Integration of the Self-Healing eDNA Architecture in a Liquid Crystal Waveguide-based Fourier Transform Spectrometer

Publication: Research - peer-reviewArticle in proceedings – Annual report year: 2011

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In this work we describe the first real world case study for the self-healing eDNA (electronic DNA) architecture by implementing the control and data processing of a Fourier Transform Spectrometer (FTS) on an eDNA prototype. For this purpose the eDNA prototype has been ported from a Xilinx Virtex 5 FPGA to an embedded system consisting of a PowerPC and a Xilinx Virtex 5 FPGA. The FTS instrument features a novel liquid crystal waveguide, which consequently eliminates all moving parts from the instrument. The addition of the eDNA architecture to do the control and data processing has resulted in a highly fault-tolerant FTS instrument. The case study has shown that the early stage prototype of the autonomous self-healing eDNA architecture is expensive in terms of execution time.
Original languageEnglish
Title2011 NASA/ESA Conference on Adaptive Hardware and Systems (AHS)
PublisherIEEE
Publication date2011
Pages303-310
ISBN (print)978-1-4577-0598-4
ISBN (electronic)978-1-4577-0597-7
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Conference2011 NASA/ESA Conference on Adaptive Hardware and Systems
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period06/06/1109/06/11
Internet addresshttp://www.see.ed.ac.uk/ahs2011/
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