Richardson RFPD announced immediate availability and full design support capabilities for two devices for 802.11ac applications from M/A-COM Technology Solutions (MACOM). The MAMF-010614 is a multi-function MMIC that includes a single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) switch and low noise amplifier (LNA) with bypass mode for the receive (Rx) path.LISTED UNDER: Low-noise | Circuits, Mixed Signal | Components, Other
Lansdale Semiconductor has announced the continued availability of the ML3371 and ML3372 Low Power Narrowband FM IF (Frequency Modulation) (Intermediate Frequency) circuits originally designed and built by Motorola Semiconductor.LISTED UNDER: Circuits, Mixed Signal
Elma Electronic Inc. (Fremont, CA), in cooperation with Pentek, Inc. (Upper Saddle River, NJ) and Concurrent Technologies (Woburn,MA), has developed a small form factor (SFF), OpenVPX-based signal acquisition system for processing and recording applications.LISTED UNDER: Circuits, Mixed Signal | Components, Other
Imagine that the chips in your smart phone or computer could repair and defend themselves on the fly, recovering in microseconds from problems ranging from less-than-ideal battery power to total transistor failure. It might sound like the stuff of science fiction...LISTED UNDER: Consumer | IC | Circuits, Comparators
Ironwood Electronics has introduced a new high-performance QFP socket for 0.4 mm pitch 128 pin QFP. The SG-QFE-7011 socket features a14 x 14 x 1.6 mm package size with 16 x 16 mm lead tip to tip and bandwidths up to 10 GHz with less than 1dB of insertion loss.LISTED UNDER: Circuits, Comparators | Circuits, Mil-Spec | Circuits, Mixed Signal
Pentek, Inc. has announced rackmount additions to its Talon RF/IF signal recording and playback systems. The Model RTS 2707 rackmount system and Model RTR 2747 rugged rackmount system, offer recording and playback of RF/IF signals up to 700 MHz with signal bandwidths up to 200 MHz.LISTED UNDER: Circuits, Mixed Signal | Components, Other | Digital Hardware, Other
Silicon Laboratories Inc. recently introduced an EZRadio® wireless IC solution designed to reduce the cost and complexity of one-way wireless links used in a wide range of consumer, industrial and automotive systems. The new Si4010 system-on-chip (SoC) RF transmitter enables developers to optimize remote keyless entry (RKE), garage door opener, remote control, building automation and security device designs for the lowest system cost and highest performance while ensuring one-way link integrity.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation has entered in an exclusive agreement with IBM for the development and manufacture of future generations of Peregrine’s patented UltraCMOS™ silicon-on-sapphire (SOS) process technology, the industry’s highest-performance radio frequency complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (RF CMOS) process.
By Svenn-Tore Larsen, Chief Executive Officer, Nordic Semiconductor Like many organizations in today's electronics sector, my company, Nordic Semiconductor, is rising to the challenge of operating in a global semiconductor market that analysts say could drop by around 20 percent this year compared to 2008.