Professor Wojciech Wlodarski

Position

Adjunct Professor

School /
Work Unit

School of Engineering

Contact Details

+61 3 9925 3169

ww@rmit.edu.au

Location

Building: 012
Level: 07
Room: 038

City campus

College/Portfolio

Science, Engineering and Health

"Wojtek Wlodarski"




Qualifications

D. Sc., Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland (1980),

Ph.D, Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland (1971),

M.Sc.E.E., Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland (1962)



Employment history

  • Currently - Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, RMIT
  • 1983 – 1988, Professor, Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
  • 1989 – 1996, Adjoint Research Professor,– University of South Australia
  • 1984 – 1992, Visiting Professor:
  • University Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain;
  • Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Lyon, France
  • University de Rouen, Rouen, France
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
  • University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • Twente University of Technology, Enschede, Netherlands
  • 1975 – 1983, Associate Professor, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland.
  • 1970 – 1975, Senior Lecture and Group Manager – Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
  • 1963 – 1970, Lecturer – Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

Affiliations/ Professional memberships

  • IEEE, USA, Institute of Engineers, Australia

Areas of research and consulting expertise

  • Sensor Technology, Measurements

List of publications during last 5 years

Book Chapters

S. J.Ippolito, A, Trinchi, D. A.Powell and W. Wlodarski, “Acoustic Wave Gas and Vapor Sensors” ,Solid - state Gas Sensing, Editors : E. Comini, G.Faglia, G.Sberveglieri ,Springer, NY, (in press)

K. Galatsis and W. Wlodarski, “Carbon Monoxide Sensors and Systems”,Carbon Monoxide Poisoning CRC Press, London - New York, 2008

D. Powell, K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, S. Ippolitto, “Layered Surface Acoustic Wave Chemical and Bio-Sensors”, Encyclopaedia of Sensors, Vol.5, American Scientific Publication, 2006, pp. 245-263.

K. Galatsis, W. Wlodarski, “Car Cabin Air Quality Sensors and Systems”, Encyclopaedia of Sensors, Vol. 10, American scientific publication, 2006, pp. 1-11

Journal Articles

M. Penza, P. Aversa, G. Cassano, D. Suriano, W. Wlodarski, M. Benetti, D. Cannata, F. Di Pietrantonio and E. Verona, “ Thin Film Bulk Acoustic Resonator Gas Sensor Functionalized with a Nanocomposite Langmuir-Blodgett Layer of Carbon Nanotubes”, IEEE Trans. on Electron Devices, (accepted Feb.2008).

X.F. Yu, A.Z. Sadek, J.G. Partridge, K. Latham, Y.X. Li, D. McCullough, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-zadeh, “Anodization of Ultra-Smooth Titanium Thin Films Deposited from a Filtered Cathodic Vacuum Arc,” Nanotechnology (accepted Dec 2007).

D. Dhawan, S. Bhargava, J. Tardio, W. Wlodarski, K Kalantar-zadeh, “Gold Coated Nanostructured Molybdenum Oxide Mercury Vapour Quartz Crystal Microbalance Sensor,” Sensor Letters (accepted Dec 2007).

A. Z. Sadek, W. Wlodarski, K. Shin, R. B. Kaner, and K. Kalantar-zadeh, “A Polyaniline/WO3 Nanofiber Composite Based ZnO/64º YX LiNbO3 SAW Hydrogen Gas Sensor” Synthetic Metals, (accepted Nov 2007).

L. Al-Mashat , H.D. Tran, W. Wlodarski, R.B. Kaner, A.Z. Sadek, K. Kalantar-zadeh, “Polypyrrole Nanofiber Surface Acoustic Wave Gas Sensors,” Sensor Letters, (accepted Nov 2007).

X.F. Yu, Y.X. Li, N. Zhu, Q.B. Yang, W. Wlodarski, S. Kandasamy, K. Kalantar-zadeh, “Fabrication of Nanostructured TiO2 by Anodization: a Comparison Between Electrolytes and Substrates”, Sensors and Actuators B, (accepted Jan 2007).

