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Anritsu to Present Signal Integrity Testing Solutions, Technical Sessions at DesignCon 2017

Anritsu Co., a DesignCon 2017 Diamond Sponsor, will present testing solutions and technical sessions to aid engineers more efficiently develop next-generation chips, boards and systems used in emerging applications, including IoT/M2M and 5G, at DesignCon, beginning January 31 in Santa Clara, CA. Signal integrity solutions featuring the award-winning Signal Quality Analyzer (SQA) MP1800A BERT, as well as the VectorStar® and ShockLine™ vector network analyzers (VNAs) will be on display in the Anritsu booth (#633) throughout the show.


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Samtec Expands AccliMate IP68 Sealed Cable Solutions Product Line

Samtec, a privately held $662 million global manufacturer of a broad line of electronic interconnect solutions, proudly announces the expansion of their extensive line of standard and custom AccliMate™ Sealed Cable Plugs and Receptacles, including new crimp sealed bayonet latching circulars. These systems meet IP67/IP68 requirements for dustproof and waterproof sealing and are designed for industrial, outdoor, underwater and other harsh environments.


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EDI CON USA 2017 Opens Call for Abstracts

RF/Microwave and High-Speed Digital Topics Welcome

EDI CON USA 2017 announces that this year’s call for abstracts (CFA) is now open. The EDI CON USA Technical Advisory Committee, event management team, and this year’s conference chairs, Thomas Cameron, CTO for the Communications Business Unit at Analog Devices Inc. and Istvan Novak, Senior Principal Engineer at Oracle, worked in conjunction to develop the CFA. Potential speakers can submit abstracts in 12 tracks, vying for speaking slots in technical sessions at the conference as well as an EDI CON USA Outstanding Paper Award.

 


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Knowles X8R MLCCs Go Non-Mag With New Dielectric Formulation

Knowles Capacitors is pleased to announce that their ongoing material development process has qualified an X8R dielectric material to be Lead (Pb) free. This is part of Knowles environmental commitment to continuously develop materials that are more environmentally friendly, as well as ensuring continued compliance to the existing requirements along with potential future changes to the EU RoHS directive.


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Keysight Technologies Addresses 400G/PAM-4 Test Challenges at DesignCon 2017

Keysight Technologies Inc. announced it will exhibit its latest high-speed digital solutions at DesignCon 2017, Booth 725, Santa Clara Convention Center, Feb. 1-2. Keysight's technical experts and application engineers will demonstrate the most advanced design and test solutions, developed for solving today's most difficult high-speed digital measurement challenges. Keysight is proud to be the host sponsor of DesignCon 2017.


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Colonial Assembly and Design Earns IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing

IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML), meeting Class 3 requirements, to Colonial Assembly and Design, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Zentech Manufacturing. Following an initial audit by IPC, Colonial Assembly and Design, LLC joins Zentech as one of the less than 10 U.S. trusted sources and suppliers meeting the stringent requirements of the Qualified Manufacturing Listing based on two of IPC's foremost standards: IPC J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies.


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Passive Plus Inc. Introduces Broadband 100nF Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors

Passive Plus Inc. introduces the 01005BB104 broadband 100nF multilayer ceramic capacitors. The 01005BB104 – the industry’s smallest 100nF broadband part characterized for RF performance — has a case measuring (mils) 16 x 8 x 8, and offers resonant-free RF coupling/DC blocking from 16 KHz (lower 3-dB frequency) to beyond 65 GHz with < 1 dB insertion loss and < -15 dB return loss on suitable substrates. The 01005BB104 is rated at a DC working voltage (WVDC) of 4 and is available in a nickel-tin termination.


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