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Find the Optimal FPGA to Launch Your Space or Other Harsh-Environment Application


Our wide range of Radiation-Tolerant (RT) FPGAs lets you select the right device to hit your power, size, cost and reliability targets, thereby reducing time to launch and minimizing cost and schedule risks. Building on a history of providing the most reliable, robust, low-power SONOS-, Flash- and antifuse-based FPGAs in the industry, we can offer you the best combination of features, performance and radiation tolerance. Streamline the design of high-speed communications payloads, high-resolution sensors and instruments and flight-critical systems for Low Earth Orbit (LEO), deep space or anything in between.

RT PolarFire® FPGAs

Streamline the design of high-speed datapaths within space payloads by taking advantage of the flexibility and ease-of-use of reprogrammable RT PolarFire FPGAs. They offer greatly expanded logic density and higher performance which provide significant improvement in signal processing throughput. They also offer immunity to configuration Single Event Upsets (SEUs).

  • High-speed signal processing, SONOS-based FPGAs
  • 40 to 50% lower power
  • Path to QML-V qualification
  • 481,000 Logic Elements (LEs), 250 Gbps SerDes bandwidth, 33 MB memory, 1480 multipliers

RTG4™ FPGAs

Select RTG4 FPGAs to implement designs for the harshest radiation environments such as space flight, high-altitude aviation, medical electronics and nuclear power plant control. They integrate a fourth-generation Flash-based FPGA fabric and high-performance SerDes and other interfaces on a single chip.

  • Radiation-hardened by design, Flash-based FPGA with proven flight heritage
  • 300 MHz performance, up to 150,000 LEs, 5 MB SRAM
  • 462 multipliers, 75 Gbps SerDes bandwidth
  • Qualified to QML class Q and QML class V

RTAX FPGAs

You can count on low power consumption, true single-chip form factor and live-at-power-up operation for your space applications with the RTAX family of FPGAs. You can use the RTAX-SL to further reduce the standby current by 50% in worst-case conditions. If your design includes complex Digital Signal Processing (DSP) functions, pick the RTAX-DSP to reduce power consumption and heat dissipation relative to SRAM-based FPGAs.

  • High-reliability, radiation-tolerant, antifuse-based FPGAs
  • Available with embedded multiply-accumulate blocks for DSP applications
  • Qualified to QML Class Q and QML Class V

RT ProASIC® 3 FPGAs

Streamline prototyping and last-minute design changes with RT ProASIC 3 FPGAs, the first to offer reprogrammable, nonvolatile RT logic integration for low-power space applications. You can design your application for almost-instant power-up, no boot sequence required, and no SEUs in the presence of heavy ion radiation, things you can’t do with SRAM-based FPGAs.

  • Reprogrammable, nonvolatile, radiation-tolerant, Flash-based FPGAs
  • For low-power space applications
  • Pin-compatible commercial devices for easy prototyping
  • Qualified to QML Class Q

RTSX-SU FPGAs

If your space application requires extreme radiation performance, choose the RTSX-SU radiation-tolerant FPGAs. These enhanced versions of our commercial SX-A family of devices contain SEU-hardened D-type flip-flops that offer the benefits of Triple Module Redundancy (TMR) without requiring cumbersome user intervention.

  • High-reliability, radiation-tolerant antifuse-based FPGAs
  • Compact packaging for command and control applications
  • Flight heritage established on many programs
  • Qualified to QML class Q

Resources to Help You Get Started with Your FPGA-Based Design


Powering FPGAs

Find out how you can use our power management solutions to reduce the total footprint size of your FPGA-based design, maximize power density and save valuable PCB space.

Clocking FPGAs

Create flexible and powerful FPGA-based systems using our crystal, MEMS oscillator and multiple-output clock generator FPGA clocking solutions.

FPGA and SoC Design Resources


Speed up and simplify your development with our easy-to-learn and easy-to-adopt design resources that include:

  • Libero® SoC Design Suite
  • Development kits and boards
  • IP cores library and partners

If you need extra help with your project, contact one of our FPGA Design Partners.

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