Industry News

Executive Interview: Brian P. Balut, TriQuint Semiconductor

Microwave Journal editor, David Vye, spoke with Brian P. Balut, Vice President, Networks Business Unit, TriQuint Semiconductor , about their product portfolio, the challenges of WiMAX, various semiconductor technologies, and what the mobile WiMAX market is looking for. Mr. Balut joined Sawtek in October 1994 as Sales Manager. He...
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AMTA 2007 Conference Wrap-up

From the 4 th of November through the 9 th , the Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) held its 29 th annual symposium in St. Louis, MO. AMTA is a non-profit, professional organization that promotes advances in electromagnetic technologies applicable to antenna and radar cross-section measurements. The organization was...
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Ion Beam Milling Increases Dicing Capacity

Ion Beam Milling Inc. announced that it has further increased its dicing capacity with the purchase of a third Disco dicing system. Due to increasing customer orders the addition of the third Disco dicing system positions Ion Beam Milling to serve its current customers as well as prepare for...
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Sicomm Chooses Jazz Semiconductor

Jazz Semiconductor® , a leader in analog-intensive mixed-signal (AIMS) foundry solutions and a wholly owned subsidiary of Jazz Technologies™ Inc., and Hangzhou Sicomm RF Technology Inc. , a company dedicated to the design of RF and mixed-signal chips and systems, announced that Sicomm has developed a high gain and...
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Northrop Grumman Successfully Tests Multi-mission Command and Telemetry

Northrop Grumman Corp., in conjunction with ground system teammate Raytheon, recently completed the System Acceptance Test (SAT) of a Common Command and Telemetry System (CCTS) that will potentially reduce costs between two programs, James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS). “The successful...
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Andrew and Resilience Capital Reach Agreement

Andrew Corp. , a global leader in communications systems and products, has reached agreement for the sale of its satellite communications business to Resilience Capital Partners , a Cleveland, Ohio-based private equity firm. Under the agreement, Andrew will receive up to $39 M in total potential cash consideration, in...
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ITU Opens Free Online Resource

Following a highly successful trial conducted from January to October 2007, the ITU Standards produced by the Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) are now available online free of charge. The aim of the trial was to increase the visibility and easy availability of the output of ITU-T. Offering standards for...
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IET and JANET Offer Educational Web Streaming

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) will be collaborating with JANET, the UK’s national network for research and education, to enable academic institutions to web stream important research seminars, conferences and lectures, via IET.tv, the institution’s web streaming service. The JANET network, which connects education and research institutions,...
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