Newsletter | October 19, 2021

10.19.21 -- Spotlight On Software Solutions

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Spotlight On Software Solutions
From EDA To Hardware Implementation

Linking EDA design simulation and hardware testing to enable an easy, straightforward process flow and first-pass design.

When Choosing Test Equipment, Don’t Forget The Interface

A complex testing scheme usually involves integrating multiple pieces of equipment from multiple manufacturers. This article discusses the differences in proprietary and generic interfaces, the benefits each type has to offer, and provides some solutions to potential interface barriers and how to remove them.

Interactive RF Design Tools

Qorvo offers a collection of interactive design tools for assisting engineers during critical design stages, including calculators, converters, and tables such as the Maximum Power Reduction Calculator, RF Impedance Matching Calculator, and Noise Figure & Noise Temperature Calculator.

XFdtd Simulation Of A Millimeter-Wave, Wideband Dielectric Resonator Antenna

Dielectric resonator antennas (DRAs) are a good choice for mmWave applications due to their low loss and high efficiency. Designing the resonator for a fundamental mode can be complex due to the small size and sensitivity of the resonator to fabrication errors.

Industry Insights
RF Power Amplification 101: Waveform Basics

High-power RF generation is required not only by various wireless communication applications, such as 4G and 5G cellular and satellite, but also by radar for airspace and weather monitoring, radar and communication jamming, imaging, DC/DC conversion, and even RF heating.

Solving Tough Technical Challenges Through Agility And Experience

At Knowles Precision Devices, we thrive on working with companies that want to take technically challenging ideas and work through the details to figure out how to turn their seemingly impossible ideas into reality.

Using Signal Hound’s Spike Software For EMC Precompliance Radiated Emissions Testing

When conducting an EMC test, many detailed and specific tools, environments, processes, and procedures need to be put in place. The Signal Hound BB60C USB-powered spectrum/signal analyzer and spike software accurately carries out flexible EMC precompliance measurements.

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Featured Multimedia
E-Book: Basics Of Electromagnetic Simulation With Altair Feko
In this e-book, Altair addresses a variety of challenges when working with antennas and their placement on RF components, the calculation of scattering, and the examination of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). Each concept is explained with examples, step-by-step tutorials, and video instruction.
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Qorvo’s Design Summit Webinar Series Is Back
Join Qorvo November 9 to 11, 2021, for our new series of webinars exploring the RF and power technology that is innovating markets for 5G handsets and base stations, defense and aerospace, connected cars and homes, and more.
Featured Products And Resources
0.5 To 8.0 GHz Directional Coupler With 30 dB Coupling: Model 158030
KRYTAR’s Model 158030 ultra-broadband directional coupler is designed for applications operating within the 0.5 to 8.0 GHz frequency range where external leveling, precise monitoring, signal mixing or swept transmission, and reflection measurements are required. These include wireless designs and many test and measurement applications from UHF through C-band including electronic warfare (EW), commercial wireless, Satcom, radar, signal monitoring and measurement, antenna beam forming, and EMC testing environments.
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Comprehensive EMC Test Software: emcware 6.0
The AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation emcware 6.0 is a comprehensive EMC test software for radiated susceptibility, conducted immunity, radiated emissions, and conducted emissions. The emcware provides automated electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing and report generation for all types of EMC test laboratories.
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Small Form Factor, 8-Channel RF A/D & D/A Subsystem: Model 6350S
The Model 6350S is a small form factor, 8-channel A/D and D/A subsystem designed for a variety of applications including high-bandwidth data streaming, waveform signal generators, multimode data acquisition, and other electronic warfare systems. Designed to be integrated into larger systems with minimal design effort, the 6350S delivers the performance and high-channel density of RFSoC in a small, convenient footprint.
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