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Modeling the Space Radiation EnvironmentThere has been a renaissance of interest in space radiation environment modeling. This has been fueled by the growing need to replace long time standard AP-9 and AE-8 trapped particle models, the interplanetary exploration initiative, the modern satellite instrumentation that has led to unprecedented measurement accuracy, and the pervasive use of Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) microelectronics that require more accurate predictive capabilities. The objective of this viewgraph presentation was to provide basic understanding of the components of the space radiation environment and their variations, review traditional radiation effects application models, and present recent developments.
Document ID
20060027781
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Xapsos, Michael A. (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Date Acquired
September 7, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 2006
Subject Category
Space Radiation
Meeting Information
2006 IEEE Nuclear and Space Radiation Effects Conference (NSREC)(Ponte Vedera Beach, FL)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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