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Digital Tracker Array Radiation Test Report
[Technical Report, Technical Report]
MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON
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For the Digital Tracker Array DTA program, there were some unique concerns and constraints, which needed to be addressed. The primary component of this design was a hybrid sensor based on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory MIT LL Digital-pixel Focal Plane Array DFPA which was bump-bonded to InGaAs short wave band infrared detectors. Though used successfully in ground experiments, its space capability was an open question. In particular, the CMOS-based design and its susceptibility to radiation was unknown. Further, because the design of the package was extremely size, weight, and power constrained, radiation mitigation could become a problem BISA, Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy, 2019.
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