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RAWCON2000 Conference Report

A recap of the 2000 IEEE Radio and Wireless Conference held September 10-13 in Denver, CO
Special Report RAWCON2000 Conference Report Michael S. Heutmaker Lucent Technologies Princeton, NJ T he 2000 IEEE Radio and Wireless Conference (RAWCON2000), held in Denver, CO, from September 10 to 13, explored interdisciplinary aspects of RF technology and wireless communications. Approximately 250 people from 18 countries took in a program...
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2000 Wireless Workshop Review

A look back at the 2000 Wireless Workshop held October 22-25 in Sedona, AZ
Special Report 2000 Wireless Workshop Review Harlan Howe Jr. Microwave Journal staff T he 2000 Wireless Workshop was held October 22 to 25 in Sedona, AZ. This was the 12th annual workshop, an event that has evolved into a technical forum and interactive discussion group for design and manufacturing...
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Code Domain Analysis on W-CDMA User Equipment Transmitters

Examples that illustrate the design procedure for bandpass filters using different types of resonators and coupling methods
Tutorial A General Design Procedure for Bandpass Filters Derived from Low Pass Prototype Elements: Part II K.V. Puglia M/A-COM Inc. Lowell, MA P art II of this bandpass filter tutorial features several examples that illustrate the general design procedure for bandpass filters using resonators and coupling methods of different...
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THE BOOK END * Advanced Array Systems, Applications and RF Technologies Nicholas Fourikis Academic Press 362 pages; $79.95 ISBN:0-12-262942-6 The focus of this book is in the processing of signals derived from active array systems at their RF and intermediate frequencies, as opposed to earlier books that concentrate on...
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Catalog Update

Catalog Update * Resistive Products Catalog This 61-page catalog introduces new lines of resistors, terminations and attenuators designed for microwave and RF applications. All resistive products are designed and fabricated using non-toxic, environmentally safe aluminum nitride substrates. Product drawings, specifications and schematics are included. American Technical Ceramics, Huntington Station,...
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AROUND THE CIRCUIT INDUSTRY NEWS * Rockwell Collins, a business of Rockwell International Corp., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire display solution supplier K Systems Inc. The purchase price is approximately $300 M. * Cree Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire UltraRF, a division...
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Commercial Market

THE COMMERCIAL MARKET Home Network IC Market to Reach $669 M by 2004 A report from the Cahners In-Stat Group, "Pass the Chips: A Home Network Chipset Market Analysis," forecasts that the emerging enabling technology making it possible to interconnect devices in the home to distribute data, voice and...
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Reduced Filter Requirements Using an Ultra Low Noise Modulator

Direct quadrature modulators used to increase performance, reduce cost and assist mobile phone design teams
COVER FEATURE Reduced Filter Requirements Using an Ultra Low Noise Modulator RF Micro Devices Greensboro, NC E ach new generation of the mobile phone is specified to support multiple standards and provide new and more complex applications, such as higher data rate capability. At the same time, it is...
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INTERNATIONAL REPORT Martin Streetly, International Correspondent ESA to Develop New Generation EW Systems In a move aimed at the eventual provision of a new generation of electronic warfare (EW) equipment for Sweden's newly unified defence forces, the country's Defence Materiel Administration (the FMV) has awarded Ericsson Saab Avionics (ESA)...
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New Literature

NEW LITERATURE * Company Newsletter This eight-page quarterly newletter (Test & Measurement News) provides information about various products, including lightwave, communication test, general purpose, RF and microwave, digital design and debug, and wireless test. Agilent Technologies, T&M News, Santa Clara, CA (800) 452-4844 ext. 7141. Circle No. 200 *...
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