NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced that the company has received clearance on the proposed transaction of the sale of its RF Power business to Jianguang Asset Manangement Co. Ltd. (“JAC Capital”) from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). The divesture of the RF Power business is a condition for NXP’s merger with Freescale Semiconductor.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, today announced that it decided not to modify its amended and restated merger agreement with PMC-Sierra Inc., entered into on October 29, 2015. Today PMC terminated the amended and restated merger agreement and, as a result, Skyworks is entitled to an $88.5 million termination fee from PMC.
Cobham recently received a series of orders from BAE Systems for microelectronic products totaling approximately $51 million for the F-35 Lightning II platform. The work will be performed by Cobham Microelectronic Solutions, a business unit of the Cobham Advanced Electronics Solutions sector.
Qorvo®, a leading provider of core technologies and RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications, announced Qorvo has received its first production orders for the Company's recently launched multiplexer solutions. Qorvo's high-performance, highly integrated multiplexer solutions are designed to simplify and accelerate the adoption of carrier aggregation (CA) in 4G LTE-Advanced devices.
Zentech Manufacturing is pleased to announce the addition of the Nordson DAGE Xi3400 AXI system. If your product design utilizes Bottom Terminated Components (BTC), such as BGA's, uBGA's, QFN's and LGA's — these components cannot be adequately inspected after assembly without 3D X-Ray.
Texas Instruments (TI) announced the availability of the next device in the SimpleLink™ ultra-low power platform, designed to help customers easily add ultra-low power, long-range connectivity to their IoT designs. The new SimpleLink Sub-1 GHz CC1310 wireless microcontrollers (MCUs) offers up to 20 years of battery life for building and factory automation, alarm and security, smart grid and wireless sensor network applications.
Keysight Technologies Inc. introduced the enhanced U8903B audio analyzer with new Bluetooth® audio measurement capabilities. The Bluetooth option enables the U8903B to make high-performance Bluetooth audio testing for R&D, quality assurance and production tests in the consumer and professional audio and wireless communication industries.
Passive Plus Inc. (PPI) now offers a line of traditional RF bypass capacitors. These dielectric capacitors can be mounted either horizontally or vertically and are available in 3 case sizes for RF/Microwave applications: