Pretest Setup Installation of the METU-DBL Project to Perform Space Radiation Tests

2017-06-22
Demirköz, Melahat Bilge
Gencer, Ayşenur
Milanese, Attilio
Yigitoglu, Merve
Şahin, İlker
Baslar, Gamze Kilicerkan
Aydın, Murat
Uslu, Pelin
Duran, Selcen Uzun
Veske, Doga
Uzel, Ramazan
Bodur, Baran
Satellites and spacecrafts are exposed to space radiation environment during their mission. This environment consists of cosmic rays, solar particles and trapped particles. Cosmic rays are coming fromthe outside of our solar system. Solar particles are produced by the Sun. These particles can be trapped around the Earth's magnetic field lines when they approach the Earth's atmosphere. These particles can affect performance and robustness of electronic components or materials used in space and such effects can be classified as Total Ionising Dose (TID), Single Event Effect (SEE) and Displacement Damage (DD). To ensure the performance of innovative components or materials that will be used in space, they must be tested before they are launched to space. Currently, only TID tests can be realized in Turkey but others cannot be performed yet.

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Citation Formats
M. B. Demirköz et al., “Pretest Setup Installation of the METU-DBL Project to Perform Space Radiation Tests,” 2017, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/54671.