Robert Bruce Darling, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle
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Contents

Archival Journal Articles

Conference Proceedings

Conference Abstracts

Books and Book Chapters

Miscellaneous Publications

Patents

Archival Journal Articles

  1. C. J. Summers, B. Darling, and B. G. Martin, "Computer modelling of carrier transport in (Hg,Cd)Te photodiodes," J. Appl. Phys., vol. 59, no. 7, pp. 2457-2466, April 1, 1986.
  2. R. B. Darling, "Transit-Time Photoconductivity in High-Field FET Channels," IEEE Trans. Electron Dev., vol. ED-34, no. 2, pp. 433-444, Feb. 1987.
  3. R. B. Darling, "Analysis of Microwave Characteristics of Photoconductive IC Structures," IEEE J. Lightwave Tech., vol. LT-5, no. 3, pp. 325-339, Mar. 1987. This paper has subsequently been reprinted in Microelectronic System Interconnections: Performance and Modeling, by S. K. Tewksbury, ed., pp. 468-482. Piscataway, N.J.: IEEE Press, 1994.
  4. R. B. Darling and J. P. Uyemura, "Optical Gain and Large-Signal Characteristics of Illuminated GaAs MESFET's," IEEE J. Quantum Electron., vol. QE-23, no. 7, pp. 1160-1171, July 1987.
  5. R. B. Darling, "High-Field, Nonlinear Electron Transport in Lightly-Doped Schottky-Barrier Diodes," Solid-State Electron., vol. 31, no. 6, pp. 1031-1047, June 1988.
  6. G. N. Koskowich, R. B. Darling, and M. Soma, "Effect of first-order phonon-assisted scattering on near-infrared free-carrier optical absorption in silicon," Phys. Rev. B, vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 1281-1284, July 1988.
  7. R. B. Darling, "Multisubband Electron Transport in GaAs-AlxGa1-xAs Quantum Wells," IEEE J. Quantum Electron., vol. 24, no. 8, pp. 1628-1640, Aug. 1988.
  8. R. B. Darling, "Generalized Gradual Channel Modeling of Field-Effect Transistors," IEEE Trans. Electron Dev., vol. 35, no. 12, pp. 2302-2314, Dec. 1988.
  9. R. B. Darling, "Subthreshold Conduction in Uniformly Doped Epitaxial GaAs MESFET's," IEEE Trans. Electron Dev., vol. 36, no. 7, pp. 1264-1273, July 1989.
  10. R. B. Darling, "Distributed Numerical Modeling of Dual-Gate GaAs MESFET's," IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 37, no. 9, pp. 1351-1360, Sept. 1989.
  11. R. B. Darling, B. Nabet, J. E. Samaras, S. Ray, and E. L. Carter, "Epitaxial n+ Layer GaAs Mesa-Finger Interdigital Surface Photodetectors," IEEE Electron Dev. Lett., vol. 10, no. 10, pp. 461-463, Oct. 1989.
  12. M. R. Al-Alusi and R. B. Darling, "Influence of high-level injection on the impedance characteristics of GaAs-AlxGa1-xAs double heterostructure laser diodes," J. Appl. Phys., vol. 67, no. 4, pp. 2127-2135, Feb. 15, 1990.
  13. G. N. Koskowich, M. Soma, and R. B. Darling, "Near-infrared free-carrier optical absorption in silicon: Effect of first-order phonon-assisted scattering in a nonparabolic conduction band," Phys. Rev. B, vol. 41, no. 5, pp. 2944-2947, Feb. 15, 1990.
  14. R. B. Darling, "Surface sensitivity and bias dependence of narrow-gap metal-semiconductor-metal photodetectors," J. Appl. Phys., vol. 67, no. 6, pp. 3152-3162, Mar. 15, 1990.
  15. C. Juang, K. J. Kuhn, and R. B. Darling, "Stark shift and field-induced tunneling in AlxGa1-xAs/GaAs quantum well structures," Phys. Rev. B., vol. 41, no. 17, pp. 12047-12053, June 15, 1990.
  16. C. Juang, K. J. Kuhn, and R. B. Darling, "Selective etching of GaAs and Al0.30Ga0.70As with citric acid/hydrogen peroxide solutions," J. Vac. Sci. Tech. B, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 1122-1124, Sept./Oct. 1990.
  17. H. J. Youn, R. B. Darling, and K. J. Kuhn, "Effect of AlGaAs window and buffer layers on the response characteristics of GaAs photoconductive detectors," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 57, no. 19, pp. 2001-2003, Nov. 5, 1990.
  18. H. J. Youn, R. B. Darling, and K. J. Kuhn, "AlGaAs-GaAs Multiple-Quantum-Well Spectrally-Tunable Photoconductors," IEEE Photonics Tech. Lett., vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 159-161, Feb. 1991.
  19. R. B. Darling, "Defect state occupation, Fermi-level pinning, and illumination effects on free semiconductor surfaces," Phys. Rev. B, vol. 43, no. 5, pp. 4071-4083, Feb. 15, 1991.
  20. K. J. Kuhn, C. Juang, and R. B. Darling, "An enhanced and linear Stark shift in n-i-n AlGaAs/GaAs symmetric and asymmetric coupled quantum wells," J. Appl. Phys., vol. 69, no. 5, pp. 3135-3141, Mar. 1, 1991.
