“The Impact of Electron
Traps on the Transfer Performance of Acoustic Charge Transport Devices.”
Honorary Society Memberships:
Omicron Delta Kappa
Sigma Pi Sigma
June 1981 - Aug. 1985 Research Scientist, Raytheon Company, Lexington,
Nov. 1985 – May 1989 Engineer, Electronic Decisions, Inc., Urbana, Illinois.
July 1989 - Aug.
1996 Assistant Professor, School of Electrical
and Computer Engineering, Purdue University
1996 – April 2000 Principal Research Engineer, School of Electrical
and Computer Engineering, Purdue University
April 2000 – present Associate Professor, School of Electrical and
Engineering, Purdue University.
 Endress &
Hauser, Inc., microwave device and circuit analysis.
Research Grants and Contracts Received
 1991 Summer Faculty Grant - Purdue Research Foundation, $5,000,
 1991 Research Grant - Purdue Research Foundation, “Experimental Study
of Coulomb Blockade Devices” $19,800, 12/30/91 - 12/29/93, Acct. No.
 National Science Foundation, Research Initiation Award,“Experimental
Study of Coulomb Blockade Devices” $70,000 (including Hall Effect
characterization system), 8/1/91-1/31/94, Acct. No. 500-1285-2235 (PI).
 IBM Faculty Development Award,“Coulomb Blockade Devices,” $60,000,
8/1/91-5/31/93, Acct. No. 671-1285-1651 (PI).
 Indiana Business Moderization & Technology-Optoelectronics Center
Grant, $15,000, 7/1/92 - 6/30/93, Acct. No. 650-1285-2190, PI for Center: R.J.
 National Livestock & Meat Board, “Investigation of Electromagnetic
Methods for Early Postmortem Detection of Structural Changes, PSE, in Porcine
Muscle,” $1,000, (Faculty Assoc.) 2/1/93 - 1/31/94, Acct. No. 670-1285-2615,
(PI: J.C. Forrest) Total Award: $30,000.
 Army Research Office, University Research Initiative,“Electronic
Conduction in Nanoscale Cluster Arrays,” Acct. No. 530-1285-1249, 7/1/94 -
5/31/97 (co-PI, Total Award (6/94-5/96): $1,884,000, (S. Datta, R. P. Andres,
R. Reifenberger, C. P. Kubiak, N. Giordano, D. B. Janes (PI)).
 Army Research Office (DARPA), “Nanoelectronic Functional Devices:
Architecture and Fabrication,” V. P. Roychowdhury, D. B. Janes, S. Datta, J.
M. Woodall, R. P. Andres, R. Reifenberger, C. P. Kubiak, S. Bandyopadhyay and
A. E. Miller, (PI) 9/15/96-2/15/00, $2,595,527 (co-PI and director of
experimental program). .
 DARPA, “Multi-Level Silicon on Insulator Technology for Ultra-Dense
Integrated Circuits,” G. W. Neudeck, D. B. Janes and M. S. Lundstrom, (PI)
 “Electronically Linked Cluster Networks,” National Science Foundation,
S. Datta, R. P. Andres, D. B. Janes, C. P. Kubiak and R. Reifenberger, (PI)
 “Integration of Spin-Polarized Quantum Dots with Bacteriorhodopsin-Based
Optical Devices,” MURI program, Army Research Office, S. Datta, D. B. Janes,
R. Reifenberger, P. Bhattacharya, D. Steel, R. Birge and A. Nurmikko (PI),
4/30/99-4/29/04, $ 5,857,738.
 “Directed Self-Assembly of Interconnect Networks for Semiconductor
Devices,” Semiconductor Research Corporation, Cross-Disciplinary Research
Program (CSR), D. B. Janes and S. Datta, (PI) 6/1/99-5/31/00, $ 35,000.
 “Center for Nanoscale Electronic/Biological Devices” Indiana 21st
Century Fund, S. Datta et al. (Thrust Leader) 8/1/00-7/31/02, $1,480,093.
 D. B. Janes, X. Xu, S. Datta and R. Reifenberger, “Investigation of
Electronic Transport in Carbon Nanotubes Using an Ultrafast Photoconduction
Technique,” National Science Foundation / NER Program, ($ 100,000, 1 year).
 D. B. Janes, C. Kubiak, R. Reifenberger and S.
Datta, “Nanoscale Science and Technology for the Development of Environmental
Sensors,” Dept. of Energy, initiative on Nanoscale Science Engineering and
Technology, 9/1/01 - 10/31/04 ($1, 560, 000).
