RESEARCH ACTIVITIES


  • Journal Publication (since 2004)

    2012:

    • S.-B. Kim, J.-H. Park, S.-H. Kim, H. Ahn, H. C. Wikle and D.-J. Kim, “Modeling and Evaluation of d33 Mode Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 22 (10), 105013 (2012).
    • S. H. Jee, S. H. Lee, D.-J. Kim, J.-Y. Kwak, S.-C. Nam and Y. S. Yoon, “Enhancement of Cycling Performance by Li2O-Sn Anode in Thin Film Batteries,” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 51(8), 085803 (2012).
    • F. Tong, K. Kim, D. Martinez, R. Thapa, A. Ahyi, J. Williams, D.-J. Kim, S. Lee, E. Lim, K. K. Lee and M. Park, “Flexible organic/inorganic hybrid solar cells based on conjugated polymer and ZnO nanorod array,” Semiconductor Science and Technology, Vol. 27 (10), 105005 (2012).
    • S. H. Jee, J. H. Kim, J. H. Baek, D.-J. Kim, S. S. Kang and Y. S. Yoon, “Stability Increase of Fuel Clad with Zirconium Oxynitride Thin Film by Metalorganic Chemical Vapor Deposition,” Thin Solid Films, Vol. 520 (16), 5340-5345 (2012).
    • F. Tong, K. Kim, Y. Wang. R. Thapa, Y. Sharma, A. Modic, A. C. Ahyi, T. Issacs-Smith, J. Williams, H. Ahn, H. Park, D.-J. Kim, S. Lee, E. Lim, K. K. Lee and M. Park, “Growth of ZnO nanorod arrays on flexible substrates: Effect of precursor solution concentration,” Nanomaterials, Vol. 2012, 651468 (2012).
    • S.-H. Kim, A. Leung, C. Y. Koo, L. Kuhn, W. Jiang, D.-J. Kim, and A. I. Kingon, "Lead-free (Na0.5K0.5)(Nb0.95Ta0.05)O3–BiFeO3 thin films for MEMS piezoelectric vibration energy harvesting devices," Materials Letters, Vol. 69, 24-26 (2012).
    • H. Ahn, H. C. Wikle, S.-B. Kim, D. Liu, S. Lee, M. Park and D.-J. Kim, “Geometric effect of ZnO nanorods on ethanol sensing property: the relative role of a seed layer,” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vol. 159(2), E23-E29 (2012).
    • Y. S. Yoon, S. H. Jee, N. Kakati, J. Maiti, D.-J. Kim, S. H. Lee, and H. H. Yoon, "Work function effects of ZnO thin film for aceton gas detection," Ceramics International, Vol. 38 (1), S653-S656 (2012).

    2011:

    • S. H. Jee, N. Kakati, S.H. Lee, H. Ahn, D.-J. Kim, J. Bang, and Y. S. Yoon, “Characteristics of Li–P–W–O–N electrolyte for all solid state electrochromic devices,” Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 56, 9741-9745 (2011).
    • D. Liu, B. Zhou, S. H. Yoon, S.-B. Kim, H. Ahn, B. C. Prorok, S.-H. Kim, and D.-J. Kim, "Determination of the True Young’s Modulus of Pb (Zr0.52Ti0.48)O3 Films by Nanoindentation: Effects of Film Orientation and Substrate," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol. 94 (11), 3698-3701 (2011).
    • H. Ahn, Y. Wang, S. H. Jee, M. Park, Y. S. Yoon, and D.-J. Kim, "Enhanced UV activation of electrochemically doped Ni in ZnO nanorods for room temperature acetone sensing," Chemical Physics Letters, Vol. 511(4-6), 331-335 (2011).
    • S.-B. Kim, J.-H. Park, H. Ahn, D. Liu, and and D.-J. Kim, "Temperature effects on output power of piezoelectric vibration energy harvesters," Microelectronics Journal, Vol. 42(8), 988-991 (2011).
    • D. Liu, B. Zhou, S. H. Yoon, H. C. Wikle III, Y. Wang, M. Park, B. C. Prorok, and D.-J. Kim, "Effects of the structural layer in MEMS substrates on mechanical and electrical properties of Pb(Zr0.52Ti0.48)O3 films," Ceramics International, Vol. 37(7), 2821-2828 (2011).
    • C. Kang, J.-H. Park, D. Shen, H. Ahn, M. Park, and D.-J. Kim, "Growth and Characterization of (K0.5Na0.5)NbO3 Thin Films by a Sol-Gel Method," Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, Vol. 58, 85-90 (2011).

