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radar_gan_blogcard Revolutionizing Radar Design With Electronically Reconfigurable GaN Power Amplifiers

This article demonstrates for the first time a robust commercially available high power amplifier based on multi-band transmitter design using a patented reconfigurable PA technique demonstrated by Charles Campbell.

  • RF Field Probe Calibration And Usage

    RF field probes are a required piece of test equipment used for measuring the intensity of radiated RF fields. The use of a field probe may seem straightforward; however, there are numerous aspects of using field probes that can affect the accuracy of RF measurements.

  • Helping Customers Move Toward A 5G Future

    As wireless communications networks look to a 5G future, the test and measurement industry faces significant challenges in meeting the revolution head on. To accommodate the huge array of devices and applications the market will require, 5G will be more a leap forward than a step up.

  • High-Reliability Microwave Component Technology Enables Space Innovation

    Demand for space-ready components is exponentially increasing., and the technology needed to control and transmit satellite data has changed from mechanically controlled parabolic or dish technology to active electronically steered arrays (AESAs).

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Signal Source Analyzers Signal Source Analyzers

A fully integrated high-performance cross-correlation signal source analyzer from 5 MHz to 40 GHz

The model 7000 series Signal Source Analyzers are particularly well suited for conducting phase noise and jitter measurement in VCXOs, TCXOs, and OCXOs. Unlike some traditional systems, they have the ability to analyze both absolute and additive phase noise.

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2628 8-Channel Phase Coherent RF Signal Recorder: Talon 2628

The Talon® RTR 2628 recorder provides eight channels of phase-coherent RF signal recording, ideal for phased-array antenna systems. It is tunable up to 6 GHz and provides up to 80 MHz of real-time capture bandwidth.

  • Dual-Channel, Receiver Front End: ADRF5519

    The ADRF5519 is a dual-channel, integrated RF, front-end multichip module designed for time division duplexing (TDD) applications that operates from 2.3 GHz to 2.8 GHz. The ADRF5519 is configured in dual channels with a cascading two stage low noise amplifier (LNA) and a high power silicon single pole, double-throw (SPDT) switch.

  • Digitally Tunable, High-Pass And Low-Pass Filter: ADMV8913

    The ADMV8913 is a fully monolithic microwave integrated circuit that that features a digitally selectable frequency of operation. The device has an integrated high-pass filter and an integrated low-pass filter, that allow a pass-band response within the 7 to 12 GHz frequency range.

  • Packaged GaN MMIC Power Amplifier: CMPA901A020S

    Cree’s CMPA901A020S is a packaged, 20W HPA utilizing Cree’s high performance, 0.15um GaN on SiC production process. The CMPA901A020S operates from 9-10 GHz and targets pulsed radar applications such as marine weather radar. 

  • Programmable Noise Generator: UFX7000B

    The Noisecom UFX7000B broadband AWGN noise generator has a powerful single board computer with flexible architecture used to create complex custom noise signals for advanced test systems. 

FEATURED VIDEOS

  • Video: Wi-SUN Front-End Module: SKY66122-11

    The SKY66122-11 is a high-performance, highly integrated RF front-end module (FEM) designed for high-power Industrial, Scientific, Medical (ISM) band, Wi-SUN, and other IOT applications operating in the 863 to 928 MHz frequency range.

  • Qorvo Technologies Diagnostic Testing Platform

    Qorvo Biotechnologies is focused on the development of point-of-care (POC) diagnostics solutions. Their detection system represents a paradigm shift in diagnostic testing capability and is based on Qorvo’s high performance bulk acoustic wave (BAW) sensor technology. 

  • Stingray: X/Ku Band Phased Array Protyping System By ADI

    This video showcases Analog Devices' Stingray analog and hybrid beam-forming RF development kit. The kit consists of 32 TR Modules (ADTR1107), arranged in a 10 GHz lattice spacing, and driven by 8 4-channel beam-former ICs (ADAR1000).

  • Perfection Of Translation Loop: Eliminating Spurious Signals

    The translation loop topology is explained in this video by discussing the advantages, challenges and how to solve these challenging problems. The ADF4401A measurements are depicted to show practical results.

  • ADF4401A: 10fs Jitter, DC To 8GHz Translation Loop

    Watch the demonstration of Analog Devices ADF4401A, ultra low phase noise translation loop PLL with 7fs jitter or lower, enabling high-purity signal generation for high speed test and measurement systems.

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Dielectric Laboratories is a global supplier of microwave and millimeter wave components for optical and wireless communications, military, medical, semiconductor, aerospace, and transportation markets. We are a manufacturer of High-Q Multi-Layer capacitors (MLC) and Single-Layer capacitors (SLC), Resonators, Filters, Broadband DC blocks, Thin Film components, and Custom ceramic components. In 2004, DLI acquired Voltronics Corporation, a world leader in precision variable capacitors.

CPI is the world’s largest manufacturer of receiver protectors and magnetrons. We also manufacture TWTs, CFAs, transmitter assemblies, scientific systems, high-power solid state switches and switch assemblies, pressure windows, a wide variety of multifunction components and Integrated Microwave Assemblies.

Mini-Systems, Inc. (MSI), since 1968 has manufactured high reliability, precision components for the Hybrid and Microelectronic industries
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AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation manufacturers and distributes: | RF Amplifiers, 1 to 50,000 Watts, dc to 1 GHz| Microwave Amplifiers, 1 to 10,000 Watts, 0.8 to 45 GHz| Antennas, 1 to 15,000 Watts, 10 kHz to 50 GHz| Accessories and Software| Precompliance Test Systems| Transient Generators|AR Modular RF manufacturers and distributes: | RF Amplifier Modules with single dc supply| Broadband and sub band RF amplifier systems, rack and case mounted units| Modules and systems are available from slight modifications to full custom designs|AR Receiver Systems manufacturers and sold by AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation: | EMI Receivers | Impulse Generators| Leak Detectors

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