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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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NEW PRODUCTS COMPONENTS * 25 W Load The model 25-CT-FA 25 W conduction cooled load is designed for volume production applications. It is a compact, 50 Ω load with a frequency range and SWR of DC to 1 GHz and 1.15 (max) and 1 to 3 GHz at 1.25...
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NEWS FROM WASHINGTON Technological Advances to Maintain Aircraft Upgrade MarketA report from Frost & Sullivan, World Military Aircraft Upgrade and Modification Markets, estimates that the 1999 market for this activity amounted to $6 B and forecasts that there will be slight growth over the next several years with the...
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WORKSHOPS & COURSES Project Management Principles and Practice * Topics: Gaining understanding of the nature of projects and their management, the importance of and techniques and tools for end-item focus, careful planning, appropriate control, open and timely communication. * Site: Los Angeles, CA * Dates: Jan. 30 - Feb....
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