Markets en The Technology of Airport Security Scanners Helps Guide the Blind <div class="node-body article-body">A personal radar system could give a sixth sense to people whose sight has been lost or impaired. Finnish researchers are testing millimeter wave scanners for just that.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IoT Products Semiconductors Systems Sat, 14 Jan 2017 00:20:00 +0000 50221 at <p>(Image courtesy of VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland).</p> Rockwell Collins Completes HMS Radio Qual Testing <div class="node-body article-body">Rockwell Collins recently completed qualification testing (QT) on its AN/PRC-162 two-channel, SDR military communication systems.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Defense Systems Wed, 11 Jan 2017 21:13:00 +0000 50211 at <p>The AN/PRC-162 is a rugged, two-channel, SDR military radio capable of broadband and narrowband communications with a wide range of waveforms. (Courtesy of Rockwell-Collins)</p> Notebook Computers Aid Army Medical Efforts <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Army’s MC4 organization added over 3000 notebook computers for in-field management of medical data.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Defense Medical Systems Tue, 10 Jan 2017 18:58:00 +0000 50171 at Aerospace Ethernet Cables Approved for Military Use <div class="node-body article-body">A line of high-speed Ethernet cables has been approved for QPL use in civil and military applications. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Components Defense Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:50:00 +0000 50161 at New System Design Tools a Must for 5G RF Front-Ends <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Bob Hammond, Resonant </div> <div class="field-deck"> 5G networks will pose challenges to RF front-end (RFFE) design in mobile devices. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">5G networks will pose challenges to RF front-end (RFFE) design in mobile devices.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Systems Fri, 06 Jan 2017 20:32:00 +0000 50131 at <p>Image courtesy of Thinkstock</p> Measure Permittivity at Terahertz Frequencies <div class="node-body article-body">Free-space permittivity measurements of electronic materials to 1.1 THz were possible thanks to a commercial VNA and mathematics software running on a PC.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Fri, 06 Jan 2017 16:00:00 +0000 50121 at Receiver ICs Blend Mixers, Synthesizers, and IF Amps <div class="field-byline"> Marc Goldfarb, Ben Walker, Russell Martin, Tom Bosia, Ed Balboni, and Dragoslav Culum, Analog Devices Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> These densely packed integrated circuits surround mixer circuitry with many of the components that once had to be added to mixers in a typical receiver front end. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Densely integrated circuits help reduce the size of wireless base-station transceivers. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:34:00 +0000 50091 at Registering High RFID Isolation <div class="node-body article-body">Methods were developed to minimize the effects of self-jamming signals and extend the operating ranges of RFID tags.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Industrial Systems Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:32:00 +0000 50111 at Boosting Power with Silicon CMOS <div class="node-body article-body">Several IC design approaches, including stacking transistor cells, can be applied for higher-power Si CMOS PAs at microwave frequencies.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Defense Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Fri, 06 Jan 2017 14:59:00 +0000 50081 at How Bending Affects a Flexible UWB Antenna <div class="field-byline"> Sherif R. Zahran, Mahmoud A. Abdalla, and A. Gaafar </div> <div class="field-deck"> A compact antenna maintains high gain and an omnidirectional radiation pattern, even with flexing across frequency ranges complying with UWB frequency allocations in the U.S. and Europe. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A PCB antenna covers most of the FCC’s UWB frequency range and is flexible enough for use with wearable wireless applications.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Thu, 05 Jan 2017 17:50:00 +0000 50061 at