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Electronic Displays Consulting Physicist and Materials Scientist Including RF Electronics, Integrated Circuits and Optical Disks

Technical Consultant #898


  • Consulting on electronic material including electronic displays, RF electronics, optical disks and semiconductors.
  • Materials for LCD displays and related optical displays.
  • Material research and development for integrated circuits and optical disks
  • Rapid prototyping and testing of electronic devices.
  • Technology and enterprise development.


Consultant, 1998 - Present

  • Materials processing and device design projects include porous materials, semiconductor memories, and rapid prototyping technique.
  • Advise clients on materials selection, process flow and costs, device design, market estimates, project organization and financing.

Director of Cathode Development,Candescent Technologies Corp., San Jose, CA, 1993 - 1998

  • Developed the technical plan, recruited the team, built the first prototype and established proto-manufacturing capabilities for the first low cost, uniform, focusable, field emission cathode.
  • One of the original Candescent designers - led groups to improve display performance and yield.
  • Established the design and design-documentation departments. Individual contributions in the development of unique or "enabling" thin and thick film materials.

Independent Consultant, 1991 - 1993

  • Materials analysis and design, technical marketing contracts in x-ray diffraction, semiconductor process equipment, and sol-gel thin films.

Visiting Professor, Stanford University, Department of Materials Science and San Francisco State University, Department of Physics

  • Developed sought-after courses in solid state chemistry and integrated circuit processing. Taught undergraduate courses in electricity and magnetism.

Director, Materials R&D and Head, Technical Marketing, Conductus, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, 1988 - 1991

  • Built the laboratory and recruited the technical staff in Conductus' first two years of operation. (Conductus founded to commercialize superconductor electronics.)
  • Established manufacturing capability for high-Tc superconductor thin films.
  • Developed techniques for controlling thin film epitaxy, part of patented technologies for high-Tc Josephson Junctions.
  • Developed marketing plans for high-Tc infrared sensors and SQUID magnetometers.
  • Organized a team that demonstrated record sensitivity in an infrared sensor.

Research Associate, Stanford University, Center for Materials Research, 1986 - 1988

  • Directed graduate student research and wrote grant proposals.
  • Discovered and patented a new superconductor (Y2Ba4Cu8O20v).
  • Developed thin film characterization techniques to optimize superconductor properties.

Independent Consultant, 1986 - 1988

  • Materials analysis (failure analysis) and design.

Research Staff Member, IBM Corporation, Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, 1983 - 1986

  • Discovered thin film materials for use as erasable optical disk memories.
  • Developed characterization techniques for nanosecond phase transformation.
  • IBM Invention Achievement Award, 1985.

Visiting Scientist, Max-Planck-Institute Fuer Festokoerperforschung, Stuttgart, W. Germany, 1981 - 1983

  • Developed bi-crystal techniques for detecting electron traps in polycrystalline silicon. Fellow, Alexandervon Humbodt Stuflung.

Graduate Research Assistant, Stanford University, Integrated Circuits Laboratory, 1977 - 1981

  • Characterized dopant segregation at the Si-SO2interface using Auger Sputter Profiling.

Honors & Publications

  • Over 40 publications and conference presentations covering thin films, phase transformations, and characterization technique. Emphasis on applications for displays, IC processing, optical recording, and high temperature superconductivity.
  • Inventor or co-inventor on 9 patents and applications.


  • Ph.D., Materials Science, Stanford University, Electronic materials, crystal growth, surface physics, and integrated circuit processing
  • M.S., Materials Science, Stanford University
  • B.A., Physics, Science, Cornell University
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