TriQuint Aims At Next Gen 3G/4G Smartphones

Hillsboro, Oregon-based RF semiconductor maker TriQuint Semiconductor is taking aim at the next generation 3G / 4G smartphone market with a new product, the company said today. The firm said its new Multi-band, Multi-mode Power Amplifier (MMPA) is aimed at RF front ends for those smartphones and other mobile devices. Power Amplifiers (PAs) are a key part of wireless communications products; the new deviec is pin-compatible with its prior generation of chips.