Recently Published Papers:



(preprint) T. W. Cecil, R. M. Weikle, A. R. Kerr and A. W. Lichtenberger, "Investigation of NbTiN Thin Films and AlN Tunnel Barriers with Ellipsometry for Superconducting Device Applications " Applied Superconductivity Conference Seattle, WA, August, 2006 ASC 2006 Paper Poster

(preprint) J. C. Schultz and A. W. Lichtenberger, "Investigation of Novel Superconducting Hot Electron Bolometer Geometries Fabricated with UV Lithography" Applied Superconductivity Conference Seattle, WA, August, 2006 ASC 2006 Paper Poster

J. C. Schultz, et al., "Application of Ultra-Thin Silicon Technology to Submillimeter Detection and Mixing " WMSCI Conference Orlando, FL, July, 2005

A. M. Datesman, J. C. Schultz, A. W. Lichtenberger, D. Golish, C. K. Walker, and J. Kooi, "Fabrication and Characterization of Niobium Diffusion-Cooled Hot-Electron Bolometers on Silicon Nitride Membranes" Applied Superconductivity Conference Jacksonville, FL, October, 2004 ASC 2004 Paper Poster

A. M. Datesman, J. C. Schultz , T. W. Cecil, C. M. Lyons, and A. W. Lichtenberger, "Gallium Ion Implantation into Niobium Thin Films Using a Focused-Ion Beam" Applied Superconductivity Conference Jacksonville, FL, October, 2004 ASC 2004 Paper Poster

J. C. Schultz, J. Z. Zhang, A. W. Lichtenberger, "Nanoscale Superconducting THz Hot Electron Bolometers Fabricated with UV Lithography on Ultra-Thin Si Beam Lead Chips" Applied Superconductivity Conference Jacksonville, FL, October, 2004 ASC 2004 Paper Poster

R.B. Bass, A.W. Lichtenberger, R.M. Weikle, S.-K. Pan, E. Bryerton, C.K. Walker, “Ultra-Thin Silicon Chips for Submillimeter-Wave Applications,” Fifteenth International Symposium on Space THz Technology, Northampton, MA, April 2004

Handout from ASC 2004

A. R. Kerr, S.-K. Pan, E. F. Lauria, A. W. Lichtenberger, J. Zhang, M. W. Pospieszalski, N. Horner, G. A. Ediss, J. E. Effland, R. L. Groves, “The ALMA Band 6 (211-275 GHz) Sideband-Separating SIS Mixer- Preamp,” Fifteenth International Symposium on Space THz Technology, Northampton, MA, April 2004

S.-K. Pan, A. R. Kerr, M. W. Pospieszalski, E. F. Lauria, W. K. Crady, N. Horner, Jr., S. Srikanth, E. Bryerton, K. Saini, S. M. X. Claude, C. C. Chin, P. Dindo, G. Rodrigues, D. Derdall, J. Z. Zhang, A. W. Lichtenberger, "A Fixed-Tuned Integrated SIS Mixer with Ultra-Wideband IF and Quantum-Limited Sensitivity for ALMA Band 3 (84-116 GHz) Receivers" Fifteenth International Symposium on Space THz Technology, Northampton, MA, April 2004

A. Hedden, C. K. Walker, D. Golish, C. Drouet d'Aubigny, C. Groppi, C. Kulesa, D. Prober, J. W. Kooi, G. Narayanan, A. Lichtenberger, A. Datesman, “Applications of Laser Micromachining Technology to THz HEB Array Development,” Fifteenth International Symposium on Space THz Technology, Northampton, MA, April 2004

C. E. Groppi, C. Y. Drouet d’Aubigny, A. W. Lichtenberger, C. K. Walker, “A Broadband Finline Ortho-Mode Transducer for THz Applications,” Fifteenth International Symposium on Space THz Technology, Northampton, MA, April 2004

R.B. Bass, A.W. Lichtenberger, “Microcontact Printing with Octadecanethiol,” Applied Surface Science, 226 (4), pp. 335-340, April 2004

R. Stevens, P. Norris (Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering), A. W. Lichtenberger, “Thermal Boundary Resistance of Thin Metal Films and Thermally Conductive Dielectric Materials,” (submitted) ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 2003.

