### Publication

## Peer reviewed Journal Publications

### First author

[1] M. H. Zarifi, S. Farsinezhad, M. Abdolrazzaghi, K. Shankar, and M. Daneshmand, "Effect of Phosphonate Monolayer Adsorbate on the Microwave Photoresponse of TiO2 Nanotube Membranes Mounted on a Planar Double Ring Resonator," IOP Nanotechnol., vol. Revised, 2016.

[2] M. H. Zarifi and M. Daneshmand, "Wide Dynamic Range Microwave Planar Coupled Ring Resonator for Sensing Application," J. Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. Revised, 2016.

[3] M. H. Zarifi, P. Shariati, M. Abdolrazzaghi, Z. Hashisho, and M. Daneshmand, "Particle Size Characterization Using Planar Resonator Sensor in a Lossy Medium," Sensors Actuators B Chem., vol. Revised, p. Revised, 2016.

[4] M. H. Zarifi, S. Farsinezhad, M. Abdolrazzaghi, M. Daneshmand, and K. Shankar, "Selective microwave sensors exploiting the interaction of analytes with trap states in TiO 2 nanotube arrays," Nanoscale, vol. 8, no. 14, pp. 7466-7473, 2016.

[5] M. H. Zarifi, M. Rahimi, M. Daneshmand, and T. Thundat, "Microwave ring resonator-based non-contact interface sensor for oil sands applications," Sensors Actuators B Chem., vol. 224, pp. 632-639, Mar. 2016.

[6] M. H. Zarifi and M. Daneshmand, "Liquid sensing in aquatic environment using high quality planar microwave resonator," Sensors Actuators B Chem., vol. 225, pp. 517-521, Mar. 2016.

[7] M. H. Zarifi, M. Fayaz, J. Goldthorp, M. Abdolrazzaghi, Z. Hashisho, and M. Daneshmand, "Microbead-assisted high resolution microwave planar ring resonator for organic-vapor sensing," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 106, no. 6, p. 062903, 2015.

[8] M. H. Zarifi, A. Mohammadpour, S. Farsinezhad, B. D. Wiltshire, M. Nosrati, A. M. Askar, M. Daneshmand, and K. Shankar, "Time-Resolved Microwave Photoconductivity (TRMC) Using Planar Microwave Resonators: Application to the Study of Long-Lived Charge Pairs in Photoexcited Titania Nanotube Arrays," J. Phys. Chem. C, vol. 119, no. 25, pp. 14358-14365, Jun. 2015.

[9] M. H. Zarifi, A. Sohrabi, P. M. Shaibani, M. Daneshmand, and T. Thundat, "Detection of Volatile Organic Compounds Using Microwave Sensors," IEEE Sens. J., vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 248-254, Jan. 2015.

[10] M. H. Zarifi, S. Farsinezhad, K. Shankar, and M. Daneshmand, "Liquid Sensing Using Active Feedback Assisted Planar Microwave Resonator," IEEE Microw. Wirel. Components Lett., vol. 25, no. 9, pp. 621-623, Sep. 2015.

[11] M. H. Zarifi, T. Thundat, and M. Daneshmand, "High Resolution Microwave Microstrip Resonator for Sensing Applications," Sensors Actuators A Phys., vol. 233, pp. 224-230, Jul. 2015.

[12] M. H. Zarifi, and M. Daneshmand, "Bulk disc resonators radial and wineglass mode resonance characterization for mass sensing applications," Microsyst. Technol., 2015.

[13] M. H. Zarifi, H. Satvati, and M. Baradaran-nia, "Analysis of evolutionary techniques for the automated implementation of digital circuits," Expert Syst. Appl., vol. 42, no. 21, pp. 7620-7626, 2015.

[14] M. H. Zarifi, N. K. Ghalehjogh, and M. Baradaran-nia, "A new evolutionary approach for neural spike detection based on genetic algorithm," Expert Syst. Appl., vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 462-467, Jan. 2015.

[15] M. H. Zarifi and M. Daneshmand, "Design and fabrication of a square shape bulk mode MEMS resonators," Microsyst. Technol., vol. 21, no. 11, pp. 2455-2462, Nov. 2015.

