Newsletter | January 14, 2020

01.14.20 -- Spotlight On Military Applications

 
Featured Article
Design And Analysis Of A Proximity Fuse Antenna For An Air Defense Missile
By Altair Engineering Inc

Air defense missiles typically require a proximity fuse, priming the missile warhead to detonate when the missile is close enough to the target. One of the ways that such a proximity fuse can be implemented is with a small radar that is used in short-range, low-power mode. 

Spotlight On Military Applications
Strategies For Developing Xilinx’s Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC
White Paper | By Robert Sgandurra, Pentek, Inc.

New RFSoC technologies add RF-class analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog data converters to Xilinx’s family of FPGAs. This white paper looks at current trends in data converters and signal processing to better understand the capabilities of RFSoC and how to best use the technology.

T&M Solutions For Software Defined Radios (SDR)
Application Note | Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG

This document provides an introduction to SDR as used for military radios and presents the relevant T&M solutions offered by Rohde & Schwarz.

Definitive Guide To UAVs
Article | dB Control

In the defense sector, unmanned systems have continued to transform military reconnaissance and surveillance missions. This article provides an overview of the different acronyms associated with unmanned systems.

Understanding The Limitations Of Modern Military Radio Testbeds
Article | JFW Industries, Inc.

Use of military radios has increased dramatically, as has the need to test those radios. In part, this increase stems from the advent of military-based communication applications like the land mobile radio system and tactical networks. 

PCB Solutions For High-Reliability Applications
Brochure | Micro Systems Technologies

Dynconex is a division of MST that provides flex and flex rigidized, rigid-flex, and rigid printed circuit boards (PCBs) and packaging substrates for high-reliability medical implants like pacemakers, implantable monitors, infusion pumps, and defibrillators. 

Resources
Microwave Products For EW Radar Applications
Brochure | Communications & Power Industries, Beverly Microwave Division

CPI Beverly Microwave Division provides the industry-proven design techniques and engineering expertise to meet the rigid and dependable standards of electronic warfare products.

SATCOM/MIL-Qualified Components
Brochure | Krytar

KRYTAR, Inc., founded in 1975, specializes in the design and manufacturing of ultra-broadband microwave components and test equipment for both commercial and military applications. Products cover the DC to 67 GHz frequency range and are designed for a wide range of applications.

LTCC Mixer For Instrumentation & Military Applications
Application Note | Mini-Circuits

This application note discusses the features and capabilities of the SIM-U742MH+ from Mini-Circuits, a high-performance mixer that uses LTCC, semiconductor technology, and patented circuit techniques to achieve high frequency, low-loss up-conversion for instrumentation and military applications.

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Featured Multimedia
AR Modular RF For Rugged Military Applications
 

AR Modular RF offers battle-tested components at high performance levels under extreme conditions. With proven field operability, AR Modular has your back in all types of rugged, military applications.

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Challenges Customers Face In Communications Infrastructure And Aerospace, Defense, And Satcom Applications
 

Wolfspeed has positioned itself to offer solutions to these challenges by delivering products made with silicon carbide, and by announcing their $1 billion investment in silicon carbide and GaN technologies.

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