Electronic Design

September 25, 2008

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FEATURES


Engineering Feature · By William Wong, Embedded/Systems/Software Editor
Unmanned Military Vehicles: Robots On The Rise

These mighty machines are taking to the land, sea, and sky to keep soldiers out of harm's way.

Technology Report · By Richard Quinnell, Contributing Editor
Lights, Camera, Process!

With an ever-expanding application base, digital video processors target performance needs through specialization and innovation.

Engineering Essentials · By Don Tuite, Analog/Power Editor
Peer Through The High-Performance Kaleidoscope

Every twist of the wrist reveals a new vista in analog design.

Design Solution · By Jim Lansford, Alereon Inc.
UWB In The 6- To 10-GHz Spectrum Presents Opportunities And Challenges

To get the most out of their Ultra-Wideband wireless chips, designers may want to consider a combination of CMOS plus SiGe.

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IDEAS for DESIGN


By Samuel Kerem
Switched-Capacitor-Based Bandpass Filter Boasts (Nearly) Rectangular Shape


By W. Stephen Woodward
Optically Isolated 4- To 20-mA Current-Loop Transmitter Is Accurate, Inexpensive


By Sundaresan Sundararaj, Integration Associates Inc.
Simple Ambient Light Sensor Controls White LED Driver


TECHVIEW


Leapfrog · By Louis E. Frenzel, Communications/Test Editor
USB 3.0 Protocol Analyzer Jumpstarts 4.8-Gbit/s I/O Projects


EDA · By David Maliniak, EDA Editor
Tools Take On IC-Package And SiP Design Challenges


Embedded · By William Wong, Embedded/Systems/Software Editor
Lucid Pulls A PCI Express Graphics Switch


Test & Measurement · By Louis E. Frenzel, Communications/Test Editor
PXI Modules Provide Higher Frequencies, Speed, And Flexibility


EEPN in ELECTRONIC DESIGN


From The Editor · By Mat Dirjish, Packaging/Optoelectronics Editor
Researchers Open Windows Of Opportunity For Solar Power


From The Industry · By David Helster and James Fedder, Tyco Electronics
Press-Fit Connectors Realize Breakthrough Performance


From The Industry · David Sideck and John Burkett, FCI USA, Inc.
Achieve Higher Backplane Density


From The Industry · Dieter Verstreken, Melexis Microelectronic Integrated Systems
Sensors Work To Reduce Auto Emissions


COLUMNS


Editorial · By Joe Desposito, Editor-In-Chief
Is Your Personal Computer A CUDA-Enabled Speed Merchant?


Lab Bench · By Bill Wong, Embedded/Systems/Software Editor
This Computer Thinks It's A Phone


Point Of View · By Robert Day, LynuxWorks
A New Era Dawns With The Rise Of The Embedded Hypervisor


Design FAQs · By Louis E. Frenzel, Communications/Test Editor
Short-Range Radios Enable Wireless Everything


Pease Porridge · By Bob Pease
Bob's Mailbox

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