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Radio History: Titanic’s Wireless Officer and the Spark Gap Telegraph
The first wireless device, the spark-gap telegraph, was mainly used for maritime communication, but it’s famous for more than revolutionizing long-distance communication. It was outfitted on one of the most famous ships in history, the Titanic. Read about the telegraph’s contribution to maritime communication and how Titanic’s telegraphist contributed to the ship’s untimely demise.
RF Engineering Meets Virology in Novel Sterilization Technology
Resonō, a New-York-City-based startup is using RF engineering to develop the world's fastest, most effective and safest sterilization technology, and Mini-Circuits played a small part in supporting their development efforts.
Great Women in RF Engineering: Celebrating Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Mini-Circuits is kicking off a new series on our blog celebrating the many amazing women who have pursued successful RF and microwave careers. Our first installment features Jocelyn Bell Burnell, an influential astrophysicist who discovered pulsars and revolutionized radio astronomy.
Seven Things We’re Grateful for This Thanksgiving
This Thanksgiving at Mini-Circuits, we reflect on all we have to be grateful for. Here are seven reasons we feel lucky to be part of the Mini-Circuits family after a year full of new challenges and change.
Reflectionless Filters Minimize Switching Transients in Wideband ADCs
Designers are finding new techniques to improve system performance with Mini-Circuits' patented reflectionless filters all the time. Learn how reflectionless filters can be used to minimize the effect of switching transients and other non-linear products in wideband ADCs.
Mini-Circuits’ India Facility Earns ISO 9001 Re-Certification
Congratulations to our team in Chennai India on a successful ISO 9001 re-certification audit!
Mini-Circuits Supports Pulsar Research
Learn how Mini-Circuits is supporting Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) to advance radio astronomy with the Parkes Radio Telescope, the instrument that discovered half of the known pulsars in the universe.
Directional Couplers: Their Operation and Application
Ever get confused about the differences between directional, bi-directional and dual-directional couplers? Here's everything you need to know about the different coupler types, their functions and common applications.
Mini-Circuits and Liberty Defense Innovate RF Technology to Save Lives
Mini-Circuits is aiding in the fight for better public security with Liberty Defense, a startup specializing in weapons detection. Learn about their innovative new system improving efficiency at security check points and saving lives.
USF & Mini-Circuits Shine Together: Mini-Circuits Members Pursue USF Graduate Certificates in Brooklyn WAMI Lab
At Mini-Circuits, we believe that education is a life-long journey. Learn about Mini-Circuits’ partnership with the University of South Florida and how we are making education more accessible for engineers in the work force.
Understanding Power Splitter/Combiner Power Handling with Coherent and Non-Coherent Signals
Understand the effects of phase and amplitude unbalances on power handling in power splitters and combiners.
Mini-Circuits Helps Pioneer New Remote Soil Sensing Technology in NASA’s SNoOPI Mission
Learn how Mini-Circuits is supporting NASA in launching a revolutionary new satellite system for soil moisture detection.