Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have developed a novel algorithm that enables localization of humans and robots in areas where GPS is unavailable.
A future vision of high speed wireless Internet that promises to break down two major 5G challenges has taken a leap forward following milestone tests of a cutting-edge European millimeter wave wireless technology.
Telecommunications is becoming ever more important for vehicles. At TU Wien, a new antenna concept has now been developed for cars.
U.S. President Trump wants a 5G strategy formulated in the next nine months, AT&T unveils a 5G mobile hotspot, China's OnePlus aims to release the EU's first 5G phone, and more, all in this edition of The Week in 5G.
Role Call, a series on RF Globalnet, takes a “peek behind the curtain” to help answer the questions related to different jobs and career paths in the RF and microwave industry. Recently, Kenny Lee, Senior Field Application Engineer at LitePoint, took time to answer some questions about his occupation.
As electronics and RF systems have become increasingly complex, the need to catch and fix errors during the design phase of a project has become increasingly important. Catching an error during the design phase is orders of magnitude less expensive to fix than catching it during the manufacturing or test phases. This article offers five simple steps for ensuring the most productive design review possible in each project.
The requirements for automotive radar sensors in common ranges - such as 24 GHz and 77 GHz - are becoming more stringent and engineers need to understand how design decisions affect performance.
The IoT Gold Rush—the move to integrate wireless transmission, circuitry and sensors into everyday household items and consumer goods to make them more appealing—is expected to increase the demand for EMC simulation. This article discusses the history of the move towards IoT technology and how simulation improves EMC in the IoT devices.
This article discusses the importance of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) in a variety of industries, including automotive, aerospace, defense, communications, railway, consumer electronics, energy, and healthcare. The challenge occurs when more and more electronic devices and circuits need to be fit into smaller areas while still maintaining EMC.
Dielectric Laboratories (DLI) offers a series of single layer capacitors designed with Class II dielectric materials and X7R temperature stability characteristics for a variety of DC blocking or RF bypass applications. With operation capabilities over a broad frequency range, these high frequency, wire bondable capacitors are ideal for GaN, GaAs, filtering, tuning, and coupling applications where small size and microwave performance is vital for a circuit’s performance.
API Technologies offers an array of integrated microwave assembly (IMA) and subsystem solutions for electronic warfare, military communications, radar, aerospace, and commercial applications. The filter-based IMAs are designed to reduce the overall mechanical footprint of the system, and deliver an improved electrical performance. Amplifier-based IMAs can achieve high power switching, and feature a digital interface, multiple outputs, and voltage sequencing. The last group of IMAs offers custom and standard building block signal generation and conversion solutions.
What makes the HiPerTUNER™ broadband preselector unique is its ability to selectively filter a signal-of-interest in front-end receiver and transmit applications. It can also be used to provide RF filtering in software defined radios, in test bed development applications, to improve co-site radio performance, and more.
Today’s shift towards faster 4G networks has transformed our world with entirely new mobile apps with higher connectivity. In the growing Internet of Things, these faster networks are extremely important for the seamless transfer of high amounts of data. 5G networks are the future technology that will connect the world we live in.
Skyworks offer two new front-end modules (FEMs) for GNSS/GPS/GLONASS/Galileo/Compass/QZSS radio receiver applications in the 1559 to 1606 MHz frequency range. The SKY65933-11 and the SKY65943-11 feature an integrated low noise amplifier (LNA), and a pre-filter and post-filter. Both devices use surface-mount technology (SMT) in the form of a 2.5 x 2.5 mm Multi-Chip Module (MCM) package, which allows for a highly manufacturable and low-cost solution.
Skyworks’ newest family of compact, high performance RF front-end modules (FEMs) is specifically designed for LPWAN – supporting LoRa®, SigFox and other unlicensed band technologies – as well as high-power Industrial, Scientific, Medical (ISM) applications operating in the 860-930 MHz frequency range. These new solutions deliver improved sensitivity and more than quadruple the operating range versus a standalone system-on-chip (SoC).
AR’s new COO, John Kim, gives a quick summary of the AR service oriented culture and divisions worldwide at the 2018 IEEE EMC Symposium. #AR50YearsStrong
Measure frequency vs. time using the new Transient Mode measurement option on the Berkeley Nucleonics Phase Noise Tester. This measurement mode enables both wide band and narrow band measurements with high measurement rates and long measurement spans (track drift over time). Use the wide band measurement to analyze large frequency changes. Measure and characterize a 100 uS transient period between a 1 GHz and 2 GHz signal from an RF Signal Generator. Measure and characterize a 10 kHz frequency modulation.
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Rohde & Schwarz has completely revised the hardware and software for the new generation of the R&S OSP open switch and control platform. It is now optimized for more modules and even shorter switching times. The R&S OSP allows users to combine a wide variety of switch and control modules to form a cost-effective, customized control center for their test setup. The new R&S OSP platform supports the previous platform's modules.
Apple and Samsung opt for different 5G modems, the UK pushes to lead in autonomous vehicles, 5G is applied to robotics and public safety, and more, all in this edition of The Week In 5G.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, today announced that it is ramping 5G small cell and massive MIMO (multiple-input, multiple-output) solutions that significantly enhance network efficiency, delivering higher capacity with greater coverage.
ClioSoft recently announced SOS for Tanner, a SoC design management platform developed by ClioSoft in collaboration with Mentor, a Siemens business.
Leading international manufacturer of components and system solutions for optical and electrical connectivity, HUBER+SUHNER, is set to debut its newest cable assemblies which push the boundaries for stability and reliability in harsh environments at Electronica, November 13-16, 2018 in Munich.
Rohde & Schwarz has demonstrated an innovative test system for conducting radiation measurements on 5G millimeterwave devices in the range from 20 GHz to 87 GHz using a compact antenna test range (CATR). The new solution will offer 5G RF engineers a great advantage, significantly accelerating time-to-market for 5G millimeterwave cellular devices.
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