1 August 1991 Miniature signal processor for surveillance sensor applications
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A miniaturized, low-power parallel processor for surveillance sensor applications is under development by Space Computer Corporation under DARPA's Advanced Space Technology Program. The basic goal of this project is the reduction, by an order of magnitude or more, of processor weight, size and power consumption for space-based sensor systems. The approach described for achieving this goal is to use low-power VLSI devices which maximize throughput per watt, together with three-dimensional hybrid wafer-scale integration and packaging technology. In its prototype version, a 12-node processor will have a peak throughput greater than 1.2 GFLOPS and occupy a volume less than 15 cubic inches.
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William J. Jacobi, Preben D. Jensen, Nicholas J. Teneketges, Leo A. Wadsworth, "Miniature signal processor for surveillance sensor applications", Proc. SPIE 1479, Surveillance Technologies, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.44524; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.44524


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