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  • Full Name : RF Micro Devices, Inc (Qorvo) Manufacturer
  • Site : www.rfmd.com
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Manufacturer Introduction

RF Micro Devices (NASDAQ: RFMD), is an American company that designs and manufactures high-performance radio frequency systems and solutions for applications that drive wireless and broadband communications. Headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, RFMD is traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol RFMD. The Company was founded in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1991. RF Micro has 3500 employees, 1500 of them in Guilford County, North Carolina.

The company's products, predominantly radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs) and packaged modules that utilize them, are used in cellular networks and mobile phones, for wireless connectivity such as wireless LAN, GPS and Bluetooth, in cable modems andcable TV infastructure, and for other applications including military radar. The most important applications in terms of sales are GaAs-based power amplifiers and antenna control solutions used in mobile phones (including smartphones), WiFi RF front-ends and components used in wireless infrastructure equipment.

RFMD based on the design, development and production of radio frequency integrated circuit components. These products are used in radio frequency integrated circuit amplifiers (RFICs) and signal processing transmission equipment for wireless communications. The company mainly produces spare parts for mobile phones. At present, RFMD is the world's major supplier of power frequency amplifiers. The company also manufactures spare parts for wireless infrastructure, cable television modems, personal communication systems, and two-way data pagers, and is committed to exploring the base station and local wireless local area network (WLAN) markets.
RFMD is proficient in a variety of processing technologies that are widely used in the radiofrequency field. It is a major manufacturer of GaAs HBT or GaAs HBT. RFMD also invests in certain areas of semiconductor equipment to ensure it has a leading position in silicon (such as silicon germanium) processing. RFMD company produces a series of wireless application products, such as power amplifiers, mixers, regulators, low noise power amplifiers, receivers, jammers and radio recorders, etc. RFMD can provide a full range of RF integrated circuit amplification equipment to meet customers need.

In February 2014, the TriQuint and RFMD have merged into Qorvo, the new global leader in RF solutions.

RFMD is product portfolio consists of RF switch, attenuator, RF amplifier, RF modulator.


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    The RF2498 is a high performance CDMA tri-band/quadmode integrated LNA/mixer with GPS capability. The device is designed to meet all IS-98 seitivity, intermodulation and single-tone requirements. The RF2498 integrates the tri-band LNA/downconverte with 27.5dB of gain control for the cellular band and 29dB for the PCS band. The RF2498 is designed for three state gain control solutio for IS-98 IMD testing. The device offe a dedicated GPS LNA/mixer with 37dB of gain. Additionally, a divide-by-2 prescaler to allow the use of either a single- or dual-band VCO is integrated. There is also a TX LO buffer. The design is flexible, in that the bias currents may be set using off-chip current reference resisto for the mixer and LNA blocks. The device is packaged in a plastic, 5mmx5mm, leadless chip carrier.