Materials http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6788/more en Keeping Circuit Designs Liquid http://mwrf.com/technologies/keeping-circuit-designs-liquid <div class="node-body article-body">Liquid dielectrics and metals can be applied to tunable circuit structures at microwave frequencies. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/technologies/keeping-circuit-designs-liquid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/technologies/keeping-circuit-designs-liquid#comments Materials Commercial Defense Industrial Technologies Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:52:00 +0000 46011 at http://mwrf.com <p>Image courtesy of Thinkstock</p> Power Demands Put the Pressure on Packaging http://mwrf.com/components/power-demands-put-pressure-packaging <div class="field-deck"> Higher power densities and frequencies are pushing packages to their limits, while emerging wireless applications such as IoT and 5G crave lower-cost housings. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Higher power densities and frequencies are pushing packages to their limits, while emerging wireless applications such as IoT and 5G crave lower-cost housings. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/power-demands-put-pressure-packaging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/power-demands-put-pressure-packaging#comments Materials Active components Commercial Components Defense Industrial Passive components Semiconductors Thu, 26 May 2016 14:04:00 +0000 45351 at http://mwrf.com Processes Help Build Micron-Scale Circuits http://mwrf.com/passive-components/processes-help-build-micron-scale-circuits <div class="node-body article-body">Circuit-fabrication services provide miniature dimensions with circuit traces as narrow as 3 ┬Ám on single- and multilayer circuit boards.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/processes-help-build-micron-scale-circuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/processes-help-build-micron-scale-circuits#comments Materials Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Mon, 23 May 2016 16:11:00 +0000 45161 at http://mwrf.com Materials Make Better MM-Wave Circuits http://mwrf.com/materials/materials-make-better-mm-wave-circuits <div class="node-body article-body">Printed-circuit-board (PCB) materials are the focus of product displays and presentations from Rogers Corp....</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/materials/materials-make-better-mm-wave-circuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/materials/materials-make-better-mm-wave-circuits#comments Materials Commercial Components Defense Industrial Fri, 20 May 2016 14:48:00 +0000 45061 at http://mwrf.com These Design and Test Tips Help Extend Product Lifetimes http://mwrf.com/passive-components/these-design-and-test-tips-help-extend-product-lifetimes <div class="field-byline"> Paul Davidsson, Microwave Distributors Company </div> <div class="field-deck"> Understanding the impact of selecting different materials and manufacturing processes can separate standard high-power resistive components from those designed and tested for true high-reliability applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Understanding the impact of selecting different materials and manufacturing processes can separate standard high-power resistive components from those designed and tested for true high-reliability applications. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/these-design-and-test-tips-help-extend-product-lifetimes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/these-design-and-test-tips-help-extend-product-lifetimes#comments Materials Components Passive components Test & Measurement Thu, 19 May 2016 18:48:00 +0000 44971 at http://mwrf.com What Substrate Material Best Fits Your High-Speed Circuits? http://mwrf.com/materials/what-substrate-material-best-fits-your-high-speed-circuits <div class="field-deck"> Sorting through the specifications helps when selecting a circuit material for microwave, millimeter-wave, and even high-speed-digital circuits. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A long list of parameters must be considered when choosing a PCB material for a particular application. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/materials/what-substrate-material-best-fits-your-high-speed-circuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/materials/what-substrate-material-best-fits-your-high-speed-circuits#comments Materials Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:45:00 +0000 44271 at http://mwrf.com Fabricate C-Band Components with Rectangular SIW http://mwrf.com/active-components/fabricate-c-band-components-rectangular-siw <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Bouchra Rahali, Mohammed Feham, Achour Ouslimani, Abed-Elhak Kasberi, and Junwu Tao </div> <div class="field-deck"> Rectangular substrate integrated waveguide is a transmission-line format that supports planar circuits capable of operating to microwave and millimeter-wave frequencies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rectangular substrate integrated waveguide is a transmission-line format that supports planar circuits capable of operating to microwave and millimeter-wave frequencies. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/fabricate-c-band-components-rectangular-siw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/fabricate-c-band-components-rectangular-siw#comments Materials Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:36:00 +0000 44241 at http://mwrf.com GaN Breaks Through Performance Barriers http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-breaks-through-performance-barriers <div class="field-deck"> Gallium nitride is exerting its strength in myriad communications applications, and suppliers are trying to keep pace by developing solutions for next-generation systems. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gallium nitride is exerting its strength in myriad communications applications, and suppliers are trying to keep pace by developing solutions for next-generation systems.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-breaks-through-performance-barriers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-breaks-through-performance-barriers#comments Materials Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 01 Apr 2016 14:16:00 +0000 43201 at http://mwrf.com Cutting-Edge Technologies Primed to Break Out http://mwrf.com/materials/cutting-edge-technologies-primed-break-out <div class="field-deck"> As microwave signals expand into automotive-safety and IoT remote-sensing types of applications, advanced technologies will be needed at reasonable performance/price ratios. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A number of technologies are emerging as stepping stones for the continued expansion of the microwave industry.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/materials/cutting-edge-technologies-primed-break-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/materials/cutting-edge-technologies-primed-break-out#comments Materials Active components Commercial Industrial Passive components Semiconductors Wed, 30 Mar 2016 13:00:00 +0000 43041 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> <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, 17 Feb 2016 15:54:00 +0000 37631 at http://mwrf.com