Patents

  • Cenk Acar and Andrei Shkel, “Distributed-Mass Micromachined Gyroscopes Operated with Drive-Mode Bandwidth Enhancement”, U.S. Patent 7,100,446 [PDF]
  • Chris Painter and Andrei Shkel, “Method of Simultaneously and Directly Generating an Angular Position and Angular Velocity Measurement in A Micromachined Gyroscope”, U.S. Patent 7,040,164 [PDF]
  • Chris Painter and Andrei Shkel, “Multi-stage Control Architecture for Error Suppression in Micromachined Gyroscopes”, U.S. Patent 6,934,660 [PDF]
  • Chris Painter and Andrei Shkel, “Dynamically Amplified Rate Integrating Gyroscope”, U.S. Patent 6,928,874 [PDF]
  • Acar, Cenk and Shkel, Andrei M. “Non-Resonant Four Degrees-of-Freedom Micromachined Gyroscope” U.S. Patent 6,845,669 [PDF]

Journal Papers

  • Andrei M. Shkel and Fan-Gang Zeng, “An Electronic Prosthesis Mimicking the Dynamic Vestibular Function”, Audiology and Neurotology. Special issue on Micro- and Nanotechnology for Neurotology. Karger Publisher. Vol. 11, No. 2, 2006 [PDF]
  • Cenk Acar and Andrei M. Shkel, “Inherently Robust Micromachined Gyroscopes With 2-DOF Sense-Mode Oscillator”, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 380-387, 2006 [PDF]
  • E. Jesper Eklund and Andrei M. Shkel, “Factors affecting the performance of micromachined sensors based on Fabry-Perot interferometry”, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 15, No. 9, pp. 1770-1776, 2005 [PDF]
  • Cenk Acar and Andrei M. Shkel, “An Approach for Increasing Drive-Mode Bandwidth
    of MEMS Vibratory Gyroscopes”, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 520-528, 2005 [PDF]
  • Cenk Acar and Andrei M. Shkel, “Structurally decoupled micromachined gyroscopes with post-release capacitance enhancement”, J. Micromech. Microeng., Vol.15, pp.1092-1101, 2005 [PDF]
  • Maximilian Perez and Andrei Shkel, “Conceptual design and preliminary characterization of serial array system of high-resolution MEMS accelerometers with embedded optical detection” Smart Structures and Systems, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 63-82, 2005 [PDF]

Conference Papers

  • Maximillian Perez and Andrei M. Shkel, “Performance Trade-offs of an Interferometric Micro-g Resolution Accelerometer”, 2006 IEEE Sensors Conference, Daegu, Korea, 2006 [PDF]
  • Andrei M. Shkel, “An Electronic Prosthesis Mimicking the Dynamic Vestibular
    Function”, Proc. SPIE 6174, 617414, Smart Structures and Materials 2006, San Diego, CA, USA [PDF]
  • Maximillian A. Perez and Andrei M. Shkel, “Passive Network of Fabry-Perot based Sensors with Wavelength Multiplexing Capabilities”, Proc. SPIE 6174, 617417, Smart Structures and Materials 2006, San Diego, CA, USA [PDF]
  • Alexander Trusov, Cenk Acar and Andrei M. Shkel, “Comparative analysis of distributed mass micromachined gyroscopes fabricated in SCS-SOI and EFAB”, Proc. SPIE 6174, 61742A, Smart Structures and Materials 2006, San Diego, CA, USA [PDF]
  • Andrei M. Shkel, “On Development of Totally Implantable Vestibular Prosthesis”, pp. 12-19, IFAC Mechatronics 2006, Heidelberg, Germany [PDF]
  • Andrei M. Shkel, “Type I and Type II Micromachined Vibratory Gyroscopes”, pp. 586-593, IEEE/ION PLANS 2006, San Diego, CA, USA (invited) [PDF]
  • Cenk Acar, Andrei M. Shkel, Lynn Costlow and Asad M. Madni, “Inherently Robust Micromachined Gyroscopes with 2-DOF Sense-Mode Oscillator”, pp. 664-667, 2005 IEEE Sensors, Irvine, CA, USA [PDF]
  • Jasmina Casals-Terre and Andrei Shkel, “Snap-Action Bistable Micromechanism Actuated By Nonlinear Resonance”, pp. 893-896, 2005 IEEE Sensors, Irvine, CA, USA [PDF]
  • E. Jesper Eklund and Andrei M. Shkel, “Single-Mask SOI Fabrication Process for Linear and Angular Piezoresistive Accelerometers with On-Chip Reference Resistors”, pp. 656-659, 2005 IEEE Sensors, Irvine, CA, USA [PDF]
  • A. Fargas-Marques and A. M. Shkel, “On Electrostatic Actuation Beyond Snapping Condition”, pp. 600-603, 2005 IEEE Sensors, Irvine, CA, USA [PDF]
  • Chris Painter and Andrei Shkel, “Experimental Evaluation of a Control System for an Absolute Angle Measuring Micromachined Gyroscope”, pp. 1084-1087, 2005 IEEE Sensors, Irvine, CA, USA [PDF]
  • Maximillian Perez, E. Jesper Eklund and Andrei M. Shkel, “Designing Micromachined Accelerometers with Interferometric Detection”, pp. 652-655, 2005 IEEE Sensors, Irvine, CA, USA [PDF]
  • Andrei M. Shkel, Cenk Acar and Chris Painter, “Two Types of Micromachined Vibratory Gyroscopes”, pp. 531-536, 2005 IEEE Sensors, Irvine, CA, USA [PDF]
  • Cenk Acar, Chris C. Painter, Adam R. Schofield and Andrei M. Shkel, “Robust Micromachined Gyroscopes for Automotive Applications”, NSTI Nanotech 2005 Conference, pp. 375-378, May 2005 [PDF]
  • E. Jesper Eklund and Andrei M. Shkel, “Performance Tradeoffs in MEMS Sensors with High-Finesse Fabry-Perot Interferometry Detection”, NSTI Nanotech 2005 Conference, pp. 533-536, May 2005 [PDF]
  • M. Perez and A. Shkel, “Elastomeric Composites to Reduce the Effects of Trunnion Mode in Inertial Devices”, NSTI Nanotech 2005 Conference, pp. 557-560, May 2005 [PDF]