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Circuit Protection Catalog

August 11, 2006 10:47 am | Articles | Comments

Raychem Circuit Protection, a business unit of Tyco Electronics, announces the publication of its 2006 Circuit Protection Catalog. Expanded to include in-depth information on several new product lines, the catalog presents technical specifications and application information on PolySwitch® resettable devices, SiBar® thyristor surge protectors, gas discharge tubes, ESD protection devices, ROV metal oxide varistors, and a broad line of fuses.


Tightening the Line on Wi-Fi Security: A Look at WPA2

August 11, 2006 10:47 am | by Uriah Pollock, Bilal Shahid and Iftikhar Zubair | Articles | Comments

The security and privacy we have come to trust (primarily through wired networks) has quickly been disappearing, resulting in the requirement for a new form of network connection security. Wireless Ethernet tackled this problem not once, but twice. The second attempt, so far, looks to put an end to security problems “in-the-air” for Wi-Fi™.


2006 Selection Guide

August 11, 2006 10:47 am | Articles | Comments

Hittite Microwave Corporation announces the release of the June 2006 Product Selection Guide which summarizes over 430 products including 31 products new for June ‘06. The selection guide organizes Hittite’s portfolio by product line as well as by market applications including: Automotive, Broadband, Cellular, Microwave & mmWave, Test & Measurement, Fiber Optic, Military and Space.


Test Tools Catalog

August 11, 2006 10:47 am | Articles | Comments

Fluke Corporation announces a new edition of its Test Tools Catalog. The 2006 product catalog provides detailed information on features and specifications for the full line of Fluke products, as well as selection guides and ordering information. The Fluke Test Tool Catalog has been updated with new products including the Fluke Ti20 Thermal Imager, the Fluke 971 Temperature Humidity Meter and the Fluke 561 HVACPro Thermometer.

Data Conversion Product Guide

August 11, 2006 10:47 am | Articles | Comments

Acqiris has released a product guide that provides quick and easy reference to the company’s line of data conversion products, which include CompactPCI, PCI, PXI, VXI, VME and OEM digitizers, time-to-digital converters and waveform analyzers with up to 8 GS/s performance. In addition, the brochure provides information on the company’s portable turnkey systems and software support for Windows, Linux, VxWorks, and other real time operating systems (RTOS) as well as complete drivers and software examples for LabWindows/CVI and LabVIEW, C/C++ and Microsoft Visual Basic.

Sockets and Adapters

August 11, 2006 10:47 am | Articles | Comments

Advanced Interconnections Corporation has released Catalog 16 Preview , a short form catalog featuring up-to-date material specifications and part numbers for RoHS Compliant IC Sockets and Adapters for BGA, PGA, DIP and SIP packages. The RoHS Compliant sockets are available in a choice of insulators, including FR-4, Peel-A-Way® Removable Carriers and new high temperature molded LCP.


Catalog Simplifies Specifying Transformer and Inductors

August 11, 2006 10:47 am | Articles | Comments

The Datatronics Magnetics Selection Guide & Short Form Catalog provides specification information on dozens of transformers and inductors. For designers of life support, high-reliability and mission-critical equipment, the guide includes descriptions of standard products available off-the-shelf as well as information that will assist them in designing special or custom devices.

Microwave and Millimeter Wave Conversion Catalog

August 11, 2006 10:47 am | Articles | Comments

MITEQ has released its Microwave and Millimeter Wave Conversion Products short-form catalog. It features a sampling of the company’s latest mixers, images rejection mixers, modulators, multipliers and custom products. There are also sections discussing quality assurance, manufacturing flow diagrams, MITEQ's Space Heritage and options available to the customer.


Technology Trends Supporting Millimeter-Wave MMIC Product Development

August 11, 2006 10:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Established and emerging markets such as point-to-point radio and satellite communication systems pose significant challenges to existing GaAs millimeter wave MMIC technologies. Charles F. Campbell, Shuoqi Chen, Rached Hajji, Steve Brown and Dan Green Solid state Ka-band power amplifiers capable of efficiently producing multiple watts of saturated output power are required for VSAT ground terminal applications....

Improving RF performance in Mixed-signal Circuits

August 11, 2006 10:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Satellite applications using advanced CMOS technology for devices throughout the signal chain benefit from double the capacity, higher integration and lower power consumption. By Rodd Novak Satellite communication is perhaps the most challenging mixed-signal, high-reliability application....

WiMAX Ready for Prime Time

August 11, 2006 10:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

The emerging Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) standard promises to be the core enabling technology for next-generation broadband mobile wireless applications including last mile broadband, hotspots, cellular backhaul and full mobile high speed broadband access. By Barry Dropping Architected to ensure low latency and low jitter to support real-time services, WiMAX provides a wide range of QoS levels appropriate f...

Protection Device

July 14, 2006 8:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Semtech Corporation announces the µClamp™P, a six-line 5V protection device for portable systems. The device works in any portable device, but is a natural fit for 12-button mobile phone keypads, reducing the number of protection parts needed from three to two, thus freeing up board space and cutting costs....

Access Point

July 14, 2006 7:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Renasis, LLC announces its DDC36g integrated high-powered access point. The DDC36g incorporates access point, amplifier, network switch and antenna into a single compact and efficient network component. The DDC36g features two data ports which are Power over Ethernet (POE) enabled, allowing devices to be daisy chained together, eliminating miles of cabling and maximizing the range of wireless networks....

Single-Chip Programmable Radio

July 14, 2006 7:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

AsicAhead NV is now offering a single chip programmable radio that can be reconfigured in the field to support multiple frequency bands, as well as all currently specified IEEE 802.16e bandwidth configurations. This mobile Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit (RFIC) — the patent-pending AA1001 — eliminates the need for multiple RFICs and enables WiMAX-connected devices and systems, such as Customer Premise Equipment (CPE), wireless da...

Wireless LAN Radio Modules

July 13, 2006 7:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Summit Data Communications announces a family of 802.11g Wi-Fi modules designed for integration into application-specific devices (ASDs) like portable data terminals, bar code scanners, portable printers, medical devices and industrial equipment. The Summit modules provide the features required for reliable operation in business-critical ASDs and their environments....


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