RFMD, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, introduced the world's first 6-inch GaN-on-Silicon Carbide (SiC) wafers for manufacturing RF power transistors for both military and commercial use. The company is converting all GaN production and development to 6-inch diameter wafers using its existing high-volume, 6-inch GaAs foundry to reduce platform cost for the growing GaN device market.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new line of high power GaN transistors in rugged, space-saving plastic packages from MACOM Technology Solutions (MACOM).
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., a fabless provider of high-performance radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs), announced that it supplies the main antenna switch driving RF performance in the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) smartphone. The PE421280 MultiSwitch was selected for its ability to support simultaneous multi-band operation of up to 14 frequency bands while delivering exceptional linearity, insertion loss performance and small size.
The worldwide semiconductor market is expected to grow 3% from 2012 to 2013. There has been sequential market growth from 1Q13 to 2Q13 and the vast majority of the top 20 vendors are expecting 3Q13 to grow revenues again.
Teledyne Paradise Datacom, a division of Teledyne Microwave Solutions, announced that it now has available for orders a new compact, outdoor 500 watt Ka-Band traveling wave tube amplifier (TWTA) produced with a fully vertically-integrated manufacturing process. The product is being exhibited this week by the company at IBC 2013 in Booth 1.B24 in Hall Number 1.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products, announced a new high power amplifier that is ideally suited for C-Band radar and communication applications.
Hittite Microwave Corp., the world class supplier of complete MMIC based solutions for communication & military markets, has launched a new power amplifier which maintains excellent performance over its operating frequency range. The new amplifier, HMC6981LS6, is ideal for high linearity point-to-point and point-to-multi-point radios, SATCOM, military and space applications.
Teledyne Paradise Datacom LLC, a division of Teledyne Microwave Solutions, will be showcasing in a single booth at IBC 2013 three of the industry’s state-of-the-art products for high power amplifiers, high power Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers (TWTAs), and new software-defined modems.