S. Kandasamy, W. Wlodarski, A. Holland, S. Nakagomi and Y. Kokubun, “Electrical Characterization and Hydrogen Gas Sensing Properties of a n-ZnO/p-SiC Pt-Gate Metal Semiconductor Field effect Transistor,” Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol. 90, 2007, pp. 064103.

M. Penza, P. Aversa, G. Cassano, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-Zadeh, “Layered SAW Gas Sensor with Single-walled Carbon Nanotube-based Nanocomposite Coating”, Sensors and Actuators B-Chemical Vol. 127, 2007. pp. 168-178.

S. J. Tan, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-Zadeh, “Nitrogen Dioxide Gas Sensors Based on Titanium Dioxide Thin Films Deposited on Langasite”, Thin Solid Films, Vol. 515, 2007, pp. 8738-8743.

A. Z. Sadek, W. Wlodarski, Y. X. Li, W. Yu, X. Li, X. Yu and K. Kalantar-zadeh, “A ZnO Nanorod Based Layered ZnO/64° YX LiNbO3 SAW Hydrogen Gas Sensor,” Thin Solid Films, Vol. 515, 2007, pp. 8705-8708.

A.Z. Sadek, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-zadeh, C. Baker, R.B. Kaner, “Doped and Dedoped Polyaniline Nanofiber Based Conductometric Hydrogen Gas Sensors,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 139, 2007, pp. 53-57.

A. Z. Sadek, S. Choopun, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-zadeh, “Characterization of ZnO Nanobelt-based Gas Sensor for H2, NO2, and Hydrocarbon Sensing,” IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 7, 2007, pp. 919-924.

A. C. Fechete, A. Wisitsora-at, L. Li, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-zadeh, A.S. Holland, “Hydrogen and Ozone Gas Sensors with InOx/SiNx/36° YX LiTaO3 Surface Acoustic Wave Structure” Journal of Rare Metal Materials and Engineering, Vol. 35 (3), 2006, pp. 206-209.

K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, L. Li, “A Termoelectric Device Based on Bismuth Telluride Thin Films for H2 Gas Sensing," Journal of Rare Metal Materials and Engineering, Vol. 35 (3), 2006, pp. 190-193.

K. Kalantar-zadeh, D. Powell, W. Wlodarski, L. Li, "Study of a ZnO/64 LiNbO3 SAW Biosensor with a Gold Sensitive Layer," Journal of Rare Metal Materials and Engineering, Vol. 35 (3), 2006, pp. 327-329.

A. Z. Sadek, C. Baker, D. A. Powell, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-zadeh, and R. B. Kaner, “Polyaniline Nanofiber Based Surface Acoustic Wave Gas Sensors – Effect of Nanofiber Diameter on H2 Response,” IEEE Sensor Journal Volume 7, Issue 2, Feb.2007, pp. 213 – 218.

D. A. Powell, K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski “Spatial Sensitivity Distribution of Surface Acoustic Wave Resonator Chemical and Bio-Sensors,” IEEE Sensor Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 2, Feb. 2007 pp. 204 – 212.

R. Arsat, S. J. Tan, W. Wlodarski, and K. Kalantar-Zadeh, “Hydrogen Gas Sensor Based on SbxOy Nanostructures with a Langasite Substrate” Sensor Letters, Vol.4, 2006, pp.1–7.

A. C. Fechete, W. Wlodarski., K. Kalantar-Zadeh, A. S. Holland, J. Antoszewski, S. Kaciulis, L. Pandolfi, “A SAW-based Gas Sensors with rf Sputtered InOx and PECVD SiNx Films: Response to H2 and O3 Gases” Sensors and Actuators B, Vol. 118, No. 1-2, 2006, pp. 362-367.

A. Z. Sadek, C. Baker, D. A. Powell, W. Wlodarski C. Shin, R. B. Kaner, K. Kalantar-zadeh, “A Polyaniline/In2O3 Nanofiber Composite Based Layered SAW Transducer for Gas Sensing Applications,” Nanotechnology, Vol. 17 (17) 2006, pp. 4488-4492.

