Capabilities

Total Ionizing Dose (TID) Testing
High-Dose Rate:
Gammacell 220 sources available for standard dose rate testing.
  • MIL-STD-883 TM 1019, Condition A
Low-Dose Rate:
Enhanced Low Dose Rate Sensitivity (ELDRS) Testing. Beacon and Shepherd sources available for low dose rate (0.01 rad(Si)/s).
  • MIL-STD-883 TM 1019, Condition D
Neutron Displacement Damage Testing
Access to Neutrons from a TRIGA nuclear reactor for displacement damage testing.

Licensed to handle radioactive materials
  • MIL-STD-883 TM 1017
Prompt Dose Testing (Transient Radiation Effects on Electronics- TREE)
The X-Ray Facility for upset, latchup and burnout testing of electronic parts and circuits up to 1011 rad(Si)/s.
  • MIL-STD-883 TM 1020, 1021, 1023
Single Event Effects (SEE) Testing
Plan experiments and prepare custom fixtures for Single Event Effects (SEE) testing. Custom portable test system available for proton and heavy ion testing with access to off-site facilities. Proton: Massachusetts General Hospital, UC-Davis Crocker Nuclear Lab, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) 88-inch Cyclotron, Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center, Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) James M. Slater Proton Treatment & Research Center, and Provisions Proton Facility.

Heavy Ion: Texas A&M University Cyclotron Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) 88-inch Cyclotron, Brookhaven National Laboratory (NSRL, Tandem VandeGraff), and other accelerator sites.
  • ASTM F 1192-00(2006), EIA/JESD 57
Radiation Effects Testing Support
Design and fabricate custom fixtures for all radiation environments, and can prepare samples for testing, including de-lidding and sample thinning.

Licensed to handle radioactive materials
Radiation Effects Analysis
Ensure system performance and survival in radiation environments.

Perform circuit and unit level radiation hardening and survivability analyses, such as radiation transport, derating, and PSPICE simulation.