  21. M. J. Johnson, K. J. Kuhn, and R. B. Darling, "Effect of etch treatment prior to Schottky contact fabrication on In0.05Ga0.95As," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 58, no. 17, pp. 1893-1895, Apr. 29, 1991.
  22. C. Juang, K. J. Kuhn, and R. B. Darling, "Electric Field Effects in AlGaAs-GaAs Symmetric and Asymmetric Coupled Quantum Wells," IEEE J. Quantum Electron., vol. 27, no. 9, pp. 2122-2128, Sept. 1991.
  23. K. J. Kuhn and R. B. Darling, "Mobility of Strained and Dislocated InxGa1-xAs Semiconductor Material," IEEE Trans. Electron Dev., vol. 39, no. 6, pp. 1288-1294, June 1992.
  24. J. E. Samaras and R. B. Darling, "Effects of low work function metals on the barrier height of sulfide-treated n-type GaAs(100)," J. Appl. Phys., vol. 72, no. 1, pp. 168-173, July 1, 1992.
  25. H. C. Huang, S. Yee, R. B. Darling, and C. H. Chan, "A silicon diverging beam modulator fabricated by part of metal-oxide-silicon process modules," J. Appl. Phys., vol. 72, no. 2, pp. 791-793, July 15, 1992.
  26. R. B. Darling, "Influence of monoenergetic surface state occupation on Fermi level pinning of metal-GaAs interfaces," J. Vac. Sci. Tech. A, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 1035-1040, July/Aug. 1992.
  27. R. B. Darling, H. J. Youn, and K. J. Kuhn, "Use of Active Loads with MSM Photodetectors in Digital GaAs MESFET Photoreceivers," IEEE J. Lightwave Tech., vol. 10, no. 11, pp. 1597-1605, Nov. 1992.
  28. B. Nabet, R. B. Darling, and R. B. Pinter, "Implementation of Front-End Processor Neural Networks," Neural Networks, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 891-902, Dec. 1992.
  29. R. B. Darling and W. T. Dietze, "Implementation of Multiplicative Lateral Inhibition in a GaAs Sensory Neural-Network Photodetector Array," IEEE J. Quantum Electron., vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 645-654, Feb. 1993.
  30. R. B. Darling, "Electrostatic and current transport properties of n+/semi-insulating GaAs junctions," J. Appl. Phys., vol. 74, no. 7, pp. 4571-4589, Oct. 1, 1993.
  31. C. D. Nilson, R. B. Darling, and R. B. Pinter, "Shunting Neural Network Photodetector Arrays in Analog CMOS," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 29, no. 10, pp. 1291-1296, Oct. 1994.
  32. W. T. Dietze and R. B. Darling, "Escape and response times of double-barrier heterostructures," Phys. Rev. B, vol. 51, no. 16, pp. 10886-10891, Apr. 15, 1995.
  33. R. B. Darling, "A Full Dynamic Model for pn-Junction Diode Switching Transients," IEEE Trans. Electron Dev., vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 969-976, May 1995.
  34. R. B. Darling and A. K. Kia, "Intervalley electron scattering in the presence of a planar interface," Phys. Rev. B, vol. 51, no. 20, pp. 14134-14141, May 15, 1995.
  35. M. R. Alalusi and R. B. Darling, "Effects of Nonlinear Gain on Mode Hopping in Semiconductor Laser Diodes," IEEE J. Quantum Electron., vol. 31, no. 7, pp. 1181-1192, July 1995.
  36. W. T. Dietze and R. B. Darling, "Coherent electron transport across semiconductor heterojunctions with rough interfaces," Phys. Rev. B, vol. 53, no. 7, pp. 3925-3936, Feb. 15, 1996.
  37. S. Mostarshed and R. B. Darling, "Determination of recombinative lifetime and surface recombination velocities from wavelength dependence of photocurrent in insulator-semiconductor structures," J. Appl. Phys., vol. 79, no. 6, pp. 3115-3121, Mar. 15, 1996.
  38. R. B. Darling, "Current-Voltage Characteristics of Schottky Barrier Diodes with Dynamic Interfacial Defect State Occupancy," IEEE Trans. Electron Dev., vol. 43, no. 7, pp. 1153-1160, July 1996.
  39. C. C. Jung, S. B. Saban, S. S. Yee, and R. B. Darling, "Chemical Electrode Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensor," Sensors and Actuators B, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 143-147, May 1996.
  40. J. W. Suh, S. F. Glander, R. B. Darling, C. W. Storment, and G. T. A. Kovacs, "Organic Thermal and Electrostatic Ciliary Microactuator Array for Object Manipulation," Sensors and Actuators A, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 51-60, Jan. 1997.
  41. S. J. Zurek, R. B. Darling, K. J. Kuhn, and M. C. Foisy, "Elevated Temperature Performance of Pseudomorphic AlGaAs/InGaAs MODFETs," IEEE Trans. Electron Dev., vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 2-8, Jan. 1998.
  42. M. Azadeh, W. R. Babbitt, and R. B. Darling, "Smart Pixels with Smart Illumination," Optics Lett., vol. 23, no. 10, pp. 786-788, May 15, 1998.
