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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.


COTS, radiation-tolerant ethernet transceiver designed by Microchip - News

January 15, 2020
CHANDLER, Ariz. Microchip Technology Inc. introduced a space-qualified Ethernet transceiver – a radiation-tolerant device based on a Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) solution widely deployed in other industries now offering reliable performance for applications ranging from launch vehicles to satellite constellations and space stations, an industry first according to the company.