Industry News

Explosive Growth Projected for RFID Tags

Over 1.3 billion radio frequency identification (RFID) tags were produced in 2005 and, by 2010, that figure will soar to 33 billion, reports In-Stat. However, production will vary widely by industry segment for several years. For example, RFID has been used in automotive keys since 1991, with 150 million...
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WiMAX Getting Real, but What About 802.20?

With the recent announcement from the WiMAX Forum that some companies equipment has successfully passed the “first wave” of WiMAX certification for 802.16-2004, WiMAX is finally starting to get real. Aperto Networks’ PacketMAX 5000 base station, Redline Communications’ RedMAX AN-100U base station, SEQUANS Communications’ SQN base station solution and...
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The Book End

Handbook of Engineering Electromagnetics Rajeev Bansal, Editor Marcel Dekker Inc. • 720 pages; $129.95, £74.99 ISBN: 0-8247-5628-2 This handbook is intended as a desk reference for the broad area of engineering electromagnetics. It should serve as a bridge between standard textbooks in electromagnetic theory, which are comprehensive in terms...
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New Literature

Accessories Catalog The 2006/07 RF and microwave test accessories catalog enables engineers to quickly research and specify the company’s test accessories for new product development and manufacturing needs. The catalog features new product highlights and easy-to-read product selection and comparison tables to help users find the information to meet...
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Web Update

Prototype Quantities On-line ATC QUIKBuy™ provides a site where customers may place on-line orders for small product quantities. ATC QUIKBuy offers the EIA-size ultra-low ESR capacitors, the 600F (0805) and 600S (0603). ATC has now expanded its on-line product offerings to include the 600L (0402), as well as RF...
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New Products

NEW WAVES: Test, Measurement and CAD
Digital Vector Signal Analysis This combination of solutions tightly integrates the digital signal capture power of the company’s logic analyzers with its 89600 series vector signal analysis (VSA) software. The result is a powerful digital vector signal analysis measurement system that delivers precise, accurate modulation measurements on the digitized...
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