2021-2022 CNF Research Accomplishments (RA)

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Table of Contents, Welcome, and 2021 Publications
Biological Applications,
Microfluidic Handling of DNA for Spatial Genome Research,
A Nanotool for Phase Equilibrium and Water Potential Measurements in Living and Synthetic Systems,
Development of a Biomembrane Platform for the Study of Virus Infection,
Resonator Nanophotonic Standing-Wave Array Trap for Single-Molecule Measurements,
Building Microfluidics Devices to Study Zinc Metal Homeostasis in E. Coli,
Biomechanics of Bacteria,
Design and Application of Microfluidic Devices to Study Cell Migration in Confined Environments,
Development of a 3D Microfluidic Platform for Dynamic Compression of Tumor Spheroids,
Microfabrication of Sample Holders for Cryogenic Small Angle X-Ray Scattering and Flow Cells for Fluorescence Measurements of Ligand Diffusion in Protein Crystals,
Array Microhabitat Platform for Microalgae Growth,
Metasurface-Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy for the Measurement of Live Cells,
Arrays of Elliptical Pillars for Optical Detection of Bacteria,
Studying Viral Binding and Fusion Mechanisms with Host Cell Membranes,
Selective Single-Beam Acoustic Tweezers for Cell Manipulation,
Engineering Surfaces to Investigate Cell-Material Interactions,
Fabrication of Microchip Devices for Organ-on-a-Chip and Lab-on-a-Chip,
Human MSCs Release Multiple EV Populations Containing Mitochondria,
Scalable Continuous Flow Electroporation Platform,
Plant Membrane Bioelectronic Devices for the Study of a Membrane Transporter,
Investigating the Effect of the Tumor Microenvironment on Metastatic Progression using Micro and Nano-Scale Tools,
Sample Preparation for Study of Space Charge Limited Current,
Nanopatterned Polymer Brushes with Localized Surface Functionalities,
Chemically Amplified Photoresists with Precise Molecular Structure,
Identifying the Occurrence and Sources of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in Photolithography Wastewater,
Intrinsically Switchable Gigahertz Ferroelectric ScAlN SAW Resonators,
Si-SiO2 Metamaterial Ultrasonic Lens for Fourier Ultrasonics,
HZO-Based Ferro NEMS MAC for In-Memory Computing,
HF Vapor Release Etch,
MBE Grown AlScN/AlN/GaN High Electron Mobility Transistors with Regrown Contacts,
Fabrication and Manipulation of Micro-Scale Opto-Electrically Transduced Electrodes (MOTEs),
High Frequency Sensors and Actuators for Ultrasonic Imaging,
General Electric Global Research Microfabrication Highlights 2022,
Design and Fabrication of Magnetic Elastomer-Based Soft Actuator,
Investigating the Electrokinetic Behavior of Cement-Based and Alternative Cementitious Materials,
Access to Porous Substructure of Block Copolymer-Derived Nanomaterials via Reactive Ion Etching (RIE),
Autonomous High-Throughput Materials Discovery of Metal Oxide Thin Films via Laser Spike Annealing, Spatially Resolved X-Ray Diffraction, and Thin Film Device Characterization,
Low Loss Superconducting LC Resonator for Strong Coupling with Magnons,
Encapsulation of Photocathodes in Two-Dimensional Materials,
Fabricating Superconducting Microwave Resonators for On-Chip Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopy,
Investigation of Palladium Strains and Actuation in Gaseous Environments,
Scissionable Polymer Photoresist for Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography,
Design and Fabrication of Integrated Magnetic Elastomer-Based Soft Actuator,
Fabrication of Microwells to Host Liquid Crystals (LCs) for Studies Aimed at Understanding the Coupling of Surfactant Concentration Gradients with LC Ordering,
Sizing Thermoresponsive Colloidal Particles with Dynamic Light Scattering,
Measuring the Conductivities of Ionic and Metal Ligand Coordinated Polymers,
