Automotive http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6821/more en Software Reveals Cosite Challenges http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/software-reveals-cosite-challenges <div class="field-deck"> As RF/microwave technology is increasingly incorporated into systems ranging from naval defense vessels to Internet of Things beacons, the number of antennas involved is creating a range of cosite complications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cosite challenges are increasing exponentially alongside the growth of radio systems used in most applications. Simulation software that predicts cosite issues and optimizes antenna placement has recently been enhanced with libraries of common radio systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/software-reveals-cosite-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/software-reveals-cosite-challenges#comments Automotive Commercial Defense Medical Software Systems Test & Measurement - analyzers Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:28:00 +0000 31481 at http://mwrf.com M&A Deals Jumpstart IoT http://mwrf.com/systems/ma-deals-jumpstart-iot <div class="node-body article-body">With the Internet of Things (IoT) in place, devices will be so interconnected that they will open communications between ourselves and our homes, appliances, cars, medical devices, and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/ma-deals-jumpstart-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/ma-deals-jumpstart-iot#comments Automotive Commercial Editor Columns Energy Medical Systems Thu, 05 Feb 2015 14:54:00 +0000 31421 at http://mwrf.com Before Embracing the Future, Secure Today http://mwrf.com/systems/embracing-future-secure-today <div class="node-body article-body">We’re at the dawn of an exciting new age in which everything will be connected—homes, cars, and more. The question is whether it will be secure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/embracing-future-secure-today" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/embracing-future-secure-today#comments Automotive Commercial Editor Columns Energy Medical Mobile Systems Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:57:00 +0000 31161 at http://mwrf.com Man and Machine: Bonded Together with RF Glue http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/man-and-machine-bonded-together-rf-glue <div class="field-deck"> By embracing cost-sensitive and integrated approaches, unmanned systems, COTS, DASs/small cells, and test are opening doors to technology previously only seen in science fiction. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By embracing cost-sensitive and integrated approaches, unmanned systems, COTS, DASs/small cells, and test are opening doors to technology previously only seen in science fiction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/man-and-machine-bonded-together-rf-glue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/man-and-machine-bonded-together-rf-glue#comments Active components Automotive Commercial Defense Passive components Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:34:00 +0000 31061 at http://mwrf.com Cloud Helps Curtail Cyclist, Car Crashes http://mwrf.com/systems/cloud-helps-curtail-cyclist-car-crashes <div class="node-body article-body">New cloud technology seeks to help reduce the number of bicycle and vehicle accidents by eliminating blind spots.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/cloud-helps-curtail-cyclist-car-crashes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/cloud-helps-curtail-cyclist-car-crashes#comments News Automotive Mobile Systems Mon, 05 Jan 2015 22:12:00 +0000 30981 at http://mwrf.com <p>New cloud technology seeks to help reduce the number of bicycle and vehicle accidents by eliminating blind spots. (Image courtesy of Volvo)</p> Rogers Inks Deal to Acquire Arlon http://mwrf.com/systems/rogers-inks-deal-acquire-arlon <div class="field-byline"> From Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rogers Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire circuit material manufacturer Arlon, LLC for $157 million, subject to closing and post-closing adjustments. The transaction, which is subject to regulatory clearances, is expected to close in the first half of 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/rogers-inks-deal-acquire-arlon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/rogers-inks-deal-acquire-arlon#comments News Automotive Commercial Defense Systems Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:46:00 +0000 30631 at http://mwrf.com A Closer Look at RF Power Measurements http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/closer-look-rf-power-measurements <div class="field-deck"> Because measuring RF/microwave power is one of the most commonly used methods of understanding system performance, detailed knowledge of how power measurements are made is key to successfully interpreting measurement results. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Because measuring RF/microwave power is one of the most commonly used methods of understanding system performance, detailed knowledge of how power measurements are made is key to successfully interpreting measurement results.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/closer-look-rf-power-measurements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/closer-look-rf-power-measurements#comments Automotive Commercial Defense Energy Industrial Medical Mobile RF Essentials Robotics Test & Measurement - analyzers Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:00:00 +0000 30401 at http://mwrf.com InP Resonant Tunneling Diodes Drop LNA Noise Figure http://mwrf.com/active-components/inp-resonant-tunneling-diodes-drop-lna-noise-figure <div class="node-body article-body">By using resonant tunneling diodes in a negative-differential-conductance-style LNA, researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) were able to reach a high gain-to-DC power ratio with a very low noise figure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/inp-resonant-tunneling-diodes-drop-lna-noise-figure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/inp-resonant-tunneling-diodes-drop-lna-noise-figure#comments Active components Automotive Commercial Defense Energy Industrial Medical Mobile Robotics Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:47:00 +0000 30501 at http://mwrf.com De-Embed Parasitics from Millimeter-Wave ICs http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/de-embed-parasitics-millimeter-wave-ics <div class="node-body article-body">Using a half-thru transmission-line method, researchers from Grenoble, France, were able to accurately de-embed pad-interconnect and parasitic effects at millimeter-wave frequencies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/de-embed-parasitics-millimeter-wave-ics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/de-embed-parasitics-millimeter-wave-ics#comments Automotive Commercial Defense Energy Industrial Medical Mobile Robotics Test & Measurement - analyzers Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:17:00 +0000 30491 at http://mwrf.com Tips for Biasing MMIC Amplifiers http://mwrf.com/active-components/tips-biasing-mmic-amplifiers <div class="node-body article-body">Not all applications can be served by pre-biased MMIC amplifiers. As a result, knowing the proper techniques to bias a variety of amplifier types could ease the transition to using MMIC components.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/tips-biasing-mmic-amplifiers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/tips-biasing-mmic-amplifiers#comments Active components Automotive Commercial Defense Energy Industrial Medical Mobile Robotics Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:29:00 +0000 30471 at http://mwrf.com <p>The significant benefit of a cascade-distributed amplifier is the increased operational bandwidth derived from the duplicated cell of two FETs connected source to drain.</p>