Custom MMIC, a developer of performance-driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), is pleased to announce the release of the CMD218, a 5 to 9 GHz low noise amplifier (LNA) in die form. The CMD218 offers a gain of 22 dB, output of 1 dB, compression point of +19.5 dBm, and noise figure of less than 1.25 dB across the 5 to 9 GHz frequency range.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for two 2.7 to 3.7 GHz packaged GaN power amplifiers from TriQuint. The TGA2583-SM and TGA2585-SM are designed using TriQuint’s production 0.25-μm GaN on SiC process. The new devices can operate under both pulse and continuous wave (CW) conditions, and both feature RF ports that are fully matched to 50 ohms.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a new multiple input and multiple output, RF transceiver from Lime Microsystems. The LMS7002M is a fully-integrated, multiband, multi-standard, programmable MIMO RF transceiver.
Keysight Technologies, Inc. announced the latest release of Electromagnetic Professional (EMPro) software, its 3-D electromagnetic simulation software. EMPro 2015.01 offers a number of new capabilities to reduce simulation time and increase design efficiency. The most notable enhancement in EMPro 2015.01 is a speed improvement to its FEM simulator.
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for Carlisle Interconnect Technologies SMA precision swept right angle adapters. Carlisle Interconnect Technologies features a continuous right-angled design to produce optimally matched low loss adapters for 50 Ohm applications with low VSWR and insertion loss and tested per MIL-STD-202.
Linear Technology Corp. introduces the LTM4623 3A µModule (micromodule) step-down regulator in an ultrathin 1.8 mm profile LGA package with only a 6.25 mm x 6.25 mm footprint.The LTM4623 operates from 4 to 20 V input supplies and precisely regulates an output voltage from 0.6 to 5.5 V with 1.5% maximum total DC output voltage error.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a new SiC MOSFET evaluation kit from Cree, Inc. The KIT8020CRD8FF1217P-1 evaluation kit can be used to demonstrate the high performance of Cree’s 1200 V SiC MOSFETs and SiC Schottky diodes.
Barry Industries introduces a RoHS-compliant flange mount RF termination that dissipates 1000 W with favorable return loss over a DC to 4.5 GHz bandwidth. The thick film on beryllium oxide (BeO) T50R0-1000-6X termination, with its internally matched circuit architecture, has 20 dB or better return loss from DC to 2.5 GHz and 17 dB to 4.5 GHz. The flange and input tab are constructed of robust silver plated copper.
Metrigraphics announced it has developed an advanced process for creating high aspect ratio three-dimensional microstructures. Precision electroforming can create three-dimensional, single or complex, multi-layer microstructures. Geometric options are unlimited. Electroformed structures can include micro nozzles, slits, micro screen, micro mesh, encoder disks, embossing tools, and more.
Linear Technology announces the LT3790, a synchronous buck-boost DC/DC controller that delivers up to 250 W of power with a single IC. Its 4.7 to 60 V input voltage range makes it ideal for a wide variety of automotive and industrial applications. Its output voltage can be set from 0 to 60 V, making it well suited as a voltage regulator or battery/supercapacitor charger.