News en Printed Circuit Board Market Rose Slightly Last Year <div class="node-body article-body">Electrical engineers are pouring vast sums into the printed circuit boards in spite of shrinking parts, according to an industry report.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Commercial Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Semiconductors Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:00:00 +0000 48551 at <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="33" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="" title="Go to Carl Drougge's photostream">Carl Drougge</a>, Creative Commons).</p> Qualcomm to Sample 5G Modem Chip in 2017 <div class="node-body article-body">The chipmaker said that the Snapdragon X50 modem will deliver download speeds up to 5 gigabits per second.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IoT Mobile Products Semiconductors Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:00:00 +0000 48361 at Quantenna Develops Wi-Fi Chips Based on Early Draft of 802.11ax <div class="node-body article-body">Quantenna's latest chip handles an early draft of the emerging 802.11ax standard. It was released on the same day that Quantenna said that it plans to go public.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active components Analog semiconductors Commercial Mixed-signal semiconductors Products Semiconductors Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:45:00 +0000 48311 at <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="54" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="" title="Go to Björn's photostream">Bj&ouml;rn</a>, Creative Commons).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (10/23-10/29) <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for cavity filters or attenuators, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest components to optimize your product, device, or system.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active components Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Components Defense Image Galleries Industrial Medical Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Passive components Products Semiconductors Systems Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:50:00 +0000 48291 at Power Amplifier Start-up Sells to Nokia <div class="node-body article-body">Eta Devices says that its technology cuts the power consumption of cell stations in half and doubles the battery life of smartphones.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Active components Mobile Semiconductors Tue, 11 Oct 2016 18:50:00 +0000 48281 at <p>(Image courtesy of Nokia).</p> 2016 Microwaves & RF Annual Salary & Career Report: All Quiet on the Compensation Front <div class="field-byline"> Chris DeMartino </div> <div class="field-deck"> Although concerns and challenges exist, the RF/microwave industry is continuing to provide stable salaries along with high job satisfaction. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What’s some of the good news that we received in this year’s Microwaves & RF Annual Salary & Career Report? For one, 90% of those who responded...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Learning Resources News Test & Measurement Fri, 07 Oct 2016 14:30:00 +0000 48251 at Network Analyzer to Measure Terahertz Signals <div class="node-body article-body">Keysight Technologies said that it had developed a 1.5 THz network analyzer for researchers at the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Mobile Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Thu, 06 Oct 2016 17:25:00 +0000 48241 at <p>(Image courtesy of <a href="" target="_blank">Christopher Sebela</a>, Creative Commons).</p> Tunable Antenna Circuits May Adapt to Environment <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers are experimenting with high dielectric materials to create wireless circuits that can jump between frequencies.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Active components Analog semiconductors Semiconductors Mon, 03 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000 48211 at <p>(Image courtesy of Imec).</p> Makers of Chips, Cars, and Radio Equipment Join Forces to Connect Cars with 5G <div class="node-body article-body">Germany’s largest automakers are preparing to upgrade their cars with 5G, and they have enlisted partners in radio infrastructure and semiconductors to help.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Automotive IoT Semiconductors Systems Mon, 03 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000 48221 at <p>(Image courtesy of BMW).&nbsp;</p> Engineers Turn to Automated Test Equipment to Save Time <div class="node-body article-body">With engineers rushing tests in order to hit tight product deadlines, the market for automated test equipment is growing.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industrial IoT Mobile Products Robotics Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:20:00 +0000 48191 at <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="59" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="" target="_blank" title="Go to Jean-Pierre Martineau's photostream">Jean-Pierre Martineau</a>, Creative Commons).</p>