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        EMCORE’s MEMS IMUs and Navigation Systems (GPS/INS), based on our Systron Donner Quartz
        MEMS technology, deliver unprecedented performance in their class. They are designed for a
        wide variety of high-precision Commercial, Industrial, Marine, and Defense Applications.
                                                                                                  QUARTZ MEMS
                                                                                                  QUARTZ MEMS
        SDI500 Tactical Grade IMU
        The SDI500 IMU outperforms other MEMS IMUs and delivers comparable performance to older,
        costlier optical IMUs in a lower power, smaller, and lighter form factor. With 1°/hr gyro bias, 1 mg
        accelerometer bias stability and very low 0.02°/√hr Angle Random Walk (ARW) over wide tem-
        perature ranges, the SDI500 is designed to achieve the demanding performance levels required in
        sophisticated systems applications and is well-suited for use by Integrators and OEMs.

        Features/Benefits                                Applications
        n  Excellent Bias Stability                      n  Missile & Torpedo Guidance,
                                                           Control & Targeting
        n  Unprecedented Low Angle Random Walk Values
                                                         n  Precision Guided Munitions
        n  Superior Vibration Performance                n  Defense Fixed Wing and Helicopter
        n  Miniature, Small Footprint Size (19 cubic inches)  n  UAVs and UUVs
        n  Solid-State, One-Piece Sensor Design, High MTBF  n  Tank Turret Stabilization
        n  Multiple Data Formats/Output Interfaces       n  Platform Stabilization

        SDC500 Quartz MEMS Inertial Measurement Unit (License Free)
        The compact SDC500 Quartz MEMS IMU meets commercial aerospace, industrial and marine
        application needs globally. It is available in several performance-cost options ranging from
        1°/hr / 1 mg to 20°/hr / 5 mg over thermal, shock, and vibration environments. The SDC500 is
        constructed with EMCORE’s latest generation quartz gyros, quartz accelerometers, and high-speed
        signal processing to achieve outstanding precision performance.

         Features/Benefits                               Applications
         n  1 to 20°/hr Gyro Bias Over Temperature       n  General Aviation / Flight Control
         n  19 in.  Compact Size                         n  AHRS
                                                         n  GPS-aided Navigation
         n  12 g rms, Vibration Operating Performance Environment
           (20-2,000 Hz random)                          n  Autonomous Vehicles and ROVs
         n  Greater Than 100,000 hr MTBF                 n  Aerial & Marine Geomapping
         n  Smaller, Lower Power, and Cost-Effective Replacement   n  Commercial Pipeline Inspection
           for open-loop FOG IMU                         n  Mining / Agriculture

        SDI170 Tactical Grade IMU

        EMCORE’s SDI170 IMU is designed as a performance-compatible inertial system that is form, fit, and
        functional with a legacy RLG-based IMU product, but with superior overall performance, versatility,
        and a significantly higher MTBF (Mean Time Before Failure) rating over ruggedized environments.
        The tactical performance of the SDI170 IMU is based on EMCORE’s mature, proven, dependable,
        and accurate quartz MEMS inertial sensor technology in our SDI500 tactical-grade IMU.
        Features/Benefits                                 Applications
        n  1°/hr Gyro & 1 mg Accel Bias Over Temperature  n  Precision Aircraft Attitude Heading
                                                            Reference Systems (AHRS)
        n  0.02°/√hr Angle Random Walk–5X Better Than RLG-based
           IMU it is Designed to Replace                  n  GPS-Aided Navigation Systems
        n  <1 Second Valid Data Start-Up                  n  Autonomous & Remotely Operated
        n  <33 Cubic Inch Rugged Size
                                                          n  Tactical Weapons: Missile & Torp-
        n  20 Year Lifetime Without Calibration, Greater Than   edo Guidance, Control & Targeting
           100,000 hour MTBF

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