Publications 2011

While most of the publications listed here are from COSMIAC, some have been hosted here at the request of our Air Force Sponsors.

Progress in measuring and modeling NBTI in nitrided SiO2 gate MOSFETs
Kamboura KE
MRQW Workshop 2011
Los Angeles, CA, 13 December – 14 December, 2011
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Tunneling discharge of positive trapped charge in p-channel field effect transistors
Kamboura KE, Kouhestani C, Nguyen D, Rosen N, Devine RAB
Applied Physics Letters 99 083506 (2011)
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Impact of Logic Synthesis on Soft Error Vulnerability Using a 90-nm Bulk CMOS Digital Cell Library
Limbrick DB, Black DA, Dick D, Atkinson NM, Gaspard NJ, Black JD, Robinson WH, Witulski AF
2011 IEEE, Radiation Effects Data Workshop (REDW)
Nashville, TN, 17 March – 20 March, 2011
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Impact of Ion-Induced Transients on High-Speed Dual-Complementary Flip-Flop Designs
Black DA, Reed RA, Robinson WH, Black JD, Limbrick DB, Dick KD
2011 IEEE International Reliability Physics Symposium (IRPS)
Monterey, CA, 10 April – 14 April, 2011
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Total Dose Test Results for CubeSat Electronics
Avery K, Finchel J, Mee J, Kemp W, Netzer R, Elkins D, Zufelt B, Alexander D.
2011 IEEE, Radiation Effects Data Workshop (REDW)
Sevilla, Spain, 25 July – 29 July, 2011
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CubeSat Fabrication through Additive Manufacturing and Micro-Dispensing
Gutierrez C, Salas R, Hernandez G, Muse D, Olivas R, MacDonald E, Irwin MD, Wicker R, Newton M, Church K, Zufelt B.
7th International Conference and Exhibition on Device Packaging
Scottsdale/Fountain Hills, Arizona, 8 March – 10 March, 2011
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Reconfigurable Front-End Antennas for Cognitive Radio Applications
Y. Tawk, M. Bkassiny, G. El-Howayek, S. K. Jayaweera, Keith Avery, and C. G. Christodoulou
To appear  in a special Issue on  “RF/Microwave  Communication Subsystems for Emerging Wireless Technologies”   in  IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation
Q2, 2011
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Software-Defined and Cognitive Radio Technology for Military Space Applications
Joshua F. Androlewicz, Ryan L. Buffington, Craig. J. Kief, R. Scott Erwin, James Crane, Keith Avery, James Lyke
2011 Wireless Innovation Forum Conference on Communications Technologies and Software Defined Radio  (SDR’11 – WInnComm)
Washington, DC, 29 November – 02 December, 2011
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LEISA: LOW-EARTH ORBIT SPECTRUM ANALYZER
Mario Ortega, Anastasia Ierides, Michael Thomas, Steve Suddarth
American Physical Society Four Corners Regional Meeting
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. 21 October – 22 October, 2011
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GENSO – A Ground Station is a Terrible Thing to Waste
Craig Kief
The AMSAT Journal, May/June 2011
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Trailblazer, SPA and Radiation Testing Overview
Craig Kief, Brian Zufelt
2011 Summer CubeSat Developers’ Workshop
Logan, UT, 06 – 07 August 2011
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GENSO Presentation
Craig Kief, Connor Lange
2011 Summer CubeSat Developers’ Workshop
Logan, UT, 06 – 07 August 2011
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Total Dose Test Results for CubeSat Electronics
Keith Avery, Jeffery Fenchel, Jesse Mee, William Kemp, Richard Netzer, Donald Elkins, Brian Zufelt, David Alexander
2011 IEEE Nuclear and Space Radiation Effects Conference
Las Vegas, Nevada, 25 – 29 July 2011
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UNM’s COSMIAC advances space technology
New Mexico Business Weekly, 22 – 28 July 2011
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Integrated Cognitive Radio Antenna using Reconfigurable Band Pass Filter
M. E. Zamudio, Y. Tawk, J. Kim,  and C. G. Christodoulou
5th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Rome, Italy,Apr. 2011
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Trailblazer: Proof of Concept CubeSat Mission for SPA-1
Brian Zufelt, Craig Kief
Cal Poly CubeSat Workshop
San Luis Obispo, CA, 22 April 2011
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Satellite-Based Monitoring System for Ionospheric Disturbances
Anastasia A. Ierides, Steve Suddarth, Craig Kief, Rosemary R. Burns, and Mario Ortega
Ionospheric Effects Symposium (IES)
Alexandria, VA, 17-19 May 2011
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Lightning Spectrometer for Ionospheric Disturbances
Rosemary Burns, Zach Chacon, William DeRaad, Anastasia Ierides, Craig Kief, Matthew McCullough, Mario Ortegae
2011 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting
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GENSO, SPA, SDR, and GNU Radio: The Pathway Ahead for Space Dial Tone
Ryan L. Buffington, Craig J. Kief, R. Scott Erwin, Joshua F. Androlewicz, and James Lyke
Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Unleashing Unmanned Systems
St. Louis, Missouri, 29-31 March 2011
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Trailblazer: Proof of Concept CubeSat Mission for SPA-1
Craig J. Kief, Brian K. Zufelt, Jacob H. Christensen, Jesse K. Mee
Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Unleashing Unmanned Systems
St. Louis, Missouri, 29-31 March 2011
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Design of an Optical Appliqué Sensor Interface Module (O-ASIM)
Jose Romero, David Czajkowski, James C. Lyke, Charles P Collier, and Keith Avery
Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Unleashing Unmanned Systems
St. Louis, Missouri, 29-31 March 2011
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Using RDF Schema and Taxonomies to Describe a Flexible, Standards Based SPA Ontology
Scott S. Pasko
Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Unleashing Unmanned Systems
St. Louis, Missouri, 29-31 March 2011
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Performance Characterization of a Space Plug-and-Play Avionics Appliqué Sensor Interface Module
William L. Walker, William J. Manning, Chester D. McFarland, and James Lyke
Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Unleashing Unmanned Systems
St. Louis, Missouri, 29-31 March 2011
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Challenges in Designing Reusable Flight Software Modules
Robert W. Vick
Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Unleashing Unmanned Systems
St. Louis, Missouri, 29-31 March 2011
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Design of a Low Voltage Appliqué Sensor Interface Module (LV ASIM)
Patrick S. McGuirk and David R. Podva
Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Unleashing Unmanned Systems
St. Louis, Missouri, 29-31 March 2011
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QuadSat/PnP: A Space-Plug-and-play Architecture (SPA) Compliant Nanosatellite
Fredrik C. Bruhn, Per Selin, Indulis Kalnins, James C. Lyke, Josette Rosengren-Calixte, and Rickard Nordenberge
Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Unleashing Unmanned Systems
St. Louis, Missouri, 29-31 March 2011
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QuickSAT/step_SATdb – A Satellite Concurrent Design Automation and Design for Manufacturability cloud based environment for PnP based Satellites
Andrew D. Santangelo
Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Unleashing Unmanned Systems
St. Louis, Missouri, 29-31 March 2011
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SPA-Based Emergency Micro Black Box Transponder for Space Vehicles
Kevin J. Lynaugh, Scott Dossey, Matthew Davis, Richard Middlestead, James Lyke, James Crane, John Demello, and Calvin Romane
Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Unleashing Unmanned Systems
St. Louis, Missouri, 29-31 March 2011
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GENSO, SPA, SDR, and GNU Radio: The Pathway Ahead for Space Dial Tone
Ryan L. Buffington, Craig J. Kief, R. Scott Erwin, Joshua F. Androlewicz, and James Lyke
Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Unleashing Unmanned Systems
St. Louis, Missouri, 29-31 March 2011
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Space Plug and Play Avionics Application Programmers Interface for Radio Devices
Scott Dossey, Kevin J. Lynaugh, Matthew Davis, Richard Middlestead, James Lyke, James Crane, and Calvin Roman
Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Unleashing Unmanned Systems
St. Louis, Missouri, 29-31 March 2011
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Reducing Redundancies in Reconfigurable Antenna Structures Using Graph Models
Joseph Costantine, Sinan al-Saffar, Christos G. Christodoulou and Chaouki T. Abdallah
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION, VOL. 59, NO. 3, MARCH 2011
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A Rotatable Reconfigurable Antenna for Cognitive Radio Applications
Y. Tawk, J.  Costantine,  and  C. G. Christodoulou
IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium, 2011, pp. 158 – 161
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Implementation of a Cognitive Radio Front-End Using Rotatable Controlled Reconfigurable Antennas
Y. Tawk,  J. Costantine,  K. Avery, and C. G. Christodoulou
IEEE  Transactions on Antennas and Propagation , vol. 59, no. 5, pp. 1773-1778, May 2011
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