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Alexander A. Trusov - Publications

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Book Chapters and Whitepapers

[W-04]      Alexander A. Trusov, "Ultra High Quality Factor and Wide Dynamic Range Inertial MEMS for North Finding and Tracking Applications," whitepaper, March 18, 2013. [PDF]
[W-03]      Alexander A. Trusov, "Gyroscopes," book chapter in Encyclopedia of NanotechnologyBharat Bhushan, Springer Netherlands, pp. 1008-1020, ISBN: 978-90-481-9751-4, 2012[Link]

[W-02]      Alexander A. Trusov, "Overview of MEMS Gyroscopes: History, Principles of Operation, Types of Measurements," whitepaper, May 10, 2011. [PDF]
[W-01]
      Alexander A. Trusov, "Allan Variance Analysis of Noise Modes in Gyroscopes," whitepaper, March 18, 2011. [PDF]

Journal Papers

[J-21]      Sergei A. Zotov, Brenton R. Simon, Igor P. Prikhodko, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Quality Factor Maximization through Dynamic Balancing of Tuning Fork Resonator," IEEE Sensors Journal, in press, 2014[PDF]
[J-20]      Doruk Senkal, Mohamed J. Ahamed, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Electrostatic and Mechanical Characterization of 3-D Micro-wineglass Resonators," Sensors and Actuators A:Physical, in press, 2014[PDF] 
[J-19]      Doruk Senkal, Mohamed J. Ahamed, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Achieving Sub-Hz Frequency Symmetry in Micro-glassblown Wineglass Resonators," IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, in press, 2013. [PDF]

[J-18]      Igor P. Prikhodko, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "What is MEMS Gyrocompassing: Comparative Analysis of Maytagging and Carouseling," IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, in press, 2013. [PDF]
[J-17]
      Doruk Senkal, Mohamed J. Ahamed, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "High Temperature Micro-Glassblowing Profess Demonstrated on Fused Quartz and ULE TSG," Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, in press, 2013. [PDF]
[J-16]      Igor P. Prikhodko, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Compensation of Drifts in High-Q MEMS Gyroscopes Using Temperature Self-Sensing" Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, in press, 2013. [PDF]
[J-15]      Sergei A. Zotov, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Three-Dimensional Spherical Shell Resonator Gyroscope Fabricated Using Wafer-Scale Glassblowing," ASME/IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 21, No. 3, PP, No. 99, pp. 509-510, June 2012. [PDF]
[J-14]      Igor P. Prikhodko, Sergei A. Zotov, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Foucault Pendulum on a Chip: Rate Integrating Silicon MEMS Gyroscope," Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 177, pp. 67–78, April 2012. [PDF]
[J-13]
      Sergei A. Zotov, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "High-Range Angular Rate Sensor Based on Mechanical Frequency Modulation," IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 398-405, April 2012. [PDF]
[J-12]
      Alexander A. Trusov, Igor P. Prikhodko, Sergei A. Zotov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Low-Dissipation Silicon MEMS Tuning Fork Gyroscopes for Rate and Whole Angle Measurements," IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 11, no. 11, pp. 2763-2770, November 2011. [PDF]
[J-11]
      Sergei A. Zotov, Montromery C. Rivers, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Folded-MEMS-Pyramid Inertial Measurement Unit," IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol.11, No.11, pp.2780-2789, November 2011. [PDF]
[J-10]
      Igor P. Prikhodko, Sergei A. Zotov, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Microscale Glass-Blown Three-Dimensional Spherical Shell Resonators," IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol.20, No.3, pp.691-701, June 2011. [PDF]
[J-09]
      Adam R. Schofield, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Micromachined Gyroscope Concept Allowing Interchangeable Operation in Both Robust and Precision Modes," Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 165, pp. 35–42, January 2011. [PDF]
[J-08]
      Alexander A. Trusov, Adam R. Schofield, Andrei M. Shkel, "Micromachined Rate Gyroscope Architecture with Ultra-High Quality Factor and Improved Mode Ordering", Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 165, pp. 26–34, January 2011. [PDF]
[J-07]
      Cenk Acar, Adam R. Schofield, Alexander A. Trusov, Lynn E. Costlow, Andrei M. Shkel, "Environmentally Robust MEMS Vibratory Gyroscopes for Automotive Applications," IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 9, No. 12, pp. 1895, December 2009. [PDF]
[J-06]
      Alexander A. Trusov, Adam R. Schofield, Andrei M. Shkel, "Performance Characterization of a New Temperature-Robust Gain-Bandwidth Improved MEMS Gyroscope Operated in Air," Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Volume 155, Issue 1, Pages 16-22, October 2009. [PDF]
[J-05]
      Alexander A. Trusov, Adam R. Schofield, Andrei M. Shkel, "A Substrate Energy Dissipation Mechanism in In-Phase and Anti-Phase Micromachined Z-Axis Vibratory Gyroscopes," IOP Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering 18, pp. 095016, 2008. [PDF]
[J-04]
      Adam R. Schofield, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Effects of Operational Frequency Scaling in Multi-Degree of Freedom MEMS Gyroscopes," IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 8, No. 10, pp. 1672-1680, 2008. [PDF]
[J-03]
      Alexander A. Trusov and Andrei M. Shkel, "A Novel Capacitive Detection Scheme with Inherent Self-Calibration," IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 16, No. 6, pp. 1324-1333, December 2007. [PDF]
[J-02]
      Alexander A. Trusov and Andrei M. Shkel, "Capacitive Detection in Resonant MEMS with Arbitrary Amplitude of Motion," IOP Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 17, No. 8, pp. 1583-1592, July 2007. [PDF]
[J-01]
      D. I. Bugrov and A. A. Trusov, "Modal Oscillations of a Single-Axis Vibrating Gyroscope," Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta. Ser. 1 Matematika Mekhanika, n 4, pp 64-67, 2004. [PDF] (in Russian)

