Thales Alenia Space was chosen by TeamIndus, a finalist in Google's Lunar XPRIZE competition, to provide the integrated S-Band transponder on board TeamIndus' lunar landing spacecraft system. The transponder will transmit video and images from the moon.
Imec announced that 200 mm GaN on Si e-mode power devices showed no degradation after heavy ion and neutron irradiation, testing performed in collaboration with Thales Alenia Space. Imec's e-mode devices have a pGaN gate architecture.
The U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin marked a milestone with the completion of manufacturing of more than 15,000 line replaceable units containing 36,000 GaN-based high power amplifiers (HPAs) for Space Fence.