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November 8, 2010

Mtg: Filter and Multiplexer Technology for Satellite Applications

by @ 7:43 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design

THURSDAY November 11, 2010
SCV Microwave Theory and Techniques Chapter
Speaker: Stephen Berry, Space Systems/Loral
Time: Refreshments and Social 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Agilent Technologies, Main Building, Aristotle Room, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

This talk will discuss the use of filters, multiplexers, and passive components for satellite payloads including current design techniques and future payload requirements.

Mtg: War Stories from the EMC Society’s Founders

by @ 7:42 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt

THURSDAY November 11, 2010
SCV Electromagnetic Compatibility Chapter
Speakers: Jerry Ramie, proctoring his video of Tony Zimballati, Dr. Ralph Showers, Jim McNaul, Vince Mancino, Milton Kant and Sam Burrauno
Time: Networking/light dinner at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: Small fee for dinner; Coffee, tea, and snacks are free
Place: Applied Materials Bowers Cafeteria, 3090 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: From the website

Six of the original founders of the EMC Society were invited to the 50th Anniversary celebration of the formation of the EMC Society in Honolulu in July of 2007.? Tony Zimballati, Dr. Ralph Showers, Jim McNaul, Vince Mancino, Milton (more…)

Mtg: Bowling Outing and Social

by @ 7:41 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design

THURSDAY November 11, 2010
SCV Grads of the Last Decade (GOLD)
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $3 for members, $5 for non-members (includes shoes, food and drinks)
Place: AMF Milpitas, 1287 South Park Victoria, Milpitas
RSVP: From the website

Join IEEE SCV GOLD on a fun-filled evening as we head to the bowling alleys at AMF Milpitas.? We’ll take care of the bowling shoes, food and drinks, so all you have to do is get there!? Non-IEEE members, friends, coworkers, (more…)

Mtg: Embedded Passives: Packaging Paradigm of the Future?

by @ 7:40 am. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors

WEDNESDAY November 10, 2010
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Chapter
Speaker: Jason Ferguson, Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center
Time: Optional dinner at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:45 PM
Cost: $20 for dinner; Students & unemployed members $10 (no cost for presentation-only)
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Rd (Fwy 101 at Montague Expressway), Santa Clara
RSVP: From the website

Embedded Passive (EP) Technology is of interest to many OEMs and designers, but the technology remains a mystery for how and when to implement this technology into designs.? ? Embedded passives will be (more…)

Mtg: Smart Computing for the Smart Grid

by @ 7:39 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design

TUESDAY November 9, 2010
SCV Computer, with Power & Energy Chapter
Speaker: Rick Geiger, Executive Director, Cisco
Time: Networking with food and beverage at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $2 donation for food
Place: Microsoft Research (use rear/North door), 1288 Pear Ave., Mountain View
RSVP: required – from the website

Computing content for the Smart Grid is highly varied.? Smart Grid has many aspects.? From a compute standpoint, the most challenging is in modeling and managing the change from a bulk power distribution system to (more…)

Webinar: Patentability and Infringement: A Practical Guide for Understanding the Basics

by @ 7:38 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt

TUESDAY November 9, 2010
Speaker: Karen Oster, IEEE-USA’s Intellectual Property Committee
Time: Webinar from 11:00 AM – Noon
Cost: none
Place: on the Web
RSVP: From the website

Mtg: Making 3D Printing Ideas Real: A Demo and Talk

by @ 7:37 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt

MONDAY November 8, 2010
SCV Signal Processing Chapter
Speaker: J.R. Warmkessel, founder, Bay Area MakeBot Users Group
Time: Refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor, Building E, Kifer Rd, Santa Clara
RSVP: From website

The 3D printer was first designed for rapid prototyping in the commercial arena.? With the advances in technology, and the significant drop in price, this technology is now available to enthusiasts and (more…)

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