Technical Session G


RADECS 2021 - Technical Program

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 (starts at 10.30 h)

RADECS 2021 - Session G

Radiation Hardness Assurance

Session Co-Chair:

Rafael Ponce, Airbus DS TRC
Ray Ladbury, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center


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J. Voegtli1, R. Sharp1, L. Oswald2, N. Hong2, B. Archer2

1 Radtest Ltd, United Kingdom
2 University of Oxford, United Kingdom


1,000 LM239N quad comparators (two manufacturers, ten date codes) have undergone TID testing to improve the definition of the optimum sample size for such a test. This paper presents a statistical analysis of the results.


G. Bricas1, G. Tsiligiannis1, A. Touboul1, J. Boch1, T. Maraine1, F. Saigne1

1 University of Montpellier, France


This paper presents a simple, cost-effective and efficient methodology to evaluate and compare parametric degradation of FPGA performance induced by TID. X-ray radiation test results on three FPGA families are presented, compared and discussed.

H. Iwashita1, Y. Hiroshima1, Y. Okugawa1, R. Kiuchi2, H. Sato2, T. Kamiyama2, F. Michihiro2, Y. Kiyanagi3

2 Hokkaido University, Japan
3 Nagoya University, Japan


We measured the energy-dependent neutron-induced SEU cross-section for 1-800 MeV by the time-of-flight technique. Furthermore, we calculated the soft-error rates at a neutron field from an 18 MeV proton cyclotron-driven neutron source using this cross-section.


J. Guillermin1, B. Vandevelde1, N. Chatry1, M. Poizat2

1 TRAD, France
2 ESA, Netherlands


Different commercial SDRAM were irradiated under protons in order to assess their sensitivity to stuck bits and determine the experimental conditions which are favorable to their occurrence.


T. Hsu1. D. Yang1, W. Liao2, M. ltoh3, M. Hashimoto4, J. Liou1

1 National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
2 Kochi University of Technology, Japan
3 Tohoku University, Japan
4 Kyoto University, Japan


We proposed to estimate the SER by considering architecturally correct execution (ACE) bits of memory elements in a processor. In an irradiation experiment, the estimated SER has a good consistency with measured SER.

A. Coronetti1, R. Garcia Alía1, A. Javanainen2, F. Saigné3

1 CERN, Switzerland
2 University of Jyväskylä, Finland
3 University of Montpellier, France


Boundaries for the application of a volume equivalent LET approach to predict the SEL in­-orbit rate based on the SEL cross-section retrieved from high-energy hadron testing are discussed along with upper bounds for zero events.



Session Chair:

Steven Witczak, Northrop Grumman

F. Krimmel1, T. Borel1, A. Costantino1, M. Muschitiello1, F. Tonicello1, A. Pesce1

1 ESA - ESTEC, Netherlands


This work presents measurements and lot-to-lot variability analysis of the TID degradation of the gain on three COTS BJT part types (BC817, BC847 BC857)


A. Zimmaro1,2, R. Ferraro1, J. Boch2, F. Saigné2, R. Garcia Alía1, A. Masi1, S. Danzeca1

1 CERN, Switzerland
2 University of Montpellier, France


In this work, a methodology for the design and validation of a novel wireless battery powered radiation tolerant monitoring system in particle accelerators is presented.


D. Hansen1, D. Czajkowski1, B. Vermeire1

1 Space Micro, USA

This paper reports on the calculation of proton SEU cross-sections using heavy-ion data using a numb. Calculations are checked using data on proton and heavy-ion cross-sections from the published literature.


M. Abdelhamid1, A. Attallah1, M. Ammar1, O. Ait Mohamed1

1 Concordia University, Canada


This paper computes the worst-case failure for serial UAV communication components using SRAM FPGAs. Furthermore, our framework implements priced timed automata models to execute the blind scrubbing technique and analyze UAV-UAV communication availability at different scrubbing intervals and durations.


M. Novikova1, A. Novikov1, A. Pechenkin1, V. Lukashin1, E. Oblova1, A. Gritsaenko1, D. Protasov1, A. Tararaksin1

1 Specialized Electronic Systems, Russian Federation


An approach for SEL sensitivity estimation using heavy ions at room temperature and laser facilities at both room and subzero temperatures is proposed. The results of comparison approach approbation are also presented.