    2010:

    • H. Ahn, J.-H. Park, S.-B. Kim, S.H.Jee, Y. S. Yoon, and D.-J. Kim, "Vertically Aligned Nanorod Sensor on Flexible Substrate for Ethanol Gas Monitoring," Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters, Vol. 13 (11), J125-K128 (2010).
    • H. Ahn, J. H. Noh, S.-B. Kim, R. A. Overfelt, Y. S. Yoon, and D.-J. Kim, "Effect of Annealing and Argon-to-Oxygen Ratio on Sputtered SnO2 Thin FIlm Sensor for Ethylene Gas Detection," Materials Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 124, 563-568 (2010).
    • S. H. Jee, M.-J. Lee, H. S. Ahn, D.-J. Kim, J. W. Choi, S. J. Yoon, S. C. Nam, S. H. Kim, and Y. S. Yoon, “Characteristics of a New Type of Solid-State Electrolyte with a LiPON Interlayer for Li-ion Thin Film Batteries,” Solid State Ionics, Vol. 181, 902-906 (2010).
    • J. H. Noh, S. Y. Ryu, S. J. Jo, C. S. Kim, S.-W. Sohn, P. D. Rack, D.-J. Kim, and H. K. Baik, "Indium Oxide Thin-Film Transistors Fabricated by RF Sputtering at Room Temperature," IEEE Electronic Device Letters, Vol. 49(6), 567-569 (2010).
    • S. H. Jee, S. H. Kim, H. Park, D.-J. Kim, and Y. S. Yoon, “Comparison of Surface Modifications with Wet and Dry methods on ITO by Self-assembled Monolayers,” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 49, 025701 (2010).
    • J.-H. Park, J. Kang, H. Ahn, S.-B. Kim, D. Liu, and D.-J. Kim, “Analysis of Stress Distribution in Piezoelectric MEMS Energy Harvester Using Shaped Cantilever Structure,” Ferroelectrics, Vol. 409 (1), 55-61 (2010).
    • S. H. Kim, J. Y. Oh, H. S. Ahn, D.-J. Kim, H. C. Wikle, III, S. H. Kim, and Y. S. Yoon, “Amorphous Li-B-W-O Solid-state Electrolyte Thin Film for a Solid State Ionic Power Sources,” Journal of Materials Science, Vol. 45, 1709-1714 (2010).

    2009:

    • D. Shen, J.-H. Park, J. H. Noh, S.-Y. Choe, S.-H. Kim, H. C. Wikle III, and D.-J. Kim, “Micromachined PZT Cantilever based on SOI structure for Low Frequency Vibration Energy Harvesting,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 154, 103-108 (2009).
    • J. Ajitsaria, S.-Y. Choe, P. Ozmun, D. Shen, and D.-J. Kim, “Modeling and Analysis of a Bimorph PZT Cantilever Beam Based Micropower Generator,” Sensors and Transducers, Vol. 105, 81-93 (2009).
    • A.-J. Cheng, Y. Tzeng, H. Xu, S. Alur, Y. Wang, M. Park, T.-H. Wu, C. Shannon, D.-J. Kim, and D. Wang, “Raman Analysis of Longitudinal Optical Phonon-Plasmon Coupled Modes of Aligned ZnO Nanorods,” Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 105, 073104 (2009).
    • M. L. Johnson, L. Odum, S. H. Yoon, J.-H. Park, S. Huang, D.-J. Kim, Z.Y. Cheng, and B. A. Chin, "Dual-Cathode Method for Sputtering Magnetoelastic Iron-Boron Films," Vacuum, Vol. 83, 958-964 (2009).
    • F. Xie, H. Yang, S. Li, W. Shen, J. Wan, M. L. Johnson, H. C. Wikle, D.-J. Kim, and B. A. Chin, "Amorphous magnetoelastic sensors for the detection of biological agents," Intermetallics, Vol. 17 (4) 270-273 (2009).
    • J.-H. Park, S. H. Yoon, D. Shen, S.-Y. Choe, Y. S. Yoon, M. Park and D.-J. Kim, “Effects of preferred orientation on the piezoelectric properties of Pt/Pb(Zr0.3Ti0.7)O3/Pt thin films grown by sol–gel process,” Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, Vol. 20(4) 0957-4522 (2009).
    • S. H. Kim, K. H. Lee, H. Park, S. H. Jee, H. R. Jeong, Y. S. Yoon, H. S. Ahn, and D.-J. Kim, “Synthesis and Structural Properties of Lithium Titanium Oxide Powder As-Synthesized by the Two Step Calcination Process,” Kor. Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 26 (2) 0256-1115 (2009).
    • S. H. Kim, H. Park, K. H. Lee, S. H. Jee, D.-J. Kim, Y. S. Yoon, and H. B. Chae, “Structure and mechanical properties of titanium nitride thin films grown by reactive pulsed laser deposition,” Journal of Ceramic Processing Research, Vol. 10 (1) 49-53 (2009).

