Technologies http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en MIMO Testing: The Good and the Bad http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/mimo-testing-good-and-bad <div class="field-byline"> Alessandro Scannavini, RF Engineer, Microwave Vision </div> <div class="field-deck"> The growing demand for bandwidth is increasing the requirements for MIMO technology, and thus the testing of MIMO devices. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As MIMO devices are increasingly sought to solve throughput demand problem, more antennas are being included in the device design. This complexity is augmenting the value of automated methods for performing MIMO test.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/mimo-testing-good-and-bad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/mimo-testing-good-and-bad#comments Commercial Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:48:00 +0000 30541 at http://mwrf.com InP Resonant Tunneling Diodes Drop LNA Noise Figure http://mwrf.com/active-components/inp-resonant-tunneling-diodes-drop-lna-noise-figure <div class="node-body article-body">By using resonant tunneling diodes in a negative-differential-conductance-style LNA, researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) were able to reach a high gain-to-DC power ratio with a very low noise figure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/inp-resonant-tunneling-diodes-drop-lna-noise-figure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/inp-resonant-tunneling-diodes-drop-lna-noise-figure#comments Active components Automotive Commercial Defense Energy Industrial Medical Mobile Robotics Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:47:00 +0000 30501 at http://mwrf.com MIMO Radar Could Outperform Phased-Array Radar http://mwrf.com/active-components/mimo-radar-could-outperform-phased-array-radar <div class="node-body article-body">In Sweden, researchers studied the potential benefits of spatially diverse MIMO radar compared to standard phased-array radar.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/mimo-radar-could-outperform-phased-array-radar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/mimo-radar-could-outperform-phased-array-radar#comments Active components Defense Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:26:00 +0000 30511 at http://mwrf.com De-Embed Parasitics from Millimeter-Wave ICs http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/de-embed-parasitics-millimeter-wave-ics <div class="node-body article-body">Using a half-thru transmission-line method, researchers from Grenoble, France, were able to accurately de-embed pad-interconnect and parasitic effects at millimeter-wave frequencies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/de-embed-parasitics-millimeter-wave-ics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/de-embed-parasitics-millimeter-wave-ics#comments Automotive Commercial Defense Energy Industrial Medical Mobile Robotics Test & Measurement - analyzers Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:17:00 +0000 30491 at http://mwrf.com Tips for Biasing MMIC Amplifiers http://mwrf.com/active-components/tips-biasing-mmic-amplifiers <div class="node-body article-body">Not all applications can be served by pre-biased MMIC amplifiers. As a result, knowing the proper techniques to bias a variety of amplifier types could ease the transition to using MMIC components.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/tips-biasing-mmic-amplifiers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/tips-biasing-mmic-amplifiers#comments Active components Automotive Commercial Defense Energy Industrial Medical Mobile Robotics Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:29:00 +0000 30471 at http://mwrf.com <p>The significant benefit of a cascade-distributed amplifier is the increased operational bandwidth derived from the duplicated cell of two FETs connected source to drain.</p> Cut the Cost of Wireless Manufacturing Test http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/cut-cost-wireless-manufacturing-test <div class="node-body article-body">With the increase in electronic devices that incorporate wireless technology, reducing the time and cost of test is of ever greater importance and an even more significant challenge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/cut-cost-wireless-manufacturing-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/cut-cost-wireless-manufacturing-test#comments Commercial Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:14:00 +0000 30481 at http://mwrf.com <p>Using a multi-test mainframe could enable wireless manufacturers to test several devices simultaneously, ultimately lowering manufacturing cost and test time.</p> Real-Time Scope Spans 100 GHz http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/real-time-scope-spans-100-ghz <div class="field-deck"> This high-performance, high-speed oscilloscope boasts performance levels to real-time bandwidth of 100 GHz at 240-GSamples/s sampling rate, with the flexibility to add test capability as needed. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The LabMaster 10-100Zi oscilloscope is a modular measurement system with bandwidth to 100 GHz per channel and sampling rate to 240 GSamples/s.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/real-time-scope-spans-100-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/real-time-scope-spans-100-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:32:00 +0000 30421 at http://mwrf.com Amplifiers Curb Noise of Millimeter Waves http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifiers-curb-noise-millimeter-waves <div class="field-deck"> This pair of LNAs supports a number of communications and radar applications from 60 to 90 GHz and 75 to 110 GHz. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These millimeter-wave amplifiers cover full communications bands with low noise figures and flat gain responses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifiers-curb-noise-millimeter-waves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifiers-curb-noise-millimeter-waves#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:49:00 +0000 30431 at http://mwrf.com Lowpass Filters Offer Off-the-Shelf Convenience http://mwrf.com/components/lowpass-filters-offer-shelf-convenience <div class="field-byline"> From Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With same-day shipment available, a new series of lowpass Chebyshev passive filters is providing off-the-shelf convenience for customers requiring immediate availability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/lowpass-filters-offer-shelf-convenience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/lowpass-filters-offer-shelf-convenience#comments News Commercial Components Defense Industrial Medical Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:51:00 +0000 30441 at http://mwrf.com PC-Driven Test Instruments Pick Up Speed http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/pc-driven-test-instruments-pick-speed <div class="field-deck"> The trend toward more integrated test instruments has improved performance at the high end while spawning a market for low-cost, portable, and PC-driven instruments. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As more markets and industries embrace RF/microwave and wireless technologies, there is a growing need for low-cost, low-complexity, and easily incorporated test and measurement equipment. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/pc-driven-test-instruments-pick-speed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/pc-driven-test-instruments-pick-speed#comments Commercial Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:25:00 +0000 30371 at http://mwrf.com