Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Prevention of Radiation Induced Latchup in Commercially Available CMOS Devices

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Huffman, D.D. ; Aerojet ElectroSystems Company 1100 West Hollyvale Street Azusa, California 91702

Commercially available bulk CMOS devices have been found susceptible to transient radiation induced latchup particularly when there is little or no current limiting in the power supply. A resistor in the power supply line of sufficient size to prevent latchup may cause excessive voltage drop when the device is operating dynamically. A series inductor in the power supply line does not have this drawback. An inductor-resistor-capacitor (LRC) network was developed to prevent latchup in HM-6551, 256×4 bit bulk CMOS random access memories (RAMs). The LRC network was successfully tested with single and multiple RAMs using a Febetron 705 in the x-ray mode at 1×1010 rad(Si)/s. The parametric values of the LRC network should be experimentally determined at the highest gamma dose rate required for system survivability. The technique should be cost effective even with this restriction.

Published in:

Nuclear Science, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:27 ,  Issue: 6 )

Date of Publication:

Dec. 1980

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.