David Starikov, Ph.D.

10814 Atwell Dr., Houston, TX 77096

(713) 729-2867-home

(713) 743-3621-work

dstarikov@space.svec.uh.edu

dstariko@bayou.uh.edu

Experience

1998-present Space Vacuum Epitaxy Center at University of Houston. Senior

Research Scientist. Working on the development of advanced integrated micro

sensors based on wide band gap materials for environmental, space, military, industrial, and biomedical applications.

1997-1998 Space Vacuum Epitaxy Center at University of Houston. Research Scientist. Worked on the developing of III-V Nitride materials and devices for advanced technical applications.

1996-1997 International Stellar Technologies, Inc. Research Scientist. Worked on a NASA funded Phase II Project to develop Multi Quantum Well (MQW) solar sells based on III-V semiconductors for space applications.

1993-1996 SI Diamond Technology, Inc., Staff Scientist (1993-1996). Completed Phase I projects involving novel laser-based deposition techniques of diamond and c-BN for field emission displays. As a PI completed SBIR Phase II project investigating supersonic beam deposition of diamond and a Phase I project developing wide spectrum high performance sensor calibrators.

1988-1992 State University of Chernovtsy (Ukraine), Research and Design Bureau "PHONON" Senior Project Engineer (1990-1992), Sector Manager (1988-1992). Responsible for experimental research, design, development, and production of reverse-biased, aluminum - silicon carbide Schottky barrier light emitting diodes for the following applications: calibration of photometric equipment on board space satellite "Meteor 4," calibration of star - spectrophotometers, emulation of sky-luminaries lighting. Performed experimental research of ultra-violet "solar-blind" photosensors based on silicon carbide for the following purposes: sensor for equipment involved in research of "ozone holes" in the atmosphere, measurement of sunburn dosage of ultra-violet radiation.

1980-1988 State University of Chernovtsy (Ukraine), Department of Physics and Optical Electronic Engineering, Senior Engineer (1982-1988), Engineer-Technologist (1980-1982). Developed methods of vacuum deposition, photolithography, diffusion and chemical processing, laser technology and mechanical polishing of several kinds of semiconductor materials for optical electronics. Responsible for research of surface-barrier light emitting diodes based on silicon, gallium phosphide and silicon carbide, running in the pre-breakdown electroluminescent mode for the following applications: bearing source of wide-spectrum radiation, source of radiation with adjustable variable spectrum capability, emulation of solar sources, white-light sources and point-like sources of radiation.

1976-1980 State University of Chernovtsy (Ukraine), Department of Experimental Physics, Engineer (1977-1980), Senior Technician (1976-1977), Technician (1976). Responsible for start-up and operation of clean room laboratory equipment for research and development of semiconductor devices.

Education

Ph.D. 1991 State University of Chernovtsy, Ukraine; Physics

M.S. 1976 State University of Chernovtsy, Ukraine; Physics

 

Honors and Professional Affiliations

Bronze Medal Reward for Development and Fabrication of Wide Bandwidth Emitter Based on Silicon Carbide, Exhibition of National Achievements, Moscow, 1986.

American Vacuum Society

Russian National Inventors Society

 

PATENTS

V. M. Sklyarchuk, D.I. Starikov, "Fabrication Method for Ohmic Contact on Silicon Carbide," Invention Certificate No. 225499, September 2, 1985, (USSR).

D.I. Starikov, G.V. Voytsekhovskaya, "Fabrication Method for Schottky Barrier Contact," Invention Certificate No. 315947, July 1, 1990, (USSR).

D. I. Starikov, "Fabrication Method for Metal-Dielectric-Semiconductor Structure," Invention Certificate No. 319415, October 1, 1990, (USSR).

D. I. Starikov, A. V. Vasylevsky, "Fabrication Method of Silicon Carbide Based Material for Varistor Production," Positive Decision (priority), March, 1992, (USSR).

