Passive components http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6851/more en MIMO Antenna Covers Four Modern Bands http://mwrf.com/passive-components/mimo-antenna-covers-four-modern-bands <div class="node-body article-body">A research team from India proposes a multiple-band MIMO antenna that covers many modern telecommunication bands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/mimo-antenna-covers-four-modern-bands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/mimo-antenna-covers-four-modern-bands#comments Passive components Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:48:00 +0000 23851 at http://mwrf.com Metamaterials Enable Magnetic Superlens For WPT http://mwrf.com/passive-components/metamaterials-enable-magnetic-superlens-wpt <div class="node-body article-body">Using the unique capabilities of magnetic metamaterials, a research group from Duke University has developed a range-enhancing superlens. This lens has the capability of improving the range and efficiency of wireless power transfer techniques.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/metamaterials-enable-magnetic-superlens-wpt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/metamaterials-enable-magnetic-superlens-wpt#comments Passive components Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:08:00 +0000 23831 at http://mwrf.com DASs Bring Capacity Indoors, Outdoors, And Wherever You Need It http://mwrf.com/passive-components/dass-bring-capacity-indoors-outdoors-and-wherever-you-need-it <div class="field-deck"> To solve the demands of high data rates in buildings, stadiums, and on public transportation, distributed antenna systems are bringing the antennas to the people. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Distributed antenna systems are being incorporated into more buildings, stadiums, and public transit centers every year. Macrocell congestion and consumer-driven data demands are responsible for this proliferation. There are many different implementations of DAS technology, each with their own tradeoffs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/dass-bring-capacity-indoors-outdoors-and-wherever-you-need-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/dass-bring-capacity-indoors-outdoors-and-wherever-you-need-it#comments Active components Passive components RF Essentials Systems Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:51:00 +0000 23911 at http://mwrf.com Millimeter-Wave Technology Prepares For A Wealth Of Applications http://mwrf.com/passive-components/millimeter-wave-technology-prepares-wealth-applications <div class="field-deck"> Fiber-optic-like data rates, micro-antennas, and high-resolution imagers are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to millimeter-wave technology’s capabilities. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Millimeter wave technology benefits from a very narrow transmission beam width and high-bandwidth band allocations. On-chip antenna technology and MMIC integration could place millimeter wave technology at the forefront of the IoT and Big Data boom. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/millimeter-wave-technology-prepares-wealth-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/millimeter-wave-technology-prepares-wealth-applications#comments Active components Passive components Systems Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:40:00 +0000 23941 at http://mwrf.com Frequency Multipliers Extend To 32 GHz http://mwrf.com/passive-components/frequency-multipliers-extend-32-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A line of frequency multipliers provides high output levels with low noise through 32 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/frequency-multipliers-extend-32-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/frequency-multipliers-extend-32-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:38:00 +0000 23631 at http://mwrf.com RF MEMS Switches Deliver High Power In A Compact Package http://mwrf.com/passive-components/rf-mems-switches-deliver-high-power-compact-package <div class="node-body article-body">An RF MEMS switch technology that maintains high power capability with low resistance and high reliability could help enable the integration of medium power range RF systems. A research group in California has demonstrated such a switch technology with SPST and SP4T variants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/rf-mems-switches-deliver-high-power-compact-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/rf-mems-switches-deliver-high-power-compact-package#comments Passive components Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:53:00 +0000 23451 at http://mwrf.com New Modulation Schemes Raise PIM http://mwrf.com/passive-components/new-modulation-schemes-raise-pim <div class="field-deck"> Passive-intermodulation distortion is becoming a system-level and component-level issue that is only growing as DAS and small cells carry the burden of high data traffic. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">LTE-Advanced and WiGig standards are being rushed to reach consumers and support wireless backbone. These modulation standards could be sensitive to distortion producing components and infrastructure. With more DAS and small cell towers using these modulations, additional concerns when installing telecommunications systems may drive component PIM requirements higher.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/new-modulation-schemes-raise-pim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/new-modulation-schemes-raise-pim#comments Passive components Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Fri, 07 Mar 2014 19:58:00 +0000 23071 at http://mwrf.com LTE, WiFi, And WiGig Push Filter Capabilities http://mwrf.com/passive-components/lte-wifi-and-wigig-push-filter-capabilities <div class="field-deck"> Filtering the interference from various signals is becoming more of a challenge as new standards fill the spectrum and frequencies soar. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More wireless and telecommunications standards are flooding the spectrum with dense and high speed data channels. Advanced filters are necessary to prevent interference and maintain adequate signal integrity as interference increases.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/lte-wifi-and-wigig-push-filter-capabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/lte-wifi-and-wigig-push-filter-capabilities#comments Passive components Fri, 07 Mar 2014 18:56:00 +0000 23221 at http://mwrf.com Test High-Power RF/Microwave From Tower To Tabletop http://mwrf.com/active-components/test-high-power-rfmicrowave-tower-tabletop <div class="field-deck"> Testing high-power RF/microwave signals with a variety of modulation techniques requires careful consideration to ensure accurate and non-destructive testing. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The test bench for high-power RF/microwave signals has increased in complexity with advanced modulation techniques and high power ICs. Higher frequencies for telecommunications and military/defense have also added another layer of test considerations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/test-high-power-rfmicrowave-tower-tabletop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/test-high-power-rfmicrowave-tower-tabletop#comments Active components Passive components Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:11:00 +0000 23231 at http://mwrf.com Price, Power, And Size Drive Attenuator Advancement http://mwrf.com/passive-components/price-power-and-size-drive-attenuator-advancement <div class="field-deck"> The latest challenges for attenuator designers include adding digital control to low-priced, high-powered, and high-frequency attenuators for cutting-edge and complex antenna systems. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Attenuators have been shrinking in size and price while operational requirements have been rising. Fitting higher frequency and power specs into a smaller package with advanced control architectures is a small scope of attenuator engineers current challenges.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/price-power-and-size-drive-attenuator-advancement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/price-power-and-size-drive-attenuator-advancement#comments Passive components Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:54:00 +0000 23241 at http://mwrf.com