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Klaus Werner cooks up a new solid-state RF training

RF energy systems have undergone a huge transformation since the early days of the tube-based magnetrons. But according to High Tech Institute trainer Klaus Werner, while the crude power of the tube is tough to match, the new generation of solid-state RF ICs offers unprecedented control, efficiency and reproducibility.

Headlines

Kendrion locks up 3T acquisition
Quantum computing unicorn considers European HQ near Imec
Semiconductor boom might turn to glut in 2023, says IDC
The Netherlands joins European chip collaboration
$12M seed round brings Dutch stealth startup Axelera AI to light
Loop Robots cleans up with a $2M seed investment
TU Delft and NFI investigate next-gen forensic photography
Pharrowtech field-tests mm-wave-based fixed wireless access

TUE puts quantum security to the test

For ‘classic’ cryptographic standards, there are authorities to certify system security. But where do you go when you’re using quantum cryptography? Eindhoven University of Technology hopes to become the place to be for quantum cryptography certification.

In other news

ASML and TSMC reveal more details about 3nm (Tom’s Hardware)
Intel sells NAND memory chip business to Hynix (CNN)
NASA’s next lunar spacesuit (Gizmodo)

What’s this thing called software engineering?

Many engineering disciplines make use of coding, like mechatronics, automotive system design and healthcare system design. Is software engineering just a capability within these disciplines or is it a discipline in itself?