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Isola Group S.à r.l., a market leader in copper-clad laminates and dielectric prepreg materials used to fabricate advanced multilayer printed circuit boards (PCBs), announced that it has begun alpha testing of Tachyon, its new ultra-low loss product that is engineered to reduce insertion loss on high-peed digital designs. It is specifically being targeted for high-layer count backplanes for the growing 100 gigabit per second (Gbps) market that has channel data rates in excess of 25 Gbps.
Indium Corp. announces that Glen Thomas has been named product manager for PCB assembly solder paste.
Molex Inc. is committed to helping medical design engineers meet the growing demand for smaller, more portable devices without sacrificing performance and reliability. The company will showcase a wide range of its advanced products at MD&M West, February 11 – 13, Anaheim, CA, Booth 1746, including customized interconnects, micro-miniature solutions, optical fiber and capillary tubing and electromagnetic interference (EMI) absorption technology.
The Navy and Marine Corps' newest small unmanned aircraft system RQ-21A Blackjack began its initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E) in early January at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, CA.
Modelithics Inc. welcomed Syfer to the Modelithics Vendor Partner (MVP) Program. Syfer and Modelithics have collaborated to develop a Microwave Global Model™ for Syfer’s 0603 case-size High Q Ultra-Low ESR capacitor family. These simulation models are substrate scalable, part-value scalable, pad scalable, and orientation selectable (vertical or horizontal surface-mount).
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new analog-to-digital converter (ADC) from Analog Devices Inc. (ADI).
Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced the Agilent N1055A 35/50-GHz (8-ps) time-domain reflectometry and transmission module for the Agilent 86100D DCA-X platform. The module provides fast, accurate impedance and S-parameter measurements on high-speed designs that have up to 16 ports.
Pasternack Enterprises Inc., an industry leading manufacturer and global supplier of RF and microwave products, recently launched its new website which boasts best-in-class site search functionality, one-page checkout and an updated user friendly interface.
eMarketer expects 4.55 billion people worldwide to use a mobile phone in 2014. Mobile adoption is slowing, but new users in the developing regions of Asia-Pacific and the Middle East and Africa will drive further increases. Between 2013 and 2017, mobile phone penetration will rise from 61.1% to 69.4% of the global population, according to a new eMarketer report, “Worldwide Mobile Phone Users: H1 2014 Forecast and Comparative Estimates.”
Molex Inc. will showcase its deep technical expertise and extensive product portfolio at DesignCon 2014, January 29 – 30, Santa Clara, CA, booth 117. Company experts will conduct technical paper presentations and product demonstrations to illustrate how Molex solutions meet the demand for increased network bandwidth and advanced technology. The company will also have on display a vast representation of its products that support a wide-range of data rates in a variety of connector sizes and shapes.