RFMD, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, announced it has signed a $9.7 million agreement with the Manufacturing and Industrial Technologies Directorate within the Air Force Research Laboratory(AFRL) to transfer and produce a 0.14 micron Gallium Nitride (GaN) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) technology. The technology will be scaled to 6-inch diameter wafers using RFMD's industry-leading 6-inch GaN-on-Silicon Carbide (SiC) manufacturing line.
SemiGen Inc., an ISO and ITAR registered RF/Microwave assembly, automated PCB manufacturing, and RF Supply Center, is announcing its full-service, high-quality, RF/Microwave design and automated assembly services as a viable option for companies looking to reduce assembly cost while keeping their production domestic.
Agilent Technologies Inc. extended its leadership in LTE-Advanced measurement with its latest X-Series measurement application release. The software provides the most comprehensive RF conformance testing of LTE-Advanced FDD and TDD transmitters and components to the 3GPP Release 11 specification. It is available for both benchtop and modular products.
National Instruments announced that it is the first vendor to execute a Manufacturing Test License (MTL) agreement with Broadcom Corp. The MTL agreement authorizes NI to provide manufacturing test solutions and modifiable application source code to Broadcom® wireless LAN and Bluetooth device customers.
RFMD, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, announced that it will play a key role in developing power electronics to support the next generation of clean energy in the U.S. RFMD is a foundry and product design/development partner to North Carolina State (NC State) University's Next Generation Power Electronics Innovation Institute, which was awarded a 5-year $70 million contract from the Department of Energy to lead next generation power electronics manufacturing.
Isola Group S.a.r.l., a market leader in copper-clad laminates and dielectric prepreg materials used to fabricate advanced multilayer printed circuit boards, announced it had successfully transitioned the manufacturing of its low-loss, I-Speed material to Asia. The move was in response to an increased demand for I-Speed products.
Victor Yamauchi has joined NATEL as vice president of continuous improvement, a position which will focus intensely on lean implementation and training to meet business needs, announced president and CEO Sudesh Arora.
Luso Electronics has opened a new design and manufacturing facility in Luton, UK, that will boost the company's delivery of fully integrated turn-key installations and microwave products to meet increasing demand, primarily from commercial and military satellite communications customers.
Teledyne Paradise Datacom, a division of Teledyne Microwave Solutions, announced that it now has available for orders a new compact, outdoor 500 watt Ka-Band traveling wave tube amplifier (TWTA) produced with a fully vertically-integrated manufacturing process. The product is being exhibited this week by the company at IBC 2013 in Booth 1.B24 in Hall Number 1.
DiTom Microwave has received a contract from a major U.S. satellite manufacturing company for thermal vacuum (TVAC) compatible X- and Ka-Band isolators. Under the contract agreement, DiTom will supply ferrite isolators for the Wideband Global Satcom (WGS) program.