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The art of designing and building RF power amplifier applications

Going to 5G makes the power amplifier application design even more challenging. For the customers of Ampleon, Bruco Integrated Circuits develops efficient PA modules for 4G/5G base station applications in the range of 0.6-4 GHz.

Headlines

Dutch want photonics, AI and quantum in European Chips Act
Axelera AI attracts CTO from IBM Zurich
Samsung increases EUV layers in DRAM to five
Nvidia’s takeover of Arm dealt blow by EU
Hiber’s IoT service links with the UK’s Inmarsat Elera network
Mass production of Samsung’s 3nm node moved to next year
Eleo gives charge to Conmeq’s fully electric mini skid steer
Nowi’s PMIC brings energy autonomy to Nordic’s cellular IoT platform

ASML readies next-gen EUV pellicle for production

ASML expects to supply its customers with a new generation pellicle by the end of the year. Raising transmittance from 83 to 90 percent, it will take away some of the pain of having to use one.

In other news

World premiere of iron fuel at brewery Bavaria (TUE)
Europe is moving towards the Moon (Electronics Weekly)
PAL-V flying car cleared for road use, talks ongoing for aviation permit (Dutch News)

Turning the knobs

Most politicians use the term “exponential growth” in relation to the corona outbreak without having a clue what it means. But even if the spread wasn’t exponential, the measures taken would still fail.