Background particle detector for the solar x-ray photometer ChemiX of space mission “Interhelioprobe”: an adjustment of breadboard model modules

1Dudnik, OV, 1Kurbatov, EV, 2Tarasov, VO, 2Andryushenko, LA, 3Zajtsevsky, IL, 4Sylwester, J, 4Bąkała, J, 4Kowaliński, M
1Institute of Radio Astronomy of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kharkiv, V.N. Karazin National University of Kharkiv, Kharkiv, Ukraine
2Іnstitute for Scintillation Materials of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kharkiv, Ukraine
3Institute Issues Safety of Nuclear Power Stations of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
4Space Research Centre of Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2015, 21 ;(2):03–14
Publication Language: Russian

We present our results of investigation, adjustment and measuring of the parameters of laboratory prototypes of the analog processing signal and secondary power supply units for Background Particle Detector of the Polish-Ukrainian X-ray spectrophotometer ChemiX for the interplanetary “Interhelioprobe” mission. We describe the laboratory benches designed, manufactured and tested for controlling the analog module parameters and for investigating the characteristics of small-size organic and inorganic scintillation detectors. The functional block diagram of the pilot model of digital signal processing and information data streaming based on ProASIC3E М1А3РЕ1500 FPGA is presented. We also present the results of the BPD digital module test project prototype simulation using the ModelISim Micrоsemi ME 10.2c program simulator

Keywords: charge particle detector, FPGA, satellite device, scintillator, software, spectrometer, technique of adjustment, X-ray photometer

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