Technologies http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Satellite Gets into Rhythm with Midsize Black Hole http://mwrf.com/systems/satellite-gets-rhythm-midsize-black-hole <div class="node-body article-body">Discovery of rhythmic pulsations via counters and detectors aboard NASA’s Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) satellite led to the M82X- black hole’s unusual midsize categorization.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/satellite-gets-rhythm-midsize-black-hole" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/satellite-gets-rhythm-midsize-black-hole#comments News Industrial Systems Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:30:00 +0000 28661 at http://mwrf.com SDR Approach Seizes 6 GHz http://mwrf.com/software/sdr-approach-seizes-6-ghz <div class="field-deck"> This clever combination of software with analog and digital components results in a radio system that can handle a wide variety of transmission and reception formats through 6 GHz. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A compact software-defined radio (SDR) provides the outstanding performance and flexibility needed to support many different communications applications through 6 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/software/sdr-approach-seizes-6-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/software/sdr-approach-seizes-6-ghz#comments Software Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:36:00 +0000 28621 at http://mwrf.com Cascade Microtech: Robust Calibrated Measurement at Frequencies from 140 GHz to 1.1 THz http://mwrf.com/cascade-microtech-robust-calibrated-measurement-frequencies-140-ghz-11-thz <div class="node-body link-body">Millimeter and sub-millimeter wavelength on-wafer probes and associated accessories for metrology-grade measurement of devices and materials with frequencies from 140 GHz to 1.1 THz. The probes offer low insertion loss, as well as excellent probe tip and sample visibility. Probe stations can be configured with programmable positioners to allow automated and repeatable sub-micron positioning during TRL calibration to ensure the highest precision at the probe tip. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://mwrf.com/site-files/mwrf.com/files/Robust-Calibrated-Measurement-at-Frequencies-from-140-GHz-to-1.png?1410960360" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/cascade-microtech-robust-calibrated-measurement-frequencies-140-ghz-11-thz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Test & Measurement - analyzers Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:25:00 +0000 28591 at http://mwrf.com Cascade Microtech: Wafer-level Measurement Solution for Device Characterization up to 110 GHz http://mwrf.com/cascade-microtech-wafer-level-measurement-solution-device-characterization-110-ghz <div class="node-body link-body">Guaranteed configuration, installation and support in a pre-validated system configuration for accurate and repeatable wafer-level device characterization. This is essential for device modeling, technology development, process development and specification, process monitoring, component specification and pilot manufacturing.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://mwrf.com/site-files/mwrf.com/files/Wafer-level-Measurement-Solution-for-Device-Characterization-up-to-110-GHz.png?1410960296" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/cascade-microtech-wafer-level-measurement-solution-device-characterization-110-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Test & Measurement - analyzers Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:24:00 +0000 28581 at http://mwrf.com Cascade Microtech: Cost-effective Precision 150 mm Probe System for mmW http://mwrf.com/cascade-microtech-cost-effective-precision-150-mm-probe-system-mmw <div class="node-body link-body">The EPS150MMW is a dedicated manual probing solution that comes with everything you need to achieve accurate measurement results in the shortest time, with maximum confidence. The system incorporates best-known methods for probing up to sub-THz frequencies. The backlash-free, high-precision X-Y-Z movement of mmW and RF positioners, integrated planarization, and a contact separation drive with 1 μm repeatability, enable precise probe placement and contact repeatability comparable to semi-automatic systems. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://mwrf.com/site-files/mwrf.com/files/Cost-effective-Precision-150-mm-Probe-System-for-mmW.png?1410960230" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/cascade-microtech-cost-effective-precision-150-mm-probe-system-mmw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Test & Measurement - analyzers Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:21:00 +0000 28571 at http://mwrf.com Load Pull Validation of Large Signal Cree GaN Field Effect Transistor (FET) Model http://mwrf.com/active-components/load-pull-validation-large-signal-cree-gan-field-effect-transistor-fet-model <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Cree </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To reduce power amplifier design iterations and development costs, RF design engineers require large signal models for RF power transistors, validated with measured performance parameters, to provide fast, accurate evaluation of amplifier designs using simulation tools.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/load-pull-validation-large-signal-cree-gan-field-effect-transistor-fet-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/load-pull-validation-large-signal-cree-gan-field-effect-transistor-fet-model#comments Active components White Paper Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:53:00 +0000 28541 at http://mwrf.com Mini Broadband PIFAs Fit Today’s Mobile-Device Designs http://mwrf.com/passive-components/mini-broadband-pifas-fit-today-s-mobile-device-designs <div class="field-byline"> Y. Belhadef and N. Boukli-Hacene </div> <div class="field-deck"> A pair of planar inverted-F antennas (PIFAs) was developed with the aid of a commercial software simulator to cover several telecommunications standards. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Simple modifications to broadband PIFAs can help shrink their size while still maintaining frequency coverage for multiple wireless, mobile communications applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/mini-broadband-pifas-fit-today-s-mobile-device-designs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/mini-broadband-pifas-fit-today-s-mobile-device-designs#comments Commercial Industrial Passive components Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:38:00 +0000 28481 at http://mwrf.com Multiple Space Consortiums Receive NASA-Backed STEM Education Awards http://mwrf.com/services/multiple-space-consortiums-receive-nasa-backed-stem-education-awards <div class="node-body article-body">Awards given to 35 Space Grant Consortiums targeted strong proposals for extending science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs at community colleges and technical colleges.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/services/multiple-space-consortiums-receive-nasa-backed-stem-education-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/services/multiple-space-consortiums-receive-nasa-backed-stem-education-awards#comments News Industrial Services Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:36:00 +0000 28501 at http://mwrf.com Receiver Design Considerations in Digital Beamforming Phased Arrays http://mwrf.com/components/receiver-design-considerations-digital-beamforming-phased-arrays <div class="field-byline"> Peter Delos </div> <div class="field-deck"> With digital beamforming phased arrays continuing to grow in popularity, Lockheed Martin's Peter Delos runs down crucial concepts for those designing receivers to keep in mind. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With digital beamforming phased arrays continuing to grow in popularity, Lockheed Martin's Peter Delos runs down crucial concepts for those designing receivers to keep in mind.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/receiver-design-considerations-digital-beamforming-phased-arrays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/receiver-design-considerations-digital-beamforming-phased-arrays#comments Commercial Components Defense Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:52:00 +0000 28461 at http://mwrf.com How Great a Gift is a Wireless Prosthesis? http://mwrf.com/systems/how-great-gift-wireless-prosthesis <div class="node-body gallery-body">From environmentally resilient microprocessor joints to direct nerve controlled robotic limbs, getting our wounded back into the action has never been more possible.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/how-great-gift-wireless-prosthesis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/how-great-gift-wireless-prosthesis#comments Active components Defense Systems Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:14:00 +0000 28341 at http://mwrf.com