K. Kalantar-zadeh, D. A. Powell, A. Z. Sadek, W. Wlodarski, Q. B. Yang, Y. X. Li, “Comparison of ZnO/64° LiNbO3 and ZnO/36° LiTaO3 SAW Devices for Sensing Applications,” Sensor Letters, Vol. 4, 2006, pp. 135–138.

S. J. Ippolito, S. Kandasamy, K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, A. Holland, “Comparison Between Conductometric and Layered Surface Acoustic Wave Hydrogen Gas Sensors,” Journal of Smart Mater. Struct., Vol. 15, 2006, pp. 131–136.

S. J. Ippolito, A. Ponzoni, K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, E. Comini, G. Faglia, G. Sberveglieri “Layered WO3/ZnO/36° LiTaO3 SAW Gas Sensor Sensitive Towards Ethanol Vapour and Humidity,” Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Vol. 117, Issue 2, 12 2006, pp. 442-450.

A. Trinchi, W. Wlodarski, G. Faglia, A. Ponzoni, E. Comini and G. Sberveglieri, "High Temperature Hydrocarbon Sensing with Pt-thin Ga2O3-SiC Diodes", Materials Science Forum, Vol. 483-485, 2005, pp. 1033-1038.

A. Trinchi, W. Wlodarski, Y.X. Li, G. Faglia and G. Sberveglieri, "Pt/Ga2O3/SiC MRISiC Gas Sensors: A Study of the Device's Electrical Properties", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Vol. 38, 2005, pp. 754-763.

S.J. Ippolito, S. Kandasamy, K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, K. Galatsis, G. Kiriakidis, N. Katsarakis and M. Suchea, “Highly Sensitive Layered ZnO/LiNbO3 SAW Device with InOx Selective Layer for NO2 and H2 Gas Sensing”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Vol. 111-112, 2005, pp. 207-212.

S. J. Ippolito, S. Kandasamy, K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, “Hydrogen Sensing Characteristics of WO3 Thin Film Conductometric Sensors Activated by Pt and Au Catalysts,” Sensors and Actuators B, Chemical, Vol. 108, 2005, pp. 154-158.

S. J. Ippolito, S. Kandasamy, K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, “Layered SAW Hydrogen Sensor with Modified Tungsten Trioxide Selective Layer,” Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Vol. 108, 2005, pp. 553-557.

D. A. Powell, K. Kalantar-zadeh, S. Ippolito, W. Wlodarski, “Investigation of Propagation Modes of Layered SAW Devices for Gas Sensing Applications,” Sensor Letters, Vol. 2, No. 3/4, 2004, pp. 66-70.

D. A. Powell, K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, “Numerical Calculation of SAW Sensitivity: Application to ZnO/LiTaO3 Transducers, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 115, Issues 2-3, 2004, pp. 456-461.

A. Trinchi, W. Wlodarski, S. Santucci, D. Di Claudio, M. Passacantando, C. Cantalini, B. Rout, S.J. Ippolito, K. Kalantar-Zadeh, G. Sberveglieri, "Microstructural Characterisation of RF Magnetron Sputtered ZnO Thin Films on SiC", Journal of Solid State Phenomena, Vol. 99-100, 2004, pp. 123-126.

LiLin Li, W. Wlodarski, S. Ippolito, “Platinum Resistive Film CO Sensor without Selective Layer” Sensors and Actuators B, Vol. 111-112, 11 November 2005, pp. 130-134.

LiLin Li, W. Wlodarski, D. B. Akolekar, S. K. Bhargava “Oscillatory Response of Pt based CO Sensors”, Sensors and Actuators B, Vol.108, Issues 1-2, 22 July 2005, pp. 496-500.

D. A. Powell, K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, “Numerical Calculation of SAW Sensitivity: Application to ZnO/LiTaO3 Transducers, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol 115, Issues 2-3, 21 September 2004, pp. 456-461.

