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500 °C Durable JFET-R IC User Tech Guide

An online guide to engineering your own 500 °C durable applications specific integrated circuits (ASICs) for possible prototype fabrication by NASA Glenn.

NASA Glenn Microsystems Fabrication Laboratory

A website summarizing NASA Glenn SiC electronics and sensor device design, fabrication, packaging, and testing facilities.

NASA SiC News Articles

The most recent news media articles about NASA Glenn SiC electronics, sensors, and researchers.


Armed with tough computer chips, scientists are ready to return to the hell of Venus (Nov. 2017)


Venus is Earth’s evil twin — and space agencies can no longer resist its pull (June 2019)

Physics Today

Circuitry made robust enough for Venus (March 2017)

National Geographic

Hellish Venus poses many mysteries. New spacecraft aim to solve them (October 2021)

Smithsonian Air & Space Magazine

Journey to the Surface of Venus (October 2021)

IEEE-USA Insight

Philip Neudeck: Moving High-Temperature SiC Technology From The Lab — Eventually, To Venus (August 2020)

Upcoming SiC Meetings

2023 International Conference on Silicon Carbide and Related Materials (ICSCRM)

17-22 Sept. 2023, Sorrento, Italy

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