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Technical Articles

Smiths Interconnect has published these technical articles:

(Connectors)
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In today's digital age, where speed and efficiency are paramount, high-speed data connectors play a pivotal role in ensuring seamless communication and data transfer across various devices and...
(Networking Equipment)
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Not only does the KuStream® 1000 antenna system cost-effectively provide the speed, reliability and coverage required by passengers, it provides airlines the opportunity to present a richer...
(Connectors)
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(Connectors)
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Autoclaving is often used to sterilize medical devices to prevent disease transmission both in new and reusable products. Autoclaves sterilize by introducing high pressure steam into a chamber...
(Connectors)
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The leader in AEDs required a rugged, simple to use, connector with both power and signal contacts to charge their device and download patient information while being transported in an ambulance....
(Electrical and Electronic Test Equipment)
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Plastronics, a Smiths Interconnect technology brand, is a global provider of innovation for semiconductor reliability testing, meeting the industry’s burn-in socket needs for more than 40 years....
(Connectors)
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Tiny computers, smartphones, and small electronic devices that industry leaders and other companies have popularized are forcing the hand of semiconductor package designers to shrink the package to...
(Connectors)
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Having long been an enabling partner for space voyages, and carefully cultivated a reputation for safety and reliability as well as performance, we’re now part of the first mission where a...
(Connectors)
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The HBB Family fills a market need in the High Power, small size and harsh environment arena, where coverage has been attempted by several competitors. The HBB Family exceeds the competition in...
(Connectors)
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The X-Band frequency lies between the C and Ku-band. There are multiple advantages to using X-Band over other frequency bands. X-Band can handle high power, has limited rain fading, can detect smaller...
(Electronics and Microelectronics Manufacturing)
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In the digital era, semiconductor chips are present in almost every aspect of our lives. Whether it is from microwave ovens to computers, cell phones, computer central processing units, and other...
(Electrical and Electronic Test Equipment)
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Space satellites market is evolving from RF Analog-based payloads providing low speed telecommunication signaling, to a new Digital Transparent Processor architecture for high throughput satellites....
(Connectors)
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Space flight hardware is exposed to severe shock, vibration, thermal variations and electromagnetic environments that start with launch and continue throughout its operational lifetime. Environmental...
(Wire and Cable)
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One of the most often asked questions from our customers about our cable assemblies is “how much power can this cable assembly handle”. My response is usually the same, “it...
(Connectors)
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Spring probes offer high density and have a very high mating cycle life, often higher than traditional pin & socket contact systems, and this is needed to keep very expensive MRI systems operating...
(Connectors)
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Spring probes have a very high mating cycle life, often higher than traditional pin & socket contact systems, and this is needed to keep very expensive MRI systems operating to their full capacity...
(Fiber Optics)
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Optical interconnectivity has a significant impact on the defense industry. Not only does it allow greater amounts of data to be passed over longer distances, but it also minimizes SWaP (size, weight,...
(Connectors)
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As humans have pursued ‘faster’, ‘better’ and ‘further’, Radio Frequency (RF) and microwave devices have evolved rapidly to offer higher frequency and power in...