Mixed-signal semiconductors http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6881/more en Tiny MEMS Switches Route DC to 14 GHz http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/tiny-mems-switches-route-dc-14-ghz <div class="field-deck"> This pair of MEMS switches offers SP4T functionality in miniature components that feature companion low-voltage switch drivers for ease of installation and application. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These first two members of a line of MEMS-based RF/microwave switches provide excellent blends of small size, switching speed, and power-handling capabilities for applications to 14 GHz.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/tiny-mems-switches-route-dc-14-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/tiny-mems-switches-route-dc-14-ghz#comments Analog Devices Commercial Defense Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:20:00 +0000 49191 at http://mwrf.com 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> Front-End Modules Make Smart Connections for IoT http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/front-end-modules-make-smart-connections-iot <div class="field-byline"> Stefan Fulga </div> <div class="field-deck"> The integration of RF/microwave functionality in highly integrated front-end modules paves the way for smaller, lower-power, cost-effective IoT solutions for a wide range of applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Front-end modules (FEMs) provide a combination of performance, functionality, and low cost needed to drive widespread IoT markets. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/front-end-modules-make-smart-connections-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/front-end-modules-make-smart-connections-iot#comments Commercial Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:35:00 +0000 48971 at http://mwrf.com Built to Help Computers Understand Hand Gestures, Tiny Radars Now Identify Objects http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/built-help-computers-understand-hand-gestures-tiny-radars-now-identify-o <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers in Scotland have created a radar system that instantly recognizes objects like metal and body parts and distinguishes between them.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/built-help-computers-understand-hand-gestures-tiny-radars-now-identify-o" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/built-help-computers-understand-hand-gestures-tiny-radars-now-identify-o#comments Active components Mixed-signal semiconductors Products Systems Thu, 17 Nov 2016 19:40:00 +0000 48881 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of Infineon Technologies).</p> An Antenna That Tethers Cars to Their Surroundings http://mwrf.com/active-components/antenna-tethers-cars-their-surroundings <div class="node-body article-body">Ethertronics announced that it would start selling an antenna that links cars wirelessly to things like traffic lights and other vehicles. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/antenna-tethers-cars-their-surroundings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/antenna-tethers-cars-their-surroundings#comments Active components Automotive Mixed-signal semiconductors Products Semiconductors Fri, 11 Nov 2016 06:20:00 +0000 48781 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of Nissan).</p> Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (11/6-11/12) http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-116-1112 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whether you are looking for cavity filters or attenuators, 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-116-1112" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/microwaves-rf-s-products-week-116-1112#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, 07 Nov 2016 19:30:00 +0000 48291 at http://mwrf.com Printed Circuit Board Market Rose Slightly Last Year http://mwrf.com/news/printed-circuit-board-market-rose-slightly-last-year <div class="node-body article-body">Electrical engineers are pouring vast sums into the printed circuit boards in spite of shrinking parts, according to an industry report.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/news/printed-circuit-board-market-rose-slightly-last-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/news/printed-circuit-board-market-rose-slightly-last-year#comments News Commercial Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Mobile Semiconductors Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:00:00 +0000 48551 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="33" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/drougge/" title="Go to Carl Drougge's photostream">Carl Drougge</a>, Creative Commons).</p> Quantenna Develops Wi-Fi Chips Based on Early Draft of 802.11ax http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/quantenna-develops-wi-fi-chips-based-early-draft-80211ax <div class="node-body article-body">Quantenna's latest chip handles an early draft of the emerging 802.11ax standard. It was released on the same day that Quantenna said that it plans to go public.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/quantenna-develops-wi-fi-chips-based-early-draft-80211ax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/quantenna-develops-wi-fi-chips-based-early-draft-80211ax#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Commercial Mixed-signal semiconductors Products Semiconductors Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:45:00 +0000 48311 at http://mwrf.com <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="54" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/adabo/" title="Go to Björn's photostream">Bj&ouml;rn</a>, Creative Commons).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Receiver and Transmitter ICs Simplify System Design http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/receiver-and-transmitter-ics-simplify-system-design <div class="node-body article-body">Receiver and transmitter ICs work with IF frequency translation over wide ranges to 4 GHz. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/receiver-and-transmitter-ics-simplify-system-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/mixed-signal-semiconductors/receiver-and-transmitter-ics-simplify-system-design#comments Analog Devices Commercial Defense Industrial Mixed-signal semiconductors Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:46:00 +0000 48001 at http://mwrf.com