News | June 30, 2014

Skyworks Introduces PIN Diode Limiter For Radar, Military, GPS And Automotive Applications

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Skyworks Solutions, Inc. unveils an integrated, single-stage, low-cost PIN diode limiter module to address the growing need for full receiver low-noise amplifier protection in microwave applications. The new limiter is a low threshold/insertion loss/distortion module in a surface-mount package meant for use as a passive receiver protector in wireless or other RF systems for frequencies up to 6 GHz. The module is comprised of a PIN limiter diode, an RF choke inductor, and two DC blocking caps at the RF ports in a two-lead MLP package. The SKY16601-555LF is ideal for military communication transceivers, VSAT, S-band radar, jammers, GPS, test instruments, and automotive markets. It is also applicable for broad market wireless systems including cellular infrastructure base station, WLAN, repeaters, and wireless backhaul OEMs.

About Skyworks
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors. Leveraging core technologies, Skyworks supports automotive, broadband, wireless infrastructure, energy management, GPS, industrial, medical, military, wireless networking, smartphone and tablet applications. The Company’s portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, circulators, demodulators, detectors, diodes, directional couplers, front-end modules, hybrids, infrastructure RF subsystems, isolators, lighting and display solutions, mixers, modulators, optocouplers, optoisolators, phase shifters, PLLs/synthesizers/VCOs, power dividers/combiners, power management devices, receivers, switches and technical ceramics.

Headquartered in Woburn, Mass., Skyworks is worldwide with engineering, manufacturing, sales and service facilities throughout Asia, Europe and North America. For more information, visit www.skyworksinc.com.

SOURCE: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.