Industry News

New Literature

NEW LITERATURE * Product Brochure This six-page brochure features EMI shielding products, such as EMI gaskets, conductive silicones, conductive yarn over elastomer gaskets, wire mesh gaskets, elastomer gaskets, combination gaskets, EMI shielding tape, shielded windows, air vent panels and metallized fabrics. Product photographs, descriptions and contact information are included....
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News From Washington

NEWS FROM WASHINGTON CGS Provides Situational Awareness to Joint ServicesD uring a limited user test conducted by the All Service Combat Identification Evaluation Team (ASCIET) at Fort Stewart, GA, the Motorola Common Ground Station (CGS) successfully demonstrated its ability to provide situational awareness and combat identification and to reduce...
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International Report

INTERNATIONAL REPORT Martin Streetly, International Correspondent Russians Launch Georadar Family R ussia's V Tikhomirov Scientific Research Institute of Instrument Design, Zhukovsky, Russia, and its limited company LogiS, Zhukovsky, Russia, have come together to develop a range of earth and water probing radars that operate in the 25 to 1200...
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Commercial Market

THE COMMERCIAL MARKET Lucent Technologies Venture to Commercialize Mobile Wireless Data Access Technology L ucent Technologies announced the creation of Flarion Technologies Inc., Bedminster, NJ, a company that will commercialize a new wireless data access technology called Flash-OFDM (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing). The technology features a highly scalable network...
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The Book End

THE BOOK END * Dynamic Electromagnetics Paul Diament Prentice Hall 497 pages; $100 ISBN: 0023287-60-8 S ome people think the study of electromagnetics is nasty. However, the author sets out to simplify the study of dynamic electromagnetics and has written a text that provides the framework for a one-semester...
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Aluminum Nitride Resistive Components for RF Power Applications

A new line of thick-film aluminum nitride (AlN) resistors and terminations
PRODUCT FEATURE Aluminum Nitride Resistive Components for RF Power Applications RF Power Components, a subsidiary of Anaren Microwave Inc. E. Syracuse, NY A new line of thick-film aluminum nitride (AlN) resistors and terminations has been introduced that complements existing company offerings. Traditionally, RF power resistive components have incorporated the...
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CANbus-controlled Switch Matrices

A series of electromechanical switch matrices developed based on the Controller Area Network
PRODUCT FEATURE CANbus-controlled Switch Matrices Dow-Key Microwave Corp. Ventura, CA C oaxial electromechanical switch matrices are common in complex test equipment used in testing multiport devices and subsystems. Electronic control of conventional switch matrices is based on standard interface buses, such as RS-232, RS-422 and the general-purpose interface bus...
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Low Power Delay Filters for MCPA Applications

This month's cover features a multicarrier power amplifier
COVER FEATURE Low Power Delay Filters for MCPA Applications K&L Microwave Inc. Salisbury, MD M ulticarrier power amplifiers (MCPA) and their importance to wide modulation have received extensive coverage in recent literature. 1 The demand for faster data rates has given a boost to the MCPA industry and magnified...
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An Ultraminiature Switch Connector for Testing Wireless Equipment

An ultraminiature switch connector that provides miniature, low cost test points in compact RF PCBs with little or no effect on circuit performance
PRODUCT FEATURE An Ultraminiature Switch Connector for Testing Wireless Equipment Murata Electronics North America Smyrna, GA E mbedding test points in today's miniature RF circuit boards has traditionally been a problem because of the amount of PCB space required and the intrusive effects to the circuit's performance. The benefits...
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A Novel Design Approach for an RF VNA

Vector network analyzers that set new benchmarks in measurement speed and noise performance
PRODUCT FEATURE A Novel Design Approach for an RF VNA Agilent Technologies Santa Rosa, CA T he vector network analyzer (VNA), the core instrument for RF and microwave device characterization, has kept pace with designers' needs over the years for speed, accuracy and ease of use. Today, VNAs from...
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