Selected Journal Publications

1.     Bo Zhang and Tianhong Cui, "Ultra-Sensitive and Low-Cost Cancer Sensor Based on Layer-by-Layer Self-Assmbled Graphene", Applied Physics Letters. (in press)

2.     Dongjin Lee and Tianhong Cui, "Carbon Nanotube Electric Immunoassay for the Detection of Swine Influenza Virus H1N1", Biosensors and Bioelectronics. (in press)

3.     Dongjing Lee and Tianhong Cui, "Layer-by-Layer Self Assembly of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Amine Functionalized Weak Polyelectrolytes for Electrochemically Tunable PH Sensitivity", Langmuir. (in press)

4.     Min-Woo Jang, Chia-Ling Chen, Walter E Partlo III, Shruti R Patil, Dongjing Lee, Zhijiang Ye, David Lilja, T.A.Taton, Tianhong Cui, and Stephen A. Campbell, "A Pure Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Thin Film Based Three-Terminal MEMS Switch", Applied Phisics Letter. (in press)

5.     Yi Luo, Miao Lu, and Tianhong Cui, "A Polymer-Based Bidrectional Micropump", Mirosystem Technologies. (in press)

6.     Miao Lu, Jijun Xiong, and Tianhong Cui, "A Flexible Tri-Axis Contact Force Sensor for Tubular Medical Device Applications", Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering. (in press)

7.     M.Bhattacharya, S.Hong, D.Lee, T.Cui, S.M.Goyal, "Carbon Nanotube Based Sensor for the Detection of Viruses", Sensor and Actuators B: Chemical. (in press)

8.     M. Bhattacharya, Patcharapom Wutticharoenmongkol-Thitiwongsawet, Darryl T. Hamamoto, Dongjing Lee, Tianhong Cui, Hari S. Prasad, Mansur Ahmad, "Bone Formation on Carbon Nanotube Composite", Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part A, Vol.96A, NO.1, 2011: 75-82.

9.     Benjamin T. McDonald and Tianhong Cui, "Superhydrophilic Surface Modification of Copper Surfaces by Layer-by-Lyer Self-Assembly and Liquid Phase Deposition of TiO2 Thin Film", Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Vol.354, NO.1, 2011:1-6.

10.    Miao Lu, Xuekun Lu, Min-Woo Jang, Stephen A. Campbell, and Tianhong Cui, “Characterization of Carbon Nanotube Nanoswitches with Gigahertz Resonance Frequency and Low Pull-in Voltages Using Electrostatic Force Microscopy”, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering,Vol. 20, No. 10, 2010: 1-7.

11.    Miao Lu, M-W. Jang, S. A. Campbell, T. H. Cui, “Nanomachining of Suspended, Oriented SWNT Membrane by Focused Ion Beam”, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2010: 522-526.

12.    Miao Lu, Dongjin Lee, Taiho Yeomx, Tianhong Cui, “Fabrication of Micro Tactile Sensor with Suspended and Oriented Single Wall Nanotube Beam Embeded in PDMS Elastomer”, Sensor Letters, Vol. 8, No. 42010: 639-644.

13.    Dongjin Lee and Tianhong Cui, “Low-Cost, Transparent, and Flexible Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposite Based Ion-Sensitive Field-Effect Transistors for pH/Glucose Sensing”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Vol. 25, No. 10, 2010: 2259-2264.

14.    Miao Lu, Min-Woo Jang, Greg Haugstad, Stephen A. Campbell, and Tianhong Cui, “Well-Aligned and Suspended Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Membranes: Directed Self Assembly, Patterning, and Characterization”, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 94, 2009: 261903-261905.

15.    Litao Liu, Xiongying Ye, Kang Wu, Zhaoying Zhou, Dongjin Lee, and Tianhong Cui, “Humidity Sensitivity of Carbon Nanotube and Poly (Dimethyldiallylammonium Chloride) Composite Films”, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 9, No. 10, 2009: 1308-1314. 

16.    Wei Xue and Tianhong Cui, “Thin-Film Transistors with Controllable Mobilities Based on Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembled Carbon Nanotube Composites”, Solid State Electronics, Vol. 53, 2009: 1050-1055. 

17.    Dongjin Lee and Tianhong Cui, “Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembled Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Based Ion-Sensitive Conductometric Glucose Biosensors”, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 9, No. 4, 2009: 449-456. (cover page paper)

18.    Dongjin Lee and Tianhong Cui, “pH-Dependent Conductance Behaviors of Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembled Carboxylated Carbon Nnaotubes Multilayer Thin-Film Sensors”, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B, Vol. 27, No. 2, 2009: 842-848.  

19.    Litao Liu, Xiongying Ye, Kang Wu, Rui Han, Zhaoying Zhou, and Tianhong Cui, “Humidity Sensitivity of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Networks Deposited by Dielectrophoresis”, Sensors, Vol. 9, 2009: 1714-1721.

20.    Miao Lu, Dongjin Lee, Wei Xue, and Tianhong Cui, “Flexible and Disposable Immunosensor Based on Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembled Carbon Nanotubes and Biomolecules”, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 150, No. 2, 2009: 280-285. 

21.    Wei Xue and Tianhong Cui, “Electrical and Electromechanical Characteristics of Self-Assembled Carbon Nanotube Thin Films on Flexible Substrates”, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 145-146, 2008: 330-335.

