RF Classics http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/7071/more en How to Optimize Your SerDes Design During the Pre-layout Phase http://mwrf.com/webinar/how-optimize-your-serdes-design-during-pre-layout-phase <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Keysight Technologies </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://mwrf.com/site-files/mwrf.com/files/MWRF-Keysight-Webinar-09252014.jpg?1407774421" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, September 25, 2014 - <span class="date-display-start">13:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">14:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <p><img alt="Colin Warwick" border="1" src="http://www.penton.com/webcasts/colin_warwickED.jpg" /></p> <p><span class="style12"><strong>Dr. Colin Warwick</strong></span><br /> <span class="style3">High-Speed Digital Product Manager<br /> Keysight EEsof EDA</span></p> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">In the era of receiver equalization, older stackup and controlled impedance line design tools are obsolete because the metrics that output (frequency response) are irrelevant. The metric that matters today is the post-equalization eye opening.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 550pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/webinar/how-optimize-your-serdes-design-during-pre-layout-phase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> RF Classics Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:23:00 +0000 27651 at http://mwrf.com Wideband DMOS Amplifier Competes with Bipolars http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/wideband-dmos-amplifier-competes-bipolars <div class="field-byline"> Johnny K.O. Sin and C. Andre T. Salama </div> <div class="field-deck"> The inherent advantages of double-diffused MOS devices may make them suitable replacements for bipolars in high-frequency, high-power applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The inherent advantages of double-diffused MOS devices may make them suitable replacements for bipolars in high-frequency, high-power applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/wideband-dmos-amplifier-competes-bipolars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/wideband-dmos-amplifier-competes-bipolars#comments RF Classics Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:00:00 +0000 22011 at http://mwrf.com Beam Pointing Direction of Traveling-Wave Arrays http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/beam-pointing-direction-traveling-wave-arrays <div class="field-byline"> William J. Wellman and Sanford S. Shapiro </div> <div class="field-deck"> A series of curves for dielectric-filled waveguide arrays illustrate how the beam direction is dependent on various array parameters. Example problems consider the various tradeoffs available. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A series of curves for dielectric-filled waveguide arrays illustrate how the beam direction is dependent on various array parameters. Example problems consider the various tradeoffs available.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/beam-pointing-direction-traveling-wave-arrays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/beam-pointing-direction-traveling-wave-arrays#comments RF Classics Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:35:00 +0000 21021 at http://mwrf.com Design Tips on Dielectric Waveguide http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/design-tips-dielectric-waveguide <div class="field-byline"> Calvin C. Jones, Vernon H. Walker, and Harold Smith </div> <div class="field-deck"> Material selection, plating methods, joining multiple sections, temperature stability and tests of parameters are detailed together with suggestions for extended applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Material selection, plating methods, joining multiple sections, temperature stability and tests of parameters are detailed together with suggestions for extended applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/design-tips-dielectric-waveguide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/design-tips-dielectric-waveguide#comments RF Classics Tue, 10 Dec 2013 20:42:00 +0000 20881 at http://mwrf.com Design for Strip-Line Band-Pass Filters http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/design-strip-line-band-pass-filters <div class="field-byline"> J.K. Richardson </div> <div class="field-deck"> Strip widths and gap spacings are given in graphical form for band-pass filters using symmetrical strip lines. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Strip widths and gap spacings are given in graphical form for band-pass filters using symmetrical strip lines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/design-strip-line-band-pass-filters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/design-strip-line-band-pass-filters#comments RF Classics Mon, 09 Dec 2013 20:46:00 +0000 20861 at http://mwrf.com Microwave Diodes… Why a Schottky-barrier? Why a Point-contact? http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/microwave-diodes-why-schottky-barrier-why-point-contact <div class="field-byline"> Robert Bayliss, Eduardo Cabrera, and Stanley Howe </div> <div class="field-deck"> A careful appraisal of each diode—its strong points and its weaknesses. Performance curves offer a ready comparison for deciding which type best suits a particular application. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A careful appraisal of each diode—its strong points and its weaknesses. Performance curves offer a ready comparison for deciding which type best suits a particular application.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/microwave-diodes-why-schottky-barrier-why-point-contact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/microwave-diodes-why-schottky-barrier-why-point-contact#comments RF Classics Mon, 09 Dec 2013 15:18:00 +0000 20791 at http://mwrf.com How to Use Lumped Constants in Microwave Circuit Design http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/how-use-lumped-constants-microwave-circuit-design <div class="field-byline"> S.J. Gourse and R.F. David </div> <div class="field-deck"> Design and fabrication techniques for lumped-element circuits at microwave frequencies. A1.0-Gc, two-stage transistor amplifier illustrates the design procedure. Thin films and bonded transistor chips are used. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Design and fabrication techniques for lumped-element circuits at microwave frequencies. A1.0-Gc, two-stage transistor amplifier illustrates the design procedure. Thin films and bonded transistor chips are used.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/how-use-lumped-constants-microwave-circuit-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/how-use-lumped-constants-microwave-circuit-design#comments RF Classics Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:20:00 +0000 20771 at http://mwrf.com Let’s Talk Gridded Tubes http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/let-s-talk-gridded-tubes <div class="field-byline"> J.W. Rush </div> <div class="field-deck"> Gridded triodes are proven practical for amplifiers to 5 Gc and for oscillators to 10 Gc. Here are the best ways of selecting and using these tubes. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gridded triodes are proven practical for amplifiers to 5 Gc and for oscillators to 10 Gc. Here are the best ways of selecting and using these tubes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/let-s-talk-gridded-tubes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/let-s-talk-gridded-tubes#comments RF Classics Wed, 20 Nov 2013 16:25:00 +0000 20251 at http://mwrf.com Obtaining Beam-Pointing Accuracy with Cassegrain Antennas http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/obtaining-beam-pointing-accuracy-cassegrain-antennas <div class="field-byline"> Anthony M. Isber </div> <div class="field-deck"> All factors that affect beam-pointing accuracy are evaluated; formulas are developed for quantitative determinations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">All factors that affect beam-pointing accuracy are evaluated; formulas are developed for quantitative determinations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/obtaining-beam-pointing-accuracy-cassegrain-antennas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/obtaining-beam-pointing-accuracy-cassegrain-antennas#comments RF Classics Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:37:00 +0000 20221 at http://mwrf.com Lasers vs. Microwaves for Deep-Space Communications http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/lasers-vs-microwaves-deep-space-communications <div class="field-byline"> Edwards C. Park and Lyle S. Stokes </div> <div class="field-deck"> Detailed system analysis shows merit for both approaches. The authors also examine a hybrid system combining the best features of lasers and microwaves. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Detailed system analysis shows merit for both approaches. The authors also examine a hybrid system combining the best features of lasers and microwaves.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/lasers-vs-microwaves-deep-space-communications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/rf-classics/lasers-vs-microwaves-deep-space-communications#comments RF Classics Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:48:00 +0000 20181 at http://mwrf.com