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Phone: 781-376-3000
Fax: (781) 376-3100

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Skyworks Solutions Inc.
20 Sylvan Rd.
Woburn MA 01801
United States

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is empowering the wireless networking revolution. Our highly innovative analog semiconductors are connecting people, places and things spanning a number of new and previously unimagined applications within the automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, connected home, industrial, medical, military, smartphone, tablet and wearable markets.

Headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts, Skyworks is a global company with engineering, marketing, operations, sales, and service facilities located throughout Asia, Europe and North America. For more information, please visit Skyworks’ website at: www.skyworksinc.com.

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Skyworks Bluetooth(R) Low Energy FEMs

Skyworks is pleased to present the SKY66110-11 and SKY66111-11, our new Bluetooth® low energy front-end module (FEM) products for Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

How Wireless Works

Skyworks is pleased to announce the launch of "How Wireless Works" - a short, animated video explaining what happens each time we use our smartphones, tablets or other wireless device. Wireless connectivity is everywhere and an integral part of our daily lives. Yet very few understand how it all works. This non-technical video is fun, informative and created for those who want to simply understand what enables all those seamless connections.

Articles

Skyworks Unveils New Category of Wi-Fi Solutions

Category of Wi-Fi Solutions

Skyworks Solutions introduced the first product in a new family of highly integrated wireless networking solutions for mobile and IoT ecosystems. The SKY85812-11 is a dual-band front-end module incorporating a 5 GHz bypass LNA with SPDT T/R switch and a 2.4 GHz bypass LNA with SP3T switch, with a Bluetooth port for Wi-Fi antenna sharing. The SKY85812-11 also includes a 2 GHz LTE coexistence filter and diplexer.


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Skyworks Releases 5G Technology Paper

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. released a new white paper, “5G in Perspective–A Pragmatic Guide to What’s Next,” providing the company’s insights into the quickly evolving fifth generation (5G) global telecommunications standard.

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Skyworks Enables Sierra Wireless' HL Series for Internet of Things Applications

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. announced that Sierra Wireless is leveraging a broad suite of Skyworks' 3G/4G connectivity solutions to power their AirPrime® HL Series wireless modules targeting machine-to-machine (M2M) and device-to-cloud applications. In total, Sierra Wireless is utilizing 17 Skyworks devices spanning high performance multimode, multiband power amplifiers, transmit/receive front-end modules, RF switches and DC-DC converters.

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Skyworks Unveils SkyOne Ultra 3.0

Skyworks Solutions Inc. introduced SkyOne® Ultra 3.0, a highly integrated front-end solution for premium mobile device and smartphone manufacturers. SkyOne® Ultra 3.0 supports all major carrier aggregation combinations, meets class 2 high power user equipment requirements, supports 2.5G, 3G and 4G handsets and covers more than 23 LTE bands.


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Skyworks' Front-end Module for ISM and Connected Home Applications

Skyworks is pleased to introduce the SKY66105-11, a new high performance, highly integrated RF front-end module (FEM) designed for high power Industrial, Scientific and Medical (ISM) and Connected Home applications operating within the 902 to 931 MHz frequency band.  This FCC-compliant module integrates harmonic filters and shielding, making it an ideal design choice for sensors, smart meters (water, gas, electric) and machine-to-machine uses.


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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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Skyworks names Liam K. Griffin as CEO; David J. Aldrich to become executive chairman

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, announced that its board of directors has appointed Liam K. Griffin as chief executive officer. Mr. Griffin was also elected to the board of directors of Skyworks effective May 11, 2016. David J. Aldrich, Skyworks' chief executive officer since 2000, will assume the newly established role of executive chairman and, in that position, will continue to serve as the chairman of Skyworks' board of directors.


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Skyworks unveils revolutionary technology enhancing RF power capability and efficiency

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, launched SkyBlue™, a new and revolutionary enabling technology that enhances both the power capability and efficiency in LTE amplifiers and front-end solutions. Designs utilizing SkyBlue™ technology not only deliver twice the power of envelope and average power tracking systems available on the market today, but across much broader power ranges. 


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Skyworks expands suite of SkyLiTE Solutions

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, today announced it has expanded its family of SkyLiTE™ front-end solutions powering LTE devices. Originally targeted for mobile platforms in emerging markets, the newest solutions are also being adopted across Internet of Things (IoT) applications that utilize embedded cellular connections such as the connected car and wearables.


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Skyworks announces termination of merger agreement with PMC-Sierra

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, today announced that it decided not to modify its amended and restated merger agreement with PMC-Sierra Inc., entered into on October 29, 2015. Today PMC terminated the amended and restated merger agreement and, as a result, Skyworks is entitled to an $88.5 million termination fee from PMC.


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Skyworks receives Mexico's National Export award

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, announced that it received the 2015 National Export Award (PNE) from Mexico. The PNE is one of four national awards given by Mexico's federal government recognizing companies, educational institutions and organizations whose efforts have contributed to strengthening Mexico's competitiveness in international markets. Specifically, Skyworks was recognized for being a role model of innovation and efficiency in delivering high value products to global markets.


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Skyworks enables revolutionary networking platform from TP-LINK

Skyworks Solutions Inc. an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, announced that TP-LINK's newest router OnHub is being enabled by semiconductor content from Skyworks. The product leverages more than 20 Skyworks solutions to power multiple radios and 13 fully integrated antennas across various standards including Bluetooth® 4.0, ZigBee®/Thread, 2 and 5 GHz applications for 802.11ac/b/g/n and Google's Weave. 


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Skyworks to acquire PMC-Sierra for $2B

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, and PMC-Sierra Inc. (PMC), a semiconductor and software solutions leader in storage, optical and mobile networks, announced a definitive agreement under which Skyworks will acquire PMC for $10.50 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $2 billion.


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Skyworks expands filter operations in Japan

 Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, announced that it is expanding production capacity in Japan to meet the growing demand for its filter technology. Skyworks is facilitizing a two-story, 405,000 square foot facility in Osaka that will house the design, development and manufacture of filter devices to complement its industry leading front-end solutions and world-class assembly, test and packaging capabilities.  


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Skyworks enables D-Link's industry leading wave 2 Wi-Fi routers

 Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, announced that it will be the exclusive provider of RF content powering D-Links next generation 802.11ac Wave 2 devices. The AC5300 (DIR-895L/R) and AC3150 (DIR-885L/R) ultra Wi-Fi routers support tri-band 2.4 and 5 GHz technology, multiple user MIMO and deliver wireless speeds up to 5.3 Gbps and 3.2 Gbps, respectively. The DIR-895L/R is the world's fastest router, facilitating uninterrupted, high definition multimedia streaming in the home. 