22.    X. Yu, R. Rajamani, K. A. Stelson, and T. Cui, “Fabrication of Carbon Nanotube Based Transparent Conductive Thin Films Using Layer-by-Layer Technology”, Surface and Coatings Technology, Vol. 202, No. 10, 2008: 2002-2007.

23.    Wei Xue and Tianhong Cui, “Self-Assembled Carbon Nanotube Multilayer Resistors and Nanotube/Nanoparticle Thin-Film Transistors as pH Sensors”, Sensor Letters, Vol. 6, No. 5, 2008: 675-681.

24.    Wei Xue and Tianhong Cui, “A Thin-Film Transistor Based Acetylcholine Sensor Using Self-Assembled Carbon Nanotubes and SiO2 Nanoparticles”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Vol. 134, 2008: 981-987.

25.    Wei Xue and Tianhong Cui, “A High-Resolution Amperometric Acetylcholine Sensor Based on Nano-Assembled Carbon Nanotube and Acetylcholinesterase Thin Films”, Journal of Nano Research, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2008: 1-9. (invited)

26.    X. Yu, R. Rajamani, K. A. Stelson, and T. Cui, “Active Control of Sound Transmission through Windows with Carbon Nanotube Based Transparent Actuators”, IEEE Transactions on Control System Technology, Vol. 15, No. 4, 2007: 704-715.

27.    Wei Xue and Tianhong Cui, “Characterization of Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembled Carbon Nanotube Multilayer Thin Films”, Nanotechnology, Vol. 18, 2007: 145709.

28.    Wei Xue and Tianhong Cui, “Polymer Magnetic Actuators Fabricated with Hot Embossing and Layer-by-Layer Nano Self-Assembly”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, Vol. 7, No. 8, 2007: 2647–2653.

29.    Wei Xue and Tianhong Cui, “Carbon Nanotube Micropatterns and Cantilever Array Fabricated with Layer-by-Layer Nano Self-Assembly”, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 136, 2007: 510-517.

30.    Yi Liu, Arthur G. Erdman, and Tianhong Cui, “Acetylcholine Biosensors Based on Layer-by-layer Self-assembled Polymer/Nanoparticle Ion-Sensitive Field-Effect Transistors”, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 136, 2007: 540-545.

31.    Mengwei Liu, Jianhua Tong, Jing Wang, and Tianhong Cui, “Deposition and characterization of Pb(Zr,Ti)O3 sol-gel thin films for piezoelectric cantilever beams”, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2007: 93-99.

32.    Yi Liu and Tianhong Cui, “Power Consumption Analysis of Surface Acoustic Wave Sensor Systems Using ANSYS and PSPICE”, Microsystem Technologies, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2007: 97-101.

33.    Yi Liu and Tianhong Cui, “Ion-Sensitive Field-Effect Transistor Based pH Sensors Using Nano Self-Assembled Polyelectrolyte/Nanoparticle Multilayer Films”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Vol. 123, 2007: 148-152.

34.    Yi Liu and Tianhong Cui, “Glucose Biosensors Based on Layer-by-layer Nano Self-Assembled Ion-Sensitive Field-Effect Transistors”, Sensor Letters, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2006: 241-245.

35.    Wei Xue, Yi Liu, and Tianhong Cui, “High-Mobility Transistors Based on Nano-Assembled Carbon Nanotube Semiconducting Layer and SiO2 Nanoparticle Dielectric Layer”, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 89, 2006: 163512.

36.    Yi Liu and Tianhong Cui, “Nanoscale Field-Effect Transistor Based on Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembled Nanoparticle Thin Films”, Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2006: 215-218.

37.    C. H. Hsueh, C. R. Luttrell, and T. Cui, “Thermal stress analyses of multilayered films on substrates and cantilever beams for micro sensors and actuators”, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 16, No. 11, 2006: 2509- 2515.

38.    X. Yu, R. Rajamani, K. A. Stelson, and T. Cui, “Carbon Nanotube Based Transparent Thin Film Acoustic Actuators and Sensors”, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 132, 2006: 626-632.

39.    X. Yu, R. Rajamani, K. A. Stelson, and T. Cui, “Carbon Nanotube Based Transparent Conductive Thin Films”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 6, No. 7, 2006: 1939-1944.

40.    Jing Wang, Wei Xue, Seetala V. Naidu, Xueyuan Nie, Efstathios I. Meletis, and Tianhong Cui, “A Micromachined Wide-Bandwidth Magnetic Field Sensor Based on All-PMMA Electron Tunneling Transducer”, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2006: 97-105.  (cover page paper)

41.    Mengwei Liu, Jianhua Tong, Liding Wang, and Tianhong Cui, “Thoretical Analysis of the Sensing and Actuating Effects of Piezoelectric Multimorph Cantilevers”, Microsystem Technologies, Vol. 12, No. 4, 2006: 335-342.

42.    Yi Liu and Tianhong Cui, “Silica Nanowires Fabricated with Nano Self-Assembled Nanoparticles”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2006: 1019-1023.

43.    Tianhong Cui, Yi Liu, and Mo Zhu, “Field-Effect Transistors with Layer-by-Layer Nano-Assembled Nanoparticle Thin Films as Channel and Gate Dielectric”, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 87, No. 18, 2005: 183105.

44.    Tianhong Cui and Guirong Liang, “Dual-Gate Pentacene Field-Effect Transistors Based on a Nano-Assembled SiO2 nanoparticle Thin Film as the Gate Dielectric Layer”, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 86, No. 3, 2005: 64102.

