Sirenza Microdevices Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA) announced that it has been awarded US patent number 6,404,281, entitled "Wide Dynamic Range Transimpedance Amplifier." The new patent discloses a unique approach to improving the dynamic range of transimpedance amplifiers. It is one of a number of pending patents filed by Sirenza to protect its fiber-optic, component design solutions.
"This is Sirenza's second significant patent award for the company's fiber-optic amplifier intellectual property this quarter," said Sirenza President and CEO Bob Van Buskirk. "It once again demonstrates the highly innovative nature of our research and development and places Sirenza at a distinct technical advantage in this high-performance market."