Upgraded electronics for the SDB II center around Raytheon’s tri-mode seeker, which fuses millimeter-wave radar, uncooled infrared imaging, and digital semi-active laser sensors on a single gimbal....More
This year’s IMS showcased everything from radar generators to power sensors and everything in between. Click through the gallery to see the latest devices and products on display for use across microwave and RF markets.
This whitepaper reviews the challenges facing the defense industry and: Highlights how key industry trends are putting pressure on internal and external R&D, crowding out investments and reducing tolerances for risk taking; Provides insight to the opportunities that still exist within this changing environment; Discusses open architectures and why they are a game changer; Provides a description of the Advanced Microelectronics Center concept...More
NXP's custom made solid-state cooker uses RF energy to heat food safely and with targeted accuracy, as can be seen visually with a grid of LEDs they've placed inside the cooking space in this demo....More
Anritsu's latest VNA system covers frequencies over 100 GHz in a footprint comparable to a deck of cards. Using the capabilities of their VectorStar ME7838 vector network analyzer (VNA) with their non-linear transmission line mmW Modules, this whole range can be tested without waveguides or switching components....More
Jean-Jacques DeLisle, Technical Editor at Microwaves & RF, explains how a UV laser can be used in rapid prototyping of PCBs. The system demonstrated is the LPKF ProtoLaser U3, a 6-Watt UV laser rapid prototyping system....More
The flagship symposium of this year’s Microwave Week, IMS 2014, will feature over 575 companies and include a full schedule with 160 technical sessions. Click through the gallery to preview some of the new devices that will be on display.