Opto/RF Communications

XY Findables Employs Skyworks Front-End Modules for BLE

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. of Irvine, California USA, reported that its connectivity solutions enable next-generation tracking devices, a new and exciting Internet of Things application. Specifically, XY Findables, a maker of nearable technology has adopted Skyworks’ high efficiency, front-end systems to increase battery life and almost double the range compared to …

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Skyworks Launches Multi-band WiFi Front-End Platform for Wireless and IoT Applications

Skyworks Solutions introduces SkyOne WiFi

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. of Irvine, California USA, introduced a new line of highly integrated wireless networking options for mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystems. The new SkyOne® WiFi suite brings together Skyworks’ integration expertise and 802.11ac technology to give customers a comprehensive front-end module in a single, compact footprint. …

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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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