Tag Archives: semiconductor

DARPA’s Electronics Resurgence Initiative Enters Second Phase; Bill Chappell Quoted

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has launched the second phase of a potential five-year, $1.5B program that aims to advance microelectronics innovation through new microsystem designs, materials and architectures. DARPA said Thursday the Electronics Resurgence Initiative’s Phase II seeks to address the need to support domestic production options to advance …

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DARPA to Hold Proposers Day on RF Transistor, Semiconductor Material Devt Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will host a Proposers Day on March 29 in Arlington, Virginia, to discuss a program that seeks to develop new radiofrequency and millimeter-wave transistors and semiconductor materials designed to meet electromagnetic spectrum-related requirements. Dan Green, a program manager at DARPA’s microsystems technology office, said in a …

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Raytheon Awarded Additional Gallium Nitride Production Process Development Funds

Raytheon has secured a $14.9 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and Office of the Secretary of Defense to further develop the production process of gallium nitride-based semiconductors. The company said Wednesday it will work to update the performance, supply and the dependability of wideband, monolithic, microwave-integrated circuits and circulator …

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DARPA Seeks Research Proposals for Miniaturized Magnetic Component Devt Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has issued a solicitation to gather research proposals for a potential five-year, $26 million program that aims to build miniaturized magnetic components for integration with electromagnetic systems used by the Defense Department. DARPA’s Magnetic Miniaturized and Monolithically Integrated Components program will focus on three technical areas, according to a broad agency …

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Cobham Receives Multiple Orders for Custom Application Specific Integrated Circuits

Cobham‘s semiconductor business will deliver customized Application Specific Integrated Circuits for airport security screening under a number of orders worth roughly $1.6 million. ASICs are designed to facilitate a high level of detection to support security screening at airports and other facilities through client-specific, mixed-signal ASICs, Cobham said Wednesday. Jeff Hassannia, Cobham advanced electronic solutions business development and technology senior vice …

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Richardson Electronics, Global Power Technologies Group to Promote Silicon Carbide Semiconductor Tech

Richardson Electronics and Global Power Technologies Group have signed a franchise agreement in an effort to utilize silicon carbide semiconductor technology to address the market demand for power electronics and green energy. The agreement aligns with GPTG’s goal to identify SiC technology opportunities in the commercial power market, Richardson Electronics said …

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Lockheed, DARPA Experiment With New Microchip Cooling System; John Ditri Comments

Lockheed Martin has developed technology for the thermal management of high-powered microchips as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Inter/Intra Chip Enhanced Cooling Applications initiative. The company said Tuesday its microfluidic cooling system aims to increase the performance of monolithic microwave integrated circuit-based power amplifiers and embedded systems. A team of DARPA and Lockheed …

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