Positions

Publications

Academic Article

Year Title
2013 32-channel phased-array receive with asymmetric birdcage transmit coil for hyperpolarized xenon-129 lung imaging.Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.  70:576-583. 2013
2011 Hyperpolarized Xenon-129 gas-exchange imaging of lung microstructure: first case studies in subjects with obstructive lung disease.Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  33:1052-1062. 2011

Chapter

Year Title
2009 Hyperpolarized (129)Xenon MRI of the LungMedical Radiology. 57-67. 2009

Conference Proceeding

Year Title
2014 Regional Mapping Of Gas Uptake By Lung Tissue And Blood In COPD And AsthmaAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2014
2014 Scalable pump source for diode pumped alkali laserProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 89620e-89620e-7. 2014

Patents And Disclosures

Year Title
Apparatus and Method for Polarizing Polarizable Nuclear Species
Distribution of conditioned photons to arrays of diode laser bars
High Brightness Spectral-Narrowing Diode Laser Array System
Method and Apparatus for Accumulating Hyperpolarized Xenon
Method and Apparatus for Polarizing Polarizable Nuclear Species
Optical Surface Preservation Techniques and Apparatus
Techniques and Apparatus for Managing Lasing Gas Concentrations
Techniques and System for Producing Temporally Coherent Modes in Phase-locked Laser Arrays
Thermal management Technology for Polarizing Xenon
Thermal management technology for polarizing xenon

Principal Investigator On

  • Numerical Simulations of Diode Pumped Alkali Lasers with Coflowing Planar Jet Geometries  awarded by US DOD, Department of Defense 2013 - 2016
  • Gas Circulator for Diode Pumped Alkali Lasers  awarded by US DOD, Department of Defense 2013 - 2016
  • Hyper-polarized Xenon Production Technology Optimization  awarded by US DHHS, National Institutes of Health 2012 - 2015
  • Persistent High-Altitude Flight using DPAL Power Transmission  awarded by Army 2015
  • Polarized 3He Gas Circular Technologies for Neutron Analyzers  awarded by Xemed LLC 2012 - 2014
  • Regulatory Advancement of HXe as a Diagnostic MRI Contrast Agent  awarded by Xemed LLC 2011 - 2014
  • Optimized Whole-lung Mapping of the Oxygen Concentration in Human Lungs, using HypXe MRI  awarded by Xemed LLC 2011 - 2012
  • Polarized 3He Gas Circulation Technologies for Neutron Analyzers  awarded by Xemed LLC 2011 - 2012
  • Polarized 3He Pressurization Loop for an Electron Beam Target  awarded by Xemed LLC 2011 - 2012
  • Ex-situ Polarized 3He Neutron Spin Filter and Analyzer System  awarded by Xemed LLC 2009 - 2011
  • Scale Up ofHyperpolarized Xe Production  awarded by Xemed LLC 2008 - 2011
  • Hyperpolarized Xenon Functional MRI of Human Lung Microstructure  awarded by Xemed LLC 2008 - 2010
  • NH IRC: Xemed - MRI Scanner-Xenon  awarded by Xemed LLC 2007 - 2010
  • Ex-situ Polarized 3He Eletron Beam Target  awarded by Xemed LLC 2008 - 2009
  • Ex-situ Polarized 3He Neutron Spin Filter and Analyzer System  awarded by Xemed LLC 2008 - 2009
  • Polarized Xenon Production: Powerful Narrowed Laser  awarded by Xemed LLC 2007 - 2008
  • Lung Parenchyma Loss in Smokers Measured with HyXeMRI  awarded by Xemed LLC 2007 - 2008
  • Production, Validation, and Commercilization of MagniLium (hyperpolarized 3Helium)  awarded by Xemed LLC 2007 - 2008
  • Scale Up of Hyperpolarized Xenon Production  awarded by Xemed LLC 2007 - 2008
  • Optimization Counter-Flowing Hyperpolarized Xenon Prod  awarded by US DHHS, National Institutes of Health 2003 - 2007
  • Fabrication of Xenon Polarizer At Brigham Women's Hospital  awarded by Brigham and Women's Hospital 2004 - 2007
  • Polarized Xenon Production Compact Magnetic Field  awarded by Xemed LLC 2004 - 2007
  • Polarized Xenon Production Mulit-Liter Accumulation  awarded by Xemed LLC 2004 - 2007
  • Hyperpolarized Xenon Functional MRI of Human Lungs  awarded by Xemed LLC 2006 - 2007
  • Polarized Xenon Production: Powerful Narrowed Laser  awarded by Xemed LLC 2005 - 2006
  • Fabrication of Xenon Polarizer At Brigham Women's Hospital  awarded by Brigham and Women's Hospital 2003 - 2004
  • Low Field MRI of Human Lungs with Hyperpolarized Gas  awarded by US DHHS, NIH AREA (Academic Research Enhancement Award) 2000 - 2002
  • Low-Field Imaging on Human Scale with Hyperpolarized Gases  awarded by Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2000 - 2002
  • Blast Time-of-Flight Scintillator Production  awarded by Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1998 - 2001
  • Novel Gas Polarization Method for Hyperpolarized XE MRI  awarded by US DHHS, National Institutes of Health 1997 - 2000
  • Hall a Prototype Scintillator Development  awarded by Jefferson Science Associates LLC 1998 - 1999
  • Blast Prototype Scintillator Development  awarded by Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1997 - 1998
  • Prototyping of CLAS Large Angle Scintillators  awarded by Miscellaneous Non-Profit 1993 - 1997
  • Shipment of Forward Angle Top Counters  awarded by Miscellaneous Non-Profit 1994 - 1996
  • SURA/CEBAF Voltage Divider Development  awarded by Miscellaneous Non-Profit 1992 - 1993
  • Teaching Activities

  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2019
  • General Physics II Recitation Taught course 2019
  • Mechanics/Mathematical Phys I Taught course 2019
  • Mechanics/Mathematical Phys I Taught course 2019
  • Senior Design Project Taught course 2019
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2018
  • Senior Design Project Taught course 2018
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2018
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2017
  • General Physics I Recitation Taught course 2017
  • Thermodynamics&Statistic Mech Taught course 2017
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2017
  • Mechanics/Mathematical Phys I Taught course 2017
  • Mechanics/Mathematical Phys I Taught course 2017
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2016
  • Electricity and Magnetism II Taught course 2016
  • Electricity and Magnetism II Taught course 2016
  • General Physics II Recitation Taught course 2016
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2016
  • Electricity and Magnetism I Taught course 2016
  • Electricity and Magnetism I Taught course 2016
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2015
  • Electricity and Magnetism II Taught course 2015
  • General Physics I Recitation Taught course 2015
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2015
  • General Physics II Recitation Taught course 2015
  • Mechanics/Mathematical Phys I Taught course 2015
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2014
  • Electricity and Magnetism II Taught course 2014
  • Electricity and Magnetism II Taught course 2014
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2014
  • Electricity and Magnetism I Taught course 2014
  • Electricity and Magnetism I Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

    Full Name

  • F Hersman