In this example, a design is evaluated with XFdtd EM Simulation Software, using a conical horn to radiate a lower frequency band at 94 GHz with a tapered dielectric strip to carry the higher band of 340 GHz. The dual-band horn design shows good performance at both frequencies with high gain, symmetrical beams and low sidelobes.
Massive MIMO And Beamforming: The Signal Processing Behind 5G Buzzwords
Analog Devices’ RadioVerse™ family of integrated transceiver products allow for a high density of RF paths in a small space, so they are well suited to massive MIMO applications.
An Integrated Bidirectional Bridge With Dual RMS Detectors For RF Power/ Return-Loss Measurement
Directional couplers are used in a wide variety of applications to sense RF power, and they may appear at multiple points in a signal chain. In this article, we will explore the ADL5920, a new device from Analog Devices that combines a broadband directional bridge-based coupler with two rms responding detectors in a 5 mm × 5 mm surface-mount package.
Phased Array Beamforming ICs Simplify Antenna Design
Wireless communications and radar systems are facing increasing demands on antenna architectures, for example phased array, to improve performance. Many new applications will only be possible with antennas that consume less power in a lower profile than traditional mechanically steered dish antennas.
dB Control offers a new dB-4150 smart microwave power module (MPM) consisting of a solid state amplifier and a vacuum power booster. It is designed to provide 100 Watts pulsed/CW RF output power, and operate in the 6 to 18 GHz frequency range.
10 to 50 GHz Dual Directional Coupler: Model 510050010
The Krytar Model 510050010 dual-directional coupler covers the 10 to 50 GHz frequency range and is ideal for use in signal measurement and monitoring, cable distributed systems, antenna beam forming, and military and EMC testing.
The ADPA7008CHIP is a gallium arsenide (GaAs), pseudomorphic high electron mobility transistor (pHEMT), monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC), 31 dBm saturated output power (1 W) distributed power amplifier that operates from 20 GHz to 54 GHz.
Passive Mixer (7 to 34/40 GHz): HMC774A
The HMC774ALC3B is a general-purpose, double balanced mixer in a leadless, RoHS compliant, surface-mount package that can be used as an upconverter or downconverter between 7 GHz and 34 GHz. This mixer requires no external components or matching circuitry. The HMC774ALC3B provides excellent LO to RF and LO to IF isolation due to optimized balun structures.
IQ Mixer Family (2.5 to 42 GHz): HMC8193 | HMC8192 | HMC8191
The HMC819x series’ RF and LO bandwidth of 2.5 to 42 GHz along with wide IF bandwidth enable military or test and measurement applications to simplify design implementation while still maintaining superb RF performance.
Gain And Phase Detector: AD8302
The AD8302 is a fully integrated system for measuring gain/loss and phase in numerous receive, transmit, and instrumentation applications. It requires few external components and a single supply of 2.7 V–5.5 V.
Silicon Switches (100 MHz to 44 GHz ): ADRF5042 | ADRF5043
The ADRF5042 and ADRF5043 from Analog Devices are nonreflective SP4T switches, manufactured in the silicon on insulator (SOI) process. The ADRF5042 is pin compatible with the ADRF5043 low frequency cutoff version, which operates from 9 kHz to 44 GHz.
ADI's Tiny Radar 24GHz Multi-Channel Radar System On A Small Factor PCB
Analog Devices' 24Ghz multi-channel Radar Solution video explains the various applications that this small factor PCB development system targets, the Analog Devices components used, and the radar system parameters achievable.
Model 8256 3U VPX SOSA Aligned Development Chassis Demo
Pentek’s Model 8256 is a 3U VPX platform aligned to the SOSA Technical Standard with IPMI and connectivity for RF and optical interfaces for application development with Pentek's Quartz RFSoC data acquisition and processing boards. Pentek's SOSA aligned products facilitate interoperability, re-use, and rapid technology insertion, all consistent with the SOSA Consortium's approach and vision.
High Gain LNA For Small Cell, Cellular 5G NR, And Base Station Applications
Compatible with the previously released SKY67183-396LF and SKY67189-396LF, the SKY67181-396LF by Skyworks is a high gain, LNA. Applications include small cells, massive MIMO, macro basestations, and more.
Qovro Makes IoT Easy With ConcurrentConnect™ Technology
Qorvo’s ConcurrentConnect™ technology works and enables fast communications, increases network capacity, helps create future-proof connected devices and improves scalability in the connected home. Qorvo works with an array of tools and loves partnering with the customers on the toughest design problems.
Using WaveFarer Radar Simulation Software To Predict How Waves Propagate In An Indoor Environment
Using WaveFarer's included scripts, users can leverage Remcom's XGtd path viewer to generate ray path animations. This clip demonstrates the capability by showing backscatter in an indoor scenario, visualizing how waves diffract through doorways and penetrate walls.
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Akoustis Announces Two New WiFi 6E XBAW Coexistence Filters With Enhanced 5 GHz Spectrum Use And Receives First Order From Tier-1 OEM4/15/2021
Akoustis Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKTS) (“Akoustis” or the “Company”), an integrated device manufacturer (IDM) of patented bulk acoustic wave (BAW) high-band RF filters for mobile and other wireless applications, announced today that it is introducing two new WiFi 6E XBAW® filter modules that allow for the enhanced use of the 5 GHz WiFi spectrum.
MixComm Joins OpenRF Association Alongside Other Industry-Leading Companies4/15/2021
MixComm, the mmWave Antennas to Algorithms™ pioneer, today announced it has joined the Open RF Association (OpenRF™), an open industry consortium dedicated to creating a 5G ecosystem of functionally interoperable hardware and software across RFFE (RF Front End) and chipset platforms.
New Coaxial Packaged Voltage Controlled Oscillators (VCO) Cover Broad Frequency Bands4/15/2021
Pasternack, an Infinite Electronics brand and a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, has just launched a new series of Voltage Controlled Oscillators (VCO) designed to address a wide range of Electronic Warfare, ECM, VSAT, SATCOM, radar, and test & measurement applications.
BroadWave Technologies Introduced A New Manual Variable Attenuator 0 – 70 dB4/14/2021
Model 751-004-070 is a 50 Ohm manual variable attenuator that covers DC - 2.5 GHz frequency range. This device features 70 dB of attenuation in 10 dB steps.
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