Microwaves & RF http://mwrf.com/rss.xml en Directional Coupler Connects 6.0 to 26.5 GHz http://mwrf.com/passive-components/directional-coupler-connects-60-265-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A broadband stripline directional coupler offers 6-dB coupling from 6.0 to 26.5 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/directional-coupler-connects-60-265-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/directional-coupler-connects-60-265-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:23:00 +0000 32181 at http://mwrf.com Broadband Phase Shifter Adjusts DC to 18 GHz http://mwrf.com/passive-components/broadband-phase-shifter-adjusts-dc-18-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">This broadband phase shifter provide low-loss control of phase from DC to 18 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/broadband-phase-shifter-adjusts-dc-18-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/broadband-phase-shifter-adjusts-dc-18-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:06:00 +0000 32171 at http://mwrf.com Low-Noise VCO Tunes 5685 to 5780 MHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-vco-tunes-5685-5780-mhz <div class="node-body article-body">A low-noise VCO tunes from 5685 to 5780 MHz for applications in digital radios. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-vco-tunes-5685-5780-mhz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-vco-tunes-5685-5780-mhz#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:53:00 +0000 32161 at http://mwrf.com Shielding Gaskets Stick to Their Marks http://mwrf.com/technologies/shielding-gaskets-stick-their-marks <div class="node-body article-body">Gasket materials are available with a variety of attachment options. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/technologies/shielding-gaskets-stick-their-marks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/technologies/shielding-gaskets-stick-their-marks#comments Materials Commercial Industrial Technologies Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:01:00 +0000 32151 at http://mwrf.com PXIe Signal Generators Extend to 12 GHz http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/pxie-signal-generators-extend-12-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A line of PXIe modular frequency synthesizers include single- and dual-channels units from 75 MHz to 12 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/pxie-signal-generators-extend-12-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/pxie-signal-generators-extend-12-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - generators Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:24:00 +0000 32141 at http://mwrf.com Digitizers Capture 1 GHz At 5 GSamples/s http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/digitizers-capture-1-ghz-5-gsampless <div class="field-deck"> With 8-b resolution and one, two-, and four-channel configurations, these digitizers can operate at sampling rates as high as 5 GSamples/s at single-channel bandwidths to 1 GHz. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These digitizer cards are available for one-, two-, and four-channel measurements, with sampling rates to 5 GSamples/s across a single-channel bandwidth of 1 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/digitizers-capture-1-ghz-5-gsampless" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/digitizers-capture-1-ghz-5-gsampless#comments Commercial Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:15:00 +0000 32061 at http://mwrf.com Digitizers Capture 1 GHz At 5 GSamples/s (.PDF Download) http://mwrf.com/datasheet/digitizers-capture-1-ghz-5-gsampless-pdf-download <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><p>The cards feature full 32- and 64-b Linux support. They are shipped with precompiled kernel modules for the most common distributions...</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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:09:00 +0000 32131 at http://mwrf.com The Weekly Buzz (March 4th, 2015) http://mwrf.com/news/weekly-buzz-march-4th-2015 <div class="field-deck"> The latest in company news from across the microwaves & RF industry. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The latest in company news from across the microwaves & RF industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/news/weekly-buzz-march-4th-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/news/weekly-buzz-march-4th-2015#comments News Components Semiconductors Test & Measurement Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:25:00 +0000 32091 at http://mwrf.com Low-Noise PLL Extends to 5 GHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-pll-extends-5-ghz <div class="field-deck"> This integer-N frequency synthesizer builds on silicon CMOS semiconductor technology to achieve low-noise signals to 5 GHz from a compact, radiation-hardened CQFP package. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This integer-N frequency synthesizer is radiation hardened for use in commercial space applications to 5 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-pll-extends-5-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-pll-extends-5-ghz#comments Active components Commercial Industrial Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:08:00 +0000 32111 at http://mwrf.com Low-Noise PLL Extends to 5 GHz (.PDF Download) http://mwrf.com/datasheet/low-noise-pll-extends-5-ghz-pdf-download <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><p>Frequency synthesizers are widely used both in ground and in space, where they must remain tolerant to different types of radiation. A new solution from Peregrine Semiconductor, the model PE97240...</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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Gold Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:01:00 +0000 32121 at http://mwrf.com Can You Counterpoint a Counterpoint on the FCC and Net Neutrality? http://mwrf.com/blog/can-you-counterpoint-counterpoint-fcc-and-net-neutrality <div class="node-body blog-body">Going against the grain, I have at least a neutral view to what many refer to as “evil government regulation,” or the FCC beginning to regulate U.S. broadband networks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/splitting-signals">Splitting Signals</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/can-you-counterpoint-counterpoint-fcc-and-net-neutrality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/can-you-counterpoint-counterpoint-fcc-and-net-neutrality#comments Community Services Splitting Signals Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:15:00 +0000 32101 at http://mwrf.com Top USB Test Instruments: Power Sensors http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/top-usb-test-instruments-power-sensors <div class="node-body gallery-body">We’ve rounded up some of the best power sensors for your USB test-instrument needs. