Chip-Scale System Development

What is chip-scale system development?

By applying advanced 2.5D system-in-package technology, the latest semiconductor devices can be densely integrated into compact packaging. This building-block approach to processing solution development is faster and less expensive than traditional methods and opens a range of options for customization. Mercury is a pioneer of chip-scale system development, making advanced commercial technology profoundly more accessible to aerospace and defense. 

CHALLENGE

Enabling high-performance systems for artificial intelligence (AI) at the edge

SOLUTION

SWaP optimization at chip-scale delivers AI processing to the sensor.

We bring the latest commercial digital and RF processing together with advanced military-grade security to deliver customizable system-in-package solutions designed to perform reliably in challenging environments over the entire lifetime of edge systems. From high-frequency digitization to AI processing, you can put the entire sensor chain into a single device small enough to fit into the palm of your hand.

A New Paradigm for Defense-Grade Microelectronics Emerges

As the global geopolitical environment becomes more complex, new threats have evolved while military budgets have come under increasing pressure. Worldwide, defense forces are shifting priorities, placing advanced technology at the forefront of modernization and acquisition agendas. Tapping into the innovation of the commercial sector has become a top priority. Tom Smelker, General Manager of our Microsystems business unit, explains how this new priority impacts the industry.

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Delivering RF and Digital Integration

The most effective radar and EW response techniques demand extremely low latency as signals transition back and forth between analog RF and digital. It has become essential to tightly integrate multiple RF and digital functions in sensor edge processing systems to effectively manage and manipulate data flows. Our system-in-package capability integrates die, assembly and packaging of RF and digital components, while optimizing real-time performance, miniaturization, cost and development time.

Enabled by Custom Silicon Interposers

For the ultimate in SWaP optimization, highly complex semiconductor devices are integrated into system-in-package architectures using custom-designed interposers with through-silicon. This technology reduces the need for large signal-routing boards and maximizes signal integrity, significantly reducing the size of the sensor processing solution.

Produced with a Trusted Manufacturing and Supply Chain

As an established supplier of the DMEA Trusted Integrated Circuits (IC) Program, we provide trusted design, manufacturing and testing in our manufacturing facilities. We also provide a wide range of leading-edge semiconductor packaging and integration technologies and services while maintaining an assured U.S. supply chain.

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FEATURED PRODUCTS

RFS1080 RF System-in-Package

RFS1080 RF System-in-Package

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Custom Device Packaging & Integration

Custom Device Packaging & Integration

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Direct RF Conversion

Direct RF Conversion

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Open Spectrum Processing

Open Spectrum Processing

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ELECTRONIC WARFARE SOLUTIONS

Delivering Technology Innovation to the Spectrum

From chip scale to system scale, we make the most advanced technologies profoundly more accessible to electronic warfare test, training and tactical applications

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BUILTSECURE PROCESSING

 Protect Your Critical Data and IP 

Our BuiltSECURE™ servers and embedded processing subsystems maintain your data integrity with built-in secure processing technologies.

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On Demand: Accelerating Defense Microelectronics Through Our Digital Transformation

In this webinar, we discuss four decades of innovative 2D and 2.5D microelectronics packaging and...

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Leading the Way With Edge Processing

As technology scales, traditional AI processing in facilities away from the battlefield is no longer...

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A Trusted and Secure Ecosystem for Microelectronics

As the Pentagon continues to make microelectronics modernization a number-one priority in light of...

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Enabling a Trusted Domestic Microelectronics Ecosystem

Mercury Systems is a next-generation defense electronics company making commercial technologies...

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