A. Trinchi, W. Wlodarski, S. Santucci, D. Di Claudio, M. Passacantando, C. Cantalini, B. Rout, S. J. Ippolito, K. Kalantar-zadeh, G. Sberveglieri, “Microstructural Characterisation of RF Magnetron Sputtered ZnO Thin Films on SiC”, Solid State Phenomena, Vol 99-100, pp. 123-126, 2004.

A. Trinchi, S. Kaciulis, L. Pandolfi, M. K. Ghantasala, Y. X. Li, W. Wlodarski, S. Viticoli, E. Comini, G. Sberveglieri, “Characterization of Ga2O3 based MRISiC Hydrogen Gas Sensors”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Vol 103, 2004, pp. 129-135.

A. Trinchi, W. Wlodarski, Y. X. Li, “Hydrogen Sensitive Ga2O3 Schottky Diode Sensor Based on SiC”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Vol 100, 2004, pp. 94-98.

A. Trinchi, Y. X. Li, W. Wlodarski, S. Kaciulis, L. Pandolfi, S. P. Russo, J. Duplessis and S. Viticoli, “Investigation of Sol–Gel Prepared Ga–Zn Oxide Thin Films for Oxygen Gas Sensing”, Sensors and Actuators A, Vol. 108, Issues 1-3, 2003, pp. 263-270.

L. Li, W. Wlodarski, K. Galatsis and D. A. Powell, “A Study of CO Sensors with Oscillatory Response”, Sensors and Actuators B, Vol. 96, Issue 3, 2003, pp. 610-614.

A. Trinchi, K. Galatsis, W. Wlodarski and Y. X. Li, “A Pt/Ga2O3-ZnO/SiC Schottky Diode Based Hydrocarbon Gas Sensor”, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 3, October 2003, pp. 548 –553.

A. Trinchi, Y. X. Li, W. Wlodarski, S. Kaciulis, L. Pandolfi, S. Viticoli, E. Comini and G. Sberveglieri, “Investigation of Sol–Gel Prepared CeO2–TiO2 Thin Films for Oxygen Gas Sensing”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Vol. 95, October 2003, pp. 145-150.

Y. X. Li, A. Trinchi, W. Wlodarski, K. Galatsis and K. Kalantar-zadeh, “Investigation of the Oxygen Gas Sensing Performance of Ga2O3 Thin Films with Different Dopants”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Vol. 93, Issues 1-3, August 2003, pp. 431-434.S J. Ippolito, S. Kandasamy, K. Kalantar-zadeh, A. Trinchi, and W. Wlodarski, “Layered SAW ZnO/LiTaO3 Structure Using WO3 Selective Layer”, Sensor Letters Journal, August 2003 Vol. 1, pp. 33-36.

K. Galatsis, L. Cukrov, W. Wlodarski, P. McCormick, K. Kalantar-zadeh, E. Comini and G. Sberveglieri, “p- and n-type Fe-doped SnO2 Gas Sensors Fabricated by the Mechanochemical Processing Technique”, Sensors and Actuators B, Vol. Issues 1-3, August 2003, pp. 562-565.

K. Kalantar-Zadeh, W. Wlodarski, Y. Y. Chen, B. N. Fry and K. Galatsis, “Novel Love Mode Surface Acoustic Wave Based Immunosensors”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Vol. 91, Issues 1-3, June 2003, pp. 143-147.

K. Kalantar-Zadeh, D. A. Powell, W. Wlodarski, S. J. Ippolito and K. Galatsis, “Comparison of Layered Based SAW Sensors”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Vol. 91, Issues 1-3, June 2003, pp. 303-308.

G. Neri, A. Bonavita, S. Galvagno, Y.X. Li, K. Galatsis and W. Wlodarski, “O2 Sensing Properties of Zn and Au Doped Fe2O3 Thin Films”, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 3, Issue 2 April 2003, pp. 195 –198.

