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Spectracom, a business of the Orolia Group, announces it has extended its global service capability through a partnership with EZU Technologies. Joining Spectracom service centers in North America and Europe, EZU Technologies will support Spectracom users throughout the Asia-Pacific region from their facility in Hong Kong. Initially services will include equipment calibration and repair services.
Linear Technology's Synchronous step-down regulator delivers 2A & requires only 3.5µA of quiescent current
The LTC3624 is a high efficiency, 17V input capable synchronous buck regulator from Linear Technology that delivers up to 2A of continuous output current to outputs as low as 0.6V. Synchronous rectification delivers efficiencies as high as 95% while Burst Mode® operation requires only 3.5µA of no load quiescent current.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the availability of the option RTR, the industry’s first real-time spectrum recorder and analyzer application example for real-time spectrum analyzers (RTSAs).
Anritsu introduces first broadband VNA system that operates from 70 kHz to 145 GHz in single coax connection
Anritsu Co. establishes a new standard in broadband performance with the introduction of the VectorStar™ ME7838D broadband system that provides industry-best frequency coverage of 70 kHz to 145 GHz in a single sweep using a coaxial test port. Also boasting best-in-class dynamic range, calibration and measurement stability, and measurement speed, the VectorStar ME7838D gives design engineers greater confidence when performing on-wafer device characterization at 70 GHz and beyond, including applications such as 77 GHz car radar, E band wireless communications, 94 GHz remote sensing and airport radar, as well as emerging applications above 110 GHz.
Agilent Technologies Inc. introduces an eight-channel version of its U5309A 8-bit single-slot PCIe®Gen2 digitizer with on-board processing, providing unprecedented channel density and minimum footprint at this level of performance.
The Fraunhofer Institute for high frequency physics and radar technology has decided to use the world's first 145 GHz broadband millimetre-wave test system, based upon the ME7838A system from Anritsu.
Stephane Dellier, co-founder of AMCAD-Engineering Inc., talks about his company's RF design services and the evolving role of RF test and modeling for the IC market.
Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, announced that it is first to offer chipset and device manufacturers the ability to verify their 4x4 Downlink (DL) MIMO designs and products, accelerating the development of LTE and LTE-Advanced devices. The milestone was achieved in close collaboration with a leading device manufacturer using Anite’s Development Toolset - an easy to use solution for early stage testing..
Anritsu Co. introduces the VectorStar™ ME7838E Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) broadband system that provides frequency coverage of 70 kHz to 110 GHz in a single connection. The ME7838E addresses the challenges associated with today’s high-speed device characterization.
Agilent and FIME announce availability of mobile payment test systems based on EMV contactless level 1 specifications
Agilent Technologies Inc. and FIME, a secure-chip consulting and testing provider, announced the availability of test systems based on the EMV® Contactless Level 1 Specification for mobile payments.