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Radiation effects on power transistors

Ralph C. Waggitt

Radiation effects on power transistors

by Ralph C. Waggitt

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Published by Ferranti Ltd, Electronic Components Division in Chadderton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Power transistors -- Effect of radiation on.

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    Caption title.

    Statementcompiled by Ralph C. Waggitt.
    SeriesFerranti semiconductors ; 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK7871.92 .W33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[1], 13 p. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4939484M
    ISBN 100905066022
    LC Control Number76366767
    OCLC/WorldCa2525760

    Power MOSFETs, regardless of structure, are susceptible to radiation damage from total ionizing dose (TID) and single-event effects (SEEs), including single-event gate rupture (SEGR) and single-event burnout (SEB). This work presents test data for power MOSFETs of different structures and manufacturers, all evaluated in the past year for potential. Types of Radiation. Before we discuss the effects of radiation on electronic equipment, let us find out what types of radiation we have to deal with. Radiation can be divided into two groups or types: (1) charged particles - electrons and protons and (2) uncharged particles - neutrons, gamma rays.

    The world around us consists of a radiation environment that varies dramatically from place to place and over time. Military systems must operate in environments that pose a consistent threat of high-intensity radiation, most notably space and the manmade nuclear environment. The impact of this radiation on electronic systems can be catastrophic, ranging from momentary.   The radiation effects on frequency parameters of op-amp have been studied. • The irradiation was achieved using gamma rays and neutrons. • The irradiation degrades the op-amp parameters. • This degradation is referred to the that of the current gain transistors h FE. • Thermal annealing restores the degraded parameters.

    under radiation, with the aim to predict the threshold voltage inthe device behavior in real radiation environment. [5] In this paper the procedure for PSPICE modeling of radiation stress effects in p-channel power VDMOS transistor IRF is presented. In these devices, radiation stress effects occur when they are exposed to radiation sources. 1. Radiation, physics, and measurement 2. Radiation environments 3. The response of materials and devices to radiation 4. Metal-oxide-semiconductor (MOS) devices 5. Bipolar transistors and integrated circuits 6. Diodes, solar cells, and optoelectronics 7. Power semiconductors 8. Optical media 9. Microelectronics, sensors, MEMs, passives, and.


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Radiation effects on power transistors (Ferranti semiconductors ; 1) Unknown Binding – January 1, by Ralph C Waggitt (Author) › Visit Amazon's Ralph C Waggitt Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author.

Author: Ralph C Waggitt. the presented results originated in extensive studies of radiation effects in large scale particle detectors for the SSC and LHC. Basic radiation damage mechanisms in semiconductor devices are described and specifically linked to electronic parameter changes in detectors, transistors.

Another significant class of radiation effects on semiconductor circuits is represented by SEEs, which are either temporary or permanent in nature. Temporary effects include single event upset (SEU) and single event transient (SET).

The permanent effects are single event latchup (SEL), single event burnout (SEB) and single event snapback (SES). Get this from a library. Radiation effects in thin film transistors. [Vincent R Honnold; Cedric C Berggren; Daryl T Butcher; HUGHES AIRCRAFT CO FULLERTON CA.;] -- The purpose of the present investigation is to improve the performance of the silicon-sapphire thin film transistor in the high energy radiation environment.

This is to be accomplished by a study of. Add tags for "Radiation effects on power transistor performance.". A practical guide to the effects of radiation on semiconductor components of electronic systems, and techniques for the designing, laying out, and testing of hardened integrated circuits This book teaches the fundamentals of radiation environments and their effects on electronic components, as well as how to design, lay out, and test cost-effective hardened semiconductor chips not only for todays space systems but for commercial terrestrial applications as well.

On the downside, the annular transistor is always larger in area than the traditional one, thereby increasing the intrinsic capacitance and decreasing the packing density.

