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D-Index & Metrics

Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Electronics and Electrical Engineering D-index 65 Citations 18,111 302 World Ranking 394 National Ranking 205
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering D-index 63 Citations 16,735 289 World Ranking 127 National Ranking 70

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2019 - IEEE Daniel E. Noble Award for Emerging Technologies “For the development and widespread commercialization of MEMS resonators for timing applications.”

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Electrical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Thermodynamics

Thomas W. Kenny mainly focuses on Optoelectronics, Silicon, Electronic engineering, Resonator and Cantilever. He mostly deals with Piezoresistive effect in his studies of Optoelectronics. His studies deal with areas such as Material properties, Composite material, Toughness and Finite element method as well as Silicon.

The concepts of his Electronic engineering study are interwoven with issues in Wireless, Temperature measurement, Deflection, Microelectromechanical systems and Young's modulus. His Resonator research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Quality, Temperature control, Atmospheric temperature range and Dissipation. Thomas W. Kenny has researched Cantilever in several fields, including Nanotechnology, Doping, Johnson–Nyquist noise, Noise and Biasing.

His most cited work include:

  • Adhesive force of a single gecko foot-hair (1902 citations)
  • Evidence for van der Waals adhesion in gecko setae (1383 citations)
  • What is the Young's Modulus of Silicon? (1236 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Thomas W. Kenny spends much of his time researching Optoelectronics, Resonator, Microelectromechanical systems, Silicon and Electronic engineering. The Optoelectronics study combines topics in areas such as Cantilever, Nanotechnology and Electrical engineering. His Resonator research incorporates themes from Quality, Nonlinear system, Gyroscope and Dissipation.

His work deals with themes such as Mechanics and Thermoelastic damping, which intersect with Dissipation. His Microelectromechanical systems study combines topics in areas such as Acoustics, Wafer-level packaging, Control theory, Temperature measurement and Tuning fork. His work carried out in the field of Silicon brings together such families of science as Composite material, Doping, Epitaxy and Optics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Optoelectronics (39.46%)
  • Resonator (32.30%)
  • Microelectromechanical systems (27.66%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Resonator (32.30%)
  • Optoelectronics (39.46%)
  • Microelectromechanical systems (27.66%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Thomas W. Kenny focuses on Resonator, Optoelectronics, Microelectromechanical systems, Silicon and Gyroscope. His Resonator study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Quality, Nonlinear system, Tuning fork and Dissipation. His studies in Dissipation integrate themes in fields like Mechanics, Q factor, Finite element method and Thermoelastic damping.

Thomas W. Kenny is studying Wafer, which is a component of Optoelectronics. Thomas W. Kenny focuses mostly in the field of Microelectromechanical systems, narrowing it down to topics relating to Acoustics and, in certain cases, Sensitivity. His Silicon research incorporates elements of Condensed matter physics, Doping, Atmospheric temperature range, Piezoresistive effect and Stiction.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Characterization of MEMS Resonator Nonlinearities Using the Ringdown Response (49 citations)
  • A Unified Epi-Seal Process for Fabrication of High-Stability Microelectromechanical Devices (40 citations)
  • Effective quality factor tuning mechanisms in micromechanical resonators (37 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Electrical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Thermodynamics

Thomas W. Kenny spends much of his time researching Resonator, Optoelectronics, Microelectromechanical systems, Silicon and Gyroscope. Thomas W. Kenny has included themes like Quality, Acoustics, Thermoelastic damping and Dissipation in his Resonator study. His Optoelectronics research includes themes of Thermal, Epitaxy, Capacitive sensing, Temperature coefficient and Atmospheric temperature range.

His Microelectromechanical systems study frequently draws connections between adjacent fields such as Electronic engineering. His Electronic engineering research includes elements of Dither and Vibrating structure gyroscope. Thomas W. Kenny combines subjects such as Condensed matter physics and Doping with his study of Silicon.

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Best Publications

Adhesive force of a single gecko foot-hair

Kellar Autumn;Yiching A. Liang;S. Tonia Hsieh;Wolfgang Zesch.
Nature (2000)

2805 Citations

Evidence for van der Waals adhesion in gecko setae

Kellar Autumn;Metin Sitti;Yiching A. Liang;Anne M. Peattie.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2002)

1950 Citations

CORRIGENDUM: Quantum Limit of Quality Factor in Silicon Micro and Nano Mechanical Resonators

Shirin Ghaffari;Saurabh A. Chandorkar;Shasha Wang;Eldwin J. Ng.
Scientific Reports (2015)

1820 Citations

What is the Young's Modulus of Silicon?

M.A. Hopcroft;W.D. Nix;T.W. Kenny.
IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (2010)

1587 Citations

Quality factors in micron- and submicron-thick cantilevers

K.Y. Yasumura;T.D. Stowe;E.M. Chow;T. Pfafman.
IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (2000)

807 Citations

Attonewton force detection using ultrathin silicon cantilevers

T. D. Stowe;K. Yasumura;T. W. Kenny;D. Botkin.
Applied Physics Letters (1997)

528 Citations

Electroosmotic Capillary Flow with Nonuniform Zeta Potential

Herr Ae;Molho Ji;Santiago Jg;Mungal Mg.
Analytical Chemistry (2000)

513 Citations

Measurements and modeling of two-phase flow in microchannels with nearly constant heat flux boundary conditions

Lian Zhang;Jae-Mo Koo;Linan Jiang;M. Asheghi.
IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (2002)

401 Citations

Ultrahigh-density atomic force microscopy data storage with erase capability

G. Binnig;M. Despont;U. Drechsler;W. Häberle.
Applied Physics Letters (1999)

356 Citations

Closed-loop electroosmotic microchannel cooling system for VLSI circuits

Linan Jiang;J. Mikkelsen;Jae-Mo Koo;D. Huber.
IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies (2002)

338 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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