Materials http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6788/more en Metamaterial-Based Antenna Grasps at Lower Frequencies http://mwrf.com/systems/metamaterial-based-antenna-grasps-lower-frequencies <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers from Penn State University have developed a new material that allows them to control the frequency response and polarization of extremely small satellite antennas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/metamaterial-based-antenna-grasps-lower-frequencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/metamaterial-based-antenna-grasps-lower-frequencies#comments News Materials Active components Commercial Defense Mobile Systems Tue, 26 Jan 2016 19:35:00 +0000 40681 at http://mwrf.com <p>When combined with a software-defined radio, a new tunable&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="metamaterial">metamaterial</span>&nbsp;can extend an antenna with narrow instantaneous bandwidth across an entire communications band. (Image courtesy of Penn State University).</p> Technology Breakthroughs Prepare to Change the World http://mwrf.com/materials/technology-breakthroughs-prepare-change-world <div class="field-deck"> Expect 2016 to be a busy year, as plans are in motion to create technologies with capabilities that push past the boundaries of today’s state-of-the-art solutions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Expect 2016 to be a busy year, as plans are in motion to create technologies with capabilities that push past the boundaries of today’s state-of-the-art solutions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/materials/technology-breakthroughs-prepare-change-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/materials/technology-breakthroughs-prepare-change-world#comments Materials NXP Semiconductors Commercial Defense Industrial Semiconductors Wed, 06 Jan 2016 15:00:00 +0000 39541 at http://mwrf.com Materials Form Foundations for RF/Microwave Circuits http://mwrf.com/technologies/materials-form-foundations-rfmicrowave-circuits <div class="field-deck"> A wide range of naturally occurring and engineered materials are used in the construction of active and passive RF/microwave components and circuits. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many different materials are used in the construction of RF/microwave circuits, components, and systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/technologies/materials-form-foundations-rfmicrowave-circuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/technologies/materials-form-foundations-rfmicrowave-circuits#comments Materials Commercial Defense Industrial Technologies Tue, 17 Nov 2015 22:03:00 +0000 38201 at http://mwrf.com Inside Track with John Palmour, Co-Founder and CTO, Wolfspeed http://mwrf.com/materials/inside-track-john-palmour-co-founder-and-cto-wolfspeed <div class="node-body article-body">Technology Editor Chris DeMartino spoke with John Palmour, CTO and Co-Founder of Wolfspeed about the company's intentions and his take on gallium-nitride-based technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/materials/inside-track-john-palmour-co-founder-and-cto-wolfspeed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/materials/inside-track-john-palmour-co-founder-and-cto-wolfspeed#comments Materials Defense Interviews Semiconductors Tue, 03 Nov 2015 17:08:00 +0000 37951 at http://mwrf.com Integration and Operational Guidelines for MEMS-Based Inertial Systems: Applications that include magnetometers http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/integration-and-operational-guidelines-mems-based-inertial-systems-applications-inc <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Sparton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">High-performance inertial systems provide accurate platform heading information in a variety of applications and operational environments. However, the magnetometers used are susceptible to measurement distortion in the presence of any magnetic material.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/integration-and-operational-guidelines-mems-based-inertial-systems-applications-inc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/integration-and-operational-guidelines-mems-based-inertial-systems-applications-inc#comments Materials Components Semiconductors Systems Test & Measurement White Paper Wed, 21 Oct 2015 14:54:00 +0000 37631 at http://mwrf.com Control Crosstalk in RF/Microwave Systems http://mwrf.com/technologies/control-crosstalk-rfmicrowave-systems <div class="field-deck"> Crosstalk can cause serious performance degradation in high-frequency analog and high-speed digital circuits, but smart design decisions will minimize that nemesis. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Crosstalk can be minimized in high-frequency analog and high-speed digital circuits through careful circuit-design practices. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/technologies/control-crosstalk-rfmicrowave-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/technologies/control-crosstalk-rfmicrowave-systems#comments Materials Commercial Defense Industrial Technologies Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:50:00 +0000 37271 at http://mwrf.com Sheets Form Fast PCB Shields http://mwrf.com/materials/sheets-form-fast-pcb-shields <div class="node-body article-body">Ready-to-use shielding sheets are available in prefabricated SAE and metric sizes, and can be easily cut to required forms using scissors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/materials/sheets-form-fast-pcb-shields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/materials/sheets-form-fast-pcb-shields#comments Materials Commercial Defense Industrial Products Wed, 12 Aug 2015 18:22:00 +0000 36181 at http://mwrf.com Metamaterials Provide Technology for the Future http://mwrf.com/components/metamaterials-provide-technology-future <div class="field-deck"> Metamaterials offer potential for exciting new technologies, as well as for existing devices to be made smaller, faster, and more efficient. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Metamaterials offer potential for exciting new technologies, as well as for existing devices to be made smaller, faster, and more efficient.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/metamaterials-provide-technology-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/metamaterials-provide-technology-future#comments Materials Commercial Components Mon, 10 Aug 2015 19:15:00 +0000 36081 at http://mwrf.com Weighing the Options for RF/MW Circuit Materials http://mwrf.com/materials/weighing-options-rfmw-circuit-materials <div class="field-deck"> Sorting through different RF/microwave circuit materials educed comparisons of performance improvements and cost hikes, although some materials may save processing expenses. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sorting through different RF/microwave circuit materials educed comparisons of performance improvements and cost hikes, although some materials may save processing expenses. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/materials/weighing-options-rfmw-circuit-materials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/materials/weighing-options-rfmw-circuit-materials#comments Materials Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:51:00 +0000 35781 at http://mwrf.com CuBe Gaskets Help Reduce EMI Levels http://mwrf.com/technologies/cube-gaskets-help-reduce-emi-levels <div class="node-body article-body">A line of EMI shielding materials can be used in a variety of different high-frequency package applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/technologies/cube-gaskets-help-reduce-emi-levels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/technologies/cube-gaskets-help-reduce-emi-levels#comments Materials Commercial Industrial Products Technologies Mon, 13 Jul 2015 14:34:00 +0000 35371 at http://mwrf.com