Defense http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en Prepare Winning Design Recipes with SoCs http://mwrf.com/active-components/prepare-winning-design-recipes-socs <div class="field-deck"> Suppliers of systems-on-a-chip—highly integrated solutions that deliver an assortment of benefits—are feeling the IoT-driven push to reach new performance heights. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Suppliers of systems-on-a-chip—highly integrated solutions that deliver an assortment of benefits—are feeling the IoT-driven push to reach new performance heights.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/prepare-winning-design-recipes-socs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/prepare-winning-design-recipes-socs#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:06:00 +0000 41191 at http://mwrf.com Sizing up Discrete Devices Against Integrated Circuits http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/sizing-discrete-devices-against-integrated-circuits <div class="field-deck"> Discrete transistors require more extensive design efforts than integrated circuits—albeit with much greater flexibility for realizing an amplifier or other component with special features. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In spite of the widespread availability of high-speed, high-frequency integrated circuits (ICs), discrete diodes and transistors are readily available for RF/microwave circuit design and fabrication. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/sizing-discrete-devices-against-integrated-circuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/sizing-discrete-devices-against-integrated-circuits#comments M/A-COM Technology Solutions Analog semiconductors Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:13:00 +0000 41021 at http://mwrf.com Simulation Software Solvers Tackle Multiple Problems http://mwrf.com/software/simulation-software-solvers-tackle-multiple-problems <div class="field-deck"> The FEKO simulation software tool encompasses several different electromagnetic solution methods, making it suitable for a large number of applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The FEKO simulation software tool encompasses several different electromagnetic solution methods, making it suitable for a large number of applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/software/simulation-software-solvers-tackle-multiple-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/software/simulation-software-solvers-tackle-multiple-problems#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Software Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:10:00 +0000 41001 at http://mwrf.com Researchers Use Software-Defined Radio for Testing Millimeter-Wave Antennas http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/researchers-use-software-defined-radio-testing-millimeter-wave-antennas <div class="node-body article-body">NYU WIRELESS recently announced plans to build a programmable testbed for prototyping mm-Wave antennas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/researchers-use-software-defined-radio-testing-millimeter-wave-antennas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/researchers-use-software-defined-radio-testing-millimeter-wave-antennas#comments News Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Defense Industrial Mobile Semiconductors Software Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:10:00 +0000 40981 at http://mwrf.com <p>A new testbed for testing millimeter wave antennas will&nbsp;combine high-gain phased array antennas with a software-defined radio, in which computer programs replace&nbsp;hardware components like filters and amplifiers. (Image courtesy of National Instruments).</p> Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (2/1-2/7) http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-21-27 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for power dividers or frequency mixers, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-21-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-21-27#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Components Defense Image Galleries Industrial Medical Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Passive components Products Semiconductors Systems Test & Measurement Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:40:00 +0000 40971 at http://mwrf.com Metamaterial-Based Antenna Grasps at Lower Frequencies http://mwrf.com/systems/metamaterial-based-antenna-grasps-lower-frequencies <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers from Penn State University have developed a new material that allows them to control the frequency response and polarization of extremely small satellite antennas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/metamaterial-based-antenna-grasps-lower-frequencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/metamaterial-based-antenna-grasps-lower-frequencies#comments News Materials Active components Commercial Defense Mobile Systems Tue, 26 Jan 2016 19:35:00 +0000 40681 at http://mwrf.com <p>When combined with a software-defined radio, a new tunable&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="metamaterial">metamaterial</span>&nbsp;can extend an antenna with narrow instantaneous bandwidth across an entire communications band. (Image courtesy of Penn State University).</p> Technology Breakthroughs Prepare to Change the World http://mwrf.com/materials/technology-breakthroughs-prepare-change-world <div class="field-deck"> Expect 2016 to be a busy year, as plans are in motion to create technologies with capabilities that push past the boundaries of today’s state-of-the-art solutions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Expect 2016 to be a busy year, as plans are in motion to create technologies with capabilities that push past the boundaries of today’s state-of-the-art solutions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/materials/technology-breakthroughs-prepare-change-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/materials/technology-breakthroughs-prepare-change-world#comments Materials NXP Semiconductors Commercial Defense Industrial Semiconductors Wed, 06 Jan 2016 15:00:00 +0000 39541 at http://mwrf.com MM-Wave Products Enable the Next Frontier http://mwrf.com/active-components/mm-wave-products-enable-next-frontier <div class="field-deck"> Millimeter-wave technology has become more widespread, as evidenced by the large number of higher-frequency products available today. With 5G on its way, millimeter-wave bands will generate even greater interest as a means to enable future technology. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Millimeter-wave technology has become more widespread, as evidenced by the large number of higher-frequency products available today. With 5G on its way, millimeter-wave bands will generate even greater interest as a means to enable future technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/mm-wave-products-enable-next-frontier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/mm-wave-products-enable-next-frontier#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Tue, 05 Jan 2016 19:00:00 +0000 39471 at http://mwrf.com Taking Steps Toward Practical THz Technology http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/taking-steps-toward-practical-thz-technology <div class="field-deck"> The potential for terahertz waves is enormous for imaging and communications applications—if practical semiconductor THz detectors and generators can be developed. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">THz technology stands on the brink of filling many invaluable applications areas, provided that practical solid-state THz energy sources can be developed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/taking-steps-toward-practical-thz-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/taking-steps-toward-practical-thz-technology#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Medical Mixed-signal semiconductors Mon, 04 Jan 2016 17:31:00 +0000 39441 at http://mwrf.com Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (1/4-1/9) http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-14-19 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for attenuators or power modules, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-14-19" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-14-19#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Components Defense Image Galleries Industrial Medical Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Passive components Products Semiconductors Systems Test & Measurement Mon, 04 Jan 2016 15:15:00 +0000 38971 at http://mwrf.com