SAN JOSE, Calif. - Hittite Microwave Corp (Chelmsford, Mass.) has entered into a joint development agreement with IBM Corp. related to millimeter-wave technology.
Hittite, which designs and supplies analog and mixed-signal RF, microwave and millimeter-wave ICs, has acquired a license from IBM to manufacture and market silicon IC millimeter-wave transceivers developed by IBM.
Also covered by the license are certain 57–64GHz IC, package and antenna technology, as well as 71–76GHz and 81–86GHz IC intellectual property. Hittite aims to apply the technology to markets requiring highly integrated solutions.