Conference Papers

[C-56]      Alexander A. Trusov, Mark R. Phillips, George H. McCammon, David M. Rozelle, A. Douglas Meyer "Continuously Self-Calibrating CVG System Using Hemispherical Resonator Gyroscopes," IEEE International Symposium on Inertial Sensors and Systems (ISISS 2015), Hapuna Beach, HI, March 23-26, 2015. [PDF]
[C-55]      David M. Rozelle, A. Douglas Meyer, Alexander A. Trusov, Daryl K. Sakaida "milli-HRG Inertial Sensor Assembly - a Reality," IEEE International Symposium on Inertial Sensors and Systems (ISISS 2015), Hapuna Beach, HI, March 23-26, 2015. [PDF]
[C-54]      Jie Han, Sergei A. Zotov, Brenton R. Simon, Igor P. Prikhodko, Gunjana Sharma, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel "Electrostatic Stabilization of Thermal Variation in Quality Factor using Anchor Loss Modulation," IEEE Sensors 2014 Conference, Valencia, Spain, November 2-5, 2014. [PDF]
[C-53]      Sergei A. Zotov, Igor P. Prikhodko, Brenton R. Simon, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Self-Calibrated MEMS Gyroscope with AM/FM Operational Modes, Dynamic Range of 180 dB, and In-Run Bias Stability of 0.1 deg/hr," Inertial Sensors and Systems – Symposium Gyro Technology 2014, Karlsruhe, Germany, September 16-17, 2014. [PDF]

