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.
This year's IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting ran 7–12 July in Atlanta. Microwave Journal spent a day at the conference, largely checking in with exhibitors, and files this summary.
In a move to expand its product portfolio and market position and a departure from its long RF history, Qorvo plans to acquire Active-Semi International, a private fabless supplier of programmable analog power solutions.
NI Week, the annual confab in Austin held by National Instruments, is an inspiring mix of new products, customer testimonials, LabVIEW developer conference and engineering geek out, blended with NI’s high energy enthusiasm and Austin’s “weird” charm. Here's a recap of this year's event.
In an ironic twist, Cree has purchased Infineon’s RF power business for €345 million, a year after Infineon’s attempt to buy Cree’s Wolfspeed RF business was blocked by the U.S. government, citing national security concerns.
After years of talking about 5G at Mobile World Congress, it's here and happening faster than expected. Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri shared his perspective on the eve of the 2018 conference, including five predictions for the rest of the year.
MACOM and STMicroelectronics (ST) are teamed to commercialize MACOM’s RF GaN on Si technology, with ST becoming a second source and adding capacity to MACOM’s GaN fab in Lowell, Massachusetts. A formal agreement between the two companies gives MACOM exclusive rights to use its technology for mobile phone, wireless base station and commercial telecommunications infrastructure applications and ST a license to use the technology for RF power applications, such as solid-state cooking, automotive spark plugs and industrial lighting.