Active components http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6841/more en VCO Drops Phase Noise at 1050 MHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/vco-drops-phase-noise-1050-mhz <div class="node-body article-body">A low noise VCO tunes from 850 to 1050 MHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/vco-drops-phase-noise-1050-mhz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/vco-drops-phase-noise-1050-mhz#comments Active components Commercial Industrial Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:32:00 +0000 30691 at http://mwrf.com Signal-Generation Advances Support Electronic Warfare’s Evolution http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/signal-generation-advances-support-electronic-warfare-s-evolution <div class="field-deck"> As electronic threats grow and the electronic-warfare environment becomes more complex, new methods of generating and controlling EW signals are needed to maintain a modern war-force. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As technology barriers are torn down to enable complex digital, analog, and RF integrated systems, software-defined radios and intelligently controlled radios are entering the battlespace as the next generation of EW technologies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/signal-generation-advances-support-electronic-warfare-s-evolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/signal-generation-advances-support-electronic-warfare-s-evolution#comments Active components Defense Systems Test & Measurement - generators Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:54:00 +0000 30411 at http://mwrf.com GaN HEMT Packs C-Band Power http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-hemt-packs-c-band-power <div class="node-body article-body">This high-power transistor provides 200 W output power from 4.4 to 5.0 GHz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-hemt-packs-c-band-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-hemt-packs-c-band-power#comments Cree Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:14:00 +0000 30521 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 MIMO Radar Could Outperform Phased-Array Radar http://mwrf.com/active-components/mimo-radar-could-outperform-phased-array-radar <div class="node-body article-body">In Sweden, researchers studied the potential benefits of spatially diverse MIMO radar compared to standard phased-array radar.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/mimo-radar-could-outperform-phased-array-radar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/mimo-radar-could-outperform-phased-array-radar#comments Active components Defense Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:26:00 +0000 30511 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> Amplifiers Curb Noise of Millimeter Waves http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifiers-curb-noise-millimeter-waves <div class="field-deck"> This pair of LNAs supports a number of communications and radar applications from 60 to 90 GHz and 75 to 110 GHz. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These millimeter-wave amplifiers cover full communications bands with low noise figures and flat gain responses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifiers-curb-noise-millimeter-waves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifiers-curb-noise-millimeter-waves#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:49:00 +0000 30431 at http://mwrf.com LNA Integrates Fast Shutdown Function http://mwrf.com/active-components/lna-integrates-fast-shutdown-function <div class="field-byline"> Chin Leong Lim </div> <div class="field-deck"> This low-noise amplifier includes an on-board switching function with industry-leading switching speed, thus reducing dead time when a transceiver shifts between transmit and receive modes. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An LNA design employs an on-board switching function to speed transitions between transmission and reception. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/lna-integrates-fast-shutdown-function" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/lna-integrates-fast-shutdown-function#comments Avago Technologies Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:50:00 +0000 30311 at http://mwrf.com How Do You Pick The Right LNA? http://mwrf.com/active-components/how-do-you-pick-right-lna <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Richardson RFPD </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What are the critical parameters to consider when evaluating LNA devices? 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