[C-52]      Alexander A. Trusov, Sergei A. Zotov, Grant Atikyan, Brenton R. Simon, David M. Rozelle, Andrei M. Shkel, A. Douglas Meyer, "Flat Is Not Dead: Current and Future Performance of Si-MEMS Quad Mass Gyro (QMG) System," Institute of Navigation Joint Navigation Conference (ION JNC 2014), Orlando, FL, USA, June 16-19, 2014. [PDF]
[C-51]     Sergei A. Zotov, Brenton R. Simon, Gunjana Sharma, Jie Han, Igor P. Prikhodko, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Investigation of Energy Dissipation in Low Frequency Vibratory MEMS Demonstrating a Resonator with 25 Minutes Time Constant," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop (Hilton Head 2014), Hilton Head Island, SC, USA, June 8-12, 2014. [PDF]
[C-50]     Alexander A. Trusov, Sergei A. Zotov, Grant Atikyan, Brenton R. Simon, David M. Rozelle, Andrei M. Shkel, A. Douglas Meyer, Non-Axisymmetric Coriolis Vibratory Gyroscope with Whole Angle, Force Rebalane, and Self-Calibration," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop (Hilton Head 2014), Hilton Head Island, SC, USA, June 8-12, 2014. [PDF]
[C-49]      Alexander A. Trusov, Sergei A. Zotov, Grant Atikyan, Brenton R. Simon, David M. Rozelle, Andrei M. Shkel, A. Douglas Meyer, "Flat Is Not Dead: Current and Future Performance of Si-MEMS Quad Mass Gyro (QMG) System," IEEE/ION Position Location and Navigation Symposium (PLANS 2014), Monterey, CA, May 5-8, 2014. [PDF]
[C-48]      Alexander A. Trusov, Sergei A. Zotov, Grant Atikyan, Brenton R. Simon, David M. Rozelle, Andrei M. Shkel, A. Douglas Meyer, "Force Rebalance, Whole Angle, and Self-Calibration Mechanization of Silicon MEMS Quad Mass Gyro," IEEE International Symposium on Inertial Sensors and Systems (ISISS 2014), Laguna Beach, CA, USA, Feb. 25-26, 2014. [PDF]
[C-47]      Sergei A. Zotov, Brenton R. Simon, Gunjana Sharma, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Utilization of Mechanical Quadrature in Silicon MEMS Vibratory Gyroscope to Increase and Expand the Long Term In-Run Bias Stability," IEEE International Symposium on Inertial Sensors and Systems (ISISS 2014), Laguna Beach, CA, USA, Feb. 25-26, 2014. [PDF]
[C-46]      Brenton R. Simon, Gunjana Sharma, Sergei A. Zotov, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Intrinsic Stress of Eutectic Au/Sn Die Attachment and Effect on Mode-Matched MEMS Gyroscopes," IEEE International Symposium on Inertial Sensors and Systems (ISISS 2014), Laguna Beach, CA, USA, Feb. 25-26, 2014. [PDF]
[C-45]      Igor P. Prikhodko, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Comparative Analysis of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Whole Angle Coriolis Vibratory Gyroscopes," IEEE International Symposium on Inertial Sensors and Systems (ISISS 2014), Laguna Beach, CA, USA, Feb. 25-26, 2014. [PDF]
[C-44]      Sergei A. Zotov, Igor P. Prikhodko, Brenton R. Simon, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Optimization of Orbital Trajectory for Frequency Modulated Gyroscope," IEEE International Symposium on Inertial Sensors and Systems (ISISS 2014), Laguna Beach, CA, USA, Feb. 25-26, 2014. [PDF]
[C-43]      Mohammed J. Ahamed, Doruk Senkal, Alexander A. Trusov, and Andrei M. Shkel, "Deep NLD Plasma Etching of Fused Silica and Borosilicate Glass", IEEE Sensors 2013 Conference, Baltimore, MD, USA, November 4-6, 2013. [PDF]
[C-42]      Igor P. Prikhodko, Brenton R. Simon, Gunjana Sharma, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "High and Moderate Level Vacuum Packaging of Vibratory MEMS," 46-th International Symposium on Microelectronics (IMAPS 2013), Orlando, FL, USA, September 30 - October 3, 2013. [PDF]
