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The radiation hardness assurance facility at INFN-LNS Catania for the irradiation of electronic components in air

Journal Article


Abstract


  • This paper describes the beam flux monitoring system that has been developed at the Superconducting Cyclotron at INFN-LNS (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Laboratori Nazionali del Sud, Catania, Italy) in order to monitor the beam parameters such as energy, flux, beam profile, for SEE (Single Event Effects) cross-sections determination and DD (Displacement Damage) studies. In order to have an accurate and continuous monitoring of beam parameters we have developed fully automatic dosimetry setup to be used during SEE (with heavy ions) and DD (with protons up to 60 MeV) tests of electronic devices and systems. The final goal of our activity is to demonstrate that the operation of such a system in air is not detrimental to the accuracy on controlling the beam profile, energy and fluence delivered onto the DUT (Device Under Test) surface, even with non relativistic heavy ions. We have tested our beam monitoring system with the "Reference SEU monitor" developed by ESA/ESTEC, the results are discussed here. © 2010 IEEE.

UOW Authors


  •   Menichelli, Mauro (external author)
  •   Alpat, Behcet (external author)
  •   Papi, Andrea (external author)
  •   Sorensen, R (external author)
  •   Cirrone, Pablo (external author)
  •   Ferrera, Francesco (external author)
  •   Figuera, Pierpaolo (external author)
  •   Finocchiaro, Paolo (external author)
  •   Lattauda, Marcello (external author)
  •   Rifuggiato, Danilo (external author)
  •   Bizzarri, Fabrizio (external author)
  •   Caraffini, Diego (external author)
  •   Petasecca, Marco
  •   Renzi, Francesca (external author)
  •   Denizli, Haluk (external author)
  •   Amuktan, Ozge (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Menichelli, M., Alpat, B., Papi, A., Sorensen, R. Harboe., Cirrone, P., Ferrera, F., Figuera, P., Finocchiaro, P., Lattuada, M., Rifuggiato, D., Bizzarri, F., Caraffini, D., Petasecca, M., Renzi, F., Denizli, H. & Amutkan, O. (2010). The radiation hardness assurance facility at INFN-LNS Catania for the irradiation of electronic components in air. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 446-450.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-80052754054

Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 446

End Page


  • 450

Abstract


  • This paper describes the beam flux monitoring system that has been developed at the Superconducting Cyclotron at INFN-LNS (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Laboratori Nazionali del Sud, Catania, Italy) in order to monitor the beam parameters such as energy, flux, beam profile, for SEE (Single Event Effects) cross-sections determination and DD (Displacement Damage) studies. In order to have an accurate and continuous monitoring of beam parameters we have developed fully automatic dosimetry setup to be used during SEE (with heavy ions) and DD (with protons up to 60 MeV) tests of electronic devices and systems. The final goal of our activity is to demonstrate that the operation of such a system in air is not detrimental to the accuracy on controlling the beam profile, energy and fluence delivered onto the DUT (Device Under Test) surface, even with non relativistic heavy ions. We have tested our beam monitoring system with the "Reference SEU monitor" developed by ESA/ESTEC, the results are discussed here. © 2010 IEEE.

UOW Authors


  •   Menichelli, Mauro (external author)
  •   Alpat, Behcet (external author)
  •   Papi, Andrea (external author)
  •   Sorensen, R (external author)
  •   Cirrone, Pablo (external author)
  •   Ferrera, Francesco (external author)
  •   Figuera, Pierpaolo (external author)
  •   Finocchiaro, Paolo (external author)
  •   Lattauda, Marcello (external author)
  •   Rifuggiato, Danilo (external author)
  •   Bizzarri, Fabrizio (external author)
  •   Caraffini, Diego (external author)
  •   Petasecca, Marco
  •   Renzi, Francesca (external author)
  •   Denizli, Haluk (external author)
  •   Amuktan, Ozge (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Menichelli, M., Alpat, B., Papi, A., Sorensen, R. Harboe., Cirrone, P., Ferrera, F., Figuera, P., Finocchiaro, P., Lattuada, M., Rifuggiato, D., Bizzarri, F., Caraffini, D., Petasecca, M., Renzi, F., Denizli, H. & Amutkan, O. (2010). The radiation hardness assurance facility at INFN-LNS Catania for the irradiation of electronic components in air. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 446-450.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-80052754054

Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 446

End Page


  • 450