Learning Resources http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6608/more en Get Results You Can Trust http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/get-results-you-can-trust <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Keysight Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In a system or on a lab bench, proper instrument calibration reduces the chances of false test results. Not all calibrations are equal, and six key factors affect quality, usefulness and cost. In Six Axes of Calibration, we highlight the importance and value of each factor. Download application note.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/get-results-you-can-trust" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/get-results-you-can-trust#comments Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Fri, 23 Dec 2016 16:41:00 +0000 49801 at http://mwrf.com RF Fundamentals Part 3 - Signal Generation, Modulation and Vector Signal Analysis http://mwrf.com/webinar/rf-fundamentals-part-3-signal-generation-modulation-and-vector-signal-analysis <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Keysigth Technologies </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://mwrf.com/site-files/mwrf.com/files/Keysight_ED-MWRF_118webinar_595x335.jpg?1482509578" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">13:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">14:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <table border="0" width="520"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="120"><img src="http://penton.com/webcasts/Kimberly_Cassacia.jpg" style="width: 115px;" /></td> <td class="style3" width="400"> <p><strong>Kimberly Cassacia</strong><br /> Product Line Brand Manager<br /> <strong>Keysight Technologies</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">In Part 3 of RF Fundamentals, we will focus on the challenges related to the need to generate and demodulate analog and digitally modulated signals in the RF signal chain. We’ll review CW signal generation and characteristics, including phase-noise and signal synthesis using VCOs and phase-locked-loops. You will learn about analog and digital modulation generation and measurement techniques.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 550pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/webinar/rf-fundamentals-part-3-signal-generation-modulation-and-vector-signal-analysis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Webcasts Fri, 23 Dec 2016 16:10:00 +0000 49771 at http://mwrf.com IoT Insights Using Oscilloscopes http://mwrf.com/webinar/iot-insights-using-oscilloscopes <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Keysigth Technologies </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://mwrf.com/site-files/mwrf.com/files/Keysight_ED-MWRF_125webinar_595x335.jpg?1482510126" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">13:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">14:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <table border="0" width="520"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="120"><img src="http://penton.com/webcasts/Coughran-Katie-cropped.jpg" style="width: 115px; height: 115px;" /></td> <td class="style3" width="400"> <p><strong>Katie Coughran</strong><br /> Area Channel Manager<br /> <strong>Keysight Technologies</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Troubleshooting chipset and device IoT designs can be challenging. Learn how to use a fully integrated Mixed Signal Oscilloscope (MSO) to make IoT characterization a lot easier. Discover how embedded serial bus triggering and decode allow you to easily find serial bus errors. Also learn how to gain fast insight into NFC test pass/fail status with a new oscilloscope centric solution. Lastly, we will address measuring IoT low power consumption using a high-sensitivity current probe to provide a simple low current test.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 550pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/webinar/iot-insights-using-oscilloscopes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Webcasts Fri, 23 Dec 2016 16:10:00 +0000 49781 at http://mwrf.com Analyze and Optimize 32- to 56- Gbps Serial Link Channels http://mwrf.com/webinar/analyze-and-optimize-32-56-gbps-serial-link-channels <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Keysigth Technologies </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://mwrf.com/site-files/mwrf.com/files/Keysight_ED-MWRF_126webinar_595x335.jpg?1482511052" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, January 26, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">13:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">14:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <table border="0" width="520"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="120"><img src="http://penton.com/webcasts/Heidi_Barnes.jpg" style="width: 115px; height: 115px;" /></td> <td class="style3" width="400"> <p><strong>Heidi Barnes</strong><br /> Senior Application Engineer<br /> <strong>Keysight Technologies</strong></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="120"><img src="http://penton.com/webcasts/Al_Neves.jpg" style="width: 115px; height: 115px;" /></td> <td class="style3" width="400"> <p><strong>Al Neves</strong><br /> Chief Technologist<br /> <strong>Wild River Technology</strong></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="120"><img src="http://penton.com/webcasts/JackC-cropped.jpg" style="width: 115px; height: 115px;" /></td> <td class="style3" width="400"> <p><strong>Jack Carrel</strong><br /> Applications Engineer<br /> <strong>Xilinx</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">This webcast introduces a forensic channel analysis approach that implements both measurement hardware and EDA tools with contemporary SERDES internal tools (e.g., internal eye scan) for the purpose of optimizing the BER for highly pathological channels (i.e. identifying the major contributors to signal degradation in the link). State-of-the-art pulse response analysis such as this, provides valuable insight into the behavior of the channel and the effective use of CTLE, FFE, and DFE equalization techniques, in order to mitigate crosstalk, attenuation and return loss. </div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 550pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/webinar/analyze-and-optimize-32-56-gbps-serial-link-channels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Webcasts Fri, 23 Dec 2016 16:10:00 +0000 49791 at http://mwrf.com Save Space Using Ganged RF Connector and Cable Assemblies http://mwrf.com/cables-connectors/save-space-using-ganged-rf-connector-and-cable-assemblies <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Cinch Connectivity Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Why use a ganged RF connector/cable assembly rather than separate RF connectors and cables? What types of connector interfaces are available in these ganged assemblies? Do they need to be all the same connector types? Do the multiple connector positions make these connector/cable assemblies difficult to mate? Does the mating force increase with the number of connector positions?