Antennas made of carbon nanotube films are just as efficient as copper for wireless applications, according to researchers at Rice University's Brown School of Engineering. They're also tougher, more flexible and can essentially be painted onto devices.
Plus, AT&T joins MxD to accelerate 5G manufacturing applications, the USAF jumps into the commercial 5G fray, Vodafone UK launches a 5G wireless router to turn its 5G network into Wi-Fi, and more, all in this edition of The Week in 5G!
Glass sidewall packages achieve highest levels of hermeticity for hardware in space vacuums and extreme temperatures. Compared to ceramic, they deliver better RF performance thanks to their lower dielectric constant.
Is 5G simply another generation of mobile communications technologies? Or something revolutionary? In this eBook, Rohde & Schwarz give insights into 5G New Radio (NR), exploring all of its relevant details, key implementation aspects, and required test and measurement equipment for the development of 5G NR products.
The IEEE 802.11ax amendment (Wi-Fi 6) focuses on greater efficiency in wireless connectivity. While key attributes of this improved efficiency directly improve traditional Wi-Fi applications, these attributes will largely affect higher-density applications such as large offices, apartment complexes, airports, arenas, and outdoor stadiums. This white paper offers several ideas of how to make Wi-Fi 6 a reality.
Travelling wave tubes are vacuum devices with electron beams that couple to a microwave frequency electromagnetic signal propagating in the direction of the beam. Energy is transferred to the microwave signal, and the device generally behaves as an amplifier. A suite of software has been created, which allows very fast automated analysis of some types of travelling wave tube. This white paper delves into the design and use of this software to be used for determining the electrical characteristics of traveling wave tubes.
A radar transmitter is generally required to amplify a low noise coherent RF waveform. This waveform is generally provided by a radar RF exciter and can be fixed frequency, frequency chirped, or phase modulated during the radar transmitter pulse. It is important that the transmitter system amplifies this pulsed signal to a high power whilst maintaining its coherence and its fidelity. This paper covers an approach to the design of high voltage power supply units for operating traveling wave tube amplifiers in pulse doppler radar transmitter sub‐systems where ultra-low noise RF output is mandatory.
The Standard Gain Horn Antennas are designed specifically for utilization in emissions and immunity testing over the frequency range of 1 to 40 GHz. Each antenna is linearly polarized and has medium gain, low VSWR, and a constant antenna factor.
The SKY66430-11 is a multi-band multi-chip System-in-Package (SiP) supporting cellular LTE-M/NB-IoT platforms for use in wearables, alarm systems, security cameras, industrial monitoring devices, and low-power IoT devices. The SiP integrates the entire RF front end, transceiver, power management, memory, and baseband modem for an LTE multi-band radio operating in the 700 to 2200 MHz frequency range.
Our engineer takes you into the features, benefits and markets for the new AR-5010 amplifier. The AR-5010 is a class A amplifier designed with optimized performance to support linearly modulated, multi-carrier waveforms with high crest factors. The AR-5010 is a part of AR Modular RF’s AR-5000 Series which is the next generation of wide-band, Class A/AB linear amplifier designed for use with modern digital modulations.
Digital Phosphorus Technology, or DPX, is a Tektronix patented acquisition mode that performs the hardware DSP processing and rasterizing of the samples into pixel information in order to reveal a greater amount of signal detail. It gives a truly “live” view of the RF signals, with its color-grading feature allowing users to see different signals at the same frequency yet separated by either time or power levels. In this video, DPX is demonstrated and reveals signals that your old spectrum analyzer might be hiding from you. You can literally see signals hidden beneath other signals!
This video introduces Skyworks’ new endeavors in unlicensed band technologies. Watch the video to learn more about the differences and similarities of LAA and eLAA technologies.
This video introduces the SkyOne® LiTE – Skyworks’ regionally optimized RF front-end solution for quad band 2G, carrier aggregation and 5G New Radio.
Skyworks introduces the SkyOne® Ultra 5.0, a highly integrated front-end solution for premium mobile device and smartphone manufacturers worldwide utilizing Skyworks' powerful SkyBlue™ technology for industry-leading efficiency.
Electronic Military & Defense was developed as a resource for engineers, program managers, project managers, and other professionals involved in the design and development of electronic and electro-optic systems for a wide range of defense and aerospace applications. Check out the digital edition of our latest issue for exclusive editorial on open architecture and standards applied to defense applications, overlooked EMC vulnerabilities, microfabrication, display technologies, and more.
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HUBER+SUHNER takes over the antenna portfolio for security-relevant applications from Kathrein SE (Germany). With this acquisition, HUBER+SUHNER expands its own antenna portfolio. It thus strengthens its market position in the area of Special Communications / Public Mobile Radio (PMR) in connection with the growing need for secure mobile communication. The transaction is expected to close in the coming days.
For the US Army, the next chapter of electronic warfare (EW) is all about precision and low visibility. In a statement last month, Col. Mark Dotson said the Army’s new EW strategy is centered on, “using low power to affect the signal and to affect it in such a way that it may not even be detectable that you’re interfering with what they’re doing.”
Pasternack, an Infinite Electronics brand and a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, has launched a new series of waveguide to coax adapters that are ideal for use in 5G, telecommunications, automotive radar, satellite communications, point-to-point radio, and terrestrial communications applications.
Teradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ:TER), a leading supplier of automated test solutions for semiconductor devices, announced today the introduction of the UltraWaveMX44, an UltraFLEX test solution for the new 5G-NR millimeter wave (mmWave) market.
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