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How Wireless Works

Skyworks is pleased to announce the launch of “How Wireless Works” – a short, animated video explaining what happens each time we use our smartphones, tablets or other wireless device. Wireless connectivity is everywhere and an integral part of our daily lives. Yet very few understand how it all works. This non-technical video is fun, informative and created for those who want to simply understand what enables all those seamless connections. Watch it directly at http://www.skyworksinc.com/HowWirelessWorks.aspx


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Skyworks enabling next generation over-the-top set top boxes

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, announced that it is ramping front-end modules, wireless connectivity switches, power amplifiers, low noise amplifiers and power management solutions for streaming media and smart TV applications supporting OEMs such as Roku, Google, Amazon and Samsung.


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Skyworks introduced suite of breakthrough ultra low noise amplifiers at MTT-S 2014

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, unveiled a suite of new, ultra-low noise amplifiers (LNAs) for cellular infrastructure, wireless connectivity and broadcast communication applications.  The new LNAs provide best-in-class noise figure as well as high gain and linearity, improving receiver sensitivity and dynamic range.


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Skyworks and Panasonic form joint venture for high performance filter solutions

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced the creation of a joint venture with Panasonic Corporation, one of the largest electronic product manufacturers in the world, to design, develop and deliver high performance filters including surface acoustic wave (SAW) and temperature compensated (TC) SAW devices. At the core of the joint venture is Panasonic Filter Division's engineering and process talent, expertise in filter design and leading edge products as well as 412 fundamental filter patents and patent applications.


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Skyworks introduces scalable antenna switch solutions supporting LTE and CA at MWC

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, unveiled a set of antenna switch solutions supporting LTE, LTE-Advanced and next-generation carrier aggregation architectures.  The portfolio includes highly integrated antenna switch modules (ASM) as well as transmit and receive diversity switches.  The dual-mode MIPI® RFFE-compliant modules are modem agnostic, making them compatible with every leading chipset provider.


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Skyworks launches next-generation SkyOne front-end solutions

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets announced that it has unveiled its second-generation SkyOne™ platforms. SkyOne™ is a family of fully optimized, scalable devices that integrate all of the high-performance RF and analog content between the transceiver and antenna into the industry’s smallest footprint.


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Skyworks powers leading gaming platforms

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets announced that its front-end modules, low noise amplifiers, switches and power detectors are being utilized across the world’s foremost gaming platforms such as the Sony PlayStation®, Nintendo Wii™ and Microsoft Xbox. Skyworks has been delivering RF solutions across nearly all gaming platforms for several generations.


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Skyworks secures hi-rel designs with multiple A&D manufacturers

Skyworks Solutions Inc. an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that is has captured high-reliability (hi-rel) and commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) sockets with several aerospace and defense suppliers such as Cobham, EADS, Herley and Teledyne.  Skyworks’ solutions are being leveraged for microwave switching, attenuation, receiver protection and mixer and detector applications in commercial and military radios, avionics systems, software defined radios and navigation platforms that support major tier-one aerospace and defense companies such as Boeing, L-3 Communications, Northrup Grumman and Raytheon.


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Skyworks launches customized optical solutions for Varian Medical

Skyworks Solutions Inc. an innovator of high performance analog semiconductor enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Isolink is shipping customized optical solutions to Varian Medical for radiation oncology applications. Varian is the world’s leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy and brachytherapy.  


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Skyworks introduces step-down regulator for multimode, multiband RF PAs

Skyworks Solutions Inc. introduces a step-down regulator with auto-bypass and low drop out that controls the operating voltage for multimode, multiband WDCMA or GSM/EDGE power amplifiers, delivering optimum efficiency for all operating states. Targeted for smartphones, mobile/cellular phones, wireless data cards and portable media devices, the SKY87000 integrates a bypass linear regulator that further improves system performance.


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Skyworks ramps SkyOne with leading smartphone manufacturers

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Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that HTC and Samsung are ramping SkyOne™, a highly customizable, fully optimized front-end solution, in several of their recent smartphone launches.  The SkyOne™ platform, which integrates all RF and analog content between the transceiver and antenna, reduces complexity, size and time-to-market for customers with demanding architectures for advanced mobile applications.


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Skyworks front end solutions support Broadcom 5G WiFi platforms

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that its industry leading wireless connectivity front-end modules (FEMs) are being leveraged by Broadcom Corp. for use in several of the company’s 5G WiFi solutions, enabling some of the fastest download speeds available in access points, routers, DSL/cable gateways, PCs, smartphones and tablets.


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Skyworks powers WNC's connected home solutions

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that it is partnering with Wistron NeWeb Corp., a leading ODM in Asia and supplier of connected home solutions for a number of branded OEMs.  WNC is leveraging Skyworks’ power management and ZigBee® front-end modules for several of their low-power RF devices that, among other things, allows consumers to turn lights on and off, automate appliances, monitor security cameras and control other things around the home from anywhere via their smartphone.


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Skyworks introduces linear PAs for LTE and WCDMA applications

Skyworks Solutions Inc. introduces four linear power amplifiers for LTE and WCDMA applications. The fully matched surface mount SKY66001-11 (2110 to 2170 MHz), SKY66002-11 (1900 to 2025 MHz), SKY66005-11 (850 to 920 MHz) and SKY66008-11 (900 to 990 MHz) modules meet the stringent spectral linearity requirements of femtocell applications with high power-added efficiency. An integrated directional coupler eliminates the need for any external coupler.


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Skyworks ramps GPS/GNSS solutions in emerging markets

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that its highly integrated, low noise amplifier front-end modules are being leveraged by various OEMs to enable global positioning systems (GPS) and global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) in smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in emerging markets.


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Skyworks and SMC Networks partner to develop wireless solutions for the connected home

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that it is partnering with SMC Networks, a leading customer premise equipment manufacturer for multi-service operators (MSOs), to develop wireless connectivity solutions for security, monitoring and automation (SMA) applications in the emerging connected home market. SMC is utilizing Skyworks’ wireless networking and ZigBee® front-end solutions for security sensors, smoke alarms, motion detectors and touch pads.


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Skyworks introduces breakthrough low noise amplifiers at MTT-S 2013

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, unveiled a portfolio of low noise amplifiers (LNAs) that provide best-in-class noise figure, a critical component to boosting weak incoming signals for today’s 4G wireless infrastructure as well as diverse broad market systems including GPS, broadband, military and satellite communications.


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Skyworks launches family of antenna switches supporting carrier aggregation

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, introduced groundbreaking RF switching  technology that is enabling early adopters to implement carrier aggregation solutions. Carrier aggregation allows mobile service providers to combine spectrum and increase data rate throughput by utilizing two or more bands simultaneously instead of the single band method used currently, thereby giving consumers an enriched data experience regardless of location.


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Skyworks supports automotive infotainment systems for global car manufacturers

Skyworks Solutions Inc. announced that its industry-leading silicon-on-insulator (SOI) switching technology is now being utilized by European, Japanese, Korean and North American car manufacturers for advanced infotainment systems. Specifically, Skyworks’ solid state technology is enabling seamless low noise and broadband switching between audio, Blu-ray/DVD, navigation, cell phone and vehicle security display inputs as well as a variety of other high bandwidth media sources in automobiles.


