Anritsu Co. introduced an electromagnetic field (EMF) radiation measurement system for its Spectrum Master™ MS271xE handheld spectrum analyzers and Cell Master™ MT8212E/MT8213E base station analyzers. With the option installed and an Anritsu isotropic antenna attached, the analyzers can be used by field technicians of government regulatory authorities and cellular operators to measure electromagnetic fields, ensuring wireless networks are in compliance with various national standards for personal safety.
Keysight Technologies Inc. announced the latest release of GoldenGatesoftware, the industry’s most trusted and proven simulation, analysis and verification solution for large-scale RFIC circuit design. Keysight EEsof EDA’s GoldenGate 2015.01 offers new and enhanced capabilities designed to improve productivity and efficiency for silicon RFIC designers.
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for a 2 to 6 GHz GaN driver amplifier from Qorvo. The TGA2597 provides a saturated output power of 31.5 dBm with >31% PAE. Small signal gain of the TGA2597 is greater than 24dB with large signal gain >13.5 dB. Qorvo offers the TGA2597 for radar, EW and communication applications requiring low current (40 mA) from a 25 V supply.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for five new power amplifiers for small cell applications from Skyworks Solutions, Inc. The five surface mount, +20 dBm linear output power amplifiers offer high gain, low power current consumption, low bill-of-materials count, ease of use, and a small footprint with input and output parts internally matched.
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for the TQP9107 from Qorvo, the new company name for the merger of TriQuint and RFMD. With two stages of amplification, the TQP9107 offers 35.5 dB of gain with 31.4 dBm output power. Covering 700 to 960 MHz, the Qorvo TQP9107 serves small cell and repeater applications, DAS and booster amp applications for bands 5, 8, 12 and 13. Power added efficiency is rated at 31% with OIP3 of 46 dBm.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for two new tuning control switches from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The PE613010 and PE613050 are the first two devices in a new family of tuning control switches based on Peregrine’s UltraCMOS® technology. Both of the new switches feature low on-resistance and insertion loss across key cellular frequency bands from 100 to 3000 MHz.
The CAP-PPI-0201BB-001 is a substrate scalable Global Model™ for the Passive Plus P/N 0201BB surface mount chip capacitor family. The models are for use with microstrip applications and account for substrate (or printed circuit board) related parasitic effects up to 65 GHz. Models account for up to two higher-order resonant frequency pairs beyond the fundamental series resonant frequency.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a new integrated bias network from M/A-COM Technology Solutions. The MABT-011000 is a rugged, fully monolithic, broadband, surface mount bias network that utilizes MACOM’s patented HMIC process. It is ideally suited for the DC biasing of PIN diode control circuits and functions as an RF-DC decoupling network.
Linear Technology Corp. announces the LTC3371, a highly integrated general-purpose power management solution for systems requiring multiple low voltage power supplies. The device features four synchronous buck converters, each powered from independent 2.25 to 5.5 V inputs, and each configurable to share up to four of eight available 1 A power stages.
Keysight Technologies Inc. introduced InfiniiVision 3000T X-Series digital-storage and mixed signal oscilloscopes with intuitive graphical triggering capability. This new oscilloscope series delivers capacitive touch screens and zone triggering to the mainstream oscilloscope market for the first time. The scopes help engineers overcome usability and triggering challenges and improve their problem-solving capability and productivity.