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Dr. Jacob Millspaw
Department of Physics
Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne
The long term goal of my research project requires that we are able to deposit thin layers of type II superconductive materials onto various samples through a process of AC sputtering. The process for creating type II superconductive material requires precise temperature control in a high temperature (up to 900 °C) oven over the span of 16+ hours. To accomplish this I designed and built a temperature controller that utilizes a PSoC (Programmable embedded system-on-a-chip) which is capable of monitoring the temperature inside the oven and making the necessary adjustments to successfully synthesize the superconductive material.
Physical Sciences and Mathematics | Physics
Otto, James and Bishop, Danielle, "Constructing an Oven for Making Superconductive Materials" (2014). 2014 IPFW Student Research and Creative Endeavor Symposium. 24.