Markets http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en RF Development Platform Supports Metering Applications http://mwrf.com/systems/rf-development-platform-supports-metering-applications <div class="node-body article-body">Semtech and other members of the Wi-SUN Alliance jointly created an RF development platform, replete with an RF transceiver and MCU, for metering applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/rf-development-platform-supports-metering-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/rf-development-platform-supports-metering-applications#comments News Commercial Systems Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:42:00 +0000 29321 at http://mwrf.com Amp Achieves Flat Gain to 12 GHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/amp-achieves-flat-gain-12-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">This surface-mount amplifier provides flat gain from 10 MHz to 12 GHz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/amp-achieves-flat-gain-12-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/amp-achieves-flat-gain-12-ghz#comments Mini-Circuits Active components Commercial Industrial Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:34:00 +0000 29311 at http://mwrf.com <p>Monolithic GaAs amplifier model GVA-123+ covers 10 MHz to 12 GHz with 16.9 dB gain at 2 GHz and flat gain across the frequency range.</p> What Techniques Boost PA Efficiency? http://mwrf.com/active-components/what-techniques-boost-pa-efficiency <div class="field-deck"> To get the greatest efficiency out of high-powered broadband power amplifiers, detailed knowledge of the amplifier behavior over frequency and modulation is required before an optimal design can be chosen. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The latest and future GaN amplifiers are capable of handling extreme amounts of power over very broad frequencies. This scenario brings up the fascinating design challenge of optimizing output parameters for greater efficiency in such a versatile device. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/what-techniques-boost-pa-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/what-techniques-boost-pa-efficiency#comments Active components Commercial Defense Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:39:00 +0000 29291 at http://mwrf.com CMOS LNA Aids UWB Receivers http://mwrf.com/active-components/cmos-lna-aids-uwb-receivers <div class="field-byline"> Xu Xia and Fengying Han </div> <div class="field-deck"> This broadband low-noise amplifier design provides more than 16-dB small-signal gain from 3 to 11 GHz based on a standard silicon CMOS semiconductor process. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This broadband low-noise amplifier design provides more than 16-dB small-signal gain from 3 to 11 GHz based on a standard silicon CMOS semiconductor process. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/cmos-lna-aids-uwb-receivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/cmos-lna-aids-uwb-receivers#comments Active components Commercial Industrial Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:22:00 +0000 29211 at http://mwrf.com Advanced Routers to Strengthen Patriot Missile Prowess http://mwrf.com/systems/advanced-routers-strengthen-patriot-missile-prowess <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers from Raytheon and TELDAT will work together to develop and produce advanced militarized routers with expanded controls for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense (AMD) system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/advanced-routers-strengthen-patriot-missile-prowess" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/advanced-routers-strengthen-patriot-missile-prowess#comments News Defense Systems Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:39:00 +0000 29261 at http://mwrf.com <p>With more than 200 fire units fielded worldwide, Patriot is the system of choice for 12 nations around the globe. (Image courtesy of Raytheon)</p> PXI/PXIe VNAs Reach 26.5 GHz http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/pxipxie-vnas-reach-265-ghz <div class="field-deck"> Built into compact modules, these VNAs make it possible to add two ports of amplitude/phase measurement capabilities at a time, spanning a total measurement range of 300 kHz to 26.5 GHz. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This new line of PXI/PXIe RF/microwave vector network analyzers packs two ports of measurement power into each module, with available test frequencies to 26.5 GHz</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/pxipxie-vnas-reach-265-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/pxipxie-vnas-reach-265-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Mon, 13 Oct 2014 18:57:00 +0000 29171 at http://mwrf.com Interview: Art Aguayo, Sr. Business Development Manager for Rogers Corp. http://mwrf.com/interviews/interview-art-aguayo-sr-business-development-manager-rogers-corp <div class="node-body article-body">Rogers Corp.'s Art Aguayo talks circuit material market trends with Microwaves & RF.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/interviews/interview-art-aguayo-sr-business-development-manager-rogers-corp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/interviews/interview-art-aguayo-sr-business-development-manager-rogers-corp#comments Automotive Interviews Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:45:00 +0000 29111 at http://mwrf.com Microstrip LPF Boasts Ultrawide Stopband http://mwrf.com/passive-components/microstrip-lpf-boasts-ultrawide-stopband <div class="field-byline"> Dong Liang, Wenqian Xue, and Zhiyuan Xu </div> <div class="field-deck"> A compact lowpass filter with 3-dB cutoff at 1.78 GHz was designed and fabricated by pairing two different resonator types to achieve wide stopband in a small size. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A compact lowpass filter was designed and fabricated by pairing two different resonator types to achieve wide stopband in a small size. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/microstrip-lpf-boasts-ultrawide-stopband" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/microstrip-lpf-boasts-ultrawide-stopband#comments Commercial Industrial Passive components Sun, 12 Oct 2014 20:25:00 +0000 29131 at http://mwrf.com UWB Power Divider Has Stopband Filtering http://mwrf.com/passive-components/uwb-power-divider-has-stopband-filtering <div class="field-byline"> Long Xiao, Hao Peng, and Tao Yang </div> <div class="field-deck"> This multilayer power divider features good impedance matching at all ports with high isolation and excellent amplitude and phase balance across a wide bandwidth. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This compact power divider supports use at UWB frequencies from 3.8 to 10.0 GHz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/uwb-power-divider-has-stopband-filtering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/uwb-power-divider-has-stopband-filtering#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:18:00 +0000 28681 at http://mwrf.com Efficient Handovers Help Wireless Sensor Networks http://mwrf.com/systems/efficient-handovers-help-wireless-sensor-networks <div class="field-byline"> TianChi Zhao, Jia Dong, and BoAo Min </div> <div class="field-deck"> Through the use of a new handover scheme for switching between cell sites and base stations, wireless sensor networks can be used more efficiently and at lower power levels. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This new approach to handovers allows wireless sensor networks to operate more efficiency within cellular wireless networks. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/efficient-handovers-help-wireless-sensor-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/efficient-handovers-help-wireless-sensor-networks#comments Commercial Industrial Systems Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:57:00 +0000 28921 at http://mwrf.com