Dr. Onur Tigli 
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Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) Image of the Novel Circular CMOS-SAW© architecture.
Line width is 3 µm

"Chance only favors the prepared mind."

- Louis Pasteur

Journal Publications

  1. S. U. Senveli and O. Tigli, "A novel approach for differentiation of liquid samples with surface acoustic wave transducers and embedded microcavities," Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, vol. 196, pp. 272-281, Jun. 2014.
  2. S. U. Senveli and O. Tigli, "Finite element method analysis of surface acoustic wave devices with microcavities for detection of liquids," Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 114, no. 24, pp. 244904 - 244904-8, Dec. 2013.
  3. A. Toprak and O. Tigli, "Interdigitated electrode based MEMS scale piezoelectric energy harvester modeling and optimization using finite element method," IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, vol. 60, no. 10, pp. 2162-2174, Oct. 2013.
  4. S. U. Senveli and O. Tigli, "Biosensors in the small scale: methods and technology trends," Nanobiotechnology, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 7-21, Mar. 2013.
  5. J. Gomez and O. Tigli, "Zinc oxide nanostructures: from growth to application," Journal of Materials Science, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 612-624, Jan. 2013.
  6. R. Gajasinghe, S. U. Senveli, S. Rawal, A. Williams, A. Zheng, R. H. Datar, R. J. Cote, and O. Tigli, "Bonding of PDMS microfluidic devices reversibly to various substrates and a novel method for fabricating self-aligning structures," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, under review, 2013.
  7. O. Tigli, M. E. Zaghloul, "Finite element modeling and analysis of surface acoustic wave devices in CMOS technology," IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, vol. 2, no. 6, Jun. 2012.
  8. O. Tigli, L. Bivona, P. Berg, M. E. Zaghloul, "Fabrication and characterization of a surface acoustic wave biosensor in CMOS technology for cancer biomarker detection," IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 62-73, Feb. 2010.
  9. O. Tigli, M. E. Zaghloul, "Thermal stability analysis of CMOS-SAW devices by embedded heater design," IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 705-713, Dec. 2008.
  10. O. Tigli, M. E. Zaghloul, "Design, modeling and characterization of a novel circular surface acoustic wave device," IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 8, no. 11, pp. 1807-1815, Nov. 2008.
  11. O. Tigli, M. E. Zaghloul, "A novel SAW device in CMOS: design, modeling and fabrication," IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 214-223, Feb. 2007.

Patents

  1. O. Tigli, Anis N. Nordin, M. Zaghloul, "SAW Devices, Process for Making Them and Methods of Use," US Patent issued, App. No: 11/738,460, September 2011.
  2. O. Tigli, M. Zaghloul, "Circular Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Devices, Processes for Making Them, and Methods of Use," US Patent issued, App. No: 12/166,646, May 2011.

