This year at IMS2012, Richardson RFPD hosted a full slate of 15-minute presentations and
Q&A sessions with the leading innovators and suppliers of RF, Wireless & Energy Technologies.

Click on the links below to view videos of the presenters on YouTube. You may also view
or download pdf files of each presenter's PowerPoint slideshow.

Presentation Recap

Video Presentation Supplier Presentation Topic                                      (details) Presenter
Strategy Analytics Enabling Next Generation Radar, Communications and Electronic Warfare with GaN Technology Eric Higham 
M/A-COM Technology Solutions New GaN Products and GaN Reliability Study Gary Lopes
Freescale Semiconductor Breaking New Ground: Advancements in RF LDMOS Redefine Its Potential Anne Doohan
TriQuint GaN Product/Technology Development Overview Grant Wilcox
Analog Devices Bits to Antenna and Back Larry Hawkins
Gore When Failure is Not An Option Robert John
Scintera RF Predistortion: A System Approach to Lowering Power Consumption, Footprint and Cost of Small Cells Olivier Charlon
Skyworks New, High Power PIN Diode Switches 
and Low Noise Amplifiers
David Seed, Paul Taylor  
ATC Introducing ATC Ultra Broad Band Resistors Kevin Christian
Peregrine Design for RF Performance with the UltraCMOS Advantage Rodd Novak
Anaren Optimizing Doherty Power Amplifier: Cost, Performance and Real Estate Hans Peter Ostergaard
Microsemi GaN Transistors and Modules Jerry Chang
HUBER+SUHNER The Future is a Snap, MMPX for High Signal Measurements Stephanie Jarno
ANADIGICS Small Cell Wireless Infrastructure Power Amplifiers Glenn Eswein
TRU Corporation Design Techniques for High Power RF Coaxial Cable Assemblies Tony Martiniello 

 

Presentation Summaries

Presentation Topic Presentation Summary Presenter
Enabling Next Generation Radar, Communications and Electronic Warfare with GaN Technology Capabilities of current and emerging technologies in radar, EW and communications systems, as well as trends affecting future system design. Eric Higham
New GaN Products and GaN Reliability Study Results of M/A-COM Tech's RF power life testing on GaNSiC, plus overview of five new GaNSiC products. Gary Lopes
Breaking New Ground: Advancements in RF LDMOS Redefine Its Potential Practical application of product line from 27 MHz to 2.45 GHz, along with reference design review, industry high efficiency trends, and associated architectural shifts. Anne Doohan
GaN Product/Technology Development Overview Competitive analysis and key attributes, as well as a high level update on TriQuint's technology improvement programs and associated schedules. Grant Wilcox
Bits to Antenna and Back New technology and tools available to reduce design time, decrease layout area, improve performance, and reduce power consumption in modern RF designs. Larry Hawkins
When Failure is Not An Option Variety of applications and innovative solutions featuring Gore's continued research into the relationship between materials and the environment in which they are used.  Robert John
RF Predistortion: A System Approach to Lowering Power Consumption, Footprint and Cost of Small Cell Scintera's linearizer, an explanation of the functional blocks required to address PA non-linearities, memory effects and other system level impairments, plus digital vs. RF predistortion. Olivier Charlon
New High Power PIN Diode Switches and Low Noise Amplifiers Outline of new series of High Power (50 and 100 Watt) SPDT Switches, as well as both discrete and fully integrated low noise amplifiers, and the demanding performance requirements they serve. David Seed, Paul Taylor 
Introducing ATC Ultra Broad Band Resistors Review of GSFT (Glass Sandwich Flexiterm® Technolgy) high frequency surface mount TaN laser trimmed thin film resistor, design theory, construction, performance, and future technology offerings. Kevin Christian
Design for RF Performance with the UltraCMOS Advantage RonCoff, silicon-on-insulator (SOI) process options, and Peregrine Semiconductor's next-generation STeP5 UltraCMOS® silicon-on-sapphire (SOS) technology. Rodd Novak
Optimizing Doherty Power Amplifier: Cost, Performance and Real Estate Problems and potential solutions relating to today's PA design, particularly the challenges stemming from physically small base stations where cost, size and performance must meet market needs. Hans Peter Ostergaard
GaN Transistors and Modules Review of latest GaN technology development status and introduction of Microsemi's newly developed GaN transistors and modules specifically designed for Radar, Avionics and communications markets. Jerry Chang
The Future is a Snap, MMPX for High Signal Measurements Focus on PCB measurements for 10 GHz and beyond, including MMPX interface, the SUCOFLEX 400 cable family, and HUBER+SUHNER's complete T+M solution for high bandwidth applications. Stephanie Jarno
Small Cell Wireless Infrastructure Power Amplifiers ANADIGICS' family of PAs that meet the needs of the new class of femtocell and picocell equipment for 3G and 4G wireless infrastructure. Glenn Eswein
Design Techniques for High Power RF Coaxial Cable Assemblies Key application parameters as well as material selection, construction, and geometry design considerations and techniques within the main components of a high power cable assembly. Tony Martiniello 

 



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