M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc.has introduced a new single-channel CMOS Driver for Microwave Switching Applications. The MADR-009269 is a high-performance, single-channel CMOS Driver that is used to translate TTL control inputs into complementary gate control voltages for GaAs FET microwave switches and attenuators.
An unmanned jet built for U.S. Navy high-altitude maritime surveillance missions has made its...
Wireless company Sprint Nextel Corp. says it can now let Dish Network Corp. see its books and...
M/A-COM Technology Solutions has introduced its series of GaN in Plastic packaged power transistors for high-performance civilian and military radar and communications systems. Scaling to peak pulse power levels of 100W – the highest among competing components in this product category.
Today on Engineering Newswire, brought to you by Interpower, the premier supplier of power system components for worldwide markets, we’re kicking turtles to make new shapes, enhancing our senses, printing on the Afinia 3D printer, and shooting down drones, with lasers.
Echolocation is a powerful technique that uses sound or ultrasound waves to locate objects and surfaces. Ships and submarines, for example, use it to avoid collisions, and dolphins and microbats use it to locate prey.
Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory flew their fuel cell powered Ion Tiger UAV for 48 hours and 1 minute on April 16-18 by using liquid hydrogen fuel in a new, NRL-developed, cryogenic fuel storage tank and delivery system.
Most car drivers have had the experience of hearing a buzzing, squeaky, or rattling sound while driving but not being able to figure out where the noise is coming from. The problem could be simple, requiring a quick fix, or could be serious enough to bring a car to a mechanic
This week on WDD’s HotSpot, Casetop from Livi Design is a netbook-like combo that uses a smartphone for its computing power; the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has created new microbatteries, sought to achieve a more favorable balance between energy and density; and SM Instrument Company and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have created a sound camera, the SeeSV-S205.
A new joint innovation by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and the University of Cambridge could pave the way for redefining the ampere in terms of fundamental constants of physics. The world's first graphene single-electron pump (SEP), described in a paper in Nature Nanotechnology, provides the speed of electron flow needed to create a new standard for electrical current based on electron charge.
Halfway around the globe, similar contraptions atop the Eiffel Tower and elsewhere around Paris keep a pulse on emissions from smokestacks and automobile tailpipes. And there is talk of outfitting Sao Paulo, Brazil, with sensors that sniff the byproducts of burning fossil fuels.
Today on Engineering Newswire, brought to you by Pivot Point, the leading designer and manufacturer of non-threaded fastener solutions, we're improving Artificial Intelligence with sensors, flying robotic bees, making hypersonic history, and getting ready to launch GOES-R.
Softbank can close the deal up to a year faster than Dish and brings industry expertise and cash to Sprint, he said. In addition, the combined Softbank and Sprint would be a huge purchaser of phones and network equipment, which should help it secure volume discounts, he said.
A U.K. budget airline will create an artificial volcanic ash cloud over Europe this summer to test ash detection technology. The experiment aims to avoid the kind of chaos that paralyzed air traffic during eruptions three years ago. Thursday's announcement was made by easyJet, which acquired a ton of ash collected...
AVX Corporation has announced that the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has issued Drawings for high-reliability versions of its Accu-P thin film capacitor series, which exhibits both extremely low capacitance values (0.05 pF) and ultra-tight capacitance tolerances (±0.01 pF).
In a joint project between the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow, Imperial College London and the National Physical Laboratory, researchers have developed a portable way to produce ultracold atoms for quantum technology and quantum information processing.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (M/A-COM) has introduced a new market leading GaN on SiC HEMT Power Transistor for L-Band pulsed radar applications. The MAGX-001214-500L00 is a gold-metalized pre-matched GaN on Silicon Carbide transisto...
Molex Inc. has introduced a portfolio of aerodynamic DDR3 DIMM sockets and ultra-low profile DDR3 DIMM memory module sockets, both of which are ideal for demanding memory applications in telecommunication, networking and storage systems, advanced computing platforms, industrial controls, and medical equipment.
Crystek's CVCO33BE-6000-6000 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates at 6,000 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.5 to ~4.5 V. This VCO also features a typical phase noise of -85 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz and a 0.5” x 0.5” SMD package.
A new communications system being trialed at the University of South Australia (UniSA) could radically lower the cost of using satellites to send and receive sensor information collected in Australia’s vast unpopulated areas.
Secura Key announces the release of its new Model ET-ANT 13x9 flat pad antenna for read/write desktop applications, such as library checkout, inventory systems, or other track and trace applications requiring the reading of any articles, documents, and books, which are identified with HF contactless labels.
Mohu has announced its outdoor/attic-mounted antenna, featuring aweight of 3 lbs., a 1-inch thickness, and he SkyHDTV. Weighing three pounds and measuring only an inch thick, the a progressive multidirectional antenna that has redefined antenna technology for the consumer market.
This week on the HotSpot, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, students at Carnegie Mellon University have developed the ZoomBoard system, a full miniature QWERTY keyboard for stand-alone smartwatches; a biometric payment terminal from Paytouch; interactive sleepwear that have bedtime stories digitally hidden in them; and miniature medical devices that tap the power of the smartphone.
An experimental, unmanned aircraft developed for the U.S. Air Force went hypersonic during a test off the Southern California coast, traveling at more than 3,000 mph, the Air Force said Friday. The X-51A WaveRider flew for more than three minutes under power from its exotic scramjet...
Today on Engineering Newswire, brought to you by Interpower, the premier supplier of power system components for worldwide markets, we’re bending cellphones, electrifying motorcycles, cutting electric vehicle charge time in half, and riding a screw-propelled snowboard. This week's episode features...
The “Internet of Things” is a phrase used to describe how the internet will link traditional smart devices, and a wide range of additional physical assets to allow these endpoints to generate and share data. Nearly every product will have an IP address and communication capability...
This week on WDD’s HotSpot, Kohler announces their feature-packed toilet, Numi; Zivix’s JamStik is a compact portable practice/learning guitar mad for the mobile generation; another interesting app for mobile devices is Touch Bionic’s iLimb...
Kymeta First to Successfully Demonstrate Ka-band Satellite Link Using Flat-Panel Metamaterials MSA-T AntennaApril 28, 2013 6:38 pm | by Kymeta | News | Comments
Kymeta has announced that it successfully closed a link with a Ka-band DTH satellite transporting high definition TV signals.The connection used an aperture size of 15 by 17 inches and was about one centimeter thick. The antenna was powered...