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.

2004 MAPLD International Conference

Abstracts (in Alphabetical Order)

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Washington, D.C.

September 8-10, 2004


  1. Late abstracts will be accepted on a first-come, first-served, space-available basis for poster and workshop sessions.

Submission 198  (Session P) and (Session F)
"Design and Analysis of Parallel N-Queens on Reconfigurable Hardware with Handel-C and MPI"
Vikas Aggarwal, Ian A. Troxel1, and Alan D. George
University of Florida
Abstract: aggarwal_a.pdf
Presentation: p198_aggarwal_s.ppt

Submission 171  (Session P)
"Design of Fast and Efficient Hybrid-FPGAs for Numerically Intensive Applications in Fluid Dynamics and Image/Video Processing"
A. Akoglu, Aravind R. Dasu, and S. Panchanathan
Arizona State University
Short Abstract: akoglu_short_a.pdf
Abstract: akoglu_a.pdf
Presentation: p171_akoglu_poster.ppt

Submission 182 (Session P) and (Session J)
"An Unobtrusive Debugging Methodology for Actel AX and RTAX-S FPGAs"
Jonathan Alexander
Actel Corp.
Abstract: alexander_a.pdf
Presentation: p182_alexander_s.ppt

Submission 233 (Session G)
"Computer Evolutionary Dead Ends or How Good Ideas That Successfully Solve Problems Are Not Always the Way of the Future"
Ramon Alonso
MIT/Instrumentation Lab
Presentation: g233_alonso_s.ppt
Paper: g233_alonso_p.doc 

Submission 185  (Session A)
"Long-term Reliability Evaluations for DoD Microelectronics"
Vance Anderson
Defense Microelectronics Activity
Abstract: anderson_a.doc
Presentation: a185_anderson_s.ppt

Submission 221 (Session P) and (Session L)
"An Analytical Approach for Soft Error Rate Estimation of SRAM-Based FPGAs"
Ghazanfar Asadi and Mehdi B. Tahoori
Northeastern University
Abstract: asadi_a.pdf
Presentation: p221_asadi_poster.ppt and p221_asadi_s.ppt
Paper: p221_asadi_p.pdf

Submission 1003  (Session P)
"Reliability Studies on Aeroflex’s RadHard ViaLink™ PROM"
Brian Baranski, Anthony Jordan, and Craig Hafer
Aeroflex Colorado Springs
Abstract: baranski_a.doc
Presentation: p1003_baranski_s.ppt

Submission 130  (Session P)
"DC/DC Switching Power Converter with Radiation Hardened Digital Control based on SRAM FPGAs"
F. Baronti1, P. C. Adell2, W. T. Holman2, R. D. Schrimpf2, L. W. Massengill2, A. Witulski2, M. Ceschia3
University of Pisa
2Vanderbilt University
3University of Padova
Abstract: baronti_a.doc
Presentation: p130_holman_poster.ppt
Paper: p130_baronti_p.pdf

Submission 218  (Session P) and (Session S)
"A Proposed Methodology of Verification for Field Programmable Gate Arrays within the Aerospace Industry"
Melanie Berg
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
Abstract: berg_1_a.doc
Presentation: p218_berg_s.ppt

Submission 219 (Session D)
"Fault Tolerant Design Techniques for Asynchronous Single Event Upsets within Synchronous Finite State Machine Architectures"
Melanie Berg
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
Abstract: berg_2_a.doc
Presentation: d219_berg_s.ppt

Submission 153 (Session D)
"Early Output Logic and Anti-Tokens"
Charles Brej
University of Manchester
Abstract: brej_a.pdf
Presentation: d153_brej_s.ppt
Paper: d153_brej_p.pdf

Submission 152 (Session E)
"The DARPA Boolean Equation Benchmark on a Reconfigurable Computer"
D. A. Buell and Sreesa Akella and James P. Davis and E. A. Michalski and Gang Quan
University of South Carolina
Abstract: buell_a.pdf,
Presentation: e152_buell_s.ppt

Submission 141  (Session P)
"Single Event Effects Testing of the Atmel SpaceWire Protocol Chip"
Stephen Buchner, Mark Walter and Moses McCall
Abstract: buchner_a.doc
Presentation: p141_buchner_s.ppt

Submission 186 (Session E)
"A Software Tool for Designing Fixed-Point Implementations of Computational Data Paths for Embedded and Recon gurable Computational Environments"
David M. Buehler and Gregory W. Donohoe
University of Idaho
Abstract: buehler_a.pdf
Presentation: e186_buehler_s.pdf
Paper: e186_buehler_p.pdf

