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Antenna System Developed At Lincoln Laboratory Aims To Improve Wireless Communications
Antenna System Developed At Lincoln Laboratory Aims To Improve Wireless Communications

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.

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The HUBER+SUHNER SUCOFLEX® 500 Family Combines Low Loss With High Flexibility

In order to resolve the trade-off issue facing the coaxial cable market, HUBER+SUHNER has combined the advantages of the solid and the stranded wire into one product – the SUCOFLEX 500 cable assemblies. To achieve this, HUBER+SUHNER has launched a two-in-one solution, enabled by its patented rotary swaging technology. This white paper discusses the features and benefits of this technology to meet the highest demands in performance, reliability, and durability.

Best Practices to Accelerate 5G Base Station Deployment: Your RF Front-End Massive MIMO Primer

Strategy Analytics predicts an explosive growth of emerging 5G networks. They forecasted the number of new base station sectors deployed to double between 2018 and 2024. This rapid 5G growth will result in equipment for nearly 9.4 million new and upgraded wireless base stations deployed by 2024. Many of these 5G base stations will incorporate massive MIMO antennas. These new 5G network architectures incorporating massive MIMO antennas are pushing always-on connectivity to the outer edges of the cellular network. This article covers everything to know about the fundamentals of the RF front-end in the massive MIMO base station.

What The Heck Is An OCXO Oscillator?

OCXO stands for Oven Controlled Crystal (Xtal) Oscillator. OCXOs are the top performing type of quartz crystal oscillators at the expense of power. Other types of quartz crystal oscillators include TCXO, VCXO, and just plain XOs. 

Multi-Stage GaN Power Amplifier Reference Design

This app note demonstrates Wolfspeed’s GaN HEMT technology capabilities with respect to harmonic content, PAE, and SWaP. It also describes the typical performance that has been achieved and that which can be expected when evaluating the demonstrator.

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