Newsletter | October 15, 2020

10.15.20 -- Spotlight On Test & Measurement

Special Edition: Test & Measurement
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KRYTAR Hybrid Couplers Primer

Krytar’s hybrid couplers are used to perform many functions, including splitting and combining signals in amplifiers, switching circuits, and antenna beam-forming networks used in commercial and military applications where power or frequency needs to be monitored, leveled, alarmed, or controlled. 

Top Design Tips For The Automotive RF Front End

With the astounding evolution of the automotive ecosystem, complicated computer systems are used to connect the vehicle and people to the outside world. This article examines the biggest challenges encountered when designing a connected vehicle and offers some solutions.

How To Perform A Radiated Emissions Measurement

This article by A.H. Systems presents a step-by-step process of measuring the ambient field strength values for a radiated emissions measurement.

Piletest Uses The Fischer LP360 Connector In Pile Echo Tester To Test Pile Foundation Integrity

Piletest’s specific requirements were twofold: Their design engineers needed a solution that could easily be integrated into their device, and their end users needed PET to be rugged, IP68-sealed, fully cleanable, and ultra-easy to connect. 

RF Test Systems

JFW offers a large variety of RF test systems with custom capabilities in RF attenuation and switching. Some of the many components available include attenuator assemblies, transceiver testing solutions, RF switch assemblies, RF matrix switches, handover test systems, and other custom RF test systems.

High-Performance, High-Quality Positioning Equipment And Antennas: SunAR

The SunAR RF Motion product line includes precision positioners for EMC testing, antenna measurements, and OTA testing; antennas for EMC and wireless testing; distributed antenna systems (DAS); turntables; and reverberation system design and stirrers for EMC, shielding effectiveness, and OTA testing.

Skyworks Automotive Solutions

Skyworks offers groundbreaking in-vehicle technologies with seamless connectivity to make the driving experience increasingly smarter and safer. Their suite of communication technologies and products are designed to support standards between full automotive-grade AEC and consumer-grade JEDEC.

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Introduction Of AR Modular RF’s AR-5000 Series
AR Modular RF’s AR-5000 Series comprises wideband, Class A/AB linear amplifiers designed for use with modern digital modulations. Engineered with a flexible system architecture, AR-5000 Series amplifiers are tailored to meet specific user needs over the frequency range of 80 kHz to 1000 MHz and power range of up to 1000 Watts CW and 4000 Watts peak. In this video, Joe Craig introduces the first model in the AR-5000 series.
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Snapshot: Test And Measurement Trends, Needs, And Wants

This infographic displays survey highlights of test and measurement trends, challenges, and requirements through the eyes of 265 engineers.

Featured Products And Services
100 kHz To 40 GHz, Wideband, Low-Noise Synthesizer

Berkeley Nucleonics Corporation (BNC) offers the Model 865-M-40-X wideband, low-phase-noise synthesizer for applications operating from 100 kHz to 40 GHz. Features include a settable output power range from -5 to +25 dBm, a milli-Hz frequency resolution that uses a high-stability internal reference, and an internal reference that can be phase-locked to a user-settable external reference.

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Berkeley Nucleonics Corporation
Pulsed Instrumentation Amplifiers For EMC/Test And Measurement

CPI Beverly Microwave Division's rack mountable-pulse instrumentation amplifiers offer on-screen diagnosis, local or remote control, and soft fail for EMC and test and measurement applications.

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Communications & Power Industries, Beverly Microwave Division
High-Performance RF Signal Generator With Built-In Complex Modulation
Aim-TTi offers the TGR2050 series of next-generation RF signal generators designed with exceptional performance and newly improved functionality with touch screen operation. The TGR2051 and TGR2053 provide high frequency and stability, high signal purity, excellent phase noise, and flexible analog and digital modulation capabilities, making them ideal for development and test and service work.
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Test Adapters
MegaPhase offers a wide variety of test adapter solutions ideal for many defense and commercial applications operating in frequencies up to 110 GHz. Standard straight and right-angle adapters are available with in-series and between-series types and with a large selection of connector options. Features include linear phase slope, low SWR, and high reliability.
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MegaPhase LLC
80-Watts CW/PEP, 700 To 960 MHz Amplifier Platform

AR Modular RF has designed a series of wideband, class A/AB linear amplifier platform for use with modern digital modulations. This AR-5000 amplifier has a flexible system architecture that allows for rapid prototyping and quick-turn modifications as customer needs arise.

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AR Modular RF
Hybrid, Band Pass, Band Reject Diplexers

Corry Micronics offers a series of hybrid, band pass, band reject diplexers operating at input frequencies from 2 to 8 GHz and 1-Watt power.

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Corry Micronics, Inc.
8-Channel AD DA Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC Processor PCIe
The Model 7050 from PENTEK is an 8-channel, high-performance PCIe board based on the Xilinx® Zynq® UltraScale+™ RFSoC. With an on-board GPS receiver and 16 GB of DDR4 SDRAM, this device is ideal for high-bandwidth data streaming, waveform signal generators, multimode data acquisition, remote monitoring, and 5G development.
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Pentek, Inc.