RF GaN on Silicon: The Best of Two Worlds

In this technical article, the authors explain how advances in GaN on Si position the technology as a very strong contender for the RF PAs in 5G radios by combining the best of both worlds: competitive performance paired with large economies of scale. Learn how this is being accomplished now in production including measured results.

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Infineon presents world’s smallest plug-and-play NFC security module for smart wearables

From fitness trackers and smart keys to chains, watches or wristbands – wearable manufacturers are challenged to equip even the smallest of devices with security and NFC technologies. The solution lies in a unique NFC security module series launched by Infineon Technologies AG in collaboration with Beijing-based Mobile Payment Solutions Co. Ltd. (MPS).

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Infineon builds new factory in Wuxi, China to accelerate smart manufacturing initiative

Infineon Technologies AG announced the set-up of its second factory in Wuxi, China on the occasion of its 20th anniversary of operation in China. The new factory is scheduled for rollout at the end of 2016. It comprises a total investment of nearly USD 300 million, engaging an area of 36,000 square meters. An addition of about 2,500 jobs is anticipated upon ramp-up of all the production lines.

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Infineon ramps production of chipsets for millimeter wave backhaul

Infineon Technologies has started the production of its BGTx0 chipsets for wireless backhaul communication systems. The transceiver family provides a complete radio frequency (RF) front-end for wireless communication in 57-64 GHz, 71-76 GHz, or 81-86 GHz millimeter wave bands. Paired with a baseband/modem, the system solution requires less space, offers improved reliability and lower cost for the critical wireless backhaul links needed in mobile base stations that support LTE/4G networks.

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Ultra-high Linearity GaAs Mixers

A new generation of mixers with outstanding intermodulation performance, minimum space requirements and remarkably low LO power levels
Ultra-high Linearity GaAs Mixers Infineon Technologies AG Munich, Germany Mixers are common devices in modern communication and signal processing systems. They can serve as up- and downconverters and are combined in modulators for different balanced or unbalanced configurations. Current consumption, IP3 performance and conversion loss are critical factors in...
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