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Lecture about development of high-end gradient amplifier for MRI-scanners

Last week Joost van Straalen, electronics designer at Prodrive Technologies, gave an interesting lunch lecture about the development of our high-end NG2200-XP MRI Gradient Amplifier for 3.0T high field MR systems at e.t.s.v. Thor, the study association for electrical engineering students at Eindhoven University of Technology.

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Join our interactive meetup: "Introduction to Fable and an applied use-case using F# and FP techniques"

On Thursday 28 February, Prodrive Technologies will organize a new meetup / interactive colloquium. Abstract / subject during this evening: Gentle introduction to Fable: what it is, why it is awesome and the current state of the ecosystem. About Zaid: "Started my programming career as a hobbyist and got addicted to F# thanks to OSS and the awesome community. Mainly involved with building F# tools and libraries that encourage type-safety and focus on developer happiness."

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MULTI: A game changer for the elevator industry

MULTIple elevator cabins in a single shaft, the dream of every skyscraper architect and the wish of many people waiting in line for the elevator! Together with our customer thyssenkrupp Elevator we are at the verge of this technical breakthrough. End of 2015 we started the development of the propulsion system for an elevator without ropes but driven by linear motors instead. Using swivel platforms, the cabins can move both vertical and horizontal, which allows them to change shafts and thereby creating a fully independent paternoster elevator.

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Sponsoring of student team InMotion

Recently, Prodrive Technologies has gained another partner in the student team: InMotion. InMotion is a multidisciplinary student team consisting of over 50 students from the Eindhoven University of Technology and Fontys. The goal of InMotion is to develop a fast charging technology for electric vehicles that reduces charging times to only a few minutes.

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging

In 1882 Nikola Tesla did a fundamental discovery in physics: the Rotating Magnetic Field. In 1971 Paul C. Lauterbur followed up with his Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI, invention. After many years of research on July 3, 1977 in five hours the first MR image of a human body was made. Three years later the first commercial MRI scanner was introduced by FONAR Corporation.

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RF amplifier design for Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Prodrive Technologies has been developing critical components in the Medical market for over 15 years.  Most recently they have pushed the envelope in one of the most important components in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), the RF amplifier.

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Bits and Chips magazine

Son, November 20th, 2018 – LDMOS replaces conventional technology in high power RF amplifiers" is the title of the latest article in the Bits & Chips RF special of November 2018.

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Prodrive Technologies present at the RSNA 2018

Son, November 16th, 2018 – If you either have or have not had the chance to visit our booth at RSNA in the past few years, please make sure to visit Prodrive Technologies this year between the 25th and 30th of November at McCormick Place in Chicago. We will be present at RSNA 2018 again to showcase our latest innovations in Medical technology.

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Team Prodrive Technologies at the Marathon Eindhoven

On Sunday 14 October the business relay race marathon took place in Eindhoven. We are super proud of our very own team consisting of  Bas van de Ven, Boris le Feber, Jeroen Waterschoot and Frank Hendriks, who as a team finished in second place, an amazing accomplishment!

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