Microwaves & RF http://mwrf.com/rss.xml en Split-Ring Resonators Add to SIW Bandpass Filter http://mwrf.com/passive-components/split-ring-resonators-add-siw-bandpass-filter <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Benmostefa Naima </div> <div class="field-deck"> Complementary split-ring resonators etched into substrate-integrated-waveguide circuits can form the basis of broadband PCB bandpass filters at microwave frequencies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Substrate-integrated-waveguide (SIW) transmission lines with CSRR resonators can form the basis of broadband PCB bandpass filters at microwave frequencies.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/split-ring-resonators-add-siw-bandpass-filter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/split-ring-resonators-add-siw-bandpass-filter#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:29:00 +0000 48041 at http://mwrf.com Split-Ring Resonators Add to SIW Bandpass Filter (.PDF Download) http://mwrf.com/datasheet/split-ring-resonators-add-siw-bandpass-filter-pdf-download <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><p>Waveguide has long been a reliable, low-loss transmission line technology capable of handling high power levels and forming high-quality-factor (high-Q) resonators. But it is large and heavy compared to transmission-line technologies constructed...</p> <p><strong>Register or sign in below to download the full article in .PDF format, including high resolution graphics and schematics when applicable.</strong></p> </div> Gold Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:20:00 +0000 48051 at http://mwrf.com The Power of 5G on Test Requirements http://mwrf.com/blog/power-5g-test-requirements <div class="node-body blog-body">With 5G on the way, test-equipment designers and suppliers are carrying a heavy load.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/power-5g-test-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/power-5g-test-requirements#comments Automotive Commercial Components Defense Test & Measurement Measuring Progress Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:10:00 +0000 48031 at http://mwrf.com Gallery: EDI CON U.S.A. 2016 http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/gallery-edi-con-usa-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">EDI CON came to the U.S. for the first time, occupying Boston’s Hynes Convention Center for three days.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/gallery-edi-con-usa-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/gallery-edi-con-usa-2016#comments Cables & Connectors Commercial Image Galleries Industrial Test & Measurement Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:35:00 +0000 48021 at http://mwrf.com Receiver and Transmitter ICs Simplify System Design http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/receiver-and-transmitter-ics-simplify-system-design <div class="node-body article-body">Receiver and transmitter ICs work with IF frequency translation over wide ranges to 4 GHz. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/receiver-and-transmitter-ics-simplify-system-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/receiver-and-transmitter-ics-simplify-system-design#comments Analog Devices Commercial Defense Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:46:00 +0000 48001 at http://mwrf.com 90-deg. Hybrid Coupler Conquers 1 to 12 GHz http://mwrf.com/passive-components/90-deg-hybrid-coupler-conquers-1-12-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A broadband 90-deg. hybrid coupler boasts low loss from 1 to 12 GHz. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/90-deg-hybrid-coupler-conquers-1-12-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/90-deg-hybrid-coupler-conquers-1-12-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Products Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:30:00 +0000 48011 at http://mwrf.com Broadband Amplifiers Span DC to 22 GHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/broadband-amplifiers-span-dc-22-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">In support of a growing number of broadband applications, new distributed power amplifiers feature a bandwidth of DC to 22 GHz.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/broadband-amplifiers-span-dc-22-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/broadband-amplifiers-span-dc-22-ghz#comments M/A-COM Technology Solutions Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:21:00 +0000 47981 at http://mwrf.com Wide Bandwidth Emulator Aids Satellite Testing http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/wide-bandwidth-emulator-aids-satellite-testing <div class="node-body article-body">A line of satellite link emulators provides the means of checking the performance of a satcom system when faced with different types of signal errors and distortion.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/wide-bandwidth-emulator-aids-satellite-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/wide-bandwidth-emulator-aids-satellite-testing#comments Commercial Industrial Products Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - generators Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:16:00 +0000 47991 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of dBm).</p> Pre-Engineered Circuit Elements Contribute to Rapid Prototyping http://mwrf.com/systems/pre-engineered-circuit-elements-contribute-rapid-prototyping <div class="node-body article-body">A unique rapid prototyping method helps to quickly develop custom RF/microwave frequency-conversion solutions. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/pre-engineered-circuit-elements-contribute-rapid-prototyping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/pre-engineered-circuit-elements-contribute-rapid-prototyping#comments Commercial Industrial Systems Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:30:00 +0000 47951 at http://mwrf.com Miniature VCO Cuts Noise to 6,450 MHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/miniature-vco-cuts-noise-6450-mhz <div class="node-body article-body">A low-phase-noise VCO tunes from 5,350 to 6,450 MHz. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/miniature-vco-cuts-noise-6450-mhz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/miniature-vco-cuts-noise-6450-mhz#comments Synergy Microwave Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:12:00 +0000 47971 at http://mwrf.com Foundry Forges Analog Process Control http://mwrf.com/services/foundry-forges-analog-process-control <div class="node-body article-body">A commercial foundry works closely with customers to provide a wide range of custom ICs. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/services/foundry-forges-analog-process-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/services/foundry-forges-analog-process-control#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Services Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:37:00 +0000 47961 at http://mwrf.com USB Sensors Measure Real-Time Power to 6 GHz http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/usb-sensors-measure-real-time-power-6-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A pair of real-time, true-average USB power sensors makes measurements on pulsed and CW signals to 6 GHz. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/usb-sensors-measure-real-time-power-6-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/usb-sensors-measure-real-time-power-6-ghz#comments Defense Industrial Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:05:00 +0000 47941 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of Boonton).</p> Tester Checks 802.11ad Radios http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/tester-checks-80211ad-radios <div class="node-body article-body">A modular test system provides testing of IEEE 802.11ad WiGig radios at millimeter-wave frequencies. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/tester-checks-80211ad-radios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/tester-checks-80211ad-radios#comments Commercial Industrial Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:05:00 +0000 47931 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p> Filters Forego Reflections to 21 GHz http://mwrf.com/passive-components/filters-forego-reflections-21-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">Absorptive filters from Mini-Circuits provide essentially reflectionless performance from DC to 21 GHz. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/filters-forego-reflections-21-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/filters-forego-reflections-21-ghz#comments Commercial Industrial Passive components Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:00:00 +0000 47921 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of Mini-Circuits).</p> Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (9/19-9/25) http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-919-925 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for cavity filters or attenuators, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest components to optimize your product, device, or system.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-919-925" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-919-925#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, 20 Sep 2016 20:50:00 +0000 47911 at http://mwrf.com Analog Devices Debuts New RF Modules http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/analog-devices-debuts-new-rf-modules <div class="node-body article-body">A line of radio frequency modules are hermetically-sealed for applications ranging from satellites to telecommunications infrastructure.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/analog-devices-debuts-new-rf-modules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/analog-devices-debuts-new-rf-modules#comments Active components Components Semiconductors Tue, 20 Sep 2016 20:00:00 +0000 47891 at http://mwrf.com Test Equipment Measures 5G Trial Signals http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/test-equipment-measures-5g-trial-signals <div class="node-body article-body">On Monday, Rohde & Schwarz said that its test equipment is capable of generating and analyzing 5G signals based on Verizon's trial specification.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/test-equipment-measures-5g-trial-signals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/test-equipment-measures-5g-trial-signals#comments Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Tue, 20 Sep 2016 19:15:00 +0000 47901 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of Rohde &amp; Schwarz).</p> Trombones Tune Programmable Delays http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/trombones-tune-programmable-delays-0 <div class="node-body article-body">A series of electromechanical delay lines operates from DC to 18 GHz.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/trombones-tune-programmable-delays-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/trombones-tune-programmable-delays-0#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:11:00 +0000 47881 at http://mwrf.com Portable Instruments Include Microwave VNAs http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/portable-instruments-include-microwave-vnas <div class="node-body article-body">A series of USB-compatible VNAs provide cost-effective S-parameter measurements through millimeter-wave frequencies. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/portable-instruments-include-microwave-vnas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/portable-instruments-include-microwave-vnas#comments Commercial Energy Test & Measurement - analyzers Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:12:00 +0000 47861 at http://mwrf.com Modular Chassis Holds PXI Instruments http://mwrf.com/systems/modular-chassis-holds-pxi-instruments <div class="node-body article-body">A rack-mountable chassis supports flexible measurements using interchangeable test-instrument modules. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/modular-chassis-holds-pxi-instruments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/modular-chassis-holds-pxi-instruments#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:08:00 +0000 47851 at http://mwrf.com Polarizers and Circulators to be Demonstrated at Electronic Design Innovation Conference http://mwrf.com/passive-components/polarizers-and-circulators-be-demonstrated-electronic-design-innovation-conferenc <div class="node-body article-body">Milltech debuted its new circular-linear polarizer and TRAK its new circulator at the Electronic Design Innovation Conference.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/polarizers-and-circulators-be-demonstrated-electronic-design-innovation-conferenc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/polarizers-and-circulators-be-demonstrated-electronic-design-innovation-conferenc#comments Defense Passive components Products Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:25:00 +0000 47841 at http://mwrf.com <p>Millitech&#39;s&nbsp;new circular-linear polarizer (Image courtesy of Millitech).