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TEST EQUIPMENT

TEST EQUIPMENT Analytical Test Station The model S8 eight-inch analytical test station is well suited for probing applications where laboratory space is limited. With standard fixed plates and miniature light-tight enclosures, this stainless-steel prober is suitable for applications that require dark and electrically quiet environments such as low current...
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SUBSYSTEMS

SUBSYSTEMS Arbitrary Rate Resampler The model 1000 AR-XX arbitrary rate resampler resamples digital data from one sample rate to another in either a fixed or adaptive mode. The system accepts arbitrary input and output sample rates and has a resampling range from 16:1 to 1:32. Available mother boards include...
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Catalog Update

Catalog Update Substrate Material Brochure This six-page brochure describes performance advantages offered by the company's new 25N series substrate material developed for high speed, high frequency, volume commercial PWBs. Typical application examples and product photographs are provided. Arlon, Materials for Electronics, Rancho Cucamonga, CA (909) 987-9533. RF and Microwave...
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News From Washington

News From Washington Bell Labs Researchers Demonstrate Projection Electron Beam Lithography Researchers at Bell Laboratories, the research and development arm of Lucent Technologies, used their SCALPEL™ system, a development effort supported in part by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) and SEMATECH, in the first demonstration of step-and-scan...
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International Report

International Report Logica to Demonstrate Expert Application for Maritime Patrol Aircraft UK contractor Logica has been awarded a multimillion-pound contract from the UK's Ministry of Defence for a technology demonstration of an expert system designed to offer advice to maritime patrol aircraft operators engaged in anti-submarine and anti-surface ship...
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The Commercial Market

The Commercial Market Third-quarter US Electronic Sales Rise 11.6 Percent The Electronics Industry Association (EIA) reports that US factory sales of electronics equipment, components and related products amounted to more than $336 B through the third quarter of 1997, rising more than 11 percent over sales for the same...
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The Book End

The Book End Microwave and Wireless Synthesizers: Theory and Design Ulrich L. Rohde John Wiley & Sons Inc. 638 pages; $98 The use of frequency synthesizers has increased dramatically in the last few years as a result of RF and microwave wireless applications. This book presents both up-to-date theory...
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An IFM Receiver on a Single PCB

Calculator-size instantaneous frequency measurement (IFM) units, including digital frequency and phase/frequency discriminators
An IFM Receiver on a Single PCB Anaren Microwave Inc. East Syracuse, NY Instantaneous frequency measurement (IFM) devices traditionally have been large, cumbersome assemblies comprising multiple PCBs with the RF sections, and analog and digital circuitry located on separate boards. This configuration is both complicated and costly, and results...
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Ultraminiature, High Reliability RF Bypass Relays

A series of ultraminiature bypass relays that feature internally connected NC and NO contacts, offering the ability to eliminate much of the circuit path length
Ultraminiature, High Reliability RF Bypass Relays Teledyne Relays Hawthorne, CA Double-pole double-throw (DPDT) relays have long been used as the switching mechanism for applications such as attenuators, circuit and component bypassing and other specialized circuits such as selecting between unity and a preset amplifier gain. These applications are all...
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Increased Speed and Performance from an RF VNA

A fifth-generation vector network analyzer that is three- to five-times faster than the previous model is featured on this month's cover
Increased Speed and Performance from an RF VNA Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP), Microwave Instruments Division Santa Rosa, CA The introduction of the original model HP 8753A vector network analyzer (VNA) in 1986 marked the first offering of a compact VNA with an integrated synthesized source and comprehensive capabilities such as...
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