Publications

Journal Publications

  • Robert Schreiber, Ngoc Luong**, Zhiyuan Fan, Anton Kuzyk, Philipp C. Nickels, Tao Zhang, David M. Smith, Bernard Yurke, Wan Kuang, Alexander O. Govorov, and Tim Liedl, Chiral Plasmonic DNA Nanostructures with Switchable Circular Dichroism, Nature Communications 4, 2948, 2013; DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3948
  • William P. Klein*, Charles N. Schmidt**, Blake Rapp*, Sadao Takabayashi*, William B. Knowlton, Jeunghoon Lee, Bernard Yurke, William L. Hughes, Elton Graugnard, and Wan Kuang, Multi-Scaffold DNA Origami Nanoparticle Waveguides, Nano Letters 13 (8), pp 3850–3856, 2013; DOI: 10.1021/nl401717y.
  • Herbert M. Huttanus*, Elton Graugnard, Bernard Yurke, William B. Knowlton, Wan Kuang, William L. Hughes, and Jeunghoon Lee, Enhanced DNA Sensing via Catalytic Aggregation of Gold Nanoparticles, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 50 (Available online: July 11, 2013) 382–386.
  • C.S. Watson, C. Hollar**, K. Anderson**, W.B. Knowlton, P. Müllner, Magnetomechanical Four-State Memory, Advanced Functional Materials, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201203015, published online March 13th, 2013.
  • Previtera, M. L., Chippada, U., Schloss,  R. S., Yurke, B., Langrana, N. A., “Mechanical properties of DNA-crosslinked polyacrylamide hydrogels with increasing crosslinker density,” BioResearch Open Access 1, 256-259 (2012).
  •  Schulman, R., Yurke, B., Winfree, E., “Robust self-replication of combinatorial information via crystal growth and scission,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (US) 109, 6405-6410 (2012).
  • I.R. Aseguinolaza, I. Reyes-Salazar, A.V. Svalov, K. Wilson*, W.B.  Knowlton, P. Müllner, J.M. Barandiarán, E. Villa and V.A. Chernenko,  Transformation volume strain in Ni-Mn-Ga thin films Transformation volume strain in Ni-Mn-Ga thin films, Applied Physics Letters, 101(2012) 241912.
  • Ngoc Luong**, Cheng-Wen Cheng*, Min-Hsiung Shih, and Wan Kuang, Phase matching for surface plasmon enhanced second harmonic generation in a gold grating slab, Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 181107 (2012)
  • Elton Graugnard, Donald L. Kellis**, Hieu Bui, Stephanie Barnes*, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, William L. Hughes, William B. Knowlton, and Bernard Yurke, DNA-controlled excitonic switches, Nano Letters 12(4), 2217 (2012).
  • Harish Chandran, Nikhil Gopalkrishnan, Bernard Yurke and John Reif, Meta-DNA: synthetic biology via DNA nanostructures and hybridization reactions, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, published online 11 January 2012, doi: 10.1098/rsif.2011.0819.
  • L. Vandelli, A. Padovani, L. Larcher, R.G. Southwick III*, W.B. Knowlton, and G. Bersuker, A Physical Model of the Temperature Dependence of the Current Through the SiO2/High-K Stacks, IEEE Transactions On Electron Devices, 58 (9), (September 2011) 2878-2887.
  • Alex English*, Cheng-Wen Cheng, Lloyd Lowe II**, Min-Hsiung Shih, Wan Kuang, Hydrodynamic Modeling of Surface Plasmon Enhanced Photon Induced Current in a Gold Grating, Applied Physics Letters, 191113 (2011); doi:10.1063/1.3590200.
  • Southwick III*, R.G., A. Sup, A. Jain, and W.B. Knowlton, An Interactive Simulation Tool For Complex Multilayer Dielectric Devices, IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability, 11 (2) (June 2011) 236 – 243. (Note: In IEEE TDMR Top 20 List of Accessed Articles for January 2012)
  • Bernard Yurke and Wan Kuang, Passive Linear Nanoscale Optical and Molecular Electronics Device Synthesis from Nanoparticles, Physical Review A 81, 033814 (2010).
  • Hieu Bui*, Craig Onodera*, Carson Kidwell**, YerPeng Tan*, Elton Graugnard, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, William B. Knowlton, Bernard Yurke, and William L. Hughes, Programmable Periodicity of Quantum Dot Arrays with DNA Origami Nanotubes, Nano Letters 10 (2010) p. 3367-3372.
  • Elton Graugnard, Amber Cox**, Jeunghoon Lee, Cheryl Jorcyk, Bernard Yurke, and William L. Hughes, Kinetics of DNA and RNA Hybridization in Serum and Serum-SDS, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology 9(5), (2010) p. 603-609.
  • Wan Kuang, Alex English*, Zi-Chang Chang, Min-Hsiung Shih, William B Knowlton, Jeunghoon Lee, William Hughes, Bernard Yurke, Cavity Resonant Mode in a Metal film Perforated with Two-Dimensional Triangular Lattice Hole Arrays, Optics Communications 283(20) (2010) p. 4090-4093.
  • Matthew Reinhold*, Chad Watson, William B. Knowlton, Peter Müllner, Transformation twinning of Ni-Mn-Ga characterized with temperature-controlled atomic force microscopy, Journal of Applied Physics – 107, 113501 (2010).
  • Southwick* III, Richard G., Justin C. Reed**, Christopher Buu*, Ross Butler**, Gennadi Bersuker, and William B. Knowlton, Limitations of Poole-Frenkel Conduction in Bilayer HfO2/SiO2 MOS Devices, IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability, 10(2) (2010) pp. 201-207. (Note: In IEEE TDMR Top 10 List of Accessed Articles for September 2010).
  • M. Reinhold**, D. Kiener, W.B. Knowlton, G. Dehm, and P. Müllner, Deformation twinning in Ni-Mn-Ga micropillars with 10M martensite, Journal of Applied Physics (accepted for publication without revisions) 106, (Sept. 2009) pp. 053906 (1-6).
  • Sorcha Yingst*, Kaci Bloxham**, Lisa Warner*, Raquel Brown, Jennifer Cole*, Linda Kenoyer, William B. Knowlton, Julia Thom Oxford, Characterization of Collagenous Matrix Assembly in a Chondrocyte Model System, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 90A (1), (June 2009) pp. 247-255.
  • D. Estrada**, M. L. Ogas*, R. G. Southwick III*, P. M. Price**, R. J. Baker, W. B. Knowlton, Impact of Single pMOSFET Dielectric Degradation on NAND Circuit Performance, Microelectronics Reliability, 48(3) (2008) p. 354-363.
  • J. Jozwiak, R. G. Southwick III*, V. N. Johnson*, W. B. Knowlton, and A. J. Moll, Integrating through-wafer interconnects with active devices and circuits, IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging, special issue on wafer level packaging, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TADVP.2007.906235, 31(1) (2008) p. 4-13.
  • P. Müllner, Z. Clark**, L. Kenoyer, W. B. Knowlton, and G. Kostorz, Nanomechanics of orthorhombic Ni-Mn-Ga martensite, Materials Science and Engineering A, Digital Object Identifier:10.1016/j.msea.2006.12.215, 481-482 (2008) p. 66-72.
  • K. M. Reddy, R. Benson*, Z. Clark**, R. Hansen*, J. Hays*, A. Thurber*, M. H. Engelhard, V. Shutthanandan, S. Thevuthasan, W. B. Knowlton and A. Punnoose, On the Room Temperature Ferromagnetism of Zn1-xCrxO Thin films Deposited by Reactive Co-sputtering, Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 91, (2007) pp. 1496-1502.
  • Richard G. Southwick III*, and William B. Knowlton, Stacked Dual Oxide MOS Energy Band Diagram Visual Representation Program, Invited Paper, IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability, 6(2) (2006) p. 136-145.
  • Moll, A.J. and W.B. Knowlton, What do you do with a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering?, The Journal of Materials Education, 24, 15-22 (2002).
  • Craigie, C.J.D., T. Sheehan*, V.N. Johnson**, A.J. Moll, and W.B. Knowlton, Polymer thickness effects on Bosch etch profiles, J.Vac. Sci. Tech. B, 20, (2002) p. 2229-2232.
  • Amy J. Moll, William B. Knowlton, David E. Bunnell, and Susan L. Burkett, Materials Science and Engineering at Boise State University: Responding to an Industrial Need, The Journal of Materials Education, 23, 83-88 (2001).
  • Schnee, R.W., Akerib,-D.-S.; Barnes,-P.-D.-,-Jr.; Bauer,-D.-A.; Brink,-P.-L.; Cabrera,-B.; Caldwell,-D.-O.; Clarke,-R.-M.; Colling,-P.; Crisler,-M.-B.; DaSilva,-A.; Davies,-A.-K.; Dougherty,-B.-L.; Eichblatt,-S.; Irwin,-K.-D.; Gaitskell,-R.-J.; Golwala,-S.-R.; Haller,-E.-E.; Jochum,-J.; Knowlton,-W.-B.; Kuzminov,-V.; Nam,-S.-W.; Novikov,-V.; Penn,-M.-J.; Perera,-T.-A.; Ross,-R.-R.; Sadoulet,-B.; Shutt,-T.; Smith,-A.; Sonnenschein,-A.-H.; Spadafora,-A.-L.; Stockwell,-W.-K.; Yellin,-S.; Young,-B.-A., Results and status of the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS), Physics-Reports, 307(1-4), 283-90 (Dec. 1998).
  • Shutt, T., D.S. Akerib, P.D. Barnes, Jr., A. Cummings, A. Da Silva, R. Diaz, J. Emes, S.R. Golwala, E.E. Haller, K. Itoh, B. Knowlton, F. Quéinnec, R.R. Ross, B. Sadoulet, D. Seitz, G. Smith, W. Stockwell, T. Trumbull, R. Therrien, S. White, and B.A. Young, Recent results with a 62 g Ge cryogenic dark matter detector, Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research A, 370, 165 (1996).
  • Sadoulet, B., D. Akerib, P. Barnes, Jr., A. Cummings, A.D. Silva, R. Diaz, J. Emes, S. Golwala, E.E. Haller, K. Itoh, W. Knowlton, F. Queinnec, R.R. Ross, D. Seitz, T. Shutt, G. Smith, W. Stockwell, and S. White, Particle detection and non-equilibrium phonons: experience with large germanium crystals and NTD Ge thermistors, Physica B, 219-220, 741-743 (1996).
