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Stephen Remillard

 

 

Stephen Keith Remillard
remillard@hope.edu
616-395-7507

Scholarly Interests
 
Superconductivity       Other interests: Science and Entrepreneurship
Photonic Crystals                              Sustainable and Renewable Energy
Plasma Physics

 

Education

PhD (1993)      Experimental Solid State Physics
                        The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
                        Prof. Harlan E. Schone, thesis advisor
                        Thesis: The Effects of Granularity on the Microwave  
                                  Surface Impedance of High κ Superconductors

MS (1990)       Physics
                        The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia

BS (1988)        With Honors in Physics, Minor in Mathematics
                        Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan
                        Prof. David Van Baak, thesis advisor
                        Thesis: γ-γ Coincidence in Nuclear Decays


Professional Experience

University of Maryland, College Park, MD (2013-present)
Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials
Visiting Associate Professor

Hope College, Holland, MI (2007-present)
Chair, Physics Department (2012-present, sabbatical 2013/2014)
Associate Professor of Physics (2012-present)
Assistant Professor of Physics (2007-2012)

Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI (2005-2007)
Visiting Professor of Physics

Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI (2004-2005)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics

Agile Devices, Inc., Holland, MI (2002-present)
President and Founder
Organized the corporation to develop microwave metrology of dielectrics, provided seed capital, and acquired capital equipment.

ISCO International, Inc., Mount Prospect, IL   (1994-2003)
Director of Engineering (1998-2003), Senior Engineer (1994-2003)

  • Built a multi-disciplinary team of about 20 scientists, engineers, and technicians.
  • Provided project and technical leadership to multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Contributed to the formation of the company's innovative technology.

The Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC (1992-94) 
Graduate student Contractor working on microwave/millimeter wave resonators.

Bergische Universität Gesamthochschule Wuppertal, Germany (1991)
Visiting scientist working on thin film physical vapor deposition.



Teaching Experience
 
          Hope College (2007-present)

    Upper Level Courses

      • PHYS 342 Electricity and Magnetism
      • PHYS 352 Optics
      • PHYS 361 Analytical Mechanics
      • PHYS 382 Advanced Laboratory
      • PHYS 490 Undergraduate Research (24 research students, 2007 to present)
      • PHYS 495 Microwave Engineering & Device Physics

      Intermediate Courses

      • PHYS 280 Mathematical Physics and Engineering
      • PHYS 281 Intermediate Laboratory

      Introductory Courses

      • PHYS 106/122 Introductory Electromagnetics, Optics, and Modern Physics, Lecture and Lab. Both algebra and calculus based courses.
      • PHYS 105/121 Introductory Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Lecture and Lab. Both algebra and calculus based courses
      • IDS 100 First Year Seminar on Renewable and Sustainable Energy

        Grand Valley State University (2005-2007)
        Calvin College (2004-2005)

The College of William and Mary (1988-1993)

    • Supervised undergraduate students in senior research and REU projects.  Developed the research plans with these students, collaborated with them, and supported them through their thesis defense.  Several of these students finished with high honors.
    • Graduate Teaching Assistant for: modern physics lab, general physics lab, analog electronics, digital electronics, physics for non-science majors.


Recent Mentoring

  • Supervised 24 undergraduates in research from 2007 to present
  • Visiting fellow: Prof. R.R. Philip, Union Christian College, Kochi, India, 2013.

