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Considerations in Capacitor-pairing to Obtain Nonstandard Part Values

Series- and parallel-combining of surface-mount capacitors is a standard approach to realize semi-arbitrary capacitance when designing a printed circuit board layout. This pairing of components is often necessary as surface-mount parts are available in only a limited number of fixed values, such as 0.5, 1.0, 2.0 pF. This article...
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Balancing the Budgets: The Importance of Dedicated Software for System Design

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) standard Wideband Code-Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) was derived from code-division multiple access (CDMA), and is officially known today as IMT-2000 direct spread. It is a third-generation (3G) mobile wireless technology offering much higher data speeds to mobile and portable wireless devices than commonly offered...
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Raytheon Adds Reliability Engineering Consulting

Raytheon Co. is expanding its Reliability Analysis Laboratory (RAL) technical offerings with the incorporation of reliability engineering consulting services. Reliability is a core feature that can make or break the long term success of both products and companies. Design for Reliability (DFR) engineering tasks are just as important as...
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Lockheed Martin Receives $131 M for Leadership of Missile Defense Team

Lockheed Martin received a $131 M funding increment to continue its leadership of the Battle Management/Command and Control/Communication (BM/C2/C) program for the Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) Missile Defense National Team. The contract runs through December of 2003 and funds the team's efforts to devise and field an operational structure...
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US Air Force Accepts First Article ASR-11 DASR Systems

Raytheon Co.'s first article ASR-11 digital airport surveillance radar (DASR) systems located at Eglin Air Force Base, FL, and Stockton, CA, have been accepted by the US Air Force. This contract milestone has been achieved through confirmation of compliant performance through testing. Acceptance of these first article systems clears...
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Northrop Grumman Wins AF Mission Planning Contract for Precision Guided Munitions

Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Integrated System sector has been awarded a $49 M, nine-year contract by the US Air Force to provide Precision Guided Munitions Planning software (PGMPS). This program will give the Air Force a common, integrated personal computer-based mission planning application for all current and future USAF PGMs...
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Surrey Aids Nanotechnology Research with UHV STM/SEM

The University of Surrey's (Guildford, Surrey, England) acquisition of an Ultra High Vacuum Scanning Tunnelling Microscope/Scanning Electron Microscope (UHV STM/SEM) is being billed as a central figure to a £1.2 million future nanotechnology research project that is headed up by the institution's Professor of Solid-State Electronics, Ravi Silva. Built...
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Philips Opens New Semiconductor Design Centre

On 8 October 2002, Netherlands contractor Royal Philips Electronics announced the opening of the Philips Delft Design Centre (PDDC) at Delft, Holland. A cooperative venture with Delft University of Technology (DUT), Philips cites the new facility as a symbol of its commitment to investing in the future of standard...
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Sweden Starts Automobile Radar Interference Tests

Sweden's National Testing and Research Institute has launched a programme to provide a capability whereby it can test the impact of radar-generated electromagnetic interference on processors used to control automobile functions such as throttle control, gear (shift) changing and braking. While not yet as common as potential risks from...
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Portugal Selects Italian Radar

> Portugal has selected Italian contractor Galileo Avionica's APS-717 search and navigation radar for installation aboard the 12 EH.101 utility/search and rescue helicopters it is procuring from the Anglo-Italian AgustaWestland joint venture. Operating in the I-band (8 to 10 GHz), APS-717 is described as being suitable for both fixed-...
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