Submission 159 (Session B)
"Operation of FPGAs at Extremely Low Temperatures"
Gary Burke, Scott Cozy, Veronica Lacayo, Alireza Bakhshi, Ryan Stern, Mohammad Mojarradi, Travis Johnson, Elizabeth Kolawa, Gary Bolotin, Tim Gregoire, and Rajeshuni Ramesham
California Institute of Technology/Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Abstract: burke_a.doc
Presentation: b159_burke_s.ppt
Paper: b159_burke_p.doc

Submission 138  (Session P)
"Reduction of the Thermo stable Radiation Defects Probability Formation in Si and SiGe as a Physical Basis of the Bipolar npn Transistors Radiation Hardness Increase at the Application of the Radiation & Thermal Processing (RTP- technology)"
S.V. Bytkin
Ukraine, Zaporozhye
Abstract: bytkin_a.doc, bytkin_a_short.doc
Presentation: p138_bytkin_s.ppt
Paper: p138_bytkin_p.doc

Submission 151  (Session P)
"Embedded System for Brushless Motor Control in Space Applications"
G. C. Caprini1, F. Innocenti2, L. Fanucci3, S. Ricci2, G. Taraschi2, P. Terreni3, M. Tonarelli3, L. Tosi2
Galileo Avionica
2 Cesvit Microelettronica
3 University of Pisa
Abstract: caprini_c.pdf
Presentation: p151_caprini_poster.ppt
Paper: p151_caprini_p.pdf

Submission 189 (Session P) and (Session L)
"A Triple Module Redundancy Scheme for Static Latch-Based FPGAs"
Carl Carmichael, Brendan Bridgford and Jason Moore
Xilinx, Inc.
Abstract: carmichael_a.doc
Presentation: p189_carmichael_s.ppt

Submission 113 (Session P) and (Session S)
"Verification and Validation of Programmable Logic Devices"
James A. Cercone1, Michael A. Beims2, and Kenneth G. McGill3
West Virginia University – Institute of Technology
Science Applications International Corporation
3 National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s IV&V Facility
Abstract: mcgill_a.doc
Presentation: p113_cercone_s.ppt
Paper: p113_cercone_p.doc

Submission 132 (Session G)
"The Saturn V Instrument Unit and Launch Vehicle Digital Computer: the 'Other' Apollo Guidance Computer"
Paul Ceruzzi
Smithsonian Institution
Presentation: g132_ceruzzi_s.ppt
Movie (use your mouse to move around the inside of the Instrumentation Unit)

Submission 1006  (Session P)
"Exploiting FPGAs for Sensor Fusion"
Steve Chappell1, Alistair Macarthur1, Dan Preston2, Dave Olmstead2 and Bob Flint3
Celoxica Ltd, Oxfordshire, U.K.
2Medius Inc., Seattle, WA
3BAE SYSTEMS Ventures, Farnborough, U.K.
Abstract: chappell_a.html
Presentation: p1006_chappell_p.pdf

Submission 1010:  (Session E)
"Experimental Performance Evaluation for Reconfigurable Computer Systems: The Gram Benchmarks"
Esmail Chitalwals, Tarek El-Ghazawi, Kris Gag, and Nikitas Alexandridis
Abstract: chitalwala_a.doc
Presentation: e1010_chitalwala_s.ppt
Presentation: p1010_chitalwala_s.ppt

Submission 228  (Session P)
"An Automated System for Floating- to Fixed-Point Conversion of High Performance of MATLAB Algorithms in FPGAs and ASICs"
Eric Cigan and Robert Anderson
AccelChip, Inc.
Abstract: cigan_a.doc
Presentation: p228_cigan_s.ppt

Submission 195 (Session E)
"Using the Starbridge Systems FPGA-based Hypercomputer for Cancer Research"
Jack R. Collins1, Kent Gilson2 and Jim Yardley2
1 National Cancer Institute/SAIC Frederick
2 Starbridge Systems
Abstract: collins_a.html
Presentation: e195_collins_s.ppt

Submission 175  (Session P)
"Design of Modems on FPGAs Using Simulink: A Great Tool for the Signal Processing Engineer"
Bradley B Comar
MITRE: Signal Processing Center
Abstract: comar_a.doc
Presentation: p175_comar_s.ppt

Submission 111 (Session P) and (Session S)
"Mars Exploration Rovers and the Spirit SOL-18 Anomaly: NASA IV&V Involvement"
Ken Costello
NASA Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Facility
Abstract: costello_a.html
Presentation: s111_costello_s.ppt

Submission 200 (Session D)
"Super-Sized Multiplies: How Do FPGAs Fare in Extended Digit Multipliers?"
Stephen Craven, Cameron Patterson, and Peter Athanas
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Abstract: craven_a.doc
Presentation: d200_craven_s.ppt
Paper: d200_craven_p.doc

Submission 184  (Session P)
"Radiation Hardened, Ultra Low Power, High Performance Space Computer Leveraging COTS Microelectronics with SEE Mitigation"
David Czajkowski, Murat Goksel, Praveen Samudrala, Michael Viehman, and Manish Pagey
Space Micro Inc.
Abstract: czajkowski_a.pdf

