Xilinx Introduces Large Capacity FPGAs for Space Applications

“With the introduction of the Virtex-4QV family, designers of high-altitude, in-orbit, space-based or extra-terrestrial systems in hostile radiation environments can now obtain unprecedented levels of integration in a reprogrammable FPGA that has the logic capacity, performance, and advanced silicon features that previously were available only to commercial product developers,” said Mustafa Veziroglu, vice president and general manager of the Market-Specific Products Division at Xilinx.

(April 8, 2008) Yokohama, JAPAN &#151 SUSS MicroTec AG announced the first installation of its PM300WLR, said to be the world’s first dedicated 300-mm wafer-level reliability (WLR) test system, at a leading Japanese semiconductor device manufacturer. According to the company, it will be used for testing the reliability of current and next-generation devices.


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