Digitally Controlled RF Amp Targets T&M

Pasternack introduced a 19-inch (48.26cm) rackmount variable gain RF amplifier designed for lab use and various test and measurement applications in the 100MHz to...

GaN Power Amp Offers High Gain For Military Radio & Comm. Systems

Pasternack announced a new 50 Watt gallium nitride (GaN) coaxial power amplifier operating in the popular 2 to 6 GHz frequency band. The amplifier...

Optically Isolated Amps Make Efficient Isolated Power Supplies

IXYS announced new low voltage optically isolated error amplifiers with an input voltage range of 1.6V to 10V, each having an integrated programmable precision...

Car Audio Amp Offers Full-Time Offset Detection

Toshiba presents a 4-channel power amplifier chip that detects output offset voltage that is a factor in speaker burnout. "The chip features a newly developed,...

Amplifier Design Requires Only S-parameter Data Of The Transistor

National Instruments has released a new application note detailing how to design RF/microwave amplifiers when only S-parameter data of the transistor is available. The application...

Low-power Smart Amplifier For Louder And Clearer Audio in Smartphones

Texas Instruments (TI) recently unveiled a state-of-the-art low-power smart amplifier intended for louder and clearer audio in smartphones, tablets and other audio-enabled portable electronics....

2-6GHz Amplifier Offers Small Size And High Linearity

Custom MMIC has unveiled a wideband 2-6 GHz GaAs MMIC driver amplifier ideally suited for military, space and communications systems where small size and...

0.5 Watt Power Amp For Small Cell Applications

RFMW announced a new high linearity two-stage power amplifier designed for distributed amplifier systems (DAS), small cell infrastructure and repeaters. The TQP9421 provides 30 dB...

Ultra-small Optical Components Enable Pluggable Form-factor for Next-gen Metro Links

A new range of ultra-compact optical components for use in emerging CFP2-ACO (Analog Coherent Optics) pluggable transceiver form-factor is unveiled by II‐VI Incorporated. The...

New Cascode Transistors For Compact Power Supplies

On Semiconductor, in association with Transphorm has announced the launch of 600V new gallium nitride (GaN) cascode transistor which is expected to deliver low switching...

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