    2008:

    • S. H. Yoon, D. Liu, D. Shen, M. Park and D.-J. Kim, “Effect of chelating agents on the preferred orientation of ZnO films by sol-gel process,” Journal Materials Science, Vol. 43 (18) 6177-6181 (2008).
    • D. Shen, H. C. Wikle III, S.-Y. Choe, and D.-J. Kim, “Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Device in a Viscous Fluid for High Amplitude Vibration Application,” Applied Physics Express, Vol. 1, 098002 (2008).
    • J. H. Lim, S. H. Jee, S. H. Kim, H. Park, M. J. Lee, Y. S. Yoon and D.-J. Kim, "Enhancement of the Current-Voltage Characteristics of ITO and Organic Semiconductors by Using a Simple Fume-Based Surface Modification," Journal of Korean Physical Society, Vol. 53 (6) 3283-3286 (2008).
    • D.-J. Kim, J.-H. Park, D. Shen, J. W. Lee, A. I. Kingon, Y. S. Yoon, S.-H. Kim, “Thickness Dependence of Submicron Thick Pb(Zr0.3Ti0.7)O3 Films on Piezoelectric Properties,” Ceramics International, Vol. 34 (8) 1909-1915 (2008)
    • R. S. Lakshmanan, R. Guntupalli, J. W. Hong, D.-J. Kim, Z.-Y. Cheng, V. A. Petrenko, J. M. Barbaree and B. A. Chin, “Selective detection of Salmonella typhimurium in the presence of high concentrations of masking bacteria,” Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety, Vol. 2(4) 234-239 (2008).
    • D. Shen, J.-H. Park, J. Ajitsaria, S.-Y. Choe and D.-J. Kim, “The design, fabrication and evaluation of a MEMS PZT cantilever with an integrated Si proof mass for vibration energy harvesting,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 18, 055017 (2008).
    • S. H. Jee, S. H. Kim, J. H. Ko, D.-J. Kim, and Y. S. Yoon, “Wet Chemical Surface Modification of ITO by a Self Assembled Monolayer for An Organic Thin Film Transistor,” Journal of Ceramic Processing Research, Vol. 9 (1) 42-45 (2008).
    • R. Guntupalli, R. S. Lakshmanan, J. Wan, D.-J. Kim, T. S. Huang, V. Vodyanoy, and B. A. Chin, “Analytical Performance and Characterization of Antibody Immobilized Magnetoelastic Biosensors,” Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety, Vol. 2, 27-33 (2008).
    • M. Johnson, J. Wan, S. Huang, Z.-Y. Cheng, V. A. Petrenko, D.-J. Kim, I-.H. Chen, J. M. Barbaree, J. W. Hong, and B. A. Chin, “A Wireless Biosensor Using Microfabricated Phase-Interfaced Magnetoelastic Particles,” Sensors and Actuators A, Vol.144 (1) 38-47 (2008).
    • H. J. Cha, Y. S. Lee, J. Y. Ha, D.-J. Kim, and D. H. Kang, “Effect of Bi12(Ti1/2Si1/2)O20 on the Low Temperature Sintering of Bi2(Zn1/3Nb2/3)O7 ceramics and their microwave dielectric properties,” Materials Research Bulletin, Vol. 43 (8-9) 2042-2047 (2008).
    • Y. Zhou, C. Ahyi, T. Isaacs-Smith, M. Bozack, C.-C. Tin, J. Williams, M. Park, A.-J. Cheng, J.-H. Park, D.-J. Kim, D. Wang, E. A. Preble, A. Hanser, N. M. Williams, and K. Evans, “Formation, Etching and Electrical Characterization of a Thermally Grown Gallium Oxide on the Ga-face of a Bulk GaN Substrate,” Solid State Electronics, Vol. 52, 756-764 (2008).
    • S. H. Jee, H. Park, S. H. Kim, J. W. Lee, Y. S. Yoon, C. W. Kang, and D.-J. Kim, “Properties of Hetero-Structured Diode with n-Type ZnO and p-Type NiO,” Journal Korean Physical Society, Vol.53(1) 446-450 (2008).
    • D.-J. Kim, D. Shen, S. H. Yoon, S.-Y. Choe, D. Y. Kaufman, “Effect of Ru and LaNiO3 Barrier Layers on Lead Zirconate Titanate Films Grown on Nickel-based Metal Foils by Sol-gel process,” Ceramics International, Vol.34(5) 1261-1265 (2008).

