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Akoustis Introduces Two New 2.4 GHz BAW RF Filters for Wi-Fi Automotive and Access Point Applications

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Akoustis Technologies, Inc. announces two new high-performance 2.4 GHz bandedge RF filters for Wi-Fi applications, designed to improve Wi-Fi range and coexist with LTE bands. The filters are expected to enter production in the second half of 2024, offering robust power handling and high out-of-band rejection.
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  • New High-Performance 2.4 GHz Channel 1-11 XBAW® Bandedge RF Filters for Improved Wi-Fi Range and Coexistence with LTE
  • The A10124 and A10324 is Currently Sampling and Slated for Production Second Half of Calendar Year 2024

Charlotte, N.C., April 03, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Akoustis Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKTS) (“Akoustis” or the “Company”), an integrated device manufacturer (IDM) of patented bulk acoustic wave (BAW) high-band RF filters for mobile and other wireless applications, announced today two new bandedge RF filter products for Wi-Fi Automotive and Access Point applications. These filters are expected to ramp into production in the second half of calendar year 2024.

Akoustis’ new Wi-Fi/LTE coexistence BAW RF filters are designed specifically for the Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz band, covering channels 1 to 11. Leveraging XBAW® technology, these filters exhibit minimal insertion loss with ultra-steep skirts at the bandedge to extend Wi-Fi range and ensure coexistence with LTE band 7, 38, 40, and 41. Utilized in Wi-Fi routers, access points, extenders, mesh systems, mobile hotspots, ISM, and automotive, these filters offer high performance, robust power handling, and high out-of-band rejection. Additionally, the A10124 will be AEC-Q200 qualified for Automotive, providing reliable connectivity for vehicular applications. Both filters are housed in an ultra-small ceramic package measuring 1.1 x 0.9 mm.

The A10124 Product Features:

  • Ultra small form factor 1.1 x 0.9 x 0.39 mm
  • High OOB rejection enables coexistence with LTE
  • Low insertion loss
  • High Power Rating
  • Single ended TX/RX ports
  • AEC-Q200
  • RoHS compliant, Pb-free package

The A10324 Product Features:

  • Ultra small form factor 1.1 x 0.9 x 0.39 mm
  • High OOB rejection enables coexistence with LTE
  • Low insertion loss
  • High Power Rating
  • Single ended TX/RX ports
  • RoHS compliant, Pb-free package

Akoustis maintains its momentum with robust demand and an expanding sales pipeline for its XBAW® filter products, in addition to its new XBAW®/SAW resonator and oscillator products, and semiconductor back-end services. The Company continues to secure new design wins in its target markets including Wi-Fi, 5G Infrastructure, Automotive and Defense, many of which are slated to ramp into production in the coming months.

About Akoustis Technologies, Inc.

Akoustis® (http://www.akoustis.com/) is a high-tech BAW RF filter solutions company that is pioneering next-generation materials science and MEMS wafer manufacturing to address the market requirements for improved RF filters — targeting higher bandwidth, higher operating frequencies and higher output power compared to legacy polycrystalline BAW technology. The Company utilizes its proprietary and patented XBAW® manufacturing process to produce bulk acoustic wave RF filters for mobile and other wireless markets, which facilitate signal acquisition and accelerate band performance between the antenna and digital back end. Superior performance is driven by the significant advances of poly-crystal, single-crystal, and other high purity piezoelectric materials and the resonator-filter process technology which enables optimal trade-offs between critical power, frequency and bandwidth performance specifications.

Akoustis plans to service the fast growing multi-billion-dollar RF filter market using its integrated device manufacturer (IDM) business model. The Company owns and operates a 125,000 sq. ft. ISO-9001:2015 registered commercial wafer-manufacturing facility located in Canandaigua, NY, which includes a class 100 / class 1000 cleanroom facility — tooled for 150-mm diameter wafers — for the design, development, fabrication and packaging of RF filters, MEMS and other semiconductor devices. Akoustis Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in the Piedmont technology corridor near Charlotte, North Carolina.

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These and other risks and uncertainties are described in more detail in the Risk Factors and Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations sections of the Company’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and in subsequently filed Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. Considering these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, the forward-looking statements regarding future events and circumstances discussed in this document may not occur, and actual results could differ materially and adversely from those anticipated or implied in the forward-looking statements. You should not rely upon forward-looking statements as predictions of future events. 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Akoustis Technologies, Inc. announced two new bandedge RF filter products, A10124 and A10324, designed for Wi-Fi Automotive and Access Point applications.

The new bandedge RF filters are expected to ramp into production in the second half of calendar year 2024.

The new bandedge RF filters by Akoustis Technologies, Inc. leverage XBAW® technology.

The new bandedge RF filters cover LTE bands 7, 38, 40, and 41 for coexistence with LTE.

Akoustis Technologies, Inc. targets markets including Wi-Fi, 5G Infrastructure, Automotive, and Defense for its XBAW® filter products.
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founded in 2014 by experienced industry leaders and scientists from university of california at santa barbara (ucsb) and cornell university, akoustis’ mission is to commercialize and manufacture its patent-pending bulk one™ acoustic wave technology to address the critical frequency-selectivity requirements in today’s mobile smartphones – improving the efficiency and signal quality of mobile wireless devices and enabling the internet of things. the bulk acoustic wave (baw) filter market is rapidly expanding, driven by growth in 4g/lte and the number of filters required per device. nearly 2 billion mobile phones are manufactured per year, and over half are in the growing segment of high-end smartphones. because these smartphones need to operate globally, on more than one carrier, and with bands that are becoming ever-closer together, the need for higher-performance filters is upon us to ensure mobile compatibility. 4g/lte networks are driving the need for higher frequencies, and traditio