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Nicole X.H. Herbots, Phd

Nicole X.H. Herbots, Phd

Profession:
PhD/researcher
Subspecialty:
Molecular Biology
Company / Organization:
Nicole X.H. Herbots, PhD
Medical School:
Université Catholique de Louvain
Location:
Tempe, United States
Contact Information:
1211 East Balboa Drive
Tempe, AZ
United States 85282
Phone: 480-980-4580
Fax: 480-965-7954
Email: nicole.herbots@asu.edu
Web site: http://physics.asu.edu/home/people/emeritus-faculty/nicole-herbots

RECENT REFEREED PAPERS

[1] N. Herbots, Q. Xing, M.A. Hart, J.D. Bradley, D.A. Sell, R.J. Culbertson, and B.J. Wilkens, "IBMM of OH Adsorbates and Interphases on Si-based Materials," Nuc. Instrum. Meth. B272, 330-333 (2012).
[2] Q. Xing, M. Hart, R.J. Culbertson, J.D. Bradley, N. Herbots, B.J. Wilkens, D.A. Sell, and C.F. Watson, "Particle-Induced X-ray Emission (PIXE) fo Silicate Coatings on High Impact Resistance Polycarbonates," Nuc. Instrum. Meth. B (in press, 2011).
[3] Q. Xing, N. Herbots, M.A. Hart, J.D. Bradley, B.J. Wilkens, D.A. Sell, and R.J. Culbertson, "Ion Beam Analysis of Silicon-Based Surfaces and Correlation with Surface Energy Measurements," Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on the Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry (accepted, 2010)
[4] J. D. Bradley, N. Herbots, R. J. Culbertson, J. M. Shaw, V. Atluri. "Characterization of Oxide/Semiconductor Interfaces for CMOS Technologies," edited by Y. Chabal, A. Estève, N. Richard, G. Wilk, Proceedings of the Materials Research Society Volume 996E, Warrendale, PA (2007)
[5] Shaw, J. M. ; Herbots, N. ; Hurst, Q. B. ; Bradley, D. ; Culbertson, R. J. ; Atluri, V. ; Queeney, K. T. Atomic displacement free interfaces and atomic registry in SiO2/(1x1) Si(100) Journal of Applied Physics. Vol 100. No 10 (2006) 104109-10410

[6] Queeney, K. T. ; Herbots, N. ; Shaw, Justin M. ; Atluri, V. ; Chabal, Y. J. Infrared spectroscopic analysis of an ordered Si/SiO2 interface Applied Physics Letters. Vol 84. No 4 (2004) 493-495
[7] Q.B. Hurst, N. Herbots, J.M. Shaw, M. Floyd, D.J. Smith, R.J. Culbertson, M. Grams, J.D. Bradley, and V. Atluri, in Ultrathin SiO2 and High-K materials for ULSI Gate Dielectrics, ed. By H.R. Huff, J.L. Green, T. Hattori, G. Lucovsky, and C.A. Richter, Proceedings of the Materials Research Society 567 (2002).
[8] N. Herbots , J. Shaw, Q. Hurst, M. Grams, R. Culbertson, D. Smith,V. Atluri, P. Zimmerman, K. Queeney,(2001). The formation of ordered,ultrathin SiO2/Si(1 0 0) interfaces grown on (1 x1) Si(1 0 0). Mat. Science & Engineering, B87,303-316.

PATENTS & TECHNOLOGY DISCLOSURES

[1] US Patent 7,851,365 B1, (granted 12/14/2010). Methods for Preparing Semiconductor Substrates and Interfacial OxidesThereon. Inventor(s): N. Herbots, J. D. Bradley, J. M. Shaw, R. J. Culbertson & V. Atluri, GRANTED

[2] METHODS FOR WAFER BONDING AND FOR NUCLEATING BONDING NANOPHASES USING WET AND STEAM PRESSURIZATION, , N. Herbots, S.D. Whaley, R. Bennett-Kennett, R.J. Culbertson, A.M. Murphy, S.J. Farmer, US Patent filed October 31, 2011 for Wet NanoBonding™, PENDING

[3] MOLECULAR FILM CONTAINING POLYMERIC MIXTURE FOR HYDROPHOBIC IMPLANT SURFACES N. Herbots, A, M. Murphy, R. Bennett-Kennett, D.A. Sell S.D. Whaley, R.J. Culbertson, US Patent filed November 4, 2011 for ProteinKnox™,
PENDING

