Active components http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6841/more en Amp Achieves Flat Gain to 12 GHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/amp-achieves-flat-gain-12-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">This surface-mount amplifier provides flat gain from 10 MHz to 12 GHz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/amp-achieves-flat-gain-12-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/amp-achieves-flat-gain-12-ghz#comments Mini-Circuits Active components Commercial Industrial Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:34:00 +0000 29311 at http://mwrf.com <p>Monolithic GaAs amplifier model GVA-123+ covers 10 MHz to 12 GHz with 16.9 dB gain at 2 GHz and flat gain across the frequency range.</p> What Techniques Boost PA Efficiency? http://mwrf.com/active-components/what-techniques-boost-pa-efficiency <div class="field-deck"> To get the greatest efficiency out of high-powered broadband power amplifiers, detailed knowledge of the amplifier behavior over frequency and modulation is required before an optimal design can be chosen. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The latest and future GaN amplifiers are capable of handling extreme amounts of power over very broad frequencies. This scenario brings up the fascinating design challenge of optimizing output parameters for greater efficiency in such a versatile device. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/what-techniques-boost-pa-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/what-techniques-boost-pa-efficiency#comments Active components Commercial Defense Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:39:00 +0000 29291 at http://mwrf.com CMOS LNA Aids UWB Receivers http://mwrf.com/active-components/cmos-lna-aids-uwb-receivers <div class="field-byline"> Xu Xia and Fengying Han </div> <div class="field-deck"> This broadband low-noise amplifier design provides more than 16-dB small-signal gain from 3 to 11 GHz based on a standard silicon CMOS semiconductor process. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This broadband low-noise amplifier design provides more than 16-dB small-signal gain from 3 to 11 GHz based on a standard silicon CMOS semiconductor process. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/cmos-lna-aids-uwb-receivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/cmos-lna-aids-uwb-receivers#comments Active components Commercial Industrial Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:22:00 +0000 29211 at http://mwrf.com Inertial Navigation System Provides Positioning to GPS-Deprived Areas http://mwrf.com/systems/inertial-navigation-system-provides-positioning-gps-deprived-areas <div class="node-body article-body">Ring laser gyroscopes and quartz accelerometers incorporated into Honeywell’s Tactical Advanced Land Inertial Navigator (TALIN) help expand GPS coverage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/inertial-navigation-system-provides-positioning-gps-deprived-areas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/inertial-navigation-system-provides-positioning-gps-deprived-areas#comments News Active components Passive components Systems Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:02:00 +0000 29241 at http://mwrf.com <p>Initial efforts will focus on the TALIN 2000, with manufacturing/production of the system components expected by 2016. (Image courtesy of Honeywell)</p> F-16 Electronic Scanning Radar Enhances Target Detection, Tracking http://mwrf.com/active-components/f-16-electronic-scanning-radar-enhances-target-detection-tracking <div class="node-body article-body">The Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) will extend the radar capabilities and viability of F-16 aircraft thanks to the implementation of an electronically scanned area (AESA) fire-control radar.</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/f-16-electronic-scanning-radar-enhances-target-detection-tracking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/f-16-electronic-scanning-radar-enhances-target-detection-tracking#comments News Active components Defense Systems Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:48:00 +0000 28961 at http://mwrf.com <p>Unlike traditional mechanically scanned radars, SABR&rsquo;s electronic scanning eliminates the need for moving parts. (Image courtesy of Northrop Grumman)&nbsp;</p> GaN Amplifiers Offer Flexible Voltage Operation http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-amplifiers-offer-flexible-voltage-operation <div class="node-body article-body">By supporting a wide bandwidth range, MACOM’s gallium-nitride (GaN) hybrid amplifiers and power pallet can deliver multifunction system capabilities. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-amplifiers-offer-flexible-voltage-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-amplifiers-offer-flexible-voltage-operation#comments News Active components Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:39:00 +0000 28911 at http://mwrf.com 12G-SDI Chipset Enables 4K Monitoring http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/12g-sdi-chipset-enables-4k-monitoring <div class="node-body article-body">PHABRIX will incorporate MACOM’s 12G-SDI chipset in its 4K monitoring instruments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/12g-sdi-chipset-enables-4k-monitoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/12g-sdi-chipset-enables-4k-monitoring#comments News Active components Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Fri, 03 Oct 2014 14:44:00 +0000 28801 at http://mwrf.com 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