Full body scanners have become an important part of the security and threat detection toolkit around the world. This article discusses how, by making the right technical design and partnership choices, system integrators of these full body scanners can be more confident in offering commercially viable solutions for this fast growing market.
Discover The Oscilloscope Of The Future
Along with numerous technical issues, test engineers are continuously facing time and schedule time constraints. The oscilloscope of the future aims to include all test instruments within a single box.
Power-Up Phase Determinism Using Multichip Synchronization Features In Integrated Wideband DACs And ADCs
A successful MCS process has been demonstrated using four Analog Devices’ AD9081 MxFETM ICs as the backbone of the subarray. This work is pertinent to any multichannel system present in any phased array radar, electronic warfare, instrumentation, or 5G platform.
An Interview With Analog Devices Discussing RF Electronics For Phased Array Applications
Much of the early phased array work was developed for radar applications, so considering the evolution of radar antenna implementations provides good insight as to how the modern digital beamforming antennas were conceived. This article summarizes some of the routine inquiries that are scattered in various forms on the internet into a more comprehensive discussion.
What makes the HiPerTUNER™ broadband preselector unique is its ability to selectively filter a signal-of-interest in front-end receiver and transmit applications. It can also be used to provide RF filtering in software defined radios, in test bed development applications, to improve co-site radio performance, and more.
High Power RF Amplifiers For Communications Applications
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.
The CMIVCPS01000200A from Corry Micronics is a 4-8 GHz Voltage Control Phase Shifter. These accurate phase control shifters feature up to 20 GHz and 100’s of watts with several capabilities.
Assembly With 24 Attenuators: 50PA-1197
The 50PA-1197 from JFW is a 50 Ohm benchtop attenuator assembly that contains 24 solid-state step attenuators. The attenuators can be controlled manually with the keypad or remotely via Ethernet or Serial connection.
Silicon SPDT Switch (24 GHz to 32 GHz): ADRF5300
The ADRF5300 is a reflective, SPDT switch manufactured in the silicon process, developed for 5G applications ranging from 24 GHz to 32 GHz. The ADRF5300 has a low insertion loss of 1.1 dB, a high isolation of 38 dB, and an RF input power handling capability of 28 dBm average and 36 dBm peak.
NuPower™ C10R01 C-Band Solid State Power Amplifier
The NuPower C10R01 is a small, highly efficient, solid state power amplifier that provides 10 watts of RF power across the 5100 to 5900 MHz frequency range to boost performance of data links and transmitters for communications range extension, electronic warfare (e.g. electronic attack), etc.
The SSISOV100V20M18G System is designed to generate up to 100 V/m CW at a 2m test distance for ISO 11451-2 full-vehicle testing from 20MHz-18GHz. The signal generation, control, and power monitoring equipment shall be mounted in a ventilated equipment rack along with the RF amplifiers.
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.
Analog Devices' Next Generation 5G mmW Radio From Bits-To-Beams
Analog Devices' Next Generation 5G mmW Signal Chain solutions are here! See a complete Bits-To-Beams system with the all new MxFE AD9082, ADMV1017 Microwave Up/Down Converter, and the ADMV4801, 16 Channel Analog Beamformer.
Using Analog Devices' ADL5920 For Fluid Level Measurement
This video demonstrates how a fully-integrated bi-directional detector IC enables non-contact, material-sensing applications. Learn how fluid-level is easily measured using an RF transmission line as a sensor, along one edge of a storage tank.
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Akoustis Locks Process Flow For Second Wafer Level Package For XBAW Filters5/3/2021
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 has locked the process flow for its second chip scale package (CSP).
CAES And Colorado Engineering Inc. Form Strategic Alliance For Advanced Technology Development5/3/2021
CAES, the leading provider of mission critical electronic solutions, and Colorado Engineering Inc. (CEI), a leading RF and high-performance computing (HPC) solutions provider, announced a strategic alliance to jointly develop advanced technology applicable to missile seekers, datalinks, electronic warfare systems, and next generation radar and communications systems.
Vodafone And Qualcomm Blueprint For Open RAN Vendor Diversification4/29/2021
Vodafone and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. today announced plans to join forces to develop the technical blueprint for more equipment suppliers to help build the 5G networks of the future using Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) technology. The move aims to lower the entry barrier for many companies and drive diversification of network equipment vendors.
KP Performance Antennas Debuts New ProLine Horn Adapter Kits4/29/2021
KP Performance Antennas, an Infinite Electronics brand and a manufacturer of wireless network antennas, just released new ProLine horn adapter kits to meet the immediate needs of fixed wireless operators.
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