Technical Publications

Sienna Technologies scientists are at the cutting edge the current technological developments through extensive research and development programs. Their efforts resulted in numerous scientific publications. If you would like to obtain a copy of any of the publications below please contact us.

Okojie, R., and Savrun, E.,  “Emerging Silicon Carbide Pressure Sensors Embedded in Ceramic Matrix Composites” National Missile and Space Materials Symposium, Tampa, FL June 25-29, 2012

Okojie, R., Nguyen, V., Savrun, E., and Lukco, D. “Suppressing Temperature Induced Voltage Offset Drifts in Silicon Carbide Pressure Sensors” International Conference on High Temperature Electronics,  HiTEC 2012, May 8-10,Albuqerque,NM

E. Savrun (2012)“ Greening the Space Propulsion, Advanced Green Monopropellants: Issues and Prospects Presented at the Aeronautics and Astronautics Department at the University of Washington,  February 15.

W. Johnson and E. Savrun (2012) “Silicon Nitride Substrate Technology for Extreme Environment Electronics Packaging”, Proc. 2012 IEEE Aerospace Conference (IEEE Aeroconf 2012) March 4-10 2012 Big Sky, Montana

Sawhill, S. and Savrun, E., (2012) “A Near Zero Coefficient of Thermal Expansion Ceramic: Tantalum Oxyfluoride”, Ceram. Int., v. 38, p. 1981

Savrun, E., and Kidd, B.D., (2011) “Thruster Components for Hot Burning Advanced Green Monopropellants”, JANNAF 8th MSS/6th LPS/5th SPS Joint Conference, December 5-8 2011, Huntsville, Alabama (ITAR Restricted)

Moore, J.D., Kidd, B.D., and Savrun, E., (2011) “Experimental Characterization of Advanced, High Temperature Catalyst for Ionic Liquid-based Monopropellants”, JANNAF 8th MSS/6th LPS/5th SPS Joint Conference, December 5-8 2011, Huntsville, Alabama (ITAR Restricted)

Okojie, R.S., Nguyen, V., Savrun, E., and Lukco, D., (2011) ” Improved Reliability of SiC Pressure Sensors for Long Term High Temperature Applications”, Sensors and Actuators (Accepted for Publication)

Marhauser, F., Elliot, T., Wu, A.T., Savrun,  E., and Chojnacki, E., (2011) “Absorber Materials at Room and Cryogenic Temperatures”, Proc. International Particle Accelerator Conf., IPAC-2011,  p. 1792.

Okojie, R.S., Lukco, D., Blaha, C., Nguyen, V., and Savrun, E.,  (2010) ” Zero Offset Drift Suppression in SiC Pressure Sensors at 600C” 2010 IEEE Sensors, p. 2269

Savrun, E. and Wu, D. (2009) “A High Temperature Ceramic Package for SiC High Power Devices” SAE Aeroconference, Seattle, WA, SAE Paper No. 09ATC-0253

Wu, D. and Savrun, E.(2009) “Aluminum Nitride Based Multichip Modules for High Temperature Operation”,  Aeroconference, Seattle, WA, SAE Paper No. 09ATC-0254

Rossi, J.O., Castro, P., Roybal, M., Schamiloglu, E., Sawhill, S.,  and Savrun, E., (2008) “High-Voltage Energy Store in Organic Composite Dielectrics for Compact Pulsed Power”, Proc. 2008 IEEE International Power Modulator and High Voltage Conference, p. 548

Okojie, R.S., Nguyen, P., Nguyen, V., Savrun, E., and Lukco, D., Buehler, J., and McCue, T., (2007) ” Failure Mechanisms in MEMS Based Silicon Carbide High Temperature pressure Sensors”, Proc. IEEE 45th Annual Reliability Physics Symp., p. 429

Savrun, E. and Wu, D. (2006) “High Temperature Dielectric Properties of Aluminum Nitride”, Proceedings of the 6th High Temperature Electronics Conference, May 15-18, 2006, Santa Fe, NM

