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August 8, 2007

Mtg: Current Thinking on Entrepreneurship

by @ 9:34 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors

TUESDAY September 4
SCV Lasers and Electro-Optics Chapter
Speaker: Milton Chang, PhD, Managing Director, Incubic Venture Fund, and IEEE LEOS Distinguished Lecturer
Time: Networking and Food: 7:00 PM, Presentation: 8:00 PM
Cost: donation for refreshments
Place: National Semiconductor Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
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The speaker will discuss how to go about starting a company in the current environment.

Mtg: A 2×2 MIMO Baseband for High-Throughput Wireless Local-Area Networking (802.11n)

by @ 9:34 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Semiconductors

THURSDAY October 18
SCV Solid State Circuits Chapter
Speaker: Jason Trachewsky, Senior Technical Director, Broadcom
Time: Refreshments/networking at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: Donation requested to partially cover food cost
Place: National Semiconductor Building E Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
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The new IEEE 802.11n draft introduces physical layer (PHY) and media access controller (MAC) layer improvements to enable transmission of two independent data streams of coded OFDM with constellations from BPSK to 64-QAM and code rates from 1/2 to 5/6 at average TCP throughputs 7 times greater than 802.11a or 802.11g using two transmit antennas (more…)

OFDM Workshop: Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing

by @ 9:32 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Semiconductors

SCU, with the SCV Chapter, IEEE Communications Society
– Monday October 8, 2007 ? – Santa Clara University
$90 for IEEE Members, $100 for non-Members (thru Sept. 5)
Fee includes lunch, reception
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Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing (OFDM) implementation and Cross-layer Optimization have become topics of intense research interest in companies and universities around the world. Come to the OFDM Workshop at Santa Clara University

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