Optimized for SDS, Cold Storage, and raw High-Performance Connectivity

From enterprise servers using internalized data storage, to data centers using external data storage, the Microsemi Adaptec HBA 1100 family provides a robust, stable, and scalable solution that can handle the toughest system workloads and configurations.Read more »

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Dave Steele | November 19, 2018

SmartRAID 3162 RAID Adapter with maxCrypto Encryption – Revolutionary SmartRAID Storage Solutions

Hardly a week goes by without a new headline disclosing the exposure of sensitive personal or consumer financial data by the institutions that are trusted to protect it. It’s a global narrative fueled by a talent pool of hackers and other data breach opportunists whose skills Read more »

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Dave Steele | November 2, 2018

The Road Ahead: With Microsemi Inductive Position Sensors

With a surge in positional, data-driven innovation in the transportation field, two long-discussed approaches to sensor composition are coming to the forefront (again).

Children growing up today will expect to see passenger drones and self-driving cars Read more »

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Tim Bresien | October 24, 2018

Redesigned FPGA Fabrics Solve Tough Mid-Range Challenges

New cost, power, and performance demands on FPGAs in a growing variety of mainstream, mid-range systems applications have led to fundamental changes in their design.

Most FPGA vendors tend to focus on data-center workload applications, Read more »

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Microsemi Corporation | October 23, 2018

Flash Storage with 24G SAS Leads the Way in Crunching Big Data

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 – 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET (or after on-demand)

Register: https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/663/336633 Read more »

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Microsemi Corporation | October 22, 2018

Microsemi and Microchip Appearances and Events

Since our last edition of Space Brief, Microsemi participated in several conferences providing important updates on our entire space portfolio:Read more »

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Microsemi Corporation | October 18, 2018

Microsemi’s Space Chip-Scale Atomic Clock Update: Customers Appreciate Careful COTS Design

As we continue to introduce Space CSAC to the market, it is important to point out that while customers bring varying requirements when seeking an atomic reference for space missions, they share a curiosity about how the CSAC becomes a Space CSAC. Read more »

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Stewart Hampton |

Microsemi LX7720 in the Spotlight at RADECS

Our new LX7720 Power Driver with Rotation and Position Sensing was showcased at the recent Radiation Effects on Components and Systems (RADECS) conference held in Gothenburg, Sweden September 16 – 21, 2018. The aim of the RADECS conference Read more »

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Dorian Johnson |

Meet Microsemi’s New 2115/2215 Sinewave TCXO, the Smallest Space TCXO on the Market

Microsemi’s new 2115/2215 sinewave TCXOs sets the standard for small size, low power, and wide frequency range. The design and manufacturing processes have been optimized to meet demanding 100 krad tolerant requirements for use in deep space applications. Read more »

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Scott Murphy |

RISC-V in Aerospace and Defense Applications

EE Times recently published a short discussion on the advantages of processors using the RISC-V open instruction set architecture (ISA) in Aerospace and Defense applications. The advantages offered Read more »

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Ken O'Neill |

Microsemi Nears Sampling of LX7712 RT Power Line Protection Device

We are currently evaluating first silicon of our new LX7712 IC. This is a radiation tolerant by design power line protection device for spacecraft applications that can be configured as a latchable current limiter or a fold-back current limiter. It provides Read more »

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Dorian Johnson |

Bipolar Transistors Radiation Effects and 5 Month Lead-Time Reduction Initiative

In the last edition of Space Brief, I discussed how Total Ionizing Dose (TID) performance could vary wafer-to-wafer for bipolar transistors. If radiation qualified bipolar transistors are not available for a satellite build, then delays can be significant, Read more »

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Chris Hart |