 J. A. Fortes, J. Harris, J. Principe, R.
Bashir, S. Datta, D. B. Janes, M Lundstrom, R. Reifenberger, National Science
Foundation, Information Technology Program, 9/1/01-8/31/04, (Purdue Portion:
$858,132) (D. B. Janes: director of Purdue program).
Equipment Grants Received
1990 AT&T Foundation, Special Purpose Grant, “Purchase of a Microwave
Spectrum Analyzer” $28,000 (PI with K. J. Webb).
 1990 Hewlett Packard School Stock Program, Microwave Network Analyzer,
Test Set and Reflection/Transmission Test Set, value: $21,925. (PI)
 1991 Hewlett Packard, Microwave Design System Software, value:
$30,000 (PI with K. J. Webb).
 1991 Hewlett Packard School Stock Program, Scalar Network Analyzer and
Accessories, value: $8,500. (PI)
 1991 Hewlett-Packard School Stock Program, RF Plug-In (26.5 - 40 GHz),
value: $15,360. (PI)
 1992 General Motors Research Laboratories, Cambridge EBMF-II Electron
Beam Lithography System, value: $150,000 (PI joint with M. Young).
 1993 Hewlett Packard Company Gift Program, “Improvements to a New
Microwave Laboratory,” Noise Figure Meter, Noise Figure Test Set, Synthesized
Microwave Generator, 68,000. (R.J. Schwartz, D.B. Janes, K.J. Webb, L.L.
Ogborn, B.F. Robinson, S. Fulwider, D. Bartlett). (PI)
 1994 Hewlett Packard Corporate Gift Program, “Improvements to a New
Microwave Laboratory,” Scalar Power System and Network Analyzer Calibration
Equipment, $59,080 (R.J. Schwartz, D.B. Janes, K.J. Webb, L.L. Ogborn, B.
Robinson, S. Fulwider, D. Bartlett).(PI)
 1994 Tektronix, HFS9030, High Speed Pulse Generator, value: $25,496.
 1995 Hewlett Packard Corporate Gift Program, “Improvements to a New
Microwave Laboratory,” Lightwave Test Equipment, $84,020 (R.J. Schwartz, D.B.
Janes, K.J. Webb, L.L. Ogborn, B. Robinson, S. Fulwider).(PI)
 “Instrumentation for Synthesis and Characterization of Patterned
Networks of Electronically Linked, Nanometer Scale Metal Clusters,” Army
Research Office, 1996 DURIP Program, acquisition of scanning electron
microscope for electron-beam lithography system, D. B. Janes, J. M. Woodall,
M. P. Young and R. P. Andres, 3/1/97-2/28/98, $163,083. (PI)
 “Instrumentation for Chemical Sensing and Computational Applications of
Molecularly Linked Networks of Nanometer Scale Metallic Clusters,” R. P.
Andres, R. Reifenberger and D. B. Janes, DURIP program, Army Research Office,
3/1/98-2/28/99, $146,505. (PI)
Other Equipment Grants Received
* 1990 IBM, ASA Robot with Controller and Vision System, value: $50,000.
* 1991 IBM, Sputtering System, RF Generator and Wafer Probe Station,
value: $10,000. (PI)
* 1991 IBM, Model 3279 Color Computer Terminals (Qty: 6), for School of
Chem. Eng., value: $1200. (PI)
* 1992 IBM, Tantalum Vacuum System,Vacuum Test Chamber, value: $22,000.
* 1993 IBM, Chemistry Benches and Reactive Ion Etcher System, value:
*Equipment acquired for use by other faculty/staff - donation arranged by D.B.
Professional Society Activities
Organization: IEEE, Electron Device Society, Microwave Theory and Techniques
Activity: Student Member - 1986 to 1989
Member - 1989 to present
Organization: Electronic Materials Committee, The Minerals, Metals & Materials
Activity: Member -- 2000-2003.
Conferences: Session Chair: 8th International Conference on
Superlattices, Microstructures and Microdevices Cincinnati, OH, Aug. 1995.
Electrochemical Society Meeting, Chicago, IL, Oct. 1995.
Symposium on Control of Semiconductor Surfaces and Interfaces, Materials
Research Society 1996 Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Dec. 1996.
Program Committee, Session Chair:
41st Electronic Materials Conference, Santa Barbara, CA, June 30 - July 2
Program Committee, Session Chair:
42nd Electronic Materials Conference, Denver, CO, June 21-23, 2000.
27th International Symposium on Compound Semiconductors, Monterey, CA, 2-5
Program Committee, Co-Organizer of Special Topical Session:
43rd Electronic Materials Conference, South Bend, IN, June 2001.
