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.
Tektronix Inc., a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, announced an expansion of its family of precision power analyzers with the introduction of the PA1000 single-phase power analyzer. Featuring a patent pending Spiral Shunt™ design, the PA1000 provides engineers designing and testing power supplies, consumer electronics and other electrical products with accurate power measurements in the shortest possible time.
Covering the 2 to 6 GHz frequency band, the PTS6900 is a brand new solid state power amplifier (SSPA) developed by TMD Technologies. Optimised for use in EW/ECM systems, the low band CW module produces a high power output of 150 W and has a 55 dB gain adjustable from 50 to 60 dB.
Vishay Precision Group Inc. announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors brand (VFR) has enhanced its VFCP series of Bulk Metal® Z-Foil ultra-high-precision flip chip resistors with an extended resistance range down to 5 Ω. The devices feature ultra-low TCR of ±0.05 ppm/°C nominal (0°C to +60°C) and ±0.2 ppm/°C typical (-55°C to +125°C, +25°C ref.) and load-life stability of ±0.005% at 70°C for 2,000 hours at rated power and ±0.01% at 70°C for 10,000 hours.
Hittite Microwave Corp. announced a new Gallium Nitride (GaN) MMIC power amplifier product which offers significant performance, size and durability advantages for communications, test instrumentation and radar systems operating in the 6 to 18 GHz frequency range.