Publications


Refereed Journals

Z. Tasdemir, O. Peric, D. Sacchetto, G. Fantner, Y. Leblebici and B. E. Alaca,
"Monolithic fabrication of silicon nanowires bridging thick silicon structures",
IEEE Nanotechnology Express, accepted (2015).
G. Eris, A. Asikoglu Bozkurt, A. Sunol, A. Jonáš , A. Kiraz, B. E. Alaca, C. Erkey,
"Determination of viscosity and density of fluids using frequency response of microcantilevers",
The Journal of Supercritical Fluids, in print (2015).
M. Yilmaz, M. N. Esfahani, M. Bicer and B. E. Alaca,
"A numerical simulation for the stress effect in flexural micro/nano electromechanical resonators",
Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, accepted (2015).
Y. Kilinc, U. Unal and B. E. Alaca,
"Residual stress gradients in electroplated nickel thin films",
Microelectronic Engineering, 134, 60-67 (2015).
O. Cakmak, C. Elbuken, E. Ermek, A. Mostafazadeh, I. Baris, B. E. Alaca, I. H. Kavakli, H. Urey,
"Microcantilever based disposable viscosity sensor for serum and blood plasma measurements",
Methods, 63(3), 225-232 (2013).
E. Uzunlar, B. Beykal, K. Ehrlich, D. Sanli, A. Jonáš, B. E. Alaca, A. Kiraz, H. Urey, and C. Erkey,
"Frequency response of microcantilevers immersed in gaseous, liquid, and supercritical carbon dioxide",
Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 81, 254-264 (2013).
2011Biosensors.pdf E. F. Arkan, D. Sacchetto, I. Yildiz, Y. Leblebici, and B. E. Alaca,
"Monolithic integration of Si nanowires with metallic electrodes: NEMS resonator and switch applications",
Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 21, 125018 (2011).
2011Biosensors.pdf E. Timurdogan, B. E. Alaca, I. H. Kavakli, and H. Urey,
"MEMS biosensor for detection of Hepatitis A and C viruses in serum",
Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 28(1), 189-194 (2011).
TimurdoganOzberNargul.pdf E. Timurdogan, N. Ozber, S. Nargul, S. Yavuz, M. S. Kilic, I. H. Kavakli, H. Urey, and B. E. Alaca,
"Detection of human -opioid antibody using microresonators with integrated optical readout",
Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 26(1), 195-201 (2010).
AlacaOzcanAnlas.pdf B. E. Alaca, C. Ozcan, and G. Anlas,
"Deterministic assembly of channeling cracks as a tool for nanofabrication",
Nanotechnology, 21, 055301 (2010).
OzsunAlacaLeblebici.pdf O. Ozsun, B. E. Alaca, Y. Leblebici, A. D. Yalcinkaya, I. Yildiz, M. Yilmaz, and M. Zervas,
"Monolithic integration of silicon nanowires with a microgripper",
Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 18(6), 1335-1344 (2009).
InternationalMaterialsReviews.pdf B. E. Alaca,
"Integration of one-dimensional nanostructures with microsystems: an overview",
International Materials Reviews, 54(5), 245-282 (2009).
YorulmazMestreMuradoglu.pdf S. C. Yorulmaz, M. Mestre, M. Muradoglu, B. E. Alaca, and A. Kiraz,
"Controlled observation of nondegenerate cavity modes in a microdroplet on a superhydrophobic surface",
Optics Communications, 282, 3024-3027 (2009).
OzsunAlacaYalcinkaya.pdf O. Ozsun, B. E. Alaca, A. D. Yalcinkaya, M. Yilmaz, M. Zervas, and Y. Leblebici,
"On heat transfer at microscale with implications for microactuator design",
Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering 19(4), 045020 (2009).
AlacaTogaAkar.pdf B. E. Alaca, K. B. Toga, O. Akar, and T. Akin,
"Strain-controlled bulge test",
Journal of Materials Research 23(12), 3295-3302 (2008).
