Industry News

GaAs Powered Digital CATV Revolution

Digital CATV services will generate higher performance requirements from infrastructure components that will be suited to GaAs semiconductor capabilities, according to the latest Strategy Analytics study, “GaAs Will Drive Digital CATV Revolution.” By 2009, GaAs-based MMICs and hybrids will account for 75 percent of the total semiconductor content in...
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Around the Circuit

Dr. Don Parker Dr. Don Parker , one of the most respected leaders in the microwave profession, died on February 2, 2005. He was 71 years old. He was born in Ogden, UT, and graduated from Brigham Young University with a BSEE in 1956. He received his Master’s in...
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The Book End

Nonlinear Microwave Circuit Design F. Giannini and G. Leuzi John Wiley & Sons Ltd. 402 pages; $125 ISBN:0-470-84701-8 While the field of nonlinear microwave circuits is still open to investigations, many basic concepts and design principles are already well established. This book presents the theory and practical design methodology...
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New Products

New Waves: Amplifiers and Oscillators
SATCOM Low Noise Amplifier The model APTW4-18002650-2510-42 is a waveguide (WR-42) amplifier that offers an operating frequency of 18 to 26.5 GHz, an ultra low noise figure of 2.2 dB (191.3°K) maximum and a minimum output power of +10 dBm (+20 dBm IP3). An optimized BW from 17.8 to...
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New Literature

Solutions Brochure This brochure details the company’s semiconductor solutions for RF and microwave communications. It highlights manufacturing technologies including film bulk acoustic resonator, gallium arsenide PHEMT and enhancement mode PHEMT and silicon. Agilent Technologies Inc., Palo Alto, CA (800) 235-0312, Product Brochure This brochure highlights the company’s design...
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