Passive components http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6851/more en 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> Transition Tackles MM-Wave Frequencies http://mwrf.com/passive-components/transition-tackles-mm-wave-frequencies <div class="field-byline"> Jun Dong, Ziqiang Yang, Yu Liu, and Tao Yang </div> <div class="field-deck"> This in-line rectangular-waveguide-to-coplanar-waveguide transition provides excellent performance at millimeter-wave frequencies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A simple structure provides clean transitions between coplanar waveguide (CPW) transmission lines and rectangular waveguide. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/transition-tackles-mm-wave-frequencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/transition-tackles-mm-wave-frequencies#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:15:00 +0000 28081 at http://mwrf.com UWB Bandpass Filter Features Dual Notches http://mwrf.com/passive-components/uwb-bandpass-filter-features-dual-notches <div class="field-byline"> Huaxia Peng, Yufeng Luo, and Junding Zhao </div> <div class="field-deck"> This compact microstrip bandpass filter, aimed at ultrawideband-frequency applications, uses parallel U-shaped slots to achieve dual-notched frequency bands. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A compact bandpass filter designed with dual notch bands targets UWB applications from 3.2 to 10.3 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/uwb-bandpass-filter-features-dual-notches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/uwb-bandpass-filter-features-dual-notches#comments Commercial Industrial Passive components Mon, 08 Sep 2014 20:25:00 +0000 28091 at http://mwrf.com Single Laser Source Transmits Data at 43 Tbits/s Via Multicore Fiber http://mwrf.com/passive-components/single-laser-source-transmits-data-43-tbitss-multicore-fiber <div class="node-body article-body">A new fiber-optic technology, using seven cores as opposed to the standard one, achieved bandwidth speeds of 43 Tbits/s.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/single-laser-source-transmits-data-43-tbitss-multicore-fiber" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/single-laser-source-transmits-data-43-tbitss-multicore-fiber#comments News Mobile Passive components Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:25:00 +0000 27851 at http://mwrf.com Coaxial Isolator Fits SOTM Terminals http://mwrf.com/passive-components/coaxial-isolator-fits-sotm-terminals <div class="node-body article-body">A compact Ka-band isolator provides protection for SOTM terminals operating from 27.5 to 30.5 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/coaxial-isolator-fits-sotm-terminals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/coaxial-isolator-fits-sotm-terminals#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:20:00 +0000 27431 at http://mwrf.com Phase Shifter Adjusts 18 GHz http://mwrf.com/passive-components/phase-shifter-adjusts-18-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A high-resolution phase shifter provides precise phase control of signals from DC through 18 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/phase-shifter-adjusts-18-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/phase-shifter-adjusts-18-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:46:00 +0000 27421 at http://mwrf.com Cables Connect Airframe Assemblies http://mwrf.com/passive-components/cables-connect-airframe-assemblies <div class="node-body article-body">These lightweight coaxial cables provide low loss and high power handling capabilities through 18 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/cables-connect-airframe-assemblies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/cables-connect-airframe-assemblies#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Passive components Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 27411 at http://mwrf.com