[16] M. H. Zarifi, S. Farshchi, and J. Frounchi, "Analog to digital converter for high density neural signal recording front-end in 90 nm," Analog Integr. Circuits Signal Process., vol. 68, no. 3, pp. 349-355, 2011.

[17] M. H. Zarifi, J. Frounchi, M. A. Tinati, S. Farshchi, and J. W. Judy, "A low-power small-area 10-bit analog-to-digital converter for neural recording applications," Int. J. Circuit Theory Appl., vol. 39, no. 4, pp. 385-395, Apr. 2011.

[18] M. H. Zarifi, J. Frounchi, S. Farshchi, and J. W. Judy, "A novel time-based low-power pipeline analog to digital converter," Analog Integr. Circuits Signal Process., vol. 62, no. 3, pp. 281-289, Mar. 2010.

[19] M. H. Zarifi, J. Frounchi, M. A. Tinati, S. Farshchi, and J. W. Judy, "A LOW-NOISE LOW-POWER FRONT-END AMPLIFIER FOR NEURAL-RECORDING APPLICATIONS," Biomed. Eng. Appl. Basis Commun., vol. 22, no. 04, pp. 301-306, Aug. 2010.

[20] M. H. Zarifi, J. Frounchi, M. A. Tinati, and J. W. Judy, "PLATINUM-BASED CONE MICROELECTRODES FOR IMPLANTABLE NEURAL RECORDING APPLICATIONS," Biomed. Eng. Appl. Basis Commun., vol. 22, no. 03, pp. 249-254, Jun. 2010.

### Co-author

[22] N. Zargarpour and M. H. Zarifi, "A piezoelectric micro-electromechanical microphone for implantable hearing aid applications," Microsyst. Technol., vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 893-902, Apr. 2015.

[23] M. Beheshti Asl and M. H. Zarifi, "RF to DC micro-converter in standard CMOS process for on-chip power harvesting applications," AEU - Int. J. Electron. Commun., vol. 68, no. 12, pp. 1180-1184, Dec. 2014.

[24] P. Aliparast, F. Niknahad, and M. H. Zarifi, "Design of a Current - Mode CMOS Image Sensor Based on Standard CMOS Process with on Pixel Color Separation," Adv. Microelectron. Eng., vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 20-26, 2014.

[25] A. Pirmohammadi and M. H. Zarifi, "A low power tunable Gm-C filter based on double CMOS inverters in 0.35 ?m," Analog Integr. Circuits Signal Process., vol. 71, no. 3, pp. 473-479, Jun. 2012.

[26] S. ASGARIFAR, J. FROUNCHI, M. H. ZARIFI, and A. MAHDIZADEH, "A NOVEL TWO-STAGE GENETIC ALGORITHM FOR IMAGE RECONSTRUCTION OF ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE TOMOGRAPHY," Int. J. Model. Simulation, Sci. Comput., vol. 01, no. 04, pp. 523-542, Dec. 2010.

[27] J. Frounchi, F. Dehkhoda, and M. H. Zarifi, "A Low-Distortion Wideband Integrated Current Source for Tomography Applications," Eur. J. Sci. Res., vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 56-65, 2009.

[28] Z. H. Derafshi and M. HosseinZarifi, "Low-Power High-Speed OTA in 0.35?m CMOS Process," Eur. J. Sci. Res. ISSN, pp. 368-375.

[29] M. B. Nia, S. Shogian, and M. H. Zarifi, "Cancer Diagnosis Using Artificial Neural Networks," vol. 8, no. 7, 2008.

## Peer reviewed Conference Publications

[1] S. Daeif, M. H. Zarifi, and M. Daneshmandand, "Substrate Choice Impact on Microwave Sensor," in Accepted for International Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics, 2016.

[2] M. H. Zarifi and M. Daneshmandand, "High Resolution RFID Liquid Sensing Using Passive Tag," in Accepted for IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, 2016.

[3] M. H. Zarifi, S. Daeif, and M. Daneshmand, "Non-Contact High Resolution Microwave Sensor for Oil-Water Concentration Measurement," in Accepted for Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA), Canada, 2016.

