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Micro Harmonics Awarded JPL SBIR Program for Cryogenic-Rated Isolators

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has awarded Micro Harmonics an SBIR contract to develop low loss, millimeter wave isolators optimized for cryogenic systems. With few cryogenically-rated isolators available at frequencies above 40 GHz, the SBIR program will develop components NASA designers can use to improve performance in millimeter wave and terahertz systems.

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China Kills Qualcomm's $44B Deal for NXP

$44 billion tech deal just became the latest casualty in the escalating US-China trade war

Qualcomm confirmed it was terminating its proposed takeover of Dutch counterpart NXP on Thursday after China failed to grant it regulatory approval. Qualcomm said it would proceed with a stock buyback of up to $30 billion that it had promised shareholders should the NXP deal fall apart. NXP also announced Thursday that it would buy back shares worth $5 billion.

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