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.