Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), the global wireless and broadcast infrastructure specialist, announced the launch of its Class 4 microwave antenna line. Its Class 4 antennas provide the market’s best RF performance and allow mobile operators to deploy new microwave links even in ultra-dense areas where high levels of interference are present.
Rice University researchers have won $2.4 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct the most extensive experimental research yet of wireless technology that uses 100 or more antennas per base station to send tightly focused beams of data to each user, even as they move.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced that the company has received clearance on the proposed transaction of the sale of its RF Power business to Jianguang Asset Manangement Co. Ltd. (“JAC Capital”) from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). The divesture of the RF Power business is a condition for NXP’s merger with Freescale Semiconductor.
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.
Cobham recently received a series of orders from BAE Systems for microelectronic products totaling approximately $51 million for the F-35 Lightning II platform. The work will be performed by Cobham Microelectronic Solutions, a business unit of the Cobham Advanced Electronics Solutions sector.
Qorvo®, a leading provider of core technologies and RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications, announced Qorvo has received its first production orders for the Company's recently launched multiplexer solutions. Qorvo's high-performance, highly integrated multiplexer solutions are designed to simplify and accelerate the adoption of carrier aggregation (CA) in 4G LTE-Advanced devices.
Zentech Manufacturing is pleased to announce the addition of the Nordson DAGE Xi3400 AXI system. If your product design utilizes Bottom Terminated Components (BTC), such as BGA's, uBGA's, QFN's and LGA's — these components cannot be adequately inspected after assembly without 3D X-Ray. Zentech is the first electronics contract manufacturer in the region to offer the capabilities of the Xi3400.
Texas Instruments (TI) announced the availability of the next device in the SimpleLink™ ultra-low power platform, designed to help customers easily add ultra-low power, long-range connectivity to their Internet of Things (IoT) designs. The new SimpleLink Sub-1 GHz CC1310 wireless microcontrollers (MCUs) offers up to 20 years of battery life for building and factory automation, alarm and security, smart grid and wireless sensor network applications.