Active components http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6841/more en Power Demands Put the Pressure on Packaging http://mwrf.com/components/power-demands-put-pressure-packaging <div class="field-deck"> Higher power densities and frequencies are pushing packages to their limits, while emerging wireless applications such as IoT and 5G crave lower-cost housings. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Higher power densities and frequencies are pushing packages to their limits, while emerging wireless applications such as IoT and 5G crave lower-cost housings. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/power-demands-put-pressure-packaging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/power-demands-put-pressure-packaging#comments Materials Active components Commercial Components Defense Industrial Passive components Semiconductors Thu, 26 May 2016 14:04:00 +0000 45351 at http://mwrf.com Gallery: Seen and Heard at IMS 2016, Part 2 http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/gallery-seen-and-heard-ims-2016-part-2 <div class="node-body gallery-body">This year’s Microwave Week is in full swing at the Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco, where the IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is clearly the main attraction.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/gallery-seen-and-heard-ims-2016-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/gallery-seen-and-heard-ims-2016-part-2#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Commercial Components Defense IMS 2016 Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Passive components Products Software Systems Test & Measurement Wed, 25 May 2016 18:50:00 +0000 45331 at http://mwrf.com Researchers Claim Record for Terrestrial Radio Transmission http://mwrf.com/active-components/researchers-claim-record-terrestrial-radio-transmission <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers from two German research institutes developed a radio that could transmit data around six gigabits per second over roughly 40 kilometers.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/researchers-claim-record-terrestrial-radio-transmission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/researchers-claim-record-terrestrial-radio-transmission#comments News Active components Analog semiconductors Mobile Systems Wed, 25 May 2016 15:20:00 +0000 45311 at http://mwrf.com <p>An engineer tuning the E band transmitters within a parabolic antenna (Image courtesy of&nbsp;J&ouml;rg Eisenbeis, KIT).</p> Amplifier Modules Boost 1 to 3 GHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifier-modules-boost-1-3-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A high-power amplifier for use from 1 to 3 GHz includes an IoT interface for remote control and monitoring. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifier-modules-boost-1-3-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/amplifier-modules-boost-1-3-ghz#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Wed, 25 May 2016 15:02:00 +0000 45271 at http://mwrf.com Gallery: Seen and Heard at IMS 2016 http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/gallery-seen-and-heard-ims-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">This year’s Microwave Week is in full swing at the Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco, where the IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is clearly the main attraction.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/gallery-seen-and-heard-ims-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/gallery-seen-and-heard-ims-2016#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Commercial Components Defense IMS 2016 Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Passive components Products Software Systems Test & Measurement Wed, 25 May 2016 13:55:00 +0000 45251 at http://mwrf.com High-Power Switched Filter Banks Raise the Temperature of Design Challenges http://mwrf.com/active-components/high-power-switched-filter-banks-raise-temperature-design-challenges <div class="field-byline"> Jon Scoglio, API Technologies </div> <div class="field-deck"> For high-power switched filter banks, the power and voltage stresses of rapidly switching at high power—along with achieving low insertion loss and high out-of-band rejection—require novel strategies to support these emerging needs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For high-power switched filter banks, the power and voltage stresses of rapidly switching at high power—along with achieving low insertion loss and high out-of-band rejection—require novel strategies to support these emerging needs.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/high-power-switched-filter-banks-raise-temperature-design-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/high-power-switched-filter-banks-raise-temperature-design-challenges#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 20 May 2016 15:24:00 +0000 44691 at http://mwrf.com GaN MMIC Module Boosts EW/ECM Systems http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-mmic-module-boosts-ewecm-systems <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/mwrf.com/files/uploads/2016/02/TMD.png" style="width: 400px; height: 265px; margin: 5px; float: left;" />Fans of vacuum-tube and solid-state amplification will find both technologies at TMD Technologies&rsquo; Booth No. 1849 at the 2016 IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS). Tube-power amplifiers will include the latest PTXM Series high-power-density microwave power modules (MPMs) based on traveling wave tubes (TWTs), the new range of PTX8807 Ka-band TWT-based MPMs, and fast-warmup Ku-band ring-loop TWTs.</p></div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-mmic-module-boosts-ewecm-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-mmic-module-boosts-ewecm-systems#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 20 May 2016 14:09:00 +0000 45031 at http://mwrf.com Introducing the Solid-State RF Cooking . . . Thermos? http://mwrf.com/active-components/introducing-solid-state-rf-cooking-thermos <div class="node-body article-body">About the size of a thermos, the battery-powered oven from startup Wayv Technologies directs energy from high-voltage transistors into food more accurately than microwave ovens.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/introducing-solid-state-rf-cooking-thermos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/introducing-solid-state-rf-cooking-thermos#comments Active components Products Semiconductors Systems Thu, 19 May 2016 17:25:00 +0000 44951 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of Wayv Technologies).</p> Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (5/8-5/14) http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-58-514 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for terminations or oscillators, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-58-514" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-58-514#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Components Defense Image Galleries Industrial Medical Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Passive components Products Semiconductors Systems Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Thu, 12 May 2016 18:15:00 +0000 44711 at http://mwrf.com Network Antenna Sends Broadcast Television to Mobile Devices http://mwrf.com/systems/network-antenna-sends-broadcast-television-mobile-devices <div class="node-body article-body">LG Electronics has built a wireless antenna that sends high-definition broadcast signals into smart televisions, smartphones, and other connected devices using Wi-Fi networks.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/network-antenna-sends-broadcast-television-mobile-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/network-antenna-sends-broadcast-television-mobile-devices#comments News Active components Mobile Semiconductors Systems Tue, 10 May 2016 20:05:00 +0000 44251 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/eugenia_loli" target="_blank">Eugenia Loli</a>, Flickr).</p>