Materials http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6788/more en GaN-on-Silicon is Ready for Space http://mwrf.com/technologies/gan-silicon-ready-space <div class="node-body article-body">GaN-on-silicon device technology has been tested as ready for space-based DC-to-DC power conversion applications. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/technologies/gan-silicon-ready-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/technologies/gan-silicon-ready-space#comments Defense Materials Technologies Tue, 14 Mar 2017 18:00:00 +0000 51881 at http://mwrf.com Diamond is Precious for Thermal Dissipation http://mwrf.com/technologies/diamond-precious-thermal-dissipation <div class="field-deck"> Synthetic diamond heat spreaders have all of the properties needed to optimize thermal management for high-power-density circuits and semiconductor devices. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Heat spreaders formed from synthetic diamond provide the thermal dissipation needed for high-density electronic circuits. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/technologies/diamond-precious-thermal-dissipation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/technologies/diamond-precious-thermal-dissipation#comments Defense Materials Technologies Wed, 01 Mar 2017 20:19:00 +0000 51421 at http://mwrf.com Of Modeling and Materials http://mwrf.com/software/modeling-and-materials <div class="field-deck"> The role that material choice plays in the development of electronic circuits and systems is significant—hence the popularity of simulation software. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The role that material choice plays in the development of electronic circuits and systems is significant—hence the popularity of simulation software.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/software/modeling-and-materials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/software/modeling-and-materials#comments Defense Software Materials Tue, 28 Feb 2017 22:18:00 +0000 51361 at http://mwrf.com <p>Image courtesy of Thinkstock</p> Strong Growth Seen for Aerospace Coatings http://mwrf.com/technologies/strong-growth-seen-aerospace-coatings <div class="node-body article-body">Requirements for aerospace coating materials are expected to continue to grow in OEM and MRO applications. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/technologies/strong-growth-seen-aerospace-coatings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/technologies/strong-growth-seen-aerospace-coatings#comments Defense Materials Technologies Fri, 10 Feb 2017 18:39:00 +0000 50951 at http://mwrf.com NASA Transfers Damping Technology to TopLine http://mwrf.com/technologies/nasa-transfers-damping-technology-topline <div class="node-body article-body">NASA has licensed TopLine to produce a vibration-mitigating invention designed to extend the lifetimes of PCBs in high-vibration environments. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/technologies/nasa-transfers-damping-technology-topline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/technologies/nasa-transfers-damping-technology-topline#comments Defense Materials Technologies Tue, 31 Jan 2017 18:02:00 +0000 50681 at http://mwrf.com Materials Make the Difference in Low-PIM PCB Antennas http://mwrf.com/materials/materials-make-difference-low-pim-pcb-antennas <div class="field-deck"> Certain characteristics of circuit materials can indicate whether a material will contribute to higher or lower levels of PIM for a printed-circuit RF/microwave antenna. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Certain characteristics of circuit materials can indicate whether a material will contribute to higher or lower levels of PIM for a printed-circuit RF/microwave antenna. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/materials/materials-make-difference-low-pim-pcb-antennas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/materials/materials-make-difference-low-pim-pcb-antennas#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Materials Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:33:00 +0000 47671 at http://mwrf.com Metamaterials Show Promise for RF Circuits http://mwrf.com/materials/metamaterials-show-promise-rf-circuits <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers explored the capabilities of metamaterials as microwave circuit substrates. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/materials/metamaterials-show-promise-rf-circuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/materials/metamaterials-show-promise-rf-circuits#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Materials Thu, 01 Sep 2016 13:39:00 +0000 47531 at http://mwrf.com GaN, Open Systems, Low-SWaP Platforms Transform the Military Sector http://mwrf.com/defense/gan-open-systems-low-swap-platforms-transform-military-sector <div class="field-deck"> To meet the needs of today’s military, the RF/microwave industry is coming up with flexible, cost-effective solutions that push the technology envelope. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To meet the needs of today’s military, the RF/microwave industry is coming up with flexible, cost-effective solutions that push the technology envelope.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/defense/gan-open-systems-low-swap-platforms-transform-military-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/defense/gan-open-systems-low-swap-platforms-transform-military-sector#comments Defense Materials Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:40:00 +0000 47451 at http://mwrf.com GaN: From Esoteric Tech to Market Mainstay http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-esoteric-tech-market-mainstay <div class="field-byline"> Mark Murphy, MACOM </div> <div class="field-deck"> Ascending from its nascent potential, gallium nitride is now a mainstream technology as evidenced by its adoption into more commercial applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ascending from its nascent potential, gallium nitride is now a mainstream technology as evidenced by its adoption into more commercial applications.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-esoteric-tech-market-mainstay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-esoteric-tech-market-mainstay#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Materials Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:32:00 +0000 47421 at http://mwrf.com Laminates Lay Foundation for 5G Antenna Circuits http://mwrf.com/components/laminates-lay-foundation-5g-antenna-circuits <div class="field-deck"> These evolutionary circuit laminates represent cost-effective solutions for low-loss antennas and active antenna arrays, both in current 4G and emerging 5G wireless systems. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A low-loss circuit laminate provides material characteristics that are well-suited for the design and manufacture of antennas for wireless communications systems. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/laminates-lay-foundation-5g-antenna-circuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/laminates-lay-foundation-5g-antenna-circuits#comments Commercial Defense Components Industrial Materials Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:15:00 +0000 47111 at http://mwrf.com