News | April 15, 2014

Skyworks Unveils High Power Diode Switch For Telecommunication Systems

Source: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
PIN diode

Skyworks introduces a high-power silicon PIN diode SPDT switch for LTE and TD-SCDMA base station, repeater, low frequency (UHF and VHF) radio, transmit and receive as well as failsafe switching applications. The compact and economically designed SKY12215-478LF features low insertion loss, excellent power handling and superb linearity with low DC power consumption. The 0.9 – 4.0 GHz, 125 W device is an extension of the company’s growing family of broad frequency range diode switches, and is pin-to-pin compatible with existing Skyworks’ parts. 

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, 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

SOURCE: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.