MACOM and STMicroelectronics Accelerate GaN-on-Silicon Support for 5G Wireless Network Buildouts
- Wafer supply expansion to enable cost, scale, and industrialization of GaN-on-Silicon for the global 5G network buildout
- Wide bandgap efficiency and gain to meet 5G antenna range and energy efficiency
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The global rollout of 5G networks and move to Massive MIMO (M-MIMO) antenna configurations is expected to create a substantial increase in the demand for
The global rollout of 5G networks and move to Massive MIMO (M-MIMO)
antenna configurations is expected to create a substantial increase in
the demand for
“Major base station OEMs understand they need wide bandgap GaN
performance with transformational cost structures and manufacturing
capacity to meet 5G antenna cost, range and energy efficiency targets in
the field. By teaming with ST, we believe MACOM is uniquely poised to
provide it all — performance, cost and high-volume supply chain,” said
“ST has built a strong foundation as a global leader in Silicon Carbide
and we are now moving forward with RF GaN-on-Silicon, which will enable
OEMs to build a new generation of high-performance 5G networks,” said
For more information on MACOM’s GaN-on-Silicon technology, visit: https://www.macom.com/gan
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