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Title: September 2014 Milestone Report

Abstract

This is a report of the activities involving Task 2 of the NEET 2 project Radiation Hardened Circuitry Using Mask-Programmable Analog Arrays [1]. Using the analog blocks available in our currently pre-configured Via-Configured Array (VCA), we will perform a detailed schematic design of our system to include the signal-processing blocks for temperature, radiation and pressure. Control and data acquisition will be implemented with the Spartan-6 Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) as well as wired serial communications with a remote computer to be used with this project. In addition, batteries and associated voltage regulators will be selected for powering the system. Fabrication may include a polyimide, printed circuit board (PCB) for improved radiation and temperature tolerance. The PCB will go through a layout process by one of the organizations we utilize for this function and be fabricated by another external vendor. Population of the system board will be performed using one of our in-house technicians or an outside vendor we commonly use. Five prototype systems (sensors, electronics board, battery power supply, and personal computer (PC) serial communications port) will be constructed to support the testing objectives of this work. Quality assurance will be performed at each step by both the submitters andmore » the vendors.« less

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  2. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1212350
Report Number(s):
ORNL/LTR-2014/424
NT0107000; NENT027
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Britton, Jr, Charles L., Shelton, Jacob H., Ericson, Milton Nance, Bobrek, Miljko, and Blalock, Benjamin. September 2014 Milestone Report. United States: N. p., 2014. Web. doi:10.2172/1212350.
Britton, Jr, Charles L., Shelton, Jacob H., Ericson, Milton Nance, Bobrek, Miljko, & Blalock, Benjamin. September 2014 Milestone Report. United States. doi:10.2172/1212350.
Britton, Jr, Charles L., Shelton, Jacob H., Ericson, Milton Nance, Bobrek, Miljko, and Blalock, Benjamin. Wed . "September 2014 Milestone Report". United States. doi:10.2172/1212350. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1212350.
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