Showing posts with label RF-Semiconductor. Show all posts
Showing posts with label RF-Semiconductor. Show all posts

Saturday, May 07, 2016

Nordic Semiconductor - Wireless Microchip

A semiconductor company specializing in design solutions at the microchip level in the areas of wireless communication and multimedia. Nordic Semiconductor ASA is a world leader in high-speed data converters and short-range radio communication.

Nordic Semiconductor - Wireless Microchip

ANT is a proven, ultra low power, flexible and easy-to-use network protocol for 2.4GHz ISM band communication. ANT provides multivendor interoperability via the ANT+ managed network and the member companies of the open ANT+ Alliance.

Useful for ultra low power wireless sensor network applications including wireless sensors and hubs.

ANT - Single chip ICs/solutions

ANT is perfectly suited for any kind of low data rate sensor network topologies in personal area networks (PANs) and practical wireless sensor networks

Nordic nRF51 SoC Eval Kit

"Nordic Semiconductor has released a matchbox-sized, low cost, battery-powered eval kit for its latest nRF51 Series of SoCs that allows engineers to perform real-world environmental testing of ANT+, Bluetooth low energy (including Bluetooth Smart), and proprietary 2.4GHz ultra low power wireless sensors and accessories 'in the field'"

Nordic Semiconductor ASA
Otto Nielsens veg 12 Trondheim, 7052 Norway

Monday, December 17, 2012

Micrel Semiconductors - Analog Mixed Ethernet and RF

Leading manufacturer of IC and Semiconductor solutions in analog, Ethernet and high bandwidth. Products include high performance analog, power, advanced mixed-signal and radio frequency semiconductors; high speed communication, clock management, Ethernet switch and physical layer transceiver integrated circuits

Micrel Semiconductors - Analog Mixed Ethernet and RF
 
The chips and devices are components of many consumer and industrial products. These are like Cellular handsets, portable and enterprise computing and networking, wide area networks and industrial equipment.
They also have a Foundry Service. In fiber optics they have Laser Diode Drivers and Optical Transceiver Mgmt. ARM based SOC's and USB products too are available.

MICRF213 QwikRadio 315 MHz Receiver

The MICRF213 functions as a super-heterodyne receiver for OOK and ASK modulation up to 7.2kbps. The down-conversion mixer also provides image rejection. All post-detection data filtering is provided on the chip.

Partial Specs
  • Up to -110dBm sensitivity, 1kbps and BER 10E-02
  • Frequency from 300MHz to 350MHz
  • Low current consumption: 3.9mA @ 315MHz,
  • Analog RSSI Output
Micrel Inc.
Founded 1978, Corporate headquarters in San Jose, California.

Address - 2180 Fortune Drive, San Jose, CA 95131, United States. - Micrel Map

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Vitesse Semiconductor - Networking and Broadband

Designs and Manufactures high-performance semiconductor solutions for Carrier and Enterprise networks. These are applied in Networking Systems in Ethernet LAN, WAN, and RAN, Ethernet-over-SONET/SDH, Optical Transport (OTN), etc.

Vitesse Semiconductor - Networking and Broadband

They also have a range of versatile Signal Integrity, Physical Media Devices and Physical Layer Devices. Most of these products are enabling high speed data-communications and Ethernet Networking which are Moving towards better Energy Efficiency.

"pre-production silicon devices that fully support the newly ratified IEEE 802.3az-2010 Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) Standard for high density 8G-26G Ethernet switching solutions. Delivering power-saving features that exceed the IEEE's 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet standards...."

9.9 Gbps to 12.6 Gbps OC-192/FEC 16-Bit Demux with CRU

multiplexer demultiplexer chip set

The VSC1238 is a complete, high-performance, multiplexer/demultiplexer chip set designed for 9.9-12.5 Gbps applications, including SONET OC-192, SDH STM-64, 10GbE, G.975, G.709 and offering enhanced capabilities specifically designed to address the needs of Ultra Long Haul (ULH) and Long Haul (LH) fiber optic transmission systems.

Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation
741 Calle Plano Camarillo, CA 93012-8543 USA

Friday, August 24, 2012

Plessey Semiconductors - CMOS IC Solutions

British electronics company which design and develop Semiconductor Chip Solutions like RF components, data converters, power regulators, imaging sensors, programmable DSPs and special ASICS.

Plessey Semiconductors - CMOS IC Solutions

Highlights of Services
  • In-house development team
  • RF, Mixed Signal and High Performance Analogue
  • Full custom / Semi-custom IC design service
  • Process design Kits (PDK) Development and Support
  • Characterization, Modelling and ESD
EPIC Sensor technology

EPIC Sensor technology

A innovative  sensor technology that measures changes in an electric field in a similar way to a magnetometer detecting changes in a magnetic field. The EPIC sensor, which requires no physical or resistive contact to make measurements.....

Plessey Semiconductors Ltd
Plymouth Tamerton Road, Roborough, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom PL6 7BQ.

Monday, June 06, 2011

Tahoe RF Semiconductor - Analog RFIC chips

Designs, Develops and supplies customer-specific Analog RFIC chips and subsystems on a single chip.

Tahoe RF Semiconductor - Analog RFIC chips
 
They specialize in Extremely low power designs techniques, High performance like 12 GHz, Radiation Hardened and full RTL digital design flow. These chips are used to design Products like GPS Receivers, Cellular and Wi-Fi Transceivers, Ultra-Low Power Transceivers and Satellite Communication ICs to name a few.

TRFS-202 Receiver VCO
 
TRFS-202 WCDMA Rx VCO is a fully integrated voltage controlled oscillator operating at a frequency of 4.28GHz for WCDMA receiver applications. The differential architecture of the oscillator, along with local bias generation, improves the rejection of common mode interference and provides noise immunity.
TRFS-202 Receiver VCO2
They also provide Silicon Proven IP Blocks for your custom design. Some of them are ..
  • Integer-N and Frac-N Frequency Synthesizers
  • Switch-cap filters, gm-C filters
  • Data converters A/D and D/A
TRFS70001 1.5MHz Buck Voltage Regulator Tahoe RF

Buck Voltage Regulator Tahoe RF

The TRFS70001 is a synchronous step down voltage regulator designed for applications where battery life time or lowest heat dissipation are essential. While this IP block can be used standalone, it has been developed such that it can be integrated with other circuitry in an RFIC.

Tahoe RF Semiconductor Inc
12834 Earhart Avenue, Auburn, CA 95602-9027, United States.

Monday, May 16, 2011

IXYS Semiconductors - Power and RF

Develops and Manufactures products to improve power conversion efficiency. Integrated circuits and RF power devices. ASICs, Pulsed Power Systems and Laser Diode Drivers also in their product portfolio. RF

IXYS Semiconductors - Power and RF

They have HVIC chips for medical, telecommunication and power management applications including off AC line LED drivers. They also Zilog family of MCU's after Zilog Corporation became an IXYS Company.

IXYS Semiconductors

They have under their Umbrella ...

MicroWave Technology, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of RF & Microwave Discrete Semiconductor Products.

Clare, Inc., A leader in the design and manufacture of solid state relays and high voltage integrated circuits. Shown on right is the IXDN609 a 9 Amp Low-Side Ultrafast MOSFET Driver.

Founded 1983, Corporate headquarters in Milpitas, California.

Address -1590 Buckeye Drive Milpitas, CA 95035-7418 United States.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Peregrine Semiconductor - RF CMOS

A fabless provider of high-performance radio frequency integrated circuits, or RFICs. Thier innovation called UltraCMOS makes the integration of multiple RF, mixed-signal, and digital functions on a single chip.

Peregrine Semiconductor - RF CMOS
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They provide solutions for WCDMA and GSM digital cellular, broadband, DTV, DVR, and radiation hard space and defense programs.

Peregrine Semiconductor
The products are used in applications like ...

