Analog semiconductors http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6861/more en GaN MMIC Switch Controls 100-W Pulses http://mwrf.com/triquint-semiconductor/gan-mmic-switch-controls-100-w-pulses <div class="field-deck"> This low-loss GaN-on-SiC SPDT switch can handle signals from 500 MHz to 6 GHz, both at CW power levels to 40 W and pulsed power levels to 100 W. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This surface-mount GaN-based SPDT switch handles as much as 40 W CW power and 100 W pulsed power from 0.5 to 6.0 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/triquint-semiconductor/gan-mmic-switch-controls-100-w-pulses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/triquint-semiconductor/gan-mmic-switch-controls-100-w-pulses#comments TriQuint Semiconductor Analog semiconductors Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:05:00 +0000 28741 at http://mwrf.com Basic RF Amplifier Measurements using a Vector Network Analyzer http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/basic-rf-amplifier-measurements-using-vector-network-analyzer <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Rohde & Schwarz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This Application note discusses the effective characterization and optimization of RF amplifier parameters such as S-parameters, return loss, gain, isolation, impedance and stability. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/basic-rf-amplifier-measurements-using-vector-network-analyzer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/basic-rf-amplifier-measurements-using-vector-network-analyzer#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Digital semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators White Paper Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:37:00 +0000 27141 at http://mwrf.com Designing AlGaN/GaN HEMTs for W-Band http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/designing-algangan-hemts-w-band <div class="field-byline"> Luo Xiaobin, Lv Yuanjie, Yu Weihua, Lv Xin, Dun Shaobo, and Feng Zhihong </div> <div class="field-deck"> This device model provides accurate DC and large-signal parameters as compared to measurements on fabricated semiconductors, showing it to be an effective tool for building W-band HEMTs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This model and analysis supports the device of a GaN HEMT well suited for W-band applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/designing-algangan-hemts-w-band" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/designing-algangan-hemts-w-band#comments Analog semiconductors Commercial Defense Industrial Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:15:00 +0000 26641 at http://mwrf.com Interview with a Living Legend: Dr. Stephen Maas, President, Nonlinear Technologies Inc. http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/interview-living-legend-dr-stephen-maas-president-nonlinear-technologies-inc <div class="field-byline"> Jean-Jacque DeLisle </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dr. Stephen Maas has an extensive background in R&D of low noise and nonlinear microwave circuits and systems. He also is a prolific author and educator, chief scientist at AWR, and founder of Nonlinear Technologies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/interview-living-legend-dr-stephen-maas-president-nonlinear-technologies-inc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/interview-living-legend-dr-stephen-maas-president-nonlinear-technologies-inc#comments Analog semiconductors Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:29:00 +0000 26591 at http://mwrf.com Ultra Low Noise Amplifiers http://mwrf.com/active-components/ultra-low-noise-amplifiers <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Skyworks </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Want to learn about the performance and characteristics of two new breakthrough, ultra low noise LNAs with best-in-class noise figure? Topics include techniques used in biasing and matching. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/ultra-low-noise-amplifiers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/ultra-low-noise-amplifiers#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:14:00 +0000 26451 at http://mwrf.com Top Products Featured at IMS 2014: Part 2 http://mwrf.com/components/top-products-featured-ims-2014-part-2 <div class="node-body gallery-body">This year’s IMS showcased everything from discrete mixers to simulation software and everything in between. Click through the gallery to see the latest devices and products on display for use across microwave and RF markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/top-products-featured-ims-2014-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/top-products-featured-ims-2014-part-2#comments News Materials Active components Analog semiconductors Commercial Components Digital semiconductors Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Passive components Semiconductors Software Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:10:00 +0000 26421 at http://mwrf.com Top Products Featured at IMS 2014: Part 1 http://mwrf.com/components/top-products-featured-ims-2014-part-1 <div class="node-body gallery-body">This year’s IMS showcased everything from digital-to-analog converters to gallium nitride power amplifiers and everything in between. Click through the gallery to see the latest devices on display for use across microwave and RF markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/top-products-featured-ims-2014-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/top-products-featured-ims-2014-part-1#comments News Active components Analog semiconductors Commercial Components Digital semiconductors Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Passive components Semiconductors Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:51:00 +0000 26411 at http://mwrf.com GaN Powers Discrete Devices http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/gan-powers-discrete-devices <div class="node-body article-body">A pair of discrete GaN power transistor provides as much as 18 W output power from 2.7 to 3.7 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/gan-powers-discrete-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/gan-powers-discrete-devices#comments TriQuint Semiconductor Analog semiconductors Commercial Defense Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:21:00 +0000 26071 at http://mwrf.com MMIC Switches And Amps Hit 40 GHz http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/mmic-switches-and-amps-hit-40-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">New lines of switches and amplifiers mark a company’s entry into the MMIC market. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/mmic-switches-and-amps-hit-40-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/mmic-switches-and-amps-hit-40-ghz#comments Microsemi Analog semiconductors Commercial Defense Industrial Tue, 03 Jun 2014 02:11:00 +0000 25801 at http://mwrf.com GaN Transistors Fit Into Plastic http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/gan-transistors-fit-plastic <div class="node-body article-body">GaN transistors in plastic packages support applications at S-, C-, and X-band frequencies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/gan-transistors-fit-plastic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/gan-transistors-fit-plastic#comments Cree Analog semiconductors Commercial Defense Industrial Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:15:00 +0000 25791 at http://mwrf.com