2021-04-16 - EEWeb

Modular power addresses increased demands in aerospace and defense applications

Increasing DC/DC converters' power density in the MIL-COTS market has tremendous benefits, including a reduced budget for size and weight…

2021-03-24 - Rajan Bedi

Ka-band ADCs and DACs enhance satellite communication

Ka-band ADCs and DACs offer the potential to extend software-defined radio to software-defined microwave for satellite communication.

2020-12-24 - Victor Wollesen

Satellite navigation and Software Defined Radio

Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) refers to systems that use satellites in orbit to assist earth bound devices in determining…

2020-10-26 - Rajan Bedi

Space-grade FPGAs can be re-programmed in-orbit

Re-programming SRAM and flash-based space-grade FPGAs in-orbit offers flexibility to change functionality and improve system performance in response to changing…

2020-09-02 - Rajan Bedi

Using remote testing to maintain satellite production

Remote testing has allowed some manufacturers to remain productive and operational while respecting social-distancing rules during the pandemic.

2020-07-16 - Rajan Bedi

Scrubbing SRAM-based FPGAs to prevent the accumulation of SEUs

SRAM-based FPGAs are increasingly being used in-orbit, and if an essential bit is flipped, the consequences could be catastrophic.

2020-06-05 - Gina Roos

DARPA programs: Advancing technology from quantum computing to passive 3D sensors

Despite the challenges posed by Covid-19, the U.S. DARPA continues to work on advancing technologies and new programs. Let's look…

2020-06-01 - Liam Keese

Why component integration matters for space-based PLL synthesizers

By integrating RF and synthesizer components into a monolithic RF IC, engineers can solve size and complexity design challenges in…

2020-05-13 - Rajan Bedi

On-board mass memory requirements for the new space age

NAND flash technology offers a potential non-volatile solution to enable future on-board mass memory needs for Earth-observation

2020-04-21 - Rajan Bedi

How satellite technology is fighting COVID-19

Space-based assets, combined with autonomous technologies and geographic information systems, are playing a vital role to contain the highly-contagious coronavirus