Defense http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en Seawater Fountain Transmits and Receives Signals Like an Antenna http://mwrf.com/systems/seawater-fountain-transmits-and-receives-signals-antenna <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers from Mitsubishi Electric have developed an antenna system that turns the earth's most abundant resource—seawater—into an antenna for long-range communications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/seawater-fountain-transmits-and-receives-signals-antenna" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/seawater-fountain-transmits-and-receives-signals-antenna#comments News Commercial Defense Mobile Systems Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:05:00 +0000 41511 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;Enric Archivell, Flickr).</p> GaN Amplifiers Power 30 MHz to 7.5 GHz http://mwrf.com/components/gan-amplifiers-power-30-mhz-75-ghz <div class="field-deck"> This GaN power-amplifier family serves applications ranging from radar to video data links, with broad operating bandwidths as wide as 100 MHz to 6 GHz. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This GaN power-amplifier family serves applications ranging from radar to video data links, with broad operating bandwidths as wide as 100 MHz to 6 GHz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/gan-amplifiers-power-30-mhz-75-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/gan-amplifiers-power-30-mhz-75-ghz#comments Commercial Components Defense Industrial Medical Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:22:00 +0000 41481 at http://mwrf.com Brush Up on Transistor and Diode Basics http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/brush-transistor-and-diode-basics <div class="field-deck"> These two semiconductor building blocks have been fabricated in many forms, using many different semiconductor materials, in search of ideal, reliable performance at high frequencies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Diodes and transistors are essential semiconductor building blocks for analog, digital, and mixed-signal circuits from audio through light.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/brush-transistor-and-diode-basics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/brush-transistor-and-diode-basics#comments Analog semiconductors Commercial Defense Industrial Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:22:00 +0000 41411 at http://mwrf.com Waveform Generator Makes the Jump to 25 GHz http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/waveform-generator-makes-jump-25-ghz <div class="field-deck"> An already-powerful arbitrary waveform generator now adds real-time signal processing, a new long sequencer, and frequency generation to 25 GHz. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The performance of a high-speed arbitrary waveform generator has been extended to include an additional 5 GHz of bandwidth. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/waveform-generator-makes-jump-25-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/waveform-generator-makes-jump-25-ghz#comments Keysight Technologies Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - generators Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:06:00 +0000 41351 at http://mwrf.com What are the Filtering Differences Between SAWs and BAWs? http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-are-filtering-differences-between-saws-and-baws <div class="field-deck"> Components based on SAW and BAW technology both employ acoustic waves but in different ways and with different performance levels, especially at higher frequencies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The difference between SAW and BAW components make each suitable for specific, different applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-are-filtering-differences-between-saws-and-baws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-are-filtering-differences-between-saws-and-baws#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components What's the Difference Between... Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:48:00 +0000 41301 at http://mwrf.com Prepare Winning Design Recipes with SoCs http://mwrf.com/active-components/prepare-winning-design-recipes-socs <div class="field-deck"> Suppliers of systems-on-a-chip—highly integrated solutions that deliver an assortment of benefits—are feeling the IoT-driven push to reach new performance heights. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Suppliers of systems-on-a-chip—highly integrated solutions that deliver an assortment of benefits—are feeling the IoT-driven push to reach new performance heights.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/prepare-winning-design-recipes-socs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/prepare-winning-design-recipes-socs#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:06:00 +0000 41191 at http://mwrf.com Sizing up Discrete Devices Against Integrated Circuits http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/sizing-discrete-devices-against-integrated-circuits <div class="field-deck"> Discrete transistors require more extensive design efforts than integrated circuits—albeit with much greater flexibility for realizing an amplifier or other component with special features. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In spite of the widespread availability of high-speed, high-frequency integrated circuits (ICs), discrete diodes and transistors are readily available for RF/microwave circuit design and fabrication. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/sizing-discrete-devices-against-integrated-circuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/sizing-discrete-devices-against-integrated-circuits#comments M/A-COM Technology Solutions Analog semiconductors Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:13:00 +0000 41021 at http://mwrf.com Simulation Software Solvers Tackle Multiple Problems http://mwrf.com/software/simulation-software-solvers-tackle-multiple-problems <div class="field-deck"> The FEKO simulation software tool encompasses several different electromagnetic solution methods, making it suitable for a large number of applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The FEKO simulation software tool encompasses several different electromagnetic solution methods, making it suitable for a large number of applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/software/simulation-software-solvers-tackle-multiple-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/software/simulation-software-solvers-tackle-multiple-problems#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Software Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:10:00 +0000 41001 at http://mwrf.com Researchers Use Software-Defined Radio for Testing Millimeter-Wave Antennas http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/researchers-use-software-defined-radio-testing-millimeter-wave-antennas <div class="node-body article-body">NYU WIRELESS recently announced plans to build a programmable testbed for prototyping mm-Wave antennas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/researchers-use-software-defined-radio-testing-millimeter-wave-antennas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/researchers-use-software-defined-radio-testing-millimeter-wave-antennas#comments News Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Defense Industrial Mobile Semiconductors Software Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:10:00 +0000 40981 at http://mwrf.com <p>A new testbed for testing millimeter wave antennas will&nbsp;combine high-gain phased array antennas with a software-defined radio, in which computer programs replace&nbsp;hardware components like filters and amplifiers. 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