TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, announced that it has qualified Migdal HaEmek (Fab 2) capacity for RF SOI switch and bulk CMOS controller process platforms to augment its existing factory in Newport Beach, Calif. and support the growing demand for RF front-end modules.
Murata Electronics North America, Inc. and Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Murata will acquire all outstanding shares of Peregrine not owned by Murata, for $12.50 per share in cash, or a total transaction value of $471 million.
Mobile Experts released a report on "Semiconductors for Remote Radio Heads", including a new long-term outlook for macro base stations. The analysis is rendered in 30 clear charts and diagrams, and explained in 61 pages of analysis. The research and vision from this leading team of professionals predicts the future after China Mobile in the macro base station market.
Ethertronics Inc., a leading technology company enabling innovative antenna and RF system solutions to deliver the best connected experience, announced the appointment of Vahid Manian as chief operating officer. I
Specialists in automatic measurement systems partner with Farran and Sino Microwave to present solutions for RF/wireless device characterization to China market in expanded exhibition space at EDI CON 2015 in Beijing April 14-16.
Indium Corporation's vice president of technology, Dr. Ning-Cheng Lee, will share his expertise at the International Union of Materials Research Societies – International Conference on Electronic Materials (IUMRS-ICEM) from June 10-14 at Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei, Taiwan.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announces shipment of the first RF switches built on the UltraCMOS 10 technology platform. With partner GLOBALFOUNDRIES, the company also announces the completion of product and process qualification for the advanced RF SOI technology.
Fujitsu Limited, Panasonic Corporation, and DBJ have signed a MoU in which DBJ will make an investment and provide a line of credit for a new fabless company specializing in LSI design and development, which Fujitsu and Panasonic will jointly establish.