Industry News

IET to Launch Inspec Direct

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), one of the world's largest professional engineering and technical societies, is to launch a new web-based version of the Inspec Database on 1 January 2008. To be known as Inspec Direct, the new platform will feature a user focused design that will...
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Roke Restructures to Strengthen Customer Focus

Roke Manor Research , the innovative solutions provider and contract R&D specialist, has restructured its business operations, with the aim of delivering better customer service. In particular a new Technology and Innovation Centre has been formed and a new senior management team appointed. The new Technology and Innovation Center...
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Herley Awarded $2.3 M Contract from Harris Corp.

Herley Industries Inc. announced that Herley Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, has been awarded a contract by Harris Corp. Government Communications Systems Division in Melbourne, FL to provide flight termination transponders for its WRTTM program. The Harris Warhead Replacement Tactical Telemetry (WRTTM) applicable to AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM)...
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Ansoft Releases New Permanent Magnetic Material Library

Ansoft Corp. announced the availability of a new library of permanent magnet materials from Shin-Etsu Magnetics Inc. for its Maxwell® electromagnetic field simulation software. The library contains more than 31 high-performance permanent magnets defined at different operating temperatures using rare earth elements that can be downloaded by Ansoft customers...
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Skyworks Ramping Production of Receive Downconverters

Skyworks Solutions Inc. , an innovator of high performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors enabling mobile connectivity, announced that several of its single channel and diversity downconverters, including the SKY73032 and the SKY73021, have reached volume production with the industry's leading infrastructure OEMs. Skyworks' highly integrated solutions, which are...
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Nextreme Expands Manufacturing Capacity

Nextreme , a manufacturer of micro-scale thermal and power management products for the electronics industry, is relocating and expanding its North American corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility within Research Triangle Park, NC. Increasing Nextreme’s production capacity, the 14,000 square-foot, state-of-the art facility includes semiconductor grade clean rooms and an...
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Hittite Microwave and Northrop Grumman Enter Agreement

Hittite Microwave Corp. announced that it has entered into a strategic agreement with Northrop Grumman to license Northrop Grumman’s Velocium line of Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit (MMIC) products and related intellectual property. Under the agreement, Northrop Grumman’s Space Technology sector will license to Hittite a specified list of standard...
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Xceive and Jazz Semiconductor Team-up

Xceive Corp. , a market leader in hybrid silicon tuners with proven success in PC, television and the digital home, and Jazz Semiconductor® , a leader in Analog-intensive Mixed-signal (AIMS) foundry solutions and wholly owned subsidiary of Jazz Technologies™ Inc. announced they have collaborated to deliver Xceive’s next-generation family...
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