Space is a hostile environment for electronic devices, and the radiation effects on components can reduce the life expectancy of electronic devices drastically. We wrote some notes aimed to show the design engineer what to consider when designing electronics in a radioactive enviroment. You will learn here, why and how digital electronics are so fragile in space, and why some technologies should not be used.
What is covered?
1. Raditaion types ( alpha, Beta, gamma, X-Ray)
2. Long term radiation damage (TID)
3. Short term radiation effect (SEE)
4 How to simulate Total Ionization Dose (TID)
5 How to simulate Single Event Effect (SEE)
6 TID effect on CMOS
7 TID effect on BJT
9 TID effect on Operationa Amplifier
10 How to simulate TID with Spice
11 How to simulate SEE with Spice