 

Service, Memberships and Synergistic Activities

  • Chair of Hope College Physics Department (2012-present, Sabbatical 2013/14))
  • Campus- and Division- Wide Committees
    • Hope College Sustainability Advisory Committee (2011-2012)
    • Hope College Curriculum Committee (2011-2012)
    • Hope College Natural and Applied Science Division Scholarship Committee (2008-2013, Chair 2009-2013).
    • Hope College Center for Faithful Leadership Faculty Advisory Committee (2010-2011).
  • Seminar coordination at Hope College
    • Hope College Physics Department Seminar Coordinator (2007 to present).
    • Established and coordinated the seminar series on Energy and the Environment at Hope College (2010/2011).
  • Referee for:
    • IEEE journals
    • Progress in Electromagentics Research
    • Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications (JEMWA)
    • Spectroscopy Letters
    • IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation
  • Session chair at:
    • Applied Superconductivity Conference
    • IEEE Conferences
    • SPIE Conference
  • Grant Proposal Service
    • Panel reviewer for National Science Foundation proposals.
    • Ad hoc reviewer for National Science Foundation proposals.
  • Member of:
    • The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)
    • The American Physical Society (APS)
    • The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    • The American Scientific Affiliation (ASA)
    • The Advanced Laboratory Physics Association (ALPHA)
    • Sigma Pi Sigma, the physics honor society
  • Other Service
    • Grand Awards Judge, Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
    • MCAT preparation instructor for Alpha Epsilon Delta


Other Experiences

  • NATO Advanced Studies Institutes:  Microwave Superconductivity, France, Sept. 1999; Superconducting Electronics, New Hampshire, Aug. 1992; Superconducting Materials, Scotland, July 1991.        
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory:  Researched ceramic thick film fabrication, 1990.      
  • Enjoy traveling and have considerable foreign travel experience.


Continuing Education Courses Attended
 
    Ehwa Language Center: Seoul, S. Korea, Korean Immersion Level 1 , 2014.
    ALPHA immersion course: Resonant Absorption Spectroscopy, CalTech, August 2011.
    ASME/Northwestern University: Nanotech Training Bootcamp, 2004.
    Georgia Tech: RF and Wireless Engineering, 1998.
    UCLA: Advanced Long-Life Cryocoolers, 1997.
    UCLA: Electromagnetic Field Simulators, 1996.

 

Principal Investigator or Co-PI on Grants and Contracts


Great Lakes Colleges Association, New Directions Initiative, "Building Bridges in Very Small Places: Nano-Experiences in South Korea" $5,500. (2014)

National Science Foundation, "RUI: Superconductivity in the Microwave Regime with Undergraduates at Hope College," $165,000, (2012-2015)

Jacob E. Nyenhuis Faculty Development Grant, "Developing Plasma Spectroscopy for Hope College’s Plasma Physics Project with Dual Application to Physics Major Retention," $940. (2012)

National Science Foundation , "Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Physics at Hope College," (Jennifer Hampton is Co-PI) $187,317. (2010-2013)

National Science Foundation - Major Research Instrumentation (funded through the ARRA of 2009), "MRI-R2: Acquisition of Instrumentation to Determine Provenance of Environmental Samples," (Graham Peaslee in Chemistry is PI, Greg Murray in Biology and Steve Remillard in Physics are Co-PIs), $215,180. (2010-2011)

Research Corporation for Science Advancement and Hope College, Cottrell College Science Award, "Nonlinear Electrodynamics of Superconducting Thin Films in Microwave Fields", $56,583. (2009-2011)

Midstates Consortium for Math and Science, Short Term Consultation at Washington University, $1,974. (2009-2010)

Mesaplexx, Pty Ltd, "Microwave Device Science and Technology," $13,000. (2008-2010)

NASA-Michigan Space Grant Consortium and Hope College, "Microwave Induced Stratospheric Gas Discharge and Ozone Production," (Brian Mork in Chemistry is Co-PI) $8,600. (2008-2009)

Mesaplexx, Pty Ltd, "Microwave Device Science and Technology," $21,000. (2007-2009)

 

Pending Publications (* denotes undergraduate student co-author)

S.K. Remillard, D. Kirkendall*, G. Ghigo, R. Gerbaldo, L. Gozzelino, F. Laviano, Z. Yang, N. Mendelsohn*, B.G. Ghamsari, B. Friedman*, P. Jung, S.M. Anlage, " Microwave Nonlinearity and Photoresponse of Superconducting Resonators with Columnar Defect Micro-Channels," accepted for publication in Superconductor Science and Technology (IOP), 2014.

 

Refereed Publications (* denotes undergraduate student co-author)

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M.M Bischak*, J. Thomas*, R.R. Philip, and S.K. Remillard, "Hole Concentration Effect on the Microwave Nonlinearity of Tl2Ba2CaCo2O8+/-d Superconducting Thin Films," Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 507, 012042, (2014).

Rachel Reena Philip, Bindu Nair, Gunadhor Singh Okram, Naduvath Johns, T Shripathi, Anis Fatima, Patel Tarachand, Rajani Jacob, K Keerthi, SK Remillard, "Low Temperature Thermopower And Electrical Conductivity In Highly Conductive CuInO2 Thin Films," Journal of Materials Chemistry C, published on-line June 17, 2014.

S.K. Remillard, Caitlin Ploch*, Kyle McLellan*, and V. Andrew Bunnell, "Comparison of network analysis methods for computing complex propagation coefficients of dispersive transmission lines," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 56, no. 3, 758-761, (2014).

Surya A Mary, Bindu G Nair, Johns Naduvath, GS Okram, Stephen K Remillard, PV Sreenivasan, Rachel R Philip, "Highly conductive n-and p-type CuInO thin films by reactive evaporation," Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Vol. 600, 159-161, (2014).

Rajani Jacob, S K Remillard, P A DeYoung, U P Deshpande, T Shripathi, V Ganesan, Johns Naduvath, P V Sreenivasan and Rachel Reena Philip, "Structural, Optical And Electrical Properties Of Sb Doped And Undoped AgIn1-xGaxSe2 And Ag(InGa)5Se8 Thin Films," Physica Status Solidi A, Vol. 211, no. 3, 714–722, (2014).

J.D. Campbell*, A. Bowman, III*, G.T. Lenters, and S.K. Remillard, "Collision and diffusion in microwave breakdown of nitrogen gas in and around microgaps," AIP Advances, Vol. 4, no. 1, 017119, (2014).

Brooke M. Jeries*, Sean R. Cratty*, and S.K. Remillard, "Probing the Locally Generated Even and Odd Order Nonlinearity in Y-Ba-Cu-O and Tl-Ba-Ca-Cu-O (2212) Microwave Resonators around TC," IEEE Trans. on Applied Superconductivity, 9000105, June 2013. (Published on-line Dec 10, 2012)

Behnood Ghamsari, John Abrahams, Stephen Remillard, and Steven Anlage, "High-Temperature Superconducting Spiral Resonators for Metamaterials Applications," IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity,1500304 June, 2013. (Published on-line Dec. 10, 2012)

Behnood G. Ghamsari, John Abrahams, Stephen Remillard, and Steven M. Anlage, "High-Temperature Superconducting Multi-Band Radio-Frequency Metamaterial Atoms," Applied Physics Letters, 102, 013503, (2013).

Alexander P. Zhuravel, B. G. Ghamsari, C. Kurter, P. Jung, S.K. Remillard, J. Abrahams, A. V. Lukashenko, Alexey V. Ustinov, and Steven M. Anlage, "Imaging the Anisotropic Nonlinear Meissner Effect in Unconventional Superconductors," Phys. Rev. Lett., 110, 087002, (2013).

T.J. Klein*, Cameron J. Recknagel*, Christopher J. Ploch*, and S.K. Remillard, Microwave Breakdown of Low Pressure N2 Gas in Microgaps, Applied Physics Letters, 99, no.12, 121503, (2011).

Annelle M. Eben*, V. Andrew Bunnell*, Candace J. Goodson*, Evan K. Pease*, Sheng-Chiang Lee, and S.K. Remillard, Even and Odd Order Nonlinearity from a Superconductive Microstrip Line, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 21, no. 3, pp. 595-598, (2011).