OzturkOcakliOzber.pdf A. Ozturk, H. I. Ocakli, N. Ozber, H. Urey, H. I. Kavakli, and B. E. Alaca,
"A magnetically actuated resonant mass sensor with integrated optical readout",
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 20(23), 1905-1907 (2008).
LazogluUlutanAlaca.pdf I. Lazoglu, D. Ulutan, B. E. Alaca, and S. Engin,
"An enhanced analytical model for residual stress prediction in machining",
CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology 57(1), 81-84 (2008).
SardanAlacaYalcinkaya.pdf O. Sardan, B. E. Alaca, A. D. Yalcinkaya, P. Bøggild, P. T. Tang, and O. Hansen,
"Microgrippers: a case study for batch-compatible integration of MEMS with nanostructures",
Nanotechnology 18, 375501 (2007).
UlutanAlacaLazoglu.pdf D. Ulutan, B. E. Alaca, and I. Lazoglu,
"Analytical modelling of residual stresses in machining",
Journal of Materials Processing Technology 183(1), 77-87 (2007).
TogaAlaca.pdf K. B. Toga and B. E. Alaca,
"Junction formation during desiccation cracking",
Physical Review E 74, 021405 (2006).
SardanYalcinkayaAlaca.pdf O. Sardan, A. D. Yalcinkaya and B. E. Alaca,
"Self-assembly-based batch fabrication of nickel-iron nanowires by electroplating",
Nanotechnology 17(9), 2227-2233 (2006).
AppliedPhysicsLetters.pdf B. E. Alaca, H. Sehitoglu, and T. Saif,
"Guided self-assembly of metallic nanowires and channels",
Applied Physics Letters 84(23), 4669-4671 (2004).
ReviewofScientificInstruments.pdf B. E. Alaca, J. C. Selby, M. T. A. Saif, and H. Sehitoglu,
"Biaxial testing of nano-scale films on compliant substrates - fatigue and fracture",
Review of Scientific Instruments 73(8), 2963-2970 (2002).
ActaMaterialia.pdf B. E. Alaca, M. T. A. Saif, and H. Sehitoglu,
"On the interface debond at the edge of a thin film on a thick substrate",
Acta Materialia 50(5), 1197-1209 (2002).
JournalofMicroelectromechanicalSystems.pdf M. T. A. Saif, B. E. Alaca, and H. Sehitoglu,
"Analytical modeling of electrostatic membrane actuator for micro pumps",
Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems 8(3), 335-345 (1999).
 
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Proceedings

  M. N. Esfahani, M. Yilmaz, M. R. Sonne, J. H. Hattel, and B. E. Alaca,
"Effect of Geometry in Frequency Response Modeling of Nanomechanical Resonators",
in Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Theoretical, Experimental, and Computational Mechanics (TECM) (during ICNAAM 2015),
(Rhodes, Greece, September 23-29, 2015), accepted.
  M. N. Esfahani, M. R. Sonne, J. H. Hattel, and B. E. Alaca,
”Multiscale Coupling Based on Quasi-Continuum Method in Nanowires at Finite Temperatures”,
in Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE Nano 2015),
(Rome, Italy, July 27-30, 2015).
  Z. Tasdemir, D. Sacchetto, O. Peric, G. Fantner, Y. Leblebici, and B. E. Alaca,
"Top-Down Fabrication of Silicon Nanowires in Ultra-deep Trenches",
in Proceedings of the 40th International Conference on Micro and Nano Engineering,
(Lausanne, Switzerland, September 22-26, 2014).
  G. Nadar, Z. Tasdemir, and B. E. Alaca,
”MEMS-Based Micro Tensile Testing Device”,
in Book of Abstracts, 3rd International Workshop on Physics-based Models and Experimental Verification,
(Cesme, Turkey, June 2-4, 2014), p. 69.
  G. Eris, B. E. Alaca, A. Jonáš, A. Kiraz, C. Erkey,
"Determination of Viscosity and Density of Supercritical Fluid Mixtures Using Frequency Response of Microcantilevers",
in Proceedings of the 14th European Meeting on Supercritical Fluids (EMSF ’14),
(Marseille, France, May 18-21, 2014).
