Office of Safety and Mission Success Component Engineering & Assurance Office 514


November, 2009

Single Photon Workshop

November 16th, 2009

Rick Harris attended the Single Photon Workshop 2009 in Boulder, CO and presented a paper entitled “Degradation of InP-Based Geiger-Mode Avalanche Photodiodes Due to Proton Irradiation”.  The presentation was very well received as it was the first time radiation studies in these types of devices had been reported.  The paper was co-authored by Bill Farr […]

514 at Nonvolatile Memory Symposium

November 5th, 2009

Harald Schone attended the Non Volatile Memory Technology Symposium (NVMTS) in Portland Oregon.  Harald also was the session chairman for the Ion Conducting and Flash Memory sessions.  Amy Wilson of Section 5140 was part of the conference organizing staff handling the registration and event coordination activities.  The conference had over 50 papers and posters on […]

514 Staff shares in NASA Space Act Board Award

November 3rd, 2009

Gary Burke and Doug Sheldon were recognized for their work at the 2009 NASA Space Act Board Awards.  The awards are presented by Dr. Elachi for significant contributions to NASA and JPL missions.  Gary and Doug’s award was for “Precise Delay Measurement Circuit for FPGAs”.  The circuit provides high resolution for time delays in FPGAs […]