Conference Publications

H. Zheng, M. Breedon, W. Wlodarski, K Kalantar-zadeh, “UV-induced Wettability Change of Teflon-modified ZnO Nanorod Arrays on LiNbO3 Substrate,” 2008 International Conference On Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 25-29 February 2008 - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (accepted – Dec 2007).

M. Breedon, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-zadeh, “ZnO Nanostructured Arrays Grown from Aqueous Solutions on Different Substrates,” 2008 International Conference On Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 25-29 February 2008 - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (accepted – Dec 2007).

C. Zhang, A. Z. Sadek, S. J. Ippolito, W. Wlodarski, T. Truman, K. Kalantar-zadeh, “Conductometric Sensor Based on Nanostructured Titanium Oxide Thin Film Deposited on Polyimide Substrate with Dissimilar Metallic Electrodes,” 2008 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 25-29 February 2008 - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (accepted – Dec 2007).

H. Qasim, A. Z. Sadek, R. Arsat, W. Wlodarski, I. Belski, R. B. Kaner, K. Kalantar-zadeh, “Optical and Conductivity Dependence on Doping Concentration of Polyaniline Nanofibers,” Microelectronics, MEMS, and Nanotechnology, 4 - 7 December 2007, Canberra, ACT, Australia (accepted – Oct 2007).

C. Zhang, M. Breedon, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-zadeh, “Study of the Alignment of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Using Dielectrophoresis,” Microelectronics, MEMS, and Nanotechnology, 4 - 7 December 2007, Canberra, ACT, Australia (accepted – Oct 2007).

L. Al-Mashata, H. D. Tran, W. Wlodarski, R. B. Kaner, K. Kalantar-zadeh, “Hydrogen Gas Sensor Fabricated from Polyanisidine Nanofibers Deposited on 36°YX LiTaO3 Layered Surface Acoustic Wave Transducer,” Microelectronics, MEMS, and Nanotechnology, 4 - 7 December 2007, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

K. Kalantar-zadeh, T. Mahmud, W. Wlodarski, A. Mitchell, S. Gras, A. Trinchi “Electrochemical Release of Immobilized IgG Protein” Proceedings of the MRS 2007 Spring Meeting, Los Angeles, USA, 1010-V06-01.

D. Dhawan, S. Bhargava, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-zadeh, “Study of the Anodization of Sputtered Titanium Films” Proceedings of the MRS 2007 Spring Meeting, Los Angeles, USA, p. 1023-1027.

M. Shafiei, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-zadeh, E. Comini, S Bianchi, G Sberveglieri, “Pt/SnO2 Nanowires/SiC Based Hydrogen Gas Sensor,” Proceedings of the IEEE Sensors, 2007, 28-31 Oct. 2007, pp.166 – 169.

M. J. Spencer, I. Yarovsky, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-zadeh, “Density Functional Theory Study of ZnO Nanostructures for NO and NO2 Sensing,” Proceedings of the TRANSDUCERS 2007, 10-14 June 2007, pp. 987 – 990.

S. J. Tan, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-zadeh, “Carbon Monoxide Gas Sensor Based on Titanium Oxide Nanocrystallite with a Langasite Substrate", The Proceedings of the 5th IEEE Conference on Sensors, Daegu, Korea, 2006, pp. 228 - 231.

Y.X. Li, Q.B. Yang, X.F. Yu, A. Trinchi, A.Z. Sadek, W Wlodarski, K Kalantar-zadeh “Nanostructured Molybdenum Oxide Gas Sensors”, The Proceedings of the 5th IEEE Conference on Sensors, 2006. pp. 232 – 234.

A. Z. Sadek, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-zadeh, K. Shin, and R.B Kaner, “A Room Temperature Polyaniline/In2O3 Nanofiber Composite Based Layered ZnO/64º YX LiNbO3 SAW Hydrogen Gas Sensor,” IEEE Sensors, 2006, Daegu, Korea, pp. 687 – 690.

G.I. Matthews, S.J.Ippolito, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-zadeh “Electrical Parameter Extraction of a Flexural Plate Wave Device Using the Finite Element Method,” The Proceedings of the 5th IEEE Conference on Sensors, 2-6 Oct. 2006, pp. 1136 – 1139.

