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Quantifying the Effect of Guest Binding on Host Environment

August 29, 2023
Angela Stelson, Zack Fishman, Jacob Pawlik, Gosia Musial, Jim Booth, Chris Long, Kathleen Schwarz, Nate Orloff, Hugh Ryan, Angela Grommet, Jonathan Nitschke, Felix Rizzuto
The environment around a host-guest complex is defined by of intermolecular interactions between solvent molecules and counter ions. These interactions govern both the solubility of these complexes and the rates of reactions confined within them11. Such

Broadband Electromagnetic Properties of Engineered Flexible Absorber Materials

August 23, 2023
Luckshitha Suriyasena Liyanage, Connor Smith, Jacob Pawlik, Sarah Evans, Angela Stelson, Chris Long, Nate Orloff, David Arnold, Jim Booth
Flexible and stretchable materials have attracted significant interest for applications in wearable electronics and bioengineering fields. Recent developments also incorporate embedded microwave circuits, components, and systems with engineered flexible

Broadband, High-Frequency Permittivity Characterization for Epitaxial Ba1-xSrxTiO3 Composition-Spread Thin Films

June 24, 2021
Eric J. Marksz, Aaron Hagerstrom, Jasper A. Drisko, James Booth, Nate Orloff, Xiaohang Zhang, Naila Al Hasan, Justin Pearson, Ichiro Takeuchi
Next-generation millimeter-wave (> 30 GHz) telecommunications electronics must be compact, energy efficient, and have good thermal management. Tunable materials may play a role in meeting these requirements for millimeter-wave front-ends, but there are few

Measurements of Nonlinear Polarization Dynamics in the Tens of Gigahertz

April 9, 2020
Aaron Hagerstrom, Eric J. Marksz, Xiaohang Zhang, Xifeng Lu, Chris Long, James Booth, Ichiro Takeuchi, Nate Orloff
Frequency-dependent linear permittivity measurements are commonplace in the literature, providing key insights into the structure of dielectric materials. These measurements describe a material's dynamic response to a small applied electric eld. In

Materials Characterization With Multiple Offset Reflects at Frequencies to 110 GHz

January 8, 2020
Nina P. Basta, Aaron Hagerstrom, Jasper A. Drisko, Jim Booth, Edward Garboczi, Chris Long, Nate Orloff
Understanding the electrical properties of materials is a necessary part of any microwave circuit design. In this article, we explore the possibility of employing multiple-offset-reflect devices for on-wafer materials characterization at frequencies up to

Targeted chemical pressure yields tuneable millimetre-wave dielectric

December 23, 2019
Natalie M. Dawley, Eric J. Marksz, Aaron Hagerstrom, Gerhard H. Olsen, Megan E. Holtz, Jingshu Zhang, Chris Long, Craig Fennie, David A. Muller, Darrell G. Schlom, James Booth, Nate Orloff
Tunable dielectrics are key constituents for emerging high-frequency devices in telecommunications—including tunable filters, phase shifters, and baluns—and for miniaturizing frequency-agile microwave and millimeter-wave components. Today, strained films

Optimal Series Resistors for On-Wafer Calibrations

November 8, 2019
Jasper A. Drisko, Richard A. Chamberlin, James C. Booth, Nathan D. Orloff, Christian J. Long
The series resistor is a common on-wafer device typically used in the series-resistor calibration and for estimating the capacitance per unit length of coplanar waveguide transmission lines. While much work has been done using series resistors, this paper

Machine Learning in a Quality Managed RF Measurement Workflow

July 6, 2019
Aric Sanders, John Bass, Arpita Bhutani, Mary A. Ho, Jim Booth
Advances in artificial intelligence, or more specifically machine learning, have made it possible for computers to recognize patterns as well or better than humans. The process of quality management in radio-frequency measurements is an arduous one that

Carbon Nanotube Thin Film Patch Antennas for Wireless Communications

May 24, 2019
E. A. Bengio, Damir Senic, Lauren W. Taylor, Robert J. Headrick, Michael King, Peiyu Chen, Charles A. Little, John M. Ladbury, Chris Long, Christopher L. Holloway, Aydin Babakhani, James Booth, Nate Orloff
Early work on carbon nanotube (CNT) antennas indicated that their performance could not match that of metals such as copper. However, recent improvements in fluid phase CNT processing have yielded macroscopic CNT materials with better alignment and

Measuring Ion-Pairing and Hydration in Variable Charge Supramolecular Cages with Microwave Microfluidics

May 17, 2019
Angela C. Stelson, Cynthia M. Hong, Mitchell C. Groenenboom, Charles A. Little, James C. Booth, Nathan D. Orloff, Robert G. Bergman, Kenneth N. Raymond, Kathleen A. Schwarz, F. D. Toste, Christian J. Long
MetaMetal–organic supramolecular cages can act as charged molecular containers that mediate reactions, mimic enzymatic catalysis, and selectively sequester chemicals.1,2 The hydration of these cages in solution plays a crucial role in their interactions

