How GaN is Changing the SATCOM RF Front-End

Solid-state technologies such as gallium nitride (GaN) are transforming satellite communications (satcom). GaN’s advantages of high RF power, low DC power consumption, high reliability and smaller size (which reduces system weight) are opening new markets and revolutionizing the RF front-end (RFFE) in existing satcom applications.

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Richardson Electronics and Cornell Dubilier sign global distribution agreement

 Richardson Electronics, Ltd. announced a new global distribution agreement with Cornell Dubilier Electronics (CDE), a manufacturer of quality, high-performance capacitors used in demanding industrial applications. The agreement aligns with CDE’s efforts to advance capacitor technology for new applications, with Richardson Electronics’ global sales team supporting these new opportunities. 

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Sarantel Helps Improve GPS Receiver Designs

The Sarantel SL1203C antenna’s integrated O-Ring improves upon an already rugged, waterproof and dust-proof design of the SL1203A. It still weighs-in at only 13.4 grams, including the built-in SMA Plug. An integral DC block allows direct connection to receivers with DC voltage on the RF input. Package dimensions: 14...
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Richardson Adds Powerex Diode Module

The new 1000 Amp Free-Wheel Diode Module from Richardson can be used to add increased free-wheeling diode capability across Powerex’s standard IGBT product lines. The QRS061K001 high-current fast diode module was developed for use on 230 V AC lines (or 340 V DC lines) and has an average current...
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