Rohde & Schwarz now offers harmonic filter options for its R&S SMB100A microwave signal generator. These filters make it possible to achieve a harmonic suppression of more than –50 dBc over a wide frequency range from 150 MHz to max. 40 GHz. At low frequencies below 3 GHz, it is even possible to achieve an excellent –58 dBc.
Cree Inc. introduces a range of new 50V GaN HEMT devices enabling a significant reduction in the energy needed to power cellular networks. The world’s cellular network is estimated to consume more than 100TWh of electricity per year (approximate value of $12 Billion US Dollars) and 50-80 percent of the networks’ power is consumed by the systems’ power amplifiers and feed infrastructure.
Building on its leadership position in the digital broadcast market, NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced that it has developed the industry’s first ultra wideband solution for Doherty architectures. This patent-pending solution will uniquely enable manufacturers of digital transmitters to enjoy the high-efficiency gains that Doherty power amplifiers confer with greatly expanded bandwidth.
Hittite Microwave Corp., the world class supplier of complete MMIC based solutions for communication & military markets, is pleased to announce the release of the October 2012 Selection Guide which summarizes over 1050 products including 22 new products.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the immediate availability of its Small Cell (Femto, Micro, Pico) New Product Selector Guide. The October 2012 Small Cell Selector Guide includes the latest semiconductors, passive devices, and frequency control devices for this dynamic application.
Teseq Holding AG, a leading developer and provider of instrumentation and systems for EMC emission and immunity testing, has acquired New York-based Instruments for Industry (IFI), a leading designer and manufacturer of solid state and traveling wave tube (TWT) amplifiers. The acquisition expands Teseq’s model range from an upper limit of 6 GHz up to an upper limit of 40 GHz and power levels from an upper limit of 1 kW to an upper limit of 10 kW.
Milmega Ltd. has been presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation for developing amplifiers based on a novel design methodology, using gallium nitride-based transistor technology, which has brought the Company significant, global, commercial success.
Cree Inc. and Array Wireless help bring the clarity of high-definition (HD) video transmission to Sunday Night Football (SNF) on NBC. The HD NFL games are broadcast using wireless video systems from Array Wireless that employ Cree’s advanced GaN RF components. Array Wireless counts on Cree world-class RF GaN technology to create high efficiency, low distortion, robust power amplifiers that are essential for high-definition video transmission.