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McCarthy, M., Tiliakos, N., Modi, V., Fréchette L.G., “Thermal Buckling of Eccentric Microfabricated Nickel Beams as Temperature Regulated Nonlinear Actuators for Flow Control”, accepted in Sens. & Actuators A, 2006.

McCarthy, M., Tiliakos, N., Modi, V., Fréchette L.G., “Temperature Regulated Nonlinear Microvalves for Self-Adaptive MEMS Cooling”, Proc. 2006 Solid State Sensor, Actuator, and Microsystem Workshop, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 4-8 2006.

Lee, C., Liamini, M., Fréchette L.G., “Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of a Microturbopump for a Rankine Cycle Micro Power Generator”, Proc. 2006 Solid State Sensor, Actuator, and Microsystem Workshop, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 4-8 2006.

Fréchette, L.G., Wong, C. W., Chin, K., Farmer, K. F. Miller, F., Modi, V., “Hands-On MEMS: Building Competence Through Practical Learning Experiences”, Educational Proc. of the 2006 Solid State Sensor, Actuator, and Microsystem Workshop, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 4-8 2006.

Modroukas, D., Modi, V., and Fréchette, L.G., “Micromachined Silicon Structures for Free-Convection PEM Fuel Cells”. J. of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 15, pp. 193-201, 2005.

Nagle, S.F., Livermore, C., Fréchette, L.G., Ghodssi, R., Lang, J.H., “A Micro-Scale Electric Induction Motor”. J. Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 14, No. 4, 2005.

Fréchette, L.G., Jacobson, S. A., Breuer, K. S., Ehrich, F.F., Ghodssi, R., Khanna, R., Wong, C.W., Zhang, X., Schmidt, M.A., Epstein, A.H., "High-Speed Microfabricated Silicon Turbomachinery and Fluid Film Bearings".  J. Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 14, No.1, 2005.

Lee, C., Fréchette, L.G., “Demonstration And Characterization Of A Multi-Stage Silicon Microturbine”, Proc. ASME Int’l Mech. Eng. Congress & Expo., Paper IMECE2005-81435, Orlando, FL, Nov. 5-11, 2005.

McCarthy, M., Tiliakos, N., Modi, V., Fréchette, L.G., “Characterization And Modeling Of Thermal Buckling In Eccentrically Loaded Microfabricated Nickel Beams For Adaptive Cooling”, Proc. ASME Int’l Mech. Eng. Congress & Expo., Paper IMECE2005-81415, Orlando, FL, Nov. 5-11, 2005.

Fréchette, L.G., Lee, C., Arslan, S., “Development of a MEMS-based Rankine Cycle Steam Turbine for Power Generation: Project Status”, Proc. 4th Int’l Workshop on Micro and Nano Technology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications (PowerMEMS ’04), Kyoto, Japan, pp. 92-95, Nov. 28-30, 2004. (PDF file 554 kb)

Modroukas, D., Modi, V., Fréchette, L.G., “Micromachined Silicon Structures for Free Convection PEM Fuel Cell Power Sources”, Proc. 4th Int’l Workshop on Micro and Nano Technology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications (PowerMEMS ’04), Kyoto, Japan, pp. 154-157, Nov. 28-30, 2004.

Lee, C., Arslan, S., Fréchette, L.G., “Design Principles and Aerodynamics of Low Reynolds Multi-stage Microturbomachinery”, Proc. ASME Int’l Mech. Eng. Congress & Expo., Anaheim, CA, Nov. 13-19, 2004, Paper IMECE2004-60703. (PDF file 585 kb)

Roundy, S., Steingart, D., Fréchette, L., Wright, P. K., Rabaey, J., “Power Sources for Wireless Networks”, Proc. 1st European Workshop on Wireless Sensor Networks (EWSN '04), Berlin, Germany, Jan.19-21, 2004. PDF file (810 kb)

McGee O.G., Graf, M.B., Fréchette, L.G., "Tailored Structural Design and Aeromechanical Control of Axial Compressor Stall - Part I: Models and Metrics".  ASME J. of Turbomachinery, Vol. 126, No. 1, pp.52-62, January 2004.

Fréchette, L.G., McGee O.G., Graf, M.B., "Tailored Structural Design and Aeromechanical Control of Axial Compressor Stall - Part II: Evaluation of Approaches".  ASME J. of Turbomachinery, Vol. 126, No. 1, pp.63-72, January 2004.

Fréchette, L.G., Lee, C., Arslan, S., Liu, Y.-C., “Preliminary Design of a MEMS Steam Turbine Power Plant-on-a-Chip”, Proc. 3rd Int’l Workshop on Micro & Nano Tech. for Power Generation & Energy Conversion Applications (PowerMEMS’03), Makuhari, Japan, 4-5 Dec. 2003. PDF file (214 kb)

Fréchette, L.G., Lee, C., Arslan, S., Liu, Y.-C., “Design of a Microfabricated Rankine Cycle Steam Turbine for Power Generation”, Proc. ASME Int’l Mech. Eng. Congress and Expo. (IMECE’03), Washington, D.C., Nov. 16-21, 2003. PDF file (519 kb)

Hong, S., Thiffeault, J.-L., Fréchette, L.G., Modi, V., “Numerical study of mixing in microchannels with patterned zeta potential surfaces”, Proc. ASME Int’l Mech. Eng. Congress and Expo. (IMECE’03), Washington, D.C., Nov. 16-21, 2003.