A. P. Zhuravel, Steven M. Anlage, Stephen K. Remillard, A. V. Lukashenko, and A. V. Ustinov, Effect of LaAlO3 twin-domain topology on local dc and microwave properties of cuprate films, Journal of Applied Physics, 108, 033920 (2010).

S.K. Remillard, Simultaneous and Synchronous Measurement of Even and Odd Order Nonlinear Distortion Terms, Proceedings of the Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS 2010), Cambridge, MA, July 5-8, 2010, pp. 1120-1122 (2010).

Evan K. Pease*, Bradley J. Dober*, and S.K. Remillard, Synchronous measurement of even and odd order intermodulation distortion at the resonant frequency of a superconducting resonator, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 81, 024701 (2010).

S. K. Remillard, A. Hardaway*, B. Mork, J. Gilliland*, and J. Gibbs*, Using a re-entrant microwave resonator to measure and model the dielectric breakdown electric field of gases, Progress In Electromagnetics Research, B15, pp. 175-195, (2009).

C. Isaac Angert* and S.K. Remillard, Dispersion in One-Dimensional Photonic Band Gap Periodic Transmission Lines, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 51, no. 4, pp. 1010-1013, (2009).

Alexander P. Zhuravel, Steven M. Anlage, Stephen Remillard, and Alexey V. Ustinov, Spatial correlation of linear and nonlinear electron transport in superconducting microwave resonator: laser scanning microscopy analysis, MSMW-07 Symposium Proceedings, July 2007.

S.K. Remillard and Sean Cordone, A Review of HTS Thick Film Microwave Filter Technology, Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, 19, no. 7-8, 523-530 (2006).

S.K. Remillard, P.O. Radzikowski, S. Cordone, D. S. Applegate, A. Mehrotra, J.D. Kokales and A. Abdelmonem, A Closed Slot-Line Resonator Filter, IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, 14, 234 (2004).

A. P. Zhuravel, A. V. Ustinov, K. S. Harshavardhan, S. K. Remillard and S. M. Anlage, Microscopic Imaging of RF Current Distribution and Intermodulation Sources in Superconducting Microwave Devices, MRS Symposium, 3, 9.7.1 (2004).

Alexander P. Zhuravel, Stephen Remillard, Steven M. Anlage, Alexey V. Ustinov, Spatially Resolved Analysis of Microwave and Intermodulation Current Flow Across a HTS Resonator Using Low Temperature Laser Scanning Microscopy, Kharkov Symposium on Physics and Engineering of Microwaves, Millimeter, and Submillimeter Waves (MSMW’04), Kharkov, Ukraine, 2004.

H.R. Yi, S.K. Remillard, and A. Abdelmonem, A Novel Ultra-Compact Resonator for Superconducting Thin-Film Filters, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Tech., 51, no. 12, 2290-2296, (2003).

S. K. Remillard, H.R. Yi and Amr Abdelmonem, Three-Tone Intermodulation Distortion Generated by Superconducting Bandpass Filters, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 13, 3797 (2003).

H.R. Yi, S.K. Remillard, and A. Abdelmonem, A Superconducting Thin Film Filter of Very High Wide-Band Rejection, Proceedings of the International Microwave Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, June 9-13, 2003, pp.1893-1896.

S.K. Remillard, A. Abdelmonem, D.S. Applegate, P.R. Radzikowski, and N.Lazzaro, Field Deployable Microwave Filters Made from YBa2Cu3O7-δ Thick Films, Journal of Superconductivity, 14, 47 (2001).

P.A. Smith, T.W. Button, J. Holmes, G. Dolman, C. Meggs, S.K. Remillard and J.D. Hodge, YBCO Thick Films for High Q Resonators, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 7, 1763 (1997).

T.W. Button, P.A. Smith, G. Dolman, C. Meggs, S.K. Remillard, J.D. Hodge, S.J. Penn, and N.McN. Alford,  Properties and Applications of Thick Film High Temperature Superconductors, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 44, 1356 (1996).

