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<br /> February 2012 www.electronicsworld.co.uk<br /> Volume 118<br /> Issue 1910<br /> £5.10<br /> THE ESSENTIAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING MAGAZINE<br /> Focus<br /> Tackling counterfeit<br /> electronics<br /> Special<br /> Report<br /> Communications<br /> Event<br /> embedded world Exhibition<br /> and Conference 2012<br /> <br /> REGULARS<br /> Cover supplied by CONTENTS 03<br /> AGILENT<br /> handTo f ut more about its<br /> ind o<br /> held scope ith VGA displayw<br /> go to pages 8-9<br /> 05 TREND<br /> 2012 TRENDS IN DATA CONVERSION<br /> 06 TECHNOLOGY<br /> 10 FOCUS<br /> COUNTERFEIT CONSUMER ELECTRONICS AND BRAND<br /> AUTHENTICATION SOLUTIONS<br /> by Greg Miller<br /> 12 THE TROUBLE WITH RF...<br /> THE LAST DB: RANGE AND PERFOR<a title="Electronics World Digital Issue Feb 2012 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.co.uk/publication/5de53a62?page=1"> February 2012 </a> <a title="Electronics World Digital Issue Feb 2012 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.co.uk/publication/5de53a62?page=2"> </a> <a title="Electronics World Digital Issue Feb 2012 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.co.uk/publication/5de53a62?page=3"> REGULARS Cover supplied by </a> <a title="Electronics World Digital Issue Feb 2012 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.co.uk/publication/5de53a62?page=4"> </a> <a title="Electronics World Digital Issue Feb 2012 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.co.uk/publication/5de53a62?page=5"> TREND 05 2012 TRENDS IN DATA CONVERSION A maj</a> <a title="Electronics World Digital Issue Feb 2012 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.co.uk/publication/5de53a62?page=6"> 06 TECHNOLOGY Three-dimensional integration i</a> <a title="Electronics World Digital Issue Feb 2012 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.co.uk/publication/5de53a62?page=7"> TECHNOLOGY 07 European Partners Join Forces </a> <a title="Electronics World Digital Issue Feb 2012 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.co.uk/publication/5de53a62?page=8"> 08 ADVERTORIAL AGILENT'S U1610A/U1620A Agil</a> <a title="Electronics World Digital Issue Feb 2012 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.co.uk/publication/5de53a62?page=9"> ADVERTORIAL 09 AGILENT U8030 SERIES 375 WAT</a> <a title="Electronics World Digital Issue Feb 2012 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.co.uk/publication/5de53a62?page=10"> 10 FOCUS Counterfeit Consumer Electroni</a> <a title="Electronics World Digital Issue Feb 2012 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.co.uk/publication/5de53a62?page=11"> FOCUS 11 Authenticating a</a> <a title="Electronics World Digital Issue Feb 2012 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.co.uk/publication/5de53a62?page=12"> 12 THE TROUBLE WITH RF... 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