The latest TCXO design launched by IQD delivers two new models housed in ultra-miniature 1.6 mm x 1.2 mm x 0.45 mm hermetically sealed ceramic packages that are amongst the smallest available on the market. The IQXT-350 series is a standard TCXO (Temperature Compensated Crystal Oscillator) whilst the IQXT-351 series version offers full VCTCXO (Voltage Controlled Temperature Compensated Crystal Oscillator) functionality.
Jeff Killian will assume the CFO role at mobile filter start-up Resonant Inc. on October 24. Previously, he served as CFO at Cascade Microtech, with prior experience at TriQuint Semiconductor and US Bank.
Swedish company Sivers IMA is developing a SiGe transceiver for applications in the 57 to 71 GHz frequency range. The RFIC, which will be packaged in a 7x7 mm embedded wafer-level ball grid array, will be sampled to key customers during Q1 of 2017.
Skyworks has broadened its antenna tuner portfolio with two new mobile industry processor interface (MIPI®)-controlled devices that support ultra-low Ron (SKY19247-686LF) and ultra-high Vpeak (SKY19237-001)
NXP Semiconductors announced the third generation of Airfast products with the release of four LDMOS transistors for macro base stations. Airfast 3 improves transistor performance in efficiency, gain, RF output power and signal bandwidth, with the instantaneous bandwidth to cover an entire cellular band using a single device.
Nokia announced it has acquired Eta Devices, a U.S. start-up focused on improving the efficiency of power amplifiers used in cellular base stations, 802.11ac access points and handsets. Eta Devices was formed to commercialize asymmetric multilevel outphasing (AMO) technology.
Ampleon announced a new family of integrated Doherty power amplifier devices aimed at LTE Advanced Pro / 4.5G massive-MIMO base station applications and capable of being used as power amplifiers in small cells.
SiTime Corp., a MEMS and analog semiconductor company and a wholly owned subsidiary of MegaChips Corp., introduced an innovative Elite Platform™ encompassing Super-TCXOs™ (temperature compensated oscillators) and oscillators. These precision devices are engineered to solve long-standing timing problems in telecommunications and networking equipment. With the Elite Platform, communications equipment can deliver the highest performance, best reliability and highest quality of service, even in the presence of environmental stressors.
ELVA-1, a European manufacturer of ultra-high capacity millimeter wave point-to-point wireless links, announced the availability of its flagship PPC-10G, 10 Gbps Ethernet radio link, to the U.S. market. Gilland Electronics, of Morgan Hill, Calif., has begun taking orders for the radio.