Software http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6600/more en Advanced Design Tools Support Waveform-Engineered High-Efficiency Power Amplifiers http://mwrf.com/software/advanced-design-tools-support-waveform-engineered-high-efficiency-power-amplifiers <div class="field-byline"> From Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers designing today’s wireless handheld devices and infrastructure equipment are accustomed to accurate, reliable simulation tools. 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analyzers Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:20:00 +0000 28871 at http://mwrf.com AWR Software Suite Upgrades Graphic Options http://mwrf.com/software/awr-software-suite-upgrades-graphic-options <div class="node-body article-body">Upgrades to NI’s AWR Design Environment include a new gamma probe model, expanded graphic options, and an enhanced 3D editor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/software/awr-software-suite-upgrades-graphic-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/software/awr-software-suite-upgrades-graphic-options#comments News Software Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:17:00 +0000 28861 at http://mwrf.com SDR Approach Seizes 6 GHz http://mwrf.com/software/sdr-approach-seizes-6-ghz <div class="field-deck"> This clever combination of software with analog and digital components results in a radio system that can handle a wide variety of transmission and reception formats through 6 GHz. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A compact software-defined radio (SDR) provides the outstanding performance and flexibility needed to support many different communications applications through 6 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/software/sdr-approach-seizes-6-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/software/sdr-approach-seizes-6-ghz#comments Software Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:36:00 +0000 28621 at http://mwrf.com What Software Do You Use To Characterize Your Devices? http://mwrf.com/software/what-software-do-you-use-characterize-your-devices <div class="node-body gallery-body">The task of testing and characterizing RF/microwave/millimeter-wave devices is growing increasingly more complex and time consuming. 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