Passive components http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6851/more en Metamaterial Enhances Microstrip Antenna Gain http://mwrf.com/passive-components/metamaterial-enhances-microstrip-antenna-gain <div class="field-byline"> Adel B. Abdel-Rahman and Ahmed A. Ibrahim </div> <div class="field-deck"> Single and multiple layers of metamaterials formed as lenses can improve the impedance matching, gain, and fractional bandwidth of compact microstrip antennas. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The use of metamaterials as lenses increase the gain and enhance the radiation patterns of a microstrip antenna. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/metamaterial-enhances-microstrip-antenna-gain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/metamaterial-enhances-microstrip-antenna-gain#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:11:00 +0000 46851 at http://mwrf.com Accessories Add Up to Better Measurements http://mwrf.com/blog/accessories-add-better-measurements <div class="node-body blog-body">Test accessories, usually in the form of active and passive components, may seem insignificant compared to the importance of a signal analyzer, but they can contribute much to easier, more accurate measurements.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/accessories-add-better-measurements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/accessories-add-better-measurements#comments Active components Passive components Measuring Progress Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:46:00 +0000 46621 at http://mwrf.com Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (7/10-7/16) http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-710-716 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for circularly-polarized antennas or power dividers, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest components to optimize your product, device, or system.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-710-716" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-710-716#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 Fri, 15 Jul 2016 15:30:00 +0000 46511 at http://mwrf.com Samsung Makes Strides in Shrinking 5G Antennas http://mwrf.com/active-components/samsung-makes-strides-shrinking-5g-antennas <div class="node-body article-body">Samsung Electronics said it has made smaller and more efficient parts for 5G wireless networks, tackling one of the trickier problems with new wireless standards. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/samsung-makes-strides-shrinking-5g-antennas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/samsung-makes-strides-shrinking-5g-antennas#comments Active components Automotive Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Passive components Services Systems Wed, 13 Jul 2016 02:25:00 +0000 46421 at http://mwrf.com <p>Samsung engineers, in 2013, set up tests for the chipmaker&#39;s&nbsp;early 5G equipment. More recent advances have produced smaller and more efficient parts for 5G&nbsp;wireless networks.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of Samsung).</p> Filter Startup Resonant Hires New Director of Engineering http://mwrf.com/passive-components/filter-startup-resonant-hires-new-director-engineering <div class="node-body article-body">Resonant recently appointed Victor Plessky as its new director of engineering. He came over in the acquisition of his filter design company, which he founded a decade ago.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/filter-startup-resonant-hires-new-director-engineering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/filter-startup-resonant-hires-new-director-engineering#comments News Mobile Passive components Tue, 12 Jul 2016 17:55:00 +0000 46441 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="30" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/karen-t/" title="Go to Karen Wilkinson's photostream">Karen Wilkinson</a>/Flickr).</p> Inside Track with Dr. Ulrich L. Rohde, Chairman, Synergy Microwave Corp. http://mwrf.com/passive-components/inside-track-dr-ulrich-l-rohde-chairman-synergy-microwave-corp <div class="node-body article-body">Microwave & RF's Jack Browne talks with Synergy Microwave's Dr. Ulrich L. Rohde about his extensive array of text books in the field and the latest on his company.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/inside-track-dr-ulrich-l-rohde-chairman-synergy-microwave-corp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/inside-track-dr-ulrich-l-rohde-chairman-synergy-microwave-corp#comments Synergy Microwave Interviews Passive components Fri, 01 Jul 2016 14:00:00 +0000 46231 at http://mwrf.com Making Optimal Coaxial Connections http://mwrf.com/passive-components/making-optimal-coaxial-connections <div class="field-deck"> Coaxial cable assemblies must route high-frequency signals through many shapes and diameters, all the while maintaining signal integrity and minimizing losses. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Coaxial cable assemblies are available with rigid, semirigid, hand-formable, and flexible cables and various connectors for applications through millimeter-wave frequencies.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/making-optimal-coaxial-connections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/making-optimal-coaxial-connections#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:48:00 +0000 46081 at http://mwrf.com Making the Best of Miniature Circuits http://mwrf.com/passive-components/making-best-miniature-circuits <div class="field-deck"> For circuits with miniature dimensions, this firm provides the expertise and equipment to fabricate micron-sized features on both rigid and flexible substrate materials. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A company provides circuit-fabrication services, with circuit dimensions as fine as 3 μm on ceramic and flexible substrate materials.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/making-best-miniature-circuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/making-best-miniature-circuits#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:59:00 +0000 45991 at http://mwrf.com Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (6/19-6/25) http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-619-625 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for power amplifiers 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-619-625" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-619-625#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 Tue, 21 Jun 2016 18:10:00 +0000 45941 at http://mwrf.com Carlisle Interconnects Buys Cable Maker Micro-Coax http://mwrf.com/cables-connectors/carlisle-interconnects-buys-cable-maker-micro-coax <div class="node-body article-body">The company recently agreed to acquire Micro-Coax, one of the biggest makers of coaxial cable for transmitting high-frequency radio signals.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/cables-connectors/carlisle-interconnects-buys-cable-maker-micro-coax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/cables-connectors/carlisle-interconnects-buys-cable-maker-micro-coax#comments News Cables & Connectors Commercial Components Defense Industrial Passive components Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:35:00 +0000 45851 at http://mwrf.com <p>Both companies&nbsp;make&nbsp;shielded wire and coaxial cable, in addition to other parts like connectors and contacts. These products are used to connect radio transmitters and receivers with antennas inside military electronics, satellites, automated factory systems, airplanes, test equipment, and medical devices.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p>