D.I. Starikov, I. Berishev, A. Bensaoula " One-Chip Integrated Compact Optoelectronic Sensor and Method of Fabrication of the Same" (Pending)

 

PUBLICATIONS

  1. L.A. Kosyachenko, V.A. Shemyakin, A.V. Pivovar, V.V. Guts, V.M. Sklyarchuk, D.I. Starikov, and D.I. and V.L. Kuzovaya "Controllable-spectrum optical radiation source" Soviet Journal of Optical Technology. December 1983, volume 50, issue 12, pp.751-752.
  2. L.A. Kosyachenko, D.I. Starikov, and V.M. Sklyarchuk, "Influence of metalís nature and semiconductor surface preparation on the properties of silicon carbide contact with metal," Soviet Journal of Electronic Techniques, Ser. 2., Semiconductor devices 5, 106 (1986).
  3. A.Freundlich, A. Delaney, D. Starikov , and S. Street. "InP Quantum Well Solar Cells on Inexpensive Wafers for Space Applications". Space Technology & Applications International Forum (STAIF-97), Proceedings, Albuquerque, NM, 1997.
  4. David Starikov, Igor Berichev, Nasr Medelci, Esther Kim, Ye Wang, and Abdelhak Bensaoula. "A hot electrons-based wide-spectrum on-orbit optical calibration source." Space Technology and Applications International Forum, Albuquerque,NM 1998. AIP Conference Proceedings, Part Two, pp. 648-653.
  5. N. Badi, A. Tempez, D. Starikov, V. Zomorrodian, N. Medelci, A. Bensaoula, J. Kulik, S. Lee, S. S. Perry, V.P.Ageev, S.V.Garnov, M.V. Ugarov , S.M. Klimentov, V.N. Tokarev, K. Waters and A. Shultz. "Boron carbon nitride materials for tribological and high temperature device applications". Space Technology and Applications International Forum, Albuquerque,NM 1998. AIP Conference Proceedings, Part Two, pp. 666-671.
  6. J. A. Schultz, K. Eipers-Smith, K. Waters, S. Schultz, M.Sterling, D. Starikov, A. Bensaoula, T. Minton, and D.J. Garton. "Concentration of atomic oxygen in low Earth orbit and in the laboratory for use in high quality oxide thin film growth." Space Technology and Applications International Forum, Albuquerque, NM 1998.AIP Conference Proceedings, Part Two, pp.724-728.
  7. N. Medelci, I Berishev, D. Starikov, A. Bensaoula; " Photoenhanced reactive ion etching of III-V nitrides in BCl3/Cl2/Ar/N2 plasmas"; J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A: V 17 (4), pp.2209-2213, (1999)
  8. D. Starikov, N. Badi, I. Berishev, N. Medelci, O. Kameli, M. Sayhi, V. Zomorrodian, and A. Bensaoula. "Metal-insulator-semiconductor Schottky barrier structures fabricated using interfacial BN layers grown on GaN and SiC for optoelectronic device applications"; J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A: V. 17 (4), pp. 1235-1238, (1999).
  9. N. Badi, A. Tempez, D. Starikov, A. Bensaoula, V.P. Ageev, A. Karabutov, M.V. Ugarov, V. Frolov, E. Loubnin, K. Waters and A. Shultz;; "Field Emission from as-grown and Surface Modified BN and CN Thin Films"; J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A: V. 17 (4), pp. 1191-1195, (1999).
  10. N. Medelci, A Tempez, D. Starikov, N. Badi, I Berishev, and A. Bensaoula. Etch Characteristics of GaN and BN Materials in Chlorine-Based Plasmas. J. Elec. Mat. , September, 2000.
  11. V. Ageev, S. Klimentov, M. Ugarov, E. Loubnin, A. Bensaoula, N. Badi, A.Tempez, and D. Starikov; "Enhanced free carrier generation in boron nitride films by pulsed laser radiation"; Applied Surface Science, 138-139, 364-369 (1999).

