Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announced its acceptance as a technical committee member on the Automotive Electronics Council (AEC). The AEC provides common part-qualification and quality-system standards for the automotive electronics industry.
The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin have delivered the third Mobile User Objective System(MUOS) spacecraft to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., where it will be prepared for a January 2015 liftoff aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas Vrocket.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that its board of directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $300 million of the company's common stock from time to time prior to November 11, 2016, on the open market or in privately negotiated transactions, in compliance with applicable securities laws and other legal requirements.
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced a new TANTAMOUNT® Hi-Rel COTS series of surface-mount solid tantalum chip capacitors for military and avionics applications. The industry's first such devices to feature a metal case and hermetic sealing to meet the requirements of MIL-STD-202, Method 112, Condition A, the Vishay Sprague T25 series offers low ESR down to 180 mΩ at +25 °C and 100 kHz and is available with surge current testing options in accordance with MIL-PRF-55365.
Keysight Technologies, Inc. announced verification of three component carrier (3CC) end-to-end IP data throughput with the recently introduced E7515A UXM wireless test set. Utilizing three 20 MHz component carriers in the downlink for a total aggregated bandwidth of 60 MHz, Keysight successfully demonstrated 450 Mbps DL/50 Mbps UL (category 9) data rates.
MITEQ Inc. introduces a new addition, Model AWS-3F-02002650-50-17P, to its family of hermetic coaxial amplifiers. This amplifier has over 25 dB of gain from 2 to 26.5 GHz in a housing that is only 1" long and 0.66" wide, not including the field replaceable SMA-connectors.
OriginGPS announced the launch of the Nano Spider, the world’s smallest fully integrated GPS receiver. The Nano Spider module is designed to support ultra-compact applications where size is at a premium, such as smart watches, wearable devices, trackers and digital cameras.
Isola Group S.à r.l., a market leader in copper-clad laminates and dielectric prepreg materials used to fabricate advanced multilayer printed circuit boards (PCBs), announced the successful completion of Class 2 testing of laminate materials for Conductive Anodic Filament (CAF) resistance; the laminate materials were constructed with glass fabric woven at Isola Fabrics, a subsidiary of Isola Group S.à r.l.
Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, announced the first physical layer transmitter characterization and debug solution for the MIPI M-PHY® v3.1 specification recently approved by the MIPI® Alliance. The new Tektronix solution includes support for MIPI M-PHY high speed gears 1, 2 and 3, PWM mode (G0-G7), and SYS mode and offers the industry’s lowest noise solution for MIPI M-PHY measurements when used with Tektronix MSO/DPO 70000DX oscilloscopes and P7600 series probes.