MACOM Announces mmWave T/R Switch Targeting 5G

MACOM announced a surface-mount packaged SPDT switch developed to be used as a T/R switch in 5G demonstration systems operating at 28, 37 and 39 GHz.

The MASW-011098 is fabricated using MACOM's patented AlGaAs process and achieves 1.17 dB insertion loss and 38 dB isolation with 7 W power handling.

MACOM is exhibiting at Mobile World Congress in Hall 8.1, Room CC8.15 from February 27 through March 2, 2017.

Read More

MACOM announces fourth generation GaN technology

Next-generation GaN on Silicon technology rivals performance of GaN on Silicon Carbide, offering greater than 70% efficiency and 19dB Gain at a cost structure below incumbent LDMOS technology

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave, millimeterwave and photonic semiconductor products, announced its fourth generation of Gallium Nitride on Silicon (GaN on Si) technology.

Read More

MACOM designs Ka-Band MMIC power amplifier with NI AWR Design Environment

MACOM designers used NI AWR Design Environment™ software inclusive of Microwave Office circuit design software, AXIEM 3D planar EM simulator, Analyst™ 3D FEM simulator, and APLAC harmonic balance (HB) simulator to successfully design and simulate a 4 W Ka-band PA using a 2 mil thick 0.15 um GaAs pseudomorphic high-electron mobility transistor (pHEMT) process.

Read More

MACOM announces industry’s first highly integrated plastic packaged control MMIC for commercial radar applications

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products, announced the industry’s first integrated core chip for the 8 to 11 GHz frequency range. Containing 6-bits of phase control, 6-bits of attenuation control and 26 dB of gain, MACOM’s Core Chip is an easy to use serial/parallel interface in a surface mount QFN package. Ideal for commercial radar applications, this integrated MMIC enables radar systems in early detection and warning for severe impending weather.

Read More

MACOM's RoadScape technology allows vehicles to predict the future

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (MACOM), (MTSI) a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions, introduced RoadScape at the Telematics Detroit Show in Novi, Michigan. RoadScape, MACOM’s innovative technology, provides highly accurate position, direction, and time information, enabling a new era of location and situational awareness for the automotive and transportation industry – allowing industrial and commercial vehicles to “predict the future.”

Read More