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Qorvo® Biotechnologies Awarded $24.4 Million National Institutes of Health Contract to Scale Point-of-Care COVID-19 Antigen Testing

Qorvo®, a leading provider of innovative radio frequency (RF) solutions that connect the world, has been awarded a $24.4 million contract with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADxSM) initiative. The contract, awarded to Qorvo Biotechnologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qorvo, helps advance the production and market launch […]

Keysight’s Power Device Testing Solution Selected by Semipower to Accelerate Development of Next Generation Semiconductors

Keysight Technologies, Inc., a leading technology company that delivers advanced design and validation solutions to help accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced that Semipower Electronic Technology, a high-tech enterprise specialized in R&D and sales of semiconductor power devices, has selected Keysight’s power device testing solutions, to accelerate and promote the development of next-generation semiconductors.  Semipower’s power […]

Passive Plus and Modelithics® Partner to Offer New Circuit and 3D Resistor Models Validated to 60 GHz

Passive Plus Inc. (PPI) is pleased to announce the release of new Modelithics® models for the R35-1209BB and R35-2010BB flip-chip resistor products. New Microwave Global Models™ for both resistor series are now available within the Modelithics COMPLETE Library™ as well as the Modelithics mmWave & 5G Library. In addition, new 3D geometry models for the […]

Keysight’s 5G Device Acceptance Test Solutions Advance Location-based Services

Keysight Technologies, Inc., a leading technology company that delivers advanced design and validation solutions to help accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced that the company’s 5G device test solutions now support 5G protocol conformance test cases for validating location-based services (LBS) mandated by both the Global Certification Forum (GCF) and PTCRB, a certification forum led by representatives […]

Spain Exempts MWC Attendees from Travel Restrictions

The GSMA reached agreement with Spanish authorities to exempt those attending MWC Barcelona 2021 from entry restrictions currently imposed on the majority of people arriving from outside the European Union (EU). In a statement, the industry association said the Ministry of the Interior of the Government of Spain would allow exhibitors, attendees, sponsors and partners […]

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Third Quarter of Fiscal 2021 Announcement

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that during its third quarter of fiscal 2021, its subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers, received a contract valued at more than $1.0 million for X-band SSPA/BUCs for transportable military satellite communications (“satcom”) ground systems. X-band is set aside for government satellite service, primarily military applications that require low interference, […]

Keysight Solutions Deployed by MediaTek to Validate First 5G Modem with mmWave Spectrum Capabilities

Keysight Technologies, Inc., a leading technology company that delivers advanced design and validation solutions to help accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced that MediaTek has used Keysight’s integrated 5G test solutions to validate the company’s new M80 5G modem, which combines mmWave and sub-6 GHz 5G technologies into a single chip to support […]

CubeSats: An Emerging Market for the Microwave Industry

by Pasternack Spacecraft in low, mid, and high orbits provide a diverse array of services from TV and radio broadcast to terrestrial and maritime communications, remote sensing, and navigation and timing. Not surprisingly, the satellite industry has been a steady consumer of RF and microwave components for more than five decades, and the pace is […]

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded Follow-on Order for More Than $1.0 Million for Military X-band SSPAs

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that during its third quarter of fiscal 2021, its subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers, received a contract valued at more than $1.0 million for X-band SSPA/BUCs for transportable military satellite communications (“satcom”) ground systems. X-band is set aside for government satellite service, primarily military applications that require low interference, […]

Miniature SDLVA

Model SDLVAC-0120-70M is a miniature successive detection log video amplifier (SDLVA) that operates over the 0.1 to 2.0 GHz frequency range. This unit has a dynamic range of 65 to 70 dB, a TSS of -67 dBm, and a nominal video bandwidth of 20 MHz. This unit is designed using cutting edge GaAs technology, which […]