K. Kalantar-zadeh, A.Z. Sadek, W. Wlodarski, Y.X. Li, X.F. Yu, “SAW Hydrogen Sensor with Electropolymerized Polyaniline Nanofibers,” International Frequency Control Symposium and Exposition, 2006, IEEE, June 2006, pp. 428 – 431.

A. Z. Sadek, K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, Y. Li, W. Yu, X. Li, X. Yu, “A ZnO Nanorod Based Layered SAW Transducer for CO Sensing,” The Proceedings of the 5th IEEE Conference on Sensors, Daegu, Korea, 2006, pp. 691 – 694.

W. Wlodarski, K. Shin, A.Z. Sadek, R.B. Kaner, K. Kalantar-zadeh, “Nanomaterial Based Room Temperature Hydrogen Gas Sensor,” IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, 2006. ICIT 2006, 15-17 Dec. 2006, pp. 2172 – 2177.

A. Z. Sadek, C. Baker, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-zadeh, and R. B. Kaner, “PSSA Doped Polyaniline Nanofiber Based ZnO/64° YX LiNbO3 SAW H2 Gas Sensor,” IEEE 2006 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Brisbane, Australia, 2006, pp. 717-720.

D. A. Powell, K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, "Optimum Sensitive Area of Surface Acoustic Wave Resonator Chemical and Bio-Sensors", Proceedings of IEEE Sensors 2005, Irvine, CA, USA, pp. 1229 – 1232.

A. Z. Sadek, S. Choopun, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-zadeh, “ZnO Nanobelts Based Conductometric H2 and NO2 Gas Sensors,” Proceedings of IEEE Sensors 2005, Irvine, CA, USA, pp. 1326 – 1329.

A. Z. Sadek, K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, W. L. Hughes, B. Buchini and Z. L. Wang, “H2 and NO2 Gas Sensors with ZnO Nanobelts Layer on 36 LiTaO3 and 64 LiNbO3 SAW Transducers” Proceedings of IEEE Sensors 2005, Irvine, CA, USA, pp. 1343 – 1346.

A. Z. Sadek, A. Trinchi, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-zadeh, K. Galatsis, C. Baker and R.B Kaner, “A Room Temperature Polyaniline Nanofiber Hydrogen Gas Sensor,” Proceedings IEEE Sensors 2005, Irvine, CA, USA, pp. 207 – 210.

M. Atashbar, K. Kalantar-zadeh, S. J. Ippolitto, W. Wlodarski, “Palladium Nanowire Hydrogen Sensor Based on a SAW Transducer”, Proceedings of IEEE Sensors 2005, Irvine, CA, USA, pp. 1363 – 1365.

S.J Ippolito, A. Ponzoni, K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, E. Comini, G. Faglia,. G. Sberveglieri, “Ethanol Sensor Based on Layered WO3/ZnO/36 LiTaO3 SAW Devices” The 13th International Conference on TRANSDUCERS '05, Vol. 2, 2005, pp1915 – 1918.

P. S. Vijay, S. J. Ippolito, S. Kandasamy, K. Kalantar-Zadeh, W. Wlodarski, A. Holland, “Investigation of Layered SAW Sensors Based on a WO3/ZNO/64° YX LiNbO3 Structure with Gold Catalytic Layer,” Micro- and Nanotechnology: Materials, Processes, Packaging, and Systems II; Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 5650, 2005, pp. 276-284.

K. Kalantar-zadeh, D. Powell, W. Wlodarski "Study of Layered SAW Devices Operating at Different Modes for Gas Sensing Applications" the 2004 IEEE International Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control 50th Anniversary Joint Conference, August 24-27, 2004, in Montreal, Canada, pp. 191-194.

A. C. Fechete, S. J. Ippolito,. K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, A. S. Holland, “Surface Acoustic Wave Based Ozone Sensor with a InOx / Si3N4 / 36° YX LiTaO3 Structure,” Micro- and Nanotechnology: Materials, Processes, Packaging, and Systems II; Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 5650, 2005, pp. 268- 275.