M. Feng, F. Gao, Z. Zhou, J. Kruse, M. Heins, J. Wang, S. Remillard, R. Lithgow, M. Scharen, A. Cardona and R. Forse, HTS Resonators and Switches: Design, Fabrication and Characterization, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 44, 1347 (1996).

S.K. Remillard, L.J. Klemptner, J.D. Hodge, T.A. Freeman, P.A. Smith, and T.W. Button, Generation of Intermodulation Products by Granular YBa2Cu3O7-x Thick Films, Proceedings of the SPIE Conf. High-Temp. Microwave Superconductors and Applications, 2559, San Diego, CA, USA, July 9-14, (1995).

G. Lenters, S. Platt, S. Remillard, J. Kooistra, and J.B. Van Zytveld, The Thermoelectric Power of Solid and Liquid Gadolinium, J. Physics: Condensed Matter, 6, 3653 (1994)

S.K. Remillard, M.E. Reeves, F.J. Rachford, and S.A. Wolf, The Surface Impedance of Granular High Temperature Superconductors in DC Magnetic Fields: Relationship to Frequency Dependence, Journal of Applied Physics, 75, 4103 (1994).

D.B. Opie, M.E. Read, S.K. Remillard, M.J. Brown, W.J. Kossler, H.E. Schone, T.W. Button, and N. McAlford, Magnetic Shielding by YBa2Cu3O7-δ Thick Films, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 3, 189 (1993).

S.K. Remillard, P.N. Arendt, and N.E. Elliott, Electrophoretic Deposition of TlBaCaCuO and Bi2 Sr2CaCu2Ox Thick Films, Physica C, 177, no. 4-6, 345-350 (1991).

 

Other Publications

Stephen K. Remillard, Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer for Biomedical Scientists, Internally prepared textbook for PHYS 105 and PHYS 121, 150 pages, 2009.

Stephen K. Remillard, Superconducting Filters Tackle Digital, Electronic Engineering Times, March 30, 1998, p. 122.

S.K. Remillard, The Effects of Granularity on the Microwave Surface Impedance of High κ Superconductors, Doctoral Dissertation, The College of William and Mary (1993).

 

Conference Presentations (* denotes undergraduate student co-author)


S.K. Remillard, Methods of Mapping the Resistive and Inductive Nonlinear Response of Superconducting Microwave Resonators Invited Talk HTSHFF2014, Frejus, France, June 10, 2014.

M.M Bischak*, J. Thomas*, R.R. Philip, and S.K. Remillard (presenting author), Hole Concentration Effect on the Microwave Nonlinearity of Tl2Ba2CaCo2O8+/-d Superconducting Thin Films, European Conference on Applied Superconductivity, Genoa, Italy, September 15-19, 2013.

M.M. Bischak* (presenting author) and S.K. Remillard, Effect of Carrier Doping on Nonlinearity of High Temperature Superconducting Thin Films, American Physical Society March Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 18-22, 2013.

A. Bowman* (presenting author) and S.K. Remillard, Modeling Plasma Formation in a Micro-gap at Microwave Frequency, American Physical Society March Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 18-22, 2013.

Brooke Jeries*, Sean Cratty*, and S.K. Remillard (presenting author), Probing the Physical Origin of Locally Generated Nonlinearity in Microwave Superconducting Resonator Devices, Applied Superconductivity Conference, Portland, OR, October, 2012.

Michael M. Bischak*, Jinu Thomas*, Candace J. Goodson*, and S.K. Remillard (presenting author), Effect of Carrier Doping on Nonlinear Distortion of Microwave Signals by Superconducting Thin Films, Applied Superconductivity Conference, Portland, OR, October, 2012.

Annelle Eben* (presenting author) and S.K. Remillard, Localized and Synchronous Measurement of 2nd and 3rd Order Nonlinearity in Superconductive Transmission Line Resonators, American Physical Society, March Meeting, Dallas, TX, March, 2011.

