Capacitance, Heterodyning and The Strange Music of the Theremin
See how basic principles of capacitance and heterodyning come together in the unique music of the theremin, an electronic instrument you play without touching it.
Discovering Invisible Waves: The Life and Accomplishments of Heinrich Hertz
The discoveries of German physicist Heinrich Hertz transformed our understanding of electromagnetism and laid the foundation for wireless communication and the rise of the RF industry. Learn more about his life and work.
Engineer, Scholar, Pioneer: A Look at the Legacy of Edith Clarke
Mini-Circuits celebrates the accomplishments of Edith Clarke, widely recognized as the first woman electrical engineer. Her pursuit of a career in the exclusively male-dominated engineering industry was only one of the many obstacles Clarke overcame in her life. Learn more about her extraordinary journey on our blog.
Radio History: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of LORAN
LORAN, short for long range navigation, was the first system developed by the United States capable of pinpointing a receiver’s location. Learn how this revolutionary technology helped military and civilian ships navigate the ocean for nearly 60 years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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