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Skyworks expands suite of 802.11ac solutions

Skyworks Solutions Inc. expanded its wireless portfolio with the introduction of highly integrated front-end modules enabling 802.11ac connectivity in smartphones and tablets. The company’s precision analog semiconductors are already being utilized in many of the world’s first commercially-available 802.11ac notebooks, ultrabooks, LED TVs, routers, USB data cards and Blu-Ray® players.


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Skyworks ramps antenna tuning solutions

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, is ramping several antenna tuning products with leading smartphone manufacturers. Skyworks’ devices are meeting the market demand for tunable antennas which dramatically improve performance by increasing data throughput, reducing dropped calls and minimizing the antenna footprint needed for today’s multiband LTE smartphones.


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Skyworks secures reference design with TI for smart energy, industrial and networking applications

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that it has secured a reference design with Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) for smart energy, industrial and networking applications including electric/gas/water meters, street lighting, telematic and tracking systems.


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Skyworks launches high linearity and low power drive amplifier

Skyworks introduces a highly efficient, broadband, 13 dB gain, GaAs HBT drive amplifier in a small 2 x 2 millimeter quad flat, no lead package. The SKY67130-396LF draws less than 23 mA at 3.3 V, while achieving +39 dBm OIP3, providing the market with a very compelling, high linearity solution. On-die active bias design ensures consistent performance and unconditional stability. 


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Skyworks introduces innovative front-end solutions for smart energy applications

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, introduced a family of highly efficient front-end solutions for smart water and gas metering applications. Skyworks’ front-end solutions enable significant size and cost reduction. In addition, many of Skyworks’ front-end solutions allow for plug-and-play functionality, drastically reducing the design time for new products. To date, Skyworks’ solutions are being utilized by 40 tier-one utility and smart energy providers throughout Europe.


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Skyworks commences volume shipments of ZigBee front-end aolutions

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, commenced volume shipments of several medium to high-power ZigBee® front-end solutions for smart meters, home automation, security sensors and gateway applications. Skyworks’ front-end solutions deliver the industry’s most integrated and highest efficiency devices, enabling leading broadband service providers, security companies and utilities to offer next generation connected home services with increased wireless ranges for applications including monitoring, control, energy management and health care.


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Skyworks receives Best Vendor and Outstanding Delivery awards from ZTE

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that it has received the Best Vendor and Outstanding Delivery awards from ZTE for supporting their growing RF business without a single part shortage in the last three years. Skyworks is now ZTE’s leading front-end solution supplier and has supported several major product launches.


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Skyworks ramping production to enable over 40 M transponders

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high reliability analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced it has introduced analog solutions for low-noise receivers being used in high-sensitivity radio frequency (RF) automotive highway tag applications, including toll tag transponder systems. Skyworks’ devices are being deployed across 40 million transponders supporting small signal RF applications where primary DC power is not available.


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Skyworks unveils family of high power control devices for diverse market applications

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high reliability analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, introduced a line of high power RF switches – up to 100 Watts – supporting diverse market applications including TD-LTE infrastructure base stations, repeaters and low frequency military/microwave UHF and UVF radios.


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Skyworks expands portfolio of high performance, low power LNAs

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high reliability analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, today unveiled two new series of  high performance and low power LNAs for multiple industrial, scientific, medical (ISM) bands and next generation cellular infrastructure applications. Skyworks’ newest low noise amplifiers enable enhanced wireless receiver sensitivity, wider dynamic range and a high level of design flexibility.


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Skyworks unveils Hyperabrupt varactor diodes

Skyworks introduces three new miniature 0402 hyperabrupt varactor diodes for VCO, phase noise and voltage-tuned filter applications. These discrete, small form factor devices are offered in a low profile plastic surface mount technology package where low resistance, low-series inductance and a large capacitance ratio are required. 


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Skyworks enhances portfolio of antenna switch modules and LTE switch solutions

Skyworks Solutions Inc. expanded its family of antenna switch modules (ASM) for smartphones and tablets, offering solutions in up to 14 throw counts to meet various handset manufacturers’ layout preferences and design needs. Skyworks is also unveiling a full suite of complementary discrete LTE transmit and receive solutions covering single pole double throw (SPDT) through single pole eight throw (SP8T) applications in a compact 2 x 2 millimeter footprint.


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Skyworks unveils family of front-end solutions

Skyworks Solutions Inc. announced that several of its front-end solutions are being leveraged by the industry’s leading baseband providers for their smartphone platforms currently supporting all of the world's leading mobile broadband standards. Several of Skyworks’ newest power amplifiers and front-end modules deliver approximately 50 percent power added efficiency with a 30 percent smaller footprint.


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Skyworks ramps GPS/GNSS solutions for Samsung

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high reliability analog and mixed signal semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that it is ramping global positioning system (GPS) and global navigation satellite system (GNSS) solutions for Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., one of the world’s leading smart phone providers.
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Isolator/Circulator with Best-in-class Intermodulation Distortion Performance

The increased use of multi-carrier radios in cellular infrastructure systems is driving the requirement for high linearity components, especially in the power amplifier chain. Isolators and circulators have historically been known to impact the overall intermodulation distortion (IMD) performance of a wireless transmission system and are therefore critical to...
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Products

Front-End Module: SKY66105-11

Skyworks is pleased to introduce the SKY66105-11, a high performance, highly integrated RF front-end module (FEM) designed for high power Industrial, scientific and medical (ISM) and connected home applications operating within the 902 to 931 MHz frequency band. This FCC-compliant module integrates harmonic filters and shielding, making it an ideal design choice for sensors, smart meters (water, gas, electric) and machine-to-machine uses. 


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Single-Pole, Double-Throw Switch: SKY13592-689LF

SKY13592-689LFSkyworks has released the SKY13592-689LF, a single-pole, double-throw switch for mode switching in WLAN applications such as ISM band radios, smartphones and connectivity modules. This 1 to 6 GHz device uses advanced switching technologies to maintain low insertion loss and high isolation for all switching paths. It also delivers high-linearity performance, making it an ideal choice for low-power transmit/receive applications.


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Two Mobile Industry Processor Interface Controlled Devices

SKY19247-686LF - SKY19237-001Skyworks has broadened its antenna tuner portfolio with two mobile industry processor interface (MIPI®)-controlled devices that support ultra-low Ron (SKY19247-686LF) and ultra-high Vpeak (SKY19237-001).  These tuners are ideal for smartphones, data cards and MiFi® hotspots and improve antenna efficiency, as well as total radiated power (TRP) and total isotropic sensitivity (TIS) performance. 


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Family of GPIO-Controlled, High Performance RF Cellular Switches

image003Skyworks is pleased to introduce a family of GPIO-controlled, high performance RF cellular switches for LTE and GSM applications. The SKY13581-676LF (SP2T), SKY13582-676LF (SP3T) and SKY13626-685LF (SP4T) are for LTE, while the SKY13597-684LF (SP4T) is for GSM. This new family of switches is ideal for smartphones, data cards and MiFi® hotspot applications. 


