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Robert (Tom) Skelton

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Associate Project Scientist, CASS


Email: tskelton@cass16.ucsd.edu
Office: SERF 435



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Biography

Dr. Skelton obtained his B.S. from Auburn U (Alabama) in 1971. He served as a submarine officer during the years of 1971-1976 before receiving his Ph.D. from Caltech in 1985. He then worked in industry and at JPL before joining CASS in 1994.

Research Interests

Development of Cadmium Zinc Telluride solid-state detectors for X-rays and gamma rays, and on ASICs to read out their signals.

Projects

Applications of CZT detectors for astrophysics and Homeland Security applications