beowulf in space
Gerry Creager N5JXS
gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Fri Apr 18 09:04:21 EDT 2003
Generally, hardening takes a lot more than a sealed box, although
packaging of the processor is part of it. It involves considerations of
trace sizing on the die, deposition thickness, and a number of other
things. Generally, it takes a lot of work to test and certify a lot of
processors as to their rad-hardness.
There's really a lot of effort that goes into it.
> Ok excuse my ignorance, but what is involved in rad harding hardware ?
> Is the cost really necessary, in that couldn't you put the unprotected
> hardware into some sort of shielded container ?
> Or am I just being silly ? :-)
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