Mixed-signal semiconductors http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6881/more en Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (4/24-4/30) http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-424-430 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for amplifier modules or power dividers, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-424-430" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-424-430#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Components Defense Image Galleries Industrial Medical Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Passive components Products Semiconductors Systems Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Tue, 26 Apr 2016 17:15:00 +0000 44111 at http://mwrf.com Process Wide Bandwidths in Aerospace/Defense Systems http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/process-wide-bandwidths-aerospacedefense-systems <div class="field-byline"> Ian Beavers, Analog Devices </div> <div class="field-deck"> High-speed data converters make it possible to apply direct-sampling techniques to radar and communications receiver front ends, for benefits in performance and design flexibility. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Direct sampling of high-frequency signals can simplify receiver design and reduce the BOM, size, weight, and cost of aerospace and defense systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/process-wide-bandwidths-aerospacedefense-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/process-wide-bandwidths-aerospacedefense-systems#comments Analog Devices Commercial Defense Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Mon, 18 Apr 2016 19:56:00 +0000 43851 at http://mwrf.com Researchers Develop Interference-Resisting Antenna http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/researchers-develop-interference-resisting-antenna <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have developed an antenna not bound by reciprocity, or their ability to transmit and receive radio signals with the same efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/researchers-develop-interference-resisting-antenna" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/researchers-develop-interference-resisting-antenna#comments News Active components Commercial Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Semiconductors Systems Mon, 04 Apr 2016 18:50:00 +0000 43301 at http://mwrf.com Liquid Cooling System Boosts Amplifier RF Output http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/liquid-cooling-system-boosts-amplifier-rf-output <div class="node-body article-body">An engineering team at Lockheed Martin has built an experimental cooling system that sprays tiny drops of water on the bottom of microchips, dissipating large amounts of heat that can hurt chip performance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/liquid-cooling-system-boosts-amplifier-rf-output" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/liquid-cooling-system-boosts-amplifier-rf-output#comments News Active components Defense Mixed-signal semiconductors Semiconductors Systems Tue, 29 Mar 2016 14:05:00 +0000 43011 at http://mwrf.com <p>Lockheed Martin&#39;s liquid cooling system&nbsp;was designed to be a slight 250 &micro;m thick, 5 mm long, and 2.5 mm wide.&nbsp;One of the major problems with conventional heat sinks is that they have to&nbsp;be enlarged&nbsp;as microchips get more powerful and susceptible to heat build-up. 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