Industrial http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6606/more en Measure Permittivity at Terahertz Frequencies http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/measure-permittivity-terahertz-frequencies <div class="node-body article-body">Free-space permittivity measurements of electronic materials to 1.1 THz were possible thanks to a commercial VNA and mathematics software running on a PC.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/measure-permittivity-terahertz-frequencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/measure-permittivity-terahertz-frequencies#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Fri, 06 Jan 2017 16:00:00 +0000 50121 at http://mwrf.com Receiver ICs Blend Mixers, Synthesizers, and IF Amps http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/receiver-ics-blend-mixers-synthesizers-and-if-amps <div class="field-byline"> Marc Goldfarb, Ben Walker, Russell Martin, Tom Bosia, Ed Balboni, and Dragoslav Culum, Analog Devices Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> These densely packed integrated circuits surround mixer circuitry with many of the components that once had to be added to mixers in a typical receiver front end. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Densely integrated circuits help reduce the size of wireless base-station transceivers. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/receiver-ics-blend-mixers-synthesizers-and-if-amps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/receiver-ics-blend-mixers-synthesizers-and-if-amps#comments Automotive Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:34:00 +0000 50091 at http://mwrf.com Registering High RFID Isolation http://mwrf.com/systems/registering-high-rfid-isolation <div class="node-body article-body">Methods were developed to minimize the effects of self-jamming signals and extend the operating ranges of RFID tags.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/registering-high-rfid-isolation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/registering-high-rfid-isolation#comments Commercial Industrial Systems Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:32:00 +0000 50111 at http://mwrf.com Boosting Power with Silicon CMOS http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/boosting-power-silicon-cmos <div class="node-body article-body">Several IC design approaches, including stacking transistor cells, can be applied for higher-power Si CMOS PAs at microwave frequencies.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/boosting-power-silicon-cmos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/boosting-power-silicon-cmos#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Fri, 06 Jan 2017 14:59:00 +0000 50081 at http://mwrf.com How Bending Affects a Flexible UWB Antenna http://mwrf.com/passive-components/how-bending-affects-flexible-uwb-antenna <div class="field-byline"> Sherif R. Zahran, Mahmoud A. Abdalla, and A. Gaafar </div> <div class="field-deck"> A compact antenna maintains high gain and an omnidirectional radiation pattern, even with flexing across frequency ranges complying with UWB frequency allocations in the U.S. and Europe. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A PCB antenna covers most of the FCC’s UWB frequency range and is flexible enough for use with wearable wireless applications.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/how-bending-affects-flexible-uwb-antenna" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/how-bending-affects-flexible-uwb-antenna#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Thu, 05 Jan 2017 17:50:00 +0000 50061 at http://mwrf.com UWB Printed Antenna Blocks Satellite and WLAN Signals http://mwrf.com/passive-components/uwb-printed-antenna-blocks-satellite-and-wlan-signals <div class="field-byline"> Junding Zhao and Hao Zhang </div> <div class="field-deck"> This novel monopole UWB antenna provides two notched bands for rejecting interference from 5-GHz WLAN signals and 8-GHz X-band satellite signals. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A compact PCB antenna receives UWB signals while providing notches to block interference from satellite and WLAN signals.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/uwb-printed-antenna-blocks-satellite-and-wlan-signals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/uwb-printed-antenna-blocks-satellite-and-wlan-signals#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Tue, 03 Jan 2017 15:32:00 +0000 49971 at http://mwrf.com Harvesting Energy from RF Sources http://mwrf.com/systems/harvesting-energy-rf-sources <div class="field-deck"> Excess energy from transmitted communications signals can be captured and transformed to dc power, perfect for a wide range of low-power electronic devices. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Energy harvesting is an efficient way to save battery power by recirculating power captured from radio waves. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/harvesting-energy-rf-sources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/harvesting-energy-rf-sources#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Medical Systems Fri, 30 Dec 2016 14:19:00 +0000 49911 at http://mwrf.com Driving the Future of Vehicular Technology http://mwrf.com/systems/driving-future-vehicular-technology <div class="field-deck"> Electronic technologies, from basic temperature sensors to millimeter-wave radars, are playing more prominent roles in new car models. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Automotive applications represent growing opportunities for RF/wireless ICs. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/driving-future-vehicular-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/driving-future-vehicular-technology#comments Automotive Commercial Industrial Systems Thu, 29 Dec 2016 21:18:00 +0000 49891 at http://mwrf.com Design, Spectrum Challenges Create Different View of Power Sensors http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/design-spectrum-challenges-create-different-view-power-sensors <div class="field-byline"> Russel Lindsay, Anritsu </div> <div class="field-deck"> As higher frequencies become more common, power sensors must also provide the necessary measurement capabilities for current and future applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As higher frequencies become more common, power sensors must also provide the necessary measurement capabilities for current and future applications.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/design-spectrum-challenges-create-different-view-power-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/design-spectrum-challenges-create-different-view-power-sensors#comments Anritsu Commercial Industrial Test & Measurement Wed, 28 Dec 2016 14:38:00 +0000 49851 at http://mwrf.com NYU Wireless Drives Next-Generation Technology http://mwrf.com/systems/nyu-wireless-drives-next-generation-technology <div class="field-deck"> Students and faculty at NYU Wireless are fervently working to create the wireless technology of the future. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Students and faculty at NYU WIRELESS are fervently working to create the wireless technology of the future. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/nyu-wireless-drives-next-generation-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/nyu-wireless-drives-next-generation-technology#comments Commercial Industrial Systems Thu, 22 Dec 2016 20:13:00 +0000 49751 at http://mwrf.com