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For New Space satellites, radiation tolerance means new design hurdle - Story

June 09, 2023

While semiconductor device selection is at the heart of developing radiation-tolerant power systems for space applications, it is just one of many design strategies that can be deployed at the component and circuit levels. There are basic strategies to explore, plus the multiple benefits of soft switching in radiation-tolerant power systems.


GUEST BLOG: Defense industry embraces the benefits of standardized power supplies - Blog

March 15, 2023

As 2023 marches on, we are seeing a growing trend within the aerospace and defense electronics industry toward technology standardization, in particular regarding power-delivery networks. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and prime defense contractors are incentivized to push standardized, modular power systems thanks to their inherent reusability, ability to scale across multiple platforms, and the clear benefits of shorter development time and faster time to revenue.


MOSA power supplies, custom components, engineering talent: Q & A with Vicor's John Sturm - Story

November 30, 2022

Power is a key consideration for modern open architecture initiatives such as the Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) Technical Standard, says John Sturm, Vice President of Business Development for the Aerospace & Defense business unit of Vicor, when I interviewed him just before Thanksgiving. We also discussed where custom power supplies fit into the defense world and talked about how commercial AI and big data applications are driving innovation and cost reductions in defense power component manufacturing, recruiting engineering talent into the defense market, and what will be a disruptor in military power supplies in the future. Edited excerpts follow.


MOSA, SOSA, VPX, and power considerations - Story

October 25, 2022

Recent trends in the defense industry show a convergence towards standardizing electronic systems using open standards to increase interoperability, scalability, and reliability; reduce system costs; and minimize the number of custom electronics designs that increase overhead and maintenance.


Vicor opens new 90,000 sq. ft. fabrication facility in Andover, Massachusetts - News

May 18, 2022

ANDOVER, Mass. High-performance power module maker Vicor held an official opening and ribbon-cutting on May 18 for its new 90,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Andover, Massachusetts.