Systems http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en 13 Key Considerations for Aerospace RF/Microwave Devices http://mwrf.com/active-components/13-key-considerations-aerospace-rfmicrowave-devices <div class="field-deck"> To ensure RF/microwave component reliability in aerospace applications, temperature and other environmental extremes require the latest technologies and well-studied standards. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From outgassing to accelerated aging through temperature extremes, RF/microwave components must be built to last in harsh aerospace environments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/13-key-considerations-aerospace-rfmicrowave-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/13-key-considerations-aerospace-rfmicrowave-devices#comments Active components Defense Passive components Systems Thu, 14 May 2015 14:33:00 +0000 34021 at http://mwrf.com Diamonds are a GaN PA’s Best Friend http://mwrf.com/materials/diamonds-are-gan-pa-s-best-friend <div class="field-deck"> CVD diamond materials exhibit significant performance-enhancing potential for active and passive RF components. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For power amplifiers and resistors, thermal-conduction bottlenecks are limiting device performance. CVD diamond has the potential to overcome these challenges and release the potential of GaN and thin-film resistive technologies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/materials/diamonds-are-gan-pa-s-best-friend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/materials/diamonds-are-gan-pa-s-best-friend#comments Materials Active components Commercial Defense Passive components Systems Thu, 07 May 2015 19:28:00 +0000 33951 at http://mwrf.com Solid-State HF Wind Profiler Transmits 250 kW http://mwrf.com/systems/solid-state-hf-wind-profiler-transmits-250-kw <div class="field-byline"> Ernesto G.F. Starri </div> <div class="field-deck"> The power required by NASA to produce accurate radar wind profiling led to the development of the first solid-state HF wind profiler in the U.S. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">System-level design with solid-state amplifiers has resulted in an amplifier system that can replace older vacuum-tube amplifiers in radar wind profiling applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/solid-state-hf-wind-profiler-transmits-250-kw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/solid-state-hf-wind-profiler-transmits-250-kw#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Tue, 05 May 2015 18:16:00 +0000 33881 at http://mwrf.com What’s the Difference Between IEEE 802.11af and 802.11ah? http://mwrf.com/active-components/what-s-difference-between-ieee-80211af-and-80211ah <div class="field-deck"> Although IEEE 802.11af and 802.11ah are both sub-1-GHz standards, they are designed to fill different niches in upcoming IoT and wireless-backhaul applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Although IEEE 802.11af and 802.11ah are both sub-1-GHz standards, they are designed to fill different niches in upcoming IoT and wireless-backhaul applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/what-s-difference-between-ieee-80211af-and-80211ah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/what-s-difference-between-ieee-80211af-and-80211ah#comments Active components Commercial Passive components RF Essentials Systems Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:45:00 +0000 33641 at http://mwrf.com Ka-band Technology Speeds In-flight Connectivity http://mwrf.com/systems/ka-band-technology-speeds-flight-connectivity <div class="node-body article-body">Expectations are that a new flat-panel, Ka-band antenna will help produce faster connectivity within commercial aircraft and business jets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/ka-band-technology-speeds-flight-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/ka-band-technology-speeds-flight-connectivity#comments News Commercial Mobile Services Systems Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:42:00 +0000 33631 at http://mwrf.com <p>Image courtesy of Thinkstock.</p> Qi-Based Kit Converts Any Smartphone for Wireless Charging http://mwrf.com/active-components/qi-based-kit-converts-any-smartphone-wireless-charging <div class="node-body article-body">The NeverDed Cordless Charging Conversion Cystem (C4) helps bring wireless Qi charging to all smartphones and devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/qi-based-kit-converts-any-smartphone-wireless-charging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/qi-based-kit-converts-any-smartphone-wireless-charging#comments News Active components Mobile Systems Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:28:00 +0000 33621 at http://mwrf.com Satellite Payload to Further Augment GPS-Focused Aviation System http://mwrf.com/systems/satellite-payload-further-augment-gps-focused-aviation-system <div class="node-body article-body">Raytheon has been awarded a contract from the FAA to develop the next Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) payload to help improve GPS signals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/satellite-payload-further-augment-gps-focused-aviation-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/satellite-payload-further-augment-gps-focused-aviation-system#comments News Commercial Systems Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:38:00 +0000 33501 at http://mwrf.com <p>Integrated flight decks, like Garmin&rsquo;s G5000, provides WAAS compatibility inflight, with support from the GEO satellites and stations. (Image courtesy of Garmin)</p> Digital Modular Radio Tunes into MUOS Communications http://mwrf.com/active-components/digital-modular-radio-tunes-muos-communications <div class="node-body article-body">A four-channel digital modular radio (DMR) from General Dynamics successfully completed data-transmission testing with a Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/digital-modular-radio-tunes-muos-communications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/digital-modular-radio-tunes-muos-communications#comments News Active components Defense Passive components Systems Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:13:00 +0000 33491 at http://mwrf.com <p>A four-channel digital modular radio (DMR) from General Dynamics successfully completed data-transmission testing with a Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite. (Image courtesy of General Dynamics)</p> Streamlined Data Retrieval Boosts Remote Health Monitoring http://mwrf.com/systems/streamlined-data-retrieval-boosts-remote-health-monitoring <div class="node-body article-body">Cerner Corp. and Qualcomm Life will join forces to bring remote, constant monitoring of patients to healthcare providers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/streamlined-data-retrieval-boosts-remote-health-monitoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/streamlined-data-retrieval-boosts-remote-health-monitoring#comments News Medical Systems Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:57:00 +0000 33471 at http://mwrf.com <p>The Cerner CareAware iBus is an integral part of the platform, enabling plug-and-play connectivity between devices and the HER. (Image courtesy of Cerner)</p> Nokia to Acquire Alcatel-Lucent in $16.6-Billion Deal http://mwrf.com/systems/nokia-acquire-alcatel-lucent-166-billion-deal <div class="node-body article-body">Nokia is set to acquire Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billion, merging into the IoT- and cloud service-based Nokia Corporation.</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/nokia-acquire-alcatel-lucent-166-billion-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/nokia-acquire-alcatel-lucent-166-billion-deal#comments News Active components Passive components Systems Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:03:00 +0000 33391 at http://mwrf.com