S. Kandasamy, D. Pachoud,. D. A. Powell, K. Kalantar-zadeh, G. Rosengarten, A. Holland, W. Wlodarski, “Optimization of Film Thickness for Thermoelectric Micro-Peltier Cooler,” Smart Structures, Devices, and Systems II; Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 5649, Issue 2, 2005, pp. 640-647.

A. C. Fechete, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-zadeh, A. Holland, A. Wisistsora-at, “Ozone Sensors Based on Layered SAW Devices with: InOx/SiNx/36°YX LiTaO3 Structure,” IEEE Tencon 2005, Melbourne, Australia, 21-24 November, pp. 2D 12.4.

V. P. Sivan, S. J. Ippolito, S. Kandasamy, K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, “Investigation of Layered SAW Sensors Based on a WO3/ZnO/64°YX LiNbO3 Structure with Gold Catalytic Layer,” SPIE International Symposium on Smart Materials, Nano and Micro-Smart Systems, Sydney, Australia, 12-15 December 2004, pp. 276-284.

A. C. Fechete, S. J. Ippolito, K. Kalantar-Zadeh, W. Wlodarski, A. S. Holland, “Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Based Ozone Sensor with a In2O3/Si3N4/ 36YX LiTaO3 Structure,” SPIE International Symposium on Smart Material, Nano and Micro-Smart Systems, Sydney, Australia, 12-15 December 2004, pp. 268-275.

S. Kandasamy, K. Kalantar-Zadeh, G. Rosengarten, W. Wlodarski, “Optimization of Film Thickness for Thermoelectric Micro-cooler,” SPIE International Symposium on Smart Material, Nano and Micro-Smart Systems, Sydney, Australia, 12-15 December 2004, pp. 640-647.

A. C. Fechete, S. J Ippolito, K Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, A.S. Holland, “Surface Acoustic Wave Based Ozone Sensor with a InOx/ Si3N4/36° YX LiTaO3 Structure,” Micro- and Nanotechnology: Materials, Processes, Packaging, and Systems II; Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 5650, 2005, pp. 268- 275.

S. Kandasamy, D. Pachoud, D.A. Powell, K. Kalantar-zadeh, G. Rosengarten, A. Holland, W. Wlodarski, “Optimization of Film Thickness for Thermoelectric Micro-Peltier Cooler,” Smart Structures, Devices, and Systems II; Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, Volume 5649, Issue PART 2, 2005, pp. 640-647.

A. C. Fechete, W. Wlodarski, K. Kalantar-zadeh, A. Holland, A. Wisistsora-at, “Ozone Sensors Based on Layered SAW Devices with: InOx/SiNx/36° YX LiTaO3 Structure,” IEEE Tencon 2005, Melbourne, Australia, 21-24 November, pp. 2D 12.4

V. P. Sivan, S. J. Ippolito, S. Kandasamy, K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, “Investigation of Layered SAW Sensors Based on a WO3/ZnO/64° YX LiNbO3 Structure with Gold Catalytic Layer,” SPIE International Symposium on Smart Material, Nano and Micro-Smart Systems, Sydney, Australia, 12-15 December 2004, pp. 276-284.

A. C. Fechete, S. J. Ippolito, K. Kalantar-Zadeh, W. Wlodarski, A. S. Holland, “Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Based Ozone Sensor with a Si3N4/36° YX LiTaO3 Structure,” SPIE International Symposium on Smart Material, Nano and Micro-Smart Systems, Sydney, Australia, 12-15 December 2004, pp. 268-275.

S. Kandasamy, K. Kalantar-Zadeh, G. Rosengarten, W. Wlodarski, “Optimization of Film Thickness for Thermoelectric Micro-cooler,” SPIE International Symposium on Smart Material, Nano and Micro-Smart Systems, Sydney, Australia, 12-15 December 2004, pp. 640-647.