Conference Proceedings/Invited Talks

  1. S. U. Senveli, O. Tigli, "A Computational Study on Detection of Ultra Small Volumes of Liquid and Solid Media in Microcavities Using Surface Acoustic Wave Devices," Microtech Conference and Expo, Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, Washington, DC., USA, June 2014, accepted.
  2. A. Toprak, O. Tigli, "Modeling and Simulation of PVDF-TrFE Based MEMS Scale Cantilever Type Energy Harvesters," Microtech Conference and Expo, Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, Washington, DC., USA, June 2014, accepted.
  3. R. Gajasinghe, A. Gabriel, O. Tigli, "Analysis of Rare Cell Detection and Size Based Profiling Using Micro-Hall Detectors," Microtech Conference and Expo, Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, Washington, DC., USA, June 2014, accepted.
  4. S. U. Senveli, O. Tigli, "Suspension of Microcantilevers by Combined RIE and Metal Hard Mask Methods," 39th International Conference on Micro and Nano Engineering, London, UK, September 2013.
  5. S. U. Senveli, J. L. Gomez, O. Tigli, "Synthesis of ZnO Nanowires Using Lower Temperature Vapor Based Methods," IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology, Beijing, China, August 2013.
  6. A. Mok, O. Tigli, "Finite Element Modeling and Simulation of Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters Fabricated in CMOS Technology," Microtech Conference and Expo, Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, Santa Clara, CA, USA, June 2012.
  7. M. Feddersen, O. Tigli, "Sensitivity and Precision Analysis of Nanowire-Based Mechanical Sensors Using FEM," Nature Conference Proceedings on Miami 2012 Winter Symposium: Nanotechnology in Biomedicine, Miami, FL, USA, February 2012.
  8. J. L. Gomez, S. U. Senveli, O. Tigli, "A Parametric Approach for Design and Fabrication of ZnO Nanowire Field Effect Transistor Biosensors," Nature Conference Proceedings on Miami 2012 Winter Symposium: Nanotechnology in Biomedicine, Miami, FL, USA, February 2012.
  9. D. Gonzalez, O. Tigli, "Surface Plasmon Heating of Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapeutics," Nature Conference Proceedings on Miami 2012 Winter Symposium: Nanotechnology in Biomedicine, Miami, FL, USA, February 2012.
  10. H. Thomas, S. Rawal, A. Williams, O. Tigli, "Novel Nanosensor Platform for Selective Capture of Circulating Tumor Cells," Nature Conference Proceedings on Miami 2012 Winter Symposium: Nanotechnology in Biomedicine, Miami, FL, USA, February 2012.
  11. M. Feddersen, O. Tigli, "Finite Element Modeling of Zinc Oxide Nanowire Structures," IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference, Shilla-Jeju, Korea, Oct. 18-21, 2011.
  12. J. L. Gomez, O. Tigli, "Modeling and Simulation of ZnO Nanowire Field Effect Transistor Biosensor," IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference, Shilla-Jeju, Korea, Oct. 18-21, 2011.
  13. D. Gonzalez, O. Tigli, "FEM Analysis of Laser-Induced Heating of Gold Nanoparticles," COMSOL Conference Boston, MA, USA, Oct. 2011.
  14. J. L. Gomez, O. Tigli, "Growth and Modeling of ZnO Nanowire FET for Biosensing Applications," NanoFlorida 2011, Miami, FL, Sept. 30 - Oct. 1, 2011.
  15. O. Tigli, J. Juhala, "ZnO Nanowire Growth by Physical Vapor Deposition," 11th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology, Portland, OR, Aug. 15-18, 2011.
  16. O. Tigli, S. Benaim, "Modeling and Simulation of ZnO Nanowire Field Effect Transistor (FET) Biosensor," EDC BioTech 2011 Conference, Boca Raton, FL, May 11, 2011.
  17. O. Tigli, M. Zaghloul, "Surface Acoustic Wave Biosensors," 53rd IEEE MWSCAS, Invited Talk, Special Session: Biomedical and Bioinspired Engineering Systems, Seattle, WA, Aug. 2010.
  18. O. Tigli, M. Zaghloul, "Finite Element Modeling and Analysis of CMOS-SAW Sensors," TechConnect World Nanotech Conference, Anaheim, CA, Jun. 2010.
  19. R. Bajpai, O. Tigli, M. Zaghloul, "Modeling and simulation of a nanowire-based cantilever structure," EuroSimE IEEE Conference, Delft, Netherlands, Apr. 2009.
  20. O. Tigli, M. Zaghloul, "Development of Novel SAW devices in CMOS technology for Biosensor Applications," IEEE Biocas 2008, Invited Talk, Special Session: PhD in a nutshell, Baltimore, MD, Nov. 2008.
  21. O. Tigli, L. Bivona, C. Chaterjee, M. Zaghloul, P. Berg, "Surface Acoustic Wave Based Biosensor in CMOS for Cancer Biomarker Detection," IEEE Sensors, Acoustic Biosensors Session, Lecce, Italy, Oct. 2008.
  22. O. Tigli, L. Bivona, C. Chaterjee, M. Zaghloul, P. Berg, "Development of a Biosensor for Cancer Biomarkers in CMOS technology," TASSA Annual Meeting Poster Session, Boston, MA, Apr. 2008.
  23. O. Tigli, M. Zaghloul, "A Novel Circular SAW (Surface Acoustic Wave) Device in CMOS," IEEE Sensors, Atlanta, GA, pp. 474-477, Oct. 2007.
  24. O. Tigli, M. Zaghloul, "Design and Fabrication of a Novel SAW Biochemical Sensor in CMOS," IEEE Sensors, Special Session: CMOS Based Sensors Invited Talk, Irvine, CA, pp. 137-140, Oct. 2005.
  25. S. Ahmadi, F. Hassani, C. Korman, M. Rahaman, O. Tigli, M.Zaghloul, "Multi and Single Layer Structure network adaptable and CMOS compatible SAW Sensor: Characterization and Simulations," Proceedings of MEMS Alliance, Washington DC., Apr. 2004.
  26. F. Hassani, O. Tigli, S. Ahmadi, C. Korman, M. Zaghloul, "Integrated CMOS Surface Acoustic Wave Gas Sensor: Design and Characteristics," Sensors 2003, Proceedings of IEEE, Vol. 2, pp 1199-1202, Oct. 2003.
  27. A. Hodge, R. Newcomb, M. Zaghloul, O. Tigli, "System Architecture for Multi-technology Testbench-on-a-chip," IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, ISCAS 2002, Vol.2, pp 736-739, May 2002.