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Manager Brain-Inspired Computing Research, Research Staff Member - IBM Research Australia
Honorary Research Fellow - Center for Neural Engineering, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne

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2017

TrueNorth-enabled Real-time Classification of EEG Data for Brain-Computer Interfacing
I. Kiral-Kornek, D. Mendis, E, S. Nurse, B. S. Mashford, D, R. Freestone, D, B. Grayden, S. Harrer
Proc. IEEE EMBC, 2017

Deep-learning-based analysis of EEG-data for developing real-time brain-machine interfaces
B. S. Mashford, A. Jimeno Yepes, I. Kiral-Kornek, J. Tang. S. Harrer
IBM Journal of Research and Development, 2017


2016

From Wearables to Thinkables - Deep Learning, Nanobiosensors and the Next Generation of Mobile Devices
S. Harrer, I. Kiral-Kornek, R. Kerr, B. Mashford, J. Tang, A. Jimeno Yepes, H. Deligianni
White Paper. ICONN 2016, Canberra, AU.

Decoding EEG and LFP Signals using Deep Learning: Heading TrueNorth
E. Nurse, B. Mashford, A. Jimeno Yepes, I. Kiral-Kornek, J. Tang, P. Karoly, L. Deligianni, S. Harrer, D. Freestone
ACM Computing Frontiers, 2016


2015

Measuring life: sensors and analytics for precision medicine (Plenary Paper)
S. Harrer
Proc. SPIE 9518, Bio-MEMS and Medical Microdevices II, 951802, 2015.

Label-free screening of single biomolecules through resistive pulse sensing technology for precision medicine applications (invited, special issue 'DNA Sequencing')
S. Harrer, S. C. Kim, C. Schieber, S. Kannam, N. Gunn, S. Moore, D. Scott, R. Bathgate, S. Skafidas, J. M. Wagner
Nanotechnology 26(18), 182502, 2015


2014

Geometric dependence of the conductance drop in a nanopore due to a particle
Sung Cheol Kim, Sridhar Kumar Kannam, Stefan Harrer, Matthew T Downton, Stephen Moore, John M Wagner
Physical Review E 89(4), 042702, American Physical Society, 2014

Regulating the transport of DNA through biofriendly nanochannels in a thin solid membrane
Deqiang Wang, Stefan Harrer, Binquan Luan, Gustavo Stolovitzky, Hongbo Peng, Ali Afzali-Ardakani
Scientific reports4, Nature Publishing Group, 2014

Sensing of protein molecules through nanopores: a molecular dynamics study
Sridhar Kumar Kannam, Sung Cheol Kim, Priscilla R Rogers, Natalie Gunn, John Wagner, Stefan Harrer, Matthew T Downton
Nanotechnology 25(15), 155502, IOP Publishing, 2014


2013

Nanosensors for next generation drug screening
Sridhar K Kannam, Matthew T Downton, Natalie Gunn, Sung Cheol Kim, Priscilla R Rogers, Christine Schieber, Julia S Baldauf, John M Wagner, Daniel Scott, Ross Bathgate, others
SPIE Micro+ Nano Materials, Devices, and Applications, pp. 89230I--89230I, 2013


2012

DNA-translocation through a solid-state nanopore coated with a functionally switchable self-assembled monolayer
S. Harrer, D. Wang, B. Luan, G. A. Stolovitzky, H. Peng, A. Afzali-Ardakani
Proc. 222nd ECS PRiME Conference 2012

Dynamics of DNA translocation in a solid-state nanopore immersed in aqueous glycerol
B. Luan, D. Wang, R. Zhou, S. Harrer, H. Peng, G. Stolovitzky
Nanotechnology 23(45), 455102, IOP Publishing, 2012


2011

Functionalizing a Nanopore with Nano-Electrodes Towards the Control of the Translocation of DNA with Single Base Resolution
H. Peng, B. Luan, P. S. Waggoner, S. Harrer, G. J. Martyna, S. Polonsky, S. M. Rossnagel, G. A. Stolovitzky
Biophysical Journal100, 169, 2011