Savrun, E. and Nguyen, V., (2006) “High Thermal Conductivity Aluminum Nitride Ceramics for High Power Microwave Windows – An Update” IVEC Seventh IEEE International Vacuum Electronics Conference, p. 35

Okojie, R., Savrun, E., Nguyen, V., and Blaha, C. (2004) Reliability Evaluation of Direct Chip Attached Silicon carbide Pressure Transducers”, Proceedings of 3nd . IEEE Intl. Conf Sensors, Vienna, Austria, v. 2, p. 893

Savrun, E., Nguyen, V., Okojie, R., and Blaha, C., (2004) “Accelerated Stress Testing of SiC MEMS-DCA Pressure Transducers” Proceedings of the 7th High Temperature Electronics Conference, June 2-6, 2004, Santa Fe, NM

Savrun, E., Schmidt, E.W., and Hawkins, T.W., (2004) “Catalysts and Micromachining Methods for Micropropulsion using Gaseous Monopropellants,” 32nd PDCS/21st S&EPS Mtg., Seattle 24‑28 July (ITAR restricted)

Savrun, E., Schmidt, E.W., and Brand, A. (2004) “High Temperature Resistant Catalysts for Non-Toxic Monopropellants,” 32nd PDCS/21st S&EPS Mtg., Seattle, 24‑28 July (ITAR restricted)

Savrun, E., Schmidt, E.W., and Brand, A. (2003) “Novel Catalysts for Non-Toxic Monopropellants,” JANNAF Propellant Development and Characterization Subc. Mtg., March 24-27, 2003, Charlottesville, VA (Published as CPIA JSCCD-19) (ITAR restricted)

Savrun, E. (2002) “Packaging Considerations for Very High Temperature Microsystems,” Proceedings of 2nd IEEE Intl. Conf. Sensors, v. 2, p. 1139

Savrun, E., Atsebha, S., Johnson, W., and Neudeck, P. (2002) “An Aluminum Nitride High Power Diode Package for 600ºC,” Proceedings of the 6th High Temperature Electronics Conference, June 2-6, 2002, Albuquerque, NM

Savrun, E., Nguyen, V., Abe, D. K. (2002) “High Thermal Conductivity Aluminum Nitride Ceramics for High Power Microwave Tubes,” IVEC Third IEEE International Vacuum Electronics Conference, p. 34

Okojie, R., Beheim, G. M., Saad, G. J., and Savrun, E. (2001) “Characteristics of a Hermetic 6H-SiC Pressure Sensor at 600ºC,” Proceedings of the 37th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, July 8-11, 2002, Salt Lake City, UT

Savrun, E., Scott, W.D., and Harris, D.C., (2001) “The Effect of Titanium Doping on the High-Temperature Rhombohedral Twinning of Sapphire,” J. Mater. Sci., v. 36, p. 2295

Toy, C., Savrun, E., Lewinsohn, C., and Henager, C., (2000) “Novel Joining Compounds in Ti-Si-C System,” Advances in Ceramic Matrix Composites V, p. 561

Toy, C., Savrun, E., and Mueller, A., (2000) “Mechanical Strength of Silicon Carbide Joints,” Advances in Ceramic Matrix Composites V, p. 583.

Savrun, E., Toy, C., Scott, W.D., and Harris, D.C., (1999) “Is Sapphire Inherently Weak in Compression at High Temperatures?” in Window and Dome Technologies and Materials VI, Proc SPIE v. 3705, p. 12

Savrun, E., Toy, C., Scott, W.D., and Harris, D.C., (1999) “Effect of Titanium Doping on the Rhombohedral Twinning of Sapphire,” in Window and Dome Technologies and Materials VI, Proc. SPIE, vol. 3705, p. 28

Savrun, E. and Del Aguila, H. (1998) “Electrically Conductive Tungsten Silicide Coatings for EMI/RFI Shielding of Optically Transparent Windows,” Journal of Materials Science, Vol. 33, p. 2893

Toy, C. and Savrun, E., (1998) “Novel Composites in the Aluminum Nitride-Zirconia and -Hafnia Systems,” J. Europ. Ceram. Soc., v. 18, p. 23