Radiation Hardened (Overview)
Within the aerospace and defense portfolio, Microchip is proud to include the entire Atmel rad-hard product line:
Rad Hard ASICS - Microchip Rad Hard ASIC offering is the optimal balance for your system needs. It allows system cost reduction with a better integration without compromising on performance and power consumption, together wih high reliability, long term technology and a fully qualified Supply Chain. Microchip has a proven track record of ASIC solution with nearly 30 yeras of experience in the Space Industry.
Microchip ASIC offering is today at the state of the art of Rad Hard qualified ASIC in Europe with the ATMX150RHA SOI, 0.15 mixed signal technology with a set of qualified Ips, 5 V compatibility, embedded non volatile memory and high voltage option. On top of this, the ATC65RHA Rad Hard technology allows the highest digital complexity and high speed serial links capabilities.
Rad Hard Processors - Over the last 16 years, Microchip has steadily built a space microprocessor strategy based on the SPARC® architecture. With worldwide sales of over 4000 flight models featuring the Microchip® SPARC V7 TSC695 and SPARC V8 AT697, Microchip has acquired an unrivalled flight heritage experience in several kind of space applications. Based on this experience, Microchip is now going to introduce ARM Rad Hard solutions to cover the space market evolution in term of performances and more accessible ecosystem.
Rad Hard Communication ICs - Microchip works with some of its key customers to make their ASIC designs available as standard products when they correspond to commonly used functions on the market. With this approach, Microchip offers space customers a set of communication dedicated products like Spacewire and Ethernet devices allowing them to build a complete network based on rad-hard devices. Microchip also propose a GNSS controller System on Chip capable of processing the modernized GPS, Galileo and other signals like Glonass & Beidu.
Rad Hard Memories - Microchip has a long track record with memories (SRAM, DPRAM, FIFO and EEPROM) and its current space memory offering supports 1Mb to 16Mbit SRAM and 1Mb to 4Mb serial EEPROM rad hard devices.