[C-41]      Alexander A. Trusov, Igor P. Prikhodko, David M. Rozelle, A. Douglas Meyer, Andrei M. Shkel, "1 PPM Precision Self-Calibration of Scale Factor in MEMS Coriolis Vibratory Gyroscopes," The 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers 2013), Barcelona, Spain, June 16-20, 2013. [PDF]
[C-40]
      Doruk Senkal, Mohamed J. Ahamed, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Demonstration of sub-Hz Frequency Symmetry in Wafer-Level Micro-Glassblown Wineglass Resonators," The 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers 2013), Barcelona, Spain, June 16-20, 2013. [PDF]
[C-39]      Alexander A. Trusov, Sergei A. Zotov, Brenton R. Simon, Andrei M. Shkel, "Silicon Accelerometer with Differential Frequency Modulation and Continuous Self-Calibration," IEEE MEMS 2013 Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, January 20-24, 2013. [PDF]
[C-38]      Doruk Senkal, Mohamed J. Ahamed, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Adaptable Test-Bed for Characterization of Micro-Wineglass Resonators," IEEE MEMS 2013 Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, January 20-24, 2013. [PDF]
[C-37]      Brenton R. Simon, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Anti-Phase Mode Isolation in Tuning-Fork MEMS Using a Lever Coupling Design," IEEE Sensors 2012 Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, October 28-31, 2012. [PDF]
[C-36]      Doruk Senkal, Christopher R. Raum, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Titania Silicate / Fused Quartz Glassblowing for 3-D Fabrication of Low Internal Loss Wineglass Micro-structures," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop (Hilton Head 2012), Hilton Head Island, SC, USA, June 3-7, 2012. [PDF] 
[C-35]      Igor P. Prikhodko, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Achieving Long-Term Bias Stability in High-Q Inertial MEMS by Temperature Self-Sensing with a 0.5 Millicelcius Precision," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop (Hilton Head 2012), Hilton Head Island, SC, USA, June 3-7, 2012.  [PDF] 
[C-34]      Igor P. Prikhodko, Sergei A. Zotov, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Thermal Calibration of Silicon MEMS Gyroscopes," IMAPS 8th International Conference and Exhibition on Device Packaging (DPC 2012), Scottsdale, AZ, USA, March 5-8, 2012. [PDF]
[C-33]      Alexander A. Trusov, Igor P. Prikhodko, Sergei A. Zotov, Andrei M. Shkel, "High-Q and Wide Dynamic Range Inertial MEMS for North-Finding and Tracking Applications," IEEE/ION Position Location and Navigation Symposium (PLANS 2012), Myrtle Beach, SC, April 24-26, 2012. [PDF]
[C-32]      Igor P. Prikhodko, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "North-Finding with 0.004 Radian Precision Using a Silicon MEMS Quadruple Mass Gyroscope with Q-Factor of 1 Million," IEEE MEMS 2012 Conference, Paris, France, Jan 28-Feb 2, 2012. [PDF]
[C-31]
      Alexander A. Trusov, Sergei A. Zotov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Electrostatic Regulation of Quality Factor in Tuning Fork MEMS," IEEE Sensors 2011 Conference, Limerick, Ireland, October 28-31, 2011. [PDF]
[C-30]      Sergei A. Zotov, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Experimental Demonstration of a Wide Dynamic Range Angular Rate Sensor Based on Frequency Modulation," IEEE Sensors 2011 Conference, Limerick, Ireland, October 28-31, 2011. [PDF]
[C-29]      Doruk Senkal, Igor P. Prikhodko, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Micromachined 3-D Glass-Blown Wineglass Structures for Vibratory MEMS Applications," Technologies for Future Micro-Nano Manufacturing, Napa, CA, USA, August 8-10, 2011. [PDF]
[C-28]      Alexander A. Trusov, Igor P. Prikhodko, Sergei A. Zotov, Brenton R. Simon, Luis G. Andrade, Camille A. Ward, Andrei M. Shkel, "Development of a Single-Chip MEMS Gyrocompass," Institute of Navigation Joint Navigation Conference (ION JNC 2011), Colorado Springs, CO, USA, June 27-30, 2011. [PDF]