  • Barnes, P.D., Jr., D.S. Akerib, D. Bauer, P. Brink, B. Cabrera, D.O. Caldwell, B. Chugg, R.M. Clarke, A. Cummings, A. Davies, R. Diaz, B.L. Dougherty, J. Emes, S.R. Golwala, D. Hale, E.E. Haller, K.D. Irwin, W.B. Knowlton, V. Kuziminov, A. Lu, S.W. Nam, M.J. Penn, V. Novikov, B.V. Pritychenko, F. Quéinnec, R.R. Ross, B. Sadoulet, D. Seitz, T. Shutt, A. Smith, G. Smith, A. Sonnenschein, W. Stockwell, J.D. Taylor, R. Therrien, T. Trumbull, S. White, R.C. Wolgast, S. Yellin, and B.A. Young, Installation of the cryogenic dark matter search (CDMS), Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research A, 370, 233 (1996).
  • Knowlton, W.B., K.M. Itoh, J.W. Beeman, J.H. Emes, D. Loretto, and E.E. Haller, Ge-Au eutectic bonding of Ge {100} Crystals, Journal of Low Temperature Physics, 93, 343-348 (1993).

Journal Editorials

  • P.M. Lenahan, B Knowlton, J.F. Conley, B. Tonti, J. Suehle, and T. Grasser, Introduction to the Special Issue on the 2007 International Reliability Workshop, IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability, 8(3), (2008) p. 490.
  • John F. Conley, Jr., Yuan Chen, Bill Knowlton, Tim Sullivan, Bill Tonti, Guest Editorial: Introduction to the Special Issue on the 2005 International Reliability Workshop, IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability, 6(2), (2006) p. 115-116.

Patents

  • Peter Mullner, William B. Knowlton, Chad S. Watson, Magnetic Shape Memory Based Multi-State Memory, Submitted March 18, 2011, (US Patent No. 20,120,236,632, Sept. 20, 2012).
  • Peter Mullner and William B. Knowlton, Multi-state memory and multifunctional device based on magnetic shape-memory alloys, (Patent No. 7,710,766 – May 2010).
  • William B. Knowlton and Dale Russell, Electrochemical Deposition Method Utilizing Microdoplets of Solution, (Patent No. 7,628,902 – December 2009).

Conference Publications

  • Richard G. Southwick III, Shem T. Purnell**, Blake A. Rapp**, Ryan J. Thompson**, Shane K Pugmire**, Ben Kaczer, Tibor Grasser, and William B. Knowlton, Cryogenic to Room Temperature Effects of NBTI in High-K PMOS Devices, oral presentation and paper presentation at the IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop (Oct. 17-21, 2011) pp. 12-16.
  • Y. Chyung, W.L. Hughes, T. Cole, J. Chiasson, K. Sasaki, C. Schrader, How can we help faculty balance between teaching and scholarly activities?, American Society For Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference, June 26-29, Vancouver, BC, 2011. (Best Paper Award).
  • L. Vandelli, A. Padovani, L. Larcher, R.G. Southwick III*, W.B. Knowlton, G. Bersuker, Modeling Temperature Dependency (6 – 400K) of the Leakage Current Through the SiO2/High-K Stacks, in the proceedings of the 40th European Solid-State Device Research Conference (ESSDERC),(Seville, Spain; September 13-17, 2010) pp. 388 – 391.
  • Elton Graugnard, Amber Cox**, Jeunghoon Lee, Cheryl Jorcyk, Bernard Yurke, and William L. Hughes, Operation of a DNA-Based Autocatalytic Network in Serum, poster presentation and paper at the 16th International Conference on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming – DNA 16 (Hong Kong, China; June 14-17, 2010). In DNA Computing and Molecular Programming, Y. Sakakibara and Y. Mi, Editors, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6518, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg. p. 83-88 (2011). [doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-18305-8_8]
  • J. M. Lannon, C. Gregory, M. Lueck, A. Huffman, D. Temple, Amy J. Moll, and William B. Knowlton, Recent Advances in High Density Area Array Interconnect Bonding for 3D Integration, Technologies for Synthetic Environments: Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing XV, edited by James A. Buford, Jr., Robert Lee Murrer, Jr., Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7663, 766305, (April 23, 2010) [doi: 10.1117/12.850305]
  • Hieu Bui* Craig Onodera*, Bernard Yurke, Elton Graugnard, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, William B. Knowlton (presented for H. Bui), and William L. Hughes, Atomic Force Microscopy of DNA Self-Assembled Nanostructures for Device Applications, oral and paper presentation at the 2009 International Semiconductor Research Conference (Dec. 9-11 2009; University of Maryland) (DOI: 10.1109/ISDRS.2009.5378120) pp. 1-2.
  • Richard G. Southwick III*, William B. Knowlton, Ben Kaczer, and Tibor Grasser, On The Thermal Activation of Negative Bias Temperature Instability, oral and paper presentation at the IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop (Oct. 18-22, 2009) – pp. 36-41.
  • Wan Kuang, Alex English*, Z.-C. Chang, M. H. Shih, William B. Knowlton, Jeunghoon Lee, William L. Hughes, Bernard Yurke, Enhanced Transmission in Plasmonic Crystals: Interactions of Cavity Resonance and Surface Mode, accepted for oral & paper presentation OSA’s 93rd Annual Meeting Frontiers in Optics and APS/DLS 25th Annual Meeting Laser Science Joint Conferences, (October 11-15, 2009; San Jose, California) – proceedings to be published.
  • Stephanie Barnes*, Christopher Buu*, Jason Brotherton*, Hieu Bui*, Austin Johnson*, Mallory Yates*, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, William L. Hughes, William Knowlton, Bernard Yurke, Radial Dielectrophoretic Trap For Future Manipulation Of Individual DNA Origami Nanostrutures, accepted for oral and paper presentation at the Nanoelectronic Devices for Defense & Security Conference, (9/28-10/3/2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; September 28 – October 3, 2009).
  • L. Bollschweiler*, A. English*, R.J. Baker, W. Kuang, Z.-C. Chang, M.-H. Shih, W.B. Knowlton, W.L. Hughes, J. Lee, B. Yurke, N.S. Cockerham, and V.C. Tyree, Chip-Scale Nanophotonic Chemical and Biological Sensors using CMOS Process, proceedings of the 52nd Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (Cancún, México, August 2-5, 2009) pp. 913 – 916.
  • M. Reinhold**, W.B. Knowlton, and P. Müllner, Characterizing Twin Structure and Magnetic Domain Structure of Ni-Mn-Ga Through Atomic Force Microscopy, presented at the International Conference on Martensitic Transformations ICOMAT (Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 29-July 5, 2008), in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Martensitic Transformations, Editors: G.B. Olson, D.S. Lieberman, and A. Saxena (TMS,-The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, 2009).
  • Richard Southwick III*, J. Reed*, C. Buu*, H. Bui*, R. Butler*, G. Bersuker, and W.B. Knowlton, Temperature (5.6-300K) Dependence Comparison of Carrier Transport Mechanisms in HfO2/SiO2 and SiO2 MOS Gate Stacks, paper presentation at the 2008 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (October 12-16, 2008), p.48-54. Invited to submit an extended version of this paper to IEEE Transactions on Materials and Device Reliability.
  • M. Chmielus*, V.A. Chernenko, W.B. Knowlton, G. Kostorz, and P. Müllner, Training, constraints, and high-cycle magneto-mechanical properties of Ni-Mn-Ga magnetic shape-memory alloys, The European Physical Journal – Special Topics. 158, 79-85 (2008).
  • Dale D. Russell, Noah Minskoff*, Taylor Dixon*, Richard Cox*, Jonathan Scaggs*, Brian Cawrse*, and William B. Knowlton, Electrochemical sensors for water-borne contaminants, presentation at the 2007 Symposium on Environmental Sensing (Boise, Idaho; October 25-26, 2007) p. 109-113.
  • J. Carlson, M. Lueck, C. A. Bower, D. Temple, Z. -P Feng, M.B. Steer, A. Moll and W.B. Knowlton, A Stackable Silicon Interposer with Integrated Through-Wafer Inductors, presented at the 57th Electronic Component and Technology Conference (Reno, Nevada; May 29 – June 1, 2007).
  • D. Araujo*, P. Price*, J. Brotherton*, K. Coonse*, R. G. Southwick III*, A.J. Moll, J.T. Oxford, and W.B. Knowlton, On the Nature of Self-Assembled Biomolecular Nanowires for Sensor Applications, presented at the Workshop on Microelectronic Devices, (Boise, Idaho; April 20, 2007) p. 49-50.
  • D. Temple, M. Lannon, D. Malta, J. E. Robinson, P. R. Coffman, T. B. Welch M.R. Skokan, A.J. Moll, and W.B. Knowlton, Advances in 3-D Integration of Heterogeneous Materials and Technologies, in Proceedings of SPIE Defense Security Symposium, Vol. #6544 (Orlando, Florida; April 9-13, 2007).
  • D. Temple, D. Malta, A. Huffman, M. Lueck, J. E. Robinson, P. R. Coffman, T. B. Welch M.R. Skokan, A.J. Moll, and W.B. Knowlton, 3-D Process Technologies for Highly Integrated Microsystems, invited talk, in Proc. of the 3-D System Integration Conference (Tokyo, Japan; March 2007).
  • Amy J. Moll, William B. Knowlton, and Rex Oxford, Through Wafer Interconnects for 3-D Microelectronic Packaging, presentation and paper in 2006 Fall MRS Conference Proceedings “Enabling Technologies for 3-D Integration”, edited by C.A. Bower, P. Garrou, K. Takahashi, P. Ramm, Volume 970 (Boston November, 2006) 0970-Y01-06.
  • Richard Southwick III*, Mark Elgin*, Gennadi Bersuker, Rino Choi, and William B. Knowlton, Preliminary Study of the Breakdown Strength of TiN/HfO2/SiO2/Si MOS Gate Stacks, paper and poster presentation at the 2006 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (October 2006) p. 146-147.
  • Melinda Seevers, John Gardner, William Knowlton, Patricia Pyke, Cheryl Schrader, Engineering undergraduate retention via research and internships, in Proceedings of the 2006 American Society for Engineering Education Conference (Chicago June 18-21,2006) p. 2486.
  • T. L. Gorseth*, D. Estrada*, J. Kiepert*, M. L. Ogas*, B. J. Cheek*, P.M. Price*, R. J. Baker, G. Bersuker, W.B. Knowlton, Preliminary Study of NOR Digital Response to Single pMOSFET Dielectric Degradation, presented at the Workshop on Microelectronic Devices (Boise, Idaho; April 14, 2006).
  • M. L. Ogas*, P. M. Price*, J. Kiepert*, R. J. Baker, G. Bersuker, and W. B. Knowlton, Degradation of Rise Time in NAND Gates Using 2.0 nm Gate Dielectrics, oral presentation and publication at the 2005 IEEE Integrated Reliability Workshop, (October 2005).
  • M. Gerritsen*, J.M. Callahan, W. Knowlton, J. T. Oxford, L.R. Warner, D. Araujo*, Z. Clark*, Collagen Fibrillogenesis on Ti-6Al-4V, in proceedings of Coatings 2005, Materials Science Technology 2005, Ed. N. Padture, L. Francis, J. Callahan, N. Dahotre, (September 2005), pp. 97-100.
  • Moll Amy J., William B. Knowlton, Michelle Sabick, Pat Pyke, and John Gardner, Peanut Butter Cracker Sandwich Manufacturing Module, accepted for presentation and publication, 2005 Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education (June 13-14, 2005).
  • Ogas* M. L., R. G. Southwick III* B. J. Cheek* R. J. Baker, G. Bersuker, W. B. Knowlton, Survey of Oxide Degradation in Inverter Circuits Using 2.0nm MOS Devices, in proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (Oct. 2004), pp. 32-36.
  • Cheek* Betsy J., Stutzke* Nate, Santosh Kumar, R. Jacob Baker, Amy J. Moll and William B. Knowlton, Investigation of Circuit-Level Oxide Degradation and its Effect on CMOS Inverter Operation Performance and MOSFET Characteristics, in proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Reliability Physics Symposium (April, 25-29, 2004) pp. 110-116.
  • Kumar, Santosh, William B. Knowlton, Sridhar Kasichainula and Cesar Payan, SRAM Subthreshold Current Recovery after unipolar AC stressing, in proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Reliability Physics Symposium (April, 25-29, 2004) pp. 46-48.
  • Lawrence* Timothy, Sean Donovan, William Knowlton, and Amy Moll, Electrical Characterization of Through-Wafer Interconnects, oral and paper presentation at the 2004 IEEE Workshop on Microelectronics and Electron Devices, (April 16, 2004) pp. 99-102.
  • Stutzke*, N., B.J. Cheek*, S. Kumar, R.J. Baker, A.J. Moll and W.B. Knowlton, Effects of Circuit-Level Stress on Inverter Performance and MOSFET Characteristics, in proceedings 2003 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (Oct, 20-23, 2003) pp. 71-79.
  • Payan, C., S. Kumar, A. Thupil, S. Kasichainula and W.B. Knowlton, Leakage Current Recovery in SRAM after AC stressing, in proceedings 2003 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (Oct, 20-23, 2003) pp. 67-70.
  • Lawrence*, C.E., B.J. Cheek*, T.E. Lawrence*, Santosh Kumar, A. Haggag, R.J. Baker, and W.B. Knowlton, Gate Dielectric Degradation Effects on nMOS Devices Using a Noise Model Approach, in Proceedings of the 15th Biennial IEEE University/Government/Industry Microelectronics (UGIM) Symposium, June 30 – July 2, 2003, pp.263-266.Download
  • Kumar, Santosh and William B. Knowlton, Alternate method of TDDB study for aluminum oxide using magneto-resistance. in IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (2002) pp. 180-183.Download
  • Craigie, C., T. Sheehan, V.N. Johnson*, S.L. Burkett, A.J. Moll and W.B. Knowlton, Polymer thickness effects on Bosch etch profile, AVS Third International Conference on Microelectronics and Interfaces, Feb. 11-15, 2002.
  • Knowlton, W.B., T. Caldwell*, J.J. Gomez*, and S. Kumar. On the nature of ultrathin gate oxide degradation during pulse stressing of nMOSCAPs in accumulation. in IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (2001) pp. 87-88.Download
  • Moll, A.J. and W.B. Knowlton. What do you do with a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering? in International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT) – Symp. H, (2001).
  • Moll, A.J., W.B. Knowlton, D.E. Bunnell, and S.L. Burkett. Materials science and engineering at Boise State University: Responding to an industrial need. in Proceedings of Symposium GG: Impacting Society through Materials Science and Engineering Education, (2001) p. GG5.4.1-GG5.4.6.Download
  • Burkett, S., J. Lusth, D. Russell, W.B. Knowlton, and S. Parke. Undergraduate research opportunities in microelectronics at Boise State University. in Proceedings of the 14th Biennial University/Government/Industry Microelectronics Symposium, (2001) p. 78-82.
  • Akerib, D. S.; Barnes, P.D., Jr.; Bauer, D.A.; Brink, P.L.; Cabrera, B.; Caldwell, D.O.; Clarke, R.M.; Da Silva, A.; Davies, A.K.; Dougherty, B.L.; Irwin, K.D.; Gaitskell, R.J.; Golwala, S.R.; Haller, E.E.; Jochum, J.; Knowlton, W.B.; Kuzminov, V.; Nam, S.W.; Novikov, V.; Penn, M.J.; Perera, T.A.; Ross, R.R.; Sadoulet, B.; Schnee, R.W.; Shutt, T.; Smith, A.; Sonnenschein, A.H.; Spadafora, A.L.; Stockwell, W.K.; Yellin, S.; Young, B.A., Preliminary limits on the WIMP-nucleon cross section from the cryogenic dark matter search (CDMS), Nuclear-Physics-B,-Proceedings-Supplements. 70 (Jan. 1999) pp. 64-8.
  • Schnee, R.W.; Akerib, D.S.; Bolodyzynya, A.; Perera, T.A.; Barnes, P.D., Jr.; Bauer, D.A.; Caldwell, D.O.; Nelson, H.; Sonnenschein, A.H.; Yellin, S.; Brink, P.L.; Cabrera, B.; Clarke, R.M.; Colling, P.; Davies, A.K.; Dougherty, B.L.; Irwin, K.D.; Nam, S.W.; Penn, M.J.; Crisler, M.B.; Dixon, R.; Eichblatt, S.; Da Silva, A.; Gaitskell, R.J.; Golwala, S.R.; Jochum, J.; Sadoulet, B.; Shutt, T.; Spadafora, A.L.; Stockwell, W.K.; Haller, E.E.; Knowlton, W.B.; Ross, R.R.; Smith, A.; Smith, G.; Young, B.A., Results and status of the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS), in Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium Particles, Strings and Cosmology: PASCOS-98, (1999) p. 149-156.
  • Clarke, R.M.; P.L. Brink, B. Cabrera, P. Colling, A.K. Davies, K.D. Irwin, S.W. Nam, M.J. Penn, D.S. Akerib, A. Bolodyzynay. T.A. Perera, R.W. Schnee, D.A. Bauer, D.O. Caldwell, H. Nelson, A. Sonnenschein, S. Yellin, M.B. Crisler, R. Dixon, D. Driscoll, S. Eienblatt, A. Da Silva, R.J. Gaitskell, S.R. Golwala, J. Jochum, P.D. Barnes, B. Sadoulet, T. Shutt, A.L. Spadafora, W.K. Stockwell, E.E. Haller, W.B. Knowlton, R.R. Ross, A. Smith, G. Smith, B.A. Young, B. Neuhauser, F. Lipschultz, J.M. Martinis, and M. Huber; Results of the cryogenic dark matter search (CDMS) obtained using a new athermal phonon mediated detector, in Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on the Identification of Dark Matter, Buxton (UK), Sept. 7-11, 1998 (World Scientific, Singapore, 1999) p. 353-358.Download
  • Knowlton, W.B., J.T. Walton, Y.K. Wong, I.A. Mason, and E.E. Haller. High silicon self-interstitial diffusivity as revealed by lithium ion drifting. in Defects and Diffusion in Silicon Processing, Spring MRS Meeting/1997, (1997) p. 77-82.
  • Nam, S.W., D.S. Akerib, P.D. Barnes, Jr., D. Bauer, P. Brink, B. Cabrera, D.O. Caldwell, B. Chugg, R.M. Clarke, A. Da Silva, A.K. Davies, B.L. Dougherty, J. Emes, D. Hale, K.D. Irwin, M.J. Penn, R.J. Gaitskell, S.R. Golwala, E.E. Haller, J. Jochum, W.B. Knowlton, V. Kuziminov, V. Novikov, T.A. Perera, R.R. Ross, B. Sadoulet, R. Schnee, D. Seitz, T. Shutt, A. Smith, G. Smith, A. Sonnenschein, W. Stockwell, J.D. Taylor, R. Therrien, S. White, S. Yellin, and B.A. Young, Status and Results from the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS), in Proceedings of the VIIth International Workshop on Low Temperature Detectors (LTD-7), 27 July-2 August, 1997, Munich, Germany (ed. S. Cooper) 217-220 (1997).
  • Walton, J.T., E.E. Haller, W.B. Knowlton, Y.K. Wong, W. von Ammon, and W. Zulehner. Lithium-Ion Drifting: Application to the Study of Point Defects in Floating-Zone Silicon. in Diagnostic Techniques for Semiconductor Materials and Devices, Spring ECS Meeting/1997, (1997) p. 221.
  • T. Shutt, P.D. Barnes, Jr., A. Da Silva, R.J. Gaitskell, S.R. Golwala, B. Pritychenko, R.R. Ross, B. Sadoulet, D. Seitz. W. Stockwell, R.Therrien, T.L. Trumbull, S. White, J.Emes, E.E. Haller, W.B. Knowlton, A. Smith, G. Smith, J.D. Taylor, P. Brink, B. Cabrera, B. Chugg, R.M. Clarke, A. Davies, B.L. Dougherty, K.D. Irwin, S.W. Nam, M.J. Penn, D.S. Akerib, R. Schnee, T. Perera, D. Bauer, D.O. Caldwell, D. Hale, A. Sonnenchein, S. Yellin, B.A. Young, V. Kuzminov, and V. Novikov, First data from the cryogenic dark matter search (CDMS) Experiment, in Proceedings of the Eighteenth Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology : ‘Texas in Chicago’, Chicago, 15-20 December 1996 (Angela Olinto, David N. Schramm, Joshua A. Frieman, eds), (World Scientific, Singapore, 1998) p. 318-320.
  • Sonnenschein, A.; D. Bauer, D.O. Caldwell, D. Hale, S. Yellin, P.D. Barnes, Jr., A. DaSilva, R.J. Gaitskell, S.R. Golwala, R.R. Ross, B. Sadoulet, D. Seitz, T. Shutt, G. Smith, W. Stockwell, R. Therrien, S. White, P. Brink, B. Cabrera, B. Chugg, R.M. Clarke, B.L. Dougherty, A. Davies, K. Irwin, S.W. Nam. M.J. Penn, D.S. Akerib, T.A. Perera, R. Schnee, J. Emes, E.E. Haller, W.B. Knowlton, A. Smith, J.D.Taylor, and B.A. Young, The Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS) in Generation of Cosmological Large-Scale Structure, D.N. Schramm and P. Galeotti (eds.), Proc. Of ASI, Erice (Italy), 1996 (Klewer Academic, The Netherlands, ISBN: 0-7923-4816-8, 1997) 311-316.
