Munich, GermanyEPCOS AG is shipping in production quantities a UMTS duplexer for the WCDMA Bands V/VI, which features a footprint of 2.5 x 2.0 mm² and a flat insertion height of 0.5 mm.
EPCOS will introduce duplexers in this latest size generation for all other current WCDMA bands in subsequent months as its customers ramp mobile-phone production. EPCOS produces the complete spectrum of duplexers for WCDMA in the compact SAW and BAW technology.
Duplexers combine a transmit and receive filter in a single module and enable the transmit and receive paths to operate simultaneously. Duplexers enable co-banding, or the common use of one band in two different mobile telephone standards in one component.
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