Label-Free Detection of Conformational Changes in Switchable DNA Nanostructures with Microwave Microfluidics

March 12, 2019
Angela C. Stelson, Minghui Lu, Charles A. Little, Christian J. Long, Nathan D. Orloff, Nicolas Stephanopolous, James C. Booth
Detection of conformational changes in biomolecular assemblies provides critical information into biological and self-assembly processes. State-of-the-art in situ conformation detection techniques rely on fluorescent labels or protein-specific binding

Impedance tuning with photoconductors to 40 GHz

January 22, 2019
Jasper A. Drisko, Ari D. Feldman, Franklyn J. Quinlan, James C. Booth, Nathan D. Orloff, Christian J. Long
Light has been widely used to control a variety of microwave devices, including switches, antennas, and detectors. Here, we present a photoconductive device integrated into a coplanar waveguide to tune complex impedances at microwave frequencies with

Measurement of Ion-Pairing Interactions in Buffer Solutions with Microwave Microfluidics

January 1, 2019
Charles A. Little, Angela C. Stelson, Nathan D. Orloff, Christian J. Long, James C. Booth
Broadband microwave microfluidics is an emerging technique for quantifying the frequency dependent electrical response of fluids in the microwave regime. This technique can access important physical properties including interfacial polarization, ion

Determining Carbon Fiber Composite Loading with Flip-Chip Measurements to 110 GHz

September 1, 2018
Nina P. Basta, Aaron Hagerstrom, Jasper A. Drisko, James Booth, Edward Garboczi, Christian Long, Nathan Orloff
— Electrical properties of materials are a necessary part of any circuit design. With emerging applications at millimeter- wave frequencies, there is a need to characterize new materials before they come to market. At frequencies below about 67 GHz, it is

Sub-nanosecond Tuning of Microwave Resonators Fabricated on Ruddlesden-Popper Dielectric Thin Films

July 9, 2018
Aaron M. Hagerstrom, Xifeng Lu, Natalie Dawley, H. Nair, Jordi Mateu, Robert D. Horansky, Charles A. Little, James C. Booth, Christian J. Long
Voltage-tunable dielectric materials are widely used for microwave-frequency signal processing. Among tunable dielectric thin films, (SrTiO3)nSrO Ruddlesden-Popper (RP) superlattices have exceptionally low loss at high frequencies. This paper reports the

Measuring Ion-Pairing in Buffer Solutions with Microwave Microfluidics

June 14, 2018
Angela C. Stelson, Charles A. Little, Nathan D. Orloff, Christian J. Long, James C. Booth
Microwave microfluidics is an emergent technique for characterizing conductivity and permittivity of fluids and has wide-ranging applications in the materials science and biomedical fields. The electrical properties of fluids as a function of frequency can

How to extract distributed circuit parameters from the scattering parameters of a transmission line

January 15, 2018
Nathan D. Orloff, Jasper A. Drisko, Angela C. Stelson, Charles A. Little, James C. Booth, Jordi Mateu, Christian J. Long
Distributed circuit parameters parameterize the transmission and reflection off a given transmission line in terms of a distributed resistance, inductance, capacitance, and conductance, which are per unit length frequency dependent quantities. While there

Hybrid Characterization of Nanolitre Dielectric Fluids in a Single Microfluidic Channel up to 110 GHz Song

December 1, 2017
Nathan D. Orloff, Song Liu, James C. Booth, Dylan F. Williams, Dominec Schreurs, Bart Nauwelaers, Iija Oclet, Charles A. Little
In this work, we present a new “hybrid” method for dielectric measurements of nanolitre fluid samples on-wafer. The first part of the hybrid method is a technique which extracts the 4 complex permittivity of the microfluidic channel wall material. The

Characterization of Transmission Lines with Nonlinear Dielectric Materials

November 28, 2017
Aaron M. Hagerstrom, Christian J. Long, Nathan D. Orloff, James C. Booth, Eric J. Marksz
Nonlinear transmission lines are interesting for two broad reasons: first, they have several direct device applications (i.e. harmonic generation, and phase shifters), and second, they provide a way to characterize nonlinear materials at mm-wave

A Multistate Single-Connection Calibration for Microwave-Microfluidics

October 12, 2017
Xiao Ma, Charles A. Little, Chris Long, Jordi Mateu, James Booth, James Hwang, Nate Orloff
With emerging medical, chemical, and biological applications of microwave-microfluidic devices, many researchers desire a fast, accurate calibration that can be achieved in a single connection. However, traditional on-wafer or coaxial calibrations require