Phil Layton of Maxwell Technologies to Present Two Poster Sessions at NSREC Next Week in Ponte Vedre

Phil Layton of Maxwell Technologies will be presenting two poster sessions at the Nuclear and Space Radiation Effects Conference.

Who and What

At the Nuclear and Space Radiation Effects Conference next week, Phil Layton, radiation effects physicist at Maxwell Technologies will be presenting two poster sessions:
"Compendia of Radiation Test Results of Integrated Circuit." This paper is a compendia of test data taken by Maxwell in support of the product guarantee of radiation performance.
"SEL Induced Latent Damage, Testing, and Evaluation." This paper shows a methodology for evaluating Single Event Latchup (SEL), susceptible devices for latent damage that may cause reliability problems during a typical space mission. Maxwell provides mitigation technology for SEL and this paper shows that the two products 7805 and SDRAM that were evaluated, are not susceptible to latent damage and would continue to operate through a typical space mission even after multiple SEL events.

When and Where
The Nuclear and Space Radiation Effects Conference
Wednesday, July 19, 2:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
"SEL Induced Latent Damage, Testing and Evaluation"
Friday, July 21, 9:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
"Compendia of Radiation Test Results of Integrated Circuit"
Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Spa
Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla


About Phil Layton
Phil Layton has over 16 years experience in radiation effects analysis and testing, qualification and production hardness assurance of components, sub-systems and systems with man-made and natural space radiation survivability requirements. His research includes effects on components, radiation sensors, fuel cells and photovoltaics.

Mr. Layton has managed the radiation effects and test department, and was corporate counsel at Maxwell Technologies and Space Electronics. He has written over 20 published papers and holds 3 patents. Additionally, Mr. Layton served for 9 years as a USNR engineering duty officer.

Mr. Layton has a MS in Physics from the University of California at Irvine, a BS in Physics from the University of California at San Diego and a Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego.

About Maxwell Technologies
Maxwell is a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative, cost-effective energy storage and power delivery solutions. Our CONDIS® high-voltage grading and coupling capacitors help to ensure the safety and reliability of electric utility infrastructure and other applications involving transport, distribution and measurement of high-voltage electrical energy. Our BOOSTCAP® ultracapacitor cells and multi-cell modules and POWERCACHE® backup power systems provide safe and reliable power solutions for applications in consumer and industrial electronics, transportation and telecommunications. Our radiation-mitigated microelectronic products include power modules, memory modules and single board computers that incorporate powerful commercial silicon for superior performance and high reliability in aerospace applications. For more information, please visit our website:


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