Industry News

Effects of a Driver's ACLR on Total ACLR

Effects of the adjacent-channel leakage ratio (ACLR) characteristics of a driver and amplifier on total ACLR
TECHNICAL FEATURE Effects of a Driver's ACLR on Total ACLR Sanggee Kang and Heonjin Hong Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) Taejon, Korea Sungyong Hong Chungnam National University Taejon, Korea The effects of a driver's adjacent-channel leakage ratio (ACLR) on the total ACLR have been tested to investigate the...
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NEW PRODUCTS COMPONENTS * SPDT RF Relay The model RF 2X1 SPDT RF relay is designed for remote switching of VHF signals. The unit provides high isolation and low loss in the frequency range from DC to 900 MHz, and isolation is approximately 60 dB with an insertion loss...
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AROUND THE CIRCUIT Marion E. Hines, a pioneer in microwave semiconductors and one of the "Grand Old Men" of the industry, died on August 25. He was 82 years old. Marion was born in Bellingham, WA and received his BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from the California...
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New Literature

NEW LITERATURE * Product Brochure This six-page brochure features EMI shielding products, such as EMI gaskets, conductive silicones, conductive yarn over elastomer gaskets, wire mesh gaskets, elastomer gaskets, combination gaskets, EMI shielding tape, shielded windows, air vent panels and metallized fabrics. Product photographs, descriptions and contact information are included....
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News From Washington

NEWS FROM WASHINGTON CGS Provides Situational Awareness to Joint ServicesD uring a limited user test conducted by the All Service Combat Identification Evaluation Team (ASCIET) at Fort Stewart, GA, the Motorola Common Ground Station (CGS) successfully demonstrated its ability to provide situational awareness and combat identification and to reduce...
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International Report

INTERNATIONAL REPORT Martin Streetly, International Correspondent Russians Launch Georadar Family R ussia's V Tikhomirov Scientific Research Institute of Instrument Design, Zhukovsky, Russia, and its limited company LogiS, Zhukovsky, Russia, have come together to develop a range of earth and water probing radars that operate in the 25 to 1200...
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Commercial Market

THE COMMERCIAL MARKET Lucent Technologies Venture to Commercialize Mobile Wireless Data Access Technology L ucent Technologies announced the creation of Flarion Technologies Inc., Bedminster, NJ, a company that will commercialize a new wireless data access technology called Flash-OFDM (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing). The technology features a highly scalable network...
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The Book End

THE BOOK END * Dynamic Electromagnetics Paul Diament Prentice Hall 497 pages; $100 ISBN: 0023287-60-8 S ome people think the study of electromagnetics is nasty. However, the author sets out to simplify the study of dynamic electromagnetics and has written a text that provides the framework for a one-semester...
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Aluminum Nitride Resistive Components for RF Power Applications

A new line of thick-film aluminum nitride (AlN) resistors and terminations
PRODUCT FEATURE Aluminum Nitride Resistive Components for RF Power Applications RF Power Components, a subsidiary of Anaren Microwave Inc. E. Syracuse, NY A new line of thick-film aluminum nitride (AlN) resistors and terminations has been introduced that complements existing company offerings. Traditionally, RF power resistive components have incorporated the...
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CANbus-controlled Switch Matrices

A series of electromechanical switch matrices developed based on the Controller Area Network
PRODUCT FEATURE CANbus-controlled Switch Matrices Dow-Key Microwave Corp. Ventura, CA C oaxial electromechanical switch matrices are common in complex test equipment used in testing multiport devices and subsystems. Electronic control of conventional switch matrices is based on standard interface buses, such as RS-232, RS-422 and the general-purpose interface bus...
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