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A Conversation about The Importance of Buildiing Trusted and Secure Microelectronics

July 14, 2022 Françoise von Trapp/Thomas Smelker Season 2 Episode 20
A Conversation about The Importance of Buildiing Trusted and Secure Microelectronics
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A Conversation about The Importance of Buildiing Trusted and Secure Microelectronics
Jul 14, 2022 Season 2 Episode 20
Françoise von Trapp/Thomas Smelker

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Françoise von Trapp interviews Thomas Smelker, of Mercury Systems, about what is meant by “Trusted and Secure” microelectronics, and why it is critical to Mercury’s military, aerospace, space, and industrial customers. 

 He then does a deep dive into the geopolitical climate, the “actors” are trying to take away the technological advantage the US and its allies have. Tom explains why trusted and secure microelectronics are more important now than ever, as well as why it’s important to bring leading-edge 2.5D and 3D advanced packaging to its DoD customers. They discuss the impact of the supply chain issues on reshoring, procuring rare-earth minerals, and adhering to ESG efforts, as well as making sure their supply chain partners are trusted and secure.  

The company just opened a new facility in Phoenix Arizona. Tom gives Françoise take a tour of the facility, and they take our listeners along to hear all about it.  As Tom walks us through the facility, the conversation shifts to chiplet integration, and the company's capabilities in these leading-edge technologies.   Photos of the original ribbon cutting can be found here on the 3D InCites website. 

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Françoise von Trapp interviews Thomas Smelker, of Mercury Systems, about what is meant by “Trusted and Secure” microelectronics, and why it is critical to Mercury’s military, aerospace, space, and industrial customers. 

 He then does a deep dive into the geopolitical climate, the “actors” are trying to take away the technological advantage the US and its allies have. Tom explains why trusted and secure microelectronics are more important now than ever, as well as why it’s important to bring leading-edge 2.5D and 3D advanced packaging to its DoD customers. They discuss the impact of the supply chain issues on reshoring, procuring rare-earth minerals, and adhering to ESG efforts, as well as making sure their supply chain partners are trusted and secure.  

The company just opened a new facility in Phoenix Arizona. Tom gives Françoise take a tour of the facility, and they take our listeners along to hear all about it.  As Tom walks us through the facility, the conversation shifts to chiplet integration, and the company's capabilities in these leading-edge technologies.   Photos of the original ribbon cutting can be found here on the 3D InCites website. 

Contact Tom Smelker on LinkedIN
Learn more about Mercury Systems 

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Like what you hear? Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter

Interested in reaching a qualified audience of microelectronics industry decision-makers? Invest in host-read advertisements, and promote your company in upcoming episodes. Contact Françoise von Trapp to learn more.

Interested in becoming a sponsor of the 3D InCites Podcast? Check out our 2024 Media Kit. Learn more about the 3D InCites Community and how you can become more involved.

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