Newsletter | November 21, 2019

11.21.19 -- Spotlight On Switches | Week In 5G

 
From The Editor
The Week In 5G: 11/19/2019 — U.S. Lawmakers Aim to Boost 5G Security, Australian Radiation Safety Body Slams 5G Fearmongers
 
By Ed Biller

Plus, U.S. FCC announces mid-band spectrum auction plans, France delays its upcoming spectrum auction, Nokia inks a deal with the Japanese government, and more, all in this edition of the Week in 5G.

Featured Article
Connectivity Q&A: Why Wi-Fi 6 Will Be Your Competitive Advantage
By Qorvo

Wi-Fi 6, also known as 802.11ax, is the next generation standard in Wi-Fi technology. What’s exciting about Wi-Fi 6 is that it expands on the 802.11ac or Wi-Fi 5 standard by improving data capacity, the number of connected user devices per node, and improving throughput over full RF range. This article offers practical advice on designing applications for Wi-Fi 6 and unlocking the full potential of the new 802.11ax standard.

Spotlight On Switches
Choosing RF Switches For High-Power Applications
Article | By Jeffrey Gibala, Corry Micronics, Inc.

There are several types of switches for radio frequency applications to choose from. Picking the right switch is a question of figuring out what speed, power levels, and lifetime you need. 

Implications Of Using kW-Level GaN Transistors In Radar And Avionic Systems
White Paper | By Daniel Koyama, Apet Barsegyan, and John Walker, Integra Technologies, Inc.

This white paper examines the effect of using normal Class A/B bias for kW-level GaN and LDMOS transistors used in radar and avionic systems.

The HUBER+SUHNER SUCOFLEX 500 Family Combines Low Loss With High Flexibility
White Paper | HUBER+SUHNER

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.

Resources
Common Applications For Radio Frequency (RF) Filters
Article | By Mike Trimble, NuWaves Engineering

An RF filter permits a signal of interest to pass through while attenuating any undesired signals. This article describes the different filter shapes, or responses, when plotted in the frequency domain; defines general terms in filter utilization; and covers common types of applications that use RF filters.

Hybrid Microelectronics Packages Catalog
Catalog | Mini-Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1972, Mini-Systems, Inc., Electronic Package Division has been providing the electronics industry with the very highest quality hybrid microelectronic packages available. The Electronic Package Division is best known for supplying the hybrid alternative to plastic microelectronic packages.
New MQ-9 Reaper Capability: Automated Landing And Take-Off
Article | dB Control

In 2018, the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) added the capability to take off and land automatically. This new automated feature will help expand the U.S. Air Force’s (USAF’s) mission capability, enhance combat effectiveness, and increase flexibility.

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Featured Multimedia
High-Power PIN Diode Switches Video
 

This video introduces Skyworks' high-power switch solutions for 4G and 5G time division duplexing base station systems. These high-power switches utilize Skyworks’ internal PIN-diode processes and world-class design expertise.

Bulletin Board
AR Radiated Immunity Systems Catalog
 

AR offers a variety of fully integrated test systems for any testing application from DC to 50 GHz. These radiated immunity systems are capable of testing to various standards, including IEC 61000, MIL-STD 461, DO-160, wireless, automotive, HIRF, and HERO.

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