Newsletter | January 9, 2020

01.09.20 -- Cables And Connectors | Week In 5G

 
From The Editor
The Week In 5G: 1/7/2020 — 5G Big At CES, U.S. FCC Asked To Referee Wireless Industry Vs. Utilities In Small Cell Skirmish
 
By Ed Biller

Plus, Apple's 5G phones may be out later this year, South Korea's KT inks a deal with a cloud gaming company, and more, all in this edition of the Week in 5G

Spotlight On Cables And Connectors
Blueprint For 3 GHz, 25 Gbps DOCSIS
Article | Qorvo

Qorvo discusses the design layouts for a 3GHz, 25 Gbps DOCSIS with 1.8 GHz ESD as a steppingstone. Considerations on power consumption, coexistence with FDX, spectrum plans, and interference from MoCA, LTE, and Wi-Fi are discussed.

Introduction To Waveguide Connectors And Uni-Guide
Application Note | SAGE Millimeter, Inc.

The waveguide, along with the coaxial line, is one of the most important transmission media in any modern RF, microwave, and millimeter-wave component, subassembly, and system. This article will discuss the use of waveguide connectors and present viable solutions, such as the Uni-Guide.

Reimagining The Role Of Connectivity In Communications, Sensing, And Protection Of Ground Forces
Article | Fischer Connectors

The U.S. and several NATO countries have been working to reduce the size and weight of soldiers’ equipment while increasing its functionality and power. For engineers dealing with connectivity issues, this has brought about smaller and smaller connectors, cables, and devices. 

Researchers Tune Into Simulation To Develop World’s Smallest TV Antenna
Article | Altair Engineering Inc

Transmitting broadcast signals to remote areas can be challenging. That is why the Center for Research and Applied Sciences (CIICAp) at the University of Morelos, Mexico (UAEM), embarked on a project to improve antenna signal stability. 

Resources
GORE Space Cables Product Portfolio
Brochure | W. L. Gore & Associates

GORE offers an array of space cables with specialized insulation materials to ensure that power is delivered safely and reliably in the challenging environmental conditions of outer space.

TE Connectivity Unmanned Vehicles
Brochure | TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is dedicated to creating advanced systems and components for lighter, tougher, and more capable unmanned vehicles. These solutions include a wide range of connectors, wires and cables, fiber optics, harnesses, relays, contactors, and sensors.

5G Extreme Performance RF Interconnects
Brochure | SV Microwave, Inc.

SV Microwave offers millimeter-wave coaxial assemblies and connectors for 5G mobile comms development and production. These high frequency push-on and threaded RF connectors offer industry signal fidelity at 5G frequencies and unique packaging designs for high-density requirements.

ODU Advanced Connector Solutions
Brochure | ODU-USA, Inc.

ODU Group offers connector solutions for medical, military, security, test and measurement, industrial, energy, and emobility markets. These technologies include design and development, machine tool and special machine construction, injection, stamping, turning, assembly, and more.

Sponsor
  Annual Radio And Wireless Week Joins ARFTG
 

January 26 to 28, 2020, San Antonio, TX

RWW2020 will be held at Grand Hyatt San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas, January, 26 to 29, 2020. The venue is located in the second-most populous city in both Texas and the Southern U.S. and enjoys easy access to numerous attractions, celebrated restaurants, award-winning local craft breweries, specialty shops, pro sports, cultural museums, top entertainment, and unlimited outdoor recreation. 

Featured Multimedia
Fischer Freedom Series IP68 Degree Of Protection Test Video
 

This video demonstrates Fischer Freedom Series’ IP68 sealing performance where the connectors are immersed at two bars (equivalent to 20 m) for 24 hours.

Bulletin Board
Introducing CT Cables: Phase Constant Over Temperature
 

HUBER+SUHNER introduces the CT cable product family for phase critical applications creating a stable and reliable interconnect solution to satisfy a huge range of customer applications where phase stability is key. This video introduces these products that provide industry leading phase vs. temperature performance, as well as a unique range of cable constructions to fulfill any customer demands.

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