29 July 2016 The boot software of the control unit of the near infrared spectrograph of the Euclid space mission: technical specification
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The Near Infrared Spectrograph and Photometer (NISP) is one of the instruments on board the ESA EUCLID mission. The Boot Software (BSW) is in charge of initialization and communications after a reset occurs at hard- ware level. The Universidad Politecnica de Cartagena and Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias are responsible of the Instrument Control Unit of the NISP (NI-ICU) in the Euclid Consortium. The NI-ICU BSW is developed by Universidad de Alcal´a, and its main functions are: communication with the S/C for memory management, self-tests and start of a patchable Application Software (ASW). This paper presents the NI-ICU BSW status of definition and design at the end of the Technical Specification phase.
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Jaime Gómez-Sáenz-de-Tejada, Rafael Toledo-Moreo, Carlos Colodro-Conde, David Pérez-Lizán, Jesús Fernández-Conde, Sebastián Sánchez-Prieto, "The boot software of the control unit of the near infrared spectrograph of the Euclid space mission: technical specification", Proc. SPIE 9904, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, 99045W (29 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2233346; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2233346
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