Radio telescopes provide different views compared to optical telescopes. They can identify invisible gas and can reveal areas of space that may be covered with cosmic dust. Since the first radio signals from space were discovered back in the 1930's, astronomers have used radio telescopes to explore the Universe by detecting radio waves transmitted by a wide range of objects. Our Sun is a powerful radio emission source, mainly because of how close it is to Earth. But some radio sources, which are billions of light years away, are enormous in terms of their radio output.
Radio Telescopes are built with electronic components such as Xilinx Kintex-7 FPGA and other chips. The telescopes are sensitive to low levels of radiation, so they require an operating environment that is low in electromagnetic interference. The technological advances in Xilinx FPGA reduce operating voltages which in turn help reduce electromagnetic interference.
Also, be sure to check out our other FPGA-related blog posts.
Contact EarthTron LLC
1-800-322-2130EarthTron is an unlimited franchised distributor of electronic components. We specialize in both current electronic components and obsolete electronic components. EarthTron provides customers with services not available from a Traditional Franchised Distributor. We give you the convenience of only having to go to one company for ALL of your electronic parts and components needs.
EarthTron, located in Portsmouth, NH, is an Inc.500|5000 company.