Giga-tronics' Series 8900 microwave switching platform offers the choice of a two rack unit high, 19" or 9.5" wide chassis. Each chassis can be fitted with terminated or non-terminated SPDT and SPnT (n=3-6) relays or a transfer switch with frequency ranges up to 67 GHz, resulting in up to 40 signal paths configurable in a wide variety of individual switches, multiplexers, and/or matrices. Relays can be added in the field as test requirements change.
RF Relays – configurable in a wide assortment of relay form factors, 1x2, 1x3, 1x4, SPDT, 1x6 with or without internal terminationsReliability –10 Million operations
David Patterson, known for his pioneering research that led to RAID, clusters and more, is part of a team at UC Berkeley that recently made its RISC-V processor architecture an open source hardware offering. We talk with Patterson and one of his colleagues behind the effort about the opportunities they see, what new kinds of designs they hope to enable and what it means for today’s commercial processor giants such as Intel, ARM and Imagination Technologies.