazarus, F. Shahediopour-Sandvik, “Design and bottom-up development of stretchable geometry AlGaN/GaN high electron mobility transistors,” Proc. EMC 2017 (Lecture)

20. S. M. Curtis, H. Wang, R. P. Tompkins, N. Lazarus, “Effect of mechanical anisotropy of GaN and Si for stretchable electronics,” MAMNA 2017 (Poster)

  • 2nd place, student poster competition

19. D. J. Sharar, J. Radici, A. Smith, B. Hanrahan, N. Jankowski, N. Lazarus, “Bending-mode elastocaloric cooling,” MRS Spring Meeting, 2017 (Poster)

18. V. F. Tseng, S. Bedair, N. Lazarus, “Acoustic wireless power transfer with receiver array for enhanced performance,” IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference (WPTC) 2017, Taipai, Taiwan, May 2017 (Lecture).

17. R. Tompkins, I. Mahaboob, F. S. Shahedipour-Sandvik, N. Lazarus, “Mechanical modeling and electrical characterization of AlGaN/GaN HEMTs in stretchable geometries,” ISDRS 2016, Dec. 2016 (Poster)

16. F. Shahedipour-Sandvik, I. Mahaboob, J. Marini, K. Hogan, R. Tompkins, N. Lazarus, “A bottom-up approach to AlGaN/GaN HEMT development for stretchable electronics,” ISDRS 2016, Dec. 2016 (Invited)

15. N. Lazarus, R. Tompkins, “High performance stretchable power electronics,” ISDRS 2016, Dec. 2016 (Invited)

14. I. Mahaboob, J. Marini, K. Hogan, R. P. Tompkins, N. Lazarus, S. Shahedipour-Sandvik, “Development of stretchable geometry AlGaN/GaN HEMTs with selective area epitaxial growth technique,” IWN 2016, Oct. 2016 (Lecture)

13. R. P. Tompkins, I. Mahaboob, S. Shahedipour-Sandvik, and N. Lazarus, Electrical properties of AlGaN/GaN HEMTs in stretchable geometries,” EMC 2016 (Poster)

12. R. P. Tompkins, I. Mahaboob, S. Shahedipour-Sandvik, and N. Lazarus, “Mechanical analysis of stretchable AlGaN/GaN high electron mobility transistors,” ECS Trans., Vol. 72, Issue 5 (2016) pp. 89-95 (Poster)

11. N. Lazarus and C. D. Meyer, “Ferrofluid-based stretchable magnetic core inductors,” Proc. PowerMEMS 2015, Dec. 2015 (Lecture)

10. N. Lazarus, “From fractals to ferrofluids: creating a soft and squishy power system,” Mid-Atlantic Micro/Nano Alliance Spring Workshop 2016 (Invited)

9. N. Lazarus, S. Bedair and C. Meyer, “Remoldable inductors based on self-heating fusible alloys,” IEEE Sensors 2014, Nov. 2014 pp. 1551-1554 (Lecture)

8. C. Migliaccio and N. Lazarus, “Fabrication of hierarchically structured superhydrophobic PDMS surfaces by CuO casting, IEEE Sensors 2014, Nov. 2014 pp. 1695-1698 (Lecture)

7. N. Lazarus, “3D printing in a research environment,” 3D Maryland Innovative User Group, Oct. 2014 (Invited)

6. N. Lazarus, C. D. Meyer and S. S. Bedair, “Multilayer liquid metal stretchable power inductors,” Darnell Energy Summit 2014, Sept. 2014 (Invited)

5. S. S. Bedair, C. D. Meyer, N. Lazarus, C. Dougherty, J. S. Pulskamp, B. Morgan, R. Polcawich, X. Lin, R. Bashirullah, I. Kierzewski, J. Martin, and B. Power, “MEMS-based and switched-capacitor approaches for miniature power supply applications,” Micro- and Nano-technology Sensors, Systems and Applications VI, May 2014, 90831T (Invited)

4. C. D. Meyer, S. S. Bedair, B. C. Morgan, X. Lin, R. Bashirullah, D. P. Arnold, I. M. Kierzewski, and N. S. Lazarus, “Power management for small scale systems,” Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems and Applications VI, May 2014 (Invited)

3. C. D. Meyer, S. S. Bedair, B. C. Morgan, J. S. Pulskamp, R. G. Polcawich, N. Lazarus, X. Lin, C. M. Dougherty, R. Bashirullah, and G. P. Arnold, “Chip-scale power management for autonomous microsystems,” PowerSOC 2012, Nov. 2012 (Poster)

2. N. Lazarus and G. K. Fedder, “Integrated vertical parallel-plate capacitive humidity sensor,” Solid State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop (Hilton Head) 2010, Hilton Head, SC, June 2010, pp. 242-245 (Poster)

1. N. Lazarus, S. S. Bedair, C.-C. Lo and G. K. Fedder, “CMOS-MEMS capacitive humidity sensor,” MEMS 2009, Sorrento, Italy, Jan. 2009, pp. 268-271 (Poster)