Radiation Effects

ProNova Solutions offers radiation effects testing with a dedicated beam line for researchers from industry, government agencies, and academic institutions to conduct proton testing.

Ideal for SEE and TID Testing

Our Knoxville radiation testing services offer researchers a proton beam line that allows for customizable testing of circuit boards and VLSI electronic components for single event effects (SEE) and total ionizing dose (TID) evaluation. Applications benefiting include:

  • Space electronics and components
  • Military and missile defense
  • Aviation
  • High reliability computing
  • High density data storage
  • Material damage studies
  • Shielding evaluation

Our Radiation Effects facility is located within the Thompson Proton Center at 6450 Provision Cares Way, Knoxville, Tennessee 37909.

Hours of Operation
  • Monday: 8 AM EST to 8 PM EST
  • Tuesday: 8 AM EST to 8 PM EST
  • Monday: 8 AM EST to 8 PM EST
  • Wednesday: 8 AM EST to 8 PM EST
  • Thursday: 8 AM EST to 8 PM EST
  • Friday: 8 AM EST to 8 PM EST
  • Weekends and Holidays: Testing available upon request
Beam Line Specifications

Current:  Min 0.005 nA,  Max 5.5 nA @ 200 MeV

Energy:  Min 50 MeV,  Max 200 MeV

Fluence:  Min: ~3E5 p/cm2,  Max: ~1E+12 p/cm2

Flux:  Min ~1E+04 p/cm2/s,  Max ~7E+08 p/cm2/s

Beam Optics:  Field Size:  Min 1.8 cm diameter, Max 20 cm diameter, Uniformity > 80%

Access:  Direct doors

Cable Length: 20 yds, Max Weight: 500 lbs, Max Dimensions: 79 in x 21 in


All pricing is customized to the customer needs. For pricing information, please contact us directly at +1 (865)-862-4100 .


For Beam Scheduling, General Inquiries or Technical Questions, call +1 (865) 862-4100, or complete the form below:

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