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Agilent Announces Reorganization of its EMG

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced a reorganization of its Electronic Measurements Group (EMG), merging the company's Operations Support Systems Group (OSSG) with two other existing businesses within EMG. David Churchill, Agilent's vice president and general manager of the Design Validation Division (DVD), will head the new business unit, named Network...
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Management Buyout at BFi OPTiLAS

The management team of BFi OPTiLAS completed a management buyout of the company, which has been a wholly owned subsidiary of the Avnet Corp. for over 10 years following the acquisition of BFI Ibexsa in 1995 and its subsequent merger with Optilas in 1998. The company has operated as...
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Ask Harlan, May 3, 2006

Harlan Howe has 34 years experience as a microwave design engineer and fifteen as publisher and editor of Microwave Journal ® , and is an IEEE Fellow and past president of MTT-S. He's here to answer your questions on RF and Microwave engineering.
Published May 3, 2006 From: Hasan Ajam, Faramoj I have a question regarding quality factor of varactor diodes at different frequencies. In the data sheet of varactor diodes the quality factor is determined only at one frequency. What is their quality factor at other frequencies? Dear Hasan, You have...
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China’s RF and Microwave Opportunity: Building a Strong Commercial Presence

The market for RF, microwave and wireless components, materials, subassemblies and test equipment in Greater China (defined as Hong Kong, the People’s Republic of China, Singapore and Taiwan) has grown dramatically during the past five years. The market, once dominated by small domestic military programs and low technology/low margin...
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Kulicke & Soffa Industries Relocates

Kulicke & Soffa Industries announced it has relocated its corporate headquarters to a new building in Fort Washington, PA. The company will maintain its current telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. The new corporate address is located at: Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc., 1005 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, PA 19034....
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Park Announces Name Change for Its ACM Business

Park Electrochemical Corp. announced the change of the name of its advanced composite materials (ACM) business from FiberCote Industries Inc. to Nelcote Inc. Consistent with this name change, Park's advanced composite materials product line will now be sold under the Nelcote™ trade name. "We chose the new Nelcote name...
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US-Russian Agreement for Elcoteq

Elcoteq SE , a provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS) to the communications technology industry, has entered into a manufacturing agreement with the US-based PCTEL Antenna Products Group Inc. Under the agreement, the company will manufacture integrated Variable Electrical Tilt (iVET) base station antennas along with certain land mobile...
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