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A Low Loss, Lead-free LTCC System for Wireless and RF Applications

A low temperature cofired ceramic (LTCC) system that exhibits low loss up to 23 GHz and has many of the desirable features of 951 Green Tape
A Low Loss, Lead-free LTCC System for Wireless and RF Applications DuPont Microcircuit Materials, The DuPont Co. Wilmington, DE As the number and complexity of wireless applications grow, needs increase for component and interconnect technologies that allow the direct attachment of bare ICs, can be manufactured in high volumes...
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1998 Editorial Index

A listing of 1998 Microwave Journal articles organized by subject and indexed alphabetically by author
1998 Editorial Index COVERS Alpha Industries "Low Voltage Power Amplifiers for GSM Handsets," No. 6, p. 116. Analog Devices "A 0.1 to 2.5 GHz Logarithmic Amplifier for RF Detection," No. 7, p. 142. Anritsu Co. "Spectrum Analyzers for High Frequency Point-to-point and Point-to-multipoint Networks," No. 3, p. 132. Hewlett-Packard...
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Phase and Amplitude Noise Due to Analog Control Components

Analysis necessary to calculate system phase and amplitude noise contribution due to the noise spectrum on a bias supply or control voltage of a microwave amplifier or analog control component in combination with the component phase and amplitude sensi...
Technical Feature Phase and Amplitude Noise Due to Analog Control Components Craig Moore and Bruce Kopp Please click here to view to pdf file of the Technical Feature...
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Around the Circuit

Around the Circuit INDUSTRY NEWS Alcatel has entered into an agreement to acquire wire-speed routing and Gigabit Ethernet solution developer Packet Engines Inc. in a cash transaction valued at $315 M. Following the acquisition, Packet Engines will retain its name and continue to operate from its Spokane, WA facility....
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New Literature

New Literature RF Coaxial Connector Catalog This 60-page catalog describes a variety of RF coaxial connectors, including SMA, SMB, SSMB, SMC, MCX, MMCX, TNC, UHF, N, F, BNC and twinax. Outline drawings and product photographs are provided. Aliner Connectors Inc., City of Industry, CA (626) 964-5608. Aerospace and Defense...
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Web Update

Web Update Ultra-precision Substrates This Web site provides technical specifications for a broad range of substrate materials produced with exact repeatability consistency. The company’s new generation of Micro-Fine substrates, featuring unsurpassed uniformity, is described. The site also details available precision lapping, polishing, laser machining, diamond sawing and edge grinding...
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COMPONENTS

COMPONENTS PCS Duplexers The CCDP-60 series PCS duplexers are designed to offer greater rejection while achieving less than 0.8 dB of insertion loss in a small package. The units are factory tunable to any of the PCS or DCS bands and feature rejection of 80 dB and return loss...
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ANTENNAS

ANTENNAS 3.5 dBi Dipole Patch Antennas The Squint series low profile patch antennas feature a 3.5 dBi dipole-like pattern shape and ceiling-mount capability that provides a low profile for minimum visual impact. The radiation pattern has a 55° beamwidth with the maximum directed at 45° from the horizontal plane....
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