[4] M. Fayaz, P. Shariati, M. Abdolrazzaghi, M. H. Zarifi, Z. Hashisho, and M. Daneshmandand, "A Novel Technique for Determining Adsorption Breakthrough Time and Capacity Using a Non-Contact High Resolution Microwave Sensor," in AIChE conference, UT, USA, 2015.

[5] M. Abdolrazzaghi, M. H. Zarifi, and M. Daneshmand, "Sensitivity Enhancement of Split Ring Resonator Liquid Sensors," in Accepted for, Eu-MTT symposium, 2015.

[6] M. H. Zarifi and M. Daneshmand, "Non-contact liquid sensing using high resolution microwave microstrip resonator," in 2015 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, 2015, pp. 1-4.

[7] A. Sohrabi, P. Mojir Shaibani, M. H. Zarifi, M. Daneshmand, and T. Thundat, "A novel technique for rapid vapor detection using swelling polymer covered microstrip ring resonator," in 2014 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS2014), 2014, pp. 1-4.

[8] M. H. Zarifi, "Energy efficient analog to digital converter in 90nm CMOS," in 2011 1st Middle East Conference on Biomedical Engineering, 2011, pp. 403-406.

[9] T. Zarifi, C.-C. Peng, and M. H. Zarifi, "Low-power amplifier for in-vivo EEG signal recording," in 2011 1st Middle East Conference on Biomedical Engineering, 2011, pp. 19-22.

[10] M. H. Zarifi, J. Frounchi, N. M. S. Jahed, and M. A. Tinati, "Finite-element analysis of platinum-based cone microelectrodes for implantable neural recording," in 2009 4th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, 2009, pp. 395-398.

[11] M. H. Zarifi and J. Frounchi, "A low-power, small-area 1 MSample/sec ADC for neural-signal recording systems in 0.35-µm CMOS," Neural Engineering, 2009. NER '09. 4th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on. pp. 391-394, 2009.

[12] M. H. Zarifi and J. Frounchi, "Design of an input matching network for RF CMOS LNAs using stack inductors," in 2008 International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering, 2008, pp. 672-676.

[13] M. Yousefi, Z. D. KoozeKanani, A. Rostami, J. Sobhi, and M. H. Zarifi, "A flexible sample and hold circuit for data converter applications," in 2008 IEEE Region 8 International Conference on Computational Technologies in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2008, pp. 318-321.

[14] H. Taghipour, J. Frounchi, and M. H. Zarifi, "Design and implementation of MP3 decoder using partial dynamic reconfiguration on Virtex-4 FPGAs," in 2008 International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering, 2008, pp. 683-686.

[15] M. H. Zarifi, J. Frounchi, S. Asgarifar, M. Baradaran Nia, and F. Dehkhoda, "A high speed low power analog to digital converter for biomedical application," in 2008 Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2008, pp. 001269-001272.

[16] G. Alizadeh, J. Frounchi, M. Baradaran Nia, M. H. Zarifi, and S. Asgarifar, "An FPGA implementation of an Artificial Neural Network for prediction of cetane number," in 2008 International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering, 2008, pp. 605-608.

[17] M. H. Zarifi, J. Frounchi, S. Farshchi, and J. W. Judy, "A low-power, low-noise neural-signal amplifier circuit in 90-nm CMOS," in 2008 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008, pp. 2389-2392.

[18] M. H. Zarifi, J. Frounchi, S. Asgarifar, and M. Baradaran Nia, "FPGA implementation of a fully digital demodulation technique for biomedical application," in 2008 Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2008, pp. 001265-001268.

[19] J. Frounchi, M. H. Zarifi, and F. Dehkhoda, "A Custom-made Demodulation Technique for ElT / EIS Systems," pp. 284-287, 2007.

[20] J. Frounchi, M. H. Zarifi, and F. Dehkhoda, "A Differential Current Source for High Frequency Biomedical Applications in a 0 . 5 ? m CMOS Integrated Circuit Technology," pp. 217-220, 2007.

[21] M. H. Zarifi, M. Yousefi, A. Rostami, Z. A. Kuzekanani, and J. Sobhi, "Very high-gain and fast-settling opamp for switched-capacitor applications," Proc. Int. Conf. Microelectron. ICM, no. December, pp. 385-388, 2007.