What's the Difference Between... http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/7081/more en What’s the Difference between MIMO and MMICs? http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/what-s-difference-between-mimo-and-mmics <div class="field-byline"> Jack Browne </div> <div class="field-deck"> These abbreviations stand for two completely different things—antennas and semiconductors—although surprisingly some similarities exist between the two. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Modern wireless systems have long depended on monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) and are increasingly relying on the use...</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/what-s-difference-between-mimo-and-mmics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/analog-semiconductors/what-s-difference-between-mimo-and-mmics#comments Analog semiconductors What's the Difference Between... Systems Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:13:00 +0000 48511 at http://mwrf.com What’s the Difference Between Microstrip and Stripline? http://mwrf.com/active-components/what-s-difference-between-microstrip-and-stripline <div class="field-deck"> The two most popular RF/microwave transmission-line formats—microstrip and stripline—have distinguishing characteristics that designers need to know. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The two most popular RF/microwave transmission-line formats are microstrip and stripline, with some distinct differences. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/what-s-difference-between-microstrip-and-stripline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/what-s-difference-between-microstrip-and-stripline#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial What's the Difference Between... Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:35:00 +0000 47201 at http://mwrf.com Selecting Electromechanical and Solid-State RF Switches http://mwrf.com/active-components/selecting-electromechanical-and-solid-state-rf-switches <div class="field-deck"> Due to differences in key characteristics between electromechanical and solid-state RF/microwave switches, designers must choose wisely to meet application demands. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">RF/microwave switches are built with different technologies, depending on the requirements of a particular application.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/selecting-electromechanical-and-solid-state-rf-switches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/selecting-electromechanical-and-solid-state-rf-switches#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial What's the Difference Between... Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:59:00 +0000 46831 at http://mwrf.com What’s the Difference Between GaN and GaAs? http://mwrf.com/materials/what-s-difference-between-gan-and-gaas <div class="field-deck"> GaN has emerged as the leading semiconductor material for high-power microwave switches and amplifiers, although GaAs is still the material of choice for low noise. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GaN and GaAs are two of the leading semiconductor materials used for RF/microwave solid-state devices, including transistors, diodes, and MMICs. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/materials/what-s-difference-between-gan-and-gaas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/materials/what-s-difference-between-gan-and-gaas#comments Commercial Defense Industrial What's the Difference Between... Materials Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:09:00 +0000 46351 at http://mwrf.com What are the Differences Between Coaxial Connectors?, Part 2 http://mwrf.com/cables-connectors/what-are-differences-between-coaxial-connectors-part-2 <div class="field-deck"> A wide array of coaxial connectors is available from a large number of suppliers to satisfy high-frequency requirements. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A wide array of coaxial connectors is available from a large number of suppliers to satisfy high-frequency requirements.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/cables-connectors/what-are-differences-between-coaxial-connectors-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/cables-connectors/what-are-differences-between-coaxial-connectors-part-2#comments Commercial Cables & Connectors Defense Industrial What's the Difference Between... Fri, 20 May 2016 16:27:00 +0000 45071 at http://mwrf.com What are the Differences Between Coaxial Connectors?, Part 1 http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-are-differences-between-coaxial-connectors-part-1 <div class="field-deck"> In this first of a two-part series, we’ll delve into the basics of the often overlooked—but vitally important—coaxial connector. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In this first of a two-part series, we’ll delve into the basics of the often overlooked—but vitally important—coaxial connector.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-are-differences-between-coaxial-connectors-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-are-differences-between-coaxial-connectors-part-1#comments Commercial Defense Industrial What's the Difference Between... Passive components Mon, 02 May 2016 15:18:00 +0000 44401 at http://mwrf.com The Differences Between Receiver Types, Part 2 http://mwrf.com/active-components/differences-between-receiver-types-part-2 <div class="field-deck"> As designers consider the performance tradeoffs between direct-conversion and superheterodyne implementations, a newer direct RF-sampling technique has entered the fray. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As designers consider the performance tradeoffs between direct-conversion and superheterodyne implementations, a newer direct RF-sampling technique has entered the fray. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/differences-between-receiver-types-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/differences-between-receiver-types-part-2#comments Active components Commercial Defense What's the Difference Between... Thu, 24 Mar 2016 13:28:00 +0000 42881 at http://mwrf.com The Differences Between Receiver Types, Part 1 http://mwrf.com/systems/differences-between-receiver-types-part-1 <div class="field-deck"> This article, the first in a two-part series, examines various receiver implementations along with the characteristics that describe receiver performance. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This article, the first in a two-part series, examines various receiver implementations along with the characteristics that describe receiver performance. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/differences-between-receiver-types-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/differences-between-receiver-types-part-1#comments Commercial Defense What's the Difference Between... Systems Mon, 22 Feb 2016 20:39:00 +0000 41951 at http://mwrf.com What are the Filtering Differences Between SAWs and BAWs? http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-are-filtering-differences-between-saws-and-baws <div class="field-deck"> Components based on SAW and BAW technology both employ acoustic waves but in different ways and with different performance levels, especially at higher frequencies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The difference between SAW and BAW components make each suitable for specific, different applications.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-are-filtering-differences-between-saws-and-baws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/what-are-filtering-differences-between-saws-and-baws#comments Commercial Defense Industrial What's the Difference Between... Passive components Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:48:00 +0000 41301 at http://mwrf.com What's the Difference Between Modular and Rack-Mount Instruments? http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/whats-difference-between-modular-and-rack-mount-instruments <div class="field-deck"> A growing number of PXI/PXIe modular RF/microwave test instruments provide the measurement capabilities and performance levels once possible only with benchtop instruments. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A growing number of PXI/PXIe modular RF/microwave test instruments provide the measurement capabilities and performance levels once possible only with benchtop instruments.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/whats-difference-between-modular-and-rack-mount-instruments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/whats-difference-between-modular-and-rack-mount-instruments#comments What's the Difference Between... 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