Qualcomm Inc. and TDK Corp. announced the completion of the previously announced joint venture under the name RF360 Holdings Singapore PTE. Ltd. (RF360 Holdings). The joint venture will enable Qualcomm’s RFFE Business Unit to deliver RF front-end (RFFE) modules and RF filters into fully integrated systems for mobile devices and fast-growing business segments, such as Internet of Things (IoT), automotive applications, connected computing, and more. The business being transferred constitutes a part of the TDK SAW Business Group activities.
Mercury Systems Inc. announced it received a $2.4 million follow-on order from a leading defense prime contractor to supply frequency conversion modules for an Electronic Warfare (EW) service life extension program. The order was booked in the company’s fiscal 2017 second quarter and is expected to be shipped over the next several quarters.
Skyworks' newest multiband modules leverage half-duplex RF operation to deliver a highly integrated, turnkey solution that addresses Release 13 specifications of the 3GPP LTE standard—providing dependable, secure, low power connectivity in a compact package.
Millitech, a microwave brand of Smiths Interconnect, announced the release of a series of bolt-on V- and E-Band test modules that enhance the frequency range of a user’s vector network analyzer to V-Band (69 GHz) or E-Band (90 GHz). These budget conscious modules can save thousands in custom millimeter wave test set design and development costs, as this minimalized frequency extension via the standard SMA test connection.
Spectrum's M4x series of PXIe Arbitrary Waveform Generators (AWGs) offer a cost effective solution for automated testing applications that require fast and accurate electronic signal generation. Based on the modular PXIe instrumentation standard, the M4x series includes five new modules that provide one, two or four channels.
Qorvo®, a leading provider of core technologies and RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications, announced it has expanded its broad portfolio of Wi-Fi products to include new front end modules (FEMs) designed for wireless broadband home gateways and set-top-boxes. Qorvo is an innovator in highly integrated front end modules for Wi-Fi that combine best-in-class performance with up to 3.2 watts of power savings.
Anritsu Co. introduces two options for its MN4765B series of O/E calibration modules that help to create a highly accurate, flexible and cost-effective solution for the characterization of optoelectronic devices such as modulators, photoreceivers and integrated optical transceiver modules. With these new options, the MN4765B can be used with the MS4640B VectorStar® Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) family to perform optoelectronic measurements up to 70 GHz at both 1310 nm and 1550 nm wavelengths.
Antenova Ltd., manufacturer of antennas and RF antenna modules for M2M and the Internet of Things, is opening a new base in Santa Rosa, Calif., and announces the appointment of Norm Smith who joins the company in the role of vice president, North America, and will lead the company's U.S. operation and further expansion in America.