Markets http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en Satellite Gets into Rhythm with Midsize Black Hole http://mwrf.com/systems/satellite-gets-rhythm-midsize-black-hole <div class="node-body article-body">Discovery of rhythmic pulsations via counters and detectors aboard NASA’s Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) satellite led to the M82X- black hole’s unusual midsize categorization.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/satellite-gets-rhythm-midsize-black-hole" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/satellite-gets-rhythm-midsize-black-hole#comments News Industrial Systems Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:30:00 +0000 28661 at http://mwrf.com Mini Broadband PIFAs Fit Today’s Mobile-Device Designs http://mwrf.com/passive-components/mini-broadband-pifas-fit-today-s-mobile-device-designs <div class="field-byline"> Y. Belhadef and N. Boukli-Hacene </div> <div class="field-deck"> A pair of planar inverted-F antennas (PIFAs) was developed with the aid of a commercial software simulator to cover several telecommunications standards. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Simple modifications to broadband PIFAs can help shrink their size while still maintaining frequency coverage for multiple wireless, mobile communications applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/mini-broadband-pifas-fit-today-s-mobile-device-designs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/mini-broadband-pifas-fit-today-s-mobile-device-designs#comments Commercial Industrial Passive components Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:38:00 +0000 28481 at http://mwrf.com Multiple Space Consortiums Receive NASA-Backed STEM Education Awards http://mwrf.com/services/multiple-space-consortiums-receive-nasa-backed-stem-education-awards <div class="node-body article-body">Awards given to 35 Space Grant Consortiums targeted strong proposals for extending science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs at community colleges and technical colleges.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/services/multiple-space-consortiums-receive-nasa-backed-stem-education-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/services/multiple-space-consortiums-receive-nasa-backed-stem-education-awards#comments News Industrial Services Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:36:00 +0000 28501 at http://mwrf.com Receiver Design Considerations in Digital Beamforming Phased Arrays http://mwrf.com/components/receiver-design-considerations-digital-beamforming-phased-arrays <div class="field-byline"> Peter Delos </div> <div class="field-deck"> With digital beamforming phased arrays continuing to grow in popularity, Lockheed Martin's Peter Delos runs down crucial concepts for those designing receivers to keep in mind. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With digital beamforming phased arrays continuing to grow in popularity, Lockheed Martin's Peter Delos runs down crucial concepts for those designing receivers to keep in mind.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/receiver-design-considerations-digital-beamforming-phased-arrays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/receiver-design-considerations-digital-beamforming-phased-arrays#comments Commercial Components Defense Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:52:00 +0000 28461 at http://mwrf.com How Great a Gift is a Wireless Prosthesis? http://mwrf.com/systems/how-great-gift-wireless-prosthesis <div class="node-body gallery-body">From environmentally resilient microprocessor joints to direct nerve controlled robotic limbs, getting our wounded back into the action has never been more possible.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/how-great-gift-wireless-prosthesis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/how-great-gift-wireless-prosthesis#comments Active components Defense Systems Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:14:00 +0000 28341 at http://mwrf.com Making Those Wireless Myoelectric Sensors Work http://mwrf.com/active-components/making-those-wireless-myoelectric-sensors-work <div class="field-deck"> A Q&A session with Glen Griffith, principal RF communications engineer for the Alfred Mann Foundation. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Q+A session with Glen Griffith, principal RF communications engineer for the Alfred Mann Foundation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/making-those-wireless-myoelectric-sensors-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/making-those-wireless-myoelectric-sensors-work#comments Active components Defense Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:09:00 +0000 28441 at http://mwrf.com Healing Heroes, One Wireless Limb at a Time http://mwrf.com/active-components/healing-heroes-one-wireless-limb-time <div class="field-deck"> Using Bluetooth, magnetic resonance, and near-field communications, prosthetics developers are creating cutting-edge and waterproof options for warriors so they can get back into action. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Adding wireless technologies to control settings, charge, or actively control prosthetic limbs could lead to much more versatile and weather-proof prosthetic options for soldiers who were wounded in battle</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/healing-heroes-one-wireless-limb-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/healing-heroes-one-wireless-limb-time#comments Active components Defense Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:08:00 +0000 28401 at http://mwrf.com What Does a Coaxial Cable Look Like? http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-does-coaxial-cable-look <div class="node-body gallery-body">As there are many environments and applications were RF devices find themselves, coaxial cables need to be built to meet a range of challenges. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-does-coaxial-cable-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-does-coaxial-cable-look#comments Commercial Defense Passive components Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:32:00 +0000 28321 at http://mwrf.com What’s in Your Coaxial Cable? http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-s-your-coaxial-cable <div class="field-deck"> Coaxial cables are a standby of the RF/microwave industries, as they connect vital components ranging from smartphones and laptops for everyday life to radar and GPS for military and aerospace. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Coaxial cables along with waveguides, twisted-pair, and micro-strip transmission lines, are used to carry electromagnetic signals from a few megahertz to hundreds of gigahertz with reasonably low signal degradation</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-s-your-coaxial-cable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-s-your-coaxial-cable#comments Commercial Defense Passive components Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:25:00 +0000 28411 at http://mwrf.com Characterization Softwares For Your RF/Microwave Devices http://mwrf.com/systems/characterization-softwares-your-rfmicrowave-devices <div class="field-deck"> Burdened by the challenge of characterizing the latest devices, engineers are looking for solutions to streamline their test processes, analysis, and data management. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Testing RF/microwave/millimeter-wave devices under a wide operation range for characterization can be time consuming and error prone. Fortunately, companies are forging software/hardware solutions to aid and even automate this process.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/characterization-softwares-your-rfmicrowave-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/characterization-softwares-your-rfmicrowave-devices#comments Commercial Defense Systems Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:22:00 +0000 28331 at http://mwrf.com