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Strategies for Handling High Peak Power in LTE Transmitters

April 7, 2010 11:32 am | by Ben Zarlingo and Moray Rumney, Agilent Technologies, Inc. | Articles | Comments

Orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) offers many advantages to LTE, notably the ability to deliver high data rates and perform well even in low quality channels. However, the technology does present some difficulties.


Harman Int'l names co-presidents of auto division

April 7, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Audio and entertainment products maker Harman International Industries Inc. said Wednesday it has named two executives to lead its automotive division, replacing Klaus Blickle who is leaving the company.Harman said Sachin Lawande and Michael Mauser will be unit co-presidents and members of the...

SanDisk taps Sumit Sadana for senior VP role

April 7, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SanDisk Corp. named Sumit Sadana as senior vice president of strategy and business development, the flash memory card provider said Wednesday.Sadana previously served as president at Sunrise Capital. In his new role, Sadana will handle strategic planning for all of SanDisk's segments.Sadana...


General Dynamics wins $20 million Boeing contract

April 7, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Dynamics Corp. said Wednesday it won a $20 million contract from Boeing Co. to make composite parts for military transport planes.General Dynamics said its armament and technical products division received the contract to build components for the C-17 Globemaster III, which the military...

Berkeley Researchers get thin-film OLEDs to emit various colors

April 7, 2010 11:27 am | News | Comments

Using polymer nanoparticles, scientists at the Molecular Foundry and the University of California, Berkeley, have made a thin film OLED using iridium-based guest molecules to emit various colors of visible light.

Testing LTE: What You Need to Know

April 7, 2010 11:22 am | by Phil Medd, Product Manager, Aeroflex Test Solutions | Articles | Comments

Now that the first LTE networks have gone live, the race is on to provide mobile broadband services on a large scale. However, have all the technical issues been addressed?


Crooked Components

April 7, 2010 10:22 am | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

I was looking at two different PCBs recently; one assembled here at Screaming Circuits, and one, a PC graphics card assembled someplace else in the world. In both cases, a crooked component caught my eye. The graphics card, at least,...

Meditation and Talk on 'Compassion In Action' at Brookhaven Lab, May 7

April 7, 2010 10:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

– Dayamrita Chaitanya, a disciple of Mata Amritanandamayi, or Amma, will give a talk on “Compassion In Action” and lead a group meditation at Brookhaven Lab on Friday, May 7.


Gap Filler Pads Are Reinforced for Stability

April 7, 2010 10:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Fujipoly announced the availability of Sarcon GR-HF gap filler pads. These thermal interface materials are manufactured with a hardened top surface as well as a reinforced nylon mesh layer. The added reinforcement and less tacky surface treatments are said to


US author says China media can't cover Google book

April 7, 2010 9:30 am | by CARA ANNA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

A writer for The New Yorker no longer plans to promote his new book about Google during a China visit after being warned the media are restricted from writing about the company, which angered the government by moving its search engine off the mainland to avoid censorship.In a phone interview...

Court Rules For Qualcomm Lawyers

April 7, 2010 9:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

A federal judge found that six attorneys who represented Qualcomm in a high-profile case against Broadcom should not face sanctions for mishandling evidence.

Maxon Motor Includes Multi-CAD Capability

April 7, 2010 9:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

The multi-CAD capability of the online application ensures compatibility with all standard CAD systems: SolidWorks, Catia, Pro/Engineer, Inventor, Solid Edge, TopSolid, thinkdesign, Unigraphics, Alibre Design, Acis, STEP, IGES, DWG, DXF.


Dow Corning and imec collaborate on silicon solar cells

April 7, 2010 8:36 am | News | Comments

Dow Corning, a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, signed a three-year contract with imec to perform joint research on next generations of crystalline silicon solar cells. In the framework of imec’s industrial affiliation program (IIAP) on silicon solar cells, Dow Corning has joined several program activities.


Designing Home Appliances that Meet IEC 60730-1 Safety Requirements

April 7, 2010 8:33 am | by Nelson Quintana, Segment Marketing Manager, White Goods & Appliances, Renesas Electronics America Inc. | Articles | Comments

Thanks to microcomputer-based control electronics, consumer white goods and home appliances are easier and more convenient to use, work better and are more energy efficient. But what if something in the circuitry goes wrong?


ManTech gets $6 million in IT-services orders

April 7, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ManTech International Corp. said Wednesday it received $6 million in orders to provide information technology services to the U.S. patent office.The five orders are part of a contract won in August 2008 to upgrade the patent office's infrastructure. ManTech and two other companies won contracts...


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