Submission 227 (Session E)
"Design versus Programming in Custom Computing Applications: Experiences Using the Executable Algorithmic State Machine (ASM) Method"
James P. Davis
University of South Carolina
Abstract: davis_a.pdf
Presentation: e227_davis_s.ppt

Submission 192 (Session C)
"Soft Errors: Simulation and Estimation Engine"
V. Degalahal, N Vijaykrishnan, M J Irwin, S. Cetiner, F. Alim, and K. Unlu
Penn State University
Abstract: degalahal_a.pdf
Presentation: c192_degalahal_s.ppt

Submission 1011  (Session P)
"An automated pipeline balancing in the SRC Reconfigurable Computer and its application to the RC5 cipher breaking"
Hatim Diab1, Miaoqing Huang1, Kris Gaj2, Tarek El-Ghazawi1, Nikitas Alexandridis1
1 The George Washington University
2 George Mason University
Abstract: diab_a.doc
Presentation: p1011_diab_s.ppt

Submission 223 (Session P) and (Session F)
"Graphical Design Environment for a Reconfigurable Processor"
Gregory Donohoe1, Tu Le1, David Buehler1, and Pen-Shu Yeh2
1 University of Idaho
2 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Abstract: donohoe_a.html
Presentation: p223_donohoe_s.ppt
Paper: p223_donohoe_p.pdf

Submission 222 (Session P) and (Session L)
"Maintaining Data Integrity in Programmable Logic in Extreme Radiation Environments Through Error Detection Techniques"
Amr El-Ashmawi
Altera Corporation
Abstract: el-ashmawi_a.doc
Presentation: p222_seely_s.ppt

Submission 229 (Session E)
"Wavelet Spectral Dimension Reduction of Hyperspectral Imagery on a Reconfigurable Computer"
Tarek El-Ghazawi1, Esam El-Araby1, Abhishek Agarwal1, Jacqueline Le Moigne2, and Kris Gaj3
1 The George Washington University
2 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
3 George Mason University
Abstract: el-ghazawi_a.doc
Presentation: e229_el-ghazawi_s.ppt

Submission 172 (Session A)
"RTSX-S and RTSX-SU Reliability Test Vehicles"
Daniel K. Elftmann1, Richard Katz2, and Igor Kleyner2
1Actel Corp.
2 NASA Office of Logic Design
Presentation: a172_elftmann_s.ppt

Submission 139 (Session P) and (Session L)
"The NSEU Sensitivity of Static Latch Based FPGAs and Flash Storage Devices"
Joe Fabula, Austin Lesea and Saar Drimer
Xilinx Corp.
Abstract: fabula_a.doc
Presentation: p139_fabula_s.ppt

Submission 237 (Session G)
"Digital Autopilot For Apollo: A Radical Change"
Cline Frasier
NASA Johnson Space Center
Abstract: frasier_a.html
Paper: g237_frasier_p.pdf

Submission 191  (Session P)
"A Power Efficient Image Convolution Engine for Field Programmable Gate Arrays"
Matthew French
University of Southern California
Abstract: french_a.pdf
Presentation: p191_french_s.ppt
Paper: p191_french_p.doc

Submission 234 (Session G)
"Gains and Pains of a Forgiving Operating System"
Jack Garman
NASA Johnson Space Center
Abstract: garman_a.html

Submission 216 (Session S)
"The Heart and Soul of Apollo: Doing it Right the First Time"
Margaret Hamilton
Hamilton Technologies, Inc. (formerly MIT Instrumentation Laboratory)

Submission 1007
"Historic Disassembly of a Block II Apollo Guidance Computer,"
Eldon Hall
MIT Instrumentation Lab
Presentation: g1007_hall_s.ppt

Submission 1004  (Session P)
"A VHDL Implementation of an Onboard Autonomy Solution"
Leo Hartman
Canadian Space Agency
Abstract: hartman_a.html
Presentation: p1004_hartman_s.ppt

Submission 178  (Session P)
"A Platform-Based Approach to Code Portability for FPGA-based Signal Processing Subsystems in Software Defined Radios"
Jim Hwang
Xilinx, Inc.
Abstract: hwang_a.doc
Presentation: p178_jhwang_s.pdf
Paper: p178_jhwang_p.pdf

Submission 230 (Session P) and (Session F)
"Elliptic Curve Cryptography over GF(2m) on a Reconfigurable Computer: Polynomial Basis vs. Optimal Normal Basis Representation Comparative Study"
Kris Gaj, Sashisu Bajracharya, Chang Shu, Sang Han George Mason University
Tarek El-Ghazawi The George Washington University
Abstract: gaj.doc
Presentation: p230_gaj_s.ppt

