Technologies http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en RF Development Platform Supports Metering Applications http://mwrf.com/systems/rf-development-platform-supports-metering-applications <div class="node-body article-body">Semtech and other members of the Wi-SUN Alliance jointly created an RF development platform, replete with an RF transceiver and MCU, for metering applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/rf-development-platform-supports-metering-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/rf-development-platform-supports-metering-applications#comments News Commercial Systems Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:42:00 +0000 29321 at http://mwrf.com Amp Achieves Flat Gain to 12 GHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/amp-achieves-flat-gain-12-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">This surface-mount amplifier provides flat gain from 10 MHz to 12 GHz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/amp-achieves-flat-gain-12-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/amp-achieves-flat-gain-12-ghz#comments Mini-Circuits Active components Commercial Industrial Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:34:00 +0000 29311 at http://mwrf.com <p>Monolithic GaAs amplifier model GVA-123+ covers 10 MHz to 12 GHz with 16.9 dB gain at 2 GHz and flat gain across the frequency range.</p> What Techniques Boost PA Efficiency? http://mwrf.com/active-components/what-techniques-boost-pa-efficiency <div class="field-deck"> To get the greatest efficiency out of high-powered broadband power amplifiers, detailed knowledge of the amplifier behavior over frequency and modulation is required before an optimal design can be chosen. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The latest and future GaN amplifiers are capable of handling extreme amounts of power over very broad frequencies. This scenario brings up the fascinating design challenge of optimizing output parameters for greater efficiency in such a versatile device. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/what-techniques-boost-pa-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/what-techniques-boost-pa-efficiency#comments Active components Commercial Defense Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:39:00 +0000 29291 at http://mwrf.com CMOS LNA Aids UWB Receivers http://mwrf.com/active-components/cmos-lna-aids-uwb-receivers <div class="field-byline"> Xu Xia and Fengying Han </div> <div class="field-deck"> This broadband low-noise amplifier design provides more than 16-dB small-signal gain from 3 to 11 GHz based on a standard silicon CMOS semiconductor process. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This broadband low-noise amplifier design provides more than 16-dB small-signal gain from 3 to 11 GHz based on a standard silicon CMOS semiconductor process. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/cmos-lna-aids-uwb-receivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/cmos-lna-aids-uwb-receivers#comments Active components Commercial Industrial Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:22:00 +0000 29211 at http://mwrf.com Network-Edge Battery Technology Uses Existing Copper Cables http://mwrf.com/systems/network-edge-battery-technology-uses-existing-copper-cables <div class="node-body article-body">The LPS04 dc-dc converter and Aggregator allow carriers to use their embedded copper cables to power remote devices from central-office power plants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/network-edge-battery-technology-uses-existing-copper-cables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/network-edge-battery-technology-uses-existing-copper-cables#comments News Systems Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:01:00 +0000 29271 at http://mwrf.com <p>With the LPS04 and Aggregator, carriers can use their embedded copper cables to power remote devices from central-office power plants. (Image courtesy of Thinkstock)</p> Advanced Routers to Strengthen Patriot Missile Prowess http://mwrf.com/systems/advanced-routers-strengthen-patriot-missile-prowess <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers from Raytheon and TELDAT will work together to develop and produce advanced militarized routers with expanded controls for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense (AMD) system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/advanced-routers-strengthen-patriot-missile-prowess" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/advanced-routers-strengthen-patriot-missile-prowess#comments News Defense Systems Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:39:00 +0000 29261 at http://mwrf.com <p>With more than 200 fire units fielded worldwide, Patriot is the system of choice for 12 nations around the globe. (Image courtesy of Raytheon)</p> Twisted Radio Beams Transmit Data at 32 Gbits/s http://mwrf.com/systems/twisted-radio-beams-transmit-data-32-gbitss <div class="node-body article-body">Similar to twisting light waves for high-speed data transfer, researchers twisted radio beams to achieve 32-Gbit/s data-transmission rates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/twisted-radio-beams-transmit-data-32-gbitss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/twisted-radio-beams-transmit-data-32-gbitss#comments News Systems Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:23:00 +0000 29251 at http://mwrf.com Inertial Navigation System Provides Positioning to GPS-Deprived Areas http://mwrf.com/systems/inertial-navigation-system-provides-positioning-gps-deprived-areas <div class="node-body article-body">Ring laser gyroscopes and quartz accelerometers incorporated into Honeywell’s Tactical Advanced Land Inertial Navigator (TALIN) help expand GPS coverage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/inertial-navigation-system-provides-positioning-gps-deprived-areas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/inertial-navigation-system-provides-positioning-gps-deprived-areas#comments News Active components Passive components Systems Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:02:00 +0000 29241 at http://mwrf.com <p>Initial efforts will focus on the TALIN 2000, with manufacturing/production of the system components expected by 2016. (Image courtesy of Honeywell)</p> QMA Connectors Feature Snap Lock Alternative http://mwrf.com/passive-components/qma-connectors-feature-snap-lock-alternative <div class="node-body article-body">The RQA-5478 QMA connectors from RF Industries feature a snap lock connection, an alternative to typical SMA connectors with threaded connections</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/qma-connectors-feature-snap-lock-alternative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/qma-connectors-feature-snap-lock-alternative#comments News Components Passive components Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:47:00 +0000 29231 at http://mwrf.com A Top Down Methodology for Silicon-Platform Optimization http://mwrf.com/software/top-down-methodology-silicon-platform-optimization <div class="field-byline"> Rohit Mittal and Anand Konanur </div> <div class="field-deck"> With regard to short-range wireless applications, this dual-tool approach may be the best bet for ensuring rapid silicon applications and system specifications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With regard to short-range wireless applications, this dual-tool approach may be the best bet for ensuring rapid silicon applications and system specifications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/software/top-down-methodology-silicon-platform-optimization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/software/top-down-methodology-silicon-platform-optimization#comments Software Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:41:00 +0000 29191 at http://mwrf.com