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Helmut Baumgart

  • Helmut Baumgart
  • Professor
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Applied Research Ctr
  • Newport News, VA 23606
  • 757-269-7710
  • hbaumgar@odu.edu
  • Dr. Baumgart received his B.S. degree in physics from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, his M.S. degree in physics from Purdue University in Indiana, where he attended graduate school as a Fulbright Scholar, and his Ph.D. degree in semiconductor physics from the University of Stuttgart, Germany, while performing his Ph.D. research at the Max-Planck Institute of Solid State Research in Stuttgart. Following graduation he has held numerous R&D positions in the microelectronics industry.
  • Education

    University of Stuttgart and Max-Planck Institute of Solid State, Research, 1981
    Major: Physics
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Purdue University, 1977
    Major: Physics
    Degree: M.S.
    University of Heidelberg, 1974
    Major: Physics
    Degree: B.S.
  • 2002: Motorola Award:, Motorola
  • 2001: Infineon Technology: Special Recognition Award for Leadership of FMEA Team
  • 1989: Special Merit Award, Philips Research
  • 1985: Special Merit Award, Philips Research
  • 1984: President’s Making a Difference Award, Philips Research
  • 1978: Graduate Research Scholarship, Max-Planck Society, Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1975: Fulbright Scholarship, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, Indiana
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Phase Transition Switches Based on the Electrically induced Metal-Semiconductor Transition in VO2
    Sponsoring Organization: Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Nanoelectronics Research Initiative NRI Consortium
    Date: November 1, 2010 - October 31, 2013
    Investigators:Wolf, S.; Harriott, L.; Lu, J.; Baumgart, H.; Lukaszew, A.
    Nanoscale Crossbar Switch for High-Performance On-Chip Interconnect Architecture
    Sponsoring Organization: US Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
    Date: October 1, 2010 - September 30, 2013
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Baumgart, H.
    Ultrahigh-Efficiency Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Solar Cells using Nanorod-in-Nanotube Techniques
    Sponsoring Organization: ODU research foundation
    Date: January, 2010 - August, 2010
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Namkoong, G.; Lee, K.; Baumgart, H.; Elsayed-Ali, H.
    Multilayer ALD Films for Superconducting Radio Frequency Cavities
    Sponsoring Organization: DOE SBIR-STTR with Black Laboratories LLC, Phase I Technical Proposal with US Department of Energy (DOE)
    Date: July 1, 2009 - March 31, 2010
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Baumgart, H.; Crooks, R.
    Biological and Chemical Deployable Nanosensors for Homeland Security Applications based on Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) Technology Platform
    Date: January, 2007 - June, 2007
    Investigators:Albin, S.; Dhali, S. K.; Baumgart, H.; Cooper, J. B.; Hao, J. Z.
    Biological and Chemical Deployable Nanosensors for Homeland Security Applications based on Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) Technology Platform
    Sponsoring Organization: Office of Research, Old Dominion University
    Date: January, 2007 - June, 2007
    Investigators:Hao, J. Z.; Dhali, S. K.; Baumgart, H.; Cooper, J. B.; Albin, S.
  • Intellectual Property

    A Silicon Quantum Dot Luminescent Display
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Haisma, J.
    A Silicon Quantum Dot Luminescent Display
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Haisma, J.
    Baumgart, H.
    Method to Remove Existing Extended Defects caused by High Dose Oxygen Implantation Damage in thin SIMOX Films
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Method to Remove Existing Extended Defects caused by High Dose Oxygen Implantation Damage in thin SIMOX Films
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Method for Contacting Wide Band Gap Quantum Wire Sized Porous Si by III-V Semiconductors or II-VI Semiconductors for LED Device Structures
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Mensz, P.
    Method for Contacting Wide Band Gap Quantum Wire Sized Porous Si by III-V Semiconductors or II-VI Semiconductors for LED Device Structures
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Mensz, P. M.
    Method for Controlled RF Plasma Beam Induced Zone-Melting Crystal Growth of thin Si Layers on Insulators and Rapid Thermal Annealing
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Kamp, R.
    de Meij, J. P.
    Schaper, H.
    Theunissen, M.
    Method for Controlled RF Plasma Beam Induced Zone-Melting Crystal Growth of thin Si Layers on Insulators and Rapid Thermal Annealing
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Kamp, R.
    Meij, J.
    Schaper, H.
    Theunissen, M.
    Method for Enhanced Low Temperature Oxidation of Polycrystalline or Single Crystal Silicon Films
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Method for Enhanced Low Temperature Oxidation of Polycrystalline or Single Crystal Silicon Films
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Method for Fabrication of L.E.D. Light Emitting Diode in the Visible Range in Quantum Wire Sized Porous Si
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Method for Fabrication of L.E.D. Light Emitting Diode in the Visible Range in Quantum Wire Sized Porous Si
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Method for Forming Electrostatic Field Induced Preferential Texture in Polycrystalline Silicon on Insulating Substrates
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Khan, B.