  M. N. Esfahani, M. Yilmaz, M. Bicer, and B. E. Alaca,
”Nanomechanical resonator force sensor with capacitive readout”,
Proceedings of the 11th Nanomechanical Sensing Workshop,
(Madrid, Spain, April 30-May 02, 2014), pp. 236-237.
  Z. Tasdemir, D. Sacchetto, Y. Leblebici, and B. E. Alaca
"Single suspended silicon nanowire fabrication with ultra-deep trench etching",
Proceedings of the 11th Nanomechanical Sensing Workshop,
(Madrid, Spain, April 30-May 02, 2014), pp. 184-185.
  O. Cakmak, C. Elbuken, E. Ermek, S. Bulut, T. Sandner, Y. Kilinc, I.Baris, H. Kavakli, E. Alaca, and H. Urey,
”MEMS Biosensor for Blood Plasma Viscosity Measurements”,
15th European Congress on Biotechnology,
(Istanbul, Turkey, September 23-26, 2012), 5.0.11.
  H. Urey, E. Timurdogan, E. Ermek, I. H. Kavakli, and B. E. Alaca,
"MEMS biosensor for parallel and highly sensitive and specific detection of Hepatitis",
in Proceedings of the 24th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2011),
(IEEE, Cancun, Mexico, Jan. 23-27 2011), pp. 920-923
  E. Timurdogan, S. Nargul, I. H. Kavakli, E. Alaca, and H. Urey,
"Magnetic Actuated MOEMS Resonant Biosensor Array", Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics 2010,
(Sapporo, Japan, Aug 9-12, 2010).
  S. Konduri, E. Timurdogan, O. Memis, H. Kavakli, E. Alaca, and H. Urey,
"Micro-cantilever array based integrated optical system for biosensing applications", Biosensors 2010,
(Glasgow, UK, 2010) abstract: 911, P.2.1.120.
  E. Uzunlar, M. S. Kilic, B. E. Alaca, H. Urey, and C. Erkey,
"Frequency response of microcantilevers in supercritical CO2", 12th European Meeting on Supercritical Fluids,
(Graz, Austria, May 9-12, 2010).
  S. Konduri, S. Patra, E. Alaca, and H. Urey,
"Micro cantilever sensing in liquid environment with self-oscillation and amplified quality factor",
in Proceedings of International Conference on MEMS (ICMEMS 2009),
(Chennai, India, 2009) paper: OM-O1.
  N. Ozber, A. Ozturk, H. I. Ocakli, H. Urey, I. H. Kavakli, and B. Erdem Alaca,
"Functionalization of his-tagged human kappa opioid receptor on the gold surface of cantilever array",
in Proceedings of NANA2008, IASTED International Conference on Nanotechnology and Applications,
(IAESTED, Crete, Greece, 2008) pp. 33-36
  H. I. Ocakli, A. Ozturk, N. Ozber, H. Kavakli, E. Alaca, and H. Urey,
"Resonant cantilever bio sensor with integrated grating readout",
in Proceedings of the IEEE LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics,
(IEEE, Freiburg, Germany, 2008) pp. 46-47
  M. Yilmaz, B. E. Alaca, M. Zervas, A. D. Yalcinkaya, and Y. Leblebici,
"Design and integration of a bimorph thermal microactuator with electrostatically actuated microtweezers",
in Proceedings of the 4th Conference on PhD Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME'08),
(IEEE, Istanbul, Turkey, 2008) pp. 125-128
  O. Sardan, B. E. Alaca, A. D. Yalcinkaya, P. Bøggild, P. T. Tang, and O. Hansen,
"Route to batch-compatible fabrication of nanotweezers by guided self-assembly",
in Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology,
(IEEE, Hong Kong, 2007) pp. 1231-1234
  O. Sardan, A. D. Yalcinkaya, and B. E. Alaca,
"Batch fabrication of self-assembled nickel-iron nanowires by electrodeposition",
