Opto/RF Communications

Aixtron Delivers CRIUS MOCVD System to SEDI

The German firm, Aixtron SE reported that the company shipped a CRIUS MOCVD system with 4-inch wafer configuration to Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations, Inc. (SEDI) of Japan.SEDI intends to use the system to boost production of GaN-on-SiC (gallium nitride on silicon carbide) devices for RF data transfer applications such as …

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Finisar Adds to Family of High-Speed Photodetectors

Finisar of Sunnyvale, California USA added a new member to its family of high-speed photodetectors. The company says that the new 100GHz Balanced Detector (BPDV4121) can enable next generation of Optical Test and Measurement equipment. The photodetector enables operating frequencies of over 100GHz and offers coherent signal detection and characterization …

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SMT Packaged Millimeterwave Switch for 5G from MACOM

MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. of Lowell, Massachusetts USA, added an SMT Packaged Millimeterwave Switch to its selection of components and integrated modules for 5G wireless infrastructure. MACOM designed the new SMT packaged MASW-011098 millimeterwave (mmW) switch, which is suited for 28GHz, 37GHz and 39GHz frequency bands, to meet the bandwidth …

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Qualcomm Launches Suite of RF Front-end Solutions

Qualcomm Incorporated reported that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), introduced a suite of complete RF front-end (RFFE) solutions. The latest additions to the RF360™ family of RFFE products includes the firm’s first gallium arsenide (GaAs) power amplifier modules (QPA4360, QPA4361 QPA5460, and QPA5461). The new RF360™ products also include …

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Qorvo Introduces RF Front Ends for LTE Power Class 2

Qorvo of Greensboro, North Carolina launched a portfolio of RF front ends for LTE Power Class 2. LTE Power Class 2 is also known as high-performance user equipment (HPUE). According to Qorvo, smartphones incorporating its RF front ends can combine the coverage advantages of mid-band spectrum and the capacity and …

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Source Photonics Expands Investment in 10G PON OLT and ONU

Source Photonics, based in West Hills, California, has expanded investments in its 10G PON Optical Line Terminal (OLT) and Optical Network Unit (ONU) product lines. The company intends to use the increased investment for the anticipated fixed access network upgrade cycle from Ethernet Passive Optical Networks (EPON) and Gigabit Passive …

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