Pasternick Introduces Affordable Coaxial-packaged RF Amplifiers

Pasternack of Irvine, California USA, has released a new line of affordable coaxial-packaged RF amplifiers. Both of the newly released low noise and gain block amplifiers cover wide octave frequency bands from 9 KHz to 3 GHz. Pasternack has priced all of these new amplifiers at less than $500.00 USD…

3M Licenses TransFlexALDTM spatial ALD and Barrier Materials from Lotus Applied Technology

3M has entered into a licensing agreement with Lotus Applied Technology. The agreement will give 3M access Lotus’s TransFlexALDTM spatial Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) and barrier materials patent portfolio. Lotus Applied Technology (Lotus) asserts that its TransFlexALD technology enables high-speed, low-cost atomic layer deposition of single layer “ultra-barrier” coatings on…

Researchers Use IQE GaN-on-SiC Epiwafers to Achieve Highest Reported Power Density for X-band and Ka-band Simultaneously

IQE of Cardiff, UK has reportedly supplied commercially ready 100mm gallium nitride (GaN) on silicon carbide (SiC) epiwafers that achieved record results for both high gain and high power density transistor devices. IQE reports that its 100mm GaN-on-SiC epiwafers for the first time are enabling flexible monolithic microwave integrated circuit…

Advantech Wireless Introduces GaN-based 50-Watt X-Band SSPB/BUC for Mobile Military Applications

Advantech Wireless of Montreal, Canada has released its Second Generation Gallium Nitride (GaN) Technology-based 50-Watt X-Band Solid State Power Block/Block UpConverter (SSPB/BUC) for tactical mobile military applications. The company says that its Second Generation GaN based 50W X-band SSPBs are weatherproof and feature a compact cooling enclosure for outdoor operation.…

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Infinera Unifies End-to-End Product Portfolio and Introduces New Platforms for Surging Metro 100G Market

Sunnyvale, California USA – Infinera introduced a new unified Intelligent Transport Network product portfolio to address the surge in demand forecast for metro 100 gigabit per second (Gb/s) packet-optical networking solutions in 2016. Mobile, video and cloud-based services are driving a transformation of metro packet-optical networks from 10 Gb/s to …

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TRUMPF to Open Laser Diode Subsidiary in Berlin

TRUMPF of Berlin, Germany, plans to open a new subsidiary for the advanced engineering of laser diodes. The new subsidiary will be in proximity to, and will collaborate closely with, the Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik (FBH) and other facilities and experts. The company’s close cooperation between research and industry hopes …

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Panasonic Develops 4.5 W Blue-Violet Laser

Panasonic Corporation based in Osaka, Japan reported that it has developed a 4.5 W output blue-violet semiconductor laser. According to the company, the output power of 4.5 W is 1.5 times higher than the output of a conventional laser even at 60ºC, the maximum operating temperature for lasers in general.Panasonic …

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Emcore Adds to Portfolio of Laser Diode and APD Optical Chips

Emcore Corporation of Alhambra, California USA has expanded its portfolio of laser diode and Avalanche Photodiode (APD) optical chips for the uncooled digital datacom and high-speed telecom Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) applications. Emcore’s latest chip series supports data rate transmissions of between 2.5 Gbps to 12.5 Gbps …

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