45.    Yi Liu, Kody Varahramyan, Tianhong Cui, “Low Voltage All-polymer Field Effect Transistor Fabricated with Inkjet Printing Technique”, Macromolecular Rapid Communication, Vol. 26, No. 24, 2005: 1955-1959. 

46.    Tianhong Cui and Jing Wang, “Polymer-Based Wide-Bandwidth and High-Precision Micromachined Electron Tunneling Accelerometers Using Hot Embossing”, IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 14, No. 5, 2005: 895-902.

47.    Wei Xue, Jing Wang, and Tianhong Cui, “Modeling and Design of Polymer-based Tunneling Accelerometer by ANSYS/MATLAB”, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 10, No. 4, 2005: 468-472.

48.    M. Li, T. Cui, D. K. Mills, Y. M. Lvov, and M. J. McShane, “Comparison of Selective Attachment and Further Growth of Smooth Muscle Cells on Gelatin- and Fibronectin-coated Micropatterns”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol.5, No.11, 2005: 1809-1815.

49.    Yi Liu and Tianhong Cui, “Organic Optoelectronics: Materials, Devices, and Applications”, Chinese Journal of Optics and Precision Mechanics (English), Vol.13, No.5, 2005: 525-534. (Invited review paper). 

50.    Jing Wang and Tianhong Cui, “Design, Simulation, Fabrication, and Characterization of a PMMA Tunneling Sensor Based on Hot Embossing Technique”, Microsystems Technologies, Vol. 11, No. 6, 2005: 452-455.

51.    Mengyan Li, David K. Mills, Tianhong Cui, Michael J. McShane, “Thickness-Dependent Cellular Response to Gelatin- and Fibronectin-Coated Multilayer Polyelectrolyte Nanofilms”, IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2005: 170-179.

52.    Mo Zhu, Guirong Liang, Tianhong Cui, and Kody Varahramyan, “Temperature and Field Dependent Mobility in Pentacene-Based Thin Film Transistors”, Solid State Electronics, Vol. 49, No.6, 2005: 884-888.

53.    Tianhong Cui, Yi Liu, Mo Zhu, Bin Chen, and Kody Varahramyan, “Printed Polymeric Passive RC Filters and Degradation Characteristics”, Solid State Electronics, Vol.49, No.5, 2005: 853-859.

54.    Yuxin Liu and Tianhong Cui, “Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Capacitors Fabricated by Layer-by-Layer Nano-Assembly and Microfabrication”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol.5, No.2, 2005: 192-197.

55.    Yi Liu and Tianhong Cui, “Polymer-based Rectifying Diodes on a Glass Substrate by Inkjet Printing Technique”, Macromolecular Communication, Vol.26, No. 2, 2005: 289-292.  (Invited paper)

56.    Yuxin Liu and Tianhong Cui, “Polymeric Integrated AC Follower Circuit with a JFET and an Ink-Jet Printed Resistor as Active Devices”, Solid State Electronics, Vol. 49, No. 3, 2005: 445-448.

57.    Mengwei Liu, Jianhua Tong, Jing Wang, Tianhong Cui, Liding Wang, “Effect of Thickness on the Microstructure and Electrical Properties of PZT Films Prepared by a Modified Sol-Gel Method”, Ferroelectrics, Vol. 328, No. 1, 2005: 21-25.

58.    Tianhong Cui, Feng Hua, and Yuri Lvov, “Field Effect Transistor Fabricated by Layer-by-Layer Nanoassembly”, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol. 51, No. 3, 2004: 506-509. 

59.    Tianhong Cui, Yuxin Liu, Kody Varahramyan, “Fabrication and Characterization of Polymeric of Polymeric P-channel Junction Field Effect Transistor”, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol. 51, No. 3, 2004: 389-393. 

60.    Dmitry G. Shchukin, Dinesh S. Kommireddy, Yongjun Zhao, Tianhong Cui, Gleb B. Sukhorukov, Yuri M. Lvov, “Polyelectrolyte Micropatterning Using a Laminar Flow Microfluidic Device” , Advanced Materials, Vol. 16, No. 5, 2004: 389-393.

61.    Mengyan Li, Kishore K. Kondabatni, Tianhong Cui, and Michael J. McShane, “Fabrication of Gelatin-Patterned Glass Substrates with Layer-by-Layer Nano-Assembly and Lift-off (LbL-LO) Technology”, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2004: 115-123. 

62.    Yongjun Zhao and Tianhong Cui, “SOI wafer mold with high-aspect-ratio microstructures for hot embossing process”, Microsystem Technologies, Vol. 10, No. 6-7, 2004: 544-546.

63.    Tianhong Cui, Feng Hua, and Yuri Lvov, “Lithographic Approach to Pattern Multiple Nanoparticle Thin Film Prepared by Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly for Microsystems”, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 114, No. 2-3, 2004: 501-504.

64.    Jing Wang, Wei Xue, and Tianhong Cui, “A Combinative Technique to Fabricate Hot Embossing Master for PMMA Tunneling Sensors,” Microsystem Technologies, Vol. 10, No. 4, 2004: 329-333. 

65.    Feng Hua, Tianhong Cui, Yuri Lvov, “Ultrathin Cantilevers Based on Polymer-Ceramic Nanocomposites Assembled by Layer-by-Layer Technique”, Nano Letters, Vol. 4, No. 5, 2004: 823-825.

