single event upset

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Term: single event upset

With reference to the effects of energetic particles on spacecraft microcircuits - an unexpected change in the logic state of a single digital bit.  SEUs can be either ”soft” (the microcircuit is not damaged and can be rewritten to either state), or a latch up, which cannot easily be reset.

Created 2023.04.16
Last Modified 2023.04.16
Contributed by Ryan McGranaghan