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February 25, 2005 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices introduces a single-chip RF VGA (variable-gain amplifier/attenuator) that operates at RF power levels for wireless infrastructure equipment. The ADL5330 is also a monolithic VGA that provides broadband operation from 1 MHz to 3 GHz with a precision 60 dB linear-in-dB gain-control range....

Antenna Platform

February 25, 2005 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Astron Wireless introduces the HESA™ Direction Finding (DF) antenna platform, providing a flexible platform for configuring multiple antenna elements in a small form factor. The HESA™ technology provides an environment that optimizes antenna and system efficiency, leading to greater signal capture and reduced error rates....

Test and Measurement Catalog

February 4, 2005 10:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Keithley announces the availability of its 2005 Test and Measurement Products Catalog. This desktop reference guide offers details and specifications on Keithley's general-purpose and sensitive sourcing and measurement products, DC switching, RF switching and measurement, data acquisition solutions, semiconductor test systems, and optoelectronics test hardware....


New Product Brochure

February 4, 2005 10:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

EM Microelectronic announces the release of its comprehensive new product brochure. The brochure offers readers an in-depth look into the company’s product lines which include: Flash-based smart card ICs; RFID ICs; ultra-low power microcontrollers; µP voltage supervisory ICs; LCD drivers and controllers; LCDs & modules; real time clock ICs & modules; timing circuits; advanced analog and digital ICs; ASIC and full custom design analog an...

Instrument Selection Guide

February 4, 2005 10:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent announces the availability of its latest Basic Instruments Selection Guide. The 24-page guide includes product comparison tables for oscilloscopes, function generators, power supplies, counters, digital multimeters, and basic RF products for evaluation and selection. Agilent Direct lets you build side-by-side product comparisons, and Quick Quote, a Web-based 24/7 order quote system, features the Agilent benchtop test and measurement...

Microwave Components

February 4, 2005 10:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Astrolab announces its latest catalog, featuring microwave cables assemblies, adaptors, phase shifters, connectors, RF contacts, and other microwave components. The catalog includes specifications for their patented minibend, mini14,1 and microbend microwave cable assemblies with a detailed FAQ. The engineering section has been expanded to discuss space applications and ROHS and lead-free initiatives....

Embedded Systems Literature

February 4, 2005 10:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

A book by Tammy Noergaard, Embedded Engineer/Consultant, on embedded systems architecture and applications has been released by Elsevier. Embedded Systems Architecture is a readable and practical guide covering embedded hardware, firmware, and applications. It clarifies all the concepts introduced with references to current embedded technology in use, including many diagrams and applicable source code....

Multilayer Cofired Ceramic Design Guide

February 4, 2005 10:49 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

AdTech Ceramics has published a design guide for advanced electronic packages produced with co-fire multi-layer ceramic technology. Typical applications include multi-chip modules, microwave packages, high frequency feed-throughs, crystal packages, custom pin grid arrays, and ceramic/metal packages....


Multimedia Processor

February 1, 2005 8:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Adimos announces the ADM100, a wireless multimedia processor enabling quality wireless connectivity in home entertainment products. This semiconductor technology delivers high quality multimedia transmission over a wireless channel between any multimedia source (DVD, VCR, set-top box, and media servers) and a multimedia display (i....

Single-Chip All-CMOS MBOA UWB Chip

January 31, 2005 10:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Staccato Communications announces its single-chip design for all major components of the RF and baseband specified by the MBOA PHY specification. The chips demonstrate the ability to transmit at the specified data rate of up to 480 Mbps. The all-CMOS implementation clears the path for highly integrated silicon solutions for wireless USB and other UWB applications by taking advantage of mainstream generic CMOS foundry processes....

WiMAX Baseband Chip

January 31, 2005 10:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Wavesat announces the DM256, implementing the IEEE P802.16-REVd protocol and designed to be the main component of an OFDM modem for broadband wireless access. The PHY has two functions: to process data for transmission where the output is a baseband I/Q signal or a 10 MHz IF signal and receive data where the input is a baseband I/Q signal or a 10 MHz IF signal....

Complementary MOSFET Solution

January 31, 2005 10:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Fairchild Semiconductor introduces a complementary MOSFET solution capable of delivering greater than 1 A continuous current in miniature spot power and POL DC/DC switching converter designs. The FDC6020C integrates two MOSFETs into one ultra-small SuperSOT™-6 FLMP (Flip-chip in a Leaded Molded Package)....

Solid Switch Matrix

January 31, 2005 10:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Dow-Key Microwave introduces a solid switch matrix with Ethernet control interface, performing from 800 to 2500 MHz and available in full fan-out configurations from 6 × 6 to 12 × 12. To compensate for system insertion loss, all inputs are outfitted with high linearity amplifiers. The EWAB version of this product can be accessed from anywhere in the world via TCP/IP protocols on 10Base-T networks using HTTP 1....

Oscillator Products

January 31, 2005 10:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Z-Communications announces the SMV1412A surface mount low profile package VCO for satellite communication handset applications. This device is for integration into PLLs. The VCP will generate frequencies between 1394 and 1429 MHz within a control voltage range of 0.4 to 2.1 VDC, allowing the error voltage to be taken directly from the IC’s charge pump circuitry....

Two-Channel Diode

January 31, 2005 10:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Linear Technology introduces the LTC4413, a two-channel ideal diode designed to reduce heat, voltage drop, and board space, as well as preserve battery life. The device is suitable for applications requiring an ideal diode or function for load sharing or automatic switchover between two input power sources....


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