66.    Mo Zhu, Tianhong Cui, and Kody Varahramyan, “Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of MEH-PPV Based Schottky Diodes”, Microelectronic Engineering, Vol. 75, No. 3, 2004: 269-274.

67.    Feng Hua, Yuri Lvov, and Tianhong Cui, “A Lithographic Approach of Spatial Separation for Multiple Types of Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembled Nanoparticles”, Thin Solid Films, Vol. 449, No. 1-2, 2004: 222-225. 

68.    Guirong Liang, Tianhong Cui, “Fabrication and Characterization of Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) Field Effect Transistors”, Solid State Electronics, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2004: 87-89.  

69.    Jing Wang, Bing Han, Genghua Chen, Fengzhi Xu, Qiansheng Yang, and Tianhong Cui, “Micromachining SrTiO3 Steps for HighTc Step Edge Junction dc-SQUIDs”, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2004: 1-5. 

70.    Tianhong Cui, David Markus, Shayne Zurn, and Dennis Polla, “PZT Thin Films Formed by MOD on Cantilever Beams for Micro Sensors and Actuators”, Microsystem Technologies, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2004: 137-141.

71.    Changgeng Liu, Tianhong Cui, Zhaoying Zhou, and Kun Lian, “Fluid-structure Coupling Analysis and Simulation of a Micromachine Piezo Microjet”, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 114, No. 2-3, 2004: 460-465.

72.    Wei Xue, Jing Wang, and Tianhong Cui, “Highly Sensitive Micromachined Tunneling Sensors”, Chinese journal of Optics and Precision Engineering (English), Vol.12, No.5, 2004: 490-503.  (Invited Paper)

73.    Yuming Ai, Yi Liu, and Tianhong Cui, “Thin Film Deposition of an N-type Organic Semiconductor by Ink-Jet Printing Technology”, Thin Solid Films, Vol. 450, No. 2, 2004: 312-315.

74.    Yongjun Zhao, and Tianhong Cui, “Fabrication of High-aspect-ratio Polymer-based Electrostatic Comb Drives by Hot Embossing”, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 13, No. 3, 2003: 430-435.

75.    Changgeng Liu, Tianhong Cui, and Zhaoying Zhou, “Modal Analysis of a Unimorph Piezoelectric Transducer”, Microsystem Technologies, Vol. 9, No. 6-7, 2003: 474-479. 

76.    Jianhua Tong, Tianhong Cui, Peige Shao, Liding Wang, “Piezoelectric Micromotor Based on the Microstructure of Serial Bending Arms”, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, Vol. 50, No. 9, 2003: 1100-1104.

77.    Yuxin Liu, Tianhong Cui, Philip J. Coane, and Michael J. Vasile, “High-Aspect-Ratio Microstructures Fabricated by X-Ray Lithography of Polymethylsilsesquioxane-based Spin-on Glass Thick Films”, Microsystem Technologies, Vol. 9, N0. 3, 2003: 171-175. 

78.    Yuxin Liu, Tianhong Cui, Philip Coane, Michael Vasile and Jost Geoettert, “Novel Approach to Form and Pattern Sol-gel Polymethylsesquioxane-based Spin-on Glass Thin and Thick Film”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Vol. 88, No. 1, 2003: 75-79.

79.    F. Hua, J. Shi, Y. Lvov, and T.Cui, “Fabrication and Characterization of MOS-Capacitors Based on Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly Thin Films", Nanotechnology, Vol. 14, No. 4, 2003: 453-457. 

80.    Jingshi Shi, Feng Hua, Tianhong Cui, and Yuri Lvov, “Temperature Effect on Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly of Linear Polyions and Silica Multilayers”, Chemistry Letters, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2003: 316-317. 

81.    Jingshi Shi and Tianhong Cui, “Fabrication of Indium Resistors by Layer-by-Layer Nano-Assembly and Microlithography Techniques”, Solid State Electronics, Vol. 47, No. 11, 2003: 2085-2088. 

82.    Tianhong Cui, Guirong Liang, Kody Varahramyan, “An Organic Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) Field Effect Transistor Fabricated by Spin Coating and Reactive Ion Etching”, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol. 50, No. 5, May 2003: 1419-1422. 

83.    Tianhong Cui, Guirong Liang, and Jingshi Shi, “Organic Field-Effect Transistors with a Nano-Assembled SiO2 Nanoparticle Thin Film as the Gate Dielectric”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 3, No. 6, 2003: 525-528.

84.    Jing Wang, Bing Han, Genghua Chen, Qiansheng Yang, and Tianhong Cui, “Micromachining of Highly Reproducible Step Substrate for High Tc Step Junction dc-SQUIDs”, Microsystem Technologies, Vol. 9, No. 6-7, 2003: 480-483.

85.    Mo Zhu, Guirong Liang, Tianhong Cui, and Kody Varahramyan, “Depletion-mode n-channel organic field-effect transistors based on NTCDA”, Solid State Electronics, Vol. 47, No. 10, 2003: 1605-1879.

86.    Yi Liu, Tianhong Cui, and Kody Varahramyan, “All-Polymer Capacitor Fabricated by All-inkjet Printing Technology”, Solid State Electronics, Vol. 47, No. 9, 2003: 1543-1548.

87.    Jing Wang, Bing Han, Fan Chen, Tong Zhao, Fengzhi Xu, Yueliang Zhou, Genghua Chen, Huibin Lu, Qiansheng Yang, and Tianhong Cui, “Highly Reliable dc SQUIDS in Temperature with Laser-MBE YBa2Cu3Ox Thin Films”, Solid State Communication, Vol. 126, No. 8, 2003: 431-434. 

