The present invention includes a radiation hardened sequential circuit, such as a bistable circuit, flip-flop or other suitable design that presents substantial immunity to ionizing radiation while simultaneously maintaining a low operating voltage. In one embodiment, the circuit includes a plurality of logic elements that operate on relatively low voltage, and a master and slave latches each having storage elements that operate on a relatively high voltage.
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN OF THE INVENTION
The invention described herein was made with Government funding under a grant from the Sandia National Laboratories, U.S. Department of Energy, Grant No. 237095. The Government may have certain rights in this invention.