World's First Multi-Function CPRI And RF PIM Site Analyzer

Rosenberger presents at the MWC in Barcelona its brand new broadband passive intermodulation site analyzer for multi-function on-site tests and measurements of active and passive elements - whether outdoor or indoor systems, RF or Fiber Optic.

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    Designing With Plastic RF Power Transistors

    For many semiconductor products, plastic long ago emerged as the package technology of choice. For commodity products, such as small signal transistors, plastic offers low-cost encapsulation that is easily scaled to high volumes. For RF power amplifiers, plastic packaging helps address certain performance limitations inherent in ceramic devices. This white paper outlines the six main benefits of RF power plastic packages and provides recommendations on PCB layout. It also discusses mounting and soldering techniques that help create a robust, cost-effective design solution using over-molded plastic RF power devices.

Phase Control For 5G RF Front Ends

White paper on emerging 5G communications  standards, and a power amplifier in development for phase control applications in 5G front ends.

Leveraging Advanced Satcom Modems for Extreme Environmental Challenges

Case study on how a telecommunications and information services company used advanced Satcom modems to overcome extreme environmental challenges.

Alleviating RF Transmit Signal Corruption in Wireless Data Systems

High speed wireless data systems can often experience RF transmit signal corruption that limites the power level a wireless data device can put out at its antenna. To achieve the best possible range coverage area, one needs to maximize RF transmit power. However, this can cause spectral regrowth once the integrated LNA is activated.

Introduction to FDTD EM Simulation for Automotive Radar

Electromagnetic simulation has been used by RF engineers for many years to aid the design of automotive radar sensors, but the increasing demands of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) are changing the methods used.  Accurate modeling of increasingly complex circuits and antenna systems leads to simulation problem sizes too large (in terms of physical memory – RAM) for traditional frequency-domain finite element method (FEM) formulations.  As a result of those limitations, design engineers who use FEM tools are forced to simplify their simulation models to fit the computational resources available, trading away accuracy and limiting the effectiveness of their simulator.

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RF Globalnet Welcomes Our Newest Supplier

Atlanta Micro, Inc was founded in 2011 with the purpose of designing and manufacturing high performance RF and Microwave products for demanding customer applications. The company is based in Alpharetta, Georgia, just north of Atlanta. Our executives possess over 40 years of experience designing state‑of‑the‑art components, receivers, transceivers and systems for the military, government agencies and the test equipment community. Atlanta Micro is focused on providing best‑in‑class broadband RF solutions meeting stringent specifications while offering reduced size, weight and power consumption necessary for portable and low power platforms. Our products are designed to meet customer needs that have been identified through our extensive experience.

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  • Amazon’s New Smartphone Boasts High-End RF And Imaging Components
    Amazon’s New Smartphone Boasts High-End RF And Imaging Components

    On July 25, Amazon released its first smartphone, and it didn’t take long for the internal components of the device to get leaked.

  • 4 Electronic Design Requirements Of The System-Integrated Soldier
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    Perhaps most famously portrayed in Robert Heinlein’s Starship Troopers (1959), the idea of the “future soldier” has been around for decades. As rehashed in countless science fiction films and video games, the stereotypical future soldier is equipped with a protective exoskeleton, enhanced sensory equipment, seamless communication systems, and advanced weaponry. While the concept once seemed implausible, there are many real-world projects under way focused on realizing those seemingly fictitious warfighter capabilities — by integrating a plethora of diverse electronic subsystems into a cohesively operational suit.

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    At the 2014 IEEE MTT International Microwave Symposium earlier this month, I had the opportunity to speak with the event’s general chair, Dr. Larry Dunleavy, about the state of the RF and microwave design industry. While he acknowledged that it is a time of relative uncertainty — due in large part to constrained military budgets and conservative fiscal forecasts for 2014 — he also pointed out that there are plenty of emerging markets where RF and microwave technology is making a significant impact. With the Internet of Things (IoT) driving innovation in burgeoning markets like automotive and healthcare  and the development of 5G pushing wireless technology to further heights, there was good reason for nearly 600 companies to flock to the IMS2014 exhibition in Tampa, Fla.

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ATL150M1G - 150 to 1000 MHz, 2000 Watts Input Power Log-Periodic Antenna

The Model ATL150M1G is a wide band, high-gain, log periodic antenna with gain capabilities of 7.5 dB over isotropic (average) and gain flatness of ± 1 dB. The Model ATL150M1G supplies the constant, high-intensity fields necessary for RFI/EMI field testing within and beyond the confines of a shielded room.
Ultra Broadband PIN Diode Switches Covering 0.05 To 110 GHz

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Ducommun’s ultra broadband PIN diode switch series is offered to extend the RF switching capacity to the frequency range of 0.05 to 110 GHz, where a single AlGaAs MMIC-based switch operates from 0.05 to 67 GHz while three GaAs beam-lead PIN diode/Fin-line technology based waveguide switches cover V (50-75 GHz), E (60-90 GHz) and W (75-110 GHz) bands respectively.

dB-4409 TWT Amplifier

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The dB-4409 is a 9-inch, pod-mounted, dual-band Traveling Wave Tube Amplifier (TWTA) operating in the 2 to 18 GHz frequency range and providing 300 Watts, continuous wave power.

Vector Network Analyzer: MS2024B VNA Master

Vector Network Analyzer: MS2024B VNA Master

Modern RF/Microwave systems increasingly are pushing their performance to the limits of technology. Designers write tighter specifications on components and define more rigid signal parameters. All of which leaves Field Maintenance Personnel scrambling to find more accurate and yet affordable handheld test equipment. Anritsu introduces industry's most affordable, yet comprehensive solution, the MS2024B VNA Master (500 kHz to 4 GHz). It's a Vector Network Analyzer, it's a Power Meter and it's a Vector Voltmeter.

Material For RF And High Frequency Printed Circuit Boards: GenClad 280 Bond-Ply

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CST PCB STUDIO - Signal And Power Integrity Simulation Tool

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500 Watts CW, 100 to 500 MHz RF Power Amplifier

500 Watts CW, 100 to 500 MHz RF Power Amplifier

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CST of America, Inc.

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Mini-Systems, Inc.

Mini-Systems, Inc.

Mini-Systems, Inc. (MSI), since 1968 has manufactured high reliability, precision components for the Hybrid and Microelectronic industries
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