Ted Rappaport, founding director of NYU WIRELESS and a leading proponent of using the millimeter wave spectrum for wireless communications, discusses the FCC's recent rulemaking actions and technology developments that are paving the way to 5G.
In IMS booth #3513 in Montreal, Canada this week, KCB, an AS-9100 certified designer and manufacturer of hi-rel SMT devices, is introducing some of their most recent semiconductor packaging techniques. One such technique, recently employed for a military customer in the AESA radar market, was a custom hermetic device that included two chips, a driver, on-board DPS, a DVA capability, and a PA stage.
Engineers at IMS 2012 in Montreal, Canada looking for guidance on how best to employ lasers to aid in cutting, drilling and ablating materials will find help from the Laser Services team in booth #215. One such technique being adopted around the microwave industry is using laser ablation to create solder dams on circuits.