Ted Rappaport, founding director of NYU WIRELESS and a leading proponent of using the millimeter wave spectrum for wireless communications, discusses the FCC's recent rulemaking actions and technology developments that are paving the way to 5G.
Custom MMIC, (www.CustomMMIC.com), a developer of performance-driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits, announces the introduction of the CMD172, a new voltage-variable attenuator (VVA) in die form operating from 18 to 40 GHz.
What: AWR is a gold sponsor at the Electronic Design Innovations Conference (EDI CON) 2013, which runs from March 12 -14 in Beijing, China. Together with parent company National Instruments, AWR will be showcasing at Booth #255 joint hardware/software solutions, as well as the first update in 2013 of the AWR Design Environment™, inclusive of Microwave Office®/Analog Office® circuit design software, VSS™ system design software, as well as AXIEM® 3D planar EM software and Analyst™ 3D FEM EM software.
RF Micro Devices Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components, announced that RFMD Fellow Kevin W. Kobayashi has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) by the IEEE Board of Directors.
Custom MMIC added three new GaAs MMIC power amplifiers covering 5 to 11 GHz to their growing standard product library. The CMD169P4 (5 to 7 GHz), CMD170P4 (7.5 to 9 GHz) and CMD171P4 (9.5 to 11 GHz) each have an output 1 dB compression point of greater than +28 dBm, with gain levels from 20 to 30 dB.
Northrop Grumman Corp. has developed a line of gallium nitride (GaN) Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs) for military and commercial uses. These devices represent the first commercial availability of GaN-based components from the company.
Hittite Microwave Corp. has released a new broadband GaAs pHEMT MMIC low noise amplifier. The HMC374SC70E is housed in a compact 2.15 x 2.1 mm surface mount package and is ideal for applications from 0.3 to 3.0 GHz.
Custom MMIC (www.CustomMMIC.com), a developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), announced the appointments of MHz Marketing, Southeastern Sales RF, and Allegiance Sales as their technical sales representatives.
Custom MMIC (www.CustomMMIC.com), a developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), introduced three new devices from its growing MMIC IP/design library. CMD162 is a GaAs MMIC low-noise amplifier (LNA) chip for applications from 26 to 34 GHz. Optimized for 30 GHz satellite communications, the CMD162 boasts a typical noise figure of 1.7 dB with a small-signal gain of 22 dB and an output 1 dB compression point of +7 dB.