"From GSM cellular handsets, CDMA digital cellular and RIM devices, to CATV/DTV/DVR and other high-growth wireless broadband applications .."

Peregrine's PE97022 is a high-performance integer-N PLL capable of frequency synthesis up to 3.5 GHz. Features a 10/11 dual modulus prescaler, counters and a phase comparator.

TX/RX Signal Chain

TX RX Signal Chain - Peregrine Semiconductor
"The TX/RX portion of the RF signal chain lies between the tuning/switching portion and any sort of power conversion components. This portion of the signal chain has potential for size reduction and increased efficiency...."

Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation
9380 Carroll Park Drive San Diego, CA, 92121 USA

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

AKM Semiconductor - Mixed-signal IC

AKM - Asahi Kasei Microdevices designs and manufactures CMOS mixed signal integrated circuits for applications including audio, multimedia, data storage, and telecommunications. Other Products - Touchscreen Controllers, Clock Generators.

AKM Semiconductor - CMOS Solutions

Products include analog-digital mixed circuit ICs for mobile communications equipment, A/D and D/A converters based on Delta-Sigma self-calibration technology, and data storage ICs incorporating lossless data compression and error correction technology. Other Products - Touchscreen Controllers, Clock Generators.

Electronic Compass Development Kit

Electronic Compass Development Kit

"AKM electronic compass ICs uses magnetic sensors (Hall element) with wide dynamic range and ideal linearity. The silicon monolithic structure achieves high accuracy and reliability, and it is optimized for high-volume manufacturing."

Semiconductor magnetoresistive element (SMRE)

"Since a Sn doped single crystal film InSb is used as a material for the sensing element, the element has excellent magnetoresistive temperature characteristics and very small neutral voltage temperature drift. This element is mainly used for detection of gear rotation."

Principle of operation of Hall effect IC

Detects a magnetic field and output analog/digital(IC) signal proportional to the intensity of the magnetic field. used for non-contact type switches, rotation detection, and position detection. The Hall effect IC consists of Hall element and signal conditioning circuitry to convert the Hall element output into a digital output.

Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corp.
1-105 Kanda Jinbocho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8101 Japan

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

RF Micro Devices - RFMD Semiconductors

RF Micro Devices - RFMD Semiconductors

Manufacturer of RF integrated circuits. Product line includes quadrature modulators, quadrature demodulators, LNA/mixers, IF amplifiers, attenuators, etc.
Products for
  • Amplifiers (Broadband, General Purpose)
  • Low Noise Amplifiers and Discretes
  • High Power Amplifiers and Discretes
  • Integrated PLL/Mixers
  • Signal Sources (VCOs and PLLs) 
ZigBee HAN SmartEnergy AMI

ZigBee HAN SmartEnergy AMI
"The joint reference design allows RFMD and Freescale to leverage each other's products into the Smart Energy marketplace. This allows us both to offer our customers a proven high-performance, highly integrated solution that reduces design cycle time and time to market."

Thursday, November 12, 2009

TriQuint Semiconductor - Application Notes

Manufacturer of advanced high-performance RF solutions with Gallium Arsenide (GaAs), Gallium Nitride (GaN), Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) and Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) technologies.

TriQuint Semiconductor - RF Semiconductors

"1985 - A group of talented engineers found TriQuint as a spin off of Tektronix to research and develop the use of gallium arsenide (GaAs) for high performance wireless applications."

History of TriQuint -

2008 - Acquire WJ Communications in Silicon Valley, California to strengthen Networks product line in base stations. WJ Communications was founded in 1957 as Watkins-Johnson."

High Gain 35W GaN RF Power Transistors

High Gain 35W GaN RF Power Transistors

The TriQuint T1G4003532-FS is a 35 W (P3dB) discrete GaN on SiC HEMT which operates from DC to 3.5 GHz. The device is constructed with TriQuint's proven 0.25 um process, which features advanced field plate techniques to optimize power and efficiency at high drain bias operating conditions.

TriQuint Semiconductor
2300 N.E. Brookwood Parkway, Hillsboro, OR 97124, United States.