Commercial en Develop a BPF from a Compact DGS LPF <div class="field-byline"> Ahmed Boutejdar </div> <div class="field-deck"> This technique provides a “two-for-one” design strategy, creating a miniature bandpass filter from a compact lowpass filter with low insertion loss and broad stopband. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Defected ground structures (DGS) can be applied to the design of high-performance, miniature RF/microwave filters fabricated on conventional PCB materials. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:18:00 +0000 47491 at ZigBee 3.0 Shows its Power <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper describes ZigBee 3.0, explaining the role it plays in the Internet of Things (IoT). </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Services Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:28:00 +0000 47441 at <p>Image courtesy of Thinkstock</p> Simulation Software Fosters New Wireless Standards <div class="node-body article-body">Simulation software can aid the development of new wireless technologies, such as Narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT). </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Keysight Technologies Commercial Industrial Software Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:10:00 +0000 47411 at <p>Image courtesy of Thinkstock</p> GaN: From Esoteric Tech to Market Mainstay <div class="field-byline"> Mark Murphy, MACOM </div> <div class="field-deck"> Ascending from its nascent potential, gallium nitride is now a mainstream technology as evidenced by its adoption into more commercial applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ascending from its nascent potential, gallium nitride is now a mainstream technology as evidenced by its adoption into more commercial applications.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:32:00 +0000 47421 at Smaller Synthesizers Strive for Greater Stability <div class="field-deck"> Frequency synthesizers continue to integrate more functionality into ever-smaller packages with lower power consumption. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Frequency synthesizers are available as single-frequency and broadband units, from tiny ICs to full subsystems including control and power-supply circuitry. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:04:00 +0000 47371 at Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (8/21-8/27) <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for transmit integrated circuits or double-throw switches, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest components to optimize your product, device, or system.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:50:00 +0000 47271 at Software Models 3D Device Processes <div class="field-deck"> This physics-based simulation software models physical, chemical, and electrical effects of semiconductor and MEMS fabrication processes, and can trace defects to a source. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The sixth generation of this process modeling software can solve for device and structure capacitances and resistances. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Defense Industrial Software Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:31:00 +0000 47281 at Material Knowledge Shapes Advanced Antennas <div class="field-deck"> By combining a geometric approach using polymer-based dielectric materials, one company is literally changing the face of high-frequency antenna design. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Innovative antenna design technology has enabled a new breed of DRAs that can be shaped to fit mechanical requirements. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:19:00 +0000 47301 at Flexible Radios Deliver High-Speed IoT Data Links <div class="field-deck"> These 900-MHz radio solutions provide fast data throughput and several serial ports for transferring IoT sensor data to the Internet, across line-of-sight distances to 40 miles. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This series of high-data-rate wireless radios operates in the unlicensed frequency band from 902 to 928 MHz. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Industrial Systems Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:39:00 +0000 47241 at The Evolving Wireless World Requires a New Test Approach <div class="field-deck"> Modular instrumentation and FPGA-enabled user programmability are key ingredients in measurement solutions for present-day and enhanced future wireless communications equipment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A modular approach to measurements rather than traditional “one-box” test systems clears the way for meeting the test challenges of next-generation wireless standards.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Instruments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:11:00 +0000 47221 at