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Balanced Amplifiers in RF Design

Balanced amplifiers have been in existence for several decades and continue to provide an excellent solution for many RF and microwave applications. Some of the advantages of balanced amplifiers which make them attractive to designers and users include their excellent impedance match (in and out ports), higher output power,...
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Agilent and Anite Announce Strategic Partnership

Agilent Technologies Inc. and Anite plc announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership to deliver industry-leading 3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE) test solutions to wireless R&D engineers designing next-generation mobile communications products. Under the terms of this partnership, Agilent and Anite will provide a broad, comprehensive portfolio...
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ARMMS Embraces Wide Area of Coverage

The papers presented at the SJ Technologies sponsored ARMMS conference in Corby, UK, on 5 and 6 November, covered a wide range of topics in the RF and microwaves sector. The Society is a non-profit, independent professional society comprised of electronics engineers with an interest in high frequency design...
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3rd German SAR-Lupe Satellite Launched

The 3 rd SAR-Lupe satellite, carrying Thales Alenia Space Sensor Electronic Units, which form the core of the Synthetic Aperture Radar that will provide high-resolution images to the German Ministry of Defence, has been boosted into orbit. The SAR-Lupe program, which has a lifetime of 10 years, comprises a...
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Nokia and ST Close in on 3G Chipset Agreement

Following on from the original announcement that was made on 8 August 2007, Nokia and STMicroelectronics have closed the deal to deepen their collaboration on the licensing and supply of integrated circuit designs and modem technologies for 3G and its evolution. The closing of the multifaceted agreement transfers a...
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Latvian Surveillance System for Indra

Indra has been awarded its first contract in Latvia, whereby the company will implement and start up an integrated surveillance system for the country's naval forces that will protect its territorial waters and coasts from threats. The contract valued at €18.2 M is to be concluded in 22 months....
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Executive Interview: Brian P. Balut, TriQuint Semiconductor

Microwave Journal editor, David Vye, spoke with Brian P. Balut, Vice President, Networks Business Unit, TriQuint Semiconductor , about their product portfolio, the challenges of WiMAX, various semiconductor technologies, and what the mobile WiMAX market is looking for. Mr. Balut joined Sawtek in October 1994 as Sales Manager. He...
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AMTA 2007 Conference Wrap-up

From the 4 th of November through the 9 th , the Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) held its 29 th annual symposium in St. Louis, MO. AMTA is a non-profit, professional organization that promotes advances in electromagnetic technologies applicable to antenna and radar cross-section measurements. The organization was...
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