Automotive http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6821/more en InP Resonant Tunneling Diodes Drop LNA Noise Figure http://mwrf.com/active-components/inp-resonant-tunneling-diodes-drop-lna-noise-figure <div class="node-body article-body">By using resonant tunneling diodes in a negative-differential-conductance-style LNA, researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) were able to reach a high gain-to-DC power ratio with a very low noise figure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/inp-resonant-tunneling-diodes-drop-lna-noise-figure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/inp-resonant-tunneling-diodes-drop-lna-noise-figure#comments Active components Automotive Commercial Defense Energy Industrial Medical Mobile Robotics Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:47:00 +0000 30501 at http://mwrf.com De-Embed Parasitics from Millimeter-Wave ICs http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/de-embed-parasitics-millimeter-wave-ics <div class="node-body article-body">Using a half-thru transmission-line method, researchers from Grenoble, France, were able to accurately de-embed pad-interconnect and parasitic effects at millimeter-wave frequencies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/de-embed-parasitics-millimeter-wave-ics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/de-embed-parasitics-millimeter-wave-ics#comments Automotive Commercial Defense Energy Industrial Medical Mobile Robotics Test & Measurement - analyzers Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:17:00 +0000 30491 at http://mwrf.com Tips for Biasing MMIC Amplifiers http://mwrf.com/active-components/tips-biasing-mmic-amplifiers <div class="node-body article-body">Not all applications can be served by pre-biased MMIC amplifiers. As a result, knowing the proper techniques to bias a variety of amplifier types could ease the transition to using MMIC components.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/tips-biasing-mmic-amplifiers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/tips-biasing-mmic-amplifiers#comments Active components Automotive Commercial Defense Energy Industrial Medical Mobile Robotics Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:29:00 +0000 30471 at http://mwrf.com <p>The significant benefit of a cascade-distributed amplifier is the increased operational bandwidth derived from the duplicated cell of two FETs connected source to drain.</p> What Are the Differences between Various EM-Simulation Numerical Methods? http://mwrf.com/software/what-are-differences-between-various-em-simulation-numerical-methods <div class="field-deck"> As the complexity of RF/microwave components rises, knowledge of electromagnetic-simulation numerical methods is critical to performing the most efficient and accurate design simulations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The wealth of RF/microwave applications and technologies requires various solutions for electromagnetically simulating the crowd of objects. A detailed understanding of the numerical methods that drive these simulators could aid a designer in choosing the most effective method for the task at hand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/software/what-are-differences-between-various-em-simulation-numerical-methods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/software/what-are-differences-between-various-em-simulation-numerical-methods#comments Automotive Commercial Defense Industrial Medical RF Essentials Software Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:11:00 +0000 29591 at http://mwrf.com Manage an EM Simulator without a Mortgage http://mwrf.com/software/manage-em-simulator-without-mortgage <div class="node-body article-body">CAE tools have grown over recent years from “engineering curiosities” into essential parts of the design process.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/software/manage-em-simulator-without-mortgage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/software/manage-em-simulator-without-mortgage#comments Automotive Editor Columns Software Fri, 07 Nov 2014 21:36:00 +0000 29491 at http://mwrf.com Interview: Art Aguayo, Sr. Business Development Manager for Rogers Corp. http://mwrf.com/interviews/interview-art-aguayo-sr-business-development-manager-rogers-corp <div class="node-body article-body">Rogers Corp.'s Art Aguayo talks circuit material market trends with Microwaves & RF.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/interviews/interview-art-aguayo-sr-business-development-manager-rogers-corp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/interviews/interview-art-aguayo-sr-business-development-manager-rogers-corp#comments Automotive Interviews Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:45:00 +0000 29111 at http://mwrf.com Expanded Coverage Will Drive Connected Car Market http://mwrf.com/systems/expanded-coverage-will-drive-connected-car-market <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To fulfill the needs of consumers, mobile network operators must provide seamless network connectivity for the market to thrive by 2024. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/expanded-coverage-will-drive-connected-car-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/expanded-coverage-will-drive-connected-car-market#comments News Automotive Systems Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:30:00 +0000 28061 at http://mwrf.com Courtesy of Harold Cunningham/Getty Images Chips Steer 77-GHz Automotive Radars http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/chips-steer-77-ghz-automotive-radars <div class="field-deck"> This millimeter-wave chipset provides scalable performance for automotive safety systems for cruise control, braking systems, and numerous other functions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A chipset provides multiple-channel transmit, receive, and signal processing for 77-GHz automotive safety radar systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/chips-steer-77-ghz-automotive-radars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/chips-steer-77-ghz-automotive-radars#comments Freescale Automotive Mixed-signal semiconductors Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:31:00 +0000 27941 at http://mwrf.com Gallery: Preview of the New Products at IMS 2014 http://mwrf.com/active-components/gallery-preview-new-products-ims-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The flagship symposium of this year’s Microwave Week, IMS 2014, will feature over 575 companies and include a full schedule with 160 technical sessions. Click through the gallery to preview some of the new devices that will be on display.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/gallery-preview-new-products-ims-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/gallery-preview-new-products-ims-2014#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Defense Digital semiconductors Industrial Medical Mixed-signal semiconductors Passive components Software Systems Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Wed, 21 May 2014 18:31:00 +0000 25531 at http://mwrf.com Wireless MCU Brings Bluetooth Smart To Automotive-Connectivity Apps http://mwrf.com/systems/wireless-mcu-brings-bluetooth-smart-automotive-connectivity-apps <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Integrating Bluetooth into smartphone-controlled and wire-replacement applications in the car helps lower power and cost, while enhancing connectivity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/wireless-mcu-brings-bluetooth-smart-automotive-connectivity-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/wireless-mcu-brings-bluetooth-smart-automotive-connectivity-apps#comments News Automotive Mobile Systems Wed, 21 May 2014 16:32:00 +0000 25501 at http://mwrf.com <p><span style="color: rgb(85, 85, 85); font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal;">The CC2541-Q1 has the advantage of TI&#39;s broad-market Bluetooth Smart solution SimpleLink CC2541 success (pictured here).&nbsp;</span></p> Courtesy of Texas Instruments