Newsletter | February 20, 2020

02.20.20 -- 4 Things To Know About Antenna Tuning In 4G/5G Smartphones

 
Featured Article
4 Things To Know About Antenna Tuning In 4G/5G Smartphones
By Qorvo

Current trends in smartphone industrial design and RF requirements mean that smartphones must fit more antennas into less space and/or increase the bandwidth of existing antennas. This article introduces four key elements to understand about antenna tuning in 4G and 5G mobile devices.

Resources
T&M Solutions For Software Defined Radios (SDR)
Application Note | Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG

This document provides an introduction to SDR as used for military radios and presents the relevant T&M solutions offered by Rohde & Schwarz.

Wearable Dual-Band MIMO Antenna
Application Note | Remcom

This example demonstrates a possible wearable antenna design for dual-band use constructed of textile materials. The performance of the antenna remains acceptable as it is deformed as might happen in actual usage cases. When combined in a MIMO array, the antennas show good isolation and acceptable antenna performance.

Pentek Electonic Design eBook
E-Book | Pentek, Inc.

This eBook by Pentek focuses on RFSoC FPGA deployment strategies, since these products are powerful solutions for addressing the most demanding requirements of high-bandwidth and high-channel-count systems. This download also compares RFSoC with current trends in A/D and D/A converters, and the strategies for getting the highest performance levels out of these products.

Featured Multimedia
SkyOne Ultra 5.0 Video Introduction
 

Skyworks introduces the SkyOne® Ultra 5.0, a highly integrated front-end solution for premium mobile device and smartphone manufacturers worldwide utilizing Skyworks' powerful SkyBlue™ technology for industry-leading efficiency.

Bulletin Board
Tools Of The Trade Poster By AR RF/Microwave
 

AR’s updated Tools of the Trade poster provides a quick reference for EMC equations and conversions that are needed on a day-to-day basis. The poster has been re-organized to make it easier to locate the equation you need.