Continuous growth of avionics creates new challenges in safety and efficiency which will impact the design of the transponder
Onboard every commercial/Military aircraft, these transponders transmit and receive essential data such as forward speed, altitude, and coordinates to other aircraft occupying similar airspace. This data is disseminated by the transponder and provides the pilot instructions to safely direct the flight path. All RF components are subject to high-reliability criteria in accordance with the hi-rel guidelines, regardless of whether one is dealing with a pure radar system for aviation or signal generation and preparation for different frequency bands, radios, transponder systems for aircraft identification, etc.
In the defence field, a highly efficient communications infrastructure is an essential pre-requisite
RF semiconductors take on a key role in this. Check our Power transistor LDMOS portfolio for new designs in High –power GaN RF amplifiers for aerospace and defense applications. Identification friend or foe (IFF) systems rely just as heavily on the availability of RF semiconductors as radar and communications systems, radios, tactical radios, etc.
Wide bandwidth and high efficiency are not the only features offered from our applications for high power amplifiers
Utilizing both hybrid thick film and SMT technology we offer leading edge semiconductors including: Silicon MOSFET, LDMOS, GaAs, GaN, and SiC. Space dedicated RF portfolio is subject to the very highest quality criteria, which often even go beyond the official high-rel requirements.