Neutron-induced soft error rate estimation for SRAM using PHITS

Shusuke Yoshimoto, Takuro Amashita, Masayoshi Yoshimura, Yusuke Matsunaga, Hiroto Yasuura, Shintaro Izumi, Hiroshi Kawaguchi, Masahiko Yoshimoto

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Abstract

This paper presents a novel neutron-induced soft-error-rate (SER) estimation tool with a particle transport code: PHITS. The proposed tool can calculate the SER according to various data patterns and the layout of the memory cells in an SRAM. As layouts, two kinds of an NMOS-PMOS-NMOS 6T and an inside-out PMOS-NMOS-PMOS versions are considered. The proposed tool distinguishes a single-event-upset (SEU) SER, a horizontal multiple-cell-upset (MCU) SER, and a vertical MCU SER using an extracting function. The horizontal MCU SER in the inside-out version of the PMOS-NMOS-PMOS 6T SRAM cell layout was expected to be 26-41% less than that of the general NMOS-PMOS-NMOS 6T cell layout.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2012 IEEE 18th International On-Line Testing Symposium, IOLTS 2012
Pages138-141
Number of pages4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 22 2012
Event2012 IEEE 18th International On-Line Testing Symposium, IOLTS 2012 - Sitges, Spain
Duration: Jun 27 2012Jun 29 2012

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NameProceedings of the 2012 IEEE 18th International On-Line Testing Symposium, IOLTS 2012

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Other2012 IEEE 18th International On-Line Testing Symposium, IOLTS 2012
CountrySpain
CitySitges
Period6/27/126/29/12

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Static random access storage
Neutrons
Data storage equipment

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  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality

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Yoshimoto, S., Amashita, T., Yoshimura, M., Matsunaga, Y., Yasuura, H., Izumi, S., ... Yoshimoto, M. (2012). Neutron-induced soft error rate estimation for SRAM using PHITS. In Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 18th International On-Line Testing Symposium, IOLTS 2012 (pp. 138-141). [6313859] (Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 18th International On-Line Testing Symposium, IOLTS 2012). https://doi.org/10.1109/IOLTS.2012.6313859

Neutron-induced soft error rate estimation for SRAM using PHITS. / Yoshimoto, Shusuke; Amashita, Takuro; Yoshimura, Masayoshi; Matsunaga, Yusuke; Yasuura, Hiroto; Izumi, Shintaro; Kawaguchi, Hiroshi; Yoshimoto, Masahiko.

Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 18th International On-Line Testing Symposium, IOLTS 2012. 2012. p. 138-141 6313859 (Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 18th International On-Line Testing Symposium, IOLTS 2012).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Yoshimoto, S, Amashita, T, Yoshimura, M, Matsunaga, Y, Yasuura, H, Izumi, S, Kawaguchi, H & Yoshimoto, M 2012, Neutron-induced soft error rate estimation for SRAM using PHITS. in Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 18th International On-Line Testing Symposium, IOLTS 2012., 6313859, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 18th International On-Line Testing Symposium, IOLTS 2012, pp. 138-141, 2012 IEEE 18th International On-Line Testing Symposium, IOLTS 2012, Sitges, Spain, 6/27/12. https://doi.org/10.1109/IOLTS.2012.6313859
Yoshimoto S, Amashita T, Yoshimura M, Matsunaga Y, Yasuura H, Izumi S et al. Neutron-induced soft error rate estimation for SRAM using PHITS. In Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 18th International On-Line Testing Symposium, IOLTS 2012. 2012. p. 138-141. 6313859. (Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 18th International On-Line Testing Symposium, IOLTS 2012). https://doi.org/10.1109/IOLTS.2012.6313859
Yoshimoto, Shusuke ; Amashita, Takuro ; Yoshimura, Masayoshi ; Matsunaga, Yusuke ; Yasuura, Hiroto ; Izumi, Shintaro ; Kawaguchi, Hiroshi ; Yoshimoto, Masahiko. / Neutron-induced soft error rate estimation for SRAM using PHITS. Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 18th International On-Line Testing Symposium, IOLTS 2012. 2012. pp. 138-141 (Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 18th International On-Line Testing Symposium, IOLTS 2012).
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