QML-V Qualification of rad-hard ARM Cortex-M4 Microcontroller

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA3002-18-P-0056
Agency Tracking Number: F182-005-0410
Amount: $49,869.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF182-005
Solicitation Number: 2018.2
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2018-08-10
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2018-11-09
Small Business Information
1501 S. Mopac Expressway, Austin, TX, 78746
DUNS: 147671957
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Ross Bannatyne
 (512) 550-2954
 rbannatyne@voragotech.com
Business Contact
 Ross Bannatyne
Phone: (512) 550-2954
Email: rbannatyne@voragotech.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
We are currently designing a next generation radiation-hardened MCU based on the ARM Cortex-M4 CPU. The MCU was defined in response to requirements that were gathered from a significant number of US Government and commercial aerospace customers who are familiar with VORAGOs existing VA10800 rad-hard MCU based upon the ARM Cortex-M0. Our objective is to qualify the radiation hardened ARM Cortex-M4 as quickly as possible to provide a QML-V level device that offers flight readiness for US Government and commercial aerospace customers. The schedule of the SBIR project aligns very well with when we expect to tape out the design into the fab and receive wafers back to start qualification work. In phase I, we propose to provide a detailed test and qualification plan. We will also create load boards for testing and create burn-in boards for qualification.In phase II, we propose to fully qualify the radiation hardened ARM Cortex-M4 MCU to QML-V.

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