Technologies http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en USAF Next-Gen Radar Platforms Focus of New Project http://mwrf.com/active-components/usaf-next-gen-radar-platforms-focus-new-project <div class="node-body article-body">GE’s Intelligent Platforms was awarded a contract to develop new radar technologies for the US Air Force.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/usaf-next-gen-radar-platforms-focus-new-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/usaf-next-gen-radar-platforms-focus-new-project#comments News Active components Defense Systems Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:47:00 +0000 32811 at http://mwrf.com Envelope Tracking and Digital Pre-Distortion Test Solution for RF Amplifiers http://mwrf.com/active-components/envelope-tracking-and-digital-pre-distortion-test-solution-rf-amplifiers <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Rohde & Schwarz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An increasing number of power amplifiers (PA) support the envelope tracking (ET) technology in order to reduce power consumption and improve efficiency. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/envelope-tracking-and-digital-pre-distortion-test-solution-rf-amplifiers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/envelope-tracking-and-digital-pre-distortion-test-solution-rf-amplifiers#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Digital semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:17:00 +0000 32781 at http://mwrf.com Power Added Efficiency Measurement http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-added-efficiency-measurement <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Rohde & Schwarz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Besides the four s-parameters, hot-s22 and stability, the Power Added Efficiency (PAE) is a key parameter for amplifier which represents how efficient the amplifier converts DC energy to RF energy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-added-efficiency-measurement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-added-efficiency-measurement#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Digital semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:17:00 +0000 32791 at http://mwrf.com Testing S-Parameters on Pulsed Radar Power Amplifier Modules http://mwrf.com/active-components/testing-s-parameters-pulsed-radar-power-amplifier-modules <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Rohde & Schwarz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In many cases, devices need to be characterized using pulsed instead of CW signals. Be it for on-wafer measurement of power amplifiers, where heat sinks are difficult or even impossible to implement, for power amplifier modules for pulsed radar systems or other applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/testing-s-parameters-pulsed-radar-power-amplifier-modules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/testing-s-parameters-pulsed-radar-power-amplifier-modules#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Digital semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:17:00 +0000 32801 at http://mwrf.com Network-in-a-Box Meets Software to Extend Tactical C4 http://mwrf.com/systems/network-box-meets-software-extend-tactical-c4 <div class="node-body article-body">When implemented with the SmartLink network, the TACCOMS operations system extends and enriches tactical communications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/network-box-meets-software-extend-tactical-c4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/network-box-meets-software-extend-tactical-c4#comments Active components Defense Systems Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:26:00 +0000 32771 at http://mwrf.com Satellites Shift, Refocus Broadband Capacity http://mwrf.com/systems/satellites-shift-refocus-broadband-capacity <div class="node-body article-body">The ViaSat Flexible Broadband System gives users the ability to shift or add capacity anywhere within the satellite’s coverage area.</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/satellites-shift-refocus-broadband-capacity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/satellites-shift-refocus-broadband-capacity#comments News Mobile Systems Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:07:00 +0000 32761 at http://mwrf.com Smart Baby-Bottle Holder Helps Prevent Colic http://mwrf.com/systems/smart-baby-bottle-holder-helps-prevent-colic <div class="node-body article-body">The Baby Gigl smart baby-bottle holder provides alerts when feeding bottles are held at incorrect angles, which helps prevent indigestion. </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/smart-baby-bottle-holder-helps-prevent-colic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/smart-baby-bottle-holder-helps-prevent-colic#comments News Medical Systems Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:58:00 +0000 32751 at http://mwrf.com <p>The Baby Gigl smart baby-bottle holder provides alerts when feeding bottles are held at incorrect angles, which helps prevent indigestion. (Images courtesy of Slow Control)&nbsp;</p> What’s the Difference between OpenVPX, OpenRFM, and MORA? http://mwrf.com/systems/what-s-difference-between-openvpx-openrfm-and-mora <div class="field-deck"> Using commercial strategies and technologies for military-grade RF/microwave systems promises to reduce costs while increasing flexibility. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Employing open and modular platforms for RF/microwave systems could substantially decrease initial cost and maintenance while reducing the time and cost of upgrading legacy systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/what-s-difference-between-openvpx-openrfm-and-mora" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/what-s-difference-between-openvpx-openrfm-and-mora#comments Defense Systems Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:59:00 +0000 32731 at http://mwrf.com DGS Resonators Form Compact Filters http://mwrf.com/passive-components/dgs-resonators-form-compact-filters <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Ahmed Boutejdar and Ahmed A. Ibrahim </div> <div class="field-deck"> The use of DGS resonators can help to shrink bandpass and bandstop filters—at the same time achieving both high selectivity and sharp transitions from passbands to stopbands. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The use of DGS resonators can help to shrink bandpass and bandstop filters while also achieving high selectivity along with sharp transitions from passbands to stopbands. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/dgs-resonators-form-compact-filters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/dgs-resonators-form-compact-filters#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:57:00 +0000 32001 at http://mwrf.com Standards Update: MIPI Alliance Spec for RF Front-End Control Interface 2.0 http://mwrf.com/active-components/standards-update-mipi-alliance-spec-rf-front-end-control-interface-20 <div class="node-body article-body">The MIPI Alliance announced version 2.0 of the RF Front-End (RFFE) Control Interface specification, which simplifies the design and interoperability of RFFE devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/standards-update-mipi-alliance-spec-rf-front-end-control-interface-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/standards-update-mipi-alliance-spec-rf-front-end-control-interface-20#comments News Active components Mobile Services Systems Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:22:00 +0000 32721 at http://mwrf.com <p>The MIPI Alliance announced version 2.0 of the RF Front-End (RFFE) Control Interface specification, which simplifies the design and interoperability of RFFE devices. (Image courtesy of the MIPI Alliance)</p>