A1 Journal article (refereed)
Radiation hardness assurance through system-level testing : risk acceptance, facility requirements, test methodology and data exploitation (2021)

Coronetti, A., Garcìa Alìa, R., Budroweit, J., Rajkowski, T., Da Costa Lopes, I., Niskanen, K., Söderström, D., Cazzaniga, C., Ferraro, R., Danzeca, S., Mekki, J., Manni, F., Dangla, D., Virmontois, C., Kerboub, N., Koelpin, A., Saigné, F., Wang, P., Pouget, V., . . . Coq Germanicus, R. (2021). Radiation hardness assurance through system-level testing : risk acceptance, facility requirements, test methodology and data exploitation. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 68(5), 958-969. https://doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2021.3061197

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All authors or editors: Coronetti, Andrea; Garcìa Alìa, Rubén; Budroweit, Jan; Rajkowski, Tomasz; Da Costa Lopes, Israel; Niskanen, Kimmo; Söderström, Daniel; Cazzaniga, Carlo; Ferraro, Rudy; Danzeca, Salvatore; et al.

Journal or series: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science

ISSN: 0018-9499

eISSN: 1558-1578

Publication year: 2021

Volume: 68

Issue number: 5

Pages range: 958-969

Publisher: IEEE

Publication country: United States

Publication language: English

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2021.3061197

Publication open access: Openly available

Publication channel open access: Partially open access channel

Publication is parallel published (JYX): https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/74436


Functional verification schemes at a level different than component-level testing are emerging as a cost-effective tool for those space systems for which the risk associated with a lower level of assurance can be accepted. Despite the promising potential, system-level radiation testing can be applied to the functional verification of systems under restricting intrinsic boundaries. Most of them are related to the use of hadrons as opposed to heavy ions. Hadrons are preferred for the irradiation of any bulky system in general because of their deeper penetration capabilities. General guidelines about the test preparation and procedure for a high-level radiation test are provided to allow understanding which information can be extracted from these kinds of functional verification schemes in order to compare them with the reliability and availability requirements. The use of a general scaling factor for the observed high-level cross-sections allows converting test cross-sections into orbit rates.

Keywords: radiation physics; electronics; electronic devices; systems; space technology; testing methods

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Reporting Year: 2021

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