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Tektronix Inc., a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, announced an expansion of its family of precision power analyzers with the introduction of the PA1000 single-phase power analyzer. Featuring a patent pending Spiral Shunt™ design, the PA1000 provides engineers designing and testing power supplies, consumer electronics and other electrical products with accurate power measurements in the shortest possible time.
Victor Yamauchi has joined NATEL as vice president of continuous improvement, a position which will focus intensely on lean implementation and training to meet business needs, announced president and CEO Sudesh Arora.
Crystek's CVCO25CL-0902-0928 voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) operates from 902 to 928 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.5 V~3.5 V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -108 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and has excellent linearity. Output power is typically +3 dBm.
Horizon House Publications and Microwave Journal China announced the participation of RFHIC, a global leader in the design and manufacture of RF & Microwave components, as a Gold sponsor of the 2014 Electronic Design Innovation Conference (EDI CON 2014) to be held April 8–10, 2014 at the Beijing International Convention Center in Beijing, China.
Mercury Systems Inc., a best-of-breed provider of commercially developed, open sensor and Big Data processing systems for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications, launched a new website, rf.mrcy.com, for companies pursuing innovative, affordable technology and a range of products that meet virtually any RF or microwave component need.
Spacek Labs model FSP94-2 is a narrow (2 percent bandwidth) bandpass filter from its new line of FSP Series waveguide filters. Designed in WR-10 waveguide, the FSP94-2 has a passband of 2 GHz centered at 94 GHz. The lower and upper 20 dB reject points are 92 and 96 GHz respectively.
The global smart weapons market is valued at $3621 million in 2013 and is expected to register a CAGR of 8.06% to reach $5335.1 million by 2018. The cumulative market across the forecasted period is estimated to be $26.73 billion.
Covering the 2 to 6 GHz frequency band, the PTS6900 is a brand new solid state power amplifier (SSPA) developed by TMD Technologies. Optimised for use in EW/ECM systems, the low band CW module produces a high power output of 150 W and has a 55 dB gain adjustable from 50 to 60 dB.
Custom MMIC, a developer of performance-driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), is pleased to introduce a new, easy-to-use Image Rejection Calculator to their suite of free online tools.
Vishay Precision Group Inc. announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors brand (VFR) has enhanced its VFCP series of Bulk Metal® Z-Foil ultra-high-precision flip chip resistors with an extended resistance range down to 5 Ω. The devices feature ultra-low TCR of ±0.05 ppm/°C nominal (0°C to +60°C) and ±0.2 ppm/°C typical (-55°C to +125°C, +25°C ref.) and load-life stability of ±0.005% at 70°C for 2,000 hours at rated power and ±0.01% at 70°C for 10,000 hours.