TowerJazz and Cavendish Kinetics Deliver High Volume RF MEMS with Unprecedented Reliability
40 smartphone handset design wins, including the 2016 Samsung Galaxy A8
TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, announced today that it is the high volume technology manufacturer for Cavendish Kinetics, the leader in radio-frequency micro-electromechanical systems (RF MEMS). Together, the companies have demonstrated industry leading 100 billion cycle reliability. RF MEMS is becoming a key technology to improve smartphone antenna efficiency as LTE standards evolve and handset form factors get more aggressive.
Cavendish Kinetics’ SmarTuneTM products are used to fine tune smartphone antennas across the ever-growing spectrum of LTE frequency bands, maximizing RF performance for better signal strength, faster data rates and longer battery life. Recently, Cavendish has received a wave of positive press for its RF MEMS based SmarTune mobile products, after announcements of 40 smartphone handset design wins, most notably the 2016 Samsung Galaxy A8. Cavendish also won
“TowerJazz has been a tremendous partner for both the technology development and manufacturing of RF MEMS,” said
“Cavendish Kinetics RF MEMS products offer the smartphone industry significant performance improvements, and uniquely solve some of the most difficult smartphone antenna challenges,” said Dr.
About Cavendish Kinetics
Cavendish Kinetics (www.cavendish-kinetics.com) is the leading provider of high-performance RF MEMS antenna tuning solutions for smartphones, handheld and wearable devices. Cavendish’s SmarTune devices have been qualified beyond 100 billion cycles and are shipping in volume since 2014. Cavendish Kinetics has offices in
To provide multi-fab sourcing and extended capacity for its customers, TowerJazz operates two manufacturing facilities in
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