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Front-End Module: SKY66115-11 FEM

SKY66115-11 Skyworks has introduced a highly integrated 470 to 510 MHz front-end module (FEM) that is ideal for smart energy, smart metering (electric, gas, water, heat), security, RFID, industrial and other Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The SKY66115-11 FEM operates over a wide variety of supply voltages at low power consumption, and comes in a small 4 x 4 x 0.9 mm, 16-pin multichip module solution. Its extended range more than doubles when compared to a standalone system-on-chip solution.


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Two RF Switches: SKY13587-378LF / SKY13588-460LF

SKY13588-460LFSkyworks introduced two RF switches ideal for the Internet of Things applications including the connected home.  The SKY13587-378LF, which is a pHEMT GaAs SPDT switch, can be used for transmit and receive switching in industrial, lighting and smart energy applications, as well as 802.11a/b/g/n WLAN networks.  The SKY13588-460LF is a CMOS silicon-on-insulator SP3T switch made for antenna selection in Wi-Fi applications in IoT systems.


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PIN, Schottky, Varactor Diodes for Automotive Applications

Automotive ApplicationsSkyworks is pleased to offer solutions for a wide variety of automotive and transportation infrastructure systems. Skyworks’ portfolio includes AEC-Q101 qualified products ideal for infotainment, remote keyless entry, telematics / cellular, garage door opener, toll tag transponder, vehicle tracking, navigation, collision avoidance and radar applications. Skyworks' broad frequency range (10 MHz to 100 GHz) diodes cover switching, detector and mixer, tuning and phase shifter functions in small form factor packages.


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Two 75 Ohm Switches: SKY13547-490LF and SKY13548-385LF

SKY13547-490LF_SKY13548-385LFSkyworks is pleased to introduce two SPDT 75 Ohm switches that are ideal for set-top box and DVR applications.  The SKY13547-490LF and SKY13548-385LF feature ultra-high linearity and meet the rigorous requirements of DOCSIS 3.0/3.1 applications. They also boast very low insertion loss and high power handling capability. Skyworks’ new switches are fully integrated and internally matched, reducing bill of material costs for customers. 


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Front-End Solution Powering LTE Devices: SkyLiTE™ 2.0

SkyLiTE 2.0Skyworks Solutions Inc. unveiled SkyLiTE™ 2.0, its next generation front-end solution powering LTE devices. This highly integrated platform provides smartphone manufacturers with a complete front-end system that meets today’s carrier aggregation (CA) design challenges. The devices are baseband agnostic and incorporate amplification, switching, Wi-Fi filtering, and coupler functionality required to support all major FDD/TDD bands.


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Front-end Low-noise Amplifiers: SKY65450-92LF / SKY65452-92LF

SKY65450-92LF_SKY65452-92LFSkyworks is pleased to introduce two broadband, 75 Ohm MMIC front-end, low-noise amplifiers (LNAs) designed specifically for set-top box applications: the SKY65450-92LF (with bypass mode) and the SKY65452-92LF. These devices provide high linearity and excellent gain over a wide frequency range (40 MHz to 1 GHz) with minimal external components, enabling OEMs to leverage cost efficiencies through lower bill of materials.


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SP4T WiFi Switch: SKY13575-639LF

SKY13575-639LFSkyworks is pleased to introduce a dual-band single-pole four-throw (SP4T) WiFi switch with integrated GPIO interface and 50 Ohm match on all RF output ports. The SKY13575-639LF is ideal fordual-band switching in Wi-Fi access points, WLAN 802.11ac and 3G/4G LTE systems and is also suitable for access points, customer-premises equipment (CPE), LTE systems, dual-band WLAN and test and measurement equipment.


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Highly Integrated, Single LTE SKU Solution: SkyOne® Ultra 2.0

SkyOne® Ultra 2.0Skyworks Solutions Inc. launched SkyOne® Ultra 2.0, a highly integrated, single LTE SKU solution that solves harmonically-related carrier aggregation challenges through design while delivering the highest linear RF power as well as power added efficiency in the world. This next generation platform is a complete RF front-end system consisting of three LTE modules which utilize Skyworks' revolutionary SkyBlue™ technology in addition to a separate 2G transmitter.


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Three Channel LED Flash Driver: SKY81298

WLCSP_16B_1-956x1-906x065AngleSkyworks introduces the SKY81298 triple channel LED flash driver. The SKY81298 is optimized for LED flash applications implementing tri-tone flash LED color compensation, or dual rear LED flash, plus single front LED flash to support “selfie” pictures taken from the front-facing camera. The SKY81298 actively monitors battery/system voltage and reduces flash current automatically to avoid system brownout, allowing the flash to operate over a wider (lower) battery range.


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Two High Power Shunt PIN Diodes: SMP1331-085LF / SMP1331-087LF

SMP1331-085LF_SMPP1331-087LFSkyworks introduces two high power, surface mount, series connected PIN diodes suitable for high-power, high-volume, large signal switch and attenuator applications ranging from 10 MHz to beyond 6 GHz. Typical resistance for the SMP1331-085LF and SMP1331-087LF is 0.50 Ω at 100 mA is and the maximum capacitance is 0.35 pF at 30 V. The low capacitance, low parasitic inductance devices are ideal for use in land mobile radios and infrastructure systems.


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Two Global Navigation Low Noise Amplifiers: SKY65605-21 and SKY65611-21

SKY65605-21_SKY65611-11Skyworks introduces two global navigation low noise amplifiers.  The SKY65605-21 and SKY65611-21 are both designed for BeiDou/GPS/GLONASS/Galileo receiver applications and are optimized to operate from 1559 to 1606 MHz.  Each device integrates all output matching components, thereby requiring only a single external input matching component.The devices provide high linearity, excellent gain, a high 1 dB input compression point (IP1 dB), and a superior noise figure.


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Two Global Navigation LNA Front-End Modules: SKY65713-11 and SKY65715-81.

SKY65713-11_SKY65715-81Skyworks introduces two global navigation low-noise amplifier front-end modules with integrated filters: the SKY65713-11 and SKY65715-81. Both solutions support products integrating GNSS functionality such as smartphones, personal navigation devices, wearables, machine to machine (M2M) systems, base stations, asset tracking instruments, professional radios and Internet of Things applications. 


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Low-Power Bluetooth® BLE / FEMs: SKY66110-11 and SKY66111-11

SKY66110-11Skyworks offers two low-power Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) front-end modules (FEMs) for connected home, wearable and industrial applications. The SKY66110-11 and SKY66111-11 FEMs operate between 2.4 to 2.485 GHz, with power consumption of only 10 mA in transmit mode. The FEMs more than double the range when compared to a standalone system on chip solution. The SKY66111-11 FEM features adjustable output power.


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BLE Front-End Modules: SKY66110-11 / SKY66111-11

SKY66110-11 SKY66111-11Skyworks offers two low-power Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) front-end modules (FEMs) for connected home, wearable and industrial applications. The SKY66110-11 and SKY66111-11 FEMs operate between 2.4 to 2.485 GHz, with power consumption of only 10 mA in transmit mode. The FEMs more than double the range when compared to a standalone system on chip solution. The SKY66111-11 FEM features adjustable output power.


