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Electromagnetic Wizardry: Wireless Power Transfer Enhanced By Backward Signal
Electromagnetic Wizardry: Wireless Power Transfer Enhanced By Backward Signal

An international research team including scientists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and ITMO University has proposed a way to increase the efficiency of wireless power transfer over long distances and tested it with numerical simulations and experiments.

  • NSF's Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research Effort Announces New Collaborations
    NSF's Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research Effort Announces New Collaborations

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) announces an important milestone in its Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) effort. In collaboration with an industry consortium of 28 networking companies and associations, NSF is supporting the development and deployment of the first two PAWR research platforms, based in Salt Lake City and New York City.

  • Two Robots Are Better Than One For NIST’s 5G Antenna Measurement Research
    Two Robots Are Better Than One For NIST’s 5G Antenna Measurement Research

    Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) continue to pioneer new antenna measurement methods, this time for future 5G wireless communications systems.

  • 'Swiss Army Knife' For Electron Beams
    'Swiss Army Knife' For Electron Beams

    Researchers at DESY have built a mini-particle accelerator that can perform four different functions at the press of a button. The experimental device called STEAM operates on terahertz radiation and can accelerate, compress, focus and analyze electron packets.

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    Case Study: Using FEKO® To Reduce Heating During MRI For Deep Brain Stimulation

    Research at the Department of Medical Biophysics at the Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI) aims to develop and demonstrate the application of new technologies for brain imaging. A recent project focused on developing ways to try and safely image patients with Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), and reducing the heat created during an MRI as a result implant interaction with RF transmission fields. This case study details how FEKO® simulation software was used to create the electrical and magnetic fields required for imaging in an MRI environment.

An Introduction To PIM

The increased awareness around passive intermodulation (PIM) comes with the growing complexity of how spectrum is utilized. This white paper offers a brief introduction to PIM, and considerations for designing a system with PIM in mind.

When Should A Design Consider Using Custom MMICs

There are many challenges associated with improving the Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP) of electronic devices, including the limitation of the physical size and assembly processes, and spectrum congestion forcing new systems to move to higher frequencies. This article addresses these issues by discussing when to use a custom MMIC in the design process.

Datalink Range Improvement

When developing a communication datalink range, it is important to consider the ability to provide sufficient signal strength out to the intended operational range of the platform. This article discusses the options available to improve the datalink range for different applications.

The Importance Of Size, Weight and Power (SWaP) To Mission Dominance In Unmanned Aerial Systems

Unmanned aerial systems (UAVs) are continually advancing in respect to both defense and domestic applications. The fast development pace has led to an expanding list of missions that increase the demand on systems in terms of power consumption, payload, and the ability to operate beyond line of sight safely and reliably. This article discusses the importance of Size, Weight and Power (SWaP) to missions with UAVs.

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  • Antenna Design and Integration into Mobile Devices
    Antenna Design and Integration into Mobile Devices

    FEKO, Altair’s comprehensive electromagnetic simulation software suite, can be used in electronic virtual prototyping and simulation driven designs, including antenna design for many products such as mobile phones, tablets, cameras, laptops, and TVs. The software can eliminate weak antenna designs and reduce the number of prototypes with its proof of concept and comparative studies. Pre-compliance of over-the-air (OTA) radiation performance and specific absorption rate (SAR) can be estimated for the standalone device, or for different usage environments.

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  • Qorvo’s Eric Creviston Discusses The Future Of 5G At MWC 2018
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    Smartphone OEMs will need to address new RF challenges as 5G NSA implementations are planned for the future. In this interview, Eric Creviston discusses what 5G means for smartphone users, OEMs, and Qorvo's plan for developing 5G solutions.

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