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April, 2012

Doug Sheldon Attended Program Review of 90nm Rad Hard By Design (RHBD) CMOS Technology Sponsored by DTRA at Aeroflex

April 24th, 2012

Doug Sheldon attended the program review for the 90nm Rad Hard By Design (RHBD) CMOS technology sponsored by DTRA at Aeroflex in Colorado Springs, Colorado on April 19th. This particular review meeting was milestone review for the Productization and Qualification (P&Q) phases of the contract.  The P&Q schedule is approximately 50% complete.  The major milestones […]

Dr. Mark White Gave Tutorial “Reliability Considerations for Ultra-Low Power (ULP) Space Applications” at IRPS

April 23rd, 2012

Dr. Mark White gave a tutorial “Reliability Considerations for Ultra-Low Power (ULP) Space Applications” at the 2012, 50th anniversary, IEEE International Reliability Physics Symposium (IRPS) in Anaheim, CA.  The tutorial included recent developments with ULP microelectronics, scaling and performance tradeoffs, reliability considerations, and spacecraft environments.  Mark also co-chaired a new session at IRPS this year, […]

Dr. Doug Sheldon Received Publication in NASA Tech Briefs

April 17th, 2012

Dr. Doug Sheldon received a publication in the April 2012 edition of NASA Tech Briefs.  Entitled “Remotely Powered Reconfigurable Receiver for Extreme Environment Sensing Platforms”, the article describes a ultra low power radio communication system based on Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) that use nonvolatile flash memory cells for logical interconnection and routing.  The system […]

Dr. Steven M. Guertin Presented “Analysis of SDRAM SEFIs” at Single Event Effects Symposium

April 11th, 2012

Dr. Steven M. Guertin presented a talk titled “Analysis of SDRAM SEFIs” at the 2012 Single Event Effects Symposium in La Jolla on April 3, 2012.  The talk highlighted recent development of an in-house SDRAM test system developed largely in support of testing required for MSL in October, 2011.  Test data taken with this system […]