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Evaluation of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Electronics for Extreme Cold Environments

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dc.contributor.author Song, Miryeong
dc.contributor.author Yang-Scharlotta, Jean Y.
dc.contributor.author Ashtijou, Mohammad
dc.contributor.author Mojarradi, Mohammad
dc.date.accessioned 2020-04-18T04:52:29Z
dc.date.available 2020-04-18T04:52:29Z
dc.date.issued 2018-03-04
dc.identifier.citation 2018 IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana, March 4-11, 2018 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 18-0117
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/47956
dc.description.abstract Deep space and Icy Moon missions (Titan, Enceladus, Ceres, Europa, & Ganymede) will need qualified extreme environment capable components for electronic systems located in extremities of their rovers and spacecraft. Commercial off the shelf (COTS) components would be advantageous to use for some aspects of such projects, given that they are easier to procure and offer a broad range of functionalities. Furthermore, theoretical and experimental data suggest that many COTS parts are capable of operation, and not just storage, at temperatures well beyond the manufacturer specified temperature limits. To help address the challenges presented at near cryogenic temperatures, a COTS selection knowledge base is being developed to estimate the performance of COTS components within cold environments. The knowledge base captures queries from a range of information sources such as cold functionality test results for part types and families, theoretical and experimental literature reviews and key findings are summarized here. In addition, a selection of components are planned to be examined for their performance to near cryogenic temperatures to generate a methodology for identification and verification of the COTS candidates. As the qualification of COTS parts for extreme environments can be very costly, this knowledge base can serve to reduce qualification time and cost by pre-selecting and limiting candidates. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2018 en_US
dc.title Evaluation of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Electronics for Extreme Cold Environments en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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