4th International Workshop on
Analogue and Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuits for Space Applications


August 26 - 28
ESTEC - Noordwijk - The Netherlands

Session 1

Space Applications for Analogue and Mixed-Signal ASIC

Slides Paper Publication A CMOS Instrumentation Chain for Charged Particle Event Detection in the Space Environment 
Olivier Bernal, Universite de Toulouse, France
Slides Paper Publication The Essential Telemetry (ETM) ASIC: A Mixed Signal, Rad-Hard and Low-Power Component for Direct Telemetry Acquisition and Miniaturized RTU Applications
George Kottaras, Space-ASICs, Greece
Reconfigurable System-on-Chip for Multiple Instrumentation Applications
Daniel Gonzalez Gutierrez, Arquimea, Spain
Slides Paper Publication OWLs: A Mixed-Signal ASIC for Optical Wire-Less Links in Space Instruments
Juan Ramos-Martos, Instituto de Microelectrónica de Sevilla, Spain
Model accuracy for a smart power ASIC chip set for Space
Daniel Gonzalez Gutierrez, Arquimea, Spain
Slides Paper Publication Integrated SAR Receiver/Converter for L, C and X-Bands
Markku Åberg, VTT, Finland

Paper Publication Application of an Eight-Channel Comparator in a Cross-Correlator for Synthetic Aperture Radiometry
Erik Ryman, Omnisys Instruments, Sweden

Session 2

Methodologies for Radiation Hardening on Analogue Circuits

Slides Paper Publication Analysis of Single Event Transient Effects in Analogue Topologies
Fernando Márquez, University of Seville, Spain
Slides Paper Publication Mixed-Signal Design Methodology Incorporating A Priori Single Event Transient (SET) Rate Estimates
David Kerwin, Aeroflex, UK

Session 3 / 4

Advances in Mixed-Signal Technology

Development of the ATMEL 150 nm CMOS Technology for Space
Bernard Bancelin, Atmel, France
Slides Slides Paper Publication Radiation Hardened Mixed‐Signal IP with Dare Technology
Geert Thys, IMEC, Belgium
Slides Paper Publication
IHPs SiGe BiCMOS technologies for RF and mixed-signal space applications
René Scholz, IHP, Germany
Slides Paper Publication
Advanced features in RadSafe TM technology
Tuvia Liran, Ramon Chips, Israel
Slides Paper Publication
Advances in Radiation Hardened Mixed‐Signal Technology
David Kerwin, Aeroflex, UK

Technologies for Mixed-Signal Design
Laurent Dugoujon, ST Microelectronics, France

Session 5

Radiation Tests and Effects

Slides Paper Publication Radiation Testing Methodology and Techniques
Cesar Boatella Polo, ESA/ESTEC, The Netherlands
Slides Paper Publication A new laser source for SEE tests
Isabel Lopez-Calle, ESA/ESTEC, The Netherlands
Electrical-Radiation Test Results of VASP and Flight Model Development Plan
Philippe Ayzac, Thales Alenia Space, France
Slides Paper Publication The Road to Parts Approval and the Role of ESCC
Fernando Martinez-Martin, ESA/ESTEC, The Netherlands
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Heavy-Ion and Proton Testing of Mixed-Signal ASSPs
Rajan Bedi, EADS Astrium, UK
Slides Paper Publication Radiation Test of TFSMART2 Technology using Extended Common Mode LVDS and DC-DC Converter Components
Volodymyr Burkhay, Telefunken Semiconductors, Germany
Slides Paper Publication Evaluation of the AMS 0.35 um CMOS Technology for Use in Space Applications
Juan Ramos-Martos, Instituto de Microelectrónica de Sevilla, Spain
Slides Paper Publication A Comparitive Study of the MSI and Proba-V Linear Arrays under the Influence of Radiation
Jan Vermeiren, Xenics, Belgium

Session 6

Needs and Requirements for Analog and Mixed-Signal ICs for Space

Slides Paper Publication Analog and Mixed Signal ICs for use in future Space Missions
Shri Agarwal, NASA/JPL, USA
Slides Paper Publication “Smart Microsystems” - A Feasibility Study to investigate the Decentralisation of  Space Systems with highly efficient Micronodes
John Cornforth, SEA, UK
Slides Paper Publication Challenges of Mixed Signal Space Grade ICs operating at Microwave Frequencies
Nicolas Chantier, e2v, France
Slides Paper Publication A Proven Development Flow for Designing Mixed Signal ASICs: Lessons Learnt from ASTRIUM Field Return
Matthieu Dollon, Astrium, France
Barriers to Mixed-Signal Technology Growth in Space
Richard Jansen, ESA/ESTEC, The Netherlands

Wrap-Up and Conclusion
Agustín Fernández León

Poster Session

Design of a Radiation-Hardened Controller Area Network (CAN) Transceiver in 0.35 µm Triple-well CMOS
Scott Lindner, ESA/ESTEC, The Netherlands
“Radiation Enhanced BSIM4 Model for UMC 90 nm
Sotirios Athanasiou, ESA/ESTEC, The Netherlands