88.    Yuxin Liu, Tianhong Cui, Kody Varahramyan, “Fabrication and Characteristics of Polymeric Thin Film Capacitor”, Solid State Electronics, Vol. 47, No. 5, 2003: 811-814.

89.    Bin Chen, Tianhong Cui, Yi Liu, and Kody Varahramyan, “All-Polymer RC Filters Fabricated by All-inkjet Printing Technique”, Solid State Electronics, Vol. 47, No. 5, 2003: 841-847.

90.    Guirong Liang, Tianhong Cui, Kody Varahramyan, “Electrical Characteristics of Diodes Fabricated with Organic Semiconductors”, Microelectronic Engineering, Vol. 65, No. 3, 2003: 279-284.

91.    Guirong Liang, Tianhong Cui, Kody Varahramyan, “Fabrication and Electrical Characteristics of Polymer-based Schottky Diode”, Solid State Electronics, Vol. 47, No. 4, 2003: 691-694.  

92.    Jing Wang, Yongjun Zhao, and Tianhong Cui, “MatLab Simulink Modeling and Controller Synthesis in Tunneling Accelerometers”, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 12, No. 6, 2002: 730-735.

93.    Feng Hua, Tianhong Cui, and Yuri Lvov, “Lithographic Approach to Pattern Self-Assembled Mutilayers”, Langmuir, Vol. 18, 2002: 6712-6715.

94.    Feng Hua, Yuri Lvov, and Tianhong Cui, “Spatial Patterning of Colloidal Nanoparticle-based Thin Film by A Combinative Technique of Layer-by-layer Self-assembly and Lithography”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2002: 357-361.

95.    F. Hua, J. Shi, Y. Lvov, and T. Cui, “Patterning of Layer-by-layer Self-assembled Multiple Types of Nanoparticle Thin Films by Lithographic Techniques”, Nano Letters, Vol. 2, No. 11, 2002: 1119-1222.

96.    Tianhong Cui, Ji Fang, Aiping Zheng, and Francis Jones, “Fabrication of Microreactors for Dehydrogenation of Cyclohexane to Benzene”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Vol. 71, No. 3, 2000: 228-231. 


Selected Conference Publications

1.    Bo Zhang  and Tianhong Cui, “High Performance and Low-Cost Ion Sensitive Sensor Array Based on Self-Assembled Graphene”, IEEE MEMS2011.

2.    Dongzhi  Zhang and Tianhong Cui, “Tunnable Mechanical Properties of Self-Assembled SWNT/Polymer Nanocomposite Fillms for MEMS”, IEEE MEMS2011.

3.    Min Zhang, Tao Zhang, and Tianhong Cui, “Synthesis of Ultra-thin Superhydrophilic Titanium Oxide film and Its Effects on the Capillary of Microchannels”, ASME 2010 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Vancouver, Canada, Nov. 12-18, 2010.

4.    Dongjin Lee, Yogesh Chander, Sagar M. Goyal, and Tianhong Cui, “Carbon Nanotubes Swine Influenza (H1N1) Virus Sensors”,  ASME 2010 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Vancouver, Canada, Nov. 12-18, 2010.

5.    Tao Zhang and Tianhong Cui, “Wetting Properties of Patterned Silicon Microchannels with Tunable Surface Free Energy Using Layer-by-Layer Nano Self-assembly”, ASME 2009 2nd Micro/ Nanoscale Heat & Mass Transfer International Conference, Shanghai, China, Dec. 17-25, 2009.

6.    Dongjin Lee and Tianhong Cui, “Fabrication and Characterization of Suspended Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Composite Beams”, ASME IMECE 2009.

7.    M. Lu, D. Lee, T. Yeom, and T. Cui, “Micro Tactile Sensors with a Suspended and Oriented Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Beam Embedded in PDMS Elastomer”, TRANSDUCERS’2009.

8.    T. Zhang, B. McDonald, and T. Cui, "Wetting Properties of Silicon Mesh Microchannels Coated with SiO2/SnO2 Using Layer-by- Layer Nano Self Assemby", TRANSDUCERS’2009.

9.    M.W. Jang, M. Lu, T. Cui, and S. A. Campbell, “Functional 1.6 GHz MEMS Switch Using Composite CNT Membrane by Dielectrophoretic Self-Assembly”, TRANSDUCERS’2009.

10.    Dongjin Lee and Tianhong Cui, “layer-by-Layer Nano-Assembly of pH Sensors Based on Polyelectrolytes and Carboxylated Carbon Nanotubes”, 214th Meeting of ECS – Electrochemical Society, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, Oct. 12-17, 2008.  (Invited Talk)

11.    Dongjin Lee and Tianhong Cui, “pH-Dependent Conductance Behaviors of Self-Assembled Carboxylated Carbon Nanotube Multilayer Thin-Film Sensors”, International Conference on Nanoscience + Nanotechnology (ICN+T 2008), Keystone, Colorado, USA, July 20-25, 2008.

12.    Miao Lu, Dongjin Lee, Wei Xue, and Tianhong Cui, “Flexible and Disposable Immunosensors Based on Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly of Carbon Nanotubes and Biomolecules”, IEEE MEMS 2008 Conference, Tucson, Arizona, USA, Jan. 13-17, 2008.

