Newsletter | April 18, 2019

04.18.19 -- Choosing RF Switches For High-Power Applications

Featured Article
Choosing RF Switches For High-Power Applications
By Jeffrey Gibala, Corry Micronics, Inc.

There are several types of switches for radio frequency applications to choose from. Picking the right switch is a question of figuring out what speed, power levels, and lifetime you need. 

Understanding Power Divider/Combiner Types And Functionality
White Paper | JFW Industries, Inc.

Both resistive type and reactive type power divider/combiners can be used to fan-in or fan-out RF signals. However, both types distribute RF signals in a different fashion. This white paper offers guidelines and considerations for determining a divider/combiner for each application.

When Reliability Is Paramount: Selecting Capacitors For Life-Critical Applications
White Paper | Knowles Precision Devices DLI

As technology advances in the medical device space, electronics design is constantly adapting to meet industry needs. This white paper explores regulation, testing procedures, and supplier considerations to assist in choosing the best components for each medical application. 

Radio Fundamentals For Cellular Networks
White Paper | Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG

Despite the increase in complexity of wireless standards and devices, cellular technologies maintain a set of common principles that form the basis behind the design of cellular systems. This white paper explores these basic principles and examine the underlying technologies that lay the foundation for today and future cellular systems.

On-Board Optical Broadband Networks: The Revolution With Fiber Optics
White Paper | HUBER+SUHNER

This white paper examines how fiber optic technology has been adapted to the requirements of railway vehicles and how it is now ready to support the industry’s new business strategies better than any other physical layer medium.

5 Points To 5G
Brochure | Qorvo

There are robust plans for rapid 5G deployment, especially in regions where wide bandwidth provided by new 5G bands are able to produce higher data rates for consumers. This download offers five points to reaching this goal and predicts what to expect from 5G technologies in the future.

Wireless Antenna Design And Compliance
Application Note | Altair Engineering Inc

The FEKO complete approach provides the necessary tools to tackle the design of a wireless antenna during the design cycle, from the concept to the final design. This application note provides an overview on the solvers, platforms, and other simulation tools that FEKO has to offer in wireless antenna design and compliance.

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Video: Sky5 Makes 5G Work

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.

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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.