Over the past few years, a revolution has occurred in the space market. New companies are entering this market with plans for low earth orbit constellations offering world wide internet, earth observation or private networks. They want the benefits of lower cost Commercial Off The Shelf (COTs) components combined with a degree of radiation tolerance. Avnet Silica is working with their semiconductor partners to support this dynamic new market area. These suppliers are using their vast knowledge and long experience of supporting traditional radiation-hardened components to come up with innovative, lower cost, reliable radiation tolerant components.
We offer components from our supplier partners: Xilinx, Renesas, Microchip and GSI.
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Whether ground based, sea based, avionic or space, Avnet supplies parts for applications requiring high reliability and the ability to withstand high radiation.Download PDF
How to leverage GaN in small satellite new space application
Our whitepaper explains how gallium nitride (GaN) field-effect transistors (FETs) are an optimal fit for satellite applications. They enable more efficient switching, higher frequency operation, reduced gate drive voltage and smaller solutions sizes compared to traditional silicon counterparts.Get Whitepaper
SAMV71Q21RT ARM Microcontroller
The SAMV71Q21RT is a radiation tolerant microcontroller (MCU) providing the best combination of connectivity interfaces along with highest processing levels. The SAMV71Q21RT is designed for enhanced radiation performances, extreme temperature and high reliability in aerospace application.
Renesas Intersil ISL71610M and ISL71710M Digital Isolators
Intersil-Renesas' digital isolators aid in the design of discrete isolated power supply designs as well as isolated serial communications interfaces. There is a tremendous need for reliable isolator products in the satellite market.