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Sivers IMA Develops 5G mmWave Beamformer ICs

Sivers IMA plans to begin sampling two beamformer ICs designed for the 24 and 28 GHz 5G bands. The RFICs integrate a pair of four-channel transmit and receive paths to support antenna arrays with horizontal and vertical polarization.

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Custom MMIC Begins New Chapter As Part of Qorvo

Q&A with Roger Hall, GM of Qorvo's High Performance Solutions, and Paul Blount, founder of Custom MMIC

With Qorvo completing the acquisition of Custom MMIC, Microwave Journal wanted to understand how Custom MMIC will merge into Qorvo. So we asked Roger Hall, general manager of Qorvo’s High Performance Solutions (HPS) business, and Paul Blount, the founder of Custom MMIC.

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Qorvo Helping Validate mmWave in Handsets

Qorvo's mobile products segment is helping validate the use of mmWave in the handset, building prototypes to demonstrate the capability and assess the effects of thermal dissipation and power efficiency. Although multiple carriers have deploying mmWave, Eric Creviston, president of the mobile segment, said mmWave in the handset has not yet been proven.

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