Ceramic Antenna is designed for compact mobile devices.

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Measuring only 3.2 x 1.6 mm, 3216 PIFA ceramic antenna comes with omni-directional system that supports central frequency of 2.45 GHz with maximum gain of 2.84 dBi and working temperature of -25 to 85ºC. Planar inverted-F antenna is designed to achieve transmission optimization in miniaturized electronics applications such as Bluetooth headsets, ultra-slim handsets, or wireless mouse.

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Yageo Releases the Smallest PIFA Ceramic Antenna for Compact Mobile Devices

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - September 1, 2009 - Yageo Corporation, a leading global passive components supplier, announced today the release of 3216 PIFA ceramic antenna catering to compact mobile device applications. Measuring merely 3.2mm x 1.6mm (3216) in dimension, Yageo's PIFA ceramic antenna features low profile fitting for multifunctional compact product design and superior signal transmission efficiency up to 90% almost on a par with traditional metal antenna.

Yageo's 3216 PIFA ceramic antenna come with an omni-directional system that supports central frequency of 2.45 GHz with a maximum gain of 2.84dBi and a working temperature of -25ºC to 85ºC. Currently the smallest planar inverted-F antenna available in the market, Yageo's 3216 PIFA antenna is designed to be isolated from environmental interference and achieve transmission optimization in miniaturized electronics applications particularly Bluetooth headsets, ultra-slim handsets or wireless mouse. Samples are available for customers with mass production underway.

Mr. Vincent Hu, President of Yageo Global Sales Business Group, said, "To meet growing demand for multifunctional portable gadgets, our customers are constantly in search of solutions for efficient integration of functions within increasingly compact space. Statics and interference arise from a crammed circuit board has often resulted in poor transmission quality to further exacerbated the problems for product designers. Yageo's 3216 PIFA antenna represents our latest innovation to help system designers to align antenna efficiency with processors."

Moving forward, Yageo is looking to further enhance the yield and production lead time of 3216 PIFA antenna by leveraging its technology strength in manufacturing process and circuit design and expects its 3216 PIFA antenna to contribute to 40% of chip antenna shipments within two years.

About Yageo

Founded in 1977, Yageo Corporation has become a world-class provider of passive-component services with capabilities on a global scale, including production and sales facilities in Asia, Europe and Americas. The corporation is uniquely positioned to provide one-stop-shopping, offering its complete product portfolio of resistors, capacitors and inductors in both commodity and specialty versions, plus design-in capability, distribution, e-commerce connection and logistics. Yageo currently ranks as the world No.1 in chip-resistors, No. 3 in MLCCs and No. 3 in ferrite products. Yageo Corporation has 20 sales offices, 8 production sites, 6 JIT logistic outfits and 3 R&D centers.

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