Active components http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6841/more en IMD Measurements with IMDView™ - MS4640B Series Vector Network Analyzer http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/imd-measurements-imdview-ms4640b-series-vector-network-analyzer <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Anritsu </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Intermodulation distortion (IMD) is an important consideration in microwave and RF component design. This application note discusses the meaning of the IMD measurement and measurement considerations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/imd-measurements-imdview-ms4640b-series-vector-network-analyzer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/imd-measurements-imdview-ms4640b-series-vector-network-analyzer#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Digital semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors Passive components Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators White Paper Tue, 26 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000 34341 at http://mwrf.com PIN Switch Runs 30 MHz to 3 GHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/pin-switch-runs-30-mhz-3-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A SPDT PIN diode switch handles CW power levels to 100 W from 30 MHz to 3 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/pin-switch-runs-30-mhz-3-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/pin-switch-runs-30-mhz-3-ghz#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Thu, 21 May 2015 13:37:00 +0000 34101 at http://mwrf.com Pairing the Right Oscillator with the Right Application http://mwrf.com/active-components/pairing-right-oscillator-right-application <div class="node-body article-body">This guide helps match oscillator performance to the requirements of different applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/pairing-right-oscillator-right-application" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/pairing-right-oscillator-right-application#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Wed, 20 May 2015 21:12:00 +0000 34241 at http://mwrf.com Investigating ICs for Tomorrow’s Radios http://mwrf.com/active-components/investigating-ics-tomorrow-s-radios <div class="node-body article-body">This application note provides guidance on optimizing the performance of transmit and receive integrated circuits (ICs). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/investigating-ics-tomorrow-s-radios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/investigating-ics-tomorrow-s-radios#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Wed, 20 May 2015 21:00:00 +0000 34251 at http://mwrf.com High-Power RF Devices Threaten to Replace TWTs http://mwrf.com/active-components/high-power-rf-devices-threaten-replace-twts <div class="node-body article-body">Cree offers an alternative to traveling-wave-tube (TWT) amplifiers with two new near-instant-on-capable gallium-nitride high-electron-mobility transistors (GaN HEMTs).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/high-power-rf-devices-threaten-replace-twts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/high-power-rf-devices-threaten-replace-twts#comments Cree Active components Defense Mon, 18 May 2015 16:23:00 +0000 34131 at http://mwrf.com 13 Key Considerations for Aerospace RF/Microwave Devices http://mwrf.com/active-components/13-key-considerations-aerospace-rfmicrowave-devices <div class="field-deck"> To ensure RF/microwave component reliability in aerospace applications, temperature and other environmental extremes require the latest technologies and well-studied standards. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From outgassing to accelerated aging through temperature extremes, RF/microwave components must be built to last in harsh aerospace environments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/13-key-considerations-aerospace-rfmicrowave-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/13-key-considerations-aerospace-rfmicrowave-devices#comments Active components Defense Passive components Systems Thu, 14 May 2015 14:33:00 +0000 34021 at http://mwrf.com Differential Group Delay Modules Aid Instantaneous Microwave Measurements http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/differential-group-delay-modules-aid-instantaneous-microwave-measurements <div class="field-deck"> Researchers from Singapore experimentally demonstrated a frequency range and resolution adjustable microwave measurement technique using photonic technologies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers from Singapore experimentally demonstrated a frequency range and resolution adjustable microwave measurement technique using photonic technologies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/differential-group-delay-modules-aid-instantaneous-microwave-measurements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/differential-group-delay-modules-aid-instantaneous-microwave-measurements#comments Active components Test & Measurement Mon, 11 May 2015 14:05:00 +0000 33911 at http://mwrf.com Tunable Optoelectronic Oscillators Enable Arbitrary Waveform Generators http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/tunable-optoelectronic-oscillators-enable-arbitrary-waveform-generators <div class="node-body article-body">Using a tunable optoelectronic oscillator, researchers were able to develop an arbitrary waveform generator.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/tunable-optoelectronic-oscillators-enable-arbitrary-waveform-generators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/tunable-optoelectronic-oscillators-enable-arbitrary-waveform-generators#comments Active components Test & Measurement Fri, 08 May 2015 20:27:00 +0000 33991 at http://mwrf.com Barium Strontium Titanate Tunes Variable Patch Antenna Reflectarrays http://mwrf.com/passive-components/barium-strontium-titanate-tunes-variable-patch-antenna-reflectarrays <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers from the University of Central Florida developed a tunable reflect array in the Ka and X bands using barium strontium titanate technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/barium-strontium-titanate-tunes-variable-patch-antenna-reflectarrays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/barium-strontium-titanate-tunes-variable-patch-antenna-reflectarrays#comments Active components Commercial Passive components Fri, 08 May 2015 18:43:00 +0000 34001 at http://mwrf.com <p>Each unit cell of the reflectarray uses a barium strontium titanate as an integrated tunable capacitor for each patch antenna.</p> Diamonds are a GaN PA’s Best Friend http://mwrf.com/materials/diamonds-are-gan-pa-s-best-friend <div class="field-deck"> CVD diamond materials exhibit significant performance-enhancing potential for active and passive RF components. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For power amplifiers and resistors, thermal-conduction bottlenecks are limiting device performance. CVD diamond has the potential to overcome these challenges and release the potential of GaN and thin-film resistive technologies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/materials/diamonds-are-gan-pa-s-best-friend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/materials/diamonds-are-gan-pa-s-best-friend#comments Materials Active components Commercial Defense Passive components Systems Thu, 07 May 2015 19:28:00 +0000 33951 at http://mwrf.com