Newsletter | February 13, 2020

02.13.20 -- Understanding The 6 GHz Band | Automotive Systems

From The Editor
The Week In 5G: 2/11/2020 — China Salty Over EU Hesitation On Its Equipment; Verizon Opens London 5G Lab
By Ed Biller

Plus, the U.S. government considers dabbling in 5G, Nokia & SoftBank partner on connected vehicles, Realme teases its upcoming flagship device, and more, all in this edition of the Week in 5G.   

Featured Editorial
Next-Generation Wi-Fi: 6 GHz Is On The Horizon
By Wes Boyd, Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

An understanding of Wi-Fi 6 certification, as well as regulation of the 6 GHz band, is critical for companies seeking to capitalize on next-gen Wi-Fi.

Spotlight On Automotive Systems
Hyundai MOBIS Automotive Group Uses FEKO For Shielding Effectiveness Simulation
Case Study | Altair Engineering Inc

Hyundai MOBIS planned to improve the effectiveness of shielding enclosures that protect against illumination from both external fields and EM leakage from electronic products in the presence of apertures and slots used to accommodate visibility, ventilation, and access to interior components.

Selecting Automotive-Grade Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors In Electric Vehicles
White Paper | Knowles Precision Devices DLI

The worldwide electric vehicle (EV) market is exploding in demand and mainstream adoption as governments push for fuel economy improvements and automotive companies look for new market opportunities.

Top Design Tips For The Automotive RF Front End
Application Note | Qorvo

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.

Millimeter-Wave Automotive Radar And Antenna System Development
Application Note | National Instruments (NI)

This application note discusses some of the challenges in the development of millimeter-wave (mmWave) radar systems, as well as antenna arrays for next-generation smart cars and trucks.

PIM Master MW82119B
Brochure | Anritsu Company

Anritsu’s MW82119B is a cable and antenna analyzer with PIM and line sweep testing capabilities. It’s part of the PIM Master line and covers the 2 MHz to 3 GHz frequency range.

Understanding Miniaturized Automotive Coax Terminals
White Paper | By Bart Van Sebroek and Daniel Volkmann, TE Connectivity

Automotive interconnections and the increased volume of transmitted data now require the use of high RF/high-bandwidth connections. TE Connectivity's MATE-AX miniaturized coaxial terminal solution provides 9 GHz of immediate RF performance and capability up to 20 GHz in smaller, lighter layouts.

Automotive RF Immunity Testing
Poster | AR

AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation’s automotive poster, although targeted for the automotive industry, illustrates the wide array of AR EMC systems and products, once again demonstrating AR’s EMC capabilities.

  DoD Information Warfare Symposium

March 11 to 12, 2020 | AIA National HQ, Washington, D.C.

At DSI’s 2020 Information Warfare Symposium, military services, government agencies, acquisition authorities, academia, and industry will convene to discuss how electronic warfare and cyber operations will help facilitate the future military mission. Speakers will detail the current and future Joint Force efforts to synchronize mission areas of ISR, EW, cyber, and information operations to ensure the ability to fight and win across all warfighting domains.

Featured Multimedia
Using Wavefarer Automotive Radar Simulation Software And Chirp Doppler To Assess Radar Performance For Drive Scenarios

Significant innovation is taking place in automotive industry around capabilities for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). This presentation demonstrates a new modeling and simulation capability that addresses these challenges, combining ray-tracing and scattering simulations from Remcom’s WaveFarer with chirp Doppler analysis algorithms to assess radar performance for drive scenario simulations.

Bulletin Board
Automotive Radio Frequencies Poster

Mobile communications, Wi-Fi, V2X, C-V2X, navigation, radar, broadcast, and EV charging are just some of the applications occupying automotive radio frequencies. Being able to manage coexistence and interference of various radio frequencies has become a major challenge for research, development, and testing. Download this poster to get an overview of the radio frequency bands and regulations in today's and tomorrow's cars.

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