NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced an agreement that will facilitate the sale of its RF power business to Jianguang Asset Management Co. Ltd. ("JAC Capital"). Under the terms of the agreement JAC Capital will pay $1.8 billion for the business.
Freescale Semiconductor introduced its first gallium nitride (GaN) RF power transistor for cellular base stations. The new A2G22S160-01S delivers exceptional performance in 30 W and 40 W amplifiers for wireless infrastructure applications, and represents the first of what is planned to become a broad portfolio of Airfast family GaN transistors for the cellular market.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc., a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave and optical semiconductor products, announced the newNPA1006, a Gallium Nitride (GaN) wideband power amplifier optimized for 20-1000 MHz operation. This GaN on Silicon (Si) HEMT D-Mode Amplifier is suited for narrowband to broadband applications spanning test and measurement, defense communications, land mobile radio and wireless infrastructure.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, introduced its next generation solutions for smart energy and industrial, scientific and medical markets.
WIN Semiconductors Corp., the world’s largest pure-play compound semiconductor foundry, announced the release of its sixth generation Enhancement-Depletion mode GaAs Pseudomorphic HEMT technology for high performance RF and mmWave applications.
WIN Semiconductors Corp., the world’s largest pure-play compound semiconductor foundry, announced that it has surpassed 1 million cumulative wafer shipments to customers in the mobile PA, Wi-Fi, wireless infrastructure and optical markets.
Modelithics Inc. and Qorvo announced plans to expand the popular Modelithics® Qorvo GaN library of high accuracy non-linear models for Qorvo transistors. The current GaN library version (v1.5) has 29 packaged and die transistor models. New plans include adding over 20 new Qorvo GaN transistor models.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave and optical semiconductor products, will showcase the industry’s broadest and most advanced Gallium Nitride (GaN) RF product portfolio at IMS2015 in Phoenix, Ariz., May 19-21. MACOM’s booth will feature new, revolutionary Gen 4 GaN on Silicon product solutions optimized for commercial, industrial, scientific and medical applications.
Custom MMIC, a developer of performance-driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), is pleased to announce the addition of the CMD219C4, a new GaN low-noise amplifier, to their standard product catalog.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, introduces two new UltraCMOS® RF switches that expand its existing portfolio of solutions for automotive applications