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    Materials Impact Microwave Cable Performance

    In today’s microwave cable assemblies, it is essential to identify the electrical, mechanical, environmental, and application-specific constraints that affect overall performance, which are impacted by the materials used for cable dielectric and jacketing.   Ensuring high-quality signal stability of cables for microwave applications means evaluating the dielectric and jacket materials for attributes that account for the harsh Read More >>

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    Interconnect News for May 4, 2016

    This week’s interconnect news is a positive mix of acquisitions, awards, promotions, and achievements.      Manufacturers Molex acquired Interconnect Systems Inc. (ISI), which specializes in the design and manufacture of high-density silicon packaging with advanced interconnect technologies. The acquisition enables Molex to offer a wider range of fully integrated solutions to customers worldwide. Headquartered Read More >>

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New Mil/Aero Connectors Support Cybersec...

satelitte-300Dave Shaff of Bishop & Associates looks at the latest technology advances to solve a range of mil/aero application problems. Read More...

The State of Data Center Networking Tech...

Data center opticsAs networks are required to move more data faster than ever before, Bishop & Associates’ Lisa Huff looks at the Read More...

Developing Custom Connectors for the Aut...

Auto circleAlthough there are dozens of standard, off-the-shelf automotive connectors deployed in each new vehicle, the recent integration of evolved electronics Read More...

Harsh Environment Connectivity for RF-Ov...

orange-blue-300The greatest difficulty in deploying RF-over-fiber systems in military applications has been the lack of ruggedized fiber optic connectors capable Read More...

Facts & Figures

2015 Automotive Market Unit Volume Incre...

Facts and FiguresThe latest numbers show that automotive unit volume increased 1% in 2015, and TE tops the list of connector suppliers Read More...

Top 10 Connector Companies in the Transp...

Facts and FiguresDelphi tops the list of connector suppliers to the transportation market.     The worldwide demand for connectors in the transportation Read More...

Top 10 Connector Suppliers in the Consum...

2014 Top 10Out of the top 100 companies, Molex is the top supplier of connectors to the consumer market.   The worldwide Read More...

Medical OEMs: How's Business?

Medical market sales statsWhen Bishop & Associates asked medical OEMs "How's business?," the response showed a 15.6% sales increase and a 37% drop Read More...

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Plugs Improve Flexible LED Strips

Flexible strips for LED lightingA new direct-plug solution makes connecting LED strips almost as easy as screwing in a light bulb.      Electronics designers Read More...

Device Connection Integration in the SMT...

SMT-process-300Can the same connector be used in both through-hole reflow and surface-mount device processes? Weidmuller looks at how pin length can Read More...

Driverless Cars Shrink LiDAR Technology

autonomous-vehicles-300As autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems become mainstream, LiDAR sensors become smaller, cheaper, and consumer-friendly. Will this impact Read More...

The Connected Car: A Revolution in Mobil...

Connected CarsSince the modern automobile was invented, its basic functionality and shape has remained essentially the same. However, the environment in Read More...

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Interconnect News for May 4, 2016

Featured newsThis week's interconnect news is a positive mix of acquisitions, awards, promotions, and achievements.      Manufacturers Molex acquired Interconnect Systems Inc. Read More...

New Molex Partnerships Connect LEDs to t...

Connecting LEDs to IoTAs a member of Cisco's Digital Ceiling partner community and the EnOcean Alliance, Molex is involved in helping customers embrace digital Read More...

President Obama Visits Phoenix Contact a...

headliner-300x300President Obama is the first sitting president to visit the fair, and he did so as the United States was Read More...

Microsoft Tests Underwater Data Center

underwater-300x300Today, data centers contain thousands of computer servers that generate lots of heat, which can cause servers to crash. A Microsoft Read More...


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Patent Litigation Concerns and Considera...

PatentIf you feel secure because your exclusive design contains unique and patented components, you may want to think again, according Read More...

Six Things to Know about USB Instrument ...

How to seriesTo ensure the longevity of your test system, National Instruments explains the six things you need to know about USB Read More...

Amphenol Commercial Harsh Environment C...

Amphenol Commercial Training ModuleDigi-Key Product Training Module - This presentation will address markets and applications and provide a product overview and roadmap along with Read More...

The 10 Commandments of USB

USB 3.0 cable The increasing complexity of and demands on networks may be solved with USB technology, but to simplify installations, be sure Read More...

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Materials Impact Microwave Cable Perform...

green-wifi-tower-300In today’s microwave cable assemblies, it is essential to identify the electrical, mechanical, environmental, and application-specific constraints that affect overall performance, Read More...

Electrical Basics for Microwave Applicat...

research-mag-glass-300Here is a sneak peek of Bishop & Associates’ upcoming research report on microwave, RF, and millimeter wave connectors. Read More...

Plugs Improve Flexible LED Strips

Flexible strips for LED lightingA new direct-plug solution makes connecting LED strips almost as easy as screwing in a light bulb.      Electronics designers Read More...

New Product Roundup for April 18, 2016

New ProductRead all about the latest product introductions from your favorite suppliers in this week's new product roundup.      Alpha Wire Read More...