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mmTron Releasing Ultra-Low Noise and Super-Low Power Dissipation LNAs for Satcom
mmTron is fabricating two ultra-low noise amplifier MMICs with super-low power dissipation for the K- and Ka-Band satellite receivers.
Highlights from the 2023 BCICTS in Monterey
mmTron helped sponsor the recent BCICTS conference held in Monterey, Calif. Read our impressions of the state of mmWave semiconductor technology and design.
To Support Growth, mmTron Moves to New Office, Expanded Lab
Over the summer, mmTron moved into a new and bigger office with an expanded lab for testing our products. The office also houses wire bond assembly, incoming/outgoing inspection, and inventory storage.
Highest Efficiency Class AB GaN PA MMIC for LEO Satellite Downlinks
mmTron has developed the highest efficiency class AB GaN PA MMIC for the 17.3 to 21.2 GHz satellite downlink band: 1.1 W output with 35 percent PAE at an NPR of 13 dB.
Visit mmTron at the European Microwave Week Conference
If you’re attending EuMW, visit mmTron at stand 106E to learn about our disruptive MMICs that are addressing the mmWave markets and unleashing the mmWave frontier.
Low Loss MMIC Balun Family Covers Bands from 3 to 100 GHz
mmTron’s initial four MMIC baluns cover three bands from 3–18, 11–65, and 27–100 GHz. Two versions of the 3–18 GHz balun offer either DC or AC coupling at the balanced ports.
Low Noise, High Linearity RF to A/D Converter Interfaces
The TMC161 family converts a single-ended RF input into a low noise, high linearity differential output to drive A/D converters for direct-sampling applications into Ka-Band.
Download mmTron’s IMS 2023 MicroApps Presentation
mmTron’s CEO discussed the challenges when simultaneously designing MMICs for high output power, linearity, and power-added efficiency.
A View of the mmWave Landscape
Seyed Tabatabaei, mmTron’s founder, president, and CEO, shares his view of the mmWave semiconductor landscape in the July 2023 issue of Microwave Product Digest
mmTron’s 50 W, Ka-Band GaN PA Design Featured by Keysight
mmTron’s 28 GHz, 50 watt PA MMIC was featured in a recent Keysight Technologies case study highlighting the capabilities of its RF EDA environment.
Mixer Expert Stephen Maas Joins mmTron to Develop High Linearity, mmWave Mixers
Mixer authority Stephen Maas has joined mmTron to develop high linearity, mmWave MMIC mixers, which will lead to new products complementing mmTron’s catalog of highly linear mmWave amplifiers.
Microwave Journal Interviews mmTron at IMS2023
Watch Microwave Journal’s interview with mmTron’s Seyed Tabatabaei and Mike Roberg at IMS2023 in San Diego.
mmTron Heading to the 2023 International Microwave Symposium
mmTron will be exhibiting at next week’s IMS in San Diego, the first IMS for us. Stop by our booth (#343) to learn about our disruptive MMICs.
Family of GaN Power Amplifier MMICs for mmWave 5G and Satcom
mmTron announces a family of five GaN PAs for the mmWave 5G and Satcom bands from 22 to 41 GHz. All five were designed to optimize linearity.
Microwave Journal Interviews Seyed Tabatabaei
We’re pleased to share that mmTron’s founder, Seyed Tabatabaei, is featured in Microwave Journal’s latest executive interview.
New 2 W, DC–26.5 GHz Distributed Power Amplifier MMIC
The TMC200 covers DC to 26.5 GHz and has >2 watts saturated output with a typical TOI of 44 dBm. The PA’s small-signal gain is 15 dB.
Low Noise, High Linearity Interface for High-Speed DACs
The TMC160 DAC interface IC converts the differential output of a high-speed DAC to a clean, low noise, single-ended signal to drive the RF chain of a transmitter.
MMIC Industry Veteran Paul Blount Joins mmTron as Technology Fellow
Paul Blount has joined mmTron as a Technology Fellow. He will design MMIC products and help mmTron’s leadership team develop the operations infrastructure to accelerate growth.
mmWave LEO Satellites Coming Over the Horizon
Given the demand for satellite communication links, can LEO constellations support the demand without tapping mmWave frequencies with more bandwidth? Not likely.
mmTron Appoints Gary Lerude as Marketing Director
Lerude, a semiconductor industry veteran and past technical editor of Microwave Journal, will guide mmTron’s branding and market communications.
mmTron Appoints Dr. Michael Roberg as Engineering Fellow
Former Qorvo Senior Technologist Leading mmTron’s Advanced MMIC Product Development.
mmTron Announces DC–160 GHz, Low Phase Noise Distributed Amplifier
The TMC774 distributed amplifier was designed to cover DC to 150 GHz (into D-Band) and provide linear output power, low phase noise, and high gain.