Industry News

Intellectual Property and Product Portfolio Expansion Drive Investments

Strategy Analytics has predicted consolidation in the compound semiconductor industry, but industry player strategies have matured beyond simply buying competitors for market share. Companies now look for valuable intellectual properties and opportunities to expand product portfolios into multiple new markets. Detailed analysis of the recent acquisitions and other key...
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Around the Circuit

Industry News RF Industries Ltd. announced that it acquired, for cash and equity consideration valued at approximately $700,000, the assets of RadioMobile Inc. , a privately held San Diego, California-based supplier and system integrator of custom wireless data and transceiver products. Radio Mobile revenue exceeds $700,000 since January 2007....
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The Book End

Switchmode RF Power Amplifiers Andrei Grebennikov and Nathan O. Sokal Newnes, an imprint of Elsevier • 448 pages; $89.95 ISBN: 978-0-7506-7962-6 The main objective of this book is to present all relevant information required to design high-efficiency RF and microwave power amplifiers, including well-known and novel theoretical approaches and...
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New Waves: Passive and Control Components

SMA Attenuators Designed for volume applications and available from stock, the AHC family of SMA attenua- tors offers performance at a truly affordable price. These 2 W units operate in a frequency range from DC to 6 GHz with a 1.20 VSWR while providing excellent attenuation flatness. Built for...
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Software Update

EMC Test Software The model SW1006 is the latest version of the company’s radiated susceptibility, conducted immunity and pre-compliance emissions software. Model SW1006 automatically performs both calibration and immunity testing in full compliance with IEC 61000-4-3, 4-6, MIL-STD 461/462 RS103, CS114, RTCA/DO160 Section 20 specifications. The software also supplies...
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New Literature

Technical Handbook This 200-page, full-color technical handbook provides an overview on building test systems, including a strong emphasis on LXI. Topics include an introduction to test-system design, selection of software and hardware architecture, how to maximize system throughput, and exploring the range of networking options available for test system...
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Ultra Narrowband Notch Filter

With the current concentration of RF and microwave activity it is becoming increasingly important to eliminate unwanted signals so that the signal can come through loud and clear. Given the importance of providing users with filters to enable them to offer high performance equipment, Reactel Inc. has developed a...
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