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Meeting public safety needs for reliable high-performance processing using the radiation-hardened 32-bit processor
Author(s): Julie Brichacek; Rick A. Crawford; Mark D. George; Elizabeth S. Kean; Daniel R. Tabor
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Paper Abstract

The need for reliable processing is essential in communication satellite systems. Because of the fault tolerance, testability and radiation requirements of the RH32 program, these processors meet the need for reliable processing in a space environment. These processors were designed to be used as embedded processors and are ideal for commercial satellite systems, where the need for reliable processing is essential. Other applications for these processors include commercial avionics and nuclear waste management systems. This paper discusses the RH32 program, both Honeywell's and TRW's approaches, and several public safety applications which the RH32 can support.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 March 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2102, Coupling Technology to National Need, (7 March 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.170644
Show Author Affiliations
Julie Brichacek, Rome Lab. (United States)
Rick A. Crawford, Honeywell Inc. (United States)
Mark D. George, TRW (United States)
Elizabeth S. Kean, Rome Lab. (United States)
Daniel R. Tabor, Honeywell, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2102:
Coupling Technology to National Need
Arthur H. Guenther; Louis D. Higgs, Editor(s)

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