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Single-Pole, Double-Throw Switch: SKYA2001

SKYA21001Skyworks introduces a single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) switch that is qualified to the Automotive Electronics Council (AEC) Q100 standard. The SKYA2001 features low insertion loss (0.4 dB at 2.4 GHz) and positive voltage operation with very low DC power consumption (10 µA). Its AEC-Q100 qualification supports extended production life requirements. The device is manufactured in an ultraminiature 2.00 x 1.25 mm, 6-pin SC-70 package.


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Ultra-Broadband Low-Noise Amplifier: SKY67159-396LF

SKY67159-396LFSkyworks introduces an ultra-broadband low-noise amplifier (LNA) with superior gain flatness and exceptional linearity.The SKY67159-396LF single stage GaAs pHEMT LNA offers ultra-broadband performance with a single matching circuit, low noise figure and good linearity. On-die active bias design ensures consistent performance over process and temperature variation. The device allows high performance operation at temperatures up to +105 °C.


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Hermetic GaAs IC SPDT Absorptive Switch: ISO13286

ISO13286AngleSkyworks, through its Isolink subsidiary, introduces a low-loss, high performance wideband DC to 8 GHz hermetic GaAs IC single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) absorptive switch. The ISO13286 is ideal for high reliability space, satellite, and defense applications. The device performs with 50 dB isolation at 4 GHz and low loss of 1.5 dB at 4 GHz. Testing is available to the screening requirements of MIL-PRF-38535 Class B and S.


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Hermetic GaAs IC SPST Non-Reflective Switch: ISO13316

ISO13316Skyworks, through its Isolink subsidiary, introduces a low-loss, high performance wideband DC to 6 GHz hermetic GaAs IC single-pole, single-throw (SPST) non-reflective switch. The ISO13316 is ideal for high reliability space, satellite, and defense applications. The device performs with 45 dB isolation at 2 GHz and low loss of  1.1 dB at 6 GHz. The ISO13316 die is produced with Skyworks' GaAs pHEMT process that has shown radiation tolerance to 100 kRad.


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Voltage-Controlled Variable Attenuators Series

SKY1223xSkyworks introduces a series of voltage-controlled variable attenuators (VVAs) which are designed to have excellent third order input intercept point and superb dynamic range. The devices cover operation from 1.45 to 5.0 GHz, and have control voltages ranging from 0 to 5.0 V. The SKY12232-21, SKY12233-11, SKY12235-11 and SKY12236-11 are optimized for use as low distortion, analog attenuators – centered at 1.95, 2.60, 3.15, and 3.8 GHz.


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Step-Up, Three-Channel LED Driver: SKY82896

SKY82896Skyworks introduces a step-up, three-channel LED driver with an I2C interface and pulse width modulation dimming control, offering 10-bit dimming accuracy down to 0%. The SKY82896 features a wide input voltage range of 2.5 to 5.5 V and high-boost switching frequency. Minimal external components reduce the solution size and make the device suitable for LED backlighting in single-cell, Li-Ion battery-based applications.


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Eight Low Noise Variable Gain Receive Modules

SKY653XXSkyworks introduces eight low noise, variable gain receive modules for LTE and WCDMA infrastructure applications requiring low noise and high linearity. The SKY65369-11, SKY65370-11, SKY65371-11, SKY65372-11, SKY65373-11, SKY65374-11, SKY65375-11, and SKY65376-11, which are ideal for all wireless infrastructure OEMs and ODMs, are low noise, highly linear VGA modules that operate in the 700 to 2600 MHz range and feature very low return loss.


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Step-Down, DC-DC Converter: SKY87608-11-577LF

SKY87608Skyworks introduces a step-down, DC-DC converter for automotive, distributed power, industrial, and medical applications. The 28 V, 3 A, non-synchronous SKY87608-11-577LF is also applicable for general purpose, point-of-load, 16, 20, and 28 V voltage regulators. The converter offers prime thermal performance and space savings in addition to addressing the green-power initiative in the non-portable markets.


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Active Bias Ultra Low Noise Amplifier: SKY67103-396LF

SKY67103-396LFSkyworks introduces a 0.5 to 4.0 GHz low-noise amplifier with an active bias, offering excellent return loss, low noise, and high linearity performance for applications including high performance wireless infrastructure, L and S band military radio, SDAR, DBS set-top box, and GPS. The SKY67103-396LF features internal active bias circuitry. The device also offers the ability to externally adjust supply current and gain.


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Double-Throw Switch: SKY13453-385LF

SKY13453-385LFSkyworks Solutions Inc. unveils a single control, SOI, single-pole-double-throw switch.  The compact, 0.01 to 6.0 GHz SKY13453-385LF is intended for mode switching in pre-power amplifier cellular and dual-band WLAN transmit/receive applications. It is a reflective short switch that offers high linearity, maintains low insertion loss and achieves high isolation for both switching paths. 


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PIN Diode Limiter: SKY16601-555LF

SKY16601-555LFAngleSkyworks Solutions Inc. unveils an integrated, single-stage, low-cost PIN diode limiter module to address the growing need for full receiver low-noise amplifier protection in microwave applications. The SKY16601-555LF is a low threshold/insertion loss/distortion module in a surface-mount package meant for use as a passive receiver protector in wireless or other RF systems for frequencies up to 6 GHz. 


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Flip-Chip Packaging

Press Image WiFi with FCP-FINALFlip chip is a type of surface mountable packaging technology that reduces footprint and thickness (compared to conventional packaging), weighs less, is easy to assemble, lowers production costs and improves electrical and thermal performance. Their significant size and weight reduction makes them ideal for use in a variety of mobile devices.


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SKY85702-11 Front-End Module

SKY85702-11Skyworks Solutions Inc. introduces a highly integrated 5 GHz WLAN front-end module for reference designs targeting smartphones and tablets in a 2.5 x 2.5 mm, QFN package.  The SKY85702-11 incorporates a power amplifier and a SPDT transmit and receive switch for mobile/portable 802.11ac applications and systems.


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2110-2170 Single Junction Isolator

SKYFR-000727Skyworks Solutions, Inc.  introduces a 2110-2170 MHz single junction, robust lead isolator in an industry leading, small footprint, 11 x 11 mm surface mount package.  The SKYFR-000727 is ideally suited for various wireless/cellular infrastructure applications including small-cell designs where space constraints exist. The isolator’s insertion loss is < 0.30 dB over an operating temperature range of –40° C to +100° C. 


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SKY87250 µSwitcher™ Step-Down Converter

SKY87250Skyworks Solutions, Inc. introduces a µSwitcher™ step-down converter for space-constrained, portable applications including Bluetooth® headsets, smartphones, digital cameras, hard-disk drives, portable media players and other battery-operated handheld computers/peripherals. The SKY87250 is a highly efficient, low-supply regulator with integrated inductor housed in a compact package.


