Design and assessment of a high gamma-dose tolerant VCSEL driver with discrete SiGe HBTs

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Design and assessment of a high gamma-dose tolerant VCSEL driver with discrete SiGe HBTs. / Leroux, Paul; Van Uffelen, Marco; Berghmans, Francis; Giraud, A.

In: IEEE transactions on nuclear Science, Vol. 53, No. 4, 08.2006, p. 2033-2039.

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Leroux, Paul ; Van Uffelen, Marco ; Berghmans, Francis ; Giraud, A. / Design and assessment of a high gamma-dose tolerant VCSEL driver with discrete SiGe HBTs. In: IEEE transactions on nuclear Science. 2006 ; Vol. 53, No. 4. pp. 2033-2039.

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