Industry News

MACOM Faces Second Quarter of Chinese Headwinds

For the first quarter of fiscal 2018, MACOM reported revenue of $130.9 million, which was down 21 percent sequentially and down 14 percent from the prior year’s quarter. MACOM’s CEO John Croteau attributed the decline in revenue to “the geopolitical downturn in China,” the second quarter softness in China has dampened revenue.


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Fairview Microwave Introduces New Calibrated Noise Sources

Fairview Microwave Inc. has introduced a new line of calibrated noise sources most commonly used as a precision reference source to measure system level noise figure. Specific applications may involve increasing the dynamic range of analog-to-digital converters (ADC) by dithering and reducing correlated noise, system and component wireless testing, signal simulation, evaluating analog and DOCSYS CATV systems and simulation of RF jamming systems for missile guidance.

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