Active Standard ASTM F1262M | Developed by Subcommittee: F01.11
Book of Standards Volume: 10.04
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Significance and Use
Digital logic circuits are used in system applications where they are exposed to pulses of radiation. It is important to know the minimum radiation level at which transient failures can be induced, since this affects system operation.
1.1 This guide is to assist experimenters in measuring the transient radiation upset threshold of silicon digital integrated circuits exposed to pulses of ionizing radiation greater than 103 Gy (Si)/s.
1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E666 Practice for Calculating Absorbed Dose From Gamma or X Radiation
E668 Practice for Application of Thermoluminescence-Dosimetry (TLD) Systems for Determining Absorbed Dose in Radiation-Hardness Testing of Electronic Devices
F867M Guide or Ionizing Radiation Effects (Total Dose) Testing of Semiconductor Devices [Metric] (Withdrawn 1998)
Military Standards:Method 1021 in MIL- Dose Rate Threshold for Upset of Digital Microcircuits.