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Large University, Industry Team Analyzes Single Electron That Can Zap Technology

Original Article Source Paper first-authored by engineering graduate student wins IEEE Outstanding Conference Paper Award As phones and other electronics shrink in size, they’ve grown in capabilities and ubiquitousness. But, as semiconductors – the omnipresent and indispensable building blocks of the electronics and computer industries – get to the 28 to 45 nanometer feature size...... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, January 16th, 2014 in News, Related News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments Off


NASA Announces Fourth Round of CubeSat Space Mission Candidates

RELEASE: 13-064 NASA ANNOUNCES FOURTH ROUND OF CUBESAT SPACE MISSION CANDIDATES WASHINGTON — NASA has selected 24 small satellites to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard rockets planned to launch in 2014, 2015 and 2016. The proposed CubeSats come from universities across the country, a Florida high school, several non-profit organizations and NASA field centers. CubeSats belong to a class...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 in News | Tags: , , , , , , Comments Off


CubeSat Development

Vanderbilt researchers are launching satellites into space to test the radiation effects on electronic components in order to predict and prevent future failures of such devices. Funded by NASA, these radiation effects test bed payloads will be among the first of their kind in the United States at their scheduled launches in 2013. It’s an...... KEEP READING

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Robert Weller

Prof. Weller obtained his B.S. degree in Engineering Physics from the University of Tennessee in 1971 and served from 1971 to 1973 as an officer in the United States Navy aboard the USS Constellation . He received his Ph.D. degree in Physics in 1978 from the California Institute of Technology , for the study of ion beam erosion of surfaces, specifically...... KEEP READING

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