Passive components http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6851/more en Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (2/1-2/7) http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-21-27 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for power dividers or frequency mixers, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-21-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-21-27#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Components Defense Image Galleries Industrial Medical Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Passive components Products Semiconductors Systems Test & Measurement Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:40:00 +0000 40971 at http://mwrf.com RFID Gaining Hype Again, Though More Mature Than Years Past http://mwrf.com/systems/rfid-gaining-hype-again-though-more-mature-years-past <div class="node-body article-body">Although early predictions about RFID technology were somewhat overeager, it has been revived by the growing momentum behind the Internet of Things (IoT), a recent study finds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/rfid-gaining-hype-again-though-more-mature-years-past" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/rfid-gaining-hype-again-though-more-mature-years-past#comments News Automotive Commercial Industrial Mobile Passive components Semiconductors Systems Wed, 06 Jan 2016 20:55:00 +0000 39561 at http://mwrf.com <p>Recent research suggests&nbsp;that around&nbsp;10.4 billion RFID tags will be sold in 2016, spurring a market that is expected to reach nearly $13.2 billion in 2020. (Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p> Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (1/4-1/9) http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-14-19 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for attenuators or power modules, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-14-19" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-14-19#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Components Defense Image Galleries Industrial Medical Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Passive components Products Semiconductors Systems Test & Measurement Mon, 04 Jan 2016 15:15:00 +0000 38971 at http://mwrf.com Smaller Filters Screen Shrinking RF Circuits http://mwrf.com/passive-components/smaller-filters-screen-shrinking-rf-circuits <div class="field-deck"> The relentless trend for miniaturization in high-frequency electronics has RF/microwave filter designers looking for new ways to create high-performance filters in a fraction of the size. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Modern commercial and military systems are increasing the demand for smaller RF/microwave filters capable of handling generous power levels. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/smaller-filters-screen-shrinking-rf-circuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/smaller-filters-screen-shrinking-rf-circuits#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Wed, 30 Dec 2015 13:55:00 +0000 39261 at http://mwrf.com Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (12/20-12/26) http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-1220-1226 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for transceivers or power modules, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-1220-1226" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-1220-1226#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Commercial Components Defense Image Galleries Industrial Mobile Passive components Products Semiconductors Systems Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Mon, 21 Dec 2015 21:45:00 +0000 38881 at http://mwrf.com Directional Couplers Impact Power Measurements http://mwrf.com/passive-components/directional-couplers-impact-power-measurements <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper explains why directional couplers used in test setups must have sufficient performance characteristics to achieve accurate measurement results. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/directional-couplers-impact-power-measurements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/directional-couplers-impact-power-measurements#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Test & Measurement Fri, 18 Dec 2015 19:53:00 +0000 38801 at http://mwrf.com GaN Lowers New Radar’s Power Consumption, Improves Reliability http://mwrf.com/systems/gan-lowers-new-radar-s-power-consumption-improves-reliability <div class="node-body article-body">Lockheed Martin recently introduced a new GaN radar technology that will eventually replace the silicon bipolar-junction transistors used in its ground-based surveillance radars.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/gan-lowers-new-radar-s-power-consumption-improves-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/gan-lowers-new-radar-s-power-consumption-improves-reliability#comments Analog semiconductors Defense Passive components Products Semiconductors Systems Fri, 18 Dec 2015 18:20:00 +0000 38791 at http://mwrf.com <p>DART combines the row transmitter and row receiver into a single line replaceable unit,&nbsp;taking the place of five different parts in legacy ground-based radars. (Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin).</p> To Terminate or Attenuate? http://mwrf.com/passive-components/terminate-or-attenuate <div class="field-deck"> Terminations and attenuators can handle high power levels at microwave frequencies, and advanced materials are enabling them to do so in smaller packages. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Attenuators and terminations must both handle high power levels, with some key differences. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/terminate-or-attenuate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/terminate-or-attenuate#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Wed, 16 Dec 2015 19:52:00 +0000 38711 at http://mwrf.com Synthetic Diamond Powers EUV Chip Manufacturing http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/synthetic-diamond-powers-euv-chip-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body">Element Six recently introduced its Diamond PureOptics synthetic diamonds, which have the intrinsic thermal and optical properties required for the extremely high laser power output in EUV lithography.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/synthetic-diamond-powers-euv-chip-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/synthetic-diamond-powers-euv-chip-manufacturing#comments Analog semiconductors Commercial Industrial Passive components Products Tue, 08 Dec 2015 18:50:00 +0000 38551 at http://mwrf.com <p>EUV lithography demonstration tool built by ASML. (Image courtesy of ASML).</p> Design an X-band PA Using a Surface-Mount Transistor http://mwrf.com/passive-components/design-x-band-pa-using-surface-mount-transistor <div class="node-body article-body">This application note demonstrates that a discrete GaN transistor in a surface-mount package can be used to design a 5-W PA at X-band frequencies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/design-x-band-pa-using-surface-mount-transistor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/design-x-band-pa-using-surface-mount-transistor#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Mon, 07 Dec 2015 21:51:00 +0000 38531 at http://mwrf.com