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LabX Enters Our 20th Year

As we enter 2015, we are humbled to have played a unique part in helping advance scientific research over the past 20 years, and we are even more excited for the future of LabX and the developments which are forthcoming.

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Inflamax Research Chosen to Conduct a Multicenter Environmental Exposure Chamber Phase 3 Study of Ultrashort Grass Allergy Vaccine by Allergy Therapeutics (UK) Ltd.

Inflamax Research Inc. today announced that it has been selected by Allergy Therapeutics (UK) Ltd. (ATL) (AGY:LSE), as the CRO to conduct ATL’s pivotal Phase III study for Grass MATAMPL product for US-FDA registration.

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3G and 4G chips: Agilent way of beating slowdown in telecom sector

Strategies of Agilent Technologies, a test and measurement solutions provider for communications market, are paying off well in India despite tough market conditions.

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Agilent claims breakthrough in phased-array antenna test

by Richard Wilson

Most likely applictaions will include multi-antenna applications such as radar, direction-finding and satellite beam-forming, where phase-coherent acquisition channels are critical for accurate data acquisition, whether for antenna calibration or channel sounding.

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Agilent invests in Long Term Evolution

by Richard Wilson

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and AT4 wireless today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for Agilent to acquire the assets of AT4 wireless’ Test Systems business. Privately held AT4 wireless, based in Malaga, Spain, is a global provider of testing services and solutions...

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Metamolecules That Switch Handedness at Light-Speed

by Lynn Yarris

Researchers Develop Optically Switchable Chiral Terahertz Metamolecules

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New B&K Precision Capacitance Meters Competitively Priced

B&K Precision has refreshed its capacitance meter line with updated models 830C and 890C. The 830C measures capacitance up to 200mF and includes an A/C adaptor, while the 890C measures up to 50 mF. Features updated on both models include standard mini USB and cable, improved ergonomic design . . .

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Keithley Publishes E-Guide About High Performance Source-Measure Solutions

Keithley Instruments, Inc. has published an informative e-guide titled “Cost-effective, high performance sourcing and measurement solutions. The e-guide offers a wide variety of application notes and tutorial information on using Source-Measure Units (SMU). Download a Free Copy.

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New Zwick Compression Fixture and Extended Software Improves Composite Testing

The hydraulic composites compression fixture (HCCF) improves specimen handling, enables different specimen geometries to be tested and guarantees reproducible results due to exact alignment. The compression test is one of the most important tests performed on carbon-fibre composite materials.

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WaveRunner 6 Zi Series scopes offer 6 models from 400 MHz to 4 GHz starting at $12,400 USD

LeCroy Offers Most Versatile Mid-Range Oscilloscope. All models offer the power of a fully featured multipurpose oscilloscope, a dedicated logic analyzer for mixed signal design, a protocol analyzer for serial data debug and a rotating display.

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Atlas Introduces New Sealed Lamp for Improved Quality and Efficiency in Weather-Ometer® Testing

The Sealed Lamp, which can be used with all versions of the Ci35/Ci65 and Ci4000 Weather-Ometers, offers unprecedented ease of use and quality benefits.

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New Music Group Production Line Delivers on Value

The MUSIC Group, owner of the world-renowned Behringer, Midas and Klark Teknik brands, has installed 44 APx515 audio analyzers at its newly refurbished Zhongshan production facility. The order was placed though AP Technology, the exclusive Chinese distributor for APx515 manufacturer Audio Precision

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New Test Set for Wireless Device Manufacturing Helps Reduce Production Costs

The Agilent EXT wireless communication test set has the capability you need to reduce manufacturing costs in today’s competitive environment. With fast measurements and flexible sequencer techniques, the EXT works in synch with chipset test modes to speed calibration and . . .

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Ultra-miniature, High Reliability DC to HV DC Converters Supply up to 5-10,000 Volts

The Emco Q Series is a broad line of ultra-miniature, high reliability DC to HV DC converters supplying up to 5,000 volts in only 0.125 cubic inches and up to 10,000 volts in only 0.614 cubic inches. These component-sized converters are ideal for applications requiring minimal size and weight.

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Infrared Sensor Measures Surface Temperature Without Physical Contact

Campbell Scientific's CWS220 is an infrared sensor with a 900-MHz radio built in. The sensor measures the surface temperature of an object without physical contact. It is battery-powered and contains a spread-spectrum radio transceiver, so it has no cables to limit its placement.

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Industry's First LXI RF and Universal Frequency Counter/Timers

The Agilent 53200 series is built with standard computing I/O for ease of connectivity and data collection. The combination of high-speed measurement and built-in analysis provides new functionality previously unavailable in basic frequency counter/timers.

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Atlas Material Testing Technology Acquired By AMETEK

AMETEK, Inc. has acquired Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC, the world's leading provider of weathering test instruments and related testing and consulting services, from Industrial Growth Partners for approximately $159 million in cash. Atlas is headquartered in Chicago with additional manufact

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Complete Signal Generation Solution for All Your Waveform Application Needs up to 50MHz

When you purchase the Keithley Model 3390 Arbitrary Waveform/Function Generator you're receiving the best-in-class performance for the best price in the industry. Keithley's 3390 is an easy-to-use programmable signal generator with advanced function, pulse, and arbitrary waveform capabilities.

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Air Flow Probe Provides Accurate, Repeatable Measurement of Air Movement in HVAC Ducts

It is designed to maintain a constant parallel airflow pattern over the static sensing ports for more accurate, steady signals under all duct conditions. The elimination of separation results in a stabilized static pressure signal, helping to eliminate “hunting” during fan control.

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New Pulse Generators Support Applications & Environments Requiring Precision Pulse Streams

These new B&K pulse generators, with their precise control over all pulse parameters, support a breadth of applications and environments requiring precision pulse streams, such as R&D, automatic test equipment (ATE), avionics, radar testing, switching power supply testing, and active component . . .

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Buy a Tektronix MSO/DPO Bench Scope Get 1 Module Free

Right now you can purchase any Tektronix MSO/DPO Bench Oscilloscope and choose a complimentary application module for free - up to a $1,690 value.

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Network Analyzer Offers the Highest RF Performance and Fastest Speed in its Class

The new 6.5 &14 GHz options expand the E5071C's frequency range beyond the existing 4.5, 8.5 and 20 GHz line-up, allowing users to select the most suitable frequency option for their specific application and significantly reducing the production line's cost of test. Both the 6.5 & 14 GHz option...

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Benchtop Tester Offers Ultimate Durability, Convenience, Accuracy & Ease of Use

Powerful as a stand alone unit, the H1kS has capabilities that are enhanced by direct connection to a printer to produce a high resolution graph and comprehensive test report. Features include a robust control unit with a backlit LCD display that can be positioned for optimum visibility.

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The Only Diagnostic Tester Utilizing the Worlds 1st Ripple Removing Algorithm

The SBS-IBEX is the only diagnostic tester to measure the accurate internal resistance (mO), Conductance (Seimens), Voltage (V) and Temperature (°C / °F) utilizing the world’s first ripple-removing algorithm (KR PAT No. 0494489) within a short time (3 seconds or less) during floating charge.

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Arbitrary Function Waveform Generator with 10x Better Jitter than Anything in its Class

With 10x better jitter than anything in its class, the Agilent 33522A 2-Channel 30 MHz Function / Arbitrary Waveform Generator will provide you with unparalleled control of signal frequency for your most challenging measurement.

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