Plus, Nokia and KT expand their 5G rollout collaboration, Sprint touts its 5G strategy over competitors' approaches, AT&T rushes to trial its 24 GHz gear before the FCC's 24 GHz auction, and more, all in this edition of The Week in 5G.
A radio telescope at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory has received a significant upgrade, advancing from one dish to four. The upgrades are part of the Laboratory’s ongoing effort to test the merits of a radio telescope for a potential future project between national labs and DOE-sponsored universities. The scientists’ ultimate goal is to look deep into the universe and gain a better understanding of periods of accelerated expansion and the nature of dark energy.
New RFSoC technologies add RF-class analog to digital and digital to analog data converters to Xilinx’s already powerful MPSoC, ARM processor enhanced family of high-performance FPGAs. The implications of its use changes the way engineers could design and package small, high-channel count systems for 5G, military, and scientific applications. This white paper takes a look at the current trends in data converters and signal processing to better understand the capabilities of RFSoC and how to best use the advantages of the technology.
This article covers key parameters in the selection of RF inductors and what parameters should be considered first in the process.
Lange couplers feature a specific orientation of directional couplers and are used as passive power combiners and RF/microwave splitters. The best-performing designs employ minimized line distance and spacing, along with very tight tolerance control to maximize their advantage.
This white paper presents a study of wireless connectivity of electronic devices in the Wi-Fi band. For accuracy, the analysis will use the full polarimetric information for each device’s antenna pattern. The study focuses on wireless connectivity between lamps and light switches in an indoor environment, with the goal to set guidelines for spacing between transmitters and receivers: wall-mounted switch boxes and ceiling-mounted lamps, as well as pairs of lamps.
In the field of TEMPEST, traditional analysis has focused on analog signal emanations from electronic devices. This paper provides an overview on the digital demodulation basics and delivers an understanding on how to analyze impairments on digitally modulated signals.
EMI Filters are used to prevent electromagnetic interference in avionics and aircraft systems, as well as military shipboard/vehicle electronics, and in military communication systems. Electromagnetic interference can cause a complete loss of data in communications systems, or a simple decline in data quality.
Wire and ribbon bondable and Flipchip thick film chip attenuators, printed and fired on 96% alumina. Provides attenuation accuracy for frequencies through 10 Ghz. Double layer terminations provide additional bonding surface. Abrasive trimming ensures optimum resistor stability
Pentek's Talon RTX rackmount series recorders are designed to provide a combination of high performance and large storage capacity in a military-specified rackmount chassis. Designed for field operation, the RTX Rackmount series provides up to 30 TB of SSD storage with aggregate recording rates up to 5 GB/sec.
Pentek's SPARK Development Systems are the quickest way to get up and running and start your application development. Each SPARK PC system includes a high-performance rackmount PC with Pentek hardware and software factor installed and tested allowing immediate "out of the box" deployment. SPARK Development Systems are available in PC and VPX platforms.
The RTR 2729A provides the performance of rackmount recorder in a lightweight portable package. With a 3.6 GHz 12-bit A/D, built-in digital down conversion and up to 30 TB of SSD storage, this portable recorder allows users to capture extremely wide bandwidth signals in real time for hours.
HUBER+SUHNER offers the new stranded low loss wire with swaging technology delivering all the benefits of excellent insertion loss, return loss, phase stability, flex life, and flexibility that solid wires and stranded wires cannot offer on their own.
There are always emerging threats in the defense sector, and a lot of it has to do with mm-Wave type technology in electronic warfare (EW), electronic countermeasure, Satcom, and airborne data links. dB Control has designed and built mm-Wave technologies to assist OEMs and better outcomes in defense applications.
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At present, gallium nitride (GaN) technology is no longer limited to power applications, and its advantages are also infiltrating into all corners of the RF/microwave industry, and the impact on the RF/microwave industry is growing, and should not be underestimated, because it can be used from space, military radar to cellular communications applications.
UNIPOWER, the leading provider in power for mission-critical applications and high efficiency systems, recently announced expansion of its popular Scimitar 19-inch rack-mounted sine-wave inverter line with the introduction of both 3000 and 5000-watt models featuring remote monitoring and control and built-in static transfer switches.
Akoustis Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKTS) (“Akoustis” or the “Company”), an integrated device manufacturer (IDM) of unique and patented bulk acoustic wave (BAW) high-band RF filters for mobile and other wireless applications, announced today that it has shipped 3.6 GHz filter samples to its first Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS)customer, against an order announced in August of 2018.
Rohde & Schwarz has equipped the new RF power meter with a touchscreen based operating concept that guides the user through configuration. The R&S NRX has up to four measurement channels, for which Rohde & Schwarz offers a wide range of power sensors. For the first time, both terminating and directional power sensors are supported in a single instrument.
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