Commercial en 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 What’s the Difference Between Microstrip and Stripline? <div class="field-deck"> The two most popular RF/microwave transmission-line formats—microstrip and stripline—have distinguishing characteristics that designers need to know. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The two most popular RF/microwave transmission-line formats are microstrip and stripline, with some distinct differences. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active components Commercial Defense Industrial What's the Difference Between... Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:35:00 +0000 47201 at I/Q Demodulator Processes 1-GHz Bandwidths to 6 GHz <div class="field-deck"> This zero-IF in-phase/quadrature demodulator provides the RF and IF bandwidths needed for the next generation of wideband-modulated wireless communications applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Model LTC5586 is a zero-IF I/Q demodulator with frequency range of 300 MHz to 6 GHz and IF (I and Q) bandwidth of dc to 1 GHz.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Analog semiconductors Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 19 Aug 2016 13:52:00 +0000 47161 at Laminates Lay Foundation for 5G Antenna Circuits <div class="field-deck"> These evolutionary circuit laminates represent cost-effective solutions for low-loss antennas and active antenna arrays, both in current 4G and emerging 5G wireless systems. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A low-loss circuit laminate provides material characteristics that are well-suited for the design and manufacture of antennas for wireless communications systems. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials Commercial Components Defense Industrial Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:15:00 +0000 47111 at YIG Oscillators Offer 20-MHz FM Bandwidth <div class="field-deck"> Several lines of YIG-based RF/microwave oscillators in different package configurations have been enhanced with 3-dB frequency modulation capabilities of 20 MHz or more. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Different RF/microwave YIG oscillator types operating through 40 GHz and higher are now available with 3-dB FM bandwidths in excess of 20 MHz. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Wed, 17 Aug 2016 19:10:00 +0000 47091 at