Radiation hardened onboard 150 Gbps embedded transceivers for high I/O density

Leveraging its expertise in embedded optical communication modules for defense and aerospace, Reflex Photonics is offering radiation-hardened optical transceivers aimed at the space market with the introduction of the LightSPACE™ and SpaceCONEX™ “radiation hardened” line of products.

Embedded transceivers advantages

Radiation hardness

  • Heavy-ion tested
  • Gamma rays tested
  • High and low energy protons tested
  • ECSS process and lot acceptance tests

SWaP

  • Low profile:  5 mm high
  • Small footprint: 1.3 cm × 1.3 cm
  • Weight: less than 4 g
  • Power: less than 100 mW per lane
  • Meet highest level SWaP requirement.

Ruggedness        

  • Operating temp.: -40 °C to 100 °C
  • Storage temp.: -57 °C to 125 °C
  • Shock and vibration resistant: BGA mount
  • Moisture resistant: sealed

 

Performance

  • BW: 150/50 Gbps
  • Link budget: greater than 13 dB
  • Receiver sensitivity: -12dBm
  • BER: 10-15
  • Reach: greater than 300 m

Typical applications

Optical interconnect within space vehicles in low-earth orbit

  • Highest level SWaP requirement
  • Resistance to heavy-ion, Gamma rays, and high and low energy protons
  • Severe acceptance criteria
  • High I/O density
  • Resistance to temperature extremes 

 

Suitable transceivers

LightSPACE 150G

LightSPACE 50G

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