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Charles Bonham

Charles Bonham

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Charles Bonhan is currently a Technologist in the Applied Materials Science Group in the Energy and Efficiency Division at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Mr. Bonham joined PNNL in 1998. Mr. Bonham has 35 invention disclosures, 9 US patent applications, 2 foreign patent applications and 4 US patents issued.

Research Interests

  • Thin film deposition technology, micromechanics (MEMS), glass chemistry, barrier technology, photolithography, and macro machinist.

Education and Credentials

  • B.S., History, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1990

Awards and Recognitions

  • Federal Laboratory Consortium Award May, 2002.
  • R&D 100 award in 2010 for Micro Power Source.
  • R&D 100 award in 2000 for Ultra Barrier Coatings for Flat panel Displays.

PNNL Publications


  • Jin T., J. Chun, D.R. Dixon, D. Kim, J.V. Crum, C.C. Bonham, and B.J. Vanderveer, et al. 2018. "Melter Feed Viscosity during Conversion to Glass: Comparison between Low-Activity Waste and High-Level Waste Feeds." Journal of the American Ceramic Society 101, no. 5:1880-1891. PNNL-SA-127329. doi:10.1111/jace.15352



  • Vienna J.D., M.J. Schweiger, C.C. Bonham, J.B. Lang, B.P. McCarthy, Y.S. Chou, and S.K. Cooley, et al. 2016. "Development of High Alumina Glass Property Data for Hanford High-Level Waste Glass Models - 16231." In Waste Management 2016 (WM 2016): Education & Opportunity in Waste Management, March 6-10, 2016, Phoenix, Arizona, 2, 994-1003. Phoenix, Arizona:WM Symposia. PNNL-SA-115610.


  • Alvine K.J., V. Shutthanandan, W.D. Bennett, C.C. Bonham, D.C. Skorski, S.G. Pitman, and M.E. Dahl, et al. 2010. "High Pressure Hydrogen Materials Compatibility of Piezoelectric Films." Applied Physics Letters 97, no. 22:Paper No. 221911. PNNL-SA-75033. doi:10.1063/1.3517445
  • Wang L., J.S. Swensen, E. Polikarpov, D.W. Matson, C.C. Bonham, W.D. Bennett, and D.J. Gaspar, et al. 2010. "Highly efficient blue organic light emitting devices with indium-free transparent anode on flexible substrates." Organic Electronics 11, no. 9:1555-1560. PNNL-SA-70979. doi:10.1016/j.orgel.2010.06.018
  • Wang L., L. Wang, D.W. Matson, E. Polikarpov, J.S. Swensen, C.C. Bonham, and L. Cosimbescu, et al. 2010. "Highly efficient blue organic light emitting device using indium-free transparent anode Ga:ZnO with scalability for large area coating." Journal of Applied Physics 107, no. 4:043103. PNNL-SA-66289. doi:10.1063/1.3282526
  • Xu W., N.L. Canfield, D. Wang, J. Xiao, Z. Nie, X.S. Li, and W.D. Bennett, et al. 2010. "Approach to make macroporous metal sheets as current collectors for lithium-ion batteries." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 157, no. 7:A765-A769. PNNL-SA-69910.


  • Matson D.W., C.C. Bonham, J.S. Swensen, L. Wang, A.B. Padmaperuma, D.J. Gaspar, and J.J. Berry, et al. 2009. "Development of large area transparent conducting oxides from a combinatorial lead for organic solid state lighting." In Proceedings of the SPIE: Organic Light Emitting Materials and Devices XIII, edited by F So, C Adachi, 7415, Paper No. 74150X. Bellingham, Washington:SPIE. PNNL-SA-67198. doi:10.1117/12.827281


  • Matson D.W., P.M. Martin, G.L. Graff, M.E. Gross, P.E. Burrows, W.D. Bennett, and M.G. Hall, et al. 2005. "Adhesion Issues with Polymer/Oxide Barrier Coatings on Organic Displays." In Adhesion Aspects of Thin Films, edited by KL Mittal, 2, 91-102. Utrecht:VSP. PNNL-SA-42917.


  • Martin P.M., G.L. Graff, M.E. Gross, P.E. Burrows, W.D. Bennett, E.S. Mast, and M.G. Hall, et al. 2003. "Micro- and Nanostructured Materials for Active Devices and Molecular Electronics." In 46th Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, 287-291. San Francisco, California:Society of Vacuum Coaters. PNNL-SA-38184.


  • Weaver M., L. Michalski, K. Rajan, M.A. Rothman, J.A. Silvernail, J.J. Brown, and P.E. Burrows, et al. 2002. "Organic Light-Emitting Devices with Extended Operating Lifetimes on Plastic Substrates." Applied Physics Letters 81, no. 16:2929-2931. PNWD-SA-5773.


  • Burrows P.E., G.L. Graff, M.E. Gross, P.M. Martin, M. Shi, M.G. Hall, and E.S. Mast, et al. 2001. "Ultrabarrier Flexible Substrates for Flat Panel Displays." Displays 22, no. 2:65-69. PNNL-SA-33452.
  • Weaver M.S., J.J. Brown, R.H. Hewitt, S.Y. Mao, L. Michalski, T. Ngo, and K. Rajan, et al. 2001. "Flexible Organic LEDs." Information Display 17, no. 5-6:26-29. PNNL-SA-35546.


  • Burrows P.E., G.L. Graff, M.E. Gross, P.M. Martin, M.G. Hall, E.S. Mast, and C.C. Bonham, et al. 2000. "Gas Permeation and Lifetime Tests on Polymer-Based Barrier Coatings." In Organic Light-Emitting Materials and Devices IV, Proceedings of SPIE, edited by Zakya H. Kafafi, 4105, 75-83. Bellingham, Washington:SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering. PNNL-SA-33956.
  • Graff G.L., M.E. Gross, M.G. Hall, E.S. Mast, C.C. Bonham, P.M. Martin, and M. Shi, et al. 2000. "Fabrication of OLED Devices on Engineered Plastic Substrates." In 43rd Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, denver April 15-20, 2000, 397- 400. Albuquerque, New Mexico:Society of Vacuum Coaters. PNNL-SA-33130.
  • Martin P.M., D.W. Matson, W.D. Bennett, D.C. Stewart, and C.C. Bonham. 2000. "Laminated Ceramic Microfluidic Components for Microreactor Applications." In IMRET 4: 4th International Conference on Microreactor Technology: AIChE Spring Meeting, 410-415. New York, New York:American Institute of Chemical Engineers. PNNL-SA-32609.
  • Matson D.W., P.M. Martin, W.D. Bennett, J.W. Johnston, D.C. Stewart, and C.C. Bonham. 2000. "Sputtered Coatings for Microfluidic Applications." Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A--Vacuum, Surfaces and Films 18, no. 4, pt 2:1998-2002. PNNL-SA-32348.


  • Matson D.W., P.M. Martin, W.D. Bennett, D.C. Stewart, and C.C. Bonham. 1999. "Laminated Ceramic Components for Microfluidic Applications." In Microfluidic Devices and Systems II, Proceedings of SPIE, edited by Ahn, C. H.; Frazier, A. B., 3877, 95-100. Bellingham, Washington:SPIE. PNNL-SA-31446.

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