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RFMD® Selected By Samsung

RF Micro Devices Inc. (RFMD®), a leader in the design and manufacture of high performance semiconductor components, announced it has captured design wins on more than 10 upcoming Samsung 3G handsets, supporting Samsung's anticipated growth in 3G handset sales. Based upon current customer forecasts, RFMD anticipates volume shipments to...
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Agilent Announces HiSIM_HV Model Extraction Package

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the release of the HiSIM_HV Model Extraction Package for advanced high voltage metal oxide semiconductor (HVMOS) device models. The package, for use with Agilent’s Integrated Circuit Characterization and Analysis Program (IC-CAP) software platform, provides an easy-to-use, efficient and customizable method for measuring and extracting accurate...
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VCO Design Tutorial: Part 1

Introduction A voltage controlled oscillator or VCO is an oscillator that can be frequency controlled by an external voltage. The external voltage is called a tuning voltage and it is typically connected to a voltage variable capacitor (varactor) within the resonant oscillator circuit. As the voltage changes, the capacitance...
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Lime Microsystems Joins the Femto Forum

Fabless semiconductor company Lime Microsystems has joined the Femto Forum, the independent industry and operator association that supports femtocell deployment worldwide. The Forum promotes the adoption of femtocell technologies through open standards, market education and ecosystem development. Lime Microsystems’ technology is ideally suited to femtocells as its reconfigurable multi-band...
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Agilent to Work with Delft University of Technology

Agilent Technologies announced that it will collaborate with the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands to research large-signal and sub-mm-wave characterization techniques. "Agilent has been one of our biggest and most reliable supporters for the past two decades," said Leo de Vreede, associate professor in the research school...
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EuMC: The 38th European Microwave Conference 2008

Amsterdam, 28-30 October 2008
The 38 th European Microwave Conference (EuMC) that will be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 28 to 30 October, is the core of European Microwave Week 2008, the largest event in Europe dedicated to microwave electronics. The European Microwave Conference is the premier forum for the presentation of...
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PulseCore Semiconductor Taps Tektronix

Tektronix Inc. , a worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, announced that PulseCore Semiconductor has successfully used a full suite of Tektronix test instrumentation to test and validate its recently announced USB 2.0 integrated circuit (IC). The new PulseCore IC is the first in the industry to...
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Inphi and Sierra Monolithics Demonstrate Interoperability

Inphi® Corp. , a leader in analog performance and signal integrity, announced the successful interoperability demonstration of its market leading 40G DQPSK modulator driver with Sierra Monolithics (SMI), a leader in 40 Gbps SerDes, multiplexer and clock multiplier unit (MUX/CMU). The result of this demonstration is the industry’s first...
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