Technologies http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en GaN Technology Triples Power Density http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/gan-technology-triples-power-density <div class="node-body article-body">Raytheon’s GaN technology recently showed that it can provide as much as five times the thermal conductivity of previous SiC-on-diamond transistors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/gan-technology-triples-power-density" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/gan-technology-triples-power-density#comments News Materials Analog semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:09:00 +0000 24431 at http://mwrf.com <p>Raytheon makes diamond plates in an array of sizes. Lasers are used to cut desired shapes. (Photo courtesy of Raytheon)</p> Triton UAS Passes Flight Tests http://mwrf.com/systems/triton-uas-passes-flight-tests <div class="node-body article-body">The Triton UAS recently completed a series of flight tests. It will now move on to payload testing of its upgraded sensor suite.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/triton-uas-passes-flight-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/triton-uas-passes-flight-tests#comments News Systems Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:44:00 +0000 24421 at http://mwrf.com <p>A MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system makes its approach for landing, marking the conclusion of initial flight testing. (Photo by Alan Radecki, courtesy of Northrop Grumman)</p> GPS III Program Continues to Advance http://mwrf.com/systems/gps-iii-program-continues-advance <div class="node-body article-body">Development of the GPS III satellites continues to push forward as contracts are awarded for the production of eight systems that will improve capabilities for military, commercial, and civilian users.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/gps-iii-program-continues-advance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/gps-iii-program-continues-advance#comments News Systems Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:20:00 +0000 24411 at http://mwrf.com SiGe Amplifier Boosts 2 GHz http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/sige-amplifier-boosts-2-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A SiGe BiCMOS amplifier provides high gain from 20 MHz to 2 GHz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/sige-amplifier-boosts-2-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/sige-amplifier-boosts-2-ghz#comments Analog semiconductors Commercial Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:49:00 +0000 24401 at http://mwrf.com QAM Is Rising: 1024QAM And Beyond http://mwrf.com/systems/qam-rising-1024qam-and-beyond <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Habeeb Ur Rahman Mohammed </div> <div class="field-deck"> As demands for more voice, data, and video services rise, wireless communications networks must be configured to handle more complex levels of modulation. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Higher modulation levels support more efficient communications, but require receivers with extremely low noise levels. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/qam-rising-1024qam-and-beyond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/qam-rising-1024qam-and-beyond#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:51:00 +0000 24351 at http://mwrf.com Eliminating the Tradeoffs and Limitations of Your Pulse Measurement Test Solution http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/eliminating-tradeoffs-and-limitations-your-pulse-measurement-test-solutio <div class="node-body article-body">Next generation radar systems face multiple difficult demands. The pace and variety of new requirements need multi-use/function/mode adaptive radars, to be used for different applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/eliminating-tradeoffs-and-limitations-your-pulse-measurement-test-solutio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/eliminating-tradeoffs-and-limitations-your-pulse-measurement-test-solutio#comments Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:28:00 +0000 24341 at http://mwrf.com Correlate Handheld And Benchtop Measurements http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/correlate-handheld-and-benchtop-measurements <div class="field-byline"> Tom Hoppin </div> <div class="field-deck"> High-frequency measurements made in the field on portable instruments are now consistent with measurements made on trusted, benchtop laboratory equipment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Correlating measurements made with portable instruments in the field and benchtop instruments in the laboratory helps verify the quality of those in-field measurements. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/correlate-handheld-and-benchtop-measurements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/correlate-handheld-and-benchtop-measurements#comments Agilent Technologies Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:44:00 +0000 24301 at http://mwrf.com Differential Drive Optimizes Active Mixers http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/differential-drive-optimizes-active-mixers <div class="field-byline"> Qui Luu and Benjamin Sam </div> <div class="field-deck"> Differential drive can be used to optimize the performance of active mixers and in-phase/quadrature (I/Q) demodulators for broadband and reconfigurable radio receivers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A broadband balun is a useful component for creating a signal path for an active RF/microwave mixer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/differential-drive-optimizes-active-mixers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/differential-drive-optimizes-active-mixers#comments Analog Devices Commercial Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:23:00 +0000 24311 at http://mwrf.com Software-Defined-Radio Market Sees Increased Growth http://mwrf.com/software/software-defined-radio-market-sees-increased-growth <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Airborne, naval, and land-based software-defined-radios are expected to drive the market between now and 2020, growing at a CAGR of 11.4%. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/software/software-defined-radio-market-sees-increased-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/software/software-defined-radio-market-sees-increased-growth#comments News Defense Software Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:01:00 +0000 24261 at http://mwrf.com Wireless-LAN Market Enjoys Growth http://mwrf.com/systems/wireless-lan-market-enjoys-growth <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">According to Dell’Oro Group, the recent increase in the wireless LAN market is due to IEEE 802.11ac unit shipments, which caused the market to grow 9% in the fourth quarter of 2013. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/wireless-lan-market-enjoys-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/wireless-lan-market-enjoys-growth#comments News Components Systems Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:12:00 +0000 24251 at http://mwrf.com <p>IEEE 802.11ac devices like smartphone and tablets will continue to grow significantly in 2014.</p>