Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT


Tuneable RF components

1 May 2013 Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

ON Semiconductor has introduced a new family of tuneable RF components that combine optimised tuning range, RF quality factor (Q) and frequency operation. The TCP-30xx family of low insertion loss passive tuneable integrated circuits (PTICs) and TCC-103 PTIC controller IC allow performance to be tuned and optimised to counter lower antenna volume and increased frequency coverage requirements. They also help overcome head- and hand-effect problems.

With a 4:1 tuning range and capacitance values from 1,2 pF to 8,2 pF, the PTICs are offered in WLCSP and QFN package styles, while the TCC-103 is a high-voltage digital-to-analog IC that provides control and bias in a tuneable solution and is fully compliant with the timing needs of cellular and other wireless system requirements.





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