Newsletter | September 23, 2021

09.23.21 -- Breakthrough In IoT Wireless Connectivity With 'Design Once; Support All' Capability

Featured Article
Integrated Expertise Delivers The Best GaN Solutions For X-Band PAs

Gallium nitride is the undisputed technology for achieving high-efficiency operation in high-frequency applications, such as those at X-band (8–12 GHz). And GaN on SiC devices can deliver the much-needed high temperature reliability and power density for these applications due to unbeatable thermal conductivity of the materials as well as a lattice match between them.

Transceiver Phase Noise Teardown Informs Performance Capability With An External LO

Software-defined radios are one of the leading topics in the industry today. The software-defined radio’s performance capability has been fueled by the release of radio frequency (RF) transceivers offering complete radio solutions in monolithic integrated circuits (ICs).

Guide To Working Wi-Fi Costs Into Your Design Budget

The following suggestions for working component costs into your Wi-Fi design budget can help keep teams aligned and prevent costly, and frustrating, redesigns. This checklist applies to any size project and is designed for both first-time planners, as well as more experienced project managers.

Indoor Connected Home Smart Speaker WiFi Router Performance Analysis Using XFdtd

In this example, Remcom uses XFdtd to demonstrate the performance of a MU-MIMO WiFi routerwith antenna arrays for 2.4, 5, and 6-7 GHz ranges. The maximum coverage possible with different antenna array combinations is discussed to demonstrate the performance capabilities of the device.

Industry News
Featured Multimedia
Video: Wi-SUN Front-End Module: SKY66122-11

The SKY66122-11 is a high-performance, highly integrated RF front-end module (FEM) designed for high-power Industrial, Scientific, Medical (ISM) band, Wi-SUN, and other IOT applications operating in the 863 to 928 MHz frequency range.

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Webinar: Smart Home Device Design And WiFi Connectivity Using EM Simulation

Recent advances in smart devices and communication technologies offer a variety of innovative smart home solutions. The smart home concept includes establishing reliable links between various devices including speakers, thermostats, doorbells, and cameras.

Featured Products And Services
R&S RTO6 Oscilloscope Series

The R&S RTO6 oscilloscope series provides superior signals to insight for your applications. The R&S RTO6 oscilloscope series’ rich measurement toolset combined with a streamlined user interface helps you quickly solve circuit issues from simple to complex.

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Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG
Digital Controlled RF Phase Shifter: CMIPS-4080B5S

The CMIPS-4080B5S from Corry Micronics is a 5-Bit SMT Dispersive Phase Shifter. These digitally-controlled phase shifters feature up to 10 bit resolution and up to 100’s of watts, with several capabilities.

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Corry Micronics, Inc.
8 x 8 Blocking Matrix Switch DC-18 GHz: 50MS-404

Model 50MS-404 is an 8X8 blocking matrix switch.  All unused ports are absorptive (i.e. self-terminating into 50 Ohm).  It is available with 50 Ohm N or SMA female connectors. 

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JFW Industries, Inc.
5 GHz Wi-Fi 6 Front End Module: QPF4568

The Qorvo® QPF4568 is an integrated front end module (FEM) designed for Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) systems. The ultra small form factor and integrated matching minimizes layout area in the application. 

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60 Watts CW Broadband Amplifier: 60S1G6

This self-contained, air-cooled broadband amplifier covers the 0.7 to 6 GHz frequency range and has a 60 watt output power. It’s ideal for applications that require instantaneous bandwidth and high gain.

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