[C-27]
      Igor P. Prikhodko, Sergei A. Zotov, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Sub-Degree-per-Hour Silicon MEMS Rate Sensor with 1 Million Q-Factor," The 16th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers 2011), Beijing, China, June 3-9, 2011. [PDF]
[C-26]      Alexander A. Trusov, Igor P. Prikhodko, Sergei A. Zotov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Design and Packaging of Ultra-High Q-Factor MEMS for Inertial Applications," IMAPS 7th International Conference and Exhibition on Device Packaging (DPC 2011), Scottsdale, AZ, USA, March 8-10, 2011. [PDF]
[C-25]      Adam R. Schofield, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Permanent Attachment of Silicon Structures via Joule Heat Induced Welding," IMAPS 7th International Conference and Exhibition on Device Packaging (DPC 2011), Scottsdale, AZ, USA, March 8-10, 2011. [PDF]
[C-24]
      Igor P. Prikhodko, Sergei A. Zotov, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Foucault Pendulum on a Chip: Angle Measuring Silicon MEMS Gyroscope," IEEE MEMS 2011 Conference, Cancun, Mexico, January 23-27, 2011. [PDF]
[C-23]
      Sergei A. Zotov, Igor P. Prikhodko, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Frequency Modulation Based Angular Rate System," IEEE MEMS 2011 Conference, Cancun, Mexico, January 23-27, 2011. [PDF]
[C-22]
      Alexander A. Trusov, Igor P. Prikhodko, Sergei A. Zotov, Adam R. Schofield, Andrei M. Shkel, "Ultra-High Q Silicon Gyroscopes with Interchangeable Rate and Whole Angle Modes of Operation," IEEE Sensors 2010 Conference, Waikoloa, HI, USA, November 1-4, 2010. [PDF]
[C-21]
      Sergei A. Zotov, Montgomery C. Rivers, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Chip-Scale IMU Using Folded-MEMS Approach," IEEE Sensors 2010 Conference, Waikoloa, HI, USA, November 1-4, 2010. [PDF]
[C-20]
      Igor P. Prikhodko, Sergei A. Zotov, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, " Mechanical Characterization of Micromachined Glass-Blown 3-D Spherical Shells," NSTI Nanotech 2010 Conference, Anaheim, CA, USA, June 20-24, 2010. [PDF]
[C-19]
      Sergei A. Zotov, Igor P.Prikhodko, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "3-D Micromachined Spherical Shell Resonators with Integrated Electromagnetic and Electrostatic Transducers," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop (Hilton Head 2010), Hilton Head Island, SC, USA, June 6-10, 2010. [PDF]
[C-18]      Alexander A. Trusov, Adam R. Schofield, Andrei M. Shkel, "Vacuum Packaged Silicon MEMS Gyroscope with Q-Factor above 0.5 Million," IMAPS 6th International Conference and Exhibition on Device Packaging (DPC 2010), Scottsdale, AZ, USA, March 8-11, 2010. [PDF]
[C-17]
      Montgomery C. Rivers, Alexander A. Trusov, Sergei A. Zotov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Micro IMU Utilizing Folded Cube Approach," IMAPS 6th International Conference and Exhibition on Device Packaging (DPC 2010), Scottsdale, AZ, USA, March 8-11, 2010. [PDF]
[C-16]
      Adam R. Schofield, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Versatile Sub-mTorr Vacuum Packaging for the Experimental Study of Resonant MEMS," IEEE MEMS 2010 Conference, Hong Kong SAR, China, 24-28 January 2010. [PDF]
[C-15]
      Alexander A. Trusov, Adam R. Schofield, Andrei M. Shkel, "Gyroscope Architecture with Structurally Forced Anti-Phase Drive-Mode and Linearly Coupled Anti-Phase Sense-Mode," The 15th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers 2009), Denver, CO, USA, June 21-25, 2009. [PDF]
[C-14]
