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Fluke Networks acquires ClearSight Networks
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12/30/2009   Post a comment
Fluke Networks has acquired ClearSight Networks, a leading provider of network analysis tools for real-time application monitoring, protocol analysis and troubleshooting.
The 10 most popular stories of 2009
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12/29/2009   Post a comment
Here are the top ten stories for 2009 as ranked by EE Times readers, up to and including Tuesday, Dec. 29. The ranking is based on the number of reader "views" or "hits" on a particular article.
You're the Top: Most viewed "RF DesignLine" articles of 2009
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12/28/2009   Post a comment
Measured by page views, here's what your fellow engineers looked at the most
Amkor raises Q4 sales target
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12/22/2009   Post a comment
Semiconductor test and assembly house Amkor Technology Inc. Monday (Dec. 21) raised its fourth quarter sales target, citing higher than expected demand across all of its product lines.
FormFactor recruits Chenming Hu to board
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12/21/2009   Post a comment
Probe-card maker FormFactor Inc. (Livermore, Calif.) has announced the appointment of Chenming Hu to the company's board of directors.
Isolated Mode Antenna Technology lets a single antenna offer the performance benefits of multiple antennas (Part 2 of 2)
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12/21/2009   Post a comment
Understand how this technology implements multiple feed points, each with high isolation, low correlation, and high radiation efficiency, without the need for multiple antennas in a small space.
Yokogawa software update for high-speed data-acquisition system
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12/17/2009   Post a comment
The new software for Yokogawa's SL1000 high-speed data-acquisition system provides additional functionality including real-time X-Y display and waveform accumulation capabilities.
Measurement suite for mobile WiMAX reduces test time by up to 300 percent
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12/16/2009   Post a comment
National Instruments has introduced its Measurement Suite for Mobile WiMAX (IEEE 802.16e-2005), a software suite that engineers can use with modular RF instrumentation for automated testing of Mobile WiMAX devices.
Study: Indian companies not using innovation to reposition themselves
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12/16/2009   Post a comment
A study of R & D in ICT has found that Indian companies are not using innovation to position themselves higher in the value chain. They also innovate mostly with clients and customers and are mostly short-term oriented in this too.
Nemotek Technologie adds in-house testing to its manufacturing lines of wafer-level cameras
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12/15/2009   Post a comment
By announcing in-house testing capabilities, Nemotek Technologie brings wafer-level cameras (WLCs) design, manufacturing and now testing under one roof, simplifying the supply chain process and costs for image sensor and camera module makers.
EVE's emulator provides multi-user capability
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12/15/2009   Post a comment
EVE SA (Palaiseau, France) said it has enhanced its ZeBu-Server emulation system by supporting up to 25 users concurrently, with automatic allocation of available resources.
Maia EDA readies functional verification tool
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12/14/2009   Post a comment
UK-based startup Maia EDA Ltd. has introduced a functional verification tool that is claimed to enable quick verification of modules and subsystems, even by engineers with minimum programming skills.
Isolated Mode Antenna Technology lets a single antenna offer the performance benefits of multiple antennas (Part 1 of 2)
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12/14/2009   Post a comment
Understand how this technology implements multiple feed points, each with high isolation, low correlation, and high radiation efficiency, without the need for multiple antennas in a small space.
U.K. appoints managers for $500 million national VC fund
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12/10/2009   Post a comment
The U.K. government has appointed Hermes Private Equity and the European Investment Fund as managers for the UK Innovation Investment Fund.
Accuracy enables efficiency
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12/10/2009   1 comment
Wind power is fast becoming a reliable source of alternative energy. Driven by large multi-megawatt wind turbines, the market for wind power inverters is growing. This piece from Avago investigates how these power inverters work in this environment.
WiGig group gives first peak at 60 GHz spec
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12/10/2009   Post a comment
The Wireless Gigabit Alliance, an ad hoc group that includes top Wi-Fi chip makers, gave the first peak into its specification for 60 GHz links capable of sending data at rates of 1-7 Gbits/second and aimed at addressing a wide variety of computer and consumer applications.
InP front-end chipset from Agilent will drive oscilloscopes true 16GHz analog bandwidths
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12/10/2009   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies announced the successful turn-on of a front-end chipset that uses indium phosphide (InP) technology. With this chipset, the company aims to deliver oscilloscopes in the first half of 2010 that offer true analog bandwidths greater than 16 GHz.
Panelists look at IP quality versus design productivity
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12/9/2009   Post a comment
A fundamental problem in the industry is to analyze and implement the tradeoffs between improving IP quality and losing design productivity.
Day of the Indian engineer
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12/9/2009   17 comments
Indian engineers can have their day under the sun soon blessed as they are with advantages such as low average age, desirous of staying current on news and continuing technical education and are not blinkered by age-old methods, according to a senior Mentor Graphics executive.
Playing nice -- LBS and Hybrid location technologies
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12/8/2009   Post a comment
The demand for Location-Based Services (LBS) has finally moved beyond the early-adopters with the rise in popularity of the iPhone. With consumer demand and the number of applications rising fast, there is a key prerequisite for their success: quick and accurate determination of a user's current location. Can it be done? Read and find out.
IEEE's council forms EDA user group
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12/8/2009   Post a comment
The IEEE Council for Electronic Design Automation (CEDA) has formed the Design Technology Committee to explore and analyze future requirements of the system and semiconductor communities toward the EDA industry.
Excerpt--Microwave and RF Design: A Systems Approach (Part 8 of 8)
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12/7/2009   1 comment
Enhance your understanding of transmission lines and microstrip structures, in theory and practice
Salary survey, Analog Devices lead weekly story ranking
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12/5/2009   Post a comment
Here are the top five online stories for the week beginning Sunday, Nov. 29, as ranked by EE Times readers, up to and including Saturday, Dec. 5. The ranking is based on the number of reader "views" or "hits" on a particular article.
Is design and reuse an impossible dream, ask panelists
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12/3/2009   Post a comment
A panel session at the IP-ESC 2009 Conference this week in Grenoble, France, examined IP design and reuse from a business and technology perspective and urged IP and SoC providers to reach compromises.
Seven hard lessons on writing a grant proposal
Design How-To  
12/3/2009   10 comments
What I learned in my ten-day marathon applying for an economic stimulus grant for smart grid training.
Freescale adopts Kinesys test platform for auto ICs
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12/3/2009   Post a comment
Freescale Seminconductor is using a software platform from Kinesys Test Advantage to improve the reliability of its automotive ICs.
Material world: The growing synergy between nanomaterials, chips
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12/2/2009   Post a comment
Materials science experts advance their world for our gain, and we advance ours for theirs.


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