Power Devices/Amplifiers

Mission Microwave Accelerates Production Deliveries of 200 Watt Ka-Band PAs

Mission Microwave Technologies of Sante Fe Springs, California, reported that it is has completed the initial delivery and qualification testing of its 200 Watt Ka-Band (30 GHz) Gallium Nitride (GaN) based products for a U.S.-based technology integrator. Mission Microwave is providing individual amplifiers and redundant systems based on its Titan …

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Akash Systems Raises $3.1 million in Seed Round Funding

Akash Systems, Inc., a company focused on enabling smarter and lighter satellite systems, announced that it has raised $3.1 million and closed its seed round funding. The seed funding round was Led by Khosla Ventures and also included Social Capital, Data Collective, Ruvento Ventures, Sriram Krishnan, and Backstage Capital. The …

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IXYS Corporation Acquired by Littlefuse

Littelfuse, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois announced the completed acquisition of IXYS Corporation. IXYS is a maker of medium- to high-voltage power semiconductor components for applications including industrial, communications, consumer and medical devices. After the transaction’s close, IXYS founder Dr. Nathan Zommer was appointed to the Littelfuse Board of Directors, increasing …

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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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Infineon Publishes Wireless Charging Reference Designs

Infineon has released a series of reference designs for inductive and resonant wireless charging solutions for cars, at home, or in public places. These reference designs can be used for smartphones, wearables, medical and industrial devices with the company’s AURIX and XMC microcontrollers. Wireless Charging Reference Design Supports 15W Charging Standard …

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