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Dr. Earl J. (Joe) Charlson
Office Location S346 Engineering Building 1
Phone 713-743-4490
Fax 713-743-4444
Email jcharlson [at]
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh Pa.
Research Interests

Semiconductor Devices, VLSI Design and Layout 

Selected Publications

Radhakrishnan, Gokul, Alex Freundlich, Bodo Fuhrmann, J. Charlson, and L. Trombetta, "Epitaxial Growth of III-V Semiconductor Vertical and Tilted Nanowires on Silicon," Proceedings of 33rd IEEE Photovoltaics Specialists, 2008.

Torrico, Walter, Shivakumar Bhaskaran, J. Charlson, "Properties of Hot Filament CVD Diamond," Poster Session, UH-AGEP Program, Rice University AGEP Conference, August 2008

Padmaraj, D., W. Zagozdzon-Wosik, J.H. Miller, J. Charlson, and L. Trombetta, "Nanogap Capacitors Used for Impedance Characterization of Living Cells," Proceedings "Integrated Nanosensors" of Material Research Soc., Vol. 952, 0952-F10-15, 2007.

V.Zomorrodian, B. Craver, G. Radhakrishnan, E. J. Charlson, P. Ruchhoeft and J. Wolfe, "Threshold voltage adjustment on spherical, single crystal silicon substrates by focused ion beam implantation," J. Vac. Sci. and Technol, B 24(6), Nov/Dec 2006.

Divya Pamaraj, Wanda Zagozdzon-Wosik, John H Miller, Rohith Ramaprasad and Joe Charlson, "Modeling of Nanogap Capacitors Used for Impedance Characterization of Living Cells," Materials Research Society Meeting, Session F10.15, Boston Mass., Nov. 27-29, 2006.

Barry Craver, Jeremy Waters, H. Nguyen, David Rainey, E. J. Charlson, Paul Ruchoeft and Jack Wolfe, "Parametric Study of Brightness and Virtual Source Size of a multi-cusp Ion Source," 2006 EIPBN Conference, (oral presentation), Baltimore, Maryland, May 30, 2006.

Valiallah Zomorrodian, Barry Craver, Gokul Radhakrishnan, Mitul Patel, E. J. Charlson, Paul Ruchoeft and Jack Wolfe, "Threshold Voltage Adjustment on Spherical, Single-Crystal Silicon Substrates by Focused Ion Beam Implantation," 2006 EIPBN Conference, (oral presentation), Baltimore Maryland, May 30, 2006.

Mathews, Fredrick and Charlson, E. J., "Numerical Modeling of NMOS Inverters," AGEP Conference, Rice University, August 11, 2005 (Poster with abstract published).

S. Motamarri, H. A. Malki, E. Barbieri, E. J. Charlson, "Exercise Machine Controller Design," Proceedings of the 2004 International Symposium on Measurement, Control, and Robotics, p. B21, Sept. 2004.

W. Zagozdzon-Wosik, R. Ranjit, D. B Ravindranath, Z. Zhang, J. Charlson, I. Rusakova, and P. van der Heide, L. Larson, J. Bennett, R. Tichy, and M. Beebe, "Conductive Borides Used for Junction Formation and Integration with Contacts in Deep 0.1 µm MOSFETs", IEEE 19th International Conf. on Advanced Thermal Proc. of Semiconductors, RTP 2002, Vancouver, Canada, pp. 137-142, Sept. 2002.