    2007:

    • D. Shen, S.-Y. Choe, and D.-J. Kim, “Analysis of Piezoelectric Materials for Energy Harvesting Devices under High-g Vibration,” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 46(10A), 6755-6760 (2007).
    • R. S. Lakshmanan, R. Guntupalli, J. Hu, D.-J. Kim, V. A. Petrenko. J. M. Barbaree, and B. A. Chin, “Phage Immobilized Magnetoelastic Sensor for the Detection of Salmonella Typhimurium,” Journal of Microbiological Methods, Vol.71(1) 55-60 (2007).
    • J.-W. Lee, J. -W. Chang, D. -J. Kim, Y. -S. Yoon, and J.-W. Chang, “Performance Improvement of Organic Thin Film Transistors by Electrode/pentacene Interface Treatment using a Hydrogen Plasma,” IEEE Electron Device Letters, Vol.28, 379-382 (2007).
    • D.-J. Kim, “Effects of Barrier Layers on the Electrical Properties of (Pb,La)(Zr,Ti)O3 Films on Nickel Foils,” Materials Science & Engineering B, Vol.141/1-2, 87 (2007).
    • S. H. Kim, K. H. Lee, D.-J. Kim, Y. S. Yoon, ”Frequency Responses of an AlN/IDT/Si Surface Acoustic Wave Device based on AlN Thin Films with Different Grain Sizes,” Journal of Ceramic Processing Research, Vol. 8, 125-128 (2007).
    • S. H. Yoon and D.-J. Kim, “Effect of the Substrate on the Preferred Orientation of ZnO Films by Chemical Solution Deposition,” Journal of Crystal Growth, Vol. 303, 568-573 (2007).
    • Y. Zhou, J. Zhu, A.-J. Cheng, D. Wang, C. Ahyi, C.-C. Tin, J. Williams, M. Park, D.-J. Kim, A. Hanser, E. A. Preble, N. M. Williams, and K. Evans, “Fabrication and Device Characteristics of Schottky-type Bulk GaN-based “visible-blind” UV Photodetectors,” Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 90, 121118 (2007).
    • J. Ajitsaria, S.-Y. Choe, D. Shen, and D.-J. Kim, “Modeling and Analysis of Bimorph Piezoelectric Cantilever Beam for Voltage Generation,” Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 16, 447-454 (2007).
    • J. H. Ko, S. H. Kim, S. H. Jee, Y. S. Yoon, and D.-J. Kim, “Characteristics of ZrO2 Thin Films Deposited by Reactive Magnetrons Sputtering,” Journal of Korean Physical Society, Vol.50, 1843-1847 (2007).

     

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Recognition of Dongna's paper as the most highly cited one in JMM
September 30, 2011. Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering recognizes that the article, "The design, fabrication and evaluation of a MEMS PZT cantilever with an integrated Si proof mass for vibration energy harvesting" by Shen, Park, Ajitsaria, CHoe, Wikle and Kim was the most highly cited paper contributing to JMM 2010's impact factor.
Congratulations to Hosang
May 16, 2011. Hosang was chosen as 2011 KSEA and KUSCO-KSEA Scholarship winnder.
2011 Spring MRS
April 26, 2011. Dr. Kim presented current progress of micromachined energy harvesters in MRS meeting.
2010 Fall MRS
Dec.1, 2010. Mr. Hosang Ahn presented his research results on 2010 Fall MRS. One oral presentation was focused on thickness effects of ZnO seed layer on nanostructured ZnOs and their gas sensing properties, and a poster presentation is about the effects of Ar to oxygen ratio on tin oxide films and their properties. Dr. Jung-Hyun Park's poster was nominated for best presentation.
2010 SEM
April 22, 2010. Jung-Hyun (Joshua) and Seon-Bae Kim made an oral presentation on their research results in Society for Experimental Mechanis (SEM) International Conference. Joshua presented the effects of piezoelectric mode on vibration energy harvesting, and Seon-Bae presented temperature effects on PZT energy harvesting devices. Dr. Kim chaired the energy harvesting section with presentation of overview research progress on the energy harvesting devices.

Contact

Dr. Dong-Joo (Daniel) Kim
Auburn University Alumni Professor
Materials Research and Education Center
275 Wilmore Labs
Auburn AL 36849
334-844-4864
dkim AT auburn.edu
drdjkim AT gmail.com