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Ultra-Fast GaN Envelope Tracking PA for Next-Gen Wireless Base Stations

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Nokia Bell Labs and the Center for Wireless Communications at UC San Diego announced their joint development of the world’s first ultra-fast GaN envelope tracking power amplifier, which supports modulation bandwidth up to 80 MHz and will reduce energy consumption in next-generation wireless base stations.

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Nokia, China Huaxin Sign Agreements to Create JV

Nokia and China Huaxin Post & Telecommunication Economy Development Center (China Huaxin) signed the definitive agreements for the proposed integration of Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell Co. Ltd. (ASB) and Nokia's China business. This follows Nokia's acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent, which closed in November 2016.

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Analog Devices’ 28 nm DAC Sets Performance Benchmarks

28 nm Digital-to-Analog Converter: AD9172

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) introduced a 28 nm digital-to-analog converter (DAC) as part of a series of high speed DACs. The AD9172 meets the demands of gigahertz bandwidth applications and delivers the increased spectral efficiency needed for 4G / 5G multi-band wireless communications base stations and 2 GHz E-Band microwave point-to-point backhaul radios. Its design benefits production instrumentation targeting multi-standard direct-to-RF signal synthesis and provides a solution for defense electronics requiring greater detection range. 

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