S. Kandasamy, K. Kalantar-zadeh, G. Rosengarten, W. Wlodarski “Modelling of a Thin Film Thermoelectric Micro-Peltier Module”, IEEE TENCON 2004, Chang Mai, Thailand, Proceedings, pp. 310-314.

S. J. Ippolito, A. C. Fechete, K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, K. Galatsis, G. Kiriakidis, N. Katsarakis, M. Katharakis, “The Study of XY LiNbO3/ ZnO/ InOx Layered SAW Device for Ozone Sensing”, Proceedings of the IEEE Sensors Conference, 2004, pp. 1510- 1513.

S. J. Ippolito, S. Kandasamy, K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, K. Galatsis, G. Kiriakidis, N. Katsarakis, M. Katharakis, “Highly Sensitive Layered ZnO/LiNbO3 SAW Device with InOx Selective Layer for NO2 and H2 Gas Sensing," Eurosensors, Rome.

A. Trinchi, W. Wlodarski and Y. X. Li, ”Study of Ga2O3 Thin Film Gas Sensors”, Proceedings of 2nd IEEE Sensors Conference, Toronto, Canada, 22-24 October, 2003.

S. J. Ippolito, K. Kalantar-zadeh, W. Wlodarski, and G. I. Matthews, ”The Study of ZnO/XY LiNbO3 Layered SAW Devices for Sensing Applications”, Proceedings of 2nd IEEE Sensors Conference, Toronto, Canada, 22-24 October, 2003.

A. Trinchi, W. Wlodarski, S. Santucci, M. Passacantando, C. Cantalini, G. Sberveglieri, “Microstructural Characterisation of RF Sputtered ZnO Thin Films on SiC,” European Materials Research Science (E-MRS) Fall Meeting, Warsaw, Poland, 15-19 September, 2003.

D. A. Powell, K. Kalantar-zadeh and W. Wlodarski, “Sensitivity Analysis Of Novel ZnO/LiTaO3 SAW Transducers”, Proceedings of EUROSENSORS XVII, the 17th European Conference on Solid-State Transducers, Guimarães, Portugal, 21-24 September, 2003, pp. 518-521.

A. Trinchi, W. Wlodarski, S. Kaciulis, L. Pandolfi, S.Viticoli, M. K. Ghantasala, Y. X. Li, D. A. Powell, E. Comini and G. Sberveglieri, "Ga2O3 Based MRISiC Schottky Diodes for Hydrogen Gas Sensing", Proceedings of EUROSENSORS XVII, the 17h European Conference on Solid-State Transducers, Guimarães, Portugal, 21-24 September, 2003, pp.153-156.

S. J. Ippolito, K. Kalantar-Zadeh, A. Trinchi, W. Wlodarski and M. Tobar, “Layered SAW Nitrogen Dioxide Sensor Based on a ZnO/ 36º YX LiTaO3 Structure with WO3 Selective Layer,” Proceedings of IEEE Frequency Control, May, 2003, pp. 931-934.

S. J. Ippolito, K. Kalantar-zadeh, A. Trinchi, D. A. Powell and W. Wlodarski, “Layered SAW Nitrogen Dioxide Sensor with WO3 Selective Layer”, Proceedings of SPIE Vol 5116, Smart Sensors, Actuators and MEMS, April 2003, pp. 904-911.

S. J. Ippolito, K. Kalantar-zadeh, D. A. Powell, and W. Wlodarski, “A 3-Dimensional Finite Element Approach for Simulating Acoustic Wave Propagation in Layered SAW Devices”, IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, Hawaii, USA, 5-8 October, 2003, pp.303-306.

D. A. Powell, K. Kalantar-zadeh, and W. Wlodarski, “Comprehensive Analysis of SAW Sensor Performance in Liquid Media by Green’s Function Method”, IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, Hawaii, USA, 5-8 October, 2003, pp. 146-149.

Other achievements

  • Published 5 books and monographs (one of them in the U.S.A., one in Germany)
  • Published over 150 papers in refereed journals.
  • Presented over 200 papers at International Conferences.
  • Hold 26 patents
  • Commercialised 14 products