This section presents technical articles published by credible industry magazines and editors. The articles are written by Pentek experts and can be used as a reference tool for those involved in the design of data acquistion, software radio and digital signal processing systems.
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Over the past 20 years, software defined radio techniques have not only revolutionized radar and communications systems, but they have also boosted system performance levels. One of the most widely-deployed and technically challenging operations in these systems is beamforming.
When researchers at the University of Washington wanted to implement a DSP-based control system for their experiments in Magnetic Resonance Force Microscopy, they decided that a VMEbus system would be their best choice.