Keyword: Semiconductor devices

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Unmanned vehicles for air, land, and water represent an increasingly-important capability for virtually all military services worldwide. Because each new generation of device technology promises...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

The increasing demand for higher data rates in telecommunications and higher resolution in industrial systems is pushing the frequency of operation higher for the electronics that support them. Many of these systems...

Briefs: Aerospace

Development of robust semiconductor devices with high energy efficiency and reliability is a key objective towards 'Energy...

Articles: Aerospace

Counterfeit semiconductor devices entering the Department of Defense (DOD) supply chain continue to pose risks to many of our country’s most sophisticated aerospace and defense systems....

Articles: Test & Measurement

The avionics systems of military aircraft support maneuverability and situation awareness for the pilot, process essential images, operate sensors, record data, and provide...

Articles: Aerospace

As commercial and military electronics applications continue to “push the envelope” with higher powers and smaller packaging requirements, it is becoming more critical to...

Articles: Aerospace

The Embedded usage model is characterized as one that is operated at the extremes of available performance. Knowing that the targets of the thermal design power usage mode are only...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Resistances of tenths of ohms to several ohms in transmission lines have been measured in laboratory systems from the power supply...

Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

The simulation of electromagnetic (EM) and thermal properties of semiconductor and substrate materials has been demonstrated to be particularly...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Power electronic converters functioning as components in high-power systems, such as those of hybrid military ground vehicles, require fast...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

Long-term stress testing of silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductor devices is required to determine suitability for power electronics applications. During testing, preventable...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

A three-year research project encompassed multiple studies of (1) polymer semiconductors that exhibit relatively high electric-charge- carrier mobilities and (2) applications of these...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Early steps have been taken toward the development of analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) that would incorporate photonic quantizers based on the technology of InP semiconductors. These photonic ADCs are...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Photonic Analog-to-Digital Converters

Early steps have been taken toward the development of analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) that would incorporate photonic quantizers based on the technology of InP semiconductors. These photonic ADCs are intended to overcome the sampling speed and temporal resolution limitations of state-ofthe- art...

Briefs: Physical Sciences
Spintronic Effects in Semiconductor Nanostructures

Progress has been made in calculation of spintronic effects in semiconductor nanostructures. The calculations contribute to the body of theoretical knowledge complementing recent experimental advances in generating, transporting, and detecting coherent spin-polarized populations of electron and...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

The US Air Force has a need for improved tunable laser sources—both in the midinfrared region, for developing infrared countermeasure (IRCM) applications, and in the...