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WIN Announces Foundry PDK for Use with Agilent's ADS

WIN Semiconductors announced the availability of a process design kit (PDK) for H2W PH50-00 process, which includes Enhancement/Depletion-mode PHEMT and HBT process technology. The WIN PDK, developed for use with Advanced Design System (ADS) EDA software from Agilent Technologies, enables high-frequency RF and microwave designers to create compact integrated...
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Laird Releases Dual-band MIMO Internal Antenna

Laird Technologies Inc. , a designer and manufacturer of customized, performance-critical components for wireless systems and other advanced electronics applications, announced the availability of its new SM24513P3 Dual-band MIMO Internal Antenna. Specifically designed to enhance the latest generation of Wireless LAN (WLAN) technology systems, the SM24513P3 embedded antenna makes...
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Freescale's RF Power Process Technology Lowers Costs and Power Consumption

Freescale Semiconductor has introduced its next generation of laterally diffused metal oxide semiconductor (LDMOS) RF power transistors to meet growing demand for reduced power consumption in cellular transmitters. Building on its legacy of RF power transistor leadership, Freescale’s eighth generation high voltage (HV8) RF Power LDMOS technology is engineered...
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Herley Awarded $4.7 M Contract by US Navy

Herley Industries Inc. announced that it has received an option award exceeding $4.7 M to supply Tactical Instrument Landing Systems (TILS) for both the F/A-18E/F/G and E-2D Naval aircraft. The AN/ARA-63 TILS is a microwave landing system that provides precise elevation and azimuth guidance information necessary for critical aircraft...
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MediaTek Selects RFMD to Support Multiple Handset Platforms

RF Micro Devices Inc. (RFMD), a leader in the design and manufacture of high performance semiconductor components, announced the company's RF7168 dual-band GSM/GPRS transmit module (TxM) has been selected to support multiple MediaTek GSM/GPRS handset platforms based on MediaTek's MT6139 and Othello®-G transceivers. MediaTek is a provider of GSM/GPRS...
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RFMD Targets CDMA Components Market

RF Micro Devices Inc. (RFMD), a leader in the design and manufacture of high performance semiconductor components, announced it is targeting the CDMA components market with the introduction of multiple compelling new CDMA front-end products. In calendar year 2009, RFMD® plans a major refresh of its CDMA product portfolio,...
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ST-Ericsson Born as Wireless-Semiconductor Industry Leader

The 50/50 joint venture that united the wireless semiconductor division of STMicroelectronics and the mobile platform division of Ericsson will move forward as ST-Ericsson . This announcement follows the recent closing of the agreement to merge Ericsson Mobile Platforms and ST-NXP Wireless. As a result, ST-Ericsson takes center-stage as...
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