Digital semiconductors http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6871/more en Envelope Tracking and Digital Pre-Distortion Test Solution for RF Amplifiers http://mwrf.com/active-components/envelope-tracking-and-digital-pre-distortion-test-solution-rf-amplifiers <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Rohde & Schwarz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An increasing number of power amplifiers (PA) support the envelope tracking (ET) technology in order to reduce power consumption and improve efficiency. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/envelope-tracking-and-digital-pre-distortion-test-solution-rf-amplifiers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/envelope-tracking-and-digital-pre-distortion-test-solution-rf-amplifiers#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Digital semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:17:00 +0000 32781 at http://mwrf.com Power Added Efficiency Measurement http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-added-efficiency-measurement <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Rohde & Schwarz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Besides the four s-parameters, hot-s22 and stability, the Power Added Efficiency (PAE) is a key parameter for amplifier which represents how efficient the amplifier converts DC energy to RF energy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-added-efficiency-measurement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-added-efficiency-measurement#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Digital semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:17:00 +0000 32791 at http://mwrf.com Testing S-Parameters on Pulsed Radar Power Amplifier Modules http://mwrf.com/active-components/testing-s-parameters-pulsed-radar-power-amplifier-modules <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Rohde & Schwarz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In many cases, devices need to be characterized using pulsed instead of CW signals. Be it for on-wafer measurement of power amplifiers, where heat sinks are difficult or even impossible to implement, for power amplifier modules for pulsed radar systems or other applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/testing-s-parameters-pulsed-radar-power-amplifier-modules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/testing-s-parameters-pulsed-radar-power-amplifier-modules#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Digital semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:17:00 +0000 32801 at http://mwrf.com Microsemi Acquires Vitesse to Expand IoT Commitment http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/microsemi-acquires-vitesse-expand-iot-commitment <div class="node-body article-body">Microsemi entered a definitive agreement to acquire Vitesse Semiconductor, a transaction valued at about $389 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/microsemi-acquires-vitesse-expand-iot-commitment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/microsemi-acquires-vitesse-expand-iot-commitment#comments News Microsemi Analog semiconductors Digital semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors Semiconductors Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:20:00 +0000 32691 at http://mwrf.com Integrated Chipsets Break Ground for 5G Communications http://mwrf.com/digital-semiconductors/integrated-chipsets-break-ground-5g-communications <div class="node-body article-body">Broadcom’s latest integrated chipsets help deliver the spectral efficiency necessary for 5G communications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/digital-semiconductors/integrated-chipsets-break-ground-5g-communications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/digital-semiconductors/integrated-chipsets-break-ground-5g-communications#comments News Components Digital semiconductors Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:10:00 +0000 31901 at http://mwrf.com Lowering the Cost of Wireless Manufacturing Test http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/lowering-cost-wireless-manufacturing-test <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Anritsu </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper covers the basics of non-signaling test from 10 MHz to 6 GHz, the technology models of implementing a non-signaling test setup, approaches to lowering the overall test cost, as well as turnkey chipset-specific calibration and verification solution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/lowering-cost-wireless-manufacturing-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/lowering-cost-wireless-manufacturing-test#comments Digital semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators White Paper Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:57:00 +0000 31861 at http://mwrf.com Neighbor Cell Detection Test http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/neighbor-cell-detection-test <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Anritsu </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With more and more radio technologies introduced, as well as the concept of HetNet, the testing for mobile devices becomes ever increasingly complex. A cellular phone’s neighbor cell detection capability is important to its overall performance, not only for mobility behavior such as re-selection and handover but also for cellular-assisted location estimation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/neighbor-cell-detection-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/neighbor-cell-detection-test#comments Digital semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators White Paper Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:57:00 +0000 31871 at http://mwrf.com Understanding Carrier Aggregation http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/understanding-carrier-aggregation <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Anritsu </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This paper discusses Carrier Aggregation (CA) evolution in HSPA and LTE Networks, the implication on the architecture and the User Equipment. It also discusses the testing method to </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/understanding-carrier-aggregation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/understanding-carrier-aggregation#comments Digital semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators White Paper Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:57:00 +0000 31881 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 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