Candace Goodson* (presenting author) and S.K. Remillard, Doping Dependent Microwave Nonlinearity of Tl2Ba2CaCu2O8-x Superconductor, Mich. Space Grant Consortium Conference, Ann Arbor, MI., Nov. 13, 2010.

S.K. Remillard (presenting author), V. Andrew Bunnell*, Evan K. Pease*, and Sheng-Chiang Lee, Even and Odd Order Nonlinearity from a Superconductive Microstrip Line, 2010 Applied Superconductivity Conference, Washington, DC, Aug. 2-6, 2010.

S.K. Remillard (presenting author), A. Eben*, V.A.Bunnell* and C. Goodson*, Simultaneous and Synchronous Measurement of Even and Odd Order Nonlinear Distortion Terms, Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium, Cambridge, MA, July 8, 2010.

Evan K. Pease* (presenting author) and S.K. Remillard, Time-Reversal Symmetry Breaking in the Non-Linear Distortion from Superconducting Circuits, American Physical Society, March Meeting, Portland, OR, March, 2010.

S.K. Remillard, et al., Interaction of the Advanced Lab with Undergraduate Research and REUs, Invited panel discussion, American Assoc. of Physics Teachers Advanced Labs Topical Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, July 23-25, 2009.

K.R. McLellan*, C.I. Angert*, and S.K. Remillard (presenting author), Experimental Observation and Control of Wave Dispersion, American Assoc. of Physics Teachers Advanced Labs Topical Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, July 23-25, 2009.

Alexander P. Zhuravel (presenting author), Steven M. Anlage, Stephen K. Remillard, Alexander V. Lukashenko and Alexey V. Ustinov, Effect of LaAlO3 Twin-Domain Topology on Local DC and Microwave Properties of HTS Film, IEEE EDS Mini-Colloquium and International Workshop, Kharkov, Ukraine, June 11-12, 2009.

Bradley Dober* (presenting author) and S.K. Remillard, Harmonic and Intermodulation Distortion in a Superconducting Microwave Resonator, American Physical Society, March Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, March 17, 2009.

S.K. Remillard (presenting author), Alejandro Hardaway*, Brian Mork, and Jake Gilliland*, Dielectric Breakdown in Air Components Under Stratospheric Conditions, Michigan Space Grant Consortium Annual Conference, Ann Arbor, Oct. 18, 2008.

Alexander P. Zhuravel (presenting author), Stephen Remillard, Steven M. Anlage, Alexey V. Ustinov, Spatially Resolved Analysis of Microwave and Intermodulation Current Flow Across a HTS Resonator Using Low Temperature Laser Scanning Microscopy, Kharkov Symposium on Physics and Engineering of Microwaves, Millimeter, and Submillimeter Waves (MSMW’04), Kharkov, Ukraine, 2004.

Stephen Remillard (presenting author) and S. Cordone, Superconducting Thick Film Filters Revealed, Invited Talk, High Temperature Superconductors in High Frequency Fields 2004 (HTS-HFF2004), Begur, Spain, May, 2004.

A. P. Zhuravel, A. V. Ustinov, K. S. Harshavardhan, S. K. Remillard, and Steven M. Anlage (presenting author), Microscopic Imaging of RF Current Distribution and Intermodulation Sources in Superconducting Microwave Devices, Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Dec. 2003.

H.R. Yi, A. Abdelmonem, and S.K. Remillard (presenting author), A Superconducting Thin Film Filter of Very High Wide-Band Rejection, Proceedings of the International Microwave Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, June 9-13, 2003.

S.K. Remillard (presenting author), Sean Cordone, Piotr Radzikowski and Amr Abdelmonem, 3-Tone Intermodulation Distortion in HTS Filters, Poster presentation, HTS-HFF-2002, Woods Hole, MA, June 9-12, 2002.