Magnetic Polymer-Grafted Nanoparticles,
Tracking the TaS2 Charge Density Wave Transition with Electron Microscopy and Electric Biasing,
Photolithographic Patterning of Alignment Fiducials for X-Ray Nano-Diffraction,
Mechanical Devices,
Magnetically Tunable Optical Metamaterials and Diffractive Robotics,
Characterizing Diamond Thin-Film Bulk Acoustic Resonators for Quantum Control,
Electrochemical Thin Film Actuator Enabled Microrobots and Micromachines for Fluid Manipulation, Shape Morphing and Neural Probing,
Synchronization and Bistability in Coupled Opto-Thermal MEMS Limit Cycle Oscillators,
Reconfigurable Waterbomb Antenna,
Fabrication of Micro Scale Triboelectric Generator,
Programmable Microscopic Magnetic Self-Assembly,
Optics & Opto-Electronics,
Superconducting Coplanar Microwave Resonator,
Microscale Broadband Optical Upconverter,
Microscopic Optically Powered Bubble Rockets,
Microwave-Rate Soliton Microcombs on a Monolithic LiNbO3 Platform,
Lithium Niobate Nanophotonic Resonators for Quantum Simulations,
Self-Injection-Locked Second-Harmonic Integrated Source,
Two-Dimensional TMD as a Single Photon Source and a Quantum Sensor,
Sputtered Oxide Integrated Photonics,
Development of Single and Double Layer Anti-Reflective Coatings for Astronomical Instruments,
Fabrication Strategy for Large-Area Meta-Optic Elements Exceeding the Exposure Size Limits of Lithography Tools,
Prototype Photolithography for Multilayer Diffractive Lenses,
Integrated Optical Gyroscope with Inverse Weak Value Amplification,
Monolithic Multispectral Color Filter Array,
Engineered Second-Order Nonlinearity in Silicon Nitride,
A Low SWaP, Robust, High Performance Hyperspectral Sensor for Land and Atmospheric Remote Sensing,
OWiC microLINKs: Microscopic Optical Smart Tags for Connecting Digital Content to the Physical World,
Electrical and Optical Characterization of Thin Film Silicon-Rich Nitride,
Visible-Light Metasurfaces Based on Silicon-Rich Silicon Nitride,
Development of Visible Light/IR Diffractive Optical Elements for Beam Shaping Using Nanoimprint Lithography,
Physics & Nano-Structure Physics,
Development of Functional Gas Diffusion Layers for use in CO2 Reduction Reactors via Microscale Printing,
Anisotropic Gigahertz Antiferromagnetic Resonances of the Easy-Axis van der Waals Antiferromagnet CrSBr,
Gate-Tunable Anomalous Hall Effect in a 3D Topological Insulator/2D Magnet van der Waals Heterostructure,
Fabricating Micron-Sized Devices for Measuring Magnetic Properties,
Nanofabricated Superconducting Devices for Vortex Dynamics and Qubits,
Fabrication of Nanoscale Josephson Junctions for Quantum Coherent Superconducting Circuits,
Probing Nanoscale Magnetism in 2D van der Waals Ferromagnet Fe5GeTe2 with Magneto-Thermal Microscopy,
Magnetic Field Sensor Based on Spin-Hall Nano-Oscillators,
Towards Building a Bright Single-Photon Source with h-BN Defect Emitters,
Quantifying NV Center Spectral Diffusion by Symmetry,
Building van der Waals Pi Josephson Junctions,
Strongly Correlated Excitonic Insulator in Atomic Double Layers,
Superconducting Thin Film Growth, Process Development, Defects Investigation, and Device Fabrication for Radio-Frequency Accelerating Cavities,
Development of Fabrication Process on Strainable Polyimide Substrate,
Development of Engineered Gas Diffusion Layers Via Two-Photon Polymerization,
Design of Porous Substrates for Enhanced Development of Microfluidic Devices,
Process & Characterization,
You Will Ru(e) the Day: Developing Area-Selective Processes to Enable Ru-Based Interconnect at the 2 nm Node and Beyond,
Inkjet Printing of Epitaxially Connected Nanocrystal Superlattices,
Genetically Encoded Platform for Mucin-Induced Extracellular Vesicle Production,
Fabrication and Characterization Support for CCMR,
Current Progress in Superconducting Device Fabrication,
The Index