Current Headlines

  1. Passive Plus, Inc. Announces Air Variable Capacitors Line
    1/30/2019

    Passive Plus, Inc. (PPI) is now offering Air Variable Capacitors: HI-Q Air Plate, Air Tubular and Sapphire Trimmer Capacitors. With over hundreds of standard Trimmer Capacitors available, PPI will work with engineers who need a custom part built to their specifications.

  2. The Week In 5G: 1/29/2019 – Samsung Alters 5G Plans, U.S. Pressures Allies To Block Huawei
    1/29/2019

    Plus, the US FCC is accused of colluding with telcos to rig 5G rules as it wraps up its 38 GHz auction, German telcos grudgingly apply to participate in that nation's spectrum auction, and the end of cloud computing in the era of 5G is pondered, all in this edition of The Week in 5G. 

  3. Fully-Automated PCB Prototyping
    1/29/2019

    Electronics developers prefer to create their printed circuit boards directly in the laboratory. This is fast and easy with the new circuit board plotters from LPKF Laser & Electronics AG, and it requires no time-consuming etching.

  4. mmWave Coalition Urges NTIA To Broaden Spectrum Access
    1/29/2019

    The mmWave Coalition met with Julius Knapp, Chief of the Office of Engineering and Technology and an extended OET staff representatives. The meeting was a follow-up to an ex parté filing by the Coalition on the allocations above 95 GHz.

  5. Test Methods To Verify Latest High-Speed Communications Technologies To Be Showcased By Anritsu Company At DesignCon 2019
    1/29/2019

    Anritsu Company will provide test solutions and techniques to verify high-speed communications featuring the latest technologies, including PCI Express (PCIe) 3.0/4.0/5.0 and Ethernet PAM4, during DesignCon 2019, to be held January 29-31 in Santa Clara, CA.

  6. Pentek’s Jade Architecture SOSA Aligned LVDS XMC Module With Optical I/O Now Available
    1/28/2019

    Pentek, Inc., recently introduced the newest member of the Jade family of data converter XMC modules. The Model 71813 is based on the Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA and features 28 pairs of LVDS digital I/O to meet the requirements of emerging standards from The Open Group Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) Consortium of which Pentek is a member.

  7. Semiconductor Enclosures Inc. And Electronic Products To Merge Under The Name Electronic Products
    1/28/2019

    Electronic Products, a single-source for a wide range of high quality hermetic glass-to-metal seal components is announcing they will be merging with Semiconductor Enclosures Incorporated, of Newburyport, MA.

  8. Keysight Technologies Introduces First Comprehensive DDR5 Testing Solution
    1/28/2019

    Keysight Technologies, Inc., a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers, and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced the industry’s first comprehensive double data rate (DDR) 5.0 test solution.

  9. Converting Wi-Fi Signals To Electricity With New 2-D Materials
    1/28/2019

    Imagine a world where smartphones, laptops, wearables, and other electronics are powered without batteries. Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have taken a step in that direction, with the first fully flexible device that can convert energy from Wi-Fi signals into electricity that could power electronics.

  10. Saelig Introduces Economical Siglent SDS5000X 350MHz-1GHz Oscilloscopes
    1/28/2019

    Saelig Co. Inc. announces the new economical, high performance Siglent SDS5000X series of advanced digital storage oscilloscopes, which are available in 2 or 4 channel versions with bandwidths of 350MHz, 500MHz, and 1GHz – Siglent’s highest yet.