Defense http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en SPDT Switch Controls 20 GHz http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/spdt-switch-controls-20-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A SPDT switch operates from DC to 20 GHz with positive gain slope. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/spdt-switch-controls-20-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/spdt-switch-controls-20-ghz#comments Analog semiconductors Commercial Defense Industrial Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:02:00 +0000 29951 at http://mwrf.com Power Amplifiers Boost 0.8 to 9.5 GHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-amplifiers-boost-08-95-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A line of GaAs PHEMT power amplifiers provide as much as 30 dB gain from 0.8 to 9.5 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-amplifiers-boost-08-95-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-amplifiers-boost-08-95-ghz#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:56:00 +0000 29961 at http://mwrf.com Coupler Directs 12.4 to 18.0 GHz http://mwrf.com/passive-components/coupler-directs-124-180-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A coaxial directional coupler with 6-dB nominal coupling serves a wide range of uses from 12.4 to 18.0 GHz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/coupler-directs-124-180-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/coupler-directs-124-180-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:33:00 +0000 29971 at http://mwrf.com For Long-Range Communications, Is Narrowband “It”? http://mwrf.com/active-components/long-range-communications-narrowband-it <div class="node-body article-body">For reliable and efficient long-range RF communications, narrowband systems may be a prime choice. A comparison of spectral efficiency, coexistence, and battery lifetime between narrowband communications and coding-gain techniques could demonstrate narrowband technique’s superiority for certain applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/long-range-communications-narrowband-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/long-range-communications-narrowband-it#comments Active components Commercial Defense Systems Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:34:00 +0000 29881 at http://mwrf.com DARPA Advances Microwave Photonics http://mwrf.com/systems/darpa-advances-microwave-photonics <div class="node-body article-body">DARPA-funded research efforts have led to many discoveries and advancements in microwave-photonic components, such as electro-optic modulators, high-power photodiodes, low-noise laser diodes, and microwave photonic link configurations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/darpa-advances-microwave-photonics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/darpa-advances-microwave-photonics#comments Commercial Defense Systems Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:10:00 +0000 29831 at http://mwrf.com GaN Powers Amp Modules http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-powers-amp-modules <div class="node-body article-body">A pair of power amplifier modules based on GaN technology provide a choice of 20 or 50 W output power from 6 to 18 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-powers-amp-modules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-powers-amp-modules#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Tue, 18 Nov 2014 22:01:00 +0000 29811 at http://mwrf.com PIN-Diode Limiter Protects Receiver LNAs http://mwrf.com/passive-components/pin-diode-limiter-protects-receiver-lnas <div class="node-body article-body">A PIN diode limiter provides passive protection for receivers and their front ends from 0.2 to 4.0 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/pin-diode-limiter-protects-receiver-lnas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/pin-diode-limiter-protects-receiver-lnas#comments Skyworks Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:41:00 +0000 29801 at http://mwrf.com Retrodirective Array Fits Compact Designs http://mwrf.com/passive-components/retrodirective-array-fits-compact-designs <div class="field-byline"> Lei Chen, Chao Wang, Jian-Feng Yu, and Xiao-Wei Shi </div> <div class="field-deck"> This end-fire retrodirective array builds on a passive FET mixer to provide both receive and retransmit functions within an extremely compact structure. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An end-fire retrodirective array provides receive and retransmit functions using a passive mixer. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/retrodirective-array-fits-compact-designs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/retrodirective-array-fits-compact-designs#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:14:00 +0000 29561 at http://mwrf.com Single CDTA Powers Universal Bi-Quad Filter http://mwrf.com/passive-components/single-cdta-powers-universal-bi-quad-filter <div class="field-byline"> Hairong Lin and Chunhua Wang </div> <div class="field-deck"> A low-voltage current-differencing transconductance amplifier provides the basis for a relatively simple universal biquad filter. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A current differencing transconductance amplifier serves as the basis for five different types of filters. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/single-cdta-powers-universal-bi-quad-filter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/single-cdta-powers-universal-bi-quad-filter#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:29:00 +0000 29551 at http://mwrf.com Algorithm Aids RFID Anti-Collision Success http://mwrf.com/systems/algorithm-aids-rfid-anti-collision-success <div class="field-byline"> Guihua Yang, Junchi Ma, Yukai Gao, Baohong Fu, and Chunmei Wu </div> <div class="field-deck"> This algorithm was developed to enhance the operation of RFID systems by properly identifying tags, even under spectrally dense conditions where collisions can occur. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This algorithm combines several benefits to efficiently and effectively identify tags in RFID systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/algorithm-aids-rfid-anti-collision-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/algorithm-aids-rfid-anti-collision-success#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:24:00 +0000 29541 at http://mwrf.com