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Agilent Delivers PDKs for Jazz SiGe BiCMOS Process Offerings

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the availability of two process design kits (PDK) for Jazz Semiconductor’s 0.18-micron SiGe BiCMOS process offerings that are used with Agilent’s Advanced Design System 2009 EDA software. The PDKs accelerate customers’ time-to-market for IC development in automotive collision avoidance, high-data-rate networks, emerging HDTV wireless standards...
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RFMD Showcases Portfolio of RF Communications Components

RF Micro Devices , a leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance semiconductor components, announced it will showcase its broad portfolio of RF communications components and unveil its gallium nitride (GaN) Foundry Services at the IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium 2009, June 9-11, in Boston, MA. RFMD will...
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JFW Highlights 100 W Fixed Attenuators

JFW 's 100 W fixed attenuators are pushing the limits of RF performance all the way to 6 GHz. The 50HFP-XXX-100 operates from DC to 6 GHz while dissipating 100 W of continuous RF power (no liquid-cooling or forced-air required). Available in 3, 6, 10, 20, 30 and 40...
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Reactel Offers Miniature LC Filters

Reactel offers its miniature LC filters in lowpass, highpass, bandpass, notch, and diplexer configurations. These units operate in a frequency range of 10 to 5000 MHz. These extremely small packages are perfect for mobile or man-pack systems, and are rugged enough to withstand the harshest of environments. Please stop...
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StratEdge Introduces High-frequency Surface-mount Package

StratEdge , a leader in the design and production of semiconductor packages for microwave, millimeter-wave and high speed digital devices, announces the release of its new high-frequency SMX Series surface-mount package. The new DC to 30 GHz package is designed for use in test and measurement, VSAT, point-to-point, point-to-multipoint,...
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Freescale Expands RF Power Transistor Portfolio

Freescale Semiconductor recently expanded on its commitment to GSM EDGE wireless networks with the introduction of three high-performance RF power transistors based on laterally-diffused metal oxide semiconductor (LDMOS) technology. The devices incorporate enhancements that make them easy to integrate into amplifiers while delivering exceptional levels of performance. “As progress...
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AWR Announces AWR Connected for Rohde & Schwarz

AWR , a leader in high-frequency electronic design automation (EDA), announced AWR Connected for Rohde & Schwarz, which integrates the capabilities of R&S WinIQSIM2 simulation software from the leading test and measurement manufacturer within its Visual System Simulator (VSS) system analysis software. The complete range of digitally-modulated signals generated...
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Skyworks Delivers Ultra Low Noise Amplifiers

Skyworks ’ new ultra low noise amplifiers offer performance under 0.7 dB while providing high linearity amplification with OIP3 up to 35 dBm. The SKY65037-360LF, operating from 0.7 to 1.2 GHz, and SKY65040-360LF, operating from 1.5 to 2.4 GHz, have the flexibility of external tuning to set gain up...
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