  • Knowlton, W.B., J.T. Walton, J.S. Lee, D. Lewak, Y.K. Wong, and E.E. Haller. Properties of silicon point defects as revealed by lithium ion drifting. in Process Physics and Modeling in Semiconductor Technology, Spring ECS Meeting/1996, (1996) p. 324-335.
  • Walton, J.T., J.S. Lee, D. Lewak, Y.K. Wong, A.C. Cummings, R.A. Mewaldt, M.E. Wiedenbeck, W.B. Knowlton, and E.E. Haller. Past, present, and future cosmic ray identification applications for large area silicon detectors. in Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on High Purity Silicon, Fall ECS Meeting/1996, (1996) p. 406.
  • Gaitskell, S.R., P.D. Barnes, Jr., A. Da Silva, S.R. Golwala, J. Jochum, R.R. Ross, B. Sadoulet, D. Seitz, T.Shutt, G. Smith, W. Stockwell, R. Therrien, S. White, A. Sonnenschein, D.O. Caldwell, D. Hale, S. Yellin, P. Brink, B. Cabrera, B. Chugg, R.M. Clarke, B.L. Dougherty, A. Davies, K.D. Irwin, S.W. Nam, M.J. Penn, D.S. Akerib, T.A. Perera, R. Schnee, J. Emes, E.E. Haller, W.B. Knowlton, A. Smith, J.D. Taylor, B.A. Young, V. Kuzminov and V. Novikov, The cryogenic dark matter search (CDMS) Experiment, Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on the Identification of Dark Matter, (ed. N.J.C. Spooner) Sheffield, England, September 8-12, 1996 (World Scientific, Singapore, 1997) p. 440-447.
  • Farhoomand, J., B. Knowlton, R. McMurray, Jr., and E.E. Haller. Preliminary test results of a resonant Ge:Ga far-infrared photoconductor. in Millimeter & Submillimeter Waves III, 3rd SPIE Millimeter & Submillimeter Waves Conference, (1996) p. 390-395.
  • Shutt, T., D.S. Akerib, P.D. Barnes, Jr., D. Bauer, P. Brink, B. Cabrera, B. Chugg, R.M. Clarke, A. Da Silva, A. Davies, B.L. Dougherty, J. Emes, R.J. Gaitskell, S.R. Golwala, D. Hale, E.E. Haller, K.D. Irwin, W.B. Knowlton, V. Kuzminov, A. Lu, M. Muno, S.W. Nam, V. Novikov, M.J. Penn, R.R. Ross, B. Sadoulet, D. Seitz, A. Smith, G. Smith, A. Sonnenschein, W. Stockwell, J.K. Taylor, R. Therrien, T. Trumbull, S. White, S. Yellin, and B.A. Young, Progress of the cryogenic dark matter search (CDMS) experiment, Nuclear Physics B (proc. Suppl.), 51B, 318-322 (1996).
  • Knowlton, W.B., J.T. Walton, J.S. Lee, Y.K. Wong, E.E. Haller, W.v. Ammon, and W. Zulehner. Microdefects in nitrogen doped FZ silicon revealed by Li+ drifting. in Proc. of 18th ICDS, 18th International Conference on Defects in Semiconductors, (1995) p. 1761-1765.
  • Da Silva, A.; D.S. Akerib, P.D. Barnes, Jr., D. Bauer, P. Brink, B. Cabrera, D.O. Caldwell, B. Chugg, R.M. Clarke, A. Davies, B.L. Dougherty, J. Emes, R.J. Gaitskell, S.R. Golwala, D. Hale, E.E. Haller, W.B. Knowlton, V. Kuzminov, A. Lu, S.W. Nam, M.J. Penn, V. Novikov, B.V. Pritychenko, R.R. Ross, B. Sadoulet, D. Seitz, T. Shutt, A. Smith, G. Smith, A. Sonnenschein, A.L. Spadafora, W. Stockwell, J.D. Taylor, R. Therrien, T. Trumbull, S. White, R.C. Wolgast, S. Yellin, and B.A. Young, Status of the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search, Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on the Dark Side of the Universe: Experimental Efforts and Theoretical Framework, Rome, Italy, November 13-14, 1995, (R. Bernabei and A. Incicchitti, eds.), (World Scientific, Singapore, 1996) pp. 187-191.

Conference Presentations

  • M. Tobiason*, E. Graugnard, W. L. Hughes; Design and Operation of an Autocatalytic, Seesaw-Gate Inspired DNA Network, poster presentation at The 19th International Conference on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming (DNA19) (Tempe, Arizona; Sept. 22-27,2013)
  • Elton Graugnard, Operation of a DNA Nanomachine in Human Serum and Blood, invited oral presentation at the 2013 Idaho INBRE Conference (Moscow, Idaho; Aug. 5-7, 2013).
  • Ann Delaney**, Natalya Hallstrom, Jeunghoon Lee, Bernard Yurke, William L. Hughes, and Elton Graugnard, Thermodynamic Design Optimization of DNA-Based Chemical Reaction Networks, poster presentation at the 2013 3rd Annual Summer Undergraduate Research Conference (Boise, Idaho; Aug. 2, 2013) and the 2013 Idaho INBRE Conference (Moscow, Idaho; Aug. 5-7, 2013).
  • Samantha Ward**, Herbert Huttanus*, Jeunghoon Lee, Elton Graugnard, William L. Hughes, William B. Knowlton , Bernard Yurke, Wan Kuang, Utilizing Gold Nanoparticles for Colorimetric DNA Sensing, poster presentation at the 2013 3rd Annual Summer Undergraduate Research Conference (Boise, Idaho; Aug. 2, 2013) and the 2013 Idaho INBRE Conference (Moscow, Idaho; Aug. 5-7, 2013).
  • Patricia Johnson**, Chris Menter**,  Donald Kellis**, Brittany L. Cannon*, William B. Knowlton, Bernard Yurke, Paul Davis, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, Polymer Encapsulation and DNA Functionalization of Upconversion Nanoparticles, poster presentation at the 2013 3rd Annual Summer Undergraduate Research Conference (Boise, Idaho; Aug. 2, 2013) and the 2013 Idaho INBRE Conference (Moscow, Idaho; Aug. 5-7, 2013).
  • I. R. Aseguinolaza*, B. Muntifering*, J. Brotherton*, W. B. Knowlton, P. Müllner, J. M. Barandiarán1 and V. A. Chernenko, Structural, magnetic and transformation behavior of Ni-Mn-Ga/MgO (100) thin films, presentation at the 2013 Fourth International Conference on Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloys (Boise, Idaho; June 3-7, 2013). AFM
  • C. Hollar**, C.S. Watson, W.B. Knowlton, and P. Müllner, Nanomechanical Properties of Ni-Mn-Ga, poster presentation at the 2013 Fourth International Conference on Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloys (Boise, Idaho; June 3-7, 2013).
  • Benjamin Reinholz*, Steffen Brinckmann, Brittany Muntifering*, William B. Knowlton, Peter Müllner and Alexander Hartmaier, Application of Disclination Dynamics: Twin boundary motion in magnetic shape-memory alloys, poster presentation at the 2013 Fourth International Conference on Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloys (Boise, Idaho; June 3-7, 2013).
  • Jeff Huntsinger*, Kimo Wilson*, Amber Thompson**, William B. Knowlton, and Peter Müllner, Fabrication and Characterization of Ni-Mn-Ga Microdots via Electron-Beam Lithography, poster presentation at the 2013 Fourth International Conference on Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloys (Boise, Idaho; June 3-7, 2013).
  • B. Muntifering*, L. Kovarik, N.D. Browning, R.C. Pond, W. B. Knowlton, and P. Müllner, Conjugation Boundary in Non-Modulated Ni-Mn-Ga Martensite, poster presentation at the 2013 Fourth International Conference on Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloys (Boise, Idaho; June 3-7, 2013).
  • Brittany L. Cannon*, Donald L. Kellis**, Elton Graugnard, Wan Kuang, William L. Hughes, Bernard Yurke, and William B. Knowlton, DNA-Based Excitonic AND Logic Gate, poster presentation at the 2013 10th Annual Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO12) Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices (Snowbird, Utah; April 15-18, 2013).
  • Donald L. Kellis**, Hieu Bui*, Wan Kuang, Elton Graugnard, Jeunghoon Lee, William L. Hughes, William B. Knowlton, and Bernard Yurke, An Investigation of the Effect of DNA Condensing Agents on DNA Nanostructures, poster for presentation at the 2013 10th Annual Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO13) Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices (Snowbird, Utah; April 15-18, 2013).
  • William P. Klein*, Charles N. Schmidt**, Blake Rapp*, Sadao Takabayashi*, Bernard Yurke, William B. Knowlton, Elton Graugnard, Jeunghoon Lee, and Wan Kuang, Combined AFM and Far-field Characterization of Individual Surface Plasmon Waveguides Nanofabricated using DNA Origami, invited oral presentation at the 2013 10th Annual Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO13) Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices (Snowbird, Utah; April 15-18, 2013).
  • Sadao Takabayashi*, William Kline*, Blake Rapp*, Elias Lindau**, Lejmarc Snowball**, Jeunghoon Lee, Wan Kuang, William B. Knowlton, Bernard Yurke, Elton Graugnard, and William L. Hughes, Maximizing Gold Nanoparticle Attachment onto DNA Origami, poster presentation at the 2013 10th Annual Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO13) Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices (Snowbird, Utah; April 15-18, 2013).
  • Sara Goltry*, Tyler Clark**, Jessica Minick, Jeunghoon Lee, William B. Knowlton, Bernard Yurke, Elton Graugnard, and William L. Hughes, Long-Term Operability of a DNA-based Nanomachine in Human Serum, poster presentation at the 2013 10th Annual Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO13) Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices (Snowbird, Utah; April 15-18, 2013).
  • Herbert Huttanus*, Elton Graugnard, Wan Kuang, William B. Knowlton, William L. Hughes, Bernard Yurke, Jeunghoon Lee, Enhanced Colorimetric Detection of DNAs via Catalytic Aggregation of Gold Nanoparticles, poster presentation at the 2013 10th Annual Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO13) Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices (Snowbird, Utah; April 15-18, 2013).
  • W.B. Knowlton, DNA Nanotechnology-Nanophotonic Devices & Medical Applications, invited Tutorial, 2012 IEEE International  Integrated Reliability Workshop (Fallen Leaf Lake, CA, October 14, 2012).
  • W.P. Klein*, C. N. Schmidt**, S. Takabayashi*, B. Yurke, W. B. Knowlton, E. Graugnard, J. Lee, W. Kuang, Far-field spectroscopy of individual surface plasmon waveguides assembled on DNA templates, oral presentation at the 67th American Chemistry Society Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM 2012) (Boise, Idaho; June 24-27, 2012).
