Greensboro, N.C. and Los Angeles, Calif – March 26, 2015 – Qorvo, Inc. (Nasdaq: QRVO), a leading provider of RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications, today announced a new gallium arsenide (GaAs) pseudomorphic high electron mobility transistor (pHEMT) process technology that provides higher gain/bandwidth and lower power consumption than competing semiconductor processes. Qorvo™'s new TQPHT09 is a 90 nm pHEMT process that supports Qorvo's next-generation optical product portfolio. Coupled with Qorvo's industry-leading reliability, this new process is ideal for next-generation high frequency, high performance amplifiers required for 100G+ linear applications.
Manufactured in Qorvo's industry leading GaAs fabrication facility in Richardson, Texas, TQPHT09 is the newest offering in the Company's well-established pHEMT process portfolio. Qorvo's TQPHT09 serves as the basis for several new optical modulator driver products including the TGA4960-SL, the Company's most advanced quad-channel 100G modulator driver. The TGA4960-SL is available in the CFP2 form factor for Metro and long haul applications, and is also well suited for upgrading the 100G linear dual-channel drivers for line card applications. It is optimized for high performance, low power dissipation and high channel-to-channel isolation, and is packaged in a 14.0 x 8.0 x 2.6 mm SMT module, the smallest footprint in the industry.
James Klein, president of Qorvo's Infrastructure and Defense Products group, said, "Qorvo continues to invest and develop the most competitive semiconductor process technologies in the industry, enabling best-in-class components for next-generation products. Qorvo's new 90 nm pHEMT process exemplifies our leadership in providing components for high-speed market applications with the quality, reliability and dependable source of supply our customers expect."
Qorvo is showcasing its expanding portfolio of flexible and agile solutions for optical applications at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (#OFC) in Los Angeles, California, March 24-26 at Booth 1433. To learn more about TQPHT90 process advantages, TGA4960-SL and other high-performance driver modules and TIAs for 100G+ applications, visit www.qorvo.com/optical.
Qorvo (Nasdaq:QRVO) is a leading provider of core technologies and RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications. Qorvo was formed following the merger of RFMD and TriQuint, and has more than 6,000 global employees dedicated to delivering solutions for everything that connects the world. Qorvo has the industry's broadest portfolio of products and core technologies; world-class ISO9001-, ISO 14001- and ISO/TS 16949-certified manufacturing facilities; and is a DoD-accredited 'Trusted Source' (Category 1A) for GaAs, GaN and BAW products and services. For the industry's leading core RF solutions, visit www.qorvo.com.
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