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Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, unveiled a suite of new, ultra-low noise amplifiers (LNAs) for cellular infrastructure, wireless connectivity and broadcast communication applications. The new LNAs provide best-in-class noise figure as well as high gain and linearity, improving receiver sensitivity and dynamic range.
A pioneer in the design and fabrication of advanced semiconductors, Northrop Grumman Corp. has introduced two new high power gallium nitride (GaN) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) power amplifiers for Ka-band satellite communication terminals and point-to-point digital communication links.
Custom MMIC, a developer of performance-driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), announces the introduction of the CMD203C4, a DC to 20 GHz single-pole, four-throw (SP4T), MMIC, switch housed in a leadless 4 x 4 mm ceramic package. The CMD203C4 is the latest control device added by Custom MMIC to its growing library of standard products.
T-Tech Inc. and The Geek Group announced a joint agreement to offer a state of the art solution and facility for rapid printed circuit board (PCB) design, verification, and fabrication. The collaboration will combine T-Tech's QCJ5 series Quick Circuit System and IsoPro® Software for PCB prototyping with The Geek Group's expertise and 43,000 square foot Leonard Street Labs Facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Soitec, a world leader in generating and manufacturing revolutionary semiconductor materials for the electronics and energy industries, and Shanghai Simgui Technology Co. Ltd., a Chinese silicon-based semiconductor materials company, have formed an international partnership to address both China's growing demand and limited worldwide production capacity for 200-mm silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafers used in fabricating semiconductors for radio-frequency (RF) and power applications.
Anritsu Co. addresses the market need for value and performance when testing RF passive devices with the introduction of the ShockLine™ MS46522A 2-port RF VNA family with frequency coverage from 50 kHz to 8.5 GHz. The ShockLine MS46522A VNA is designed for testing passive devices such as cables, connectors, filters, and antennas in a wide variety of engineering, manufacturing and education applications.
Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), the global wireless and broadcast infrastructure specialist, announces the availability of new models of its low PIM directional couplers and power dividers. Designed to support in-building and in-tunnel wireless applications using DAS systems, the latest products from RFS provide a cost-effective way to divide and distribute power as needed.
CTS Corporation, through its subsidiary, CTS Electronic Components, Inc., announces its new Model 149, a small size oven-controlled crystal oscillator (OCXO), that operates at temperatures suitable for commercial and industrial use. CTS introduced the new precision OCXO along with the company’s other cutting-edge offerings at the IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) in Tampa, Fla., June 3-5 at booth number 322.
Diamond Microwave, a specialist in high performance microwave power amplifiers, is extending its range of GaN-based solid-state power amplifiers (SSPA) to include a 2 - 6GHz model that can be operated in either pulsed or CW mode.
Vectron International, a leader in the design and manufacture of precision oscillators and timing solutions for communication, industrial, military & space applications, announced the release of a low g-sensitivity TCXO for military, industrial and other harsh environment applications. This product will be showcased in Booth 1305 at the IMS 2014 Symposium in Tampa, FL from June 3-5th 2014.