Teledyne e2v announces the delivery of qualified flight models (FMs) of its advanced, space-qualified, quad-core Cortex-A72 edge processing platform – the LS1046-space. Targeting compute-intensive space applications, including high-throughput satellites, data compression, as well as artificial intelligence, and imaging, this processor outperforms existing alternatives by a factor of 30x. This timely addition to Teledyne e2v’s portfolio is ready to support a myriad of new space applications.
The LS1046-Space processor blends minimal power consumption and extreme data processing, extending edge compute performance to the smallest form factors. It especially suits deployment in power-constrained Cubesat and Microsatellite platforms requiring an advanced data path design and access to multiple integrated peripherals.
Clocked at up to 1.8 GHz, Teledyne e2v’s 64-bit LS1046-Space processor delivers 30k DMIPs. Moreover, a fast, 2.1 GT/s, 64-bit DDR4 SDRAM memory controller with the embedded 8-bit error corrected code (ECC) is provided, plus a 2MB L2 cache shared across the four ARM cores. L1 and L2 caches also benefit from ECC protection, providing a high degree of in-flight immunity to data corruption.
This high-reliability processor is further enhanced with a wide range of embedded interfaces – including 10 Gbit Ethernet, three PCI-Express (PCIe) v.3.0 lanes, SPI, I2C, and multiple UARTs. The device is supplied in a compact 23 x 23 mm, 780-ball BGA package.
Qualified for operation in the most demanding space environments, the LS1046-Space features a wide operating temperature range from -55 to 125 ⁰C. It also achieves 100 krad total ionizing dose tolerance. Furthermore, immunity to single event latch-up (SEL) and upsets (SEU) is being validated in qualification. The product is qualified up to NASA level 1.
If you wish to discuss this further with our team, you can meet us at Electronica Booth C4.215 in Munich from the 15th to the 18th of November 2022, and at Space Tech Expo Europe Booth M52 in Bremen from the 15th to the 17th of November 2022.