SweGaN is a spin-off from Linköping University that recently announced a new GaN-on-SiC HEMT heterostructure, QuanFINE ™, built on the concept of a GaN−SiC hybrid material that combines the high-electron-velocity thin GaN with the high-breakdown bulk SiC. According to their web site, the structure is realized by the company’s unique hot-wall MOCVD process and shown good result in both high-frequency and power transistors.
Many of us have seen exciting applications for radar to see through walls, detect cancer, or scan people for hidden weapons. But much of this technology has to date been too expensive for wide use and adoption in commercial markets. Vayyar is changing all of that with their low cost radar on chip.
The 2018 IEEE EMC+SIPI event returned to Long Beach, CA after last visiting in 2011. The event continues to include Signal Integrity & Power Integrity (SIPI) as part of the conference, reflecting the EMC Society’s influence and focus on this critical topic of engineering design.
Researchers at Qatar University, University of Idaho and Temple University, led by Dr. Heena Rathore, are mimicking how the human brain works to prevent low-power IoT devices, such as insulin pumps, brain simulators, cardiac defibrillators and others, used in medical applications from being hacked.
With all of the semiconductor industry consolidation, there are many RF and microwave parts being discontinued or obsoleted after a rationalization of the merged companies is complete. This posting covers how some other MMIC companies are filling in the gap in supply.