  • N. Nguyen**, E. Graugnard, W. Kuang, W. Knowlton, W. Hughes, B. Yurke, J. Lee, Colorimetric sensing of adenosine using aptamer DNA-functionalized gold nanoparticles, poster presentation at the 67th American Chemistry Society Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM 2012) (Boise, Idaho; June 24-27, 2012).
  • B. Lawrence**, E. Graugnard, W. Kuang, W. B. Knowlton, W. L. Hughes, B. Yurke, J. Lee, Synthesis, DNA functionalization, and assembly of semiconductor quantum dots, poster presentation at the 67th American Chemistry Society Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM 2012) (Boise, Idaho; June 24-27, 2012.
  • A. D. Thompson**, C. Buu*, B. Rapp*, J. Brotherton, L. Snowball**, N. Robinson**, E. Graugnard, B. Yurke, W. Kuang, J. Lee, W. L. Hughes, W. B. Knowlton, Au-functionalized DNA origami nanotubes: Synthesis, deposition, and preliminary electrical characterization, poster presentation at the 67th American Chemistry Society Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM 2012) (Boise, Idaho; June 24-27, 2012). (Awarded Outstanding Undergraduate Poster)
  • C. Menter**, E. Graugnard, W. Knowlton, W. Kuang, W. Hughes, B. Yurke, J. Lee, Synthesis and DNA functionalization of silver/gold (core/shell) nanoparticles, poster presentation at the 67th American Chemistry Society Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM 2012) (Boise, Idaho; June 24-27, 2012).
  • D. L. Kellis**, H. Bui, S. Barnes*, W. Kuang, J. Lee, W. L. Hughes, E. Graugnard, B. Yurke, W. B. Knowlton, Excitonic waveguides switchable by DNA strand invasion, invited oral presentation at the 67th American Chemistry Society Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM 2012) (Boise, Idaho; June 24-27, 2012).
  • H. Huttanus*, E. Graugnard, W. Kuang, W. Knowlton, W. Hughes, B. Yurke, J. Lee, Enhanced colorimetric detection of DNAs via catalytic aggregation of gold nanoparticles, oral presentation at the 67th American Chemistry Society Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM 2012) (Boise, Idaho; June 24-27, 2012).
  • S. Takabayashi*, C. Onodera*, H. Bui, N. Robinson, J. Lee, W. Kuang, W. B. Knowlton, B. Yurke, E. Graugnard, W. L. Hughes, Nanoparticle attachment to DNA origami nanotubes, oral presentation at the 67th American Chemistry Society Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM 2012) (Boise, Idaho; June 24-27, 2012).
  • N. Hallstrom, G. Purnell, J. Minick, M. Goll, A. E. Delaney, E. Graugnard, B. Yurke, W. L. Hughes, Reaction kinetics of DNA and ZNA at low salt concentrations, poster presentation at the 67th American Chemistry Society Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM 2012) (Boise, Idaho; June 24-27, 2012).
  • E. Graugnard, S. Goltry, H. Huttanus, C. Onodera, H. Bui, J. Minick, N. Robinson, T. Clark, D. LaJoie, C. Jorcyk, J. Lee, W. Kuang, W. B. Knowlton, B. Yurke, W.L. Hughes, Engineering with DNA for biomedical applications, invited oral presentation at the 67th American Chemistry Society Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM 2012) (Boise, Idaho; June 24-27, 2012).
  • N. Q. Luong**, B. Yurke, W. B. Knowlton, E. Graugnard, J. Lee, W. Kuang, High sensitive spectroscopic measurement of optical rotatory dispersion, poster presentation at the 67th American Chemistry Society Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM 2012) (Boise, Idaho; June 24-27, 2012).
  • Elton Graugnard, Donald L. Kellis**, Hieu Bui*, Stephanie Barnes**, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, William L. Hughes, William B. Knowlton, Bernard Yurke, Excitonic Waveguides Switchable by DNA Strand Invasion, oral presentation at the 2012 9th Annual Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO12) Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices (Snowbird, Utah; April 16-19, 2012).
  • Elton Graugnard, Craig Onodera*, Sadao Takabayashi**, Nathan Robinson**, Hieu Bui, Jeunghoon Lee, Wan Kuang, William B. Knowlton, Bernard Yurke, and William L. Hughes, Yield of Nanoparticle Attachment to DNA Origami as a Function of Binding Site Design and Periodicity, poster presentation at the 2012 9th Annual Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO12) Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices (Snowbird, Utah; April 16-19, 2012).
  • Elton Graugnard, Sara Goltry*, Jessica Minick**, Tyler Clark**, Jeunghoon Lee, Cheryl L Jorcyk, Bernard Yurke, and William L. Hughes, Operation of a DNA-Based Nanomachine in Human Blood, poster presentation at the 2012 9th Annual Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO12) Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices (Snowbird, Utah; April 16-19, 2012). Received Runner Up Poster Award.
  • Lejmarc Snowball**, Donald Kellis**, Craig Onodera*, Heiu Bui, Jason Brotherton, Nick Schmidt**, Chris Buu**, Stephanie Barnes*, Elton Graugnard, William L. Hughes, Bernard Yurke, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, and William B. Knowlton, Synthesis of End Thiolated DNA Origami Nanotubes Decorated with Gold Nanoparticles, poster presentation at the 2012 3rd Annual Pacific Northwest Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Conference (Oregon State University; Feb. 10-11, 2012). Received Best Poster Award.
  • Shem T. Purnell**, Shane K Pugmire**, Blake A. Rapp**, Ryan J. Thompson**, Richard G. Southwick III, Tibor Grasser, Ben Kaczer, and William B. Knowlton, Comparison of Trends in Cryogenic Measurements of SiO2 and HfO2/SiO2 pMOSFETs, poster presentation at the IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop (Fallen Leaf Lake, CA, Oct. 16-20, 2011).
  • Blake Rapp**, Christopher Buu*, Lejmarc Snowball**, Jason Brotherton, Nick Schmidt**, Amber Lay**, William B. Knowlton, Wan Kuang, William L. Hughes, Bernard Yurke, Elton Graugnard, Progress Toward the Synthesis and Electrical Characterization of Au-Functionalized DNA Origami Nanotubes, poster presentation at the IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop (Fallen Leaf Lake, CA, Oct. 16-20, 2011).
  • Ryan J. Thompson**, Richard G. Southwick III, Blake A. Rapp**, Christopher Buu*, Amit Jain, and William B. Knowlton, New Applications of the Boise State Band Diagram Program, poster presentation at the IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop (Fallen Leaf Lake, CA, Oct. 16-20, 2011).
  • Stephanie Barnes**, Donald L. Kellis**, Hieu Bui*, William Hughes, Bernard Yurke, William Knowlton, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee and Elton Graugnard, Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer by Strand Invasion Switching by Strand Invasion, poster presentation at the 17th International Conference on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming (Caltech, Pasadena, CA, September 19-23th, 2011).
  • E. Graungard, S. Goltry*, J. Minnick**, J. Lee, C. Jorcyk, B. Yurke, and W.L. Hughes, DNA Nanotechnology for Biomedical Applications, poster presentation at the NIH Cancer Detection and Diagnosis Technologies for Global Health (Bethesda, MD, August 22-24, 2011).
  • W.L. Hughes, B. Yurke, E. Graugnard, J. Lee, W. Kuang, C. Jorcyk, W.B. Knowlton, DNA as an Engineered Material, Invited Presentation – 10th Annual Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Conference (Moscow, ID, August 2-4, 2011).
  • G.R. Purnell**, E. Graugnard, B. Yurke, W.L. Hughes, Hybridization Kinetics of Zip DNA (ZNA), poster presentation at the 10th Annual Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Conference (Moscow, ID, August 2-4, 2011)
  • Lejmarc Snowball**, Donald L. Kellis**, Craig Onodera*, Heiu Bui*, Jason Brotherton, Nick Schmidt**, Chris Buu**, Stephanie Barnes**, Elton Graugnard, William L. Hughes, Bernard Yurke, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, and William B. Knowlton, Synthesis of End thiolated DNA Origami Nanotubes Decorated with Gold Nanoparticles, poster presentation at the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program poster session (Boise, Idaho, July 28, 2011).
  • Chad Watson, Courtney Hollar**, Kimball Anderson**, William B. Knowlton, Peter Mullner, Stress-Induced Localized Twinning in NiMnGa Single Crystals, oral presentation at the 3rd (ICFSMA) International Conference on Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloys (Dresden, Germany, July 18-22, 2011).
  • Bernard Yurke, Catalytic DNA Networks, Invited talk – Gordon Research Conference on Nucleosides, Nucleotides & Oligonucleotides (Salve Regina Univeristy, Newport, RI; July 3-8, 2011).
  • Bernie Yurke, Craig Onodera*, Hieu Bui**, Elton Graugnard, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, William B. Knowlton, and William L. Hughes, Using DNA to organize nanoparticles, Invited talk – 94th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (Montreal, June 9, 2011).
  • Jessica Minick**, Elton Graugnard, Jeunghoon Lee, Wan Kuang, Bernard Yurke, and William L. Hughes, Operation of a DNA-Based Nanomachine in Human Blood, poster presentation at the 8th Annual Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO) – Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices (Snowbird, Utah; April 11-15, 2011).
  • Hieu Bui*, William L. Hughes, Bernard Yurke, William B. Knowlton, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, Elton Graugnard, Nanoscale Photonic Devices Fabricated Using DNA Origami Nanotubes, poster presentation at the 8th Annual Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO) – Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices (Snowbird, Utah; April 11-15, 2011).
  • Stephanie Barnes**, Glen Purnell**, Hieu Bui, William L. Hughes, Bernard Yurke, William B. Knowlton, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, Elton Graugnard, DNA Strand Invasion as an Optical Switch in Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer Transmission Lines, poster presentation at the 8th Annual Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO) – Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices (Snowbird, Utah; April 11-15, 2011).
  • Nathan Robinson**, Bert Huttanus**, Elton Graugnard, Will Hughes, Bill Knowlton, Bernard Yurke, and Jeunghoon Lee, Quantitative Colorimetric Detection of DNA using Oligonucleotide-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles, poster presentation at the 241st ACS National Meeting & Exposition (Anaheim, California, USA March 27-31, 2011) [paper# COLL 293].
  • Lytia A. Smith**, Jerry D. Harris, Theron Fereda**, Alex Punnoose, Aaron Thurber, William B. Knowlton, Boone Beausoleil**, Pamela Walker**, and Brian J. Frost, Synthesis and Characterization of Cobalt doped ZnO, poster presentation at the 241st ACS National Meeting & Exposition (Anaheim, California, USA March 27-31, 2011).