S-K Pan 1, A. R. Kerr 1, M. W. Pospieszalski 1, E. F. Lauria 1, W. K. Crady 1, N. J. Horner 1, S. Srikanth 1, E. Bryerton 1, C. T. Cunningham 2, S. M. X. Claude 2, C-C Chin 2, A. W. Lichtenberger 3 (1- NRAO, 2 - Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, 3- UVA), “A Quantum-Limited sensitivity, Ultra-Wide IF Bandwidth, Fixed-Tuned, 84-116 GHz SIS Mixer With Integrated HEFT Preamplifier for ALMA”, Eleventh IEEE International Conference on Terahertz Electronics, Sendai, Japan, Sep. 24-26, 2003.

R.B. Bass, A.W. Lichtenberger, R. Weikle, J.W. Kooi, C.K. Walker, S.-K. Pan, “Ultra-Thin SOI Beam Lead Chips for Superconducting Terahertz Circuits,” Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Applied Superconductivity, Sorento, Italy, September 14, 2003

R.B. Bass, A.W. Lichtenberger, G. Narayanan, “Fabrication of Diffusion-Cooled Hot-Electron Bolometers using Electron Beam Lithography,” Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Applied Superconductivity, Sorento, Italy, September 14, 2003

R.B. Bass, J.C. Schultz, A.W. Lichtenberger, C. Walker, J. Kooi, “Beam Lead Fabrication Using Vacuum Planarization,” Fourteenth International Symposium on Space THz Technology, Tucson, AZ, April 2003

J.W. Kooi , C.D. d'Aubigny , R.B. Bass, C. Walker, A.W. Lichtenberger, “Large RF Bandwidth Waveguide to Thin Film Microstrip Transitions on Suspended Membrane for use in Silicon Micromachined Mixer blocks at THz Frequencies,” Fourteenth International Symposium on Space THz Technology, Tucson, AZ, April 2003

A. R. Kerr, J. Effland, S.-K. Pan, G. Lauria, R. Groves, A. W. Lichtenberger, “Measurement of Gain Compression in SIS Mixer Receivers,” Fourteenth International Symposium on Space THz Technology, Tucson, AZ, April 2003

W. Clark, J.Z. Zhang, A.W. Lichtenberger, “Ti Quadlevel Resist Process for the Fabrication of Nb SIS Junctions” IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 13 (2), pp. 115-118, June 2003

R.B. Bass, L.T. Lichtenberger, A.W. Lichtenberger, “Effects of Substrate Preparation on the Stress of Nb Thin Films”, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 13 (2), 3928-3300, June 2003

C.E. Groppi, C.K. Walker, D. Golish, A. Hedden, G. Narayanan, A.W. Lichtenberger, “Desert STAR, a 7- pixel 345 GHz heterodyne array receiver for the Heinrich Hertz Telescope,” Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation 2002: Topics in Astronomy: Information Technologies, MMW and Sub-MMW Detectors, Solar Astrophysics, Non-EM Astronomy, Exo-Planet Detection, and Astrobiology, Waikoloa Village, HI, August 2002

C.K. Walker, C.E. Groppi, C.Y. Drouet d’Aubigny, C. Kulesa, A. Hedden, D. Golish, D.E. Prober, S. Yngvesson, J. W. Kooi, A. W. Lichtenberger, “Integrated Heterodyne Array Receivers for Submillimeter Spectroscopy,” Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation 2002: Topics in Astronomy: Information Technologies, MMW and Sub-MMW Detectors, Solar Astrophysics, Non-EM Astronomy, Exo-Planet Detection, and Astrobiology, Waikoloa Village, HI, August 2002

R.B. Bass, J.Z. Zhang, W.L.. Bishop, A.W. Lichtenberger, S.-K. Pan, "Beam Lead Quartz Chips for Superconducting Millimeter-Wave Circuits," Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation 2002: Topics in Astronomy: Information Technologies, MMW and Sub-MMW Detectors, Solar Astrophysics, Non-EM Astronomy, Exo-Planet Detection, and Astrobiology , Waikoloa Village, HI, August 2002

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