ELECTRONICS: Crystek has introduced a new line of low-loss RF coaxial cable assemblies featuring rugged stainless-steel solder-clamp construction and attenuation of 0.36 dB/ft at 18 GHz. The LL142 Series cable offers shielding effectiveness of greater than -110 dB with an operating temperature range of -55 to 85C (extended range of -55 to 125C available through special order).
The LL142 Series cable offers a minimum bend radius of 0.8 inch and is available in-stock with SMA Male to SMA Male connectors, as well as Type N and TNC connectors. Crystek’s stocking distributors also support a large variety of RG174 and RG316DS cables in a variety of configurations.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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