in Proceedings of NEMS 2006, 1st IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems,
(IEEE, Zhuhai, China, 2006) pp. 1103-1106
  B. E. Alaca, T. Saif, and H. Sehitoglu,
"Self-assembled networks of nanowires",
in Advances in Experimental Mechanics, ICEM12, 12th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics,
(EURASEM, Politecnico di Bari, Italy, 2004) pp. 348-349
  B. E. Alaca, T. Saif, and H. Sehitoglu,
"Measurement of thin film fracture toughness and fatigue response",
in Proceedings of IMECE 2004, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition,
(ASME, Anaheim, California USA, 2004) IMECE2004-60314
  B. E. Alaca, H. Sehitoglu, and T. Saif,
"Fabrication of directed nano wire networks through self-assembly",
in Proceedings of MEMS 2004, 17th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems,
(IEEE, Maastricht, The Netherlands, 2004) pp. 415-417
T. Saif, B. E. Alaca, and H. Sehitoglu,
"Nano wires by self assembly", in Proceedings of MEMS 2003,
16th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems,
(IEEE, Kyoto, Japan, 2003) pp. 45-47
B. E. Alaca, M. T. A. Saif, and H. Sehitoglu,
"Nano-scale film fracture with its implications in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)",
Anales de Mecánica de la Fractura, 19,1-12 (2002)
T. Saif, B. E. Alaca, and H. Sehitoglu,
"Self assembled nano wires", in Proceedings of IMECE 2002,
ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition,
(ASME, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2002) IMECE2002-33327

National Conference Proceedings

  O. Aydın, B. Aksoy, H. Bayraktar, B. E. Alaca,
"Tek Eksenli Çekme Cihazı ile Tümleşik Floresan Mikroskop Kullanılarak İki Boyutta Yüksek Çözünürlüklü Yerel Gerinim Ölçümü",
XIX. Ulusal Mekanik Kongresi, kabul edildi,
Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi, Trabzon, August 24-28, 2015.
  M. N. Esfahani, B. E. Alaca,
"Geometrical Limits in Frequency Response of Flexural Nanomechnanical Resonators",
11th Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Conference (NanoTR-11),
Orta Dogu Teknik Üniversitesi, Ankara, June 22-25, 2015.
  M. Yilmaz, M. N. Esfahani, B. E. Alaca,
"Kontrollü Eksenel Gerilme Altinda Akort Edilebilir Nanotel Çinlacin Elektromekanik Tasarimi",
XVIII. Ulusal Mekanik Kongresi, 708-718,
Celal Bayar Üniversitesi, Manisa, August 26-30, 2013.
  Z. Tasdemir, G. Nadar, B. E. Alaca,
"MEMS Tabanli Kuvvet Algilayicilari ile Mikro- Newton Mertebesinde Ölçüm",
XVIII. Ulusal Mekanik Kongresi, 599-608,
Celal Bayar Üniversitesi, Manisa, August 26-30, 2013.
  M. Eryurek, B. E. Alaca, A. Kiraz,
"Hydrogen Gas Sensor Based on a Microdisk Optical Resonator",
9th Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Conference, NanoTR-9,
Erzurum Atatürk Üniversitesi, June 24-28, 2013.
  B. Beykal, A. Jonas, E. Alaca, A. Kiraz, C. Erkey,
"Gaz, Sivi ve Süperkritik Karbondioksitte Mikro-Çubuklarin Frekans Tepkileri",
10th National Chemical Engineering Congress, 09,
Koc University, Istanbul, September 3-6, 2012.
  G. Nadar, B. Gümüs, E. F. Arkan, D. Sacchetto, Y. Leblebici, A. D. Yalçinkaya, B. Erdem Alaca,
"MEMS Based Micro Tensile Testing Device",
MASFOR 2012,
Bogaziçi Üniversitesi, Istanbul, June 21-23, 2012.
