Active components http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6841/more en Power Amplifiers Boost 0.8 to 9.5 GHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-amplifiers-boost-08-95-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A line of GaAs PHEMT power amplifiers provide as much as 30 dB gain from 0.8 to 9.5 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-amplifiers-boost-08-95-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-amplifiers-boost-08-95-ghz#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:56:00 +0000 29961 at http://mwrf.com Low-Noise VCO Runs on Low Voltage http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-vco-runs-low-voltage <div class="field-byline"> Chunhua Wang and Jianqun Ding </div> <div class="field-deck"> This quadrature PMOS Colpitts VCO requires very little power for stable, low-phase-noise operation at 2.4 GHz. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A novel PMOS Colpitts quadrature voltage-controlled oscillator offers low phase noise for extremely low power consumption. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-vco-runs-low-voltage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-vco-runs-low-voltage#comments Active components Commercial Industrial Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:46:00 +0000 29901 at http://mwrf.com For Long-Range Communications, Is Narrowband “It”? http://mwrf.com/active-components/long-range-communications-narrowband-it <div class="node-body article-body">For reliable and efficient long-range RF communications, narrowband systems may be a prime choice. A comparison of spectral efficiency, coexistence, and battery lifetime between narrowband communications and coding-gain techniques could demonstrate narrowband technique’s superiority for certain applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/long-range-communications-narrowband-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/long-range-communications-narrowband-it#comments Active components Commercial Defense Systems Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:34:00 +0000 29881 at http://mwrf.com GaN Powers Amp Modules http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-powers-amp-modules <div class="node-body article-body">A pair of power amplifier modules based on GaN technology provide a choice of 20 or 50 W output power from 6 to 18 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-powers-amp-modules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-powers-amp-modules#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Tue, 18 Nov 2014 22:01:00 +0000 29811 at http://mwrf.com 9 IoT-Enabling RF Transceivers http://mwrf.com/active-components/9-iot-enabling-rf-transceivers <div class="field-deck"> As the electronics industry looks for ways to implant intelligent wireless interfaces/controllers in everything, many RF companies have already developed low-power, low-cost, and compact transceivers to help realize that future. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the greatest limiting factors in a small-form-factor and low-power design is the transceiver. Using some of the innate benefits of Internet of Things system requirements, engineers have developed ever-smaller and more capable systems-on-a-chip to enable sophisticated wireless control/communication. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/9-iot-enabling-rf-transceivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/9-iot-enabling-rf-transceivers#comments Active components Commercial Industrial Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:00:00 +0000 29781 at http://mwrf.com Amplifier Modules Boost 6 to 18 GHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifier-modules-boost-6-18-ghz <div class="field-deck"> Based on traveling-wave tubes, these high-power amplifier modules can be used for continuous or pulsed signals across broad bandwidths at output-power levels to 200 W or more. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A line of amplifiers based on traveling-wave tubes provides high output-power levels at microwave and millimeter-wave frequencies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifier-modules-boost-6-18-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifier-modules-boost-6-18-ghz#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 14 Nov 2014 21:16:00 +0000 29571 at http://mwrf.com What’s the Difference Between Broadband and Narrowband RF Communications? http://mwrf.com/systems/what-s-difference-between-broadband-and-narrowband-rf-communications <div class="field-deck"> The debate between broadband and narrowband communication techniques is leaving many engineers and radio-deployment specialists debating the benefits of enhanced data rates and long-range reliable communication links. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Substantial tradeoffs arise when choosing between a narrowband or broadband architecture for radio deployments. These tradeoffs largely depend upon the requirements of the application and type of communications system, data rate, power specification, and range requirements. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/what-s-difference-between-broadband-and-narrowband-rf-communications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/what-s-difference-between-broadband-and-narrowband-rf-communications#comments Active components Commercial Defense Systems Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:13:00 +0000 29581 at http://mwrf.com GaN Drives Advances in Computer-Aided Design http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/gan-drives-advances-computer-aided-design <div class="field-deck"> The increased complexity of gallium-nitride-based RF devices is creating a demand for even greater modeling and model-extraction tools to power computer-aided-design techniques. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As gallium-nitride devices serve a growing number of applications ranging from wireless infrastructure to military arrays, the need to rapidly and efficiently design these high-frequency/high-power devices is driving computer-aided design tools to the next level.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/gan-drives-advances-computer-aided-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/gan-drives-advances-computer-aided-design#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:27:00 +0000 29601 at http://mwrf.com IC Bridges the “Terahertz Gap” to Break World Record http://mwrf.com/active-components/ic-bridges-terahertz-gap-break-world-record <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers at Northrop Grumman, under a DARPA contract, developed a terahertz monolithic integrated circuit (TMIC) that uses 10 transistor stages to reach an operating speed of 1 THz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/ic-bridges-terahertz-gap-break-world-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/ic-bridges-terahertz-gap-break-world-record#comments News Active components Fri, 07 Nov 2014 15:50:00 +0000 29481 at http://mwrf.com Amp Achieves Flat Gain to 12 GHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/amp-achieves-flat-gain-12-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">This surface-mount amplifier provides flat gain from 10 MHz to 12 GHz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/amp-achieves-flat-gain-12-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/amp-achieves-flat-gain-12-ghz#comments Mini-Circuits Active components Commercial Industrial Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:34:00 +0000 29311 at http://mwrf.com <p>Monolithic GaAs amplifier model GVA-123+ covers 10 MHz to 12 GHz with 16.9 dB gain at 2 GHz and flat gain across the frequency range.</p>