Qorvo® Secures Multiple Mobile Wi-Fi Design Wins

BARCELONA, SPAIN – February 23, 2016 – Qorvo® (Nasdaq: QRVO), a leading provider of core technologies and RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and defense applications, today announced it has secured more than a dozen design wins at leading manufacturers of performance-tier smartphones with its rapidly expanding family of mobile Wi-Fi front end modules. The wins…

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Rogers Corporation

For Millimeter-Wave Performance, Thinner Materials are Often Better

Thin can be a good thing for high-frequency circuit laminate materials. As this ROG Blog detailed some years ago (see “Thinner Materials Help Target Higher Frequencies,” http://mwexpert.typepad.com/rog_blog/2010/11/thinner-materials-help-target-higher-frequencies.html), thinner printed-circuit-board (PCB) laminates offer many electrical benefits as well as mechanical advantages compared to thicker circuit materials, especially at higher frequencies reaching into millimeter-wave bands. For applications where…

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Teledyne Electromechanical relay

The ultraminiature GRF121 relay

Electromechanical relay / temperature / SMD / RF GRF121 Characteristics: Type: Electromechanical Technology: RF Function: Temperature Form: SMD Description: The ultraminiature GRF121 relay is designed to provide a practical surface-mount switching solution with RF performance and repeatability to 16GHz. The GRF121 improves on Teledyne Relays’ heritage of miniature RF relays by incorporating a precision transmission…

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Nine Key RF Filter Market Trends

The ever-increasing demand for limited frequency spectrum is creating new opportunities for filter applications. Traditional approaches to challenges such as temperature drift are no longer sufficient as frequency bands become more crowded and service providers attempt to fully utilize every bit of available bandwidth in the spectrum. Special applications for next-generation technologies, such as V2X…

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MACOM Acquires Aeroflex’s Diode Business from Cobham

Strengthens MACOM’s Leading Position in High-Performance RF and Microwave Diodes LOWELL, Mass., December 14, 2015 – M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSI) (MACOM), a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave, millimeterwave and photonic semiconductor products, today announced that it has acquired 100% of Aeroflex’s diode business for $38 million in cash.  The business…

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Nordic Semiconductor Virtuix Omni

Bluetooth Smart-based wearable sensors provide wireless 360° freedom of movement on ‘active virtual reality’ gaming platform

Bluetooth Smart-based wearable sensors provide wireless 360° freedom of movement on ‘active virtual reality’ gaming platform   Nordic’s multiprotocol nRF51822 SoC enables Virtuix Omni platform to simultaneously support Bluetooth Smart and proprietary 2.4GHz wireless connectivity while addressing latency challenge Oslo, Norway 2016/03/01 Nordic Semiconductor today announces that Austin, Texas-based Virtuix has selected Nordic’s multiple award-winning…

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Knowles Dielectric Laboratories

Higher temperature rated MLCCs from Knowles brand DLI

Knowles brand, Dielectric Laboratories (DLI), has announced a number of specification extensions to their Ultra-low ESR and High Q MLC capacitors.  In both cases DLI have taken the temperature performance to a higher level of 175oc giving engineers more scope in their designs.   These new improved TCC (temperature coefficient of capacitance) figures apply to…

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LoRa IoT Antenna Range

Taoglas Launches LPWA Antenna Range

Taoglas Launches Low Power Wide-Area (LPWA) Antenna Category for M2M and IoT Markets New antennas support demand for low-cost, low-power devices Enniscorthy, Ireland – Within the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT) market certain lower data rate applications depend on low-cost, battery-operated, long-life sensors. To meet the antenna needs of such applications innovative antenna leader Taoglas is…

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