News en Skyworks Results Reveal Another Company Trying to Avoid Apple’s Decline <div class="node-body article-body">Mirroring other companies that build wireless chips for mobile phones, Skyworks has preached that diversifying into new markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Analog semiconductors Automotive Components Industrial Mobile Mon, 02 May 2016 15:40:00 +0000 44391 at <p>(Image courtesy of <a href="" target="_blank">Wolfman</a>,&nbsp;Flickr).</p> Competition Calls for Innovative Designs Using Simulation Software <div class="node-body article-body">Altair Engineering is accepting projects for the FEKO Student Competition, which tasks engineering students to design wireless devices using simulation software.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive Products Software Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:00:00 +0000 44181 at <p>(Image courtesy of FEKO).</p> Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (4/24-4/30) <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for amplifier modules or power dividers, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active components Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Components Defense Image Galleries Industrial Medical Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Passive components Products Semiconductors Systems Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Tue, 26 Apr 2016 17:15:00 +0000 44111 at Highs and Lows Converge in Qualcomm Results <div class="node-body article-body">For every success that appeared in Qualcomm’s second quarter financial results, another question seemingly was raised about the future of its modem chip business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Active components Automotive Components Mobile Passive components Robotics Semiconductors Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:00:00 +0000 44081 at <p>&ldquo;This is a transition year, and we are making significant progress,&rdquo; said Qualcomm CEO Steve&nbsp;Mollenkopf&nbsp;in a conference call with financial analysts. (Image courtesy of <a href="" target="_blank">J</a><a data-rapid_p="29" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="" title="Go to jon jordan's photostream">on Jordan</a>, Flickr).</p> Gallery: Long Island RF/Microwave Symposium <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Upsky Long Island Hotel recently hosted the Long Island RF/Microwave Symposium & Exhibits. In addition to several presentations, the event featured a number of exhibitors eager to display their products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active components Commercial Image Galleries Passive components Products Semiconductors Test & Measurement Thu, 21 Apr 2016 14:39:00 +0000 43951 at Qorvo Acquires IoT Chipmaker Greenpeak Technologies <div class="node-body article-body">The deal is the latest example of large wireless companies buying out smaller competitors that target smart homes. The terms of the deal were not announced.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Active components Industrial Mobile Systems Tue, 19 Apr 2016 20:00:00 +0000 43881 at <p>(Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p> Graphene Filters Could Unlock Ultra-Fast Wireless Speeds <div class="node-body article-body">The microchip filters out noise leaking into antennas handling an intransigent range of frequencies known as terahertz waves. The new device marks another step forward for terahertz antennas, which have been built ten times faster than current technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Components Mobile Passive components Semiconductors Wed, 13 Apr 2016 16:55:00 +0000 43731 at <p>The filter developed by EPFL scientists is either &quot;transparent&quot; or &quot;opaque&quot; depending on the vibration and direction of incoming signals. In that way, it helps to dispel wireless&nbsp;interference.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of EPFL).</p> Symposium Focuses on Present and Future of Microwaves <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The keynote address at the <a href="" target="_blank">Trends in Microwaves Symposium and Exhibits</a> next week will be delivered by Jesse J. Taub, an independent consultant sitting on the engineering advisory board of Hofstra University. Having worked nearly 40 years in the microwaves industry at AIL Systems on Long Island, Taub will give a presentation on &ldquo;The Past, Present, and Future of &micro;W.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Systems Fri, 08 Apr 2016 20:50:00 +0000 43651 at <p>Wardenclyffe Tower, an early wireless transmission station on Long Island built by Nikola Tesla in 1902. (Image courtesy of Arthur Reeve and edited by Electronic Design).</p> Researchers Develop Interference-Resisting Antenna <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have developed an antenna not bound by reciprocity, or their ability to transmit and receive radio signals with the same efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Active components Commercial Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Semiconductors Systems Mon, 04 Apr 2016 18:50:00 +0000 43301 at Liquid Cooling System Boosts Amplifier RF Output <div class="node-body article-body">An engineering team at Lockheed Martin has built an experimental cooling system that sprays tiny drops of water on the bottom of microchips, dissipating large amounts of heat that can hurt chip performance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Active components Defense Mixed-signal semiconductors Semiconductors Systems Tue, 29 Mar 2016 14:05:00 +0000 43011 at <p>Lockheed Martin&#39;s liquid cooling system&nbsp;was designed to be a slight 250 &micro;m thick, 5 mm long, and 2.5 mm wide.&nbsp;One of the major problems with conventional heat sinks is that they have to&nbsp;be enlarged&nbsp;as microchips get more powerful and susceptible to heat build-up. (Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin).</p>