In spite of the current thinking, rad-hard memories are not only for military devices or space application. Military field is not our purpose. As usually happens, space research opens the basis to new applications in terrestrial field (just think to photovoltaic!). Rad-hard technology is fundamental in medical field as diagnostic by imaging, interventional radiology, radiation therapy and most important implantable medical devices. Moreover other important fields are nuclear field and high energy physic experiments.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.