Senior Hardware Engineer – Physical Design

Type: Full time As a member of the hardware microelectronics team, you will be responsible for back-end VLSI design and design closure efforts. You will collaborate with and support team members responsible for mixed- signal design, front-end VLSI design development,...
How can we study the effect of cosmic rays? On a volcano!

How can we study the effect of cosmic rays? On a volcano!

High-energy neutrons stream through our atmosphere. These neutrons can cause computer errors known as single-event upsets. Although these upsets do not result in permanent damage, they can crash computer applications, such as those vital to operating aircraft. The...
What happens during a solar storm?

What happens during a solar storm?

Solar storms occasionally reach earth. The first solar storm to be documented was in 1859 -known as the Carrington Event. A solar coronal mass ejection hit Earth’s atmosphere. What ensued was one of the largest geomagnetic storms in recorded history. The Aurora,...