[4] ASU/AZTE Technology Disclosure M11-163P for "H2O Nano-­‐Bonding " Synthesis via at low temperatures catalyzed by H2O, nano-scale smoothing & ordering of Si(100) & silica, & room temperature chemical reactivity. N. Herbots, S.D. Whaley, Ross Bennett-Kennett, R.J. Culbertson, A.M. Murphy, S.J. Farmer, filed June 24th, 2011 for Wet NanoBonding™, USPTO filed, pending

[5] ASU/AZTE Technology Disclosure M11-164 - Temporary & Permanent Surface Bio-Compatible Adsorbate to Control in Conjunction with Hydroaffinity Blood, Protein Adsorption, Build-up, Clot Formation on Surface of Medical Implant Devices/Grafts, N. Herbots, S.D. Whaley, Ross Bennett-Kennett, R.J. Culbertson, A.M. Murphy, S.J. Farmer, D.A. Sell, A.S. Benitez, T.T. Kutz filed June 24th, 2011 for ProteinKnox™, USPTO filed, pending

[6] Methods for wafer bonding, and for nucleating bonding nanophases
Inventors: Nicole Herbots, Robert J. Culbertson, James Bradley, Murdock Allen Hart, David Alexander Sell, Shawn David Whaley
USPTO Application #: #20120132263 - Class: 136252 (USPTO) for Dry NanoBonding™, published

[7] Technology Disclosure for Dry NanoBonding™
Low Temperature (25° - 200 °C) Wafer Bonding via a cross-bonding nano-interphase (SILOXSI) for biomedical and device application, including an EpOxNox processing tools (10/1/2008). Inventor(s): N. Herbots, J. D. Bradley, M. Hart, D. A. Sell, J. M. Shaw, R.J Culbertson, ASU/Arizona Technology Entreprise, AzTE M9-035P (MBHB 08-1316), filed October 1, 2008, filed, published

[8] Technology Disclosure: VitreOx™ Molecular films for controlling hydrophobic, hydrophilic, optical, condensation & geometric properties of silicone implants surfaces, including intra-ocular lenses used in cataract surgeries. Inventor(s): N. Herbots, J. D. Bradley, M. Hart, D. A. Sell & S. D. Whaley ASU/AzTE M10-028P, filed September 4, 2009, filed, pending

[9] M6-060 (12/20/05), "Methods for Preparing Semiconductor Substrates and Interfacial Oxides Thereon" Inventor(s): N. Herbots, J. D. Bradley, J. M. Shaw, R.J Culbertson & V. Atluri MBHB Ref. No: 07-151-US ASU Ref. No.: M6-060.

[10] M8-040 (10/28/07), Single/Dual 12" Wafer Processing EPOX R&D Flexible Bench: A Single/Dual 1-16" Wafer Wet Processing Clean Room Bench for R&D and Epoxides (EPOX) Technology. " Inventor(s): N. Herbots, J. D. Bradley, J. M. Shaw, R.J Culbertson & V. Atluri

[11] MP9-035 (10/1/2008) Low Temperature (25° - 200 °C) Wafer Bonding Wet via a cross-bonding nano-interphase (SILOXSI) for biomedical and device applications (10/1/2008) " Inventor(s): N. Herbots, J. D. Bradley, M. Hart, D. A. Sell, J. M. Shaw, R.J Culbertson & V. Atluri

[12] US Patent 6,613,677, Herbots et al , granted 9/2/03, "Long range ordered semiconductor interface phase and oxides." 6,613,677, Main Inventor: Herbots, N; Co-Inventors Atluri, V. P.; Bradley J.D.; Swati, Banerjee; Hurst, Q.B.; Xiang, J.

[13] U.S. Patent Application No. 11/741,563, Filed: April 27, 2007, granted "Methods for Preparing Semiconductor Substrates and Interfacial Oxides Thereon" Inventor(s): N. Herbots, J. D. Bradley, J. M. Shaw, R.J Culbertson & V. Atluri MBHB Ref. No: 07-151-US ASU Ref. No.: M6-060.

[14] AzTE M9-035P (MBHB 08-1316): Low Temperature (25° - 200 °C) Wafer Bonding via a cross-bonding nano-interphase (SILOXSI) for biomedical and device application, including an EpOxNox processing tools (10/1/2008) " Inventor(s): N. Herbots, J. D. Bradley, M. Hart, D. A. Sell, J. M. Shaw, R.J Culbertson & V. Atluri MP9-035 (10/1/08), M8-040 (10/28/07).

