Fahimullah Khan

Postdoctoral Fellows


Research Interests

Micro-electro-mechanical (MEMS) Sensors & Actuators
●  RF MEMS based switches
●  Micro-gripper for biological manipulation.
●  MEMS based high frequency micro-transformers, Tunable capacitors/inductors, Oscillators, MEMS based Filters.
●  MEMS based Accelerometers & gyroscopes.
●  RF communications and Antennas
●  MEMS based energy Harvesting
●  On-chip power converters
●  Biomedical electronics and Biosensors

Selected Publications

Journal Papers

  1. Fahimullah Khan, Yong Zhu, Junwei Lu, Jitendra Pal, A Novel Single Metal Layer MEMS-based Step-down Transformer, Microelectronics journal,  vol: 57, p.p:48-51, September 2016 ISSN: 0026-2692
  2. Fahimullah Khan, Yong Zhu, Junwei Lu, Jitendra Pal, Dzung Dao,” A single layer micromachined tunable capacitor with an electrically floating plate”, Journal of smart materials and structures” vol. 25, issue:4 (2016), doi:10.1088/0964-1726/25/4/045014 ISSN: 0964-1726.
  3. Fahimullah Khan, Yong Zhu, Junwei Lu, Jitendra palDesign and implementation of single layer symmetric micro-transformers, IEEE Magnetic Transaction, DOI:10.1109/TMAG.2016.2531625, Volume 52, issue:6 February 2016), ISSN # 0018-9464.
  4. Jitendra Pal, Yong Zhu, Junwei Lu,Fahimullah Khan, Dzung Dao, ‘High power and reliable SPST/SP3T RF MEMS switches for wireless Application, vol: 37, Issue:9, p.p:1219-1222, Electron Device letter, July 2016 ISSN: 0741-3106.
  5. Jitendra Pal, Yong Zhu, Boyi Wang, Junwei Lu, Fahimullah Khan, Dzung Dao,Yifan Wang, Experimental investigation of resonant MEMS switch with ac actuation, Applied Physics letter ,vol: 108, p.p  253501-4 June 2016, ISSN · 0003-6951.
  6. Jitendra Pal, Yong Zhu, Junwei Lu, Fahimullah Khan, Dzung Dao , "A Novel Three-State Contactless RF Micromachined Switch for Wireless Applications",IEEE electron Device letter, Vol 36, no.12,pp.1363-1365 Dec, 2015, , ISSN: 0741-3106
  7. Jitendra Pal, Yong Zhu, Junwei Lu, Dzung Dao, Fahimullah Khan, “RF switches for smart antennas”. Journal of Microsystem technology, DOI 10.1007/s00542-014-2111-1, Vol:21, Issue:2, (2015) PP-487-495, ISSN: 0946-7076.
  8. Fahimullah Khan, Yong Zhu, Junwei Lu, jitendra pal, Dzung dao, Micromachined coreless single layer transformer without crossovers, IEEE Magnetics letter (journal), vol: 6,2015, ISSN #1949-307X
  9. Fahimullah Khan, Yong Zhu, Junwei Lu, jitendra pal, MEMS-based tunable meander inductor, Electronics Letters (journal), Vol. 51, no.20, pp. 1582-15832015  ISSN # 0013-5194.
  10. Fahimullah khan, S.A Bazaz and M. Sohail, “Design and implementation of Electrostatic SOI-MUMPs microgripper .journal of microsystem technology (springer link) vol no. 16 issue . 11 pages. 1957-1966.(2010), ISSN: 0946-7076.
  11. Fahimullah Khan , S.A. Bazaz, “ Design,  simulation  and testing of Electrostatic SOI-MUMPs microgripper with integrated Contact Sensor. Sensors and Actuators, A Physical, (Elsevier). vol no. 167, pages. 44-53 (2011), ISSN: 0924-4247
  12. Yong Zhu, Fahimullah Khan, Junwei Lu, Dzung Viet Dao, “ A planar fractal micro-transformer with air core and Hilbert curve.” Journal of microsystem technology (springer-link), Vol:21, Issue:11, pp:1691-1695, July (2014) ISSN:0946-7076.
  13. Fahimullah Khan, Yong Zhu, Junwei Lu, Dzung Dao, “Design Optimization of MEMS based LLC Tunable resonant converter for power supplies on chip”, Journal of Advanced Materials Research, Vol.705(2013), pages. 258-263.
  14. J.Pal, Y.Zhu, D.Dao,J.Lu,F.khanStudy on contact resistance in single-contact and multi-contact MEMS switches.”, Journal of Micro-electronic Engineering, vol 135 (2015), pages 13-16,ISSN: 0167-9317


Conference Papers

  1. Aqsa Ahmad, Farooq A. Tahir, Fahimullah khan, “A Planar GPS/GLONASS/LTE/WWAN antenna for Ultra-slim Smartphones, IEEE, EUCAP, 2017.
  2. Sadia Younis, M. Mubasher Saleem, Fahimullah Khan, Syed Muhamamd Tahir Zaidi, “Effect of residual stresses on Electromagentic characteristics of capacitive RF MEMS Switch.” 4th international conference on electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2017.  
  3. Fahimullah Khan, Yong Zhu, Junwei Lu, Dzung Dao: “Design of Metal MUMPs based LLC Resonant Converter for On-chip power Supplies”. IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics Melbourne (July 2013). “
  4. Fahimullah Khan, Yong Zhu, Junwei Lu, Farooq A. Tahir, Simulation, and Implementation of MEMS-based Symmetrical Spiral Transformer”, Accepted in Euro- SIME 2017.