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Metal Alloy Strip Resistors

February 25, 2005 9:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Providing design engineers with a rugged surface mount current-sense device capable of handling high current loads, TT electronics IRC Wirewound and Film Technologies Division has developed a low resistance (< 2 mΩ), surface mount metal strip resistor rated for 45 A of current at 1 W while exhibiting low inductance and low TCRs....

Coated Choke

February 25, 2005 9:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

J.W. Miller Magnetics introduces the 79F series conformal coated choke, featuring a miniature size of 0.10 inches in diameter and 0.16 inches length. The series is suited for a range of applications including telecommunications, computers and computer peripherals, EMI filters, consumer electronics, car navigation systems, and game consoles....

AMCs in the Wireless Infrastructure

February 25, 2005 8:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Advanced Mezzanine Card is the next generation mezzanine card optimized for AdvancedTCA. It is designed to enhance the modularity value proposition of AdvancedTCA and extend performance scalability beyond today's PMC architecture. By René Torres and Mark Summers The use of PMCs has traditionally enabled telecommunications equipment manufacturers to implement a large variety of embedded processors, digital signal processors, networ...


A Practical System Model for the AFE of a Low-IF Receiver

February 25, 2005 7:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

New single RF mixer, low- or zero-IF output receivers eliminate the need for external SAW filters, thereby lowering system costs and power consumption. By Bart DeCanne In recent years, the trend toward on-chip integration of complete RF radio receivers has challenged the hegemony of the superheterodyne radio architecture....

DSP Synthesis Tool

February 25, 2005 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

The AccelChip DSP Synthesis 2004.6 is a AccelWare Advanced Math Toolkit with Matrix Inversion and Factorization. It is used to generate hardware implementations of complex algorithms used in wireless communications applications. The intellectual property cores includes Reed-Solomon decoding. Native Galois field support is also present....

Synchronous Rectifier

February 25, 2005 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

ON Semiconductor announces a self-contained synchronous rectifier. The NIS6111 is a high speed, high efficiency hybrid rectifier that couples a high speed comparator and MOSFET driver with a power MOSFET to create a diode with the same forward-drop characteristics as a MOSFET. The low forward drop and fast switching of the NIS6111 improve efficiency and eliminate bulky heat sinks....

Multi-Standard Test System

February 25, 2005 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Aeroflex launches a development and conformance test system that can test applications running on all major cellular phones including GSM/EGPRS and W-CDMA. The Aeroflex Air Interface Monitor Emulator/Applications Test (AIME/AT) conformance test system can be used for all major phone types. The AIME/AT test system can be used for live network testing or in conjunction with any of Aeroflex's GSM, W-CDMA, and CDMA protocol test systems for det...

Low Noise Synthesizers

February 25, 2005 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Micro Lambda Wireless announces their wideband low noise frequency synthesizers. The models include the MLSE-0220 covering 2.0 GHz to 20.0 GHz and the MLSE-0122 covering 1.0 GHz to 22.0 GHz, each in 1 Hz steps. These synthesizers feature low phase noise performance while offering the user many options, including: output power leveling to within ± 1 dB and 0....


Design Kit

February 25, 2005 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

MagnaChip Semiconductor announces a Process Design Kit (PDK) supporting Agilent's RF Design Environment (RFDE) electronic design automation (EDA) software. MagnaChip's PDK contains the full frequency range for its 0.18-micron mixed-signal/RF CMOS processes, from DC through baseband and into the RF range....

Power Splitters

February 25, 2005 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Offering 5 different models to choose from, Mini-Circuits, ZX10-4 family of 4 way 0° splitters/combiners deliver excellent performance in a small rugged package. The ZX10-4 devices are suited for panel mount, conserving space on panels maintaining high isolation (20 dB typical) and low insertion loss (0....

Smart Battery Monitoring

February 25, 2005 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Atmel announces the ATmega406, a high-voltage technology AVR microcontroller implementing full 2 to 4 cell Lithium Ion smart battery monitoring and protection on a single chip. To enable the ATmega406 to be powered directly from a 2-, 3- or 4-cell Li-ion configuration, the device includes an on-chip voltage regulator allowing the device to be powered from 4 to 25 V....



February 25, 2005 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices introduces a single-chip RF VGA (variable-gain amplifier/attenuator) that operates at RF power levels for wireless infrastructure equipment. The ADL5330 is also a monolithic VGA that provides broadband operation from 1 MHz to 3 GHz with a precision 60 dB linear-in-dB gain-control range....

Schottky Diodes

February 25, 2005 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

M/A-COM announces the MA4E2200 series of Zero Bias Detector (ZBD) silicon Schottky diodes for use in handset and RFID detector applications. These silicon medium barrier devices are offered in JEDEC plastic packages: SOD-323, SOT-23, and SOT-143, for high volume, surface mount, solder re-flow manufacturing....

2.4 GHz Transceiver

February 25, 2005 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Nordic Semiconductor introduces the nRF2401A 2.4 GHz transceiver. As part of a commercialization program in Nordic for Pb-free "green" components it introduces a pin compatible drop in replacement for the nRF2401, the nRF2401A offers improved sensitivity and blocking, offering an improvement in range, and performance in a 2....

Dual Positive Regulator

February 25, 2005 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Torex introduces the XC6406 series of regulators. Fabricated using a CMOS process, the XC6406 series are precise, low power consumption, dual positive regulators, offering a combined dual output of up to 600 mA. The output voltage is set by laser-trimming at the factory and customers can specify voltages for each output in 100 mV increments in the range of 1....


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