The larger input capacitance prolongs the switching time, slowing down the device. Therefore, annular transistors mainly find use in radiation environments. Field-Effect and Bipolar Power Transistor Physics introduces the physics of operation of power transistors.

It deals with bipolar devices as well as field-effect power transistors. The book provides an up-to-date account of the progress made in power transistor design. This volume consists of. In addition to permanently damaging to CMOS ICs, radiation may cause single-event effects (SEEs): single-event upsets (SEUs), single-event functional interrupts (SEFIs), single-event transients.

The effects can vary wildly depending on all the parameters – type of radiation, total dose and radiation flux, combination of types of radiation, and even the kind of device load (operating frequency, operating voltage, actual state of the transistor during the instant it is struck by the particle) – which makes thorough testing difficult, time consuming, and requiring many test samples.

Book Description. Space applications, nuclear physics, military operations, medical imaging, and especially electronics (modern silicon processing) are obvious fields in which radiation damage can have serious consequences, i.e., degradation of MOS devices and circuits.

Electronics3 3. Microdose Effects in UMOS Technology InS. Liu et al. [5] published a detailed analysis of total ionizing dose test results on commercial UMOS power MOSFETs illustrating that these devices have similar responses as radiation.

The effects of the transistor width modulation technique on power consumption and access time are summarized in Table 4. For example, it can be observed that C and E cells show similar access times and power consumption levels (although there is an increase of the energy needed to change the logic state of the C cell, it presents lower leakage.

The primary effects of ionizing radiation on power MOSFETs are changes in the threshold voltage and degradation of mobility. The general introduction to the book covers some of these aspects as previously. It is followed by updated pictorial examples of the sort of RF radiation sources likely to be met in RF radiation work, including RF process machines.

Chapter 3 on RF radiation effects has been revised and a new part introduced dealing with actual RF incidents and.

The interaction of radiation with materials is described by ionization effects and displacement effects. Total-dose effects on MOS devices is discussed with respect to: measurement techniques, electron-hole yield, hole transport, oxide traps, interface traps, border traps, device properties, case studies and special concerns for commercial devices.

Effects of γ-irradiation on electrical characteristics of power vdmos transistors Article (PDF Available) in Facta universitatis - series Physics Chemistry and Technology 2(4) January Products are listed with the highest qualified radiation hardness assurance designation as described on Page 4 of this brochure.

Total Dose Irradiation Effects on Bipolar Transistors Ionizing radiation damage in semiconductor devices is mainly the result of charges trapped on or near the sur-faces of their insulating layers and interfaces.

Finally, we proposed a rad-hard LED power supply for lighting of CERN tunnels using HD-GITs as power transistors, capable of meeting the requirements in terms of light quality; the radiation tolerance of the proposed lighting system is essentially bound to that of the LEDs, thanks to an accurate selection of its semiconductor components.

GaN power transistors are an ideal choice for power and RF applications to support extreme space missions. EPC Space guarantees radiation hardness performance and SEE (single-event effects) immunity through its new eGaN solutions, with devices that are specifically designed for critical applications in commercial satellite space and have exceptionally high electron mobility and a low.

Effects of γ-Irradiation on Electrical Characteristics of Power VDMOS Transistors Table 1. Basic parameters of VDMOS transistors EFL1N10 Parameter Value Units NDepi × cm-3 NDpoly × cm-3 NAmax × cm-3 tox nm tepi µm L µm W µm S × cm2 Number of cells .Fig-2 Wavelength Fig-3 Wave Length and Frequency of Electromagnetic Spectrum.

Solar Constant. The average intensity of solar radiation, as would be measured outside the earth’s atmosphere and at right angles to the direction of the radiation, is cal./cm.

2 per min. This figure is called the solar constant.This book describes radiation effects on and dose enhancement factors for electronic materials. Alteration of the electrical properties of solid-state devices and integrated circuits by impinging radiation is well-known. Such changes may cause an electronic subsystem to fail, thus there is currently great interest in devising methods for.