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week-in-5G-graphic The Week in 5G: 10/20/2020 — European Commission Urged to Fight 5G Misinformation; 5G Tech to Support 4G on Moon

Plus, new iPhones are announced, France and the U.S. deal with rollout struggles, and more, all in this edition of the Week in 5G

5G NEWS

  • Improving 5G Network Security

    Emerging 5G mobile wireless networking technologies are slated to dramatically increase in both scale and speed, enabling much faster access to data collected from billions of connected devices.

  • 5G Provides New Cybersecurity Safeguards For Networks And Customers

    5G Americas, the industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas, recently announced the publication of The Evolution of Security in 5G, a white paper that explores improvements in 5G technologies that have been developed to address current and emerging cybersecurity threats in commercial wireless networks.

  • Anokiwave To Introduce Next-Gen 5G ICs During MWC2019

    Anokiwave recently announced its presence at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Our 5G ICs will power our customer’s 5G arrays at all three mmW 5G bands and the Anokiwave Active Antenna Innovator Kits, driven by Anokiwave 5G ICs, will be featured at several of our partner booths.

  • Sivers IMA, Ampleon To Collaborate On 5G Base Stations

    Both companies will jointly develop the product and Ampleon will be funding parts of the Sivers IMA development by approximately MSEK 3.5. Ampleon will be the main sales channel to all tier 1 OEMs for the product resulting from the project.

  • Remcom Announces 5G Antenna Array Design Features In XFdtd Electromagnetic Simulation Software

    Remcom announces 5G antenna array design features in the latest release of XFdtd® 3D EM Simulation Software, including workflow enhancements for modeling complex devices at millimeter wave frequencies.

  • Leti And VSORA Demonstrate 3GPP New Radio (5G NR) On Multi-Core Digital Signal Processor

    Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, and VSORA, which specializes in multi-core digital signal processor (DSP) design, recently announced they have demonstrated the implementation of 5G New Radio (5G NR) Release 15 on a new DSP architecture that can dramatically reduce time to market of digital modems.

5G VIDEOS

The SKY67183-396LF and SKY67189-396LF models are broadband low-noise amplifiers designed for upcoming 5G network requirements. With features such as superior gain flatness, exceptional linearity, and an internal active bias circuitry, these LNA offers the ability to externally adjust supply current and provide stable performance over temperature and process variation.

With the expansion of 5G NR for mobile connectivity, industrial and manufacturing applications such as robotics, IoT, and smart factories with automation come into play. This video demonstrates how Wireless InSite predicts the coverage and interference and accounts for the multipath in complex environments such as heavy-industrial factories, warehouses, server farms and more.

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.

The Sky5™ LiTE diversity and MIMO LFEM solution featuring optimal cost, regional-specific coverage ad carrier aggregation support, and scalability to enable global roaming.

5G PRODUCTS

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.

Skyworks offers the SKY5®-5242-11 dual 2.4 GHz, 802.11ax high-linearity, high-efficiency front-end module (FEM) specifically designed for Wi-Fi 6 enabled devices including handsets, tablets, and mobile devices supporting WLAN and Bluetooth® protocols.

The Krytar Model 526550010 dual-directional coupler covers the 26.5 to 50 GHz frequency range and is ideal for use in power sampling and measurement, amplifier leveling, VSWR monitoring, field control, and amplifier and load protection. The new directional coupler lends itself to wireless designs and many test and measurement applications for the emerging mmWave and 5G markets.

Knowles Precision Devices (DLI) offers filter technology that addresses the challenge of implementing high-performance filters at mmWave frequencies. Their 26 GHz, 28 GHz, and 39 GHz filter solutions deliver 3 GHz of bandwidth, greater than 50 dB rejection, and are 20x smaller than current alternatives while implemented in surface mount packages for standard tune-free assembly. They are capable of stable operation within the -55°C to +125°C temperature range. Custom design services are available.

5G WHITE PAPERS, APPLICATION NOTES, CASE STUDIES, & BROCHURES

  • Six Essential 5G Field Tests Using FieldFox Handheld Analyzers

    5G cellular technology will push the boundaries of networks and fuel technologies such as autonomous cars, Internet of Things (IoT), virtual reality, and live streaming videos. These new capabilities and improvements will require accurate field test methods for deployment. This article introduces six essential field tests for 5G installation, verification, optimization, and troubleshooting using the FieldFox handheld analyzer.

  • XFdtd Analyzes Complex Beam Steering Antenna Arrays

    In this article, Remcom demonstrates how XF’s superposition and array optimization features simplify the process for understanding device performance by providing efficient ways to validate array coverage.

  • Qorvo® Mobile Filter Solutions Brochure

    Qorvo offers a variety of multiplexer filter solutions designed for enabling complex carrier aggregation (CA) in advanced LTE and 5G architectures.

  • First Steps In 5G Overcoming New Radio Device Design Challenges Series

    5G networks promise faster and more reliable communication that will open doors to exciting applications, but they will also bring new challenges in its design and testing. This white paper is the first installment of a four-part white paper series that explores the new radio standard and considerations for addressing new challenges in designing and testing 5G devices.

  • Field Tests For A 5G Future

    From high-density urban environments to rural locations where livestock outnumbers people, delivering on 5G performance requires extensive field testing. Download the infographic Field Tests For A 5G Future and start mapping out a deployment strategy.

  • How To Design User Equipment Antenna Systems For 5G Wireless Networks

    The evolution to 5G promises low latency, high data rates, and increased channel capacity for mobile communication networks. Delivering this promise requires revamping existing networks, building new infrastructure and developing the client devices. These are major changes and implementing them is going to be difficult, costly, and time-consuming. To this end, virtual prototyping through simulation can help solve the difficult engineering challenges, realize innovations, and reduce costs. This paper provides pervasive simulation techniques and workflows for designing 5G antennas, microcell arrays and end-user devices or user equipment (UE) on Ansys tools.