Space Micro Develops New Rad Hard Space Communications Chip

San Diego, CA – February 20, 2014 Space Micro announced today that they have developed a new, Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC), for advanced space communications. The radiation hard chip was designed by Space Micro and fabricated utilizing radiation hard by design (RHBD) techniques in Jazz Semiconductor’s 0.18 um process.

Space Micro's CEO David J. Strobel, commented, "This ASIC will support improved Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP) in our space radio product line, which ranges from S-Band to Ka-Band."