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IMS 2007: Microwaves Across the Pacific

Six months from now, Honolulu, HI will be the host city for what is widely regarded as the most prestigious microwave industry gathering in the world: the 2007 International Microwave Symposium (IMS 2007), to be held June 3–8, 2007. IMS 2007 is the largest international conference devoted to the...
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Agilent Completes Acquisition of Acqiris

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of Acqiris SA , a privately held company that provides high-speed digitizers and analyzers used in commercial, industrial and government electronics markets. Financial details were not disclosed. Acqiris's employees, most of whom are located in Geneva, Switzerland, have joined Agilent....
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MEMS Technology Will Take Off in Mobile Phones in 2008

According to a new study from ABI Research, 2008 will be the take-off year for Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) in the mobile phone, as the technology's small size, flexibility and performance advantages become big drawcards, critical to enabling the adaptive, multifunction handsets of the future. MEMS technology for consumer markets...
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Bulgarian Operator Mtel Chooses Andrew

Mtel (formally known as Mobiltel EAD), a wireless operator in Bulgaria, has selected and implemented Andrew Corp. ’s Odyssey™ cellular radio planning software system to replace a market-leading radio planning tool. Odyssey, used by operators worldwide and backed by Andrew’s global customer support services, provides radio frequency design for...
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GE and SEI Collaborate on Superconductor Development

GE Global Research , the centralized research organization of the General Electric Co., is to collaborate with Sumitomo Electric Industries (SEI) to develop industrial equipment using higher temperature superconducting materials. The discovery of higher temperature materials is seen as critical to enabling more cost-effective and widespread industrial applications of...
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Saab Microwave Takes Up Location in Spain

In a deal worth €59 M Saab Microwave Systems has signed a contract with the Spanish army for ARTHUR Weapon Locating radars, a training simulator and logistics. Norway and Sweden have collaborated to develop ARTHUR, a radar that locates hostile artillery and has a total range of up to...
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