  43. R. B. Darling, J. W. Suh, and G. T. A. Kovacs, "Ciliary Microactuator Array for Scanning Electron Microscope Positioning Stage," J. Vac. Sci. Tech. A, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 1998-2002, May/Jun. 1998.
  44. R. B. Darling, C. Hivick, and J. Xu, "Compact Analytical Modeling of Squeeze Film Damping with Arbitrary Venting Conditions Using a Green’s Function Approach," Sensors and Actuators A, vol. 70, no. 1-2, pp. 32-41, Oct. 1998.
  45. J. Herdan, R. Feeney, S. P. Kounaves, A. F. Flannery, C. R. Storment, G. T. A. Kovacs, and R. B. Darling, "Field Evaluation of an Electrochemical Probe for In-Situ Screening of Heavy Metals in Groundwater," Environ. Sci. Technol., vol. 32, pp. 131-136, 1998.
  46. M. Azadeh, R. B. Darling, and W. R. Babbitt, "Characteristics of Optoelectronic Feedback for Smart Pixels with Smart Illumination," IEEE J. Selected Topics in Quantum Electron., vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 172-177, Mar./Apr. 1999.
  47. J. W. Suh, R. B. Darling, K.-F. Bhringer, B. R. Donald, H. Baltes, and G. T. A. Kovacs, "CMOS Integrated Ciliary Actuator Array as a General-Purpose Micromanipulation Tool for Small Objects," IEEE/ASME J. Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 483-496, Dec. 1999.
  48. S. B. Saban and R. B. Darling, "Multi-Element Heavy Metal Ion Sensors for Aqueous Solutions," Sensors and Actuators B, vol. 61, pp. 128-137, 1999.
  49. M. Azadeh, R. B. Darling, and W. R. Babbitt, "A Model for Optoelectronically Interconnected Smart Pixel Arrays," IEEE J. Lightwave Tech., vol. 18, no. 10, pp. 1437-1444, Oct. 2000.
  50. R. B. Darling, "I-V Maps," IEEE Trans. Education, vol. 44, no. 2, p. 196 (abstract), folder 16 of Rapid Publication Supplement CD-ROM (complete html article), May 2001.
  51. R. B. Darling, A. A. Scheidemann, K. N. Bhat, and T.-C. Chen, "Micromachined Faraday Cup Array Using Deep Reactive Ion Etching," Sensors and Actuators A, vol. 95, pp. 84-93, 2002.
  52. A. A. Scheidemann, R. B. Darling, F. J. Schumacher, and A. Isakharov, "Faraday Cup Detector Array with Electronic Multiplexing for Multichannel Mass Spectrometry," J. Vac. Sci. Tech. A, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 597-604, May/June 2002.
  53. M. Azadeh and R. B. Darling, "Power Control of VCSEL Arrays Using Monolithically Integrated Focal Plane Detectors," IEEE J. Lightwave Tech., vol. 20, no. 8, pp. 1478-1484, Aug. 2002.  
  54. M. Azadeh and R. B. Darling, "Smart Pixel Optical Sensor Based on Positive Optical Feedback," Optics Lett., vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 352-354, Mar. 1, 2003.  
  55. S. Iwanaga, R. B. Darling, and D. H. Cobden, "Stable and erasable patterning of vanadium pentoxide thin films by atomic force microscope nanolithography," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 86, no. 13, art. 133113 (3 pages), Mar. 28, 2005. 
  56. T.-C. Chen and R. B. Darling, "Parametric Studies on Pulsed Near Ultraviolet Frequency Tripled Nd:YAG Laser Micromachining of Sapphire and Silicon," J. Mat. Processing Tech., vol. 169, pp. 214-218, 2005. 
  57. C. W. Mundt, K. N. Montgomery, U. E. Udoh, V. N. Barker, G. C. Thonier, A. M. Tellier, R. D. Ricks, R. B. Darling, Y. D. Cagle, N. A. Cabrol, S. J. Ruoss, J. L. Swain, J. W. Hines, and G. T. A. Kovacs, "A Multi-Parameter Wearable Physiologic Monitoring System for Space and Terrestrial Applications," IEEE Trans. Info. Tech. BioMedicine," vol. 9, no. 3. pp. 382-391, Sept. 2005. 
  58. S. Iwanaga, M. Marciniak, R. B. Darling, and F. S. Ohuchi, "Thermopower and electrical conductivity of sodium-doped V2O5 thin films," J. Appl. Phys., vol. 101, pp. 123709-1 to -8, June 22, 2007. 
  59. T.-C. Chen and R. B. Darling, "Laser micromachining of the materials using in microfluidics by high precision pulsed near and mid ultraviolet Nd:YAG lasers," J. Mat. Processing Tech., vol. 198, nos. 1-3, pp. 248-253, Mar. 3, 2008.
  60. R. B. Darling and S. Iwanaga, "Structure, properties, and MEMS and microelectronic applications of vanadium oxides," Sadhana, Indian Acad. Sci., Proc. Eng. Sci., vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 531-542, Aug. 2009. 
  61. E. Y. Erdem, Y.-M. Chen, M. Mohebbi, J. W. Suh, G. T. A. Kovacs, R. B. Darling, and K. F. Bohringer, "Thermally Actuated Omnidirectional Walking Microrobot," IEEE/ASME J. Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 433-442, June 2010. 

