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LDMOS Linearity and Reliability

Introduction to a self-aligned shadow isolated LDMOS device designed to improve linearity and reliability
Technical Features LDMOS Linearity and Reliability Laterally diffused metal-oxide-semiconductor (LDMOS) devices have been available as high power, low frequency amplifiers for almost three decades. The original devices had problems with linearity and reliability. More recent developments have improved the device performance and make LDMOS suitable in cellular base station...
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Q- and V-band MMIC Low Noise Amplifiers

Demonstration of a design method for Q- and V-band low noise amplifiers based on a distributed pHEMT model and exact simulation
Technical Feature Q- and V-band MMIC Low Noise Amplifiers This article describes MMIC low noise amplifiers for millimeter-wave applications using 0.15 µ m pHEMT technology. The design emphasis is on the active device model. The deficiency of conventional device models is identified. A distributed device model has been adapted...
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A 2.4 GHz Polarization-diversity Planar Printed Dipole Antenna for WLAN and Wireless Communication Applications

Presentation of the design simulation, fabrication and measured performance of a 2.4 GHz polarization-diversity planar printed dipole antenna for wireless communication applications
Technical Feature A 2.4 GHz Polarization-diversity Planar Printed Dipole Antenna for WLAN and Wireless Communication Applications This article presents the design simulation, fabrication and measured performance of a 2.4 GHz polarization-diversity printed dipole antenna for wireless communication applications. Two orthogonal printed dipole antennas, each with a microstrip via-hole balun...
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Fibercom Clock Timing - A Review of PLL Solutions

Presentation of the emergence of photonic timing devices using phase-locked loops (PLL) for signal generation with challenges in jitter performance, size, power and cost
Tutorial Fibercom Clock Timing - A Review of PLL Solutions Bar-Giora Goldberg Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. San Diego, CA The fiber optics telecommunications market (called here photonics) has experienced huge growth in the last few years. Being a two-level digital transmission format, the requirements for clocking, timing, retiming and sometimes...
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New Products

New Products COMPONENTS Aluminum Nitride Leaded Terminations These AlN packages directly replace existing BeO packages with comparable data in the areas of RF performance, power dissipation, adhesion of metal and resistive films, superior thermal performance, low dielectric constant and electrical resistivity. The terminations feature SWR of 1.25 (max) and...
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Around the Circuit

Around the Circuit INDUSTRY NEWS EMX Corp. has completed the sale of the business and assets of its subsidiary American Silicon Products Inc. (ASP) to Exsil Inc. , a subsidiary of Rockwood Specialties Inc. NEC Electronics (Europe) has announced a reorganization of its business structure. NEC's operations are now...
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New Literature

New Literature Product Brochure This six-page brochure features the base-model CS2010 system, including the signal generator mainframe with 14 bit DAC and 512 MB of high speed memory, sample clock synthesizer, US Cellular output bandpass filter, "I/Q Import" and "Real Import" modulation modules, Pentium processor with 128 MB RAM,...
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Workshops & Courses

Workshops & Courses Advanced Design Seminars Topics: The company's new spectral-domain system simulator, SPECTRASYS, is presented. Focus will be on practical implementations of systems using SPECTRASYS to detect signal peak paths, conducted emissions, adjacent channel distortion and channel power measurements. Site: Washington, DC Date: May 30, 2002 Contact: Eagleware...
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News From Washington

News From Washington ARINC Earns Repeat Award for Small Business Assistance For a second consecutive year, ARINC Inc. has earned the rating of "outstanding" for its efforts in support of small businesses. In 2000, and again in 2001, the US Small Business Administration has awarded ARINC its highest rating...
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International Report

International Report New EW for UK SF Helicopters The UK's Ministry of Defence is close to procuring a combined radar and laser warning system from Israeli contractor Elisra Electronics for use aboard the Royal Air Force's eight Chinook Mk 3 Special Forces (SF) support helicopters. The Mk 3 Chinook...
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