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Hittite has launched two exciting new SMT packaged clock generators, the HMC1032LP6GE and the HMC1034LP6GE. Ideal for a wide range of high performance cellular/4G infrastructure, fiber optic and networking applications, these devices deliver best-in-class jitter and industry-leading phase noise floor.
RF Micro Devices, Inc. announced the extension of RFMD's industry-leading GaN process technology portfolio to include a new technology optimized for high voltage power devices in power conversion applications.
Introduction to a dual-band power amplifier - duplexer module (PAD) that replaces up to 24 discretes for quad-band optimization
Anritsu Co. announces that its full portfolio of LTE device test solutions includes Band 14 capability to support the public safety community. This portfolio includes three LTE-capable test platforms, as well as two LTE-focused test systems. Applications for these solutions cover the complete LTE device development chain from functional test to PTCRB certification and aftermarket repair, and options for advanced functionality, such as Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and LTE Advanced/Carrier Aggregation, are available.
EDI CON 2013 (March 12-14, Beijing, China), the industry-driven event for RF, microwave and high speed digital electronic design announces the recent addition of several leading RFIC, component and material manufacturers, semiconductor foundries, EDA software and test equipment/solution providers as participants in the technical program and exhibition. As solution providers in high frequency electronic design and system integration, experts from these companies will offer attendees the latest information on the technology used in today’s communications and aerospace industries.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that it has received the Best Vendor and Outstanding Delivery awards from ZTE for supporting their growing RF business without a single part shortage in the last three years. Skyworks is now ZTE’s leading front-end solution supplier and has supported several major product launches.
Despite the hype around the decline of PNDs and the rise of smartphone applications, there is a long-term future for dedicated GPS devices. Total GPS device revenues are forecast to grow from $6.5 billion in 2011 to over $8 billion in 2017. With the exception of PNDs, all device categories grew in 2011, including cycling computers, golf caddies, and recreational devices.
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