Newsletter | June 6, 2019

06.06.19 -- Measurement Of Beamforming Antenna In Transmit Mode

Featured Article
Measurement Of Beamforming Antenna In Transmit Mode
By Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG

Rapid and accurate verification of beamforming weights is required for example, for codebook generation, or beamforming algorithm development or verification. This white paper describes the unique application of Rohde & Schwarz’s vector network analyzers to fully characterize the passive part of multi-element antennas intended for beamforming.

Strategies For Developing Xilinx’s Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC
White Paper | By Robert Sgandurra, Pentek, Inc.

New RFSoC technologies add RF-class analog to digital and digital to analog data converters to Xilinx’s already powerful MPSoC, ARM processor enhanced family of high-performance FPGAs. This white paper takes a look at the current trends in data converters and signal processing to better understand the capabilities of RFSoC and how to best use the advantages of the technology.

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.

Implementing High Performance Filters In Millimeter Wave Applications
White Paper | Knowles Precision Devices DLI

One of the challenges that 5G engineers face is how to sufficiently implement high-performance RF filtering in millimeter-wave applications. This white paper looks at some of the considerations to make when selecting a filter technology for millimeter-wave applications.

Control Your Amplifier Remotely: ampwebwARe Software
Application Note | AR

While RF and microwave amplifiers themselves may never become truly ‘mobile’, the way we control them can be.  AR’s new ampwebwARe gives you the capability to monitor and control your amplifier remotely without needing any software of your own. 

Featured Multimedia
Introducing Sky5 Ultra Diversity Receive And MIMO LFEM Solutions

Skyworks introduces Sky5 Ultra solutions — their next generation of premium, baseband agnostic, diversity receive and MIMO solutions for the 5G global market. Check out the video for their new features, benefits, and standards for highest industry performance.

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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.