Catalog of NASA NEPP/NASA Glenn evaluations of passive and active components and circuits for high temperatures.
Examples     To order.

Books/reports - HTE

High-Temperature Electronics, ed. Randall Kirschman, John Wiley & Sons/IEEE Press, 1998/1999*, ISBN: 0-7803-3477-9. Publisher's Web page.

High Temperature Electronics (Electronic Packaging Series), ed. F. P. McCluskey, R. Grzybowski and T. Podlesak, CRC Press, 1997, ISBN: 0849396239. Publisher's Web page.

High Temperature Electronics, ed. M. Willander and H. L. Hartnagel, London: Chapman & Hall, 1996/1997*, ISBN: 0412625105.

High Temperature Electronics, ed. K. Fricke and V. Krozer, Elsevier Science, 1995, ISBN: 0444821740.

Materials for High-Temperature Semiconductor Devices, Committee on Materials for High-Temperature Semiconductor Devices NMAB-474, National Materials Advisory Board, National Academy Press, 1995, ISBN: 0309053358 (paperback).

Materials for High-Temperature Semiconductor Devices (1995), Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, this publication may be viewed at:

Also see Progress in SOI Structures and Devices Operating at Extreme Conditions under LTE below.

Books/reports - LTE

Low-Temperature Electronics, ed. R. K. Kirschman, IEEE Press, 1986, ISBN: 0-87942-206-8. (Out of print, but available from used book sellers.)

Low Temperature Electronics: Physics, Devices, Circuits and Applications, eds. E. A. Gutierrez-D, J. Deen and C. Claeys, Academic Press, 2000/2001*, ISBN: 0123106753. Publisher's Web page.

Device and Circuit Cryogenic Operation for Low Temperature Electronics, eds. F. Balestra and G. Ghibaudo, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001, ISBN 0-7923-7377-4. Publisher's Web page.

Cryogenic Operation of Silicon Power Devices, R. Singh and B. J. Baliga, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998, ISBN: 0-7923-8157-2. Publisher's Web page.

Progress in SOI Structures and Devices Operating at Extreme Conditions (Proc. NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Kyiv, Ukraine, 15-20 October 2000), eds. F. Balestra, A. N. Nazarov and V. S. Lysenko, NATO Science Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry 58, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002, ISBN: 1-4020-0575-X (hardbound) or 1-4020-0576-8 (paperback). Includes low- and high-temperature operation of devices and circuits. Publisher's Web page

Articles/papers - HTE

"It's not the humidity; it's the HEAT!" by David Wick, InTech Online, 15 February 2001.

EEE Links for August 2002, vol. 8, no. 2. A NASA publication, this issue focuses on extreme-environment electronics.

"Interface electronics for smart sensors in low-temperature and high-temperature environments" by Randall Kirschman, from Sensors Expo, May 2000.

Articles/papers - LTE

"Low temperature electronic cooling" by Roger Schmidt, Electronics Cooling, September 2000.

"The challenge of operating computers at ultra-low temperatures" by Michael J. Ellsworth, Jr., Electronics Cooling, August 2001.

Also see EEE Links for August 2002 under HTE above.

Also see "Interface electronics for smart sensors in low-temperature and high-temperature environments" under HTE above.

Organizations - HTE

The status of the European High Temperature Electronics Network (HITEN) is uncertain. Please check later for information about HITEN.

Organizations - LTE

Cryogenic Society of America - The Cryogenic Society of America is a not-for-profit technical society and trade association serving all those interested in any phase of cryogenics - the science and technology of very low temperatures. The Society has almost 500 individual members and almost 100 corporate sustaining members, from around the world. Members receive the quarterly magazine, Cold Facts, which also appears on the Website. Members come from all areas of cryogenics: industrial and sales companies, universities, national labs, R&D organizations, and others. Visit the Website at Membership details and forms are available there for download. The Society also publishes a Corporate Directory which lists corporate sustaining members by category of products or services. The Space Cryogenics Workshop is a Division of CSA. CSA puts on various Short Courses on topics such as the cryogenic properties of materials, superconductivity, and helium cryogenics.

Courses - HTE

High Temperature Electronics offered by ERS Inc., a "graduate company" of the University of Maryland's Technology Advancement Program.

Electronics for Low-Temperature and High-Temperature Environments

Courses - LTE

Electronics for Low-Temperature and High-Temperature Environments

Low-Temperature Electronics

*Different Web listings give different publication dates.

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