Plus, Switzerland and India further their 5G initiatives, Huawei launches its first test bed in Southeast Asia, Sprint calls 'shenanigans' on AT&T's "5G E" displays, and more, all in this edition of The Week in 5G.
A Canadian-led team of scientists has found the second repeating fast radio burst (FRB) ever recorded. FRBs are short bursts of radio waves coming from far outside our Milky Way galaxy. Scientists believe FRBs emanate from powerful astrophysical phenomena billions of light years away.
Curtin University researchers have developed a particle detector at the remote site of the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) radio telescope that is capable of conducting a ground-breaking study into mysterious cosmic rays in the area’s harsh conditions.
This download offers answers for commonly asked questions on antennas used in IoT applications, including what the proper grounding plane is for certain antennas, and why antenna length is important to reception.
This download offers five considerations for what antennas to select in new designs for IoT devices.
A phased-array antenna is made up of multiple individual radiating elements and each is fed with an RF signal controlled through phase shifters in such a way that the radio waves from the separate antennas are added together to increase the radiation. The advantages inherent in phased-array systems will enable major new commercial applications, including 5G communications and automotive radar, to exploit the millimeter-wave (mmWave) spectrum. This white paper explores basic phased-array theory and the design considerations behind next-generation antenna systems, and examines the new capabilities recently added to electronic design automation (EDA) software such as the NI AWR Design Environment platform.
Antenna aperture tuning is essential to enable smartphones to operate efficiently over the ever-increasing range of RF frequency bands and support the transition to 5G. Smartphones need more antennas to support growing RF requirements such as new 5G bands, MIMO, and carrier aggregation (CA), but there is less space for these antennas due to changes in smartphone industrial design. As a result, antennas are becoming smaller, potentially reducing antenna efficiency and bandwidth. Aperture tuning compensates for this problem by allowing antennas to be tuned to operate efficiently on multiple bands and increasing Tx and Rx performance by 3 dB or more.
Those who produce IC products for demanding electromagnetic environments must take precautionary measures to test and pass all regulatory EMI and safety requirements. This white paper explores these standards and safety requirements and offers guidance for ensuring that IC products meet them.
Frequency ranges from 300 kHz to 67GHz, with two or four test ports, First VNA with second internal source up to 67 GHz for fast two-tone measurements on amplifiers and mixers
With its new R&S ZVA family of vector network analyzers, Rohde & Schwarz is taking a future-oriented approach. The analyzers offer a perfect balance between measurement speed, dynamic range, flexibility and precision, making them ideal for present and future measurement tasks...
Remcom’s Consulting is an ideal solution for those organizations that need electromagnetic expertise without an ongoing need for in-house EM simulation software. Remcom provides EM modeling experts, software developers, and high-end computational resources to meet your most challenging EM simulation analysis needs.
There are always emerging threats in the defense sector, and a lot of it has to do with mm-Wave type technology in electronic warfare (EW), electronic countermeasure, Satcom, and airborne data links. dB Control has designed and built mm-Wave technologies to assist OEMs and better outcomes in defense applications.
Narda Safety Test Solutions demonstrates a dynamic range comparison of different spectrum analyzers and receivers. This video compares the best-in-class handheld spectrum and network analyzer, portable radio monitoring receiver, and real-time spectrum analyzer.
Today’s shift towards faster 4G networks has transformed our world with entirely new mobile apps with higher connectivity. In the growing Internet of Things, these faster networks are extremely important for the seamless transfer of high amounts of data. 5G networks are the future technology that will connect the world we live in.
Skyworks offer two new front-end modules (FEMs) for GNSS/GPS/GLONASS/Galileo/Compass/QZSS radio receiver applications in the 1559 to 1606 MHz frequency range. The SKY65933-11 and the SKY65943-11 feature an integrated low noise amplifier (LNA), and a pre-filter and post-filter. Both devices use surface-mount technology (SMT) in the form of a 2.5 x 2.5 mm Multi-Chip Module (MCM) package, which allows for a highly manufacturable and low-cost solution.
Skyworks’ newest family of compact, high performance RF front-end modules (FEMs) is specifically designed for LPWAN – supporting LoRa®, SigFox and other unlicensed band technologies – as well as high-power Industrial, Scientific, Medical (ISM) applications operating in the 860-930 MHz frequency range. These new solutions deliver improved sensitivity and more than quadruple the operating range versus a standalone system-on-chip (SoC).
Electronic Military & Defense was developed as a resource for engineers, program managers, project managers, and other professionals involved in the design and development of electronic and electro-optic systems for a wide range of defense and aerospace applications. Check out the digital edition of our latest issue for exclusive editorial on open architecture and standards applied to defense applications, overlooked EMC vulnerabilities, microfabrication, display technologies, and more.
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Plus, the GSMA opposes EU governments' proposed security testing scheme, telcos embrace open infrastructure toward 5G, U.S. cable companies express concern about the FCC's spectrum plans for satellite operators, Norway rolls out a 5G movie theater with live-streaming films, and more, all in this edition of The Week in 5G.
At Mobile World Congress, Rohde & Schwarzwill present a solution for future media delivery that will greatly benefit mobile network operators and millions of mobile subscribers. By deploying a high power high tower (HPHT) network topology as an overlay to cellular networks, the distribution of media & entertainment content will be significantly more efficient and cost effective compared to current mobile network structures.
CommScope is collaborating with Nokia to develop passive-active antenna solutions which enable operators around the world to optimize tower space usage, increase cell site capacity and lay the groundwork for a 5G ready future.
In advance of MWC19™, CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of signal processing platforms and artificial intelligence processors for smarter, connected devices, and Autotalks, a world leader in V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) communications solutions, announced today that the companies collaborated to add C-V2X Rel.
Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, and Miromico AG recently announced their collaboration has produced the compact and low-power FMLR-61-x-RSS3 module based on LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology.
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