The company’s latest family of fully hermetic, low-profile leadless surface-mount packages promise improved electrical performance in the dc to 30 GHz range. The SM family of packages fits aerospace, avionics, automotive, and telecom industry apps and are well suited for LEDs, MEMS, and optical devices. They incorporate a metal plug in the base that allows a direct ground path for enhanced electrical performance. The first package in the lineup has a 5 mm x 5 mm outer dimension and 28 I/Os. Other versions including packages with 4 mm x 4 mm, 6 mm x 6 mm, and 8 mm x 8 mm dimensions are on the horizon. All packages offered meet MIL-STD requirements for hermeticity. Stratedge Corp., San Diego, CA. (866) 424-4962.