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AFRL Awards Contract to Develop GaN Modeling Capability

Qorvo tapped to lead team including Modelithics, the University of Padua, NI AWR, HRL and the University of Colorado-Boulder

Qorvo will lead a team tasked to develop a physics-based, unified GaN modeling framework to accelerate the design of GaN devices. In addition to Qorvo, the four-year AFRL contract taps the capabilities of Modelithics, the University of Padua, NI AWR, HRL and the University of Colorado-Boulder.


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Sensera Expands Fabrication Capabilities

Sensera Inc. is pleased to announce it has acquired and qualified additional thin-film processing equipment including a dicing saw, a wafer bonder and an electroplating cell to meet the growing customer demand in this segment.


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Apple Reports Record Q4 on Flattish iPhone Volume

Apple reported record Q4 revenue and earnings, with revenue of $62.9 billion, 20 percent above the prior year’s quarter and 18 percent above the prior quarter. Apple sold almost 47 million iPhones in Q4, 14 percent above Q3’s volume, yet just 0.5 percent above the prior year’s fourth quarter. However, iPhone revenue grew 29 percent year-over-year to $37.1 billion, reflecting the increasing average selling price of the iPhone.


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