Building Ultra Light Data Transmission Cables: Carbon Based Conductor and EMI Shielding


In this webinar, Stefanie Harvey, PhD, principal scientist for TE Connectivity, will discuss how the substitution of carbon materials for metal as shielding and center conductor in data transmission cables can achieve weight savings between 30% (shielding only) to 70% (all carbon).

In addition, Harvey will share how Carbon Nanotube (CNT) shielding effectiveness can exceed 50dB at GHz frequencies, CNT constructions can perform comparably to copper MIL-STD-1553 cables and hybrid CNT/metal braids have been built and tested for low-frequency applications.

Case results of TE prototypes flown on aircraft will be shared with the audience.

Speaker: Dr. Stefanie Harvey, Principal Scientist, TE Connectivity

Dr. Stefanie Harvey is a Principal Scientist at TE Connectivity. She holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science from the University of Minnesota and has 18 years' experience in high technology solutions, including semiconductor processing, biotechnology, and defense. She has been an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials Engineering at San Jose State University since 1999.

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