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Phonon Earns Order for Pulse Compression Modules

Feb. 6, 2017
Phonon has received a $7.2-million order for radar pulse compression modules from a major defense contractor.

Phonon Corp., a leading supplier of components based on surface-acoustic-wave (SAW) technology, has received a $7.2-million order from a major defense contractor for SAW radar pulse compression modules for an air defense system. The modules are scheduled for delivery in 2017 and 2018.

The company supplies a range of standard and custom components and multifunction assemblies based on SAW technology, including bandpass filters, correlators, delay lines, oscillators, and modules that combine two or more of these components in a compact housing.

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Jack Browne, Technical Contributor, has worked in technical publishing for over 30 years. He managed the content and production of three technical journals while at the American Institute of Physics, including Medical Physics and the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. He has been a Publisher and Editor for Penton Media, started the firm’s Wireless Symposium & Exhibition trade show in 1993, and currently serves as Technical Contributor for that company's Microwaves & RF magazine. Browne, who holds a BS in Mathematics from City College of New York and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from Fordham University, is a member of the IEEE.

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