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Small Cell Shipments To Double During 2015

Today, Mobile Experts released their annual Small Cells market study. Their research shows very promising signs indicating a near-term upsurge in shipments, with some small cell deployment categories doubling or even tripling during 2015.

  • New Stanford Manufacturing Process Could Yield Better Solar Cells, Faster Chips
    New Stanford Manufacturing Process Could Yield Better Solar Cells, Faster Chips

    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 faucets control the flow of water. By Tom Abate

  • NASA Covers Super Typhoon Maysak's Rainfall, Winds, Clouds, Eye
    NASA Covers Super Typhoon Maysak's Rainfall, Winds, Clouds, Eye

    NASA's fleet of satellites and instruments in space have covered Super Typhoon Maysak's rainfall, winds, clouds and an astronaut about the International Space Station captured a close-up photo of the storm's eye.

  • A UC3M Patent Can Multiply Mobile Devices’ Uploading Speed By Tenfold
    A UC3M Patent Can Multiply Mobile Devices’ Uploading Speed By Tenfold

    A patent held by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) makes a jacket able to increase by tenfold the speed at which mobile devices can upload content. This is the MIMO HUB patent, which enables its jacket, in which numerous antennas are camouflaged, to connect to any mobile terminal in order to increase its data transfer speed, reduce its energy consumption and improve its reliability.

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  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Growing Markets In A Changing World
    Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Growing Markets In A Changing World

    UAVs became a common part of many people’s vernacular due to their sudden surge in use for military related applications, though in those cases, they’re typically referred to as drones. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles have numerous potential civilian applications as well though – from agricultural, forestry, and maritime studies, to border security and law enforcement use. This article discusses the growing diversity of markets for UAVs and both the challenges and opportunities they provide.

Proving Installed Performance Of Airframe Microwave Assemblies

A recent study conducted for the aerospace industry showed that 29 percent of respondents said the cause of Microwave/RF cable failure or repair is due to damage during installation. Damaged airframe microwave assemblies result in system failures, re-testing, delayed production, increased maintenance downtime, and eventual replacement of the entire setup.

Overcoming Space Challenges And Reducing Costs With Small-Diameter Cable Technology

Network service providers are deploying more fiber cables than ever to keep up with bandwidth demands. While that’s good news for those who want more bandwidth, it’s not so good for the technicians needing access to existing circuits or the ability to install new ones. In order to help central offices, headends, and other areas of a service network, a microcable patchcord was developed to slow the rate of cable pile-up and ease congestion in fiber-management systems.

A Cost Effective Approach To Simulation For Electronic Warfare Systems

Electronic Warfare (EW) comes in the forms of Electronic Attack (EA), Electronic Protection (EP), and Electronic Support (ES). The tightening of the DOD’s budget has made the already complex simulation of the spectral environments encountered by EW systems in field settings even more of a challenge.

The Third Wave Of CFD: Paradigm Shift Towards Simulation-Driven Designs

This white paper covers the history of simulation flow through the first two waves of CFD (computational fluid dynamics) technology, from the beginnings of commercially available CFD software through its entering of R&D departments. Lastly, it outlines the paradigm shift occurring in CFD technology as it has now become an essential element of the product design process as simulation-driven design is more prominent now than ever.

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FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

  • Amazon’s New Smartphone Boasts High-End RF And Imaging Components
    Amazon’s New Smartphone Boasts High-End RF And Imaging Components

    On July 25, Amazon released its first smartphone, and it didn’t take long for the internal components of the device to get leaked.

  • 4 Electronic Design Requirements Of The System-Integrated Soldier
    4 Electronic Design Requirements Of The System-Integrated Soldier

    Perhaps most famously portrayed in Robert Heinlein’s Starship Troopers (1959), the idea of the “future soldier” has been around for decades. As rehashed in countless science fiction films and video games, the stereotypical future soldier is equipped with a protective exoskeleton, enhanced sensory equipment, seamless communication systems, and advanced weaponry. While the concept once seemed implausible, there are many real-world projects under way focused on realizing those seemingly fictitious warfighter capabilities — by integrating a plethora of diverse electronic subsystems into a cohesively operational suit.

  • 7 Noteworthy Technologies From IMS2014
    7 Noteworthy Technologies From IMS2014

    At the 2014 IEEE MTT International Microwave Symposium earlier this month, I had the opportunity to speak with the event’s general chair, Dr. Larry Dunleavy, about the state of the RF and microwave design industry. While he acknowledged that it is a time of relative uncertainty — due in large part to constrained military budgets and conservative fiscal forecasts for 2014 — he also pointed out that there are plenty of emerging markets where RF and microwave technology is making a significant impact. With the Internet of Things (IoT) driving innovation in burgeoning markets like automotive and healthcare  and the development of 5G pushing wireless technology to further heights, there was good reason for nearly 600 companies to flock to the IMS2014 exhibition in Tampa, Fla.

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