Passive components http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6851/more en Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (2/12-2/18) http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-212-218 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for power dividers or MOSFETs, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest components to optimize your product. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-212-218" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-212-218#comments Active components Automotive Analog semiconductors Commercial Defense Components Products Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Medical Passive components Mobile Semiconductors Systems Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Tue, 14 Feb 2017 22:50:00 +0000 51041 at http://mwrf.com Qualcomm Launches New Filter Company with TDK http://mwrf.com/passive-components/qualcomm-launches-new-filter-company-tdk <div class="field-deck"> The joint venture comes as competitors beef up their filter manufacturing capabilities. The appeal of filters is in blocking out interference from the growing number of frequency bands used in wireless communications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Qualcomm launched a new company called RF360 Holdings that it agreed to form with Japan's TDK last year. Filters are responsible for blocking interference out of front ends.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/qualcomm-launches-new-filter-company-tdk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/qualcomm-launches-new-filter-company-tdk#comments Automotive Industrial IoT Passive components Mobile News Mon, 06 Feb 2017 18:30:00 +0000 50871 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/thorntocon/" target="_blank">Super Awesome</a>, Creative Commons).</p> Switchable Filter Builds on MEMS Technology http://mwrf.com/passive-components/switchable-filter-builds-mems-technology <div class="node-body article-body">A filter with integrated MEMS switches can select between signals at frequency bands of 2.4 to 2.5 GHz and 4.2 to 4.4 GHz.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/switchable-filter-builds-mems-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/switchable-filter-builds-mems-technology#comments Commercial Industrial Passive components Thu, 02 Feb 2017 16:03:00 +0000 50761 at http://mwrf.com Scavenging Energy from 800-MHz Wireless Sources http://mwrf.com/passive-components/scavenging-energy-800-mhz-wireless-sources <div class="node-body article-body">As part of a student design competition, a rectenna was developed for scavenging energy at 800 MHz. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/scavenging-energy-800-mhz-wireless-sources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/scavenging-energy-800-mhz-wireless-sources#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:13:00 +0000 50741 at http://mwrf.com Reversing 25 Years of Antenna Degradation http://mwrf.com/passive-components/reversing-25-years-antenna-degradation <div class="field-byline"> Joe Madden, Mobile Experts </div> <div class="field-deck"> As mobile communication ramps up in complexity, smarter antenna tuning could prove to be a game-changer in meeting demands. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As mobile communication ramps up in complexity, smarter antenna tuning could prove to be a game-changer in meeting demands.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/reversing-25-years-antenna-degradation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/reversing-25-years-antenna-degradation#comments Commercial Passive components Tue, 24 Jan 2017 21:04:00 +0000 50481 at http://mwrf.com IoT Growth Banks on Reliable Communication http://mwrf.com/iot/iot-growth-banks-reliable-communication <div class="field-byline"> Michael Dalton, Analog Devices </div> <div class="field-deck"> To meet the needs of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), communication systems must demonstrate a high level of reliability while maintaining low costs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To meet the needs of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), communication systems must demonstrate a high level of reliability while maintaining low costs. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/iot/iot-growth-banks-reliable-communication" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/iot/iot-growth-banks-reliable-communication#comments Industrial IoT Passive components Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:45:00 +0000 50451 at http://mwrf.com Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (1/15-1/21) http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-115-121 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for power amplifiers or duplexers, 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-115-121" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-115-121#comments Active components Automotive Analog semiconductors Commercial Defense Components Products Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Medical Passive components Mobile Semiconductors Systems Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:10:00 +0000 50231 at http://mwrf.com How Bending Affects a Flexible UWB Antenna http://mwrf.com/passive-components/how-bending-affects-flexible-uwb-antenna <div class="field-byline"> Sherif R. Zahran, Mahmoud A. Abdalla, and A. Gaafar </div> <div class="field-deck"> A compact antenna maintains high gain and an omnidirectional radiation pattern, even with flexing across frequency ranges complying with UWB frequency allocations in the U.S. and Europe. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A PCB antenna covers most of the FCC’s UWB frequency range and is flexible enough for use with wearable wireless applications.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/how-bending-affects-flexible-uwb-antenna" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/how-bending-affects-flexible-uwb-antenna#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Thu, 05 Jan 2017 17:50:00 +0000 50061 at http://mwrf.com UWB Printed Antenna Blocks Satellite and WLAN Signals http://mwrf.com/passive-components/uwb-printed-antenna-blocks-satellite-and-wlan-signals <div class="field-byline"> Junding Zhao and Hao Zhang </div> <div class="field-deck"> This novel monopole UWB antenna provides two notched bands for rejecting interference from 5-GHz WLAN signals and 8-GHz X-band satellite signals. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A compact PCB antenna receives UWB signals while providing notches to block interference from satellite and WLAN signals.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/uwb-printed-antenna-blocks-satellite-and-wlan-signals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/uwb-printed-antenna-blocks-satellite-and-wlan-signals#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Tue, 03 Jan 2017 15:32:00 +0000 49971 at http://mwrf.com Save Space Using Ganged RF Connector and Cable Assemblies http://mwrf.com/cables-connectors/save-space-using-ganged-rf-connector-and-cable-assemblies <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Cinch Connectivity Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Why use a ganged RF connector/cable assembly rather than separate RF connectors and cables? What types of connector interfaces are available in these ganged assemblies? Do they need to be all the same connector types? Do the multiple connector positions make these connector/cable assemblies difficult to mate? Does the mating force increase with the number of connector positions?</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/cables-connectors/save-space-using-ganged-rf-connector-and-cable-assemblies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/cables-connectors/save-space-using-ganged-rf-connector-and-cable-assemblies#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Cables & Connectors Components Digital semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors White Paper Passive components Semiconductors Fri, 16 Dec 2016 15:11:00 +0000 49611 at http://mwrf.com