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Conference Proceedings

  1. R. B. Darling, "High-Field Effects in Photoconductivity Measurements of Minority-Carrier Transport Parameters," in Atomic & Molecular Processing of Electronic and Ceramic Materials: Preparation, Characterization, & Properties, Materials Research Soc. Conf. Proc., I. A. Aksay, G. L. McVay, T. G. Stoebe, and J. F. Wager, eds., pp. 59-65. Presented Sept. 1, 1987, Seattle, WA.
  2. S. Ray and R. B. Darling, "Geometry and Surface Effects on III-V MSM Diodes for High-Speed Optoelectronic Impedance Switches," in Optoelectronic Materials, Devices, Packaging, and Interconnects II, Proc. SPIE, vol. 994, pp. 148-153. Presented Sept. 7, 1988, Boston, MA.
  3. R. B. Darling, "Monolithic Integration of Photodetectors with GaAs FET Circuitry for Optoelectronic Interfacing," Northcon/1988 Conf. Record, vol. II, pp. 534-541. Presented Oct. 5, 1988, Seattle, WA.
  4. R. B. Darling and B. Nabet, "Prospects for Integration of Sensory Neural Networks in Gallium Arsenide Photodetector Arrays," Northcon/1988 Conf. Record, vol. II, pp. 946-952. Presented Oct. 6, 1988, Seattle, WA.
  5. B. Nabet, R. B. Darling, and R. B. Pinter, "Analog Implementation of Shunting Neural Networks," Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, D. S. Touretzky, ed., vol. 1, pp. 695-702. San Mateo, CA: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 1989. Presented Nov. 30, 1988, Denver, CO.
  6. R. B. Darling, B. Nabet, and R. B. Pinter, "Implementation of Analog Shunting Neural Networks for Optoelectronic Detection and Processing," Proc. 1989 IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits and Systems, pp. 465-469. Presented May 9, 1989, Portland, OR. (Invited paper for special session on Optronic Implementations of Neural Networks.)
  7. R. B. Darling and R. B. Pinter, "System Issues in the Implementation of Sensory Neural Network Photodetector Arrays," Proc. 1991 IEEE Pacific Rim Conf. Communications, Computers, and Signal Processing, vol. 1, pp. 242-245. Presented May 9, 1991, Victoria, BC, Canada.
  8. R. B. Pinter and R. B. Darling, "Sensory Neural Networks and Their Adaptations," Proc. 1991 IEEE Pacific Rim Conf. Communications, Computers, and Signal Processing, vol. 1, pp. 246-249. Presented May 9, 1991, Victoria, BC, Canada.
  9. R. B. Pinter, R. B. Darling, and C. D. Nilson, "Peripheral Artificial Vision: Integrated Circuit Implementation of Lateral Inhibitory Networks," Proc. 1993 IEEE Int. Conf. Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, vol. 3, pp. 160-165. Presented Oct. 17-20, 1993, Le Touquet, France.
  10. H. P. Yee, P. O. Lauritzen, R. B. Darling, M. Wakatabe, A. Sugai, and K. Horiguchi, "The Fast Turn Off Advanced IGBT, a New Device Concept," Proc. 6th Int. Symp. Power Semiconductor Devices & ICs. Presented May 31-June 2, 1994, Davos, Switzerland.
  11. R. B. Darling, R. A. Falk, C. D. Capps, and J. C. Adams, "Pre-Firing Electric Field Distribution in Semi-Insulating GaAs Bulk Avalanche Switches," Proc. SPIE, vol. 2343, pp. 60-71. Presented October 31, 1994, Boston, MA.
  12. I. K. Budihardjo, P. O. Lauritzen, K.-Y. Wong, R. B. Darling, and H. A. Mantooth, "Defining Standard Performance Levels for Power Semiconductor Devices," 1995 IEEE-IAS Meeting.
  13. J. W. Suh, S. F. Glander, R. B. Darling, C. W. Storment, and G. T. A. Kovacs, "Combined Organic Thermal and Electrostatic Omnidirectional Ciliary Microactuator Array for Object Positioning and Inspection," Proc. 1996 Solid-State Sensor and Actuator Workshop, pp. 168-173. Presented June 2-6, 1996, Hilton Head, SC.
