Microwave Journal

Nitronex and Modelithics Collaborate

December 2, 2009

Nitronex and Modelithics have announced a collaboration to create state-of-the-art nonlinear models for Nitronex’s high power gallium nitride (GaN) devices. Combining the Modelithics team’s 35+ years of modeling experience with Nitronex’s industry-leading GaN power devices will allow power amplifier designers to achieve best-in-class performance with faster time to market. Initial models will focus on Nitronex’s new thermally improved products targeting broadband and high efficiency amplifiers for the military communications, electronic warfare and radar markets.

Modelithics President and CEO Larry Dunleavy commented that, “We are very pleased to add Nitronex as a Strategic Modelithics Vendor Partner and look forward to a productive working relationship benefitting designers of efficient, higher power and broader band GaN PA Designs.” The models will be available as a free download from Modelithics’ website for Agilent Technologies Advanced Design System (ADS) and AWR Microwave Office (MWO) software at www.modelithics.com/mvp/NIT/. The models will also be included in Modelithics® Select free shareware library, available for ADS and MWO, at www.modelithics.com.

“We are excited to be partnering with Modelithics for nonlinear models of our thermally-enhanced power products,” said Ray Crampton, Director of Marketing for Nitronex. “This strategic relationship with Modelithics reaffirms Nitronex’s commitment to provide best-in-class tools to designers developing high efficiency, high power and broadband power amplifiers for today’s demanding applications.”