Submission 156 (Session A)
"A Dual-Use Open-Source VHDL IP Library"
Jiri Gaisler
Gaisler Research
Abstract: gaisler_a.pdf
Presentation: a156_gaisler_s.pdf

Submission 188  (Session P)
"Accelerated Digital Signal Processing Algorithms for FPGA Design"
Sean Gallagher
Xilinx, Inc.
Abstract: gallagher_a.doc
Presentation: p188_gallagher_s.ppt

Submission 140  (Session P)
"A High Performance Field Programmable Gate Array for Gigahertz Applications"
Jong-Ru Guo1, C. You1, M. Chu1, K. Zhou1, J. Diao1, B. Goda2, R. P. Kraft1 and J. F. McDonald1
1 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
2 United States Military Academy
Abstract: guo_a.pdf
Presentation: p140_guo_s.ppt

Submission 158 (Session D)
"Actel Compact PCI Signal Integrity"
Robert F. Hodson1, Kevin Somervill1, and Guy Gibson2
1 NASA Langley Research Center
2 Northrop Grumman
Abstract: hodson_a.doc
Presentation: d158_hodson_s.ppt

Submission 193 (Session P) and (Session F)
"Hardware-based Image Retrieval and Classifier System"
Jason C. Isaacs, Joe Petrone, and Simon Y. Foo
Florida A&M University - Florida State University
Abstract: isaacs_a.pdf
Presentation: p193_isaacs_s.pdf

Submission 1005  (Session P)
"Evaluating Logic Resources Utilization in an FPGA-Based TMR CPU"
Ricardo Jasinski
Federal Center of Technological Education of Parana
Abstract: jasinksi_a.pdf
Presentation: p1005_jasinski_poster.pdf
Paper: p1005_jasinski_p.doc

Submission 135 (Session C)
"Persistent Errors in SRAM-based FPGAs"
D. Eric Johnson1, Keith S. Morgan1, Michael J. Wirthlin1, Michael P. Carey2, and Paul S. Graham2
1Brigham Young University
2 Los Alamos National Laboratory
Abstract: johnson_a.pdf
Presentation: c135_johnson_s.pdf
Paper: p135_johnson_p.pdf

Submission 174  (Session P)
"Experiences in the Development of an FPGA Based Radiation Tolerant Design"
Mark Jones1 and Robert Klenke2
1 NASA Langley Research Center
2 Virginia Commonwealth University
Abstract: jones_a.doc
Presentation: p174_jones_s.ppt

Submission 224  (Session P) and (Session S)
"Reliability-Aware OS Support for FPGA-Based Systems"
Mahmut Kandemir, G. Chen, and Feihui Li
Pennsylvania State University
Abstract: kandemir_a.pdf
Presentation: p224_kandemir_s.ppt

Submission 207  (Session P)
"Design of Memory Systems for Spaceborne Computers"
Rich Katz
NASA Office of Logic Design
Presentation: a207_katz_s.ppt
Presentation: p207_katz_s.ppt

Submission 1002 (Session P) and (Session J)
"Propagation Delay Stability in Logic Devices"
Rich Katz
NASA Office of Logic Design
Abstract: katz3_a.html
Presentation: p1002_katz_s.ppt

Submission 179  (Session P)
"Monte Carlo Analysis of Uncertain Digital Circuits"
Houssain Kettani
Jackson State University
Abstract: kettani_a.pdf
Presentation: p179_kettani_s.ppt
Paper: p179_kettani_p.pdf

Submission 1012 (Session P)
"Observations in Characterizing a Commercial MNOS EEPROM for Space"
E. E. King, R. C. Lacoe, G. Eng, and M.S. Leung
The Aerospace Corporation
Abstract: king_a.doc
Presentation: p1012_king_s.ppt
Paper: p1012_king_p.doc

Submission 163 (Session A)
"An FPSLIC-based UAV Control Platform"
Robert H. Klenke, Abhishek Handa, Jeffrey E. Quinones, Hung H. (Kevin) Van, and Brittiany Wynne
Virginia Commonwealth University
Abstract: klenke_a.pdf
Presentation: a163_klenke_s.ppt

Submission 103 (Session P) and (Session J)
"The Negative Impact of Lead-Free Products on Aerospace and Military Electronics Reliability"
Andrew D. Kostic1 and Charlie 2
1 Northrop-Grumman
2 BMPCOE/Willcor
Abstract: kostic_a.doc
Presentation: p103_kostic_s.ppt

Submission 206  (Session P)
"Chip Carrier Package As An Alternative for Known Good Die"
Raymond Kuang, Ravenal Sampan, and Lijie Zhao
Actel Corporation
Abstract: kuang_a.pdf
Presentation: p206_kuang_s.ppt
Paper: p206_Kuang_p.pdf

