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SemiGen, Inc. announces the exciting purchase of the former Micrometrics/Metelics fabrication facility in Londonderry, New Hampshire. Moreover, SemiGen will be relocating operations to this location. The recently acquired facility boasts over 20,000 square feet of lab and cleanroom space, and accounts for a $2.5 million dollar facility and capability upgrade for SemiGen. This acquisition will enable [...] Read More
Blogs
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The bond pad geometries for MESA chips are shrinking in size progressively as technology advances. Though beneficial for cost reduction and mass production, smaller MESA chip leads and bonding sites exacerbate the failure modes common to a wire bond process. This means that wire bond process developers must be exacting in their consideration of the multitude of wire bonding variables and the configuration [...] Read More
Resources
Resources
SemiGen, Inc. announces a new Technical Brief, “Tips for Increasing Yields when Wire Bonding Small MESA Chips,” discussing the challenges of wire bonding to small MESA chips. This latest brief provides insights into the wire bonding process and shares tips on how to analyze and overcome the pitfalls when wire bonding small MESA chips. Progressively, MESA chips have decreased in size. [...] Read More
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SemiGen, Inc. is participating at the International Microwave Symposium June 6th - 8th in Honolulu, Hawaii, in the 5G/IoT Pavilion Booth 848. Their state-of-the-art hybrid and PCB assembly center is augmented with a complete high frequency (up to 50 GHz) test lab, and a stockroom full of your most desperately needed devices and bonding supplies. Their high performance diodes, such as PINs, Limiters, [...] Read More
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From fixing broken equipment to new RoHS requirements leading to part obsolescence, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the RF and microwave industry have many reasons to replace modules over repairing them. Often, predicting the services necessary in advance of the demand for new product lines or failures in small-to-medium scale manufactured items are simply too difficult to track down and [...] Read More
New Products
New Product
SemiGen, Inc. has added a series of new Zero Bias Schottky Detector Diodes to its expanding product offerings.  SemiGen’s SZB900 series of Zero Bias Schottky Detector Diodes are catered to perform as components of video detectors and power monitors, eliminating the need for external DC biasing. This series of schottky diodes features low junction capacitances, high voltage sensitivity, [...] Read More
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New Product
SemiGen spiral inductor coils come in ten models with seven different square dimensions including .030”x.030”, .040”x.040”, .045”x.045”, .055”x.055”, .065”x.065”, .075”x.075”, and .085”x.085”—all inductors are .012” thick. Inductance offered ranges from 1.5 nH to 300 nH with 1.5 turns up to 18.5 turns. The [...] Read More
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New Product
SemiGen, Inc. has added a series of fixed attenuator pads to its expanding product offerings.  SemiGen offers a selection of fixed attenuators pads with an attenuation of 0 dB up to 100 dB. These attenuator pads feature precise resistor films and superior metallization resulting in a flat response from DC to up to 50 GHz. Attenuator pads offer power handling from 1W to 5W continuous wave (CW) [...] Read More
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Blog
As in baseball, RF/Microwave programs are dotted with holes in the lineup, or development chain, from design to repair. Oftentimes, problems arise out of nowhere, and at critical times. In these circumstances, each field is glad to have their utility player around. Here's a few reasons to consider putting a player like SemiGen on your approved vendor list (AVL) today. Being from the Boston area, [...] Read More
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SemiGen’s ideal low loss very high Q mounting capacitors feature low temperature coefficients. With six different capacitances offered from 45 pF to 1000 pF, these capacitors are developed using an MNOS approach and precision photolithography to provide a dependable device. SemiGen’s mounting capacitors are manufactured on dies as thin as 3 mils to limit inductance. These mounting capacitors [...] Read More
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New Product
SemiGen, Inc. has added a series of new Schottky Diodes to its expanding product offerings.  SemiGen Silicon-based Schottky Diodes utilize various metal schemes to provide excellent performance for low, medium and high barrier applications through 40 GHz. This series of schottky diodes feature small junction capacitances, low I/F noise, low resistance, and multi-junction chips for optimum performance. [...] Read More
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The 1N series point contact mixer diodes perform into the Ka-band. Each device in the series ideally designed with noise figures as low as 5.5 dB at 3.060 GHz and 6.0 dB at 9.375 GHz. With VSWR’s of 1.3:1 and impedances ranging from 200-600Ω, these devices can serve as drop in replacements for all military and commercial requirements. These point contact mixer diodes are designed in cartridge [...] Read More
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Step Recovery Diodes (SRDs) utilize controlled grown junction epitaxial silicon combined with a silicon dioxide passivation to ensure greater stability and reliability. Our SRDs offer low snap time through voltages ranging from 8 VDC to 120 VDC. Capacitances at 6 VDC range from 0.2 pF to 3 pF. Discontinued by many suppliers, we've opted to produce these devices for customers servicing legacy RF [...] Read More
