Nanotube memories for space applications

TitleNanotube memories for space applications
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsLovellette, M. N., A. B. Campbell, H. L. Hughes, R. K. Lawerence, J. W. Ward, M. Meinhold, T. R. Bengtson, G. F. Carleton, B. M. Segal, and T. Rueckes
Conference NameAerospace Conference, 2004. Proceedings. 2004 IEEE
Pagination2300 - 2305 Vol.4
Date Publishedmar.
KeywordsC, carbon nanotubes, gamma radiation effect, gamma-ray effects, nanoelectromechanical elements, nanotube devices, nanotube memory devices, nanotube RAM technology, radiation hard memory, radiation hardening (electronics), random-access storage, single walled carbon nanotube memory elements, space applications, space vehicle electronics, SWNT

The radiation hardness characteristics of nano-electromechanical single-walled carbon nanotube (SWNT) memory elements has been studied. The NRAM bits have been exposed to 100 krad, 1 Mrad and 10 Mrad of gamma-radiation. Initial test results indicate that NRAM is an extremely radiation hard memory.


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