New Literature

Power Product Booklet
This booklet, 10 Hints for Using Your Power Supply to Decrease Test Time , provides suggestions to help engineers speed up testing time by making the most of the company’s power products.
Agilent Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard Co., Palo Alto, CA (800) 452-4844, ext. 6769.

Ceramic Materials
This comprehensive 300-page book, The Magic of Ceramics , introduces hundreds of ceramic products and inventive applications for ceramics, including space shuttle tiles, cellular phones, cosmetics, color TVs and concrete. Price: $45 plus shipping and handling.
The American Ceramic Society, Westerville, OH (614) 794-5890.

Specialty Wire Brochure
This six-page brochure describes a range of the company’s specialty wire products that are available in a variety of alloys (aluminum, copper, nickel and stainless steel), shapes (round, square, rectangular and bunched) and packaging options (spools, barrels, hex pails and bundles).
AMETEK Specialty Metal Products, Wallingford, CT (203) 265-6731.

Distribution Amplifier Data Sheet
This data sheet describes the model FE-7923A high isolation, low cost, 10-channel sinewave distribution amplifier that operates from 1 to 10 MHz and is designed to meet stringent satellite ground station requirements. Specifications are listed.
FEI Communications Inc., a subsidiary of Frequency Electronics Inc., Mitchel Field, NY (516) 794-4500.

Backward-wave Oscillator Brochure
This eight-page brochure contains information on the company’s backward-wave oscillators designed for use in spectrometers, sweep and signal generators, local oscillators, and receivers and receiving systems. Key specifications and outline drawings are provided.
ISTOK Microwave Products, Huntsville, AL (256) 882-1344.

2000 RF/IF Designer’s Guide
This 196-page designer’s guide contains information on all of the company’s signal processing components, including specifications, pricing and answers to frequently asked questions about surface-mount technology.
Mini-Circuits, Brooklyn, NY (718) 934-4500.

Circuit Protection Designer’s Guide
This 116-page designer’s guide provides information on selecting the proper circuit protection devices for electronic equipment design applications and features a complete line of circuit protection products, including the PulseGuard® series surface-mount and connector array electrostatic discharge suppression products.
Littelfuse Inc., Des Plaines, IL (847) 824-0400.

Application Note
This application note provides detailed information on the performance of the company’s UTiFLEX cable assemblies at varying levels of CW power and details changes in the cable assemblies’ external temperature relative to power input. A test illustrating the cable assemblies’ performance and specifications is outlined.
MICRO-COAX, Pottstown, PA (800) 223-2629.

Short-form Catalog
This comprehensive, 24-page short-form catalog includes a range of microelectronic products such as fixed-frequency and voltage-controlled oscillators, synthesizers, filters, correlators, receivers and delay lines. Product descriptions, specifications, outline drawings and ordering information are provided.
Micro Networks/Andersen Laboratories, Worcester, MA (508) 852-5400.

Customer Support Brochure
This eight-page brochure details the company’s comprehensive customer support programs such as range relocation, range probe service, equipment refurbishment, range operation services, operator training, software maintenance and precision mechanical alignment services.
Microwave Instrumentation Technologies LLC, Duluth, GA (800) 848-7921.

Engineering Bulletin
This engineering bulletin describes the model 5C7-361 thermoelectric (Peltier) module controller designed for heating and cooling applications and capable of up to 25 A of load current. The controller is PC programmable via an RS-485 communication port. Key specifications and application information are provided.
Oven Industries Inc., Mechanicsburg, PA (717) 766-0721.

Reference Guide
This comprehensive, 12-page reference guide, The ABCs of DC-to-DC Converters and Power Supplies: Definitions of Power Conversion Terms (Power Page™ 40), provides specific definitions of power conversion terms for design engineers from absolute maximum ratings to wide range input.
Powercube, a Natel company, Chatsworth, CA (800) 866-3590.