  14. R. B. Darling, "Compact Modeling Approaches for Integrated Sensors," WESCON/96-IC Expo Conf. Record, pp. 854-859. Presented Oct. 22-24, 1996, Anaheim, CA.
  15. W. R. Babbitt and R. B. Darling, "Efficient Optical Sensor Design for Multi-Function Integrated Emitter-Detector Arrays," Optics in Computing Tech. Dig., vol. 8, pp. 61-63, 1997. Presented Mar. 18-21, 1997, Incline Village, NV.
  16. R. B. Darling, C. Hivick, and J. Xu, "Compact Analytical Models for Squeeze Film Damping with Arbitrary Venting Conditions," Proc. 1997 Int. Conf. Solid-State Sensors and Actuators, (Transducers'97), vol. 2, pp. 1113-1116, paper 4A2.06P. Presented June 16-19, 1997, Chicago, IL.
  17. W. R. Babbitt, M. Azadeh, and R. B. Darling, "Smart Pixels with Smart Illumination for Memory Applications," Proc. SPIE, in press.
  18. R. B. Darling, P. Yager, B. Weigl, J. Kriebel, and K. Mayes, "Integration of Microelectrodes with Etched Microchannels for In-Stream Electrochemical Analysis," Proc. 3rd Int. Symp. Micro Total Analysis Systems, (uTAS-98)," pp. 105-108, 1998. Presented Oct. 13-16, 1998, Banff, Alberta, Canada.
  19. R. B. Darling, E. Aw, and E. R. Valdes, "Integrated MEMS Biosensor," Proc. 1998 U. S. Army ERDEC Scientific Conf. Chemical and Biological Defense Research, pp. 245-252, 1998. Presented Nov. 17-20, 1998, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.
  20. B. H. Weigl, R. B. Darling, P. Yager, J. Kriebel, and K. Mayes, "Optical and Electrochemical Diffusion-Based Detection of Analytes in Complex Samples Using Microfabricated Flow Structures (T-SensorsTM)," Proc. SPIE, vol. 3606, pp. 82-89, 1999. Presented Jan. 25-26, 1999, San Jose, CA.
  21. J. Xu, R. B. Darling, and P. O. Lauritzen, "Compact Modeling of Bistable Electrostatic Actuators," Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, Semiconductors, Sensors, and Actuators, (MSM’99), pp. 289-292, 1999. Presented Apr. 19-21, 1999, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  22. R. B. Darling, E. Aw, and M. Mar, "A Microbead Sieve and Polarographic Detection Cell for Immunoassays with a Modular Microfluidic Interconnect," Proc. 2000 Int. Symp. Micro Total Analysis Systems, (uTAS-2000), pp. 517-520, 2000. Presented May 14-18, 2000, Enschede, The Netherlands.
  23. T. Lam and R. B. Darling, "Modeling of Focused Ion Beam Trimming of Cantilever Beams," Proc. 3rd Int. Conf. Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, (MSM-2000), pp. 79-82, 2000.  Presented Mar. 27-29, 2000, San Diego, CA.
  24. Y. Subramanian, M. Azadeh, and R. B. Darling, "Compact Models for Smart Pixels with Smart Illumination," Proc. 3rd Int. Conf. Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, (MSM-2000), pp. 229-232, 2000.  Presented Mar. 27-29, 2000, San Diego, CA.
  25. J. W. Suh, R. B. Darling, K.-F. Bohringer, B. R. Donald, H. Baltes, and G. T. A. Kovacs, "Fully Programmable MEMS Ciliary Actuator Arrays for Micromanipulation Tasks," Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Robotics and Automation, (ICRA), pp. 1101-1108, 2000.  Presented Apr. 2000, San Francisco, CA.
  26. R. B. Darling, A. A. Scheidemann, K. N. Bhat, and T.-C. Chen, "Micromachined Faraday Cup Array Using Deep Reactive Ion Etching," Proc. 14th Int. Conf. Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, (MEMS-2001), pp. 90-93, 2001.  Presented Jan. 21-25, 2001, Interlaken, Switzerland.
