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Klaus Werner cooks up a new solid-state RF training

RF energy systems have undergone a huge transformation since the early days of the tube-based magnetrons. But according to High Tech Institute trainer Klaus Werner, while the crude power of the tube is tough to match, the new generation of solid-state RF ICs offers unprecedented control, efficiency and reproducibility.


Corona impact softens at Signify
Imec breathes new life into corona testing
Empty cinemas and conference rooms hit Barco hard
Thriving Besi partners with Applied for die-based hybrid bonding
Europe sets up one-stop shop for photonics deployment support
Dutch corridor to boost drone flight beyond the pilot’s sight
Avy’s solar drone sets course for emission-free aviation
Volkswagen plugs in NXP’s battery management system

TUE puts quantum security to the test

For ‘classic’ cryptographic standards, there are authorities to certify system security. But where do you go when you’re using quantum cryptography? Eindhoven University of Technology hopes to become the place to be for quantum cryptography certification.

In other news

ASML and TSMC reveal more details about 3nm (Tom’s Hardware)
Intel sells NAND memory chip business to Hynix (CNN)
NASA’s next lunar spacesuit (Gizmodo)

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