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SemiGen, Inc. has added a series of new limiter diodes to its expanding product offerings, SLP7100 series.  The SLP7100 limiter diodes are processed with a high-resistivity epitaxial wafer (epi) that has thin intrinsic layers. These devices are 2 to 20 microns thick and can be gold doped to achieve specific performance goals. The SLP7100 limiter diodes are used in passive or active limiter [...] Read More
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SemiGen now offers a series of Beam Lead PINs, the SBL 2000.  The SBL2000 beam lead PIN diodes feature switching speeds as low as 3 ns with both low capacitance and resistance. SemiGen’s beam lead PINs are optimally designed during assembly for high levels of mechanical strength and stability with an operating temperature ranging from -55oC to +150oC. These PINs come with breakdown voltages [...] Read More
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Limiter, Schottky, Step Recovery and Point Contact Diodes  The SLP7100 series limiter diodes feature a low capacitance, resistance and quick turn on times. These limiters are ideally suited for high-power applications as protection against unwanted power surges or spikes for low noise components. SemiGen’s schottky diodes provide excellent performance for low, medium and high barrier [...] Read More
Events
Event
Heading to EDI-Con in Boston? Stop by booth #505 and see us! We'll be talking about our growing line of Semiconductor Devices and expanded assembly and testing services. Get the Edge by stopping by and talking about the many ways you can get us on your AVL so we can be there when you need us.  Read More
New Products
New Product
SemiGen offers a selection of fixed attenuators pads with an attenuation of 0 dB up to 100 dB. These attenuator pads feature precise resistor films and superior metallization resulting in a flat response from DC to up to 50 GHz. Attenuator pads offer power handling from 1W to 5W continuous wave (CW) with minimum return losses of 18 dB up to 14 GHz and 16 dB from 15 GHz to 50 GHz.  These attenuators [...] Read More
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SemiGen, Inc., an ISO and ITAR registered RF/Microwave assembly, automated PCB manufacturing, and RF Supply Center, has launched a new website. The site features updated RF/Microwave Testing/Assembly/Design, PCB Assembly, Semiconductor Upscreening, and RF/Microwave Module Repair pages with detailed parameter and specification listings.  The site also offers downloadable datasheets of all components [...] Read More
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SemiGen has announced that a series of fixed attenuator pads are now available. SemiGen's advanced thin-film technology allows these attenuator pads to have full side wraps for SMT installation and a complete grounding backside for ease in attachment. No ground bonding is required. Top side contacts for the input and output make these ideal for standard RF and microwave assembly techniques. Custom [...] Read More
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SemiGen provides high-quality, automated PCB assembly for high-mix, low- to medium-volume printed circuit boards. SemiGen helps manufacturers of military electronics, commercial products, and medical instrumentation with their leadless, fine-pitch, BGA, and QFP assembly requirements. They do this with a team of certified J-STD-001 and IPC 610 assem-blers, two fully automated, surface-mount MYDATA machines, [...] Read More
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New Product
SemiGen offers PIN diodes that feature low capacitance and resistance, high reliability, and easy bonding with F.A.C. mesas. SemiGen's new RF Supply Center provides high-quality PIN diodes that can be shipped or ordered for kits on the SemiGen floor. SemiGen diodes are proprietary, high-quality designs that are fabricated in the United States using a qualified foundry partner. The SemiGen SGP7000 [...] Read More
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SemiGen is announcing their full-service, high-quality, RF/Microwave design and automated assembly services as a viable option for companies looking to reduce assembly cost while keeping their production domestic. SemiGen provides expertise and experience in the manufacturing of RF, microwave, and millimeter-wave circuits and assemblies, with particular expertise in mixed RF/digital assembly-including [...] Read More
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New Product
SemiGen has announced that a series of microwave chip capacitors are now available. Series 8000 capacitors offer a working voltage of >50V and capacitance ranges from 2.0 pF to 600 pF. Series 8100 capacitors offer a working voltage of >100V and capacitance ranges from 0.1 pF to 399 pF. They are made with prime starting material and consist of an Oxide/Nitride layer that provides low dielectric [...] Read More
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Company News
SemiGen has announced that they have purchased a new Agilent 50 GHz PNA Network Analyzer to augment their RF/Microwave test lab. SemiGen's facility will now have the ability to provide higher frequency testing for internal designs and customer requirements. The machine will have the ability to measure S-parameters, insertion loss, gain, return loss, balanced parameters, differential measurements, [...] Read More
Blogs
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Introduction The increased cost and complexity of designing, prototyping, assembling, troubleshooting, and redesigning modern RF/microwave assemblies that meet stringent government, military, and aerospace requirements is leading to a substantial growth in US-based contract manufacturing. In order to support OEMs and Primes, which can benefit from the diverse testing, assembly, and design capabilities [...] Read More
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