Dr. Joseph Suter

Technical Management

Personal Bio

Dr. Suter is the Chair of the Technical Management Program

Education History

  • B.S. Physics and Mathematics, The Free University
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, The University of Maryland
  • M.S. Physics, Michigan State University
  • Ph.D Materials Science and Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University

Work Experience

Principal Professional Staff, JHU Applied Physics Laboratory

Publications

W. Namkung, P. Loschialpo, J. J. Suter, M. Reiser, and J. D. Lawson, "First Results of the University of Maryland Electron Beam Transport Experiment," IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. NS-28,2519 (1981).
J. J. Suter, J. R. Norton, and J. M. Cloeren, "Gamma Ray and Proton Beam Radiation Testing of Quartz Resonators," IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. NS-31, 1230 (1984).
J. J. Suter and R. H. Maurer, "Low and Medium Dose Radiation Sensitivity of Quartz Crystal Resonators with Different Aluminum Impurity Content," in Proc. 40th Ann. Frequency Control Symp., IEEE-86CH2330-9, 134 (1986); and IEEE Trans. Ultrason., Ferro-electrics, and Freq. Contr. UFFC-34 (6), 667 (1987).
J. J. Suter, J. M. Cloeren, J. R. Norton, D. Y. Kusnierkiewicz, and A. M. Koehler, "Simulation of Low-Earth-Orbit Radiation Environments with a 5 to 120 MeV Proton Cyclotron Beam Using a Proton Beam Modulator," IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., NS-36, 1070 (1987).
J. J. Suter and R. H. Maurer, "Total Dose Hardness Assurance for Low-Earth-Orbits," IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. NS-34 (6), 1757 (1987).
J. Bohandy, J. J. Suter, B. F. Kim, K. Moorjani, and F. J. Adrian, "Gamma Radiation Resistance of the High Tc Superconductor YBa2Cu3O7--d" J. Appl. Phys. 51 (25), 2161 (1987).
J. J. Suter, "Acoustic Loss Phenomena in Alpha Quartz Crystal Resonators Over the 1.4 to 77K Temperature Range," J. Appl. Phys. 63 (11), 5594 (1988).
J. J. Suter, "Advances in the Development of Piezo- electric Quartz-Crystal Oscillators, Hydrogen Masers, and Superconducting Frequency Standards," Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest Volume 9, 212 (1988).
J. J. Suter, R. H. Maurer, and J. D. Kinneson, "The Susceptibility of Electrodeless Quartz Crystal BVA Resonators to Proton Ionization Effects," IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. NS-35, 451 (1988).
W. Lewandowski, R. J. Douglas, W. J. Klepczynski, W. Strange, J. J. Suter, and M. A. Weiss, "Positioning of GPS Antennas in Time-Keeping Laboratories of North America," Proc.43rd Ann. Symp. on Frequency Control, 218 (1989).
J. J. Suter, "Piezoelectric Properties of Quartz Resonators Below 10K," Cryogenics, 30 (6), 547-548 (1990).
J. J. Suter, "Low-Earth-Orbit Proton and Gamma Ionization Effects in Piezoelectric Alpha Quartz Crystal Resonators," IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., 37 (2), 524 (1990).
J. J. Suter, J. C. Poret, and M. Rosen, "Fiber Optic Ionizing Radiation Detector," IEEE Nuclear Science Symp. Conference Record, 222 (1991) and IEEE Trans. Nucl Sci., 39 (4), 674 (1992).

J. J. Suter, J. C. Poret, M. Rosen, and J. M. Rifkind, "Ionizing Radiation Detector Using Multimode Optical Fibers," IEEE Nuclear Science Symp. Conference Record, 104 (1992) and IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., 40 (4), 466 (1993).
J. C. Poret, E. Lindgren, M. Rosen, J. J. Suter, and J. M. Rifkind, "Laser-Generated Ultrasonic Characterization of Irradiated Glass Optical Fibers," Journal of Noncrystalline Solids, 160, 82 (1993).
J. J. Suter, R. H. Maurer, J. D. Kinneson, R. Besson, J. R. Vig, and A. Koehler, "The Effects of Ionizing and Particle Radiation on Precision Frequency Standards," Proc. 46th Ann. Symp. on Frequency Control, 798 (1992).
J. J. Suter, J. C. Poret, M. Rosen, J. A. Giannini, V. Bhatnagar, and C. C. Kilgus, "Space Qualified Optic Link for Radar Altimeter Applications," Proc. SPIE Int. Symp. in Aerospace Science and Sensing, 1953, 271 (1993).
L. P. Martin, J. J. Suter, and M. Rosen, "A Tuned Sapphire Resonator for Parametric Displacement Measurements," Journal of Physics D, 27, 875-880 (1994).
J. J. Suter, W. A. Bryden, T. J. Kistenmacher, and R. D. Porga, "Aluminum Nitride on Sapphire Films for SAW Chemical Sensors," Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest, Volume 16 (3), 288-295 (1995).
J. J. Suter and R. A. Dragonette, "Distribution of Precision UHF and Timing Signals with Fiber Optic Transmission Lines," Proc. SPIE, 2482, 205-212 (1995).
W. S. Seegar, P. N. Cutchis, M. R. Fuller, J. J. Suter, V. Bhatnagar, and J. G. Wall, "Fifteen Years of Satellite Tracking Development and Application to Wildlife Research and Conservation," Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest, Volume 17 (4), 401-411 (1996).
V. Bhatnagar, R. A. Dragonette, and J. J. Suter, "Fiber-optic Transmission Line for the Distribution of Time and Frequency Reference Signals," Proc. SPIE, 2811, 243-251 (1996).
D. Dylis, J. J. Suter, P. Schwartz, A. Lew, B. Le, T. O. Poehler, P. Searson, Y. Gofer, J. Killian, and H. Starker, “All-plastic battery for small electronic device applications,” NASA Technology 2006 conference proceedings, 1996.
J. J. Suter, and P. A. Zucker, “Development of a small gravity gradiometer for the detection of buried objects,” Proc. SPIE, 2765, 310-319 (1996).
D. Dylis, J. J. Suter, and T. O. Poehler, “All-polymer battery for small electronics and space applications,” GOMAC Conference, 1997.
J. J. Suter and V. Bhatnagar, “Imaging through optically opaque barriers with microwaves and millimeter waves,” Proc. SPIE, 1998 in print.
J. J. Suter, “Transmission of Ultra-stable UHF signals via fiber optic lines,” Proc. SPIE, 1998 in print.

F. C. Dumont, J. J. Suter, and P. D. Schwartz. “A Controller Area Network-Based Telemetry and Command System for Small Space Experiments,” Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest, Volume 20 (2), (1999).
J. J. Suter, Guest Editor, Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest, Volume 22 (2), (2001) Organized, edited and authored issue on Technology Transfer for Space Applications.
J. J. Suter, "Syntonics LLC, APL-developed makes its commercial debut," Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest, Volume 22 (2), 168-175 (2001).
I. N. Bankman and J. J. Suter, “Living with Sensors,” Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest, Volume 24 (1), 87-101 (2003).
J. J. Suter, Communication Systems Development, Guest Editor, Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest, Volume 25 (4), 283-285 (2004).
J. J. Suter, Sensors and Sensor System Research and Development, Guest Editor, Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest, Volume 26 (4), 350-356 (2005).
J. J. Suter, National Security Space, Guest Editor, Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest, Volume 29 (3), 198-304 (2010).

Honors and Awards

  • Inventor on seven patents (2010)

Professional Organizations

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics