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AWR’s new application note titled, "Multisim/Ultiboard for Low-Frequency Simulation and Layout" details how to complement Microwave Office® circuit design software with NI’s Multisim circuit simulation software and Ultiboard printed circuit board (PCB) layout software for a comprehensive design flow.
Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products,announced that Eric C. Fast, chief executive officer, will retire from Crane Co. in January 2014. Fast joined Crane in 1999 as president and chief operating officer and was promoted to chief executive officer in January 2001. He will be succeeded by Max H. Mitchell, currently president and chief operating officer.
Analog Devices Inc. introduced the CN0267 demonstration circuit for a loop powered HART® (Highway Addressable Remote Transducer) enabled smart transmitter, for industrial applications that need to operate within a set 3.5-mA power budget. This field instrument circuit demonstrates a complete low power, high precision signal chain solution with minimum area overhead, which has been tested and verified by ADI as part of their Circuits from the Lab™ reference circuits’ initiative.
The board of directors of Hittite Microwave Corp. announced Stephen G. Daly plans to step down as the company's chairman, president and chief executive officer at the end of the month. The board named Rick D. Hess as the company's next president and chief executive officer. The board also announced Franklin Weigold was named non-executive chairman of the board.
Bonding Source introduces the most versatile epoxy board mount press in the industry. The press is used to attach PCBs to carriers and housings with epoxy film. The press utilizes house air and works off a pneumatic piston to control the psi required for curing film epoxies under pressure.
RF Micro Devices Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components, announced that RFMD Fellow Kevin W. Kobayashi has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) by the IEEE Board of Directors.
The board of directors of Empower RF Systems has approved the creation of a new role, executive chairman of the board, and the appointment of a new CEO, effective, January 1, 2013.
LPKF Laser & Electronics has announced the appointment of a new COO, Dr. Christian Bieniek. As the fourth member of the LPKF Board of Managing Directors, Bieniek will oversee the operational performance of the company, including all management, control, and organizationalprocesses.
Texas Instruments Inc. introduced two analog front ends (AFEs) that provide low power, high performance and space savings for test and measurement, wireless communications and optical networking equipment. The AFE7071 is a complete radio transmitter that reduces board space by up to 80 percent compared to discrete implementations. It integrates a dual digital-to-analog converter (DAC), tunable baseband filters, IQ modulator and digital quadrature modulation correction circuit.
CTS Corp. announced the appointment of Kieran O'Sullivan to the position of president and chief executive officer effective January 7, 2013. Mr. O'Sullivan will succeed Vinod M. Khilnani, current chairman and CEO, who will remain on the board of directors of the corporation and continue to serve as executive chairman until the Annual Shareholders Meeting in 2013 and retire from CTS Corp. on December 31, 2013.
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