Industrial http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6606/more en Qualcomm Builds Low-Frequency Counterpart to Millimeter Wave Prototype http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/qualcomm-builds-low-frequency-counterpart-millimeter-wave-prototype <div class="node-body article-body">Qualcomm has unveiled a prototype radio that operates in frequency bands lower than 6 GHz and that will assist in the development of a candidate 5G air interface.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/qualcomm-builds-low-frequency-counterpart-millimeter-wave-prototype" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/qualcomm-builds-low-frequency-counterpart-millimeter-wave-prototype#comments Automotive Industrial Mobile Products Systems Test & Measurement Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:50:00 +0000 46201 at http://mwrf.com <p>An engineer calibrates microwave waveform generators (Image courtesy of IBM).</p> Calibration Can Make All the Difference http://mwrf.com/blog/calibration-can-make-all-difference <div class="node-body blog-body">Calibrating RF/microwave test instruments may seem unnecessary, but it can make a huge difference in the quality of a company’s products as well as the company’s reputation. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/calibration-can-make-all-difference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/calibration-can-make-all-difference#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Measuring Progress Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:21:00 +0000 46171 at http://mwrf.com Cancel Noise in RF Sampling Observation Receivers http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/cancel-noise-rf-sampling-observation-receivers <div class="field-byline"> Tommy Neu, Texas Instruments </div> <div class="field-deck"> The common LO approach used with frequency mixers can also be applied to clocks for RF sampling data converters for noise reduction in microwave receivers and transmitters. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A common LO approach can also be applied to common clocks for data converters used in RF/microwave receivers and transmitters to reduce noise levels. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/cancel-noise-rf-sampling-observation-receivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/cancel-noise-rf-sampling-observation-receivers#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:36:00 +0000 46141 at http://mwrf.com Check the Specs When Selecting a Signal Generator http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/check-specs-when-selecting-signal-generator <div class="field-byline"> Shivansh Chaudhary, Suresh Ohja, and Gautam Talreja </div> <div class="field-deck"> During the process of choosing an instrument, it’s wise to become keenly aware of key specifications in order to properly match it with a particular application’s requirements. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Understanding various signal-generator specifications can help when specifying an instrument for a particular application. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/check-specs-when-selecting-signal-generator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/check-specs-when-selecting-signal-generator#comments National Instruments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - generators Wed, 29 Jun 2016 14:15:00 +0000 46121 at http://mwrf.com Compact Radar Form Factors Accelerate Commercial Adoption http://mwrf.com/active-components/compact-radar-form-factors-accelerate-commercial-adoption <div class="field-byline"> Suresh Ram and Kim Lee, Infineon Technologies Americas </div> <div class="field-deck"> Radar sensors are finding their way into more applications than ever thanks to technology advances that have reduced size and volume-production cost. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Radar sensors are finding their way into more applications than ever thanks to technology advances that have reduced size and volume-production cost.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/compact-radar-form-factors-accelerate-commercial-adoption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/compact-radar-form-factors-accelerate-commercial-adoption#comments Active components Commercial Industrial Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:43:00 +0000 46101 at http://mwrf.com Making Optimal Coaxial Connections http://mwrf.com/passive-components/making-optimal-coaxial-connections <div class="field-deck"> Coaxial cable assemblies must route high-frequency signals through many shapes and diameters, all the while maintaining signal integrity and minimizing losses. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Coaxial cable assemblies are available with rigid, semirigid, hand-formable, and flexible cables and various connectors for applications through millimeter-wave frequencies.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/making-optimal-coaxial-connections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/making-optimal-coaxial-connections#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:48:00 +0000 46081 at http://mwrf.com Keeping Circuit Designs Liquid http://mwrf.com/technologies/keeping-circuit-designs-liquid <div class="node-body article-body">Liquid dielectrics and metals can be applied to tunable circuit structures at microwave frequencies. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/technologies/keeping-circuit-designs-liquid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/technologies/keeping-circuit-designs-liquid#comments Materials Commercial Defense Industrial Technologies Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:52:00 +0000 46011 at http://mwrf.com <p>Image courtesy of Thinkstock</p> AWG Boasts Flexible Signal Generation http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/awg-boasts-flexible-signal-generation <div class="field-deck"> With multiple output paths and several different operating modes, this series of arbitrary waveform generators delivers analog and digital signals for present and future test requirements. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The AWG4000 is a versatile test-signal source that combines DDS and AWG technologies to generate synchronized high-frequency analog and high-speed digital signals.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/awg-boasts-flexible-signal-generation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/awg-boasts-flexible-signal-generation#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - generators Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:40:00 +0000 46001 at http://mwrf.com Making the Best of Miniature Circuits http://mwrf.com/passive-components/making-best-miniature-circuits <div class="field-deck"> For circuits with miniature dimensions, this firm provides the expertise and equipment to fabricate micron-sized features on both rigid and flexible substrate materials. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A company provides circuit-fabrication services, with circuit dimensions as fine as 3 μm on ceramic and flexible substrate materials.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/making-best-miniature-circuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/making-best-miniature-circuits#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:59:00 +0000 45991 at http://mwrf.com InP IC Technology Powers Instruments Past 100 GHz http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/inp-ic-technology-powers-instruments-past-100-ghz <div class="field-byline"> Robb Shimon, Mathias Bonse, Mario Righi, and Don D’Avanzo, Keysight Technologies </div> <div class="field-deck"> A second-generation InP HEMT process provides the speed, bandwidth, and high-voltage characteristics needed for high-speed digital and millimeter-wave test instruments. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A second-generation InP HEMT semiconductor process provides the frequency- and time-domain performance levels needed for next-generation analog and digital test equipment. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/inp-ic-technology-powers-instruments-past-100-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/inp-ic-technology-powers-instruments-past-100-ghz#comments Analog semiconductors Commercial Defense Industrial Tue, 21 Jun 2016 21:00:00 +0000 45971 at http://mwrf.com