Articles by Microwave Journal Staff

Executive Interview with Jim Cashman and Zol Cendes

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January 2009

Jim Cashman - President and CEO, Ansys, Inc. and Zol Cendes - CTO and GM of Ansoft LLC talk about the strategy behind the 2008 acquisition of Ansoft by Ansys, the synergy between these companies and what the combined company has in store for the industry and its customers.

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Software Update

RF Design Software ACS recently released a new version of its LINC2 Pro RF and microwave design, synthesis and simulation software suite. Version 2.71 Release G adds variable parameter sweeps to the LINC2 simulation control toolset. Now swept variables can be assigned to equations or to circuit component parameters...
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The Book End

Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks Houda Labiod, Editor 329 pages; $165 • John Wiley & Sons Inc. ISBN: 978-1-84821-003-5 Wireless local area networks were designed as data transmission systems to wirelessly connect computer peripherals, independent of their location. They now appear to be a key component in a...
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New Literature

Application Note “3GPP Long Term Evolution: System Overview, Product Development and Test Challenges” is a 68-page document that explains the concepts of Long Term Evolution (LTE). It details aspects of both the radio and air interface protocol, highlighting LTE’s use of multiple antenna techniques and the single carrier frequency...
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Literature Showcase

RF and Microwave Connectors Volume 6 of Delta Electronics Manufacturing's full-line catalog contains over 200 pages of information on over 30 series of RF and microwave connectors, ranging in size from microminiature to large, high-power connectors. Along with common connector types, the catalog features many hard-to-find series, and a...
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Company Profile: Aethercomm

Company History Aethercomm was founded in June 1999 by Todd Thornton, Terri Thornton, Jim Daube, Ed Takacs, Dr. Larry Larson and Dr. Peter Asbeck in the Thorntons’ living room. We moved to our current facilities in January 2000. Aethercomm designs and manufactures RF and microwave systems and subsystems for...
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Company Profiles: Now

In the following advertorial section, Microwave Journal presents the milestones and technical achievements of companies that have made and continue to make significant contributions to the microwave industry. Aethercomm Agilent Technologies AMC Anritsu Ansoft AR ARC Technologies AWR Daico Industries EADS North America HUBER+SUHNER IFI Tyco Electronics M/A-COM MECA...
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Company Profile: Agilent

Company History Agilent Technologies, a spin-off of Hewlett-Packard Co., broke records on Nov. 18, 1999 as the largest initial public offering (IPO) in Silicon Valley history. The US $2.1 billion raised from that IPO was a sharp contrast to the $538 in working capital that founders Bill Hewlett and...
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Company Profile: AMC

Company History In 1978, Mr. Raymond L. Sicotte founded American Microwave Corporation (AMC). Originally AMC manufactured ferrite products and eventually expanded and developed complete product lines of solid state microwave switches, voltage variable attenuators operating up to 18 GHz. AMC has been dedicated to providing state of the art...
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