M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc., a leading supplier of high performance analog RF, microwave and optical semiconductor products, announced the new NPT2024, a wideband transistor optimized for DC to 2.7 GHz operation using MACOM’s proprietary gallium nitride on silicon (GaN on Si) process is sampling today. The NPT2024 supports CW, pulsed and linear operation, boasting output levels up to 200 W.
San-tron Inc., a manufacturer of RF coaxial connectors and cable assemblies, will be reviewing several new innovative connectors and assemblies at the European Microwave Week in Paris, France, September 6–11. With a growing line of advanced, outdoor, low-PIM cable assemblies and new innovative pressurized solutions several environmental challenges related to coax can be overcome.
The motto of European Microwave Week 2015 is Freedom through Microwaves, which addresses the concept of modern living where microwave technologies are opening up new frontiers that will govern how individuals and objects communicate, sense and move. In particular there is major interest in the development and evolution of the ‘Connected Humans’ concept where there is potential for the microwave community to play a significant role as we look towards Horizon 2020.
Qorvo Inc., a leading provider of RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications, announced a new highly cost effective, high performance Ka-band 3 watt GaN power amplifier for commercial VSAT satellite ground terminals transmitting high speed internet data.
SCHOTT has now developed a special coating through which the industry’s salt spray requirements for hybrid housings can be exceeded. The coating protects glass-to-metal seals against corrosion – even after 24 hour salt spray tests. This improves the reliability of hermetic packages, especially for applications in extremely harsh environments, such as aerospace projects. SCHOTT will present its product range from September 8 -10, 2015, at the European Microwave Week in Paris (booth #228).
Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, announced that it has played a pivotal role in accelerating the initial release of the CTIA1 standardised MIMO2 Over-the-Air3 (OTA) performance test plan published last month.
Sivers IMA has launched its next generation converter for E-Band radio links, which is based on the company’s proprietary SiGe chip and offers a cost-effective and high-performance solution for those who develop and market radio links or test and measurement equipment for manufacturing of radio links and devices.
Finmeccanica – Selex ES has received an order from prime contractor Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland to provide a suite of electronic warfare equipment for eight Lynx Mk21A aircraft used by the Brazilian Navy.