Markets http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en Accuracy is Vital When Testing Material Qualities http://mwrf.com/materials/accuracy-vital-when-testing-material-qualities <div class="field-deck"> Dielectric constant and dissipation factor are among the essential material parameters used by circuit designers and they must be measured precisely for accurate models. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A number of different measurement methods, many using a vector network analyzer, have been developed for characterizing high-frequency circuit materials.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/materials/accuracy-vital-when-testing-material-qualities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/materials/accuracy-vital-when-testing-material-qualities#comments Materials Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:33:00 +0000 46661 at http://mwrf.com High-Speed DACs Deliver Agile RF/MW Signals http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/high-speed-dacs-deliver-agile-rfmw-signals <div class="field-deck"> Targeting wireless infrastructure applications, these digital-to-analog converters provide up to 16-b resolution for creating wide-dynamic-range signals as high as 7.5 GHz. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These high-speed digital-to-analog converters provide as much as 16-b resolution for creating wide-dynamic-range signals as high as 7.5 GHz for wireless infrastructure applications.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/high-speed-dacs-deliver-agile-rfmw-signals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/high-speed-dacs-deliver-agile-rfmw-signals#comments Analog Devices Commercial Defense Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Thu, 21 Jul 2016 20:00:00 +0000 46641 at http://mwrf.com 5G Prepares for Takeoff http://mwrf.com/blog/5g-prepares-takeoff <div class="node-body blog-body"> Major news has recently come forth from the FCC that will set the stage for 5G development.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/5g-prepares-takeoff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/5g-prepares-takeoff#comments Commercial Software Systems Test & Measurement - analyzers Filtering Noise Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:09:00 +0000 46581 at http://mwrf.com U.S. Regulators Open New Millimeter Wave Spectrum http://mwrf.com/components/us-regulators-open-new-millimeter-wave-spectrum <div class="node-body article-body">The Federal Communications Commission approved a proposal rules that will break ground in frequency bands above 28 GHz.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/us-regulators-open-new-millimeter-wave-spectrum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/us-regulators-open-new-millimeter-wave-spectrum#comments News Active components Automotive Commercial Components IoT Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Systems Fri, 15 Jul 2016 21:15:00 +0000 46541 at http://mwrf.com Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (7/10-7/16) http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-710-716 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for circularly-polarized antennas or power dividers, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest components to optimize your product, device, or system.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-710-716" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-710-716#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Components Defense Image Galleries Industrial Medical Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Passive components Products Semiconductors Systems Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Fri, 15 Jul 2016 15:30:00 +0000 46511 at http://mwrf.com Infineon Buys Cree's Wolfspeed for Gallium Nitride Devices http://mwrf.com/active-components/infineon-buys-crees-wolfspeed-gallium-nitride-devices <div class="field-byline"> Electronic Design </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In a surprise reshuffling of the market for advanced semiconductors, Infineon Technologies said that it has agreed to buy Cree's Wolfspeed division.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/infineon-buys-crees-wolfspeed-gallium-nitride-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/infineon-buys-crees-wolfspeed-gallium-nitride-devices#comments News Active components Automotive IoT Thu, 14 Jul 2016 19:55:00 +0000 46501 at http://mwrf.com <p>An Infineon Technologies adjusts equipment&nbsp;in a semiconductor cleanroom in Dresden, Germany. (Image courtesy of Infineon).</p> Flexible PIFA Antenna Serves Multiple Wireless Bands http://mwrf.com/components/flexible-pifa-antenna-serves-multiple-wireless-bands <div class="field-byline"> Nassima Belgacem, Mehadji Abri, Hadjira Abri, and Wahiba Belgacem </div> <div class="field-deck"> Fabricated on flexible textile material, this planar inverted F antenna provides versatile wireless communications coverage by handling several frequency bands with a compact form factor. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This planar inverted F antenna provides versatile wireless communications coverage by handling several frequency bands with a compact form factor.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/flexible-pifa-antenna-serves-multiple-wireless-bands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/flexible-pifa-antenna-serves-multiple-wireless-bands#comments Commercial Components Thu, 14 Jul 2016 15:04:00 +0000 46491 at http://mwrf.com Samsung Makes Strides in Shrinking 5G Antennas http://mwrf.com/active-components/samsung-makes-strides-shrinking-5g-antennas <div class="node-body article-body">Samsung Electronics said it has made smaller and more efficient parts for 5G wireless networks, tackling one of the trickier problems with new wireless standards. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/samsung-makes-strides-shrinking-5g-antennas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/samsung-makes-strides-shrinking-5g-antennas#comments Active components Automotive Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Passive components Services Systems Wed, 13 Jul 2016 02:25:00 +0000 46421 at http://mwrf.com <p>Samsung engineers, in 2013, set up tests for the chipmaker&#39;s&nbsp;early 5G equipment. More recent advances have produced smaller and more efficient parts for 5G&nbsp;wireless networks.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of Samsung).</p> Filter Startup Resonant Hires New Director of Engineering http://mwrf.com/passive-components/filter-startup-resonant-hires-new-director-engineering <div class="node-body article-body">Resonant recently appointed Victor Plessky as its new director of engineering. He came over in the acquisition of his filter design company, which he founded a decade ago.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/filter-startup-resonant-hires-new-director-engineering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/filter-startup-resonant-hires-new-director-engineering#comments News Mobile Passive components Tue, 12 Jul 2016 17:55:00 +0000 46441 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="30" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/karen-t/" title="Go to Karen Wilkinson's photostream">Karen Wilkinson</a>/Flickr).</p> What’s the Difference Between GaN and GaAs? http://mwrf.com/materials/what-s-difference-between-gan-and-gaas <div class="field-deck"> GaN has emerged as the leading semiconductor material for high-power microwave switches and amplifiers, although GaAs is still the material of choice for low noise. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GaN and GaAs are two of the leading semiconductor materials used for RF/microwave solid-state devices, including transistors, diodes, and MMICs. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/materials/what-s-difference-between-gan-and-gaas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/materials/what-s-difference-between-gan-and-gaas#comments Materials Commercial Defense Industrial What's the Difference Between... 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