13.    Wei Xue and Tianhong Cui, “Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembled Carbon Nanotube Thin-Film Transistors as pH Sensors”, IEEE NEMS 2008 Conference, Sanya, Hainan Island, China, Jan. 6-9, 2008.

14.    Litao Liu, Xiongying Ye, Kang Wu, Rui Han, Tianhong Cui, Zhaoying Zhou, “Humidity Sensitivity of Multi-walled Carbon Nanotube Networks Deposited by Dielectrophoresis”, the 1st International Conference of Chinese Micro/Nanotechnology Society, Beijing, China, Nov. 20-22, 2008.

15.    Wei Xue and Tianhong Cui, “Electrical and Electromechanical Characteristics of Nano-Assembled Carbon Nanotube Thin-Film Transistors on Flexible Substrates”, TRANSDUCERS 2007, Lyon, France, June 10-14, 2007.

16.    Mengwei Liu, Tianhong Cui, and Liding Wang, “Fabrication and Characterization of Piezoelectric Microcantilevers Integrated with PZT Thin-Film Microforce Sensors and Actuators”, TRANSDUCERS 2007, Lyon, France, June 10-14, 2007.

17.    Wei Xue and Tianhong Cui, “A High-Resolution Amperometric Acetylcholine Biosensor Based on Nano Self-Assembly of Carbon Nanotubes”, IEEE MEMS 2007: 20th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, Kobe, Japan, Jan. 21-25, 2007.

18.    Yi Liu, Arthur Erdman, and Tianhong Cui, “Nano Self-Assembled Nanoparticle Ion-Sensitive Field-Effect Transistors for Acetylcholine Biosensing”, IEEE NEMS 2007: 2nd IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems, Bangkok, Thailand, January 16-19, 2007.

19.    Wei Xue and Tianhong Cui, “Deposition and Characterization of Layer-by-Layer Nano  Self-Assembled Carbon Nanotube Multilayer Thin Films”, IEEE NEMS 2007: 2nd IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems, Bangkok, Thailand, January 16-19, 2007.

20.    Wei Xue and Tianhong Cui, “Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Micropatterns and Interconnections Fabricated with Layer-by-Layer Nano Self-Assembly and Microlithography on Flexible Substrates”, CANEUS 2006: Micro-Nano-technology (MNT) development for aerospace applications, Toulouse, France, August 27-Spetember 1, 2006.

21.    Charlie Groepper, Tianhong Cui, Perry Li, and Kim Stelson, “Fabrication of Integrated Pressure-Flow-Temperature Sensors for Hydraulic Systems”, 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, November 5-10, 2006.  

22.    Wei Xue and Tianhong Cui, “Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Micropatterns and Cantilever Array Fabricated with Layer-by-Layer Nano Self-Asssembly and Lithography”, Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop (Hilton Head 2006 Workshop), Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, June 4-8, 2006.

23.    Yi Liu and Tianhong Cui, “Nano Self-Assembled Ion-Sensitive Field-Effect Transistors for Acetylcholine Biosensing”, Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop (Hilton Head 2006 Workshop), Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, June 4-8, 2006.

24.    K. Malladi, C. Wang, M.J. Madou, W. Xue and T. Cui, “Microfabrication and Mechanical Characterization of Suspended Carbon Microstructures”, Technical Proceedings of the 2006 Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 1, Chapter 8: Characterization: 756 – 759. NSTI-Nanotech 2006, Boston, Massachusetts, May 7-11, 2006.

25.    Xun Yu, Rajech Rajamani, Kim A. Stelson, and Tianhong Cui,  “Active Control of Sound Transmission through Windows with Carbon Nanotube Based Transparent Actuators and Moving Noise Source Identification”,  2006 American Control Conference (ACC 2006), Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, June 14-16, 2006.

26.    Charles Groepper, Tianhong Cui, Perry Li, and Kim Stelson, “Integrated Pressure-Flow-Temperature Sensor for Hydraulic Systems”, 2005 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, Florida, November 5-11, 2005.  

27.    Xun Yu, R. Rajamani, K. Stelson, and T. Cui, “Active Sound Transmission Control for Windows Using Cabon Nanotube Based Transparent Actuators”, 2005 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, Florida, November 5-11, 2005.

28.    Xun Yu, R. Rajamani, K. Stelson, and T. Cui, “Development of Transparent Thin Film Speaker and Its Application for Active Sound Transmission Control Through Windows”, NOISE-CON 2005 (The Institute of Noise Control Engineering's Annual Conference), Minneapolis, MN, October 17-19, 2005. 

29.    Tianhong Cui and Yuri Lvov, “Nano Self-Assembly for MEMS and Microelectronics Applications”, International Commission for Optics, Changchun, China, August 21-26, 2005.

30.    Wei Xue and Tianhong Cui, “Layer-by-Layer Nano-Assembled Magnetic Cantilever Array for Bio-Sensing Applications”, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, USA, April 13-15, 2005. (Poster)

31.    Yi Liu and Tianhong Cui, “Self-Assembled Polymer- and Nanoparticle-Based Transistors for Biosensing Applicatons”, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, USA, April 13-15, 2005. (Poster)

32.    Tianhong Cui, Feng Hua, and Yuri Lvov, “Lithographic approaches to pattern nanoparticle thin films for microelectronic and MEMS devices”, Particles 2004 Conference, Particle Synthesis, Characterization, and Particle-Based Advanced Materials, Orlando, FL, USA, March 6-9, 2004.

33.    Tianhong Cui, “Nanoparticle- and Polymer-Based Micro Devices for Potential Bio-Medical Applications”, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, USA, April 7-9, 2004.

