Articles by Microwave Journal

MEMS Industry Finding Success One Step at a Time

While the first half of 2003 was not terribly promising for MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) suppliers, business activity picked up considerably in the fourth quarter and has remained strong through the first half of 2004, reports In-Stat/MDR. The high tech market research firm believes that, with two strong quarters already...
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RFID Tag Market Up for Grabs

The Electronic Product Code (EPC)-based RFID tag market shows potential for a dramatic revamp over the late 2004/ early 2005 period, according to the latest intelligence from ABI Research. Faced with meeting looming mandates from both commerce and government, the Hardware Action Group established by EPCglobal is trying to...
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Wi-Fi and UWB to Play Leapfrog in Home Entertainment

Technologies for networking home entertainment equipment will compete for dominance over the next five years but ultimately Wi-Fi will use 802.11n to continue its early lead, according to a new study by ABI Research. The report, “Wi-Fi Home Entertainment Networks,” identifies three candidates for wireless home entertainment networking: power...
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The Book End

Optical Fibers and RF: A Natural Combination Malcom Romeiser Noble Publishing 272 pages; $69 ISBN: 1-884932-45-2 The optical fiber industry has experienced a period of consolidation and reorganization and is now poised for a new surge in growth. Taking the approach that optical fibers are an extension of RF-based...
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New Products

Bonding Films The CuClad 6250 and 6700 are low melting point bonding films that have been developed for lamination of stripline or other multilayer circuits fabricated from CuClad or other company PTFE-based laminates. Dielectric constants of 6250 and 6700 bonding films fall in the midrange of CuClad® and DiClad®...
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Around the Circuit

Industry News Tore N. Anderson Tore N. Anderson died suddenly on April 14, 2004. He was 83 years old. He was one of the pioneers of the microwave industry and was widely recognized for his work in waveguide structures and antennas. He held a number of patents in the...
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Catalog Update

Waveguide, Coaxial and Dual Switches This product catalog features the company’s waveguide, coaxial and dual switches. The catalog details several microwave switches and provides an outline drawing, electrical specifications, mechanical specifications and environmental specifications of each. The catalog highlights the most common devices. Other configurations are available upon request....
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Remec Announces TOW Missile Production Upgrade Contract

Remec Inc. announced it has received an initial $8.9 M production contract from Raytheon Missile Systems for the Tube-launched, Optically-tracked, Wire-guided (TOW) missile second-generation upgrade program. This contract is a result of Raytheon’s recent demonstrated success to prove feasibility to add expanded capability to the TOW weapon system. With...
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