  • Jerry D. Harris, Joanna R. Walker**, Amanda R. Snyder**, Chad E. Larson**, Aaron Thurber, Pamela Walker**, William B. Knowlton, Alex Punnoose, and Brian J. Frost, Modification of ZnO Crystal Morphology by the Addition of Amines, poster presentation at the 241st ACS National Meeting & Exposition (Anaheim, California, USA March 27-31, 2011).
  • Richard G. Southwick III*, Aaron Sup, Amit Jain, Michael Baker*, and William B. Knowlton, Interactive Simulation Program for Complex Multilayer Dielectric Devices, poster presentation at the IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop (Fallen Leaf Lake, CA; Oct. 17-21, 2010).
  • W. Hanson**, J.D. Harris, L.A. Smith**, A. Snyder**, A. Thurber, W.B. Knowlton, A. Punnoose, and B. Beausoleil**, Working toward the synthesis of phosphorous-doped ZnO from single source chemical precursors, poster presentation at the 19th Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research of the Murdock College Science Research Program (McMinnville, OR, November 12-13, 2010).
  • L.A. Smith**, J.D. Harris, T.R. Fereday**, A. Punnoose, A. Thurber, W.B. Knowlton, B. Beausoleil**, P. Walker**, and B.J. Frost, Synthesis and characterization of cobalt doped ZnO, poster presentation at the 19th Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research of the Murdock College Science Research Program (McMinnville, OR, November 12-13, 2010).
  • L.A. Smith**, T.R. Fereday**, J.D. Harris, A. Thurber, J. Brotherton, W.B. Knowlton, A. Punnoose and B.J. Frost**, Synthesis and characterization of cobalt doped ZnO, 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society  (Paper # INOR 755, Boston, MA, August 22-26, 2010).
  • J. Minick**, E. Graugnard, A. Cox**, B. Yurke, W.B. Knowlton, W.L. Hughes, Preliminary Operation of a DNA-based Nanomachine in Human Serum and Blood, poster presentation at the Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Annual Conference (Moscow, ID, August 2-4, 2010).
  • Hieu Bui*, Craig Onodera*, Carson Kidwell**, YerPeng Tan, Elton Graugnard, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, William L. Hughes, William B. Knowlton, and Bernard Yurke, Quantum dot arrays with controlled periodicity using DNA origami nanotubes, oral presentation at the 16th International Conference on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming – DNA 16 (Hong Kong, China; June 14-17, 2010).
  • Amber Cox**, Elton Graugnard, William L. Hughes, Jeunghoon Lee, Cheryl L. Jorcyk, and Bernard Yurke, Reaction Kinetics of a DNA-Based Amplifier for use in Detection of Cancer-Related miRNAs, poster presentation at the 7th Annual Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO) – Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices (Snowbird, Utah; April 27-30, 2010).
  • Elton Graugnard, Amber Cox**, Jeunghoon Lee, Cheryl Jorcyk, Bernard Yurke, and William L. Hughes, Point-of-Contact, DNA-Based Amplifier for Detecting Cancer-Related Micro-RNA in Blood Serum, poster presentation at the 7th Annual Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO) – Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices (Snowbird, Utah; April 27-30, 2010).
  • Hieu Bui*, Craig Onodera*, Carson Kidwell**, YerPeng Tan*, Elton Graugnard, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, William L. Hughes, William B. Knowlton, and Bernard Yurke, Quantum dot arrays with controlled periodicity using DNA origami nanotubes, accepted for poster presentation at the 2010 Conference on Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO) – Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices (Snowbird, Utah; April 27-30, 2010).
  • S. Barnes**, C. Buu*, J. Brotherton**, H. Bui*, A. Johnson*, M. Yates*, E. Graugnard, W. Kuang, J. Lee, W. L. Hughes, W. B. Knowlton, B. Yurke, Radial Dielectrophoretic Trap for Trapping Microparticles, accepted for oral and poster presentation at the 2010 Conference on Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO) – Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices (Snowbird, Utah; April 27-30, 2010).
  • Stephanie Barnes**, Christopher Buu*, Jason Brotherton**, Hieu Bui*, Austin Johnson, Mallory Yates, Elton Graugnard1, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, William Knowlton, Bernard Yurke, William L. Hughes, Towards A Radial Dielectrophoretic Trap for Nanostructures, poster presentation at the 2010 IEEE Workshop on Microelectronic Devices (Boise, ID; April 16, 2010).
  • Ross M. Butler**, Richard G. Southwick III* and William B. Knowlton, Cryogenic Characterization of Charge Trapping in MOSFET High-k Dielectrics, poster presentation at the 2010 IEEE Workshop on Microelectronic Devices (Boise, ID; April 16, 2010).
  • Jonathan Henderson*, Chad Watson, William L. Hughes and William B. Knowlton, Multi-scale Mechanical Property Evaluation of Soft Materials, poster presentation at the 2010 Spring Meeting of the Materials Research Society in the Symposium “Biological Materials and Structures in Physiologically Extreme Conditions and Disease”, (San Francisco, CA; April 7, 2010).
  • Lytia A. Smith**, Theron R. Fereday**, Jerry D. Harris, Jason Brotherton**, Aaron Thurber, William B. Knowlton, Alex Punnoose and Brian J. Frost, Synthesis and Characterization of Transition Metal-doped ZnO, poster presentation at the Spring 2010 National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (San Francisco, California, March 21 – 25, 2010).
  • Amanda R. Snyder**, Lytia A. Smith**, Theron R. Fereday**, Jerry D. Harris, Aaron Thurber, Jason Brotherton, Pamela Walker, William B. Knowlton, and Alex Punnoose, Synthesis and Characterization of ZnO Sol-gel Powders, poster presentation at the Spring 2010 National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (San Francisco, California, March 21 – 25, 2010).
  • Theron Fereday**, Lytia Smith**, Amanda Snyder**, Jerry D. Harris, Aaron Thurber, Jason Brotherton**, William B. Knowlton, Alex Punnoose, Seth M. Hubbard, and Brian J. Frost, Growth and Characterization of ZnO Thin Films, poster presentation at the Spring 2010 National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (San Francisco, California, March 21 – 25, 2010).
  • William B. Knowlton, Engineering Research at Boise State University – a Global Perspective, Invited Talk – Governmental Affairs Committee – Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce (Boise, ID, Jan. 8, 2010).
  • A.R. Snyder**, L.A. Smith**, T.R. Fereday**, J.D. Harris, W.B. Knowlton and A. Thurber, Synthesis and characterization of ZnO from single source precursors, 18th Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research of the Murdock College Science Research Program (Spokane, WA, October 30-31, 2009).
  • Ross M. Butler*, Richard G. Southwick III* and William B. Knowlton, Cryogenic Characterization of Charge Trapping in MOSFET High-k Dielectrics, poster presentation at the International Integrated Reliability Workshop (Fallen Leaf Lake, CA; Oct. 18-22, 2009).
  • William B. Knowlton, Hieu Bui*, Craig Onodera*, Bernard Yurke, William L. Hughes, Elton Graugnard, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, Chris Buu*, Stephanie Barnes*, Amber Cox*, Davis Daniel*, Mallory Yates*, Pammy Walker*, Jonathan Henderson*, Chad Watson, Jason Brotherton*, DNA Self-Assembled Nanostructures for Device Applications, Invited Tutorial – International Integrated Reliability Workshop (Fallen Leaf Lake, CA, Oct. 18, 2009).
  • William B. Knowlton, Hieu Bui*, Craig Onodero*, Bernard Yurke, William L. Hughes, Elton Graugnard, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, Chris Buu*, Stephanie Barnes**, Amber Cox**, Davis Daniel**, Mallory Yates**, Pammy Walker**, Jonathan Henderson**, Chad Watson, Jason Brotherton**, DNA Self-Assembled Nanostructures for Device Applications, Invited Tutorial – International Integrated Reliability Workshop (Fallen Leaf Lake, CA, Oct. 18, 2009).
  • Stephanie Barnes**, Christopher Buu*, Jason Brotherton*, Hieu Bui*, Austin Johnson**, Mallory Yates**, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, William L. Hughes, William Knowlton, Bernard Yurke, Radial Dielectrophoretic Trap For Future Manipulation Of Individual DNA Origami Nanostrutures, oral and paper presentation at the Nanoelectronic Devices for Defense & Security Conference, (9/28-10/3/2009, Ft. Lauderdale, FL).
  • Jonathan Henderson*, Mallory Yates*, Chad Watson, William L. Hughes, and William B. Knowlton, Exploratory Comparative Study of Nano-Mechanical Techniques on Soft Materials, poster presentation at the 8th Annual INBRE Research Conference (Pocatello, ID; August 3-5, 2009).
  • Amber Cox*, Elton Graugnard, William L. Hughes, Jeunghoon Lee, Cheryl Jorcyk, William B. Knowlton, and Bernard Yurke, Point-of-contact, DNA based amplifier for detecting cancer-related micro-RNAs in serum, poster presentation at the 8th Annual INBRE Research Conference (Pocatello, ID; August 3-5, 2009).
  • Stephanie Barnes*, Christopher Buu*, Jason Brotherton*, Hieu Bui*, Austin Johnson*, Mallory Yates*, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, William Knowlton, Bernard Yurke, and William L. Hughes, A Radial Dielectrophoretic Trap for Individual Nanostructures, poster presentation at the 8th Annual INBRE Research Conference (Pocatello, ID; August 3-5, 2009). [2nd Place Faculty Choice Undergraduate Poster Award]
  • D. Kellis*, M. Hagler*, V. A. Chernenko, M. Ohtsuka, William Knowlton, Peter Müllner, Effect of Film Thickness on Texture and Magnetic Anisotropy of NI-Mn-GA Films on (100) Silicon, poster presentation at the 2nd International Conference on Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloys, (University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain; July 1-3, 2009).
  • William L. Hughes, Bernard Yurke, Hieu Bui*, Yerpeng Tan*, Ross Butler*, William McNeil*, Chad Watson, William B. Knowlton, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, DNA-based nanotubes: A tool for understanding entropic effects of DNA self-assembly, poster presentation at the 2009 International Workshop on DNA-Based Nanotechnology: Construction, Mechanics, and Electronics, (Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany; May 11-15, 2009).
  • M. Reinhold*, D. Kiener, G. Dehm, W.B. Knowlton, and P. Müllner, Magneto-mechanics of Ni-Mn-Ga on the Mesoscopic Scale, Oral presentation at the Materials Research Society Spring 2009 Meeting – Symposium II: Probing Mechanics at Nanoscale Dimensions, (San Francisco, CA; April 13 – 17, 2009).