Patterning poly(3-hexylthiophene) in the sub-50-nm region by nanoimprint lithography
G. Scarpa, A. Abdellah, A. Exner, S. Harrer, G. Penso-Blanco, W. Wiedemann, L. Schmidt-Mende, P. Lugli
IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 2011

Electrochemical Protection of Thin Film Electrodes in Solid State Nanopores
S. Harrer, P. S. Waggoner, B. Luan, A. Afzali-Ardakani, D. L. Goldfarb, H. Peng, G. Martyna, S. M. Rossnagel, G. A. Stolovitzky
Nanotechnology, IOP Publishing, 2011


2010

Base-by-base ratcheting of single-stranded DNA through a solid-state nanopore: the DNA Transistor
H. Peng, B. Luan, S. Harrer, S. Polonsky, S. M. Rossnagel, G. J. Martyna, G. A. Stolovitzky
Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 240, 2010

Fabrication of dual damascene BEOL structures using a multi-level multiple exposure (MLME) scheme - part 2. RIE-based pattern transfer and completion of dual damascene process yielding an electrically functional via chain
S. Harrer, J. Arnold, D. L. Goldfarb, S. Holmes, R. Chen, C. Tang, M. Slezak, N. Fender, R. A. Della Guardia, E. A. Joseph, S. U. Engelmann, S.-T. Chen. R. P. Varanasi, M. Colburn
SPIE Conference on Advanced Lithography, Winner of the IEEE Most Innovative Paper Award in Semiconductor Technology, 2010

Fabrication of dual damascene BEOL structures using a multi-level multiple exposure (MLME) scheme - part 1. lithographic patterning
D. L. Goldfarb, S. Harrer, J. Arnold, S. Holmes, R. Chen, C. Tang, M. Slezak, R. A. Della Guardia, E. A. Joseph, S. U. Engelmann, S.-T. Chen, R. P. Varanasi, M. Colburn
SPIE Conference on Advanced Lithography, Winner of the IEEE Most Innovative Paper Award in Semiconductor Technology, 2010

Simple and Versatile Methods To Integrate Directed Self-Assembly with Optical Lithography Using a Polarity-Switched Photoresist
J. Y. Cheng, D. P. Sanders, H. D. Truong, S. Harrer, A. Fritz, S. Holmes, M. E. Colburn, W. D. Hinsberg
ACS Nano, 2010

Integration of Directed Self-Assembly with 193 nm Lithography
D. P. Sanders, J. Cheng, C. T. Rettner, W. D. Hinsberg, H.-C. Kim, H. Trung, A. Fritz, S. Harrer, S. Holmes, M. Colburn
Journal of Photopolymer Science and Technology, 2010

Electrochemical Characterization of Thin Film Electrodes Toward Developing a DNA Transistor
S. Harrer, S. Ahmed, A. Afzali-Ardakani, B. Luan, P. S. Waggoner, X. Shao, H. Peng, D. L. Goldfarb, G. J Martyna, S. M. Rossnagel, L. Deligianni, G. A. Stolovitzky
Langmuir, ACS Publications, 2010

Press coverage: DNA-Transistor project featured in Scientific American (December 2010 issue): "10 World Changing Ideas: Innovations for a Brighter Future" (cover page and page 46)
Elizabeth Svoboda
Scientific American, 2010

Tribological Effects on DNA Translocation in a Nanochannel Coated with a Self-Assembled Monolayer
B. Luan, A. Afzali-Ardakani, S. Harrer, H. Peng, P. Waggoner, S. Polonsky, G. Stolovitzky, G. Martyna
J. Phys. Chem. B, 2010


2009

Pattern Generation by Using High-Resolution Nanoimprinting and Nanotransfer Printing Techniqes
G. Scarpa, S. Harrer, A. Abdellah, G. Penso Blanco, P. Lugli, S. Strobel, G. Abstreiter, M. Tornow
Proc. 9th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology IEEE-Nano-2009

Planar nanogap electrodes by direct nanotransfer printing
S. Strobel, S. Harrer, G. Penso-Blanco, G. Scarpa, G. Abstreiter, P. Lugli, M. Tornow
Small, 2009

