Industry News

CAESAR Hailed as Radar Triumph

The new generation of electronically scanned (E-Scan) radar systems has moved from lab tests to field trials following the first successful airborne operational test of Euroradar’s Captor Active Electronically Scanned Array Radar ( CAESAR ) fighter radar system, which took place over Wiltshire in the UK. This system is...
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Investment Bolsters ip.access

ip.access ltd. announced the conclusion of an £8.5 M financing round led by Scottish Equity Partners, including Intel Capital Corp. and Rothschild & Cie Gestion. The investment will be used to finance the expansion of the company's current successful second-generation pico base station business and to develop cost-effective third...
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Freescale Expands India Operations

In order to support its global research and development efforts, Freescale Semiconductor is expanding its India operations with the acquisition of a 300,000 ft2 campus in Noida. The new facility will also play a significant role in the company’s plans to expand its presence to 1500 engineers in India...
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Laird Technologies Acquires Antenex

Laird Technologies , a designer and manufacturer of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding materials, thermal management products and wireless antenna solutions, announced they have acquired Antenex Inc. Antenex designs and manufactures antennas and accessory products primarily for the US market, for applications in communications for the defense, public safety, transportation,...
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EMS Technologies Closes Sale to Advantech

EMS Technologies Inc. announced the closing of the sale of its Satellite Networks (SatNet) division to Advantech Advanced Microwave Technologies Inc. , Montreal, Canada. EMS originally announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the sale on December 22, 2005. During the past two months, the two companies have...
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IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium

June 4 - 7, 2006
Miami, FL
The IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium provides a forum for all topics of frequency control, including precision atomic and optical oscillators and clocks, precision timekeeping and time transfer, resonators, sensors and transducers. International leaders gather to present their latest results in the field. The Symposium is preceded by a...
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Renaissance and MIT Collaborate on MEMS Switches

Renaissance Electronics Corp. announced it is pursuing the development of state-of-the-art MEMS switches for high end integrated systems applications. Renaissance is working with scientists and engineers at MIT , who have developed 900 MHz to 40 GHz SPST, SPDT and SP4T switches with negligible dispersion. The switching times on...
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Ask Harlan: Question of the Month

Published March 1, 2006 In an effort to better combine the editorial content of our magazine with our newly developed and retooled on-line presence, we have decided to expand Harlan’s RF and microwave engineering advice into a monthly feature that appears in Microwave Journal. Harlan has selected one question...
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