34.    Xue Wei and Tianhong Cui, “Polymer Tunneling Sensors for Potential Biomedical Applications”, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, USA, April 7-9, 2004. (Poster)

35.    Yi Liu and Tianhong Cui, “Polymer Field-Effect Transistors for Potential Biomedical Sensing Applications”, Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, USA, April 7-9, 2004. (Poster)

36.    Tianhong Cui, Guirong Liang, and Jingshi Shi, “Fabrication of Pentacene Organic Field-Effect Transistors Containing SiO2 Nanoparticle Thin Film as the Gate Dielectric”, IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting, Washington DC, Dec. 8-10, 2003.

37.    M. Li, D. K. Mills, Y. M. Lvov, T. Cui, and M. J. McShane, “Control of Attachment and Growth of Smooth Muscle Cells on Polyelectrolyte Thin Film Patterns”, The 2003 annual fall meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Nashville, October 1-4, 2003, 2003.

38.    Feng Hua, Jingshi Shi, Yuri Lvov, and Tianhong Cui, “Patterning of Nanoparticle Thin Films by Layer-by-Layer Self-assembly for Microelectronic Devices”, the 1st International Symposium on Nanomanufacturing, MIT, Cambridge, Ma, on April 24-26, 2003. (Top 10 poster award)

39.    Yuri Lvov, Feng Hua, Jingshi Shi, Tianhong Cui, “Marriage” of LbL-Nanoassembly and Traditional Lithography for Microelectronics Elements Production", 226th National American Chemical Society Meeting, New York, September, 2003.

40.    Mengwei Liu, Jianhua Tong, Jing Wang, Tianhong Cui, Liding Wang, “Effect of Thickness on the Microstructure and Electrical Properties of PZT Films Prepared by a Modified Sol-Gel Method”, 4th Asian Meeting on Ferroelectrics, Indian Institute of Science, Banglore, India, December 12th-15th, 2003.

41.    Jing Wang and Tianhong Cui, “Synthesis and Fabrication of PMMA Tunneling Accelerometer”, the fifth Texas MEMS Workshop, Texas, May 6, 2003.

42.    Yongjun Zhao and Tianhong Cui, “High-aspect-ratio Polymer-based Electrostatic Comb Drive by Hot Embossing Process”, the fifth Texas MEMS Workshop, Texas, May 6, 2003.

43.    M. Li, J. D. Glawe, D.K. Mills, T. Cui, Y.M. Lvov, M.J. McShane, “Microfabricated Polymeric Channels with Nanoengineered Polyelectrolyte Films to Control Cell Attachment, Growth, and Alignment”, Houston Society for Engineering in Medicine and Biology,20th Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, April 3-4, 2003.

44.    Tianhong Cui, Feng Hua, Jingshi Shi, and Yuri Lvov, “Lithographic Approach to Pattern Multiple Nanoparticle Thin Film Prepared by Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly for Microsystems”, TRANSDUCERS’03, June 8-12, 2003.

45.    Changgeng Liu, Tianhong Cui, Zhaoying Zhou, and Kun Lian, “Fluid-structure Coupling Analysis and Simulation of a Micromachined Piezo Microjet”, TRANSDUCERS’03, 2003.

46.    Y. Lvov, T. Cui, F. Hua, A. Patel, A. Antipov, M. Prevot, G. Sukhorukov, R. Besser, “Layer-by-Layer Nanoassembly of Polyion, Nanoparticles and Enzymes for Production of Micropatterns and Nanoshells” , 10th SPIE-“Smart Electronics, MEMS, BioMEMS and Nanotechnology”, San Diego, March 2, 2003.

47.    D. Kuila, J.Fang, T. Cui, K. Varahramyan, U. Siriwardane, R. Nassar, J. Palmer; S. Naidu 1, V. S. Nagineni, A. Potluri, S.Zhao, Y. Liang,W. Cao; J. Hu, “Microreactor Research at the Institute of Micromanufacturing of La Tech”, 226th National American Chemical Society Meeting, New York, September, 2003.

48.    Tianhong Cui, Kody Varahramyan, Yongjun Zhao, and Jing Wang, “Simulation and Fabrication of Novel Polymeric Tunneling Sensor by Hot Embossing Technique”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, New Orleans, November 17-22, 2002. 

49.    Tianhong Cui, Yuri Lvov, Feng Hua, and Jingshi Shi, “Novel Lithography-based Approaches to Pattern Layer-by-layer Self-Assembled Thin Films”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, New Orleans, November 17-22, 2002. 

50.    Yuri Lvov, Ron Besser, and Tianhong Cui, “Layer-by-layer Polyion/nanoparticle Assembly on 2D-micropatterns and 3D-microtemplates”, 223rd ACS National Meeting, Orlando, Florida, April 7-11, 2002.

51.    M. Li, K.K. Kondabatni, J.D. Glawe, D.K. Mills, Y.M. Lvov, T. Cui and M.J. McShane, “Properties of Microstructured Self-Assembled Polymer/Biological Nanocomposite Materials for Tissue Engineering”, the 6th New Jergey Symposium on Biomaterials Science, Somerset Marriott in Somerset, New Jersey, October 17-18, 2002.

52.    Guirong Liang, Tianhong Cui, and Kody Varahramyan, “Fabrication and Electrical Characteristics of Polymer-based Schottky Diode”, the 10th Conference on Polymer Microelectronics, Wilmington, Delaware, May 8-10, 2002.   