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Front-End Module: SKY65535-11

SKY65535-11Skyworks Solutions, Inc. unveils a highly integrated, 5 GHz front-end module for wireless connectivity, Bluetooth® and mobile applications that exceeds 802.11n system requirements.  The SKY65535-11 integrates a power amplifier, a low noise amplifier with bypass, and a single-pole-double-throw, transmit/receive switch in a 16-pin, 2.5 x 2.5 mm, quad-flat-no-lead package.


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Ultra-Low Noise Amplifier: SKY67151-396LF

Skyworks SKY67151 Product Release Photo - no logoThe SKY67151-396LF is a GaAs, pHEMT low noise amplifier (LNA) with an active bias, high linearity, superior gain, and industry-leading noise figure performance from 0.7 to 3.8 GHz. It features Skyworks' advanced pHEMT enhancement mode process in a compact 2 mm x 2 mm, 8-pin dual flat no-lead (DFN) package.


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Three High Power SPDTs

SKY12207-478LF_SKY12208-306LF_SKY12210-478LFSkyworks is pleased to unveil three high power SPDT switches for multiple applications. The SKY12207-478LF (0.9 to 4.0 GHz; 50 W), SKY12208-306LF (0.02 to 2.7 GHz; 50 W) and SKY12210-478LF (0.9 to 4.0 GHz; 100 W) deliver transmit/receive and failsafe switching functionality for TD-SCDMA and TD-LTE base stations, as well as land mobile radios and military communication systems.


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Multi-Throw Switches: SKY13414 / SKY13418-485LF

13418-485lfRFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for two new single-pole, multi-throw switches. The SKY13414-485LF is a SP4T and the SKY13418-485LF is a SP8T. Both parts cover a broad frequency range of 100 to 3000 MHz and are pin compatible with each other. The SP8T offers 0.65 dB typical insertion loss with >20 dB of isolation while the SP4T provides 0.55 dB insertion loss and >25 dB isolation.


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Low Noise Amplifiers: SKY67012-396LF / SKY67013-396LF

67012-13Skyworks introduces two new, enhancement mode, low noise amplifiers (LNAs) that offer low noise figure, high linearity, and excellent return loss while drawing very low bias current. The SKY67012-396LF (0.3 – 0.6 GHz) and SKY67013-396LF (0.6 – 1.5 GHz) LNAs are ideal for general purpose industrial, scientific, medical (ISM band), and other high frequency applications.


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Miniature 0402 Varactor Diodes

SMV1247 SMV1248 SMV1263

Skyworks introduces three miniature 0402 varactor diodes for VCO, phase noise and voltage tuned filter applications. The SMV1247-040LF, SMV1248-040LF, and SMV1263-040LF provide small form factor, discrete solutions for a variety of phase and frequency control uses. These miniature, plastic surface mount technology (SMT) diodes have reduced footprints in industry-standard packages.


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Dual-band Front-end Modules

SkyworksLogoModels SKY77517 and SKY77518 are ultra-compact, dual-band transmit GSM/GPRS front-end modules designed for handsets targeted at emerging markets. Designed in low profile, compact form factor, these highly efficient 6 × 8 × 1.2 mm models offer a complete transmit VCO-to-antenna and antenna-to-receive SAW filter solution.


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Three New Attenuators for Infrastructure and WLAN Applications

SkyworksLogoSkyworks has introduced a new family of general purpose gallium arsenide (GaAs) attenuators with excellent distortion performance for various types of linear applications including UMTS, WCDMA, WiMAX and WLAN. These GaAs digital single-positive-control step attenuators are also designed for base station transmitter and receivers, and can be used in radio frequency identification (RFID) transceivers.


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Skyworks’ New Programmable Low-Pass Filters

Skyworks’ new high performance, monolithic, digitally programmable low-pass filters – the SKY73201-364LF for single bands and SKY73202-364LF for dual bands -- are configured as 6th order Butterworth to provide extremely high stop-band isolation while maximizing pass-band flatness and minimizing group delay distortion.
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SMT Discrete Semiconductors

SMS7621_and_SMS7630Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), an innovator of high performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors enabling mobile connectivity, today introduced the industry’s smallest and lowest profile packaged silicon radio frequency (RF) Schottky diodes in a 0201 surface mount technology (SMT) footprint.


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Varactor Diodes

Skyworks introduces two new varactor diodes for use in diverse applications such as mobile handset- based DTV receivers, FM tuners and low phase noise voltage-controlled oscillators.
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MIS Silicon Chip Capacitors

Skyworks Solutions' metal-insulator-semiconductor (MIS) chip capacitors are available in a wide range of capacitance values and die sizes for chip-and-wire circuits requiring DC blocking, RF bypassing or as tuning elements in filters, oscillators and matching networks.
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SMPXXXX-040LF PIN Diodes

New PIN diodes in an industry standard 0402 packaging technology for handset, WLAN, CATV Satcom, land mobile radios, infrastructure, T/R and switching applications.
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Digital Attenuators

Select_Attenuators100Skyworks & RFMW introduces select digital attenuators. With up to 7-bits and 0.25 dB step accuracy, these select digital attenuators operate up to 4 GHz for both RF and IF applications. All attenuators are absorptive in 50 ohm environments and easily cascadable – impedance matching is not needed between attenuators.


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Low Power LNAs

SKY67014-396LF100Skyworks Solutions, Inc. introduced the first in a series of ultra low current, general purpose low noise amplifiers (LNAs) for diverse wireless applications including satellite receiver set-top boxes, Bluetooth® headsets, medically-prescribed hearing aids, advanced meter reading devices and 2.4 GHz wireless local area networks.


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Abrupt Varactor Diode

040LFAngle100Skyworks Solutions Inc. introduces a miniature 0402 abrupt varactor diode for VCO, phase noise, frequency control and voltage tuned filter applications. This small form factor, low profile plastic surface mount technology (SMT) package is ideal for applications requiring low resistance and large capacitance over a narrow 0 to 30 V range in WLAN, CATV LNB, energy management, wireless infrastructure and military markets.


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High Thermal-Dissipative Diode

SMP1345-087LF100Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is pleased to introduce a high-power series PIN diode for large signal transmit and receive switching applications.  This high thermal-dissipative diode combines low insertion loss, very good isolation, fast switching, excellent power handling and low distortion in a very small surface mount package.


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High Gain and High Linearity LNAs

SKY67105-306LF100Skyworks is pleased to introduce a series of high gain, two stage LNAs employing both GaAs pHEMT and GaAs HBT technology that offer very low noise figure, high linearity and excellent return loss in a small, quad flat, 4 mm squared leadless package.  On-die, active-bias design ensures consistent performance and enables unconditional stability.


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Diversity Switches: SKY13352-337LF / SKY13353-337LF

SKY13352-SKY13353-100Skyworks Solutions, Inc. has introduced two double-poles, double-throw diversity switches for 802.11a, b, g, n applications such as routers and access points. The SKY13352-337LF is ideal for high band applications, while the SKY13353-337LF is for low band. These new switches deliver antenna diversity and offer pin-for-pin compatibility, making them ideal for WLAN infrastructure providers.


