RF Communications

Pasternack Debuts Family of X-Band High-Gain Power Amplifiers

Pasternack Enterprises, Inc., of Irvine, California USA, a manufacturer of RF products, has introduced a family of coaxial X band high-gain power amplifiers. The new RF amplifiers are typically employed as driver amplifiers or high power output amplifiers in military, industrial and commercial applications such as telecom infrastructure, radar systems, …

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IQE Supplies GaN-on-Silicon Wafers to SMART-LEES Program

The Singapore-MIT Low Energy Electronic Systems (SMART-LEES) program has recently purchased its first 200mm (8-inch) GaN on Silicon wafers from IQE Plc of Cardiff UK. IQE developed and supplied  the 200mm GaN-on-Silicon High Electron Mobility (HEMT) wafers to the program for new RF device architectures, combined with efficient power control …

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Samsung Selects Anadigics WiFi Solutions for GALAXY Tab Pro

Ultra-Fast 802.11ac Wireless Connectivity in the GALAXY Tab Pro Enabled by Anadigics’ Compact, High-Performance WiFi Front-End ICs Warren, New Jersey USA– Anadigics, Inc.  (the “Company”), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, today announced that the Company’s AWL9293 and AWL9581 802.11ac front-end integrated circuits (FEICs) are enabling WiFi connectivity …

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TriQuint Debuts 130 Watt Solid State Power Amplifier for Satellite Communications

TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. of Hillsboro, Oregon USA, at Satellite 2014 introduced a 130 Watt solid state power amplifier for Ka-band satellite communications. The power amplifier uses TriQuint’s Spatium™ technology. Spatium can produce an average saturated power exceeding 130 watts over the full 27-31 GHz band. The technology also produces linear …

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Skyworks Launches Next-generation SkyOne™ Front-end Solutions

Newest Platforms Support Carrier Aggregation, Additional Frequency Bands and Industry-Leading Basebands with MIPI® Interfaces   Barcelona, Spain– Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that it has unveiled its second-generation SkyOne™ platforms. SkyOne™ is a family of fully optimized, …

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Intel Completes Purchases of Assets from Mindspeed Wireless Infrastructure Business Unit

M/A-COM Technology subsidiary Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. has completed the previously announced sale of its wireless infrastructure business unit’s assets to Intel Corporation. The transaction price was not disclosed. John Croteau, President and Chief Executive Officer of MACOM Technology stated, “This successful strategic divestiture allows MACOM to remain focused on our …

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NXP and EnOcean Use NFC to Simplify Energy Harvesting Wireless in the Smart Home

NXP demonstrates complete wireless smart lighting network at CES 2014, including EnOcean energy harvesting switch, RGB LEDs, and bridge to the Internet of Things Eindhoven, Netherlands and Las Vegas, Nevada – At the 2014 International CES, NXP Semiconductors is demonstrating a wireless smart lighting network designed for ease of installation …

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US Air Force Selects Raytheon's High-bandwidth Satellite Terminal for Secure Communications

The U.S. Air Force selected Raytheon Company for a $134,399,631 contract to develop a terminal that transmits emergency messages to aircrews during nuclear and non-nuclear missions. The company of Marlborough, Massachusetts USA, is the only provider of fielded Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite terminals that protect the military’s most …

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