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AWR Corp., the innovation leader in high-frequency EDA software, announces the winners of its 2013 National Taiwan University Student Design Competition. AWR partnered with National Taiwan University in mid-2013 to sponsor the first ever Taiwan Student Design Competition. The objective of the competition was to encourage students in Taiwan to become involved in the dynamic profession of microwave and RF engineering and to apply their knowledge to practical designs using the highly efficient AWR design methodology.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that its 89600 VSA software has been enhanced with custom IQ modulation analysis. The analysis capability speeds time to insight by allowing R&D engineers to more easily test proprietary signals forsatellite and military communication applications.
Plextek RF Integrationhas been selected by Cree as a preferred design resource to provide third party design services to Cree’s European foundry customers.
Linear's 9 to 72 V ideal diode bridge controller now specified for military & automotive applications
Linear Technology Corp. announces the automotive (H-grade) and high reliability military (MP-grade) versions of the LT4320, an ideal diode bridge controller for 9 to 72 V systems. The LT4320 replaces a full-wave diode bridge rectifier with a low loss N-channel MOSFET bridge to reduce the power and voltage losses by a factor of ten or more. Power supply size is reduced as the enhanced power efficiency eliminates bulky heat sinks.
Test Equipment Plus announced the Signal Hound BB60A, a real-time spectrum analyzer and RF recorder designed to capture and display RF events as short as 1 µs. The BB60A is small, lightweight, affordable,USB-based and operates from 9 kHz to 6 GHz.
Gowanda Electronics, a US-based designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components and inductors for power, radio frequency (RF), and high frequency (HF) applications, is teaming up with its recently acquired sister company, TTE Inc., also a US-based company, to provide a broader range of electronic components to the global design engineering community. TTE Inc. designs and manufactures RF and microwave filters for critical markets including defense and test & measurement.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces its attendance and participation at the 2014 Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC). APEC focuses on the practical and applied aspects of the power electronics business, and it draws attendance from all facets of the industry, from manufacturers, designers and suppliers, to individuals involved in marketing and sales.
Raytheon Co. has received a $655 million contract for new-production fire units of the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System for Kuwait. These units are an addition to the Patriot fire units Kuwaitcurrently owns to counter current and evolving threats.
Anritsu spectrum analyzer/signal analyzer now compatible with satellite carrier monitoring system from SAT Corp.
Anritsu Co. announces its MS2830A Spectrum Analyzer/Signal Analyzer is now compatible with the Monics satellite carrier monitoring system from SAT Corp. (SAT), a subsidiary of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. A new driver enables the MS2830A, which combines high speed and performance in a cost- and energy-efficient design, to be integrated into the Monics enterprise networked carrier monitoring system used by government agencies, satellite operators, satellite service providers, and telecommunications companies.
Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced a high-performance 14-slot AXIe chassis and system module. This unique technology enables multi-module system capabilities that allow test engineers working in radar, antenna, high-energy physics and digital to set up large systems with all modules in a single chassis, providing better module-to-module synchronization and performance.