  27. Y. Subramanian and R. B. Darling, "Compact Modeling of Avalanche Breakdown in pn-Junctions for Computer-Aided ESD Design (CAD for ESD)," Proc. 4th Int. Conf. Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, (MSM-2001), pp. 48-51, 2000.  Presented Mar. 19-21, 2001, Hilton Head Island, SC. 
  28. T. Lam and R. B. Darling, "Physical Modeling of MEMS Cantilever Beams and the Measurement of Stiction Force," Proc. 4th Int. Conf. Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, (MSM-2001), pp. 418-421, 2001.  Presented Mar. 19-21, 2001, Hilton Head Island, SC. 
  29. R. B. Darling, "Development of a High Density, Planar, Modular Microfluidic Interconnect System," Proc. 2001 Int. Conf. Solid-State Sensors and Actuators, (Transducers'01/Eurosensors XV), vol. 2, pp. 974-977, paper 3A3.08P.  Presented June 10-14, 2001, Munich, Germany.
  30. R. B. Darling, K. N. Bhat, A. A. Scheidemann, and T.-C. Chen, "Microfabricated Ion Detectors and Sources for Chemical Analysis," Proc. Eleventh Int. Workshop Physics Semiconductor Dev., (IWPSD-2001), abstract on p. 176; full paper on CD-ROM (6 pages).  Presented Dec. 10-15, 2001, Delhi, India.  
  31. Y. Subramanian and R. B. Darling, "Compact Modeling of Tunneling Breakdown in pn-Junctions for Computer-Aided ESD Design (CAD for ESD)," Proc. 5th Int. Conf. Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, (MSM-2002), pp. 628-631.  Presented Apr. 21-25, 2002, San Juan, Puerto Rico.  
  32. R. B. Darling, T.-C. Chen, A. A. Scheidemann, P. Yager, and K. N. Bhat, "Microfabricated Components for Miniaturized Chemical Analysis Systems," Proc. Int. Conf. Smart Materials, Structures and Systems, (ISSS-SPIE-2002), pp. 808-817.  Presented Dec. 12-14, 2002, Bangalore, India.  
  33. R. B. Darling and T.-C. Chen, "Planar Microfluidic Interconnect Technologies for Mass-Market Biosensor Applications," Proc. Twelfth Int. Workshop Physics Semiconductor Dev., (IWPSD-2003), vol. 2, pp. 649-654.  Presented Dec. 16-20, 2003, Chennai, India.  
  34. T.-C. Chen and R. B. Darling, "High Precision Laser Micromachining Depths by Pulsed Near Ultraviolet and Mid-UV Nd:YAG Laser of Sapphire and Silicon for Microfluidic Applications," Proc. 2004 Conf. Lasers and Electro-Optics, (CLEO). 
  35. T.-C. Chen and R. B. Darling, "High Precision Ultraviolet Laser Micromachining for Microfluidics," ICMAT, 2003. 
  36. L. A. Lee, S. R. Marx, R. Yotter, K. S. Booksh, R. B. Darling, and D. M. Wilson, "Performance Comparison of pH Sensors Fabricated in a CMOS Process," Proc. 2004 IEEE Sensors Conf., vol. 2, pp. 772-775.  Presented Oct. 24-27, 2004. 
  37. R. A. Yotter, T.-C. Chen, and R. B. Darling, "Laser Ablation of Polydimethylsiloxane for Extracellular Neuronal Electrode Arrays," Proc. 2004 Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. 
  38. Y.-M. Chen, J. W. Suh, G. T. A. Kovacs, R. B. Darling, and K. F. Bohringer, "Modeling and Control of a 3-Degree-of-Freedom Walking Microrobot," Proc. 2006 Solid-State Sensor, Actuator, and Microsystems Workshop, pp. . Presented June 4-6, 2006, Hilton Head, SC. 
  39. R. B. Darling, S. Iwanaga, F. S. Ohuchi, and D. H. Cobden, "Structure, Properties, and Microelectronic Applications of Vanadium Oxides," Proc. 10th IUMRS Int. Conf. Adv. Mat., (ICAM-2007).  Presented Oct. 8-13, 2007, Bangalore, India.  (Invited Talk) 
  40. L. L. Lam and R. B. Darling, "Sequential Simulation in COMSOL using Differential Equations to Perform Digital Switching," COMSOL Conf. Proc. Presented Nov. 2011, Boston, MA.

