Monthly Archives: February 2012

RF SoC Chips Demonstrate New Levels of Integration

Whether you call them system-on-a-chip (SoC) or integrated RF ICs, the level of functional integration on a single semiconductor die has increased dramatically in last few years. And integration process continues unabated as geometries shrink. Integrated multiband, multi-standard RF radios … Continue reading

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Javelin, Samsung Signal Transition to CMOS RF Power Amplifiers in Smartphones

While CMOS power amplifiers (PA) have pervaded Wi-Fi and Bluetooth circuits, they have just started to emerge for 2G and 3G mobile handsets. Although, there are several suppliers developing CMOS PAs for 3G mobile handsets, which is primarily dominated by … Continue reading

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