Passive components http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6851/more en Graphene, Silicon Combo Could Replace Copper for Electronics Coatings http://mwrf.com/passive-components/graphene-silicon-combo-could-replace-copper-electronics-coatings <div class="node-body article-body">A grant has been awarded to 2-DTech in order to find a process in which a graphene, silicon combination could be used to coat electronics without corrosion. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/graphene-silicon-combo-could-replace-copper-electronics-coatings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/graphene-silicon-combo-could-replace-copper-electronics-coatings#comments News Industrial Passive components Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:53:00 +0000 31961 at http://mwrf.com <p>A grant has been awarded to 2-DTech in order to find a process in which a graphene, silicon combination could be used to coat electronics without corrosion. (Image courtesy of 2-DTech)</p> Pinpoint the High-Frequency Resistance of Toroidal Windings http://mwrf.com/passive-components/pinpoint-high-frequency-resistance-toroidal-windings <div class="node-body article-body">Using finite-element analysis and modeling mathematics, it’s possible to develop formulas and graphs that help to calculate the high-frequency resistance of single- and double-layer toroidal inductors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/pinpoint-high-frequency-resistance-toroidal-windings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/pinpoint-high-frequency-resistance-toroidal-windings#comments Commercial Defense Medical Passive components Sun, 22 Feb 2015 01:24:00 +0000 31851 at http://mwrf.com CCCDTAs Form Flexible Biquad Filter http://mwrf.com/passive-components/cccdtas-form-flexible-biquad-filter <div class="field-byline"> Shaojiang Lin and Qinian Shi </div> <div class="field-deck"> Through the use of current-controlled, current-differencing transconductance amplifiers (CCCDTAs) and a pair of capacitors, this resistorless universal biquad filter can achieve all basic filtering functions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This single circuit can realize all five of the essential analog filter responses. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/cccdtas-form-flexible-biquad-filter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/cccdtas-form-flexible-biquad-filter#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Thu, 12 Feb 2015 20:11:00 +0000 31651 at http://mwrf.com What’s The Difference Between Noise Terms and Noise Generators? http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/what-s-difference-between-noise-terms-and-noise-generators <div class="field-deck"> Because noise is a complex concept with many contributors and effects, confusion often arises about how noise is created and how it’s described by engineers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Noise negatively impacts the performance of almost every RF/microwave system; therefore, understanding how engineers describe it will help pinpoint the best noise-mitigating design considerations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/what-s-difference-between-noise-terms-and-noise-generators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/what-s-difference-between-noise-terms-and-noise-generators#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Test & Measurement Tue, 10 Feb 2015 19:57:00 +0000 31461 at http://mwrf.com Compact Coupler Operates From 6.0 to 26.5 GHz http://mwrf.com/passive-components/compact-coupler-operates-60-265-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">KRYTAR’s Model 106026506 is a compact, directional coupler operating over the 6.0 to 26.5 GHz frequency range. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/compact-coupler-operates-60-265-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/compact-coupler-operates-60-265-ghz#comments Passive components Tue, 10 Feb 2015 19:14:00 +0000 31621 at http://mwrf.com Bandpass Filter Passes 2.4- and 5.2-GHz Bands http://mwrf.com/passive-components/bandpass-filter-passes-24-and-52-ghz-bands <div class="field-byline"> Wu Guo-An, Zhang Bi-Xia, Xu Qin-Fen, and Li Wen-Guang </div> <div class="field-deck"> This bandpass filter design employs an aperture-backed compensation technique, along with numerous enhancements to screen the two key wireless bands at 2.4 and 5.2 GHz. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A dual-band bandpass filter offers low in-band loss and high selectivity within a compact size. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/bandpass-filter-passes-24-and-52-ghz-bands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/bandpass-filter-passes-24-and-52-ghz-bands#comments Commercial Industrial Passive components Mon, 09 Feb 2015 22:12:00 +0000 31491 at http://mwrf.com To Balun or Not to Balun? http://mwrf.com/passive-components/balun-or-not-balun <div class="node-body article-body">Because most IoT RF integrated circuits (RFICs) have differential transceiver (TRX) ports to the antenna, using a single-ended antenna architecture therefore requires a balun. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/balun-or-not-balun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/balun-or-not-balun#comments Commercial Passive components Systems Mon, 09 Feb 2015 19:41:00 +0000 31561 at http://mwrf.com 5 Antenna Topologies Squeeze into IoT Modules http://mwrf.com/passive-components/5-antenna-topologies-squeeze-iot-modules <div class="field-deck"> As Internet of Things modules continue to shrink and incorporate more wireless technologies, making space for antennas is becoming an increasingly significant challenge. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Merging sensor, computing, and radio technologies into a single module is creating significant interference challenges for the radios inside complex IoT devices. Many antenna design techniques achieve the desired size reduction, but at the cost of performance tradeoffs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/5-antenna-topologies-squeeze-iot-modules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/5-antenna-topologies-squeeze-iot-modules#comments Commercial Passive components Systems Mon, 09 Feb 2015 17:04:00 +0000 31551 at http://mwrf.com Printing Wireless IoT Sensors http://mwrf.com/passive-components/printing-wireless-iot-sensors <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers from Toulouse, France, use inkjet printers to deposit carbon nanotubes on paper and other organic substrates, thus enabling IoT smart skins and zero-power electronics.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/printing-wireless-iot-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/printing-wireless-iot-sensors#comments Commercial Industrial Passive components Systems Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:22:00 +0000 31281 at http://mwrf.com Broadband Connectors Provide Extra Protection http://mwrf.com/passive-components/broadband-connectors-provide-extra-protection <div class="node-body article-body">These DC-pass rugged high-power connectors can be used indoors and outdoors in applications to 6 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/broadband-connectors-provide-extra-protection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/broadband-connectors-provide-extra-protection#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:43:00 +0000 30951 at http://mwrf.com