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DPDT Diversity Switches

SKY13355-13381-374LF100Skyworks has introduced two double-poles, double-throw (DPDT) high-performance; cost-effective diversity switches in industry standard packaging and footprint.  The SKY13355-374LF is a low-power variant and the SKY13381-374LF is a higher P1 dB version for higher linearity applications (in the same pinout).


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GaAs PHEMT LNA

SKY67001-396LF100Skyworks Solutions has introduced a new single stage GaAs PHEMT LNA that offers low noise figure (0.60 dB), very high linearity (23 dBm IIP3), and excellent return loss (14 dB) in a small 2 x 2 mm DFN package.  On-die active bias design ensures consistent performance and enables unconditional stability. 


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Billions of Connections, One Solution

In our corporate brochure, we invite you to learn more about Skyworks and how we are enabling the world’s most innovative devices – facilitating secure, high-speed and “always on” connectivity. Skyworks’ brochure answers your questions about who we are, what we offer and why you should partner with Skyworks.

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Enabling the Internet of Things – Solutions for a Connected World

Skyworks invites you to browse our innovative Internet of Things (IoT) featured products for a broad array of markets and applications – from automotive to the connected home, industrial, machine-to-machine, medical, mobile devices and wearables – Skyworks has connectivity solutions to help you develop and launch your great new ideas.

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New and Featured Products, May 2016

View Skyworks’ New and Featured Products brochure, featuring full specifications for all new products, and highlighted solutions by market. For your convenience, part numbers within the brochure PDF link directly to product information on Skyworks' Web site.

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New and Featured Products Brochure, Spring 2015

View Skyworks’ New and Featured Products brochure for spring 2015, featuring full specifications for all new products, and highlighted solutions by market. For your convenience, part numbers within the brochure PDF link directly to product information on Skyworks' Web site.

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Diversity Receive Modules, February 2015

Skyworks’ family of DRx modules incorporate low loss RF switches, receive SAW filters and LNAs, leveraging the company’s systems level expertise to deliver highly integrated solutions that dramatically enhance downlink data rates in LTE advanced MIMO systems. By amplifying the receive signal, receiver sensitivity and data throughput are improved. As a result, carriers benefit from improved network efficiency and consumers enjoy a more robust data experience.

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SkyOne Ultra Front-end Modules, February 2015

SkyOne® Ultra, the newest addition to the SkyOne® platform, leverages Skyworks’ broad systems expertise resulting in a highly configurable, integrated solution that is optimized for envelope tracking, solves harmonically-related carrier aggregation challenges and delivers the highest power added efficiency in the world.

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SkyOne Mini Front-end Modules, February 2015

SkyOne® Mini, a derivative of the SkyOne® platform, specifically addresses the growing demand for value-oriented solutions in the LTE market by delivering the full functionality associated with the highly integrated SkyOne® devices but at a reduced cost and size.

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Sustainability Report 2014

Complete sustainability report for 2014

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Product Selection Guide Brochure, November 2014

Skyworks' Product Selection Guide offers specifications and block diagrams representing our broad product portfolio for diverse applications. New products are listed in blue/bold. For your convenience, part numbers within the Guide PDF link directly to product information on Skyworks' Web site.

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New Products Brochure, Winter 2014

View Skyworks’ New Products brochure for winter 2014, featuring full specifications for all new products, and highlighted solutions by market. For your convenience, part numbers within the brochure PDF link directly to product information on Skyworks' Web site.

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New Products Brochure, June 2014

View Skyworks’ June 2014 New Products brochure, featuring full specifications for all new products, and highlighted solutions by market. For your convenience, part numbers within the brochure PDF link directly to product information on Skyworks' Web site.

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Product Selection Guide Brochure, June 2014

Skyworks' Product Selection Guide offers specifications and block diagrams representing our broad product portfolio for diverse applications. New products are listed in blue/bold. For your convenience, part numbers within the Guide PDF link directly to product information on Skyworks' Web site.

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DC/DC Converters (Switching Regulators) Product Brief

Skyworks’ broad product portfolio includes high-efficiency, pulse width modulation (PWM) switch-mode voltage regulators ideal for a wide variety of applications such as smartphones, portable navigation devices (PNDs), notebook computers, set-top boxes, digital still cameras, and other portable electronic devices. Step-up and step-down converter solutions are available for a range of output power, optimized in both size and performance for specific power levels.

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Ultra Low Noise Amplifiers White Paper

Want to learn about the performance and characteristics of two new breakthrough, ultra low noise LNAs with best-in-class noise figure? Topics include techniques used in biasing and matching.  A circuit description with information on thermal considerations is also addressed.  Skyworks’ SKY67150-396LF and SKY67153-396LF are designed to cover a wide bandwidth, using two devices with design and performance analyzed from 30 MHz – 4.0 GHz. The package pin-outs for each device are identical, with different application schematics and frequency bands. Read on!

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The Right Design Choice Starts Here!

We invite you to review our new product offering from our broad portfolio for key markets and applications, including product specifications.

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Smart Energy Solutions

Skyworks is committed to supporting designers with leading edge performance products for designs targeted at <170, 410-470, 868-930, and 2400-2500 MHz radios. These solutions are ideal for applications ranging from wireless local area networks (WLAN), automated metering infrastructure (AMI), automated meter reading (AMR), professional mobile radio (PMR), and other ISM band applications. Our portfolio includes front-end modules (FEMs), power amplifiers (PAs) and drivers, low noise amplifiers (LNAs), switches; phase lock loops (PLLs), voltage control oscillators (VCOs), synthesizers, diodes, and power management products. Additional applications include ZigBee® (IEEE 802.15.4), industrial and control unlicensed band radios, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), 802.15.4g, and home security and automation.

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Isolink, Inc. Optocoupler Product Selection Guide

Isolink (a subsidiary of Skyworks Solutions, Inc.) is the leading supplier of high performance and high quality optoelectronic radiation tolerant components worldwide. Founded by veterans in the optoelectronics industry, Isolink is headquartered in Milpitas, California. Isolink’s mission is to provide products and services to the high-reliability, military, aerospace, hybrid, industrial, medical, and telecommunications markets. Isolink specializes in the manufacture of high-performance miniature hybrids and hermetically sealed devices. The company pioneered the miniaturization of some of the most advanced optoelectronic components. Our expertise in optoelectronic components enables us to make products of high quality, achieving high isolation voltages. A hallmark of Isolink’s products is high common mode rejection and radiation tolerance for high demand environments.