</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/cables-connectors/save-space-using-ganged-rf-connector-and-cable-assemblies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/cables-connectors/save-space-using-ganged-rf-connector-and-cable-assemblies#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Cables & Connectors Components Digital semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors Passive components Semiconductors White Paper Fri, 16 Dec 2016 15:11:00 +0000 49611 at http://mwrf.com High Sensitivity Current Measurements and Probing Solutions http://mwrf.com/webinar/high-sensitivity-current-measurements-and-probing-solutions <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Keysight Technologies </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://mwrf.com/site-files/mwrf.com/files/Keysight_ED-MWRF_0111webinar_595x335.jpg?1481572853" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">13:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">14:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <table border="0" width="520"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="120"><img height="115" src="http://penton.com/webcasts/Chris_Kelly.jpg" width="115" /></td> <td class="style3" width="400"> <p><strong>Chris Kelly </strong><br /> Application Engineer<br /> <strong>Keysight Technologies</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Battery life is important in all portable electronic devices, but for medical devices, a properly functioning battery can be life-critical. Today’s medical devices integrate combinations of device monitoring, sensing, digital processing, and wired or wireless communication features that generate highly dynamic power consumption profiles. Medical device designers face ever-increasing demands for longer battery life, especially for implantable and safety-critical external devices. </div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 550pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/webinar/high-sensitivity-current-measurements-and-probing-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Webcasts Mon, 12 Dec 2016 19:51:00 +0000 49521 at http://mwrf.com Making Accurate Power Integrity Measurements Using an Oscilloscope http://mwrf.com/webinar/making-accurate-power-integrity-measurements-using-oscilloscope <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Keysight Technologies </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://mwrf.com/site-files/mwrf.com/files/Keysight_ED-MWRF_0112webinar_595x335-v2.jpg?1481573968" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, January 12, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">13:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">14:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <table border="0" width="520"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="120"><img src="http://penton.com/webcasts/Kenny_Johnson.jpg" style="width: 115px; height: 115px;" /></td> <td class="style3" width="400"> <p><strong>Kenny Johnson </strong><br /> R&amp;D Technical Lead<br /> <strong>Keysight Technologies</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">The prosaic DC power supply is receiving scrutiny as supply voltages continue to get smaller. Supply tolerances are getting tighter as users try to decrease power, increase yield and minimize supply induced signal noise. This webcast will review tools and techniques for making quality power integrity measurements using an oscilloscope.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 550pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/webinar/making-accurate-power-integrity-measurements-using-oscilloscope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Webcasts Mon, 12 Dec 2016 19:51:00 +0000 49531 at http://mwrf.com IoT: LoRa® Technology Introduction and Solution Testing http://mwrf.com/webinar/iot-lora-technology-introduction-and-solution-testing <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Keysight Technologies </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://mwrf.com/site-files/mwrf.com/files/Keysight_ED-MWRF_0127webinar_595x335-v2.jpg?1482166488" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, January 27, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">13:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">14:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <table border="0" width="520"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="120"><img src="http://penton.com/webcasts/vivek-cropped.jpg" style="width: 115px; height: 115px;" /></td> <td class="style3" width="400"> <p><strong>Vivek Mohan </strong><br /> Director of Marketing for Wireless Connectivity Products<br /> <strong>Semtech</strong></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="120"><img src="http://penton.com/webcasts/Ian_Reading-cropped.jpg" style="width: 115px; height: 115px;" /></td> <td class="style3" width="400"> <p><strong>Ian Reading </strong><br /> Industry Segment Planner<br /> <strong>Keysight Technologies</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Kevin Ashton coined the phrase “The Internet of Things” in 1999 when discussing applications for RFID tags. From the simple tracking and counting of RFID objects, the Internet of Things has taken off with Machine-to-Machine (M2M), Big Data and Machine Learning, enabling applications such as the smart building, smart grid and intelligent transport systems. LoRaWAN™ is a Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) specification intended for wireless battery operated Things in regional, national or global networks. LoRaWAN targets key IoT requirements such as secure bi-directional communication, mobility and localization.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 550pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/webinar/iot-lora-technology-introduction-and-solution-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Webcasts Mon, 12 Dec 2016 19:51:00 +0000 49541 at http://mwrf.com Wolfspeed: Leaders in GaN-on-SiC RF Technology http://mwrf.com/active-components/wolfspeed-leaders-gan-sic-rf-technology <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Wolfspeed </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wolfspeed is the name of Cree, Inc's RF division. It was way back in August of 2000 when we fabricated the industry's first successful GaN-on-SiC MMIC amplifier that generated 20W at 9GHz. We showed the RF industry that there was a better alternative to the expensive GaAs devices and bulky TWTs (traveling wave tubes) to deliver better efficiency and higher power densities for radar and satellite communications. Want to learn more about our leadership?</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/wolfspeed-leaders-gan-sic-rf-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/wolfspeed-leaders-gan-sic-rf-technology#comments Active components White Paper Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:44:00 +0000 49351 at http://mwrf.com RF Fundamentals Part 2: Spectral Analysis http://mwrf.com/webinar/rf-fundamentals-part-2-spectral-analysis <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Keysigth Technologies </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://mwrf.com/site-files/mwrf.com/files/Keysight_ED-MWRF_1208webinar_595x335.jpg?1479491319" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, December 8, 2016 - <span class="date-display-start">13:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">14:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <table border="0" width="450"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="93"><img height="115" src="http://penton.com/webcasts/Kevin_Nguyen.jpg" width="115" /></td> <td class="style3" width="247"> <p><strong>Kevin Nguyen </strong><br /> RF &amp; Microwave Applications Engineer<br /> <strong>Keysight Technologies</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">In Part 2 of RF Fundamentals, we will continue our discussion of measurement challenges associated with the RF signal chain. We will discuss swept tuned and FFT receiver techniques and optimization of spectral search techniques, including RBW, VBW and dynamic range criteria for the most accurate measurements. You will also learn about distortion and noise contributions.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 550pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/webinar/rf-fundamentals-part-2-spectral-analysis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Webcasts Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:41:00 +0000 48921 at http://mwrf.com