Technology assessment of a novel high-yield lithographic technique for sub-15-nm direct nanotransfer printing of nanogap electrodes
S. Harrer, S. Strobel, G. Penso-Blanco, G. Scarpa, M. Tornow, G. Abstreiter, P. Lugli
IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 2009

Source optimization for three-dimensional image designs through film stacks
D. O. S. Melville, A. E. Rosenbluth, K. Tian, D. Goldfarb, S. Harrer, M. Colburn
SPIE Conference on Advanced Lithography, 2009


2008

Room-temperature nanoimprint lithography using molds fabricated by molecular-beam-epitaxy
S. Harrer, S. Strobel, G. Scarpa, M. Tornow, G. Abstreiter, P. Lugli
IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 2008

Preparation of 25 nm spaced PdAu metal electrodes on silicon by direct nanotransfer printing
S. Strobel, S. Harrer, G. Penso-Blanco, G. Scarpa, G. Abstreiter, P. Lugli, M. Tornow
55th AVS International Symposium, 2008

Deposition of PdAu thin films sectioned by sub-15-nm gaps on silicon using direct nanotransfer printing
S. Harrer, S. Strobel, G. Penso-Blanco, G. Scarpa, G. Abstreiter, P. Lugli, M. Tornow
Proc. 8th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology IEEE-NANO-2008

Next-generation nanoimprint lithography: innovative approaches towards improving flexibility and resolution of nanofabrication in the sub-15-nm region
S. Harrer
PhD Thesis published as book in: Selected topics of semiconductor physics and technology, ISBN 978-3-932749-95-7, Walter Schottky Institute at Technische Universitaet Muenchen, 2008


2007

Pattern generation by using multi-step room-temperature nanoimprint lithography
S. Harrer, J. K. W. Yang, G. A. Salvatore, K. K. Berggren, F. Ilievsky, C. A Ross
IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, Winner of the 2006 IEEE Best Student Paper Award in Nanotechnology, 2007

Pattern transfer process using innovative polymers in combined thermal and UV nanoimprint lithography (TUV-NIL)
F. Brunetti, S. Harrer, G. Scarpa, P. Lugli, M. Kubenz, C. Schuster, F. Reuther
Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 2007

Advances in nanoimprint lithography
P. Lugli, S. Harrer, S. Strobel, F. Brunetti, G. Scarpa, M. Tornow, G. Abstreiter
invited paper at 7th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology IEEE-NANO-2007

Nanoimprint lithography for optical components
G. Scarpa, F. Brunetti, S. Harrer, P. Lugli
invited paper at 9th IEEE International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks ICTON-2007

Blockzylinder: Grundlagen, Ausfuehrungen, Anwendungen
S. Harrer with editors P. Mussler, P. Schuster
Bibliothek der Technik, ISBN 978-3-937889-69-6, sv coroporate media GmbH, 2007


2006

Pattern generation by using multi-step room-temperature nanoimprint lithography
S. Harrer, J. K. W. Yang, K. K. Berggren, F. Ilievsky, C. A. Ross
Proc. 6th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology IEEE-NANO-2006


2005

Ab initio simulations of carbon nanotubes with special focus on their electronic properties as well as on electron transport theory applied to carbon nanotube-based molecular two-probe systems
Stefan Harrer
Diploma (M.Sc.) Thesis , Institute for Nanoelectronics at Technische Universitaet Muenchen, 2005


2004

The simulation of molecular and organic devices: a critical review and a look at future development
P. Lugli, G. Csaba, C. Erlen, S. Harrer, G. Scarpa, A. DiCarlo, A. Pecchia, L. Latessa, A. Bolognesi
Proc. 10th International Workshop on Computational Electronics IWCE-10, 2004


2003

Magnetic forces in dynamic fields and selected applications
S. Harrer, C. Erlen
BSc Thesis, Heinz-Nixdorf Chair for Medical Electronics at Technische Universitaet Muenchen, 2003


2002

Attacs, threats, ethics: costs vs. benefits: reasonable defence
H. Gillig, K. Bachfischer, S. Harrer
IT-security in global corporate networks, ISBN 3-8311-4298-X, Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM), 2002