Mixed-signal semiconductors http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6881/more en Envelope Tracking and Digital Pre-Distortion Test Solution for RF Amplifiers http://mwrf.com/active-components/envelope-tracking-and-digital-pre-distortion-test-solution-rf-amplifiers <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Rohde & Schwarz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An increasing number of power amplifiers (PA) support the envelope tracking (ET) technology in order to reduce power consumption and improve efficiency. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/envelope-tracking-and-digital-pre-distortion-test-solution-rf-amplifiers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/envelope-tracking-and-digital-pre-distortion-test-solution-rf-amplifiers#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Digital semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:17:00 +0000 32781 at http://mwrf.com Power Added Efficiency Measurement http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-added-efficiency-measurement <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Rohde & Schwarz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Besides the four s-parameters, hot-s22 and stability, the Power Added Efficiency (PAE) is a key parameter for amplifier which represents how efficient the amplifier converts DC energy to RF energy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-added-efficiency-measurement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-added-efficiency-measurement#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Digital semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:17:00 +0000 32791 at http://mwrf.com Testing S-Parameters on Pulsed Radar Power Amplifier Modules http://mwrf.com/active-components/testing-s-parameters-pulsed-radar-power-amplifier-modules <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Rohde & Schwarz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In many cases, devices need to be characterized using pulsed instead of CW signals. Be it for on-wafer measurement of power amplifiers, where heat sinks are difficult or even impossible to implement, for power amplifier modules for pulsed radar systems or other applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/testing-s-parameters-pulsed-radar-power-amplifier-modules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/testing-s-parameters-pulsed-radar-power-amplifier-modules#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Digital semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:17:00 +0000 32801 at http://mwrf.com Microsemi Acquires Vitesse to Expand IoT Commitment http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/microsemi-acquires-vitesse-expand-iot-commitment <div class="node-body article-body">Microsemi entered a definitive agreement to acquire Vitesse Semiconductor, a transaction valued at about $389 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/microsemi-acquires-vitesse-expand-iot-commitment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/microsemi-acquires-vitesse-expand-iot-commitment#comments News Microsemi Analog semiconductors Digital semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors Semiconductors Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:20:00 +0000 32691 at http://mwrf.com Clock Source Kills Jitter to 1.25 GHz http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/clock-source-kills-jitter-125-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">This circuit distributes timing signals with minimal noise and jitter for analog and digital applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/clock-source-kills-jitter-125-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/clock-source-kills-jitter-125-ghz#comments Analog Devices Commercial Defense Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:43:00 +0000 30531 at http://mwrf.com DAC Silences Spurious for 1-GHz Bandwidth http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/dac-silences-spurious-1-ghz-bandwidth <div class="field-deck"> This high-speed digital-to-analog converter operates at 2.5 GSamples/s to provide a low-noise, 1-GHz instantaneous bandwidth with excellent spectral purity. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These high-performance DACs operate with full output bandwidth as wide as 1 GHz and with bit resolution to 16 b at sampling rates to 2.50 GSamples/s. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/dac-silences-spurious-1-ghz-bandwidth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/dac-silences-spurious-1-ghz-bandwidth#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:10:00 +0000 28721 at http://mwrf.com Chips Steer 77-GHz Automotive Radars http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/chips-steer-77-ghz-automotive-radars <div class="field-deck"> This millimeter-wave chipset provides scalable performance for automotive safety systems for cruise control, braking systems, and numerous other functions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A chipset provides multiple-channel transmit, receive, and signal processing for 77-GHz automotive safety radar systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/chips-steer-77-ghz-automotive-radars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/chips-steer-77-ghz-automotive-radars#comments Freescale Automotive Mixed-signal semiconductors Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:31:00 +0000 27941 at http://mwrf.com Basic RF Amplifier Measurements using a Vector Network Analyzer http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/basic-rf-amplifier-measurements-using-vector-network-analyzer <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Rohde & Schwarz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This Application note discusses the effective characterization and optimization of RF amplifier parameters such as S-parameters, return loss, gain, isolation, impedance and stability. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/basic-rf-amplifier-measurements-using-vector-network-analyzer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/basic-rf-amplifier-measurements-using-vector-network-analyzer#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Digital semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators White Paper Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:37:00 +0000 27141 at http://mwrf.com Enhanced MEMS Oscillators Catch Up to Crystals http://mwrf.com/active-components/enhanced-mems-oscillators-catch-crystals <div class="field-deck"> Because quartz-crystal oscillators are a limiting factor in the footprint of many electronic designs, highly integrated MEMS oscillators are being developed to replace them. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The race for ever-smaller and higher-frequency components for the RF/microwave industry is forcing innovations on every component in the signal stream. MEMS technology enhanced by CMOS processes could be the ticket to smaller, lower-cost, and higher-frequency oscillators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/enhanced-mems-oscillators-catch-crystals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/enhanced-mems-oscillators-catch-crystals#comments Active components Defense Mixed-signal semiconductors Systems Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:10:00 +0000 26891 at http://mwrf.com Top Products Featured at IMS 2014: Part 2 http://mwrf.com/components/top-products-featured-ims-2014-part-2 <div class="node-body gallery-body">This year’s IMS showcased everything from discrete mixers to simulation software and everything in between. 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