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Demand for SiC and GaN Propels Wolfspeed’s Growth

Reflecting strong demand for SiC and GaN, Wolfspeed’s fourth fiscal quarter (Q4) revenue grew 34 percent sequentially and 81 percent year-over-year (Y/Y) to $110 million. For the full fiscal year, Wolfspeed’s revenue was $329 million, 49 percent above the revenue achieved in fiscal 2017.

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TTI Inc. to Acquire RFMW Ltd.

TTI Inc., an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, announced a letter of intent to acquire RFMW Ltd., a privately held, RF/microwave distributor headquartered in San Jose. Joel Levine will continue to serve as president of RFMW, reporting to TSG president Michael Knight.

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NGC Delivers 1st GaN G/ATOR System to USMC

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NGC) has delivered the first AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR), incorporating advanced high-power and high efficiency GaN antenna technology to further improve the system’s operational capabilities.

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Bridging the Gap Between RF Front-End Module Characterization and Production Test With the Semiconductor Test System

With the modern mobile device revolution, semiconductor suppliers are challenged to increase capability, integration, and performance while reducing time to market. Test needs a new approach based on an open, flexible platform at significantly lower cost. NI is bridging this gap by building on the stability and capability of the PXI platform to deliver off-the-shelf modular technology to both the characterization and production engineer.