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Nanostructures in palladium-barium cathodes of microwave devices The article presents the results of complex studies of nanostructures of palladium-barium cathodes of magnetrons with selfheated startup, which made it possible to formulate a crystalline model for the operation of these cathodes in microwave devices.
Integrated microwave switches. Part 2 The article considers the integrated microwave switches based on arsenide-gallium field effect transistors. The information on the parameters and features of the switches produced by a number of manufacturers is provided.
Electronic components for data acquisition equipment of information management systems PKK MILANDR JSC developed the microcontroller incorporating specialized power supply units for resistive, capacitive and inductive sensors, a time-to-code converter and circuits for sensor signal processing and transmitting the received data through existing communication lines.
Measurement of the parameters of amplifiers, mixers and differential devices using a vector network analyzer The article considers the use of Rohde & Schwarz ZVA vector network analyzer for measuring the parameters of active devices (amplifiers), frequency conversion devices (mixers) and carrying out the differential measurements. It is noted that the R&S® ZVA VAC provides convenient and cost effective solution for these measurement tasks.
Setting up the system of electrical constraints in PCB design process using Mentor Graphics’ PADS CAD: eight simple steps The system of electrical constraints allows to minimize the probability of errors in PCB design. The article describes an effective methodology for setting up the constraints using Mentor Graphics’ PADS CAD.
Altium Designer. The New Features of the Release 18 The article discusses the Altium Designer 18 performance improvement against the previous release of this software, which was achieved, among other things, by the system transition to 64 bit architecture. It describes the changes in the user interface, as well as the new features of Altium Designer 18 related to multi-board projects and 3D simulation of designs.
Protective coatings for printed circuit boards The article considers the main characteristics of fluoropolymer coatings (repellency, low surface tension, coating compatibility with component materials, dielectric protection) and the properties of 3M Novec electronic grade conformal protective coatings.
Antistatic protection when removing coatings from printed-board assemblies using Borey machine The article considers the implementation and effectiveness of antistatic protection using Borey machine for microabrasive removal of waterproof coatings developed by Ostec group. The experiments showed a high level of antistatic protection in Borey machine and the safety of removal of waterproof coatings even from the most expensive and demanding printed-board assemblies.
Metal-ceramic packages and materials from TESPRIBOR JSC for microelectronics products The article considers the main nomenclature of TESPRIBOR JSC package products for integrated circuits, their design, technical characteristics as well as the main types of materials and products for the electronic industry adopted by company recently.
SK 47 LTCC system by KEKO Equipment Ltd. KEKO Equipment (Slovenia) offers SK 47 system for fabrication of Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramics (LTCC). The article shows the system’s structure, the results of testing of welding on conductive pastes included in the system as well as some studies carried out by the company to expand the capabilities of LTCC technology.
EUV lithography is on the threshold. Technological and economic aspects of its adoption in mass production The article describes the capabilities of EUV lithography (lithography in extreme ultraviolet range of spectrum) and problems of its adoption in IС’s mass production.