Analog semiconductors http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6861/more en 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 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, 17 Jan 2017 18:10:00 +0000 50231 at http://mwrf.com RF LDMOS Transistors Power Smaller Base Stations http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/rf-ldmos-transistors-power-smaller-base-stations <div class="field-byline"> Eric Westberg, NXP Semiconductors </div> <div class="field-deck"> Offering greater efficiency and improved thermal management, these high-power transistors also boast a 30% savings in board space compared to their LDMOS predecessors. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The improved efficiency of this latest generation of power transistors allows circuit designers to create smaller base stations for cellular communications. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/rf-ldmos-transistors-power-smaller-base-stations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/rf-ldmos-transistors-power-smaller-base-stations#comments Analog semiconductors Commercial Industrial Wed, 21 Dec 2016 17:00:00 +0000 49671 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 Passive components Semiconductors White Paper Fri, 16 Dec 2016 15:11:00 +0000 49611 at http://mwrf.com Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (12/11-12/17) http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-1211-1217 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for power amplifiers or waveguides, 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-1211-1217" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-1211-1217#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 Mon, 12 Dec 2016 19:30:00 +0000 48291 at http://mwrf.com Taking Wireless Sensor Networks out of Factories and Putting Them in Cars http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/taking-wireless-sensor-networks-out-factories-and-putting-them-cars <div class="node-body article-body">Linear Technology recently said that it helped build a battery management system for electric vehicles using wireless sensors based on wireless networking chips and battery monitoring circuits.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/taking-wireless-sensor-networks-out-factories-and-putting-them-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/taking-wireless-sensor-networks-out-factories-and-putting-them-cars#comments Analog semiconductors Automotive Industrial Products Semiconductors Mon, 12 Dec 2016 18:25:00 +0000 49511 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Brewbooks"><a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/brewbooks/" target="_blank">B</a><a data-rapid_p="29" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/brewbooks/" title="Go to brewbooks's photostream">rewbooks</a></span>, Creative Commons).</p> So Far, Infineon’s Acquisition of Wolfspeed Cuts through Choppy Regulatory Waters http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/so-far-infineon-s-acquisition-wolfspeed-cuts-through-choppy-regulatory-w <div class="node-body article-body">Infineon is on schedule to close the deal. Now it needs approval from an American security panel that has grown increasingly skeptical of foreign chip deals.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/so-far-infineon-s-acquisition-wolfspeed-cuts-through-choppy-regulatory-w" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/so-far-infineon-s-acquisition-wolfspeed-cuts-through-choppy-regulatory-w#comments News Analog semiconductors Components Mixed-signal semiconductors Tue, 29 Nov 2016 01:20:00 +0000 49141 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of National Aeronautics and Space Administration).</p> NFC Forum Plans Certification Program for Smart Tags http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/nfc-forum-plans-certification-program-smart-tags <div class="node-body article-body">The NFC Forum has announced plans to offer a certification program for tags using near-field communications, which allow short, secretive messages to be shared with compatible devices.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/nfc-forum-plans-certification-program-smart-tags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/nfc-forum-plans-certification-program-smart-tags#comments News Analog semiconductors IoT Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Semiconductors Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:55:00 +0000 49011 at http://mwrf.com <p>The NFC Forum said that it would create a certification program for near-field communication tags. Here, people use NFC cards to pay for rides on the London subway.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/tompagenet/" target="_blank">Tom Page</a>, Creative Commons).</p> Macom, Going toward the Light, Buys Applied Micro for $770 Million http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/macom-going-toward-light-buys-applied-micro-770-million <div class="node-body article-body">The company’s appeal comes from its networking chips, which modulate electrical signals and share high-speed messages between servers.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/macom-going-toward-light-buys-applied-micro-770-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/macom-going-toward-light-buys-applied-micro-770-million#comments News Analog semiconductors Commercial Tue, 22 Nov 2016 05:35:00 +0000 48951 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p> What’s the Difference between MIMO and MMICs? http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/what-s-difference-between-mimo-and-mmics <div class="field-byline"> Jack Browne </div> <div class="field-deck"> These abbreviations stand for two completely different things—antennas and semiconductors—although surprisingly some similarities exist between the two. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Modern wireless systems have long depended on monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) and are increasingly relying on the use...</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/what-s-difference-between-mimo-and-mmics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/what-s-difference-between-mimo-and-mmics#comments Analog semiconductors Systems What's the Difference Between... Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:13:00 +0000 48511 at http://mwrf.com Distributed Amplifiers Command DC to 22 GHz http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/distributed-amplifiers-command-dc-22-ghz <div class="field-byline"> Jack Browne </div> <div class="field-deck"> These GaAs pHEMT amplifiers provide flat gain and output power across a frequency range from dc to 22 GHz, and can be supplied as chips or in surface-mount packages. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Broadband frequency coverage in an amplifier means that one amplifier can serve many purposes, even for applications requiring coverage of a continuous frequency range...</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/distributed-amplifiers-command-dc-22-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/distributed-amplifiers-command-dc-22-ghz#comments Analog semiconductors Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:37:00 +0000 48461 at http://mwrf.com