  • Bernard Yurke, Will Hughes, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, Bill Knowlton (presenting author), Hieu Bui*, Jason Brotherton**, Jonathan Henderson**, William McNeil*, Stephanie Barnes**, Amber Cox**, Davis Daniel**, Mallory Yates**, New Research Direction – From Collagen to DNA – Engineering Nanostructures, Invited talk, at the INBRE Research Symposium (Boise, ID, April 5, 2009).
  • Hieu Bui*, Yerpeng Tan*, Ross Butler*, Bernard Yurke, William B. Knowlton, William L. Hughes, Wan Kuang, Jeunghoon Lee, Attempts at DNA Origami Towards Nanofabrication of Electronic Structures, poster presentation at the 2009 IEEE Workshop and Microelectronic Devices, (Boise, ID; April 3, 2009).
  • M. Reinhold*, W.B. Knowlton, and P. Müllner, Characterizing Twin Structure and Magnetic Domain Structure of Ni-Mn-Ga Through Atomic Force Microscopy, Presented at 17th Annual National McNair Research Conference and Graduate Fair, (Delavan, WI; October 31- November 2, 2008).
  • J. Reed, Richard Southwick III* and W.B. Knowlton, Experimental Evidence for Polaron Hopping Conduction in HfO2 – A Cryogenic Study, poster presentation at the 2008 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (October 12-16, 2008).
  • Richard Southwick III*, Aaron Sup, Amit Jain, and W.B. Knowlton, Multi-Layer Metal-Insulator-Semiconductor (MIS) Energy Band Diagram Program, poster presentation at the 2008 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (October 2008).
  • Jonathan Henderson*, Watson, Julia T. Oxford, W.B. Knowlton, Investigating the Nanomechanical Properties of Biomaterials Using Atomic Force Microscopy, poster presentation at the 7th Annual INBRE Research Conference, (Boise, ID; August 6, 2008).
  • H. Bui*, Y. Tan*, T. Lee*, R. Butler*, B. Yurke, W.B. Knowlton, Preliminary Investigation of Entropy-Driven Effect in Synthesized DNA Nanostructures, poster presentation at the 7th Annual INBRE Research Conference, (Boise, ID; August 6, 2008).
  • Kristy A. Campbell, Morgan Davis*, Richard Southwick III*, Hieu Bui*, Justin Reed*, William B. Knowlton, and Jeffrey M. Peloquin, Chalcogenide-Metal Alloys and Layered Chalcogenide Material Devices for Application in Multi-State Phase-Change Electronic Memory, Invited talk – 2008 Spring MRS Meeting, (San Francisco, CA; March 24-27, 2008). Received Outstanding Symposium Paper Award. Invited to submit the paper to the Journal of Materials Research.
  • Richard G. Southwick III*, Justin C. Reed*, Gennadi Bersuker, and William B. Knowlton, Preliminary Study of Temperature Dependence of TiN/3nm HfO2/1.1nm SiO2/Si Gated MOSFETs, poster presentation at the 2007 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (October 15-18, 2007).
  • Aaron Sup, Richard G. Southwick III*, Amit Jain, William B. Knowlton, Arbitrary Oxide Multi-Layer MIM Energy Band Diagram Program, poster presentation at the 2007 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (October 15-18, 2007).
  • Amy J. Moll, William Knowlton, Patricia Pyke, and Melinda Seevers, Turning Weakness into Strength: Freshman/Sophomore MSE Research Interns Achieve Success, abstract and poster presentation at the Engineering Education National Science Foundation Conference, (Arlington, VA; Sept. 27, 2007).
  • Markus Chmielus*, Volodymyr A. Chernenko, W. B. Knowlton, G. Kostorz, P. Müllner, Training, constraints, and high-cycle magneto-mechanical properties of Ni-Mn-Ga magnetic shape-memory alloys, presented at and in the proceedings of the European Materials Research Society Meeting (Warsaw University of Technology – Warsaw, Poland; September 17 – 21, 2007).
  • William B. Knowlton, David Araujo**, Patrick Price**, Jason Brotherton**, Kendra Coonse*, Veronica Hendricks**, Ricki Southwick III*, Jonathan Henderson**, Julie Oxford, Amy Moll, Wan Kuang, and Jake Baker, Progress Towards a Biomolecular Nanowire Sensor Array for Biomedical Applications, invited talk at the 6th Annual INBRE/COBRE Research Conference (Moscow, ID; August 6, 2007).
  • Veronica J. Hendricks**, Kendra Coonse*, David Araujo*, Patrick Price**, Julia T. Oxford and William B. Knowlton, Characterization of Collagen Type I Nanowires for use in Biomolecular Sensors, 6th Annual INBRE/COBRE Research Conference (Moscow, ID; August 6, 2007) – [2nd Place Undergraduate Poster Presentation Award]
  • Bill Knowlton, David Araujo*, Patrick Price*, Jason Brotherton*, Kendra Coonse*, Veronica Hendricks*, Ricki Southwick III*, Jonathan Henderson*, Julie Oxford, Amy Moll, Wan Kuang, and Jake Baker, Progress Towards a Biomolecular Nanowire Sensor Array for Biomedical Applications, Invited talk – 6th Annual INBRE/COBRE Research Conference, (Moscow, ID; August 6, 2007).
  • W.B. Knowlton, Kaci Bloxham*, J.T. Oxford, A nanometer scale perspective on cartilage genesis, presented at the Biomedical/Bio-related Materials, Part II session for the program of the 88th annual meeting of the AAAS, Pacific Division, (Boise, ID; June 2007).
  • W.B. Knowlton, David Araujo*, Patrick Price*, Jason Brotherton*, Kendra Coonse*,Ricki Southwick*, Julie Oxford, Amy Moll, Jake Baker, and Wan Kuang, Development of Biomolecular Nanostructure Sensor Arrays, presented at the Sensors and Sensor Technology session for the program of the 88th annual meeting of the AAAS, Pacific Division, (Boise, ID; June 2007).
  • D. Temple, D. Malta, A. Huffman, M. R. Lueck, J. E. Robinson, P. R. Coffman, M. R. Skokan, T. B. Welch, A. J. Moll and W. B. Knowlton, 3D Integration Technology, Proc. of 3D/SiP Advanced Packaging Symposium, (Research Triangle Park, NC; May 9-10, 2007).
  • Bill Knowlton, Wan Kuang, David Araujo*, Patrick Price*, Jason Brotherton*, Kendra Coonse*, Lincoln Bollschweiler, Ricki Southwick*, Julie Oxford, Amy Moll, and Jake Baker, Nanofabrication of 3D Sensor Arrays for Detection, Advanced Fuel Cycle Workshop, (Boise, ID; May 8-9, 2007).
  • D. Estrada*, A. Oblea*, C. Perkins*, D. Araujo*, P. Price*, J. Brotherton*, J. Oxford, A.J. Moll, W.B. Knowlton, Preliminary Investigation of Electrical Characterization Techniques for Biological Nanowire Contacts, poster presented at the 2007 IEEE Workshop on Microelectronics and Electron Devices, (Boise, ID; April 20, 2007). [Best Poster Award]
  • D. Temple, D. Malta, C. A. Bower, J. E. Robinson, P. R. Coffman, M. R. Skokan, T. B. Welch, A. J. Moll, and W.B. Knowlton, 3-D Process Technologies for Highly Integrated Microsystems, poster presentation at the 2007 DARPA Microsystems Technology Office Symposium, (March 2007).
  • P. Mullner, Z. Clark*, L.Kenoyer, W. B. Knowlton, and G. Kostorz, Magnetoplasticity and nano-mangeto-mechanics of magnetic shape-memory alloys, Invited talk - Fall 2006 Materials Research Society, (November 2006).
  • David Estrada*, Michael Ogas*, Terry Gorseth*, William B. Knowlton, Investigation of the Effects of Single pMOSFET ultra-Thin Oxide Degradation on NOR LogicCircuit Operability, poster presentation at the 2006 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (October 2006).
  • Bill Knowlton, Julie Oxford, Jen Cole*, Kaci Bloxham*, Linda Kenoyer, YerPeng Tan*, Jonathan Henderson*, Lisa Warner*, Zach Heuman*, Sorcha Yingst, Zak Clark*, and David Araujo*, Exploring the Extracellular Matrix with Atomic Force Microscopy, (Coeur D’Alene, ID; August 6-9, 2006).
  • Michael Hagler*, Zak Clark*, Linda Kenoyer, Bill Knowlton, V. A. Chernenko, M. Ohtsuka, H. Rumpf, Peter Mullner, Nano-Magneto-Mechanics of Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloy Single Crystals and Thin Films, poster presented at the Thin Film and Small Scale Mechanical Behavior Gordon Research Conference, (Colby College, Waterville, ME; July 30-August 4, 2006).
  • Richard Southwick III*, Michael Ogas* and William B. Knowlton, Interactive dual oxide MOS energy band diagram program, poster presentation at the 2005 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (October 2005).
  • Z. Clark*, W. B. Knowlton, P. Müllner and G. Kostorz, Nano-magneto-mechanics of Ni-Mn-Ga Heusler alloys, 2005 Workshop on Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys, (Ascona, Switzerland; September 11-16, 2005).
  • M. Hagler*, P. Müllner, W. B. Knowlton, A. Punnoose, M. Aguirre and G. Kostorz, Magneto-mechanical properties of Ni-Mn-Ga with different microstructures, 2005 Workshop on Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys, (Ascona, Switzerland; September 11-16, 2005).
  • Zach Heuman*, Jennifer Cole*, Lisa Warner*, Sorcha Cusack, Zak Clark*, David Araujo*, Julia T. Oxford, William B. Knowlton, Determining Nanomechanical Properties of Biomaterials via Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), poster presented at the Fourth Annual Idaho biomedical Research Infrastructure Research Conference, (Boise, ID; August 2005).
  • K. M. Reddy, J. Hays*, A. Thurber*, R. Hansen*, R. Benson*, M. H. Engelhard, V. Shutthanandan, C. Wang, S. Thevuthasan, W. B. Knowlton and A. Punnoose, Optical and magnetic properties of transition metal doped ZnO and TiO2, Invited poster presentation, at 2005 DOE/NSF EPSCoR Conference, (Morgantown, WV; June 14-16, 2005).
  • K. M. Reddy, R. Benson*, Z. Clark**, R. Hansen*, J. Hays*, A. Thurber*, D. Araujo**, M. H. Engelhard, V. Shutthanandan, S. Thevuthasan, W. B. Knowlton and A. Punnoose, On the Room Temperature Ferromagnetism of Zn1-xCrxO Thin films Deposited by Reactive Co-sputtering, presented at the 50th Magnetism and Magnetic Materials Conference, 2005
  • Ogas, Michael*, Dorian Kiri*, Ouahid Salhi*, Richard Southwick III*, Betsy Cheek*, William B. Knowlton, Investigation of ultra Thin Gate Oxide Reliability in MOS Devices and Simple ICs, poster presentation at Workshop on Microelectronics and Electron Devices, (Boise, ID; April 16, 2004), and at 2004 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (Oct. 2004).
