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RFMD releases 2.4 GHz band single-chip Zigbee front-end module

RF Micro Devices Inc. (RFMD), a designer and manufacturer of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, announced the release of the RFFM6201, a 2.4 GHz band single-chip Zigbee® front-end module (FEM) featuring an integrated power amplifier, low noise amplifier and diversity switch.
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An ideal RF Power Technology for ISM, Broadcast and Commercial Aerospace Applications

RF laterally diffused MOS (LDMOS) is currently the dominant device technology used in high-power RF power amplifier (PA) applications for frequencies ranging from 1 MHz to greater than 3.5 GHz. This paper will include device and design considerations that specifically target enhancing ruggedness performance. The features of the products using this platform will also be presented.

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Using Smart People to Form Future Mobile Wireless Networks

As demand for high data rate applications on the move continues to rise, cellular network and mobile hardware designers will continue to vigorously push the boundaries on the maximum rate at which information can be transmitted over wireless communications channels. One exciting possibility to supplement mobile communications is to...
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RF Driven Plasma Lighting: The Next Revolution in Light Sources

This article presents an overview of the relative merits of an innovation in the field of light sources, namely RF Lighting, with respect to incumbent technologies. The challenges this new light source poses for high-power RF Si LDMOS, the key enabling...
Lighting is about illuminating our world for a purpose. Whether it be for identification, recognition, beautification, accentuation, decoration, orientation, safety, security or ambience, the associated quest runs for ever more efficient, longer-lasting and sun-like light sources. Efficiency is reducing the amount of energy required to create certain amounts of...
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