In-band full-duplex techniques applied to a phased-array antenna may provide a tenfold speedup in data transmit and receive rates while supporting a rapidly increasing number of wireless devices.
The Week in 5G: 1/14/2020 — U.S. Accelerates Efforts to Boost Domestic 5G Development, Stifle China’s Gains
Plus, 5G news trickles from CES 2020, the FCC's latest mmWave spectrum auction rakes in $7B in bids, and more, all in this edition of the Week in 5G.
Providing Narrowband IoT Coverage With Low Earth Orbit Satellites
This article describes the modeling of a SATCOM link, specifically the use case of using a satellite overlay to extend service continuity to IoT devices in a poorly covered rural area.
Mobile communications, Wi-Fi, V2X, C-V2X, navigation, radar, broadcast and EV charging are just some of the applications occupying automotive radio frequencies. Being able to manage coexistence and interference of various radio frequencies has become a major challenge for research, development, and testing. Download this poster to get an overview of the radio frequency bands and regulations in today's and tomorrow's cars.
The Doherty Amplifier is used in an increasing number of radio transmitter applications to improve energy efficiency. There are numerous ways to build the Doherty PA. This article begins with an overview of linearization and efficiency enhancement in Doherty amplifiers, highlights the associated challenges, and covers some of the numerous solutions for design.
Filters are a staple of RF designers everywhere, and especially in applications where the integrity of the signal cannot be compromised. When you’re only concerned about a single frequency, it’s relatively easy to add in a fixed-tuned filter. However, it becomes slightly more difficult when you need to cover multiple frequencies and can’t just utilize a roofing filter. To avoid having to use a bunch of individual filters, basically creating a complex switched filter bank module, a tunable filter may be the solution.
The Wi-Fi Alliance has introduced the newest generation of Wi-Fi technology — Wi-Fi 6. This application note discusses Wi-Fi 6, how it will reduce power consumption, and how antennas and antenna systems must perform to function successfully in a Wi-Fi 6 world.
Corry Micronics offers a series of high power RF amplifiers operating in frequencies ranging from 869 GHz to 2170 GHz, and with nominal output power of 32 W or 45 W. Signal types include GSM, LTE, and UMTS models. Control and monitoring features are available.
Advanced Rigid Substrates For HF Applications, Ultra-Thin Build-Ups And Chip Packages
DYCONEX, an MST company, offers an advanced rigid multilayer substrate material permitting ultra-thin build-ups for various high frequency applications, particularly suitable for HF chip packaging.
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.
Fischer Freedom™ Series High And Low Temperature Test Video
This video demonstrates Fischer Freedom™ Series’ ability to withstand extreme operating temperatures.
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China Has Developed The World’s First Mobile Quantum Satellite Station
The world’s first portable ground station for sending and receiving secure quantum communications is up and running. The station has successfully connected to China’s Quantum Science Satellite, nicknamed Mozi, which was launched in August 2016.
Bird Announces New SignalHawk Handheld Spectrum Analyzer
Bird, leading RF provider and technology leader, expands it’s highly sought-after SignalHawk family of rugged, handheld spectrum analyzer products with the addition the SH-60S-AOA Angle of Arrival spectrum analyzer and the SH-60S-TC, offering a balance of price and performance up to a frequency range of 6 GHz.
Rohde & Schwarz Improves Signal Integrity Debugging With Innovative Jitter Decomposition Approach For Its Oscilloscopes
Rohde & Schwarz has developed a novel and powerful method for analyzing the individual components of jitter, providing electronic circuit designers with previously unavailable in-depth knowledge invaluable for debugging high-speed signals.
Saelig Introduces PicoScope 4-Channel 16GHz Sampler-Extended Real-Time Oscilloscope
Saelig Company, Inc. has introduced the PicoScope 9404-16 SXRTO, a 16GHz sampler-extended real-time oscilloscope which extends the range of a preceding 5GHz model. Designed to analyze repetitive or clock-derived signals, it features four high-resolution 12-bit channels driven by up to 5TS/s (0.2ps) equivalent-time sampling (ETS).
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