Defense en Manufacturing Solutions Equip Integrated-Assembly Suppliers <div class="field-deck"> Many current products and services meet suppliers’ manufacturing demands for constructing integrated RF/microwave assemblies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many products and services are available to provide integrated-assembly suppliers with the necessary solutions to build their products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Defense Services Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:14:00 +0000 38391 at With Commercial GaN Still Starting Out, GaAs Labs Buys ANADIGICS <div class="node-body article-body">GaAs Labs, an investment firm based in Silicon Valley that has turned its eyes toward RF semiconductors, has agreed to purchase ANADIGICS and its GaA production facility for approximately $32 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Active components Analog semiconductors Commercial Defense Mobile Mon, 30 Nov 2015 16:50:00 +0000 38331 at <p>ANADIGICS maintains a 6-in. GaA wafer fabrication plant in Warren, N.J., where it produces InGaP HBT, GaAs MESFET, and GaAs pHEMT products. The company has invented a patented InGaP process, which integrates bipolar and FET structures. (Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p> Decoding Discrete Power Transistors <div class="field-deck"> Silicon devices still provide generous power levels through about 2 GHz, while GaN discrete transistors are filling many higher-frequency requirements for high output power. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">High-power discrete transistors are available in a number of technologies and configurations for pulsed and CW applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:02:00 +0000 38361 at Modular VSA Pushes to 50 GHz <div class="field-deck"> A 50-GHz PXIe vector signal analyzer is just one of the latest additions to a growing lineup of modular test instruments for RF/microwave signal generation and analysis. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Four instrument modules in the PXIe format comprise a powerful vector signal analyzer capable of analyzing signals through 50 GHz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:32:00 +0000 38341 at Count on Diodes to Drive Performance <div class="field-deck"> The performance of RF/microwave systems depends on the performance of the diodes that are incorporated into the system. These devices are available in many shapes and sizes, providing customers with numerous options. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many diodes and diode-based components are available for high-frequency applications, providing customers with numerous options.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Components Defense Industrial Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:34:00 +0000 38311 at MILCOM 2015 Showcases Technology Innovations <div class="node-body article-body">A large number of companies attended MILCOM 2015 in Tampa, Fla., with exhibitors ranging from defense contractors to components suppliers—and much more in between.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Components Defense Editor Columns Systems Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:54:00 +0000 38301 at VSA Helps Simplify Harmonic Measurements <div class="field-byline"> Vimal M. Fernandez </div> <div class="field-deck"> A vector signal analyzer is a powerful tool for measuring the harmonic signal levels of wireless communications standards with complex, wideband modulation formats. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A VSA provides the bandwidth and flexibility needed to measure signal harmonic power in the frequency and time domains.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Thu, 19 Nov 2015 04:14:00 +0000 38221 at Materials Form Foundations for RF/Microwave Circuits <div class="field-deck"> A wide range of naturally occurring and engineered materials are used in the construction of active and passive RF/microwave components and circuits. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many different materials are used in the construction of RF/microwave circuits, components, and systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials Commercial Defense Industrial Technologies Tue, 17 Nov 2015 22:03:00 +0000 38201 at Design Kit Speeds Wireless Development <div class="field-deck"> With its RF board, interconnect board, and straightforward software, this design kit helps speed the development of a wide range of wireless communications products. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This design kit contains two circuit boards and hardware that combine to speed and simplify the design of wireless communications products and systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Tue, 10 Nov 2015 21:03:00 +0000 38111 at GPS III Navigation Payload Moves Forward with Low-Weight Triplexer Contract <div class="node-body article-body">The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has granted a contract to NuWaves Engineering to develop an advanced triplexer for the navigational payload of the new GPS III satellites.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Defense Semiconductors Services Systems Mon, 09 Nov 2015 15:20:00 +0000 38061 at <p>Two engineers from Lockheed Martin&nbsp;prepare the first GPS III satellite for system-level testing&nbsp;at the company&rsquo;s Denver-area satellite facility earlier this year.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin).</p>