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Trans-Tech, Inc. RF Components, Dielectric, and Magnetic Materials

Skyworks Solutions, through Trans-Tech, its industry-leading ceramic products division, designs and manufactures a complete line of RF and microwave components for commercial markets. With over 50 years of experience, we offer a complete line of high quality, low-cost, ceramic-based components for a number of RF and microwave markets including wireless communications, infrastructure, military, cable television, broadband access, circuit miniaturization, technical powder, and ingots. Our tightly controlled processes, from raw materials to forming, firing, finishing, assembly and test, produce the highest quality and the most consistently reproducible components available today for both low and high volume requirements. Our product portfolio includes dielectric resonators and coaxial transmission line elements for DRO and VCO applications, ceramic bandpass filters, ferrite, and garnet material for circulators/isolators.

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Trans-Tech, Inc. Advanced Materials - Thermal and Environmental Barrier Coatings, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Custom Compositions

With over 50 years of advanced ceramic expertise, Skyworks Solutions, through its Trans-Tech advanced materials product line, is the industry leader in technical ceramic materials. With our in-house manufacturing capability, we can deliver materials that range from custom particle size distributions for thermal barrier coatings and fuel cells, to machined precision components. Because we are an independent material supplier, our customers can rest assured that their proprietary material compositions will be kept confidential.

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High Power (40 to 150 W) SPST and SPDT PIN Diode Switches

Skyworks’ family of broadband, high power handling, high linearity, single-pole single-throw (SPST) and single-pole double-throw (SPDT) transmit and receive (T/R) switches deliver low insertion loss and high isolation and are ideal for use in up to 150 W RF input power applications.

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LED Camera Flash Drivers

Skyworks’ power, lighting, and display product portfolio includes industry-leading, light emitting diode (LED) camera flash driver solutions which enable longer battery life and deliver enhanced picture quality for smartphones, tablets, cameras, and other portable devices.

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Accurate System Level Design with Low Noise Amplifier's BlackBox Models

System level simulations are not easy. Adding individual integrated or discrete component’s foundry/supplier kits to the system simulation adds complexity. Through Skyworks’ BlackBox model for the low noise figure SKY67151-396LF LNA, which does not include any extra modeling kits, customers can accurately simulate and predict small and large signal performance.

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Aerospace and Defense Solutions

Skyworks offers RF microwave products for defense and homeland security systems, including radio communications, radars, electronic surveillance, electronic countermeasures, and more.

In addition to our standard consumer off-the-shelf (COTS) product offering, diode product screenings equivalent to up to JANS level of MIL-PRF-19500 and Class K of MIL-PRF-38534 are available.

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CATV / Satcom Solutions

Skyworks offers a broad portfolio of RF / microwave products, including components and subsystems, for CATV / DBS and TV / FTTH systems for video distribution and two-way communications.

We invite you to review the newest product offering for CATV / Satcom applications, including block diagrams and product specifications.

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RF Diode Design Guide

Skyworks is committed to operating under business practices that “meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” Our efforts include policies and programs that encompass a variety of elements including environmental to labor, health and safety, ethics, stewardship, and management systems.

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WiFi Connectivity Solutions

WiFi and Bluetooth® connectivity solutions for mobile devices, computing, networking and home entertainment applications. Our 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, and dual-band products cover WLAN 802.11a,b,g,n, and high throughput 802.11ac standards. The broad portfolio supports a wide range of end products from access point and routers to mobile/portable subscriber equipment.

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Corporate Overview

Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors. Leveraging core technologies, Skyworks supports automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, energy management, GPS, industrial, medical, military, wireless networking, smartphone and tablet applications. Headquartered in Woburn, Mass., Skyworks is worldwide with engineering, manufacturing, sales, and service facilities throughout Asia, Europe and North America.

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Accurate Scalable Capacitance/Current-Voltage Based Lookup-Table Diode Model

Diodes are used in a variety of designs, such as power detector, and ESD protection circuits. It is highly desirable to have good diode model that can accurately predict bias-dependent Sparameters and harmonics. Standard models fail to predict accurate CV dependence and cannot give the right impedance and nonlinearity.

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Multi-device Optimization for Scalable Linear HEMT Model

Scaling rules with unknown coefficients are assumed for each model parameter, which correlated model parameters among different devices. Scalable model can thus be extracted by a multi-device optimization. It is demonstrated with the optimization on nine devices that our approach yields accurate scaling rules for each parameter and very good fitting for each device.

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Improving Front Side Process Uniformity by Back-Side Metallization

The critical parameters in a plasma process include temperature, gas flow, gas chemistries, pressure, and effective power. Each of these parameters modifies the etching or deposition-process characteristics. This paper demonstrates that overall process uniformity can be enhanced by metalizing the backside of the wafer.

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Manufacturing Efficiency Improvement through MBE Recipe Optimization

During the MBE growth process of a pHEMT structure, the growth of buffer layer and superlattice generally take more than 70% of the overall resources and time. Here we focus on the reduction of the MBE growth time by optimizing the buffer and superlattice structures, and discusses the challenges associated with thinning these layers.

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Novel Passivation Ledge Monitor in an InGaP HBT Process

The HBT ledge thickness and quality is vital for device performance and reliability. In this work we report on a measurement technique and test structure for monitoring the emitter passivation ledge based on the use of TaN as a barrier between the InGaP ledge surface and the top metal contact.

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A 5 GHz 0.95 dB NF Highly Linear Cascode Floating-Body LNA in 180 nm SOI CMOS Technology

High data rate wireless local area networks (LAN) have fueled the rapid growth of portable electronics. To keep the overall solution cost of portable devices low, the wireless transceiver should be highly integrated with the baseband as a system-on-chip (SoC) solution, preferably using a low-complexity CMOS process.

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Designing Flexible Software-Defined Radio Architectures

High-performance communications systems utilize digital baseband signal processing, where very little of the signal processing is performed in the analog/RF domain. Such signal processing includes filtering, phase/frequency de-rotation, channel equalization, pulse shaping, and modulation/demodulation. When sampling rates and numeric precision are accounted for, digital signal processing provides ideal functionality.

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Designing Ultra Low Noise Amplifiers for Infrastructure Receiver Applications

Amplifiers used in wireless infrastructure receiver applications have the key requirements of low noise, high linearity, and unconditional stability. In order to meet these needs, Skyworks has developed a new family of low noise amplifiers (LNAs) implemented in 0.5 μm enhancement mode (E-Mode) pHEMT.

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Choosing the Right RF Switches for Smart Mobile Device Applications

Modern smartphones and tablet computers typically incorporate multiple wireless services at different frequency bands ranging from FM radio to LTE. At the same time, an increasing number of designs utilize more than one antenna to enhance sensitivity and suppress cross-talk.

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Basics of Dual Fractional-N Synthesizers/PLLs

The term fractional-N describes a family of synthesizers that allow the minimum frequency step to be a fraction of the reference frequency. Over the years, a number of methods have been proposed to realize fractional-N frequency synthesis that are based on the basic concepts of traditional integer-N synthesis.

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Selecting Ferrite Circulators for Radar Applications

Radar markets continue to forecast positive growth, and Skyworks Solutions offers a range of products designed specifically for these expanding markets, including materials for phase shifter applications and ferrite circulators.

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