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Cascade Microtech Wins Global Technology Award

Cascade Microtech announced that it has won a Global Technology Award for its Grypper ball grid array (BGA) test socket. Sponsored by "Global SMT & Packaging" magazine, the award was delivered in November at Productronica in Munich, Germany. Introduced in January 2007, the Grypper fine-pitch socket tests 0.4 mm...
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CST to Acquire Flomerics’ EM Business Line

Computer Simulation Technology (CST), Darmstadt, Germany, announced its acquisition of the Flomerics (Surrey, UK) electromagnetics simulation software business including MicroStripes and FLO/EMC, effective January 1, 2008. Through this acquisition, CST will gain complementary EM technology for its customers; of particular interest is the transmission line matrix (TLM) method, as...
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WiMAX Forum Establishes Certification Lab in India

On December 14, the WiMAX Forum® announced plans to create the first ever WiMAX Forum Designated Certification Laboratory in India by 2008. This laboratory will be part of the organization’s global initiative of establishing and operating such centers in key telecom markets. Its establishment will enable WiMAX equipment vendors...
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NFC Technology Poised for Takeoff

Near Field Communication (NFC) technology is primed to ride on the coat tails of contactless infrastructure already deployed for payments and ticketing, says a recent study by ABI Research. However, as much as NFC builds on existing contactless applications, it is also a technology that essentially replaces demand for...
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NFC Technology Poised for Takeoff

Near Field Communication (NFC) technology is primed to ride on the coat tails of contactless infrastructure already deployed for payments and ticketing, says a recent study by ABI Research. However, as much as NFC builds on existing contactless applications, it is also a technology that essentially replaces demand for...
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AWR and Samsung Electro-Mechanics Release MLCC Model Library

AWR , a provider of high-frequency electronic design automation (EDA) components, announced at the Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, that Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co. Ltd. (SEMCO) has created and released a model library of its high-density, miniaturized, surface-mount multilayer ceramic chip capacitors (MLCCs) for use within AWR's Microwave Office®...
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TDF and Ericsson Forge Microwave Links in France

Ericsson and TDF have signed an agreement for the supply of a MINI-LINK microwave transmission solution, providing a platform for flexible, scalable and cost-effective wireless transmission. The solution will enable TDF to offer a wide range of services and to meet the demand in France for network capacity driven...
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Inphi Corp. Wins FSA Award

Inphi® Corp. announced it has won the Fabless Semiconductor Association’s (FSA) award for the industry’s “Most Respected Private Fabless Company.” Members of the semiconductor industry cited Inphi’s significant achievements in products, its vision, and the company’s considerable future opportunities in the semiconductor industry in casting their votes. The FSA,...
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