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Skyworks launches high reliability military and space solutions

(29 July 2019 - Skyworks) Skyworks Solutions today unveiled its latest high reliability solutions for demanding military and space applications with stringent operating requirements.

Skyworks’ hermetically sealed, broadband low-noise and impedance-matched amplifiers function in harsh environments and can be leveraged in a multitude of communication platforms. With all peripheral components integrated into an optimized ceramic QFN package, these devices simplify the design process and reduce board space while delivering robust performance for next generation aerospace and defense applications such as satellites and avionics systems.

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“Skyworks is excited to introduce advanced products that operate seamlessly under severe conditions,” said Achim Soelter, general manager of defense and space for Skyworks. “With the expansion of our portfolio, we continue to push the performance envelope, powering mission critical functions across navigation, communication and radar networks that must work day-in and day-out without fail.”

According to an estimate from BCC Research, the global satellite communications market, one segment of the aerospace and defense industry, is estimated to reach nearly $7.5 billion by 2022, up from nearly $4.6 billion in 2017, or a compounded annual growth rate of 11 percent.

About Skyworks’ High Reliability Solutions

Skyworks provides upscreened and hermetically sealed high-reliability optocouplers, RF diodes and RFICs including multi-chip modules (MCM) as part of its portfolio. Product upscreening includes the equivalent of Class B and Class S of MIL-PRF-38535, Class H and Class K of MILPRF-38534, and JANS, JANTX and JANTXV level of MIL-PRF-19500. Select solutions include:

  • SKYH22001 – Hermetically sealed, integrated broadband low-noise amplifier with -55° to +125°C performance. Internally tuned for 700 MHz to 2.7 GHz and tunable up to 3.8 GHz.
  • SKYH22002 – Hermetically sealed, integrated gain block amplifier with -55° to +125°C performance. Internally tuned for 700 MHz to 2.7 GHz and tunable from 0.1 to 6 GHz

About Skyworks

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is empowering the wireless networking revolution. Our highly innovative analog semiconductors are connecting people, places and things spanning a number of new and previously unimagined applications within the aerospace, automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, connected home, industrial, medical, military, smartphone, tablet and wearable markets.

Skyworks is a global company with engineering, marketing, operations, sales and support facilities located throughout Asia, Europe and North America and is a member of the S&P 500® and Nasdaq-100® market indices (Nasdaq: SWKS).