      Adam R. Schofield, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Design Trade-Offs of Micromachined Gyroscope Concept Allowing Interchangeable Operation in Both Robust and Precision Modes," The 15th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers 2009), Denver, CO, USA, June 21-25, 2009. [PDF]
[C-13]
      Alexander A. Trusov, Adam R. Schofield, Andrei M. Shkel, "Study of Substrate Energy Dissipation Mechanism in in-Phase and Anti-Phase Micromachined Vibratory Gyroscopes," IEEE Sensors 2008 Conference, Lecce, Italy, October 26-29, 2008. [PDF]
[C-12]
      Adam R. Schofield, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Micromachined Gyroscope Design Allowing for Both Robust Wide-Bandwidth and Precision Mode-Matched Operation," IEEE Sensors 2008 Conference, Lecce, Italy, October 26-29, 2008. [PDF]
[C-11]
      Alexander A. Trusov, Adam R. Schofield, Andrei M. Shkel, "On Mechanisms of Energy Dissipation and Transfer in MEMS Vibratory Gyroscopes Operated in Vacuum," WCCM8/ECCOMAS 2008, Venice, Italy, June 30-July 4, 2008. [PDF]
[C-10]
      Alexander A. Trusov, Adam R. Schofield, Andrei M. Shkel, "New Architectural Design of a Temperature Robust MEMS Gyroscope with Improved Gain-Bandwidth Characteristics," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop (Hilton Head 2008), Hilton Head Island, SC, USA, June 1-5, 2008. [PDF]
[C-09]
      Alexander A. Trusov, Ilya Chepurko, Adam R. Schofield, Andrei M. Shkel, "A Standalone Programmable Signal Processing Unit for Versatile Characterization of MEMS Gyroscopes," IEEE Sensors 2007 Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA, October 28-31, 2007. [PDF]
[C-08]
      Adam R. Schofield, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Multi-Degree of Freedom Tuning Fork Gyroscope Demonstrating Shock Rejection," IEEE Sensors 2007 Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA, October 28-31, 2007. [PDF]
[C-07]
      Alexander A. Trusov and Andrei M. Shkel, "The Effect of High Order Non-Linearities on Sub-Harmonic Excitation with Parallel Plate Capacitive Actuators," ASME 2007 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2007), Las Vegas, NV, USA, September 4-7, 2007. [PDF]
[C-06]
      Alexander A. Trusov and Andrei M. Shkel, "A Novel Capacitive Detection Scheme with Inherent Self-Calibration," ASME 2007 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2007), Las Vegas, NV, USA, September 4-7, 2007. [PDF]
[C-05]
      Adam R. Schofield, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Structural Design Trade-offs for MEMS Vibratory Rate Gyroscopes with 2-DOF Sense Modes," ASME 2007 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2007), Las Vegas, NV, USA, September 4-7, 2007. [PDF]
[C-04]
      Alexander A. Trusov and Andrei M. Shkel, "Parallel Plate Capacitive Detection of Large Amplitude Motion in MEMS," International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (TRANSDUCERS '07), pp. 1693-1696, Lyon, France, June 10-14, 2007. [PDF]
[C-03]
      Adam R. Schofield, Alexander A. Trusov, Cenk Acar, Andrei M. Shkel, "Anti-Phase Driven Rate Gyroscope with Multi-Degree of Freedom Sense Mode," International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (TRANSDUCERS '07), pp. 1199-1202, Lyon, France, June 10-14, 2007. [PDF]
[C-02]
      Alexander A. Trusov, Cenk Acar, Andrei M. Shkel, "Comparative Analysis of Distributed Mass Micromachined Gyroscopes Fabricated in SCS-SOI and EFAB," Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, v 6174 II, Smart Structures and Materials 2006 - Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems, p 61742A, 2006. [PDF]
[C-01]
      Alexander A. Trusov, "Feasibility Analysis of Vibratory Gyroscope in Vestibular Prosthesis Prototype," XXVI Conference of the Young Scientists at Moscow State University, Russia, April 2004. [PDF] (in Russian)