</p> Exploring EDI CON 2016 http://mwrf.com/blog/exploring-edi-con-2016 <div class="node-body blog-body">EDI CON 2016 is a new show—a three-day combination conference and exhibition for RF/microwave engineers.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/exploring-edi-con-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/exploring-edi-con-2016#comments Commercial Components Defense Test & Measurement Measuring Progress Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:06:00 +0000 47811 at http://mwrf.com High-Frequency Test Solutions for 5G, Military and Aerospace Applications on Display at EDI CON http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/high-frequency-test-solutions-5g-military-and-aerospace-applications-disp <div class="field-byline"> Microwaves &amp; RF Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Anritsu Company will display test solutions and technologies that perform highly accurate measurements on high-frequency designs...</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/high-frequency-test-solutions-5g-military-and-aerospace-applications-disp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/high-frequency-test-solutions-5g-military-and-aerospace-applications-disp#comments Test & Measurement - analyzers Mon, 19 Sep 2016 19:57:00 +0000 47831 at http://mwrf.com EDI CON Comes to Boston http://mwrf.com/blog/edi-con-comes-boston <div class="node-body blog-body">A number of top companies in the RF/microwave industry will participate in this week's EDI CON exhibition in Boston, Mass., with lots of buzz surrounding 5G. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/edi-con-comes-boston" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/edi-con-comes-boston#comments Cables & Connectors Components Software Test & Measurement Filtering Noise Mon, 19 Sep 2016 19:33:00 +0000 47821 at http://mwrf.com Testing of Wireless Designs to Ensure Compliance http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/testing-wireless-designs-ensure-compliance <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Keysight Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The test process for complete wireless systems, subsystems, and components is very complex. Ensuring successful testing from design optimization, troubleshooting, and validation through wireless standards compliance, in a way that is time- and cost-efficient, requires a comprehensive test approach.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/testing-wireless-designs-ensure-compliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/testing-wireless-designs-ensure-compliance#comments Test & Measurement White Paper Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:10:00 +0000 47611 at http://mwrf.com Color Touchscreen Tunes Ka-Band TWTA http://mwrf.com/systems/color-touchscreen-tunes-ka-band-twta <div class="field-deck"> This rack-mountable, 700-W pulsed power amplifier includes a modern touchscreen interface for local control of signals from 34.5 to 35.5 GHz. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A rack-mountable Ka-band traveling-wave-tube (TWT) amplifier uses a color touchscreen display to control 700-W pulsed output power from 34.5 to 35.5 GHz.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/color-touchscreen-tunes-ka-band-twta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/color-touchscreen-tunes-ka-band-twta#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Systems Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:05:00 +0000 47791 at http://mwrf.com Board Packs Pair of Superhet Channels http://mwrf.com/systems/board-packs-pair-superhet-channels <div class="field-deck"> This low-power, wideband receiver module provides as much as 80 MHz for each of two superheterodyne channels with wide dynamic range from 10 MHz to 6 GHz. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A daughterboard for a SDR contains two independently tunable, 80-MHz-wide receiver channels for use to 6 GHz. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/board-packs-pair-superhet-channels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/board-packs-pair-superhet-channels#comments National Instruments Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:08:00 +0000 47771 at http://mwrf.com Portable Testers Add Real-Time Spectrum Analysis to 50 GHz http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/portable-testers-add-real-time-spectrum-analysis-50-ghz <div class="field-deck"> Covering a total frequency range from 9 kHz to 50 GHz, these portable, handheld test instruments now offer a 10-MHz real-time bandwidth to capture short-duration signals. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A line of portable RF/microwave test equipment is now available with optional real-time spectrum analyzer (RTSA) capability to 50 GHz. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/portable-testers-add-real-time-spectrum-analysis-50-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/portable-testers-add-real-time-spectrum-analysis-50-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Thu, 15 Sep 2016 19:51:00 +0000 47731 at http://mwrf.com Portable Testers Add Real-Time Spectrum Analysis to 50 GHz (.PDF Download) http://mwrf.com/datasheet/portable-testers-add-real-time-spectrum-analysis-50-ghz-pdf-download <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><p>On-site spectrum analysis once implied the use of a &ldquo;portable&rdquo; instrument with a battery almost large enough to start an automobile. But portable RF/microwave test instruments have come a long way...</p> <p><strong>Register or sign in below to download the full article in .PDF format, including high resolution graphics and schematics when applicable.</strong></p> </div> Gold Thu, 15 Sep 2016 19:47:00 +0000 47751 at http://mwrf.com The CX3300 – A new category of instrument http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/cx3300-new-category-instrument <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Keysight Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Unlike oscilloscopes (which are specifically designed to measure voltage), the CX3300 is completely focused on providing clean and precise AC current waveforms. Watch a video demo for an overview of the CX3300 and examples of its unique low-current measurement capabilities.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/cx3300-new-category-instrument" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/cx3300-new-category-instrument#comments Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Thu, 15 Sep 2016 18:40:00 +0000 47761 at http://mwrf.com