Jul
27

Paper Published in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics

Xiaotong Gao, Wei-Heng Shih and Wan Y. Shih’s latest paper, titled “Flow Energy Harvesting Using Piezoelectric Cantilevers with Cylindrical Extension,” has been published online in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. From the abstract: “We present a new piezoelectric flow energy harvester (PFEH) based on a piezoelectric cantilever with a cylindrical extension. The flow induced vibration … Continue reading »

Jul
27

Paper Published in Nanotechnology

Giang H T Au, Wan Y Shih, S-Ja Tseng and Wei-Heng Shih’s latest paper, titled “Aqueous CdPbS quantum dots for near-infrared imaging,” has been published online in Nanotechnology. From the abstract: “Quantum dots (QDs) are semiconducting nanocrystals that have photoluminescent (PL) properties brighter than fluorescent molecules and do not photo-bleach, ideal for in vivo imaging … Continue reading »

Jul
27

Paper Published in Applied Physics Letters

Chun-Yi Hsieh, Yung-Ting Chen, Wei-Jyun Tan, Yang-Fang Chen, Wan Y. Shih, and Wei-Heng Shih’s latest paper, titled “Graphene-lead zirconate titanate optothermal field effect transistors,” has been published online in Applied Physics Letters. From the abstract: “We have developed a pyroelectric field effect transistor (FET) based on a graphene-lead zirconate titanate (PZT) system. Under the incidence … Continue reading »

Jul
27

Drexel Research Day 2012 poster award for Giang Au

The winner of the poster award for graduate student in Biology and Biomedical category is Assessing Breast Cancer Margin Using an Aqueous Quantum Dot (AQDs) Enabled Molecular Probe. The author is Giang Au and co-authors are Linette Mejias, Vanlila K. Swami, and Ari D. Brooks. Advisors are Dr. Wan Y. Shih and Dr. Wei-Heng Shih.

Jul
27

Paper Published in Analytical Chemistry

LiNa Loo, Joseph A. Capobianco, Wei Wu, Xiaotong Gao, Wan Y. Shih, Wei-Heng Shih, Kambiz Pourrezaei, Matthew K. Robinson, and Gregory P. Adams’s latest paper, titled “Highly Sensitive Detection of HER2 Extracellular Domain in the Serum of Breast Cancer Patients by Piezoelectric Microcantilevers,” has been published online in Analytical Chemistry. From the abstract: “Rapid and … Continue reading »

Jul
27

Paper Published in IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control

Xiang Li, Wei Wu, Youngsoo Chung, Wan Y. Shih, Wei-Heng Shih, Qifa Zhou, and K. Kirk Shung’s latest paper, titled “80-MHz Intravascular Ultrasound Transducer Using PMN-PT Free-Standing Film,” has been published online in IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control. From the abstract: “[Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3]0.63[PbTiO3]0.37 (PMN-PT) free-standing film of comparable piezoelectric properties to bulk material … Continue reading »

Jul
27

Paper Published in Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Hui Li, Mengyan Li, Wan Y. Shih, Peter I. Lelkes, and Wei-Heng Shih’s latest paper, titled “Cytotoxicity Tests of Water Soluble ZnS and CdS Quantum Dots,” has been published online in Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. From the abstract: “Cytotoxicity tests of zinc sulfide (ZnS) and cadmium sulfide (CdS) quantum dots (QDs) synthesized via all-aqueous … Continue reading »

Jul
27

Paper Published in Sensors and Actuators B

Joseph A. Capobianco, Wan Y. Shih, Gregory P. Adams, Wei-Heng Shih’s latest paper, titled “Label-free Her2 detection and dissociation constant assessment in diluted human serum using a longitudinal extension mode of a piezoelectric microcantilever sensor,” has been published online in Sensors and Actuators B. From the abstract: “We have investigated real-time, label-free, in situ detection … Continue reading »

Jul
25

Paper Published in Applied Physics Letters

Xiaotong Gao, Wei-Heng Shih, and Wan Y. Shih’s latest paper, titled “Vibration energy harvesting using piezoelectric unimorph cantilevers with unequal piezoelectric and nonpiezoelectric lengths,” has been published online in Applied Physics Letters. From the abstract: “We have examined a piezoelectric unimorph cantilever PUC with unequal piezoelectric and nonpiezoelectric lengths for vibration energy harvesting theoretically by … Continue reading »