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Conference Abstracts or Posters

  1. C. J. Summers, B. Darling, and B. G. Martin, "Numerical Solution for Abrupt n+-p HgCdTe Photodiodes," paper EE-5, Bulletin of the Am. Phys. Soc., p. 360, 1983, (abstract). Presented Mar. 23, 1983, Los Angeles, CA at General Meeting of Am. Phys. Soc.
  2. C. J. Summers, R. B. Darling, and B. G. Martin, "Numerical Analyses of Hg1-xCdxTe Photodiode Structures," 1983 Meet. of IRIS Specialty Group on Infrared Detectors, (abstract). Presented Aug. 3, 1983, Boulder, CO.
  3. B. Nabet and R. B. Darling, "Implementation of Optical Sensory Neural Networks by Simple Discrete and Monolithic Circuits," Neural Networks, vol. 1, supp. 1, p. 396, 1988, (abstract). Presented Sept. 8, 1988, Boston, MA at Int. Neural Network Symp.
  4. R. B. Darling, "Influence of Monoenergetic Surface State Occupation on Fermi Level Pinning of Metal-GaAs Interfaces," paper EM-ThP55, 38th National Am. Vac. Soc. Annual Symp. Program, p. 366, 1991, (abstract). Presented Nov. 14, 1991, Seattle, WA. 
  5. R. B. Darling and W. T. Dietze, "Dynamic Range Compression in Linear GaAs Sensory Neural-Network Photodetector Arrays," paper ThW42, 1992 OSA Ann. Meet. Tech. Digest, pp. 143-144, 1992, (abstract). Presented Sept. 24, 1992, Albuquerque, NM.
  6. R. B. Pinter, R. B. Darling, and D. Bailey, "Peripheral Artificial Vision: Problems in Integrated Circuit Implementations of Lateral Inhibitory Networks," workshop session 2(A), "From living eyes to seeing machines," 1993 Australian National University Robertson Symposium, 1993, (abstract). Presented Feb. 9, 1993, Canberra, Australia.
  7. W. T. Dietze and R. B. Darling, "A Transfer Matrix Technique for Coherent Electron Transport through Semiconductor Heterojunctions with Rough Interfaces," paper E14-11, Bulletin of the Am. Phys. Soc., Series II, vol. 40, no. 1, p. 198, 1995, (abstract). Presented Mar. 21, 1995, San Jose, CA, at March meeting of Am. Phys. Soc.
  8. S. B. Saban and R. B. Darling, "Multi-element Electrochemical Sensors for Trace Metal Analysis of Aqueous Solutions," 1995 PNWSETAC conference. Presented May 1995, Univ. of Wash. campus, Seattle, WA.
  9. R. P. Hoyt, B. A. Nelson, and R. B. Darling, "Studies of Inductively Coupled Plasma Source Antenna Symmetry and Characterization of an SiO2 Sputtering Plasma," IEEE Conf. Record - Abstracts, 1996 IEEE Int. Conf. Plasma Science, p. 172, 1996, (abstract). Presented June 3-5, 1996, Boston, MA.
  10. M. Azadeh, W. R. Babbitt, and R. B. Darling, "Smart Pixels with Smart Illumination," Optical Society of America Annual Meeting, 1997, (abstract). Presented Oct. 12-17, 1997, Long Beach, CA.
  11. R. B. Darling, J. Suh, and G. T. A. Kovacs, "Ciliary Microactuator Array for Scanning Electron Microscope Positioning Stage," 44th Ann. Amer. Vac. Soc. Nat. Symp. Digest, p. 193, paper VT-MM-ThM7 (abstract). Presented Oct. 20-24, 1997, San Jose, CA.
  12. M. Azadeh, R. B. Darling, and W. R. Babbitt, "Smart Pixels with Built-In Illumination and Optical Feedback," Conf. Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO’98 Digest, vol. 6, p. 350, paper CThG2 (abstract). Presented May 3-8, 1998, San Francisco, CA.
  13. M. Azadeh, R. B. Darling, and W. R. Babbitt, "Smart Pixel Sensor Arrays Based on Optoelectronic Feedback," Conf. Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO’99 Digest, pp. 199-200, paper CTuT6 (abstract). Presented May 23-28, 1999, Baltimore, MD. 
  14. M. Azadeh, R. B. Darling, and W. R. Babbitt, "Accurate CMOS Current Mode Control and Processing for a VCSEL Array," Conf. Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2000 Digest, p. 536 (abstract).  Presented May 7-12, 2000. 
  15. S. Iwanaga, N. Nguyen, A. Yamamoto, S. Vaithiyalingam, T. Suntharampillai, R. B. Darling, and F. S. Ohuchi, "Anomalous Seebeck Coefficient of Vanadium Pentoxide Thin Films," 2005 Ann. Meeting Am. Vac. Soc. (abstract + poster).  Presented Nov. 2, 2005, Boston, MA. 
  16. S. Iwanaga, N. Nguyen, M. Marciniak, R. B. Darling, and F. S. Ohuchi, "Thermoelectric Properties and Sensor Applications of Sodium-Doped Vanadium Pentoxide Thin Films," 2006 Am. Vac. Soc. Northwest Chapter Meet., (abstract + poster).  Presented Sept. 21, 2006, Forest Grove, OR. 
  17. R. A. Yotter, A. Jayasundar, and R. B. Darling, "A Network Model of the Dorsal Hippocampus," Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, poster 463.12 (abstract + poster).  Presented October , 2006, Atlanta, GA. 
  18. S. Iwanaga, M. Marciniak, P. Shamberger, K. Poochinda, R. B. Darling, and F. S. Ohuchi "Thermoelectric power and electrical conductivity of β-NaxV2O5 thin films," 53rd Int. Am. Vac. Soc. Ann. Meet., (abstract + oral presentation).  Presented Nov. 15, 2006, Boston, MA. 

