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AEC-Q100 Qualified Military Grade PolarFire FPGA for Power and Space Constrained Applications
The new PolarFire Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) qualified for both the Automotive Electronics Council Q100 (AEC-Q100) specification Grade T2 (-40°C to 125°C TJ) and military temperature grade (-40°C to 125°C TJ) is now ready to be shipped by Microchip Technologies. These offerings extend Microchip’s low-power leadership as a supplier of FPGAs for diverse high-reliability markets.
PolarFire FPGAs offer up to 50% lower power than competing solutions and the family of devices pan from 100K Logic Elements (LEs) to 500K LEs and feature 12.7G transceivers. It also offers on-chip security features that enable secure communication, an encrypted bitstream, and a cryptographically secured supply chain, ensuring tamper-proof solutions for these market segments.
The new device doesn’t require fans and in some cases, it doesn’t even need heatsinks; this simplifies the thermal design of the system and saves a lot of space. Libero SoC Design Suite, the development tool for designing with Microchip’s FPGAs and SoCs, now supports both AEC-Q100 and military-temperature-grade FPGAs today.
The PolarFire automotive and military-grade FPGAs are supported by development boards, Microchip’s Libero software tool suite, VectorBlox Accelerator Software Development Kit and IP, plus Microchip’s High-Level Synthesis (HLS) tool for edge compute solutions.
Features of PolarFire FPGAs
- Cost-optimized, lowest power in their class
- 250 Mbps to 12.7 Gbps transceivers
- 100K to 500K LEs, up to 33 MB RAM
- Best-in-class security and exceptional reliability
- Deterministic, coherent 64-bit multi-core RISC-V CPU
- 25K to 460K LEs featuring 12.7 Gbps transceivers
- Up to 50% lower power than alternatives
- Immune to configuration upsets
Note: More technical information can be found in the PolarFire FPGA Datasheet linked at the bottom of this page and on the product page of PolarFire FPGA.
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