Passive components http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6851/more en New Coilcraft Conical Inductors Come in Two Flavors http://mwrf.com/passive-components/new-coilcraft-conical-inductors-come-two-flavors <div class="node-body article-body">Coilcraft’s BCR and BCL series of conical inductors operate as a series of narrowband inductors across a frequency range of 10 MHz to 40 GHz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/new-coilcraft-conical-inductors-come-two-flavors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/new-coilcraft-conical-inductors-come-two-flavors#comments Passive components Wed, 20 May 2015 15:44:00 +0000 34211 at http://mwrf.com Potent Saturated Output Positions Gain Blocks for Wireless Apps http://mwrf.com/passive-components/potent-saturated-output-positions-gain-blocks-wireless-apps <div class="node-body article-body">Guerilla RF's high-linearity, low-noise gain blocks, internally matched to 50 Ω, offer the saturated output power needed in wireless infrastructure applications </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/potent-saturated-output-positions-gain-blocks-wireless-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/potent-saturated-output-positions-gain-blocks-wireless-apps#comments Mobile Passive components Wed, 20 May 2015 15:19:00 +0000 34201 at http://mwrf.com Vaunix Flaunts New Programmable Test Solutions at IMS 2015 http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/vaunix-flaunts-new-programmable-test-solutions-ims-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Vaunix further expanded its complement of programmable RF devices with new signal generators, attenuators, switches, and phase shifters for use in a host of test applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/vaunix-flaunts-new-programmable-test-solutions-ims-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/vaunix-flaunts-new-programmable-test-solutions-ims-2015#comments Passive components Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - generators Tue, 19 May 2015 18:58:00 +0000 34171 at http://mwrf.com HF MLCCs, Thin-Film Components Lead the Way for Vishay at IMS2015 http://mwrf.com/passive-components/hf-mlccs-thin-film-components-lead-way-vishay-ims2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Vishay Intertechnology will exhibit multiple product innovations at IMS2015, including high-frequency MLCCs, thin-film capacitors and resistors, and customized substrates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/hf-mlccs-thin-film-components-lead-way-vishay-ims2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/hf-mlccs-thin-film-components-lead-way-vishay-ims2015#comments Passive components Test & Measurement Mon, 18 May 2015 16:42:00 +0000 34141 at http://mwrf.com 13 Key Considerations for Aerospace RF/Microwave Devices http://mwrf.com/active-components/13-key-considerations-aerospace-rfmicrowave-devices <div class="field-deck"> To ensure RF/microwave component reliability in aerospace applications, temperature and other environmental extremes require the latest technologies and well-studied standards. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From outgassing to accelerated aging through temperature extremes, RF/microwave components must be built to last in harsh aerospace environments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/13-key-considerations-aerospace-rfmicrowave-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/13-key-considerations-aerospace-rfmicrowave-devices#comments Active components Defense Passive components Systems Thu, 14 May 2015 14:33:00 +0000 34021 at http://mwrf.com Barium Strontium Titanate Tunes Variable Patch Antenna Reflectarrays http://mwrf.com/passive-components/barium-strontium-titanate-tunes-variable-patch-antenna-reflectarrays <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers from the University of Central Florida developed a tunable reflect array in the Ka and X bands using barium strontium titanate technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/barium-strontium-titanate-tunes-variable-patch-antenna-reflectarrays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/barium-strontium-titanate-tunes-variable-patch-antenna-reflectarrays#comments Active components Commercial Passive components Fri, 08 May 2015 18:43:00 +0000 34001 at http://mwrf.com <p>Each unit cell of the reflectarray uses a barium strontium titanate as an integrated tunable capacitor for each patch antenna.</p> 6 Degrees of Microwave and RF/Microwave Switch Separation http://mwrf.com/passive-components/6-degrees-microwave-and-rfmicrowave-switch-separation <div class="field-deck"> As a fundamental component in many telecommunications, automated test and measurement, and electronic-warfare systems, RF/microwave switches help to reduce assembly complexity and cost. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">RF and microwave switches enable automated test, antenna array, and filter applications that would otherwise require extensive redundant systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/6-degrees-microwave-and-rfmicrowave-switch-separation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/6-degrees-microwave-and-rfmicrowave-switch-separation#comments Automotive Commercial Defense Energy Industrial Medical Mobile Passive components Robotics Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Fri, 08 May 2015 13:02:00 +0000 33971 at http://mwrf.com Diamonds are a GaN PA’s Best Friend http://mwrf.com/materials/diamonds-are-gan-pa-s-best-friend <div class="field-deck"> CVD diamond materials exhibit significant performance-enhancing potential for active and passive RF components. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For power amplifiers and resistors, thermal-conduction bottlenecks are limiting device performance. CVD diamond has the potential to overcome these challenges and release the potential of GaN and thin-film resistive technologies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/materials/diamonds-are-gan-pa-s-best-friend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/materials/diamonds-are-gan-pa-s-best-friend#comments Materials Active components Commercial Defense Passive components Systems Thu, 07 May 2015 19:28:00 +0000 33951 at http://mwrf.com Metamaterial Extends Patch Antenna Bandwidth http://mwrf.com/passive-components/metamaterial-extends-patch-antenna-bandwidth <div class="field-byline"> Xue-Shi Li, Kai-Da Xu, Dong-Yue Zhou, Fei Du, and Zhi-Min Liu </div> <div class="field-deck"> By leveraging a reactive impedance surface (RIS) metamaterial, this patch antenna design covers a wide bandwidth with high gain, serving a number of different wireless applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A patch antenna design based on metamaterial is capable of wide bandwidth coverage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/metamaterial-extends-patch-antenna-bandwidth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/metamaterial-extends-patch-antenna-bandwidth#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Wed, 06 May 2015 16:29:00 +0000 33771 at http://mwrf.com Comparing Commercial and Military Components http://mwrf.com/commercial/comparing-commercial-and-military-components <div class="field-deck"> High-frequency components may be designed and fabricated in similar ways, but typically it’s screening and special features that determine how they will be used. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Comparing components for commercial and military applications often comes down to how well different parts perform under severe environmental conditions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/commercial/comparing-commercial-and-military-components" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/commercial/comparing-commercial-and-military-components#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Mon, 04 May 2015 20:15:00 +0000 33821 at http://mwrf.com