NASA Office of Logic Design

NASA Office of Logic Design

A scientific study of the problems of digital engineering for space flight systems,
with a view to their practical solution.

Briefing: Independent NASA Test of RTSX-SU FPGAs

On Wednesday February 16, 2005, a briefing on the Actel RTSX-S and RTSX-SU devices was given at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD.  The briefing started at 9:30 am in the Building 8 auditorium and concluded at approximately 8:15 pm.


-- rk

Briefing Summary: Independent NASA Test of RTSX-SU FPGAs



Snacks for breaks will be provided, courtesy of the NASA Office of Logic Design.  Each participant is responsible for their own lunch and dinner (federal rules).


  1. Summary of Industry Tiger Team Results
  2. Review of NASA Test Vehicle
  3. Test Apparatus and Protocols
  4. Test Results and Status
  5. ESA related experiences and strategies
  6. Aerospace Corp. Long-Term Experiments
  7. Acceleration Factors
  8. Statistical Analyses of Test Data
  9. Discussion of Anomalies
  10. Discussion of Device Structures
  11. Programming Software and Algorithms
  12. ESD Test Results
  13. Wire Bond Test Results
  14. Future Test Plans
    1. Aerospace Corp. Space Qualification
    2. NASA Testing
    3. Modified New Programming Algorithm
  15. Open Discussion


Previous Briefings

Independent NASA Test of Actel SX-A, SX-S, and SX-SU Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs)


Registration  Form for February, 2005, SX-S/SX-SU Briefing

1. Registration Type
2. Your Name
3. Your E-mail
4. Telephone Number
5. Company Name
6. Citizenship

Comments, notes, and additional information.

rk notes

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