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Hybrid and ASIC
Design and Analysis

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Service: Hybrid & ASIC ()Detailed Text)

Arrowhead System Engineering offers expert consulting relating to design and implementation of Multi-Chip (Hybrid Microcircuits) Modules and Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) devices.

Arrowhead System Engineering has a long history of component engineering. This consists of a detailed understanding of the unique requirements for parts that fly in space. The Space Design and Analysis Environments shown below presents the basic requirements that differentiate space hardware from the terrestrial hardware. Note that there are two levels of space requirements: commercial space and high reliability space. In addition, the space component environment can be far more complex than this simple categorization.

Arrowhead System Engineering stall lead the Industry Technology Group for the Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) in addition to In order to utilize components within the space environment, it is usual to use high reliability parts. These parts are sometimes referred to as category one or category two parts. Historically, this category of parts were defined by a joint army navy standard (JAN) which for mostly obsolete, and replaced by other standards that meet the intent of the JAN standards. For example, integrated circuits were defined by JAN S for class one parts and JAN B for category two parts. Likewise there were JAN S and JAN TXB diodes. Each category of components has their own unique identification and requirements. Arrowhead System Engineering has worked extensively with MIL-STD 1547 and NASA standard 975 as a guide for class one and class two parts. In fact, Arrowhead System Engineering?s founder, Mitch Fletcher, drafted the first document that provided an alternative to the Space Shuttle Orbiter's Orbiter Project Parts List' (OPPL).