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The 2002 International Conference on Communications (ICC 2002)

March 4, 2002 7:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

The meeting, which is sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc), offers hundreds of presentations for researchers and business leaders interested in voice, data, image, Internet, multimedia, and optical and wireless communications. Phone: (212) 705-8942 E-mail: icc2002@comsoc....

Embedded Omni Antennas for Terminal Applications

March 4, 2002 3:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Radiall/Larsen introduces a series of embedded Omni antenna solutions for Wireless Data Networks. These antennas are designed for use in WLAN (802 A/B), Home Networking, RFDC (bar code scanner), RFID and POS applications. The easy to integrate, easy to mount embedded Omni antennas are small in size and cost effective while maintaining high performance levels....

LICC Series Capacitors

March 4, 2002 3:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Leading passives manufacturer AVX Corp. expands its low inductance product offering with the availability of the expanding LICC Series. Designed for use in high-speed circuits, these devices provide design engineers with low inductance capacitors for microprocessor decoupling applications in computers and servers....


Top Protocol Tester

March 4, 2002 3:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tektronix, Inc. announced a new solution package that will further enable the development and deployment of more complex network elements for Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS) mobile networks. The newest third-generation (3G) UMTS network elements are much more complex to test than existing mobile network elements....

Voltage-Output DACs

March 4, 2002 3:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices has introduced a family of octal 8-, 10- and 12-bit buffered voltage-output digital-to-analog converters (DACs) that operate from a single 2.5-V to 5.5-V power supply and consume only 1.4 milliamps (max.) at 3 V. Rail-to-rail outputs provide maximum headroom and dynamic range in low voltage, single supply applications....

Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor

March 4, 2002 3:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

The top temperature for all but a few aluminum electrolytic capacitor types is only 85 °C or 105 °C or less because higher temperatures require seals capable of withstanding high-pressure and exceed the stability limits of affordable electrolyte systems. However, with the new demands for 125 °C rated capacitors for automotive applications and for long-life and military switching-power applications, Cornell Dubilier has developed...

A/D Converters

March 4, 2002 3:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Extending its reach in the analog marketplace, Microchip Technology introduced three upgraded, low-power analog-to-digital (A/D) converters with full differential inputs. Referred to as the MCP330X family, these 13-bit A/D converters are ideal for remote data acquisition, transducer interface and sensing applications....

Z Communications

February 27, 2002 9:38 am | Product Releases | Comments Z-Communications, Inc. is the largest domestic manufacturer of Voltage Controlled Oscillators (VCOs) for the commercial/consumer electronics marketplace. We are also emerging as the dominant supplier for higher integration solutions including compact Phase Locked Loop (PLL) modules, Integrated Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs) with High Gain Antennas, and higher order Custom RF Module solutions for a variety of markets, covering f...



February 27, 2002 9:38 am | Product Releases | Comments MaxStream develops frequency hopping spread spectrum wireless data solutions. We manufacture FCC-approved 900 MHz and 2.4 GHz wireless OEM modules and stand-alone radio modem transceivers. Our website provides all MaxStream published documentation, must-read technology papers, part number generators and an online support discussion forum....

Being 'Grounded' Is a Good Thing

February 27, 2002 9:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Kim Stokes, Editor-in -Chief, Security is a primary concern in our society. Everyone worries about national security, security of personal property, and financial security. But unless you are the head of a corporation, how many of us really worry about wireless network security? As wireless networking becomes stronger in the wireless industry and infiltrates our personal lives, we need to be prepared for the ...

Stretching the Limit of Embedded Antenna Design

February 27, 2002 9:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

New design techniques allow engineers to stretch the limit of embedded antenna design. By Kerry Greer, SkyCross, Inc. As the wireless industry starts to mature, the successful introduction of new products has been linked to the capability to build smaller devices that perform more tasks. Today, cell phones fit within the palm of your hand and can send text messages and browse the Internet....

Effects of High Peak-to-Average Ratio on Power Amplifiers

February 27, 2002 9:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

PA evaluation is essential for efficient design of systems that must be compliant with the WLAN standard. By Afshin Amini, Agilent EEsof EDA Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) systems are rapidly growing in popularity as users around the world look for the convenience of wireless connectivity in a computing environment....

Re-Design of RF Connector System Delivers Cost-Efficiency

February 27, 2002 9:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Christopher Ashworth, Winchester Electronics Electronics manufacturers are always looking for new ways to reduce costs in existing manufacturing processes to keep product pricing lower in the face of fierce competition. Today's environment has intensified the need to create innovative, economical system design improvements....

Pluggable Power Supplies

February 27, 2002 9:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tracewell Power, Inc. introduced the TPS600 Power Supplies, a series of compact, rugged, conservatively-rated supplies for applications where reliable, uninterrupted operation is critical. The TPS600 Series offers robust, high-density power solutions for computer, data storage, and telecom/data com....


RF Module for GSM Wireless Handsets

February 27, 2002 9:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

ANADIGICS, Inc. introduced the AWT6200 PowerPlexer™, the first in a new family of integrated RF modules for GSM/GPRS wireless handsets. The AWT6200 PowerPlexer integrates ANADIGICS' InGaP HBT power amplifiers, GaAs pHEMT multi-throw RF antenna switch as well as passive filters, integrated passives and analog control integrated circuits in a small module package....


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