Articles by David Vye

RFMD PowerSmart Platforms Achieve 4G Performance Milestone

RF Micro Devices (RFMD) announced a major performance milestone related to its PowerSmart™ power platforms, a new product category that the company believes will reshape the future of multimode, multi-band cellular RF architectures.
Based on independent product testing, the PowerSmart power platforms achieved HSPA+ 4G data upload speeds while drawing approximately 15% less current than competitive solutions. Product qualification tests, which are routinely performed to evaluate each new cellular product’s front end, transceiver and baseband, are currently being conducted in support of...
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EDA Focus: HPC enters the petascale age

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TestBench
The new RSA5000 Series signal analyzer from Tektronix allows quick detection of previously unseen signal behavior, and improves test confidence by catching very short duration transients.

EDAFocus
The Open Petascale Libraries (OPL) project, initiated by Fujitsu has appointed the Numerical Algorithms Group as the OPL Project Librarian. Petascale High Performance Computers are capable of achieving performance in excess of one petaflop, i.e. one quadrillion floating point operations every second.

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Avago Technologies has announced two new gain block solutions that expand its high-performance power amplifier family targeting cellular infrastructure applications.


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What we have here, is a failure to communicate…

January 2011 Waveguide Editorial: upcoming issues
If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, does it make any noise? How about if a company makes a product and they fail to market it through a lack of communication with editors and/or an effective advertising campaign with the appropriate media. Unfortunately, it...
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TestBench 12/7/11: Tektronix Releases New Mid-range Spectrum Analyzer

Tektronix expands its spectrum and vector signal analysis with the new RSA5000 Series Signal Analyzer, targeting mid-range test equipment with an aggressive price-performance offering. The new analyzer targets applications such as spectrum management, radar, electronic warfare, radio communications and EMI/EMC. The capabilities in the new analyzer allows engineers and...
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The CTIA Wireless 2011 MIMO OTA Expert Forum

Understanding MIMO OTA Testing:
CTIA Wireless MIMO Expert Forum

The MIMO Expert Forum at CTIA 2011, provides an understanding of system performance and presents the core elements that facilitate systematic and repeatable performance measurement of MIMO devices. This event is free to all CTIA 2011 Attendees. Presented by ETS-Lindgren, Agilent, Elektrobit, and Spirent. Organized by RF/Microwave Zone and Microwave Journal.

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EDA Focus Nov. 2010: Exploring the Latest EM Simulation Technology.

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EDAFocus
November 2010

MWJ is hosting four webinars in December dedicated to the state-of-the-art in 3D EM Solver technology and applications. Electromagnetic simulation software plays a key role in the modeling and design of microwave and high speed electronics.This month's EDAfocus is a pre-view of what these webinars will have to offer attendees.


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TestBench, Nov. 2010: M&A in the DMM Market


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November 2010

Agilent's recent acquisition of certain assets from Signametrics, a pioneer and 20-year veteran in the plug-in DMM market, should strengthen Agilent's position in manufacturing production and automotive test systems.

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The Magic Behind "Black Hole" Filters

Dale Wildes has over 21 years of wireless technical and management experience. He is currently Executive Vice President for KMW Communications, a leading RF technology and infrastructure provider. Wildes is responsible for leading sales, product management and customer support for KMW America and Europe. Wildes started his career in 1989 with Pacific Telecom Cellular as an RF engineer, designing and implementing new cellular networks. He graduated from the Milwaukee School of Engineering (BSEET), while also serving in the US National Guard, specializing in wire line and wireless communications. Prior to joining KMW Communications, Wildes has held engineering management, customer support and business development positions with companies specializing in designing and implementing Smart Antenna Systems, Distributed Antenna Systems, Amplifier Systems, Turnkey Solutions and now leading-edge antenna, filter and integrated RF products with KMW Communications.
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