Markets http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en Seeing Jitter in an Eye Diagram http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/seeing-jitter-eye-diagram <div class="node-body article-body">Using probability mass functions to represent both intersymbol interference (ISI) and jitter, a method of statistical simulation can be developed to consider their effects in tandem.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/seeing-jitter-eye-diagram" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/seeing-jitter-eye-diagram#comments Commercial Test & Measurement - analyzers Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:17:00 +0000 27261 at http://mwrf.com <p>Two-dimensional jitter can be analyzed at various stages of a waveform using statistical-analysis tools.</p> Interference-Free Millimeter-Wave Radios Promise Security http://mwrf.com/systems/interference-free-millimeter-wave-radios-promise-security <div class="node-body article-body">Using unlicensed millimeter-wave bands may be the next step toward higher-bandwidth and higher-security commercial communications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/interference-free-millimeter-wave-radios-promise-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/interference-free-millimeter-wave-radios-promise-security#comments Commercial Systems Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:13:00 +0000 27231 at http://mwrf.com Quick Charge Technology Delivers Up To 60 W http://mwrf.com/active-components/quick-charge-technology-delivers-60-w <div class="node-body article-body">Quick Charge 2.0 features a variety of upgrades to improve charging times and expand adoption rates into a variety of devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/quick-charge-technology-delivers-60-w" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/quick-charge-technology-delivers-60-w#comments News Active components Commercial Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:04:00 +0000 27251 at http://mwrf.com <p><em><strong>Image courtesy of Thinkstock</strong></em></p> Missile Defense System Uses Dual Radars To Optimize Tracking http://mwrf.com/systems/missile-defense-system-uses-dual-radars-optimize-tracking <div class="node-body article-body">The ground-based midcourse defense (GMD) system, in conjunction with an exoatmospheric kill vehicle (EKV) device, successfully tracked and destroyed a targeted threat during testing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/missile-defense-system-uses-dual-radars-optimize-tracking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/missile-defense-system-uses-dual-radars-optimize-tracking#comments News Active components Defense Systems Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:18:00 +0000 27241 at http://mwrf.com <p>In development since 1998, the GMD system incorporates features such as early detection and tracking during the boost phase, midcourse target discrimination, and precision intercept and destruction of inbound intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMS). (Images courtesy of Boeing)</p> Cost-Effective Models Simulate SMT Components http://mwrf.com/software/cost-effective-models-simulate-smt-components <div class="field-byline"> Nils Nazoa and Nick Ridler </div> <div class="field-deck"> Precision vector network analyzer (VNA) measurements needn’t be expensive when using a low-cost PC-based analyzer and FR-4 based test jig. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Careful measurements are instrumental in creating accurate RF/microwave software models of surface-mount-technology (SMT) components. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/software/cost-effective-models-simulate-smt-components" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/software/cost-effective-models-simulate-smt-components#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Software Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:35:00 +0000 27091 at http://mwrf.com Military-Code Receiver Bolsters GPS Capabilities http://mwrf.com/active-components/military-code-receiver-bolsters-gps-capabilities <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Air Force demonstrated a new Raytheon GPS receiver for use in military-code anti-jamming and high-security communications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/military-code-receiver-bolsters-gps-capabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/military-code-receiver-bolsters-gps-capabilities#comments News Active components Defense Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:59:00 +0000 27181 at http://mwrf.com UAV Antenna Changes Beam Direction in 1/1000th of a Second http://mwrf.com/active-components/uav-antenna-changes-beam-direction-11000th-second <div class="node-body article-body">The Agile Aperture Antenna (A3) is lightweight, low power, software-defined, and electronically reconfigurable, suiting it for UAVs and other vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/uav-antenna-changes-beam-direction-11000th-second" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/uav-antenna-changes-beam-direction-11000th-second#comments News Active components Defense Systems Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:35:00 +0000 27171 at http://mwrf.com <p>An Agile Aperture Antenna is placed in a window of an aircraft for a recent test flight. (All images courtesy of GTRI)</p> U.S./China To Garner 40% Of Military-Radar Market In Five Years http://mwrf.com/systems/uschina-garner-40-military-radar-market-five-years <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though the U.S. and Asia Pacific markets are driven by different needs, the military-radar industry will ultimately benefit due to ever-increasing demand. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/uschina-garner-40-military-radar-market-five-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/uschina-garner-40-military-radar-market-five-years#comments News Defense Systems Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:35:00 +0000 27151 at http://mwrf.com <p>Longbow FCR is mounted to Lockheed Martin&#39;s Apache helicopter.</p> Courtesy of Lockheed Martin Switch Commands 0.5 to 18.0 GHz http://mwrf.com/passive-components/switch-commands-05-180-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">This high-speed switch provides signal control from 0.5 to 18.0 GHz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/switch-commands-05-180-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/switch-commands-05-180-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:19:00 +0000 26961 at http://mwrf.com DAC Delivers 14 b at 2.5 GSamples/s http://mwrf.com/systems/dac-delivers-14-b-25-gsampless <div class="node-body article-body">This board level DAC operates with 14-b resolution to 2.5 GSamples/s. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/dac-delivers-14-b-25-gsampless" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/dac-delivers-14-b-25-gsampless#comments Analog Devices Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:09:00 +0000 26971 at http://mwrf.com