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Lab-on-a-Chip Finally Catching on in MEMS Field

After two decades of development and despite increased competition from alternative technologies and from more companies developing lab-on-a-chip products, lab-on-a-chip technology finally appears to be making its mark within the MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) industry, according to In-Stat. Revenues of lab-on-a-chip devices are forecast to increase at a Compound Annual...
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The Book End

Smart Antennas Lal Chand Godara CRC Press 464 pages; $139.95, £85.00 ISBN: 0-8493-1206-X Smart antennas involve processing of signals induced on an array of sensors such as antennas, microphones and hydrophones. They have applications in the areas of radar, sonar, medical imaging and communications. The smart antenna field has...
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New Products

High Frequency Circuit Simulator Nexxim™ is a circuit simulation tool that combined with Ansoft Designer™ targets the next generation of analog/mixed signal applications, including high performance RFCMOS, GaAs/SiGe RF ICs and gigabit computer and communication backplanes. With a multitude of algorithmic innovations in transient and harmonic-balance analyses, Nexxim achieves...
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Around the Circuit

Industry News San-tron Inc. has been awarded a long-term contract by Boeing Integrated Defense Systems to be the primary supplier for the cable connectors used in the Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) system. The connectors will be supplied to Boeing from the company’s Ipswich, MA facility, allowing for the...
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Web Update

Microwave & RF Components and Subsystems This Web site features the Weinschel division’s components and subsystems. It is updated often and offers a complete library of downloaded data sheets for a wide variety of RF and microwave components and subsystems. New items include on-line quote forms, keyword search, expanded...
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GaAs MMIC I/Q Mixers for IRM and SSB Converters in Microwave Radio Applications

As a supplier of microwave and millimeter-wave components, Hittite Microwave Corp.’s products are found in numerous designs within the microwave radio, point-to-point/multipoint, VSAT and test equipment markets. In particular, the company’s microwave and millimeter-wave mixer ICs have been used to implement image reject mixer (IRM) and single sideband (SSB)...
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