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posted in August 2011

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Beer and Wi-Fi: perfect together?
8/29/2011   23 comments
One of the many things I love about the UK is that no one seems to drink alone.
Laird develops EMI shielding effectiveness calculator
Product News  
8/29/2011   1 comment
As information is entered, the calculator computes shielding effectiveness, ?and if there are apertures, it plots their pattern.
GaN MMIC PA supports EW and test equipment
Product News  
8/27/2011   Post a comment
Hittite Microwave Corporation has introduced the HMC999 GaN HEMT MMIC power amplifier (PA) which is ideal for test and measurement equipment and military EW and ECM applications up to 10 GHz.
3200 MHz source replaces DROs
Product News  
8/27/2011   Post a comment
EM Research has released the ESP-3200 phase-locked oscillator which operates at 3200 MHz and is designed as a dielectric resonator oscillator (DRO) replacement in high-reliability, ruggedized applications such as SATCOM, electronic warfare, GPS, radar, and telemetry.
Hittite phase shifter claims one octave bandwidth
Product News  
8/21/2011   Post a comment
Hittite Microwave Corporation has introduced a new SMT packaged MMIC analog phase shifter which is well suited for phased array, industrial sensors, and clock and local oscillator (LO) synchronization applications in fiber optic, military, test equipment and industrial/medical equipment.
Radicom Bluetooth modules aim for low cost
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8/21/2011   Post a comment
Radicom Research has announced the launch of its RB4000 and RB4000HM Bluetooth modules for short-range wireless data connectivity.
SkyTraq releases GLONASS/GPS receiver
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8/21/2011   Post a comment
SkyTraq has released a high-performance GG12A GLONASS/GPS receiver that is designed to be affordable.
DRAM hits record sales of $2 billion
8/18/2011   3 comments
In a report released by IHS/iSuppli yesterday, Ryan Chien revealed that the mobile DRAM market has exceeded the $2billion level for the first time on a quarterly basis.
SanDisk flash drive targets advanced tablets
Product News  
8/18/2011   2 comments
SanDisk Corporation recently introduced the iNAND™ Extreme® embedded flash drive (EFD), the first in a new line of products from the company that is designed for high-end tablets running advanced operating systems and data-intensive applications.
SSD ASIC architecture targets enterprise apps
Product News  
8/18/2011   1 comment
STEC, Inc. announced a new integrated application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) architecture for its ZeusIOPS® enterprise-class SSD family in order to make them more cost-efficient.
Design electronic systems for EMC, part 2 of 3
Design How-To  
8/12/2011   3 comments
Part 2 of this excerpt covers antenna characteristics; ground-related interference; circuit, equipment, and system grounding; single-point (or star type) grounding scheme; and multipoint grounding scheme.
Mini diodes serve many wireless apps
Product News  
8/10/2011   1 comment
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. has introduced two miniature 0402 Schottky diodes for detector applications up to 10GHz in handsets, WLAN, CATV Satcom, land mobile radios and infrastructure platforms.
GaAs push-pull amp serves CATV
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8/10/2011   Post a comment
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. introduced a new GaAs broadband push-pull CATV amplifier.
Laird antenna targets public safety radios
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8/10/2011   Post a comment
Laird Technologies, Inc.. announced the release of its WPC39S0B-001 wideband/lowband VHF antenna, part of its line of land mobile radio antennas.
Amplifiers target wideband radio systems
Product News  
8/10/2011   1 comment
DVGAs from National Semiconductor enable multi-channel, high-performance basestation radio architectures
Lead by managing or lead by doing
8/9/2011   11 comments
This begs the question, why, when people are exceptional at their job, do businesses try to change the person's job?
Digital phase shifters target electronic warfare, communications, and radar
Product News  
8/9/2011   Post a comment
M/A COM Technology has introduced today a new set of digital phase shifters for communications, electronic warfare (EW), and radar applications.
Infineon claims world’s smallest receive front-end modules
Product News  
8/9/2011   Post a comment
The BGM103xN7 series from Infineon for GPS and GLONASS applications now available
Digital attenuator serves IF from 60 to 500MHz for wireless infrastructure
Product News  
8/8/2011   Post a comment
Hittite Microwave Corporation has introduced a 6-bit GaAs MMIC digital attenuator for Intermediate frequency (IF) automotive, broadband, cellular/3G, LTE/4G, test and measurement equipment and military applications
Memory design challenges in 2012
8/8/2011   4 comments
What are the stoppers in memory technology? How will we achieve higher throughput in years to come?
Software enhances SSD performance
Product News  
8/7/2011   Post a comment
STEC releases Enhanced IO system agnostic software to boost SSD performance
STEC PCIe solid state accelerators take on enterprise storage
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8/7/2011   Post a comment
These aren't solid state drives (SSDs), but a new solid-state approach to storage in the enterprise.
SMART claims world's fastest and highest capacity MLC SAS SSD
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8/7/2011   Post a comment
SMART Modular Technologies launches a portfolio of intellectual property to maximize endurance, speed, and capacity in a new MLC SAS SSD.
Tablet and smartphone demand drives new trends in mobile memory
Design How-To  
8/2/2011   2 comments
Market requirements and JEDEC standards lead to innovation, performance and new technologies.
Looking back across 50 years of microwave engineering
Design How-To  
8/2/2011   4 comments
Bill Oldfield talks with RF and Microwave Designline, reflecting on the highlights and funny moments in his career, and he offers up some advice for new engineers.
RF SAW filters target 3G/4G infrastructure
Product News  
8/2/2011   1 comment
TriQuint Semiconductor has released five new RF SAW filters that improve performance in 3G/4G network infrastructure designs
NIWeek 2011 opens with new LabVIEW
Product News  
8/2/2011   3 comments
LabVIEW2011 delivers new features and libraries.

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