Kyocera Announces New 28-Lead QLFP Package for Millimeter-wave Frequencies
San Diego, CA: March 8, 2005 - Kyocera America, Inc. announced today a new open tooled, high performance 28-lead QLFP (Quad-Lead-Flat-Package) for millimeter-wave frequencies. This surface mountable package features a Cu/Mo heat sink, kovar seal ring, gull wing leads, and both differential and single-ended RF ports. It has excellent electrical performance characteristics up to 40 GHz, and the cavity will fit most 3mm or 4mm devices. The Cu/Mo heat sink will support most power device applications and hermeticity can be achieved with either a combo lid or seam sealing to the kovar seal ring.
Specific applications for this new package include power amplifiers, trans impedance amplifiers, differential amplifiers, low noise amplifiers, modulator drivers, or mm wave mixers.
Samples are available on request.
San Diego-based Kyocera America, Inc. designs, manufactures and assembles a broad range of electronic packaging solutions for the telecommunications and semiconductor markets based on advanced ceramic and plastic material technologies. Its products and services support broadband, mobile and satellite communications, surveillance systems, sensors, automotive electronics, medical devices, computers and consumer electronics. The company has manufacturing facilities in San Diego, with sales offices and design centers throughout the United States. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kyocera International, Inc. of San Diego, the North American headquarters and holding company for Kyoto, Japan-based Kyocera Corporation.
Kyocera Corporation (NYSE: KYO), the group's global parent, was founded in 1959 as a producer of advanced ceramics. By combining these engineered materials with metals and plastics, and integrating them with other technologies, Kyocera Corporation has become a leading supplier of semiconductor packages, telecommunications equipment, electronic components, solar energy systems, laser printers, copiers and industrial ceramics. Kyocera Corporation employs more than 50,000 people in 25 nations, and recorded consolidated net revenues of 1.14 trillion yen (US $11 billion) during the year ended March 31, 2004.