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Lake Shore Cryotronics to Showcase Probe Stations

Lake Shore Cryotronics manufactures an advanced line of cryogenic, magnet-based, load-lock and high vacuum micro-manipulated probe stations used for measurement of electrical, electro-optical, parametric, high Z, DC, RF and microwave (up to 67 GHz) properties of materials and test devices. Features include cryogen-free CCR-based platforms, horizontal or vertical field...
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Microphase to Showcase Schottky Detectors

Microphase Corp. 's military sales department announced the availability of the CSM, CST and CSP Series Schottky Detectors 0.5 to 40 GHz. The CSM, CST and CSP Series Schottky Detectors provide a comprehensive line of detectors covering most applications. These three AC coupled biased Schottky Detector designs may be...
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Vishay’s MLCCs Prevent Surface Arc-over

Vishay Intertechnology Inc. announced the release of the industry’s first surface-mount X7R multilayer ceramic chip capacitors (MLCC) designed to prevent surface arc-over. The new devices provide maximum capacitance in high-voltage ratings and an increased capacitor voltage breakdown. The new VJ1206, VJ1210, VJ1808 and VJ1812 HVArc Guard™ MLCCs feature a...
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Expert Advice Responses Page (June)

Published Tuesday, June 17, 2008 | Last Update 6.17.08 Here are your replies to the June Expert Advice column Wireless broadband communications relies on a combination of SAW and BAW technologies for reliable and cost-effective signal filtering. Established performance and feasibility norms are constantly challenged. Reference Guide Winner Comments:...
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Sprint, Clearwire Tie the Knot Again

This time there’s money from cable and other interested parties
Sprint and Clearwire have decided to jointly pursue a WiMAX- based mobile broadband Internet vision using the new/old name Clearwire. Ironically, the two tried this before — as did Sprint and three of its new cable investors, Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks in a relationship called...
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The R6 Interface and the Open Standards Debate

Openness will help drive lower costs and more end-user services
The value of WiMAX is becoming widely recognized as service providers solidify their plans and start delivering high-bandwidth mobile Internet services over a lower-cost WiMAX infrastructure built on open interfaces. These deployments are a win-win for both service providers and consumers — end users can access more services, while...
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WiMAX Forum Establishes U.S. Testing Base

University of Maryland partnering with MAXWell Lab
The WiMAX Forum has established a North American testing base — The MAXWell Lab — at the University of Maryland so companies, especially in the U.S. but others throughout the world, will be able to develop and test new WiMAX applications. The university’s Institute for Advanced Computer Studies will...
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