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e2v Announces First K-Band Digital-to-Analog Converter

The new EV12DS460 from e2v is the world's first DAC to perform signal generation directly at K-Band (18 to 27 GHz), removing the need for signal up-conversion and the costly mixers required to perform this task. The DAC simplifies system architecture and reduces size, weight and power.


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Linear Technology's 60 V dual DC/DC controller

Linear Technology Corp. announces the LTC3886, a 60V input dual output synchronous step-down DC/DC controller with programmable loop compensation and I²C-based PMBus interface. This controller employs a constant-frequency, current-mode architecture with programmable output voltage up to 13.8V. The LTC3886 is ideal for harsh environments requiring a high input voltage range commonly found in factory automation, industrial, medical, communications and avionic applications. 


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Mentor Graphics acquires Berkeley Design Automation to advance nanometer analog/mixed-signal verification

Mentor Graphics Corp. announced that it has acquired Berkeley Design Automation Inc. (BDA), a recognized leader in nanometer analog, mixed-signal, and RF circuit verification. With over one hundred customers worldwide, BDA uniquely addresses nanometer circuit design challenges via its Analog FastSPICE™ unified verification platform and exceptional vertical-application expertise. The acquisition of BDA aligns with Mentor’s goal to deliver technologies with superior performance and automation for the growing challenges of Analog/Mixed-Signal (AMS) verification.


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Anritsu adds TETRA analysis and coverage mapping to LMR Master

Test & Measurement

Anritsu Co. introduces TETRA analyzer and TETRA coverage mapping options to its industry-leading LMR Master™ S412E handheld analyzer. Combining the LMR Master’s best-in-class performance and compact durable design with the new TETRA measuring and analysis tools makes the handheld analyzer the most comprehensive test solution for deploying, installing, and maintaining public safety, transportation, utility and critical communication networks.


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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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