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Communications Engineer

Issue 3 • Date June-July 2007

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  • IET Communications Engineer - Cover page

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): C1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 1
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  • Briefing news - agenda - The lure of space

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 2
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  • News

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):2 - 12
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  • Briefing opinion - if you ask me

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 13
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  • Internet regulation

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):14 - 19
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  • Internet access - broadband 2.0

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):20 - 23
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    The Internet is now firmly part of our everyday life. We perform many common tasks online, such as banking, grocery and gift shopping and purchasing travel or cinema tickets. Plus we get a growing portion of our entertainment from online sources: entertainment and social networking. If we are to continue doing more online, our need for bandwidth will increase. It might be very convenient if future... View full abstract»

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  • Internet semantic web - a web that understands you

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):24 - 29
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    The World Wide Web has been as influential in the exponential growth of content as the invention of the printing press. The Web is, after all, essentially a (digital) publishing tool. And like the printing press, the Web is a disruptive technology. Web technology, spanning the protocols that govern distribution, the languages that facilitate publication and the applications that process, link and ... View full abstract»

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  • Networks design - the costs of devolution

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):30 - 35
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    Carriers around the world are grappling with the double-headed problem of offering high bandwidth triple play services of voice, data and video against the backdrop of replacing their local loop copper cabling and the ultimate aim of replacing it with optical fibre for FTTH (fibre-to-the-home). View full abstract»

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  • Networks security - the enemy within

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):36 - 37
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  • Broadcasting regulation - Who gets the spectrum?

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 38
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    A fierce fight is developing in the UK over what should happen to the spectrum freed up by the switching off of analogue television. View full abstract»

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  • History sampling - the sampling theorem

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 39
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    This paper discusses the fundamental theory of communications, which owes a debt to a paper first published in Stalinist Russia. Kotelnikov's paper, published in the USSR in 1933 was the first to address the problem of sampling a continuous, bandlimited signal in an engineering context. View full abstract»

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  • History code-breaking - Heath Robinson

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 40
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    Without the Heath Robinson codebreaking machine, British intelligence may never have gone on to crack the codes of German cipher machines during the Second World War. The machine was developed jointly by the General Post Office Research Station at Dollis Hill and the Telecommunications Research Establishment (TRE), and was used to decode the messages sent by the German Lorenz SZ40/42 machines, whi... View full abstract»

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  • Elements kit - gadgets

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):42 - 43
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  • Elements silicon - hot from the oven

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 44
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  • Elements reviews - new books

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 45
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  • Elements tutorial - what exactly is... LTE?

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):46 - 47
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    New wireless and cellular technologies seem to be appearing very regularly. One that will have a major impact is LTE or long term evolution which maps out the evolution for the next phase of cellular phone technology beyond the current UMTS 3G services. View full abstract»

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  • Elements business - venture capital

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 48
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    In June 2001 Pond Venture Partners invested in picoChip - an A round investment in conjunction with Atlas Ventures. The company then grew to 35 people by the end of the year on the back of that funding. Today picoChip has blue-chip customers including Intel, Nortel and Korea Telecom. Now that picoChip is more established. Pond is less involved in the day-to-day running of the company although it s... View full abstract»

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