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  1. Patients Use World’s First Mobile Pacemaker Station
    7/24/2014

    England’s National Health Service (NHS) has launched its first mobile pacemaker station in the town of Southampton. The station has been designed to allow patients with pacemakers to conduct regular check-ups without having to visit a doctor.

  2. 'Comb On A Chip' Powers New NIST/Caltech Atomic Clock Design
    7/22/2014

    Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have demonstrated a new design for an atomic clock that is based on a chip-scale frequency comb, or a microcomb.

  3. Agilent Technologies' PXIe Modular Vector Signal Test Solution Accelerates Smarter Micro's Power Amplifier Development
    7/22/2014

    Agilent Technologies Inc. recently announced that Smarter Micro has selected the Agilent PXIe modular vector signal test solution to accelerate the development of its latest reconfigurable multimode, multiband power amplifier.

  4. Peregrine Semiconductor And RF Micro Devices Settle All Outstanding Litigation
    7/22/2014

    Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation, founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, and RF Micro Devices, Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, recently announced that they have settled all outstanding claims between the companies.

  5. Radio Frequency ID Tags On Honey Bees Reveal Hive Dynamics
    7/22/2014

    Scientists attached radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags to hundreds of individual honey bees and tracked them for several weeks. The effort yielded two discoveries: Some foraging bees are much busier than others; and if those busy bees disappear, others will take their place.

  6. NASA's HS3 Mission Spotlight: The HIRAD Instrument
    7/22/2014

    The Hurricane Imaging Radiometer, known as HIRAD, will fly aboard one of two unmanned Global Hawk aircraft during NASA's Hurricane Severe Storm Sentinel or HS3 mission from Wallops beginning August 26 through September 29.

  7. Optenni Lab 3.0 Now Available Through CST Sales Channels
    7/21/2014

    Darmstadt, Germany, July 17, 2014, Computer Simulation Technology AG (CST) announces the availability of Optenni Lab 3.0 through the worldwide CST sales network. The new release sees a tighter integration between Optenni Lab and CST STUDIO SUITE®, streamlining electromagnetic simulation and matching circuit optimization into one, easy-to-use workflow.

  8. RFaxis Ramps Up Production Of Broadband Sub-GHz CMOS RFeIC
    7/21/2014

    RFaxis, Inc., a leading fabless semiconductor company focused on developing innovative, next-generation RF solutions for the wireless connectivity and cellular mobility markets, recently announced that it is ramping up production of the RFX1010, a highly-integrated broadband CMOS RF Front-end Integrated Circuit (RFeIC) to serve the ZigBee and Internet of Things (IoT) market segments that use the 600/700/800/900MHz "sub-GHz" frequency bands.

  9. Future Oscillators May Depend On Lasers Not Quartz
    7/21/2014

    Nearly all electronics require devices called oscillators that create precise frequencies—frequencies used to keep time in wristwatches or to transmit reliable signals to radios. By Jessica Stoller-Conrad

  10. NRL Reveals New Meteorological Insight Into Mid-Level Clouds
    7/21/2014

    Research meteorologists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Marine Meteorology Division (MMD) and Scripps Institution of Oceanography, employing the Navy's Mid-Course Doppler Radar (MCR) at Cape Canaveral, were able to characterize mid-level, mixed-phase altocumulus clouds.

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