Zentech Earns IPC J-STD-001ES Certification

Bannockburn, Ill.— IPC’s Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 Space Addendum Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to Zentech Manufacturing Inc., an electronics and engineering service firm in Baltimore, Md. The facility underwent an intensive audit based on one of IPC’s foremost standards: IPC J-STD-001ES, Space Applications Electronic Hardware Addendum to IPC J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies.…

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Richardson RFPD Adds Three ADI Converters

LaFox, Ill.- Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for three new converters from Analog Devices, Inc. The new devices include a digital-to-analog converter, an analog-to-digital converter, and a dual analog-to-digital converter. All of the devices are suitable for a range of applications, including 3G/4G cellular infrastructure, aerospace and defense, and…

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Fairview Expands RF Amplifier Offering

Allen, Tex. – Fairview Microwave Inc., a preeminent supplier of on-demand microwave and RF components, has recently added a comprehensive selection of industry-leading RF amplifiers including power amplifiers, broadband amplifiers, gain blocks, limiting amplifiers, low noise amplifiers (LNAs) plus more. Fairview’s new line of amplifiers perform across a host of commercial and defense applications such…

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RFMW Stocks TriQuint 6-GHz GaN Switch

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for a 6GHz GaN SPDT switch supporting commercial and military Radar, communications, EW, and general purpose applications handling pulsed power levels up to 100W. The TGS2355-SM from TriQuint is packaged as a 5x5mm, air cavity QFN. Also available in DIE for hybrid applications, the TGS2355 offers similar performance. TGS2355-SM insertion loss is <1.1dB yet…

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New Electronic Components Tout Power and Space Savings

Here’s a look at some of the newest electronic components aimed at the portable, mobile and wearable markets – all expected to have good solid growth over the next several years. For example, ABI Research expects 1.25 billion smartphones to ship in 2014 and forecasts smartphone shipments to pass the 2 billion mark in 2018.…

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