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SOURCES

SOURCES PCS Handset VCOs The MW 400 series VCOs are designed for use in applications where small size and low cost are critical. The versatile VCOs are available in frequency ranges from 1 to 2.8 GHz in bandwidths of 75 to 100 MHz. Tuning voltage is 0.5 to 4.7...
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TEST EQUIPMENT

TEST EQUIPMENT Portable Spectrum Analyzer The SCOPE 4600 series portable spectrum analyzer is designed for convenient measurements in the field, mobile test setups and in test laboratories. The unit also is suited for broadband measurements with selectable resolution bandwidths up to 1000 MHz. The analyzer features a lighted graphical...
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SUBSYSTEMS

SUBSYSTEMS 10 Mbps Bit Synchronizer The model AVME 335 full-function, 10 Mbps tunable bit synchronizer is suited for use in reconstructing a noisy input pulse code modulation (PCM) data stream and providing a clean PCM signal with a coherent clock. The synchronizer is tunable over the bit rate range...
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PROCESSING EQUIPMENT

PROCESSING EQUIPMENT Production Flip-chip Bonder The model FC250 high end, production flip-chip bonder offers alignment and leveling accuracy better than 2 mm. The throughput lies over 200 units per hour. A production-worthy system to level, align and bond even nonreflective components, the bonder supports the complete range of bonding...
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SOFTWARE

SOFTWARE Electromagnetic Analysis System Software The model EMAS V4.0 electromagnetic analysis system software predicts coupled electromechanical performance of various electrical apparatus, resulting in greater design insight and reduced development cycles. The software couples the accuracy of electromagnetic, structural and thermal finite element analysis to account for the effects of...
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News from Washington

News from Washington Towed Decoys Could Improve Navy Aircraft Survivability In a recent report (GAO/NSIAD-97-94), the General Accounting Office (GAO) has reviewed Department of Defense (DoD) plans to acquire the ALE-50 and radio frequency countermeasures (RFCM) towed decoy systems. The RFCM system includes a more advanced decoy and is...
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International Report

International Report GEC Tests New Approach to Monolithic Filtering at Microwave Frequencies UK contractor GEC is working on active filtering at UHF (0.3 to 1 GHz) and microwave frequencies using a silicon-on-insulator (SOI) bipolar IC process. At the heart of the effort is the use of pairs of silicon...
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The Commerical Market

The Commerical Market US Electronics Exports Rise 10 Percent in First Half of 1997 The Electronics Industries Association (EIA) reports that US electronics equipment exports reached $74 B in the first six months of 1997, a 10 percent increase over the total exports for the first half of 1996....
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The Book End

The Book End Microwave Engineering, Second Edition David M. Pozar John Wiley & Sons Inc. 716 pages; $101.95 Much has changed in microwave engineering since the first edition of this reference text was published. Microwave applications have changed with the increased emphasis on the commercial use of microwave technology....
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High Performance RF Jumper Cables

Copper-corrugated jumper cable assemblies that feature unique connectors, solid center conductor cables and soldered inner and outer conductors
High Performance RF Jumper Cables Today's mobile communications systems demand very low intermodulation (IM) characteristics due to the crowded frequency spectrum used by these services. As a result, components that have not traditionally been known as IM contributors have become IM sources to consider. RF cables and their associated...
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