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Sirenza obtains additional amplifier patent

Posted: 08 Sep 2003 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:sirenza microdevices? rf components? communications equipment? rf amplifier?

Sirenza Microdevices Inc., a designer and supplier RF components for communications equipment manufacturers, has received U.S. patent No. 6,611,172 entitled "Thermally Distributed Darlington Amplifier." This is one of several U.S. patents awarded to Sirenza in the area of RF amplifier technology and discloses an approach for ensuring the reliable performance and manufacturability of Darlington RF amplifiers.

"In its simplest form, this patent involves a method for thermally distributing heat to improve the reliability of a Darlington Feedback amplifier IC without compromising its electrical performance," stated Kevin Kobayashi, director of Advanced Design. "In its application, this invention can improve thermal and electrical performance including gain and output power over frequency," added Kobayashi.

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