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Design of a Broadband L-band 160W GaN Power Amplifier Using SMT Packaged Transistors 

by  Plextek RFI & Qorvo The design of a broadband power amplifier for L-band radar and wideband communications applications is described. Using a state-of-the-art Qorvo transistor in a cost-effective SMT plastic package, the amplifier has 160W output power between 1.2GHz and 1.8GHz and a typical efficiency of 55% for the complete connectorized PA. Particular consideration […]

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Clad Metal Wire for High-Reliability Fuel Cells

Anomet Clad Metal Wire is metallurgically bonded with up to three layers to combine properties such as high conductivity with corrosion resistance or high strength with corrosion resistance and light weight. Suitable for use in high-reliability fuel cells and batteries, a typical application includes titanium-clad copper for corrosion resistance and high conductivity. Ideal for fabricating […]

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Bringing Realistic EW System Testing In from the Field

by John Regazzi, co-CEO and CTO, Giga-tronics, Incorporated “Keeping ahead of the threat” is nothing new for the Electronic Warfare (EW) community. It’s been racing to win this contest for 70 years. What sets apart today’s scenario is the speed at which the race is being run. That is, complex new threats are appearing faster and AESA radars are […]