RFIC Channel

MACOM Completes Acquisition of AppliedMicro

MACOM completed its acquisition of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation on January 26, 2017. The deal strengthens MACOM’s portfolio for the data center market, adding OTN framers, MACsec Ethernet networking components and a single-lambda PAM4 platform.


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Breakthrough GaAs MMIC Wideband Low Phase Noise Amplifier Family Delivers Extremely Low Phase Noise

Custom MMIC, a leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), has added new category to their rapidly expanding standard product offerings. Custom MMIC’s new GaAs MMIC Low Phase Noise Amplifier family offers previously unattained phase noise performance. Phase noise is a critical requirement which defines the performance level of most radars and communications systems.


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Analog Devices to Receive 2017 IEEE Corporate Innovation Award

Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) announced that the company has been honored with the 2017 IEEE Corporate Innovation Award “for sustained innovation and leadership in the development of high-performance data converter technology and products.” This award was established in 1985 to recognize outstanding innovation by organizations across the world, and recipients are honored for their resolve to discover, extend, or complement technological advancements in education, industry, research and service in IEEE fields of interest.


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Skyworks' Next Generation AEC-Q100 Qualified SPDT Switch for Automotive Applications

Skyworks has unveiled the SKYA21003, a new CMOS silicon-on insulator (SOI) single pole, double throw (SPDT) switch that is targeted for automotive LTE cellular and general purpose RF applications. This next-generation product is AEC-Q100 Grade 2 Qualified with guaranteed RF performance across extended temperature limits, making it an excellent design choice for LTE cellular telematics modems, remote keyless entry devices, infotainment systems, automated toll transponders, garage door openers, GPS/navigation platforms and other wireless control solutions. 


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