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IMS 2008 Daily News

Headlines for Friday, June 27 Cree Announces Sample Release of 90 W GaN HEMT Microphase Reveals New Designs for MoCA Applications Toshiba Expands GaN HEMT Product Family Peregrine Extends RF Performance to Test Equipment Applications Headlines for Thursday, June 26 LadyBug Announces Second Contract from US Government Agilent's MXG...
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Cree Announces Sample Release of 90 W GaN HEMT

Cree Inc. announces the sample release of a 90 W, highly efficient GaN HEMT microwave transistor for general-purpose military and industrial applications such as electronic warfare, radar, tactical radios and EMC applications. This transistor provides superior performance over wide bandwidths compared to other technologies such as GaAs MESFET or...
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Toshiba Expands GaN HEMT Product Family

Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. (TAEC) announced the addition of two new gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor high electron mobility transistors (HEMT) to its power amplifier product family. The first GaN HEMT for satellite communication applications from Toshiba, the Ku-band TGI1414-50L, operates in the 14 to 14.5 GHz range with...
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IEEE Communications Society Launches WCET Web Site

The IEEE Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc), the leading worldwide professional organization dedicated to the advancement of communications technologies, has launched a new web site at www.ieee-wcet.org to provide detailed information, ongoing updates and free online resources highlighting the newly-introduced Wireless Communication Engineering Technologies (IEEE WCET) Certification Program. The IEEE...
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Agilent’s GoldenGate Simulator Chosen by Renesas Technology

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that Renesas Technology Corp. has selected Agilent’s GoldenGate EDA software to expand its RF design environment. The multi-year agreement includes product licensing and support for the GoldenGate simulator. Renesas already designs its RF circuits using Agilent’s Advanced Design System. Adding the GoldenGate simulator will extend...
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The Birth of a Mobile-Handset Powerhouse

Epcos AG 's recent acquisition of NXP Semiconductor 's Radio Frequency Microelectromechanical Systems (RF MEMS) business establishes the company as the leader in a technology that promises to expand the capabilities and cut the costs and power consumption of mobile handsets, according to iSuppli Corp. Munich-based Epcos this year...
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