  E. F. Arkan, D. Sacchetto, I. Yildiz, Y. Leblebici, and B. Erdem Alaca,
"Si Nanotellerin Mekanik Çinlaç Olarak Üretimi ve Testi",
XVII. Ulusal Mekanik Kongresi, UMK XVII,
Firat Üniversitesi, Elazig, September 05-09, 2011.
  E. F. Arkan, D. Sacchetto, I. Yildiz, Y. Leblebici, and B. Erdem Alaca,
"Integration of Si Nanowires as High Voltage Switches and Resonators",
7th Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Conference, NanoTR-VII, S2-J.4,
Sabanci Üniversitesi, Istanbul, June 27- July 01, 2011.
  Y. Kilinc, E. Timurdogan, E. Ermek, C. Sagiroglu, I. Baris, A. Mostafazadeh, I. H. Kavakli, H. Urey, and B. Erdem Alaca,
"Operation of Micromechanical Resonator Biosensor in Liquid Media",
7th Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Conference, NanoTR-VII, S2-J.2,
Sabanci Üniversitesi, Istanbul, June 27- July 01, 2011.
  S. Yavuz, M. S. Kilic, N. Ozber, I. H. Kavakli, H. Urey, and B. Erdem Alaca,
"Micro-gravimetric detection of human kappa-opioid antibody",
5th International Bioengineering Congress, 80,
Izmir, June 16-19, 2010.
  I. Yildiz, Y. Leblebici, and B. Erdem Alaca,
"Integration of Si nanowires with a pair of electrodes",
6th Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Conference, NanoTR-VI, 145,
Cesme, Izmir, June 15-18, 2010.
  H. Urey, E. Timurdogan, S. Yavuz, H. Kavakli,and B. Erdem Alaca,
"Resonant nano-biosensor for multi-analyte screening using optical MEMS",
6th Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Conference, NanoTR-VI, 106,
Cesme, Izmir, June 15-18, 2010.
M. S. Kilic, B. E. Alaca, S. Yavuz, and H. Urey,
"Kompozit konsol kiris yapilarin mikro-çinlaç olarak kütle ölçümünde kullanimi",
XVI. Ulusal Mekanik Kongresi, 815-822, Erciyes Üniversitesi,
Kayseri, 2009.
  H. I. Ocakli, A. Ozturk, B. E. Alaca, H. Urey, N. Ozber, and I. H. Kavakli,
"Resonant mass sensor with integrated optical readout for biological applications",
4. Ulusal Nanobilim ve Nanoteknoloji Konferansi, NanoTR4, ITÜ,
Istanbul, June 09-13, 2008.
  A. Ozturk, H. I. Ocakli, N. Ozber, H. Urey, I. H. Kavakli, and B. E. Alaca,
"Mikro çinlaçlarin biyolojik algilayicilardaki uygulamalari",
13. Biyomedikal Mühendisligi Ulusal Toplantisi, BIYOMUT 08, ODTÜ,
Ankara, May 29-31, 2008.
  B. E. Alaca,
"Gerilme tabanli kendiliginden birlesme: Mikro nano entegrasyonunda kirilma mekanigi uygulamalari",
XV. Ulusal Mekanik Kongresi, 1-8, Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi,
Isparta, 2007.
  B. E. Alaca, H. Urey, and I. H. Kavakli,
"Resonator-based biosensors",
13th Biomedical Science & Technology Symposium, 27, Yeditepe Üniversitesi,
Istanbul, 2007.
  H. I. Ocakli, A. Öztürk, S. Holmström, N. Özber, O. Ferhanoglu, I. H. Kavakli, H. Ürey, and B. E. Alaca,
"A resonator-based mass detector: sensing of biological species",
NanoTR-III, Nanoscience Nanotechnology Nanobiotechnology Nanomedicine Conference, 8, Bilkent Üniversitesi,
Ankara, 2007.
  B. E. Alaca, A. D. Yalcinkaya, and O. Sardan
"Nanotweezers: a casestudy in micro-nano integration",
NanoTR-III, Nanoscience Nanotechnology Nanobiotechnology Nanomedicine Conference, 92, Bilkent Üniversitesi,
Ankara, 2007.