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Energy System Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions 68 Percent and Fossil Fuel 65 Percent

April 17, 2015 9:08 am | by Lisa Lapin and Kate Chesley | News | Comments

Stanford University has converted to a state-of-the-art energy system that relies on renewable electricity and provides a new transformational energy supply model for large organizations, utilities and governments. The university announced a new agreement to provide ... 

Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) Sack Network Issues

April 15, 2015 2:47 pm | by Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief | @JMooneyWDD and James Davis, Wireless Applications Engineer, API Technologies Corp. | Articles | Comments

Picture this: You're at a major sporting event and you just took a phenomenal snapshot of the...

March/April 2015 — Distributed Antenna Systems Sack Network Issues

April 15, 2015 11:35 am | by WDD Staff | Digital Editions | Comments

The March/April issue of Wireless Design & Development (WDD) is packed full of content from...

Taking Aircraft Manufacturing Out of the Oven

April 14, 2015 3:34 pm | by Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Composite materials used in aircraft wings and fuselages are typically manufactured in large,...

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Research Could Usher in Next Generation of Batteries, Fuel Cells

April 10, 2015 10:32 am | by Jeff Stensland, University of South Carolina | News | Comments

Scientists from South Carolina's leading public universities--the University of South Carolina and Clemson University--have made a discovery that could dramatically improve the efficiency of batteries and fuel cells ...

Smart Cities: How M2M will Affect Major Urban Areas

April 9, 2015 10:28 am | by Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief | @JMooneyWDD | Articles | Comments

By 2050, the United Nations projects 67 percent of the global population will live in cities. The rapid urban growth will require cities to become more sustainable, safer, and even interactive. In many places, the only way to handle this population influx ...

MVG WaveStudio

April 7, 2015 4:37 pm | by Microwave Vision Group | Product Releases | Comments

MVG WaveStudio A dedicated software suite to optimize Over-The-Air (OTA) measurements of wireless devices. For many years, the wireless device sector has demanded a software solution to improve and optimize the user experience when performing OTA testing, data management and analysis. MVG (Microwave Vision Group) is pleased to present their latest software innovati ...

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Narrow Band Transceiver Offers a Low-Power, Reliable Data Link

April 7, 2015 10:41 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The new Mini – MURS (Multi-Use Radio Service) is a frequency programmable narrow band transceiver that offers a low-power, reliable data link in a Lemos/Radiometrix transceiver standard pin out and footprint. It is suitable for licensed and unlicensed VHF allocations, FCC part 90, and part 95. Applications include Multi-Use Radio Service ... 

Fast Charging, High-Performance Aluminum Battery

April 7, 2015 10:41 am | by Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy | Videos | Comments

Stanford University Professor Hongjie Dai and colleagues have developed the first high-performance aluminum battery that’s fast charging, long lasting and inexpensive. The flexible, non-flammable device produces 2 volts of electricity ...

Stanford's New Aluminum-Ion Battery Provides Safe Alternative to Conventional Batteries

April 7, 2015 10:39 am | by Mark Shwartz, Stanford University | News | Comments

Stanford University scientists have invented the first high-performance aluminum battery that's fast-charging, long-lasting and inexpensive. Researchers say the new technology offers a safe alternative to many commercial batteries in wide use today ...

Better Sensors for Medical Imaging, Contraband Detection

April 7, 2015 10:25 am | by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office | News | Comments

MIT researchers have developed a new, ultra-sensitive magnetic-field detector that is 1,000 times more energy-efficient than its predecessors. It could lead to miniaturized, battery-powered devices for medical and materials imaging, contraband detection, and even geological exploration ...

Wi-Fi Development Challenges - Software for Wi-Fi Enabled Devices

April 7, 2015 8:40 am | by Costas Pipilas, VP of Software Development and Co-founder, Econais | Blogs | Comments

For design engineers creating new Wi-Fi edge devices—whether for home or for industry, knowledge of the latest Wi-Fi software configuration and software is essential. This is especially true if these devices are destined to be connected to the cloud. You would need ... 

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NXP 140W ISM Band Transistor Provides Clean Power

April 2, 2015 12:26 pm | by RFMW, Ltd. | RFMW, Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

RFMW announces design and sales support for an LDMOS power transistor internally matched for broadband operation from 2,400 to 2, 500 MHz. NXP’s BLF2425M7LS140 provides 140 W average CW power with 18.5 dB of gain. The BLF2425M7LS140 draws 1.3 A from a 28 V supply with efficiencies up to 52 percent. Housed in a ceramic package with solder ears, the BLF2425M7LS140 is a highly rugged transistor for ...

100W Iso-Attenuator Protects and Monitors

April 1, 2015 6:47 pm | by RFMW, Ltd. | RFMW, Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

RFMW announces design and sales support for the Iso-Attenuator model RFSL2536-A30 from RF Circulator Isolator, Inc (RFCI). RFCI Iso-Attenuators protect active components from distortion or potentially damaging reflected power while providing a convenient, attenuated port for monitoring RF power. As part of a feedback loop, the 30 dB attenuated signal allows RF power to be regulated. The ...

