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Rogers Corp. Presents RO4450B&trade-dx Bondply at EuMW

Rogers Corp. introduced its new RO4450B™-dx Bondply, a high fill/flow version of the RO4450B high frequency circuit material, at last week's European Microwave Week. RO4450B circuit material is a glass-reinforced hydrocarbon/ceramic thermoset bondply designed for performance-sensitive, multilayer printed circuit boards. These bondplys are designed to offer superior high frequency...
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Ask Harlan, September 19, 2006

Harlan Howe has 34 years experience as a microwave design engineer and fifteen as publisher and editor of Microwave Journal ® , and is an IEEE Fellow and past president of MTT-S. He's here to answer your questions on RF and Microwave engineering.
Published September 19, 2006 From: Chong Yik Lam, Agilent Technologies Dear Harlan, When I look at the signal flow diagram shown in some of the journal publications, the reflection coefficient for a two-port network is p. The transmission coefficient would become 1+p considering this is a lossless network. Should...
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Can mobile WiMAX repay vendors’ faith?

Intel and Motorola have dramatically upped the mobile WiMAX ante. Last month — through their respective venture capital arms — they invested a jaw-dropping total of US$900 m in Clearwire , a US-based wireless broadband provider. Clearwire intends to use the cash to deploy wireless networks based on the...
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Portable WiMAX Edges Closer to Reality

Fujitsu Unveils "Mobile" WiMAX System-on-Chip for Portable Devices
While hardly enabling a mobile phone, Fujitsu Microelectronics America’s new Mobile WiMAX System-on-Chip (SoC) is a step in the direction of high bandwidth, large radius mobile broadband devices running in the 2.5 GHz WiMAX spectrum. Fujitsu introduced the chip at the Wireless Communications Association Conference 2006 in Washington, D.C....
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A New Evolution

Even though Sprint only recently announced mobile WiMAX (IEEE 802.16e-2005) is their 4G wireless technology of choice, the service provider has been working with broadband wireless technology in various forms since the late 1990s. During that time, Sprint has become the largest holder of 2.5 GHz MMDS spectrum in...
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Golf Links Course Created in Manchester

They say that golf offers the perfect opportunity for doing business, but Link Microtek took the concept a stage further by creating a six-hole, eighteen par golf course on its stand for its Golf Challenge at the European Microwave Exhibition. Each day of the three-day exhibition the lowest score...
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Pipex Wireless’s First Wireless Deployment

Pipex Wireless , a joint venture between Pipex Communications plc and Intel Corp. focused on developing and providing wireless services, has announced that it is to deploy a trial WiMAX network in Milton Keynes. Base station equipment and subscriber terminals will be provided by wireless solutions provider Airspan Networks...
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