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Lumped Construction Diplexer

November 23, 2004 11:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

RLC Electronics' has introduced the DP-1149. The DP-1149 is a lumped construction diplexer. The low frequency port has <=1 dB insertion loss from D.C. to 600 MHz, and the high frequency port has <= 1 dB insertion loss from 1,000 to 3,000 MHz. Isolation over the opposite pass-band is > =60dB for both paths....

Intermodulation Software

November 23, 2004 11:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Telecom Engineering announces F-Intermod software. Telecom Engineering's F-Intermod software calculates intermodulation products at a radio site. F-Intermod software will provide a list of up to 500 transmit and 500 receive intermodulation frequencies of order 2 and higher at the site. Range capabilities are between 10 Hz and 999 GHz....

Lead-free Products

November 23, 2004 11:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

WJ announces that it now offers lead(Pb)-free compliant products. First products to be offered in lead-free versions are the CV2xx- x series of downconverters and the VG1xx series of variable gain amplifiers. These devices are housed in the 28-PIN 6 × 6 mm QFN package. The 28-PIN QFN 6 × 6 mm package has been lead-free/RoHS qualified to a maximum reflow profile of 260° C, and the MSL rating at this reflow profile is level 2....


Thermal Models

November 23, 2004 11:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Flomerics announced ready-to-run thermal models for Philips' power semiconductors available to designers via the SmartParts3D web site. Design engineers can download complex, calibrated thermal models of power semiconductor packages from Philips to incorporate in their Flotherm thermal simulations....

SAW Resonators and Filters

November 23, 2004 11:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Saelig announces the availability of a range of surface acoustic wave resonators and filters from Nanjing Electronic Devices Institute of China (NEDI). NEDI offers SAW filter designs encompassing the frequency range 20.0 MHz to 1.8 GHz. Applications for SAW technology components are diverse, including front-end filters for remote control and wireless alarms, RF modulators in consumer electronic equipment, FM broadcast local oscillators, sig...

Phase Shifters

November 23, 2004 11:15 am | Product Releases | Comments


Log Video Amplifier

November 23, 2004 11:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Planar Monolithics' Model No: SLVAC-0102-70M-LA3 is a successive log video amplifier with wideband hybrid MIC/MMIC technology which operates over the 120 MHz to 200 MHz frequency range (frequency ranges from 50 MHz to 400 MHz also available). The SLVAC has a 70 dB dynamic eange (other dynamic ranges up to 90 dB are also available), a maximum input VSWR of 1....

Validation Software

November 23, 2004 11:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Carbon Design Systems announced the addition of VHDL and mixed language (VHDL and Verilog) support to its product line. Carbon's SPEEDCompiler™ and DesignPlayer™ products are used to enhance Verilog runtime performance. SPEEDCompiler options now allow the same level of acceleration for VHDL and mixed-language designs....


Modular Platform

November 23, 2004 11:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

VXI Technology and Agilent Technologies Inc. have introduced LXI, the next-generation, LAN-based modular platform standard for automated test systems. LXI (LAN extensions for instrumentation) combines built-in measurement science and PC-standard I/O connectivity from rack-and-stack instruments with the modularity and size reduction of cardcage-based systems....

Isolators and Circulators

November 23, 2004 11:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Raditek's coaxial model, the FF1 Series, is a 380 - 515 MHz, 10% bandwidth isolator and circulator with 100 watts forward power and 10 watts reverse power handling. Operating over the full temperature range of 20° C to +80° C with dimensions of 22 × 45.47 × 15.24 mm. Typical specifications over temperature are insertion loss 0....

Challenges for VoIP Deployment in the Enterprise

November 23, 2004 11:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

VoIP is coming of age but it still faces a myriad of issues, especially in the wireless enterprise. Understanding the technical issues of VoIP in wireless environments makes development and deployment a bit less inundating. By Jan Linden Telephony solutions based on voice over Internet protocol are quickly overtaking traditional telephony system installations in the Enterprise space....

Prime Fishing for Mixed-Signal Integration

November 23, 2004 11:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

The move by digital IC developers to integrate as much analog functionality means next generation RFICs will offer more. However, issues still loom for large-scale integration. By Paul Kempf After casting a net in the deep sea of single-chip mixed-signal integration — pulling up a mixture of premium sea bass and questionable crustaceans — it may be time to switch the inlet to identify opportunities upstream and downstream of th...

Managing Synchronization Needs for 3G Wireless Networks

November 23, 2004 11:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

In 3G wireless networks, time is key to network efficiency and reliability. Technologies such as UMTS and CDMA2000 require strict synchronization of data streams to ensure the reliable signal hand-off between base stations to prevent dropped calls. By Phil Mann Synchronization is the foundation of digital mobile communications (see Figure 1)....

COTS Connectors for Military and Aerospace Designs

November 17, 2004 9:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

The days of specialty military connectors are numbered so the cable and connector industry is reinventing this interface. By Ernest Worthman It's no secret that there is tremendous pressure for the military to go with COTS components whenever possible. Interconnect is one area where that pressure is hot and heavy, since connectors are relatively uncomplicated devices, when compared to some of the other cutting edge components For mi...


Wireless Access Point Design

October 27, 2004 11:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Today, enterprise and business users and applications demanding wireless access are expanding logarithmically. The implementation of these access points requires a new level of design sophistication. By Paul Delvy Security, manageability, and scalability are key requirements for wireless access points in a SMB/SME setting....


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