Constants and Units
Reliability and Radiation Effects on Advanced CMOS Technologies

 

 

[UNDER CONSTRUCTION]

Fundamental Physical Constants

Electron charge q = 1.602 · 10 −19 C
Electron mass me = 9.109 · 10 −31 Kg
Electric constant e0 = 8.854 · 10 −12 F m −1
Magnetic constant m0 = 1.256 · 10 −6 N A −2
Boltzmann's constant k = 1.381 · 10 −23 J K −1
Planck's constant h = 6.626 · 10 −34
Speed of light in vacuum c = 299,792,458 m s −1

Material Constants

Si dielectric constant eSi=11.7
SiO2 dielectric constant eSiO2=3.9

Radiation Units

rad = 100 erg/g
Gray = J / kg

Useful formulas

Dose [rad] = Fluence [particles/cm2] · LET [MeV mg-1 cm2] · 1.602 · 10-5