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RF Globalnet's Top 10 Of 2011

Welcome to the 2011 edition of our Top 10 newsletter — an annual review of the year’s most popular content featured in the RF Globalnet newsletter. Browse each section to learn which news stories, articles, products, and downloads mattered to you most in 2011. More than merely a gauge of reader interest, this edition serves as a helpful overview of where we are in the RF and microwave design industry. By highlighting the most impactful news, technologies, discussions, and events of the past year, we can pinpoint trends in the industry to better prepare you for 2012 and beyond.

Speaking of 2012, RF Globalnet is looking forward to providing you with all the latest information and happenings in the world of RF and microwave design during the coming year. Consult our 2012 Editorial Calendar to see what’s on tap.

You may also contact us at editor@rfglobalnet.com to participate in our editorial coverage, share topics of interest, or suggest ideas on how we can better serve you. Our efforts are only possible through the continued support of our readers, in addition to our much-appreciated editorial contributors and sponsors. For that we sincerely thank you, and we wish you a very happy and healthy holiday season.

Top 10 Articles Of 2011

1. Amplifier Alphabet Soup: Part I, Basics Of Power Amplifier Classes A, AB, B, And C
By Bill Slade, Orban Microwave Products


2. The AR 'Orange Book Of Knowledge,' Fourth Edition
By AR


3. Amplifier Alphabet Soup: Part II, Basics Of Power Amplifier Classes D, E, F, And Inverse-F
By Bill Slade, Orban Microwave Products


4. The Basics Of The Doherty Amplifier
By Bill Slade, Orban Microwave Products


5. Antenna Location Is Not An Architectural Decision
By Alfred T. Yerger II, Bird Technologies Group


6. Benefits Of Baluns In RF/MMIC Circuit Design
By Mentor Graphics


7. Coaxial Cables And Connectors: The Basics
By Richard H. Pouliot, RF Depot.com


8. Impact Of Ultralow Phase Noise Oscillators On System Performance
By Ramón M. Cerda, Crystek Corporation


9. The Wonderful World Of Electromagnetic Antenna Simulation
By Dr. John Dunn, AWR Corporation


10. Fundamentals Of VNAs
By Bob Buxton, Anritsu Company

Top 10 News Stories Of 2011

1. Chinese Counterfeit COTS Create Chaos For The DoD
2. A Replacement For Microwave Technology?
3. Microwave Weapon Being Developed
4. Radio Waves Making A Comeback?
5. Study: Cell Phone Use Affects Brain Activity
6. New Opportunity For AM Radio
7. Has Atlantis Been Located?
8. Terahertz Invisibility Cloak Created
9. Seeing Through Walls With New Radar
10. Turning An iOS Device Into A Spectrum Analyzer
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Top 10 Downloads Of 2011

1. White Paper: Measuring Transformer Distributed Capacitance
By Datatronic

2. Datasheet: High-Power Broadband Gallium Nitride RF Amplifier
By Aethercomm

3. Application Note: Antenna Far Field Distances
By AR

4. PCB Design Series: Video 1 — PCB Design Objectives
By AWR

5. White Paper: PCB Board Design Considerations For Impedance Control And Optimal Signal Integrity In High-Speed Digital And RF Systems
By Arlon Materials for Electronics

6. Noise: Frequently Asked Questions
By NoiseWave

7. Datasheet: Lowest Loss Microwave Cable
By HUBER+SUHNER, INC.

8. Datasheet: Ultra-Low-Noise OCXO
By Pascall Electronics Ltd.

9. Datasheet: X-Band GaN Hybrid Amplifier For Radar (Aviation, Weather)
By RFHIC

10. Application Note: Time Domain Measurements Using Vector Network Analyzers
By Anritsu Company
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Top 10 Products Of 2011

1. Wideband, 500-Watt Power Module
1. Wideband, 500-Watt Power Module

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Spectrum Devices

2. Microwave Filter Design Software
2. Microwave Filter Design Software

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ComNav Engineering, Inc.

3. Low-Power Wireless Transceiver
3. Low-Power Wireless Transceiver

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Corry Micronics, Inc.

4. Antenna Design Software
4. Antenna Design Software

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CST of America, Inc.

5. Free Student Version Of Sonnet Suites Software
5. Free Student Version Of Sonnet Suites Software

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Sonnet Software

6. Ultra Wideband Pallet Amplifiers Up To 40W
6. Ultra Wideband Pallet Amplifiers Up To 40W

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RFHIC

7. X-Band Phased Array Transmit/Receive Module
7. X-Band Phased Array Transmit/Receive Module

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Cobham Sensor Systems

8. RF And Microwave Design Software
8. RF And Microwave Design Software

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Agilent Technologies

9. Broadband Dipole
9. Broadband Dipole

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A.H. Systems

10. RF Jammers From 8 MHz To 1 GHz
10. RF Jammers From 8 MHz To 1 GHz

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AR Modular RF