Electronics in Extreme Environments, 5 credits (1TE784)

The course investigates how extreme surroundings affect modern technology in general and electronics in particular. Here, extreme refers to environments where parameters like pressure, temperature, chemical corrosivety and electromagnetic interference far exceeds levels that ordinary technology is expected to handle. Examples from space, the polar regions and the human body are discussed with emphasis on the former. The course also includes an introduction to space technology and space whether with a focus on radiation and ways of mitigating its negative effects.

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Last modified: 2022-03-02