Submission 119  (Session P)
"A Generic Component Based Expert System Shell for Airborne Equipment Design"
B. Ramesh Kumar1, S. Janarthanan2, R. Santhi Seela2, and J. Shanmugam1
1 Madras Institute of Technology
2 DRDO, India
Abstract: kumar_a.doc
Presentation: p119_kumar_s.ppt
Paper: p119_kumar_p.doc

Submission 118 (Session D)
"Automated FSM Error Correction for Single Event Upsets"
Nand Kumar and Darren Zacher
Mentor Graphics
Abstract: kumar_a.txt
Presentation: d118_kumar_s.ppt
Paper: d118_kumar_p.doc, d118_kumar_p.pdf

Submission 1013 (Session P)
"NASA FPGA Needs and Activities"
Ken LaBel
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Abstract: label_a.html
Presentation: p1013_label_s.ppt

Submission 126 (Session P) and (Session J)
"Low Temperature Life Test Effects on the Aeroflex ViaLink™ FPGA"
Ron Lake
Aeroflex Colorado Springs
Abstract: lake_1_a.doc
Presentation: p126_lake_s.ppt

Submission 127 (Session C)
"Radiation Effects in the Aeroflex RadHard Eclipse FPGA"
Ron Lake
Aeroflex Colorado Springs
Abstract: lake_2_a.doc
Presentation: c127_lake_s.ppt

Submission 150  (Session P)
"Effects of Device Packaging and PC Board Materials on Radiation Dose in the Die"
Edward R. Long, Jr.
Longhill Technologies, Inc.
Abstract: long_a.pdf
Presentation: p150_long_p.ppt

Submission 194 (Session P) and (Session F)
"A Methodology for System-on-a-Programmable-Chip Resources Utilization"
Sin Ming Loo1 and Simon Y. Foo2
1 Boise State University
2 Florida A&M University – Florida State University
Abstract: loo_a.pdf
Presentation: p194_loo_s.ppt, p194_loo_s.pdf

Submission 170 (Session B)
"Reconfigurable Processing Building Blocks for Spacecraft"
Joseph R. Marshall
Abstract: marshall_a.html
Presentation: b170_marshall_s.ppt

Submission 208  (Session P)
"DMA Controller for a Credit-Card Size Satellite Onboard Computer"
Michael Meier1, Tanya Vladimirova2, Tim Plant1 and Alex da Silva Curiel1
1 University of Surrey, Guildford
2 Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. and Surrey Space Centre*
Abstract: meier_a.doc
Presentation: p208_meier_s.ppt
Paper: p208_meier_p.doc

Submission 201 (Session B)
"Adaptive Data Analysis and Processing Technology (ADAPT) for Spacecraft"
Carl S. Mills1, Kim R. Fowler2, M. Ann Garrison-Darrin2, Harry A. C. Eaton2
1 NASA Langley Research Center
2 Johns Hopkins University - Applied Physics Laboratory
Abstract: mills_a.doc, mills_a.html
Presentation: p201_mills_s.ppt

Submission 115  (Session P)
"Utility Model for Minimizing Risk"
Chandru Mirchandani
Lockheed Martin
Abstract: mirchandani_a.doc
Presentation: p115_mirchandani_s.ppt
Paper: p115_mirchandani_p.doc

Submission 204 (Session P) and (Session S)
"Implementing Rule Checking Early in the Design Cycle to Reduce Design Iterations and Verification Time"
Kent Moffat
Mentor Graphics Corporation
Abstract: moffat_a.doc
Presentation: p204_moffat_s.ppt

Submission 142 (Session C)
"Single Event Effect (SEE) Test Results on the Virtex-II FPGA Digital Clock Manager (DCM)"
Jason Moore1, Carl Carmichael1, Gary Swift2, and Jeff George3
Xilinx Corporation
2 California Institute of Technology/Jet Propulsion Laboratory
The Aerospace Corporation
Abstract: moore_a.doc
Presentation: c142_moore_s.ppt

Submission 131  (Session P)
"Single Event Effect (SEE) Analysis, Test & Mitigation of the Xilinx Virtex-II Input Output Block (IOB)"
Mathew Napier1, Jason 2, Sana Rezgui2, C. Carmichael2, J. George3, and G. Swift4
Sandia National Laboratories
2 Xilinx
3 The Aerospace Corporation
4 California Institute of Technology/Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Abstract: napier_a.doc
Presentation: p131_napier_s.ppt

Submission 212 (Session A)
"Welcome and Opening Remarks"
Jim Nehman, Director of Development Programs
NASA Headquarters, Code T

Submission 176  (Session P)
"FFT Mapping on MathStar's FPOATM FilterBuilder™ Platform"
Pius Ng and David Zhao
MathStar, Incorporated
Abstract: ng_a.pdf
Presentation: p176_zhao_s.ppt