Invited Talks and Other Presentations

[I-17]      Alexander A. Trusov, "Ultra High Quality Factor and Wide Dynamic Range Inertial MEMS for North-Finding and Tracking Applications," invited keynote, 20-th Saint Petersburg International Conference on Integrated Navigation Systems (ICINS), Saint Petersburg, Russia, May 27-29, 2013.
[I-16]      Alexander A. Trusov, Sergei A. Zotov, Igor P. Prikhodko, Brenton R. Simon, Andrei M. Shkel, "Frequency Modulated MEMS Inertial Measurement Unit," open poster, Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop (Hilton Head 2012), Hilton Head Island, SC, USA, June 3-7, 2012.
[I-15]      Alexander A. Trusov, Igor P. Prikhodko, Sergei A. Zotov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Demonstration of a 4 milli-Radian Gyrocompassing Using a Silicon MEMS Rate Sensor with Q-Factor of 1 Million," invited talk, 2012 Joint Precision Azimuth Sensing Symposium (JPASS), Richmond, VA, February 27-March 1, 2012.
[I-14]      Alexander A. Trusov, "Drifts in Coriolis Gyroscopes and Approaches to C-SCAN," invited talk, DARPA workshop "Chip-Scale Combinatorial Atomic Navigator (C-SCAN)," Newport Beach, CA, September 28-29, 2011.
[I-13]      Alexander A. Trusov, "Micromachined Spherical Resonators," invited talk, DARPA uPNT PI meeting, Huntsville, AL, April 20-21, 2011.
[I-12]      Alexander A. Trusov, "Foucault Pendulum on a Chip: Angle Measuring Silicon MEMS Gyroscope," invited talk, Orange County IEEE Solid State Circuits Society meeting, Irvine, CA, USA, February 26, 2011.
[I-11]      Alexander A. Trusov, Igor P. Prikhodko, Sergei A. Zotov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Dynamically Balanced Silicon MEMS Gyroscopes with Q=0.5 Million for Rate & Whole Angle Operation (Foucault Pendulum on a Chip)," invited talk, 2010 Joint Precision Azimuth Sensing Symposium (JPASS), Las Vegas, NV, USA, August 2-4, 2010.
[I-10]      Alexander A. Trusov, Adam R. Schofield, "Self-Calibration of Scale Factor in Vibratory Gyroscopes Using the Inherent Nonlinearity of Capacitive Detection," invited talk, DARPA workshop "Primary and Secondary Calibration on Active Layer (PASCAL)," Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, June 29-30, 2010.
[I-09]      Alexander A. Trusov, "Application Driven Development of MEMS Gyroscopes," invited presentation, Freescale Semiconductor, Tempe, AZ, February 2, 2010.
[I-08]
      Alexander A. Trusov, Montgomery C. Rivers, "Micro IMU Utilizing a Folded MEMS Approach," invited talk, DARPA workshop "Deep Integration of Timing and Inertial Measurement Units (TIMUs)," Park City, Utah, February 2-3, 2010.
[I-07]
      Alexander A. Trusov, "Miniature 3-D Shells for Micromachined Rate Integrating Gyroscopes," invited talk, DARPA workshop "Microscale Rate Integrating Gyroscopes: Challenges and Opportunities," Dana Point, CA, USA, October 7-9, 2009.
[I-06]
      Alexander A. Trusov, "Ultra-Sensitive Silicon MEMS Gyroscopes with Shock Rejection," invited talk, 2009 Joint Precision Azimuth Sensing Symposium (JPASS), Las Vegas, NV, USA, August 3-7, 2009.
[I-05]
      Alexander A. Trusov, "Study of Fundamental Limits and Favorable Effects of Scaling to Enable Ultra-High Resolution MEMS Vibratory Gyroscopes for 1 mil Azimuth Detection," invited talk, 2009 Joint Precision Azimuth Sensing Symposium (JPASS), Las Vegas, NV, USA, August 3-7, 2009.
[I-04]
      Montgomery C. Rivers, Alexander A. Trusov, Sergei A. Zotov, Marc Salleras, Andrei M. Shkel, "Micro IMU Utilizing Folded Cube Approach," poster presentation, DARPA MTO MEMS Meeting, Sunriver, OR, USA, July 7-10, 2009.
[I-03]
      Alexander A. Trusov, "Addressing Drifts in Capacitive Vibratory MEMS Gyroscopes," invited presentation, InvenSense, Sunnyvale, CA, August 1, 2008.
[I-02]
      Alexander A. Trusov, "Bias Drift in MEMS Gyroscopes," invited talk, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Seminar, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA, June 6, 2007.
[I-01]
      Alexander A. Trusov, "Characterization of Capacitive Resonant Microstructures Fabricated in EFAB Process," invited talk, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Seminar, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA, October 19, 2005.

