Opto/RF Communications

Brolis Establishes R&D Division in Belgium

Lithuania-based company UAB Brolis Semiconductors announced the incorporation of a new research and development division, Brolis Semiconductors BVBA in Ghent, Belgium. The Belgian division intends to design and develop advanced integrated photonic systems that combine Brolis proprietary III-V technology for long-wave infrared light sources and the technology for CMOS compatible photonic …

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Infineon Releases Complete Radar Chipset Solution

Infineon recently made available to early adopters a complete radar chipset solution. The chipset solution includes a high-performance multicore microcontroller with a dedicated sensor processing unit, a 77/79 GHz Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit (MMIC), and a safety power supply. Complete radar chipset also includes a new RF radar single-chip transceiver. …

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Mitsubishi Electric to Launch Ka-Band GaN PA for Satellite Earth Stations

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation of Tokyo, Japan, reported that it plans to introduce a Ka-band (26-40GHz) 8W gallium nitride (GaN) power amplifier for satellite earth stations. The high-electron mobility transistor (HEMT) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) amplifier, designated the MGFG5H3001, offers low distortion and an output power rating of 8W. The …

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Wolfspeed Amplifies its Industry-Leading GaN RF Technology and GaN-on-SiC Foundry Services at CSICS 2017

Wolfspeed, a Cree Company — a global leader in wide bandgap semiconductor technology and the premier provider of the most field-tested SiC power and GaN-on-SiC RF solutions in the world — is amplifying the state-of-the-art in RF amplifier technology, as well as showcasing the industry’s leading GaN-on-SiC commercial foundry services, …

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Win Semiconductors Advanced GaAs Platform Enables Single-Chip 5G Front-end Modules

WIN Semiconductors Corp of Taiwan, a pure-play compound semiconductor foundry, reports that its PIH1-10 advanced GaAs platform enables fully integrated single-chip solutions for 5G front-end modules. The company’s PIH1-10 process integrates monolithic PIN diodes, which provide power switching through 50GHz, into a 100GHz ft pseudomorphic HEMT platform. Win Semiconductors says …

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Energous Introduces Near Field WattUp Wireless Charging Solution

Energous Corporation the creator of the WattUp®, an innovative wire-free charging solution that offers over-the-air power-at-a-distance, today announced the release of a new, high-power, Near Field WattUp charging solution. WattUp differs from older wireless charging technologies in that it can deliver contained power, at a distance, to multiple devices. The …

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