Vanderbilt Institute for Space and Defense Electronics (ISDE) Radiation Effects Core

Overview of Services

ISDE has an extensive suite of test and characterization equipment for radiation-effects analysis, including an ARACOR 10-keV x-ray irradiator, two Cs-137 isotopic irradiators and 2-MeV proton source. ISDE team members have extensive experience conducting single-event tests at facilities including Brookhaven National Laboratory, Michigan State University, Texas A&M, Berkeley Laboratory and Indiana University. An array of test equipment is available to facilitate the characterization of irradiated devices and ICs. Vanderbilt also has in place a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with NAVSEA-Crane that provides access to a suite of radiation sources and fully equipped parts analysis laboratory.

Leadership

Dr. Robert Reed, Professor
Principal Investigator
robert.a.reed@vanderbilt.edu

Core Staff

Name

Role

Phone

Email

Location

Mike McCurdy

Lab Manager

(615) 343-3440

mike.mccurdy@vanderbilt.edu

EECS/ISDE Offices

Dr. Andrew Sternberg

Engineer

(615) 232-5890

andrew.l.sternberg@vanderbilt.edu

EECS/ISDE Offices

 

 

Hours of Operation and Location

Hours Open

Hours Staffed

Location

M-F, 8 am to 5 pm

As needed

1025 16th Avenue S

Suite 200

Nashville, TN 37212


Links and Resources

  1. https://isde.vanderbilt.edu

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Beck Borsody
Administrative Manager and Core Manager
 
(615) 343-5996
 
becky.borsody@vanderbilt.edu
 
EECS/ISDE Offices
 

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