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  • Connections In RF Testing

    Almost every RF test setup requires connectors and cables. Connectors will influence test results in various and sometimes unpredictable ways. Test equipment can compensate for some of these influences but often with detrimental effects. This article discusses how the connections used in a test setup will affect test results and why it is important to create a valid test environment.

Design Of A Complete RF Downconverter Module For Test Equipment

This white paper describes the design and simulation of a complete downconverter module for use in spectrum analyzer test equipment. The example module and its constituent parts were designed and simulated with AWR Design Environment software demonstrating a top-down/bottom-up approach using circuit- and system-level analyses. The integration of the downconverter within a mechanical outline influences the layout of the individual radio blocks. Electromagnetic (EM) simulation of the module housing along with these blocks is necessary to produce a comprehensive analysis of the manufactured module.

Design And Implementation Of A Miniature X-Band Edge-Coupled Microstrip Bandpass Filter

Microwave bandpass filters are the fundamental component used in many RF/microwave applications to eliminate interference from signals operating at nearby frequencies. This application note presents a straightforward and largely nonmathematical method for designing an edge-coupled, bandpass filter for X-band operations with a combination of filter synthesis, closed-form edge-coupled transmission-line models, and EM analysis using the Microwave Office circuit simulator within Cadence AWR Design Environment software.

Overcoming Radar Simulation System Challenges

Custom transmitters and receivers for radar simulation systems enable unique designs and allow designers to meet specifications unattainable using off-the-shelf components.

65 V GaN Transforms The Radar Market: Here’s What It Means For You

65 Volt GaN is forging a new generation in radar systems that aim to advance security and monitor a number of commercial applications. This article examines how this technology is transforming radar systems and contributing to this growing area.
 

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Cable Load Generator: R&S®CLG Cable Load Generator: R&S CLG

Rohde & Schwarz's CLG cable load generator is a multichannel signal generator for cable TV signals that operates in the 47 MHz to 1002 MHz frequency range. It features up to 119 channels for European cable television, and up to 158 channels for US cable television. Users are able to simulate any possible channel loading scenario in the lab due to the CLG’s ability to generate freely combined digital and analog TV signals.

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  • Product Demo - AR’s AA Field Generating Systems

    In this video Flynn Lawrence, AR’s Senior Applications Engineer, demonstrates AR’s AA Field Generating Systems. These solid-state field-generating systems comprise an amplifier/antenna combination in a single housing which can generate field strengths up to 50 V/m with two band-specific models covering 18 to 40 GHz.

  • Improving Performance Using FEKO And HyperStudy At Northrop Grumman

    Scott Burnside, Senior Antenna & RF Engineer at Northrop Grumman, explains how Altair Feko and HyperStudy can be combined to design and optimize antennas for land vehicles, helicopters, and aircrafts.

  • Airbus Helicopters Relies On Simulation To Develop Antennas Quickly And Efficiently

    Hervé Dutruc, antenna and communication expert at Airbus Helicopters, highlights some of the challenges the company faces for antenna design and installation definition. Airbus Helicopters relies on Altair Feko simulations to support the increased of use of composite materials and growing frequency for communication systems.

  • Altair Acquires Polliwog Co. Ltd, Growing Software Toolset For Electronic Design Automation (EDA)

    Altair has expanded into areas of systems simulation and electromagnetics. Altair’s Pollex PCB solvers and verification tools extend these capabilities into a new domain, allowing Altair to provide software for system-level design decisions.

  • Introducing CT Cables: Phase Constant Over Temperature

    HUBER+SUHNER introduces the CT cable product family for phase critical applications creating a stable and reliable interconnect solution to satisfy a huge range of customer applications where phase stability is key. This video introduces these products that provide industry leading phase vs. temperature performance, as well as a unique range of cable constructions to fulfill any customer demands.

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Rohde & Schwarz is a company with an international presence in the fields of radiocommunications, broadcasting and test and measurement. For more than 70 years, the company group has been developing, producing and marketing a wide range of electronic products for the capital goods sector. The company is headquartered in Munich. The Executive Board consists of President and CEO Michael Vohrer, plus Manfred Fleischmann and Christian Leicher...

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"We believe that our new name reflects our company's commitment to keep customers at the center of all that we do," said Bob Bruggeworth, Qorvo president and CEO. "As a new leader in RF solutions, Qorvo will offer the agility, innovation and precision customers need for success in mobile, infrastructure, and defense markets."

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