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Gain block offers 19dBm of output P1dB

March 25, 2015 11:59 am | by Rfmw Ltd | Rfmw Ltd | Product Releases | Comments

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for the TGA3503-SM, 2 to 30GHz Gain Block from TriQuint (Qorvo). The TGA3503-SM offers 19dBm of output P1dB with a corresponding small signal gain of up to 10dB. Output third order intercept is >25dBm. Wideband performance of the TGA3503-SM supports multiple applications....

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Gigabit Ethernet switch includes a 29 GBit/s switch matrix

March 25, 2015 11:16 am | by MEN Micro | Product Releases | Comments

New Flexible Multiport Gigabit Ethernet Switch from MEN Micro 29 GBit/s switch matrix provides high speed communication for rugged railway applications BLUE BELL, Pa. February 2015 – MEN Micro Inc., a world-renowned provider of embedded computing and I/O solutions for mission-critical industrial, mobile and harsh environment applications, recently released the new G101, a managed 3U...

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Sealed enclosures range enhances the aesthetics and ergonomics of industrial electronics

March 25, 2015 10:04 am | OKW Enclosures, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

OKW has added a new size to its SMART-BOX range of advanced sealed plastic enclosures for industrial electronics: 5.12” x 8.66” x 2.36”. SMART-BOX is designed to enhance the aesthetics and ergonomics of industrial electronics such as HVAC, control and safety systems. Design features include hinged flush-fitting trims which ...

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Gene editing technology investigator honored for groundbreaking research

March 25, 2015 9:39 am | by American Association of Anatomists | News | Comments

The newest gene editing tool - called CRISPR-Cas9 - is leading to new research possibilities in cell biology and neuroscience. This includes the ability to make transgenic animal models more quickly, which helps researchers better study diseases that affect thousands ...

NASA-funded mission studies the Sun in soft X-rays

March 25, 2015 9:36 am | by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center | News | Comments

At any given moment, our sun emits a range of light waves far more expansive than what our eyes alone can see: from visible light to extreme ultraviolet to soft and hard X-rays. Different wavelengths can have different effects at Earth and, what's more ...

Safety sensors and switches sales revenues estimated to cross $3 billion mark by 2020

March 25, 2015 9:27 am | by IndustryARC | News | Comments

Safety sensors and systems as part of different equipment play a vital role to ensure safety of employees and workers in factories and production units across industry verticals. These products act as a bridge between human and machine interaction....

Photos of the Day: Jet engine powers world's fastest ship

March 25, 2015 9:15 am | by GE Reports | News | Comments

When the first C-5 transport plane took off in 1968, it became the world’s largest aircraft, capable of lifting 130 tons of cargo. As tall as a six-story building and 80 yards long, the U.S. Air Force called it “a beautiful, useful giant.”

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Snake robots learn to turn by following the lead of real sidewinders

March 25, 2015 9:03 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

March 24, 2015 Atlanta, GA Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University who develop snake-like robots have picked up a few tricks from real sidewinder rattlesnakes on how to make rapid and even sharp turns with their undulating, modular device.

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Tiny bio-robot is a germ suited-up with graphene quantum dots

March 25, 2015 9:01 am | by University of Illinois | News | Comments

As nanotechnology makes possible a world of machines too tiny to see, researchers are finding ways to combine living organisms with nonliving machinery to solve a variety of problems. Like other first-generation bio-robots, the new nanobot engineered at the University of Illinois at Chicago is a...

Our soon-to-be-relevant and indispensable wearable companions

March 25, 2015 8:59 am | by Bruno Ayme, Consumer Business Development, Freescale Microcontrollers | Blogs | Comments

Beyond having the opportunity to see the next generation of wearable tech first hand, spending last week at the Wearables TechCon strongly reaffirmed the palpable excitement around wearable applications. This market promises extraordinary things, from preventing illness ...

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32-bit microcontrollers consume only 95µA/MHz in active power

March 24, 2015 12:44 pm | Texas Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments announced its MSP432 microcontroller (MCU) platform, the industry’s lowest power 32-bit ARM Cortex-M4F MCUs. These new 48MHz MCUs leverage TI’s ultra-low-power MCU expertise to optimize performance without compromising power, while only consuming 95µA/MHz in active power and 850nA in standby power....

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The top 10 most annoying car features

March 24, 2015 12:09 pm | by Cars.com | Blogs | Comments

Experts at Cars.com have listed the top 10 most annoying features that can be found in today's cars. The list focuses on a range of features that Cars.com experts have deemed the most frustrating, annoying and unnecessary to help shoppers know what features ...

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UW scientists build a nanolaser using a single atomic sheet

March 24, 2015 11:58 am | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

University of Washington scientists have built a new nanometer-sized laser -- using the thinnest semiconductor available today -- that is energy efficient, easy to build and compatible with existing electronics. Lasers play essential roles in countless technologies....

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Building shape inspires new material discovery

March 24, 2015 11:51 am | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Physicists inspired by the radical shape of a Canberra building have created a new type of material which enables scientists to put a perfect bend in light. The creation of a so-called topological insulator could transform the telecommunications industry's drive....

OU engineering researcher reshapes military communications

March 24, 2015 11:45 am | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Military operations rely heavily on communications tools to connect soldiers in the field with operations at base. But the large, shiny, metal "whip" antennae widely used in the military become cumbersome and limit mobility while also drawing undue attention....

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