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/top-usb-test-instruments-power-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/top-usb-test-instruments-power-sensors#comments Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:19:00 +0000 32081 at http://mwrf.com Freescale and NXP Announce Multibillion-Dollar Merger http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/freescale-and-nxp-announce-multibillion-dollar-merger <div class="node-body article-body">Freescale Semiconductor and NXP Semiconductors announced a $40 billion merger to be finalized by the second half of 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/freescale-and-nxp-announce-multibillion-dollar-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/freescale-and-nxp-announce-multibillion-dollar-merger#comments News Semiconductors Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:11:00 +0000 32071 at http://mwrf.com What Would Tesla Do? http://mwrf.com/blog/what-would-tesla-do <div class="node-body blog-body">How can you design or repair anything without being able to measure key parameters?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/line-sight">Line of Sight</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/what-would-tesla-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/what-would-tesla-do#comments Community Test & Measurement - analyzers Line of Sight Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:03:00 +0000 31991 at http://mwrf.com 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> Technology Provides Easy Switch Between Satellite, Cellular Communications http://mwrf.com/systems/technology-provides-easy-switch-between-satellite-cellular-communications <div class="node-body article-body">Trials of a cellular-network-in-a-box, SmartLink, proved successful in conjunction with terminal solutions to easily switch from secure cellular to satellite communications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/technology-provides-easy-switch-between-satellite-cellular-communications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/technology-provides-easy-switch-between-satellite-cellular-communications#comments News Defense Mobile Systems Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:47:00 +0000 31951 at http://mwrf.com <p>Avanti&rsquo;s satellite, HYLAS-1, was Europe&rsquo;s first Ka-band satellite. (Image courtesy of the UK Space Agency)</p> LED Control System Simplifies Wireless Setup http://mwrf.com/systems/led-control-system-simplifies-wireless-setup <div class="node-body article-body">EnOcean has launched a complete LED control system that includes a family of LED controllers to support instantaneous and simplified wireless control.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/led-control-system-simplifies-wireless-setup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/led-control-system-simplifies-wireless-setup#comments News Mobile Systems Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:38:00 +0000 31941 at http://mwrf.com Integrated Chipsets Break Ground for 5G Communications http://mwrf.com/digital-semiconductors/integrated-chipsets-break-ground-5g-communications <div class="node-body article-body">Broadcom’s latest integrated chipsets help deliver the spectral efficiency necessary for 5G communications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/digital-semiconductors/integrated-chipsets-break-ground-5g-communications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/digital-semiconductors/integrated-chipsets-break-ground-5g-communications#comments News Components Digital semiconductors Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:10:00 +0000 31901 at http://mwrf.com Processor Upgrade Boosts X-Band Radar’s Missile Tracking Capabilities http://mwrf.com/systems/processor-upgrade-boosts-x-band-radar-s-missile-tracking-capabilities <div class="node-body article-body">Raytheon has begun upgrading the electronic equipment units (EEUs) for the AN/TPY-2 ballistic radar units to fine-tune the tracking of ballistic missiles in potential large-scale raids.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/processor-upgrade-boosts-x-band-radar-s-missile-tracking-capabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/processor-upgrade-boosts-x-band-radar-s-missile-tracking-capabilities#comments News Defense Systems Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:05:00 +0000 31931 at http://mwrf.com <p>Raytheon has begun upgrading the electronic equipment units (EEUs) for the AN/TPY-2 ballistic radar units to fine-tune the tracking of ballistic missiles in potential large-scale raids. (Image courtesy of Raytheon)</p> Troposcatter System Maintains 50-Mb/s Connection Over 100 Miles http://mwrf.com/systems/troposcatter-system-maintains-50-mbs-connection-over-100-miles <div class="node-body article-body">A Tactical Transportable Troposcatter (3T) system recently completed successful testing providing high bandwidth 50 Mb/s speeds over 100 miles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/troposcatter-system-maintains-50-mbs-connection-over-100-miles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/troposcatter-system-maintains-50-mbs-connection-over-100-miles#comments News Defense Systems Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:03:00 +0000 31921 at http://mwrf.com <p>A Tactical Transportable Troposcatter (3T) system recently completed successful testing providing high bandwidth 50 Mb/s speeds over 100 miles. (Image courtesy of&nbsp;TeleCommunication Systems)</p> Simulating Radar System Performance http://mwrf.com/defense/simulating-radar-system-performance <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: National Instruments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As radar technology