  • Betsy J. Cheek*, Richard G. Southwick III*, Michael L. Ogas*, Patrick E. Nagler*, David Whelchel*, Santosh Kumar, R. Jacob Baker, William B. Knowlton, Preliminary Soft Breakdown (SBD) Effects In CMOS Building Block Circuits, poster presentation at 2004 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (Oct. 2004).
  • Richard G. Southwick III*, Vaughn Johnson*, Joe Lindsey*, Tim Lawrence*, Jim Jozwiak, Amy Moll, William B. Knowlton, Through Wafer Interconnects: Preliminary Investigation Of Plasma Induced Damage In pMOSFETs By BOSCH DRIE, poster presentation at 2004 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (Oct. 2004).
  • Cole*, Jen, Lisa Warner*, Andrew Oler*, Julia Oxford, Cheryl Jorcyk, and William Knowlton, Applications of AFM in Biomaterials Research, oral presentation at the Third Annual Idaho Biomedical Research Infrastructure Research Conference, (Pocatello, ID; August 9-11, 2004).
  • Warner*, Lisa, Jen Cole*, Sorcha Cusack, William Knowlton, Julia Oxford, Design and Testing of Biosynthetic Cartilage, oral presentation at the Third Annual Idaho Biomedical Research Infrastructure Research Conference, (Pocatello, ID; August 9-11, 2004).
  • Ogas*, Michael, Richard Southwick III*, Betsy Cheek*, Carrie Lawrence*, BSU, Santosh Kumar, Amr Haggag, Jacob Baker, and William Knowlton, Multiple Waveform Pulse Voltage Stress Technique for Modeling Noise in ultra Thin Oxides, poster presentation at Workshop on Microelectronics and Electron Devices, (Boise, ID; April 16, 2004).
  • Kiri, Dorian*, William B. Knowlton, Dale D. Russell, Lisa Warner*, and Jonathan M. Scaggs*, Chemical FET Sensor for Uranyl Cation (UO22+) Detection, poster presentation at Workshop on Microelectronics and Electron Devices, (April 16, 2004).
  • Meyer*, Ryan L., Dale D Russell, William Knowlton, Lisa R Warner*, Jonathan Scaggs* and Dorian Kiri*, Design and Development of Heavy Metal Sensors using Conductive, Chelating Polymers, oral presentation at the 2004 Pittsburg Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, (Chicago, IL; March 9, 2004).
  • Russell, Dale D., Jonathan Scaggs*, Ryan L Meyer*, William Knowlton, Dorian Kiri*, and Lisa R Warner*, Field Portable Sensor for Uranium and Plutonium, oral presentation at the 2004 Pittsburg Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, (Chicago, IL; March 9, 2004).
  • Kiri, Dorian*, William B. Knowlton, Dale Russell, John Scaggs*, and Lisa Warner*, Heavy Metal Chem-FET Sensors Fabricated Using Nanoliter Electrochemical Deposition of Polymer, oral presentation at the 2004 Pittsburg Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, (Chicago, IL; March 9, 2004).
  • William B. Knowlton, and R. Jacob Baker, Degradation in 3.2 nm Gate Oxides: Effects on Inverter Performance and MOSFET Characteristics, invited talk at the Micron Engineering Leading Edge Program (March 5, 2004).
  • Kiri, Dorian*, William B. Knowlton, Dale Russell, Jonathan Scaggs*, and Lisa Warner*, and Ryan Meyer*, Reliability of Molecular Electronic Chemical FET Sensors, poster presentation at the 2003 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (Oct. 20-23, 2003).
  • Ogas*, M. L., R. G. Southwick III, B. J. Cheek*, C. E. Lawrence*, S. Kumar, A. Haggag, R. J. Baker, W. B. Knowlton, Investigation of Multiple waveform pulse voltage stress (MWPVS) technique in ultrathin oxides, poster presentation at the 2003 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (Oct. 20-23, 2003).
  • William B. Knowlton, Dale D. Russell, Dorian Kiri**, Jonathan M. Scaggs*, Lisa Warner* and Ryan Meyer*, Fabrication of ChemFETs for uranium detection in geological subsurface groundwater, Invited talk - 2003 Subsurface Science Symposium (October 5-8, 2003).
  • Scaggs*, J.M., D.D. Russell, W.B. Knowlton, L.R. Warner*, R. Meyer*, and D. Kiri*, Field portable electrochemical sensors for heavy metals, extended abstract presented at the 2003 Subsurface Science Symposium, (October 5-8, 2003).
  • Cole, Jennifer*, Megan Kane*, Zak Clark*, Julia Oxford and William Knowlton, Imaging and characterization of fetal cartilage with atomic force microscopy, poster session at the 2nd Annual Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network Research Conference, (Boise, ID; August 11-14, 2003).
  • Southwick III, R.G. *, Betsy Cheek* and William B. Knowlton, Charge pumping techniques for MOS devices, oral presentation and poster at the 2003 Micron Foundation Summer Technical Conference, (Boise, ID; August 8, 2003).
  • Kiri, Dorian*, William B. Knowlton, Dale Russell, Lisa Warner* and Jon Scaggs*, Electrochemical deposition for chemical field effect transistors (ChemFETs), oral presentation and poster at the 2003 Micron Foundation Summer Technical Conference, (Boise, ID; August 8, 2003).
  • Stutzke*, Nate, Betsy J. Cheek*, and William B. Knowlton, Circuit-level stress and gate dielectric degradation in MOSFETs, oral presentation and poster at the 2003 Micron Foundation Summer Technical Conference, (Boise, ID; August 8, 2003). [Awarded Best Poster Award]
  • Meyer, Ryan*, Dale D. Russell, Jonathan Scaggs*, William Knowlton, Lisa Warner**, Dorian Kiri**, and William Bauer and Tedd Lister, Design and development of heavy metal chem-FET sensors using semi-conductive chelating polymers, poster session at the American Chemical Society 225th National Meeting, (New Orleans, LA; March 23-27, 2003).
  • Meyer, Ryan*, Dale D. Russell, Jonathan Scaggs*, William Knowlton, Lisa Warner*, Dorian Kiri*, and William Bauer and Tedd Lister, Development and analysis of heavy metal chem-FET sensors using semi-conductive chelating polymers, presented at the American Chemical Society 225th National Meeting, (New Orleans, LA; March 23-27, 2003).
  • Scaggs, Jonathan*, Dale Russell, Ryan Meyer*, Lisa Warner*, Bill Knowlton, Dorian Kiri*, Zak Clark*, William Bauer and Tedd Lister, Chem-FET sensors for the trans-uranics, poster session at American Chemical Society 225th National Meeting, (New Orleans, LA; March 23-27, 2003).
  • Moll, Amy and William B. Knowlton, Industrial Emphasis in the Materials Science Engineering Curriculum, presented at the Fall Meeting of the Materials Research Society, Symposium JJ-The Undergraduate Curriculum in Materials Science and Engineering, (December 2-4, 2002).
  • Cheek, Betsy*, Carrie Lawrence*, Tim Lawrence*, Jose Gomez*, Theodora Caldwell*, Dorian Kiri*, Santosh Kumar, Jake Baker, Amy J. Moll and William B. Knowlton, Gate dielectric degradation effects on nMOS devices and simple IC building blocks (SICBBs), extended abstract accepted for poster session at IEEE/EDS Workshop on Microelectronics and Electron Devices, (October 25, 2002).Download
  • Cheek*, B., C. Lawrence, T. Lawrence*, T. Caldwell*, D. Kiri*, S. Kumar, J. Baker, A. J. Moll and W. B. Knowlton, Circuit level reliability of ultrathin gate oxides for SICBBs: Preliminary study concentrated on the effect of stress on the NMOSFET of an inverter, poster session at the IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (October 21-24, 2002).
  • Lawrence*, C., B. Cheek*, T. Caldwell*, T. Lawrence*, D. Kiri*, S. Kumar, J. Baker, A. J. Moll and W. B. Knowlton, Pulse voltage stressing of ultrathin gate oxides in NMOS devices, poster session at the IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop, (October 21-24, 2002).
  • Scaggs*, Jonathan, Dale Russell, Ryan Meyer*, William Knowlton, Michael Hill, William Bauer and Todd Lister, Field portable electrochemical sensors for heavy metals, presented at the Subsurface Science Symposium, (Boise, ID; October 13-16, 2002).
  • Plumlee*, D.G., Y. Morales*, W.B. Knowlton, and A.J. Moll, Pressure Sensors built in Low Temperature Co-Fired Ceramic Materials, presented at IMAPS Advanced Technology Workshop, (Denver, CO; September 6-8, 2002).
  • Knowlton, William B., Research efforts in materials science related areas at Boise State University, Invited talk, at Idaho State University-Idaho Accelerator Center Workshop on “Application of Novel X-ray sources to Biological and Materials Science,” (September 5-6, 2002).
  • Russell, Dale D., Jonathan Scaggs*, Ryan L. Meyer*, William B. Knowlton, Michael W. Hill, William Bauer and Tedd Lister, Electrochemical sensors for the tranuranics, poster session at the American Chemical Society 224th National Meeting, (Boston, MA; August 18-22, 2002).
  • Scaggs*, Jonathan, Dale D. Russell, Ryan L. Meyer*, William B. Knowlton, Michael W. Hill, William Bauer and Tedd Lister, Field portable electrochemical sensors for heavy metals, poster session at the American Chemical Society 224th National Meeting, (Boston, MA; August 18-22, 2002).
  • Knowlton, W.B., H. Bracht, J.T. Walton, Y. Wong, J.S. Lee*, D. Suhartono*, and E.E. Haller. Microdefects in FZ silicon studied by Li+ drifting, TEM and process modeling. Extended abstract in Bulletin of the American Physical Society, March Meeting of the American Physical Society, (1998) p. 545.

Other Publications

  • The Undergraduate Curriculum in Materials Science and Engineering – Symposium JJ, 2002 Fall Meeting proceedings of the Materials Research Society, Editors: E.P. Douglas, O.D. Dubon, Jr., J.A. Isaacs, W.B. Knowlton, M.S. Whittingham, MRS Proceedings, Volume 760E (2002).
  • Knowlton, W.B., Microdefects and self-interstitial diffusion in crystalline silicon, Ph.D. Thesis, University of California at Berkeley, p. 214, (1998). Download
  • Knowlton, W.B., Structural and phonon transmission study of Ge-Au-Ge eutectically bonded interfaces, Master of Science Thesis, University of California at Berkeley, p. 180, (1995).

Note: *: Denotes a Graduate Student Author; **: Denotes an Undergraduate Student Author


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