A U.S. military systems integrator has awarded the Satcom Division of Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) an order totaling more than $4.5 million to provide high-power, X-Band traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs) and related products for a significant military communications program. Under this follow-on contract, CPI's X-band SuperLinear® TWTAs will be used in a shipboard satellite communications program for the U.S. military that CPI has supported for a number of years.
Smart Equipment Technology (SET), a leading supplier in high accuracy die-to-die and die-to-wafer bonders, announced its participation in the 3D integration consortium of IRT Nanoelec, which is headed by CEA-Leti. SET joins Leti, STMicroelectronics and Mentor Graphics to develop advanced 3D die-to-wafer stacking technologies, using direct copper-to-copper bonding.
Keysight Technologies Inc. introduced the Keysight Distinguished University Program; a program designed to identify and acknowledge educational excellence in creating industry-ready engineers. The program provides a strong level of cooperation and support between each participating University and Keysight. The program also creates a process to engage students in industry-related projects based on the latest technologies.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc., a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave, millimeterwave, and photonic semiconductor products, announced that its Scalable Planar ARray (SPAR) Tile technology has been selected by Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Lincoln Laboratory (MIT LL) for use in a test bed for the U.S Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Arrays at Commercial Timescale (ACT) program.
Keysight Technologies, Inc. announced that more than 200 universities in North America are now participating in the Keysight EEsof EDA University Educational Support Programs, which provide several thousand students with EDA software licenses. As a result, more students than ever are returning to school this fall with the tools necessary to become industry-ready engineers.
The Cavity Combline (CCL) program from SW Filter Design is used to design and realize cavity combline type filters with exact equal ripple (Chebyshev) passband response using an equal diameter round rod conductor array. CCL is menu driven with all required design parameters in a single menu.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that its board of directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $300 million of the company's common stock from time to time prior to November 11, 2016, on the open market or in privately negotiated transactions, in compliance with applicable securities laws and other legal requirements.
Guinness World Records has recognized DARPA’s Terahertz Electronics program for creating the fastest solid-state amplifier integrated circuit ever measured. The 10-stage common-source MMIC achieves 9 dB gain at 1.03 THz.
Silicon Labs, a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, introduced the creation of a thread beta program for selected customers and ecosystem partners, enabling them to accelerate their product development plans for IP-based mesh networking. As a founding member of the Thread Group, Silicon Labs has been a major contributor to the definition and development of the new IP-based mesh networking software stack for the Connected Home.