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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.

Headlines

Airbus NL links with Swedish Space Corp for space-to-ground optical communications
Automotive Campus on its way to private ownership
Frits van Hout to leave ASML
BOM boosts Eindhoven’s Antenna Company with a big line of credit
Philips captures Capsule
Eindhoven tech leaders open the gate to startup success
Etulipa flashes first full-color electrowetting display
ASML and ASMI stand to gain from huge TSMC capex boost

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)

What’s this thing called software engineering?

Many engineering disciplines make use of coding, like mechatronics, automotive system design and healthcare system design. Is software engineering just a capability within these disciplines or is it a discipline in itself?