Markets http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en The Technology of Airport Security Scanners Helps Guide the Blind http://mwrf.com/systems/technology-airport-security-scanners-helps-guide-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="http://mwrf.com/systems/technology-airport-security-scanners-helps-guide-blind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/technology-airport-security-scanners-helps-guide-blind#comments IoT Products Semiconductors Systems Sat, 14 Jan 2017 00:20:00 +0000 50221 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland).</p> Rockwell Collins Completes HMS Radio Qual Testing http://mwrf.com/systems/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="http://mwrf.com/systems/rockwell-collins-completes-hms-radio-qual-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/rockwell-collins-completes-hms-radio-qual-testing#comments Defense Systems Wed, 11 Jan 2017 21:13:00 +0000 50211 at http://mwrf.com <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 http://mwrf.com/systems/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="http://mwrf.com/systems/notebook-computers-aid-army-medical-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/notebook-computers-aid-army-medical-efforts#comments Defense Medical Systems Tue, 10 Jan 2017 18:58:00 +0000 50171 at http://mwrf.com Aerospace Ethernet Cables Approved for Military Use http://mwrf.com/components/aerospace-ethernet-cables-approved-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="http://mwrf.com/components/aerospace-ethernet-cables-approved-military-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/aerospace-ethernet-cables-approved-military-use#comments Components Defense Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:50:00 +0000 50161 at http://mwrf.com New System Design Tools a Must for 5G RF Front-Ends http://mwrf.com/systems/new-system-design-tools-must-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="http://mwrf.com/systems/new-system-design-tools-must-5g-rf-front-ends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/new-system-design-tools-must-5g-rf-front-ends#comments Commercial Systems Fri, 06 Jan 2017 20:32:00 +0000 50131 at http://mwrf.com <p>Image courtesy of Thinkstock</p> Measure Permittivity at Terahertz Frequencies http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/measure-permittivity-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="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/measure-permittivity-terahertz-frequencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/measure-permittivity-terahertz-frequencies#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Fri, 06 Jan 2017 16:00:00 +0000 50121 at http://mwrf.com Receiver ICs Blend Mixers, Synthesizers, and IF Amps http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/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="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/receiver-ics-blend-mixers-synthesizers-and-if-amps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/receiver-ics-blend-mixers-synthesizers-and-if-amps#comments Automotive Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:34:00 +0000 50091 at http://mwrf.com Registering High RFID Isolation http://mwrf.com/systems/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="http://mwrf.com/systems/registering-high-rfid-isolation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/registering-high-rfid-isolation#comments Commercial Industrial Systems Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:32:00 +0000 50111 at http://mwrf.com Boosting Power with Silicon CMOS http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/boosting-power-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="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/boosting-power-silicon-cmos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/boosting-power-silicon-cmos#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Fri, 06 Jan 2017 14:59:00 +0000 50081 at http://mwrf.com How Bending Affects a Flexible UWB Antenna http://mwrf.com/passive-components/how-bending-affects-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="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/how-bending-affects-flexible-uwb-antenna" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/how-bending-affects-flexible-uwb-antenna#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Thu, 05 Jan 2017 17:50:00 +0000 50061 at http://mwrf.com