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WiMAX: The Future for BWA

September 2, 2005 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Glossary of Acronyms ASIC — Application-Specific Integrated Circuit BER — Bit Error Rate BPSK — Binary Phase-Shift Keying BS — Basestation BWA — Broadband Wireless Access CPE — Customer Premise Equipment LOS — Line-Of-Sight MAC — Media Access Control NLOS — Non Line-of-Sight OFDM — Orthogonal Frequency Division Mu...

A Rake Receiver Reference Design

September 2, 2005 7:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Advancements in low cost FPGAs and medium performance DSPs have brought this solution to the center of the receiver design target. By Dyson Wilkes Glossary of Acronyms 3GPP — Third Generation Partnership Project A-C — Antenna-Carrier ASIC — Application-Specific Integrated Circuit BTS — Base Transceiver Station DDC — Digita...

Ultra Wideband Protocol Analyzer

September 2, 2005 7:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

LeCroy’s UWB Tracer ™ MPI system is the first ultra wideband (UWB) protocol analyzer, and supports WiMedia™ and Wireless USB (WUSB) standards. Built on LeCroy’s modular protocol analyzer platform, the UWB Tracer MPI system allows engineers to troubleshoot the source of errors and verify proper operation for MAC-PHY integration....


Body-worn Antenna

September 2, 2005 7:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

European Antennas has designed a new body-worn antenna that provides an improved signal pattern for the Thales UK Future Integrated Soldier Technology (FIST) program, part of the Soldier Modernization program. The new antenna provides a greater all round coverage that cannot be provided by a single dipole, especially if the soldier were to be lying on the radio....

High Power Attenuator Series

September 2, 2005 7:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

The 50FHDQ series of attenuators from JFW Industries are available in several versions to suit many different high power testing applications. Models range from the 50FHDQ-XXX-300-3N (300 W, DC to 3 GHz, with N M/F connectors) to the 50FHDQ-XXX-500-3N (500 W, DC to 3 GHz, with N M/F). TNC and 7/16 DIN connectors are also available....

Wideband Synthesizer

September 2, 2005 7:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

Elcom has released an ultra-fast, ultra-low phase noise, high performance broadband synthesizer designed specifically for ATE applications. The UFS-2040 series is based on direct-analog design techniques combined with DDS capability for fine frequency resolution. This series is suited for agile radar, EW and RCS systems....

Flash Smart Card IC Module Family

September 2, 2005 7:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

EM Microelectronic announces the EMTG30 and EMTG56, a family of flash memory-based smart card ICs designed for use in SIM cards for low-end mobile telephony. The EMTG30/56 are compatible with the ISO7816-3 Integrated Circuit Card (smart card) specification. Memory flexibility is an advantage of the EMTG30/56, which contains 31 and 57 kB, respectively, of pure flash memory....

Voice Recognition Module

September 2, 2005 7:32 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Sensory announces the VR Stamp™ module, providing easy integration of voice recognition (VR) into consumer, industrial, automotive and medical electronics. The heart of the module is the RSC-4128 integrated circuit, which provides speech recognition, synthesis and system control on a single chip....


PCB Design Technology

September 2, 2005 7:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cadence Design Systems announces the latest release of the Cadence® Allegro® system interconnect design platform. The latest Allegro technology shortens design cycle time by enabling team-based PCB system design throughout the design flow. It helps IC companies distribute Spectre® transistor-level models so that their customers can design-in complex ICs faster....

Scalable PCB Design Software

September 2, 2005 7:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cadence announces the latest release of its OrCAD scalable, personal productivity printed circuit board (PCB) design software product line. This OrCAD release introduces new technology and feature enhancements designed to increase productivity. The new features and technologies in OrCAD now help designers better address issues from schematic entry and circuit analysis to layout....

Multilayer Chip Inductors

September 2, 2005 7:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Taiyo Yuden announces two new products in its series of high-frequency multilayer chip inductors, providing high inductance and high-Q factor performance characteristics. The HK series (high inductance) is a 100 nH-rated chip inductor in EIA 0201 case size. The HKQ series (high-Q) represents a new line of 0201 high-Q chip inductors (1-10 nH) with 30% higher Q values than previous series devices, relative to case size....

Digital Imaging System

September 2, 2005 7:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cascade Microtech introduces the eVue digital imaging system, designed primarily for engineers doing process development or device characterization and modeling. Optimized for on-wafer test with Cascade Microtech’s wafer probing stations, eVue allows users to navigate, observe, and measure devices much quicker and more effectively than with a conventional microscope....

Standalone Li-ion Battery Chargers

September 2, 2005 7:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Linear Technology introduces the LTC4065 and LTC4065A, fully integrated standalone linear battery chargers that can charge a single-cell Li-ion battery up to 750 mA without overheating the device or surrounding components. These ICs offer timer termination, recharge, trickle charge, and C/10 detection and are housed in a 6-lead 2 × 2 mm DFN package....


Step-down DC/DC Converter

September 2, 2005 7:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Linear Technology Corporation announces the "H-Grade" version of the LT1936. The LT1936 is a 36 V, current mode PWM step-down DC/DC converter with an internal 1.9 A power switch, packaged in an 8-lead thermally enhanced MSOP package. The H grade version operates up to a junction temperature of 150° C, compared to the "E"- and "I"-grade versions' 125° C maximum junction temperature....

Semiautomatic Probe System

September 2, 2005 7:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

SUSS MicroTec AG introduces the BlueRay Semiautomatic Wafer Probe System. With the BlueRay's z-axis accuracy, it is now possible to be fully confident in test results from both wafers and other substrates. The BlueRay's precision guarantees a safe, repeatable electric contact with the device under test (DUT), which reduces pad damage and eliminates the need for probe mark inspection....


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