“We’re helping to safeguard the success of the mission by supporting spacecraft operational systems and the 11 scientific instruments with 123 radiation-hardened components. Many have a long track record of use on NASA deep space missions.”
GM, Aerospace, Defense, and RF Products | Analog Devices, Inc.
SUPPLYING THE TECHNOLOGY BUILDING BLOCKS
ADI technology is supporting larger aspects of the JWST mission by providing the foundational microelectronic building blocks for JWST's circuitry- including operational amplifiers and converters for basic signal conditioning, filtering, and gain blocks. Chris Chipman, Product Line Manager, Aerospace, Defense and RF Products, ADI added, “We've given NASA a variety of components to support the signal chain— such as data converter, amplifier, voltage regulator and reference products.”
ADI solutions are supporting various housekeeping, health monitoring functions, and onboard power management to ensure the appropriate voltage and current are supplied to the various subsystems.