PhD in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, 1986
BSEE/MSEE from University of Utah 1980/1983
Professor, University of California, Davis, 1986 – present
Chief Technical Officer, Vu1 Corporation, 2006 – present
Visiting Professor of Physics, University of Barcelona, 2002 - present
Staff Consultant, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 1986-2002
Research Assistant, Cornell University, 1983-1986
Engineer, VLSI Design Group, General Instrument Corporation 1979-1983
Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Program
California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC), UC Davis
Professor of Design, UC Davis
Electronic and luminescent materials. Energy-efficient lighting devices. Field-emission cathode materials and devices. Solid-state materials and electronic devices.
Professor Hunt is engaged in investigating novel field-emission cathodes for application to devices for lighting, x-ray detection, and x-ray sources. He also conducts research on efficient cathodoluminescent phosphors for energy-efficient lighting.
Professor Hunt is a Senior Member of the IEEE. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Vu1 Corporation, a publicly-traded company. He is a Founder of Advanced Luminescence LLC, an entrepreneurial company in energy-efficient lighting. He is Past Chairman of the International Vacuum Nanoelectronics Conference (IVNC), and remains on the IVNC Technical Steering Committee.
Rebecca J. Chacon and Charles E. Hunt, "Field-emission enhancement of reticulated vitreous carbon (RVC) due to structural surface changes resulting from argon ion bombardment", Proceeding of the 21st International Vacuum Nanoelectronics Conference (IVNC-08), Wroclaw, Poland, p.168, IEEE, 2008
Mitchell M. Cao, Rebecca J. Chacon, and Charles E. Hunt, "A Field Emission Light Source using a Reticulated Vitreous Carbon (RVC) Cathode and Cathodoluminescent Phosphors", (submitted to) IEEE Transactions on Industrial Applications, 2008
Michael C. Wong, Charles E. Hunt, and Yacouba Diawara, "Implementation of X-Ray Energy Detection and Photon Counting using a Silicon Field-Emission Imaging Array", Proceeding of the 20th International Vacuum Nanoelectronics Conference (IVNC-07), Chicago, Illinois, p. 195, IEEE, 2007
C. E. Hunt, O. J. Glembocki, Y. Wang and S. M. Prokes, "Carbon Nanotube Growth for Field-Emission Cathodes from Graphite Paste using Ar-Ion Bombardment", Applied Physics Letters, vol. 86, pp. 163112, (2005) also in AIP Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology May 2, 2005, vol 11, issue 17
C. E. Hunt and Y. Wang, "Application of Vitreous and Graphitic Large-Area Carbon Surfaces as Field-Emission Cathodes", Applied Surface Science, vol. 251, pp. 159-163, 2005