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SemiGen Inc. (www.semigen.net), an ISO and ITAR registered RF/Microwave assembly, automated PCB manufacturing, and RF Supply Center, provides high-quality, automated PCB assembly for high-mix, low- to medium-volume printed circuit boards.
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support forwideband, DC-3.5GHz GaN transistors from TriQuint. Available as the T2G4003532-FS earless package or the T2G4003532-FL, both transistors are input prematched for S-band operation. The devices are constructed with TriQuint's proven TQGaN25 process, which features advanced field plate techniques to optimize power and efficiency at high drain bias operating conditions.
Linear Technology's Synchronous step-down regulator delivers 2A & requires only 3.5µA of quiescent current
The LTC3624 is a high efficiency, 17V input capable synchronous buck regulator from Linear Technology that delivers up to 2A of continuous output current to outputs as low as 0.6V. Synchronous rectification delivers efficiencies as high as 95% while Burst Mode® operation requires only 3.5µA of no load quiescent current.
ECM announced a new authorized distribution agreement with MECA Electronics Inc. to supply the manufacturer’s line of USA made Rugged & Reliable RF/Microwave passive DC – 20 GHz microwave components and solutions globally.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new 40.5–43.5 MHz receiver with high third-order intercept point (IIP3) from M/A-COM Technology Solutions (MACOM).
Custom MMIC, (www.CustomMMIC.com), a developer of performance-driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) is pleased to announce the release of the CMD179, a fundamental mixer in die form.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the availability of Reference Solutions, a combination of hardware, software and measurement expertise that delivers the essential components of electronic test systems. Reference Solutions also include utilities such as example program source code - highly optimized for specific applications - which show users how to get the most out of their test system.
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for the TGA2612 from TriQuint. Optimized for performance from 6 to 12 GHz, the TGA2612 features >22 dB small signal gain with 20 dBm P1dB. Noise figure is <1.8 dB while OIP3 is an industry leading 29 dBm. To simplify system integration, the TriQuint TGA2612 is fully matched to 50 ohms with integrated DC blocking caps on both input and output ports.
Anritsu introduces first broadband VNA system that operates from 70 kHz to 145 GHz in single coax connection
Anritsu Co. establishes a new standard in broadband performance with the introduction of the VectorStar™ ME7838D broadband system that provides industry-best frequency coverage of 70 kHz to 145 GHz in a single sweep using a coaxial test port. Also boasting best-in-class dynamic range, calibration and measurement stability, and measurement speed, the VectorStar ME7838D gives design engineers greater confidence when performing on-wafer device characterization at 70 GHz and beyond, including applications such as 77 GHz car radar, E band wireless communications, 94 GHz remote sensing and airport radar, as well as emerging applications above 110 GHz.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced that the CloudGate M2M gateway from Option has been selected by Simply Home, LLC ("SimplyHome") to provide, in conjunction with Aeris Communications ("Aeris") cellular service, 3 G coverage to all its customers. CloudGate's multi-network capability means that it uses the best Aeris network coverage (GSM or CDMA) at the particular location of each customer.