Submission 199 (Session B)
"Reconfigurable Communication Equipment on SmartSAT-1"
Nozomu Nishinaga
National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
Abstract: nishinaga_a.txt, nishinaga_a.html
Presentation: b199_nishinaga_s.ppt
Paper: b199_nishinaga_p.doc

Submission 239 (Session P) and (Session G)
"The Apollo Guidance Computer: Architecture and Operation"
Frank O'Brien
Infoage Science/History Learning Center
Abstract: obrien_a.html
Presentation: g239_obrien_s_short.ppt     g239_obrien_s_long.ppt

Submission 181 (Session P) and (Session L)
"SEFI Mitigation Technique for COTS Microprocessors: Demonstration Using Proton Irradiation Experiments"
Manish P. Pagey, David Czajkowski, Praveen Samudrala, and David Strobel
Space Micro Inc.
Abstract: pagey_a.pdf
Presentation: p181_pagey_s.pdf

Submission 165  (Session P)
"Space-Qualified Radiation-Hardened FPGA's: A Successful Collaboration Continues"
Dinu Patel1, L. Rockett1, S. Danziger1, B. Cronquist2, J. McCollum2, and J.J. Wang2
1 BAE Systems
2 Actel Corp.
Abstract: patel_a.doc
Presentation: p165_patel_s.pdf

Submission 120 (Session P) and (Session J)
"Maintaining Data Integrity in EEPROM’s"
Ed Patnaude
Maxwell Technologies
Abstract: patnaude_a.pdf
Presentation: p120_patnaude_s.ppt

Submission 225  (Session P)
"An FPGA-Based Real Time Power System Simulator for Power Electronics"
Julio C. G. Pimentel, H. Le-Huy, and G.Sybille
Cisco Systems, Ottawa
Abstract: pimentel_a.doc
Presentation: p225_pimentel_s.ppt

Submission 202 (Session G)
"Lunar Module Attitude Controller Assembly Input Processing"
Jose Portillo
Presentation: p202_portillo_s.ppt
Paper: g202_portillo_p.pdf

Submission 226  (Session P)
"Virtex II Pro SEE Test Methods and Results"
David Petrick1, Wesley Powell1, James Howard2
1NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771
2Jackson & Tull, Seabrook, MD 20706
Abstract: powell_a.doc
Presentation:  p226_powell_s.ppt
Paper: p226_powell_p.doc

Submission 220 (Session E)
"Design and Implement DARPAR Integer Sorting Benchmark on the Reconfigurable Computer with High Level Synthesis"
Gang Quan, Allen Michalski, Duncan A. Buell, James P. Davisand, and Sreesa Akella
University of South Carolina
Abstract: quan_a.pdf
Presentation: e220_quan_s.ppt

Submission 177 (Session D)
"Soft Errors in Adder Circuits"
Rajaraman Ramanarayanan, N. Vijaykrishnan, Yuan Xie and Mary Jane Irwin, and Kerry Bernstein
Pennsylvania State University
Abstract: ramanarayanan_a.pdf
Presentation: d177_ramanarayanan_s.ppt

Submission 162  (Session P)
"Development and Demonstration of a Non-Volatile 4Mbit Chalcogenide Random Access Memory"
S. Ramaswamy1, B. Li1, J. Rodgers1, L. Burcin1, J. Maimon2, and K. Hunt3
2 Ovonyx
3 Air Force Research Labs/VSSE
Abstract: ramaswamy_a.doc

Submission 196 (Session P) and (Session F)
"A Case Study in HW/SW Codesign and Project Risk Management: The Honeywell Reconfigurable Space Computer (HRSC)"
Jeremy Ramos1 and Ian A. Troxel2
1 Honeywell Space Systems Inc.
2 University of Florida
Abstract: ramos_a.doc
Presentation: p196_ramos_s.ppt

Submission 148  (Session P)
"Is Scaling the Correct Approach for Radiation Hardened Conversions of Deep Submicron Microprocessors?"
D. Rea, D. Bayles, A. Kazemzadeh, F. Thoma, and N. Haddad
BAE Systems
Abstract: rea_a.doc
Presentation: p148_rea_s.ppt

Submission 116 (Session B)
"Munitions GMIP: Gateware Munition Interface Processor"
Rob Riley
Air Force Research Laboratory
Abstract: riley.doc
Presentation: b116_perkins_s.ppt
Paper: b116_riley_p.pdf

Submission 136 (Session P) and (Session L)
"Evaluation of Power Costs in Applying TMR to FPGA Designs"
Nathan Rollins1,Michael J. Wirthlin1, and Paul Graham2
1Brigham Young University
2 Los Alamos National Laboratory
Abstract: rollins_a.pdf
Presentation: p136_rollins_s.ppt; p136_rollins_s.pdf
Paper: p136_rollins_p.pdf

