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posted in November 2001
Passive component group Epcos is catching up to market leader
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11/27/2001   Post a comment
Passive component group Epcos claims to have seen a revival in orders during the July-September quarter.
Accurate Modeling of Spiral Inductors on Silicon for Wireless RFIC Designs
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11/20/2001   Post a comment
Successful design and simulation of wireless ICs relies on accurate characterization of the electrical behavior of spiral inductors on these chips. Agilent's Jan Van Hese discusses the major issues you need to consider in the development of accurate models of spiral inductors on silicon.
EMS companies turn to Asia for passive components
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11/16/2001   Post a comment
Major EMS providers are turning to emerging passive component vendors in China, Korea, and Taiwan to source their needs in the Far East, putting added pressure on well-established players in the United States and Japan.
Vishay acquires tantalum capacitor maker
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11/7/2001   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., Malvern, Penn., announced today the acquisition of Mallory, manufacturer of wet tantalum electrolytic capacitors. Terms were not disclosed.
Antimony-based heterostructure diode oscillates to 110GHz
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11/1/2001   Post a comment
Joel Schulman, a principal research scientist at HRL Laboratories in Malibu, California, has developed a diode structure that uses an antimony (Sb) based heterostructure to oscillate at up to 110GHz.

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