COLLABORATORS: Prof. R. J. Culbertson (ASU), Prof. D. J. Smith (ASU), B.J. Wilkens CSSS/ASU, Prof. T. Ugarova (ASU/Bio-Design) Dr. J.D. Bradley (Medtronic), Dr. Vasu Atluri (Intel), Drs. C.H. Sell & H. Mark Kwong, MD (Associates Retina Consultants), Dr. Eric J. Culbertson, MD (U of Michigan) Prof. K. Kavanagh , Simon Fraser University, Canada. Kate Queeney, Associate Prof. of Chemistry 
Smith College 

 Prof. Yves Chabal, Rutgers University,
PHD THESIS MENTORING : S.D. Whaley, Q. Bradley O. C. Hellman, P.A. Cullen, D.C. Eng, O. Vancauwenberghe, P. Ye, J. Xiang, V. Atluri, J. M. Shaw, J. D. Bradley, Q. Bradley, S.D. Whaley, S. Hearne, Y. C. Joo MSc Thesis: L. C. Rubin, S. Motakef, R. Shiono, S. Chandraskeran, S. Baghvat, Bo Ji, S. Banerjee, M. Racine, S.D. Whaley, J.M. Shaw. Undergraduate Researchers Mentored: R. Bennett-Kennett. A. Murphy, D.A. Sell, T. T. Kutz, A.S. Benitez, M. A. Hart, D. Thien, D. Liu, H. Han, H. Manoharan, W.J. Tan, M. Grams, G. Bell, J.M. Shaw, M.Hart, F. Thilmany, D. A. Sell, C. Mick, M. Ahrens, J.C. Olson, S. Hearne, M. Liger, O. C. Hellman, B. Chekaran, E. Rodrigues, A. DeCoort, J. Pucci, A. Tregre, E. Mc Daniels, J. Hyatt, C. Ligett, etc...
SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS:
2007 ABOR Tech Catalyst Fund Award for M6-060 ($30k),
2005 Innovation Development fund Award for Intel License AU 98-11 ($250k), 1998 Outstanding Teacher, for "Modern Physics" for Engineering Majors (ASU)
1999 Intel High Risk High Return Research Award for US Patent 6.613,617 ($30k) 1998 Research Corp. Award for Ordered Silicon Dioxide on Si(100) ($50k),
1994 Eureka Fund Award, Motorola. "Ion Beam Oxidation of SiGe" ($25k),
1993 Nominated for the Maria Goepert-Mayer Award,
1989 C. Soderberg Chair for Development of Complex Experimental Syst. ($60 k)
1988 AT&T Junior Faculty Award for Research (MIT) ($25k),
1987 IBM Professorship of Electronic Materials (MIT) endowed chair, ($0.560M)
1986 Martin Marietta Significant Event Award for Ion Beam Deposition ($2.4k), 1984 - 3 year IRSIA Doctoral Graduate Fellowship ($30k)

MOST RECENT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:
[1] Analysis & Control of Condensation Mechanisms in vivo by combining Visco-Elastic Colloids and Blood Proteins on Si-Based Surfaces in Medical Implant Devices and Laparoscopic Lenses. N. Herbots, A.M. Murphy, R.B. Bennett-Kennett, D.A. Sell, Y. Yermolenko. Poster, Nano-Technology Session of the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting in Vancouver, Canada on February 16th - 20th , 2012

[2] Role of Surface Energy, Hydroaffinity, & Topography in Nano-bonding™ of Si(100) with silica polymorphs using a ß-cristobalite precursor phase: A Quantitative analysis and atomistic model. R.B. Bennett-Kennett, S.D. Whaley, S.J. Farmer, A.M. Murphy, DB Hudzietz, M.T. Bade, B. Hughes, A. Acharya. Poster, Nano Technology Session, American Association for the Advancement of Science) annual meeting in Vancouver, Canada on February 16th - 20th , 2012

