Rad-Hard Microelectronics for Space Applications

For orbiting satellites, design requirements are extensive as a result of the extreme environment in space, including wide-ranging and rapidly changing temperatures, satellite body charging effects and high-energy particle bombardment and radiation. These dynamics drive the need for high-reliability engineering concepts for all system components. In the case of microelectronics, this takes a unique form and drives innovation for techniques to overcome these damaging effects.

SkyWater Technology, a soley U.S.-based and U.S.-owned, DMEA-accredited Category 1A Trusted Foundry, is enhancing microelectronics capabilities for the Strategic Rad-Hard market with a 90 nm process hardening technique to achieve radiation immunity performance to match the Strategic Rad-Hard specification.

Access the full article:

Download .pdf
Read at AeroDefenseTech.com

Let’s make your next project a reality.

Get Started