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New power device for LEO satellites unveiled by Microchip Technology - News

January 17, 2023

CHANDLER, Arizona. Microchip Technology has announced the release of a new commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) rad-tolerant power device targeting the low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellite market and other space applications, the company announced in a statement.


First Aerospace-qualified Baseless Power Module Family Improves Aircraft Electrical System Efficiency - Press Release

August 11, 2021

CHANDLER, Ariz., August 3, 2021 – In the race to reduce aircraft emissions, developers increasingly are moving toward more efficient designs including electrical systems that replace today’s pneumatics and hydraulics powering everything from on-board alternators to actuators and Auxiliary Power Units (APUs). To enable next-generation aircraft electrical systems, new power conversion technology is required. Microchip Technology Inc. today announced its development with Clean Sky, a joint European Commission (EC) and industry consortium, of the first aerospace-qualified baseless power modules enabling higher-efficiency, lighter and more compact power conversion and motor drive systems.


Radiation-tolerant FPGA for space applications launched by Microchip Technology - News

June 29, 2021

CHANDLER, Ariz. Microchip Technology announced the availability of the first radiation-tolerant FPGA [field-programmable gate array] that has been qualified to JEDEC standards in a plastic package, which the company says is aimed at developers of small-satellite constellations and other space systems that call for high reliability and radiation protection. 


Radiation-hardened semiconductor qualified for military satellites - News

June 08, 2021

CHANDLER, Ariz. Microchip Technology Inc. has announced the qualification of its M6 MRH25N12U3 radiation-hardened, metal–oxide–semiconductor field-effect transistor (MOSFET) for commercial aerospace and defense space applications.


Ethernet PHY transceiver for military applications introduced by Microchip - News

September 23, 2020

CHANDLER, Ariz. Microchip Technology Inc. announced its new VSC8540/41ET Gigabit Ethernet PHY RMII / RGMII Transceiver – a Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS)-based device upgraded for avionics and military applications.


BlueSky firewall software update to strengthen GNSS protection - News

June 23, 2020

CHANDLER, Ariz. Microchip Technology Inc. announced the release of a major software update for its BlueSky GNSS Firewall product, designed to provide a higher level of resiliency against GPS vulnerabilities for systems dependent on GPS signal reception. 


Saving power and system cost with commercial parts qualified for space applications - Story

June 15, 2020

Organizations purchasing satellites are on a perpetual quest to extract ever-increasing value from space assets: We see operators of imaging satellites seeking higher image resolution, faster frame rates, finer channel resolution, and more channels to enable advanced multispectral and hyperspectral imaging.