Submission 108  (Session P)
"A Re-programmable Platform For Dynamic Burn-in Test of Xilinx Virtex-II (XQR2V3000) FPGA For Military and Aerospace Applications"
Ramin Roosta1, Xinchen Wang2, Michael Sadigursky3, and Phil Tracton3
1 California Institute of Technology/Jet Propulsion Laboratory
2 Ixia Communications
3 California State University, Northridge
Presentation: p108_roosta_s.ppt
Paper: p108_roosta_p.doc

Submission 149 (Session P) and (Session J)
"Effective Post-Programming Screening of Antifuse FPGAs for Space Applications"
Yasuo Sakaide, Kimiharu Kariu, Kenji Numata, Akihisa Tsukino, Mikihiko Urano, Kenichi Chiba, Kenji sugimoto, Yoshihisa Tsuchiya, and Toshifumi Arimitsu
High Reliability Components Corporation
Short Abstract: sakaide_short_a.doc
Presentation: p149_sakaide_s.ppt
Paper: p149_sakaide_p.doc

Submission: 1008  (Session P)
"RHrFPGA Radiation-Hardened re-programmable Field-Programmable Gate Array"
A.B. Sanders1, K.A. LaBel1, J.F. McCabe1, G.A. Gardner2, J. Lintz2, and C. Ross2
2 Honeywell, Defense and Space Electronics Systems Clearwater, FL 33764-7290
Abstract: sanders_a.doc
Presentation: p1008_sanders_s.ppt

Submission 180 (Session P) and (Session F)
"A HW/SW Co-design Tool for Modern FPGA's with FPGA-Embedded Processors"
Jason Scott1, Ted Bapty1, Sandeep Neema1, Brandon Eames1,  Andrew Vandivort2, Sarir Khamsi2, Troy Gangwer2
1 Vanderbilt University
2 Raytheon
Abstract: scott_jason_a.doc
Presentation: p180_scott_s.ppt
Paper: p180_scott_p.doc

Submission 213  (Session S)
"NESC Super Problem Resolution Teams"
Steven S. Scott
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Submission 107  (Session P)
"Launcher Homing UAV"
E.Vinod Shankar and Vinoo Kaarthick .M
Anna University, India
Abstract: shankar_a.doc
Presentation: p107_kaarthick_s.ppt

Submission 1015 (Session A)
"COTS Content in a Critical Manned Space Application"
Todd Smithgall
United Space Alliance, LLC
Abstract: smithgall_a.html

Submission 231 (Session G)
"Four Decades of Evolution Toward Flexiware"
Paul Sollock
NASA Johnson Space Center
Abstract: sollock_a.html
Presentation: g231_sollock_s.ppt

Submission 104  (Session P)
"Design Verification Method for Radiation Hardness using Simulation Farms"
Alec G. Stanculescu1 and Alex N.D. Zamfirescu2
1 Fintronic USA, Inc.
2 Alternative System Concepts, Inc.
Abstract: stanculescu_a.txt
Presentation: p104_stanculescu_s.ppt

Submission 161 (Session E)
"Engineering Applications on NASA's FPGA-based Hypercomputer"
Olaf Storaasli
NASA Langley Research Center
Abstract: storaasli_a.pdf
Presentation: e161_storaasli_s.ppt

Submission 144 (Session C)
"Tradeoffs in Flight-Design Upset Mitigation in State-of-the-Art FPGAs: Hardened By Design vs. Design-Level Hardening"
Gary M. Swift
California Institute of Technology/Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Abstract: swift_a.html
Presentation: c144_swift_s.ppt

Submission 160 (Session D)
"Fault Tolerant State Machines"
Gary Burke and Stephanie Taft
California Institute of Technology/Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Abstract: taft_a.doc
Presentation: d160_burke_s.ppt
Paper: p160_burke_p.doc

Submission 187  (Session P)
"High-Performance SEE-Hardened Programmable DSP Array"
Victor Tang, James Lan, Duncan Lam, Larry McMurchie, and Carl Sechen
University of Washington
Abstract:  tang_a.doc
Presentation: p187_tang_s.ppt

Submission 112 (Session D)
"Printed Circuit Board Simulation: A look at Next Generation Simulation Tools and their Correlation to Actual Laboratory Measurements"
Shahana Aziz
NASA GSFC/Northrop Grumman
Abstract: aziz_a.doc
Presentation: d112_aziz_s.ppt
Paper: d112_aziz_p.doc

Submission 105  (Session P)
"Efficient FPGA Implementation of PWM Core"
Sharmelee Thangjam1, Dr Sanjay Attri2, and B. S. Sohi1
1 Panjab University
Abstract: thangjam_a.doc
Presentation: p105_thangjam_s.ppt

