Markets http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en UPDATE: More Parts Delivered for James Webb Space Telescope http://mwrf.com/components/update-more-parts-delivered-james-webb-space-telescope <div class="node-body article-body">A flexible architecture of high purity aluminum foils will allow the thermal links aboard the James Webb Space Telescope to conduct heat away from its four infrared instruments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/update-more-parts-delivered-james-webb-space-telescope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/update-more-parts-delivered-james-webb-space-telescope#comments News Components Industrial Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:49:00 +0000 22851 at http://mwrf.com <p>The Webb telescope will focus on four science themes: The End of the Dark Ages: First Light and Reionization, The Assembly of Galaxies, The Birth of Stars and Protoplanetary Systems, and Planetary Systems and the Origins of Life. (Artist depiction courtesy of NASA.)</p> Timing Requirements Change, and So Do Voltage-Controlled Oscillators http://mwrf.com/active-components/timing-requirements-change-and-so-do-voltage-controlled-oscillators <div class="field-deck"> In frequency-control products, MEMS and CMOS technology are reaching performance that is on par with quartz crystal resonators and even adding valuable features to voltage-controlled oscillators. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Timing requirements for modern commercial electronics are demanding more for the same cost in a smaller footprint. Conversely, military and aerospace applications are looking for timing products that have advanced in thermal, vibration, and aging stability. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/timing-requirements-change-and-so-do-voltage-controlled-oscillators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/timing-requirements-change-and-so-do-voltage-controlled-oscillators#comments Commercial Active components Defense Medical Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:07:00 +0000 27471 at http://mwrf.com Surface-Mount Mixers Extend to 33 GHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/surface-mount-mixers-extend-33-ghz <div class="field-deck"> These miniature passive and active mixers provide broad frequency coverage with low distortion and low noise using low-level signals across wide frequency bands. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This trio of surface-mount mixers supports a variety of different communications applications as high as 33 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/surface-mount-mixers-extend-33-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/surface-mount-mixers-extend-33-ghz#comments M/A-COM Technology Solutions Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:32:00 +0000 27441 at http://mwrf.com Wireless Sensor System Stalls Car Thieves http://mwrf.com/systems/wireless-sensor-system-stalls-car-thieves <div class="field-byline"> An Junfeng, Lumeng Meng, Shandong Laiwu, and Shandong Zibo </div> <div class="field-deck"> This wireless sensor system can make it more difficult to borrow or steal someone else’s car or switch license plates. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This wireless sensor system can help guard against automobile theft. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/wireless-sensor-system-stalls-car-thieves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/wireless-sensor-system-stalls-car-thieves#comments Commercial Industrial Systems Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:12:00 +0000 27311 at http://mwrf.com Coaxial Isolator Fits SOTM Terminals http://mwrf.com/passive-components/coaxial-isolator-fits-sotm-terminals <div class="node-body article-body">A compact Ka-band isolator provides protection for SOTM terminals operating from 27.5 to 30.5 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/coaxial-isolator-fits-sotm-terminals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/coaxial-isolator-fits-sotm-terminals#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:20:00 +0000 27431 at http://mwrf.com Phase Shifter Adjusts 18 GHz http://mwrf.com/passive-components/phase-shifter-adjusts-18-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A high-resolution phase shifter provides precise phase control of signals from DC through 18 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/phase-shifter-adjusts-18-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/phase-shifter-adjusts-18-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:46:00 +0000 27421 at http://mwrf.com Cables Connect Airframe Assemblies http://mwrf.com/passive-components/cables-connect-airframe-assemblies <div class="node-body article-body">These lightweight coaxial cables provide low loss and high power handling capabilities through 18 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/cables-connect-airframe-assemblies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/cables-connect-airframe-assemblies#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 27411 at http://mwrf.com Low-Noise VCO Tunes 1 to 2 GHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-vco-tunes-1-2-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">This compact voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) covers 1 to 2 GHz with low noise and high linearity. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-vco-tunes-1-2-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-vco-tunes-1-2-ghz#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:23:00 +0000 27401 at http://mwrf.com GaN in Plastic Powers Pulses http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-plastic-powers-pulses <div class="node-body article-body">This plastic-packaged GaN power module boosts radar signals from 960 to 1215 MHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-plastic-powers-pulses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-plastic-powers-pulses#comments M/A-COM Technology Solutions Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:11:00 +0000 27391 at http://mwrf.com Military Blimp-Borne Radar Stays Aloft for 30 Days http://mwrf.com/systems/military-blimp-borne-radar-stays-aloft-30-days <div class="node-body article-body">Comprising a system of two radars and helium-filled aerostats, JLENS further enhances missile defense capabilities in current ballistic intercept systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/military-blimp-borne-radar-stays-aloft-30-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/military-blimp-borne-radar-stays-aloft-30-days#comments News Defense Systems Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:26:00 +0000 27371 at http://mwrf.com <p>One JLENS orbit can provide the same 24/7 coverage for a 30-day period that 5 fixed wing surveillance aircraft provide. 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