Defense en Approach Trims Size Of Dipole Antennas <div class="field-byline"> B. Gong, L.S. Su, Q.R. Zheng, Y.Z. Yin, and X.S. Ren </div> <div class="field-deck"> Two short-circuited cylindrical covers can be added to a dipole antenna, reducing size and lowering resonant frequency without disrupting the radiation pattern. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Inductive loading can help reduce the size of dipole antennas. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:09:00 +0000 24391 at Product Trends: Signal Generators Meet The Latest Standards Head-On <div class="field-deck"> Using the software control capability of the latest signal generators can lessen the impact of complexity stemming from modern modulation techniques and communications standards. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Signal generators have had to advance beyond the tunable continuous-wave (CW) devices of the tube age to serve an industry that is densely packed with complex modulation and high-fidelity requirements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Defense Software Test & Measurement - generators Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:25:00 +0000 24461 at QAM Is Rising: 1024QAM And Beyond <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Habeeb Ur Rahman Mohammed </div> <div class="field-deck"> As demands for more voice, data, and video services rise, wireless communications networks must be configured to handle more complex levels of modulation. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Higher modulation levels support more efficient communications, but require receivers with extremely low noise levels. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:51:00 +0000 24351 at Correlate Handheld And Benchtop Measurements <div class="field-byline"> Tom Hoppin </div> <div class="field-deck"> High-frequency measurements made in the field on portable instruments are now consistent with measurements made on trusted, benchtop laboratory equipment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Correlating measurements made with portable instruments in the field and benchtop instruments in the laboratory helps verify the quality of those in-field measurements. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Agilent Technologies Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:44:00 +0000 24301 at Software-Defined-Radio Market Sees Increased Growth <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Airborne, naval, and land-based software-defined-radios are expected to drive the market between now and 2020, growing at a CAGR of 11.4%. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Defense Software Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:01:00 +0000 24261 at Rogers Teams With Northeastern <div class="node-body article-body">A unique partnering of private industry with an academic is to the benefit of both organizations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials Commercial Defense Industrial Technologies Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:34:00 +0000 24011 at Interview: James Klein, Vice President of Infrastructure & Defense Products, TriQuint <div class="node-body article-body">With the merger of TriQuint and RFMD under way, James Klein provides a peek into the shared company’s goals and plans while highlighting the strengths and synergies that it will optimize.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> RFMD TriQuint Semiconductor Commercial Defense Interviews Semiconductors Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:16:00 +0000 23861 at Satellites Prove Key To Search <div class="node-body article-body">The long-awaited tracking of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370’s final flight path is credited to satellite data coupled with math and engineering knowledge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Defense Editor Columns Systems Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:28:00 +0000 23821 at Multifunction Test Sets Target Wireless Devices <div class="field-deck"> These flexible measurement instruments are well suited for testing 4G wireless devices and systems—both established and emerging. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These compact and modular test sets essentially provide replacement wireless networks for evaluating devices and products under actual working environments. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:38:00 +0000 23951 at Security And Surveillance Radar Is On The Rise <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">According to a recent market study, the security and surveillance radar market will reach $8.6 billion in 2020. The airborne platform will see the greatest growth among the other two—land-based and maritime. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Defense Systems Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:07:00 +0000 23811 at <p><span style="font-family: sourcesansproregular; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.952941);">The Bombardier Dash 8 Q200 is equipped with multimode radar and electro-optical/infrared sensors that detect maritime targets.</span></p> Courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection