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Top 10 Test & Measurement articles of 2012 (so far!)
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Everyone is being asked to think about test these days, and that is reflected in the top articles so far this year.
Top 10 RF & microwave stories of 2012 (first half!)
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7/10/2012   4 comments
RF is hot, and it shows in this list of varied topics that caught your eye.
Cable-based antennas from Gore improve wireless network access
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Leaky lines for aircraft wireless applications improve signal propagation without additional hardware.
Devices identify wireless frequencies
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Units handle applications from wireless microphones to intercoms and assisted listening devices.
IMS2012: Focus on Test
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Test was hot at IMS2012. Take a look at what I found.
IMS2012: Show in review
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Here's a wrap-up of some of the things I saw at the IMS2012 in Montreal June 19-21st, 2012.
Freescale announces first GaN RF power amplifier for cellular apps
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The AFG25HW355S is a 350W, high-performance-in-package (HiP), 2:1 asymmetric RF power amplifier built with gallium nitride (GaN) technology.
Freescale Airfast transistors target small-cell and macro-cell base stations
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Airfast transistors boost efficiency, peak power and signal bandwidth of next-generation small-cell and large-cell base stations.
Vishay MLCCs feature high Q of 2000
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The devices are optimized for filter and matching networks, and amplifier and DC blocking circuits.
Peregrine unveils SP3T optimized for low insertion loss
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At IMS2012, Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation announced the SP3T PE42430 RF switch.
Peregrine expands digitally tunable capacitor line
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Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation announced two new digitally tunable capacitors (DTCs)—the PE64101 and PE64102 (PE64101/2) DTCs.
Peregrine 8 GHz SP4T switch targets test-and-measurement/ATE applications
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Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation (Peregrine) has released the SP4T PE42540 RF switch.
Teseq magnetic field generates fields Up To 1200 A/m
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Designed for testing to IEC 61000-4-8, IEC 61000-4-9 and IEC 61000-4-10
Averna Wideband RF recorder captures real-world RF signals
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The RP-5300 RF Recorder is a field-ready multi-channel RF Recorder for applications covering 330 MHz to 2.5 GHz.
Phase noise analyzers offer lowest residual phase noise performance
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The NXA series of phase noise analyzers from Noise Extended Technologies (NoiseXT) simplifies phase noise testing by incorporating a one-box system design
Rohde & Schwarz adds frequency converter measurements to ZNB vector network analyzers
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The R&S ZNB-K4 software option for the Rohde & Schwarz R&S ZNB series of vector network analyzers (VNAs) extends the instruments capability by mixer and frequency converter measurements.
110 GHz VNA system delivers 4-port measurement
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Anritsu Company’s VectorStar ME7838A broadband Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) platform features 4-port measurement
Option enables VNA to measure noise figure from 70kHz to 125 GHz
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Noise figure measurement capability is available for Anritsu Company’s VectorStar MS4640 and ME7838A analyzers.
Handheld cable and antenna analyzer delivers 8-hour battery use
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The S33IL Cable and Antenna Analyzer by Anritsu Company provides high-performance cable and antenna analysis.
Agilent introduces high-performance mid-range vector network analyzers
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Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced five PNA-L vector network analyzer models, claiming the highest performance (up to 50 GHz) in a mid-range VNA, along with lower cost and future-proof capabilities.
Agilent claims world's fastest USB power sensors
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Agilent Technologies Inc. released the Agilent U2020 X-series, which it claims incorporates the world's fastest USB power sensors.
Agilent debuts PA module design for next release of Advanced Design System
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Agilent Technologies Inc. announced new capabilities for RF power amplifier design in the next major release of Agilent's Advanced Design System.


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