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Books and Book Chapters

  1. R. B. Darling, "Implementation of Shunting Networks with FET Technologies," Chapter 7 of Sensory Neural Networks: Lateral Inhibition, pp. 87-107. B. Nabet and R. B. Pinter, editors. Boca Raton, Florida, CRC Press, 1991. ISBN 0-8493-4278-3.
  2. J. W. Suh, R. B. Darling, K.-F. Bohringer, B. R. Donald, H. Baltes, and G. T. A. Kovacs, "CMOS Integrated Organic Ciliary Actuator Arrays for General-Purpose Micromanipulation Tasks," Distributed Manipulation, K.-F. Bohringer and H. Choset, editors.  Kluwer Academic Publishing, 2000. 
  3. T.-C. Chen and R. B. Darling, "Fundamentals of Laser Ablation of the Materials Used in Microfluidics," Chapter 3 of Micromachining Techniques for Fabrication of Micro and Nano Structures, pp. 35-60. M. Kahrizi, editor, InTech Publishers, 2011. ISBN 978-953-307-906-6.

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Miscellaneous Publications

  1. R. B. Darling, "Book Review: Monolithic Integrated Circuits- Techniques and Capabilities, by L. J. Herbst," IEEE Circuits and Devices Mag., vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 60-61, Sept. 1988.
  2. R. B. Darling, "An Analog Chip for Sensory Preprocessing That Scales Well: Review of 'Winner-Take-All Networks of O(N) Complexity,' by J. Lazzaro, S. Ryckebusch, M. A. Mahowald and C. A. Mead," Neural Network Rev., vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 149-150, Oct. 1989.
  3. B. Nabet and R. B. Darling, "Analog Implementation of Neural Networks for Processing of Visual Information," Design and Electronics, 1989. (in German; trade journal)
  4. B. Nabet, R. B. Pinter, R. B. Darling, S. Wolpert, and E. Micheli-Tzanakou, "Comments on 'Silicon Models of Lateral Inhibition',"IEEE Trans. Neural Networks, vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 1560-1561, Nov. 1995.
  5. R. B. Darling, EE-527 Solid-State Laboratory Techniques Handbook, last revision Spring 1999.  
  6. R. B. Darling, EE-331 Devices and Circuits 1 Laboratory Handbook, last revision Spring 2000.  
  7. R. B. Darling, EE-332 Devices and Circuits 2 Laboratory Handbook, last revision Spring 2001.  
  8. G. T. A. Kovacs and R. B. Darling, "Serial Processing for MEMS," final report of DSRC 2002 study, DARPA/DSO/MTO internal report.  
  9. R. B. Darling, "Portable Nuclear Power Sources," final report of DSRC 2002 workshop, DARPA/DSO/MTO internal report.  
  10. L. Dubois and R. B. Darling, "Advanced Spacecraft Power Systems," final report of DSRC 2003 study, DARPA/DSO/MTO internal report.  
  11. R. B. Darling and A. E. Evans, "Reconfigurable Spacecraft Systems," final report of DSRC 2004 study, DARPA/DSO/MTO internal report.  
  12. R. B. Darling, "Qualification and Interpretation of Sensor Data from STS-107," Final report prepared for the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB), June 26, 2003, 92 pages.  

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Patents

  1. B. Nabet, R. B. Darling, and R. B. Pinter, "Optoelectronic Sensory Neural Network," United States Patent no. 5,130,563. Applied for 1989/10/30; re-applied for 1991/6/7; issued 1992/7/14; 31 claims, 20 drawing sheets; assigned to Washington Research Foundation.
  2. S. S. Yee, C. C. Jung, S. B. Saban, and R. B. Darling, "Surface Plasmon Resonance Chemical Electrode," United States Patent no. 5,858,799. Applied for 1996/10/25; issued 1999/1/12; 6 claims, 16 drawing sheets; assigned to University of Washington.
  3. S. B. Saban, R. B. Darling, and P. Yager, "Microband Electrode Arrays," United States Patent no. 6,110,354. Applied for 1997/10/31; issued 2000/8/29; 37 claims, 17 drawing sheets; assigned to University of Washington.
  4. S. B. Saban, R. B. Darling, and P. Yager, "Microband Electrode Arrays," United States Patent no. 6,790,341.  Applied for 2000/8/29; issued 2004/9/14; 36 claims, 17 drawing sheets; assigned to University of Washington.  Continuation of patent no. 6,110,354.  
  5. R. B. Darling, A. A. Scheidemann, F. J. Schumacher, and P. L. Jones, "Charged Particle Beam Detection System,United States Patent no. 6,847,036.  Applied for 2001/1/22; issued 2005/1/25; 30 claims, 16 drawing sheets; assigned to University of Washington.  
  6. R. B. Darling, A. A. Scheidemann, F. J. Schumacher, and P. L. Jones, "Charged Particle Beam Detection System," United States Patent no. 7,282,709.  Applied for 2001/1/22; issued 2007/10/16; 37 claims, 16 drawing sheets; assigned to University of Washington.  Divisional of patent no. 6,847,036.

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