continues to evolve and expand, radar design requires effective simulation of a myriad of waveform modifications needed for different systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/defense/simulating-radar-system-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/defense/simulating-radar-system-performance#comments Components Defense White Paper Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:36:00 +0000 31911 at http://mwrf.com Understanding Carrier Aggregation http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/understanding-carrier-aggregation <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Anritsu </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This paper discusses Carrier Aggregation (CA) evolution in HSPA and LTE Networks, the implication on the architecture and the User Equipment. It also discusses the testing method to </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/understanding-carrier-aggregation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/understanding-carrier-aggregation#comments Digital semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators White Paper Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:57:00 +0000 31881 at http://mwrf.com Neighbor Cell Detection Test http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/neighbor-cell-detection-test <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Anritsu </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With more and more radio technologies introduced, as well as the concept of HetNet, the testing for mobile devices becomes ever increasingly complex. A cellular phone’s neighbor cell detection capability is important to its overall performance, not only for mobility behavior such as re-selection and handover but also for cellular-assisted location estimation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/neighbor-cell-detection-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/neighbor-cell-detection-test#comments Digital semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators White Paper Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:57:00 +0000 31871 at http://mwrf.com Lowering the Cost of Wireless Manufacturing Test http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/lowering-cost-wireless-manufacturing-test <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Anritsu </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper covers the basics of non-signaling test from 10 MHz to 6 GHz, the technology models of implementing a non-signaling test setup, approaches to lowering the overall test cost, as well as turnkey chipset-specific calibration and verification solution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/lowering-cost-wireless-manufacturing-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/lowering-cost-wireless-manufacturing-test#comments Digital semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators White Paper Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:57:00 +0000 31861 at http://mwrf.com 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 These 11 Specifications Define PIN-Diode Switches http://mwrf.com/active-components/these-11-specifications-define-pin-diode-switches <div class="node-body article-body">From switch type to compression point, PIN-diode-switch parameters must be precisely specified during system-level design to ensure functional or optimized end products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/these-11-specifications-define-pin-diode-switches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/these-11-specifications-define-pin-diode-switches#comments Active components Commercial Defense Medical Test & Measurement - analyzers Sat, 21 Feb 2015 20:53:00 +0000 31841 at http://mwrf.com Scientists Compare Phase Noise With Vector OFDM http://mwrf.com/systems/scientists-compare-phase-noise-vector-ofdm <div class="node-body article-body">Because V-OFDM has been shown to generally outperform OFDM, researchers are interested in analyzing it and performing preliminary compensation for phase noise studies with V-OFDM systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/scientists-compare-phase-noise-vector-ofdm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/scientists-compare-phase-noise-vector-ofdm#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Fri, 20 Feb 2015 21:54:00 +0000 31831 at http://mwrf.com Compare HetNet Cost and Capacity from 0.7 to 28 GHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/compare-hetnet-cost-and-capacity-07-28-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">In an attempt to assess the cost-effectiveness of different heterogeneous network implementations, researchers studied the deployment and evaluations of several path/propagation loss models. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/compare-hetnet-cost-and-capacity-07-28-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/compare-hetnet-cost-and-capacity-07-28-ghz#comments Active components Commercial Industrial Services Systems Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:02:00 +0000 31821 at http://mwrf.com Researchers Demonstrate SDR-Based Wireless Tomography http://mwrf.com/active-components/researchers-demonstrate-sdr-based-wireless-tomography <div class="node-body article-body">To enhance RF remote sensing technology, researchers used phase-reconstruction techniques and modern SDR devices to create tomographic maps of objects.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/researchers-demonstrate-sdr-based-wireless-tomography" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/researchers-demonstrate-sdr-based-wireless-tomography#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:42:00 +0000 31811 at http://mwrf.com The Internet of Things http://mwrf.com/microwaves-and-rf/2015-02-20 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/systems/4-major-m2m-and-iot-challenges-you-need-know">4 Major M2M and IoT Challenges You Need to Know</a> <a href="/test-measurement/what-s-difference-between-noise-terms-and-noise-generators">What’s The Difference Between Noise Terms and Noise Generators?</a> <a href="/software/inside-track-lorne-graves-chief-technologist-mercury-systems">Inside Track with Lorne Graves, Chief Technologist for Mercury Systems</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0000 31801 at http://mwrf.com