Active components http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6841/more en GaN: From Esoteric Tech to Market Mainstay http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-esoteric-tech-market-mainstay <div class="field-byline"> Mark Murphy, MACOM </div> <div class="field-deck"> Ascending from its nascent potential, gallium nitride is now a mainstream technology as evidenced by its adoption into more commercial applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ascending from its nascent potential, gallium nitride is now a mainstream technology as evidenced by its adoption into more commercial applications.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-esoteric-tech-market-mainstay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-esoteric-tech-market-mainstay#comments Materials Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:32:00 +0000 47421 at http://mwrf.com New Geostationary Weather Satellites Prepare for Launch in Florida http://mwrf.com/systems/new-geostationary-weather-satellites-prepare-launch-florida <div class="node-body article-body">A new weather satellite designed to monitor hurricanes and other severe weather more accurately is being prepped for launch at a testing facility in Florida.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/new-geostationary-weather-satellites-prepare-launch-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/new-geostationary-weather-satellites-prepare-launch-florida#comments News Active components Systems Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:15:00 +0000 47401 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of National Aeronautics and Space Administration).</p> Raytheon Takes Contract for Scalable Aircraft Carrier Radars http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/raytheon-takes-contract-scalable-aircraft-carrier-radars <div class="node-body article-body">The contract stands out as the latest vote of confidence for inexpensive radars that can be linked together and customized for different applications.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/raytheon-takes-contract-scalable-aircraft-carrier-radars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/raytheon-takes-contract-scalable-aircraft-carrier-radars#comments News Active components Defense Semiconductors Systems Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:50:00 +0000 47391 at http://mwrf.com <p>Raytheon&#39;s Air and Missile Defense Radar&nbsp;is comprised of individual radar modules, which can be stacked to control aperture size. (Image courtesy of Raytheon).</p> Smaller Synthesizers Strive for Greater Stability http://mwrf.com/active-components/smaller-synthesizers-strive-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="http://mwrf.com/active-components/smaller-synthesizers-strive-greater-stability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/smaller-synthesizers-strive-greater-stability#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:04:00 +0000 47371 at http://mwrf.com Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (8/21-8/27) http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-821-827 <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="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-821-827" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-821-827#comments 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 http://mwrf.com Material Knowledge Shapes Advanced Antennas http://mwrf.com/active-components/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="http://mwrf.com/active-components/material-knowledge-shapes-advanced-antennas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/material-knowledge-shapes-advanced-antennas#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:19:00 +0000 47301 at http://mwrf.com EMP Protection for the Defense Market http://mwrf.com/passive-components/emp-protection-defense-market <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by HUBER+SUHNER </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electronics are a key factor in military battlefield success today. 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Electromagnetic energy is employed for many important supporting activities like communications, navigation, detection, identification, interception and reconnaissance. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/emp-protection-defense-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/emp-protection-defense-market#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors Passive components Systems White Paper Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:15:00 +0000 47051 at http://mwrf.com What’s the Difference Between Microstrip and Stripline? http://mwrf.com/active-components/what-s-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="http://mwrf.com/active-components/what-s-difference-between-microstrip-and-stripline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/what-s-difference-between-microstrip-and-stripline#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial What's the Difference Between... Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:35:00 +0000 47201 at http://mwrf.com YIG Oscillators Offer 20-MHz FM Bandwidth http://mwrf.com/active-components/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="http://mwrf.com/active-components/yig-oscillators-offer-20-mhz-fm-bandwidth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/yig-oscillators-offer-20-mhz-fm-bandwidth#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Wed, 17 Aug 2016 19:10:00 +0000 47091 at http://mwrf.com Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (7/31-8/6) http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-731-86 <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="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-731-86" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-731-86#comments 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 Thu, 04 Aug 2016 19:10:00 +0000 46961 at http://mwrf.com