RF Communications

Qualcomm Technologies RF Front-Ends Gets Design Wins with Google, LG, HTC, Samsung and Sony Mobile

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. a subsidiary of Qualcomm, reported the company got radio frequency front-end (RFFE) design wins with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), including Google, HTC, Samsung, LG, and Sony Mobile. The company says its portfolio of RF front-end platform solutions helps OEMs provide advanced mobile devices at high volumes and …

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FCC Certifies Energous Mid Field WattUp Charging at a Distance Reference Design; Dialog Semiconductor Accelerates WattUp IC Development

Dialog Semiconductor of London, UK, an exclusive supplier of Energous Corporation’s WattUp® integrated circuits (ICs), has announced the hastening of a complete end-to-end production ready WattUp integrate circuit (IC) development roadmap. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certification of the Energous Mid Field WattUp transmitter reference design makes this accelerated development …

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II-VI and USF Complete First Phase of Diamond on Silicon Development Project for 5G

II‐VI Incorporated of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA, reported that in collaboration with the University of South Florida (USF) the company achieved a key research milestone in developing thin-film diamond on silicon technology for 5G wireless communications. Mobile communications service providers plan to enhance their high-speed broadband services with 5G wireless. This …

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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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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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