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SiC power MOSFETs enhance hard-switching performance

SiC power MOSFETs enhance hard-switching performance
Availability and full design support capabilities for a new family of 1200V SiC power MOSFETs from Wolfspeed has been announced by distributor Richardson RFPD. Based on third-generation planar MOSFET technology, the new devices include a rugged intrinsic body diode that allows for third-quadrant operation without the need for an additional external diode.  
10th October 2019

SiC MOSFETs come with 65, 120 and 280 mΩ on-resistance

SiC MOSFETs come with 65, 120 and 280 mΩ on-resistance
A robust family of silicon carbide semiconductor devices from Wolfspeed is available with design support from Richardson RFPD. According to Wolfspeed, the E-Series line of SiC MOSFETs represents the industry’s first automotive-qualified, PPAP-capable and humidity-resistant MOSFETs.
25th September 2019

Hybrid GaN module covers 225–2600MHz frequency range

Hybrid GaN module covers 225–2600MHz frequency range
A 10W hybrid GaN module from MACOM Technology Solutions is available at Richardson RFPD with full design support. The MAMG-100227-010 is a broadband, two-stage GaN-on-Si hybrid power amplifier module in an air-cavity laminate package.
9th September 2019


Low noise amplifier enables customised power consumption

Low noise amplifier enables customised power consumption
Availability and full design support capabilities for a versatile low noise amplifier from MACOM Technology Solutions has been announced by Richardson RFPD. The MAAL-011129 is an easy-to-use three-stage low noise amplifier with high gain and broadband 50Ω match.
28th August 2019

Evaluation board suits wireless power and charging applications

 Evaluation board suits wireless power and charging applications
Availability and full design support capabilities for an evaluation board for wireless power transfer applications from GaN Systems is announced by Richardson RFPD.The GSWP050W-EVBPA evaluation board is designed to support and expedite the innovation of wireless power transfer systems.
26th August 2019

SiC module enables 175°C continuous junction operation

A silicon carbide module from Wolfspeed is available at Richardson RFPD with full design support capabilities. Wolfspeed developed the XM3 power module platform to maximise the benefits of SiC, while keeping the module and system design robust, simple and cost-effective.
20th June 2019

Skived fin heat sinks support renewable energy trends

Skived fin heat sinks support renewable energy trends
Availability and full design support capabilities for a portfolio of skived fin heat sinks from Wakefield-Vette has been announced by Richardson RFPD. These standard copper and aluminium skived fin heat sinks offer an alternative to extruded heat sinks for applications that require a thin fin density that cannot be achieved with extrusion technology.
20th June 2019

Ultra-low noise amplifier boasts 0.27dB noise figure

Ultra-low noise amplifier boasts 0.27dB noise figure
Availability and full design support capabilities for an ultra-low noise amplifier from WanTcom have been announced by Richardson RFPD. At +12V DC operation, the unconditionally-stable WBA0180210A offers 0.27dB noise figure, with 27dB of gain and +10dBm P1dB.
26th April 2019

Microsite focuses on GaN/SiC technologies

Microsite focuses on GaN/SiC technologies
Richardson RFPD has launched GaN & SiC for Power Electronics Tech Hub, a microsite featuring the latest news on gallium nitride (GaN) and silicon carbide (SiC) innovations, news and product releases. The microsite offers a robust library of GaN and SiC new product features and technical resources, including white papers and videos, as well as links to online purchasing and the option to sign-up for product updates via email.
5th April 2019

GaN E-HEMTs available as 3.5A, 8A, and 11A devices

GaN E-HEMTs available as 3.5A, 8A, and 11A devices
Availability and full design support capabilities for a new family of 650V GaN E-HEMTs from GaN Systems has been announced by Richardson RFPD. The GS-065-0xx-1-L devices are ideal for low power applications, including charging, power supplies, lighting and appliances.
31st March 2019

Power amplifier operates between DC and 8GHz

Availability and full design support capabilities for a new power amplifier from Microsemi have been announced by Richardson RFPD. The MMA053AA is a gallium arsenide (GaAs) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) pHEMT distributed power amplifier die that operates between DC and 8GHz.
6th March 2019

Ultracapacitor cuts cost and weight of end product

Ultracapacitor cuts cost and weight of end product
Availability and full design support capabilities for a new ultracapacitor cell from Maxwell Technologies have been announced by Richardson RFPD. The Maxwell 3-volt (3V), 3400-farad (3400F) cell has been designed to be the highest energy, highest power workhorse of its ultracapacitor portfolio.
6th February 2019

Development kit is optimised for FDD-LTE Bands 14 and 28

Development kit is optimised for FDD-LTE Bands 14 and 28
Availability and full design support capabilities for a new modular software-defined radio (SDR) kit from Analog Devices has been announced by Richardson RFPD. The ADI-DPD-DEVKI is a small cell development kit with a scalable RF front end board. It is optimised for FDD-LTE Bands 14 and 28 but scalable to other bands and configurations. 
9th January 2019

Bandpass filter suits UHF comms applications

Bandpass filter suits UHF comms applications
Availability and full design support capabilities for a new tuneable bandpass filter from NewEdge Signal Solutions have been announced by Richardson RFPD. The SAX270 electronically-tuneable bandpass filter is designed for the extended UHF band in tactical communications applications.
19th December 2018

Industrial IoT platform has all-round assets

Industrial IoT platform has all-round assets
The mangOH open source platform from Sierra Wireless is available from Richardson RFPD with full design support. The mangOH Red boards are reference designs built specifically to bring interoperability between various cellular sensor, wireless and wired technology providers.
25th October 2018

Evaluation boards target growing wireless charging market

Evaluation boards target growing wireless charging market
Availability and full design support capabilities are for two evaluation boards from GaN Systems have been announced by Richardson RFPD. The power amplifiers are designed for the growing wireless charging market and feature gallium nitride (GaN) technology that enables smaller, lighter, lower-cost, and more efficient power systems.
24th October 2018

Diode protects MRI receivers from high RF energy fields

Diode protects MRI receivers from high RF energy fields
Availability and full design support capabilities for a diode for MRI applications from MACOM Technology Solutions has been announced by Richardson RFPD. The MADP-009989 diode was designed to protect MRI receivers from high RF energy fields, including long RF pulses and RF spike pulses present in most MRI machines.
2nd August 2018

Wideband RF receiver and transmitter boasts DSP functions

Wideband RF receiver and transmitter boasts DSP functions
A multi-function RF receiver and multi-function RF transmitter from Analog Devices is in stock at Richardson RFPD. The ADRV9008-1 is a highly-integrated, dual RF, agile receiver offering integrated synthesisers and digital signal processing functions.
2nd July 2018

Gate driver modules feature built-in DC/DC converters

Gate driver modules feature built-in DC/DC converters
Availability and full design support capabilities for a new series of gate driver modules from Tamura have been announced by Richardson RFPD.  The DM Series of gate driver modules features built-in DC-DC converters and drive circuits, making it possible to drive using only a few external components.
29th June 2018

RF transceiver is tuneable from 75MHz to 6GHz

RF transceiver is tuneable from 75MHz to 6GHz
Availability and full design support capabilities for a new RF transceiver from Analog Devices has been announced by Richardson RFPD. The ADRV9009 is tuneable from 75MHz to 6GHz, providing designers with a single radio platform to accelerate the deployment of 5G, sustain 2G/3G/4G coverage, and simplify phased array radar design.
12th June 2018


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