Aerospace & Defense Technology

February 2021

    • Empowering Soldiers Through ISPDS
    • Dispensable Gels vs Gap Filler Pads
      An Analysis of Thermal Management Materials
    • Electronic Warfare
      Vying for Control of the Electromagnetic Spectrum
    • More Bang for the Buck
      A New Design and Manufacturing Method for Deep Penetrating Bomb Cases
    • A Comprehensive Way to Use Bonding to Improve RF Performance of Low Noise Amplifiers
    • Army and Universities Deploy New Warfighter Communication Technology
    • Radiation Effects on Electronics in Aligned Carbon Nanotube Technology (RadCNT)
      Characterizing the fundamental mechanisms and charge transport phenomena governing the interactions between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation with carbon-based (nanotube and graphene) field-effect transistors (FETs) devices and integrated circuits (ICs).
    • An Ultrafast Testbed for Comprehensive Characterization of Photonics, Electronic, and Optoelectronic Properties of Integrated Nanophotonic Structures
      High-speed testing technology will enable advances such as new digital signal processing/computing platforms in the optical domain through the development of innovative high-speed and low-power nonlinear optical processing cores that can be co-integrated with digital signal processors to enable new functionalities.
    • Reconfigurable Electronics Based on Multiferroics and Nanomagnetism
      Research could lead to the development of new materials with large magnetoelectric (ME) coupling for next-generation multifunctional devices, including, multi-state (neuromorphic-like) circuits and memories, and E-field tunable microwave resonators for secure communications.
    • Atomistic- and Meso-Scale Computational Simulations for Developing Multi-Timescale Theory for Radiation Degradation in Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices
      Fundamental mechanisms and knowledge gained from atomic- and meso-scale simulations can be input into rate-diffusion theory as initial conditions to calculate the steady-state distribution of point defects in a mesoscopic layered structured system, thus allowing the development of a multi-timescale theory to study radiation degradation in electronic and optoelectronic devices.
    • Nanofabrication Technology for Production of Quantum Nano-Electronic Devices Integrating Niobium Electrodes and Optically Transparent Gates
      Devices created using this technology could be used for control and sending of qubit/quantum memory states to remote locations.