2022-07-04 - Efficient Power Conversion Corp.

Rad hard GaN transistors from EPC targeted at demanding space applications

EPC's EPC7004 rad-hard GaN FET devices are suitable for space applications and other high-reliability environments.

2022-06-23 - Rajan Bedi

Fast, high-capacity, and rad hard MRAM for space applications

MRAM offers the space industry the speed of SRAM, a density approaching DRAM, the non-volatility of flash memory, unlimited read/write…

2022-04-28 - Microchip Technology Inc.

Microchip memory device targeted at space systems

Microchip's SST26LF064RT memory device is its second SuperFlash technology-based offering to be space qualified.

2022-02-16 - Microchip Technology Inc.

Microchip expands family of space-grade power converters with 28V devices

Microchip has expanded its space-grade DC-DC power converter family with new 28V-input, 50W radiation-tolerant options.

2022-01-27 - Rajan Bedi, Spacechips

The impact of electronic component shortages on the global space industry

In the middle of a global pandemic, is it right for the space industry to request more wafers when there…

2021-12-30 - Brian Dipert

2022 tech themes: A look ahead

Having recently reviewed the past year, our intrepid engineer now tackles forecasting the hot topics of the year ahead.

2021-12-29 - Rajan Bedi

MPUs and FPGAs for intensive, in-orbit, edge-based computation

With the amount of on-board data predicted to increase exponentially, what type of processor should you use for intensive, edge-based,…

2021-12-07 - Renesas Electronics Corp.

Renesas expands satcom portfolio with active beamforming ICs

Renesas has expanded its portfolio of mmWave LNAs and Tx BFICs with the introduction of three new dual-beam active beamforming…

2021-10-21 - Rajan Bedi

Keeping space chips cool and reliable

Next-gen space-grade semiconductors will consume almost 100W, but with junction temperatures remaining the same, removing this heat is paramount for…

2021-09-17 - Rajan Bedi

Satellite spectrum management and link-budget analyses

Link-budget analysis allows you to specify the performance of receivers and transmitters, and ensure there is sufficient margin between the…