[3] " Nanobonding between 2-nm β-crystobalite SiO 2 on OH(1x1)Si(100) and SiO x for Monolithic Electronics by Surface Smoothing via Wet Chemical and Spin Processing: TMAFM Study and Modeling of Interphases " S.D. Whaley, N. Herbots, J.D. Bradley, R.J. Culbertson, M.A. Hart, D.A. Sell, Q.X. Bradley, R.L.Rhoades, S.N. Drews, R.B. Bennett-Kennett. Oral presentation at the 58th International American Vacuum Society Symposium, Surface Science Division, Nashville, TN, October 31-November 4th, 2011
[4] Controlling the Hydroaffinity of Silicone/Hydrophobic Acrylic Surfaces of IntraocularLenses using Visco-Elastic Colloids and Blood Proteins, N. Herbots, R.J. Culbertson, Q.X. Bradley, D.A. Sell, A.M. Murphy, R.B. Bennett-Kennett, S.D. Whaley,. C.H. Sell, MD & H.M. Kwong, T. Kutz, A.S. Benitez, M.A. Hart, B.J. Wilkens. Oral presentation at the 58th International American Vacuum Society Symposium, Bio-materials Interfaces Division, Nashville, TN, Ocober 31-November 4th, 2011
[5] MECHANISM OF CONDENSATION AND HYDROAFFINITY IN SI‐BASED SURFACES FORMEDICAL IMPLANTS VIA SURFACE ENERGY MODIFICATION DURING IBA OF SI, SI OXIDES, &SILICONE , CONTACT ANGLE ANALYSIS AND HYDRATED POLYMER ADSORPTION. Q. X. Bradley, M.A. Hart, D. A. Sell, J. D. Bradley, N. Herbots, R. J. Culbertson, C. H. Sell, MD, H. M. Kwong, Jr., MD, IBMM 2010, August 22-25, 2010, Montreal.

[6] ION BEAM MODIFICATION OF MATERIALS OF GRADUATED POLYMER THIN FILMS FOR CALIBRATION OF OH ADSORBATES AND INTERPHASES ON SI‐BASED MATERIALS.
Q. X. Bradley, M.A. Hart, D. A. Sell, N. Herbots, R. J. Culbertson, J. D. Bradley
Ion Beam Modification of Materials 2010 (IBMM 2010), August 22-25, 2010, Montreal, Canada

[7] "PARTICLE-INDUCED X-RAY EMISSION (PIXE) OF SILICATE AND PHOSPHOSILICATE COATINGS ON HIGH IMPACT RESISTANCE POLYCARBONATES," Q. Xing, M.A. Hart, C. Fiel Watson, R.J. Culbertson, D.A. Sell, J.D. Bradley, N. Herbots, J.J. Mitchell, and B.J. Wilkens,
21st International Conference on the Application to Accelerators in Research and Industry (CAARI) , August 8-13, 2010, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

[8] "ION BEAM ANALYSIS OF SILICON-BASED SURFACES AND CORRELATION WITH SURFACE ENERGY MEASUREMENTS," Q. Xing, N. Herbots, M.A. Hart, D.A. Sell, J.D. Bradley, B.J. Wilkens, C.H. Sell, H. M. Kwong, R.J. Culbertson, and S.D. Whaley,
21st International Conference on the Application to Accelerators in Research and Industry (CAARI) , August 8-13, 2010, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

[9] ION BEAM ANALYSIS OF SILICON-BASED MATERIALS AND CORRELATION TO THE ROLE OF BLOOD PROTEIN CONTAMINATION ON HYDROPHILIC PROPERTIES R. B. Bennett-Kennett, T. T. Kutz, A. Murphy, A.S. Benitez, D.A. Sell, R.J. Culbertson, N. Herbots, C.H. Sell, MD, H.M.Kwong, MD.ASU 7th Annual Physics Undergraduate Research Symp. (April 29, 2011)

[10] CONTROLLING THE HYDROAFFINITY OF SILICONE/HYDROPHOBIC ACRYLIC SURFACES OF INTRAOCULAR LENSES USING VISCO-ELASTIC COLLOIDS AND BLOOD PROTEINS A.M. Murphy, D.A. Sell, T. T. Kutz, A.S. Benitez, , R. B. Bennett-Kennett, R.J. Culbertson, N. Herbots, C.H. Sell, MD, H.M.Kwong, MD. ASU 7th Ann. Physics Undergrad. Res. Symp. (April 29, 2011)

[11] PROTON-INDUCED X-RAY EMISSION (PIXE) OF SILICATE AND PHOSPHOSILICATE COATINGS ON HIGH IMPACT RESISTANCE POLYCARBONATES Q. Xing. M.A. Hart, C. Fiel Watson, R. J. Culbertson, A. S. Benitez, D. A. Sell, J. D. Bradley, N. Herbots, J. J. Mitchell, C.P. Sheridan, B. J. Wilkens ASU 7th Annual Physics Undergraduate Research Symposium (April 29, 2011)

[12] A MODEL AND MECHANISM FOR CONTROLLING HYDRO-AFFINITY OF SURFACES WITH APPLICATIONS TO INTER-OCCULAR IMPLANTS D. A. Sell, Q. Bradley, M. Hart, J.D. Bradley, S.D. Whaley, N. Herbots, R.J. Culbertson , C. F. Watson, ASU Physics Sixth Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium , 2010, April 30th

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