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NEC’s Mobile WiMAX for Thailand Hospital

NEC Corp. announced that its Mobile WiMAX pilot system for Thailand’s Crown Prince Hospital Foundation has begun operation. The contract was awarded to NEC in August 2008 to set up a WiMAX network between Chiang Khong Crown Prince Hospital, a large community hospital located in the country’s northern region,...
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E-Band and BFi OPTiLAS Sign European Distribution Agreement

BFi OPTiLAS , a pan-European distributor with headquarters in Evry, France, has signed a distribution agreement with E-Band Communications Corp. , a developer of multi-gigabit capacity wireless communication systems based on 70/80 GHz millimeter-wave radio technology. BFi OPTiLAS will market E-Band Communications’ line of Gigabit Ethernet wireless products throughout...
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3D EM Simulation in the Design Flow of High-Speed Multi-Pin Connectors

This article describes the design flow for a high speed connector using several simulation tools. The goal is to enable its first pass design without time-intensive and costly iteration steps. In addition to other simulation tools, CST MICROWAVE STUDIO® (CST MWS) is used during various stages of the design...
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Power Amplifier Savings with DC-DC Converters in GSM-GPRS-EDGE Mobile Handsets

In the last decade, mobile phones have become an integral part of our life. Up to one billion new mobile phones are shipped each year by manufacturers. Newly introduced features and smaller form factors of mobiles require less current consumption from a battery. Battery technologies are getting more advanced,...
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