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Agilent Introduces WVAN Wireless Library

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced a WVAN Wireless Library that helps prevent unnecessary wafer spins, thus accelerating deployment of next-generation 60 GHz wireless video area networks (WVAN) for high-volume consumer video equipment. The library is for use with Agilent’s Advanced Design System (ADS) EDA software. The Agilent WVAN Wireless Library...
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RFID Testbed Measures Multiple Tags

Researchers have designed a system capable of simultaneously measuring hundreds of radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and rapidly testing new RFID tag prototypes. "This testbed allows us to measure the signal strength of tags hidden behind other tags and to rapidly test unique antenna configurations and multiple antennas without...
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SiGe Semiconductor Hits Production Milestone

SiGe Semiconductor announced the shipment of more than 250 million integrated circuits (IC), reinforcing its position among the leading suppliers of RF front-end solutions enabling wireless multimedia in consumer electronics. SiGe has enjoyed 40 percent year-over-year growth with 2007 revenues exceeding $69 M. SiGe Semiconductor attributes this success to...
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Expert Advice Responses Page (May)

Published Tuesday, May 13, 2008 | Last Update 5.13.08 Here are your replies to the May Expert Advice column Every year at the MTT-S IMS symposium, I hear the occasional exhibitor say that they only have a booth because they have to make an appearance at this premier microwave...
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Labtech Microwave Invests in Latest Machinery

One of the UK’s leading designer and manufacturers of standard and bespoke microwave component technology has invested in new machinery at its Presteigne microwave printed circuit board production facility, with the aim of improving processes, efficiency and manufacturing capability. At a combined cost of £180,000 Labtech Microwave ’s latest...
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SUSS and Philips Research Develop SCIL Technology

SUSS MicroTec has entered into a license agreement with Philips Research , Eindhoven, The Netherlands, for a new enabling technology called Substrate Conformal Imprint Lithography (SCIL). The aim of this cooperation is to bring an existing equipment platform with this additional Nanoimprint Lithography (NIL) feature to the market, enabling...
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e2v Improves Image with Indian Space Research

e2v has won a contract to supply imaging sensors to the Space Application Centre (SAC), part of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), for their new satellites. As part of the ISRO’s plan to develop imaging resource satellites, the SAC will develop two satellites using e2v’s charge coupled devices...
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