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Dealing with High-Radiation Environments

Jan. 6, 2020
Radiation-tolerant circuits incorporate special processes, circuitry, packaging, and coatings to protect them from the effects of radiation.
Today's aerospace systems, space satellites, and nuclear reactors rely heavily on semiconductor technology to control, calculate, communicate, and drive various systems. However, the harsh radiation environment of space, high-altitude flights, and nuclear reactors rules out the use of most commercial- and industrial-grade ICs and power semiconductors. Radiation-tolerant circuits incorporate special processes, circuity, packaging, and coatings to protect them from the effects of radiation.

Download this white paper to learn more about a range of radiation protection strategies.

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