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RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for two new broad band, high-performance switches from Peregrine Semiconductor. Targeting the test and measurement market, the PE42520 and PE42521 SPDT switches offer performance to 13GHz at a 36dBm power rating. The resulting input IP3 (IIP3) is 66dBm while IIP2 is 115 dBm.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that it is partnering with SMC Networks, a leading customer premise equipment manufacturer for multi-service operators (MSOs), to develop wireless connectivity solutions for security, monitoring and automation (SMA) applications in the emerging connected home market. SMC is utilizing Skyworks’ wireless networking and ZigBee® front-end solutions for security sensors, smoke alarms, motion detectors and touch pads.
LPKF is one of the leading global suppliers of laser welding systems for plastics. This product area has been growing rapidly for a number of years. Revenue growth was hindered recently due to capacity bottlenecks at the location of Erlangen.This week the board of directors of the LPKF Group sealed the planned move to a new production and office building by signing a purchase contract. At around 10,000 m² the new premises in Fürth is more than twice as big as the previous location and offers further potential for expansion.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces the availability of the new Silicon Carbide (SiC) six-pack (three phase) power module from Cree Inc. (Cree).
Mobile operator capex declined by 13 percent to USD $5.97 billion in 2012, according to the latest report from EJL Wireless Research titled “Russian Mobile markets Analysis 2007-2012” “Official BTS registrations increased by 20 percent while actual base stations installed increased by 15 percent from 2011” says founder and President, Earl Lum. EJL Wireless Research is forecasting that the Russian wireless market will see mobile capex levels near USD $7 billion through 2017.
Pulse Electronics Corp., a leading provider of electronic components, introduces the mLUX translucent flex antenna, which enables more innovative, creative, and impressive design effects for mobile devices. The mLUX is an invisible antenna concept. It allows light and color to shine through the translucent device cover, offering multiple options for industrial design. When integrated into the display, the antenna enables increased use of metal on the back cover of the handset.
AWR, the innovation leader in high-frequency EDA software, has finalized the agendas and opened registration for the summer AWR Design Forums (ADF) 2013 being held in Seoul, Korea on Monday, July 8th and Tokyo, Japan on Friday, July 12th.
Following the success of the Diamond RF Resistives® product range, EMC Technology now offers CVD Diamond Heat Spreaders designed to meet today’s demanding requirements for higher power and longer life spans by keeping junction temperatures low and stable. CVD Diamond provides up to 8x the thermal conductivity of traditional materials like AlN and BeO.
Nujira Ltd. has unveiled its newest Coolteq.L ET power supply modulator chip for LTE handsets. Nujira's NCT-L1300 delivers the best ET modulator performance on the market across all key metrics: system efficiency, noise, bandwidth, linearity and RF output power.
Vishay Intertechnology Inc. introduced two new IHTH high-current, high-temperature through-hole inductors in the 0750 and 1125 case sizes. For automotive applications, the AEC-Q200-qualified IHTH-0750IZ-5A and IHTH-1125KZ-5A feature high operating temperatures to +155 °C, high rated currents to 125 A, and a wide range of inductance values from 0.47 µH to 100 µH.
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