53.    Yuxin Liu, Tianhong Cui, Kody Varahramyan, “Fabrication and Characteristics of All-Polymer Thin Film Microelectronic Devices”, the 10th Conference on Polymer Microelectronics, Wilmington, Delaware, May 8-10, 2002.

54.    Feng Hua, Yuri Lvov, and Tianhong Cui, “2D and 3D Nanopattern Production by Combination of Traditional Lithography and Layer-by-layer Assembly”, 223rd ACS National Meeting, Orlando, Florida, April 7-11, 2002.

55.    K.K. Kondabatni, F. Hua, T. Cui, Y. Lvov, and M. McShane, “Micro-patterning of Nanosensor Elements Using Layer-by-layer Self-assembly, Avidin-biotin Chemistry, and Photolithography”, BMES/IEEE-EMBS Conference, 2002.

56.    K.K. Kondabatni, M. Li, F. Hua, T. Cui, Y. Lvov, and M. McShane, “Micro-patterning of Nano Sensors for Tissue Acaffolds and Cell-based Sensors”, TEX MEMS IV, the forth in the series of  Texas-area MEMS Workshops, June, 2002.

57.    Tianhong Cui, Ji Fang and Kody Varahramyan, “No Sacrificial Layer Fabrication of Three-Dimensional Flexible SU8 Microstructures for High Aspect Ratio Microsystems”, TEX MEMS III, the third in the series of  Texas-area MEMS Workshops, June, 2001.  

58.    Tianhong Cui, David Markus, Shayne Zurn, and Dennis L. Polla, “Novel Piezoelectric Surface-micromachined Cantilever Beams for Applications to Micro Sensors and Actuators”, TEX MEMS III, the third in the series of  Texas-area MEMS Workshops, June, 2001.  

59.    Adam Reppond, Yu Liang, Ji Fang and Tianhong Cui, “Highly Integrated Microreactors for Dehydrogenation of Cyclohexane to Benzene”, SPIE Micromachining and Microfabrication Conference, 2001.  

60.    Yuxin Liu, Tianhong Cui, Philip J. Coane, and Michael J. Vasile, “High-Aspect-Ratio Microstructures Fabricated by X-Ray Lithography of Polymethylsilsesquioxane-based Spin-on Glass Thick Films”, HARMST’2001.  

61.    Francis Jones, Ron Besser, Deng Qing, Bill Elmore, Ji Fang and Tianhong Cui, “An Experimental System for the study of Gas-solid Heterogeneous Catalysis in Microreactors”, SPIE Proc. Micromachining and Microfabrication Conference, Sept. 18-19, 2000, Vol. 4177. 

62.    Tianhong Cui, Ji Fang, James Maxwell, Francis Jones, Ron Besser, and Bill Elmore, “Micromachining of Microreactors for Dehydrogenation of Cyclohexane to Benzene”, IMRET4: 4th International Conference on Microreaction Technology, Atlanta, March, 2000.  

63.    Solana Christiansen, Tianhong Cui, Kirk Williams, James Maxwell, and Mats Boman, “High-Speed Laser Chemical Vapor Deposition of Sacrificial Cores for Three-Dimensional Microfluidic Systems”, IMRET4: 4th International Conference on Microreaction Technology, Atlanta, March 2000.  

64.    Aiping Zheng, Francis Jones, Ji Fang, and Tianhong Cui, “Dehydrogenation of Cyclohexane to Benzene in a Membrane Microreactor”, IMRET4: 4th International Conference on Microreaction Technology, Atlanta, March 2000.  

65.    Francis Jones, Deng Qing, Ji Fang and Tianhong Cui, “A Fundamental Study of Gas-Solid Heterogeneous Catalysis in Microreactors”, IMRET4: 4th International Conference on Microreaction Technology, Atlanta, March 2000. 

66.    Ming Zang, Dennis Polla, Shayne Zurn, and Tianhong Cui: “Stress and Deformation of PZT Thin Film on Silicon Wafer Due To Thermal Expansion”, MRS’99 Spring Meeting, USA, 1999.


Invited Book Chapters

1. “Nanoassembly for Polymer Microelectronics”, Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vols. 6, American Scientific Publishers, 2004: 23-51.

2. “Polymer Tunneling Sensors”, Encyclopedia of SENSORS, Vol. 8, American Scientific Publishers, 2006: 87-122.

3. “Organic/Polymer Field-Effect Transistors and Their Applications”, Handbook of Organic Electronics and Photonics, American Scientific Publishers, 2008: 263-305.


Patents

1.    Tianhong Cui, Yuri Lvov, and Feng Hua, 2006, “Lithography-based Approaches to Pattern Layer-by-layer Nano-assembled Thin Films for Microelectronics/MEMS,” Patent No. US 7,090,783.

2.    Tianhong Cui, Jing Wang, and Yongjun Zhao, 2006, “Polymer Based Tunneling Sensor,” Patent No. US 7,094,622.

3.    Xun Yu, Rajesh Rajamani, Kim Stelson, and Tianhong Cui, “Thin Film Transparent Acoustic Transducers”, Application Serial No. 11/538,135, October 2006.

4.    Tianhong Cui and Miao Lu, “Flexible Sensors for Medical Devices”, US Patent Application No. 61/235,937, August 2009.

5.    Tianhong Cui and Xuelin Zhu, “Through Hole Embossing Methods and Apparatus”, US Patent Application, January 2010.