DuPont Circuit & Packaging Materials (DuPont) and IQLP LLC, a division of Interplex Industries Inc., announced their ongoing efforts to further develop and refine liquid crystal polymer (LCP) thin-film technology for use in high-speed circuit applications. The development efforts are being conducted pursuant to a joint development agreement and a license agreement previously entered into by the parties.
TriQuint Semiconductor Inc., a leading RF solutions supplier and technology innovator, announced that it has acquired CAP Wireless (Newbury Park, CA) and its patented Spatium™ RF power combining technology that replaces traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs) in communications and defense systems. TriQuint estimates that the TWTA market opportunity will be about $600 million by 2015.
Global ETC systems revenues are expected to grow from $4.48 billion in 2013 to $8.5 billion in 2018, with a CAGR of 14% and North America as the vital region. “Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) is finding new momentum as a way to manage traffic via dynamic toll pricing and address urban congestion issues.
SRCTec has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground to begin full-rate production of the AN-TPQ-50 counterfire radar system, commonly referred to as the LCMR (V)3. The FRP ceiling is $221M and the initial award is for $58M.
Cavendish Kinetics, a leading provider of RF MEMS solutions for dramatically improving connectivity between wireless devices and cell towers, announced availability of production samples of its tunable RF capacitors to key strategic partners.
Element Six, the world leader in synthetic diamond supermaterials and member of the De Beers Group of Companies, announced it has acquired the assets and intellectual property of Group4 Labs Inc. (Group4), a semiconductor wafer materials company that manufactured Gallium Nitride (GaN) on-diamond semiconductor technology for RF and high-power devices.
Tahoe RF Semiconductor is announcing a new, innovative, phased array technology called BeamDirect™, for both commercial and military applications. BeamDirect improves the bandwidth and sensitivity of phased array radio systems and enables extremely fine beam steering angle resolutions.
Pole/Zero Corp. and Zeger-Abrams Inc. have recently completed an exclusive Technology Transfer and Technology Licensing Agreement covering the entirety of Zeger-Abrams technology and products including:
Elektrobit (EB) has released a whitepaper on Cognitive Communication Networks that explores how cognitive radio can be utilized in military communications. The white paper discusses how cognitive radio works and how future wireless systems equipped with cognitive radio capabilities could dynamically access new frequency bands, and at the same time protect higher-priority users on the same bands from harmful interference. Cognitive radio capabilities utilized in military communications would enable mobile troops to communicate and share information even more effectively.
Anritsu Co. announces its MD8475A Signaling Testing, MG3710A Vector Signal Generator, and PIM Master MW82119A have been nominated for the 2013 CTIA Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards, which celebrate and promote the most innovative wireless products and services in the consumer, enterprise, application, and network technology segments.