Organizer of Special Topical Session: Great Lakes VLSI Symposium, W.
Lafayette, IN, March 2001.
Ph.D. Thesis Supervision Completed
L. Chen, “Studies of Coherent Transport Through Quantum-Dot Arrays and Weak
Antilocalization in InAs Heterostructures,” May 1994, (Joint with S. Datta).
C. Huang, “Modeling of Resonant Tunneling Diodes,” Dec. 1995, (Joint with K.
R. Kolagunta, “Study of Conduction in Vertical and Lateral Nanostructures,”
E. B. Cohen, “Real Space Transfer Devices,” Aug. 1998, (joint with
K. J. Webb)
Ueng, “Characterization of Nonalloyed Ohmic Contacts” Aug. 2000 (joint with K.
N.-P. Chen, “Modeling of Electronic States in Low-Temperature-Grown Gallium
Arsenide and Conduction Properties of Tunneling Based Contact, Aug. 2001
(Physics, administratively supervised by R. Reifenberger)
M.S. Thesis Supervision Completed
S. Laverghetta, “Swept Frequency Measurements of Relative Dielectric Constant
in Microwave Laminates,” 1991.
M. S. Carroll, “Resonant Tunneling Diode Fabrication and DC
Characterization,” May, 1992, (Joint with K. J. Webb).
E. Starnes, “Resonant Tunneling Diode Impedance Characterization for
Oscillator Applications,” August, 1992, (Joint with K. J. Webb).
R. Kolaganta, “Nanofabrication Techniques - Development and Application," Dec.
Jazayeri, “Single Electronics and the Modeling of Coulomb Blockade Devices,"
B. Walsh, “Kelvin Force Microscopy of Carbon Nanotubes,” May 2000.
Nishant Nerurkar, “Electron Beam Lithography Using a Scanning Electron
Microscope” Aug. 2000
E. Subramaniam, “Three-Dimensional Circuits” Dec. 2000
M.S. and Ph.D. Thesis Students Currently
S. Lodha M. S.
Chen Li Ph. D.
Srinivasan Kadathur M. S.
Jaewon Choi Ph. D.
Undergraduate Student Projects Supervised
 Steven Lerman -- Design of a Microwave Amplifier (1991)
 Albert Loper -- Microstrip Patch Antenna (1991)
 Robert Lyle -- Microwave Wafer Probe (Summer 1992)
 Chris Bahns -- Automation of Hall Effect Measurement (Spring 1993)
Suresh Sethuraman -- Resonant Tunneling Diode Equivalent Circuit Extraction
from Microwave Measurements (Fall 1993)
 Steve Lin -- Noise Figure Characterization (Fall 1994)
Susan Kim (Stanford (Chem. Eng.) -- Patterning of Nanoscale Metal Cluster
Networks using Contact Printing (Summer 1996 -- NSF MRSEC summer intern)
Sharon West (Stanford, EE) -- Device Applications of Low-Temperature Grown
GaAs Surface Layers (Summer 1996 -- NSF MRSEC summer intern)
Christopher Wilcox -- Organic Monolayers on Low-Temperature Grown GaAs Surface
Layers (Summer - Fall 1997 -- NSF MRSEC intern)
 Ravi Bhat -- Modeling of Multilevel SOI Devices and Circuits
 Rejon Sarrazine -- Modeling of Multilevel SOI Devices and
Circuits (Fall 1997)
 Saket Rattan -- SOI Device/Circuit Simulation (Spring, Summer
 Elizabeth Peckham (Michigan, Chem. Eng.) -- GaAs Device Patterning by
Nanoimprint Lithography (Summer 1998 -- NSF MRSEC summer intern)
 Sinn Wee Lau -- Multilayer silicon SRAM circuit design and layout
 Eswaran Subramaniam -- Performance Analysis of Multilayer SOI Circuits
 Johan Laban -- Design of Contact Structures for Characterization of
Carbon Nanotubes (Spring 2000).
 Kuet-Liong Fam -- Modeling of Current-Voltage Relationships for Schottky
Tunneling Contacts (Summer 2000).
Dennis Sidharta – Scanning Probe Microscopy of Molecular Heterostructures
(Summer 2001 -- 21st Century REU)
Franz Kuhlmann (UTEP, EE) – Electrical Characterization of Metal/Molecule
Chemical Sensors (Summer 2001 -- 21st Century REU)
EE 452 Microwave Measurements and Applications (with K. J.
•Development of 11 formal experiments and variable-topic
•Co-authored laboratory manual