Nuvotronics LLC (http://nuvotronics.com/), a leading innovator in radio frequency (RF) hardware and defense technology, has announced the opening of a new 40,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Durham, N.C. The space will integrate research, development, design and 10,000 square feet of cleanroom operations for a new 8-inch wafer fabrication line, assembly and test for its proprietary PolyStrata® architecture.
Following the acquisition of AEP (Applied Engineering Products) by the French company Radiall, inventories and availability of subminiature and microminiature connectors have been limited across the industry. Coaxicom has recently expanded its manufacturing resources to fill that void in the marketplace.
Santier, a leading custom electronic packaging manufacturer, announced the hiring of Kevin Cotner as chief operating officer. Cotner will manage Santier’s sales, manufacturing and procurement departments. He will report to Vim Dutt, Santier’s president and CEO.
RF Micro Devices Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, announced a new Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) sourcing strategy intended to increase manufacturing flexibility, expand gross margin, and support aggressive growth.
Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced its new E6607C EXT wireless communications test set, featuring an integrated multiport adapter for cost-effective, high-volume wireless device manufacturing test. Optimized for testing multiple devices simultaneously, the EXT-C with integrated multiport adapter enables up to 3x gain in effective test throughput (vs. the EXT-B) for less than 1.3x the price.
Agilent Technologies Inc. will demonstrate its latest boundary scan analyzer, plus inline in-circuit and functional test systems at the IPC APEX EXPO, Feb. 19-21, at the San Diego Convention Center (Booth 2827) in San Diego, Calif.
MagnaChip Semiconductor Corp. ("MagnaChip Semiconductor"), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, and Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., a fabless provider of high-performance radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs), today announced that MagnaChip has expanded production of Peregrine Semiconductor's STeP5 UltraCMOS® technology-based RFIC product line, including the most recent DuNE™ Digitally Tunable Capacitors (DTCs) for RF impedance tuning.