    Method for Forming Electrostatic Field Induced Preferential Texture in Polycrystalline Silicon on Insulating Substrates
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Khan, B.
    Method for Growth of Crystalline Garnet Films on arbitrary Amorphous Substrates for Magneto-Optic Applications
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Krumme, J.
    Method for Growth of Crystalline Garnet Films on arbitrary Amorphous Substrates for Magneto-Optic Applications
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Krumme, J. P.
    Method of Creating a Novel Silicon-on-Insulator Structure by Substituting electrically inactive Coherent Twins for electrically active and Detrimental Low Angle Grain Boundaries
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Method of Creating a Novel Silicon-on-Insulator Structure by Substituting electrically inactive Coherent Twins for electrically active and Detrimental Low Angle Grain Boundaries
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Method to Prevent the Formation of Low Angle Grain Boundaries and other Lattice Defects during Energy Beam Induced Zone-Melting Recrystallization of Si Films on Insulator
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Martinez, A.
    Arnold, E.
    Method to Prevent the Formation of Low Angle Grain Boundaries and other Lattice Defects during Energy Beam Induced Zone-Melting Recrystallization of Si Films on Insulator
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Martinez, A.
    Arnold, E.
    MULTIPLE WALLED NESTED COAXIAL NANOSTRUCTURES
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Method to prevent Electrical Charge-up in Fluorescent Lighting Phosphors and Method to improve Heat Conduction by Providing a Conformal ALD Coating with an Electrically Conducting & Optically Transparent thin Film of ZnO
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Gu, D.
    Hunt, C.
    HIGH-EFFICIENCY HYBRID ORGANIC-INORGANIC SOLAR CELLS
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Namkoong, G.
    Baumgart, H.
    Lee, K.
    Method to prevent electrical charge-up in Fluorescent Lighting Phosphors and Method to improve heat conduction by providing a conformal ALD coating with an electrically conducting & optically transparent thin film of ZnO
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Method to replace Inefficient Luminescent loosely packed Phosphor powders in Fluorescent Lamps with a solid Luminescent Phosphor Coating grown by Atomic Layer Deposition to increase the Luminous Efficacy
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Method for High Efficiencies Organic-Inorganic Solar Cells
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Method to Render Fabrics or any solid Surface Hydrophobic by Coatings with Nanostructured ALD Films for Use as Self Cleaning Materials
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    CARE SYSTEM AND BACTERICIDAL METHODS AND DEVICES
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Gu, D.
    MULTIPLE WALLED NESTED COAXIAL NANOSTRUCTURES
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    WOUND CARE SYSTEM AND BACTERICIDAL METHODS AND DEVICES
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Gu, D.
    Method to Fabricate 2-D or 3-D Photonic Crystals by Using Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) Film Coatings inside Walls of Pores of nanoporous templates
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Method to Render Fabrics or any solid Surface Hydrophobic by Coatings with Nanostructured ALD Films for Use as Self Cleaning Materials
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Method for Fabrication of a high Surface Area Oxygen Sensor utilizing ZrO2 ALD Coatings of Nano-channels in Nano-porous Templates
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Gu, D.
    Method for Fabrication of a high Surface Area Oxygen Sensor utilizing ZrO2 ALD Coatings of Nano-channels in Nano-porous Templates
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Gu, D.
    Method to Fabricate Bactericidal Wound Care Systems by Utilizing Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) Coatings of TiO2 of all Individual Fibers in Wound Dressing Fill Material
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Gu, D.
    Method to Fabricate Bactericidal Wound Care Systems by Utilizing Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) Coatings of TiO2 of all Individual Fibers in Wound Dressing Fill Material
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Gu, D.
    Method to Fabricate a three Electrode Active Zeta-Potential (ζ) Controlled Electroosmotic Pump in Nano-Porous Membranes using Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD)
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Beskok, A.
    Gu, D.
    Park, S.
    Abdel-Fattah, T.
    Process for Fabrication of a two Terminal Passive Zeta-Potential (ζ) Controlled Electroosmotic Pump in Nano-Porous Membranes using Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) to coat the inside of the pores with suitable ALD metal oxides
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Beskok, A.
    Gu, D.
    Park, S.
    Abdel-Fattah, T.
    Process for Fabrication of a two Terminal Passive Zeta-Potential (ζ) Controlled” Electroosmotic Pump in Nano-Porous Membranes using Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) to coat the inside of the pores with suitable ALD metal oxides
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Beskok, A.
