Masters Theses


Radiation resistance testing of COTS CMOS chips against continuous gamma radiations

Keywords and Phrases

Commercial-off-the-shelf components (COTS)


"Electronic components are used in natural radiation environment as well as in the ionizing radiation environment for research purposes. There are components available that are specifically manufactured for use in military and space applications to sustain high level of radiation. These components which are considered to be reliable for use in radiation environment are called "rad-hard components". In contrast to this there are commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) components, which are readily and cheaply available but no specific effort is made to assure or even test the radiation resistance...This research thus proposes a risk management approach that can be followed in order to use COTS components in radiation environment."--Abstract, page iii.


Electrical and Computer Engineering

Degree Name

M.S. in Computer Engineering


University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Summer 2004


ix, 142 pages

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references.


© 2004 Hiten Pravinchandra Dharavat, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Citation

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Subject Headings

Metal oxide semiconductors, Complementary -- Testing
Metal oxide semiconductors, Complementary -- Effect of radiation on

Thesis Number

T 8516

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