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  1. L.A. Kosyachenko, S.A. Pazelsky, D. I. Starikov. "Sources of optical emission on hot electrons." XXXth Conference of luminescence (Non-organic crystals). Conference proceedings, Rovno, November 22, 1986, p. 143.
  2. I.S. Kabanova, L.A. Kosyachenko, I.V. Malimon, and D.I. Starikov, "Wide-bandwidth semiconductor sources of depolarized emission." VIth Scientific conference of photometry and its meteorological applications . Conference proceedings, Moscow, 113 (1986).
  3. L.A. Kosyachenko, V.V. Guts, D.I. Starikov. "Wide bandwidth electroluminescence emitor." Prospectus for National Achievements Exhibition. Bronze Medal Reward No. 875-N, Moscow, 1986.
  4. V.V. Guts, L.A. Kosyachenko, S.A. Pazelsky, I.V. Solonchuk, and D.I. Starikov. "Wide-bandwidth LED-sources of emission for optical electronics apparatus." Electronic Devices Scientific Conference. Conference proceedings. Frunze, 1985
  5. A.Freundlich, A. Delaney, D. Starikov , and S. Street. "InP Quantum Well Solar Cells on Inexpensive Wafers for Space Applications". Space Technology & Applications International Forum (STAIF-97), Proceedings, Albuquerque, NM, 1997.
  6. N. Badi. N, Tempez. A, Kulik. J, Starikov. D, Medelci. N, Klimentov. S. M, Garnov. S.V, Ageev. V.P, Ugarov. M.V, Waters. K, Schultz. A, and Bensaoula. "Boron nitride materials for tribological and high temperature high power devices"; A; 1998 Material Research Society Fall Meeting, December 1-5, 1997, Boston, MA
  7. A. Tempez; Nitride Materials for Tribological and Electronic Applications", Oral Presentation at the 16th Semiannual Texas Center Superconductivity University of Houston Student Symposium, Dec 1997.
  8. Badi. N, Tempez. A, Kulik. J, Starikov. D, Medelci. N, Klimentov. S.M; Garnov. S.V, Ageev. V.P, Ugarov. M.V, and Bensaoula. A; "Synthesis and Characterization of BN Thin Films by Laser Transient Photoconductivity (PC)"; Material Research Society Fall Meeting, December 1-5, 1997, Boston, MA.
  9. Tempez. A, Medelci N, Badi N, Berichev I, Starikov D, Bensaoula A, "Photoenhanced RIE of III-V Nitrides in BCl3/Cl2/Ar/N2 Plasmas"; 45th AVS Int. Symp., November 2-6, 1998, Baltimore, MD.
  10. Starikov D, Badi N, Berichev I, Medelci N, Kameli O, Sayhi M, Zomorrodian V, and Bensaoula A;"MIS Schottky Barrier Structures Fabricated Using Interfacial BN Layers Grown on GaN and SiC for Optoelectronic Device Applications"; 45th AVS Int. Symp., November 2-6, 1998, Baltimore, MD.
  11. Badi N, Tempez A, Starikov D, Bensaoula A, Ageev V.P, Karabutov A. V, Ugarov M.V, Frolov V, Loubnin E, Waters K and Schultz A; Field Emission from as-grown and Surface Modified BN and CN Thin Films; 45th National Symposium of the American Vacuum Society, Baltimore, Nov 1998.
  12. Ageev V, Ugarov M, Loubnin E, Konov V, and Bensaoula A, Badi N, Tempez A, and Starikov D; Laser-driven plasma CVD of CN/BN compound films; European-Material Research Society Spring Meeting, Symposium G; June 16-19, 1998, Strasbourg, France
  13. Klimentov S, Ageev V, Loubnin E, Ugarov M, Garnov S, Bensaoula A, Badi N, Tempez A, and Starikov D; Non-linear laser transient photoconductivity in boron nitride films; European-Material Research Society Spring Meeting, Symposium G; June 16-19, 1998, Strasbourg, France