    Gu, D.
    Park, S.
    Abdel-Fattah, T.
    Process for Fabrication of a two Terminal Passive Zeta-Potential (ζ) Controlled” Electroosmotic Pump in Nano-Porous Membranes using Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) to coat the inside of the pores with suitable ALD metal oxides
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Beskok, A.
    Gu, D.
    Park, S.
    Abdel-Fattah, T.
    Method for Fabricating Enhanced Surface Broad-Spectrum Sensors and Detectors using multiple Wall Tube-in-Tube Nanostructures Grown by Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) with the Template Replication Technique
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Gu, D.
    Namkoong, G.
    Abdel-Fattah, T.
    Method for Fabricating Enhanced Surface Broad-Spectrum Sensors and Detectors using multiple Wall Tube-in-Tube Nanostructures Grown by Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) with the Template Replication Technique
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Gu, D.
    Baumgart, H.
    Namkoong, G.
    Abdel-Fattah, T.
    Method for Forming multiple Walled Tube-in-Tube Nanostructures Grown by Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) with the Template Replication Technique
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Gu, D.
    Baumgart, H.
    Namkoong, G.
    Abdel-Fattah, T.
    Method for Forming multiple Walled Tube-in-Tube Nanostructures Grown by Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) with the Template Replication Technique
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Gu, D.
    Namkoong, G.
    Abdel-Fattah, T.
    Method for Solid State Shape Transformation of Nanostructures by release from Alumina Templates for the Manufacturing of perfectly Circular Shaped Multiple Walled Nanotubes from Arbitrary Shaped Nanostructures
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Gu, D.
    Namkoong, G.
    Abdel-Fattah, T.
    Method for Solid State Shape Transformation of Nanostructures by release from Alumina Templates for the Manufacturing of perfectly Circular Shaped Multiple Walled Nanotubes from Arbitrary Shaped Nanostructures
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Gu, D.
    Namkoong, G.
    Baumgart, H.
    Abdel-Fattah, T.
    Multi-layered Tube-in-Tube Solar Cells
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Namkoong, G.
    Baumgart, H.
    Gu, D.
    Abdel-Fattah, T.
    Multi-layered Tube-in-Tube Solar Cells
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Namkoong, G.
    Gu, D.
    Abdel-Fattah, T.
    Method for Nondestructive Measurement of Minority Carrier Diffusion Length and Minority Carrier Lifetime in Semiconductor Devices
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Method for Nondestructive Measurement of Dopant Concentrations in the Drift Region of Certain Semiconductor Devices
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Patent Nationality: United States
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Non-Destructive Measuring Method for Dopant Impurity Concentration in Semiconductor Devices
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Non-Destructive Measuring Method for Dopant Impurity Concentration in Semiconductor Devices
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Measuring Method of Carrier Diffusion Length and Life Times of Minority Carriers in Semiconductor Device
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Measuring Method of Carrier Diffusion Length and Life Times of Minority Carriers in Semiconductor Device
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Measuring Method of Carrier Diffusion Length and Life Times of Minority Carriers in Semiconductor Device
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Measuring Method of Carrier Diffusion Length and Life Times of Minority Carriers in Semiconductor Device
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Non-Destructive Measuring Method for Dopant Impurity Concentration in Semiconductor Devices
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Process of Making Strain-Compensated Bonded Silicon-on-Insulator Material Free of Dislocations
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Patent Nationality: United States
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Pinker, R.
    Arnold, E.
    Method of Manufacturing a Silicon-on-Insulator Device using an Improved Encapsulation Layer
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Patent Nationality: Patent Cooperation Treaty
    Cooperation Treaty: Europe, Japan
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Method of Manufacturing a Silicon-on-Insulator Device using an Improved Encapsulation Layer
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Method of Manufacturing a Silicon-on-Insulator Device using an Improved Encapsulation Layer
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Method of Preventing Encapsulation Layer Failure and Film Delamination during Micro-Zone Melting of Si
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Patent Nationality: United States
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Martinez, A.
    Method for Producing single Crystal Layers on Insulators
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Patent Nationality: United States
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Arnold, E.
    Rossi, B.
    Method for Producing single Crystal Layers on Insulators
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Arnold, E.
    Baumgart, H.
    Rossi, B.
    Methods for Producing single Crystals in Insulators
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Arnold, E.
    Baumgart, H.
    Rossi, B.
    Methods for Producing single Crystals in Insulators
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Patent Nationality: Patent Cooperation Treaty
    Cooperation Treaty: Europe, Japan
    Inventors:
    Baumgart, H.
    Arnold, E.
    Rossi, B.
    Methods for Producing single Crystals in Insulators
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Arnold, E.
    Baumgart, H.
    Rossi, B.