Industrial http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6606/more en Cost-Effective Models Simulate SMT Components http://mwrf.com/software/cost-effective-models-simulate-smt-components <div class="field-byline"> Nils Nazoa and Nick Ridler </div> <div class="field-deck"> Precision vector network analyzer (VNA) measurements needn’t be expensive when using a low-cost PC-based analyzer and FR-4 based test jig. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Careful measurements are instrumental in creating accurate RF/microwave software models of surface-mount-technology (SMT) components. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/software/cost-effective-models-simulate-smt-components" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/software/cost-effective-models-simulate-smt-components#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Software Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:35:00 +0000 27091 at http://mwrf.com Switch Commands 0.5 to 18.0 GHz http://mwrf.com/passive-components/switch-commands-05-180-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">This high-speed switch provides signal control from 0.5 to 18.0 GHz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/switch-commands-05-180-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/switch-commands-05-180-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:19:00 +0000 26961 at http://mwrf.com DAC Delivers 14 b at 2.5 GSamples/s http://mwrf.com/systems/dac-delivers-14-b-25-gsampless <div class="node-body article-body">This board level DAC operates with 14-b resolution to 2.5 GSamples/s. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/dac-delivers-14-b-25-gsampless" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/dac-delivers-14-b-25-gsampless#comments Analog Devices Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:09:00 +0000 26971 at http://mwrf.com Tunable Filters Screen 0.1 to 3.0 GHz http://mwrf.com/passive-components/tunable-filters-screen-01-30-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">Lines of mechanically tuned bandpass and band-reject filters are designed for applications to 3 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/tunable-filters-screen-01-30-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/tunable-filters-screen-01-30-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:27:00 +0000 26981 at http://mwrf.com Looking Back at the 2014 IMS Exhibition http://mwrf.com/active-components/looking-back-2014-ims-exhibition <div class="field-deck"> This year’s International Microwave Symposium (IMS) had a full schedule of technical presentations, as well as a healthy number of new product introductions at ever-higher frequencies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many significant new products across a wide range of technologies were introduced at the recent IMS 2014 exhibition in Tampa, Fla. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/looking-back-2014-ims-exhibition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/looking-back-2014-ims-exhibition#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - generators Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:57:00 +0000 26941 at http://mwrf.com Synthesize Filters with Wideband Success http://mwrf.com/software/synthesize-filters-wideband-success <div class="field-byline"> Isabella Delgado, Laura Levesque, Larry Dunleavy, and Jeff Kahler </div> <div class="field-deck"> The use of accurate circuit-element models with straightforward filter design software can help trim the time and effort needed for what can normally be a grueling and iterative design process. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Using accurate models with straightforward filter design software can help shorten the filter design process. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/software/synthesize-filters-wideband-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/software/synthesize-filters-wideband-success#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Software Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:59:00 +0000 26791 at http://mwrf.com GaN Amplifier Reaches 50 W Output at 18 GHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-amplifier-reaches-50-w-output-18-ghz <div class="field-deck"> Based on gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor technology, the amplifier provides typical gain of more than 47 dB across its frequency range and works under Class AB linear conditions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For applications that require healthy signal levels through 18 GHz, model BME69189-50 is a compact broadband power amplifier from COMTECH PST capable of as much as 50 W continuous output power from 6 to 18 GHz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-amplifier-reaches-50-w-output-18-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-amplifier-reaches-50-w-output-18-ghz#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:09:00 +0000 26881 at http://mwrf.com Amplifiers, Oscillators Evolve with Technology http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifiers-oscillators-evolve-technology <div class="node-body article-body">Amplifiers and oscillators for RF/microwave applications continue to evolve with new technologies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifiers-oscillators-evolve-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifiers-oscillators-evolve-technology#comments Active components Commercial Defense Editor Columns Industrial Passive components Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:58:00 +0000 26811 at http://mwrf.com Test Set Exercises Radios to 3 GHz http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/test-set-exercises-radios-3-ghz <div class="field-deck"> This radio test set offers a simplified control menu and versatile signal generation for evaluating telecommunications equipment at bandwidths to 20 MHz. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Radio-based equipment operating through 3 GHz is expanding into many different markets, creating a growing demand for maintenance and service for this radio equipment. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/test-set-exercises-radios-3-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/test-set-exercises-radios-3-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Mon, 30 Jun 2014 18:55:00 +0000 26801 at http://mwrf.com Designing AlGaN/GaN HEMTs for W-Band http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/designing-algangan-hemts-w-band <div class="field-byline"> Luo Xiaobin, Lv Yuanjie, Yu Weihua, Lv Xin, Dun Shaobo, and Feng Zhihong </div> <div class="field-deck"> This device model provides accurate DC and large-signal parameters as compared to measurements on fabricated semiconductors, showing it to be an effective tool for building W-band HEMTs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This model and analysis supports the device of a GaN HEMT well suited for W-band applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/designing-algangan-hemts-w-band" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/designing-algangan-hemts-w-band#comments Analog semiconductors Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:15:00 +0000 26641 at http://mwrf.com