Publications


Publications

Journal, Conference and Technical Papers

19. "Determination of Metals in Leachate by Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy", Sams Farhana, Jebari Weekes, Sahadat Hossain, Noureddine Melikechi, Daniel Fluman, and Mukti M. Rana, Accepted for publications on International Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management.            

18. "Nanomachined Pyroelectric Detector with Low Thermal Conductance - Design and Concepts", Md Muztoba, Noureddine Melikechi, Donald P. Butler and Mukti M. Rana", Proceedings of IEEE Sensors Conference, Baltimore, 2013.

17. “Rectifying and Schottky Characteristics of a-SixGe1-xOy with Metal Contacts”, Md A. Muztoba, D. P. Butler and Mukti M. Rana, In the 25th International Conference on Amorphous and Nano-crystalline Semiconductors, August 18-23, 2013 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

16. “Design of a nano-structured pyroelectric detector with low thermal conductivity”, Md A. Muztoba, D. P. Butler, N. Melikechi and Mukti M. Rana, In the 25th International Conference on Amorphous and Nano-crystalline Semiconductors, August 18-23, 2013 Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

15. “Moisture Content Measurement in Fresh Municipal Solid Waste by Four Point Probe Method”, Sams Farhana, Jebari Weekes, Sahadat Hossain, Noureddine Melikechi, Daniel Fluman and Mukti M. Rana, The Twenty-Eighth International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management, Philadelphia, PA, March 10-13, 2013

14. “Laser Induce Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) - A New Technique to Determine Metals in Landfill Leachate”, Sams Farhana, Poopalasingam Sivakumar, Jebari Weekes, Noureddine Melikechi, Sahadat Hossain, Daniel Fluman and Mukti M. Rana, Submitted for Publications.

13. “Characteristics of Delaware’s Municipal Solid Waste for Bio-Gas Production”, Sams Farhana, Jebari Weekes, Mukti M. Rana, Sahadat Hossain, Noureddine Melikechi and Dan Fluman, In the Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management, Philadelphia, PA, March 10-13, 2013.

12. “Waste to Energy Conversion in a Bioreactor Landfill-Perspective Bangladesh”, Energy and Power, 4th Issue, August 2012.

11. Pyroelectric Modified Lead Titanate Thin Films for Uncooled Infrared Detection, M. Ahmed, D. P. Butler, Mukti M. Rana and N. Melikechi, IEEE 2012 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, August 2012.        

10. Hussein P. Oloomi, Mohammad S. Alam and Mukti M. Rana, “Noise Performance Evaluation of Uncooled Infrared Detectors”, IEEE Sensors Journal, April, 2010.

9. Mukti M. Rana and Donald P. Butler, “Noise sources of a-Si1-xGexOy Bolometer and   their Reduction by Forming Gas Passivation,” 20th International Conference on Noise and Fluctuations, Pisa, Italy, June 14th-19th, 2009.

8. Mukti M. Rana and Donald P. Butler, “Noise Behavior of Si1-xGexOy Bolometer and   its Reduction by Forming Gas Passivation,” Thin Solid Films, vol. 516, issue 18, July, 2008, Pages 6499–6503.

7. Mukti M. Rana and Donald P. Butler, “High Responsivity a-SixGe1-xOy:H Microbolometers,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 7, no. 10, October, 2007, Pages 1413-1419.

6. Mukti M. Rana and Donald P. Butler, “Amorphous SixGe1-xOy:H Microbolometers with High Responsivity,” Sixth IEEE Conference on Sensors, Atlanta, GA, October 29, 2007.

5. Mukti M. Rana and Donald P. Butler, “RF Sputtered Si1-xGex and Si1-xGexOy Thin Films for Uncooled Infrared Detectors,” Thin Solid Films, Volume 514, Issues 1-2, August, 2006, Pages 355-360.

4. Mukti M. Rana and Donald P. Butler, “Amorphous GexSi1-x and GexSi1-xOy Thin Films for Uncooled Microbolometers,” SPIE Defense and Security Conference, Orlando, FL, March, 2005.

3. Mukti M. Rana and Donald P. Butler, “Uncooled Si0.135Ge0.85O0.015:H   Microbolometers,” TexMEMS VIII conference, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX, October, 2006.

2. Mukti M. Rana and Donald P. Butler “SixGe1-xand SixGe1-xOy Thin Films for Microsensors Applications,” IEEE Emerging Technology Conference, Dallas, TX, October, 2004.

1. Mukti M. Rana and Donald P. Butler, “SixGe1-xand SixGe1-xOy Thin Films for Microbolometer Applications,” TexMEMS VI conference, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX, September, 2004.

    Book and Book Chapter

1. Mukti M. Rana and D.P. Butler, “Applications of RF Sputtered GexSi1-xOy And GexSi1-xOy Thin Films for Uncooled Infrared Detectors”, Mukti M. Rana and Donald P Butler, ISBN: 978-1-61324-357-2-2011, Nova Science Publishing, 2011

2. In Germanium: Properties, Production and Applications edited by Regina V. Germanno, Applications of RF Sputtered GexSi1-xOy And GexSi1-xOy Thin Films for Uncooled Infrared Detectors, Mukti M. Rana and Donald P Butler, ISBN: 978-1-61209-205-8, Nova Science Publishing, 2012.

   Invited Speraker

1. “Review of Micromachined Pressure Sensors,” Joint IEEE Mobile and Student Section, Mobile, AL, September, 2008.

2. “Thin Films of Si and its Compounds for MEMS Applications,” College of Engineering, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, May, 2009.

3. “SixGe1-xOy – A New Material for Infrared Sensing,” Joint IEEE Mobile and Student Section, Mobile, AL, April, 2010.

4. “Turning Trash into Gold”, Q.E.D Natural Science Symposia Series, Delaware State University, Spring 2012.

5. “Outcome Based Assessment of Courses for Accreditation”, Department of  Mathematical Sciences, Delaware State University, Fall 2011.

6. “How to Prepare Course Reports for Accreditation”, Computer Information System, Delaware State University, Spring 2011.

7. “Linking Course Reports for MSCHE Accreditation”  Delaware State University, arranged by Assessment Office, Spring 2012.

8. "Nanotechnology, How Small is Small?", Capital School District Science Night, Dover, Delaware

    Non Refereed Papers

1. Sams Farhana, Jebari Weekes, Mukti M. Rana and Sahadat Hossain, “Applications of Electrical Technologies for Renewable Energy and Environmental Monitoring”, Oral Presentation at Delaware State University Graduate Research Symposium, 2012.

2. Jebari Weekes, Sams Farhana, Mukti M. Rana and Sahadat Hossain, “Characteristics of Municipal Solid Waste in Delaware for Biogas Production” Oral Presentation at Delaware State University Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2012.

3. Md. Muztoba, Mukti M Rana, Donald Butler and Noureddine Melikechi, “Nanomachined Pyroelectric Detector Design”, Oral Presentation at Delaware State University Graduate Research Symposium, 2012.