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Ep. 29: Renesas High-Reliability Components: Production Excellence and Flight Heritage for New and Deep Space

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In this podcast, Spirit Electronics CEO Marti McCurdy talks with aerospace and defense experts about high-reliability components and industry-rocking topics affecting the supply chain.

Renesas’ (formerly Intersil) experience making components for the aerospace industry spans seven decades. Marti sits down with Josh Broline from Renesas’s high-reliability unit to talk about what makes their rad-hard products such a cornerstone of space electronics.

Marti and Josh discuss:

(1:00)  Renesas and the Intersil brand background

(2:40)  Power management devices

(5:05)  Power management for memory and variation

(6:19)  Process technologies when designing devices for space

(8:57)  Radiation testing, low- and high-dose rate TID

(10:20)  Manufacturing, fab to qualification and out-the-door

(12:43)  Testing, failure analysis and evaluation lab capabilities

(14:20)  Specializing in aerospace and growing applications

Renesas’ Intersil die & wafer products are now available at Spirit Electronics. Learn more  about their rad-hard, rad-tolerant, and die & wafer options on our Renesas supplier page or get a quote for your next space mission.