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Jay H. Hendricks

A world-class expert in low pressure and vacuum metrology, Dr. Hendricks currently leads the activities of the NIST Thermodynamic Metrology Group. Jay received his M.A. and Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Johns Hopkins University, and his B.S. in chemistry from Penn State University. In 1996, he started his career at NIST as a post-doctoral fellow conducting research on a novel low-temperature CVD that resulted in a US patent.

Jay has over 25 years of vacuum science and technology experience and has worked on many aspects of vacuum technology and metrology. He is team lead of a 5-year Innovation in Measurement Science project aimed at re-inventing the realization and dissemination of pressure, temperature, and length through the use of optical Fabry-Perot interferometer cavities. The research has resulted in a patent application, 8 publications, 4 invited talks and aims to fundamentally change the way pressure and temperature and length measurements and standards are be realized and disseminated with high potential for technology transfer to the private sector. His current research interests focus on development novel photonic methods for realizing traditional vacuum gauging and temperature metrology, dynamic measurements, and extreme vacuum production and measurement.

Dr. Hendricks has authored over 50 papers on vacuum science/ technology/ surface chemistry/ ion-beam laser spectroscopy. He has presented invited papers at both domestic and international vacuum symposia, and has been a seminar instructor for the Measurement Science Conference six times over the past 10 years. He is regularly sought out as invited/ key-note speaker (8 times over the past 5 years). Recent awards include the being named a Fellow of the AVS for exceptional contributions to vacuum science, developing new and revolutionary vacuum standards and methods, and mentorship to early career scientists and engineers and the NIST French Award for development of a new NIST calibration service.

Dr. Hendricks has demonstrated leadership and chairs national and international vacuum standards meetings and symposia. He is an active member of the CCM Pressure and Vacuum working group piloting international key comparison, AVS-Mid Atlantic Chapter Executive Committee, where he organizes annual chapter meeting at NIST for the past 5 years, he is active on the ISO TC112 Vacuum Standards Committee where he reviews documents and standards, and has just been named Chair-Elect of the IMEKO TC-16, an international technical committee for pressure and vacuum metrology. His leadership is nationally and internationally recognized is sought out on a variety of vacuum standards meetings and symposia program committees. Most prominently, he is the Chair of the Vacuum Science and Technology Division of IUVSTA (International Union of Vacuum Science, Technique and Application) an organization representing nearly 15,000 physicists, chemists, materials scientists, engineers, and technologists who are linked through their common use of vacuum. He currently has active leadership roles in the AVS (American Vacuum Society), and IVC (International Vacuum Congress), and EVC (European Vacuum Congress) program planning committees.

Publications

Quantum-based vacuum metrology at NIST

Author(s)
Julia K. Scherschligt, James A. Fedchak, Zeeshan Ahmed, Daniel S. Barker, Kevin O. Douglass, Stephen P. Eckel, Edward T. Hanson, Jay H. Hendricks, Thomas P. Purdy, Jacob E. Ricker, Robinjeet Singh
The measurement science in realizing and disseminating the SI unit for pressure, the pascal (Pa), has been the subject of much interest at NIST. Modern optical

Recent Developments in Surface Science and Engineering, Thin Films, Nanoscience, Biomaterials, Plasma Science, and Vacuum Technology

Author(s)
Miran Mozetic, Alenka Vesel, Gregor Primc, J. Bauer, A. Eder, G. H. S. Schmid, David Ruzic, Zeeshan Ahmed, Daniel S. Barker, Kevin O. Douglass, Stephen P. Eckel, James A. Fedchak, Jay H. Hendricks, Nikolai N. Klimov, Jacob E. Ricker, Julia K. Scherschligt, Jack A. Stone Jr., Gregory F. Strouse, I. Capan, M Buljan, S. Milosevic, C Teichert, S R. Cohen, A G. Silva, M Lehocky, P Humpolicek, C Rodriguez, J Hernandez-Montelongo, E Punzon-Quijorna, D Mercier, M Manso-Silvan, G Ceccone, A Galtayries, K Stana-Kleinschek, I Petrov, J E. Greene, J Avila, C Y. Chen, B Caja, H Yi, A Boury, S Lorcy, M C. Asensio, T Gans, D O?Connell, F Reniers, A Vincze, M Anderle
Nanometer-sized structures, surfaces and sub-surface phenomena have played an enormous role in science and technological applications and represent a driving

Quantum for Pressure

Author(s)
Jay H. Hendricks, Patrick F. Egan, Jacob E. Ricker, Jack A. Stone Jr., Kevin O. Douglass, Gregory F. Strouse
A team of NIST scientists is working to fundamentally change the way that the unit of pressure is realized and disseminated, an effort that will lead to the
Created October 9, 2019