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Rick Nelson

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Rick became Executive Editor for EE in 2011. Previously he served on several publications, including EDN and Vision Systems Design, and has received awards for signed editorials from the American Society of Business Publication Editors. He began as a design engineer at General Electric and Litton Industries and earned a BSEE degree from Penn State.

Peregrine announces production quantities of 60-GHz RF SOI switches

San Diego, CA. Peregrine Semiconductor has announced the immediate availability of volume production quantities of its UltraCMOS 60-GHz RF SOI switches. The PE42525 and...

Samsung responds to Note7 problems with 8-point battery safety check

Samsung has commented on the results into its investigation into overheating and fires that led to the recall of its Galaxy Note7 smartphones. “We...

Richardson RFPD offers tunable bandpass filter from NewEdge Signal Solutions

Geneva, IL. Richardson RFPD Inc. has announced the availability of a new 30- to 88-MHz tunable bandpass filter and associated evaluation board from NewEdge...

COTS power supply serves military, commercial airborne applications

Hauppauge, NY. Behlman Electronics Inc., a provider of power products for military shipboard, airborne, and mobile programs as well as for industrial and commercial...

Power-supply EMI/EMC performance to be highlighted at DesignCon

Ventura, CA. SL Power Electronics announced it will showcase its families of AC/DC internal and external power solutions for powering critical solutions during DesignCon...

Circuit Check and ASSET InterTech collaborate on boundary-scan test

Minneapolis, MN. Circuit Check Inc., a global provider of test, automation, and interfacing solutions for electronics and electromechanical device manufacturers, announced a collaboration with...

IDTechEx offers report on printed, organic, and flexible electronics

Cambridge, UK. IDTechEx Research, a provider of independent market research, business intelligence, and events on emerging technology, has announced the availability of a new...

Tufts engineers develop modulator to help fill the terahertz gap

Engineers at Tufts University are looking to fill the terahertz gap—the band of frequencies between microwaves and infrared for which practical applications remain elusive....

Keysight to address 400G/PAM-4 test challenges at DesignCon

Santa Rosa, CA. Keysight Technologies announced it will exhibit its latest high-speed digital solutions at DesignCon 2017 February 1-2 in Santa Clara. Keysight’s technical...

MIPI Alliance debuts Discovery and Configuration (DisCo) portfolio

Piscataway, NJ. The MIPI Alliance has introduced the MIPI Discovery and Configuration (MIPI DisCo) portfolio, a family of specifications that simplifies software driver development...