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Clock Oscillator

Crystek Crystals (Fort Myers, FL) has released the CCSO- 014-1090, a 1.090-GHz surface acoustic wave (SAW) clock oscillator that produces low-noise, low-jitter performance with true SineWave output, and -138 dBc/Hz...

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Gain Horn Antennas

The 600 Series standard gain horn antennas from Narda, an L-3 Communications company (Hauppauge, NY), are suitable for EMI and EMC testing applications covering waveguide bands from 2.6 to 40 GHz. Seven models cover 2.6...

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Microwave Power Sensors

Anritsu (Morgan Hill, CA) offers MA24108A/ MA24118A microwave USB power sensors that provide average power measurements from 10 MHz to 18 GHz over 60 dB of dynamic range. Employing a dual-path architecture, they can...

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Compact Antennas

Antenna Factor (Merlin, OR) offers the HW Series 1⁄2-wave center-fed dipole antennas and 1⁄4-wave monopole antennas that attach using an FCC-compliant RP-SMA connector or standard SMA connector. The 1⁄2-wave dipoles...

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Microwave Signal Generators

The 2500B series of microwave signal generators from Giga-tronics (San Ramon, CA) covers 100 kHz to 50 GHz with low phase noise, high rejection of harmonics, sub-harmonics, and spurious, high output power level....

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Antenna Design Simulation

Magus (Stellenbosch, South Africa), in conjunction with FEKO (Hampton, VA), offers Antenna Magus, a design simulation software solution for antenna design and placement analysis. It offers a searchable collection...

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Compact Antennas

ETS-Lindgren (Cedar Park, TX) offers two compact-sized, open-boundary, quad-ridge horn antennas. The 3164-06 (300 MHz – 6 GHz) covers the main wireless bands and the entire UHF band common in tapered chambers, while the...

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Power Transistor

RF Micro Devices (Greensboro, NC) offers the RF3931, a 48-volt, 30-watt gallium nitride (GaN) power transistor in a hermetic, flanged, ceramic package. It enables the development of high-efficiency HPAs for a range of...

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Multilayer Capacitor Chips

The UQ Series multilayer capacitor (MLC) chips from AVX Corp. (Myrtle Beach, SC) are suitable for RF/microwave applications ranging from 10 MHz to 4.2 GHz. With precious metal electrodes and a fine-grained,...

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Signal Analyzer

Agilent Technologies (Santa Clara, CA) has introduced the N9030A PXA signal analyzer, which provides frequency coverage up to 26.5 GHz and features up to 75 dB spurious-free dynamic range at 140-MHz analysis bandwidth. It...

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Chip Attenuator

International Manufacturing Services (Portsmouth, RI) offers the VGX-3725WA high-power 0.375 x 0.250" aluminum nitride chip attenuator that includes wraparound terminals for solder or epoxy attachment. It dissipates 100W at a...

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RF Switch Matrices

Pickering Interfaces (Clacton on Sea, UK) offers 60-730 and 60-770 RF matrices that are designed for switching signals to frequencies up to 2.5 GHz. The 60-770 is a 50Ω RF matrix available in 32×8, 24×8, 16×8, and...

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DC-DC Converters

VPT (Blacksburg, VA) has introduced the VPT100+ 2800 Series DCDC converter modules that offer up to 100W of output power per unit and parallel operation of up to five units. They are available in single output versions of...

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Rugged Computer Servers

ZX 1-2-3 Series rugged computer servers from Z Microsystems (San Diego, CA) are available in 1.70", 3.45", or 5.15" heights for mission- ready applications. The system architecture supports any extended ATX...

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Gold-Plated Toggle Switches

Toggle switches from C&K Components (Newton, MA) feature 50 μ-inch selective gold contact plating and are rated for logic level to 5A resistive loads and 2A inductive loads. They feature a mechanical life to...

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GPS-Enabled Mobile Computer

The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech (Cincinnati, OH) has introduced the PWS-8033M handheld computer that features an XScale PXA270 624-MHz processor with 3.7" transflective VGA TFT LCD, GPS, 802.11 WiFi,...

Macro Sensors (Pennsauken, NJ) offers HSTAR 750 Series hermetically sealed, high-temperature, rugged LVDT linear position sensors that can be used to monitor fuel/oil and control flight surfaces of airplanes and rudder...

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PXI Interface Modules

National Instruments (Austin, TX) has introduced AIM PXI interface modules for military and aerospace avionics applications as well as real-time and Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) avionics solutions. They offer single-,...

Many recent blockbuster films and best-selling books depict the robotic apocalypse and have shed a negative light on military robotics. However, not all unmanned system development is aimed...

Warfighters can benefit greatly from having radio IP-based data communications at the theater level. Unfortunately, the vast majority of the 750,000 tactical radio...

In multi-static radar (MSR), the transmit/ receive aperture is divided into a number of sub-apertures that can be placed in various locations relative to each other....

The simulation of electromagnetic (EM) and thermal properties of semiconductor and substrate materials has been demonstrated to be particularly...

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Power for Micro Autonomous Systems

The Micro Autonomous Systems and Technology (MAST) Collaborative Technology Alliance (CTA) has been initiated to spur basic research in small autonomous robots, particularly in four main areas: Microsystem...

Low-power sensors are important to the Army for monitoring infrastructure of the lifecycle of an operation. Isotope batteries can power and operate compact, low-power sensors for...

Understanding the differing methods and materials that can be used for producing carbon nanotube (CNT)- based electronic components means an informed use of materials...

Power electronic converters functioning as components in high-power systems, such as those of hybrid military ground vehicles, require fast...

This research proposed the use of inexpensive, lightweight range sensors for indoor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) navigation. Two potential range sensors were tested for suitability and error...

A modular, portable, reconfigurable wireless sensor system monitors and records environmental conditions in an aircraft cabin. By designing a sensor system that can be easily...

The performance of six different commercially available carbon monofluoride (CFx) materials was evaluated at four different discharge rates....

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