Rakon Releases Unparalleled Ultra-low Noise 1.6 GHz VCSO
5 March 2020
Rakon has released the latest 1.6 GHz Voltage Controlled SAW Oscillator (VCSO) in its RSV2522-1600 series. The RSV2522-1600 series is now available offering unparalleled phase noise in the industry of -160 dBc/Hz at 100 kHz offset and -167 dBc/Hz at 1 MHz offset. Figure 1 shows a RSV2522-1600 unit’s phase noise measured at 1.6 GHz.
Rakon Launches World’s Smallest OCXO in a 7x5 mm Footprint
26 December 2019
Rakon has announced the release of the world’s smallest ASIC based OCXO meeting the stringent requirements of 5G Remote Radio Head (RRH), small cell, optical network and microwave transmission system applications. The ROM7050PA combines Rakon’s renowned patented Mercury+™ASIC with advanced SC-cut strip crystal technology to deliver excellent frequency stability in a miniature package.
Quartz XMEMS™: the pathway to the future of oscillator technology
3 December 2019
Rakon announces it has released its XMEMS™ technology, based on the company’s NanoQuartz™ photolithography process.
XMEMS™ delivers unprecedented resonator and oscillator performance in terms of stability and noise. This proprietary technology coupled with Rakon’s own oscillator ASICs1, forms the foundation of Rakon’s industry leading 5G product offering.
Rakon Announces the Release of its Neptune™ Product Family
26 November 2019
Rakon has launched its Neptune™ Ultra Stable TCXO (US-TCXO) product family – the RNT7050 series. This new series offers best-in-class frequency stability of ±50ppb for 5G and other telecommunication applications and is available in a 7x5mm footprint.
At the core is Rakon’s in-house designed and manufactured XMEMS™ crystal resonator technology. XMEMS™ is based on Rakon’s proprietary NanoQuartz™photolithography process.
Rakon introduces VCSOs with high frequency and low phase noise performance
15 April 2019
Rakon has launched a new product family, expanding its broad product offering further. The ‘RSV’ Voltage Controlled SAW Oscillator (VCSO) family, uniquely positions Rakon SAW technology in the market. The family’s advanced Surface Acoustic Wave technology enables the ultimate in performance for low voltage applications which require excellent phase noise performance at very high frequencies.
The RSV2522 series is ideal for the latest generation of high speed converters, which require a high frequency clock with low jitter. The RSV2522-800, RSV2522-1000, RSV2522-1600 and RSV2522-2000 generate frequencies of 800MHz, 1GHz, 1.6GHz and 2GHz respectively.
Rakon releases the radiation tolerant COTS XO RK105 and VCXO RK205
17 September 2018
In order to respond to the growing needs of the New Space market (Low Earth Orbit satellites with a short mission lifetime), Rakon has recently released a radiation tolerant XO and a radiation tolerant VCXO, both based on a COTS (Commercially Off The Shelf) design.
They have been designed for missions requiring radiation tolerance at a reasonable cost and with a short lead-time: TID (Total Ionizing Dose) spec is 72 or 100 kRad (for CMOS) and Single Event Latch-up is guaranteed up to 32.4 or 62 MeV (for LVPECL).
Rakon releases High Reliability Space Crystals with Superior Performance
Rakon releases a 5 x 3.2 mm Hermetically Sealed SMD XO for Aeronautics and High Reliability Applications
28 May 2018
Rakon has released the RXO5032AD, its cost-effective and smallest XO for aeronautics and high reliability applications. A custom option of RXO5032AD is also available with optional screening following the guidelines of MIL-PRF-55310 level B.
The RXO5032AD is Rakon’s solution to meet the market demand for high performance Commercially Off The Shelf (COTS) XOs.
Rakon Chief Operating Officer Appointment
23 January 2020
Rakon Limited ('Rakon') announces that Sinan Altug has commenced his role as Chief Operating Officer based in New Zealand effective, 22 January 2020. As reported in July 2019 when Sinan's appointment was first announced, this position has been created to focus on leading, aligning and driving Rakon's global operations to best meet customer demand and profitable growth.
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Brent Robinson says: "I am pleased that Sinan is now able to assume the role and I look forward to working more closely with him as we position the company for the future."
Rakon HY2020 Results Announcement and Business Update Presentation
19 November 2019
Rakon Limited (RAK) released its results announcement for the half year ended 30 September 2019 to the market at around 9.00am on Tuesday 19 November 2019.
The announcement was followed by a presentation from management at 11.00am by teleconference.
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Rakon Oscillators On Board India's Moon Mission - Chandrayaan-2
1 August 2019
With the successful launch of India’s Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft into an earth orbit last week, global technology company Rakon is proud of its continued involvement in the space industry. Chandrayaan-2 is on target to reach the moon on 7 September. Rakon has supplied several frequency control products for the moon mission. It is the first space mission attempting to conduct a soft landing on the moon’s south polar region.
The Future of Connectivity has Begun
4 July 2019
In this ever-changing world where data is being transferred everywhere at any time, all the markets Rakon serves point to an increasing demand for timing and frequency control solutions. The enabling of new applications will bring together a wirelessly connected world of everything.