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.
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.
Pasternack Enterprises Inc., an industry leading manufacturer and global supplier of RF and microwave products, introduces a brand new line of Wilkinson power dividers (also referred to as Wilkinson power splitters). These multi-octave power dividers cover popular communications bands from 0.5 to 2.7 GHz including 3G and 4G, plus WiFi bands and are well suited for applications such as in-building distributed antenna systems (DAS) or test environments.
Vishay Intertechnology Inc. extended its offering of TrenchFET® p-channel Gen III power MOSFETs with a new device that offers the lowest on-resistance ever for a p-channel MOSFET. Designed to increase efficiency in mobile computing devices, the -20 V Vishay Siliconix Si7157DP offers on-resistance of 0.0016 Ω and 0.0020 Ω at -10 V and -4.5 V ratings, respectively.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new 3 dB hybrid coupler from Anaren. The low profile, high performance X3C25F1-03S, the latest Femto-sized coupler in the Xinger® III family of products from Anaren, has been miniaturized to a 3 mm x 5 mm footprint without sacrificing electrical performance.
CTT Inc. announces a new family of compact, GaN-based solid-state power amplifiers (SSPAs) operating in the 7 to 11 GHz frequency range for a wide variety of commercial, industrial and military microwave applications. CTT’s latest compact SSPA designs offer as much as 100 watts of output power in a compact package.
Hittite Microwave Corp., the world class supplier of complete MMIC based solutions for communication and military markets, has announced a new E-Band MMIC power detector that is ideal for communications systems, test equipment, sensors and general purpose RF detection over the 71 to 86 GHz frequency range.
Analog Devices Inc. (ADI), a world leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, introduced two RF power detectors with wide dynamic range and best-in-class accuracy and temperature stability.
TriQuint Semiconductor Inc., a leading RF solutions supplier and technology innovator, is releasing new phase shifters, high-power limiters and gallium nitride (GaN) MMIC amplifiers that can improve system performance, increase efficiency and reduce part counts in wide-ranging defense and commercial applications.
RFMD Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, announced that the newest flagship Android smartphone incorporates its envelope tracking (ET) power amplifiers (PAs), antenna switch module, diversity switches and antenna tuner. This fifth generation smartphone from a leading Korea-based manufacturer is the slimmest and fastest Android phone to date and the first new smartphone to benefit from the improved power efficiency of RFMD's ET power amplifiers and antenna control solutions.