Passive components http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6851/more en 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> QMA Connectors Feature Snap Lock Alternative http://mwrf.com/passive-components/qma-connectors-feature-snap-lock-alternative <div class="node-body article-body">The RQA-5478 QMA connectors from RF Industries feature a snap lock connection, an alternative to typical SMA connectors with threaded connections</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/qma-connectors-feature-snap-lock-alternative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/qma-connectors-feature-snap-lock-alternative#comments News Components Passive components Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:47:00 +0000 29231 at http://mwrf.com Slot Antenna Tames Three Wireless Bands http://mwrf.com/passive-components/slot-antenna-tames-three-wireless-bands <div class="field-byline"> Wang Maowen, Cao Jianzhong, and Peng Wenjuan </div> <div class="field-deck"> This novel antenna design incorporates a pair of U-shaped slots to handle three frequency bands at 2.45, 2.64, and 3.44 GHz for different wireless applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A compact antenna design achieves coverage of three separate frequency bands for cost-effective wireless communications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/slot-antenna-tames-three-wireless-bands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/slot-antenna-tames-three-wireless-bands#comments Passive components Mon, 13 Oct 2014 18:43:00 +0000 29121 at http://mwrf.com Microstrip LPF Boasts Ultrawide Stopband http://mwrf.com/passive-components/microstrip-lpf-boasts-ultrawide-stopband <div class="field-byline"> Dong Liang, Wenqian Xue, and Zhiyuan Xu </div> <div class="field-deck"> A compact lowpass filter with 3-dB cutoff at 1.78 GHz was designed and fabricated by pairing two different resonator types to achieve wide stopband in a small size. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A compact lowpass filter was designed and fabricated by pairing two different resonator types to achieve wide stopband in a small size. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/microstrip-lpf-boasts-ultrawide-stopband" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/microstrip-lpf-boasts-ultrawide-stopband#comments Commercial Industrial Passive components Sun, 12 Oct 2014 20:25:00 +0000 29131 at http://mwrf.com UWB Power Divider Has Stopband Filtering http://mwrf.com/passive-components/uwb-power-divider-has-stopband-filtering <div class="field-byline"> Long Xiao, Hao Peng, and Tao Yang </div> <div class="field-deck"> This multilayer power divider features good impedance matching at all ports with high isolation and excellent amplitude and phase balance across a wide bandwidth. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This compact power divider supports use at UWB frequencies from 3.8 to 10.0 GHz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/uwb-power-divider-has-stopband-filtering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/uwb-power-divider-has-stopband-filtering#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:18:00 +0000 28681 at http://mwrf.com Compact, Directional Coupler Offers Nominal Coupling of 6 dB http://mwrf.com/passive-components/compact-directional-coupler-offers-nominal-coupling-6-db <div class="node-body article-body">KRYTAR’s Model 181206 is a directional coupler operating over the 12.4 to 18.0 GHz frequency range</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/compact-directional-coupler-offers-nominal-coupling-6-db" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/compact-directional-coupler-offers-nominal-coupling-6-db#comments Commercial Defense Passive components Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:59:00 +0000 29011 at http://mwrf.com Mini Broadband PIFAs Fit Today’s Mobile-Device Designs http://mwrf.com/passive-components/mini-broadband-pifas-fit-today-s-mobile-device-designs <div class="field-byline"> Y. Belhadef and N. Boukli-Hacene </div> <div class="field-deck"> A pair of planar inverted-F antennas (PIFAs) was developed with the aid of a commercial software simulator to cover several telecommunications standards. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Simple modifications to broadband PIFAs can help shrink their size while still maintaining frequency coverage for multiple wireless, mobile communications applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/mini-broadband-pifas-fit-today-s-mobile-device-designs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/mini-broadband-pifas-fit-today-s-mobile-device-designs#comments Commercial Industrial Passive components Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:38:00 +0000 28481 at http://mwrf.com What Does a Coaxial Cable Look Like? http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-does-coaxial-cable-look <div class="node-body gallery-body">As there are many environments and applications were RF devices find themselves, coaxial cables need to be built to meet a range of challenges. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-does-coaxial-cable-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-does-coaxial-cable-look#comments Commercial Defense Passive components Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:32:00 +0000 28321 at http://mwrf.com What’s in Your Coaxial Cable? http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-s-your-coaxial-cable <div class="field-deck"> Coaxial cables are a standby of the RF/microwave industries, as they connect vital components ranging from smartphones and laptops for everyday life to radar and GPS for military and aerospace. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Coaxial cables along with waveguides, twisted-pair, and micro-strip transmission lines, are used to carry electromagnetic signals from a few megahertz to hundreds of gigahertz with reasonably low signal degradation</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-s-your-coaxial-cable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-s-your-coaxial-cable#comments Commercial Defense Passive components Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:25:00 +0000 28411 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>