Mixed-signal semiconductors http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6881/more en 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 Enhanced MEMS Oscillators Catch Up to Crystals http://mwrf.com/active-components/enhanced-mems-oscillators-catch-crystals <div class="field-deck"> Because quartz-crystal oscillators are a limiting factor in the footprint of many electronic designs, highly integrated MEMS oscillators are being developed to replace them. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The race for ever-smaller and higher-frequency components for the RF/microwave industry is forcing innovations on every component in the signal stream. MEMS technology enhanced by CMOS processes could be the ticket to smaller, lower-cost, and higher-frequency oscillators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/enhanced-mems-oscillators-catch-crystals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/enhanced-mems-oscillators-catch-crystals#comments Active components Defense Mixed-signal semiconductors Systems Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:10:00 +0000 26891 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 SWaP-Optimized RF Sensor Chain Innovation That Detects to Protect http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/swap-optimized-rf-sensor-chain-innovation-detects-protect <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Mercury Systems </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Protection on and off the battlefield is defined as the ability to constantly monitor, detect and translate the RF spectrum into actionable intelligence. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/swap-optimized-rf-sensor-chain-innovation-detects-protect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/swap-optimized-rf-sensor-chain-innovation-detects-protect#comments Mixed-signal semiconductors Systems White Paper Tue, 17 Jun 2014 20:21:00 +0000 26381 at http://mwrf.com Quad IF DAC Races To 2.8 GSamples/s http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/quad-if-dac-races-28-gsampless <div class="node-body article-body">A four-channel IF DAC is well suited for generating the clean multiple signals needed for modern communications systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/quad-if-dac-races-28-gsampless" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/quad-if-dac-races-28-gsampless#comments Analog Devices Commercial Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:25:00 +0000 25751 at http://mwrf.com GaN-Based AESAs Enable U.S. Navy’s Next-Generation Jammer http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/gan-based-aesas-enable-us-navy-s-next-generation-jammer <div class="field-byline"> Jean-Jacque DeLisle </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Navy is stepping up its electronic-warfare capability by contracting Raytheon to build the latest in stand-off jamming systems for its aircraft. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/gan-based-aesas-enable-us-navy-s-next-generation-jammer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/gan-based-aesas-enable-us-navy-s-next-generation-jammer#comments Active components Mixed-signal semiconductors Systems Fri, 30 May 2014 19:20:00 +0000 25681 at http://mwrf.com ADC Digitizes DC To 2 GHz http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/adc-digitizes-dc-2-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A dual-channel ADC samples signals from DC to 2 GHz at speeds to 1 GSamples/s. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/adc-digitizes-dc-2-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/adc-digitizes-dc-2-ghz#comments Analog Devices Commercial Defense Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Thu, 22 May 2014 14:35:00 +0000 25551 at http://mwrf.com Gallery: Preview of the New Products at IMS 2014 http://mwrf.com/active-components/gallery-preview-new-products-ims-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The flagship symposium of this year’s Microwave Week, IMS 2014, will feature over 575 companies and include a full schedule with 160 technical sessions. Click through the gallery to preview some of the new devices that will be on display.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/gallery-preview-new-products-ims-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/gallery-preview-new-products-ims-2014#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Defense Digital semiconductors Industrial Medical Mixed-signal semiconductors Passive components Software Systems Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Wed, 21 May 2014 18:31:00 +0000 25531 at http://mwrf.com Microwave Week Makes A Splash In Tampa Bay http://mwrf.com/active-components/microwave-week-makes-splash-tampa-bay <div class="field-deck"> By providing a global gathering for all microwave technologists, the IEEE MTT International Microwave Symposium (IMS) again promises to be the gem of Microwave Week. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">IMS 2014 is host to over 575 companies in the microwaves industry from around the world while the symposium consists of technical paper presentations, workshops, tutorials, and a variety of social events. WAMICON 2014, RFIC, and ARFTG will all take place within Microwave Week at the same bustling Tampa Convention Center.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/microwave-week-makes-splash-tampa-bay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/microwave-week-makes-splash-tampa-bay#comments Materials Active components Analog semiconductors Automotive Commercial Defense Digital semiconductors Industrial Medical Mixed-signal semiconductors Passive components Services Software Systems Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Fri, 09 May 2014 19:53:00 +0000 24881 at http://mwrf.com