Patents

[P-10]      Alexander A. Trusov, Brenton R. Simon, Andrei M. Shkel, "Lever Mechanisms for Anti-Phase Mode Isolation in MEMS Tuning-Fork Structures," US Patent pending, UC Case No 2013-493-1. [OTA]

[P-09]      Alexander A. Trusov, Doruk Senkal, Andrei M. Shkel, "Microfabrication of High Quality 3-D Structures using Wafer-Level Glassblowing of Fused Quartz and Ultra Low Expansion Glasses," US Patent pending, UC Case No 2013-014-1. [OTA]
[P-08]      Alexander A. Trusov, Sergei A. Zotov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Multi-Axis Chip-Scale MEMS Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) System Based on Frequency Modulation," US Patent pending, UC Case No 2013-013-1. [OTA]
[P-07]      Alexander A. Trusov, Sergei A. Zotov, Andrei M. Shkel, "High Range Digital Angular Rate Sensor Based on Frequency Modulation," US Patent 8,991,247. [OTA]
[P-06]
      Alexander A. Trusov, Montgomery C. Rivers, Sergei A. Zotov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Three Dimensional Folded MEMS Technology for Multi-Axis Sensor Systems," US Patent 8,368,154. [OTA]
[P-05]      Andrei M. Shkel, Alexander A. Trusov, Igor P. Prikhodko, Sergei A. Zotov, "Three-Dimensional Wafer-Scale Batch-Micromachined Sensor and Method of Fabrication for the Same," US Patent 8,567,247. [OTA]
[P-04]      Alexander A. Trusov, Adam R. Schofield, Andrei M. Shkel, "Micromachined Tuning Fork Gyroscopes with Ultra-High Sensitivity and Shock Rejection," US Patent 8,322,213. [OTA]
[P-03]      Adam R. Schofield, Alexander A. Trusov, Andrei M. Shkel, "Micromachined Gyroscopes with 2-DOF Sense Modes Allowing Interchangeable Robust and Precision Operation," US Patent 8,549,915. [OTA]
[P-02]      Alexander A. Trusov, Adam R. Schofield, Andrei M. Shkel, "Temperature-Robust MEMS Gyroscope with 2-DOF Sense-Mode Addressing the Tradeoff between Bandwidth and Gain," US Patents 8,443,667 and 8,656,776. [OTA]
[P-01]      Alexander A. Trusov and Andrei M. Shkel, "Apparatus and Method Using Capacitive Detection with Inherent Self-Calibration," US Patent 8,094,841. [OTA]

Dissertations and Thesis

[D-02]      Alexander A. Trusov, "Investigation of Factors Affecting Bias Stability and Scale Factor Drifts in Coriolis Vibratory MEMS Gyroscopes," Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Irvine, 2009. Main text [PDF], appendices [PDF].
[D-01]
      Alexander A. Trusov, "Nonlinear Effects in Control of Capacitive Resonant Microstructures," M.S. Thesis, University of California, Irvine, 2006. [PDF]

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