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April 9, 2019
Virtual Lab working process

Remote Testing – New approach for Space

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Since the Industry 4.0 concept was introduced into the market, factories and manufacturing processes have experienced different transformations to make them smarter, by linking various up to now isolated disciplines, from design to production, automa...
March 19, 2019
DPA Test

Advances in Packaging and EEE Components

Gonzalo Fernandez
Flip chip assembly techniques bring a wide range of benefits: A reduced parasitic interconnection between the semiconductor die and package. Provides a high final assembly integrity density. Minimize the interconnection length, providing better...
September 26, 2018
gate oxidation

Assessing Radiation Hardness of SIC MOS Structures

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This study aims to support the development of discrete European radiation hardened SiC power MOSFET for use in space applications by means of studying the gate oxide in terms of SEE and TID as one of the key parameters in the future development of th...
July 30, 2018
space solar cells


José Cándido Vázquez Cárdeno
The new century brought to the space a new type of solar cells with higher efficiencies and better resistance to radiation damage such as those based on the III-V single-junction GaAs. This new material opened the possibility of further improvement b...
June 12, 2018
Test Flow

Optical Switches

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The objective of this activity is to examine the suitability of solid state fiber optic switches to meet future space applications and define a complete technology development and space qualification roadmap for the most suitable solid state optical...
February 15, 2018
Data Flow XXL Series

Compact Balanced-to-Balanced Diplexer

Aintzane Lujambio Genua
A compact balanced-to-balanced diplexer composed of two balanced bandpass filters is proposed in this letter. The balanced filters are implemented using compact edge-coupled square split-ring resonators. The design methodology is based on the standar...
November 23, 2016
silicon capacitors space


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New space missions include more extreme requirements of storage and operational temperatures and vacuum conditions exceeding standard -55ºC / +125ºC conditions Miniaturization implies increase higher power dissipation and hence max junction and PCB t...
November 14, 2016
cots use in space

COTS EEE parts in space applications: evolution overview.

Walter Fischer
For decades, military/space electrical, electronic, and electromechanical (EEE) parts have proved to be suitable for use in military and space applications. [NASA's Office of Safety & Mission Assurance (OSMA) evaluates newly available and advanced el...
October 13, 2016
asic validation

Validation ASIC Space Applications

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Traditionally ASICs (and FPGAs) used in space were manufactured using Rad-Hard technologies and designed with special libraries. AS CMOS Technologies became denser (beyond the 180 nm node) it was realized that it was no longer affordable to change t...
August 31, 2016
Liquid Crystals in Space Photonics

Reliability of Liquid Crystals in Space Photonics

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Passive liquid crystal (LC) devices are becoming an interesting alternative for the manufacturing of photonic devices in spatial applications. These devices feature a number of advantages in this environment, the lack of movable parts, and of exposed...
April 8, 2016
Ion SEE Test Facilities 1

Russian SEE test approach

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1. Admissible methods for SEE testing were determined on accounts of their realization at Roscosmos Test Facilities. 2. The SEE Testing Aids (based on ions, proton and laser sources) were created and are currently in operation. 3. The Roscosmos Tes...
April 8, 2016

Experience on SEE testing EEE parts

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Many basic testers availables which offer the capability to carry out a test in a rather short delay (a few weeks) at a relatively low cost. Capability to develop on demand test setup for complex devices (μP High frequency devices, RF fixtures etc…)...
March 29, 2016
displacement damage radiation testing

Displacement Damage Test for Space Application

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In order to evaluated the displacement damage on device induced by energetic particles in space, various device samples including optocouplers, solar cells, and bipolardisplacement damage radiation testing ransistors are irradiated with protons, neu...
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