Fréchette, L. G., Modi, V., Miller F., and Farmer, K. R., “Hands-on MEMS,” presented at the 15th Biennial Univ./Gov./Industry Microelectronics Symposium, Boise, Idaho, June 30 - July 2, 2003. PDF file (286 kb)

McCarthy, M., Fréchette, L.G., Modi, V., and Tiliakos, N., “Initial Development of a Wall Shear Stress Sensor for Propulsion Applications,” presented at the Propulsion Measurement Sensor Development Workshop, Huntsville, AL, May 12-13, 2003. PDF file (564 kb)

Breuer, K.S., Ehrich, F.F., Fréchette, L.G., Jacobson S.A., Lin, C-C, Orr, D.J., Piekos, E.S., Savoulides, N., Wong, C-W. "Challenges for High-Speed Lubrication in MEMS"  NanoTribology. Ed. S Hsu.  Kluwer Press, 2002.

Lee, C., Fréchette, L.G., "Analytical Solution of the Flow along Parallel Microchannels Separated by a Porous Membrane". Proc. ASME Int’l Mech. Eng. Congress and Expo. (IMECE’02), MEMS and Nanotechnology Symp., New Orleans, LA, Nov. 2002. PDF file (555 kb)

Meuller, N., Fréchette, L.G., "Performance Analysis of Brayton and Rankine Cycle Microsystems for Portable Power Generation".  Proc. ASME Int’l Mech. Eng. Congress and Expo. (IMECE’02), MEMS and Nanotechnology Symp., New Orleans, LA, Nov. 2002. PDF file (440 kb)

Meuller, N., Fréchette, L.G., “Optimization and Design Guidelines for High Flux Micro-Channel Heat Sinks for Liquid and Gaseous Single-Phase Flow”. Proc. 8th Intersociety Conf. on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems (ITherm2002), San Diego, June 2002. PDF file (321 kb)

Zhe, J., Wu, X., Cheng, J., Wang, J., Farmer, K.R., Fréchette, L.G., and Modi, V., "Analytical Pull-in Study on Non Deformable Electrostatic Micro Actuators". Proc. 5th Int’l Conf. on Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems (MSM2002), San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 2002.

Cheng, J., Zhe, J., Wu, X., Farmer, K.R., Modi, V., and Fréchette, L. G., "Analytical and FEM Simulation Pull-in Study on Deformable Electrostatic Micro Actuators". Proc. 5th Int’l Conf. on Modeling & Simu. of Microsystems (MSM2002), San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 2002.

Fréchette, L.G., "Assesment of Viscous Flows in High Speed Micro Rotating Machinery for Energy Conversion Applications".  Proceedings of the 2001 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE'01) - MEMS subdivision, New York NY, Nov. 2001.

Fréchette, L.G., Nagle, S.N., Ghodssi, R., Umans, S.D., Schmidt, M.A., Lang, J.H., "An Electrostatic Induction Micromotor Supported on Gas-Lubricated Bearings".  Proceedings the 14th IEEE International Micro Electro Mechanical Systems Conference, Interlaken Switzerland, January 2001. PDF file (480k)

Fréchette, L.G., Development of a Microfabricated Silicon Motor-Driven Compression System. Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, August 2000.  PDF file: print resolution (5.8 Mb), screen resolution (2.9 Mb).

Fréchette, L.G., Jacobson, S. A., Ehrich, F.F., Ghodssi, R., Khanna, R., Wong, C.W., Zhang, X., Schmidt, M.A., Epstein, A.H., "Demonstration of a Microfabricated High-Speed Turbine Supported on Gas Bearings".  Proceedings of the 2000 Solid State Sensor and Actuator Workshop, Hilton Head Island  SC, June 2000. PDF file (297k)

Ayon, A.A., Nagle, S., Fréchette, L.G., Epstein, A.H., Schmidt, M.A., “Tailoring Etch Directionality in a Deep Reactive Ion Etching Tool”.  J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B, Vol. 18, No. 3, May/June 2000. PDF file(116k)

Epstein, A.H, Jacobson, S.A., Protz, J., Fréchette, L.G., "Shirtbutton-Sized Gas Turbines: The Engineering Challenges of Micro High Speed Rotating Machinery". Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 2000.  PDF file (2.9 Mb). SUMMARY ARTICLE

Ghodssi, R., Fréchette, L.G., Nagle, S.F., Zhang, X., Ayon, A.A., Senturia, S.D., Schmidt, M.A., “Thick Buried Oxide in Silicon (TBOS): An Integrated Fabrication Technology for Multi-Stack Wafer-Bonded MEMS Processes”.  Presented at Transducers ’99, Sendai, Japan, June 1999.  PDF file (78k)

Weigl, H.J., Paduano, J.D., Fréchette, L.G., Epstein, A.H., Greitzer, E.M., Bright, M.M., Strazisar, A.J., “Active Stabilization of Rotating Stall and Surge in a Transonic Single Stage Axial Compressor”. ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 120, No. 4, 1998.  Best Paper Award: ASME/IGTI 1997– Controls and Diagnostics Committee

Epstein, et al., “Micro-Heat Engines, Gas Turbines, and Rocket Engines,” AIAA 97-1773, presented at the 28th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and the 4th AIAA Shear Flow Control Conference, Snowmass Village, June 1997. PDF file (255k) SUMMARY ARTICLE
 

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