Submission 205  (Session P)
"Mapping of Scalable RDMA Protocols to ASIC/FPGA Platforms"
Yosef Gavriel Tirat-Gefen
Castel Systems Inc.
Abstract: tiratgefen_a.doc
Presentation: p205_tirat_s.ppt

Submission 232 (Session G)
"Things We Will NEVER Do Again"
James Tomayko
Carengie-Mellon University
Abstract: tomayko_a.html

Submission 164 (Session P) and (Session F)
"Acceleration of Traffic Simulation on Reconfigurable Hardware"
Justin L. Tripp, Henning S. Mortveit, and Maya Gokhale
Los Alamos National Labs
Abstract: tripp_a.pdf
Presentation: p164_tripp_s.pdf
Paper: p164_tripp_p.pdf

Submission 197 (Session E)
"CARMA: A Comprehensive Management Framework for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing"
Ian Troxel, Aju M. Jacob, Alan D. George, Raj Subramaniyan, and Matthew A. Radlinski
University of Florida
Abstract: troxel_a.pdf
Presentation: e197_troxel_s.ppt

Submission 133  (Session P)
"Implementation of High-Rate JPEG2000 Coding on a Virtex-2 Pro Reconfigurable Computing Board"
Damon Van Buren
SEAKR Engineering Inc.
Abstract: van_buren_a.doc
Presentation: p133_vanburen_s.ppt

Submission 110 (Session D)
"SEU Mitigation Techniques for Xilinx Virtex-II Pro FPGA"
Mandy M. Wang and Gary S. Bolotin
California Institute of Technology/Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Abstract: wang_a.doc
Presentation: d110_wang_s.ppt

Submission 190  (Session P)
"Total Dose and Single Event Tests and Results of a Radiation Tolerant 0.15 Ám Antifuse-based FPGA"
J. J. Wang1, B. Cronquist1, J. McCollum1, R. Gorgis1, R. Katz2, and I. Kleyner3
1 Actel Corporation
2 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
3 Orbital Science, Greenbelt, MD20771
Abstract: wang_jj_a.doc
Presentation: p190_wang_s.ppt

Submission 166  (Session P)
"A Parameterized Floating-Point Library Applied to Multispectral Image Clustering"
Xiaojun Wang, Miriam Leeser, Haiqian Yu
Northeastern University
Abstract: wang_x_a.pdf
Presentation: p166_wang_s.ppt

Submission 146 (Session G) and (Session P)
"Apollo Guidance Computer Low Level Simulator"
Julian Webb
University of the West of England, Bristol
Abstract: webb_a.doc
Presentation: p146_webb_s.ppt

Submission 169 (Session E)
"Applying a Genetic Algorithm to Reconfigurable Hardware -- a Case Study"
B. Earl Wells1, Clint Patrick2, Luis Trevino2, John Weir2 and Jim Steincamp2
1 University of Alabama in Huntsville
2 NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Abstract: wells_a.doc
Presentation: e169_wells_s.ppt
Paper: e169_wells_p.doc

Submission 1014 (Session P)
"Reconfigurable Linux for Spaceflight Applications"
John Williams and Neil Bergmann
School of ITEE, The University of Queensland
Abstract: williamsj_a.pdf
Presentation: p1014_williams_s.ppt

Submission 117 (Session B)
"A Continuous-Time Laser Programmable Analog Array for Radiation Environments"
Anthony Wilson
Mission Research Corporation
Abstract: wilson_a.pdf
Presentation: b117_wilson_s.ppt
Paper: b117_wilson_p.pdf

Submission 106  (Session P)
"Application and Experience of CAN as a Low Cost OBDH Bus System"
Adrian Woodroffe and Paul Madle
Surrey Satellite Technologies Ltd
Abstract: woodroffe_a.pdf
Presentation: p106_woodroffe_s.ppt
Paper: p106_woodroffe_p.pdf

Submission 155  (Session P)
"Reliability Improving Approach with Opto-Based Voting System"
Yoshimitsu Yanagawa1, T. Takahara2, T. Mizuno2,3, and H. Saito3
1 University of Tokyo
2 Sokendai, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies
3 The Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, JAXA
Abstract: yanagawa_a.pdf
Presentation: p155_yanagawa_s.ppt
Paper: p155_yanagawa_p.pdf

Submission 183  (Session P)
"A Reconfigurable Computing Model for Biological Research Application of Smith-Waterman Analysis to Bacterial Genomes"
J. Yardley and K. Gilson
Starbridge Systems
Abstract: yardley_a.doc
Presentation: p183_yardley_s.ppt

Submission 251: Invited History Talk (Session D)
"The Past, Present, and Future of Human Space Exploration"
John W. Young
Associate Director, Technical
NASA Johnson Space Center
Presentation: young_s.ppt
Video: young.wmv  (GSFC library server)

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