Commercial http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6605/more en High-Altitude Balloons Float Toward Multiple Application Possibilities http://mwrf.com/systems/high-altitude-balloons-float-toward-multiple-application-possibilities <div class="node-body article-body">Rockzip turned to Kickstarter to crowdsource for their high-altitude balloons, which can be used for everything from providing Internet access to tracking deforestation. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/high-altitude-balloons-float-toward-multiple-application-possibilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/high-altitude-balloons-float-toward-multiple-application-possibilities#comments News Commercial Systems Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:24:00 +0000 27881 at http://mwrf.com 13 Things You Missed at NI Week http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/13-things-you-missed-ni-week <div class="node-body gallery-body">The core of NI Week is the showcasing and discussion around technologies to accelerate productivity for software-defined systems in test, measurement, and control. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/13-things-you-missed-ni-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/13-things-you-missed-ni-week#comments News National Instruments Commercial Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:22:00 +0000 27841 at http://mwrf.com Low-Noise Balun Aids Phased-Array Radars http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-balun-aids-phased-array-radars <div class="field-byline"> Wang Wei, Zhong Wu, Xu Wei, Mu Mao, and Yuan Jun </div> <div class="field-deck"> This active balun design provides high, flat gain with low noise figure and reasonable linearity for a variety of applications at X- and Ku-band frequencies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An active balun design achieves low noise and good linearity at X- and Ku-band frequencies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-balun-aids-phased-array-radars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/low-noise-balun-aids-phased-array-radars#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:33:00 +0000 27711 at http://mwrf.com Microwave Industry Awards Whip Up the Recognition http://mwrf.com/technologies/microwave-industry-awards-whip-recognition <div class="field-deck"> With the Microwave Industry Awards, Microwaves & RF provides a forum for industry members to share their appreciation for companies that excel in categories ranging from website to technical support. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The results from our survey of engineers and industry professionals in the microwave and RF field are in, allowing us to showcase the companies that help the industry stay abreast of trends and technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/technologies/microwave-industry-awards-whip-recognition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/technologies/microwave-industry-awards-whip-recognition#comments Commercial Defense Medical Technologies Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:08:00 +0000 27161 at http://mwrf.com Instrument Aims at Amp Optimization through 2.5 GHz http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/instrument-aims-amp-optimization-through-25-ghz <div class="field-byline"> David Lester </div> <div class="field-deck"> When combined with a PC or laptop computer and an evaluation board, this instrument streamlines the optimization of a wide range of RF/microwave amplifiers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The RF Power Tool is a compact measurement instrument/system capable of making measurements and optimizing performance of amplifiers operating through 2.5 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/instrument-aims-amp-optimization-through-25-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/instrument-aims-amp-optimization-through-25-ghz#comments Freescale Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:39:00 +0000 27621 at http://mwrf.com Turn Down the Noise with LNAs http://mwrf.com/active-components/turn-down-noise-lnas <div class="field-deck"> Low-noise amplifiers help to increase signal power while limiting the noise figure and nonlinearities introduced into receiver electronics. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Using a low noise amplifier in a receiver design can optimize a signal’s quality and reduce the nonlinearities and noise introduced into the signal path from an antenna.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/turn-down-noise-lnas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/turn-down-noise-lnas#comments Active components Commercial Defense Medical Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:45:00 +0000 27641 at http://mwrf.com Hybrid VCO Enables Robust Startup http://mwrf.com/active-components/hybrid-vco-enables-robust-startup <div class="node-body article-body">Using a hybrid AB/B class VCO typology, researchers from National Taipei University of Technology have designed and tested a low-supply-voltage, low-DC-power-dissipation, and wide-tuning-range circuit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/hybrid-vco-enables-robust-startup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/hybrid-vco-enables-robust-startup#comments Active components Commercial Defense Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:37:00 +0000 27581 at http://mwrf.com Spatial Modulation Outperforms Massive MIMO http://mwrf.com/systems/spatial-modulation-outperforms-massive-mimo <div class="node-body article-body">Spatial modulation MIMO may bring enhanced signal-to-noise ratios to multi-user environments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/spatial-modulation-outperforms-massive-mimo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/spatial-modulation-outperforms-massive-mimo#comments Commercial Defense Systems Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:13:00 +0000 27571 at http://mwrf.com Wireless Networks Advance with a Software Backbone http://mwrf.com/systems/wireless-networks-advance-software-backbone <div class="node-body article-body">Many sensing and security applications could benefit from distributed sensor nodes using wireless sensor networks (WSNs). Adding software configurability could increase WSN efficiency and practicality to enable many new applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/wireless-networks-advance-software-backbone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/wireless-networks-advance-software-backbone#comments Markets Commercial Systems Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:56:00 +0000 27561 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