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Microsemi Corporation

One Enterprise, Aliso Viejo, CA, 92656, US

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Mechanical Power Transmission

SATA SSD provides advanced security for data-at-rest.

August 28, 2015

Featuring ANSI/VITA 42.3-2014-compliant PCIe interface and XMC form factor, TRRUST-Stor® SSD plugs directly into host card and eliminates need for external enclosure. Device features hardware-based AES-256 encryption and advanced key management systems. Layered security protocol allows hardware or software command to erase encryption key in less than 30 ms and full flash storage media in less than 10 sec. Available in 256 and 512 GB capacities, SSD provides 185 Mbps read/write speed. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

FPGA Development Kit aids space designers.

August 13, 2015

Providing evaluation and design platform, RTG4™ FPGA Development Kit supports applications such as data transmission, serial connectivity, bus interface, and high-speed designs using RTG4 radiation-tolerant FPGA device. Kit includes RT4G150 device in ceramic package with 1,657 pins, two 1 GB DDR3 SRAM, 2 GB SPI flash memory, PCI Express Gen 1 interface, and 1 pair of SMA connectors for testing of full-duplex SERDES channel, plus 2 FMC connectors, RJ45 interface, and USB micro-AB connector. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

RF Module accelerates implantable medical device development.

August 10, 2015

Optimized for such implantable medical devices as pacemakers, cardiac defibrillators, and neurostimulators, 5.5 x 4.5 x 1.5 mm ZL70323 implements all RF-related functions needed to deploy implant node in Medical Implantable Communications Service (MICS) RF telemetry system. Components include ZL70103-based, MICS-band RF transceiver; 2.45 GHz wake-up receiver matching network; 24 MHz reference frequency crystal; and decoupling capacitors and series termination resistors. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Inductor Sensor Interface IC serves automotive/industrial markets.

August 4, 2015

Based on inductive sensing technology, contactless LX3301A utilizes LVDT architecture implementations on PCBs. LVDT principles promote immunity to noise and interference. In addition to embedded 32-bit processing engine with 12 kB program memory, features include 2 sensor input channels with integrated demodulator, internal oscillator with 1–5 MHz range, dual 13-bit ADC with sample rates to 2 kHz, and user-programmable 16 x 16 bit non-volatile configuration memory. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

SoC FPGAs and FPGAs solve automotive design complexities.

June 12, 2015

Achieving AEC-Q100 grade 2 qualification, SmartFusion®2 SoC FPGAs and IGLOO®2 FPGAs are flash-based devices suitable for critical automotive applications. SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs, based on 166 MHz ARM® Cortex™-M3 processor, combine advanced security processing accelerators, DSP blocks, SRAM, eNVM, and communication interfaces. IGLOO2 FPGAs provide LUT-based fabric, 5G transceiver, high-speed GPIO, block RAM, memory subsystem, and DSP blocks in differentiated, power-optimized architecture. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Enterprise Ethernet Switch increased capacity, port density.

May 29, 2015

SparX-IV VSC7449 supports switching of 48, 1 GbE ports or four 10 GbE ports in single chip, including direct connectivity 10G fiber, which offers fully managed L2/3 switching solution when combined with 12-port 1000 Base-T PHY. Capability for up to 24, 2.5 Gbps Ethernet ports support upgrade to 802.11ac networks using existing cable infrastructure. Along with SyncE and 1588v2 timing support with hardware-based time-stamping, features include integrated CPU and industrial temperature range. Read More

Timers & Clocks

Grandmaster Clock provides synchronization to LTE networks.

May 22, 2015

Providing simultaneous hardware time stamping support of up to 128 Precision Time Protocol clients, TimeProvider 2700 PTP GM Clock delivers synchronization in mobile backhaul network and small cell aggregation locations. Increased capacity enables operators to deliver accurate frequency and phase to double number of end nodes. Clock is optimized to help mitigate asymmetric timing errors and meet stringent synchronization requirements of 4G/LTE networks. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Radiation-Tolerant FPGAs suit high-speed signal applications.

April 17, 2015

Supporting space applications requiring up to 150,000 logic elements and up to 300 MHz of system performance, RTG4™ FPGAs do not require configuration scrubbing and employ reprogrammable flash technology. Latter offers complete immunity to radiation-induced configuration upsets in harsh radiation environments. Each logic element includes 4-input combinatorial look-up table (LUT4) and flip-flop with built-in single event upset (SEU) and single event transient (SET) mitigation. Read More

Timers & Clocks

Miniature Atomic Clock exceeds holdover requirements.

April 14, 2015

Based on coherent population trapping (CPT) technology, Quantum™ Rubidium Miniature Atomic Clock (MAC) SA.3X series delivers performance with monthly aging of <1-10, 1 sec ADEV <3-11, and operational stability after turn on. Size of 2.0 x 2.0 x 0.7 in. and power consumption — 5 W at 25°C (14 W max during warmup) — meet needs of platforms that mount directly on PCBAs, eliminating need for heat sink or fan. Product also meets LTE holdover requirements for several days. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Satellite Telemetry Controller IC is radiation tolerant.

April 9, 2015

Model LX7730 Space System Manager IC supports parallel or dual SPI interfaces and works with radiation tolerant FPGAs. Controller tolerates minimum of 100kRad TID, 50kRad ELDRs and is single event immune. It includes 64-channel multiplexer, break-before-make switching, precision adjustable current source and provides cold sparing. Featuring 132-pin ceramic quad flat package, it is designed for rugged environments and operates over -55 to +125°C temperature range.
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Mechanical Power Transmission, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Secure 64 GB Solid State Drive is optimized for data protection.

March 25, 2015

Intended for applications where data protection is crucial, 64 GB SSD BGA (32 x 28 mm) overcomes malicious attack concerns with factory firmware lockdown technology that prevents covert firmware repurposing. Self-encrypting drive delivers multiple key management methods and security features based on Armor™ III processor technology. For sensitive applications, encryption key can be erased in <30 msec, and second security layer can be activated to erase entire storage media in <10 sec. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Dual-Axis Motor Control Kit leverages SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA.

March 19, 2015

Scalable across several industries, SmartFusion2™ SoC FPGA dual-axis motor control kit simplifies motor control designs using single SoC FPGA. Kit comes ready to use with evaluation board, access to Microsemi encrypted motor control IP, and Libero Gold Edition license. Modular SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA daughter card facilitates partitioning of motor control solutions for hardware-only or hardware/software implementation using modular motor control IP suite and ARM® Cortex™ M3 MCU in SmartFusion2. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

GNSS System supports small cell synchronization.

March 5, 2015

Designed to mount indoors, Integrated GNSS Master combines 1588v2 PTP grandmaster with GNSS receiver and antenna in fully contained package that eliminates need for outdoor antenna. IGM uses Power-over-Ethernet to simplify installation and requires no more than 12.95 W of power directly from Ethernet cable. Once mounted on wall or ceiling and connected to network, unit will automatically self-configure, lock to GNSS signals, and provide precise frequency and phase. Read More

Software

Timing/Synchronization Software supports LTE Advanced deployments.

March 4, 2015

Enabling deployment of Next Generation services, TimeProvider 5000® Release 2.2 supports ITU-T G.8275.1 Telecom Profile for Phase Synchronization. This timing and synchronization system, supporting Synchronous Ethernet and IEEE 1588 PTP phase profile, helps communications service providers build stable and reliable network infrastructure. Carrier-grade design with flexible capabilities enables circuit to packet network migration for high-speed data services and wireless backhaul. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

OTN Clock Translator complies with ITU-T G.8251 standard.

December 4, 2014

Housed in 5 x 5 mm 32-pin QFN package, 3-input, 3-output Model ZL30169 integrates digital PLL, analog PLL, and EEPROM. Device provides jitter performance of 250 fs RMS, suitable for 100G coherent optical networks. APLL generates ultralow jitter output clocks programmable to any frequency from 1 Hz to 1,035 MHz. With programmable loop bandwidth from 14–500 Hz, DPLL accepts any input frequency from 1 kHz to 1,250 MHz and provides hitless reference switching, holdover, and jitter filtering. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

FPGAs incorporate security features at every level.

October 17, 2014

SmartFusion2® SoC FPGAs and IGLOO2® FPGAs implement security at device, design, and system security via such features as DPA resistance; active tamper detectors, including an active mesh; secure flash key storage; unique key generation; and full NIST-certified crypto accelerators. PUF and zeroization are also standard. While each SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA integrates flash-based FPGA fabric and 166 MHz ARM® Cortex™-M3 processor, IGLOO2 FPGAs provide LUT-based fabric and 5G transceiver. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

FPGA Development Kit expands and accelerates design possibilities.

October 7, 2014

SmartFusion®2 150K LE SoC FPGA Advanced Development Kit lets board-level designers and system architects accelerate system-level design development using HPC/LPC FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC) expansion headers to connect range of functions with daughter cards. Along with DDR3, SPI FLASH, and power measurement test points, kit offers multiple connectors and limited platinum license of Microsemi's advanced Libero SoC design software that gives users design wizards, editors, and scripting engines. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Audio Processor supports HD voice communications.

September 30, 2014

Powered by AcuEdge™ acoustic technology with echo canceller, Timberwolf ZL38040 provides noise reduction for HD audio speaker phone and IP phone applications. Device combines DSP with voice specific hardware accelerators, 3 digital microphone interfaces, 2 independent 16-bit DACs with headphone drivers, and 2 flexible TDM interfaces in single 64-pin QFN package. Processor supports 44.1/48 kHz stereo music playback with voice, and both stationary and psychoacoustic noise reduction. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

DSP Platform targets intelligent processing markets.

September 10, 2014

Supplied in single 64-pin QFN and 56-pin 3 x 3 CSP packages, Timberwolf™ DSP Platform comprises 4 MAC core, dedicated hardware accelerators, and 2 independent 16-bit DACs. Field upgradable platform, when combined with algorithmic firmware, can enable beam forming, multi-channel acoustic echo cancellation, direction of arrival and far field MIC capabilities. Product enables low-power, hands-free applications that require clear speech, free of noise and echo.  Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Clock Generators suit networking and storage applications.

July 21, 2014

Supplied in 5 x 5 mm package, Models ZL30250 and ZL30251 offer ultra-low jitter of 160 fs and any-to-any frequency conversion with 0 ppm error. Generators feature up to 3 differential outputs, up to 6 CMOS outputs, and 3 universal clock inputs that connect to any signal format at any voltage. Devices can generate PCIe clock signals with or without spread-spectrum modulation. In numerically controlled oscillator mode, output frequencies can be controlled with high resolution by software. Read More

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