Passive components http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6851/more en Bandpass Filter Combines High Selectivity, Rejection http://mwrf.com/passive-components/bandpass-filter-combines-high-selectivity-rejection <div class="field-byline"> Bo Zhang, S.S. Li, and J.-M. Huang </div> <div class="field-deck"> By using a stepped-impedance stub-loaded multimode resonator, this compact wideband filter achieves both high selectivity and good out-of-band rejection. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A compact wideband filter using a stepped-impedance stub-loaded multimode resonator delivers both high selectivity and good out-of-band rejection.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/bandpass-filter-combines-high-selectivity-rejection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/bandpass-filter-combines-high-selectivity-rejection#comments Commercial Industrial Passive components Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:05:00 +0000 29891 at http://mwrf.com PIN-Diode Limiter Protects Receiver LNAs http://mwrf.com/passive-components/pin-diode-limiter-protects-receiver-lnas <div class="node-body article-body">A PIN diode limiter provides passive protection for receivers and their front ends from 0.2 to 4.0 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/pin-diode-limiter-protects-receiver-lnas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/pin-diode-limiter-protects-receiver-lnas#comments Skyworks Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:41:00 +0000 29801 at http://mwrf.com Retrodirective Array Fits Compact Designs http://mwrf.com/passive-components/retrodirective-array-fits-compact-designs <div class="field-byline"> Lei Chen, Chao Wang, Jian-Feng Yu, and Xiao-Wei Shi </div> <div class="field-deck"> This end-fire retrodirective array builds on a passive FET mixer to provide both receive and retransmit functions within an extremely compact structure. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An end-fire retrodirective array provides receive and retransmit functions using a passive mixer. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/retrodirective-array-fits-compact-designs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/retrodirective-array-fits-compact-designs#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:14:00 +0000 29561 at http://mwrf.com Single CDTA Powers Universal Bi-Quad Filter http://mwrf.com/passive-components/single-cdta-powers-universal-bi-quad-filter <div class="field-byline"> Hairong Lin and Chunhua Wang </div> <div class="field-deck"> A low-voltage current-differencing transconductance amplifier provides the basis for a relatively simple universal biquad filter. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A current differencing transconductance amplifier serves as the basis for five different types of filters. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/single-cdta-powers-universal-bi-quad-filter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/single-cdta-powers-universal-bi-quad-filter#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:29:00 +0000 29551 at http://mwrf.com A Simple Approach to Signal Via Stubs for Coaxial PCB Connector Launches http://mwrf.com/passive-components/simple-approach-signal-stubs-coaxial-pcb-connector-launches <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Molex </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When designing printed circuit boards launches for coaxial test connectors, there are a number of aspects to consider in order to get the clearest picture of the intended device under test.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/simple-approach-signal-stubs-coaxial-pcb-connector-launches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/simple-approach-signal-stubs-coaxial-pcb-connector-launches#comments Passive components White Paper Tue, 04 Nov 2014 18:18:00 +0000 29441 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> 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