Defense http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en InP Resonant Tunneling Diodes Drop LNA Noise Figure http://mwrf.com/active-components/inp-resonant-tunneling-diodes-drop-lna-noise-figure <div class="node-body article-body">By using resonant tunneling diodes in a negative-differential-conductance-style LNA, researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) were able to reach a high gain-to-DC power ratio with a very low noise figure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/inp-resonant-tunneling-diodes-drop-lna-noise-figure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/inp-resonant-tunneling-diodes-drop-lna-noise-figure#comments Active components Automotive Commercial Defense Energy Industrial Medical Mobile Robotics Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:47:00 +0000 30501 at http://mwrf.com MIMO Radar Could Outperform Phased-Array Radar http://mwrf.com/active-components/mimo-radar-could-outperform-phased-array-radar <div class="node-body article-body">In Sweden, researchers studied the potential benefits of spatially diverse MIMO radar compared to standard phased-array radar.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/mimo-radar-could-outperform-phased-array-radar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/mimo-radar-could-outperform-phased-array-radar#comments Active components Defense Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:26:00 +0000 30511 at http://mwrf.com De-Embed Parasitics from Millimeter-Wave ICs http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/de-embed-parasitics-millimeter-wave-ics <div class="node-body article-body">Using a half-thru transmission-line method, researchers from Grenoble, France, were able to accurately de-embed pad-interconnect and parasitic effects at millimeter-wave frequencies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/de-embed-parasitics-millimeter-wave-ics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/de-embed-parasitics-millimeter-wave-ics#comments Automotive Commercial Defense Energy Industrial Medical Mobile Robotics Test & Measurement - analyzers Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:17:00 +0000 30491 at http://mwrf.com Tips for Biasing MMIC Amplifiers http://mwrf.com/active-components/tips-biasing-mmic-amplifiers <div class="node-body article-body">Not all applications can be served by pre-biased MMIC amplifiers. As a result, knowing the proper techniques to bias a variety of amplifier types could ease the transition to using MMIC components.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/tips-biasing-mmic-amplifiers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/tips-biasing-mmic-amplifiers#comments Active components Automotive Commercial Defense Energy Industrial Medical Mobile Robotics Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:29:00 +0000 30471 at http://mwrf.com <p>The significant benefit of a cascade-distributed amplifier is the increased operational bandwidth derived from the duplicated cell of two FETs connected source to drain.</p> Real-Time Scope Spans 100 GHz http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/real-time-scope-spans-100-ghz <div class="field-deck"> This high-performance, high-speed oscilloscope boasts performance levels to real-time bandwidth of 100 GHz at 240-GSamples/s sampling rate, with the flexibility to add test capability as needed. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The LabMaster 10-100Zi oscilloscope is a modular measurement system with bandwidth to 100 GHz per channel and sampling rate to 240 GSamples/s.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/real-time-scope-spans-100-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/real-time-scope-spans-100-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:32:00 +0000 30421 at http://mwrf.com Amplifiers Curb Noise of Millimeter Waves http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifiers-curb-noise-millimeter-waves <div class="field-deck"> This pair of LNAs supports a number of communications and radar applications from 60 to 90 GHz and 75 to 110 GHz. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These millimeter-wave amplifiers cover full communications bands with low noise figures and flat gain responses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifiers-curb-noise-millimeter-waves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifiers-curb-noise-millimeter-waves#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:49:00 +0000 30431 at http://mwrf.com Lowpass Filters Offer Off-the-Shelf Convenience http://mwrf.com/components/lowpass-filters-offer-shelf-convenience <div class="field-byline"> From Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With same-day shipment available, a new series of lowpass Chebyshev passive filters is providing off-the-shelf convenience for customers requiring immediate availability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/lowpass-filters-offer-shelf-convenience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/lowpass-filters-offer-shelf-convenience#comments News Commercial Components Defense Industrial Medical Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:51:00 +0000 30441 at http://mwrf.com Top Products of 2014 http://mwrf.com/systems/top-products-2014 <div class="field-deck"> Product advances during the year benefit customers of active and passive components, as well as test equipment, serving applications from RF through millimeter-wave frequencies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The top products of 2014 universally combine advances in technology with tremendous values in performance for the price. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/top-products-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/top-products-2014#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:40:00 +0000 30341 at http://mwrf.com LNA Integrates Fast Shutdown Function http://mwrf.com/active-components/lna-integrates-fast-shutdown-function <div class="field-byline"> Chin Leong Lim </div> <div class="field-deck"> This low-noise amplifier includes an on-board switching function with industry-leading switching speed, thus reducing dead time when a transceiver shifts between transmit and receive modes. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An LNA design employs an on-board switching function to speed transitions between transmission and reception. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/lna-integrates-fast-shutdown-function" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/lna-integrates-fast-shutdown-function#comments Avago Technologies Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:50:00 +0000 30311 at http://mwrf.com Simulate and Test Chirped Radar http://mwrf.com/systems/simulate-and-test-chirped-radar <div class="field-byline"> Frank Raffaeli and Trang D. Nguyen </div> <div class="field-deck"> No longer just for the military, frequency-stepped chirped radar systems are being used in automotive, law-enforcement, and public-transportation applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Modern simulation software and test equipment can help pave the way for expanding applications for radar systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/simulate-and-test-chirped-radar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/simulate-and-test-chirped-radar#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Tue, 09 Dec 2014 21:30:00 +0000 30011 at http://mwrf.com