Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom have achieved a landmark data transmission rate by consistently topping 100 Gbps in a trial microwave link over 1.5km. Conducted at the Deutsche Telekom Service Center in Athens, the joint innovation project represents a major technical breakthrough, achieving more than 10 times greater throughput speeds than current commercial solutions on similar 70/80 GHz millimeter wave spectrum.
The International Microwave Power Institute (IMPI), the leading global scientific organization dedicated to non-communication microwave and RF energy applications, announced the formation of a Solid State RF Energy Section. This section will be comprised of IMPI members dedicated to realizing solid-state RF energy’s true potential as a clean, highly efficient and controllable heat and power source.
Pasternack, an Infinite Electronics brand, has released a new line of waveguide antennas designed to address R&D, military/aerospace, experimental radar, test & measurement and wireless communication applications from 40 to 220 GHz.
Mercury Systems Inc. announced it received a $2.1 million order from a leading defense prime contractor for custom-engineered RF amplifiers delivering industry-leading performance required for an advanced naval electronic support program.
In an unexpected move, MACOM announced this morning that Stephen Daly has replaced John Croteau as president and CEO. Daly is a member of MACOM’s board and previously served as president, CEO and chairman of Hittite. MACOM did not disclose what prompted the change, saying only that Croteau resigned May 15 and will serve in an advisory role for the next two months, to assist with the leadership transition.
Industry professionals engaged with Keysight technical experts and executives, and experience live demonstrations May 14 in San Francisco for the first ever Keysight World Americas event. Check out this summary of the event.
Cree plans to invest up to $1 billion to expand its SiC and GaN capacity, by building a state-of-the-art, automated 200 mm SiC fabrication facility and materials “mega factory” at its U.S. headquarters in Durham, North Carolina. To be completed in 2024, the expansion will increase the capacity of both Wolfspeed’s materials and wafer fabrication capacity by 30x.