Active components http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6841/more en A New Paradigm for Mid-Lifecycle Design Changes http://mwrf.com/active-components/new-paradigm-mid-lifecycle-design-changes <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Sparton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For decades, replacing key components during the mid-lifecycle design refresh was seen as simply too costly and burdensome. Changes had to wait until the next generation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/new-paradigm-mid-lifecycle-design-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/new-paradigm-mid-lifecycle-design-changes#comments Active components Systems White Paper Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:10:00 +0000 28771 at http://mwrf.com IEEE Unveils Micromechanical-Sensor Standard http://mwrf.com/active-components/ieee-unveils-micromechanical-sensor-standard <div class="node-body article-body">A new IEEE standard sets performance parameters for sensors used in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) targeting IoT products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/ieee-unveils-micromechanical-sensor-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/ieee-unveils-micromechanical-sensor-standard#comments News Active components Industrial Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:32:00 +0000 28701 at http://mwrf.com Load Pull Validation of Large Signal Cree GaN Field Effect Transistor (FET) Model http://mwrf.com/active-components/load-pull-validation-large-signal-cree-gan-field-effect-transistor-fet-model <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Cree </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To reduce power amplifier design iterations and development costs, RF design engineers require large signal models for RF power transistors, validated with measured performance parameters, to provide fast, accurate evaluation of amplifier designs using simulation tools.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/load-pull-validation-large-signal-cree-gan-field-effect-transistor-fet-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/load-pull-validation-large-signal-cree-gan-field-effect-transistor-fet-model#comments Active components White Paper Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:53:00 +0000 28541 at http://mwrf.com How Great a Gift is a Wireless Prosthesis? http://mwrf.com/systems/how-great-gift-wireless-prosthesis <div class="node-body gallery-body">From environmentally resilient microprocessor joints to direct nerve controlled robotic limbs, getting our wounded back into the action has never been more possible.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/how-great-gift-wireless-prosthesis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/how-great-gift-wireless-prosthesis#comments Active components Defense Systems Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:14:00 +0000 28341 at http://mwrf.com Making Those Wireless Myoelectric Sensors Work http://mwrf.com/active-components/making-those-wireless-myoelectric-sensors-work <div class="field-deck"> A Q&A session with Glen Griffith, principal RF communications engineer for the Alfred Mann Foundation. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Q+A session with Glen Griffith, principal RF communications engineer for the Alfred Mann Foundation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/making-those-wireless-myoelectric-sensors-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/making-those-wireless-myoelectric-sensors-work#comments Active components Defense Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:09:00 +0000 28441 at http://mwrf.com Healing Heroes, One Wireless Limb at a Time http://mwrf.com/active-components/healing-heroes-one-wireless-limb-time <div class="field-deck"> Using Bluetooth, magnetic resonance, and near-field communications, prosthetics developers are creating cutting-edge and waterproof options for warriors so they can get back into action. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Adding wireless technologies to control settings, charge, or actively control prosthetic limbs could lead to much more versatile and weather-proof prosthetic options for soldiers who were wounded in battle</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/healing-heroes-one-wireless-limb-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/healing-heroes-one-wireless-limb-time#comments Active components Defense Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:08:00 +0000 28401 at http://mwrf.com Industry, Academia Worlds Collide in Communications Research Lab http://mwrf.com/services/industry-academia-worlds-collide-communications-research-lab <div class="node-body article-body">The Raytheon-UMass Lowell Research Institute (RURI) will give students the tools to research and develop the latest in radar and communications systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/services/industry-academia-worlds-collide-communications-research-lab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/services/industry-academia-worlds-collide-communications-research-lab#comments News Active components Passive components Services Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:06:00 +0000 28361 at http://mwrf.com <p>The RURI will be housed on the entire fourth floor of the the&nbsp;Mark and Elisia Saab Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center. (Image courtesy of UMass Lowell)</p> Self-Deploying Monopole Antennas Seize Greater Coverage of the Seas http://mwrf.com/active-components/self-deploying-monopole-antennas-seize-greater-coverage-seas <div class="node-body article-body">Canada’s RADARSAT satellite constellation will use 13, lightweight, self-deploying antennas as part of its automatic identification system (AIS) payload.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/self-deploying-monopole-antennas-seize-greater-coverage-seas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/self-deploying-monopole-antennas-seize-greater-coverage-seas#comments News Active components Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:15:00 +0000 28191 at http://mwrf.com <p>Designed to operate for seven years, RADARSAT-2 features state-of-the-art synthetic aperture radar (SAR) technology. (Image courtesy of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.)</p> ZigBee Conquers Space-Based SATCOM Tests http://mwrf.com/active-components/zigbee-conquers-space-based-satcom-tests <div class="node-body article-body">A dual miniature satellite system uses a ZigBee wireless sensor network (WSN) for inter-/intra-satellite communications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/zigbee-conquers-space-based-satcom-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/zigbee-conquers-space-based-satcom-tests#comments News Active components Systems Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:37:00 +0000 28041 at http://mwrf.com <p>The picosatellite aboard VELOX-I only weighs 1.5 kg. (All images courtesy of World Scientific:<em><a href="http://www.worldscientific.com/toc/us/02/03" target="_blank"> Unmanned Systems</a></em>)</p> UPDATE: Earth Observation Satellite Features Atmospheric Sensing http://mwrf.com/systems/update-earth-observation-satellite-features-atmospheric-sensing <div class="node-body article-body">The WorldView-3 satellite will use remote-sensing payloads to help create a digital inventory of the Earth’s surface.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/update-earth-observation-satellite-features-atmospheric-sensing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/update-earth-observation-satellite-features-atmospheric-sensing#comments News Active components Industrial Systems Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:02:00 +0000 26031 at http://mwrf.com