International Consortium Hopes To Unlock Spectrum Above 6 GHz

The University of Bristol is part of an international consortium that aims to develop concepts and key components for a new 5G mobile radio access technology. The technology is expected to operate in a range of frequency bands between 6 and 100 GHz, including millimetre-wave (mmWave) frequencies.

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    When setting up a test system, it’s critical to know the types of measurements you want to capture in order to select the right equipment.  In the world of power measurement, one can easily be confused by the different types of sensors and their varying measurement capabilities.  Parsing through some of the terminology can help make the selection process easier.

On The Road To Seamless Connectivity, Wi-Fi Has No Speed Limits

Consumers expect a high standard of network connectivity. Even though our global data consumption has risen from petabytes (1,0005) per month to exabytes (1,0006) per month, users do not want to experience any issues. While Wi-Fi is used to offload the cellular network, high-demand applications continue to cause strain, and smartphone manufacturers continue to pressure carriers to make network enhancements to offload data traffic. 

Overview of External Propulsion Launch System

Escape Dynamics is in the process of developing and testing its new external microwave propulsion technology that permits reusable single-stage-to-orbit space flight. This white paper discusses the new technology in detail, and gives an overview of the substantial benefits of utilizing this technology for better and more frequent space travel with 10x reduced overall costs.

Pushing The Boundaries Of Radar Test And Measurement

The development of increasingly powerful, complex radar systems requires an evolution in the tools and techniques used to test them.

Multichannel Phase-Coherent Microwave Measurements: 5 Things To Consider

Engineers working on radar and electronic warfare systems should familiarize themselves with these key elements of phased array operation.

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Radar Signature Analysis Software: Signa

Signa is a type of high frequency EM software that is used for advanced radar signature analysis. It can generate monostatic radar signatures for complex geometries and features a ray-tracing engine for electrically large, high fidelity models. Its multicore and MPI acceleration allows for massive runtime speedup, and it offers several types of 2D and 3D signature plots and visualizations.

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    High Speed Digital Testing Connector: MXP The ganged multicoax solution offers a true 40 Gbps coaxial-to-PCB transition with a very small form factor. Its reliable mating and ease of use make it especially suited to bench-top test systems as well as interconnection within automated test equipment. A broad range of configurations with highly flexible cable assemblies and compact PCB connectors is available.
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    This webinar video presents how to use CST STUDIO SUITE® for a number of techniques for extracting material properties based on the measured S-parameters of simple geometry samples. The video will also discuss the importance of manufacturing technology in the extraction process in relation to the robustness of the specific technique. Important effects such as etch factor, over-etching, over-milling, metallization thickness, and the connection repeatability of low-cost end-launchers will also be addressed in real-world examples.

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