  14. N. Medelci, A. Tempez, E. Kim, N. Badi, D. Starikov, I. Berichev, A. Bensaoula, A. Chourasia, and W. Zagozdzon-Wosik; "Reactive Ion Etching of BN and GaN using Cl2/Ar and BCl3/Cl2/Ar plasmas", Nitride Workshop. June 23, 1998, Warsaw, Poland.
  15. D. Starikov, N. Badi, I. Berichev, N. Medelci, A. Tempez, V. Zomorrodian, A. Shultz, and A. Bensaoula; "Boron Nitride Insulating Interfacial Layers for High Temperature Diodes Based on Wide Band Gap Semiconductors"; 4th International High Temperature Electronic Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 14, 1998
  16. N. Medelci, A. Tempez, E. Kim, N. Badi, D. Starikov, I. Berichev and A. Bensaoula A. Chourasia, "Reactive Ion Etching of BN and GaN using Cl2/Ar and BCl3/Cl2/Ar plasmas", Texas Surface Science Round up, May 27, 1998, Round Top, TX.
  17. Medelci N, Tempez A, Kim E, Badi N, Starikov D, Berichev I, and Bensaoula A; "Reactive Ion Etching of Boron Nitride and Gallium Nitride Materials in Cl2 and BCl3/Cl2/Ar hemistries"; 1998 Material Research Society Spring Meeting, April 13-17, 1998, San Francisco, CA.
  18. A. Tempez, N. Badi , D. Starikov and A. Bensaoula; Poster Presentation at the Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Houston Chapter, April 1998.
  19. A. Tempez, N. Badi, D. Starikov, and A. Bensaoula; "Nitride Materials for Tribological and Electronic Applications " Nitride Materials for Tribological and Electronic Applications" Poster Presentation at the Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Houston Chapter, April 1998.
  20. A. Tempez, N. Badi, D. Starikov, and A. Bensaoula; " Nitride Materials for Tribological and Electronic Applications", Poster Presentation at the Natural Sciences and mathematics Alumni Student Challenge, University of Houston, February 1998.
  21. D. Starikov, N. Badi, I. Berichev, N. Medelci, A. Tempez, V. Zomorrodian, and A. Bensaoula, "Employment of Boron Nitride Insulating Layers for High Temperature Diode Structures Based on Wide Band Gaps Semiconductors Materials", High Temperature Electronic Materials and Devices Conference, February 1998, San Diego, CA.
  22. Badi N, Tempez A, Starikov. D, Zomorrodian V, Medelci N, Bensaoula A, Kulik J, Lee S, Perry S.S, Ageev V.P, Garnov S.V, Ugarov M.V, Klimentov S.M, Tokarev V.N, Waters K, and Schultz A; "Boron carbon nitride materials for tribological and high temperature device applications"; Space Technology and Applications International Forum, January 1998, Albuquerque, NM.
  23. J. A. Schultz, K. Eipers-Smith, K. Waters, S. Schultz, M.Sterling, D. Starikov, A. Bensaoula, T. Minton, and D.J. Garton. "Concentration of atomic oxygen in low Earth orbit and in the laboratory for use in high quality oxide thin film growth." Space Technology and Applications International Forum, Albuquerque, NM 1998.AIP Conference Proceedings, Part Two, pp.724-728.
  24. D. Starikov, I. Berishev, N. Medelci, Esther Kim, Y. Wang, A. Bensaoula, A hot electrons-based wide spectrum on-orbit optical calibration source, Space Technology & Applications International Forum (STAIF-98), Albuquerque, NM, January 1998.
  25. N. Medelci, A. Tempez., D. Starikov, N. Badi, I. Berishev, and A. Bensaoula; Photoenhanced Reactive Ion Etching of III-V Nitrides in BCl3/Cl2/Ar/N2; Material Research Society Spring Meeting, April 5-9 1999, San Francisco, CA.