S.K. Remillard (presenting author) and A. Abdelmonem, Cryogenic Front-Ends for Wireless Base Stations, Invited Talk, International Conference on Applications of Superconductors in Electronics, Communications and Computing, Boston, November, 2001.

S.K. Remillard, Field Deployable Microwave Filters Made from YBa2Cu3O7-δ Thick Films, Invited Talk, High Temperature Superconductors in High Frequency Fields 2000 (HTS-HFF2000), Capri, Italy, June, 2000.

Nan Chen (presenting author), L.J. Klemptner, Qiang Huang, Steve Remillard, C.L. Tremper, P.M. Winandy and J.D. Hodge, Reactive Sintering of YBa2Cu3OX Thick Films on Silver-Plated Stainless Steel Substrates, The American Ceramic Society Conference, 1996.

S.K. Remillard (presenting author) and P.M. Winandy, Granular YBCO Thick Films in High RF Fields, Oral Presentation, American Physical Society, March Meeting, St. Louis, March, 1996.

S.K. Remillard (presenting author), M.E. Reeves, F.J. Rachford, S.A. Wolf, and M. Lavaur, Measurement of the Frequency Dependence of Microwave Surface Resistance with a Fabry-Perot Resonator, Oral Presentation, American Physical Society, Pittsburgh, March, 1994.



Department Seminars and Colloquia


2014: Sogang University Physics Department, Seoul, S. Korea, "Lasers, Microscopes, and Superconductors: Laser Scanning Microscopy of Superconducting Circuits."

2014: Sungkyunkwan University Physics Department, Suwon, S. Korea, "Lasers, Microscopes, and Superconductors: Laser Scanning Microscopy of Superconducting Circuits."

2014: Hope College Physics Department, " Lasers, Microscopes, and Superconductors: Laser Scanning Microscopy of Superconducting Circuits."

2010: Western Michigan University Department of Physics, "Time Reversal Symmetry Breaking in Superconducting Devices."

2010: Calvin College Department of Physics and Astronomy, "Time Reversal Symmetry Breaking in Superconducting Devices."

2010: Hope College Physics and Engineering Departments, "Time Reversal Symmetry Breaking in Superconducting Devices."

2008: Hope College Physics and Engineering Departments, "Microwave Nonlinearity in Superconductive Thin Films."

2007: Hope College Physics and Engineering Departments, "Using Thermodynamics to Improve Radio Receiver Performance."

2007: DePaul University Physics Department, "Probing Materials with Microwaves."

2007: Hope College Physics Department, "Probing Materials with Microwaves."

2006: North Central College Physics Department, "Probing Materials with Microwaves."

2005: Calvin College Department of Engineering, "Get the Noise Out! Using Thermodynamics to Improve Radio Receiver Performance."

2004: Western Kentucky University Department of Physics and Astronomy, "Nonlinear Materials and Devices: Studies Using Superconductive Thin Films."

2004: Calvin College Department of Physics and Astronomy, "Nonlinear Materials and Devices: Studies Using Superconductive Thin Films."

 

Patents

Co-inventer on seven U.S. patents:

Dual-Duplexed, Tower-Top Front-End for a Radio Transceiver System; U.S. Patent# 6,959,206, October 25, 2005.

Duplexed Front-End for a Radio Transceiver System; U.S. Patent# 6,501,353; December 31, 2002.

Electromagnetic resonator; U.S. Patent# 6,208,227; March 27, 2001.

Aperture having First and Second Slots for Coupling Split-Ring Resonators; U.S. Patent# 6,137,381; October 24, 2000.

Stripline Resonator using High-Temperature Superconductor Components; U.S. Patent# 6,021,337; December, 1999.

High-Purity Polycrystalline Alumina Cryogenic Dielectric; U.S. Patent# 5,987,341; Nov. 1999.

Aperture for Coupling in an Electromagnetic Filter; U.S. patent# 5,909,159; June 1, 1999.