NASAM has represented U.S. high-reliablity semiconductor manufacturers for over 40 years with a particular focus on the Japanese space market. Our vendors benefit from our active, targeted marketing and design-in engineering successes. NASAM develops mutually beneficial partnerships with U.S. vendors both by introducing new technologies to foreign markets and expanding existing sales.
Our Sales team and industry-veteran Quality Team / FAEs work closely with our customers, effectively outsourcing all sales, promotion, and technical support for our partner vendors. As a U.S. company that procures domestically and exports to our customers directly, NASAM also assumes the regulatory responsibilities and payment term risks.
Below is a sample listing of our partner manufacturers. NASAM has the ability to supply countless other semiconductor manufacturers to our customers. No matter the part or manufacturer, NASAM will always perform 100% visual and data inspection as part of our Quality services.
AMD (Xilinx) is the worldwide leader in adaptive and intelligent computing with more than 30 years heritage serving the Aerospace & Defense market. Building on their highly successful 65nm Virtex-5QV space-grade devices, AMD has introduced the new 20nm Radiation Tolerant (RT) Kintex® UltraScale™ XQRKU060 FPGA. This device delivers full radiation tolerance and ultra-high throughput and bandwidth performance for satellite and space applications. The XQRKU060 FPGA provides true unlimited on-orbit reconfiguration, over a 10x increase in digital signal processing (DSP) performance – ideal for payload applications – and full radiation tolerance across all orbits.
NASAM is thrilled to work as AMD's dedicated space market distributor serving the Japanese satellite industry.
IR Hirel, an Infineon company, has a long history serving the space flight industry with high-reliability, radiation hardened power management solutions. Since 1985, customers have relied on IR HiRel solutions for mission-critical power management in thousands of space, aerospace and national security programs, ranging from space exploration vehicles to launchers and satellites. Many of these programs are still in flight today.
IR HiRel’s expansive power management portfolio includes:
ADI's Earth Observation Payload Signal Chain Example
Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) is a global semiconductor leader that bridges the physical and digital worlds to enable breakthroughs at the Intelligent Edge. ADI combines analog, digital, and software technologies into solutions that help drive advancements in digitized factories, mobility, and digital healthcare, combat climate change, and reliably connect humans and the world. With revenue of more than $12 billion in FY22 and approximately 25,000 people globally working alongside 125,000 global customers, ADI ensures today’s innovators stay Ahead of What’s Possible.
GomSpace is a world-leading manufacturer & supplier of turnkey nanosatellites and nanosatellite solutions. With customers in over 50 countries and flight heritage of over 75 satellite missions, GomSpace continues to strive towards their mission "to make nanosatellites the preferred choice for customers who have demands for professional mission critical radio-based surveillance and communications solutions”
NASAM is proud to partner with GomSpace to provide their products into the Japanese market:
Honeywell Microelectronics offers a comprehensive range of radiation hardened integrated circuit solutions. Honeywell's reputation is well-earned, offering SOI CMOS built to endure harsh environments in space, including total dose radiation, transient phenomena and extreme temperatures. All built at Honeywell's QML Space Qualified Trusted Foundry.
Honeywell's extensive microelectronics portfolio includes:
Since 1972, Q-Tech has become the world's leading manufacturer of high-reliability crystal oscillators. Q-Tech's space-qualified and radiation hardened oscillators have more than 35 years of successful flight heritage servicing the international space community.
XO, TCXO, VCXO, OCXO, SAW, MCXO, High Temp and High Shock Oscillators at 1.8V, 2.5V, 3.3V and 5.0V, up to 100 kRad TID as well as up to 300 kRad TID.
Since 1985, Sierra Microwave has provided a vast array of very wide frequency band, low loss performance, and exceptionally high quality microwave products to the global space industry. Sierra has developed an incredible reputation as a manufacturer of Isolators, Circulators, Equalizers, Filters, and Pin-Diode switches developed for space missions.
Your Single Source for Amps, VCOs, Filters, Mixers, Components, Integrated Assemblies & more.
TMS' extensive and successful space heritage stretches back to the early days of space applications. One of the first companies receiving MIL-PRF-38534 Class K certification, TMS earned the space community's trust by developing, providing, and supporting the industry's most comprehensive line of space-qualified products.
Unibap offers space computer solutions for large and small spacecraft. These state-of-the-art radiation tolerant intelligent payload processing solutions are developed for artificial intelligence (AI) and digitalization applications in space. Unibap's space products have been used in-orbit since 2016.
Radiation Hardened Arm® Cortex® M4 and M0 Microcontrollers (MCUs) for space and extreme environments.
VORAGO's innovative Arm Cortex M0 and M4 microcontrollers are the backbone of their space-grade electronics portfolio. Designed to meet the demands of satellite components and defense electronics, these microcontrollers provide unmatched performance and radiation-hardening capabilities. Our custom firmware development and firmware specification services ensure seamless integration into mission-critical systems.
VA41630: Hi-Rel, high performance MCU with integrated NVM
VA41620: Hi-Rel, high performance MCU, external NVM
VA41629: Hi-Rel, high performance, organic package MCU
VA41628: Hi-Rel, high performance, cost-effective MCU
VC91200: Rad-Hard Latch-Up Monitor IC (LUMIC)
VA41630: Arm® Cortex® M4 MCU
Arm® M4 MCU with FPU
Clock Rate up to 100 MHz
Total Ionizing Dose (TID)
> 200 krad(Si) with FRAM
Soft Error Rate (SER) with EDAC & Scrub enabled:
< 1E-15 errors/bit-day
Single-Event Latch Up (SEL) Immunity:
> 110 (MeVcm²) /mg (@ T=125°C)
VPT Components is now one of the largest providers of JAN - JANS certified semiconductors along with a full-service facility for the independent, unbiased testing and custom assembly of electronic components. Their expanding product portfolio includes MIL-PRF-19500 qualified Rad Hard NPN and PNP small signal and power switching transistors, SCRs, and MOSFETs along with an extensive offering of Zeners, rectifiers, switching diodes and Schottky products including JANHC and JANKC qualified die. Custom products and packaging services are also available