Chip Size 0.65 mm Pitch BGA Socket Adapter for BGA500

April 1, 2015 12:48 pm | by Ironwood Electronics | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics' new high performance socket - SFS-BGA500C-52 allows 0.65 mm pitch, 14 x 17 mm body, 20 X2  =5 array 500 ball BGA package to be placed in socket and operated without compromising performance in high speed applications. The Giga-snaP BGA socket adapter p ...

V280 Isolated Digital Input Module

March 30, 2015 6:25 pm | by Highland Technology | Product Releases | Comments

Highland Technology has introduced a new VME product, the model V280 Isolated Digital Input Module. The V280 features 48 individually isolated digital inputs, with programmable debounce times and extended overload protection. It will accept DC or AC inputs and includes glitch-catch capability. Versions are available for 24 volt and 3.3/5 volt logic level inputs. The V280 includes BIST sel ...

RFMW Introduces 12 Watt Transistor for Industrial Heating

March 30, 2015 2:48 pm | by RFMW, Ltd. | RFMW, Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

RFMW announces design and sales support for NXP’s BLF25M612G LDMOS power transistor offering 12 W average CW output power. The BLF25M612G is designed as a driver amplifier for high power CW applications in the 2,400 to 2,500 MHz ISM band. Operating from a 28 V supply, efficiency of the BLF25M612G is rated at 58 percent. Offering a very high gain of 18 dB, this transistor touts excellent ...

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HotSpot Episode 107: FAA Loosens Grip on Commercial Drone Flights

March 30, 2015 11:00 am | by Eric Sorensen, Meaghan Ziemba | Videos | Comments

This week on WDD's HotSpot, a speedometer that prevents you from speeding; the FAA loosens its grip on commercial drone flights; the world's smallest hydropower plant; and the priciest wearable is a piece of jewelry ...            

Flush-Fitting Hinged Trims

March 27, 2015 3:06 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

OKW has added a new size to its SMART-BOX range of advanced sealed plastic enclosures for industrial electronics: 5.12” x 8.66” x 2.36”. SMART-BOX is designed to enhance the aesthetics and ergonomics of industrial electronics such as HVAC, control and safety systems ...

Half-Size System Host Board

March 27, 2015 1:46 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Advantech has announced its PCE-4 series product line employing PICMG 1.3 half-size form factor and support for Intel work station-grade CPUs, which offer a higher base frequency than desk-top CPUs and ECC memory support ...

Multi-Port, Multi-Protocol

March 27, 2015 1:40 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

ACCES I/O Products has announced a new family of mini PCI Express (mPCIe) multi-port serial communication cards — the mPCIe-COM Series ...

Low Pin Count Package

March 27, 2015 1:37 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The FT600Q and FT601Q are FTDI Chip’s (UK) first generation USB 3.0 products that function as SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to FIFO bridges, providing data bursting rates of up to 3.2 Gbps ...

Dual Channel Adaptive IF Relay

March 27, 2015 1:30 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Pentek has introduced the Model 71624 dual channel, 34 signal, adaptive IF (intermediate frequency) relay XMC with a Virtex-6 FPGA. As an IF relay, it accepts two IF analog input channels, modifies up to 34 signals, and then delivers them to two analog IF outputs. Any signal within each IF band can be independently enabled or disabled ...

The Importance of Ethernet Communication in Industrial Systems

March 27, 2015 9:14 am | by ICP DAS USA | News | Comments

Industrial Ethernet (IE) refers to using standard Ethernet protocols in an industrial environment. IE systems use the same physical layer that already exists in most environments and can easily be expanded upon, reducing the need to add another network. Industrial ... 

Universal Input

March 26, 2015 3:25 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Polytron Devices’ new UI10 series of 10 Watt, single and dual output AC-DC power supply modules deliver 75 percent power supply efficiency in 2.5" x 1.75" x .75" fully encapsulated plastic cases. Additional features include ...

Green-Power Initiative

March 26, 2015 3:12 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Skyworks  introduces a step-down, DC-DC converter for automotive, distributed power, industrial, and medical applications that features ...

Stable Electrical Parameters

March 26, 2015 3:05 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

AVX has introduced the new TCR Professional Series tantalum chip capacitors with conductive polymer electrodes. Designed for use in high power DC-DC converters employed in telecommunications, industrial, and avionics applications that demand high reliability and long lifetime performance, TCR Professional Series capacitors are subjected to AVX’s maverick part control Q-Process with statistical screening ...

5-Bit Attenuator Reaches 31 GHz

March 25, 2015 5:35 pm | by RFMW, Ltd. | RFMW, Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for a 5-bit digital attenuator spanning 1-31 GHz. The Qorvo TGL2223-SM offers a 0.5 dB least significant bit (LSB) providing 15.5 dB of overall attenuation range. The TGL2223-SM is packaged in a ceramic, air-cavity QFN measuring 3 x 3 x 1.45 mm. Useful in applications such as point-to-point radio, SatCom, EW and radar, the Qorvo TGL2223-SM has measurably ...

New Manufacturing Process Could Yield Better Solar Cells, Faster Chips

March 25, 2015 10:37 am | by Tom Abate, Stanford Engineering | News | Comments

Computer chips, solar cells and other electronic devices have traditionally been based on silicon, the most famous of the semiconductors, that special class of materials whose unique electronic properties can be manipulated to turn electricity on and off the way ... 

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