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July 18, 2014 2:41 pm
Donald L. Sweeney, Senior EMC Engineer and President, D.L.S. Electronic Systems, Inc.
An EMI shielding or filtering component can be used in two ways to correct an area that is prone to high levels of emissions or susceptibility...                                      
July 17, 2014 5:20 pm
Standex-Meder Electronics
Planar transformers are steadily replacing the need for traditional wire-wound transformers in many industries. Electric vehicles, solar inverters, wind power, aviation, healthcare, and industrial manufacturing are just some of the areas where this technology is gaining ground...
July 17, 2014 9:13 am
WDD Staff
WDD has received another letter concerning self-driving cars, and it asked some important questions about liability. Check out this most recent “Letters to the Editor”...                    
July 10, 2014 5:49 pm
Francesca De Vita, Simone Di Marco, Fabio Costa, and Paolo Turchi, Altran Italy
One of the largest leaps in defense technology developed in recent years focuses on stealth airplanes and ships that avoid radar detection by combining several technologies that include the shape of the target’s surfaces to reflect energy away from the source...                        
July 1, 2014 9:24 am
TRELLEBORG
The digital revolution is upon us, and, as in any revolution, chaos will precede order – and completely new opportunities...                       
June 30, 2014 1:34 pm
Klemens Sattlegger, TI NFC/RF Product Marketing
There are a myriad of acronyms out there related radio frequency identification and near-field communications technology – UHF, LF, RF, UHF, NFC, LF. What do they all mean and how exactly do designers use these types of NFC/RF technology and specifications in application design?...
June 19, 2014 1:22 pm
Philip Pratt, Job Title, Texas Instruments
Field-programmable gate arrays (FPGA) in wideband transmit systems can be expensive. Two factors that drive up FPGA cost are requirements for high internal logic speed and high-speed serializer/deserializer. In communications systems that transmit very wideband signals...
June 17, 2014 9:25 am
WDD Staff
A recent letter to the editor identifies some apprehensions with connected car technologies...                             
May 30, 2014 9:03 am
David Richardson, Product Line Director, Wireless, MACOM
The ongoing, rapid proliferation of wireless devices and accelerating demand for bandwidth-intensive data services is putting a strain on point-to-point and backhaul radio networks, and cellular base stations, particularly in densely populated metro environments...           
May 30, 2014 10:52 am
Alan Lowne, CEO, Saelig Company
RF signal reduction structures are also needed for command and control operations, as well as other applications where strength, weight, collapsibility, and portability are vital for successful and secure military field operations...                         
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